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Rockford, Illinois, Traffic Injury Lawyers Offer Legal Insights for Victims

When you are involved in a serious Illinois motor vehicle accident, you may wonder what a lawyer would say. Find out by visiting The Fisk & Monteleone Law Firm site. Our blog posts deal with the most common questions and topics in Illinois personal injury law. Make the right decisions in your case with help from our top Rockford personal injury blog posts.

How-To Tips for Avoiding a Motorcycle Crash

Spring is in the air and you are probably anxious to take your motorcycle on a scenic ride down Illinois Route 2, starting at the Chicago Rockford International Airport, and traveling through Byron and Oregon before ending up at Castle Rock State Park. But before you go, it is important to re-familiarize yourself with your bike and practice some si... Read more ...

Safety Concerns About Integrating Hands-Free Technology in Cars

In Rockford and throughout the state of Illinois, drivers are prohibited from using a hand-held device to talk, text, or access the internet while they drive. However, hands-free devices are still legal, in spite of two recent studies that show they pose significant risk of causing an accident. One study, released in June 2013 by the AAA Foun... Read more ...

Avoid Dangerous Tailgating Behavior by Following the Three-Second Rule

Tailgating, or following the car in front of you too closely, is a risky driving practice that often results in a rear-end collision. When driving in the greater-Rockford area, on I-39, Illinois Route 251, or Illinois Route 2, you are responsible for following the vehicle in front of you at a safe distance, so that you can slow down or stop when it... Read more ...

Factors That Contribute to Serious Truck Accidents

Truck accidents can happen anywhere in the Rockford area—a side-impact crash at the intersection of Alpine Road and East State Street, a rear-end collision on 11th Street,  a head-on crash on Illinois Route 251, or a side-swipe accident on I-90. No matter where these truck accidents occur, the likely result is serious injuries and signi... Read more ...

What We Can Learn From Natasha Richardson’s Untimely Death

Actress Natasha Richardson died in March 2009, after she fell and hit her head on a beginner’s ski slope in Quebec, Canada. By all accounts, the accident was minor—the actress refused medical treatment at the scene. What she did not realize was that she was bleeding internally and pressure was building up in her brain. Later, after developi... Read more ...

Check Your Motorcycle Out Before You Ride

Spring is in the air and you cannot wait to get your motorcycle out and go for that first long drive out to the Severson Dells Nature Preserve in Winnebago. You have already had your bike in to the dealer for its scheduled maintenance, so you are all ready to go. However, before you take your bike out for a ride, it is important to do a pre-ride ch... Read more ...

Navigating the Roundabout in Rockford Is Easier Than You Think

As of January 2014, Rockford police reported that there were a dozen or so minor accidents in the new roundabout at North Main and Auburn. While many people like the new intersection because they feel it moves traffic more quickly, others are not so sure. Some feel that other drivers do not know how to use a roundabout and, as a result, are more li... Read more ...

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