Automobile accidents occur very frequently on the highways in the United States. Almost everyone will be involved in some sort of vehicle accident in their lifetime.

There are multiple causes for car accidents, including:
•    Driving while impaired
•    Distracted drivers
•    Speeding
•    Inclement weather
•    Defective automobiles

When we operate our vehicles on the road, we are not the only ones responsible for our wellbeing. The other drivers on the road also play a vital role in whether or not we arrive at our destination safely. It is this fact that makes it virtually impossible to avoid a car accident, even if you exercise the utmost safety while driving.

While it is important that you obey traffic laws, wear your seatbelt, and follow the basic safety rules while driving, these steps may not prevent an automobile accident. Try to be as aware as possible of other vehicles on the road. If you are involved in an accident you may have a number of questions, but first you should seek immediate medical attention. An experienced motor vehicle accident attorney can help you sort out the rest after you’ve received whatever medical treatment necessary.

The Chicago car accident attorneys at Harvey L. Walner & Associates, Ltd are here to help; please contact us today to schedule a no-cost, confidential consultation.