Ultimately the money to pay your medical bills will come from the insurance company of the driver who caused the accident. This is a question we receive frequently and it’s confusing. Many clients believe that if they didn’t cause the accident, then they should not be responsible for their medical bills. Certainly, that makes some […]Read More
What Happens if I Get a DUI with a Child in the Car?
Nearly a third of Peoria households have children in the home. With children comes the constant barrage of errands, appointments, sports practices, pickups, and drop-offs. Your children’s safety is likely your top priority in life, but everyone makes mistakes. Making the mistake of driving under the influence with a child in the car, however, is […]Read More
When is a DUI a Felony in Illinois?
Depending on the circumstances, a DUI arrest can be charged as either a misdemeanor or a felony in Illinois. Felony DUIs come with steep penalties, including fines and lengthy jail time. Read on to understand the differences between misdemeanor and felony DUIs in Illinois, and what to do if you are charged with DUI. When […]Read More
Can you be convicted for a DUI when you are just “sleeping it off”?
Can you be convicted for a DUI when you are just “sleeping it off” and not even driving? YES! You don’t have to be behind the wheel of a moving car to be convicted for a DUI. In fact, “sleeping it off” in your car while leaving the engine running can be enough. People v. […]Read More
What Happens After a Second DUI in Illinois?
Some people choose not to fight the charges when they are faced with their first DUI. You may think that the consequences are not very severe, or you might feel that you don’t have a chance of defending yourself. Illinois DUI Law Is Different from Other States This is because consequences scale significantly, should you […]Read More