Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed In Fatal Motorcycle Accident

The LaSalle News Tribune, in a June 29 article titled “Streator woman sues for wrongful death,” discusses a wrongful death lawsuit that has been filed in connection with a fatal motorcycle accident involving a tractor.  The collision between the motorcycle and tractor, which happened near Utica, Illinois, resulted in the death of Jerry Trenor.

An excerpt from the article:

Susan Trenor filed a six-count wrongful death lawsuit Thursday in La Salle County Circuit Court seeking at least $300,000 in damages for the death of her 65-year-old husband Jerry Trenor following an accident on Route 178 near Matthiessen State Park.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the LaSalle News 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.

Motorcyclist Dies After Accident On Dan Ryan Expressway

There was a fatal motorcycle accident on Chicago’s Dan Ryan Expressway this morning (June 29, 2013).

Details regarding the accident are somewhat limited.

However, it is being reported that the accident happened near 87th Street.

An excerpt from the Chicago Tribune article of today titled “Motorcyclist dies in accident on Dan Ryan” :

Eric Leathers, 47, of Huntsville, Ala., was killed after he struck a construction vehicle parked on the shoulder of the northbound lanes of the Dan Ryan Expressway, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office and Illinois State Police.

Leathers was pronounced dead at Stroger Hospital at 9:10 a.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.

Motorcyclist Dies After Accident In Chicago’s McKinley Park Neighborhood

There was a motorcycle accident on Monday afternoon (June 24) that led to the motorcyclist’s death.  The accident happened in Chicago’s McKinley Park neighborhood.

The accident happened on 3:15 p.m. Monday, as the motorcyclist was riding southbound on West Archer Avenue.  He was struck by a car attempting to make a left-hand turn on the 3500 block of West Archer.

The motorcyclist was identified as Joel Ibarra, 24, of Chicago.  He was taken to Stroger Hospital and pronounced dead at 3:45 p.m.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources including the DNAInfo.com article of June 25 titled “Brighton Park Man Killed In Motorcycle Accident” as well as the June 24 Chicago Tribune article titled “1 dead in motorcycle-auto crash in McKinley Park.”

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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.

Two Deaths In Southern Illinois Motorcycle Accident

There was a fatal motorcycle accident Friday night (June 21) in Woodlawn, Illinois.

The accident happened as a driver of a pickup truck was driving eastbound on Illinois 15 at approximately 9:18 p.m.  As the pickup was turning left, apparently to drive into a gas station, the pickup truck entered into the path of a motorcycle and collided with it.

Two people on the motorcycle were pronounced dead at the scene.

Those people have been identified as Billy Philpot, 53, of Vandalia and Debra Graham, 49, of Mount Vernon.

The pickup truck driver, said by Illinois State Police to be a 40-year-old man from Woodlawn, was hospitalized.

The accident remains under investigation and charges are said to be pending.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources including thesouthern.com article of June 23 titled “Two killed in crash” as well as the June 22 wjbdradio.com story titled “Two Killed In Motorcycle-Pickup Truck Crash In Woodlawn Friday Night.”

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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 In Lakewood, Illinois Leads To Death Of Motorcyclist

There was a motorcycle accident in Lakewood, Illinois on Tuesday night (June 18) that led to the death of the motorcyclist.

Emergency responders were dispatched at 7:31 p.m. Tuesday night to the accident, which happened after a sedan collided with a motorcycle at the intersection of Haligus Roads and Bonnie Drive.  The sedan had been driving southbound on Haligus Road, while the motorcyclist was traveling northbound.  The sedan then attempted to make a left turn onto Bonnie Drive, at which point the motorcycle and sedan collided.

The motorcyclist has been identified as Scott Alcock, 30, of Crystal Lake.  He was airlifted to Advocate Condell Medical Center, where he died early Thursday morning.

The driver of the sedan refused treatment at the accident scene.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources including the June 22 Crystal Lake Patch.com article titled “Crystal Lake Man, 30, Dies Following Motorcycle Accident in Lakewood” as well as the June 22 Northwest Herald article titled “Crystal Lake Motorcyclist Dies.”

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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.