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Can You Lane Split in Illinois?

Posted on July 14, 2023
If you have ever seen a motorcyclist go past your window down the center of two lanes heading in the same direction, then you have seen lane splitting. Lane splitting is popular amongst motorcyclists and even legal in some areas around the country. However, Illinois does not allow lane splitting for motorcyclists. Here, we...
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Right-of-Way Laws in Illinois

Posted on June 20, 2023
Right-of-way laws in Illinois are established to help ensure the smooth movement of traffic as well as to assist with the safety of motorists, pedestrians, bicyclists, and other roadway users, reducing the risk of car accidents. It is important to understand the right-of-way laws, but these can be confusing. Violation of Illinois right-of-way laws...
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Liability If I’m Involved in a Car Accident with a Rental Car

Posted on June 16, 2023
Individuals use rental vehicles for various reasons. This can include going on vacation, renting a vehicle while getting repairs on a personal car, or maybe a person simply needs a vehicle for a few days. However, if an accident occurs with a rental vehicle, how does liability work? Who will be at fault, and...
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What Happens If I’m In An Accident While Driving a Personal Vehicle for Work?

Posted on June 14, 2023
There are various reasons why individuals would drive their personal vehicles while carrying out job-related duties. Sometimes, this is at the direction of an employer, but there are times when individuals may need to occasionally use their personal vehicles for work activities. This can become complicated if a person gets into an accident and...
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Bodily Injury vs. Personal Injury Differences Explained

Posted on May 12, 2023
For most individuals, their minds likely conjure up no difference between the phrases “bodily injury” and “personal injury.” However, when it comes to the civil legal system, it is important to define the difference between these two. These two phrases have different meanings depending on the context in which they get used, and we...
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What Are My Options After a Slip and Fall Injury on the Sidewalk in Chicago?

Posted on May 8, 2023
Sustaining a slip and fall injury is a big deal. These injuries often lead to significant pain and suffering, and it is not uncommon for individuals to have to alter their day-to-day life or work-related activities as they recover. Here, we want to discuss your options after a slip and fall injury on a...
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Emergency Vehicle Accidents Statistics

Emergency vehicles such as ambulances, fire trucks, and police cars play a crucial role in responding to emergencies and saving lives in the United States. However, these vehicles are also involved in car crashes that can lead to injuries, fatalities, and property damage. Understanding the statistics and factors contributing to emergency vehicle accidents is...
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What Happens if You Get in an Accident Without a License in Illinois?

Posted on April 25, 2023
Any person operating a vehicle in the state of Illinois should be licensed, either in this state or in another state. However, there are certainly times when vehicle accidents involving unlicensed drivers occur. Here, we want to discuss the ramifications of operating a vehicle and getting into a vehicle accident without a driver's license....
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What Happens When a Car Accident Causes a Permanent Disability?

Posted on April 18, 2023
Vehicle accidents often result in only minor injuries, but that is not always the case. There are certainly times when serious injuries occur that lead to a permanent disability. When individuals sustain a permanent disability caused by the negligent actions of another driver, they should be able to recover compensation. However, will a car...
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Taxman Illinois Health Care Lien Act Explained

Posted on April 11, 2023
When individuals sustain injuries caused by the negligence of others, they need medical care immediately. They do not have time to wait for a settlement or jury verdict to come through before they can start receiving and paying for treatment. The state of Illinois has passed the Illinois Health Care Services Lien Act in order...
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