As the state of Illinois begins to open up, children across the state are spending more time outdoors, riding bicycles, enjoying better weather, staring at their iPhones while walking aimlessly, and hanging out with friends. Kids doing what kids do. Paying little attention to cars, traffic, and adults. It’s never more important for drivers to slow down and pay closer attention to their driving.
The winter season is on its way, and with it comes unique safety risks. There are many disruptions from normal routines. Holiday accidents can result in a trip to the emergency room or even serious injuries that extend well beyond the season.
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.
It’s amazing how quickly ride sharing has grown throughout Chicagoland. Uber®, Lyft®, and Sidecar® have risen to prominence nationally.
According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, opioids are drugs that speed recovery from injuries by blocking pain pathways to the brain. Doctors…
The violent impact of the massive size, weight, and momentum of a commercial truck make these accidents almost always catastrophic and life-changing.
It’s back-to-school time and children across Illinois are riding school buses, bicycles, walking, and being dropped off before the bell rings. It’s never more important for drivers to slow down and pay closer attention to their driving before and after school. As an attorney and father, every day I am personally involved in fighting for … Continue reading “Sharing the Road with Students Going Back-to-School”
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”
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.
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.