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Posted By Legal Team | September 13 2022 | Firm News, Wrongful Death

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin: Wrongful death suit is settled for $7.3 million

Chicago, July 10, 2022 – Smith LaCien LLP announces the $7.3 million settlement in wrongful death lawsuit against a Joliet hospital brought by the family of a woman who died from sepsis after an endoscopy went wrong. In June 2016, Michelle Swallow, 30, was diagnosed with acute gallbladder inflammation and had surgery at Silver Cross Hospital…

Posted By Legal Team | March 15 2022 | Bicycle Accidents, Firm News, Wrongful Death

Accessing the Chicago lakefront can be dangerous. Just ask any cyclist.

Two bicyclists have already been struck by a car and killed this year in the DuSable Lake Shore Drive crosswalk to the Lakefront Trail. It didn’t have to happen. Cycling advocates say Chicago has long known the locations of the most dangerous access points and has done nothing to make them safer. Christina Whitehouse, the…

Posted By Legal Team | November 8 2021 | Firm News, Wrongful Death

Two Suburban Chicago College Students Die In Stampede at Houston Musicial Festival

Two Naperville college students were among the eight people who died Friday night at Houston’s Astroworld music festival when tens of thousands of people rushed toward the stage, causing a stampede. Jacob “Jake” Jurinek, 20 and Franco Patino, 21, Naperville natives and graduates of Neuqua Valley High School, were close friends though they attended different…

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