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What To Do When Experiencing Neck Pain After a Car Accident

Published on Feb 3, 2023 at 9:48 pm in Car Accidents.

What To Do When Experiencing Neck Pain After a Car Accident

There are many different types of injuries that can stem from an Illinois car accident, although one of the most common ones is neck pain. There are different types of neck pain that someone can suffer, which we’ll detail below. Some of those neck injuries may only result in a victim suffering temporary setbacks, but others may leave a more lasting impact on a person’s future health and lifestyle.

The steps someone who has suffered a suspected or known neck injury takes immediately following a car crash can significantly impact the extent of the pain they experience. It can also affect whether they experience any long-term functional impairments. Continue reading for step-by-step instructions on what to do when experiencing neck pain after an accident.

Can a Car Accident Be No One’s Fault?

Published on Dec 22, 2022 at 5:20 pm in Car Accidents.

Can a car accident be no ones fault?

One of the first steps many people take after a serious car accident is to determine fault. When you determine who was at fault, you can begin legal proceedings to recover compensation for any crash-related injuries, including medical bills, auto repairs, lost wages, and more. But what happens if no one appears to be at fault? Is it possible for a car accident to be no one’s fault? 

Teen Driving Safety Guide

Published on Dec 16, 2022 at 9:37 pm in Car Accidents.

Teen Driving Safety Guide

It’s finally happened: your teen is old enough to start driving. You may be excited for them that they’re finally of age to secure an Illinois driver’s license, but you’re also a little apprehensive. If you’re a parent, you know they’re eager to get behind the wheel and start driving here in Marion; it can be nerve-racking.

It’s natural for you to want your teen to be safe on the road, but you also don’t want them to become overwhelmed with anxiety every time they get in the car. That’s why our legal team at Prince Law Firm has put together this teen driving safety guide.

Illinois Helmet Laws

Published on Nov 18, 2022 at 7:59 pm in Motorcycle Accidents.

Our state of Illinois holds the distinction of being one of only three states with no helmet laws for motorcycle riders. Nineteen states (including the District of Columbia) currently have universal helmet laws requiring riders and passengers of all ages to wear a helmet. The remaining states hold laws mandating that motorists under a certain age wear a helmet while operating the vehicle. Only Iowa and New Hampshire stand alone with Illinois in an absence of any state-wide motorcycle helmet laws.

Unfortunately, this is not a distinction we can be proud of. Although there are legitimate arguments that the choice to wear a helmet lies with the rider, safety experts strongly advise that all motorcycle riders wear a helmet, regardless of age or experience. Even the most experienced biker can be struck by a negligent motorist. In the majority of cases, a helmet serves not to protect the rider from their own errors, but from the error of others.

Prince Law Firm Secures Settlement for Nursing Home Neglect Client

Published on Nov 17, 2022 at 11:07 pm in Firm News.

Prince Law Firm Secures Settlement for Nursing Home Neglect Client
Entrusting the care of our loved ones to nursing home facilities is never an easy choice. However, we know that Illinois families do their best to place their aging parents and grandparents in facilities where they will be loved and cared for. Unfortunately, we also know that many nursing homes and assisted living facilities like to put on a good show, only to allow abusive and neglectful practices to continue behind closed doors.

Prince Law Firm fights for those who have been wrongfully harmed by acts of nursing home neglect. Representing victims of nursing home neglect and abuse is a solemn responsibility we take seriously, treating every client with the dignity and compassion they deserve. In keeping with this mission, we strive to provide unrivalled legal guidance to nursing home neglect victims in Marion, IL.

How Common Is Shoulder Pain After a Car Crash?

Published on Oct 28, 2022 at 8:02 pm in Car Accidents.

How Common Is Shoulder Pain After a Car Crash?

If you’ve been injured in a car crash here in Marion, IL, you may be suffering from shoulder pain. Individuals who suffer shoulder pain tend to initially experience dull pain; however, it may get gradually worse and become particularly debilitating as time wears on.

Below, we’ll discuss how common it is for motorists to suffer shoulder pain after a car crash. We’ll also address the causes of this shoulder pain, what its long-term impacts are, and the importance of seeking medical treatment for an injury such as this. Finally, we’ll let you know what legal remedies you may be eligible to receive if an automobile accident left you with a lingering shoulder injury.

What Not To Say to an Insurance Adjuster After an Accident

Published on Oct 7, 2022 at 9:09 pm in Car Accidents.

What Not To Say to an Insurance Adjuster After an Accident

An insurance adjuster is an individual who investigates claims and determines whether someone is owed compensation and, if so, how much. You will speak to at least two insurance adjusters—one from the other driver’s auto insurer and one from your own—after the accident.

The insurance company is not your friend. They will seek to limit their own liability at every turn, starting with whatever information they can draw out of you. If you’ve been injured in a car crash through no fault of your own, you’ll need to know what not to say to an insurance adjuster after an accident.

How To Reduce Semi Truck Accidents

Published on Sep 30, 2022 at 7:24 pm in Truck Accidents.

How To Reduce Semi Truck Accidents

If there’s one detail about driving that all motorists should keep in mind, it’s an activity requiring all drivers to do their part to keep our roadways safe here in Marion, IL. All motor vehicle operators, including passenger car drivers, motorcyclists, and truckers, must understand how their vehicles function and each other’s driving behaviors to accommodate each other better. Here at Prince Law Firm, we often see the aftermath of this lack of knowledge.

So many semi truck accidents happen because truckers don’t apply what they’ve learned about how their tractor-trailers function in the classroom when out on the road. Likewise, these truck accidents happen because motorists don’t take time to learn about how 18-wheelers function, which is information that could save their lives. This article will explore what all motorists should know to reduce semi truck accidents.

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