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Cyclists v. Cars: The War Wages

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The war between car drivers and cyclists seems to be reaching a boiling point in the city of Chicago. Many residents choose to use the more environmentally and cheaper option of commuting to work and throughout the city by bike, but for many, this commute is full of danger. Many cyclists fear for their lives… Read More


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Injuries caused by car accidents are tough to handle, especially if you’re the passenger and a friend or loved one is the driver. The first thing many people do is panic, although panicking is understandable, one should still take the necessary precautions. You may consider getting as much information at the scene of the accident… Read More

When the Innocent Are Blamed

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It could happen to anyone. You follow the rules of the road, and are an alert and responsible driver, but that doesn’t mean everyone is as observant as you. Recently the law offices of Dworkin & Maciariello received a case where the victim was falsely identified as the at-fault party in a severe car accident.… Read More

We Bet You Didn’t Know This about Parking Lot Accidents!

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There’s a dangerous misperception in parking lots that because everyone is moving slowly no serious damage can be done. Despite slow speeds, many drivers are still preoccupied as they pull out of a spot, changing the radio station or looking for their sunglasses. Meanwhile, pedestrians are focused on their phone or trying to remember where… Read More

Rear-Ending Cases: Need to Know!

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A rear-end collision happens every eight seconds, according the National Highway Traffic Safety Association. This type of accident can cause severe injuries, most commonly whiplash, and even in some cases fatalities. One of the most common causes of a rear-end collision is tailgating. Thus, Illinois has enforced Tailgating Laws that address safety measures such as… Read More

Uninsured Drivers – Consequences

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What is Car Insurance? Car insurance helps protect you against financial loss if you have an accident. It is a contract between your insurance company and yourself where you agree to pay a certain amount each month and the insurance company agrees to cover your losses as defined in your particular policy. Over 90% of… Read More

Reducing Chance of Getting Into Car Accident

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Main Causes of Car Accidents There are an estimated five million car accidents each year in the U.S. Of those there is an estimated 2.3 million are injured and seek medical attention. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, someone is involved in a car accident every 10 seconds, and someone is killed every… Read More

Who is Responsible for Damages Caused by Bad Road Conditions?

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In many of these cases, the government entity that is in charge of maintaining the roads or area where your car was damaged would be liable. These entities can also be at fault in certain situations. Road conditions that apply to this include: Potholes Icy or snowy roads Construction zones Shoulder drop-offs Government Responsibility City,… Read More

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