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Illinois highway crash kills one, injures two others

Car accidents cause serious injuries to those involved and many victims are minor children or older citizens. Victims often suffer traumatic injury to the brain and neck including fractures and external bleeding and internal hemorrhaging. Car accidents can also be cataclysmic for the victim's family who must absorb the financial and emotional consequences, such as exorbitant medical bills and helping the victim through long-term medical treatment due to disability. Some victims die due to injuries suffered despite getting medical care and attention.

Complicated car accident lawsuits call for experienced attorneys

Car accidents not only cause great loss to life and property to several Illinois residents, but often lead to thousands of dollars in expenses in addition to medical expenses, lawsuits and awarded compensation. Such expensive car accident lawsuits have often been looked into by the authorities very critically. Several residents and victims of car accidents as well as their family and loved ones seek the help of professional attorneys who deal with accidents in order to help them obtain justice in the court of law.

Car accidents often prove to be fatal

Car accidents are often attributed to some form of traffic violation. Such traffic violations can include speeding, tailgating, changing lanes without the proper notice to the other drivers, driving under the influence, texting while driving or talking on the cell phone while driving.

How is comparative negligence applied in Illinois?

Most motor vehicle accidents involve some degree of negligence. Sometimes one driver is entirely at fault. In some cases, however, both drivers are partially at fault. In Illinois, liability for a car accident can be shared by the parties involved in the accident. This is known as comparative negligence.

Car accident attorneys can build a strong case in your favor

A car accident anywhere in the country, including Illinois, is a terrible experience for anyone. If a close family member or you are in a car accident, you may need weeks or even longer to recuperate. Besides medicine, you may also need therapeutic care or long-term medical assistance and support. What's worse, anyone in a car accident may not be able to work for a substantial amount of time.

Car accident deaths cost Illinois over $1 billion

A car accident happening on Illinois roads can be a terrifying experience. If a friend or a close family member is severely injured in a car accident, then the pain and suffering becomes a real concern. Unfortunately, the number of car collisions is on the rise with more than 30,000 individuals losing their lives in car accidents in the country each year. Statistics from a decade ago show accident fatalities resulted in pain and suffering for family members and additional losses of $41 billion in lost worker productively and medical aid. Policies can be deployed to reduce the number of deaths and injuries and also the subsequent costs.

Air bag probe intensifies; criminal investigation demanded

Although you shouldn’t have to be thinking about whether your vehicle’s air bags are safe and effective as you tool about in your passenger car or truck, that is precisely the concern for millions of motorists across the country presently.

Autumn shaping up: Enjoy it, drivers, but be vigilant

Autumn in Illinois can be just about as compelling as it is anywhere else in the United States, with the annual transition it marks providing for dramatic scene-changing moments. For many people, the interlude between summer and winter can be especially magical, given its shimmering display of foliage transformation and its promise of approaching holidays.

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