Estate sues after vehicle collision causes death

By Whitney Brakken | Dec 6, 2013

A construction company and employee are facing a lawsuit after a man was killed in a vehicle accident.

Karen Taradash, as special administrator of the Estate of John Taradash, filed a wrongful death lawsuit Oct. 30 in the Circuit Court of Cook County against Joel Kennedy Construction Corp. and Antero Rosas.

According to the complaint, on Oct. 3, 2012, Rosas was driving east near Fullerton Avenue and Pulaski Road in a semi-truck owned by Joel Kennedy Construction. The suit claims  that John Taradash was traveling west on Fullerton Avenue at the Pulaski Road intersection when Rosas made an improper left turn, striking Taradash's vehicle and causing him to sustain injuries that led to his death.

The estate is seeking damages in excess of $50,000 and is being represented by Robert Shulman of Stein & Shulman LLC.

Circuit Court of Cook County Case No. 2013L011977.

This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed in the Circuit Court of Cook County. The details in this report come from an original complaint filed by a plaintiff. Please note, a complaint represents an accusation by a private individual, not the government. It is not an indication of guilt, and it only represents one side of the story.

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