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.
Car accidents involving trains are very often deadly, or at least so catastrophic that they leave people with serious injuries. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that those in cars are about 20 times as likely to be killed in such a crash than in an accident with two automobiles.
When individuals suffer a spinal cord injury (SCI), it will inevitably be costly to treat it. However, depending on the age of the victim at the time the accident occurs or how severe the injury is, the price can go up considerably.
Every wrongful death case is a bit different, and it can be complicated to know when you have a right to compensation. Obviously, fault and negligence are some of the biggest factors to consider.
There are few stories sadder than those about a promising young person who is taken away before getting a chance to realize their potential. That tragedy just unfolded recently in a violent motorcycle accident in which a 25-year-old Chicago area man lost his life to a hit-and-run driver who fled the scene.