Wrongful Death Lawsuits

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Over West Side Of Chicago Crash

There has been a wrongful death lawsuit filed against the City of Chicago as well as Chicago Police.  The lawsuit has been filed regarding the death of a woman who was fatally struck by an off-duty Chicago Police Officer. The woman, Chequita Adams, was killed in a June 26, 2017 crash on Chicago’s West Side. An …

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Lawsuit Concerning Fatal Crash Near Willow Springs

In the March 5, 2016 post (“Fatal Loss Of Control Accident Near Willow Springs“) an accident which led to the deaths of two teenagers was summarized.  Both teens (Jonathan Grabinski, 17, of Chicago Ridge; and Salvatore Melant, 18, of Chicago) died at the accident scene. There has been a lawsuit filed with regard to this …

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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Regarding Fatal Chicago Pedestrian Accident

In the December 23, 2016 post (“Woman Fatally Struck While Walking In Crosswalk“) a fatal pedestrian accident that happened in Chicago was summarized.  The accident involved a woman (Telesfora Escamilla, 84, of Chicago) being fatally struck by a delivery truck with an Amazon logo.  One notable aspect of the accident was that it occurred as Telesfora …

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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Regarding Chicago Fatal Bicycle Accident

On June 15, 2016, there was a fatal bicycle accident in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood.  In that accident, which was summarized in the June 15 post titled “Tour Bus Fatally Strikes Bicyclist At Michigan Avenue And Oak Street” the 29-year-old bicyclist was identified as Blaine Klingenberg. On August 2, 2016, a wrongful death lawsuit was filed …

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Wrongful Death Suit Filed Regarding Fatal Chicago Pedestrian Accident

In the March 7, 2015 post, titled “Three People Fatally Struck By Truck In Chicago,” a fatal March 6 Chicago pedestrian accident involving a truck striking Elizabeth Peralta-Luna, 30, of Chicago and her two children is summarized.  Chicago Police at the time of the accident cited the driver of the truck, identified as Zachary Barngrover, 23, of …

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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Over Fatal Chicago Crash

There has been an Illinois wrongful death lawsuit filed in Cook County Circuit Court on behalf of William Brunson, 39, who died during a Chicago crash on January 26, 2013. The lawsuit was filed Thursday (January 22, 2015) against the driver of the vehicle (Delia Aguila) who fatally struck Brunson as well as his girlfriend, …

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Lawsuit Filed Regarding Fatal August 7, 2014 Metra Train Accident

There has been a wrongful death lawsuit filed regarding an August 7, 2014 Chicago train accident that led to the deaths of Margaret Huddleston and her brother, Berry Huddleston.  This August 7, 2014 train accident was summarized in the August 8, 2014 post titled “Fatal Chicago Metra Train Accident.” The lawsuit was filed in Cook County …

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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Over Wheeling Pedestrian Accident

There has been a wrongful death lawsuit filed with regard to a fatal pedestrian accident that happened Sunday (September 14, 2014) in Wheeling, Illinois. This lawsuit was filed in Cook County Circuit Court by the family of accident victim Fredi Morales, 20, of Des Plaines, and names the Village of Wheeling as the defendant. The …

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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Regarding Fatal July 2014 I-80 Vehicle Accident

There has been a wrongful death lawsuit filed regarding a fatal July 11, 2014 fatal vehicle accident that happened on Interstate 80 (I-80) near Hazel Crest, Illinois. This accident was summarized in the July 11, 2014 post titled “Fatal Interstate 80 (I-80) Chain-Reaction Crash In Hazel Crest, Illinois.” The wrongful death lawsuit was filed in …

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Cook County Wrongful Death Lawsuit Settled For $10.9 Million

There has been a $10.9 million settlement of a Cook County wrongful death lawsuit that was filed regarding the death of Illinois State Trooper James Sauter. The underlying accident that led to Trooper Sauter’s death was summarized in the March 29, 2013 post titled “Illinois State Trooper Involved In Fatal Accident On Tri-State Tollway.” The wrongful death …

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