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Monday, April 12th, 2021

Where these roadways cross paths, they become Chicago’s worst intersections!

Yes there was another car accident Chicago today and every weekday seems to be reporting another car accident – We want to share some areas to avoid, especially in peak traffic times! According to Idot.illinois.gov, during the pandemic, Chicago has seen an increase of around 14% in everything from speeding to dangerous driving. With the […]

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Car Accidents
Monday, December 7th, 2020

Someone hit my car and left! “Leaving the scene of an Accident”

If you have been in a car accident and the person who hit your vehicle left the scene – they are still liable! There is still help available to you. Hit and run crashes occur every single minute here in the U.S. according to the AAA Motor Club. It is not uncommon to have someone […]

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Car Accidents
Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020

Car Seats Save Lives… But Only When Installed Correctly

When they are installed correctly… car seats save lives every day! Back in 1983, we started becoming more conscientious as a nation about our children’s safety in our cars. Even before seat belts were a law across the entire nation, we clued into how important this was and that car seats save lives. Here in […]

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Car Accidents
Monday, September 21st, 2020

A Parent’s Guide to Picking a Safe Car Seat

Picking a safe car seat for your child might be the most important buying choice you make in those early years. It’s what you hope is invincible to any crash no matter the severity. It’s like an insurance policy that you hope to never cash in but spend hours researching ensuring you’re picking wisely. Thanks […]

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Car Accidents
Friday, April 3rd, 2020

Can You Claim Compensation As A Passenger In A Vehicle Accident? Yes…

Yes, it is possible to claim compensation if you’re a passenger in a car involved in an accident. While statistics are showing better crash results and roads are getting safer, accidents continue to occur. Every year thousands of individuals are involved in accidents related to road traffic. If you’re a passenger and you sustain injuries […]

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Car Accidents
Saturday, February 15th, 2020

Can You Claim Damages For Pain And Suffering If In A Vehicle Accident?

If you’re involved in a car accident can you claim damages for pain and suffering? The answer to this is a definite yes. When you’re in a car accident and are not at fault, you have the right to receive compensation for the accident. You have the right to compensation for damages to your vehicle, […]

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Car Accidents
Wednesday, December 18th, 2019

The Most Common Types Of Car Accidents: And What To Do If You are in One

Here is an explanation of some of the most common types of car accidents. Plus, what you should do if you’re involved in one. Rear-End Collisions Likely one of the most common types of car accidents, rear-end collisions are an all-too-familiar side effect of rush-hour traffic. Usually caused when one vehicle fails to brake or […]

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Car Accidents
Wednesday, December 18th, 2019

The Do’s And Dont’s Of Navigating A Car Accident

Being involved in a car accident can be rather unsettling and scary. There are several things you should do, and others you should not. Shuman Legal, personal injury and car accident lawyers are pleased to offer the following do’s and do not’s, should you get into a car accident. After A Car Accident – Do’s: […]

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Car Accidents
Monday, December 16th, 2019

Rear-Enders : Everything You might Need To Know

Rear-end accidents are surprisingly common. In fact, they are the single most common type of traffic accident throughout both the state and the country. Over 85,000 rear-end collisions occurred on the streets of Illinois in 2014 alone. [1] In fact, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) estimates that nearly half of all two-vehicle traffic accidents […]

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