Jeffrey Johnson is a legal writer with a focus on personal injury. He has worked on personal injury and sovereign immunity litigation in addition to experience in family, estate, and criminal law. He earned a J.D. from the University of Baltimore and has worked in legal offices and non-profits in Maryland, Texas, and North Carolina. He has also earned an MFA in screenwriting from Chapman Univer...

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If you would like to learn more about Illinois personal injury and car accident laws, research the applicable statutes on your own or retain a lawyer specializing in Illinois personal injury or car accident law. You will find the resources you need right here.

Illinois Car Accident Lawyers:

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Post your auto accident question on the Free Advice Auto Accidents and Vehicle Claims forum

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Illinois Car Accident Articles:

How an Auto Accident Insurance Claim Works

What is Your Car Accident Injury Claim Worth

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Car Insurance and Auto Accidents: Are You Covered?

What You Can Expect to Recover for Property Damage in Auto Accident Cases

Auto Accidents: Options if You’re at an Impasse with the Insurance Adjuster

Car Accidents Involving Government-Owned Vehicles and Government Workers

Structured Settlements

Do I Need to Contact an Attorney After a Car Accident?

Illinois Car Accident Resources:

CyberDrive Illinois:

Illinois Department of Transportation: The official site for the Illinois Department of Transportation.

Illinois Division of Insurance: The official site for the Illinois Division of Insurance.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: The official site for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a division of the United States Department of Transportation.

Traffic Safety Facts: Alcohol-Related Fatalities in 2006 (NHTSA): Alcohol-related fatality statistics for the year 2006, compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Traffic Safety Facts: 2006 Overview (NHTSA): Traffic accident injury and fatality statistics for the year 2006, compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. About Drunk and Drugged Driving: Statistics and penalties for driving under the influence, compiled by the Illinois State Police.

Rules for Alcohol Testing: Administrative rules for alcohol tests.

Alternative Dispute Resolution: The Center for Analysis of Alternative Dispute Resolution Systems (CAADRS) seeks to assist courts in Illinois in making the most efficient and effective use of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) systems.

Illinois Traffic Alert System: You can order custom traffic alerts, a service offered by the Illinois Dept. of Transportation.

Illinois Car Accident Statutes:

Illinois Compiled Statutes: Link to Illinois codes online.

Illinois Auto Accident and Personal Injury Laws: 735 Illinois Compiled Statutes 5/13-201 et seq. (Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury); 625 Illinois Compiled Statutes 5/7-601 to 5/7-610 (Insurance Requirements).