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Being involved in a car accident is always a traumatic experience, but unfortunately, accidents do happen. Since car accidents aren’t yet a thing of the past, we rely on our vehicles to keep us as safe as possible in the event of a crash by meeting or exceeding all relevant safety standards. One important safety feature is adequate roof strength to keep passengers as safe as po ...
While whiplash may sound like a minor injury, it can seriously impact your everyday life for years to come and can result even if the underlying accident was minor with no damage to any vehicles involved. In fact, whiplash is a common result of low speed, low impact, and rear-end collisions. Whiplash injuries most commonly occur due to a rear-end collision.
A 36-year-old female was involved in an automobile accident on March 28, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois at the intersection of Armitage and Levitt. She was rear-ended by a high speed driver, while stopped in traffic, creating a large impact on her car. The accident resulted in aggravating her previous history of back issues. She was treated at St.
Being involved in a car accident is a very traumatic experience. For some people, it can take years for the shock and fear of a near death experience to dissipate. Others suffer with lasting physical injuries on top of the mental and emotional scars. For some, both physical and mental trauma is exacerbated by a post-collision fire.
On January 8, 2015, a 57-year-old man was involved in an automobile accident in South Holland, Illinois on 163 Street in Cottage Grove. Our client was traveling southbound when the other driver attempted to make a left hand turn crossing in front of the man and causing a collision. He was taken to The University of Chicago Medical Center by the South Holland Fire Department, wh ...
Driving lawfully and cautiously is one of the most important things we do every day. Our lives, as well the people we share the road with, depend on us making careful decisions behind the wheel. One important part of practicing safe driving habits that is often overlooked is doing your best to make sure that your vehicle is always in safe driving condition.
On February 25, 2015 a 40-year-old male was involved in an automobile accident on Interstate 88 in DuPage County. The driver was traveling in the furthest left lane on the interstate and spun out of control, striking our client and a semi-truck. He was then taken by ambulance to Elmhurst Memorial Hospital where he was treated and had multiple imaging studies done.
Driving lawfully and cautiously is one of the most important things we do every day. Our lives, as well the people we share the road with, depend on us making careful decisions behind the wheel. You can never count on other drivers to always do the right thing, so sometimes driving defensively is an important part of being a safe driver.
On May 10, 2015 a 31-year-old male was involved in an automobile accident at the intersection of Fullerton and Central Avenue in Chicago, Illinois. Our client was driving eastbound on Fullerton when the westbound driver made a left hand turn without warning, striking his car. He was taken to Swedish Covenant Hospital and later followed up with his personal physician who then or ...
The prohibition of marijuana is slowly eroding in this country. Every election day, more states and cities move to decriminalize or even legalize both medicinal and recreational use of marijuana. The changing legal landscape of marijuana use brings with it a number of questions. How will crime rates be affected? Will laws against driving while intoxicated need to be amended? As ...
Chronic pain is debilitating and life altering for sufferers all around the country and world. One of the most common chronic pain diseases is arthritis, which causes joint inflammation and degeneration. Although many believe arthritis only affects older people, there are many juvenile sufferers as well.
Most people know the fear and anxiety of seeing the flashing lights of a police car behind them all too well. People break traffic laws, sometimes completely inadvertently. Most traffic stops aren’t much more than a serious inconvenience, but some violations or the accumulation of multiple violations can impact your wallet, driving privileges, and insurance premiums.
Being involved in a car accident is always a stressful time. The psychological trauma can take significant time to wear off, you may be dealing with painful injuries that interfere with your everyday life, and your car may be totaled or need costly repairs. It’s a lot to juggle no matter what kind of accident you had, but the aftermath of car accidents involving multiple vehi ...
Any unexpected circumstance can be a hazard while driving, including changing road conditions caused by construction zones. Every year, tens of thousands of car accidents happen in road work zones. Most only end in property damage, but others have much more serious consequences. An accident in a construction zone can pose serious risks to both drivers and road workers.
The next generation is ours to protect. We must take every step we can to make the world a safe and accessible place for young people as they grow and develop. Because of their rough and tumble lifestyle, many children suffer preventable injuries while participating in sports or recreation activities.
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