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Illinois pedestrian deaths on the rise in 2020

Tragically, pedestrian deaths in Illinois are on the rise. Common sense, however, tells us that this should not be happening. Our attorneys reveal everything you need to know about this troubling trend. A Pandemic of Pedestrian Deaths During the first six months of 2020, the country was suffering from the early stages of the COVID-19...

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Recognizing the signs of abuse in nursing homes

Abuse in nursing homes has become far too common, leaving countless elderly residents suffering from injuries, trauma, and serious illnesses. If you have a loved one that you suspect is a victim of abuse in a nursing home, it's critical that you demand legal action. Sometimes the signs of abuse and neglect are as clear...

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Keating Law Offices attorneys rated by Super Lawyers Magazine for 2021

All three Keating Law Offices attorneys have been honored by Super Lawyers Magazine for 2021. Keating Law Offices founding attorney Michael S. Keating has been rated a Super Lawyer, and Attorneys Thomas Reuland and Catelyn Viggiano have been named "Rising Stars" by Super Lawyers Magazine. Only 2.5% of Illinois attorneys receive the “Rising Stars” honor....

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Things to know about Chicago parking lot injuries

Going to and from work, school, errands, and other daily activities inevitably means spending some time in parking lots. This time combined with the dangers associated with many motor vehicles in a small space has the potential to lead to an injury or even turn deadly. Parking lots are dangerous places, with a high rate...

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Why pedestrian accidents are so common at night

Drivers need to be especially careful after sunset Nighttime has the potential to be dangerous for anybody on the road, but it's particularly dangerous for pedestrians and cyclists. Indeed, according to Marc Green, Ph.D., pedestrian fatalities (adjusted for miles traveled) are three times more common at night. In part, this is because drivers are more...

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Is a pedestrian ever at fault in a car crash?

When you’re behind the wheel, you need to keep your eyes peeled for pedestrians. No one wants to cause a crash, especially one involving a pedestrian. Even at a low speed, a car’s impact with a person's unprotected body can lead to significant injuries or even death. But in pedestrian crashes, is the driver always...

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Safety advocates address obstacles to adding more protected bike lanes throughout Chicago

Keating Law Offices, P.C. has long been an advocate for safe biking conditions throughout Illinois. Protected bike lanes act as physical barriers between bicyclists and motorists. They are proven to reduce the chance of vehicles recklessly turning into a bicyclist’s lane of travel. Protected bike lanes also reduce the likelihood of dooring crashes where a...

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What are my options if I was hurt in a dooring collision?

Bike lanes provide some protection when bicyclists share Chicago streets with cars and trucks. That's until a car door suddenly opens into or in front of the bicyclist's direct path. This can happen when a driver or passenger opens a car door without first checking for bicyclists. No matter how aware bicyclists may be of their...

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What is the safest way for bicyclists to get around?

Chicago is now in Phase Four of loosening COVID-19 restrictions. That means several businesses are reopening under strict social distancing guidelines. Many Chicago residents are either going back to work or getting out more often. Fewer people are using public transit to get around due to the potential spread of COVID-19 at crowded bus or...

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Large trucks pose a danger to bicyclists

We know about the dangers drivers pose to bicyclists. What usually comes to mind is inattentive or reckless drivers in cars. Large trucks also pose a significant danger to bicyclists. Due to their sheer size and weight, they are more likely to cause fatal crashes than smaller passenger cars. Bicyclist critically injured after being dragged...

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