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Deadly Streets of Chicago

Study Reveals Deadliest Streets in Chicago

A recent study by the Chicago Tribune has revealed the deadliest streets in Chicago; Ashland Avenue topped the list as the most fatal street for pedestrians. The Chicago Tribune based its study on Chicago Police Department statistics from 2014 through 2016. The data did not include highways or expressways since they are under the jurisdiction of>> Read More

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Chicago Tribune Profiles Famous Pastry by Member of GWC Family

On February 24, the Chicago Tribune profiled a member of the extended GWC Injury Lawyers family and her famous Lenten treat, the paczki. Helena Kopinski is the mother of GWC paralegal Irene Jordan and co-owner of Camelot Banquets in Hickory Hills. She has been making paczki, a traditional Polish pastry, since before she left Zakopane,>> Read More

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GWC Retained to Investigate Severe Beating of 12-Year-Old

GWC Injury Lawyers has been retained by the family of a 12-year-old South Elgin boy to investigate his severe beating by another student during school hours, and to answer troubling questions about the incident and how it was handled by the school. “Right now the family has more questions than we do answers,” GWC Partner>> Read More

GWC Secures Large Workers’ Comp Settlement After HVAC Worker Loses Finger

GWC Injury Lawyers attorney James E. Babcock recently obtained a large workers’ compensation settlement for a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) worker who lost his index finger on the job – a settlement that is far in excess of the state-mandated limits for the loss of a finger. Prior to the accident, Mr. Babcock’s>> Read More

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Mail Carrier Fatally Struck by Vehicle in Lincoln Square Carwash

A mail carrier was struck and killed at a carwash in the Lincoln Square neighborhood in Chicago’s North Side on the morning of January 28, 2017. Passion Overstreet, 28, was inside a carwash at the 5400 block of Damen Avenue when a 56-year-old man drove his Volkswagen Golf through its closed overhead door at approximately>> Read More