<strong>Who Is Liable – Car Owner or Driver?</strong>

Who Is Liable - Car Owner or Driver?

Getting in a car accident is a scary experience and one that can cause a lot of confusion and chaos as you try to sort out who might be at fault and liable for your losses. For example, as the victim in a car accident, you may not initially know the specifics of who owns […]

How Do Car Accident Settlements Work?

If you have ever had a fender bender, you may have had the experience of going through the other driver’s insurance company to pursue compensation for your financial losses. Most of the time, car accident claims that involve only property damage progress relatively straightforwardly. On the other hand, car accidents that involve injury may prove […]

<strong>​How Much Is My Car Accident Claim Worth?</strong>

​How Much Is My Car Accident Claim Worth

Determining the exact value of your car accident claim is tricky, and those involved in the accident will have different ideas of what the claim is worth. The amount of money you could receive if you win your car accident case varies based on numerous factors. Insurance companies and investigators easily calculate some factors. Other […]

​Car Driver Fatigue and the Challenges It Can Pose

​Car Driver Fatigue and the Challenges It Can Pose

Most people know that falling asleep behind the wheel can pose substantial challenges, including a severe car accident risk. However, many people may not think about the potential challenges of driving while fatigued and what they may mean for your odds of getting into a wreck. After a fatigued driving accident, a car accident lawyer […]

​Does a Fender Bender Count as an Accident?

​Does a Fender Bender Count as an Accident?

Even a minor accident or fender bender can completely derail your day. You may end up delayed at the scene of the accident and, in some cases, with more serious injuries than you realize. Determining whether your fender bender counts as an accident and what you should do about it can help you move forward […]

How Much to Expect from a Car Accident Settlement

How Much to Expect from a Car Accident Settlement

After a car accident, how much you receive depends on several factors, including whether you retain an attorney and the type of injuries and other damages you suffered. Many people think they can settle with the insurance company themselves. While that is true to a certain extent, you will likely receive less than if you […]

Do Most Car Accident Cases Go to Court?

Do Most Car Accident Cases Go to Court

Being in a car accident is a disruptive experience with many physical, financial, and emotional consequences. In the aftermath of getting in a crash, filing a compensation claim is a huge priority, especially if you have had severe injuries or your vehicle needs a lot of repairs. Illinois is an at-fault state, which means the […]

Injured In a Rear-End Car Accident? Here are five things you need to know.

The moments following an auto accident can be overwhelming. Accidents that last only a couple of moments can quickly derail your day, year, and even life. Rear-end collisions can be incredibly unpleasant, as they can happen out of nowhere on even the quietest residential streets. Although it can be hard to focus as you navigate […]

Common Types of Car Accidents

Frequent Types of Car Accidents

Most people do not spend their days thinking about the risks of driving a car. You might get behind the wheel without pausing to consider the danger—even though more than 38,000 people die and roughly 4.4 million suffer injuries on United States roads each year. Our car accident lawyers discuss the most common types of […]

Sideswipe Collisions: How They Occur (And What to Do Afterward)

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Any car accident can leave you scrambling to figure out what to do next. Car accidents often come seemingly out of nowhere, when you think that you did not face a risk. Sideswipe collisions, however, can prove particularly devastating. Many vehicles do not have the same protection on the sides that they do at the […]