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October 2015 Archives

Slip and fall accidents involving ice and snow

The winter months are quickly approaching and we will soon be seeing streets, sidewalks and residential neighborhoods full of ice and snow. It is certainly beautiful to wake up and see a snow-covered neighborhood after the first snow of the season. However, it can also be dangerous.

Mujer Fallece Después de ser Golpeada Por un Automóvil

Una mujer de Bensenville fue golpeada por un automóvil cuando la mujer trato de cruzar la banqueta cerca de 1000 West Irving Park Road en Bensenville, Illinois el 23 de Octubre del 2015. La policía ha comunicado que el accidente paso cuando el conductor de la troca salió del estacionamiento de la Dunkin' Donuts y pego a la mujer. El conductor siguió por la Irving Park Road sin parar.

Bensenville Woman Killed in Hit-and-Run

A Bensenville woman was struck by a pickup truck while crossing the sidewalk on the 1000 block of West Irving Park Road in Bensenville, Illinois on October 23, 2015. Police say the driver of the truck was exiting the Dunkin' Donuts parking lot when the driver struck the woman. The truck then continued eastbound on Irving Park Road without stopping.

Harvey Car Crash with Semi-Truck Kills 1, Critically Injures 2

On October 21, 2015, at approximately 11:00 p.m., a car carrying three crashed into a semi-truck making a left turn and became wedged underneath the trailer in Harvey, Illinois. Police say the semi-truck was making a left turn from Center Street onto 159th Avenue when the car, a Nissan Maxima, headed eastbound on 159th Avenue crashed into the trailer.

Woman loses life in fatal I-55 car crash

Whenever your car breaks down and you are forced to pull over to the side of the road, it is safest to pull over as far away from traffic is possible. If there is a grassy shoulder with plenty of space, pull all the way into it rather than parking your car on the side of the roadway itself. This simple act can help you avoid the potential for a serious and deadly crash.

Batavia Crash Kills One, Injures Another

On October 11, 2015, at approximately 7:20 p.m., two cars crashed into each other at Fabyan Parkway and Route 31/Batavia Avenue in Batavia, Illinois. Police say that one vehicle, a 1967 Sunbeam Alpine, was eastbound on Fabyan Parkway turning left onto Route 31/Batavia Avenue when a westbound Jeep struck the Alpine.

Medical device litigation claims in Illinois

Many Illinois residents use medical implants to continue walking, resolve pain and improve their health. However, in some cases these medical devices end up making them less healthy than they were before. Even worse, it is often the case that the medical equipment manufacturers who made these health-destroying medical devices knew that they were dangerous or problematic to begin with.

Hombre de Naperville Golpeado Por un Automóvil

Un hombre de Naperville fue golpeado por un automóvil cuando el hombre trato de cruzar Modaff Road, cerca de Bailey Road, en Naperville, Illinois, el 8 de Octubre del 2015. La policía ha comunicado que el accidente paso a las 6:25 de la mañana cuando el conductor de un Mazda CX5 azul del 2015, viajando hacia el sur por la Modaff Road, golpeó al hombre.

Naperville Man Crossing Street Struck by Car

A Naperville man was struck by a car when crossing Modaff Road near Bailey Road in Naperville, Illinois on October 8, 2015. Police provided in a release that the crash occurred at 6:25 a.m. when the driver of a blue 2015 Mazda CX5, traveling south on Modaff Road, struck the man.

Salmonella outbreak triggers nation-wide recall of frozen chicken

A major manufacturer of frozen chicken products, Aspen Foods, has announced the recall of over 500,000 pounds of frozen chicken. The recall was instituted as a safety measure to prevent the spread of Salmonella poisoning. The recall was announced on Oct. 2 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and its Food Safety and Inspection Service.

Bartlett Woman Struck, Killed By Car

A Bartlett woman was struck and killed on US Route 20 near Lambert Lane in Bartlett, Illinois on September 28, 2015. Police say the crash occurred around 5:30 a.m. when the driver, headed east on US Route 20, struck the woman. It is unclear if the woman was crossing or walking alongside the street.

Motorcycle accident injury law in Illinois

Motorcyclists tend to be some of the safest drivers on Illinois roadways, and that is because their very lives depend on it. Indeed, the thing that makes riding a motorcycle so much fun -- feeling the wind against your skin and feeling like you are one with the road -- causes motorcyclists to be more at risk than vehicle drivers when they are involved in an accident.

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