Men Injured By Falling Bricks In The West Garfield Park Neighborhood

In the June 16, 206 post (“Woman Injured When Brick Dropped From Building Crashes Onto Car“) an incident was summarized involving a woman who was injured by bricks dropped from a building in Chicago’s West Loop.

On Monday (July 25, 2016) there was another incident in which two men were critically injured by falling bricks in Chicago’s West Garfield Park neighborhood.  According to the Chicago Fire Department, the men were injured as they were walking in the 700 block of South Kenneth.  At approximately 4:47 p.m., bricks that fell from a building fell on them.

The men were taken to Stroger Hospital and Mount Sinai Hospital for treatment of their accident injuries.

Additional details concerning this accident can be seen in the July 25, 2016 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “2 critically injured by bricks falling from West Side building” as well as the July 25 article (with video) titled “Building bricks collapse, injure 2 on West Side.”


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During this 25+ year period, Elman Joseph 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 Joseph Law Group take cases to court.

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