Car Accidents

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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Do I Have to Go to Court for a Car Accident?

Posted on June 4, 2022
There is always a chance you have to get a court if you file a car accident claim against an at-fault party. However, that is most likely not going to happen. Most vehicle accident claims are resolved through settlements with insurance carriers. However, in the event the insurance carrier or the at-fault party refuses...
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Lost Wages After a Car Accident

Posted on June 2, 2022
Vehicle accidents can lead to significant setbacks for individuals. This includes not only injuries but also wages. In the event vehicle accident injuries prevent a person from going to work for an extended period of time, this can significantly affect a person's ability to earn an income. Here, we want to discuss what type...
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What are the Top 10 Causes of Distracted Driving?

Posted on June 1, 2022
Distracted driving is a leading cause of vehicle accident injuries and deaths. Any type of driving activity that takes a person’s eyes off the road, mind off of driving, or hand off the wheel is a recipe for disaster. There are many ways that drivers can become distracted behind the wheel, and here, we...
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Leading Causes of Car Accidents in Chicago

Posted on May 18, 2022
Vehicle accidents occur in a wide variety of ways throughout Chicago. Unfortunately, many of these incidents are caused by the careless or negligent actions of other drivers. However, car accidents can also be caused by the negligence of those who have a duty to maintain the safety of the roadways. Here, we want to...
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