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Marc E. McCallister

Family Sues Car Manufacturer for Defective Tire Resulting in Death

The family of an 18 year old man filed a lawsuit against Cooper Tire & Rubber Company after the man was killed when a tire blew out of the vehicle he was a passenger in and caused the vehicle to…

Marc E. McCallister

One Killed and Five Injured in Overnight Traffic Crash

On Wednesday night, February 20, there was a car accident that killed one and injured five, including two police officers. Eric Gray, 21, of the 2200 block of East 92nd Street, was pronounced dead at 3:45 a.m. at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.The police officers were in their squad car when the accident occurred and Gray was in the other…

Marc E. McCallister

I-290 Chicago Rollover, Possible Death Others in Critical Care

A rollover accident on Monday left at least one person in serious condition and possibly caused the death of another person. The accident happened on the Eisenhower Expressway in Chicago near Ashland Avenue. Three lanes had to be shut down after the crash. At the time of the report the Cook County Medical Examiner had not made an official notice of any fatalities.The people injured in the…

Marc E. McCallister

Greyhound Bus Traveling from Chicago to Indiana Crashes

A greyhound bus traveling along interstate 65 crashed in the early morning hours injuring at least three. The bus was traveling from Chicago to Indianapolis when it possibly blew a tire. It was in Boone County at the time of the accident.The injured people on the bus may have a legal right to recover for any expenses incurred due to the Greyhound accident. They may also be able to recover for…

Marc E. McCallister

Rollover on Chicago's Bishop Ford Kills 1, Injures 4

A rollover on the Bishop Ford Freeway in Chicago left four people critically injured and one man dead. Robin Stokes of Chicago lost his life Sunday after a car cut off the vehicle he was traveling in and caused his vehicle to rollover.There have been no reports of who was driving the vehicle that cut off the vehicle that rolled over. It is believed the rain was a factor in the accident. There…

Marc E. McCallister

Chicago Man Dies In Car Crash(2)

Carlos R. Daniels of Chicago, Illinois died Wednesday after he lost control of his car and it crashed into a tree. It is believed that Daniels, who was driving a Ford Escape SUV, was side swiped by another car that was traveling on Chicago Avenue. At this time there are no suspects in the hit and run.Daniels was the only person in the car at the time of the accident. His family may be able to…

Jamie G. Goldstein

Chicago Hit and Run Severs Man's legs

A sixty year old man was the victim of a hit and run in Chicago’s South Suburbs on Friday. Michael Cranston was killed when he was hit by a car while on Matteson roadway. The collision caused Cranston to be propelled through the air, landing with his body through the windshield of the suspect’s car. His legs were severed and were found by police on Friday evening. Cranston’s body was not…

Jamie G. Goldstein

Chicago Car Crash Injures Four

Two cars were involved in a crash on the Stevenson Expressway on August 22, 2007. The crash occurred at the Pulaski Road exit ramp in Chicago, Illinois. Four people were taken to area hospitals while three others refused medical treatment. No additional information on the cause of the accident is reported at this time.The victims of the car accident may be entitled to compensation for their…

Jamie G. Goldstein

Chicago Man Files Lawsuit After Driver On Cell Phone Causes Accident

James White filed a lawsuit on Monday after he was hit by a car while he was loading groceries into his trunk. White was pinned between his car and the other man’s car and believes the accident happened because the other man was on his cell phone. As a result of the accident White was in the hospital for 14 days and had to have a vein from his right leg removed and placed in his left leg to…

Jamie G. Goldstein

Monster Truck Crash in Dekalb, Illinois

A monster truck show in DeKalb, Illinois turned into a nightmare Thursday afternoon when the truck lost control and crashed into the crowd injuring nine people. The nine injured were taken to the hospital including Amy List who suffered a spinal cord injury and was in serious condition. Prior to the accident witnesses said that the monster truck began jumping increasingly closer to the crowd…