Although not all accidents are preventable, the city of Chicago has identified Milwaukee Avenue as a major threat for bicyclists.

Milwaukee Avenue, Other Roads Pose Risks for Chicago Bicyclists

Heavy traffic. Narrow lanes and shoulders. A Metra construction project. These hazards raise the risk of a crash for cyclists and pedestrians. On one stretch of Milwaukee Avenue, all three combined creates an even more dangerous situation for local residents. Between Kilbourn Avenue and Addison Street, Milwaukee Avenue has become the deadliest place in Chicago …

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Man Who Lost Leg in CTA Bus Crash Receives $3 Million Settlement

A man whose leg was amputated after a pedestrian accident involving a bus received a $3 million settlement from the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA).   Raymond Baroud, 80, was hit by a right-turning CTA bus on Chicago’s West Side in November 2018. He was near a crosswalk but not using it when crossing West Madison …

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Chicago Attorney Explains What to Expect in a Personal Injury Case

Personal injury lawsuits are filed to hold negligent parties accountable for causing injuries to someone. The aim is to compel them to compensate an individual who has been harmed due to their carelessness or wrongdoing. Common types of personal injury cases include car accidents, premises liability, medical malpractice and defective products. The injured individual can …

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What to Do if You Are Involved in a Mass Transit Accident

Mass transit accidents can be frightening and have the potential to inflict serious injuries on a large number of people. Such accidents can involve train derailments or bus crashes, to name a few. If you or a loved one has been hurt in a mass transit accident in Illinois, you have the right to pursue …

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Three steps to remember in case of a bicycle accident

Safety is of utmost importance when riding a bicycle. However, accidents can occur no matter how careful you are, whether they are due to road hazards or vehicle collisions. Knowing what to do in the aftermath of a bicycle accident will improve your chances of recovering compensation for your injuries. Here are three key steps …

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What to Do After an E-scooter Accident in Chicago

Electric scooters have had a polarizing effect since they were first introduced to Chicago in June 2019. While people have enjoyed riding scooters as a convenient transportation option, they have also raised safety concerns. E-scooters can cause serious accidents that can result in injuries or even death. If you have been injured after being hit …

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What to do immediately after a motorcycle accident

Being involved in a motorcycle accident can leave you feeling distressed and unsure of what to do. But the steps you take immediately after the incident can have a significant impact on any claim you file later on. If you are ever in a crash, here are four helpful tips to remember from the Chicago …

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Should a personal injury lawyer ask for a retainer?

If you have been injured in an accident, you may be thinking about hiring a personal injury lawyer. Injury victims are often concerned about whether they will be able to afford the costs that come with getting quality legal representation. Fortunately, you do not need to pay a retainer when hiring a personal injury lawyer. …

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SUVs and Pickup Trucks Most Likely to Hit Pedestrians

Pedestrian safety is of utmost importance in a walkable city like Chicago. According to past research, large vehicles pose the highest risk to Chicago pedestrians. When a person traveling on foot is suddenly hit by a vehicle, the force of impact can result in severe or fatal injuries. Researchers from the Insurance Institute for Highway …

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