Wrong-Way Crash Kills Two

Two people were killed in an early morning wrong-way crash in Rolling Meadows on Tuesday, July 19. According to Illinois State Police, a yellow vehicle was traveling south in the northbound lanes of Route 53 just south of Euclid Avenue just after 4:00 a.m. when it struck two other vehicles, including a taxi. The driver>> Read More

United for a Cure Honoring Michael Goldberg

GWC Injury Lawyers is honored to be a part of the “United for a Cure”event benefitting the Rolfe Pancreatic Cancer Foundation in honor of Joseph Borelli and Michael B. Goldberg, founding partner of the firm. The event will be hosted by the Illinois AFL-CIO, Chicago Federation of Labor and the Chicago and Cook County Building>> Read More

Illinois Workers’ Compensation Basics

Workplace injuries can be life-changing, impacting your livelihood temporarily and, in some cases, permanently. Many employees who sustain injuries while working and are uninsured worry how they’ll pay their medical bills – under Illinois law, workers’ compensation insurance must cover 100 percent of an employee’s medical bills for work-related injuries. Should you sustain an injury>> Read More

Man Crushed to Death in Suburban Industrial Accident

A deadly industrial accident claimed the life of one worker Tuesday, July 5, in the Chicago suburb of Monee. The 58-year-old man, from Frankfort, was working below a semitrailer which was being refurbished at the Advanced Mobility manufacturing plant. Advanced Mobility produces mobile medical units as well as custom vehicles and trailers for industries such>> Read More

Uber to Monitor Drivers’ Bad Driving Habits

Rideshare giant Uber has announced the implementation of a new software that will monitor driver’s habits while they are using the company’s app. The technology could not only help drivers better understand poor ratings, but could also help identify bad driving behaviors that drivers should not engage in while behind the wheel. According to the>> Read More

Vehicle Crashes into Wilmette Salon

Three people were injured after a car ran through a Wilmette salon Wednesday, June 29. An 83-year-old woman mistakenly hit the gas instead of the brake while in a handicap parking space outside Salon Fusion, propelling her vehicle through the salon’s reception area. A witness reported hearing a loud noise, and initially thinking a bomb>> Read More

Record 4th of July Travel Expected This Weekend

Approximately 43 million Americans are expected to travel for Independence Day this year by plane, train and largely by automobile. With gas prices at their lowest in 10 years, as well as lower hotel and airfare costs, record travel is expected this 4th of July weekend. AAA expects a third year of record-breaking 4th of>> Read More