What’s the Difference Between Wrongful Death and Medical Malpractice?

Wrongful death lawsuits and medical malpractice claims often overlap. However, there is a distinct difference between these two types of civil actions. Here, we want to properly define wrongful death lawsuits as well as medical malpractice claims. Wrongful death claims arise in many different ways, which can include medical malpractice. It is crucial for those…

William Hiebel Killed In Chicago CTA Bus Accident on North Marine Drive In Buena Park

William Hiebel Died In Buena Park, Chicago Bus Accident Along North Marine Drive COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS (October 18, 2021) – An 85-year-old man identified as William Hiebel has tragically died in a CTA bus accident on North Marine Drive in the North Side of Buena Park. Chicago police officials are saying that the collision took…

How Long Does it Take to Settle Wrongful Death Claims?

Family members who have lost a loved one as a result of the careless or negligent actions of someone else should be able to recover compensation for their losses. However, wrongful death claims in Illinois can become incredibly complicated. This is particularly true when it comes to dealing with insurance carriers and legal teams for…

Man Seriously Injured In Chicago Stabbing At River North Condo Fitness Center

38-Year-Old Man Seriously Injured In Stabbing At River North Condo Building Gym In Chicago COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS (October 14, 2021) – A man was seriously injured after being stabbed inside of his River North condo gym at River Plaza, 405 North Wabash. Chicago police officials are saying that the incident took place around 5:30 a.m….

Riley Schreck Killed In Madison County Dump Truck Accident On Interstate 70

Riley Schreck of Troy Died In Dump Truck Crash On I-70 By Milepost 16.8 In Madison County MADISON COUNTY, ILLINOIS (October 14, 2021) – A 20-year-old woman from Troy identified as Riley Schreck has tragically died in a dump truck accident on Interstate 70 not far from Milepost 16.8. Illinois State Police are saying that…

Lorene Gerken Killed In Rockford Accident After Tree Fell Onto Mobile Home

Lorene Gerken Died In Accident Involving Falling Tree At Rockford Mobile Home Park WINNEBAGO COUNTY, ILLINOIS (October 13, 2021) – A woman identified as Lorene Gerken has tragically died in an accident after a tree fell on top of her mobile home on South Main Street. Rockford police officials are saying that the accident took…

Lawrence Dooley Killed In Peoria County Semi-Truck Accident On Interstate 474 By the Penkin Exit

Lawrence Dooley of Oquawka, Illinois Died In Peoria County Dump Truck Accident Involving Tractor-Trailer Truck On Interstate 474 Freeway By the Penkin Exit PEORIA COUNTY, ILLINOIS (October 13, 2021) – A dump truck driver from Oquawka, Illinois identified as Lawrence Dooley has tragically died in a truck accident on I-474 not far from the Penkin…

Matthew Wissmach Killed In Winnebago Township Semi-Truck Accident By U.S. Route 20 and Winnebago Road

Matthew Wissmach of Mount Morris Killed In Winnebago Township Tractor-Trailer Truck Accident By The Intersection of U.S. Route 20 and Winnebago Road WINNEBAGO COUNTY, ILLINOIS (October 12, 2021) – A 31-year-old man from Mount Morris identified as Matthew Wissmach has tragically died in a semi-truck accident near the intersection of U.S. Route 20 and Winnebago…

Are Wrongful Death Settlements Taxable?

In Illinois, if a person loses their life as a result of the negligent or intentional actions of someone else, the surviving family members of the deceased will likely be able to recover compensation for their losses. However, family members and the personal representative of the deceased’s estate need to know whether or not wrongful…

Glenn Reed Killed In Spring Grove Garbage Truck Accident By Huron Drive and Michigan Drive

Glenn Reed of Spring Grove Died In McHenry County Garbage Truck Accident Near The Intersection of Huron Drive and Michigan Drive MCHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS (October 12, 2021) – An 87-year-old man identified as Glenn Reed has tragically died in a Spring Grove garbage truck accident by the intersection of Huron Drive and Michigan Drive. Spring…