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All Hands-on Deck: What You Need to Know About Hand Injuries at Work

It might seem silly to think of our hands as tools, but for construction workers, landscapers, and other manual laborers, hands are an essential tool for getting their job done. These workers are also ...
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Calling and Texting while Driving with Children in the Car? New Study with Shocking Details

The Journal of Pediatrics recently published a new study that looked into parents driving while distracted with children in the car. The study was conducted using an online sample of 760 adults from ...
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Tragic Motorcycle Crash in Naperville Leaves 2 Dead

Friday night proved to be deadly for 2 young Aurora men after they were involved in a catastrophic motorcycle crash. As they were riding west on Aurora Avenue, they approached the intersection at Fort ...
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70-Year-Old Severely Injured During Early Morning Jog

A simple morning jog early on turned problematic after a 70-year-old woman was struck by a car. The jogger was immediately transported to the intensive care unit at Advocate Condell Medical Center ...
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23-Year-Old Killed in Early Morning Car Crash

A normal Monday morning quickly turned deadly for an unlucky 23-year-old man. Michael Rudolph, known as “Nate” by friends and family, was less than a month away from celebrating his 24 th ...
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3 Things to Know If You Own a Boat

Summertime is upon us, which means it is the perfect time to be out on the lake. While boating is great for entertaining family and friends, it is important to be aware of your surroundings. Boating ...
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Summertime Pool Safety

As summer approaches and the weather warms up, the pool becomes a popular place to hang out. An enjoyable time at the pool is always something to look forward to, but there are numerous hazards to ...
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Deadly Highway Crash Involving Drugs

Police report that drugs were a contributing factor in an accident that took place on the Eisenhower Expressway in the afternoon hours of May 8 th. The crash occurred when a 2005 Nissan was rear-ended ...
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Candidacy for Third Vice President of the Illinois State Bar Association

John Nisivaco has announced his candidacy for Third Vice President of the Illinois State Bar Association. If successful, John will be President of the State Bar in 2021. What does this mean for you? ...
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Woman Killed after Car Crashes into Calumet Heights Bus Shelter

Janice M. Gilmore, a 67-year-old woman, was pronounced dead at the scene of a tragic car accident. She was standing on the sidewalk around 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday evening when a BMW, traveling northbound ...
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Justice for Accidents on Public Transit Busses

Justice for Accidents on Public Transit Busses Public transportation is a necessary part of the daily lives of millions of people, but the reckless operating habits of train conductors and bus drivers ...
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Danger of Commuter Accidents on Metra

With over 80 million-yearly passengers, there is bound to be accidents on Metra trains and platforms. Safety and peace are always of the utmost importance to the conductors, police, and other ...
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The Danger of Sleep Deprived and Fatigued Truck Drivers

On major highways and expressways, drivers are often concerned with large trucks and semis. When a truck is involved in a crash, it is likely to do more harm than a smaller vehicle because of its ...
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Deadly Pedestrian Accident in Calumet City

Sergio Romero, a 61-year-old man, was killed after being hit by two vehicles on Monday evening in south suburban Calumet City. After being struck by the second vehicle, Romero was transported to ...
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Woman Fatally Struck in Lisle

Brandeis C. DeBroeck, 26, of Lisle, was taken to Edward Hospital in Naperville, after being fatally struck by a vehicle Friday evening in west suburban Lisle. Witnesses said a woman was walking across ...
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Fatal Crash on I-294 Kills Tollway Worker

A 48-year-old maintenance worker at the tollway on I-294 at about 127 th and Cicero Ave. was struck by a semi and killed. On September 18, at about 12:30 p.m. a tollway worker was getting back into ...
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Deadly Car Crash in Orland Park

A crash on Sunday evening in the southwest suburb of Orland Park lead to the death of 24-year-old Ronald Bobowski. At about 6 p.m. a SUV traveling westbound on 143rd collided with a minivan making a ...
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Reckless Driving Seriously Injures 2 at Chicago Triathlon

This past weekend, over 9,500 athletes from all across the country set off to compete in the Chicago triathlon. This triathlon is the largest of any triathlons across the nation, and it draws ...
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Teen Death and Injuries after Pace Bus Crash

The suburb of Dolton saw tragedy Friday night after a stolen car struck a Pace bus. Police of the Dolton area responded to the scene around 10:30 p.m. the night of the crash, and according to police, ...
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E-Cigarettes May be Worse than Regular Cigarettes

Most people know the dangers of normal cigarettes, but you may not know the harmful effects that E-Cigarettes may cause. Many people, especially young people, use E-Cigarettes without understanding ...
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Wrongful Deaths at Construction Sites

Construction sites are full of dangerous equipment and are hazardous at every turn. With constant deliveries of materials, heavy machinery, and workers looking to meet deadlines, it is no wonder that ...
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It Can Hit You Like a Truck

The danger of semi-trailer trucks is not something that should be ignored. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), injuries and fatalities caused by truck accidents are a ...
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What Everyone Must Know About Ridesharing!

Ridesharing is the new big thing, and using you phone to call an Uber or a Lyft ride is a lot more efficient and a lot less costly than trying to hail a cab. While there are some great benefits to ...
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Playing It Safe On The Playground

Spring is quickly approaching and what kid doesn’t love a great playground? But they are more dangerous than you may realize. Each year, more than 200,000 children are hospitalized due to ...
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Tips for Preventing Drunk Driving Accidents in Your Community This Holiday

As December progresses and 2016 draws to a close, Americans everywhere are preparing for end-of-the-year celebrations. While this can be a joyous time, it can also be one of the most dangerous times ...
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