What Are Signs Of A Brain Injury After A Serious Car Accident?

Brain injuries can be devastating for victims of car accidents. Unfortunately, they are also often hard to detect, and they have a wide range of symptoms. Brain injuries are not usually as visible as injuries like broken bones, lacerations, or bruises. There are varying levels of severity when it comes to brain injuries, and any…

What is a Staged Car Accident?

Vehicle accidents are common in Illinois. According to the latest year of data from the Illinois Department of Transportation, we know that there were 311,679 total accidents across the state. Out of those, there were: 66,889 total injury crashes 998 fatal crashes However, not all of these accidents were actual “accident.” Some car accidents in…

Illinois Window Tint Law

Every state has laws in place regarding how dark a vehicle’s window tint is allowed to be. These laws are all based on the percentage of darkness and the reflection your windows are allowed to have. Most vehicles on the roadway have some level of tint. However, for the sake of public safety, Illinois has…

Thanksgiving Safety Tips

Thanksgiving is fast approaching, and families all over the country are getting ready for the holiday. Whether you are staying home and cooking a big meal or hitting the road to visit family, you need to be aware of certain dangers. By following certain safety tips, you can ensure the safety of yourself and your…

Illinois Mirror Laws

When you are on the roadway, you need to have a vehicle that will not pose a safety risk to you or anyone on the road around you. This means that the vehicle needs to be in good working order, with all lights and turn signals working properly. This also means that your mirrors are…

Illinois Booster Seat Laws

If you are a parent or regularly transport younger kids around in your vehicle, then you want to ensure they are safe. Illinois has laws in place regarding the use of car seats and booster seats. These laws can be confusing, especially when it comes to parents knowing when to graduate their child to a…

Illinois Seatbelt Law

When you are on the roadway, there is no better way to ensure the safety of everyone in your vehicle than making sure everyone uses a seat belt. Seat belts save lives and driving without one could lead to legal trouble. Understanding the Illinois seat belt laws is important, as they are not the same…

Illinois Car Seat Law (2019)

Parents strive to keep their children safe when they ride in vehicles. However, it can be confusing for parents to understand what kind of child safety seat to use and which state laws apply to their situation. In this state, the Illinois Child Passenger Protection Act outlines what parents and guardians of younger children must…

Illinois Motorcycle Laws

Since gasoline prices have remained relatively low, the number of motorcycle riders has leveled off in recent years. However, riding is gaining popularity in many places. New riders often have questions about basic legal matters. After all, a motorcycle is not exactly a car, but it is not exactly a bicycle either. Bicyclists and motorcyclists…

What Should You Do After a Minor Car Accident?