Bolingbrook, Illinois is a large village in the western suburbs of Chicago. Bolingbrook, IL began in the 1960s when the first developers built a housing tract in the farm fields north of old U.S. 66 and Illinois Route 53. Today, Bolingbrook has a population of approximately, 73,300 residents, making it the 17th largest incorporated municipality in Illinois.
Bolingbrook, Illinois is a popular place to live and work. There are a number of excellent restaurants in Bolingbrook, IL, including Francesca’s at the Promenade, Ted’s Montana Grill, Islamorada Fish Company and the Patio. Pizza in Bolingbrook, IL is often a top dining choice, with residents frequenting Lou Malnati’s, Salerno’s Pizza & Pasta, and Rosati’s Pizza.
With its close proximity to Chicago, and the numerous major thoroughfares that run through the Bolingbrook, Illinois, the town is a major hub of transportation. Given the massive amount of traffic in and around Bolingbrook, motor vehicle accidents are bound to occur. Motor vehicle accidents can happen for a number of reasons – distracted driving, hazardous road conditions, poor weather conditions, hit and run accidents, speeding, just to name a few.
Distracted driving is a common cause of car accidents. Illinois law also prohibits sending or reading text messages and emails while driving anywhere within the state. Even when drivers use a hands-free cell phone while driving and both hands are on the wheel, talking on a cell phone alone distracts a driver and can lead to accidents caused by inattentive driving. According to the NHTSA, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, drivers that use cell phones are four times more likely to get into auto accidents that result in injuries.
Bolingbrook weather conditions are often a contributing factor in Bolingbrook auto accidents. Weather conditions in Bolingbrook, Illinois can wreak havoc on the roads. The winter months bring snow, sleet and ice and the summer months can bring thunderstorms, flooding and tornados. The skilled Bolingbrook auto accident attorneys at Ankin Law Offices, LLC have significant experience representing victims of auto accidents, including those accidents that occurred as a result of poor weather conditions.
When weather conditions are less than ideal, it is important for drivers to take additional care and safety measures when driving. Drivers that fail to take the safety precautions appropriate and necessary for the weather conditions may be held liable in a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuits for any damages, injuries or deaths that occur as a result of an auto accident.
Ankin Law Offices, LLC is a full service personal injury law firm. Not only do we represent clients in motor vehicle accidents, but we also represent clients with respect to workers’ compensation claims, wrongful death lawsuits, medical malpractice, product liability claims, slip and fall accidents, and class actions.
If you or a loved one has been the victim of a personal injury accident, contact our office to schedule a free consultation with one of our knowledgeable Bolingbrook personal injury attorneys.