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car accident injuries, motor vehicle collisions,  traffic collision, child fatalities, car seat problemsIf you have a young child who requires a car seat, do you know that you have installed the seat properly such that your child is less likely to sustain fatal injuries in a motor vehicle accident in Lombard? Most parents know  their young children need to use car seats in order to stay safe and to abide by the law. However, according to a recent article in the Chicago Tribune, car seats are often improperly installed or parents use car seats that are not age-appropriate.

What does Illinois law say about car accident injury prevention and safety seats? And what can the recent article teach parents about promoting safety and preventing injuries in the event of a traffic collision?

Illinois Child Passenger Protection Act

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DuPage County car accident lawyer, traffic safety, car crashes, pedestrian injury, personal injury claimAre runners in DuPage County at higher risk of injury in a car crash than pedestrians who are walking leisurely or simply headed to work on foot? According to a recent article in the Chicago Tribune, the laws surrounding where a runner should be on the road can make jogging a complicated form of exercise, and it may place runners at greater risk of getting hurt in a collision with a motor vehicle.

Running With and Against Traffic: What Places a Jogger at Reduced Risk of a Collision with a Car or Truck?

When there is no sidewalk for a runner, should that runner be moving with traffic (behaving more like a motorist) or against traffic (more like a pedestrian who is walking)? That is a question posed by the recent article for situations in which two runners are on the road, jogging in opposite directions. In this scenario, one of the runners is moving with traffic and the other is moving against traffic. Yet who is abiding by the law, and who is at a lower risk of personal injury in a traffic collision?

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school bus laws, DuPage County car accident attorney, car accidents, Illinois car accidents, traffic safety lawsNow that September is here, children in and around Chicago are returning to school. This means that drivers throughout DuPage County will be sharing the road with school buses and young pedestrians who are walking home from school or home from the bus stop. When drivers fail to take precautions near school zones, serious car accidents can happen.

It is extremely important for automobile drivers to be careful in any areas where children might be present and to know the laws surrounding passenger vehicles and school buses.

Millions of Kids Returning to School: What Do You Need to Know About Accident Risks?

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car-accidents-pedestrian-injuries-DuPage-County.jpgPedestrians are often in the bulls-eye of danger when it comes to car accidents. Traffic at intersections can be a major area of confusion and concern. About 40 percent of the estimated 5,811,000 crashes that occurred in the United States in 2008 were intersection-related crashes. Although road rules can be seemingly clear, many drivers—for a multitude of reasons—can find themselves involved in a nasty car accident scene.

Sometimes, signage and a lack of courtesy can lead to an accident, but so does negligence. If a driver displayed negligent conduct, and you were injured because of this negligence, then you may have a case.

Being involved and injured in a car accident is a traumatic situation. However, moving forward with a court case can be overwhelming too. Yet having an experienced and diligent car accident attorney by your side increases your chances of a successful litigation to receive compensation for injuries sustained.

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car accident, DuPage County personal injury attorneys, injured in a truck accident, Mevorah Law Offices LLC, accident injury, car accident injuryDrivers who train to operate large tractor trailers are required to know the nuances of how to safely drive the truck. There are more levels of techniques over and beyond that used to operate regular cars or SUV’s. And while fender benders can run the gamut in terms of severity, if you are in a car, the risk of an impact from a truck is much worse. In 2010, Illinois reported 2,569 Injuries in Crashes Involving Large Trucks.

If your loved one has been hurt in an accident involving a truck, you should seek legal assistance. If it turns out that the truck driver was negligent in their operation of the vehicle, and that is what contributed to the accident, compensation may be awarded. Call a personal injury attorney to establish whether a case can be made.

Commercial Driving Techniques

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