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I-74 Speed Limit Lowered

The Illinois Department of Transportation will be lowering the speed limit on I-74 from 70 mph to 60 mph in response to a traffic study. The study demonstrated that the crash rate, number of interchanges, and prevailing speed justified a need for a reduced speed limit. The change affects the area between Cunningham Avenue in… Read More

Westville motorcyclist hospitalized after crash

A crash on Illinois 1 Wednesday morning sent one Westville man to the hospital. State police investigating the crash report that around 11 AM on Wednesday, a pedestrian ran out onto Illinois 1 in front of a Dodge Ram pickup truck traveling north between Danville and Belgium, near Greenwood Avenue. The 60-year-old driver from Westville… Read More

Hospitals fail to give women proper treatment in childbirth

A report by USA Today has found that the United States is the most dangerous country in the world to give birth in. 50,000 women are injured every year as a result of complications of childbirth, while another 700 die. The rate in other countries, such as the United Kingdom, is a third of ours.… Read More

Family of Six Injured in 2-Vehicle Crash

Jestin M. Covington, 31, and his five children were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries following a 2-vehicle crash. The children were between the ages of one and ten. The crash occurred around 3 AM on Thursday, July 5th on Interstate 74 between Prospect Avenue and the Interstate 57 interchange. Covington was driving a… Read More

One Killed in 2-Vehicle Crash

Lorin A. Schluter, 59, of Armstrong was killed on Saturday, July 7th after a 2-vehicle crash. The crash took place at the intersection of 2500 N and 2500 E near Flatville in eastern Champaign County. Authorities reported that Schluter was traveling west in a Pontiac Grand Prix when he ran a stop sign at the… Read More

Two killed in dump truck accident

Two dump trucks collided in western Piatt County on Monday, June 25, around 5:20 pm. The crash occurred on the Macon-Piatt county line at Northeast County Line Road on Illinois Route 105. One of the trucks, heading northbound, ran a stop sign and collided with the other truck, driving west, on the driver’s side. The two men killed… Read More

May 19-25th is National Safe Boating Week

May 19th-25th is National Safe Boating Week, a public safety initiative that is promoted by the National Safe Boating Council. The purpose of the initiative is to remind people to be safe on the water and make sure to always wear a life jacket. Every year, life jackets save lives and everyone on board should… Read More

Spiros Law Celebrates Its 13th Anniversary

The entire team of attorneys and staff at Spiros Law are proud to announce that we are celebrating our 13th anniversary today. The firm was founded on April 4th, 2005 when the doors to our Danville office first opened. The firm’s founders, James Spiros and Karen Wall (currently Judge Wall for Vermilion County), set out… Read More

Spiros Law Attorney Miranda Soucie Featured in The News-Gazette

Spiros Law attorney Miranda Soucie was featured in The News-Gazette this weekend as part of a Question and Answer spotlight called “Getting Personal”. Miranda sat down with staff writer Paul Wood and discussed her background, her fondness for dogs and cats, and her passion for mission work. Read the entire News-Gazette feature to learn more… Read More

James Spiros and Miranda Soucie meet with representatives of the Chinese Ministry of Justice

On Friday, October 30, attorneys James Spiros and Miranda Soucie of , met with representatives of the Chinese Ministry of Justice regarding medical malpractice mediation.  Some of the topics discussed at this meeting included “How lawyers work with insurance companies,” “Common medical malpractice disputes,” and “Enforcing the outcome of mediated disputes.”