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Dangerous Highways in Illinois

Lake County Highway Accident Attorneys

Lake County High-Speed Accident Attorneys

Heavy traffic traveling at high speeds can create some of the most dangerous conditions on the road. Coupled with severe weather that is common in Northern Illinois, drivers are at a high risk, especially during the winter months when visibility is low and ice or snow accumulates on the roads. Highway accidents are common throughout the area and can result in very serious, even deadly injuries. At Salvi & Maher, LLP, we represent clients who have been involved in accidents and suffered an injury or lost a loved one.

You need immediate advocacy after a highway accident. Before you sign any paperwork or agree to a settlement, contact us to ensure that your rights are fully protected.

Rear-End Collisions and Highway Blind Spots

Many of the accidents caused on highways involve rear-end collisions, because drivers may be using a cell phone, texting while driving, or otherwise not paying attention to their surroundings. Others can involve merging or cars changing lanes without checking their blind spots. After a highway accident, it is important to consult with an experienced attorney who can determine the cause of your accident and identify all responsible parties.

Protecting Victims' Rights in DuPage and McHenry County

At Salvi & Maher, LLP, we work with experts to recreate the accident scene, contact witnesses, and use physical evidence, including black box evidence, to determine the cause of the accident and whether drivers were negligent on the road. Our law firm knows how devastating a highway accident can be for victims. We will take action as soon as possible to protect your rights and recovery.

Dangerous highways in Illinois include:

  • Dan Ryan Expressway
  • Tri-State Tollway
  • Edens Expressway / Interstate 94 (I-94)
  • Kennedy Expressway
  • Eisenhower Expressway / Interstate 290 (I-290)
  • Stevenson Expressway / Interstate 55 (I-55)
  • Elgin O'Hare Expressway
  • Interstate 57 (I-57)
  • Interstate 294 (I-294)
  • Interstate 90 (I-90)
  • Interstate 80 (I-80)

Highway Trucking Accidents in Illinois

As a midwestern region linking Wisconsin, Indiana, Iowa, and even the coasts, Northern Illinois is a national hub of some of the worst traffic in the country. In addition to commuter traffic, the region is known for the heavy trucking loads that traverse its roadways every day. Even though Illinois does not allow trucks in the far left lane, the danger to other drivers continues to be significant. We represent clients in truck accident cases involving improper loads, fatigued drivers, cell phone use, and recklessness or general negligence on the road.

Schedule Your Free Consultation Today

If you or a loved one has been injured in a highway accident, set up a free initial consultation at one of our four convenient locations. Contact us by calling 847-662-3303 today. We only charge attorneys' fees and associated costs if we recover a verdict or settlement in your favor. From offices in Lake County, McHenry County, Cook County, and DuPage County, Salvi & Maher, LLP represents clients in Waukegan, Wheaton, Richmond, Libertyville, Chicago, and the surrounding areas.

Contact a Lake County Vehicle Accident Attorney Who is Ready to Help You

If you or a member of your family has been injured in a motor vehicle accident, contact our office. Call 847-662-3303 to set up a free initial consultation at one of our four convenient locations. There is no risk because we only collect fees if you collect compensation. With offices in Libertyville, Waukegan, Richmond, and Chicago, we represent clients in Lake County, Cook County, DuPage County, and McHenry County.

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