The Daily Herald reports that a Metra train hit and killed a bicyclist on Monday, June 25. The victim, who officials estimate is around 30-years-old, was crossing the tracks when he was struck near the train station […]
On October 19, 2007, an employee of BNSF Railway was driving a vehicle during the course of his employment which collided with a vehicle driven by Kenneth Lough. Lough died 22 months later, on August […]
When commercial truck drivers become fatigued after long shifts, they are at an increased risk of causing a collision resulting in death or serious injuries. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, more […]
Man’s best friend. We all love those furry animals. They serve as companions, playmates, care takers and guards. Sometimes, however, dogs are vicious. Your own pet can unexpectedly turn on you. But what happens when […]
Have you ever rented an inflatable bounce house for your child’s birthday party or other celebration? Did you know that bounce house injuries are on the rise? A recent study published in the journal Pediatrics […]
This morning, a school bus carrying 35 children was knocked on its side in a collision in Lake County near the Wisconsin border. According to Chicago Breaking News, The accident happened around 8:15 a.m. in […]
Drunk drivers in Illinois often face not only criminal prosecution (brought by the government) but also civil litigation (brought by the victim or the victim’s family). Typically, anyone harmed by a drunk driver, such as a pedestrian, motorist or passenger, […]
For all you motorcycle riders out there – there are new laws in Illinois that may apply to you!