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Personal Injury

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How Long Do Concussion Symptoms Last?

Did you or someone close to you recently suffer a concussion? If so, your mind is probably full of questions, including: “How long will these symptoms last?” Concussion symptoms vary significantly in severity and duration, and the frustratingly vague recovery timeline forms one of many complex factors in your personal…


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What Is Your Accident Injury Claim Worth?

If you sustained injuries in an accident because of another party’s negligence, the law may entitle you to compensation to recover your injury-related costs. You secure this compensation through an accident injury claim. Most people wonder what their accident injury claim is worth after sustaining injuries in an unfortunate event.…


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How Much Does a Lawyer Cost for a Car Accident?

Car accidents can be traumatic experiences, bringing a whirlwind of emotions, injuries, insurance claims, and potential legal battles. Understanding the cost of hiring a lawyer for a car accident can be daunting, with the fear of an already difficult financial situation becoming even harder. Having a clear idea of the…


​If You Have an Accident in Which Someone Is Injured, You Should…

What To Do If You Have an Accident in Which Someone Is Injured

Car accidents happen daily, with many of these crashes resulting in injuries. Recently, there were 4.8 million medically consulted injuries following car accidents. If you have an accident in which someone was injured, there are certain steps to take, including stopping, exchanging information, and reporting the crash to law enforcement.…


Car Driver Fatigue and Its Disastrous Effects

​Car Driver Fatigue and Its Disastrous Effects

Tired drivers often find it inconvenient to pull over and get some rest before continuing to their destination. For this reason, many try to power through the seductive waves of sleep forcing their eyelids down. Sadly, many drive negligently while battling the sandman or fall asleep just long enough to cause…


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​Rear End Collision Injuries

You’re driving along I-57 when suddenly, another vehicle hits you. A rear-ending car crash can be extremely dangerous, resulting in serious damage to your vehicle and permanent, painful injuries to your neck and spine. If another driver has struck you from behind, an experienced car accident attorney can help you…


​Where Do Broadside Collisions Most Commonly Occur?

Broadside collisions can be some of the most dangerous types of crashes there are. Broadside car accidents can cause the occupants of a car to experience serious injuries. Most of the time, the impact from the other vehicle is unseen and unexpected. After experiencing such a violent crash, people tend to…


​What to Expect Physically After a Car Accident

Experiencing a car accident isn’t high on anyone’s agenda. Car accidents can result in serious injuries, damage to your vehicle, and even death. Depending on the extent of your injuries and damage to your car, you may need to take off work to recover. While a car accident attorney can…


​Motorcycle Laws and Riders’ Responsibilities

There’s a reason people are attracted to motorcycles – they’re fun, fast, and provide a thrilling way to get around. Unfortunately, motorcycles must ride along the same roads as cars and trucks, and drivers are not often kind to motorcyclists, resulting in collisions. While Illinois provides laws motorcycle riders must…


Commercial Truck Accidents

​Commercial Truck Accidents

Data from the FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) show that commercial truck accidents are common. There are so many large trucks on the roads and highways of the United States that semi-truck and big rig accidents are a daily risk. The backbone of the nation’s economy runs on the…


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Should I Get a Lawyer for a Motorcycle Accident?

If you want compensation for motorcycle accident injuries, call a motorcycle accident lawyer. The compensation you receive for your injuries depends on many factors. Without an experienced attorney, you could walk away with a far smaller payout than you deserve. After an accident, insurance companies work to minimize their payouts…