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Recent Chicago Bicyclist & Pedestrian Deaths Underscore Demand for Street Safety

Negligent Drivers Must Be Held Accountable. If You Were Hit By A Car, Our Pedestrian Accident Attorneys Can Protect Your Legal Rights. A series of recent pedestrian and cyclist deaths have refreshed community outrage over what they call a lack of protection for vulnerable road users. The most recent pedestrian and cyclist fatalities in Chicago...

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Report: Pedestrian Deaths in U.S. Reach a 40-Year High

According to a new estimate from the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), 7,485 pedestrians were struck and killed by drivers across the country in 2021. That’s an average of 20 deaths a day and the highest number of pedestrian fatalities in a single year in four decades. The number of deaths in pedestrian accidents was...

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Fatal Bicycle Crash in Chicago's West Loop Raises Safety Concerns

Cyclist Dies After Being Struck by Impaired Driver Along Madison Street A fatal bicycle accident in Chicago's West Loop resulted in the death of a 42-year-old cyclist and put the spotlight once again on bicycle rider safety. Bicycle safety advocates say the section of Madison Street where the crash occurred is riskier for bike riders...

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Larger Vehicles More Likely To Hit Pedestrians When Turning

Drivers of SUVs, Pickup Trucks, Vans, and Minivans Need to Pay Attention and Avoid Causing Pedestrian Accidents All drivers have an obligation to drive their vehicles safely and exercise due care to avoid collisions with vulnerable road users, such as bicyclists and pedestrians. Sidewalks, crosswalks, signage, and other types of roadway infrastructure are intended to...

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Six-Figure Verdict Provides Accountability for Dooring Crash

The Verdict Shows Cook County Residents Are Willing To Step In and Protect Bicyclists A recent court victory for a Keating Law Offices client showed that the tides are shifting in favor of bicycle safety in Chicago. The injured cyclist, Guadalupe Cebreros, sustained a concussion, contusions, and other injuries in June 2017 when a passenger...

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New Laws, Advocacy, Bike Lanes Benefit Chicago Bicyclists

A Chicago Bicycle Accident Lawyer Explains How the Improvements Can Help Keep Cyclists Safe This year could turn out to be safer for Chicago cyclists, thanks to several new state laws and bicycle advocacy groups working to expand bike lanes in Chicago and reduce the number of bicycle accidents in the greater Chicago area. “Historically,...

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Chicago Moving Forward with Major Bike Lane Expansion

In September 2021, the Chicago Department of Transportation (DOT) announced it is installing 100 miles of new and upgraded bike lanes, using $17 million in new funding from the mayor’s Chicago Works plan over this year and next. It’s the largest expansion of bike lanes in the city’s history. Commissioner Gia Biagi said the agency...

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Safety Tips for Halloween and Driving When It's Dark

Our Chicago Attorneys Explain What You Should Know Trick-or-treating on Halloween can be a fun family event, but not if someone gets hurt because a negligent driver is inattentive. As the days get shorter and pedestrians become harder to see, drivers need to stay alert and be on the lookout for our most vulnerable road...

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