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1000+ Traffic Deaths In Illinois In 2017 – What It Means For Motorists

1000+ Traffic Deaths In Illinois In 2017 – What It Means For Motorists fatal motorbike accident

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) recently shared some distressing news: for the second year in a row, more than 1,000 people were killed in traffic accidents on our roads. IDOT’s preliminary figures show that 1,080 people lost their lives in Illinois crashes in 2017. This is the latest in what is apparently a continuous […]

More Deaths Linked to Illinois Traffic This Year

More Deaths Linked to Illinois Traffic This Year More-Deaths-Linked-to-Illinois-Traffic-This-Year

There’s no denying that Illinois roads can be dangerous. Now, there’s even more reason for drivers to stay as cautious as possible; a recent study just linked Illinois traffic to more deaths. In fact, Illinois traffic related fatalities have continued to rise in the first six months of this year despite car accident deaths decreasing […]

Biker’s Arm Among Most Common Injury in a Motorcycle Accident

Biker’s Arm Among Most Common Injury in a Motorcycle Accident Common Chicago Motorcycle Accident Injuries

Following a motorcycle accident, one of the most commonly suffered injuries is biker’s arm. This injury is caused when the bike falls on the arm of the rider and causes nerve damage to the arm. In this post, Chicago motorcycle accident lawyer will discuss this injury in detail. Types of motorcycle accidents that can cause […]

Left Hand Turn Motorcycle Accidents

Left Hand Turn Motorcycle Accidents left turn motorcycle accident chicago

Left hand turn motorcycle accidents are among the most common types of motorcycle accidents. According to some experts, as many as 40 percent of all motorcycle accidents happen when a driver or motorcyclist is making a left hand turn. When a motorcycle accident occurs during a left hand turn, it is either the motorcyclist or […]

Facts About Rear End Motorcycle Accidents

Facts About Rear End Motorcycle Accidents

The chances of being severely or fatally injured in a rear end motorcycle accident are high because a motorcyclist has little protection from injury. Rear end accidents are quite common on Chicago roads and highways, and for motorcycles it is no different. However, in the case of a motorcycle, the chances of a fatal injury […]

Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents in Chicago

Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents in Chicago

If you have been involved in a motorcycle accident due to another’s negligence, contact Willens Injury Law Offices because insurance companies often want to reach a quick settlement at an amount that suits their bottom line. Not many people are brave enough to take their bikes out during Chicago’s cold winter months, but as soon […]

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder after a Motorcycle Accident

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder after a Motorcycle Accident

Motorcycle accident victims not only suffer physical injuries, but in many cases, find it difficult to deal with the psychological consequences. The psychological impact of a motorcycle accident may continue to affect a victim even long after the physical injuries have healed. A motorcycle accident victim may suffer depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) months or years after the accident. An accident victim […]

Accidents Caused by Inexperienced Riders

Accidents Caused by Inexperienced Riders Chicago motorcycle car accident

Inexperienced motorcycle riders can present a serious risk to other drivers. For many commuters, a motorcycle is the primary mode of transportation to school or work. However, the transition of a novice rider to an expert does not happen overnight. It takes months to master the delicate art of motorcycle riding. At any time there are numerous inexperienced […]

5 Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents From An Open Car Door

5 Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents From An Open Car Door chicago motorcycle door accidents

Open car door accidents involving motorcycles can happen for a number of different reasons. A car driver may fail to notice a motorcycle coming from behind or trying to pass; suddenly, the driver stops or slows down, causing a serious accident. If a passenger suddenly opens a car door and hits a motorcycle, the motorcyclist may be thrown […]

Is Nighttime Motorcycle Riding Riskier?

Is Nighttime Motorcycle Riding Riskier? nighttime motorcycle accident

Motorcyclists need to exercise even greater caution when riding at night. Riding a motorcycle on the open roads at night can be an exhilarating experience. However, riding at night has its own risks, primarily because other drivers may fail to notice the motorcycle in time and respond appropriately. Motorcyclists need to be extra careful when […]

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