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Monthly Archives: January 2020

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Preventing Teen Cell Phone Accidents

By Harvey L. Walner |

Many people can’t seem to be away from their phones for more than a few minutes. They are addicted to them, checking emails and texts constantly—even while driving. This is especially true for teens. Cell phone use by teens while driving is a common practice, and it’s also a dangerous and even deadly one…. Read More »

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Common Causes of Wrongful Death

By Harvey L. Walner |

Your sister was killed in a car accident. Your elderly father was neglected in a nursing home and eventually died. Your son was fatally shot by someone in a gang. These are all devastating situations that no person would ever want to face. What they also have in common is that they are all… Read More »

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Student Killed in Illinois School Bus Crash

By Harvey L. Walner |

School buses are built tough and are generally very safe. Accidents are rare, especially ones that result in fatality. In fact, they account for just 0.4% of fatal motor vehicle accidents in the United States. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), roughly 134 people die in school-related motor vehicle crashes each… Read More »

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Illinois Court Awards $3.3 Million in Workers’ Compensation Case

By Harvey L. Walner |

When a person is injured in the workplace, they have the right to file a workers’ compensation claim and recover compensation for lost wages, medical bills and other damages. However, some employers retaliate against workers who file claims. This is because a claim can sometimes raise insurance premiums, and when this happens, some employers… Read More »

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6 Injured in Hit and Run Crash in Chicago

By Harvey L. Walner |

When a car accident occurs, the parties involved must stop at the accident and remain there until they render medical aid, the police arrive and everyone has the information they need to file a claim. Some people, however, flee the accident scene without stopping, leaving the victims there to suffer without medical treatment. This… Read More »

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2 Injured in Scaffolding Accident in Chicago

By Harvey L. Walner |

Construction accidents can occur in a variety of ways. Heights, heavy equipment, power tools and electricity can all contribute to serious accidents. Many cause serious injuries. Two construction workers were injured when scaffolding collapsed on a job site in the Chicago suburb of Oak Lawn. The accident occurred on the morning of October 25… Read More »

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