E-Bikes Are Popular, But They’re Also Dangerous

Electric bicycles, also known as e-bikes, have become increasingly popular in recent years. In fact, sales of e-bikes continue to increase. While many people think that e-bikes are a great alternative to driving a car or riding a regular bicycle, these bikes are actually very dangerous for adults and children. Recent e-bike accidents in Illinois…

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Pelvic Fractures from Car Accidents

Pelvic fractures are one of the least common fractures or broken bones among humans. However, any type of car accident creates a tremendous amount of force, and the impact on drivers and passengers can be severe. Since the human body is not built to sustain this type of force, weight and impact, broken pelvic bones…

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What If the Other Driver Who Hit Me Doesn’t Have Insurance?

Both Illinois and Missouri require drivers to have car insurance. Unfortunately, there are a significant number of drivers on our roads who either ignore this law, or allow their insurance policies to lapse. Therefore, many people find themselves involved in car accidents with uninsured drivers – and have no clue what to do or where…

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What Does “Fault” Mean in a Car Accident Case?

When we were children, “fault” was a common word. How often did you or a friend say, “It wasn’t my fault!” or “It’s her fault!” to avoid getting in trouble, or to lessen a punishment? As adults, “fault” still means what it meant then – unless you’re involved in a lawsuit or an insurance claim.…

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How Do I Read an Illinois Car Accident Report?

After a car accident, there are a thousand things pulling your attention in multiple directions, but one thing you do not want to forget is to get your car accident report. Not only is it legally required, but it can also be used to your benefit if you file a personal injury lawsuit. Having a…

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What Is a Rollover Accident?

Accidents involving trucks can be exceptionally hazardous due to the sheer size and weight of these vehicles. However, among the various types of truck accidents, rollovers stand out as particularly dangerous. Rollover accidents not only pose a heightened risk of injury, but also a significantly increased risk of fatalities. With all of the semi-trucks on…

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Should I Handle My Car Accident Case on My Own?

If you are in a car accident, it may seem like a good idea to settle privately with the at-fault driver. You don’t want to spend money on an attorney or professional if you can do it yourself, right? The problem with that is the legal process is complicated and complex, with lots of small…

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Who Is Liable for My Injuries from a Drunk Driver?

In the aftermath of an accident involving a drunk driver, it’s easy to attribute blame solely to the driver. In most cases, he or she is the liable party, which means you can file a claim against that drunk driver to recover compensation for your losses. Nevertheless, in both Missouri and Illinois, there exists a…

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Speeding Leads to Deadly Accidents

Everyone knows the dangers of speeding, but there are a lot of drivers who do it, anyway. Maybe they can’t resist an open highway when they see one, or maybe they’re trying to make up for lost time stuck in traffic. Maybe they take all those car commercials to heart – you know, the ones…

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