Motorcyclist Dies Following West Town Accident

A motorcyclist has died ten days after a crash in Chicago’s West Town neighborhood.

Details on the accident are somewhat limited.  The cause and fault of the crash do not appear to be disclosed at this time.

According to Chicago Police, the crash involved a collision between a motorcycle and another vehicle at 12:23 a.m. August 19, 2017.  The accident scene was at Chicago and May.

The motorcyclist, identified as Michael John Westby, 33, of Grand Rapids, Michigan, was hurt and taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital for treatment of his accident injuries.  According to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office, he died from his accident injuries on August 29, 2017.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Chicago motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the August 31, 2017 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Man dies 10 days after West Town crash.”  Obituary information for Michael John Westby can be found at this link.

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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 25+ years Elman Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.

During this 25+ 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.

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Fatal Motorcycle-Pickup Truck Collision In Springfield

There was a fatal motorcycle accident Wednesday (August 30, 2017) in Springfield, Illinois.

The motorcycle accident happened at the intersection of 11th Street and Stanford Street shortly after 5:00 p.m.

An excerpt regarding the crash, from the August 31, 2017 wandtv.com article (with video) titled “Motorcyclist killed in intersection crash“:

Police tell WAND-TV a pickup truck driver was trying to turn left onto Stanford when the motorcycle approached in a northbound direction on 11th. That’s when the motorcycle lost control as it crossed railroad tracks, then hit the truck after moving on its side.

The motorcyclist, identified as Demarcus Long, 37, of Springfield, died at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield.  Among his injuries was a serious head injury.

An excerpt from the sj-r.com article of August 31, 2017, titled “Springfield man killed in motorcycle crash“:

As of Thursday, Springfield police had not determined who was at fault, and the accident remained under investigation.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the wandtv.com and sj-r.com articles 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 25+ years Elman Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.

During this 25+ 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 Collision In Plainfield

There was a fatal motorcycle accident Friday night (August 25, 2017) in Plainfield.

Details regarding the accident are somewhat limited.  The cause of the accident does not appear to be publicly disclosed at this time.

According to officials, the motorcycle accident involved a collision between a motorcycle and van at approximately 11:00 p.m.  The accident scene was near the intersection of Route 59 and Dayfield Drive.

The motorcyclist, identified as Johnson D. Ho, of Plainfield, 18, of Plainfield.  He died at the accident scene.  At the time of the accident, he was wearing a motorcycle helmet.

An excerpt from the Chicago Sun-Times article of August 26, 2017, titled “18-year-old man dies in Plainfield motorcycle crash“:

Preliminary results from an autopsy performed Saturday showed Ho suffered multiple injuries from the crash, according to the coroner’s office. The autopsy did not rule on his final cause and manner of death pending further study.

The occupants of the van refused medical treatment at the accident scene.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Illinois motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Chicago Sun-Times article mentioned above as well as the August 26 Joliet Patch article titled “Plainfield Teen Dies In 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 25+ years Elman Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.

During this 25+ 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 Car-Motorcycle Collision In Fox Lake

There was a fatal motorcycle accident Tuesday afternoon (August 22, 2017) in Fox Lake.

According to information provided by Fox Lake Police, the accident occurred as a motorcycle attempted to pass another car on State Park Road.

An excerpt regarding the crash, as seen in the August 23, 2017 Lake County News-Sun article (with crash scene photos) titled “Motorcyclist in Fox Lake crash identified,” referring to the motorcyclist, Samual J. Wiesbrock, 26, of Spring Grove:

Fox Lake police said Wiesbrock was riding a Yamaha motorcycle around 4:30 p.m. north on State Park Road, but he went into the southbound lane passing other vehicles. A Chevrolet passenger vehicle was going north too when it made a left turn onto Kohl Avenue and the motorcycle hit the driver’s side of the sedan, police said.

Weisbrock was taken to Centegra Northern Illinois Medical Center in McHenry for treatment of his accident injuries.  He died there.

An excerpt regarding the accident injuries, including head injuries, as seen in the August 24 Northwest Herald article titled “Coroner IDs motorcyclist killed in Fox Lake crash as Spring Grove man“:

An autopsy performed Wednesday found Samual J. Wiesbrock died from blunt trauma to the head despite wearing a helmet, McHenry County Coroner Anne Majewski said in a news release. Toxicology testing is pending.

The accident remains under investigation, and the Major Crash Assistance Team of Lake County is assisting in the accident investigation.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal motorcycle crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Lake County News-Sun and Northwest Herald articles mentioned above as well as the August 22 Daily Herald article titled “Man in life-threatening condition after Fox Lake 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 25+ years Elman Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.

During this 25+ 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 Waukegan Motorcycle Crash

There was a fatal motorcycle accident in Waukegan early Saturday (August 19, 2017) morning.  The crash is being attributed to a motorcycle loss of control.

According to Waukegan Police, the accident was reported at 1:30 a.m.  The accident scene was in the vicinity of Berwick Avenue and Grand Avenue.

An excerpt from the Lake County News-Sun article of August 21, 2017, titled “Man killed early Saturday in Waukegan motorcycle crash“:

According to the release, investigators believe that the motorcycle was traveling northbound on Berwick approaching Grand when the driver lost control, and the motorcycle crashed into multiple parked cars on Berwick Avenue. The driver of the motorcycle was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead, authorities said.

Another excerpt regarding the crash, from the Daily Herald article of August 21 titled “Round Lake Heights man killed in motorcycle crash“:

Police said excessive speed is believed to have played a factor in the crash.

The motorcyclist was identified as Jose Hernandez, 28, of Round Lake Heights.

The fatal crash investigation is continuing and is being conducted by the Waukegan Police Department’s Traffic Division.

Additional information and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Lake County News-Sun and Daily Herald articles 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 25+ years Elman Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.

During this 25+ 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.