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[ubermenu-map address="Chicago, IL" zoom="14" width="375px" height="375px"]   According to Chicago fire officials, a worker died in a construction accident involving a piece of heavy paving machinery. Fire Department officials said the 42-year-old construction worker became trapped in a paving machine on a job site at 62nd and May...

[ubermenu-map address="Chicago, IL" zoom="14" width="375px" height="375px"]   A grocery store in downtown Chicago recently closed after months of financial troubles and numerous failed health inspections. Chicago grocer Fox & Obel had a closing sale, but big discounts were met with slim pickings. One shopper told the Chicago Tribune...

[ubermenu-map address="Chicago, IL" zoom="14" width="375px" height="375px"]   According to The Daily News, the family of a wheelchair-bound elderly man that caught fire and burned to death outside of a Chicago nursing home filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the negligent facility. In 2011, Michael Lewis was smoking on...

[ubermenu-map address="Bolingbrook, IL" zoom="14" width="375px" height="375px"]   According to officials, a surgeon and his wife died after their small plane crashed into a parking lot in Bolingbrook, Illinois. The airport manager reported that the couple took off from Scott County Marshall Field in Georgetown on their way to...

[ubermenu-map address="Chicago, IL" zoom="14" width="375px" height="375px"]   According to officials, a 48-year-old construction worker died after being trapped under a large piece of equipment in Chicago. The accident occurred in Englewood while construction workers were repaving a road. Police told reporters that the 48-year-old was trapped under construction...

[ubermenu-map address="Chicago, IL" zoom="14" width="375px" height="375px"]   The family of a 26-year-old woman who was struck and killed by a bus has reached a $6.75 million settlement with the bus company. According to the lawsuit, the young woman had been walking across an intersection in Chicago in May...

[ubermenu-map address="60621" zoom="14" width="375px" height="375px"]   According to police, a 27-year-old man has been charged in a fatal wreck that killed a 2-year-old girl as she was walking with her great-grandmother on Chicago’s South Side. The young man was charged with reckless homicide and aggravated DUI in an...

[ubermenu-map address="Chicago, IL" zoom="14" width="375px" height="375px"]   According to health officials, Chicago’s gourmet grocery store Fox & Obel is closed only days after filing for bankruptcy. The owner of Fox & Obel recently filed for bankruptcy after failing at least a half-dozen health inspections and missed rent payments....

According to a new study in the Journal of Patient Safety, medical errors resulting in patient death are much higher than previously thought, and could be as high as 400,000 deaths annually. This new study was headed by John T. James, Ph.D., who oversees the group Patient Safety America, an organization...