Tag Archives: accident

Chicago cop charged in hit-run that seriously hurt bicyclist

By Rosemary Regina Sobol Tribune reporter 4:23 p.m. CST, November 29, 2012 A Chicago police officer has been charged with striking and seriously injuring a bicyclist, then fleeing in his truck and later filing a false report about the accident. … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago, IL | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Chicago cop charged in hit-run that seriously hurt bicyclist

Construction worker clipped by SMART bus, thrown into crane

A 41-year-old man was seriously injured this morning in Warren when he was catapulted into a crane by a SMART bus. Jason Carey, of Marysville, suffered brain injuries as a result of the accident, which happened on a road construction … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Construction worker clipped by SMART bus, thrown into crane

Walsh contesting IOSHA penalties after bridge worker death

August 20, 2012 7:00 pm, By Bowdeya Tweh Walsh Construction Co. is facing a $10,000 fine from the Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Administration after a worker died in early May following an accident on its downstate bridge project site. … Continue reading

Posted in IN | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Walsh contesting IOSHA penalties after bridge worker death

Family of motorcyclist killed in crash sues city

June 25, 2012|By Naomi Nix | Tribune reporter The mother of a motorcyclist who died in an accident last June filed a lawsuit Monday alleging the city was negligent in its placement of a traffic-control device. The lawsuit filed in … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Family of motorcyclist killed in crash sues city

Motorcyclist killed in collision with car in Libertyville

Preliminary indication shows car driver at fault, police say By John P. Huston, Chicago Tribune reporter June 15, 2012 A 79-year-old Mount Prospect man was killed when a car collided with the motorcycle he was riding in Libertyville. William Thedorf … Continue reading

Posted in Libertyville, Mount Prospect, Mundelein | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Motorcyclist killed in collision with car in Libertyville

Asda pays compensation to worker injured in slip

03 Jan 2012 Asda has agreed to pay personal injury compensation to a former employee who was badly hurt in an accident in which she slipped on a spillage. Irene Heslop had worked at the store in Hulme for seven … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Asda pays compensation to worker injured in slip

How the Litigation Process Works for a Personal Injury Case

Litigation of a personal injury lawsuit can be a frightening prospect to people who have suffered an injury in any type of accident. This process can be made more complex when you are dealing with a serious injury, and trying … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago, IL | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on How the Litigation Process Works for a Personal Injury Case

Slip and Fall Accident Traps Man Overnight

New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman comments on the slip and fall accident that left a street sweeper trapped at the bottom of a debris-filled drywell for over seven hours. The incident reminds New York personal injury lawyer Perecman … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Slip and Fall Accident Traps Man Overnight

Autopsy shows Tyree died of accidental air embolism

CHICAGO — The Cook County medical examiner’s office said Friday the death of James Tyree, chairman of the company that owns the Lake County News-Sun, was an accident. Tyree, 53, died Wednesday after suffering for months from stomach cancer. But … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Comments Off on Autopsy shows Tyree died of accidental air embolism

Law student dies in fall at Union League Club

Associated Press Authorities in Chicago say a 26-year-old law student has died from injuries he suffered when he fell two stories at the Union League Club on Christmas Eve. The Cook County medical examiner’s office says Eric Fatla died Monday … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago | Tagged , | Comments Off on Law student dies in fall at Union League Club