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Age, Weight, and Height Requirements for Child Car Seats in Illinois

Published on Jul 9, 2019 at 11:12 am in Auto Accident.

Parents and guardians always want to make sure their child is safely secured in their car seat before driving. However, some may not know the Illinois booster seat laws that determine what type of equipment your child needs and which direction they should face while in the vehicle. If a collision occurs, a child that is incorrectly secured could sustain severe injuries.

If your child has been injured in a car accident, it’s important to know that there are people who may be able to help you get justice. The lawyers at Thomas Law Offices in Chicago understand that you’re going through a difficult time. When you need someone to speak up for you or a loved one, our lawyers are there for you.

Autonomous Mail Delivery Truck Route Starting Between Phoenix and Dallas

Published on Jun 20, 2019 at 12:22 pm in Auto Accident.

Parked USPS mail carrier

While the United States Postal Service may be referred to as “snail mail” in this digital age, technology may soon change that. USPS has started using self-driving trucks to send mail. There aren’t any drivers to get fatigued or that will need sleep. While the test runs have a safety driver behind the wheel and an engineer in the passenger seat to evaluate everything, this is not the long-term plan. Eventually, the trucks will be able to transfer mail without needing a reason to stop.

Car Accident Recovery: What Comes After the Hospital Stay?

Published on Apr 30, 2019 at 9:36 am in Auto Accident.

Recovering from an automobile crash can be a long process. While it’s likely a hospital stay is the first step in healing, this is often the shortest step. The process really begins once you are home. Even with doctor’s orders, it can be difficult to know what to do once you’re home. You may be instructed to rest, or you may have to undergo physical therapy or surgical procedures. It’s important to understand the recovery process, so you know when you can return to work and how you can strengthen your car accident claim.

Understanding Your Maximum Medical Improvement

When you are observed, diagnosed, and treated after a car accident, your physician will be able to give you your maximum medical improvement (MMI). An MMI refers to the point in your medical treatment where you will have recovered as much as you will from the injuries you sustained in the collision. Depending on the severity of injuries, it can take months or even years to reach your MMI.

How to Block the Ability to Text While Driving

Published on Apr 9, 2019 at 9:02 am in Auto Accident.

While aggressive driving behaviors like speeding and tailgating are responsible for their fair share of accidents, there is another in particular that causes many wrecks: Distracted driving. Many people drive with cell phones and try to use their device while driving. Accidents occur because people are looking down at their phones and don’t see what’s happening on the road. People may think that they can multitask, but this does not apply to driving. Their phone keeps at least one hand off the wheel and the driver’s eyes down, which makes it easy to cause a crash.

If you’ve been injured in an auto wreck by a distracted driver, you can file a car accident claim to hold them accountable and get the compensation you deserve. An attorney from Thomas Law Offices will help defend your case and make sure your compensation will help cover the cost of your injuries.

Can Soft Tissue Damage Be Permanent?

Published on Mar 26, 2019 at 10:42 am in Auto Accident.

When thinking about the physical consequences related to accidents, fractures are probably one of the first injuries that come to mind. While broken bones can be serious, there are other injuries that can result in just as much pain and a long recovery process. One of those injuries is soft tissue damage.

While a number of injuries can result in soft tissue damage, car accident injuries are among the most common causes. The severity of the injury greatly depends on the severity of the crash, the force of impact, and the initial state of the victim’s health. While many soft tissue injuries are minor or will heal over time, many others come with long-lasting effects and may even be permanent. When soft tissue damage becomes catastrophic or permanent, a person will likely need to change how they live their day to day life.