Attorneys Tim Keiser and Mike Fisher

GWC Obtains Settlement Worth Nearly $1 Million for Injured Union Sprinkler Fitter

GWC Injury Lawyers LLC is proud to announce that Michael D. Fisher and Timothy J. Keiser have obtained a settlement worth $998,602.03 for a union sprinkler fitter who was injured after falling on a job site. Union Sprinkler Fitter Falls from Unsecured Man Door On the morning of May 19, 2016, the Plaintiff, a 44-year-old>> Read More

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Fatal Uber Self-Driving Car Crash Blamed on “Ineffective Safety Culture”

The chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) blamed an “ineffective safety culture” for a fatal Uber self-driving car crash last year. Series of Lapses in Fatal Uber Self-Driving Car Crash On November 19, 2019, the NTSB held a board meeting to determine the probable cause of a fatal Uber self-driving car crash in Tempe,>> Read More

GWC Obtains $4.5 Million Settlement for Injured Motorist Diagnosed with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

GWC Injury Lawyers LLC has obtained a $4.5 million settlement in a case against a locally based international trucking company for injuries sustained by a motorist in suburban Cook County following a low impact collision with very minimal property damage. CRPS Diagnosis Following Truck Accident The Plaintiff – who had no evidence of serious injury>> Read More

GWC Obtains $6.2 Million for Sister and Brother Injured by Semi-Tractor

GWC Partners Daniel H. Streckert and Joseph P. Sorce have obtained a $6.2 million settlement for a brother and sister who were injured in a 2016 collision with a semi-tractor in Calumet City, IL. Semi-Tractor Strikes Clients’ Sedan On the morning of October 3, 2016, while traveling southbound on Wentworth Avenue through its intersection with>> Read More

GWC Obtains $2.5 Million for Union Electrician in Tractor-Trailer Accident

GWC’s Joseph P. Sorce and Lawrence J. Amato have obtained a $2.5 million settlement for a union electrician who was injured in a tractor-trailer accident in McCook, IL. Union Electrician Suffers “Crush Injury” GWC’s client is a union electrician and a proud member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), Local 134, for nearly>> Read More

Disease

Legionnaires’ Disease Lawsuit Filed Against Schaumburg Hotel

A lawsuit has been filed against a Schaumburg hotel by a former guest who claims to have contracted Legionnaires’ disease while staying there. Disease Allegedly Contracted During Hotel Stay The lawsuit was filed in the Circuit Court of Cook County on November 7, 2019. The plaintiff reported staying at the AmericInn by Wyndham Hotel between>> Read More

Reckless Homicide

Reckless Homicide Charges Against Driver in Oak Brook Crash

A Lombard man has been charged with reckless homicide for his role in an Oak Brook crash that resulted in the death of a 78-year-old Westmont woman. Driver Tried to Pass in No-Passing Zone On the early morning of November 8, 2019, at approximately 6:50 a.m., 48-year-old Todd Heidenthal was driving a white Nissan eastbound on 35th>> Read More

Wilmington Truck Accident

Wilmington Truck Accident on I-55 Leaves One Victim Dead

One person was killed and another seriously injured in a Wilmington truck accident involving multiple vehicles on I-55, about 50 miles southwest of Chicago. Five Vehicles Involved in Wilmington Truck Accident On November 7, 2019, at approximately 9:30 a.m., the Illinois State Police responded to a multi-vehicle truck accident on northbound I-55 at Lorenzo Road. The>> Read More

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Bicyclist Death in Chicago’s Old Irving Park Neighborhood

A bicyclist has been killed by a truck in Chicago’s Old Irving Park neighborhood, marking the city’s third bicyclist death this year. Bicyclist Pulled Under Truck On November 6, 2019, at around 7:00 a.m., 37-year-old Carla Aiello of the Union Ridge neighborhood was riding her bicycle southbound in the 3800 block of North Milwaukee Avenue>> Read More

Inclined Sleepers

Inclined Sleepers Pose Suffocation Risk to Infants, Warns CPSC

A federal agency has urged consumers to stop using all inclined sleepers because of the danger of accidental suffocation. The announcement comes in light of at least 73 related infant deaths since 2005. New Warning Follows Multiple Recalls On November 1, 2019, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a warning against using>> Read More

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