Commercial Plumber to Receive $600k After Defective Pipe Bursts

A journeyman plumber was in the basement of a Salt Lake City high rise testing plumbing lines. While up on a ladder testing a pressurized pipe fitting, an end-cap blew off the fitting, instantly releasing pressure and knocking him off the ladder and to the ground. The plumber sustained an ankle fracture and was off work for three months. He luckily was able to return to work full-duty.

One Million Dollars Acquired in an Ongoing Case.

This is an ongoing case, the names have been removed to protect the identity of those involved. All claims and testimonial reported are to be considered as simply evidence. A partial settlement for one million dollars was finalized last week in a medical malpractice case against a hospital, surgeon, and various nurses. The $?,???,??? recovery […]

Bar hit with $4M Verdict for Fatal Car crash

Sycamore, Illinois, May 15, 2022—Late afternoon Friday, May 13, 2022, after a five-day jury trial, a unanimous verdict for $4,000,000 was handed down against a Plano bar, Q Bar, and its landlord, TKK Investments, LLC. The lawsuit was filed after 25-year old Chastin Pawson was killed in a single motor vehicle crash in Sandwich, Illinois […]

Arrest made in Fatal Sycamore crash

Authorities say they have arrested the driver in a fatal DUI crash in Sycamore last week. DeKalb County Sheriff’s Deputies say they arrested Chynna Daugherty, 33 of Genoa, at OSF St. Anthony’s Medical Center in Rockford. She was released from the hospital after being treated for injuries sustained in the crash that killed 49-year-old Christopher Henning and […]

Amazon warehouse collapse kills two employees

Play Play Previous Next The police in Edwardsville, Ill., said there were at least two “confirmed fatalities” at an Amazon warehouse after a direct hit from a tornado caused a major portion of the building to collapse on Friday night, leaving “catastrophic damage to a significant portion” of the building. At least 100 emergency vehicles […]

The Jeep Wrangler is not a Sport Utility Vehicle

When I envision what it would be like to drive a convertible, I see myself driving down a long strip of paved road, with the top down and the wind blowing through my hair. And if I were to put myself in the driver seat of a Jeep Wrangler, I envision myself slowly climbing up […]

Electric vehicles catching fire costing automakers billions in recalls

Automakers spending billions to make EVs are having to recall vehicles due to fires,  These issues can range from vehicle fires and loss of power to car not starting to recalls. Problems involving batteries can be especially expensive. Wall Street’s earnings expectations were disappointed by GM’s last week results. This was largely due to a […]

Insurance Companies poised to fight harder as car crashes are up 47%

Insurance Companies poised to fight harder as car crashes are up 47% In a recent update a large Illinois based insurance company reported that auto claims are up 47% when comparing April through June 2021 vs. April through June 2020. This insurance company publicly said that they plan to raise rates and “counteract rising severity” […]

Motorcyclist airlifted to St. Anthony’s Hospital

A Verona man was flown to OSF Saint Anthony’s Hospital in Rockford over the weekend after a crash involving a motorcycle and car at the corner of Route 23 and Chicago Road. Douglas Wakeman, 56, of Verona, was driving his motorcycle shortly after noon on Sunday when he collided with an eastbound car that had […]

Vehicle fleeing police leads to a fatal car crash in Rockford

ROCKFORD (WREX) — We know the name of this man who died after his car was struck by a car that was driving from Rockford police on Sunday.ISP says a few members of the Rockford Police SCOPE team officers tried to stop a fleeing car with stop sticks just before 5:00 p.m. Sunday.The vehicle avoided […]

Peloton Deemed Dangerous to Children

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is warning consumers about the dangers of popular Peloton Tread+ exercise machine following several reported events of small children and a pet being injured under the machines. The Commission has found that the general public health and security requires this news to warn the public quickly of the […]