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    What to Do When an Insurance Company Wrongfully Denies Your Car Accident Claim
    Posted on October 15, 2019 To

    What to do When an Insurance Company Wrongfully Denies Your Car Accident Claim

    When you are involved in a car accident that is the other person’s fault, it is natural to assume you will simply file a claim and the liable party’s insurance company will cover your car repairs, medical expenses, and any other damages. Unfortunately, the process isn’t always so straightforward. What seems like a clear-cut situation to you might not be so obvious to the other person and their insurance company, who could deny your claim….

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    Posted on July 23, 2019 To

    The Key Steps Involved in Filing a Car Accident Lawsuit

    No matter the scale of the damages, car accidents bring significant emotional and physical stress to the victim. And in some cases, that damage extends beyond the individual to financial losses, such as a totaled car or unmanageably high medical bills. When that happens, filing a lawsuit is one of your options. Before you decide to pursue this route, however, it’s important to be aware of the entire timeframe of events that happens in car…

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    Posted on June 5, 2019 To

    What Should I Do After a Car Accident?

    Car accidents happen all the time. Our Chicago personal injury law firm believes it is important to always be prepared in case it happens to you. If you are in a car accident, you may initially feel flustered or scared, but it is important to try to remain calm and remember that this is the best time to capture information about the accident. Here is a checklist that you can place in your glove compartment…

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    Posted on May 17, 2019 To

    How Long After an Illinois Car Accident Do You Have to Claim an Injury?

    Not everyone needs or wants to claim an injury immediately following a car accident – in Chicago, or anywhere. This is understandable. Car accidents are unexpected events that can be emotionally jarring, not to mention disruptive to everyday living. But if the crash doesn’t cause significant damage to your person, you may not feel the need to go to the doctor, let alone go through the time-consuming steps and paperwork required to claim a car…

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    Posted on April 12, 2019 To

    What to Look for in a Car Accident Lawyer

    If you have been in a car accident that caused injury, or have a loved one that was in a car accident that caused injury or death, it can be devastating. Most car accidents are due to negligence – finding legal representation immediately after the accident is important because the other party might be doing the same. There are many Chicago car accident attorneys, it is critical you know if they have the knowledge and…

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    Posted on March 21, 2018 To

    Self-Driving Uber Kills Arizona Woman in First Fatal Crash Involving a Pedestrian

    Uber’s program of self-driving cars in several cities across the U.S. has resulted in the tragic death Sunday, March 18, 2018, of a pedestrian on a street in Tempe, Arizona, the first death in the U.S. involving self-driving vehicles. Uber released a statement that it was pausing its self-driving car operations in Phoenix, Pittsburgh, San Francisco and Toronto. This incident follows the temporary suspension of all self-driving vehicles in Arizona last year following a crash…

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    Posted on January 23, 2017 To

    Uber Ends Self-Driving Car Test After Violating State Laws and Driving Unsafely

    Many believe that self-driving cars will take over American roads in the very near future. If these changes are to happen, however, automotive companies and government regulators must work closely to ensure the rollout of these vehicles is as safe as possible. The initial signs are not encouraging. Too often, self-driving car companies test their vehicles on American roads without seeking permission from the government agency. Uber, the transportation company, is the most recent company…

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    Posted on November 4, 2016 To

    When Self-Driving Cars Cause Accidents, Who is Liable?

    If one is to believe the media, self-driving cars aren’t a matter of if; they are a matter of when. In recent years, domestic and foreign automakers, transportation companies like Uber and Lyft, and even technology companies like Google have invested many millions in self-driving technology. While self-driving technology seems inevitable to many, there are still many questions on how self-driving vehicles would fit into American roads and highways. Automakers, the government, insurance companies and…

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    Posted on October 27, 2016 To

    The Safety Concern of Self-Driving Cars

    Driverless or self-driving cars just received the green light from federal auto safety regulators. A recent New York Times article titled: “Self-Driving Cars Gain Powerful Ally: The Government” sheds positive light on driver-less cars and the government regulation that favors the booming automated vehicles industry. There could be real public safety concerns to be addressed, however, especially given recent crashes of semi-autonomous cars. Safety experts point out current motor vehicle accident statistics should be considered…

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