“Hot Coffee” Documentary

JERRY A. LATHEROW is the president of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA), P.O. Box 5000, Springfield, IL 62705, 800-252-8501.  The Illinois Trial Lawyers Association is a statewide organization whose members specialize in representing injured consumers and workers.  The objectives of ITLA are to secure and protect the rights of those injured in their persons …

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Rear-End Collision On Dan Ryan Expressway, Chicago, Leaves One Dead

A rear-end collision on the Dan Ryan involving two vehicles left one man dead early this morning. According to Illinois State Police, the collision occurred around 12:10 a.m. in the southbound local lanes near the 63rd Street exit. Larry E. Lewis, 34, of 22447 Tyle Drive in the far south suburb of Richton Park was killed, …

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Car Accident Takes Life Of 15 Year Old Gurnee, Illinois Girl

According to Lake County Sheriff officials, a car crash that occurred shortly before 1 a.m. Tuesday has taken the life of a 15-year-old Gurnee girl and her family’s dog.  The accident happened on Almond Road, about one quarter mile south of Route 120 near Grayslake. Taylor Mae Stinchcomb, 15, died after being taken to Advocate …

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Gurnee, Illinois Motorcyclist Killed In Crash

A Sunday evening motorcycle crash has killed a Gurnee citizen and Public Works employee, according to a TribLocal.com story. Gurnee Police Cmdr. Jay Patrick has said that Todd Jefson, 56, of Gurnee, died at the accident scene after his motorcycle apparently crossed the center line of Tri-State Parkway near Washington Street and struck a curb. …

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Work Injuries Related To Motor Vehicle Safety

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has published research regarding Motor Vehicle Safety as it relates to Work-Related Fatalities. As seen in the CDC research: Motor vehicle-related incidents are consistently the leading cause of work-related fatalities in the United States. Of approximately 5,700 fatalities annually reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 35% …

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