Who is Liable for Accidents on Public Transportation?

Accidents on public transportation in Chicago and our metro area are not as common as accidents involving cars and trucks. But, they do happen. Since passengers on public transit are not protected by seatbelts, airbags, or other safety features, even sudden starts and stops can result in passenger falls, bumps, and injuries. Some injuries can be severe.

Rear-end accidents

Most Common Injuries from Rear-End Auto Accidents

Rear-end crashes are the most common type of auto accident – one out of every three car accidents involve a vehicle struck from behind. While it might seem like just a little bump, even a low speed, rear-end collisions can cause lifelong injuries.   

Dangers with Ride Sharing

It’s amazing how quickly ride sharing has grown throughout Chicagoland. Uber®, Lyft®, and Sidecar® have risen to prominence nationally.

Opioid use liability

Who’s Liable for Opioid Addiction?

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, opioids are drugs that speed recovery from injuries by blocking pain pathways to the brain. Doctors…

Truck Crash Spinal Injury

Surviving Spinal Injuries from Truck Crashes

The violent impact of the massive size, weight, and momentum of a commercial truck make these accidents almost always catastrophic and life-changing.

Stressed in Office

5 Accident Injuries Not Immediately Noticeable

It was just a minor fender-bender and, unlike your poor car, you don’t have a scratch.  Even the 911 operator told you to exchange information with the other driver and mail-in the accident report.   But, that doesn’t mean you haven’t experienced physical injuries.  Some injuries may not manifest for hours or even days after the … Continue reading “5 Accident Injuries Not Immediately Noticeable”


Who is Liable When Potholes Cause Accidents?

Winter conditions, snow plows, busses, disabled cars, and emergency vehicles bring increasing traffic, and distractions, to our winter driving. And, the freezing and
thawing of wet roads results in potholes. Dangerous potholes. The road itself becomes a threat to cause tire blowouts, wheel damage, accidents, and injuries.

Spinal Review

Spinal Injuries in Truck Crashes

Accidents with big-rig trucks injure thousands of drivers and riders every year. The massive size, weight, and momentum make commercial truck accidents almost always catastrophic.

Family On raft

Summer Boating Safety.

As Spring rolls into Summer, weather heats up and many of us enjoy the breeze and spray from boating on lakes, harbors, and rivers throughout Chicagoland. Time on the water can be great family fun – but accidents can happen. Sadly, boating accidents are not uncommon and can result in severe injuries. A wave can jolt a passenger out of … Continue reading “Summer Boating Safety.”

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Choosing a Lawyer: Lead Counsel offers assurance to Anxious Consumers

When you are choosing an attorney to represent you it is important to find someone who is experienced in the areas relevant to your case. While an event like a Personal Injury or Worker Compensation Claim is stressful, choosing legal representation that you feel confident in, shouldn’t be. In order to earn the Lead Counsel … Continue reading “Choosing a Lawyer: Lead Counsel offers assurance to Anxious Consumers”