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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Regarding Regarding Fatal I-88 Truck Accident

The February 11, 2014 post, titled “Lawsuit Filed Regarding Fatal I-88 Truck Accident,” discusses a lawsuit filed by Trooper Douglas Balder and his wife, Kimberli Balder, with regard to the fatal January 27, 2014 I-88 truck accident that was summarized in the January 28 post titled “Fatal I-88 Truck Collision.”

A new wrongful death lawsuit has been filed in Cook County Circuit Court against truck driver Renato Velasquez and his employer, DND International, by the family of Vincenzo Petrella. Petrella was also struck – and died – during the January 27 accident.


An excerpt from the March 10, 2014 Chicago Tribune article, titled “Family of tollway worker killed in accident sues truck driver” :

Attorneys representing the family of Vincenzo Petrella filed the lawsuit Monday in Cook County, alleging negligence against truck driver Renato Velasquez and his employer, DND International.

Additional information and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Chicago Tribune article mentioned above as well as the March 10 abc7chicago.com article titled “Vincenzo Petrella family sues truck driver, company in wrongful death case.”

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