train accident lawyer

Lake County teenager fatally struck in Metra train accident

Accidents involving buses and trains can leave victims with serious injuries. Many collisions are even fatal due to the force of impact, especially if a pedestrian is involved. This was the case in a recent train accident in Lake County, Illinois. A 17-year-old died after being hit by a Metra train in the village of …

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Maintenance Worker Suffers Facial Burns

On this episode of Chicago Injury Alert, we look at a workplace accident where an employee sustained serious facial injuries. The lighting manufacturer is facing a $85,826 in penalties for the workplace safety violations. Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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workers' compensation lawyer

OSHA cites Illinois lighting company after worker suffers facial burns

A lighting manufacturer is facing $85,826 in penalties for workplace safety violations after an on-the-job accident caused an employee to sustain serious facial burns. Federal workplace safety officials cited the company for lack of safety measures at its Paris, Illinois, facility. A maintenance technician for North American Lighting Inc. was injured in an explosion of …

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motorcycle accident lawyer

Teen motorcyclist killed in SUV crash in Wheaton

An 18-year-old man suffered fatal injuries when his motorcycle collided with an SUV in Wheaton, Illinois. The motorcycle accident occurred on March 23 near the Briarcliffe Boulevard and Butterfield Road intersection. Police arrived at the scene at around 11 a.m. Traffic was shut down in both directions of Butterfield Road while officers worked with the …

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premise liability lawyer

Tony Bennett concertgoer sues Joliet theater for unsafe premises 

A woman filed a negligence and premises liability lawsuit against the Rialto Square Theatre in downtown Joliet, Illinois. She was injured in a slip and fall accident while attending a Tony Bennett concert in May 2019. Deanne Mesquita-Merlo tripped, stumbled and fell down a flight of stairs inside the theater and suffered serious injuries. The …

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fatal pedestrian accident lawyer

SUV driver arrested for reckless homicide in Chicago pedestrian accident

Chicago police are investigating an accident that left a woman dead and several people injured. The Chevrolet Equinox SUV driver fatally struck a female pedestrian while speeding away from officers during a traffic stop in Englewood.   According to Cook County prosecutors, the man said he fled because he was out on bond in a …

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dog bite lawyer

Two girls hospitalized after pit bull attack in Joliet park

A teenager and a child were injured after a pit bull attacked them in West Park in Joliet, Illinois. The dog owner was cited by local animal control.   Alfred Jackson, 28, was at the park with three dogs on leashes, including a pit bull named Hooch. According to Joliet police, Hooch started barking and …

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fatal car accident lawyer

High-speed car crash in Chicago leaves two dead and others injured

Two people were killed and several others injured in a two-vehicle collision on Chicago’s Southwest Side. Authorities believed speeding was a factor in the fatal car accident.   One of the victims who died was an 86-year-old man who was driving on South Pulaski Road. Chicago police said he was attempting to turn left on …

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