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Flatbed trucks help transport goods across the country, from construction equipment that needs to move through the city to large, bulky items that need to move long distances. Unlike semi trucks with enclosed trailers, flatbed trucks typically use straps to hold down cargo on a long, flat bed. Operators usually take care to check the […]

Posted in: Truck Accidents

Tips for Staying Healthy When in Public Places

Each year, millions of people suffer from colds, flu, or other viruses. Some viruses can spread easily from one person to another. Now more than ever, it is important to take care of yourself and your immune system. Try these tips for protecting your good health, as well as the health of others. Get a […]

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June 23, 2020

Smartwatches and Distracted Driving

By Dave Abels
Smartwatches and Distracted Driving

Long before there were electronic devices, there were driver distractions. However, as technology has developed, the problem has grown. At any given moment during the daylight hours, researchers estimate that over 800,000 vehicles are being driven by someone on a handheld cell phone. In recent years, smartwatches have become the latest digital device that poses […]

Posted in: Car Accidents

June 19, 2020

Seeking Recovery for Rideshare Drivers

By Dave Abels

Passengers are not the only people who can get injured in ridesharing accidents. Our Chicago rideshare accident lawyers often represent Uber and Lyft drivers that sustain injuries due to the negligence of other motorists. Rideshare drivers may find themselves involved in, and injured from, accidents and incidents behind the wheel. Physical injuries can lead to […]

Posted in: Car Accidents

A T-bone car accident, sometimes referred to as an angle collision, occurs when the front end of one car strikes the side of another car, forming a T. Some also call T-bones broadside collisions, if the impact occurs on the passenger side of a car. T-bone accidents are among the most deadly and dangerous of […]

Posted in: Car Accidents

Who Pays Medical Bills After a Car Accident?

According to the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), more than 67,000 crashes on Illinois roads resulted in injuries in just one year. In severe car accidents, medical bills often pile up for those who are injured. This creates undue stress and economic uncertainty for many accident victims and their families; those who suffer injuries often […]

Posted in: Car Accidents

What Do I Need for an Initial Consultation With a Truck Accident Attorney?

The time immediately following your truck accident is often one of confusion and stress. When you decide you need to speak with an attorney, having the right information readily available for your consultation can help your truck accident lawyers determine the best course of action for you. Here is some of the information you might […]

Posted in: Truck Accidents

How Will My Family Be Taken Care of in the Event of an Accident With a Truck?

A serious truck crash can leave you with catastrophic injuries or result in the loss of a loved one. If you experience serious injuries or lose a close family member to a negligent truck driver, a personal injury lawyer can help you. In addition to emotional stress, the mounting medical bills and a loss of […]

Posted in: Truck Accidents

How to Get the Most Money From a Car Accident

Serious injuries from a car accident deserve compensation. Not only must you live with the limitations of those injuries, often for the rest of your life, but you may also need help paying your medical bills and managing the other expenses that go along with your injuries. How can you get the most money from […]

Posted in: Car Accidents

After Suffering a Brain Injury From a Motorcycle Accident

Motorcycle riders face unique risks on the road. They’re almost 30 times as likely to die in a motorcycle crash than passenger vehicle occupants are. That doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t hop on your bike for a ride around town or a cruise out to do errands—but what happens when the unthinkable occurs? Motorcycle crashes […]

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