Category: Car accidents

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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Who’s at Fault in a Three-Way Car Accident?

Car accidents | March 18, 2021

Any car accident has the potential to become complicated when it comes to proving liability. However, determining liability for a car accident is crucial, particularly when it comes to ensuring that compensation is paid to any injury or property damage victim. However, what happens when an accident involves three different parties? This can further complicate…

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What is Considered a Pre-Existing Condition?

Car accidents | March 13, 2021

If you or somebody you care about sustains an injury caused by the careless or negligent actions of another individual, business, or entity, you will likely be entitled to compensation. However, it is not uncommon for insurance carriers or at-fault parties to try and use an injury victim’s pre-existing conditions against them. Here, we want…

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How Soon Should You See a Doctor After Your Car Accident?

Car accidents | March 6, 2021

If you or a loved one have sustained an injury caused by the careless or negligent actions of another driver in or around the Chicago area, your health and well-being are the number one priorities. The reality is that many people are unsure of whether or not they should seek immediate medical care after a…

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How Not Wearing a Seat Belt Affects an Injury Settlement

Car accidents | March 3, 2021

Car accidents are never planned. Drivers and passengers do not get in a vehicle and think about all of the possible hazards on the roadway. However, one of the best ways to remain safe and stay protected against unexpected roadway dangers is to wear a seat belt. That said, there are times when drivers and…

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Can a Car Accident Cause a Stroke?

Car accidents | March 1, 2021

When most people think of vehicle accident injuries, they think of bruising, broken and dislocated bones, head injuries, whiplash, and other similar traumatic injuries. Many people do not consider strokes to be a common type of vehicle accident injury. However, strokes have various causes, and it is entirely possible for a person to suffer from…

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Determining Fault When a Cell Phone Causes A Car Accident

Car accidents | February 14, 2021

Cell phones have become ubiquitous in society. Our phones have become lifelines for just about everything that we do, from browsing social media to conducting online banking. Unfortunately, cell phones are also a leading cause of driver distraction. When a vehicle accident occurs because the driver was distracted by their cell phone, victims should be…

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What To Do If You Get into an Accident with a USPS Mail Truck?

Car accidents | December 25, 2020

We depend on those who work for the US Postal Service. They deliver our mail, goods, Social Security checks, and medications on a daily basis. However, with so many USPS vehicles on the roadway, it is not uncommon for accidents involving these vehicles to occur. If you or somebody you care about is involved in…

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What Is Considered Property Damage In A Car Accident?

Car accidents | December 20, 2020

If you or somebody you care about is involved in a vehicle accident, your number one priority needs to be seeking medical care and ensuring your own well-being and the well-being of your passengers. Medical expenses incurred after a vehicle accident are often the costliest part of these incidents, so it is crucial that you…

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