The passage of a traffic law doesn't guarantee instant driver awareness or compliance, especially when a law forbids something that was once permitted. Texting while driving in Illinois became illegal in 2010. A lot of drivers apparently missed that news, if results of an Illinois Tollway survey were accurate.
Driving on Chicago's Bishop Ford Freeway has some risks. The high volume of traffic mixed with the speed limit can often lead to accidents. While most of these accidents involve vehicles moving in the same direction, there are some freak accidents that can happen on the Bishop Ford. One of these accidents recently happened.
You don't have to be on the street to be the victim of an auto accident. Sometimes you can be minding your own business indoors when it happens. Among five people injured in a crash on the afternoon of April 18 was a woman in a grocery store.
A recent accident in Chicago showed the domino effect that can happen when one driver makes a careless maneuver.
An accident in Edwardsville, Illinois, took the lives of two people. The crash happened during June of this year. Since then, the estate of the deceased individuals has filed a wrongful death suit against the other drivers involved in the crash, as well as the insurance company that covered one of them.
A new study published by the New England Journal of Medicine has revealed that placing caps on the amount that an injured person can be awarded in a medical malpractice lawsuit only really hurts one party -- the patient.