Approximately every 10 seconds, someone in the United States is involved in a car accident. In Illinois in 2012 alone, there were more than 230,000 vehicle crashes with more than 72,000 injuries and more than 600 fatalities. There are many interesting facts related to these statistics. According to 2012 data provided by the Illinois Department … Continue reading What are the most common car accidents and injuries in Illinois?
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Metra continues to travel off track – Metra reached a $1,800,000 personal injury settlement resulting from the 2003 Rock Island train derailment which alleged caused a Plainfield woman to suffer back pain and injuries requiring two lower back surgeries. The train derailed and flipped on its side. A fuel tank consequently ruptured and caught fire. In … Continue reading Metra Personal Injury Settlement with a Plainfield, Illinois Resident
The acute whiplash injury is real. It exists wherever there are motor vehicle accidents. One can readily produce acute symptoms of neck pain or stiffness in human volunteers subjected to experimental collisions. Yet, while the acute injury exists in all cultures and even in laboratory setting, in some cultures those with the acute injury continue … Continue reading Do you suffer from a whiplash injury from a motor vehicle accident?
“Prepare yourself for the unfortunate event of being involved in a motor vehicle accident. What recourse do you have against the driver that strikes you and has no insurance? Usually, when a driver lacks insurance, he also lacks assets to attempt to collect. Therefore, it is essential to carry Uninsured Motorist Coverage. Such coverage usually only … Continue reading How to prepare for the unfortunate event of a car or motor vehicle accident?