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Single-vehicle truck accidents can also be deadly

Single-vehicle accidents can be just as serious as crashes that involve multiple vehicles. Truck accidents can especially result in considerable damage due to the size of the vehicles. Semi-trucks typically carry heavy loads, and if a driver is unable to keep the truck under control, the weight of the vehicle could contribute to the severity of the crash, which could result in serious injuries.

Car accident leads to death of Illinois pedestrian

When individuals walk to their destinations, they can face numerous hazards and dangers from other travelers. Typically, utilizing a crosswalk can help reduce the risk of an accident, but crosswalks are not guarantees that a pedestrian will not be involved in a car accident. If a person is operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, pedestrians could become even more at risk of being seriously injured.

Illinois family may consider wrongful death claim after accident

Drunk driving is a very serious matter that can cause accidents and deaths in a matter of seconds. Impaired drivers may make unwise decisions that could result in their being involved in a fatal collision. In such a case, the driver could face charges related to the accident, and the family of the victim may wish to seek compensation against the driver considered responsible by filing a wrongful death claim.

Motorcyclists injured trying to avoid Illinois car accident

When an accident on the roadway takes place, other drivers may instinctually attempt to avoid involvement in the accident. Unfortunately, a car accident could still occur when a driver tries to avoid the initial collision. In such a situation, a driver may wonder if they could pursue compensation for injuries suffered in a resulting accident.

Violations could lead to workers' compensation need in Illinois

Many individuals know that having the proper training is a key part in being able to perform work duties well. Not only does training help employees understand what is expected of them, it can also teach them proper safety measures and what to do in the event of an accident. Lack of training in any profession could result in an injury-causing accident and leave an employee needing workers' compensation.

Alleged DUI leads to possible wrongful death in Illinois

Drunk drivers pose a considerable threat to anyone on the roadways. No one is immune to the potential danger of being involved in a car accident with someone who is under the influence of alcohol. If a person is killed in an accident due to the impairment of another driver, the family of the victim may want to consider filing a wrongful death claim against the driver deemed responsible.

Truck likely swerved into oncoming traffic on purpose

A fatal wreck in St. Louis, Missouri claimed the life of a 29-year-old man on a motorcycle after a truck swerved off course and into his vehicle. The wreck is being investigated by the police, but it appears that negligence played a role in the crash. According to the police, the 53-year-old that was driving the pickup that slammed into the motorcycle "attempted to avoid stopped traffic" and crossed over into oncoming traffic. During this maneuver, the 53-year-old hit the 29-year-old, resulting in the fatal accident.

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