Fatal Megabus Collision Blamed On Driver Fatigue

We have covered many serious bus accidents including the recent Megabus crash in downstate Illinois which killed a Missouri student traveling with her parents. One investigation into another recent bus crash revealed that a fatigued driver was responsible for a March 2011 bus accident that left 15 people dead and another 15 people injured on>> Read More

Your Facebook May Hurt Your Pocketbook

We live in an age where we are increasingly involved with social media: Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, LinkedIn, to name but a few sites. While these sites have their appeals, they can damage a plaintiffs personal injury claim significantly.-Recently, a Pennsylvania judge ruled that information from social networking sites is discoverable in civil cases, meaning that your>> Read More

Wicker Park Car Crash Injures 5

At least five people suffered personal injuries this morning when a car containing five people blew a stop sign in Wicker Park. Authorities say that the collision happened around 12:30 a.m. at the intersection of Ashland Avenue and Division Street. The Chicago Tribune reports that the car broadsided a SUV-style cab. Pictures of the cab>> Read More

Pit Bulls Injure Two In Berwyn Dog Injury

A Berwyn woman and a police officer were injured after a vicious dog attack earlier this month. Authorities say that the attack started around 7:30 a.m. near 27th Street and Ridgeland Avenue when a pit bull approached a woman walking a small dog. The pit bull was known to be vicious by area residents, so>> Read More

Five Year Old Killed In Pedestrian Accident

No criminal charges are expected against the driver who caused the wrongful death of a 5-year-old pedestrian in Highland Park yesterday afternoon. CBS News reports that the accident happened yesterday afternoon around 2:30 p.m. on Central Avenue near Green Bay Road. Pedestrian accidents have been increasing across the country in recent years despite declining number>> Read More