Tag Archives: Car Accidents

What to do after being in a car accident involving a semi-truck

When fully loaded with cargo, an 18-wheeler can weigh upwards of 80,000 pounds, while a regular sized automobile weighs approximately 4,000 pounds. A collision between the two can cause severe personal injury and property damage, particularly to the occupants of the passenger vehicle. Due to the severity of loss, the driver and trucking company are … Continue reading What to do after being in a car accident involving a semi-truck

Understand what types of damages might apply to your claim

When you are involved in a car accident, you can suffer a host of damages. As we recently discussed, pain and suffering damages might be an element in your claim for compensation. These damages must be taken seriously. Some people think that these damages are just a way to try to get extra money. Victims … Continue reading Understand what types of damages might apply to your claim

Pain and suffering damages must be taken seriously

When you are in a car accident and suffer injuries, you will likely have to deal with some pain. Unfortunately, the pain isn’t going to end as soon as you get medical care. It is likely to continue for some time after the crash, especially if you have significant injuries. When you are injured, you … Continue reading Pain and suffering damages must be taken seriously

Man making turn slams into pedestrian in fatal crash

Drivers in the Chicago area should be sure that they understand how they are expected to drive around pedestrians. For example, watching for pedestrians in crosswalks isn’t something that is limited to only daytime. Instead, drivers traveling at night must be especially aware of pedestrians. A recent fatal accident in a crosswalk highlights the need … Continue reading Man making turn slams into pedestrian in fatal crash