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Uninsured Drivers

Despite being required by law in most states, some drivers do not carry insurance on their vehicles.  Uninsured motorists cause hardships for not only themselves but also for anyone involved in the accident with them.  Contact The Horwitz Law Group for a free consultation Liability for the Driver Each state has its own laws pertaining to uninsured drivers.  Some states have now put limit to damages that an uninsured driver can recover following a car accident, even when they are not at fault.  They could be barred from making a claim for pain and suffering, and may also face increased potential liability in some...

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Texting and Driving

Texting and driving is illegal in 43 states (seriously only 43 states?) yet the number of accidents related to texting and driving has not declined.  Most people need more than just a law to keep them from texting and driving. It is proven that any habit takes 21 days to break or start.  Smoking, dieting, exercising anything new takes 21 days to change and become routine.  This includes texting if you are one who is use to texting and driving.  If you can make it 21 days in a row, you’ve formed a new habit to better your life!  When it...

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Finding the Right Personal Injury Attorney for your Case…

If you've been injured and someone else may be at fault, you shouldn't hesitate to talk with a personal injury lawyer. In fact, you should talk with several personal injury lawyers. You'll get several opinions about your case, as well as a feel for the lawyer you'll be comfortable with. And the best part may be it costs nothing to look. Here are some tips to go by as you interview, select and work with a personal injury lawyer. What about Money? You can afford the luxury of interviewing several personal injury lawyers. You'll not be charged a fee for the consultations....

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Keep All Medical Records When Involved In An Accident

Have you been in an accident or injured by medical malpractice? If so, you will need to file a legal claim after the fact. In order to prove that your injuries were caused by the accident or malpractice-- and not a previous medical condition – you will need medical records stating your injuries. In order to file a personal injury lawsuit, your medical records will be key to proving you even have a case. If the third party can dispute your injuries, your case will be lost before it ever gets started. The medical records may even have to be used...

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What You Need to Know About Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney

If you have been seriously hurt, you will need an experienced injury lawyer to hammer out a reasonable settlement, or even file a suit for you. But where do you find a lawyer you can rely on? Just How much will it cost? What questions do you ask to be sure you get the best lawyer for your type of case. Obviously, an excellent personal injury lawyer brings a lot to the table: understanding of legal procedure, support staff to process paperwork, bargaining expertise, and much more. However they will also take a substantial quantity of any compensation awarded in your case....

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What your auto insurance company doesn’t want you to know

The US insurance industry capitalizes on over $30 billion a year.  The Automotive Insurance Industry  pays their CEOs more money than any other industry in America. Question: Do insurance companies, even with all of this money, still strategize to hurt their policyholders’ legitimate claims, for the sake of increasing their profits year in and year out? Answer: Most of The Time...

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An auto accident can sometimes be caused simply by hazardous roadways..

Often times, automobile accidents are not the fault of the drivers or their vehicles, but are the fault of the roadway itself. It will take a seasoned Chi town Motorvehicle accident lawyer who understands the best way to look into any sort of accident claim & they evaluate if a hazardous street or road problem triggered or contributed to a car accident that brought on a serious injury or even death. Dangerous Highway Winter Driving Conditions The Personal injury attorneys of your The Horwitz Law Group have effectively represented customers associated with all kinds of car crashes. We by no means automatically...

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Truck Driver Fatigue & Auto Accidents

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration found that more than 55,000 accidents as a result of fatigued drivers every year.  Surveys that were conducted by the National Sleep Foundation found that about 60 percent of drivers admit to driving drowsy.  Truck drivers are particularly at risk due to long hours and few breaks.  Truck drivers are often on the road for more than eight hours which can double the risk of an accident.  Driver fatigue contributes to about 71,000 injuries and kills, on average, 1,550 people every year.  About 97 percent of the deaths were those of the non-truck automobile. ...

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Chicago Motorcycle Accident Attorney – Left Turns

 The majority of motorcycle accidents are the result of another driver making a left turn and not yielding at an intersection. Due to the small nature of motorcycles, the inability for drivers to see motorcycles is very likely. It is also common for driver’s to ignore motorcyclists while sharing the road.  There are many different reasons that left turn accidents occur.  The most common reasons occur when the driver making the left turn is waived though by another driver or they misjudge the motorcycle’s speed or distance.  Motorcycles can be difficult to spot and it can be exasperated by driver’s...

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Chicago Bicycle Accident Attorney

Everyday bicycle accidents due to the increasing population that ride bikes as a means of transportation as a way to avoid traffic and pollution. In fact, the number of people who ride their bike to work has increase more than 150 percent since 2000.  One third of biking accidents happen when a car collides with a bike.  Head injuries make up about 15 percent of injuries in accidents.  Although laws have been enacted and bike lanes are now in streets, drivers’ negligence and inattentiveness collisions still occur.  The a few of the most common collisions are when a driver turns...

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