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The Chicago Sun-Times is reporting that an Oak Park bicyclist by the name of Peter McDonnell tragically died as a result of injuries sustained in a bicycle vs. motor vehicle crash. According to the article, Mr. McDonnell tragically succumbed to the injuries sustained in the crash after days at Loyola University Medical Center.  The crash occurred on March 9th at the intersection of Division Street and North Harlem Avenue in west suburban River Forest. This…
Far and away the most common types of cases we handle as bicycle law attorneys involve collisions between motor vehicles and bicyclists where the driver of the motor vehicle is at fault. Common examples of this are doorings, right hook crashes, left hook crashes, failure to give the bicyclist 3-Feet when passing. However, a large number of the cases Keating Law Offices has handled involve bicyclists who were injured when their bicycle hit a defect…
Far and away the most common types of cases we handle as bicycle law attorneys involve collisions between motor vehicles and bicyclists where the driver of the motor vehicle is at fault. Common examples of this are doorings, right hook crashes, left hook crashes, failure to give the bicyclist 3-Feet when passing. However, a large number of the cases Keating Law Offices has handled involve bicyclists who were injured when their bicycle hit a defect…
In the summer of 2018 a Chicago bicyclist was riding up the Halsted Street bike lane near her home like she had hundreds of times before. One day she was commuting home from work and was on the Halsted Street bike lane near its intersection with Wellington. Despite the construction in the area the bike lane looked the same as it had on other days. There were no warnings or indications that anything on this…
Attorneys Catelyn Viggiano and Michael Keating of Keating Law Offices recently obtained a favorable settlement for a Chicago bicyclist that was injured in a collision with a Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) bus. On July 20, 2017, our client was struck by a negligent CTA bus operator who improperly tried to pass her on her left. The crash occurred on Clark Street near its intersection with Webster Avenue in the Lincoln Park neighborhood. The CTA bus…
All three Keating Law Offices attorneys have been honored by SuperLawyers Magazine for 2021. Keating Law Offices founding attorney Michael S. Keating has been rated a SuperLawyer. Attorneys Thomas Reuland and Catelyn Viggiano have been named “Rising Stars” by SuperLawyers Magazine.  Only 2.5% of Illinois attorneys receive the “Rising Stars” honor. To be eligible for “Rising Star” designation the attorney must be under a certain age or within the first decade of their career. The selections…
  The Active Transportation Alliance’s Winter Bike Challenge Presented by Keating Law Offices kicks off January 25th. Registration is FREE and it is still open. Click here to REGISTER.  Once registered participants can track your trips, challenge riders and win prizes. And its not just bike commutes that count, ANY trip on your bike between January 25th and February 7th counts! Keating Law Offices is a long time supporter of the mission of the Active Transportation…
In the spirit of giving, Keating Law Offices is proud to announce it is matching donations made to Equiticity’s end of the year “Turn on the Power, and Let Equity Flow” fundraiser up to $1,000.00 for Giving Tuesday. About Equiticity Equiticity, a racial equity movement founded in Chicago which advocates for racial equity, increased mobility and racial justice for communities of color across the United States, is embarking on a campaign to raise…
75-year-old cyclist, Efren Avitia, was killed in a crash in near west suburban Cicero on Friday, November 13, 2020. According to a Chicago Sun-Times article, the victim was struck by a vehicle when he was biking near 31st Street and Austin Boulevard at about 10:00 a.m. The victim was transported via ambulance from the scene of the crash to Northwestern Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead early Saturday morning. An autopsy of the…
Another Chicago-area bicyclist has lost their life in a hit-and-run crash. On November 14th, 27-year-old Dragomir Misic was struck in a fatal hit-and-run collision in west suburban Aurora. The bicyclist was riding near the intersection of Montgomery Road and White Eagle Drive around 7:30 p.m. The driver then fled the scene. Aurora Police are asking for the public’s help regarding any information about the crash.  If anyone knows any information about the collision, you are…