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FAQ report a job-related accident
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How Much Time Do You Have to Report a Job-Related Accident?

You’ve been hurt while at work or while performing a job-related task–now what? Ideally, you should report a workplace injury to your employer as soon as possible after a workplace accident occurs. However, we understand that there are a few common reasons for why you may delay in reporting a job-related accident, such as: Fear […]

Quad Cities Car Accident Claim Worth
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How Much Is My Quad Cities Car Accident Claim Worth?

The answer to the common question of “how much is my Quad Cities car accident claim worth” does not fit into a one-size-fits-all mold. Why? Because no two accidents are the same. The only guaranteed value that we can provide across the board is that anyone who contacts us will receive the same level of […]

Iowa & Illinois car insurance requirements
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How Much Car Insurance Do You Really Need in the Quad Cities?

If you’re like most Americans, you probably spent a good deal of time researching before you decided to buy a new car. Unfortunately, many drivers don’t spend nearly as much time selecting the ideal auto insurance policy.  Car insurance is crucial—not only because you’re legally mandated to carry it in Illinois and Iowa, but also […]

Distracted driving accident attorneys
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Distracted Driving in the Quad Cities

Distracted driving has become the fastest-growing cause of car accidents in America. According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), there were 3,142 fatalities in 2019 caused by distracted driving. That figure represents nearly 9% of all traffic fatalities and a 10% increase from the previous year. To help you and the drivers in […]

proving fault after an accident
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How to Prove Fault After a Quad Cities Car Wreck

In at-fault states like Iowa and Illinois, determining fault after a crash is imperative. This is because the car insurance company of the at-fault driver is responsible for compensating the other driver and their passengers for any property damage or physical injuries sustained. Unfortunately, proving fault after an accident isn’t always easy. Find out what […]

motorcycle accidents caused by cars
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Top 5 Ways Cars Cause Motorcycle Accidents

As the weather warms up throughout Iowa and Illinois, more and more riders will be hitting the road this summer. Unfortunately, as temperatures rise, so too do motorcycle accidents. May is National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, and WKC Law Firm is highlighting some of the biggest safety risks to motorcycle riders throughout the Quad Cities. […]

truck accident causes
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Common Causes of Commercial Truck Accidents

Interstate 80 is one of the most heavily-trafficked freight corridors in the United States, with more than 8,500 large trucks traveling on the highway every day. Semi-truck accidents, although less common than car accidents, tend to be far more deadly—in 2019, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that 20.5% of traffic fatalities in […]

wear headphones on a motorcycle
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Can You Wear Headphones on a Motorcycle?

For motorcycle enthusiasts, nothing compares to riding their bike on the open road. Riders can find peace or a bit of a thrill that frees them from daily mundane tasks and fills them with a sense of control and freedom. Add in listening to their favorite playlist and they can be transported further into their […]

Fatigued Driving and Drowsy Driving in Quad Cities
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What Are the Risks of Fatigued Driving?

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 2% of car accident fatalities in 2019 involved fatigued driving. Car crashes involving drowsy and fatigued drivers are often underreported, since there isn’t a definitive measurement, such as blood-alcohol content used to determine drunk drivers. However, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) estimates […]

Injury Attorney in Quad Cities
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What Is an Injury Attorney?

After an injury accident happens because of another’s carelessness, recklessness, or intentional misconduct, the victim may wonder what to do next. On many occasions, they may consider contacting a personal injury attorney to find out their legal options. If you were recently hurt in an accident, you may want to know what an injury attorney […]