Man Dies Following Dog Attack In Quincy, Illinois Home

As seen in various media accounts as well as the Illinois dog attack posts seen on this site, dogs that attack people can lead to many types of serious injuries.  For dog attacks in which injuries are not fatal, extensive injuries and possible disfigurement – including scarring – are common.

Medical bills and other costs can be substantial.  Given these injuries and accompanying costs, victims of serious dog attacks often have a significant need for injury compensation.

Some dog attack injuries can be fatal, as seen in some of the attacks summarized on this site.

There was an incident early in the morning of Sunday, February 26, 2017, in which a man died following a dog attack in Quincy, Illinois.

Details on the attack are somewhat limited, as the investigation is still being conducted, and the official cause of death has not yet be determined.

An excerpt from the February 26, 2017 wgem.com article (with video) titled “Adams County Coroner releases name of victim who died following dog attack“:

Quincy Police said Sunday that they were conducting a death investigation after a dog attacked a man.

The man who died was identified as Jamie Owsley, 21, of Quincy.  He was attacked within a Quincy home at 3:26 a.m. Sunday morning.

Additional details regarding this fatal Illinois dog attack can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the wgem.com article mentioned above as well as the February 27 whig.com article titled “Quincy man dead from apparent dog attack.”

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Should you or someone you care for experience injury or other harm in Illinois, please contact the Elman Law Group for a free consultation to discuss the situation and to see if filing of a personal injury lawsuit is warranted.

Elman Law Group’s Lead Attorney, Tony Elman, is a personal injury trial lawyer.  Over the last 25+ years Elman Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.

During this 25+ year period, Elman Law Group has built a reputation for its courtroom trial performance, including getting large verdicts for smaller cases.  In fact, because of these court trial accomplishments, many well-known law firms choose to have Elman Law Group take cases to court.

To speak directly to Tony Elman, Lead Attorney of the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  This legal consultation is free.

Chicago Fatal Work Accident Involving Trench Collapse

There was a fatal work accident Monday afternoon (February 13, 2017) on Chicago’s Northwest Side.  The worker was an employee of the City’s Water Management Department.

According to the Chicago Fire Department, the accident happened at approximately 1:10 p.m., in the 6000 block of North Sauganash Avenue, which is near Sauganash Avenue and Keeler Avenue, just north of Peterson Avenue.

The accident involved a worker who was injured when the trench he was working in collapsed.

The worker, identified as Konrad Tucharski, 40, was taken to St. Francis Hospital in critical condition.  According to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office, he was declared dead at 1:49 p.m.

At the time of the trench collapse, Tucharski was working on a sewer replacement project.

An excerpt from the Chicago Tribune article of February 13, 2017, titled “Water department worker fatally injured in Northwest Side trench collapse“:

The city has contacted the Illinois Occupational Safety and Health Administration, which is investigating the accident…

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Chicago work accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Chicago Tribune article mentioned above, as well as the February 13 dnainfo.com article titled “City Worker Killed In Sauganash Trench Collapse.”

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Should you or someone you care for experience injury or other harm in Illinois, please contact the Elman Law Group for a free consultation to discuss the situation and to see if filing of a personal injury lawsuit is warranted.

Elman Law Group’s Lead Attorney, Tony Elman, is a personal injury trial lawyer.  Over the last 25+ years Elman Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.

During this 25+ year period, Elman Law Group has built a reputation for its courtroom trial performance, including getting large verdicts for smaller cases.  In fact, because of these court trial accomplishments, many well-known law firms choose to have Elman Law Group take cases to court.

To speak directly to Tony Elman, Lead Attorney of the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  This legal consultation is free.

Fatal Collision Involving ATV And Dirt Bike In DeKalb County

Riding ATVs, often referred to as “three-wheelers” and “four-wheelers,” often entail many types of risks, especially since the terrain these vehicles are ridden on is often rough and unpredictable in nature.  Many Illinois ATV accidents have occurred.

