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Dangers of Drowsy Driving

Published: Mar 2, 2020 Auto Accident, Drunk Driving, Personal Injury

Driving takes concentration and attention, two elements that are in short supply when a person is overtired. Getting behind the wheel while feeling drowsy is a dangerous practice that is all too common in our sleep-deprived society. Common or not, driving a motor vehicle...

Car Accidents and Road Conditions

Published: Feb 12, 2020 Auto Accident, Personal Injury

When it comes to car accidents, common contributing factors include everything from driver behaviors, distractions, mistakes, the actions of other drivers, or conditions of the roads. It can be easier to determine liability when the actions of a driver clearly led to the accident....

Car Accident Spinal Cord Injuries

Published: Jan 31, 2020 Auto Accident, Personal Injury, Serious Injuries

Car accidents are the leading cause of spinal cord injuries, according to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center. There are approximately 17,730 new spinal cord injury cases each year, and car accidents are responsible for 39.3 percent of these injuries. Spinal cord injuries...

Winter Driving Safety Tips

Published: Jan 24, 2020 Auto Accident, Personal Injury

Winter weather presents hazards for all drivers in Illinois. Preparing for cold temperatures, snow, ice, and low visibility helps reduce the risk of a car accident. Travelers should take extra precautions during winter to stay safe on the snow and ice-covered roads. Winter in...

Dangers While Driving Pregnant

Published: Jan 9, 2020 Auto Accident, Personal Injury

Expectant mothers are often advised to avoid certain activities during their pregnancy. Activities such as smoking, drinking alcohol, and flying on a plane after 36 weeks can be harmful to the mother and baby. However, when it comes to traveling, many women wonder what...

What Should I Do After a Car Accident?

Published: Jan 3, 2020 Auto Accident, Personal Injury

Car accidents happen very quickly, leaving victims faced with injuries and property damage. It is not always easy to keep a clear mind once they happen, especially when people are hurt. Driving defensively, being prepared, and knowing the proper steps to take afterwards can...

A Message to Our Customers About Coronavirus COVID-19:
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A Message to Our Clients About Coronavirus COVID-19:

In response to the Coronavirus pandemic, Cates Mahoney, LLC is doing our part to comply with government warnings and restrictions. We do this out of concern for the safety, health and well-being of our clients and employees. To protect everyone from any unnecessary risk of exposure to Coronavirus (COVID-19), all future appointments will be conducted by telephone only. Walk-in appointments will not be accepted at this time. This policy will remain in place through April 3, 2020, but could obviously change depending on future government warnings and restrictions within our State and elsewhere.

We appreciate your understanding during this uncertain time.