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Accidents / Personal Injury

Recover Damages For Wrongful Death of Family Member.

The tragic death of a family member resulting from the negligence of another person (such as an over-tired semi-truck driver ), triggers a claim under the Illinois Wrongful Death Act.  740 ILCS 180/1.  The Act […]

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Accidents / Personal Injury

Recovering the Costs of Litigation.

Costs associated with litigation can be expensive.  Courts charge filing fees, investigators charge fees for serving documents on your opponent, the law requires parties to pay witness fees, expert witnesses charge a pretty penny for […]

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Accidents / Personal Injury

Bicyclist Killed by Metra Train in Hanover Park.

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 […]

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Accidents / Personal Injury

BNSF Railway Beats Wrongful Death Claim.

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 […]

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Accidents / Personal Injury

Motorcycle Fatalities and Injuries are on the Rise

The other day, the Chicago Tribune reported on two motorcycle accidents that occurred this week.  One accident resulted in death, and in the other, the motorcyclist was in critical condition.  With this beautiful weather Chicago has recently […]

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