Entries by Denise Sakuta

Injuries in Illinois Premises Liability Cases

The purpose of Illinois’ premises liability law is to protect people when they enter another’s property from hazardous conditions. The classic example of a premises liability accident is a slip and fall on a wet linoleum supermarket floor. A supermarket slip and fall is not the only way a person can suffer an injury or […]

Industrial Plant Explosion Kills 2, 2 Still Missing

WAUKEGAN, Ill. — An explosion at a silicone plant in Waukegan, Ill. killed two people and left authorities pouring through rubble in a desperate attempt to locate two additional people. Authorities fear that the two workers missing may be dead according to ABC 7 News. The reason for the explosion remains under investigation. Authorities said that […]

Fatal Injuries in Chicago Uber Accident

23-Year Old Woman Celebrating Birthday Sustains Fatal Injuries in Fiery Uber Accident CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – As reported online by WGN 9 News, a 23-year-old woman was killed when the Uber she was riding in was hit from behind on the Stevenson Expressway.* According to the Illinois State Police, in the early morning hours of April 28, […]

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Traffic Accident in West Garfield Park

West Garfield Park Accident Leaves Six People Injured, Including Two Police Officers CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – As reported online by the Chicago Sun Times, a three-vehicle accident in West Garfield Park left six people injured, including two police officers.* At around 5:00 p.m. on April 13, 2019, two Chicago police officers were traveling south on Kenton Avenue […]

Two-Vehicle Accident in Chicago Heights

Chicago Heights Woman Sustains Fatal Injuries in Two-Vehicle Accident CHICAGO HEIGHTS, ILLINOIS – As reported online by the Chicago Tribune, a 40-year-old Chicago Heights woman was killed in a two-vehicle accident.* According to local police, on April 2, 2019, a 40-year-old Chicago Heights woman was rear-ended by a pickup truck at the intersection of Joe Orr […]

Dog Bite Scarring Lawsuits in Illinois

Damage Awards for Scars from Dog Bites in Illinois Dog and animal bites can leave vicious looking bites marks. Often, those fierce-looking bite marks, holes, and tears will turn into severe scarring if left untreated. Not only does a dog bite victim face the specter of infection from dog bites and animal attacks, but dog […]

Car Entrapment After an Accident

Trapped in a Car During a Car Crash The power generated by a motor vehicle colliding with another creates a tremendous amount of force and pushes and pulls the cars, and the people inside, in unnatural ways. The power of an impact with another car can flip a vehicle or send the car off of […]

Compensation for Fatal Car Crashes in Chicago and Illinois

Chicago and Cook County, like the rest of the nation, has seen fatal car crashes decline slightly over the last few years. Of course, any progress toward reducing the number of deaths in auto accidents is positive. The heartbreaking reality is that hundreds of people each year lose their lives in Chicago car accidents. Those […]

Your First Step After Injured in an Uber Accident

Rideshare companies like Uber, Lyft, and other regional companies have disrupted the way we think about automotive travel. The convenience of using a cellphone to hire a private car to take you to and from your destination makes ride sharing incredibly popular, efficient, and convenient. But does ride sharing make traveling by vehicle safer? The […]