head-on accident

Two Dead in Five-Vehicle Head-On Accident in Bartlett

Two people are dead following a five-vehicle head-on accident in west suburban Bartlett, IL, according to authorities. Driver Crossed Into Oncoming Traffic On September 25, 2018, at approximately 5:50 a.m., the unidentified 23-year-old driver of a 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt was traveling west on Stearns Road, at or near Munger Road. The driver then reportedly crossed>> Read More

Jacqueline Hickey

GWC’s Jacqueline Hickey Working on Behalf of Chicagoland’s Latino Community

GWC Injury Lawyers attorney Jacqueline Hickey has been working on behalf of Chicagoland’s Latino community, representing the firm during the 11th Annual Latin American Labor Rights Week and serving as a Consultant Attorney for the Consulate General of Mexico in Chicago. From August 24 through August 31, Ms. Hickey spoke at churches and community centers>> Read More

Road Construction Accident

Worker Killed on I-294 in Illinois Road Construction Accident

The Illinois State Police are currently investigating the cause of a fatal road construction accident on the I-294 tollway that recently took the life of a worker, as Illinois Tollway officials urge motorists to exercise caution in work zones. Car Crossed Into Closed Construction Area The fatal road construction accident in question took place in>> Read More

Nursing Home Sepsis

Nursing Home Sepsis Widespread in Illinois

Nursing home sepsis – a potentially life-threatening bloodstream infection that is a frequent complication of bedsores and a common sign of abuse – is prevalent in Illinois, according to a recent joint news investigation by the Chicago Tribune and Kaiser Health News. Poor Staffing Levels to Blame The study found that approximately 6,000 Illinois nursing home>> Read More

Fatal Motorcycle Accident

Fatal Motorcycle Accident Yields $1.3 Million Jury Verdict

A jury in Cook County has awarded $1.3 million in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of the victim of a fatal motorcycle accident in Chicago’s West Town neighborhood. Fatal Motorcycle Accident in West Town On November 4, 2015, 44-year-old motorcyclist Patrick Conklin was heading to work at West Suburban Medical Center. At>> Read More

Bicycle Death

Critical Injury Highlights Dangers of Being Doored on a Bicycle

A cyclist has been taken to an area hospital in critical condition after crashing into an open car door in northwest suburban Arlington Heights, IL. The incident highlights the dangers of being doored on a bicycle, particularly in densely populated urban areas. Cyclist in Critical Condition On September 4, 2018, at approximately 11:55 a.m., an>> Read More