Distracted drivers, speeding, drunk or drugged drivers, and the lack of safety measures on roadways, in parking lots, and at intersections are putting children at risk for pedestrian accident injuries and deaths. On average, two children are injured in pedestrian accidents every hour. Of the more than 15,000 children under 19 who are struck by
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Traffic flow and defined lanes help determine who has the right of way when entering a parking lot. Drivers in the primary lanes or driving around the parking lot typically have the right of way. However, the rules for right of way will depend on the circumstances and the area of the parking lot. Drivers
Is Illinois a no-fault state for car accidents? Illinois is not a no-fault state for car accident claims. Instead, Illinois is an at-fault or tort state. The driver responsible for an accident pays for the injured victim’s damages. To recover compensation, the injured victim will need to file a car accident claim against the at-fault
- If you are injured at work you may be able to recover compensation through a workers’ compensation claim as well as by filing a personal injury claim against responsible third parties.
- A signed liability waiver may not be enough to bar your personal injury claim if willful acts or negligence caused your injuries.
- Some SSDI claims qualify for expedited processing, allowing claimants to obtain approval in a matter of days or weeks.
Determining how much a car accident lawyer costs usually depends on how the lawyer charges for legal services, if the case goes to court, and the timeline of the case. Car accidents involving injuries and property damages need a car accident lawyer who can navigate the complexities of these cases, especially if there are multiple
When a car accident happens, an accident lawyer can help with a variety of issues such as obtaining the necessary evidence to prove liability, interviewing witnesses, getting police reports, gathering medical records, talking to insurance companies, recovering damages, and negotiating settlement offers. Do You Need a Car Accident Lawyer? When a car accident occurs, contacting
The driver who was backing up may be at fault for the accident; however, this is not always the case. If the other driver engages in reckless driving or fails to use evasive driving tactics to prevent the accident, then both drivers may share fault for the accident. In some cases, the other driver –
If you’ve been hurt while using a rideshare service, your personal injury claim could be worth up to $1 million. Call a Chicago rideshare accident attorney with Ankin Law to recover compensation. The money you recover can be used to help you pay for your medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. Filing a
Electric vehicles can pose dangers of fire and electric shock in motor vehicle accidents due to high voltage electricity. The U.S. Fire Administration recommends that all persons involved in electric vehicle accidents follow safety tips to prevent serious injuries often seen by a Chicago accident lawyer in electric vehicle crashes. (Article continues below Infographic) Are
Work-related motor vehicle accidents can happen just as any other accident can happen on the roadway. If you have been injured in a vehicle accident that occurred during the course of your employment, you may be able to pursue a workers’ compensation claim in addition to a personal injury lawsuit against the other driver involved. Helping Maximize Your Recovery