Posts Categorized: Auto Accident Lawyer

Prepare Your Car For Winter To Help Prevent Auto Accidents

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The weather may be warm today, but it will be winter in Boone County, Illinois before you know it. It is estimated there have been 286,919 winter car accidents since 2006. However, you can often avoid these dangerous incidents by preparing your car for winter to make driving safer. Below are several critical car prep… Read more »

What You Should Always Have In Your Vehicle in Case of a Car Accident

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Safer roads were supposed to be one of the silver linings of the dark pandemic lockdown cloud. Instead, the number of fatal vehicle collisions increased in 2020. The number increased even more sharply in 2021. Observers believe that drivers developed some bad habits, like speeding excessively and driving while impaired when lockdowns mostly empties the… Read more »

Can I Sue the City if I Am Hit and Injured By a Police Officer?

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Usually, individuals cannot sue the government, unless the government consents to the act. This doctrine, which dates back to the Middle Ages, is called sovereign immunity. Back then, most people believed that God Himself gave kings the authority to rule. So, they could never make a mistake, and there was no point in suing them…. Read more »

What Do I Have to Prove After Being Hit by a Drunk Driver?

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Drunk drivers are some of the most dangerous drivers on the road. Alcohol impairs thinking and cognition, as well as reaction and response time. Drunk drivers may fail to see other drivers or pedestrians and bikers; may speed or swerve, and may perform a wide array of other dangerous behaviors. When a drunk driving accident… Read more »

Your Guide to Auto Accidents in Illinois

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In case you get in an auto accident in Illinois, it is important that you act responsibly and remember that you should never leave the scene of the collision. Here’s a guide that will ensure you are prepared to act according to the law of the State if you are ever involved in an accident:… Read more »

From Gumshoe to GPS: Evidence in Car Crash Claims

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The victim/plaintiff must establish negligence by a preponderance of the evidence, a legal term which means “more likely than not.” Additionally, there is often a relationship between the amount of evidence the plaintiff presents and the amount of damages a Winnebago County jury awards. So, evidence is usually critical in negligence cases. To collect evidence… Read more »

Getting Around the Graves Amendment

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For many Illinois families, early summer is prime moving time. That way, the family has about a month to settle in before school starts. Such moves are still quite common. Although the moving rate has declined slightly since the 1990s, most people still relocate about eleven times in their adult lifetimes. To save money, many… Read more »

Follow These Basic Steps After an Auto Accident

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We sincerely hope that you never have to deal with an auto accident. However, since they are almost always unavoidable and can happen at any time, we bring you these basic steps that you can follow. Learning about dealing with an auto accident allows you to become knowledgeable and make the right choices, when you… Read more »