Tragic Car Crashes Kill Two Young Girls in Illinois

Car crashes are tragic events that will leave a mark on all people involved, as well as their loved ones. This is especially true when there are serious injuries or deaths, and when the victims are young and in the primes of their lives, the adversity compounds. Each year in the state of Illinois, there…

Two Chicago Car Accidents Cause 11 Serious Injuries

For a large city, Chicago has a relatively small number of fatal car crashes on its roads each year. Statistics released by City Data reveal that there were 109 fatal accidents in the city during 2011. These crashes involved 161 vehicles and resulted in 119 fatalities. Drunk drivers caused almost half of all the fatal…

2 Halloween Accidents Spotlight the Dangers

Every year, many people across the United States suffer injuries or die in Halloween car accidents. There are a significant number of pedestrians on the streets at this time of year, which often translates into serious accidents. According to USA.gov, children are four times more likely to be in fatal pedestrian accidents on Halloween than…

2 Horrific Chicago Accidents Make Headlines in Illinois

City Data recently released statistics that indicate there are a significant number of car accidents in Chicago each year. On average, there are more than 100 fatal accidents that take place on Chicago roads, while more than 240 people are victims of fatal accidents each year. Fifty of these yearly accidents involve pedestrians. Injury statistics…

Death and Injuries Result From Serious Chicago Accidents

Recent verified statistics for car accidents in Chicago put the accident and fatality count at an alarming level. According to City Data, there are roughly 100 fatal accidents that take place in the city each year, involving 161 vehicles. At least 240 people were involved in these fatal accidents over the same time period.

Red Bull Settlement

  “Red Bull gives you wings” – Consumers Claim False A lot of us have heard the Red Bull company advertising slogan, “it gives you wings,” which surrounds a media campaign based in extreme sports like mountain biking, BMX, motocross, windsurfing, base-jumping, snowboarding, skateboarding, wakeboarding, surfing, skating, and Formula 1 racing among others. As it…

Distracted Driver Hits and Kills Elderly Woman

Distracted driving is an epidemic that shockingly receives little attention in our culture. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, cellphone use caused 23 percent of all car accidents in 2011, meaning distracted driving was involved in 1.3 million crashes that year. If that’s not shocking enough, the administration also reports approximately 27 percent…

Injury Lawyer News: Reckless Lane Change and Truck Accident Cause Separate Fatal Crashes

  Chicago Car Accidents Reckless lane changes are far too common on highways in the United States. We’ve all seen it happen: A driver realizes he or she is about to miss an exit and swerves across multiple lanes to reach it in time. There are many stretches of highway where a missed exit means…

Injury Lawyer News: Man Dies in Distracted-Driving Accident and Other News

  Distracted Driving Accidents Illinois For the past decade, government agencies and local law enforcement have conducted countless campaigns against distracted driving. During that time, every state except one has enacted some sort of texting-while-driving ban, and news agencies have posted shocking articles detailing the horrific aftermath of distracted-driving accidents. Despite these facts, the problem…

Personal Injury Lawyer News in Chicago: Widower Files Lawsuit After Accident and More

Fatal Bicycle Accident Last month, Su Ai Xie was riding her bike when a commercial van swerved and struck her. She fell to the ground and suffered fatal injuries, dying only a few minutes after the collision. Onlookers managed to record the van’s license plate number as the driver sped away. Police spent two hours…