bicycle accident lawyer

Teenage bicyclist dies in fatal collision with pickup truck

Chicago is known for its thriving bicycle-riding culture. While the local government has tried to make it a safe activity, bicyclists are still at risk when sharing the roads with vehicles like cars and trucks. A bicycle accident can result in injuries that require long-term medical care. When there is a collision between a bicyclist …

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slip and fall lawyer

Woman sues Thorntons after slipping on nacho cheese dip

Slip and fall accidents can occur across a variety of public properties, ranging from supermarkets and restaurants to parking lots and workplaces. Earlier in 2020, a woman filed a slip and fall lawsuit against a Thorntons gas station in Joliet, Illinois. She accused the business of negligence in cleaning up spilled nacho cheese dip that …

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Slip and Fall Results in Broken Ankle

On this episode of Chicago Injury Alert, we look into a lawsuit where the plaintiff broke their ankle after a slip & fall accident at a grocery store in Joliet. Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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Illinois car accident lawyer

Is Illinois a no-fault state for car accidents?

Illinois is not a no-fault state for car accidents. The state uses a fault-based system, also known as a tort system, with modified comparative negligence to determine who pays damages in a car accident case. Under Illinois law, car accident claims are based on the fault of the driver who caused the collision. Each party …

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bicycle accident lawyer

Chicago bicyclist struck by car in fatal accident

The coronavirus pandemic has led to a drop in traffic, accompanied by an increase in pedestrians and bicyclists heading outdoors for socially distanced fresh air and exercise. Unfortunately, the empty roads have led to a rise in reckless driving behaviors like speeding. A 37-year-old bicyclist recently died from his injuries after being hit by a …

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medical malpractice lawyer

Illinois kidney patient awarded $29 million in medical malpractice lawsuit

A federal judge upheld a $29.9 million verdict in a medical malpractice case that involved a kidney patient in Illinois. The lawsuit detailed multiple failures in his care that forced him to undergo a kidney transplant. Kevin Clanton, 39, was being treated at an East St. Louis health clinic operated by the Southern Illinois Healthcare …

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workers compensation lawyer

Obtaining workers’ compensation for repetitive stress injuries

Many workplace injuries are the result of a one-time accident like a fall or an equipment mishap. While injuries from such accidents tend to be obvious, there are other on-the-job injuries that can develop over time and may not be visible. Repetitive stress injuries occur when the same movement is performed over and over again …

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construction accident lawyer

Illinois construction worker killed in work zone crash

A 59-year-old man was fatally struck by a vehicle while working in a construction zone in Gridley, Illinois. He was taken to Advocate BroMenn Medical Center for treatment and died around one hour after the incident. The construction worker was identified as Larry Williams. The accident occurred while Williams was directing traffic through the area. …

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motorcycle accident lawyer

Two motorcycle riders hospitalized with serious injuries after truck collision

Two people suffered life-threatening injuries when their motorcycle collided with a semi-truck in Richland County, Illinois. Illinois State Police said the motorcycle driver and passenger were airlifted to a hospital for treatment. The crash between the motorcycle and semi-truck occurred close to the intersection of U.S. Route 50 and County Road 300 E. The motorcycle …

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hit and run accident lawyer

Man faces felony charges in hit-and-run accident with Geneva cop

A 53-year-old Chicago man was charged with leaving the scene of an accident causing personal injury after striking a Geneva Police officer in a hit-and-run accident. The 22-year-old officer had been performing a traffic stop in Batavia at the time of the collision. Bartolo Martinez-Lopez, the driver, was also charged with passing an emergency vehicle …

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