Illinois Injury Attorney Blog

April 7, 2014

Construction Worker Falls from Roof

A construction worker in Huntley, Illinois slipped and fell from a roof where he was installing sheeting today.  He was wearing a safety harness but somehow slipped out of it and hit his head as he fell.  He was airlifted to Advocate Condell Center in Libertyville and was conscious at the time.  His current condition ...

Posted by Jeffrey Kooi | Permalink

March 25, 2014

Chicago Train Derailment Injures Thirty People

Thirty people were injured after a CTA blue line train derailed from the tracks as it approached O’Hare International Airport in Chicago, IL.  A spokesperson for the Union stated that it is possible that the driver of the train dozed off while driving.  The accident occurred in the middle of the night.  Had this accident ...

Posted by Jeffrey Kooi | Permalink

March 3, 2014

Spring Safety Tips

It is hard to believe that spring even exists in this part of the world.  As one of the coldest and snowiest seasons on record comes to an end (we hope!), we wanted to offer some reminders as the spring and summer seasons approach. -          Remember: Daylight Savings Time begins at 2am on March 9, ...

Posted by Jeffrey Kooi | Permalink

January 29, 2014

Truck Driver Held in Fatal Crash

A young father is dead from injuries sustained in a fiery crash on Interstate 88 near Aurora, Illinois.  Vincent Petrella, a highway toll worker, stopped on the highway to assist another semi-truck with a broken rig.  While stopped, a semi-truck driven by Renato Velasquez failed to yield to Patrella and the broken down semi and ...

Posted by Jeffrey Kooi | Permalink

December 25, 2013

Merry Christmas from Crossen Kooi Law!

Crossen Kooi Law would like to wish you and your family and friends a Merry Christmas and a happy holiday season!  If traveling near or far, remember a few things before leaving your house: -          Unplug all decorative lights -          Keep your tree watered.  Dry trees can easily start a house fire. -          Many people ...

Posted by Trevor Crossen | Permalink