Legal Resources

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Do not swerve for wildlife in the road

You’re driving along through Illinois, the cruise control on, going 55 MPH. Suddenly, a deer runs out of the trees and into your lane. You have to decide, in almost no time at all, if you’re going to hit it or try to swerve around it.

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New law makes it easier to expunge juvenile records

Most people would agree that the mistakes somebody makes as a child shouldn’t keep them from going to college, getting a job, or finding a place to live. However, until recently, Illinois’ inefficient expungement system and poor confidentiality laws meant that people with juvenile arrest and criminal records were often held back because of those past mistakes.

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When can I sue my employer for a work-related injury?

Whether people are driving to a job in the Chicago area, shopping at a mall or are just using a commercial product, they can become injured due to the actions of another party. A drunk driver, a store owner who failed to warn of a slippery surface or a company that sold a faulty design could be found responsible for the victim’s medical bills, lost wages and other damages.

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4 tips for choosing a personal injury lawyer

Whether people are driving to a job in the Chicago area, shopping at a mall or are just using a commercial product, they can become injured due to the actions of another party. A drunk driver, a store owner who failed to warn of a slippery surface or a company that sold a faulty design could be found responsible for the victim’s medical bills, lost wages and other damages.

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Why do truckers tailgate cars?

An Illinois driver who allegedly ran through a red light started a multi-vehicle accident in Oak Lawn on Oct. 5, and recent toxicology testing has revealed that the 81-year-old Illinois man was intoxicated when the fatal crash occurred.

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Massive wreck in Illinois involves 11 vehicles, 3 killed

An Illinois driver who allegedly ran through a red light started a multi-vehicle accident in Oak Lawn on Oct. 5, and recent toxicology testing has revealed that the 81-year-old Illinois man was intoxicated when the fatal crash occurred.

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Are insured Illinois drivers covered when lending their vehicles?

Know who is responsible and if your insurance has you covered if someone is involved in an accident while borrowing your car.

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The changing demographics of motorcycle riders

It’s very interesting to note some of the shifts in motorcycle ownership over the years. They show how the demographics are changing and help to illustrate what types of riders you can expect to see on the road.

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Crystal Lake man killed in motorcycle collision

Motorcycles are one of the great classic ways to ply the roads of America, with the convenience of a smaller and more efficient vehicle as well as the thrill of speed. Illinois, with its population centers and massive road system, plays host to thousands of resident bikers and many more visitors who prefer to see the gateway to the Midwest from behind handlebars.

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Do I have to wear a helmet when riding a motorcycle?

DuPage County residents make personal decisions about the safety gear they wear while riding bicycles or motorcycles. Illinois is one of just three states with no universal or partial law requiring bicyclists or motorcyclists of any age to wear helmets.