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Truck Accidents Vs. Car Accidents: How Do These Cases Differ?

We know all too well that car crashes are incredibly common. And while some do end in tragedy, others are relatively minor. If you have been involved in a motor vehicle accident and were lucky enough to avoid serious injuries, you may not realize that this is unfortunately not the case for all motorists. Being [...]

3 Important Steps to Take After a Workplace Accident

While 424,000 people were injured by distracted drivers in 2013, there are also thousands of workplace injuries every year that require medical attention as well. These workplace accidents can lead to serious injury or illness and may require the employee to work with an attorney to seek workers compensation. Because workers comp can be a [...]

Dram Shop Laws and Bar Negligence: How You Could Get More From Your Accident Claim

Drunk driving accounts for 32% of all car crash fatalities; 31% are due to speeding, 16% from distraction, and 11% from weather. If someone got into an accident that caused damage, injury, or wrongful death to another party, then they are held responsible. However, if that someone was drinking at a bar before the accident, [...]

5 Common Distracted Driving Behaviors

Personal injury claims are all too common nowadays. From negligence to car accidents, people can often find themselves in a sticky legal situation. This is especially true when it comes to car accidents. In 2014 alone, there were over 30,000 fatal car accidents in the United States. One of the leading causes of car accidents [...]

Why You Need to Start Truck Accident Litigation as Soon as Possible

A truck accident can be a burden, both physically and financially. And with the U.S. Department of Transportation showing that there were 3,906 trucks involved in fatal accidents in 2013 alone, vehicle accidents are all too common. Because of this, it's important to know what essential steps to take if you've been in an 18 [...]

5 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Auto Accident Claim

If you've been in a motor vehicle accident then you know things can get out of hand and downright unpleasant. Car insurance can be the good, bad, and the ugly of any accident report, so getting the most out of your claim can be difficult. The best thing to do in any circumstance is to [...]

Study Shows Illinois Mining-Related Injuries and Illnesses Are Being Underreported

According to a new study published in the American Journal of Industrial Medicine, injuries and illnesses sustained by employees working in Illinois mines are significantly underreported. Currently, Illinois has a reporting program, called the Part 50 program, that allows employees to report illnesses or injuries related to their job. According to the U.S. Department of Labor's [...]

3 Ways to Know You’ve Found a Good Attorney

There are a lot of reasons that someone may need to find an attorney. Among them are things like divorce, custody, family death, and car accidents. Wrongful death cases from car accidents are sometimes just as common as divorce cases, too. Roughly 32% of fatalities from car accidents are from drunk driving, 31% occur because [...]

Truck Accident Claims–Debunking Common Myths

Most people assume that the majority of auto accidents involve cars. But according to the U.S. Department of Transportation, 3,906 trucks were involved in fatal crashes in 2013, and there has only continued to be an influx of vehicles on the road. Truck accidents are much more common than you think, and the key to [...]

Chicago Police May Be Equipped With Anti-Texting Devices

Chicago, Illinois is one of the few cities currently considering outfitting its police officers with devices that will allow them to tell if someone was texting when they got into a car accident. The City Council's public safety committee voted to request that the police department will consider implementing the "Textalyzer" after hearing from a [...]

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