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Does having kids change millennials’ texting and driving habits?
Does having kids change millennials’ texting and driving habits?

Many Millennials have never known a time when they didn't have their phones next to them while they were driving. They may even feel like...

May 20, 2019
Georgia teenager dies 2 weeks after crash that killed her mother
Georgia teenager dies 2 weeks after crash that killed her mother

A 14-year-old Georgia girl died recently from injuries suffered in a car crash, two weeks after her mother died in the same incident. The girl...

May 16, 2019
What can you do to avoid slip-and-fall accidents at the pool?
What can you do to avoid slip-and-fall accidents at the pool?

Slip-and-fall accidents are often thought of as accidents that only happen in the winter, but they can easily happen in any season. When you're around...

May 08, 2019
How to spot — and avoid — unsafe drivers
How to spot — and avoid — unsafe drivers

The dangers of driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs are well-known and much talked about. However, driving while drowsy or distracted can be...

May 06, 2019
Illinois woman killed when Uber car hit by alleged drunk driver
Illinois woman killed when Uber car hit by alleged drunk driver

A man has been arrested on numerous charges in Will County, Illinois after a 23-year-old woman died while trapped inside a burning Uber car. The...

May 03, 2019
What are some common slip-and-fall injuries?
What are some common slip-and-fall injuries?

You may think of slipping and falling as something that only happens to the elderly or to people who are walking on ice or snow...

April 25, 2019
Important tips for safely sharing the road with trucks and buses
Important tips for safely sharing the road with trucks and buses

Motorists who are involved in crashes with large trucks and buses often suffer severe and even fatal injuries due to their sheer size and weight...

April 24, 2019
Injuries to the spine can lead to major life changes
Injuries to the spine can lead to major life changes

A person involved in a motor vehicle accident can suffer from a variety of injuries. One of the more serious is a spinal cord injury....

April 22, 2019
Types of damages to claim for car accident injuries
Types of damages to claim for car accident injuries

You do your best to stay safe while driving, but this isn't always good enough to prevent an accident. There are times when another driver,...

April 13, 2019
You can lessen your risk of a crash with a truck
You can lessen your risk of a crash with a truck

Large trucks are a common sight on Illinois interstates and other roads. Many of us, nonetheless, get a little nervous when we see a large...

April 12, 2019
What are the common causes of slip-and-fall accidents?
What are the common causes of slip-and-fall accidents?

It's interesting that slip, trip and fall accidents happen as often as they do, because people, by nature, are fairly good at recognizing hazards and...

April 09, 2019
The physical and financial cost of car accidents in Illinois
The physical and financial cost of car accidents in Illinois

The losses because of car accidents in Illinois and the rest of the United States are immense. According to the Washington, D.C.-based Association for Safe...

April 09, 2019
Off-duty sheriff’s investigator killed in crash with teen
Off-duty sheriff’s investigator killed in crash with teen

The Illinois law enforcement community is mourning the death of an off-duty sheriff's investigator in Cook County, killed when his car was hit by a...

April 05, 2019
Spring crashes: Watch out for slick roads
Spring crashes: Watch out for slick roads

There is nothing worse than seeing a large truck that is having difficulty staying in its lane. With the looming threat of the truck ahead...

March 27, 2019
Victims shouldn’t have the financial burden of a big rig wreck
Victims shouldn’t have the financial burden of a big rig wreck

Semi-truck crashes are the result of different factors, but the one point that is present in all of them is that the victims of these...

March 26, 2019
Don’t let a property owner unfairly blame a fall on age
Don’t let a property owner unfairly blame a fall on age

Anyone can suffer a slip-and-fall injury, regardless of their age and physical dexterity. As we noted in a recent post, not all slip-and-fall victims are...

March 25, 2019
16-year-old girl killed in Illinois hit-and-run crash
16-year-old girl killed in Illinois hit-and-run crash

An Illinois family is mourning the loss of a 16-year-old girl, killed when the car she was driving with three passengers inside was struck by...

March 22, 2019
What’s the best way to avoid a truck crash?
What’s the best way to avoid a truck crash?

Imagine driving on the highway. You're minding your own business, staying in your lane and obeying the speed limit. You're not looking to start trouble,...

March 12, 2019
Which works faster, salt or calcium chloride?
Which works faster, salt or calcium chloride?

You walk down the sidewalk in front of a local fast food joint. As you turn the corner to head up toward the door, you...

March 08, 2019
Woman convicted for fatal DUI crash
Woman convicted for fatal DUI crash

Imagine having a mechanical problem with your vehicle. Perhaps it's overheating or maybe the oil light came on. Whatever the problem is, you pull over...

March 01, 2019
Hit by a distracted driver? Think about your legal claim
Hit by a distracted driver? Think about your legal claim

Distracted drivers make the choice to put themselves and others in danger. There isn't any reason for them to pay attention to other things going...

February 27, 2019
Truck drivers: A changing routine can help mental fitness on road
Truck drivers: A changing routine can help mental fitness on road

No one ever said being a commercial truck driver is easy. There's all that time on the road, all that time away from family, all...

February 22, 2019
Peoria looks for ways to boost fire department’s budget amid cuts
Peoria looks for ways to boost fire department’s budget amid cuts

When you travel out of town, you know that you'll have a risk of being involved in a crash while away from home. If someone...

February 16, 2019
Causes of a semitruck crash are important for compensation claims
Causes of a semitruck crash are important for compensation claims

Semi-truck crashes often lead to claims for compensation. One of the points that comes into the picture in the case is the cause of the...

February 12, 2019
Slip-and-fall injuries don’t happen only to senior citizens
Slip-and-fall injuries don’t happen only to senior citizens

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), falls are the leading cause of death and injury for older Americans. However, don't believe...

February 07, 2019
Judge dismisses fall case against Food 4 Less
Judge dismisses fall case against Food 4 Less

If you slip and fall on another party's property, there is a chance that you can sue. However, you need to be able to show...

January 30, 2019
Trucker fatigue is a serious problem on the road
Trucker fatigue is a serious problem on the road

Truck crashes can come from a host of causes, including the weather, road conditions and distracted truckers. In some cases, they are also due to...

January 29, 2019
Enjoy safer snowmobiling this winter
Enjoy safer snowmobiling this winter

Many Peoria residents like to head out to Jubilee State Park and other outdoor areas in the winter for snowmobiling fun. This cold weather activity...

January 25, 2019
Woman files lawsuit over the death of her husband in bus crash
Woman files lawsuit over the death of her husband in bus crash

Sometimes, life deals us unexpected blows. A perfectly normal day could suddenly be bleak when a loved one passes away, for example. In those situations,...

January 16, 2019
Car wrecks can cause impacts in all areas of your life
Car wrecks can cause impacts in all areas of your life

When you are involved in a car wreck, there are a lot of things that occur. One of the primary concerns that you will initially...

January 15, 2019