Being involved in a serious car accident has the potential to change your life forever. If you or a loved one has suffered a spinal cord injury as the result of a car accident, it may take years of costly rehabilitation treatment in order for them to make a near or full recovery.
In Chicago, Illinois, there are many sober and safe drivers. Unfortunately for those drivers, there are also many other drivers who are out on the same roads driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The actions of those who drive under the influence often result in serious injuries and wrongful death. That was the case with a man who directly caused the death of an elderly woman in a recent crash in Tinley Park, Illinois.
Throughout Chicago, Illinois, mothers and fathers experience great joy when learning that a baby has been successfully conceived. However, sometimes accidents happen, resulting in serious injuries and the wrongful death of the baby and the mother. That happened recently when a pregnant woman was driving to her home after her workday ended. As she was driving on I-80, tragedy struck.
From time to time, residents in Chicago, Illinois, get hurt in accidents. In the worst cases, serious injuries and wrongful death can be the result. In those cases, the people who get hurt, or their next of kin, can seek legal remedies. One particularly tough injury experienced by some people after an accident is paralysis.
Burn injuries are among the most serious you can ever encounter. They can be incredibly painful, and many leave lasting scars that may never entirely heal.
The bustling metropolis of Chicago, Illinois, is one of the busiest transit areas on earth. In addition to regular flights to and from O‘hare Airport, there are trains, buses, trucks, SUV's and cars transporting people and goods between residences, businesses and recreational destinations throughout each day. The sheer volume of individuals involved means that there are also a high number of accidents, some of which involve serious injuries and wrongful death.
The son of a woman who died at age 65 at Salem Village Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Joliet has filed a wrongful death lawsuit over the staff's negligent treatment of his mother.
The busy streets of Chicago, Illinois, have an extraordinary number of vehicles on them each day. Because of that, there are periodically accidents, some of which result in serious injuries and wrongful deaths. In those cases, survivors or families of survivors often sue those who are responsible.
Some Chicago, Illinois, roads get extremely busy, so it is no surprise that there are periodic car accidents in Chicago and surrounding areas. Some of those accidents can involve serious injuries and wrongful death. A particularly shocking accident occurred in the community of Beecher last month.
No amount of money can bring back a child who has died unnecessarily. However, sometimes the only recourse that parents have is to file a civil lawsuit against those responsible for the tragedy.