Category: Car accidents

The Importance of Police Reports After a Car Accident

Car accidents | July 23, 2021

Vehicle accidents can be confusing and stressful experiences for those involved. This is particularly true when individuals who sustain injuries or property damage are working to secure compensation from insurance carriers. In the aftermath of a vehicle accident, one of the most important pieces of documentation you will need is the police report. Nearly every…

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What are the Dangers of Late Night Driving?

Car accidents | July 14, 2021

There are various reasons why driving at night presents more danger than driving during the day. Even though nighttime driving typically means that the roadways are less crowded, there are other dangers that crop up that could lead to significant injuries in the event of a collision occurs. Here, our Chicago personal injury lawyers want…

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Who is At Fault in a Car Accident Changing Lanes?

Car accidents | July 8, 2021

Lane changes are perhaps one of the most dangerous things that a person can do on the roadway. Even though changing lanes may seem like a routine procedure, the reality is that there is a certain amount of care and skill required to safely carry out these maneuvers. Unfortunately, accidents involving lane changes are not…

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Can a Car Accident Cause Fibromyalgia?

Car accidents | July 1, 2021

Car accidents regularly lead to injuries that are immediately apparent. This can include broken and dislocated bones, severe lacerations, spinal cord trauma, and more. However, car accidents can also cause injuries that do not show up right away. One of these injuries is called fibromyalgia, which is a medical condition that can lead to severe…

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Who Pays for My Medical Bills After a Car Accident?

Car accidents | June 20, 2021

If you are involved in a vehicle accident, the number one priority will have to be obtaining medical care so you can make a full recovery. However, after the initial emergency is over with, the concern will quickly go to how to pay incoming medical expenses. After all, if another driver was responsible for the…

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What Is Personal Injury Protection?

Car accidents | June 11, 2021

People know that they have to obtain and maintain the minimum car insurance requirements for the state of Illinois in order to remain legal on the roadway. We will get into the specific types of insurance needed in a moment, but we also want to mention a type of auto insurance coverage that many people…

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Who is Liable in a Blind Spot Car Accident?

Car accidents | May 26, 2021

Every vehicle has blind spots. Yes, some vehicles have larger blind spots than others, but every driver needs to be aware that there are areas around their vehicle that they cannot see when they look in their side or rearview mirrors. If a driver fails to check their blind spots before attempting a maneuver with…

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What Happens if a Minor Caused a Car Accident?

Car accidents | May 13, 2021

Vehicle accidents are not uncommon in Chicago and throughout Illinois. Unfortunately, it is also not uncommon for those involved to sustain significant injuries. In general, victims of vehicle accidents will be able to recover compensation from the at-fault party. However, there is often confusion about what happens if a minor (somebody under the age of…

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When is a Car Considered Totaled?

Car accidents | April 28, 2021

You have certainly heard the term “totaled” when it comes to a vehicle after a collision occurs. To be truthful, many people throw this term around loosely, but it does actually have a specific meaning when it comes to car accident cases. Here, we want to talk about what it means for a car to…

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Can I Collect Damages After a “Minor” Auto Accident?

Car accidents | April 1, 2021

Vehicle accidents are not uncommon in Illinois, particularly around crowded urban areas like Chicago. The vast majority of crashes are considered “minor” when we look at data provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation. However, just because a crash is minor does not mean that those involved should not be entitled to collect damages. Here,…

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