April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Car Accidents , In The News

It is estimated that distracted driving costs the government $129 billion every year by...

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McCreadyLaw in the News

In The News , Recent Cases , Settlements

Many of the firm’s cases have made the local and national news Over the...

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Porch collapses, defective railings and the law

In The News

 When the World Literally Collapses Around You You’re standing on solid ground, or so...

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Avvo Client Choice Award

In The News

Michael McCready has been selected to receive the Avvo Client Choice Award for Workers’...

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Worker killed in factory

In The News , Recent Cases , Settlements

McCready Law were recently retained by the family of a worker killed in an...

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Family sues topless bar in drowning death

In The News

On April 6, 2014, Ryan McClelland drowned in the Chicago River after becoming intoxicated at a Chicago topless bar.  His family has sued for wrongful death claiming the bar knew McClelland was visibly intoxicated and posed a danger to himself and others when employees kicked him out of the bar.  There can come a point

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Grain elevator tragedy

In The News

Few people realize the dangers involved working in and around grain elevators.  A nine-year-old boy working at his family’s farm fell into the grain elevator and died.  Grain in a grain elevator is like quicksand.  Our prayers are with the family who lost their son in this terrible tragedy. Living in Chicago, few people realize

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Lake Shore Drive crash kills 1, critically injures 2

In The News

On July 6, 2014 about 4:30 a.m, a car crashed just south of the Interstate 55 ramp, at about 2400 South Lake Shore Drive.  The Lake Shore Drive crash killed one occupant and critically injured two other occupants. The passengers of the the Lake Shore Drive crash were taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in critical

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Construction Worker Killed by Speeding Driver

In The News

A construction worker was killed in the early morning hours of June 21, 2013 at 4900 S. Western Avenue in Chicago.  A speeding driver crashed through construction barriers, striking and killing the worker. The driver was taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital in critical condition.  The car’s two passengers were also taken to local hospitals. When a construction worker is killed

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Work Injury Results in Death

In The News , Workers' Compensation

A 19 year old employee of the Frankfort Square Park District was killed on June 19, 2014.  The work injury occurred when a lawn mower being operated by the Park District employee capsized.  Frank Licka had worked summers for the Park District while in high school and college. The US Census Bureau reported 4,383 work

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Child drowns at Bridgeview public pool-who is to blame?

In The News , Premises Liablity

Tragedy struck in Bridgeview On June 17, 2014 when a six-year-old child drown in the shallow end of a public pool. There were 300 people in the pool including 10 chaperones.  How could this happen?  The short answer is that it shouldn’t have happened if lifeguards and chaperones and the organization sponsoring the pool outing

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Sexual Abuse Claim filed against group home

In The News

The foster mother of a 16 year old teen has filed a sexual abuse...

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Police Arrest Hit and Run Driver

In The News

Police arrested a 40 year old driver who struck a moped on June 12,...

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Fatal Car Accident takes 102 Year Old Women From Floosmoor, IL.

In The News

Margaret Clark a 102 year-old resident from Flossmoor, IL was pronounced dead at 10:40...

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Multiple Car Accidents, On A Rainy Chicago Wednesday

In The News

Wednesday November 6th, 2013 was host to multiple car accidents during the morning commute in...

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