A minor glance at a phone, passenger, the radio or anything else besides the roadway can result in horrific and tragic results when operating a motor vehicle. A distracted driving accident can also lead to costly medical expenses, loss of income and even unexpected burial expenses for families of deceased victims. Some facing these issues find comfort consulting a personal injury attorney as they process the changes in their lives. Sadly, a multi-vehicle accident in Illinois recently ended in tragedy for two drivers and injured several others.
Anyone traveling any Illinois highway can be involved in an accident at any time. Anytime another driver fails to adhere to simple traffic rules and laws, it can impact other vehicles and their occupants. Sadly, a recent head-on collision resulted in serious personal injury and tragedy for the two drivers involved.
Car accidents happen quickly and in an instant, and significant damage can occur. In addition to thousands of dollars in vehicle repairs or replacement, serious personal injury can occur. Medical expenses for injuries can cost victims thousands in treatment as well and can result in financial stress for many. A recent multi-car crash in Illinois resulted in injuries to those involved.
Dogs are known as humankind's best friend, but sometimes a pup doesn't seem very friendly and lashes out. Dog bites can happen and result in serious injuries.
Despite warnings and education about the dangers, people continually drive distracted. Typically people are distracted by their phones, but they can also have their attention diverted by passengers, food and other activities. Recently, 10 vehicles crashed on an Illinois roadway, and it is likely the result of a distracted semitruck driver. Serious personal injury and one fatality occurred.
Car accidents are unfortunately a common occurrence throughout Illinois. Many accidents are the result of negligent actions of a driver. Those who can walk away from a collision with no injuries are fortunate, but many suffer serious injuries that can impact a person's way of life temporarily or permanently. Unexpected medical bills quickly follow any unexpected injury. Four travelers recently suffered personal injury after a multi-vehicle collision.
Truck drivers are often stereotyped as aggressive or reckless drivers. Unfortunately, personal injury attorneys are aware of how often those stereotypes may be true. Not all truck drivers are negligent with their driving, but regulations such as limited amount of hours allowed to drive or ignoring traffic laws are often broken by many truckers. One Illinois community is mourning the loss of a married couple following a recent collision involving a tractor-trailer.
People do not usually notice trash trucks unless they have not picked up their trash, or unless they are slowing down traffic. Unfortunately, for one Illinois family, their encounter with a garbage truck was tragic. A crash with a dump truck has left one family planning a funeral and serious personal injury to a young passenger.
When stores, restaurants and other retail operations clean and maintain their property, they must take caution to eliminate dangers and potential risks to customers. When they do not, harmful slip-and-fall accidents can result in serious injuries and medical expenses for an employee or victim. A man has recently filed a lawsuit with the assistance of a personal injury attorney against an Illinois store following injuries he suffered after a slip-and-fall accident.
Any accident involving serious injuries or multiple motor vehicles can be complicated and difficult for victims to process how, where and against whom they should file their claims. After reviewing the details of an accident, some personal injury attorneys may advise victims of some crashes to file personal injury or wrongful death lawsuits to pursue recovery of monetary damages for medical expenses and other monetary damages. Recently, in Illinois, one such complex accident occurred when three tractor-trailer trucks collided, resulting in serious injuries for all three drivers.