Jury Deadlocked in Champaign Attempted Murder Case, Verdict Pending for Shooting That Left Man Partially Paralyzed

URBANA, Ill. – A Champaign County jury was unable to reach a verdict on Wednesday in the attempted murder trial of Coreyon A. Duncan, a Champaign man accused of a May 2020 shooting that left another man partially paralyzed. After eight hours of deliberation, the jurors were unable to come to a unanimous decision on the charges of attempted murder and aggravated battery with a firearm. During the trial, prosecutors presented evidence that Duncan shot the victim multiple times on the evening of May 26, 2020, outside a house on Ridgewood Drive. The victim, who … Read more

Family Awarded $40 Million in Medical Malpractice Lawsuit After Man Left Permanently Disabled by Stroke

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. – A suburban family in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, has been awarded a $40 million settlement in a medical malpractice lawsuit after a man suffered a debilitating stroke. Legal representatives argue that doctors failed to properly address Antonio DeAngelo’s symptoms, resulting in a stroke that could have been prevented. According to court records, DeAngelo, a former full-time landscaper, sought medical treatment for a sudden increase in blood pressure at Advocate Physician Partners, affiliated with Advocate Health, in 2015. The doctor did not order any lab tests, blood work, or an electrocardiogram (EKG), and … Read more

City of Chesterfield Granted New Trial in Lawsuit Over Left Turns, Challenging $2 Million Damages Verdict

CHESTERFIELD, Mo. – The city of Chesterfield is set to have a new trial in a lawsuit involving left turns, following a previous jury verdict that ordered the city to pay $2 million in damages. The lawsuit was originally filed in 2017 by Energy Marketing 709, the company behind a gas station seeking redevelopment. The company alleges that the city has impeded their efforts to redevelop a property due to its zoning policies. Specifically, Chesterfield approved an ordinance in 2014 that prohibited left turns to access points from Chesterfield Airport Road. According to an attorney … Read more

Lawsuit Alleges Toddler Left Permanently Paralyzed After Choking on Candy Land Gummy Candy

Philadelphia, PA – A toddler who suffered severe consequences after choking on a Candy Land-branded gummy candy has filed a lawsuit against Frankford Candy Co. of Pennsylvania and Hasbro toy company, both of which are accused of product liability and negligence. The lawsuit claims that the companies failed to include warning labels about choking hazards or provide suggested age ranges for children who consume the candy. According to a statement released by Philadelphia attorney Thomas Bosworth, the parents of 3-year-old Amelie Paredes Sotelo noticed her choking on a piece of the Candy Land gummy candy … Read more