Pedestrian Dies After Being Struck By Cyclist in Arlington Heights

 Chicago is a busy, beautiful city. Many people who enjoy cycling and walking the streets, must be aware that they are often sharing the road with drivers and other cyclists, and vice versa. Accidents involving cyclists occur too often and have the potential to result in serious injuries and even death. A pedestrian or cyclist…

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Investigation Continues One Year After Fatal Bridge Collapse – Negligence Lawsuit Pending

 Last July 4th a couple was killed when a Union Pacific Bridge collapsed in Glenview, a suburban community north of Chicago. As reported in the Daily Herald last year, the husband and wife lived only a mile from the accident site. Their son, who is a personal injury attorney and was in a law practice…

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In Negligence Case, Illinois Supreme Court Grants Broad Immunity To Ambulance Company and Emergency Workers

 Car and other vehicle accidents occur fairly often in Chicago and throughout the State of Illinois. In most cases, the accident can be attributed to the negligence of at least one of the drivers. The negligence can be caused by a number of scenarios, including a driver’s failure to pay close attention to the road,…

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Man Charged With Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants in Deadly Illinois Crash

 When citizens of Chicago learn of a “DUI” accident, most people typically think that the driver was drunk. But many car accidents involving drivers who are found to be driving under the influence are actually on drugs, both legal and prescription medications. According to the Illinois State Police, hundreds of people die needlessly as the…

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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Settled in Alleged Highland Park “Huffing” Death

 The Chicago Tribune reports that a civil lawsuit brought against a teen driver in a “huffing” death car accident has been settled recently for an undisclosed amount. According to reports, the teenager had been driving in Highland Park when she lost control of her car and crossed over several lanes of traffic along Central Avenue…

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