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No one wants to get in a wreck, and most people try to avoid accidents by driving carefully and keeping their eyes on the road. However, sometimes it is just not possible to avoid someone coming at you, no matter how hard you try. Either that person will hit you or force you into another […]

Posted in: Car Accidents

9 Steps You Can Take When you are involved in a car accident, you may not know what steps you should take to not only ensure that you are not harmed further, but also to also preserve your rights under Illinois law. First, it is important to understand how many car accidents occur on Illinois […]

Posted in: Car Accidents

Many people only think of tow trucks when their car has broken down. However, tow trucks can also cause accidents. And because of their size and weight, the accidents caused by tow trucks can be extremely harmful, resulting in serious bodily injury. More than 4,000 people die each year in large truck accidents, including accidents […]

Posted in: Truck Accidents

Follow These Seven Steps A trip to the mall or to an event with friends can turn tragic in a second due to the careless actions of another driver. When individuals abuse their driving privileges by engaging in reckless behavior behind the wheel, they place others at the risk of serious harm. If this happened […]

Posted in: Car Accidents

February 21, 2020

Mechanical Truck Failure

By Dave Abels

In one recent year, 11,011 crashes involved tractor-trailers on Illinois roadways. While no definitive breakdown explores the causes of these crashes, they account for more than 3 percent of all accidents in the state. While a small number, these accidents still resulted in more than 2,000 injuries and more than 100 fatalities. Mechanical Failures in […]

Posted in: Truck Accidents

According to the American Trucking Association, the United States has about 3.5 million professional truck drivers. Any of these drivers have the potential to cause an accident. You or a loved one could be the unfortunate victim of such an accident, suffering serious injuries as a result. Because commercial trucks are much larger and heavier […]

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Damages Could Top $4 Billion For years, the statutes of limitations on sexual abuse and on rape has prevented many people from seeking compensation after suffering sexual abuse at the hands of a Catholic Church official. But not anymore. Fifteen states—including New York, California, and New Jersey—have passed resolutions allowing victims to file sexual abuse […]

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Motorcycles are so different from cars and trucks, any trip from point A to point B becomes an exciting journey. A motorcycle’s compartment-free construction gives cyclists an unparalleled driving experience. Bikers feel the wind blowing through their hair. They feel the sun shining on their faces. They connect with nature in ways a car or […]

When you get in a wreck, if you were not at fault, you can collect compensation to cover medical expenses and other costs and expenses, including lost wages and pain and suffering. However, before you can collect against the other driver—the defendant—you have to show that person was at fault in the accident. Car accident […]

Posted in: Car Accidents

Car accidents are a major source of injury in Illinois. When you’re injured in an accident, you suddenly find that a lot of consideration is given to who caused the crash. That is such an important question because the liable party is responsible for the expenses caused to others. While some accidents, such as those […]

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