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 […]

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 […]

Workers’ Compensation Claim leads to $800,000 for Laborer

A 25 year old laborer suffered an injury while working for his employer. His job duties require him to safely operate nearby heavy machinery everyday. Heavy weight from nearby machinery fallen onto his foot and had caused crushing injuries. Any injury while performing duties for your employer is eligible under Illinois workers compensation laws, this […]

Medical Malpractice Settlement is one of highest earned across the U.S. 2019

Top 50 Medical Malpractice Settlements

The lawyers at Cronauer law has secured a settlement for their client in a Medical Malpractice case. Ranked as one of the Top 50 Medical Malpractice Settlements in the entire United States for 2019, as well as one of Illinois top 20 settlements of 2019. Case information; Amount: $1,000,000.00 Attorneys: C. Nicholas Cronauer of Cronauer […]

Illinois Schools Use of Seclusion and Restraint Increased in During the 2017-18 School Year

Children Locked Away in Illinois Schools The number of school districts that reported using seclusion, the practice of forcibly isolating a student in a small room or other space, also increased to 138 from 133, underscoring how entrenched the practice has been in the state. Dive Deeper Into Our Reporting Over the last year, in response to a November […]

Information for victims of drunk drivers

Information found here was taken from Illinois DUI Fact Book (2020) for your convenience. The full fact book can be found at https://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/ Reckless Homicide A person may be charged with reckless homicide if he/she operates a motor vehicle,snowmobile, all-terrain vehicle or watercraft while under the influence that resultsin the death of an individual. If […]