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5 Things New Motorcycle Riders Need to Know

New Motorcycle Rider

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in 2013 (the most recent year for which there are complete statistics) 4,668 motorcyclists in the U.S. lost their lives in accidents. Of all motorcycle fatalities, 136 occurred in Illinois. Another 88,000 in the U.S. were injured. More than a third of fatal motorcycle accidents involved riders who […]

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Who is at fault in a multiple car accident?

Multi-Car Accident Who is at fault

Earlier this year, a driver on the Congress Expressway, who was apparently having a medical emergency, slammed into the back of a pick-up truck before running into several other vehicles. The pick-up driver was killed. Eleven individuals were injured, seven of them hospitalized in serious or critical condition. A total of eight cars were involved. […]

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Pedestrian Accidents and Compensation

Pedestrian Accidents

On average, a pedestrian was killed every two hours and injured every seven minutes in traffic crashes. Fourteen percent of all traffic fatalities and an estimated 3 percent of those injured in traffic crashes were pedestrians.” (Traffic Safety Facts: Pedestrians, April 2014). US Dept of Transportation, National Highway Transportation Safety Administration. Chicago is a great […]

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Sexual Abuse and Harassment Lawsuits

sexual harassment attorney

An avalanche of sexual assault and harassment claims have tumbled across the country. A stunning number of people, mostly women, have recounted their stories of sexual abuse and harassment at the hands of, mostly men, in some position of power. The #MeToo movement has become the story of the past year in US society. Time […]

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