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Car accident victim's families may be eligible for compensation

When raising a child, parents childproof their homes, encourage their children to wear helmets when riding bicycles, teach kids to look both ways before crossing the street and other things in attempt to protect their children from dangers in the world. Unfortunately, a parent cannot always control the actions of other people that may bring harm to their child. Recently in Illinois, a mother and daughter lost their lives in a car accident due to the apparent reckless driving of another man.

Fatal bicycle accident may warrant compensation for family

People choose to ride bicycles for a number of reasons. Many ride them for exercise, recreation enjoyment, convenience or lack of another vehicle for transportation. Whatever the reason people ride, they face many dangers sharing the roads with larger vehicles. The drivers of larger cars and trucks frequently fail to see and properly yield to bicycles, at times resulting in a bicycle accident. Many car and truck drivers may not realize that the state of Illinois recognizes bicycles as a vehicle, giving cyclists the same rights on roads.

A motorcycle crash may leave a family with unexpected expenses

After a long winter many motorcycle owners enjoy cruising Illinois roadways when beautiful spring weather arrives. Unfortunately, negligent drivers of larger vehicles can be very dangerous to a bike rider. Recently, a man was sentenced to 25 years in prison after he was involved in a fatal motorcycle crash and failed to report it.

Illinois hit-and-run car accident became fatal

Numerous factors and studies are taken into account to determine the speed limit for streets. Safety for all drivers and pedestrians are a big factor in determining those limits. While many speed violations may only result in a citation, there are times that speeding can cause a car accident and result in serious consequences. Recently, an Illinois woman lost her life after a speeding driver ran over her causing a fatal injury.

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