• Workers Comp Cases in the Sharing Economy

    If you have heard of Uber or Airbnb, you have already had your first introduction to the sharing economy, but if you haven’t yet participated in the sharing economy, you aren’t alone. Still only about 19 percent of Americans have used a service considered a part of the “sharing economy,” although the number has been quickly growing in recent years.

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 36 readers -
  • Traffic Violations and Personal Injury

    Traffic violations often go hand-in-hand with car accidents, and often may play a role in causing an accident. Traffic violations can range from a speeding ticket to a driving under the influence (DUI) charge. Examples of common minor offenses include: Running a red light Running a stop sign Illegal turning Improper lane usage Failure to yield to right of way Howe ...

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 40 readers -
  • Chronic Headaches from Car Accidents

    If you are suffering from headaches in the aftermath of a car accident, you are not alone. Studies show that 50 percent of individuals report head pains after being discharged from the hospital in auto accident cases. Even one year later, a third of the same study group continue to complain of recurrent headaches.

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 31 readers -
  • Sun Glare Accidents

    We all know that weather like sleet, snow, and rain can cause dangerous road conditions, but few people take into account just how dangerous sun can be at certain times of the day. If you have ever driven around sunrise or sunset, you probably have experienced the temporary blindness while driving caused by sun glare.

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 27 readers -
  • 25 Crash Causes: Running Stop Signs

    Like traffic signals, stop signs are vital to road safety. Not making a full stop at a designated intersection can lead to devastating car accidents, especially if multiple vehicles are involved. According to the U.S. Bureau of Transportation’s Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS), ‘traffic controls’ was identified as the top factor involved in all fatal crashes from 2004-2008.

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 15 readers -
  • 25 Crash Causes: Design Defects

    Car accidents sometimes happen due to a flaw in the design of a vehicle. Errors made during the design process can lead to serious safety risks and critical injury. Automobile design defects are among the top 25 causes of car crashes. During the planning and development stages, auto manufacturers have a responsibility to test all components for potential safety hazards before production.

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 58 readers -
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  • Greyhound Bus Accidents

    Every year, almost 25 million passengers ride on Greyhound buses. While most of them arrive safely, a small number of reckless drivers, negligent actions by the company, or poor maintenance of certain buses can lead to some never making it home. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Greyhound buses were involved in hundreds of accidents over the past few ...

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 56 readers -
  • Football Concussions and Personal Injury Claims

    Football is a national pastime and a sport that many Americans love to watch and play. Unfortunately, it has been revealed to be the cause of thousands of brain injuries over the past few decades, and recent investigation has revealed that the damage cause by concussions suffered while playing football can last for years and even be permanent.

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 50 readers -
  • The Pros and Cons of Mandatory Bike Helmet Laws

    Bicycle riding is a low risk, cost effective, heart and environmentally friendly form of exercise, recreation, and transportation. Locations across the country are implementing laws and engineering cities to promote cycling and ensure cyclist safety. Some argue that as we push a pro-bicycle agenda we should also make bike helmets mandatory in order to minimize risk and save lives.

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 42 readers -
  • Commercial Trucks and T-Bone Crashes

    Broadside accidents, more commonly known as T-bone crashes, are among the deadliest and most tragic on roads and highways throughout Chicago and Illinois. Unlike head-on collisions, drivers are not typically protected by bumpers, airbags, or other safety measures; rather, drivers are exposed, and the effects can be felt for years.

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 42 readers -
  • The 5 Most Common Types of Car Crashes

    Car crashes happen every day. Luckily, most of these car accidents aren’t fatal or even particularly dangerous. Still, any type of crash can do serious damage to your vehicle and cause lasting, life-changing injuries. In order to better protect you and your family from serious car accidents, it is important to know what types of crashes are most common, so that you can learn how to avoid them.

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 41 readers -
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