A personal injury claim can help innocent victims shift the financial burden of the incident from themselves to the party that is liable for the accident. This is important because many people don't have the money that it takes to get the medical care needed after a serious accident. Most won't have the funds to help with other damages, either.
Driving during the winter months is a challenge for many motorists. It is important that you continue to use the safety practices that can help you get home safe. Unfortunately, not all drivers will do the same. You can't control them, but you can control what you do, so be sure to remember these points before you leave home.
When you are struck by another vehicle, you might face very serious injuries. These may require you to seek medical care, which might even include hospital stays. It is wholly possible that you will have high medical bills resulting from this situation. Paying for those might be a challenge.
When you file a personal injury lawsuit, there are many factors that have to come together. You have to show the defendant's negligence led to the accident that caused your injuries. You also need to show that the damages you suffered were caused by the negligence-related incident. All of this can be complex, but that doesn't mean that it is impossible.
Multiple people are in the hospital, and one man is dead, after a serious accident in Illinois.
A man in Illinois was just trying to cross the street when he was hit by a car. The injuries he suffered in the accident are considered life-threatening, and reports claim he is "fighting for his life."
Authorities had to close down the northbound lanes of I-270 in St. Louis County after a serious car accident. Three different vehicles were involved in the crash, leading to significant injuries, and authorities had to block the road to assist the injured and clear the wreckage.
An Edwardsville, Illinois, man has been charged in the death of a motorcyclist.
There's no reason why you shouldn't be able to get from A to B without being involved in a serious auto collision -- that is, if everyone else on the road were attentive, defensive and law-abiding motorists. Unfortunately, no matter how safe and careful we are on the road, there will be an unlimited number of drivers who are not. This is why, if we hope to reduce our chances of injury in an auto accident, we need to take extra precaution, such as:
One person is dead after a car accident in Illinois. Police are investigating the crash to determine exactly what took place and why it occurred.