Wrongful Death Lawsuits

Losing a family member or friend due to an accident is always emotionally difficult.  This is especially so if the death resulted from another person’s (or party’s) recklessness or negligence – or intentional acts. The trial lawyers at the Elman Law Group understand how emotionally difficult these situations are, and the accompanying many types of …

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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Concerning Fatal Motorcycle Accident

There has been a wrongful death lawsuit filed regarding a fatal motorcycle accident that happened on August 26, 2015.  That accident, which happened on Route 173, near Antioch, was originally summarized on this site in the August 27, 2015 post titled “Fatal Motorcycle Accident Near Antioch.”  The motorcyclist killed during the crash (i.e. decedent) was …

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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Settled Concerning Highland Park Pedestrian Accident

There has been a settlement of a wrongful death lawsuit filed in the Labor Day 2012 death of Jaclyn Santos-Sacramento, 5, of Highland Park. According to court records, the details of the settlement of the wrongful death lawsuit filed against 18-year-old Carly Rousso were not made public. An excerpt from the CBS Chicago article of June …

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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed In Deerfield, Illinois Fatal Train Accident

There has been a wrongful death lawsuit filed concerning the death of Lauren Marie LeVert, 29, of Lake Forest.  She died after being struck by a freight train in Deerfield, Illinois in 2010. The lawsuit was filed by her parents. Three excerpts from a November 5 story in the Lake County News-Sun titled “Three defendants …

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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Over Jaclyn Santos-Sacramento Accident

The family of Jaclyn Santos-Sacramento, the 5-year-old girl who was killed after being hit by a car in Highland Park, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit. The wrongful death lawsuit contains new information, alleging that the vehicle struck Jaclyn at least twice as Carly Rousso possibly backed over Jaclyn in an attempt to flee the scene. The suit …

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