Peoria Lawyer Warns 2018 Off to Fatal Start

Peoria Lawyer James R. Carter warns 2018 is off to a fatal start. IDOT data show traffic-related deaths jump 15% at the start of the new year. According to IDOT, 92 people have lost their lives on Illinois roadways already this year, which is up from 80 at this point last year.

Peoria, IL, February 09, 2018 --( IDOT Data Shows Traffic-Related Deaths Jump 15% at Start of New Year

James R. Carter, recognized as one of Illinois’ top lawyers for the past 8 years, wants to remind drivers on snow-covered roads today to proceed with extra caution because data from the Illinois Department of Transportation states that Illinois has experienced a 15-percent increase in traffic-related deaths already this year.

According to IDOT statistics, there has been 85 fatal crashes on Illinois public roadways in the first 38 days of 2018. As a result of these accidents, 92 people have lost their lives already this year, which is up from 80 at this point last year. With weather forecasts predicting more snow over the next week, it makes for dangerous road conditions and sets the stage for more catastrophic accidents.

The Carter Law Offices, located at 416 Main Street, Suite 529, in Peoria, IL, welcomes your questions and concerns if you have been involved in a traffic accident during the recent spate of bad weather and poor road conditions. Feel free to call our office at 309-673-3517 or email us at

James R. Carter is the personal injury lawyer Peoria IL residents can trust when they experience motor vehicle collisions, medical malpractice, nursing home negligence, work-related harms and catastrophic injury and death. Carter has 35 years of experience as the Peoria IL personal injury attorney to trust. That’s why he has earned the designation of “Super Lawyer” in the state of Illinois. Visit the Carter Law Offices today at 416 Main Street, Suite 529 in Peoria, IL. You can also reach us by phone at 309-673-3517 or email

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