It is more than likely that spinal cord injuries, as well as other serious injuries, occur more often than they are diagnosed in Illinois. Understanding the exact nature of any injury is nearly as important to the field of law as it is to the practice of medicine. Complete diagnoses are often necessary to determine the extent of the injuries in a personal injury case, and therefore the necessary treatments that should be discussed.
Mathys & Schneid recently filed a lawsuit in Kendall County on behalf of a passenger who was injured in a single-car crash that occurred on August 10, 2017. Our client was one of four passengers in a car when the driver lost control of the vehicle and struck a tree on Douglas Road in Oswego. The lawsuit alleges that the driver of the car drove too fast for conditions, failed to reduce speed to avoid a crash, failed to keep a safe and proper lookout, and failed to keep the car on the road. The lawsuit also alleges that the driver acted willfully and wantonly by driving under the influence.
If you're a resident of Illinois who has fractured or broken your leg, you may want to get the injury treated swiftly. Leaving a leg fracture with insufficient or nonexistent treatment can result in numerous side effects that can affect your overall health and ability to function daily.
While you may not think about the possibility of suffering damage to your brain each time you head out on to the roadways across Illinois, the truth is that car accidents are a major cause of traumatic brain injuries in every state across the country. At the Law Offices of Mathys and Schneid, we can fight for your rights after an accident and seek compensation for a TBI or any other type of injury.
A three-car crash on April 25, 2017, which resulted in at least one injury, occurred on northbound Route 83 at Frontage Road, just north of I-290 in Bensenville. Authorities say the crash happened around 12:30 p.m., causing all northbound lanes on Route 83 to be closed through the evening rush hour. The crash involved one passenger vehicle and two commercial trucks, causing all vehicles to sustain heavy damage.
A major car crash in Park Ridge, Illinois, on February 11, 2016, resulted in the death of 1 driver and injury to 2 others. The crash occurred at the intersection of Dee and Talcott Roads, near Maine South High School. A Des Plaines woman, 81, was southbound on Dee Road and making a left turn onto Talcott Road when a Chicago woman, 43, headed northbound on Dee Road, crashed into her. The Chicago woman then crashed into another car on westbound Talcott Road, injuring a Skokie woman, 47.
A severe car crash in Geneva, Illinois caused serious injuries to three people on January 4, 2016. The crash occurred at Third Street and Fulton Street on Monday afternoon when one car travelling southbound on Third Street crossed over the center line and collided head-on with another vehicle travelling northbound. The impact pushed one of the cars into a third vehicle, and triggered all airbags.
On June 24, 2015, at approximately 2:30 p.m., a motorcyclist was involved in a crash with another car at Route 59 and James Avenue in unincorporated West Chicago, Illinois. Southbound traffic on Route 59 was closed while police cleared the scene. Authorities say that the motorcyclist was taken to Central DuPage Hospital with serious injuries.
After you have been injured in a car accident, it is important to get and keep certain documentation and information in the event there is an insurance claim. If possible, have someone help you get and keep the following things. This will protect you and allow me to quickly evaluate your case and maximize your recovery:
Public safety officials recently responded to an unfortunate, but increasingly familiar, scene: a pedestrian being struck by a Chicago-area commuter train. This time, the pedestrian accident victim was an 11-year-old boy in Barrington. The boy survived the accident, but was in rushed to the hospital in critical condition.