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January 2014 Archives

3 Killed in I-94 Pileup During Whiteout

Three people were killed on I-94 near Michigan City, Indiana during near-whiteout winter conditions.

A huge collision involving more than 40 semis and cars resulted in a pileup that left 20 people with injures and three dead, the Chicago Tribune reported. The blizzard-like conditions contributed to the slick roads and low visibility.

Even though poor weather contributed to this traffic calamity, injured parties may have legal remedies in court.

Chicago River Tragedy: 1 Dead, 1 Missing

A recent Chicago River tragedy involving three friends and a dropped cell phone is a grim reminder to people in the area to never step onto the icy river. Sadly, for the victims in this tragedy, that realization came too little too late.

Could the city face liability for the death?