Auto Accidents

    • How to Make a Police Report After a Car Accident

      You are backing out of a parking space when a car whizzes by you and sideswipes your vehicle. The damage seems minimal, so you just let it slide. A month later, you find out that the car has several thousand dollars in damage and you are now experiencing neck problems from the accident. You didn’t get the other driver’s information, so now you’re stuck.

      Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 17 readers -
    • Fatal Motor Vehicle Statistics

      Each year, fatal motor vehicle accidents take the lives of thousands of people. In most instances, these accidents are caused by driver negligence like drunk driving, distracted driving, speeding, and failure to adhere to traffic laws. The National Security Council (NSC) recently published Injury Facts 2017 which includes fatal motor vehicle statistics that demonstrate just ho ...

      Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 15 readers -
    • $100,000 Total Settlement in Cook County Car Accident

      Not long ago, in Cook County, a man was stopped in traffic when another driver failed to control his speed and wound up rear-ending him. The collision had enough force to push his car over several lanes, eventually striking another vehicle. The man went to Silver Cross Hospital and suffered lateral neck issues, a rotator cuff tear, and a closed fractured clavicle.

      Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 14 readers -
  • Contributory vs. Comparative Negligence

    … of the injured party, and the law in your state will determine the answer. If you have been hurt and are considering a lawsuit for negligence in Illinois, you will need a lawyer who understands the law and how it applies to your case. To speak with an experienced Chicago personal injury lawyer, call the Staver Law Group today at for a free, no-risk…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 11 readers -
  • What is the Most Dangerous Mode of Transportation?

    … of transportation. If you have been injured or lost a loved one in an accident that occurred in any mode of transportation and was the result of another’s negligent acts, you should contact a Chicago personal injury lawyer from Staver Law Group at . NSC’s Findings The NSC found that airlines, buses, and trains have lower fatality rates than light duty…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 10 readers -
  • Are You at Fault if You Have Crashed a Leased Car?

    … the first payment on your car. But, just a month after you sign the papers, this car accident unexpectedly takes you by surprise. What can you expect? How does Pennsylvania Evaluate Car Accidents? While a car accident is rarely uncomplicated, having a leased car adds another layer of complexity to an already frustrating situation. Pennsylvania…

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  • $167,500 Settlement in Rear-End Car Accident in Aurora

    … The car accident lawyers with Staver Law Group recently aided a man after he was, unfortunately, rear-ended at a stop light in Aurora, Illinois. Afterward, the man was transported via City of Aurora EMS to Rush Copley Hospital where he learned that he sustained significant left shoulder injuries. This led to several months of physical therapy…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 12 readers -
  • Fatalities Caused by Head-On Collisions

    … Head-on collisions are widely considered to be one of the most – if not the most – dangerous types of vehicle crashes. Statistics provided by the Department of Transportation estimate that about 18 percent of fatal accidents that took place outside of intersections involved a head-on crash. This number is high considering the overall…

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  • Memorial Day Car Accidents

    … and injuries caused by car accidents. According to recent estimates, this one could be the most dangerous in five years. If you have been hurt in a crash, it is likely that your injuries were caused by another person. To find out how you can seek compensation in court, contact our Chicago car accident lawyers at Staver Law Group at . Memorial Day…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 23 readers -
  • Motorcycle Accidents May Be Caused By Road Defects

    … caused by a defective roadway then it is important to discuss the circumstances of your injury with an experienced auto accident attorney who can help to protect your legal rights and interests. To contact a personal injury attorney for a free consultation please feel free to call The Bruning Law Firm at 314-735-8100. Resources: http…

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  • Economic Losses in a Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash

    … for their death. Funeral and burial expenses – Costs associated your loved one’s funeral and burial can also be recovered from those responsible for the fatal car accident. This might include the cost of a casket, cremation, services, and more. How a Chicago Fatal Car Accident Lawyer Can Help If you have lost a family member in a fatal car crash…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 12 readers -
  • 10 Ways to Avoid Car Accidents

    … The National Safety Council released preliminary statistics in April 2017 that estimate as many as 40,000 car crash fatalities in 2016. If these numbers prove accurate, then 2016 will mark a 14 percent surge over 2014 in deaths caused by auto accidents. This will be the biggest jump over a two-year period in more than 50 years. The unfortunate…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 12 readers -
  • Can Children Recover Compensation After a Car Accident?

    … Car accidents are traumatic for everyone involved. Between the shock of the initial impact and the pain and suffering caused by injuries, roadway collisions are known for causing heartache. As devastating as these events can be, they are infinitely worse when a child is involved. Children are far more fragile than adults, and they are more likely…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 11 readers -
  • Hit and Run Pedestrian Accidents

    … Getting hit by a car is a scary situation. Hit and run pedestrian accidents are even worse because the driver – most often the liable party – leaves the scene, making it difficult for the victim to recover compensation for medical bills and other damages. A hit and run is defined as any situation in which your car hits another car…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 16 readers -
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