Auto Accidents on Icy Roads—Determining Fault When Nature Plays a Part

Auto Accidents on Icy Roads—Determining Fault When Nature Plays a Part

When it comes to car accidents, a negligent driver owes the other driver compensation for their damaged car and any injuries they suffered. This is why drivers carry auto insurance: To handle claims if they get into an accident. Insurance companies, however, will try to reduce the amount of damages they will cover, or attempt…

How to Tell if You or a Loved One Have a Concussion After a Car Accident

How to Tell if You or a Loved One Have a Concussion After a Car Accident

In a car accident, a head injury can be particularly worrisome. They are often not as easy to detect as a broken bone or a serious cut. A head injury like a concussion after a car accident may be a mild one, but it may take hours or days to show itself, and weeks or…

Out-of-State Accident Claims: What You Need to Know

Out-of-State Accident Claims: What You Need to Know

"Over the river and through the woods, to Grandmother’s house, we go..." Families across the country will travel again this holiday season, and their journeys may take them away from home and out of state. Hopefully, the spirit of the season will not be broken by an accident, but if so, it is important to…

Is It Too Late to Call a Lawyer?

Is It Too Late to Call a Lawyer?

Along with seeking medical attention and gathering information after a car crash, the most common recommendation is to contact an auto accident lawyer. This is good advice. Having an expert by your side can make the process of getting compensation for your injuries easier. There are a number of reasons why people don’t call an…

Should I Go to the Doctor After a Car Accident?

Should I Go to the Doctor After a Car Accident?

In 2019, the Illinois Department of Transportation reported a total of 63,834 crashes involving injuries. Of the state’s reported 312,988 crashes involving motor vehicles in Illinois that year, 938 involved fatalities, which is less than 1 percent but averaging nearly three a day. The Missouri Department of Transportation reported a total of 23,576 seriously injured…