Tissue or degloving injuries are among the most severe injuries a person can suffer in a car accident, industrial accident, or a pedestrian accident. Degloving injuries are not only excruciatingly painful, but also debilitating and require very long recovery time. In this post, our Chicago personal injury lawyers will discuss what degloving injuries are, how […]
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1 out of 5 children killed in car accidents are struck as pedestrians. A parent will take all possible steps to keep a child safe while traveling. Parents drive with extra caution, slow down, purchase cars equipped with the latest safety features, and use booster seats and car seats. It becomes more difficult to ensure the […]
Big cities like Chicago are prone to road accidents due to heavy traffic, including heavy rush of pedestrians and vehicles downtown. Illinois witnessed a total of 4,930 pedestrian-related accidents in 2012, according to the Illinois Crash Facts Statistics. Of those accidents, 139 reported fatalities and 4,665 reported some kind of injuries. Big cities, like Chicago, are […]
Failure-to-yield car accidents are a common occurrence in Chicago, causing injuries to bicyclists, pedestrians, and others. There are various offenses related to failure-to-yield that can cause serious accidents. Examples include failure-to-yield to a vehicle that has the right of way or failure-to-yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk. There are specific laws that govern the right of way […]