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Motorcycle Riders are at risk & may become a victim of someone else’s negligence

Here at the Horwitz Law Group, both Jared Duggan and Mark Horwitz are motorcycle riders themselves. They understand the mechanics of riding and understand that you have to share the road with vehicles that are much larger, heavier, and don't pay attention to motorcycle vehicles. Often times you are obeying the law, driving safely, within the speed limits and you are the victim of someone else's negligence. You need to make that known to all those around, especially the police. Put down that misconception that motorcycle drivers are the cause of many vehicle accidents. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vhOXzRMtoVU Contact a Chicago Motorcyle Accident Attorney Today! Whether...

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Pedestrian Accidents Should be Taken very seriousely..

Pedestrians aka People who walk on foot vs driving are often the most susceptible to negligent drivers, particularly in large cities, like Chicago or New York that have a higher volume of vehicular as well as foot traffic. Under Illinois law, pedestrians don’t have the right of way unless they happen to be in a crosswalk. In the event that you or someone you know has suffered a serious pedestrian accident, you will need to know your rights & discuss with a law firm you can trust. At The Horwitz Law Group, our Chicago pedestrian vehicle accident attorneys provide exceptional...

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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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Filing a Personal Injury Lawsuit after a Chicago Train Accident

Every year, more than 2,500 train accidents are reported, according to the statistics of the Department of Transportation & the Federal Railroad Administration. The accidents have devastating consequences and in many cases, even lead to death. Trains are big machines with a large mass. Whether it is a commuter train, passenger or freight train, light or heavy rail or rapid transit systems, stopping a train at a moment’s notice is almost impossible. This leads to the inevitable situation that train collisions often lead to catastrophic results without injury and death. Train Accident Claims When dangerous cargo is spilled, train accidents can also harm...

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Injured while Driving a Truck?

The massive, obtrusive character of any truck as well as the high speeds in which they travel frequently leads to serious dangers for other people while traveling.  Even at low speeds, sufferers of tractor-trailer crash accidents and truck wrecks can suffer really serious, even fatal injuries when linked to a trucking accident.  The Horwitz Law Group, our Chicago truck accident lawyers, offer aggressive, personalized service to make sure that our clients recover the compensation they deserve after any sort of accident. Why Do Trucking Accidents Occur? Truck accidents can occur for a variety of reasons - or no particular reason whatsoever. When...

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Injured in a Car Accident?

Car accidents happen at the most unexpected times and when they do, emotions are very high and injuries can be very severe. There are some important things that must be done at the scene of the accident or as soon as possible afterwards. If you haven’t ever been in an accident, print this up and keep it in your car. If you have just been in an accident, read this before you contact your Insurance Company. Do Not Leave the Scene of an Accident – Ever! Leaving the scene of an accident is a criminal offense. You could be charged with hit-and-run. Be...

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Spinal Injuries as a result of automobile accidents

The back is a complex structure of muscles, nerves, bones, and tissue.  Back injuries are among the most common injuries resulting from automobile accidents and can have long term and severe consequences in day to day life.  One common injury is a herniated or slipped disk.  Discs protect the vertebrae from coming together and provide flexibility.  The impact caused from automobile accidents can cause these discs to break which decreases its ability to cushion the spine.  A misplaced disc can also put pressure on nerves which can lead to numbness and pain. The spinal cord links the brain and the rest...

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T-Bone Accident Injury Attorney

T-bone accidents may look like a steak, but they certainly don’t taste as good! T-Bone Accidents are a type of side impact crash that is often the result of aggressive driving.  The accident could be the result of a driver changing lanes abruptly, trying to beat a red light, or pulling into an intersection too soon.  T-bone collisions are one of the most serious type of accident and cause a lot of fatalities. According to the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety found that about 51 percent of deaths occur between cars.  The estimated percent of deaths when factoring in SUV’s and...

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Overload Trucking Accidents

Being involved in a collision with a truck can be devastating. When that truck is overloaded, it is more likely to be involved in an accident. Overloading a truck is when a truck carries over the maximum capacity determined by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Overloading a truck by stacking cargo too high is a risk because items can fall off and can hit other vehicles or cause road hazards. Having too much weight carried in the truck puts strain on the vehicle which can lead to brake failure and also reduces the ability to handle as well in...

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Chicago School Bus Accident Attorney

Buses are used nationwide every day to take children to and from school. School buses are also used for other activities such as field trips or transportation to an away game for the school’s team sports.  Usually, buses are a safe method of transportation and is convenient for parents who have no other way to get their children to school. School bus companies and drivers are the parties responsible for ensuring the safety of the children that ride their buses.  Crashes may still occur due to other negligent drivers.  The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration found that an estimated...

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