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Illinois wrongful death lawsuit filed after casino golf-cart accident

The executors of the estate of an 88 year-old wrongful death victim killed after a golf-cart accident at an Illinois casino are suing the casino company. The 88 year-old Illinois woman passed away after a Rock Island casino employee hit her with a golf cart last June in 2009. The Illinois wrongful death lawsuit alleges that the Illinois casino employee was negligent in driving too fast and for failing to properly warn the 88 year-old victim that the golf cart was approaching toward her. The Rock Island wrongful death lawsuit also claims that the casino did not provide the employee with adequate training on golf cart safety. The employee involved in the accident has not been criminally charged. The Illinois lawsuit seeks at least $100,000 in damages.

Rock Island, Illinois, is about three hours west of Chicago. Rock Island is located on the Mississippi River, is known as one of the Quad Cities. The population was just under 40,000 at the 2000 census. The casino defendant is a Quad Cities riverboat casino gaming on the Mississippi River.

Wrongful death lawsuits are often filed on behalf of the families of victims killed due to the negligence of others. The Illinois wrongful death lawsuits can seek damages such as expenses associated with deaths, lost benefits, loss of inheritance, pain, suffering, mental anguish, loss of companionship, and punitive damages. The Chicago injury lawyers at Levin & Perconti have successfully handled numerous wrongful death cases and recovered several successful settlements for the families of victims.

Follow the link to read more about the Rock Island wrongful death lawsuit.