Drugs and Driving

 In America, drinking and driving has been a major problem. The links are clear: the more drinking that is done by an individual, the greater the chance they will be unequipped to handle a vehicle in a safe manner. As a result of this knowledge, laws have been in place that specifically target this type…

Physical Violence and Personal Injury

 Did someone beat you up? In previous times, a fight happened at school or the local hangout between young ruffians looking for easy entertainment. In more recent times, fights have escalated with more people deciding to use weapons resulting in more severe injuries to victims. Even when weapons aren’t used, with nutritional gains and improved…

Illinois Supreme Court Restricts Recovery in a Dramshop Act Case, Citing State Insurance Code

 Car accidents in and around Chicago are the cause of many serious injuries and even deaths. According to the Illinois Department of Transportation, there have been 902 traffic fatalities on all public roadways in the state this year to date. Because of the sheer number of accidents and casualties, most people pay for automobile insurance…

Drunken Crash Sends Former Chicago Cop To Prison For Eight Years

 Joseph Frugoli, 41, a former Chicago police officer was ordered to spend eight years in prison after being convicted of aggravated DUI that resulted in a fiery crash on April 10, 2009 that killed two men. The accident occurred on the Dan Ryan Expressway, when his Lexus SUV reportedly hit a disabled vehicle on the…