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David Cates Selected to 2023 Illinois Super Lawyers List

Published: Jan 24, 2023 Press

The Cates Law firm is pleased to announce that founding principal David Cates has been selected to the 2023 Super Lawyers list for the state of Illinois. This is David’s second year in a row being selected to the Super Lawyers list, after being...

How Can a Car Accident Cause Burn Injuries?

Published: Jan 12, 2023 Auto Accident, Personal Injury

Bone fractures, traumatic brain injuries, and back injuries tend to be the injuries most associated with car accidents. Yet accident survivors can just as easily experience burns. Depending upon the severity of those burns, they may be left with serious scarring or disfigurement, as...

Can Medications Cause Car Accidents?

Published: Dec 27, 2022 Drugged Driving

Yes, they can. Many people take medication regularly without thinking about the potential consequences, but it is important to be aware of the risks, especially before getting behind the wheel.  Prescription drugs can cause car accidents in a variety of ways, from making it...

Holiday Driving Safety Tips

Published: Dec 19, 2022 Auto Accident, Personal Injury

Due to the increased number of holiday travelers hitting the road, the risk of a car accident is higher at the end of December through the New Year’s holiday. By taking the time to do a little preparation you can make sure you arrive...

How Can I Drive Safely This Thanksgiving?

Published: Nov 14, 2022 Auto Accident, Personal Injury

Thanksgiving driving safety tips are things you should do to help you stay safe on the road during heightened periods of travel. As we approach Thanksgiving, it is important to be a defensive driver and stay alert behind the wheel. This is especially true...

Driving Dangers in Autumn

Published: Oct 24, 2022 Auto Accident, Personal Injury

Summer is behind us, and as the temperatures continue to drop, it is a good time to brush up on safe-driving tips for autumn. The new season brings its own roadway hazards that can lead to injuries and property damage if you are not...