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Wide Turn Truck Accidents

Published: Sep 11, 2019 Auto Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident

Commercial trucks require more room to make turns than passenger vehicles. Therefore, truckers must sometimes maneuver wide turns, which require them to take up more than one lane. This can lead to wide turn accidents in which other vehicles are crushed under the truck...

Cost of Car Accidents in Illinois

Published: Aug 7, 2019 Auto Accident, Personal Injury

The Illinois Economic Policy Institute (ILEPI) released a new study that estimates the annual cost of car accidents to the Illinois economy at $3.8 billion. The study considers emergency services, medical costs, lost workdays and productivity, and increased congestion. ILEPI used a model for...

Car Accident Trauma May Cause PTSD

Published: Jul 17, 2019 Auto Accident, Personal Injury

There is no question that car accidents can be extremely stressful, but if the accident involved serious injuries or fatalities, victims may suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), which is a psychological condition brought on after a particularly traumatic experience. Whether the victim was...

What Should I Do If I Witness a Car Accident?

Published: Jun 26, 2019 Auto Accident, Personal Injury

Witnessing a car accident can be a very traumatic event. Depending upon the seriousness of the crash, there could be multiple injuries, fatalities, and dangers at the accident scene itself, including the risks of fuel fires and oncoming traffic.  What you do next can...