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Car Accidents
Friday, December 13th, 2019

4 Causes Of Summertime Crashes

The clear skies, long days, and lack of ice and snow may convince drivers that summer driving is far safer than winter driving. This simply isn’t true as statistics show that August is the deadliest month for drivers with 2,747 deaths reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in 2015. Although the winter months may […]

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Car Accidents
Friday, December 13th, 2019

Drunk Driving Accidents: Still A Common Cause Of Death & Injury

Drunk driving accidents are still a common cause of auto accident-related death and injury in Illinois. In 2014 (the last year for which data is available): 281 people were killed in alcohol-related crashes—this constitutes 30 percent of total fatal crashes in the state for that year. There were a total of 32,822 DUI arrests. 90 percent of all drivers […]

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Car Accidents
Friday, December 13th, 2019

Distracted Driving Accidents: What Causes Them & How To Prevent Them

The term ‘distracted driving’ simply means doing something else that takes your attention away from driving, whether it’s changing the radio station, talking to your kids, eating or putting on makeup. Distracted driving accidents are a serious and ongoing problem, especially in recent years with the explosion of mobile phones and the phenomenon of texting […]

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Dog Bites
Thursday, December 12th, 2019

6 Steps For Filing A Dog Bite Lawsuit

A dog isn’t always man’s best friend. In fact, more than 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each year, and about a fifth of them end up requiring medical attention according to the American Veterinary Association. Furthermore, most dog bite incidents involve children and senior citizens. Consequently, many of these incidents end up getting […]

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Wrongful Death
Wednesday, December 11th, 2019

Wrongful Death Suits | What are they & How do they work in Illinois

Wrongful death suits are the last thing we want anyone to face! Unfortunately they are something that occur still too frequently both here in Illinois and Nation wide. Fatalities that occur this way are difficult for a family to absorb and the burocracy can seem more challenging to face when such a loss is impacting […]

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Bike Accidents
Wednesday, December 11th, 2019

Cycling Accidents: Some Common Injuries & Causes

Cycling accidents are some of the most serious types of crashes on the road. When a cyclist comes face to face with a motor vehicle, the results are often grievous. In 2014 alone, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported approximately 50,000 cyclist injuries. (1) Therefore, given the severity and prevalence of such accidents, it’s […]

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Personal Injury
Wednesday, December 11th, 2019

Airline Injuries Are All Too Common

Unfortunately, airline injuries are more common than most people think. We’ve all seen the recent headlines concerning unacceptable conduct by airline employees toward innocent passengers. While airlines have the right to remove passengers from overbooked flights or in instances where they pose a security risk, they don’t have the right to abuse their passengers. However, […]

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Brain Injuries
Wednesday, December 11th, 2019

5 Common Myths About Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a leading cause of injury death in the United States. Tens of thousands of people die each year from TBI and millions more suffer some form of impairment. (1) A traumatic brain injury or head trauma can happen to anyone in the blink of an eye. TBI is a term that […]

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