On this site, ATV accidents – many which are fatal, and some which involve children – are found under the under the “ATV Accidents” category.

A fatal ATV-dirt bike collision happen Saturday night (February 11, 2017) in DeKalb County.

According to the DeKalb County’s Sheriff’s Office, the accident occurred on Saturday night at 7:37 p.m.  on Cherry Road west of Bucks Road.  At that time, one man on a Honda ATV (with its lights on) collided with another man riding a Yamaha dirt bike, which didn’t have lights on.  The collision was a “head-on” collision.

The man riding the ATV was identified as Dakota M. Sikula, 21, of Hampshire.  The rider of the dirt bike was identified as Douglas W. Wallace Jr., 21, of Kirkland.

The accident led to the death of two men.  Both men died at the accident scene.

This fatal crash is under investigation by the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office as well as the DeKalb County Coroner’s Office.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal crash can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the February 13, 2017 Daily Chronicle article titled “2 killed in dirt bike, ATV crash near Kirkland” as well as the February 12 Crystal Lake Patch article titled “2 Killed in Head-On ATV, Dirt Bike Collision.”

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Should you or someone you care for experience injury or other harm in Illinois, please contact the Elman Law Group for a free consultation to discuss the situation and to see if filing of a personal injury lawsuit is warranted.

Elman Law Group’s Lead Attorney, Tony Elman, is a personal injury trial lawyer.  Over the last 25+ years Elman Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.

During this 25+ year period, Elman Law Group has built a reputation for its courtroom trial performance, including getting large verdicts for smaller cases.  In fact, because of these court trial accomplishments, many well-known law firms choose to have Elman Law Group take cases to court.

To speak directly to Tony Elman, Lead Attorney of the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  This legal consultation is free.

Fatal Work Accident At Geneva Commons In Geneva

Workplace accidents can happen for a variety of reasons.  Accident causes include errors in judgment; lack of proper supervision; lack of focus on safety; poor employee training; lack of communication; unsafe work conditions; defective equipment; and improper and/or inadequate tools.  Many of these causes can be traced back to poor safety practices and/or attempts to minimize expenses.

As with any accident in which someone has been hurt or fatally injured, a qualified personal injury lawyer can determine if there was negligence involved and whether accident injury compensation may be attainable.  Depending upon the specifics of the accident, the filing of a personal injury lawsuit may be appropriate.  In the instance of a fatal workplace accident, the filing of a wrongful death suit may be warranted.

On this site, Illinois work accidents are listed under the “Illinois workplace accidents” category.  Accidents – many fatal – that happen during construction and/or on construction sites are listed under the “Illinois Construction Accidents” category.

There was a fatal work accident on Friday (February 3, 2017) in which a construction worker died at the Geneva Commons shopping center in Geneva.  While the accident remains under investigation, preliminary reports indicate the worker was attempting to install a sign, and he became trapped between a crane and bell tower.  The worker was identified as Donald J. Tentler, 47, of West Dundee.  He died at the accident scene.

Additional details regarding this fatal Illinois work accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the February 7, 2017 Batavia Patch article titled “Autopsy Results Released in Geneva Commons Bell Tower Death” as well as the February 3 Kane County Chronicle article titled “Worker identified in fatal accident at Geneva Commons tower.”

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Should you or someone you care for experience injury or other harm in Illinois, please contact the Elman Law Group for a free consultation to discuss the situation and to see if filing of a personal injury lawsuit is warranted.

Elman Law Group’s Lead Attorney, Tony Elman, is a personal injury trial lawyer.  Over the last 25+ years Elman Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.

During this 25+ year period, Elman Law Group has built a reputation for its courtroom trial performance, including getting large verdicts for smaller cases.  In fact, because of these court trial accomplishments, many well-known law firms choose to have Elman Law Group take cases to court.

To speak directly to Tony Elman, Lead Attorney of the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  This legal consultation is free.