State trooper injured in I-74 crash near Farmer City | Local News | pantagraph.com

FARMER CITY — An Illinois State trooper has been airlifted to a Champaign hospital following a two-vehicle crash near Farmer City.

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Be safe out there. Prayers with the trooper and family. In Illinois the trooper may sue for workers’ compensation benefits and may also sue the at fault driver.

Dairy Queen manager charged after Missouri teen’s suicide

Witnesses said the boy, 17, had been bullied for years at school and work before he shot himself outside his home in December.

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This will certainly be a difficult criminal case to prove against the manager. Victim’s family would be able file a civil lawsuit for money damages against the manager, the restaurant and the school district. Matters of proof are often difficult, especially when there are multiple causes of emotional distress that have occurred over the years.

Family of bicyclist killed last week files wrongful death suit – Chicago Tribune

The mother of a recent Loyola University graduate who was fatally struck by a flatbed truck as she rode her bicycle in the city’s Roscoe Village neighborhood last week filed a wrongful death lawsuit Tuesday, claiming negligence by the truck’s driver.

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True that a bicyclist also has a right to the road.

Ex-Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson settles sex harassment suit for $20M – Chicago Tribune

Former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson settled her sexual harassment lawsuit against Roger Ailes for a reported $20 million and a public apology Tuesday, ending the case that triggered the downfall of the cable channel’s chief executive.

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Crazy to think that so called smart people will do something that is so obviously stupid and think they can get away with it. Should send a big message to companies to clean up their acts.

8-year-old girl dies after being pulled from Colony West swimming pool – News – The State Journal-Register – Springfield, IL

An 8-year-old Springfield girl died Tuesday morning, four days after she was pulled from the swimming pool at the Colony West Swim Club.Jolinda Thompson

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Terrible tragedy. Thoughts and prayers with family and friends.

The general rule for swimming accidents or drownings is that the injured person must show design failure of the pool, some type of hazard created or that the pool staff was negligent in some manner regarding following appropriate safety regulations.