Tag: wrongful death
Motorcycle accident takes lives of Illinois father and son
On behalf of Frederick & Hagle posted in Motorcycle Accidents on Thursday, June 20, 2013.of
As many Illinois residents know, riding motorcycles can be a way of life for many enthusiasts. Some enjoy joining clubs and taking cross-country trips that allow for pleasant events with other motorcycle devotees. Others simply enjoy taking a ride with a family member or sharing their passion with their children. Continue reading “Motorcycle accident takes lives of Illinois father and son”
Illinois man pleads guilty to running over friend with minivan
On behalf of Frederick & Hagle posted in Car Accidents on Tuesday, April 24, 2012.of
A September 2011 Champaign fatal car crash has led to the driver being sentenced to prison. The man was driving drunk when he ran over his best friend, causing his death. The driver, still distraught over the car crash, has been sentenced to serve 12 years in prison and will be required to serve 85 percent of his sentence.
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Train accident case remanded for new trial
On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Train Accidents on Monday, March 19, 2012.
There are many issues and circumstances that need to be taken into account when filing a personal injury lawsuit and a clear understanding of the laws surrounding personal injury is crucial in making the right decisions. Recently, a new trial is being required after an Illinois appellate court found that the trial court may have “abused its discretion” in its award of damages after a train accident. Continue reading “Train accident case remanded for new trial”
Fatal DUI car crash nets guilty plea, wrongful death next?
On behalf of Frederick & Hagle posted in Car Accidents on Tuesday, February 28, 2012.of
Last Sept. 5 an argument broke out between two Urbana Illinois men who were roommates. One told the other that he was too drunk to drive. He also threatened to run over the man. It now appears that is exactly what happened with the victim’s own van, as the man pleaded guilty on Feb. 17 to aggravated driving under the influence. Continue reading “Fatal DUI car crash nets guilty plea, wrongful death next?”