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Month: March 2014

Industrial accident leaves worker dead in Illinois facility

Working at a metal scrapping facility involves tasks that can be strenuous and expose workers to different kinds of hazards. However, many Illinois workers have to face these hazards in order to support themselves and their families’ needs. Unfortunately, a …

Distracted driving: Don’t become a death & injury statistic

Statistics are important to understanding large trends and concepts. But to most people, statistics don’t have much impact if they are not presented in a relevant and easy-to-grasp context. Perhaps this is why many Americans continue to engage in distracted …

Illinois road worker fatality prompts wrongful death lawsuit

All jobs have inherent risks. Unfortunately, some jobs expose workers to dangerous conditions which sometimes can result in devastating outcomes. The death of an Illinois tollway worker early this year in a fiery vehicular crash prompted his family to file …

NW Chicago high school student struck and killed by Metra train

There are thousands of intersections throughout Illinois where trains, cars and pedestrians cross paths. Many of the most dangerous train crossings are found here in Chicago and in surrounding suburbs. Accidents at these intersections are often fatal, as a train-crossing …

Proposed Illinois bill aims to limit water recreational accidents

Water skiing on Lake Michigan is an exhilarating activity that many Chicago residents enjoy with family and friends. Unfortunately, similar to other recreational activities, water skiing can be risky and can quickly turn into a tragedy. Two years after a …

The Healy Law Firm located in Chicago, IL proudly announces its name change to Healy Scanlon Law Firm

The Healy Law Firm located in Chicago, IL proudly announces its name change to Healy Scanlon Law Firm. John P. Scanlon has been a partner with The Healy Law Firm for many years. John focuses his practice on representing people …

Jimmy John’s ‘freaky fast delivery’ policy blamed for fatal crash

In light of the terrible winter weather this year, it’s probably a safe bet that Chicago restaurants offering delivery are getting a lot of business. Whether you want pizza, Chinese food or a good old-fashioned sandwich, chances are that you …