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February 2014 Archives

Fatal truck accident leads to lawsuit

Trucks can be seen every day on roads and highways across Illinois transporting and delivering various goods. Truck drivers are professionals who undergo considerable training before they are allowed to operate on the open road. They are expected to exercise due care at all times while driving because collisions between trucks and other vehicles can have devastating consequences.

Nursing home residents hospitalized due to medication error

Residents of Illinois may be shocked to hear that 9 percent of nursing homes in the state are cited for errors relating to medication. This can come as bad news for those who have loved ones in nursing care facilities. In fact, a recent news investigation of public records has uncovered some disturbing revelations regarding medication errors occurring in nursing homes throughout Illinois.

Black ice suspected in 2 fatal Illinois car accidents

The prolonged frigid temperatures of early 2014 have wreaked havoc on drivers throughout Illinois. While heavy snowstorms slow roadways, another more insidious hazard accompanies winter weather: black ice.

Tollway worker killed in semi crash in Aurora, driver charged

On Jan. 27, a tollway worker and a state trooper pulled over to help the driver of a broken-down semi truck on Interstate 88 in Aurora. A second semi truck crashed into the state trooper's vehicle, driving it into the tollway worker's truck, igniting a fiery blast. The tollway worker died at the scene, and the trooper remains in critical condition.

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