Does insurance cover cars that hit deer?

In some cases, insurance does cover deer-related accidents. Your carrier will likely process the claim in the same way as a collision with another car. However, it’s important to understand that this coverage is limited to very specific situations. If a deer hit your car, contact a Chicago car accident lawyer at Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates….

Can I still sue if I got a citation in a car accident?

Receiving a citation in a car accident does not necessarily mean that you’re liable for the accident and responsible for covering any associated costs and damages. When you’re injured in a car accident that was caused by someone or something else, you could be entitled to compensation for your damages from the insurance company of…

Who pays for the rental car after an accident?

After you’re in a car accident, it can feel like a million things are added to your to-do list. Insurance papers, police reports, and medical treatment are all suddenly on your plate. But if you weren’t too badly injured or are healed and ready to drive again, the next thing on your list is to…

Why do I have back pain 2 years after my car accident?

Back pain is one of the most common symptoms of latent injuries resulting from car accidents. A “latent injury” is one that doesn’t immediately present itself but can appear weeks, months, or even years after the accident. If you are experiencing back pain years after being hurt in a car accident, speak to a Chicago…

What do I ask a truck accident lawyer?

If you were in a truck accident and are considering getting legal representation, you might be wondering where to start and what to ask a truck accident lawyer. We’ve compiled a list to help get you started. What other truck accident cases have you handled? What kind of results did you achieve? Have they handled…

Can I sue my friend for crashing my car?

If your friend borrows your car and they end up wrecking it, it can put you in a very difficult and awkward position of having to ask them to pay for the repairs. Worse yet, your friend might refuse to contribute financially, leaving you to pick up the bill for the damage. In this case,…

What are some Illinois motorcycle accident statistics?

According to the United States Department of Transportation, motorcycle riders are overrepresented in fatal traffic crashes. In 2020 alone, approximately 5,579 motorcyclists died in crashes. The level of personal protection for those riding motorcycles is lower while the potential of serious injury or death is much higher. If you or a loved one has been…

What should I do if the truck company denies liability for the crash?

After being in a truck crash, you can expect the trucker’s insurance company to act in their own best interest. They’re not looking out for you – they may try to deny your claim or outright refuse to cooperate. The good news? You have ways to obtain compensation even if the truck company denies liability…

Can I Sue Someone Personally After a Car Accident?

If you or somebody you love sustains an injury or property damage in a car accident caused by the actions of another driver in Illinois, you should be able to recover compensation for your losses. The vast majority of vehicle accident claims are resolved through settlements with insurance carriers. However, it may be necessary to…

How to Determine Fault When Dangerous Road Conditions Cause Accidents

Vehicle accidents occur in a wide variety of ways in Chicago and throughout Illinois. Often, these incidents are caused by the negligence of other drivers. However, vehicle accidents can also be determined by dangerous roadway conditions. Here, we want to discuss how fault is determined for an accident caused by dangerous conditions on the roadway….