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Where Do the Most Car Accidents Happen in Belleville?

Every time you get behind the wheel of a vehicle, you’re taking on some risks. But no matter where you live, there are places where most drivers know to be extra cautious. Belleville and the surrounding communities are no different. There are well known “danger zones” where car accidents happen again and again. If you’re…

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Will a Pre-Existing Condition Ruin My Car Accident Claim?

If you’re hurt in a car accident that wasn’t your fault, it’s standard procedure to seek compensation for any property damage and, possibly, medical bills. If you had an injury or medical condition before the accident, the claim gets a bit more complicated. Many people think it’s impossible to collect damages if you have a…

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Who’s Liable in a Self-Driving Car Accident?

Are you a journalist, technology writer, or ethicist working on a piece about self-driving cars, or so-called "driverless" cars? We’d be happy to talk to you about this topic, from a legal perspective. Call our office at (618)-312-1515.   Whether it’s obvious who is to blame for a crash, or weather that must be proven,…

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How Much is My Car Accident Claim Worth?

Recent statistics show that there are 6 million car accidents in the U.S. each year. An average of 27% of those crashes result in non-fatal injuries. 72% of them involve property damage. In the wake of a car accident, you’ll need funds to recover for your injuries, fix your car, and repair property damage. With…

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Can a Car Accident Cause a Stroke?

When most people think of accident-related injuries, they think of things like broken bones, lacerations, and bruises. Strokes do not typically come to mind. Can a car accident cause a stroke? The shock or stress of the incident itself is unlikely to cause one, but injuries suffered in a wreck can definitely be a contributing…