Several weeks ago, the Daily Herald reported that an Illinois family has filed a wrongful death lawsuit in the Kane County Circuit Court for the wrongful death of a 66-year-old woman from East Dundee. The woman suffered a fatal brain injury after being hit by a car as she crossed Route 31. According to the report of the pedestrian accident, the lawsuit alleges that the driver failed to drive safely or pay attention to the road. He was cited by police for failing to yield and failing to use due care.
Brain injuries are unfortunately all to common in car and pedestrian accidents throughout Illinois. In many instances, these injuries are fatal, or require years of recovery. To read more about this wrongful death lawsuit, follow the link provided.