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Steps to Take After a Truck Accident

Posted on September 1, 2022
Accidents involving commercial trucks often result in significant property damage and major injuries. When these incidents occur, it is imperative for those involved to immediately begin to take steps to ensure their well-being and to help them secure maximum compensation. As we review these steps, please keep in mind that these situations can be...
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Motorcycle Sideswipe Accidents

Posted on August 17, 2022
Sideswipe accidents can be dangerous for any motorist, but particularly for motorcyclists. These incidents could lead to an impact that causes a motorcyclist to immediately crash the bike, or they could force the motorcyclist into oncoming lanes of traffic or off-road. Here, we want to discuss how motorcycle sideswipe accidents occur, some common injuries...
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6 most common causes of traumatic brain injuries

Posted on August 15, 2022
Traumatic brain injury, also referred to as intracranial injury, is caused by an external impact, such as a blow or jolt, or a penetrating injury, such as a gunshot, to the head. This trauma may cause the brain to shift or twist within the skull cavity or to change its use of chemicals and...
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Symptoms of a Brain Injury After a Motorcycle Crash

Posted on August 13, 2022
Unfortunately, motorcyclists are more susceptible to severe head and brain injuries than others when a crash occurs. Brain injuries can lead to significant short- and long-term symptoms for victims. Here, we want to review some of the most common symptoms that you need to look out for right away as well as possible long-term...
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What Should You do After Suffering a Concussion in a Motorcycle Accident?

Posted on August 10, 2022
Any motorcyclist involved in an accident is susceptible to a concussion. The reality is that motorcyclists are not as well protected from head injuries as those inside traditional vehicles, and a concussion could lead to significant short and possibly some long-term symptoms. Here, we want to discuss what a motorcyclist needs to do if...
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How is Fault Determined After an Illinois Motorcycle Accident?

Posted on August 7, 2022
Motorcycle accidents often lead to devastating injuries and extensive property damage for individuals in Illinois, and crash victims should be able to recover compensation for their losses if the incident was caused by the actions of someone else. However, determining fault in these situations is challenging. Here, we want to discuss how liability is...
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Motorcycle Helmet Laws in Illinois

Posted on August 4, 2022
Many states around the country have laws implemented regarding helmet use for motorcyclists. Illinois is not one of them. Here, we want to discuss what the law says about helmet use for motorcyclists in Illinois, as well as the reason why all riders are encouraged to wear helmets at all times when their bike...
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Compensation for Motorcycle Road Rash

Posted on August 1, 2022
Motorcyclists often sustain road rash if they are involved in an accident that leads to them colliding with the pavement. Even though motorcyclists do usually recover fully from road rash injuries, that does not mean that there are no medical bills in the interim. In some cases, individuals do end up with long-term complications...
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What is the Duty of Care?

Posted on July 7, 2022
There are various situations that arise where one entity owes a duty of care to another entity. If a person violates the duty of care that they owe someone else in a given situation, this could lead to a breach of duty that causes another person injuries. Often, this leads to insurance claims or...
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Personal Injury Lawsuit Process

Posted on July 6, 2022
Anytime you or somebody you care about sustains an injury caused by the negligent actions of another, we should be able to recover compensation. This includes recovering money through an insurance settlement or through a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault party. Here, we want to discuss the general process that most personal injury...
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