There is Still Time to File a Stryker Settlement

After years of litigation, Stryker Corporation reached a settlement agreement with thousands of patients  on Nov. 2, 2014. The company is still accepting claims from injured patients for financial compensation. Stryker produces metal-on-metal hip implant devices, including the Rejuvenate and ABG II hip systems, which are supposed to provide individuals with increased mobility. Unfortunately, patients>> Read More

National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week

Work zones are dangerous for workers and drivers. Roadway work zones are often accompanied by lane changes, construction works and their equipment. It is especially important that drivers pay close attention to the signals, signs and equipment placed near work zones to avoid accidents. In honor of National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week (NWZAW), which>> Read More

Louis Lang Advocates for Medical Marijuana in IL

Louis Lang is of counsel at Goldberg WeismanCairo, Illinois largest personal injury law firm, and is also the Deputy Majority Leader of the Illinois House of Representatives. As a committed union advocate and labor leader, Lang is often referred to as the Voice of Labor and has cemented his place among the states most powerful>> Read More

Case or No Case March 2015 Edition Featuring Lou Cairo

In WCIU’s popular “Case or No Case” television segment, GWC Injury Lawyers partner Mr. Lou Cairo discusses a variety of topics revolving around injury-causing situations that may or may not have resulted in the victim filing a damages lawsuit. Our St. Patrick’s Day themed March segment includes a real-world scenario involving the rider of a>> Read More

Pedestrian Hit by Car in Arlington Heights

On March 9, a woman walking her dog near Pioneer Park, located in Arlington Heights, was stuck by a teen-driver. Authorities reported that the teen driver, a 16-year-old student, was traveling west on Grove Street at 6:50 a.m., when he struck the pedestrian. The 57-year-old woman  was transported to Advocate Lutheran Hospital in Park Ridge.>> Read More

Casa Italia Honors Louis Cairo With Man of the Year Award

Casa Italia, an Italian cultural center located in Illinois, has selected Louis C. Cairo for its coveted Man of the Year award. Casa Italia is one of the largest non-profit organizations devoted to the preservation and promotion of Italian culture in America. Mr. Cairo will be recognized at the 45th annual dinner dance taking place>> Read More

Stolen Car Crash Kills One on South Side

The driver of a stolen car was fatally injured after the car became involved in an accident with a semi-truck. The accident occurred Friday afternoon on the South Side. Around 2 p.m., the driver of the Toyota Corolla was traveling west on 87th Street in the Ashburn neighborhood. He then ran a red light at>> Read More

Loop Link Seeks to Speed Up CTA Buses in Downtown Chicago

Currently, CTA buses traveling across and in downtown move at a rate of 3-mph. A new project announced by the Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) seeks to double this rate. Loop Link will build new 24-hour bus-only lanes and new rapid boarding stations. CDOT officials announced that the construction to make Loop Link a reality>> Read More