Fatal Motorcycle Accident On Eisenhower Ramp

There was a fatal motorcycle accident on the Eisenhower Expressway early Monday (August 31, 2015) morning.

According to the Illinois State Police (ISP) the crash happened at 12:35 a.m., as a male motorcyclist crashed into the median on the westbound California Avenue exit ramp.

The motorcyclist was taken to Stroger Hospital.  According to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office, he was declared dead there.

This fatal Illinois motorcycle accident remains under investigation.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the August 31, 2015 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Motorcyclist killed in Eisenhower ramp crash” as well as the August 31 abc7chicago.com article titled “Motorcyclist killed in crash on OB Eisenhower Expressway near California.”

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Should you or someone you care for experience a motorcycle accident injury or fatality in Illinois, please contact the Elman Law Group for a free consultation to discuss the legal situation and to determine whether a personal injury lawsuit should be filed.  Elman Law Group LLC (ElmanLaw.com) is an Illinois personal injury law firm that concentrates in Illinois personal injury and wrongful death cases involving vehicle accidents (car, motorcycle, bike, bus, pedestrian, truck, etc.)

Elman Law Group’s Lead Attorney, Tony Elman, is a personal injury trial lawyer.  Over the last 20+ years Elman Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.

During this 20+ year period, Elman Law Group has built a reputation for its courtroom trial performance, including getting large verdicts for smaller cases.  In fact, because of these court trial accomplishments, many well-known law firms choose to have Elman Law Group take cases to court.

To speak directly to Tony Elman, Lead Attorney of the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  This legal consultation is free.

Elman Law Group works on a “contingency” basis…Elman Law Group’s clients never pay a fee unless and until they receive monetary compensation.

Motorcycle Crash In Northfield, Illinois

There was a motorcycle accident Sunday morning (August 30, 2015) in Northfield.

According to Northfield Police, the accident happened shortly after 11:30 a.m., on Willow Road near Somerset Lane.

The motorcyclist, identified as Mark F. Steffen, 50, of Chicago, was taken to Evanston Hospital for treatment of his accident injuries.

An excerpt from the August 31, 2015 Winnetka Talk (Chicago Tribune) article titled “Northfield motorcycle crash injures Chicago man“:

Police said witnesses at the scene reported that Steffen appeared to be changing lanes when his motorcycle hit the curb on the north side of Willow Road, causing him to fall off the bike. Police said Monday that Steffen remained hospitalized.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Winnetka Talk article mentioned above, as well as the August 31 Northbrook Patch article titled “Man in Serious Condition After Motorcycle Accident in Northfield.”

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Should you or someone you care for experience a motorcycle accident injury or fatality in Illinois, please contact the Elman Law Group for a free consultation to discuss the legal situation and to determine whether a personal injury lawsuit should be filed.  Elman Law Group LLC (ElmanLaw.com) is an Illinois personal injury law firm that concentrates in Illinois personal injury and wrongful death cases involving vehicle accidents (car, motorcycle, bike, bus, pedestrian, truck, etc.)

Elman Law Group’s Lead Attorney, Tony Elman, is a personal injury trial lawyer.  Over the last 20+ years Elman Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.

During this 20+ year period, Elman Law Group has built a reputation for its courtroom trial performance, including getting large verdicts for smaller cases.  In fact, because of these court trial accomplishments, many well-known law firms choose to have Elman Law Group take cases to court.

To speak directly to Tony Elman, Lead Attorney of the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  This legal consultation is free.

Elman Law Group works on a “contingency” basis…Elman Law Group’s clients never pay a fee unless and until they receive monetary compensation.

Motorcycle Collision On Interstate 57 Near Rantoul

There was an Illinois motorcycle accident Friday afternoon (August 28, 2015) on Interstate 57 near Rantoul.

The accident happened near mile marker 241.5, north of Champaign, as traffic had slowed due to a previous accident.  At 2:42 p.m., a motorcyclist, with passenger, “rear-ended” a Subaru SUV.

The motorcyclist, Ronald B. Brown, 62, of Portage, Indiana, and the passenger, Joyce Brown, 63, also of Portage, were both “thrown”over the top of the motorcycle.

Both Ronald Brown and Joyce Brown were wearing helmets at the time of the accident.  They were taken to a local hospital for treatment of their accident injuries, which were considered to be non-life threatening in nature.

An excerpt from the August 29, 2015 The News-Gazette article titled “2 hurt in motorcycle-SUV accident“:

Ronald Brown was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in The News-Gazette article mentioned above, as well as the August 29, 2015 Rantoul Press article titled “Motorcycle hits SUV slowing down due to Rantoul wreck.”

