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Category: Car Accidents

If you have been injured in a car accident, it's important to talk to an experienced car accident lawyer before you accept a settlement offer. Your lawyer will calculate your economic and non-economic damages to determine the approximate value of your case. Your car accident attorney will take into account all of your medical expenses, lost income, rehabilitation costs, and pain and suffering to estimate what a fair settlement will be. 
The car’s height and the pedestrian’s height determine the point of contact, accident seriousness, and the severity of the injuries sustained. Larger vehicles usually result in tragic pedestrian accidents. Why? The initial impact throws the pedestrian to the ground, and the vehicle runs over the pedestrian. 
In Illinois, the majority of car accident cases are handled through settlement arrangements between the injury victim's car accident lawyer and the at-fault party's insurance company. To determine compensation for damages, the injury claim must be investigated and evaluated by an insurance claims adjuster.
Since Uber officially launched in 2012, the company has received hundreds of complaints from passengers reporting Uber drivers high on drugs.
Uber carries a $1 million insurance policy to cover ride-share accidents and injuries for drivers, passengers, and third parties, but restrictions apply. Uber, a major ride-share company in the United States, is heavily insured with a $1 million policy for accident liability.
According to company regulations, Uber does not tolerate the use of alcohol or drugs by drivers using the Uber app. However, passenger lawsuits alleging drunk driving by Uber drivers raise questions about the enforcement of Uber regulations.