$775,000 Lawsuit Settlement Resulting From Pedestrian Accident Injury

A $775,000 lawsuit settlement has recently been attained by the Elman Law Group. The underlying pedestrian accident injury occurred in Chicago. The accident occurred as a woman was hit while trying to walk across the street. The case involved an 80-year-old woman, Georgina Melendez, who was struck by a vehicle on March 11, 2017.  The …

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Mechanical Problems Cited In Lawsuit Over Alton Crash

Mechanical problems that occur in a car or other vehicle can create a hazardous condition.  These mechanical problems can be due to many reasons, such as a defective part or component.  As well, they can be caused by lack of proper vehicle maintenance.  Another problem can be tires that are overly worn or otherwise not …

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Brain Injury Claimed In Southern Illinois Car Accident Lawsuit

Among the most serious injuries that can result from vehicle accidents are brain injuries.  These injuries can range from concussions to other serious head injuries.  Serious brain injuries can lead to a fatality.  For those serious brain injuries that are not fatal, a person can suffer from various temporary and permanent impairments, and the head …

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Lawsuit Regarding Edwardsville Motorcycle Accident Injuries

Motorcycle accidents often lead to serious accident injuries for both motorcyclists and any passengers.  As seen in many Chicago area as well as other Illinois motorcycle crashes discussed on this site, a broad range of injuries can result from such crashes. Many of these injuries, due to their nature, can lead to the motorcyclist and/or …

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Distracted Drivers And The Injuries Caused By Their Negligent Driving

Distracted drivers continue to pose a substantial threat to traffic safety. Distracted drivers have been involved in many crashes in Southern Illinois as well throughout Illinois. While there are many ways a driver can be significantly distracted, mobile phone use – and in particular texting – is often cited as the most common reason for …

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