William S. Wojcik, Ltd. Serves Blue Island With Personal Injury Cases
Blue Island is a city in Illinois with a population of 23,000 according to recent Census Bureau data. The city is located 16 miles from Downtown Chicago and is home to a blue collar community built on strong family values and traditions. The Cal-Sag River runs through the city of Blue Island, as does the Cal-Sag Trail.
The city is also home to Centennial Park, a beautiful 8.5 acre park that hosts numerous sporting events and community functions. High School sporting events are often held at Blue Island-Eisenhower, the district public school. For golf enthusiasts, Blue Island is home to the Meadows Golf Club, an 18 hole public golf course.
Western Avenue runs directly through the city which is home to numerous fine dining options such as Maple Tree Inn, Tuscan Grill and Taqueria Durango Restaurant. These restaurants cause an increase in traffic through Blue Island. The city is also served by Metro South Hospital, formerly known as St. Francis Hospital in Blue Island.
Each year hundreds of car accidents occur on or near Western Avenue. If you or a loved one has been involved in an accident in Blue Island, IL - you need the expert advice of a reputable attorney. The law offices of William S. Wojcik, Ltd. has represented and won numerous cases for residents of Blue Island over the past 4 decades.
Below are a few of our Car Accident Cases in or near the city of Blue Island
$3.4 MILLION DOLLAR AUTO & TRUCK ACCIDENT JURY VERDICT
$3.4 million-dollar jury verdict for female auto passenger who suffered a cardiac tamponade when struck by alleged drunk driver who crossed center line of traffic. Plaintiff returned to full-time work 3-1/2 months after accident. The jury's verdict included $3.25 million dollars in compensatory damages, $50,000 to plaintiff's husband (who did not appear at trial) for loss of consortium, and $100,000 in punitive damages.
$3.37 MILLION DOLLAR TRUCKING ACCIDENT SETTLEMENT
Deft tractor-trailer driver Gary Sucku made a left turn from northbound Archer into the Dolphin Cartage truckyard near Knox. Deft Jason Kondys, driving a Pontiac 70 mph in rainy conditions, struck the rear tandem wheels of Sucku's trailer, causing F-16 backseat passenger to sustain torn descending aorta requiring a Hernashield graft, epidural hematoma, closed head injury causing ongoing headaches, and traumatic Bell's Palsy which has resolved ($235,000 medl. expense). Pltf is currently seeking her GED and plans to attend college. Confidential insurers paid $3,350,000 for Sucku and $20,000 policy limit for Kondys.
$950,000 AUTO & CAR ACCIDENT SETTLEMENT
42 year old woman injured in 3 car accident near 40th and Western in Chicago, IL. Defendants disputed liability, and the nature and extent of plantiff's injuries.
$710,000 PERSONAL INJURY - MOTOR VEHICLE SETTLEMENT
$710,000 settlement to sisters F-13 and F-14 who were traveling in a van owned and operated by deft transportation company on October 30, 2012. Near the intersection of Joliet and LaGrange (Countryside), the driver allegedly collided into two vehicles then rear-ended a stopped garbage truck. The 13-year old suffered a fractured femur (ORIF required) and the 14-year old suffered a pelvic rami fracture ($78,828 medical expenses total for both pltf). Confidential insurer paid $345,000 to F-13 and $365,00 to F-14.
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