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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
Crash on icy Illinois highway leaves 1 dead, 3 injured
Crash on icy Illinois highway leaves 1 dead, 3 injured

A multi-vehicle crash on the Bishop Ford Freeway near South Holland, Illinois, left one man dead and three people injured recently. The incident occurred on...

January 11, 2019
Can you sue after an outdoor accident on ice?
Can you sue after an outdoor accident on ice?

When you were walking into a local business, the last thing you expected was for a patch of ice to lead to a fall. The...

January 04, 2019
Illinois correctional officer dies in crash, colleague arrested
Illinois correctional officer dies in crash, colleague arrested

One Cook County sheriff's correctional officer was killed and another arrested in a three-vehicle crash recently in Woodridge, Illinois. The crash occurred at Davey and...

January 04, 2019
Claims for truck wreck compensation must be personalized
Claims for truck wreck compensation must be personalized

The effects that a semi-truck crash can have on a victim can go far beyond that person. Their entire family might be impacted. It is...

January 02, 2019
What causes trucks to jackknife?
What causes trucks to jackknife?

Jackknifing is one of the most dangerous things that can happen on a highway. When a jackknife occurs, the driver of a truck loses control...

December 23, 2018
Treat every slip-and-fall accident seriously
Treat every slip-and-fall accident seriously

Slip-and-fall accidents are serious matters that must be treated accordingly. One thing that you have to remember is that these kinds of accidents can lead...

December 19, 2018
Illinois woman killed by allegedly drunk, distracted driver
Illinois woman killed by allegedly drunk, distracted driver

A 38-year-old woman from Mattoon, Illinois, was killed recently in the community when the car she was driving was hit by another car when the...

December 14, 2018
How can you prove a distracted driver caused a car accident?
How can you prove a distracted driver caused a car accident?

Those who have suffered injuries in a car accident know what they were doing when the crash occurred. While these victims may have an idea...

December 07, 2018
Causes and liability for semitruck wrecks vary greatly
Causes and liability for semitruck wrecks vary greatly

Truckers help to keep the country going since they transport vital consumer goods all around. Unfortunately, these hauls don't always end without incidents. Semi-trucks are...

December 04, 2018
Help is available if you’re injured in an Illinois slip and fall
Help is available if you’re injured in an Illinois slip and fall

Imagine this: You're new to Illinois and have been invited to a holiday party by an acquaintance. You're happy to go and perhaps gain a...

November 30, 2018