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Barry Doyle

Glen Ellyn youth hockey tournament evacuated due to carbon monoxide poisoning

Carbon monoxide is a deadly gas that can cause serious short and long-term health problems. Unfortunately, the danger is even more serious since the gas has no smell, taste, or color to identify it…

Barry Doyle

Running engines in garage poses carbon monoxide risk to people in the house

Two recent news stories show that it is not safe to leave gas powered equipment running in the garage. This allows carbon monoxide into the house, putting residents of the house at risk for death or…

Kristina Labanauskas

Class Action Lawsuits

We hear about class action lawsuits all the time. Victoria’s Secret. Vioxx. The list goes on… Most recently in Illinois, a class action lawsuit has been filed against the Village of…

Kristina Labanauskas

Village of Crestwood Supplies Contaminated Water to Residents

A Chicago Tribune investigation revealed that for more than 20 years, residents of Crestwood, Illinois, have been unknowingly drinking contaminated tap water. The water was contaminated with toxic…

Kristina Labanauskas

CDC releases report on Great Lakes pollution, health risk connection

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a report Tuesday that there isn’t enough evidence to connect industrial dumping contamination throughout the Great Lakes to specific…