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Who Is Responsible for Pothole Car Accidents?

Published: Feb 14, 2024 Auto Accident, Personal Injury

Potholes can cause significant property damage and injuries. It is estimated that pothole damages cost about $3 billion annually – in the worst-case scenarios, they lead to serious bodily injuries. Road hazards like these are also thought to be responsible for one-third of yearly...

David Cates, Esq. Named to the 2024 Illinois Super Lawyers List

Published: Jan 25, 2024 Firm News

The Cates Law Firm is pleased to announce that Founding Principal David Cates, Esq. has been named to the 2024 Illinois Super Lawyers list. David is a top-rated lawyer recognized for his accomplishments in personal injury law. David practices complex, nationally recognized cases, including...

How to Avoid a Car Accident in Rush Hour Traffic?

Published: Nov 28, 2023 Auto Accident, Personal Injury

Rush hour traffic can be a challenging and stressful experience, with congestion, impatient drivers, and tight schedules increasing the risk of car accidents. However, with caution, awareness, and strategic planning, you can reduce the likelihood of being involved in a rush-hour collision. Here are...