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Wrongful death truck accident lawsuit filed

The Law Offices of Mathys & Schneid filed a lawsuit on behalf of a family who suffered the wrongful death of their two children during a truck accident in downstate Illinois on November 3, 2013. There were two trucks involved in the truck accident.

The lawsuit filed in Cook County alleges that the truck driven by Javier Matute was rolling slowly on the right shoulder of I-57 in Effingham, Illinois, when it suddenly and without warning pulled into the right hand lane directly in front of our clients' truck. Our clients, Matei and Alina Tomoiaga, were riding in the sleeper truck along with their three children ages 8, 5, and 1. The lawsuit alleges that when the Matute truck suddenly pulled in front of our clients, our client who was driving took evasive action but was unable to avoid striking the trailer in front of him.

The crash caused catastrophic damage to our clients' truck and caused two of the children to be ejected. We filed the lawsuit to recover for the wrongful death of the two children and the personal injuries sustained by our clients.

The accident reconstruction and vehicle inspections are ongoing, but preliminary information shows that Matute's truck was going substantially slower than Tomoiaga's and supports the theory that Matute suddenly pulled from the shoulder directly in front of Tomoiaga.

The Law Offices of Mathys & Schneid continues to represent families and victims of wrongful death from truck accidents and all other causes in Cook, DuPage, Kane, Will, Kendall and all other counties across Illinois.

  1. "Committed To My Cause"

    I was struck by a car while cycling and severely, almost fatally injured. A team of excellent medical professionals performed complicated and extensive surgical and medical procedures as part of a successful effort to restore my health....
    -Jeff D.

  2. "Could not have made a better choice"

    We found Mark [Mathys] through the web after an auto accident in October 2011. While selecting someone you don't know to represent you can be a gamble, we could not have made a better choice....
    - Dave

  3. "Very satisfied"

    Mark [Mathys] is very professional. He responds almost immediately, via email, to any question, comment or concern I have and if he is not able to respond right away, he will let me know. I have been very satisfied with Mark so far and I am happy to be his client.
    -Jennifer

  4. "Easy to talk to"

    Mr. Mathys and Mr. Schneid were very professional and easy to talk to. Prior to working with them, my wife and I had no real experience with the legal system beyond a house closing, yet Mr. Mathys and Mr. Schneid explained the whole process to us very well. I knew that whenever I had a concern about our case or the legal system in general I could call their office or send an email and receive answers the same day... -Larry

  5. "Provided very wise advice"

    I've dealt with attorneys on a variety of issues, almost all of them since leaving college and entering the workplace. Mr. Mathys was the first attorney I had any real experience with, and I was impressed then and remain so. He provided very wise advice and always kept me informed. In the end, he delivered a favorable result. I recommend him highly.
    - Tyler D.

  6. "In-depth knowledge of the law"

    Mark [Schneid] is an excellent and skilled attorney and demonstrated in-depth knowledge of the law when he helped settle my dog bite lawsuit resulting from a traumatic incident. He explained what was needed of me and how I should handle the situation in a professional manner.
    - Karen K.

  7. "They went to bat for me"

    Not long ago I was involved in a car accident where I was hit by a gravel truck at an intersection. After I called Mathys & Schneid, even though I didn't have a very large case, they made me feel like I was one of their most important cases. They went to bat for me with the trucking company's insurance and got me a settlement. I would definitely recommend them to my family and friends. -Dan H.

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