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Should you or someone you care for experience a motorcycle accident injury or fatality in Illinois, please contact the Elman Law Group for a free consultation to discuss the legal situation and to determine whether a personal injury lawsuit should be filed.  Elman Law Group LLC (ElmanLaw.com) is an Illinois personal injury law firm that concentrates in Illinois personal injury and wrongful death cases involving vehicle accidents (car, motorcycle, bike, bus, pedestrian, truck, etc.)

Elman Law Group’s Lead Attorney, Tony Elman, is a personal injury trial lawyer.  Over the last 20+ years Elman Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.

During this 20+ year period, Elman Law Group has built a reputation for its courtroom trial performance, including getting large verdicts for smaller cases.  In fact, because of these court trial accomplishments, many well-known law firms choose to have Elman Law Group take cases to court.

To speak directly to Tony Elman, Lead Attorney of the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  This legal consultation is free.

Elman Law Group works on a “contingency” basis…Elman Law Group’s clients never pay a fee unless and until they receive monetary compensation.

Motorcycle Accident Near Frankfort, Illinois

There was a fatal motorcycle accident early Friday (August 28, 2015) near Frankfort, Illinois.

Details on the motorcycle accident – especially its causes – appear limited at this time.

The accident happened at approximately 1:00 a.m., near Frankfort Square Road and Benton Drive.

The motorcyclist was identified as Laurence Mirabella, 47, of Frankfort.

His accident injuries included head trauma.  He died from accident injuries early Saturday morning.

An excerpt from the August 29, 2015 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Motorcyclist killed in crash near Frankfort“:

Will County sheriff’s officers are handling the investigation, but representatives could not immediately be reached for more details on the accident.

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

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Should you or someone you care for experience a motorcycle accident injury or fatality in Illinois, please contact the Elman Law Group for a free consultation to discuss the legal situation and to determine whether a personal injury lawsuit should be filed.  Elman Law Group LLC (ElmanLaw.com) is an Illinois personal injury law firm that concentrates in Illinois personal injury and wrongful death cases involving vehicle accidents (car, motorcycle, bike, bus, pedestrian, truck, etc.)

Elman Law Group’s Lead Attorney, Tony Elman, is a personal injury trial lawyer.  Over the last 20+ years Elman Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.

During this 20+ year period, Elman Law Group has built a reputation for its courtroom trial performance, including getting large verdicts for smaller cases.  In fact, because of these court trial accomplishments, many well-known law firms choose to have Elman Law Group take cases to court.

To speak directly to Tony Elman, Lead Attorney of the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  This legal consultation is free.

Elman Law Group works on a “contingency” basis…Elman Law Group’s clients never pay a fee unless and until they receive monetary compensation.

Fatal Motorcycle Accident On Route 173

There was a fatal motorcycle accident early Wednesday morning (August 26, 2015) on Route 173 near Antioch.  The accident is considered a hit & run accident.

The accident happened at approximately 4:00 a.m., on Route 173 near North Linden Lane.

The motorcyclist was identified as Gregory Boyes, 50, of Antioch.  He died shortly after the crash.

Although the Lake County Sheriff’s Office initially thought that he lost control while attempting to make a turn, upon further investigation it was determined a second vehicle was involved in the crash.

At approximately 9:45 a.m., a woman from unincorporated Antioch, Leena A. Ultsch, 34, contracted police and said she collided with the motorcycle and left the scene without reporting the incident.

An excerpt from the Daily Herald article of August 27, 2015, titled “Prosecutors:  Antioch-area woman said she drank wine before fatal motorcycle crash“:

Ultsch told police she left the scene because she was scared, authorities said.

Additional details regarding this Illinois fatal motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Daily Herald article mentioned above, as well as the August 27 Daily Herald article titled “Antioch woman charged in fatal hit-and-run” and the August 26, 2015 Chicago Tribune article (with pictures) titled “Woman charged in fatal hit-and-run crash with motorcycle.”

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Should you or someone you care for experience a motorcycle accident injury or fatality in Illinois, please contact the Elman Law Group for a free consultation to discuss the legal situation and to determine whether a personal injury lawsuit should be filed.  Elman Law Group LLC (ElmanLaw.com) is an Illinois personal injury law firm that concentrates in Illinois personal injury and wrongful death cases involving vehicle accidents (car, motorcycle, bike, bus, pedestrian, truck, etc.)

Elman Law Group’s Lead Attorney, Tony Elman, is a personal injury trial lawyer.  Over the last 20+ years Elman Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.

During this 20+ year period, Elman Law Group has built a reputation for its courtroom trial performance, including getting large verdicts for smaller cases.  In fact, because of these court trial accomplishments, many well-known law firms choose to have Elman Law Group take cases to court.

To speak directly to Tony Elman, Lead Attorney of the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  This legal consultation is free.

Elman Law Group works on a “contingency” basis…Elman Law Group’s clients never pay a fee unless and until they receive monetary compensation.