On February 25, 2014, attorneys at Healy Scanlon Law Firm (formerly The Healy Scanlon Law Firm) in Chicago filed a lawsuit on behalf of the family for a husband and father who was killed as a result of the chain reaction collision that temporarily shut down Interstate 94 near Michigan City, Indiana on Thursday January 23, 2014. The accident involved at least 45 vehicles, including approximately 19 semi tractor- trailers, and resulted in injuries to at least 20 people. The decedent is survived by h is wife and four adult children and was one of the three people who lost their lives as a result of the accident.
Accidents involving heavy trucks often result in devastating losses for the people in the other vehicles. For the victims and their families, the civil justice system is about more than obtaining financial compensation. Clients have told their attorneys at Healy Scanlon Law Firm that they would never want another family to go through what they have gone through.
At Healy Scanlon law Firm, it gives their attorneys great satisfaction to come through for their clients when the odds are against them. Their success in trucking accident cases comes from hard work, commitment and dedication to each individual client. Healy Scanlon attorneys handle serious trucking accident cases throughout the Midwest.
Some jury verdicts at Healy Scanlon Law Firm include the following:
- $23.7 million verdict for victims of a trucking accident in Plainfield that resulted in two deaths and a severe injury to a third person. The jury verdict was the largest ever in Will County.
- $20.2 million verdict for the families of three teenagers who were killed in an intersection accident involving a truck in Wanatah, Indiana.
- $9.3 million verdict for the family of a man who was killed in a truck accident that occurred on a construction site in Chicago.
- $25.1 million record verdict for a man rendered a paraplegic from a truck accident at an intersection in Schaumburg, Illinois.