Car Accidents

The Impact of a Car Accident Settlement on Disability Benefits

Posted on March 19, 2024
If you sustain car accident injuries caused by the negligent actions of another individual or entity, you should be able to recover compensation for your losses. You may be able to recover compensation through an insurance settlement, or you may have to file a civil personal injury lawsuit against the other party. Regardless, if...
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Should I get an MRI after a Car Accident?

Posted on March 15, 2024
If you get injured in a vehicle accident, you should seek medical assistance as quickly as possible. Often, vehicle accident injuries are apparent right away, and individuals seek medical care at an emergency room. However, some car accident injuries, including brain injuries, may not show symptoms for quite some time after the initial incident....
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Soft Tissue Injuries After a Car Accident Explained

Posted on March 6, 2024
The soft tissues of our body can sustain significant injuries as a result of a vehicle accident. A “soft tissue” refers to the parts of our body that support, connect, and surround other structures inside of our body. Soft tissues include muscles, ligaments, tendons, fascia, nerves, joint capsules, etc. Injuries to these areas of...
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What Happens if Someone Else is Driving My Car and Gets in an Accident in Illinois

Posted on February 21, 2024
You probably don't think twice about letting a friend or family member borrow your vehicle for a quick trip to the store or maybe for a weekend getaway. However, what happens if someone gets into an accident while driving your vehicle? Our Chicago car accident attorneys have seen it repeatedly. In most situations, the...
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Can I Receive Compensation If I’m Not Physically Hurt in a Crash?

Posted on February 15, 2024
Those injured in an accident due to the negligent actions of another driver are often able to recover compensation for their medical expenses. However, if an individual does not sustain any physical traumatic injuries in a vehicle accident, can they still recover compensation? It may be possible to recover compensation for other damages, but...
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Are Electric Vehicles More Dangerous in a Crash?

Posted on January 11, 2024
Vehicles operated solely on electric power are becoming more and more common. Vehicle manufacturers are shifting more towards electric vehicle production, with some estimates forecasting that 40% of all passenger car sales in the US could be electric vehicles by 2030. But, there persists an idea that electric vehicles are more dangerous in a...
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Should I Get a Lawyer for a Car Accident That Was My Fault?

Posted on January 4, 2024
If you or somebody you love has been involved in a vehicle accident, then you likely have a range of questions. This is particularly true if you caused the incident or have been accused of causing the incident. Here, we want to discuss why it is a good idea to obtain a free consultation...
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Can Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Be Caused by a Car Accident?

Posted on December 14, 2023
Carpal tunnel syndrome usually affects individuals who participate in repetitive activities that place compression on the “carpal tunnel,” which is a portion of the lower wrist that houses the median nerve. Carpal tunnel syndrome can lead to various unwanted effects, including tingling and numbness in the hands, as well as hand weakness. But can...
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What are the Most Common Wrist Injuries From a Car Accident?

Posted on October 16, 2023
Vehicle accidents can result in a range of injuries, including those to the hands, wrists, and arms. Breast injuries are common in a vehicle accident because individuals are either holding on to the steering wheel when the accident occurs or bracing themselves against other fixed objects in the vehicle. Here, we want to examine...
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What to Do If A Drunk Driver Hits You

Posted on August 18, 2023
Accidents involving drunk drivers can become incredibly complicated, particularly as victims work to recover compensation for their losses. Data from the Illinois Department of Transportation shows that there were 1,217 total fatal crashes across the state during the most recent reporting year, and approximately 22% of all of these incidents involved alcohol. If you...
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