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Elman Law Group, LLC Wins Big With A Stunning $621,000 Jury Verdict In Cook County (Chicago, Illinois) “Wrist Fracture” Car Accident Case

Anthony R. Elman of Elman Law Group, LLC has successfully achieved a $621,000 jury verdict involving a wrist fracture stemming from a Chicago car accident. The case, John Calhoun vs. Peter Ochoa, was tried in Cook County Circuit Court, Chicago, Illinois.

Elman Law Group took the case to trial after there was a Last Offer to Settle by Defendant (American Family Insurance In House Counsel) of $45,000.

The case involved a 36-year-old plaintiff who was involved in a Chicago car accident, which happened when the defendant, insured by American Family Insurance Company, allegedly failed to yield the right-of-way when his car made a left-hand turn in front of the plaintiff’s car. The plaintiff, who was the front-seat passenger in the car, suffered a wrist injury to his right arm when the deployed airbag hit his arm. The plaintiff had about 2-3 months of post-accident treatment for this wrist fracture. No invasive surgery was ever needed. The treatment consisted of pain medications, wearing a hand cast, physical therapy, and closed reduction non-invasive outpatient surgery. The defense was allowed to introduce into evidence that the plaintiff had a recent felony criminal conviction.

Plaintiff’s medical bills were about $21,000. Anthony Elman’s last settlement demand was $50,000.

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Elman Law Group, LLC concentrates in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death cases involving vehicle accidents (car, motorcycle, bike, bus, pedestrian, truck, etc.) This intense focus allows us to consistently achieve winning verdicts and settlements for our clients.

Should you be involved in a car accident, there are certain actions you should take in order to protect your rights.  You should not assume – especially without proper legal representation – that you will receive appropriate compensation for your injuries, hardships and/or losses.  To speak directly with a trial lawyer from Elman Law Group immediately, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  There is no fee for this consultation.

I-57 Motorcycle Collision Near Rantoul

There was a Southern Illinois motorcycle accident Friday afternoon (August 28, 2015) on Interstate 57 near Rantoul.

The accident happened near mile marker 241.5, north of Champaign, as traffic had slowed due to a previous accident.  At 2:42 p.m., a motorcyclist, with passenger, “rear-ended” a Subaru SUV.

The motorcyclist, Ronald B. Brown, 62, of Portage, Indiana, and the passenger, Joyce Brown, 63, also of Portage, were both “thrown”over the top of the motorcycle.

Both Ronald Brown and Joyce Brown were wearing helmets at the time of the accident.  They were taken to a local hospital for treatment of their accident injuries, which were considered to be non-life threatening in nature.

An excerpt from the August 29, 2015 The News-Gazette article titled “2 hurt in motorcycle-SUV accident“:

Ronald Brown was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in The News-Gazette article mentioned above, as well as the August 29, 2015 Rantoul Press article titled “Motorcycle hits SUV slowing down due to Rantoul wreck.”

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Should you or someone you care for experience injury or other harm in Illinois, please contact the Elman Law Group for a free consultation to discuss the legal situation and to determine the potential of a personal injury lawsuit.

Elman Law Group’s Lead Attorney, Tony Elman, is a personal injury trial lawyer.  Over the last 20+ years Elman Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.

During this 20+ year period, Elman Law Group has built a reputation for its courtroom trial performance, including getting large verdicts for smaller cases.  In fact, because of these court trial accomplishments, many well-known law firms choose to have Elman Law Group take cases to court.

To speak directly to Tony Elman, Lead Attorney of the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  This legal consultation is free.

Elman Law Group works on a “contingency” basis…Elman Law Group’s clients never pay a fee unless and until they receive monetary compensation.

Elman Law Group LLC (ElmanLaw.com) is an Illinois personal injury law firm that concentrates in Illinois personal injury and wrongful death cases involving vehicle accidents (car, motorcycle, bike, bus, pedestrian, truck, etc.)

