Springfield Pizzeria Employee Receives Workers Comp benefits

A Springfield, Ill., pizzeria employee recently received workers compensation benefits for a shooting injury that he sustained at work. An arbitrator from the Industrial Commission of Illinois found that the pizzeria employee was entitled to workers compensation benefits because he suffered his gunshot injuries arising out of and in the course of his employment at>> Read More

Hit & Run Accident Charges Central Part & Division Aves

Authorities are moving forward with criminal charges against a Lohan Square man who fled a deadly West Side car accident last November. The 24-year-old man allegedly ran through a red light at Central Park and Division Avenues around 5:30 a.m. on Nov. 24, hitting a car containing two brothers. The driver of the second car>> Read More

Chicago Apple Store Crashed By Elderly Driver

A Lincoln Park Apple store was severely damaged on Sunday when a car crashed through the store’s windows shortly before close. Authorities responded to the Apple computer store on 801 W. North Ave. after reports that an elderly driver crashed a town car through the store’s broad glass storefront. Several photos of the scene show>> Read More

Elk Grove worker injured in Quality Auto Works fire Attorneys

A mechanic at Elk Grove’s Quality Auto Works was injured when the repair shop caught on fire yesterday afternoon. Authorities say that the cause of the workplace fire is unclear and that the mechanic cut his hand while escaping through one of the shop’s windows. Roof damage is making it hard for investigators to investigate>> Read More

Truck Driver Fatality Stems from Workplace Accident in Bensenville, Illinois

A Southwest Suburban Worth man was pronounced dead on Monday night at? Alexian Brothers Medical Center following a trucking accident in Bensenville, Illinois. According to the Chicago Tribune, the man was performing a safety check of his rig at Vitran Express (651 Thorndale in Bensenville) when he became pinned between the door of his truck>> Read More

Bus Accident At 166th St & Jean Lane Truck Crash

The most recent winter storm has resulted in a predictable increase in Chicago area car accidents. One of the most dramatic storm-related crashes happened this morning when a school bus slammed into an apartment building in Tinley Park. NBC Chicago is reporting that no children were on board during the 7 a.m. crash. It is>> Read More

16 Year Old Killed In Ashland St Truck Accident Chicago

Authorities have identified a 16-year-old boy as the sole victim of a South Side truck accident that happened earlier this week. The Chicago Tribune reports that the boy was driving a SUV shortly after 3:30 a.m. on Monday morning when he slammed into the rear of a parked semi truck on Ashland near 31st Street.>> Read More

Multiple Truck Accidents In Chicago

Truck accidents are often more severe simply because these vehicles weigh much more than cars. The Chicago metro area is especially difficult for truck drivers due to its crowded conditions and frequent construction. Chicago truck accidents that cause a victim’s permanent disability are the most likely to result in a high monetary award. Truck crash>> Read More

Georgia Truck Driver Killed In Chicago Truck Accident

The sound of screeching brakes alerted an Illinois homeowner that something was wrong on the road in front of his house. The sound of a tremendous impact followed next as he saw a large portion of his house destroyed by an out of control semi truck. The truck accident claimed the life of the truck>> Read More

IL State Trooper Killed In Truck Accident

Illinois State Police motorcycle trooper Kyle Deatherage was killed when he was hit by a semi-truck on Monday. The fatal accident occurred on I-55 when the trooper was conducting a traffic stop near the Raymond exit according to the Journal Star. “Trooper Deatherage left a legacy of courage and duty and today he is surrounded>> Read More

Multiple Car Accidents On New Years Day In Chicago

Chicago rang in the New Year with several serious expressway car accidents. CBS News reports that at least seven people were injured one highway car accident during the early hours of Tuesday morning. The Dan Ryan Expressway crash happened near Roosevelt Road around 2:30 a.m. and the Illinois State Police say that alcohol was likely>> Read More

Causes Of Truck Accidents In Illinois Distracted Drivers

Cell phones and similar devices are a common cause of driver distraction, which often causes truck accidents. The state of Illinois has recently passed laws regulating the use of these devices while driving. The federal government also has rules to prevent the distracted driving of commercial motor vehicles. State laws prohibit cell use while driving>> Read More