Winters in Chicago and the whole of Illinois have always been the stuff of legend. Inclement weather, heavy snow, ice on our roads and foggy weather all conspire to make even the most skilled of drivers think twice about heading out on our highways unless it’s absolutely necessary such as the commute to and from work. Driving in foggy conditions requires a lot of preparation as well as having your wits with you in order to protect yourself as well as other road users.
Medical emergencies are unavoidable, and life, as they say, happens. If you’ve been involved in a Chicago, Illinois car accident caused by someone who was in the throes of a medical emergency at the time of the accident, you may wonder if you’ll be able to collect compensation. Read on to find out the definitive answer to this question.Read More
Hearing loss is a common side-effect of a Chicago, Illinois personal injury event or accident. Many individuals usually wonder if they will regain full hearing capacity after suffering this kind of trauma, because, let’s face it, the ability to hear can help both enrich your life as well as keep you out of harm’s way, making hearing loss a huge concern for people involved in personal injury cases in Chicago.Read More
Your cervical spine is made up of seven vertebrae found in your neck. These bones are prone to injury in car accidents, slip and falls, bike accidents, construction accidents to mention a few. Injuries can be in the form of cracks or the a vertebrae shattering, which then causes disabling pain that one must seek treatment for if they are to continue to function in society.
A car accident in Chicago or any other major city in Illinois can result in a number of complications, one of which is hearing loss. This is a type of injury which can be transient or permanent, depending on which part of the inner ear was affected. That being said, hearing loss after a Chicago car accident can take you by surprise and require extensive medical tests and specialized treatment which can add up to tens of thousands of dollars. Read More
Hearing loss lawsuits in Chicago personal injury cases are often seen as a result of accidents where airbags deploy forcefully, individuals working in unreasonably loud environments, or people who suffer some kind of injury such as a blow to the head, slip and fall accident or even due to antibiotic drug injury. Your sense of hearing is vital and helps you figure your environment out, orienting you within a certain space, as well as enriching your experience of life.
Semis can weigh tens of thousands of tons. Your average American sedan is no match for these mega vehicles when it comes to an accident scenario: the smaller car almost always gets crushed, with its occupants suffering severe, life-changing injuries. As a Chicago, Illinois semi accident law firm, we empathize with the families of loved ones who were involved in truck accidents in and around Chicago as well as other cities in our state. Chances are, these individuals were blameless, and were the victim of an errant semi driver who wasn’t paying enough attention to the task of driving.
Your skull protects your brain, perhaps the most powerful organ in your body. It is made of thick bony tissue which is resistant to trauma to a certain extent unless there are large forces involved. A skull fracture after a Chicago car accident is a serious injury because of the resultant complications that may arise shortly after your injury.Read More
When you get behind the wheel of a car to either go to work, drop off your kids at school or simply go to the local grocery store, you don’t expect anything bad to happen to you. In fact, most of us think that accidents only happen to other people that we see or hear about in the news. It therefore is shocking when one is involved in an accident which leads to soft tissue injuries which are for the most part not seen by the naked eye.Read More
Driving becomes infinitely harder when it’s raining, and a lot of drivers in Chicago as well as other major cities in Illinois usually have a hard time controlling their vehicles and keeping their cars on course during a light or heavy shower. At Reyes Law Firm, we value the welfare of our current and would-be clients, and it’s because of this that we’d like to share with you some of the safety tips you should use when driving in inclement weather in our state.