What Do You Do If Someone Has Hit Your Car and Driven Off?

Getting into a car accident is scary, no matter what the situation may be. The impact can be jarring, the injuries can be painful, and the emotional fallout can be surprisingly intense. Many car accident victims are surprised to find how intense the experience can be. Hit and run accidents amplify these feelings. Without the…

Does Public Transportation Reduce Accidents?

People use public transportation for different reasons. Some do it out of necessity, while others appreciate the lower environmental impact of these modes of transportation. Whatever the reason, it’s important to consider your safety and security while riding buses, trains, and trolleys. As with any vehicle, it’s possible to get into an accident while on…

What Percentage of Motorcycle Riders Have Accidents?

Motorcycles are popular vehicles in the United States, but they are also inherently dangerous for several reasons. While they are light and maneuverable compared to cars, they also offer very little physical protection to a rider in an accident. Each year, about 90,000 motorcycle accidents occur throughout the United States. When compared to the total…

Are Scooters Dangerous?

Electric scooters are becoming increasingly popular modes of transportation. These vehicles offer a less expensive alternative to cars and provide the rider with a fun experience on the way to their destination. There are even companies that loan scooters in urban areas. The user finds a scooter via an app, pays their fee, hops on,…

What Are the Top Ten Causes of Car Accidents?

Car accidents are extremely difficult incidents to handle, regardless of their severity. Even a minor accident can be stressful and cause property damage or minor injuries that are challenging to move on from in the days after the crash. Other car crashes, however, can have far more dire outcomes, including catastrophic injury or even death.…

How Many Trucking Accidents Happen a Year?

Across the United States, commercial trucks play a valuable role. These bulky vehicles are responsible for transporting all kinds of goods across the country. Trucks are a crucial element of American transportation as a whole. Without them, commerce would be far more complicated than it needs to be. There is no shortage of semi-trucks on…

Steve Greeley’s Distinguished Service Award

Today, we celebrated our partner, Steve Greeley, as he earned the Distinguished Service Award at the McHenry County Government Center. Dedicated Service to McHenry County Steve received this award for his outstanding efforts outside of legal work to help McHenry county. Below are some of those efforts: President of the board of Prairie State, 2018-present…

How to Refinance Your Mortgage in Illinois

When a mortgage is refinanced, a current home loan is replaced with a new one. There are many reasons to take this step. Some Illinois homeowners wish to refinance in order to secure a loan with a better interest rate. Other homeowners opt to refinance a mortgage to switch to a different type of loan,…

Buyer’s Market vs. Seller’s Market: What You Need to Know

The common fluctuations in the real estate market are often described as being either a buyer’s market or a seller’s market. In a broad sense, these terms refer to supply and demand at any given time, although there are various factors that can affect the real estate market. Below, we dive more into these common…

The Do’s and Don’ts of Buying a Home in Illinois

In 2019, around 6 million homes were sold in the United States, a number that dipped sharply in 2020, primarily due to COVID concerns. On a positive note, the buying market is expected to improve in 2021, according to HousingWire. If you have plans to buy a house this year, consulting with a real estate…

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