When an at-fault driver dies in an accident in Illinois, survivors can still recover compensation for their injuries and property damage. In some cases, this may require suing the estate if the driver was underinsured or uninsured. In Illinois, death does not end an individual’s liability for the personal injuries and property damage they caused… Continue reading When the At Fault Driver Dies
Wrongful death lawsuits can help family members and financial dependents receive the compensation they require following the preventable and unexpected loss of a family member. A wrongful death suit can be filed against parties whose negligent actions, manufacture or sale of defective products, or willful misconduct caused a fatal incident.
The families of two Agridyne workers who died on the job have filed wrongful death suits against the company. The suits allege that Agridyne did not provide proper safety equipment, resulting in the 2014 deaths of Dean Stone and Frank Rosebur. The families have filed suits, each seeking more than $50,000 in damages. OSHA cited… Continue reading Families Demand Compensation in Wrongful Death Suits
At some point in our lives we will rely upon the care and treatment of the medical establishment to improve our health. Whether undergoing a major operation or picking up a prescription for cold medicine, the public expects physicians and other medical professionals to perform their duties in accordance with established guidelines for care. With… Continue reading When Negligence Becomes Wrongful Death