Construction Injury to Foot

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When a pizza delivery man makes a left hand turn onto Cedar Lake Road in Round Lake Beach, IL he actually ran over the plaintiffs foot while he was trying to crossing the street. Contributing to the cause of the accident was the sidewalk construction that partially blocked both the driver and the pedestrian’s vision due to the barriers and… Read more »

Antioch IL Personal Injury Attorney – Woman On Bicycle In Crosswalk Hit By Dump Truck

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Plaintiff was riding her bicycle in the crosswalk crossing the street when she was struck by Defendant’s 24,000-lb dump truck which was attempting to make a right turn.  She was dragged 30 to 50 feet.  She sustained 7 pelvic fractures, fractured sacrum, L-5 transverse fracture, bowel injuries, cervical spine damage with aggravation of cervical arthritis… Read more »

Gurnee IL Personal Injury Attorney – Attorney Hit By Cab

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Plaintiff attorney was walking his dog when he entered the crosswalk and was struck by Defendant’s cab.  Plaintiff sustained a herniated L4-5 disc.  The Plaintiff is a surgical candidate for a lumbar laminectomy but has put off the surgery due to professional obligations.  Defendant claimed that he could not see the Plaintiff due to the… Read more »

Cab Rear-Ended With Pedestrian Leaning Inside Cab Window

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Plaintiff pedestrian leaned her head and shoulders inside the Defendant’s cab’s front passenger window and was talking to the cab driver when a car rear-ended the cab.  The impact caused the Plaintiff’s head to hit the window frame and she fell to the ground.  Plaintiff suffered loss of consciousness, nasal bone fracture, deviated septum, and… Read more »

Antioch, IL Personal Injury Attorney – Woman Trips On City Sidewalk

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Plaintiff claimed she was tripped up by a depression in the sidewalk.  She suffered a 2-cm chin laceration and recurrence of pre-existing fibromyalgia, which she claimed prevented her from running her web design company.  She claimed lost wages of $300,000.  Defense countered that the condition was open and obvious and that Plaintiff could have walked… Read more »

Antioch, IL Personal Injury Attorney – City Truck Strikes Octogenarian

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Plaintiff, age 87 was walking across the street when she was stuck by a City of Chicago Streets and Sanitation truck.  Plaintiff was admittedly not in the crosswalk.  She sustained ankle and leg fractures requiring open reduction internal fixation.  Defense contended that the Plaintiff emerged from between 2 parked cars and walked in front of… Read more »