3 Common Causes of Chicago Car Accidents

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Getting into a car accident can be a traumatic experience. Immediately following an accident, evaluating all injuries and contacting law enforcement are essential. In the days and weeks following, there will be the opportunity to determine how the crash happened and who is at fault.

Below, the Chicago personal injury attorneys at MDR LAW LLC share the three common causes of car accidents in the Windy City.

1. Driver Negligence

Driver negligence is a significant issue on roads and highways around the world. Inattentive, reckless, or overconfident driving can easily cause accidents, injuring or even killing drivers, passengers, and bystanders. Poor decision-making, such as ignoring traffic signals, speeding, or driving under the influence, are other ways driver negligence can contribute to accidents.

2. Defective Car Parts

Defective car parts can pose a serious threat to both drivers and passengers. Defective parts can lead to severe accidents and injuries, from faulty airbags to malfunctioning brakes. In recent years, numerous recalls due to faulty parts have highlighted the need for better regulation and accountability in the auto industry. However, drivers should also stay informed of recalls and promptly address potential vehicle issues.

3. Road Hazards

As drivers, we’re constantly scanning the road for potential hazards. Numerous things can catch us off, including congestion, weather conditions, or reckless drivers. But one hazard that often goes overlooked is the road itself. From potholes to debris, the conditions of the road can also pose a severe threat to our safety.

Chicago Auto Accident Attorneys with 250 Years’ Collective Experience

Understanding the three most common causes of car accidents is critical in keeping you safe on the road. Driver negligence, defective car parts, and road hazards are all factors you should be aware of when driving. Take precautions against them to avoid dangerous and hazardous car accidents.

As cautious as you may be, accidents happen. That’s why if you are injured in a car accident caused by another person’s negligence or carelessness, it’s essential to have a personal injury attorney by your side. The attorneys at MDR LAW LLC understand how devastating dealing with injuries and lost wages can be. Our team will provide you with personalized attention as we work to get you the justice you deserve. We have a proven track record of success in obtaining settlements for our clients, so trust us to handle your case and help you get the best result possible.

Don’t wait any longer – contact MDR LAW LLC online or by phone to schedule a consultation. (312) 500-7944

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