Illinois State Trooper Injured During Motorcycle Accident

An Illinois State Police Officer was injured while riding his motorcycle during a traffic collision Tuesday.  The accident happened in Lebanon, Illinois.

The trooper has been identified as Kyle Seger, 29.  Following the accident, he was taken to St. Louis University Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The accident happened as Seger was traveling northbound on Illinois 4 Tuesday morning.  His motorcycle was “rear-ended” by a car.

Additional information and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources including the October 31 BND.com story titled “Trooper off work after his motorcycle is rear-ended by car” as well as the October 30 KMOV.com story titled “Illinois state trooper hospitalized after motorcycle wreck.”

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Should you be involved in a motorcycle accident, there are certain actions you should take in order to protect your rights.  You should not assume – especially without proper legal representation – that you will receive appropriate compensation for your injuries, hardships and/or losses.  To speak directly with a trial lawyer from Elman Law Group immediately, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  There is no fee for this consultation.

Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Peoria, Illinois

There was a fatal motorcycle accident in Peoria, Illinois early Thursday morning.

The motorcyclist who died following the accident has been identified as Kurt R. Ringenberg, 39, of Dunlap.  He was pronounced dead at 1:12 a.m. at the accident scene.

Ringenberg had been northbound on University about 12:20 a.m. when he apparently failed to negotiate a curve, hit the curb, and was thrown from the motorcycle.  An autopsy performed Thursday indicated the cause of death to be head and chest injuries.

According to reports, Ringenberg had also crashed his motorcycle moments before the second, fatal crash.  In this previous crash, a unidentified person helped him.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the PJStar.com article of October 25 titled “Motorcycle crash kills Dunlap man” as well as the October 25 cproud.com article titled “Motorcycle Accident Kills Dunlap Man.”

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Elman Law Group LLC (ElmanLaw.com) concentrates in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death cases involving vehicle accidents (car, motorcycle, bike, bus, pedestrian, truck, etc.) This intense focus allows us to consistently achieve winning verdicts and settlements for our clients.

Should you be involved in a motorcycle accident, there are certain actions you should take in order to protect your rights.  You should not assume – especially without proper legal representation – that you will receive appropriate compensation for your injuries, hardships and/or losses.  To speak directly with a trial lawyer from Elman Law Group immediately, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  There is no fee for this consultation.

Motorcycle Accident Near Belleville, Illinois

There was a motorcycle accident on Monday afternoon just outside of Belleville, Illinois.

Details regarding the accident appear limited.

The accident happened just before 3:00 p.m., and involved one other vehicle.  The accident happened at Mascoutah Avenue near Plum Hill School Road.

Additional information and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources including the BND.com story of October 22, 2012 titled “One person critically injured in motorcycle accident” as well as the October 22 KSDK.com story titled “One injured in motorcycle accident.”

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Elman Law Group LLC (ElmanLaw.com) concentrates in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death cases involving vehicle accidents (car, motorcycle, bike, bus, pedestrian, truck, etc.) This intense focus allows us to consistently achieve winning verdicts and settlements for our clients.

Should you be involved in a motorcycle accident, there are certain actions you should take in order to protect your rights.  You should not assume – especially without proper legal representation – that you will receive appropriate compensation for your injuries, hardships and/or losses.  To speak directly with a trial lawyer from Elman Law Group immediately, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  There is no fee for this consultation.

Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Rockford, Illinois

There was a fatal motorcycle accident in Rockford, Illinois yesterday (October 21.)

Details on the accident appear limited.

The accident happened at approximately 12:30 p.m., and involved the motorcyclist as well as two other vehicles.  The accident happened at Sandy Hollow Road and 16th Street.

The motorcyclist has been identified as Andrew Stratton, 22, of Beloit, Wisconsin.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources including the Rockford Register Star article of October 22 titled “Beloit man killed in motorcycle crash” as well as the October 21 WREX.com story titled “Fatal accident involving motorcycle in Rockford.”

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Elman Law Group LLC (ElmanLaw.com) concentrates in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death cases involving vehicle accidents (car, motorcycle, bike, bus, pedestrian, truck, etc.) This intense focus allows us to consistently achieve winning verdicts and settlements for our clients.

Should you be involved in a motorcycle accident, there are certain actions you should take in order to protect your rights.  You should not assume – especially without proper legal representation – that you will receive appropriate compensation for your injuries, hardships and/or losses.  To speak directly with a trial lawyer from Elman Law Group immediately, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  There is no fee for this consultation.

Fatal Motorcycle Accident Involving Semi Truck

There was a fatal motorcycle accident on Saturday, October 13, on the onramp to the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290).

The motorcyclist collided with a semi truck, as both vehicle were proceeding on the entrance ramp.

An excerpt from the October 13 Chicago Tribune article on the accident, titled “Motorcyclist killed after being struck by semi on I-290 onramp” :

The motorcyclist was pushed against a wall as the truck and the motorcycle were attempting to get on to the expressway at the same time and then was run over by the trailer, police said.

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene at 5:08 p.m.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources including the Chicago Tribune article mentioned above.

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Elman Law Group LLC (ElmanLaw.com) concentrates in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death cases involving vehicle accidents (car, motorcycle, bike, bus, pedestrian, truck, etc.) This intense focus allows us to consistently achieve winning verdicts and settlements for our clients.

Should you be involved in a motorcycle accident, there are certain actions you should take in order to protect your rights.  You should not assume – especially without proper legal representation – that you will receive appropriate compensation for your injuries, hardships and/or losses.  To speak directly with a trial lawyer from Elman Law Group immediately, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  There is no fee for this consultation.