Motorcycle Accident On I-55

There was a motorcycle accident Monday evening (September 28, 2015) on I-55, near I-90-94.

Details on this Illinois motorcycle accident appear limited at this time.

According to the Illinois State Police (ISP) the accident happened at approximately 5:45 p.m.

The motorcyclist was taken to Stroger Hospital for treatment of accident injuries that were called “minor.”

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the September 28, 2015 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Inbound Stevenson reopened near Dan Ryan after crash.”

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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.

Early-Morning Motorcycle Collision On Kennedy

There was an early-morning motorcycle accident Saturday (September 26, 2015) on Chicago’s Kennedy Expressway.

According to the Illinois State Police (ISP) the accident involved a motorcyclist “rear-ending” a Chicago Police car that was stopped for an earlier accident.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the September 26, 2015 Chicago Tribune article titled “Kennedy reopens after hit-and-run collision, police car and motorcycle crash.”

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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 In Elgin Causes Serious Injuries

There was an Illinois motorcycle accident Thursday afternoon (September 24, 2015) in Elgin.

First responders went to the accident scene at approximately 1:45 p.m.  According to Elgin Police, the accident scene was at McLean Boulevard and Bowes Road.

The accident happened when a motorcyclist collided with a utility truck that had parked in the right traffic lane.  At the time of the accident the motorcyclist was traveling southbound on McLean.

The motorcyclist, currently identified only as a 48-year-old male, reportedly suffered “serious injuries” and was taken to Presence St. Joseph for treatment of his accident injuries.

The accident in under investigation by the Elgin Police Department’s Traffic Unit.  Those with information concerning this motorcycle crash are asked to call 847-289-2661.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this motorcycle accident are seen in a variety of media sources, including the September 24, 2015 Elgin Courier-News article titled “Bowes Road closed as Elgin police investigate motorcycle crash” as well as the September 24 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Motorcyclist seriously injured in Elgin crash.”

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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 In Quincy, Illinois

There was an Illinois motorcycle accident Wednesday morning (September 23, 2015) in Quincy.

According to the Quincy Police Department, the accident happened at 8:05 a.m., at the intersection of 12th Street and Locust Street.

At that time, a motorcyclist was traveling west on Locust, when he was struck by a motorist driving a minivan north on 12th Street.  The motorcyclist was ejected from the motorcycle during the collision.

A witness told police the minivan did not stop for a red light.

The motorcyclist, identified as Gary E. Russell, 65, of Quincy, was taken to Blessing Hospital for treatment of his accident injuries.

The motorist was identified as Randale J. Starman, 31, of Quincy.  He was ticketed for failure to identify a traffic control device.

An excerpt from the whig.com article of September 23, 2015 titled “Quincy man injured in motorcycle accident“:

Starman told police that the brakes on his vehicle were not working properly.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the whig.com article mentioned above, as well as the September 24 khmoradio.com article titled “Quincy Motorcyclist Injured in Collision at 12th and Locust.”

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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 In Wilmette

There was a fatal motorcycle accident Saturday (September 19, 2015) in Wilmette.

The accident happened shortly after noon, as two motorcyclists were traveling on Sheridan Road.  Near the  south entrance to Gillson Park, a Jeep, driven by James S. Graves, 79, of Wilmette, made a left-hand turn in front of the motorcyclists.  In doing so, he collided with one of the motorcyclists.  The other motorcyclist was able to stop previous to colliding with the Jeep.  According to police, Graves failed to yield the right-of-way when he made the left-hand turn in front of the motorcyclists.

The motorcyclist who was struck was identified as Paul Choi, 42, from Morton Grove.  He was taken in critical condition to Evanston Hospital for treatment of his accident injuries.  According to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office, he died at 2:43 p.m.

A 78-year-old female passenger in the Jeep was also injured and taken to Evanston Hospital.

An excerpt from the September 21, 2015 Niles-Morton Grove Patch article titled “Morton Grove Man Dies In Motorcycle Accident“:

The traffic crash remains under investigation by the Wilmette Police Department with the assistance of the Major Crash Assistance Team (MCAT), a component of North Regional Major Crimes Task Force (NORTAF). At this time, there is no indication of alcohol or drugs being a factor in the collision and charges are pending further investigation.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Niles-Morton Grove Patch article mentioned above, as well as the September 21 Daily North Shore article titled “Wilmette Motorcycle Crash Fatal.”

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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.