What Are the Common Causes of Left-Turn Car Accidents?

Left turns are common causes of auto accidents. They commonly occur at intersections and stop signs, and often affect bicyclists, motorcyclists, and even pedestrians, who can end up severely injured or dead. It is common for the motorist turning left to be liable for the damages.  Why Do Left-Turn Crashes Commonly Occur Any time a…

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Who Pays in a Rideshare Accident?

Ride-sharing services, such as Uber and Lyft, have become popular ways of getting around. In many ways, they are much easier than trying to get a taxi, particularly in cities that do not have prominent and reliable taxi services. From a legal standpoint, rideshare services present several complex issues. For instance, rideshare drivers work as…

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Illinois Dog Bite Laws

Being bitten or otherwise injured by a dog can be a traumatic experience, both physically and psychologically. Those who suffer dog bites can often have significant scarring, suffer a great deal of pain, and suffer post-traumatic stress symptoms after such an event. Considering the significant physical and mental trauma a person can suffer because of…

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Motorcycle and Bike Door Accidents

One of the biggest threats to motorcycles on the road is, no doubt, other cars. Vehicles bigger than a motorcycle, like cars and trucks, all too often fail to account for the presence of motorcycles on the roadways. Motorcycles are more difficult to see and other motorists tend to neglect this fact. Unfortunately, it is…

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What Should I Do If I Am in a Motorcycle Accident?

Motorcycle accidents can lead to some of the most devastating injuries. Riders are particularly susceptible to sustaining more serious injuries than those in other vehicles, such as cars and trucks, because they lack the protections afforded to these other vehicles. Unlike cars and trucks, there are no airbags, seatbelts, or even walls and structures to…

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What Makes a Dog Dangerous?

Dog lovers around the Chicago area are closely following the case of Jordan, a DuPage County rescue pup who the government has labeled a “dangerous” dog. While the label may be impacting Jordan’s quality of life, will it carry any weight if Jordan’s caretakers are ever sued over his behavior?  Jordan the “Dangerous” Dog Jordan…

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