Causes of Single-Vehicle Accidents

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While many crashes in the news each evening involve multiple vehicles, catastrophic injury can also happen in single-vehicle accidents. In case you or a family member experience this, it’s important to know your rights after a single-vehicle accident. It’s also important to know your options when it comes to single-vehicle accident claims.   The Chicago car […]

Five Ways to Avoid Injury While Celebrating July Fourth in Chicago

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Is there any better way to spend July Fourth than surrounded by family and friends, watching fireworks, grilling, swimming, and boating in one of Chicago’s many harbors? As nearly all statewide and local COVID-19 restrictions were lifted on June 11, we can’t help but be optimistically excited to celebrate the holiday in full swing. (Just […]

How to Avoid a Post-Tornado Injury in Illinois and Indiana

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Three destructive tornadoes are said to have blown through multiple counties in Southern Illinois and Northeastern Indiana late June 20 and early June 21, 2021. Winds in excess of 140mph left more than 211,000 people without electricity across Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri and Ohio, according to PowerOutage.US. At least 9 people were injured, with one […]

Injured by a Defective Father’s Day Gift?

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Remember when you were a kid and would give your dad a gift like a tie, coffee mug, or paperweight for Father’s Day? The gift-buying process has gotten a lot more complex since then. These days, you might be gifting Dad with the latest and greatest power tools, sports equipment, or high-tech electronic gadgets. The […]

National Safety Month: Tips From a Personal Injury Lawyer

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The National Safety Council (NSC) has once again designated June as National Safety Month. 2021 marks the 25th year the NSC has promoted the event. The organization aims to help alert people about potential safety hazards and ways to avoid injuries. To further this cause in 2021, the NSC wants to spread awareness of hazard […]

Backyard Safety Tips for Memorial Day

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For many Americans, Memorial Day weekend is the first big celebration of the summer. Barbecue grills will be fired up and beers will be flowing. While most Memorial Day parties are fun and safe events, there are occasions when accidents happen and people are injured. The Chicago premises liability attorney team at Lerner and Rowe […]

How to Help Your Mom After a Chicago Mother’s Day Accident

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Mother’s Day is the time of year when we honor the givers of life. No one likes to think about their mother being hurt. We don’t want to think that’s possible. The sad truth is good people often end up in bad situations through no fault of their own. If your mother, wife, or another […]

How to Take the Keys Away From a Drunk Driver

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We all have an important role to play in preventing drunk driving. Sometimes it’s as simple as choosing not to drink at social events, having a designated driver, or arranging your transportation ahead of time. But when it comes to stopping someone you know from driving under the influence, this might be easier said than […]

How Alcohol Really Affects Driving Ability

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According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), roughly 30 people will die each day in the United States from being in a drunk driving accident. This accounts to more than 10,000 lost lives every year, not to mention all the injuries also associated with these accidents. Losses associated with drunk driving accidents cost […]

Never Accept Insurance Company Settlement Offers for an Illinois Car Accident

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If you have been injured in a car accident in Illinois, you will likely be contacted by the at-fault driver’s insurance company. Keep the following in mind: Insurance companies are in the business to make money and will do everything they can to trick you into accepting a lower settlement amount than you actually deserve. […]