How is Fault Determined in Parking Lot Accidents?

When most people think of car accidents, they think of incidents that occur on the roadways. However, it is important to remember that collisions can occur in parking lots as well. Parking lots are incredibly busy areas, and these areas can present significant dangers to those inside their vehicles as well as to pedestrians walking…

What Is The Statute of Limitations for Car Accidents In Illinois?

Car accidents can leave those involved in a stressful situation. In many cases, Illinois car accident victims are left dealing with injuries that require extensive medical care. Even those who are not injured in a car accident can be left with tremendous property damage expenses. Most car accident cases are resolved through settlements with insurance…

5 Steps to Take After a Car Accident

Car accidents happen unexpectedly, and they can lead to severe injuries for victims. An injury from a car accident could result in temporary or permanent disability as well as tremendous medical expenses. If you or a loved one have been injured due to the negligence of another driver, there are steps you can take after…

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…

What is a Truck Underride Accident?

There are few things more devastating than an accident involving a large truck. However, these incidents are not all the same. There are various ways that large trucks can cause injuries on the roadways, one of which being an underride accident. What is an Underride Accident? Underride accidents occur when a passenger vehicle gets crushed…

Is Lane Splitting Legal in Illinois?

Lane-splitting is the act of riding a motorcycle in between lanes of slow or stopped traffic. Lane-splitting is legal in a few states, most notably California, but not legal in Illinois. Illinois law does not specifically allow the practice, but it does not specifically prohibit it either. However, 625 ILCS 5/11-703 contains a number of…

What Should You Do After a Minor Car Accident?

Thousands of American drivers experience car accidents each year, and some of these accidents are very minor, low-speed collisions that may occur when a driver backs out of a driveway or parking space in a parking lot. These accidents may not cause severe injuries or significant property damage, but drivers should still know how to…

How Long Does a Car Accident Case Take in Illinois?

A car accident case may seem like a straightforward issue at first, but if a case proceeds to a trial it can take quite a long time to reach a conclusion to the matter. If you or a loved one face a car accident case in Illinois, it is vital to know what to expect…

Partial Liability Car Accident Compensation

A car accident can easily result in substantial damages. An injured driver may face expensive medical bills, vehicle repair costs, and lost income from missed time from work. When one driver causes a car accident, the at-fault driver generally bears liability for the resulting damages. However, the injured driver’s conduct could lead to him or…