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Injured Driver's Credibility Sinks His Case, Results in Zero Award

A rear end motor vehicle accident occurs. One driver is injured and claims to have sustained neck injury. In the end, the jury awards zero dollars to the injured driver. In spite of appeals ultimately to the Illinois Supreme Court, the case appeared to turn simply on the injured driver's credibility. Once credibility is shattered, especially if it results from the inconsistent testimony of the plaintiff, a case is lost.
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UM/UIM Coverage: Is Your Uninsured/Underinsured Insurance Sufficient?

On November 19, 2003, Mr. and Mrs. Janota were killed in a car accident. The individual liable for the accident was uninsured. The executor of the Janota Estate filed a claim against State Farm for $250,000, and when State Farm agreed to pay the estate only $100,000, filed suit against State Farm seeking to reform the Janota insurance policy to $250,000 for uninsured benefits.
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Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage - What You Should Know

Uninsured Motorist Coverage (UM) applies when a driver causing an accident does not have liability insurance, despite state law requiring all drivers to have this, or runs away following an accident and cannot be found.
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Attorney, Kevin B. Apter, Featured In Illinois Trial Lawyers Journal Discussing Distracted Driving

Our law firm is proud of our deeply rooted experience in representing clients who have been involved in auto accident injuries. Lipkin and Apter attorney, Kevin B.

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Tips for Auto Accident Avoidance

The personal injury attorneys at Lipkin & Apter want to share tips for auto accident avoidance to help you keep the roads safer.
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3 Traffic Apps for Your Phone

Avoiding heavy traffic saves you time, lowers wear and tear on your vehicle, and decreases the risk of a car accident.

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