Every single time you drive, you risk being seriously injured or even paralyzed. And yes, this could happen to even the most careful driver. In Illinois, paralysis is among the most common personal injury when a car collides with a truck. As a result of these accidents, more serious injuries are ... [Continue Reading]
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Electronic Logging Devices Hold Truck Drivers Accountable for Negligence, Recklessness, and Breaking the Law
It’s winter weather and holiday driving can be hazardous on icy roads and skid-prone conditions. Add trucks and semitrailers to the mix and an accident is much more severe when a large vehicle loses control on the road. When a truck collides which a smaller passenger vehicle, a disastrous injury ... [Continue Reading]
Truck Driver Fatigue & Increased Personal Injury Risk for Car Drivers
In 2014, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) conducted a study to analyze various factors that contribute to crash risk. It comes as little surprise that driver fatigue contributes to many tractor-trailer accidents every year. Between 1975 and 2014, about 185,000 crashes ... [Continue Reading]
What to Do When Car Accidents Are Serious Personal Injuries?
If you experience a serious car accident, chances are insurance companies will try to get you to sign on an injury settlement amount quickly. This is never a good idea. When injured, you may not be able to perceive the long-term effects of the accident and this is what insurance companies want. ... [Continue Reading]