“Chain-Reaction” Accident Kills A Woman On Jane Addams Memorial Tollway

A 20-year-old woman was killed around 1:00 a.m. this morning during a car accident.  The accident occurred on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway, a short distance from the Devon Toll Plaza in the westbound lanes. Details on the accident seem limited at this time.  Apparently it was a “chain-reaction” crash, with two vehicles being struck from …

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Crystal Lake Illinois “Car Surfing” Accident

According to SunTimes.com, a “car surfing” incident in the northern Chicago suburb of Crystal Lake has left one 20-year old with a head trauma injury. As the story states: A northwest suburban man is in critical condition and three teens have been charged with reckless driving after the man apparently fell from the roof of …

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Motorcyclist Killed In Schaumburg Illinois Accident

On Tuesday afternoon, June 28, a motorcyclist collided with a semi truck in Schaumburg, Illinois.  The 29-year-old motorcyclist was killed, police said today. According to The Chicago Tribune, the crash occurred at 4:21 p.m. at Irving Park Road and Mitchell Boulevard. The 18-wheeler was going east on Irving Park Road and began making a left …

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“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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