Saline County Motorcycle Accident

There was a Southern Illinois motorcycle accident Saturday night (August 22, 2015) in Saline County, Illinois.

The accident happened on U.S. Route 45, as a motorcyclist and passenger were riding northbound.

An excerpt from the August 23, 2015 CourierPress.com article titled “Two seriously injured in Southern Illinois crash“:

Ronald A. Brachear, 61 and his passenger, Gwendolyn S. Jones, 54, both of Harrisburg, Illinois were northbound on U.S. Route 45 at Mandella Tree Road when his 2013 Harley Davidson motorcycle drifted across the center line and collided head-on with a Hyundai Elantra driven by Timothy L. Warren, 27 of Vienna, Illinois.

Both Brachear and Gwendolyn Jones were taken to hospitals for treatment of their accident injuries.

This accident remains under investigation.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Southern Illinois motorcycle collision can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the CourierPress.com article mentioned above as well as the August 23 WSILtv.com article titled “Motorcycle Crash in Saline County Injures Two.”

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Should you or someone you care for experience injury or other harm in Illinois, please contact the Elman Law Group for a free consultation to discuss the legal situation and to determine the potential of a personal injury lawsuit.

Elman Law Group’s Lead Attorney, Tony Elman, is a personal injury trial lawyer.  Over the last 20+ years Elman Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.

During this 20+ year period, Elman Law Group has built a reputation for its courtroom trial performance, including getting large verdicts for smaller cases.  In fact, because of these court trial accomplishments, many well-known law firms choose to have Elman Law Group take cases to court.

To speak directly to Tony Elman, Lead Attorney of the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  This legal consultation is free.

Elman Law Group works on a “contingency” basis…Elman Law Group’s clients never pay a fee unless and until they receive monetary compensation.

Elman Law Group LLC (ElmanLaw.com) is an Illinois personal injury law firm that concentrates in Illinois personal injury and wrongful death cases involving vehicle accidents (car, motorcycle, bike, bus, pedestrian, truck, etc.)

Two Randolph County Motorcycle Accidents Cause Injuries

So far in 2015, many of the Illinois motorcycle accidents appear to be caused by “loss of control” by the motorcyclist.

Many of these Illinois motorcycle accidents in which “loss of control” has occurred have resulted in serious accident injuries, and in many cases fatalities.

Recently, two Southern Illinois accidents (in Randolph County) involved loss of control.  One involved a motorcyclist who apparently lost control of the motorcycle on a curve on Zeigler Mine Road near Sarah Road.  This accident happened on Friday night, August 14, 2015.

Another motorcycle accident involved a loss of control by a motorist, in which the driver crossed the center line and a multi-vehicle accident occurred, involving the motorist’s Dodge Journey and three motorcycles.  This accident occurred on Route 3 on Saturday, August 15, 2015.

Additional details regarding these Southern Illinois motorcycle accidents can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the August 17, 2015 The Randolph County Herald Tribune article titled “Motorcycle accidents overshadow weekend.”

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Should you or someone you care for experience injury or other harm in Illinois, please contact the Elman Law Group for a free consultation to discuss the legal situation and to determine the potential of a personal injury lawsuit.

Elman Law Group’s Lead Attorney, Tony Elman, is a personal injury trial lawyer.  Over the last 20+ years Elman Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.

During this 20+ year period, Elman Law Group has built a reputation for its courtroom trial performance, including getting large verdicts for smaller cases.  In fact, because of these court trial accomplishments, many well-known law firms choose to have Elman Law Group take cases to court.

To speak directly to Tony Elman, Lead Attorney of the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  This legal consultation is free.

Elman Law Group works on a “contingency” basis…Elman Law Group’s clients never pay a fee unless and until they receive monetary compensation.

Elman Law Group LLC (ElmanLaw.com) is an Illinois personal injury law firm that concentrates in Illinois personal injury and wrongful death cases involving vehicle accidents (car, motorcycle, bike, bus, pedestrian, truck, etc.)

