e-scooter accident lawyer

Scooter rider strikes pedestrian and gets hit by car while fleeing police

A 45-year-old electric scooter rider struck a male pedestrian who was walking on a Chicago sidewalk. In the span of a few minutes, the rider went from causing a pedestrian accident to being knocked down by a vehicle himself while trying to escape a police chase near a busy intersection. Police were trying to get …

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pedestrian accident attorney

Chicago pedestrian killed in hit-and-run collision

Chicago police arrested a motorist suspected of crashing into a male pedestrian and fleeing the scene of the accident in a West Side neighborhood. The victim of the hit-and-run accident was identified as 59-year-old Lee Davis. Authorities said Davis was walking in a bicycle lane in East Garfield Park when he was hit by a …

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Electric Scooters Must be Used Responsibly

On this episode of Chicago Injury Alert, we look at a pedestrian accident involving an electric scooter and the rise of e-scooter accidents since its introduction. https://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/www.briskmanandbriskman.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/bbg-podcast-october-31-2019.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

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construction accident lawyer

Teenage construction worker crushed in fatal workplace accident

Construction workers are vulnerable to workplace accidents due to the nature of their work. It often involves climbing up on scaffolding, using heavy equipment and handling different types of construction material. In a recent case, a 19-year-old construction worker was killed in an industrial accident in Aurora, Illinois. The accident occurred as he was unloading …

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bicycle accident lawyer

Illinois woman faces DUI charge in hit-and-run bicycle accident

A 24-year-old woman was charged with driving under the influence after she hit a bicyclist and fled the scene of the accident in the River North neighborhood of Chicago. The hit-and-run accident severely injured a 32-year-old man who was riding a Divvy bicycle. Divvy is a bike sharing program in Chicago. He was transported to …

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jet ski accident lawyer

Jet ski driver arrested after his passenger dies in Lake Benton accident

A 73-year-old man who was a passenger on a jet ski died in an accident on Lake Benton in Franklin County, Illinois. Police arrested the jet ski driver for driving a watercraft under the influence. The accident remains under investigation. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Conservation Police identified the driver as Robert Hanselman …

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dog bite attorney

Parents sue dog owners after attack on son in Joliet park

The parents of a young boy filed a lawsuit against a couple in Joliet, Illinois, after he was bitten by their dog. They are seeking damages in excess of $50,000. The lawsuit claimed Cristina and Salvador Cardenas allowed their pit bull to run loose at Joliet’s Shimshock Park. The dog allegedly bit the boy while …

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Trucker Sues For Retaliation in the Workplace

On this episode of Chicago Injury Alert, we look at a truck driver who is suing his employer, stating he was allegedly fired for pursing a workers’ compensation claim after suffering an injury. https://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/www.briskmanandbriskman.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/bbg-podcast-september-30-2019.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

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mass transit accident lawyer

CTA fires train operator after woman dies retrieving cellphone from tracks

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) fired the operator of a Red Line train that fatally hit a woman who was looking for her dropped cellphone on the tracks. The operator was accused of failing to “devote attention to duty and ensuring safe train operations.” The woman who died in the train accident was identified as …

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workers' compensation lawyer

Truck driver sues employer for retaliation over workers’ compensation claim

When employees are injured in a workplace accident, they can file a workers’ compensation claim to obtain financial support. Workers’ compensation benefits cover medical expenses and lost earnings, among other costs. Under Illinois law, it is illegal for employers to retaliate against their employees for pursuing a workers’ compensation claim. In a recent case a …

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