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Month: April 2014

Two pharmaceutical companies face wrongful death lawsuit

When medications are prescribed to address medical problems or illnesses, Illinois residents are like other Americans and expect that the pharmaceuticals will address their issues without creating harm. Unfortunately, some drugs with serious side effects come onto the market and …

GM’s recall spurs wrongful death lawsuit

The recent recall announced by GM for some of its cars has roused the interests of drivers in Chicago, Illinois concerned about consumer safety. The recall, which had been announced only in February, stemmed from faulty ignition switches in certain …

Many questions remain unanswered in wake of fatal bus crash

One of the scariest and most devastating aspects of bus accidents is the potential for mass injuries and casualties. Although buses tend to offer more protection to passengers than smaller vehicles do, bus accidents involving trucks and similarly large vehicles …

Two of Healy Scanlons’ newest associates win approximately a quarter of a million dollars in jury trial

Two of Healy Scanlons’ newest associates win approximately a quarter of a million dollars in a jury trial where no offer was on the table for a CDOT Inspector who fell into a trench on an excavation site. Patrick C. Anderson and Matthew …

Surgical errors can leave patients with objects in their bodies

Every day, many residents of Chicago, Illinois, undergo surgical procedures and many of these come with inherent risks. One of the new developing risks that have been concerning patients is when doctors or other health care providers leave objects inside …

CTA seemingly tries to deflect blame for O’Hare train accident

The O’Hare Airport train accident remains a major story in the news, with new details and revelations emerging almost daily. The train’s operator did admit to dozing off just prior to the crash, but it seems clear that hers was …

More ATVs spur more Illinois serious injuries, advocates say

While there are not many all-terrain vehicles traveling on Chicago, Illinois, roads, once the weather gets warmer, it becomes conducive again to ride recreational vehicles on many rural Illinois roads. Unfortunately, any increase in ATVs sharing the road with automobiles …

O’Hare train accident part II: Examining the CTA’s safety record

Earlier this week, we began a discussion about the O’Hare Airport train crash that injured approximately 32 people. Although operator fatigue appears to be the primary cause of the train accident, the transit union alleges that fatigue is just one of …