• Chicago Commissioner Troubled by Increase in Pedestrian Fatalities

    Chicago can prove challenging to navigate by foot, particularly when it comes to dealing with traffic and motorists. While the city does have crosswalks at many intersections and pedestrians sidewalks and paths, the fact is that collisions involving drivers are still a common occurrence. After decades of experience in handling these types of cases, our Chicago personal injury attorneys know that the injuries suffered are often severe. With little to protect them, pedestrians are among the most vulnerable road users.[...]

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  • Pedestrian Safety and Chicago Crosswalks

    Are pedestrians safe when they cross the street in Chicago in a crosswalk? Crosswalks are designed to ensure that pedestrians are not at risk of collision with a motor vehicle, and automobiles are required by law to yield to pedestrians in crosswalks. However, pedestrian collisions happen much more often than you might think, and they often occur because a driver in a car or truck is not paying attention or is driving too quickly to come to a stop when[...]

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