According to statistics compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, teenage drivers are some of the most dangerous drivers on the road.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition triggered by a terrifying event. According to the Mayo Clinic, symptoms include flashbacks, nightmares, severe anxiety and uncontrollable thoughts about the event. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/post-traumatic-stress-disorder/DS00246. Many people who go […]
Drunk drivers in Illinois often face not only criminal prosecution (brought by the government) but also civil litigation (brought by the victim or the victim’s family). Typically, anyone harmed by a drunk driver, such as a pedestrian, motorist or passenger, […]
For all you motorcycle riders out there – there are new laws in Illinois that may apply to you!
Between 2001 and 2008, more than 34,000 motorcyclists were killed and an estimated 1,222,000 motorcyclists were treated in U.S. emergency rooms for non-fatal injuries. Motorcycle riders know all too well that other drivers often fail […]
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 1.7 million people suffer a Traumatic Brain Injury (“TBI”) each year. TBI is considered “a serious public health problem in the United States,” according […]
Everyone that operates a motor vehicle is responsible for the safety of others on the road. But not all motor vehicle drivers abide by that rule. Careless drivers come in all shapes and sizes: drunk […]
Bicycle riding is a great way to enjoy the outdoors and get some exercise. But each year more than 500,000 people in the U.S. are treated in emergency rooms as the result of bicycle-related injuries. […]