What to Do After a Car Accident That Wasn’t Your Fault

Posted on December 9, 2022
Vehicle accidents can be scary experiences, particularly when they are caused by another party and you have idea what to do next. Here, we want to briefly outline the steps that you can take after a vehicle accident that was not your fault. These steps are important, particularly when it comes to your well-being...
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Pain and Suffering Damages Calculation in Illinois

Posted on December 7, 2022
When individuals sustain injuries caused by the careless or negligent actions of others, they are often able to recover compensation for their losses. This compensation recovery can happen through an insurance settlement or as a result of a successful personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault party. One of the most challenging aspects of this...
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Will My Car Insurance Rate Go Up After an Accident?

Posted on November 21, 2022
The last thing anyone wants to worry about after a vehicle accident is that their insurance premiums may go up. However, the fact of the matter is that vehicle accidents could certainly result in a change to premiums. Here, we want to examine why insurance premiums go up after accidents as well as how...
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What Information to Exchange After a Car Accident in Chicago?

Posted on November 18, 2022
The immediate aftermath of a vehicle accident in Chicago can be confusing, but there are various steps that you will need to take right away. This includes the exchange of information with other parties involved. Here, we want to more thoroughly examine the types of information that you should hand over at the scene...
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Teen Driving Laws in Illinois

Posted on November 16, 2022
A driver’s license is a teenager’s license to freedom. However, teenage drivers are much more inexperienced, and they tend to make more mistakes than older drivers. Here, we want to discuss various Illinois laws specifically related to teenage drivers. Whether you are a parent or a new driver, you need to know and understand...
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Illinois Car Seat Laws – All You Need to Know

Posted on November 14, 2022
Children must be safely secured inside of a moving vehicle. Parents and guardians must ensure that their children are properly secured with a seat belt or booster seat. Failing to do this could result in a traffic violation and fines. Additionally, failure to properly secure a child could result in significant injuries in a...
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How seat belt use has changed since the 1990s

Posted on November 7, 2022
Branislav Nenin // Shutterstock For any motor vehicle driver or passenger, buckling in a seat belt before driving is an automatic habit, but this wasn't always the case. Although English inventor Sir George Cayley created lap belts way back in the 19th century—for his design of a monoplane glider, rather than an automobile—and variations...
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Four Essential Elements of a Wrongful Death Case

Posted on October 11, 2022
Successful wrongful death claims hinge on proving the negligence of another individual, entity, or company. There are typically four elements that need to be in place in order for a claim to be successful and for the personal representative and the survivors to recover the compensation they are entitled to. Here, we want to...
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Wrongful Death Statute of Limitations in Illinois

Posted on October 10, 2022
Anytime families lose a loved one due to the negligent actions of another individual or entity, the loss can be nearly unbearable. However, it is crucial for family members and the personal representative of the estate to understand how long they have to file a wrongful death claim in Illinois. Failing to meet the...
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Damages Recoverable in a Wrongful Death Case

Posted on October 7, 2022
When a person loses their life due to the negligent actions of another company, individual, or entity, the personal representative of their estate may be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit in order to help recover compensation. This compensation will go to the estate expenses as well as the survivors of the deceased....
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