Bicycle Accident In Grand Tower, Illinois

There was a bicycle accident in Southern Illinois Monday (August 17, 2015) in Grand Tower.

The accident happened at approximately 8:45 a.m. on Illinois 3, just north of Howardton Road.  At that time, a bicyclist was hit by a vehicle.

The bicyclist, identified as Stephen Cohen, 23, of Anna, was airlifted to a hospital in Cape Girardeau for treatment of his accident injuries.

The driver of the vehicle was identified as Angela Derossett, 44, of Grand Tower.  She was taken to St. Joseph Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro for treatment of accident injuries.  Those injuries were considered to be non-life-threatening in nature.

An excerpt from the kfvs12.com article (with video) of August 17, 2015, titled “2 injured in crash involving bicycle, car in Grand Tower“:

Derossett was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

This bicycle accident remains under investigation by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Southern Illinois bicycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the kfvs12.com article mentioned above, as well as thesouthern.com article of August 17 titled “Anna man airlifted to hospital after Grand Tower crash.”

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Should you or someone you care for experience injury or other harm in Illinois, please contact the Elman Law Group for a free consultation to discuss the legal situation and to determine the potential of a personal injury lawsuit.

Elman Law Group’s Lead Attorney, Tony Elman, is a personal injury trial lawyer.  Over the last 20+ years Elman Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.

During this 20+ year period, Elman Law Group has built a reputation for its courtroom trial performance, including getting large verdicts for smaller cases.  In fact, because of these court trial accomplishments, many well-known law firms choose to have Elman Law Group take cases to court.

To speak directly to Tony Elman, Lead Attorney of the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  This legal consultation is free.

Elman Law Group works on a “contingency” basis…Elman Law Group’s clients never pay a fee unless and until they receive monetary compensation.

Elman Law Group LLC (ElmanLaw.com) is an Illinois personal injury law firm that concentrates in Illinois personal injury and wrongful death cases involving vehicle accidents (car, motorcycle, bike, bus, pedestrian, truck, etc.)

ATV Accident Injures Three Teens In Southern Illinois

There was a Southern Illinois ATV accident Tuesday night (August 4, 2015) in Simpson.

According to authorities, three teenagers were injured after being involved in a crash as they were riding on the ATV.

The three teens were 13, 14, and 15 years old.

The driver of the ATV, a 14-year-old female, suffered head and facial injuries.  The two boys had injuries including broken legs.

An excerpt from the August 5, 2015 thesouthern.com article titled “Teenagers injured in Tuesday night ATV accident expected to recover“:

Jordan said that given the inexperience of the driver, and the fact that three teenagers were riding one ATV at a high speed and without helmets, they are all lucky to have survived the crash.

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It is illegal to drive an ATV on a public road; state law requires that off-road operators be at least 16 and have a driver’s license.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including thesouthern.com article mentioned above, as well as the August 5 wsiltv.com article (with video) titled “Authorities Stress Safety After ATV Accident In Johnson County.”

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Should you or someone you care for experience injury or other harm in Illinois, please contact the Elman Law Group for a free consultation to discuss the legal situation and to determine the potential of a personal injury lawsuit.

Elman Law Group’s Lead Attorney, Tony Elman, is a personal injury trial lawyer.  Over the last 20+ years Elman Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.

During this 20+ year period, Elman Law Group has built a reputation for its courtroom trial performance, including getting large verdicts for smaller cases.  In fact, because of these court trial accomplishments, many well-known law firms choose to have Elman Law Group take cases to court.

To speak directly to Tony Elman, Lead Attorney of the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  This legal consultation is free.

Elman Law Group works on a “contingency” basis…Elman Law Group’s clients never pay a fee unless and until they receive monetary compensation.

Elman Law Group LLC (ElmanLaw.com) is an Illinois personal injury law firm that concentrates in Illinois personal injury and wrongful death cases involving vehicle accidents (car, motorcycle, bike, bus, pedestrian, truck, etc.)