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Category Archives: Negligence

Attorney, family of Kenneka Jenkins on suing hotel over freezer death

By Harvey L. Walner |

CHICAGO — Kenneka Jenkins was missing for 20 hours, but no one realized she was trapped in a hotel freezer. The 19-year-old was found dead on September 9, 2017. Her body was in a freezer that was in an unused kitchen. Her family is now suing the hotel, the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare Hotel… Read More »

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Chicago-Area McDonalds Linked to Foodborne Illness Outbreak

By Harvey L. Walner |

Officials with the Illinois Department of Public Health are investigating several food poisoning cases that may be linked to McDonald’s salads. About 90 cases of an intestinal illness called cyclosporiasis caused by the cyclospora parasite have been investigated since people started becoming ill in May. Many of the people had eaten salad at a… Read More »

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Are Educators Liable For Student Injury?

By Harvey L. Walner |

eachers are responsible for children’s education. But are they legally liable when a child is injured at school on their watch? Well it depends on where and how the injury occurred, the teacher’s actions or inaction, and the evidence as a whole. To show that negligence occurred, you have to prove four elements: duty,… Read More »

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Duty to Remove Snow

By Harvey L. Walner |

As a general rule, property owners have no duty to remove natural accumulations of snow, ice and melt water from their premises. Property owners also have no duty to salt walkways from natural accumulations of snow. If they create the accumulation, such as melting ice from the roof and gutters, then there may liability.

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