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Illinois family files wrongful death suit

Anytime a loved one is harmed by the negligence of another person, whether a little or a lot, the emotional distress can be severe. Compounding this suffering can be the financial burden placed on a family by the sudden loss of monetary support, especially in those circumstances where the family wage earner is killed. In such event, Illinois law provides for the right of surviving family members to pursue civil wrongful death claims based upon evidence of negligent or intentional actions that resulted in death. One Illinois family recently utilized that right.

Illinois car accident leads to serious burns, 4 others injured

Traffic was backed up for hours while a busy Illinois highway was closed so that a helicopter could land and remove one of the victims of a crash. The car accident happened on July 7 in the early afternoon. As a result of the crash, one person suffered serious burns and four others were taken to local hospitals with injuries.

3 passengers injured in Illinois when driver dodges deer

Recently, an allegedly intoxicated driver's effort to avoid hitting a deer resulted in serious injuries to his three passengers. Illinois State Police say that the single-vehicle accident happened on County Roads 800 North and 1375 East near Olney. The wreck occurred in the early evening of June 25 and may have been caused in part by the intoxication of the young driver.

Motorcycle accident deaths in Illinois up 27 percent since 1999

State and local authorities in Illinois have noted a spike in motorcycle crashes involving fatalities. Officials are warning motorists to be more careful on the road during the summer months, citing a number of factors that have led to the increase in motorcycle accident deaths.

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