Pedestrian Safety is a Growing Concern in Big Cities [infographic]

By Donald W. Fohrman
19 May, 2016
Pedestrian safety is a growing concern in big cities around the country. A recent report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) indicates a 10 percent increase in pedestrian fatalities from car accidents since 2014. The report is published annually and shows data collected from all 50 states. Data collected in 2015 shows the largest year-to-year increase in pedestrian injuries and fatalities since national record keeping began in 1975. Increased pedestrian injuries in Chicago have created an urgent need for Illinois car accident lawyers who can provide important legal advice.
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Faster Speed Limits Linked to Rise in U.S. Car Accidents [infographic]

By Donald W. Fohrman
30 Apr, 2016
According to a new study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), over the last 20 years higher speed limits have resulted in over 33,000 auto accident fatalities. In 2013, more than 19,000 fatalities canceled out the number of lives saved by frontal airbags. In Illinois, thousands of people injured in highway auto accidents consulted Illinois personal injury lawyers for legal assistance.

OSHA Makes Ruling On Silica [infographic]

By Donald W. Fohrman
10 Apr, 2016
Each year more than 2.3 million American workers, primarily in construction and the manufacturing of masonry products, are exposed to dangerous levels of silica. To address this problem, OSHA updated its rules on silica for the first time since 1971.
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Technology could reduce traffic fatalities [infographic]

By Donald W. Fohrman
4 Apr, 2016
Cars that are completely self-driven may still be more than a decade away, but auto manufacturers are using some of the same sensor technology to reduce accidents in current vehicles. The integration of these technologies improves safety and saves lives.
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Ways Drivers Can Be Impaired and Not Realize It [infographic]

By Donald W. Fohrman
29 Mar, 2016
Research shows that many things can impair a driver's ability to drive properly. People tend to think about someone being under the influence of drugs and alcohol when they think about impaired driving. Other things that impair one's driving aren't so obvious, but they can be just as dangerous. It is important for someone in an accident to consult a Chicago car accident attorney to determine if the other driver was distracted, because this can affect the amount of compensation they receive.
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