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Driverless Vehicles: Automotive, Technology, Ride-hailing Guild to Share $77B

Driverless Vehicles: Automotive, Technology, Ride-hailing Guild to Share $77B

Automotive manufacturing giants are partnering with, investing in and acquiring key technology companies as ride-hailing and car-sharing companies are joining […]

Fatal Flaws That Cause Automobile Accidents

Fatal Flaws That Cause Automobile Accidents

Whether it is a tire that is worn and causes a vehicle to spin out of control, or a safety […]

Do Electric Vehicles Pose Additional Hazards in a Crash?

Do Electric Vehicles Pose Additional Hazards in a Crash?

Electric vehicles can pose dangers of fire and electric shock in motor vehicle accidents due to high voltage electricity. The […]

Chicago Begins Planning for Driverless Car Future

Chicago Begins Planning for Driverless Car Future

Chicago is beginning to prepare for a future in which driverless cars share the road with human-driven cars, even as it debates the efficacy and safety of this new technology. Most automakers and experts believe that self-driven cars will begin operating commercially between 2018 and 2020, depending on the numerous hurdles that remain.

How Damages Are Calculated in Accident Cases

How Damages Are Calculated in Accident Cases

Calculating damages in injury accidents is complex, involving considerations such as disfigurement, the loss of quality of life, ongoing medical […]

Disturbing Facts About the Dangers of Distracted Driving

Disturbing Facts About the Dangers of Distracted Driving

Driving distractions endanger the lives of drivers, passengers, other motorists, bicyclists, and pedestrians. By educating the American public about the danger that distracted driving imposes and the impact it has throughout the nation, it is hoped that a significant number of severe injuries and deaths can be prevented.

Do Airbags Save Lives & Reduce Injuries?

Do Airbags Save Lives & Reduce Injuries?

Government studies show that nearly 3.3 million airbags have been deployed in automobile accidents, saving hundreds of thousands of lives. They are also credited with preventing or minimizing personal injuries. However, car accident attorneys have seen many instances where these devices designed to save lives and prevent injury have caused fatalities and created severe secondary injuries.

Crash Course on DUI Statistics

Crash Course on DUI Statistics

Each day in the United States, approximately 28 individuals lose their lives to auto accidents that involve a driver who is impaired by alcohol. That equals one DUI-related death about every 53 minutes. However, the number of deaths and severe injuries can be reduced by raising public awareness and educating drivers about the impact driving under the influence has throughout the nation.

Car Accidents On The Rise

Car Accidents On The Rise

According to data collected by the Illinois Department of Transportation, the rate of car crashes and fatalities is steadily increasing. In 2013, there were 782 motor vehicle accidents per day, the highest on record since 2008. Safety experts blame a variety of factors for the increase in fatalities including lower gas prices and an improving economy which encourages more people to drive.

Five Common Injuries that Occur in Auto Accidents

Five Common Injuries that Occur in Auto Accidents

According to statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there are five types of injuries that commonly occur from auto accidents. In Illinois accidents, an auto accident lawyer Chicago often represents clients who sustain one or all of these common injuries in a single accident.

Rage on the Roads

Rage on the Roads

From 2004 to 2013, the number of deaths attributed to accidents where road rage or aggressive driving was involved has […]