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Scott’s Law Violation Collisions

Two Scott’s Law violation crashes occurred on the same day. Illinois State Police (ISP) reported that between two crashes happening on the same day, a state trooper was injured and two construction workers were killed due to Scott’s Law violations. The collisions occurred in Effingham on U.S. Route 45 to southbound Interstate 57 and between… Read More


I-57 Closed after Simi-Truck Collision

A collision on Interstate 57 has closed all northbound lanes and traffic is being rerouted off the interstate at northbound mile marker 308 exit, according to Illinois State Police. Troopers are on the scene of a crash and have reported that a disabled truck tractor semi-trailer broke down partially in the roadway and was then… Read More


Collision Sends Three to the Hospital

A two-car crash resulted in three people being injured. The collision occurred on Interstate 57 at mile marker 308. Illinois State Police District 21 at Ashkum reported that the collision occurred in the northbound lanes, just before 7:30pm. The ISP investigation found that a Nissan Altima was stopped in the left lane due to a… Read More


How to Request an Accident Report

Being injured in a car accident that wasn’t your fault can have a devastating effect on your life. In addition to the immediate ongoing pain and suffering, you may have to deal with expensive medical bills, forced time off work, and numerous other financial consequences that can make every day feel more stressful than the… Read More


Collision with Kankakee School Bus sends Four to Hospital

It has been reported that a Kankakee school bus was involved in a collision. According to reports, a Toyota Prius collided with the bus at the intersection of South Fourth Avenue and West Hawkins Street. The collision led to three of the eight total school bus passengers being transported to Ascension St. Mary Hospital for… Read More


Do I have a case if my child was injured playing sports?

In March 2019, ABC News reported that recent research suggested that four in ten emergency room visits for children between 5 and 14 years of age are for sports-related injuries. STOP (Sports Trauma and Overuse Prevention) Sports Injuries, an organization initiated by the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), reported that over 3.5 million… Read More


Severe Staffing Shortages in Nursing Homes are Endangering Residents

It has been reported that a majority of nursing homes in the U.S. are currently facing staffing shortages. These shortages often result in unsafe conditions for the residents. The report by the American Health Care Association was released earlier this month and found that 98% of nursing home operators are having trouble hiring with 73%… Read More


Fatal Crash on Illinois Route 102

On Friday 17, 2022, a three-vehicle, fatal, crash occurred Friday evening just before 10:00 pm.  The site of the collision was on Illinois Route 102 at North 3000W Road. Illinois State Police District 21 at Ashkum is investigating the incident. Of the three drivers, two were transported to the hospital where one was, unfortunately, pronounced… Read More


East Central Illinois Nursing Homes Fined for Violations

The State of Illinois has issued fines to four local nursing homes for resident safety violations. The facilities receiving fines are ClarkLindsey, University Rehabilitation Center of Champaign-Urbana, Gardenview Manor, and Arcadia. All of the violations issued were classified as Type A violations meaning there is a substantial probability that death or serious mental or physical… Read More


Parasailing Incident Results in Unfortunate Death

A parasail trip gone wrong resulted in the unfortunate death of a woman and injuries to two children. According to reports, a woman was parasailing with her son and nephew when the wind picked up and the parasail began to peg. This is caused when the parasail is being controlled by wind gusts instead of… Read More