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On July 23, 2019, an Aurora woman was struck and killed by a vehicle while riding her bicycle near the intersection of Edgelawn Road and Prairie Street in Aurora. Police say the woman was riding her bicycle home when she was struck and killed in a hit-and-run.The...
DISCOVERY RULE PROVIDES NEW AVENUE FOR JUSTICE FOR VICTIMS IN WRONGFUL DEATH ACT AND SURVIVAL ACT CASES
The Illinois Supreme Court has now provided a new avenue for victims in wrongful death act and survival act cases: the discovery rule. Pursuant to 735 ILCS 5/13-212(a), the discovery rule establishes that, within a four-year statute of repose, any claim of malpractice...
According to some recent statistics, over 700 bicyclists lose their lives in accidents each year in the United States. Another 50,000 people riding bicycles suffer injuries in incidents on the road.These statistics are particularly interesting in light of a recent...
A young driver in the Chicago area, who had several previous traffic violations and license suspensions, was going double the speed limit, and possibly up to 100mph, when he struck a vehicle carrying members of an area family who were involved heavily involved in...
On February 3, 2017, Geneva Fire Department rescue efforts failed to save Donald J. Tentler, 47, of West Dundee at the Geneva Commons shopping center. Tentler, a construction worker, had attempted to install a sign on the parking lot tower when he became trapped...
A fatal car accident can alter the lives of a family in a heartbeat. Not only that, but it will affect the friends of the person who died, and the community as a whole. Unfortunately, no one is immune from the shock waves left in the wake of a fatal automobile...
Illinois families who trying to overcome the loss of a loved one may be wondering whether they can file a wrongful death claim in civil court. Depending on some important factors and elements, if your loved one was killed because of another party's negligence, then a...
A crash in Tazewell County, Illinois, has left one person dead and two persons injured. The incident happened at approximately 6:45 p.m. on a recent Wednesday. According to the County Sheriff, a 70-year-old man crossed into opposing traffic and collided with another...
A Kurtz ambulance service failed to pick up a patient according to their scheduled pickup, possibly contributing to her untimely death. A 71 year old woman was scheduled to be transported from 1051 Essington Road to a local hospital. Her transportation never arrived...
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It is difficult to accept the death of a loved one. Grief encompasses you for a long time. Naturally, a tragedy of this magnitude leaves an indelible mark on you and your family. But, in your case, that grief and even anger compound more so due to the cause of your loved...