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Tag: negligent driving

Highway crash fatalities down in Illinois in last half of 2012

We’ve covered many fatal accidents in the Chicago area on our wrongful death blog. To our readers, and others who keep up with local news, it may seem like fatal accidents happen frequently in our region. And while it’s certainly true that …

Wife of Illinois Trooper sues trucking company after fatal crash

When you drive down the highways of Illinois and you see a car stopped on the shoulder, do you slow down and move to the opposite lane? How about when you see an Illinois State Trooper stopped on the side …

Family of deceased passenger sues Aurora driver for wrongful death

Earlier this week, we wrote about a Chicago wrongful death lawsuit filed on behalf of a passenger who was killed in a single-car crash. When most people imagine lawsuits stemming from car accidents, they usually envision at least two cars with …

Chicago wrongful death suit: mother negligently loaned son her car

When a loved one is killed in a car accident by the negligent actions of another driver, it is not always clear if the blame lies only with the other driver or whether others were also negligent. Therefore, wrongful death …

Driving course helps people avoid motorcycle accidents

Deaths in motorcycle accidents are on the rise in Illinois. In 2010, the Illinois Department of Transportation recorded 131 fatalities involving motorcyclists or their passengers. That figure represents a rise of 27 percent since 1999. Part of that may be …

Red light violations, car accidents increase over holiday

Many people may have spent this Memorial Day weekend enjoying the warm weather along Chicago’s lakeshore. Still others may have driven outside the city to vacation with family and friends. Memorial Day is known for heavy traffic volume around the …