Back-To-School Reminders From Chicago Personal Injury Lawyers: Pedestrian Safety

Back-To-School Reminders From Chicago Personal Injury Lawyers: Pedestrian Safety

If you are lucky enough to live close enough to your school to walk, you can avoid the traffic and have a nice walk with your child to school and then hear about their day on the way home. However, if for some reason you are not going to walk with them, you need to make sure they know the rules of being a safe pedestrian. You can teach these rules to them during your walks to school so that when the time comes, they will always follow the rules when they are by themselves. Sidewalks. Always walk on the sidewalk when one is available. If Continue reading

Uninsured Motorist Coverage Can Help Children Who Have Been The Victim Of Hit-And-Run Auto Accidents

Last week I met with the family of a seven-year-old boy who received horrific orthopedic injuries (fractured tibia and fibula with de-gloving of his leg) he sustained due to being hit by a car as he was crossing the street with friends. The driver completely ignored a traffic signal before hitting the boy and racing away before their plates could be written down. Several months after the incident-- and several leg and arm surgeries later, the boy’s parents called to tell me about the incident and inquired as to what if anything they could Continue reading