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Our Firm Continues to Operate Full Time

We accept our responsibility to practice safety above all else so we are working from home unless a specific, safe event requires our personal presence. Our case files are all electronic and firm members have full access to all our files while we are out of the office. If you would like us to call, please either leave a message or e mail us. For general inquiries, please write [email protected]. To reach any individual at the firm, our naming convention is first initial last name @pgptrials.com. We don't plan to miss a beat while the virus affects normal life.

Recent Study Ties Marijuana Legalization to Car Accidents and Injuries

A recent study in the BMJ Open found that car accidents increased 10% in Colorado after legalization of marijuana. Cannabis was legalized for medical use in Colorado in 2000 and for recreational use in 2012. For more please, read:

SCOTUS May Weigh in on Where to Sue for Car Defects

Bruce Pfaff recently contributed to an article in Bloomberg Law in regards to two Ford Motor, Co. cases with the intent of narrowing where the automaker can be sued. Ford contends that they should not be sued in a state where the car had not been sold. Ford is attempting to have SCOTUS take up the case.

Moraine Valley Community College Riley Spreadbury Scholarships Awarded By Bruce and Deborah Pfaff

On Friday, Bruce and Deborah Pfaff awarded six students at Moraine Valley Community College Riley Spreadbury Scholarships. The scholarships are in honor of Bruce's former client, a young woman who has achieved many great things after much adversity. Riley was valedictorian at Moraine Valley in 2016 and appreciates all the school did for her.

Bruce R. Pfaff of Pfaff, Gill & Ports, Ltd. Served as Tournament Chairman for Point O' Woods Golf & Country Club for the 117th Western Amateur Championship

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Lawsuit Filed After Tragic Collision With Tanker Trailer

Pfaff, Gill and Ports recently filed suit on behalf of the surviving husband and children of Corina Miller. Corina was a 41-year-old woman who lived in Wyoming, Illinois. She died on July 11, 2017 when the Jeep vehicle she was driving on a country road struck and went under a tanker trailer that was being backed across the road into a farmer's driveway. The trailer had no side underride guards and was not conspicuous on a dark road with no artificial lighting. Her Jeep did not have any forward collision warning or braking systems. The suit names the farmer, the trucker and his employer, as well as the manufacturer of the 2014 Jeep Patriot and the tanker trailer. It is pending in Peoria County, IL. For more about this case, read our current lawsuit filed in Peoria County.

Lawsuit Filed Against Beachbody After Chin Up Bar Disengagement

Last week, the firm filed suit on behalf of Daniel Sopocy's children in Lake County. Daniel died from traumatic head injuries he sustained after the Beachbody P90X Chin Up Bar he was using in the family home disengaged from its mounting place over a doorway. He fell to the concrete floor and struck his head. The firm has sued Beachbody for selling an unreasonably dangerous product. Daniel is survived by his three children. For more on the case, see our lawsuit filed against Beachbody.

Pfaff, Gill & Ports Ltd. Sponsors the 2019 Western Amateur Golf Tournament

PGP is very glad to be a sponsor of one of the world's great amateur golf tournaments this summer at Point O' Woods Golf and Country Club in Benton Harbor, MI. This will be the 117th playing of The Western Amateur tournament and the forty-first time that Point O' Woods has hosted the event. Bruce Pfaff is the tournament chair for the club. 

Pfaff, Gill & Ports Ltd. Sponsors Daniel Murphy Scholarship Fund Golf Classic

Pfaff, Gill & Ports is proud to again contribute to the success of the Daniel Murphy Scholarship Fund. We encourage you all to do the same, it is an excellent charity!  Over the past 30 years, the Daniel Murphy Scholarship Fund has provided high school scholarship assistance and educational support to Chicago students coming from economically disadvantaged backgrounds to assist in their ability to obtain a quality education. Since its establishment in 1989, DMSF has awarded over 2,400 high school scholarships to these worthy students. Currently, there are over 440 Murphy Scholars enrolled in 80 partnership high schools.

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