Category: Motor Vehicle Accidents

If you were injured in an accident, our motor vehicle accident blog articles feature important resources and information that can help you recover.

Female driver making phone call after traffic accident with head in hands. Do I need a lawyer for a car accident
26 Apr, 2024

Do I Need a Lawyer for a Car Accident?

Illinois Car Accident Laws Illinois car accident laws can be confusing to navigate. Many car accident victims get overwhelmed with the process. That’s where car accident attorneys come into the picture: to explain the laws relevant to your case and how they affect you. Illinois is a comparative negligence state...

Truck flipped after an accident on the middle of the road. Truck accident investigations
26 Apr, 2024

How Do Truck Accident Investigations Work?

Truck accident investigations involve visiting the accident scene to collect evidence, including photos of marks on the roadway and footage from nearby surveillance cameras. They may also involve reviewing event data recorders, speaking with eyewitnesses, obtaining copies of police reports, and requesting documents from physicians and insurers. Investigators then carefully...

Lawsuit form with filler and book. How long does a car accident lawsuit take.
29 Mar, 2024

How Long Does a Car Accident Lawsuit Take in Bloomington, IL?

Steps in a Car Accident Lawsuit in Bloomington, IL The following are some of the key steps involved in a car accident lawsuit in Illinois. Taking these steps can help you build a stronger case and maximize your chances of getting fair compensation. Seek Medical Treatment and Document Your Injuries...

Motorcycle parked on a high way.
30 Jan, 2024

How Long Do I Have to File a Motorcycle Accident Lawsuit?

Statute of Limitations in Illinois A statute of limitations is a legal rule that sets a time limit for initiating legal action against a party involved in a dispute. The duration of the limitation period may differ depending on the nature of the offense and the location of the jurisdiction....

Man reporting and insurance agent filling claim form near broken car outdoors.
30 Jan, 2024

What if the Other Driver’s Insurance Denied My Claim?

Understanding Insurance Claims in Illinois Car insurance is a legal agreement between you and your insurance company. As a policyholder, you pay a premium, and in return, the company agrees to cover costs as specified in the contract. For instance, liability insurance covers the costs associated with an accident that...

30 Jan, 2024

Does Uninsured Motorist Coverage Work in a Bloomington Rideshare Accident?

Illinois law mandates that drivers or rideshare services operating within the state must have uninsured motorist coverage. Ridesharing services including Uber and Lyft have transformed the transportation industry in Illinois, providing convenient transportation options through the use of a smartphone app. While the majority of rideshare trips are incident-free, the...

Half sunken ship.
30 Jan, 2024

What Is a Common Carrier Accident?

Common Carrier Liability for Accidents and Injuries Examples of common carriers include commercial vehicles such as buses, taxicabs, rideshare vehicles, and trucks, as well as passenger trains, commercial airplanes, and cruise ships. Common carriers are held to a high standard of care for the people and property they transport by...

Motorbike accident on the city street.
30 Jan, 2024

Top Causes of Motorcycle Accidents in Illinois

Motorcycle Accident Statistics in Illinois Compared to those riding inside cars or trucks, motorcyclists are generally at far greater risk for serious injuries from accidents. In 2020, 82,528 motorcycle riders were injured in accidents. Illinois had 153 accidents that year, out of which 13% were fatal. The high number of...

Car crash from car accident on the road in a city between saloon versus pickup
30 Jan, 2024

Is It Worth Suing After a Car Accident in Bloomington, IL?

What Happens After a Car Accident? After an accident, there are certain steps you should take. Some of these steps are immediate, while others are part of the post-accident phase. Steps to Take Directly After an Accident These steps will simplify your post-accident experience and ensure you receive the necessary...

Public transportation bus. City bus accident settlements
29 Dec, 2023

How Much Are City Bus Accident Settlements Worth?

Factors Influencing Bus Accident Settlements Several factors that can impact the size of your settlement are: Severity of the Injuries Bus accidents can cause various injuries, ranging from minor to severe. The severity of these injuries is a crucial factor that determines the compensation amount. For instance, if a passenger...

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