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 […]

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 […]

Audi Recalls A3, S3 | Passenger airbags becomes inactive

More than 150,000 Audi brand vehicles from years 2015 through 2020 are being recalled because the passenger-detection system may not always detect a passenger. Why is this important? More than 150,000 Audi A3 and S3 vehicles have been recalled because their passenger-side airbag system could malfunction. The airbag could shut itself off even if a […]

Collinsville 8-year-old killed on I-55 in southwest Illinois | Belleville News-Democrat

An 8-year old from Collinsville was killed and three other children were injured in a multiple car crash on Interstate 55 Tuesday night.  According to Illinois State Police, Laura D. Schmittling, 27, of Collinsville, was traveling south at milepost 37, just north of the New Douglas Road exit. Two other children in a second vehicle also were injured and taken to an area hospital.  A […]

I Got Hurt at Work, Now What?

Getting hurt or injured on the job can be frightening and is often the cause of anger, anxiety, and fear.  Often these fears revolve around the employee thinking that they will be fired or it was their fault. Fortunately, the law protects injured workers in Illinois.  Employers cannot fire or retaliate against someone for filing […]