When a person suffers an injury and is rushed to a medical center for treatment, everyone hopes that the injury can be treated and healed in full. In Illinois and throughout the country, we all expect the very best of care when it comes to medical professionals. Unfortunately, sometimes in their efforts to treat a patient, medical professionals take a course of action that leads to even more significant and permanent injuries.
Hit-and-run collisions can be some of the worst circumstances in which to lose a loved one. Not only does the unexpected event end in a tragic death, but the person responsible for the death flees the scene, making those involved wonder if the culprit will ever be located and held responsible for such reckless behavior. In a recent tragic and deadly collision in Chicago, the hit-and-run driver was located.
Even though car usage is down across the state of Illinois, fatal motor vehicle accidents are on the rise. And Illinois State Police distracted driving is a leading contributor to the increasing number of deaths on the roadways.