Seriously Hurt in a Bicycle Accident: You May Still Get a Ticket in Illinois

Personal injury lawyers and their clients are all too painfully aware that where a bicycle is involved in a serious bicycle accident – the bicyclist is the driver who sustains the worst injuries (see myaccidentlaw.com/blog “bicycle accidents.”) Of course, motorcycle accidents share the same dynamic (same at “motorcycle accidents.”) A recent verdict reported notes the…

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Athletes, Coaches, Parents-New Tool in the War Against Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injury can result in a degenerative brain disease known as  Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE). We have written extensively on this site about the state of research and law aimed at the prevention, treatment and advocacy for victims of this debilitating condition.(see myaccidentlaw.com/blog keyword, brain injury, concussions, Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy). Most victims of serious…

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The Bike Driver in a Motorcylce Accident is Not Always at Fault!

On September 15th, we wrote about the difficulties inherent in pursuing personal injury claims made by the drivers of motorcycles that are involved in motor vehicle accidents. (Winning the Jury; myaccidentlaw.com/blog September 15th, 2011). To add insult to injury, we have written about the brain injuries and loss of memory endemic to riders when they are hurt…

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Did You Cause a Motor Vehicle Accident: Don’t Advertise on Facebook!

A driver of a car which allegedly caused a brain injury has been sued by the driver of the motorcycle he hit. The motorcyclist and his passenger were severely injured, suffering fractured skulls, brain injury and multiple fractures to the cyclist’s upper and lower extremities. His passenger has been required to undergo multiple surgeries and…

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