On October 9, 2013, Cavanagh Law Group filed a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of Stella Styrczula for the death of her husband. Richard Grodz, 34, was riding his motorcycle when he was struck by a teenage girl making an illegal left-hand turn in front of him. The driver was ticketed by police. CLG is filing an Emergency Motion for Protective Order for cellphone records of the defendant driver. More information on the incident may be found by clicking here.
On June 25, 2013, 47-year-old Joyce Meeks was driving home from her job as a nurse's assistant in Lincoln, Nebraska when she was hit and killed by a prison inmate driving a state vehicle as part of a work release program. Just before the crash, police received at least three calls about the white van driven by inmate Jeremy Dobbe speeding and running red lights. Witnesses say it appeared that Dobbe was driving under the influence. Dobbe has a history of DUIs and substance abuse. He was part of an inmate van driver program where individuals transported fellow inmates on work release to their various work sites.
The family of a Wisconsin construction worker who was hit and killed while working on a road construction site in Elmhurst, IL has filed a lawsuit against Adan's Trucking, Inc., and the driver operating the company's vehicle. Thirty-eight-year-old Daniel Green of Fontana, WI was struck and killed by a semi-tractor trailer on September 12, 2011, while working near the intersection of US-20 W and York Road in Elmhurst, IL. Daniel Green leaves behind a wife, Mrs. Mary Kriete-Green and his loving family.
The family of a woman killed early Friday morning while walking on the Eisenhower Expressway has filed a lawsuit to preserve evidence against the Village of Westchester, BP Gas Station at 825 Mannheim Road in Westchester, the Illinois State Police, and the Office of the Medical Examiner of Cook County.
Cavanagh Law Group has settled a wrongful death lawsuit for $6.3 million. The case arose out of a two-vehicle automobile crash that resulted in the death of a passenger in one of the cars. The lawsuit was litigated for 7 years and was appealed to the Illinois Appellate Court on two separate occasions. The name of the case is being withheld as several of the insurance companies involved in this record payout demanded confidentiality of the settlement. Tim Cavanagh, the founding partner of Cavanagh Law Group, stated: "The family is gratified that this case is finally resolved and that justice has been served. Their perseverance and courage in this lengthy litigation allowed Cavanagh Law Group to fully litigate the case and recover this record settlement."
The family of a United Airlines employee killed while helping to transport members of the United States military to Kuwait last year has filed a lawsuit against CAV International Inc., the Boeing Company and NMC/Wollard Inc.