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Teen Driving Accident Attorneys In Chicago

We’ve all heard the statistics: Motor vehicle accidents are the No. 1 cause of accidental death for teens in the U.S. More than 250,000 teenagers are injured in car accidents every year, and many other drivers are injured or killed as a result of negligent teenage driving. While there are laws in place to prevent poor decisions, such as reckless driving and texting while driving, teenagers continue to take risks and cause serious car accidents.

And that’s precisely when the reality hits these teens – after they’ve injured or killed someone because of their driving decisions. If you or your teenager has been involved in a teen driving accident in Chicago or elsewhere in Illinois, contact our lawyers at Anesi, Ozmon, Rodin, Novak & Kohen Ltd. to discuss your auto accident and your options for recovering compensation through a personal injury lawsuit.

We have protected the rights of the injured since 1955.

The Causes Of Teenage Car Accidents

Teenagers are new, inexperienced drivers. Many take more risks than adults, often speeding, tailgating and underestimating hazardous situations. They are prone to distracted driving by using cellphones, listening to loud music and talking with passengers while driving. In sum, they are more at risk of causing and being involved in car accidents.

Our attorneys can help you determine the cause of your teenage car crash through modern investigative techniques and use the evidence they uncover to obtain maximum compensation on your behalf.

Teenage Texting-While-Driving Accidents

Teenage texting while driving is a major and growing concern. According to the Pew Research Center, one in four teens admits to texting while driving – even in states like Illinois, where texting while driving is against the law.

Statistics show that there is an increased likelihood of an auto accident when teens combine texting and driving. Add that to the tendency to speed and misjudge traffic situations, and the results can be catastrophic.

By obtaining cellphone records, we will be able to determine whether the teenager who caused your accident was texting, talking on a cellphone or otherwise distracted at the time of your crash.

If you or a loved one has been a victim of an auto accident caused by teen driving, you deserve justice that can be gained from hiring an experienced attorney.

Teenage Drunk Driving Accidents

Another serious concern is teenage drunk driving accidents. In a 2011 survey conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly one-quarter of teens reported that they had been passengers in cars with drivers who had been drinking. The fatal accident statistics match this: More than 20% of all teenage driving deaths were caused by drinking and driving.

Responsiveness. Clear Strategies. Results.

Previous clients of our law firm have commented on our responsiveness to their questions, the clear strategies we develop in their cases and the results we obtain for them. To arrange a free consultation to discuss your teen’s accident or an auto accident caused by a teenager, call Anesi, Ozmon, Rodin, Novak & Kohen Ltd. or contact our office online.

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