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Nick Avgerinos

Walk Much? Chicago’s Most Dangerous Intersections for Pedestrians Revealed

If you live and/or work in the city, chances are you’re doing a lot of walking. And with the price of gas nowadays, you’re probably doing extra walking. If so, you can probably relate to CBS’s…

Nick Avgerinos

Road Less Traveled: Self-imposed Safety Standards for Off-roading

With skyrocketing gas prices and crowded mass transit options, many of us are left wondering why we’re still stuck in a bumper-to-bumper commute. And while most of us resist being ‘that guy’–you…

Nick Avgerinos

It’s Not Easy Being Green: Bike Safety in the City

With $5 gas apparently on the horizon, we’re all looking for ways to cut down our consumption. So, for budgetary as well as eco-conscious concerns, many are filling up their bike tires and…

Nick Avgerinos

“Can You Hear Me Now?”

Listen. To what, you’re probably asking; and that’s the problem. We are an overwhelmingly chatty society. And with technology, with Ipods or a Bluetooth in our ear and email at our fingertips, it’s…

Nick Avgerinos

Rocky Road: Drunk Drivers Swerving Into Your Lane

A lot can happen in a half hour: lunch, an episode of your favorite sitcom, or your drive home from work (if you’re lucky). And perhaps that half hour will pass uneventfully. For too many people,…

Tony Romanucci

Multi Million Dollar Jury Verdict Affirmed

A Cook County, Illinois Appellate Court decided that the trial court did not abuse its discretion when it denied the City of Chicago’s motion for new trial after a jury awarded $17.7 Million to a Romanucci & Blandin client who was severely injured when a police vehicle struck him from rear. There was sufficient evidence for jury to conclude that the officer, who testified that she entered…

Chrissie Cole

DeKalb Teenager Killed in Car Accident

A 17-year-old girl was killed and three others were injured (one critically) in a car accident on the Ronald Reagan Memorial Toll way in DeKalb, according to State Police.They were traveling west on the Reagan Toll way when the driver lost control of the vehicle for reasons still unknown at 11 p.m., on Tuesday. The vehicle went through a center median and crossed into eastbound traffic before…