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Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer…

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers class action litigation, fraud, consumer law and shareholder disputes. By DiTommaso Lubin.

http://www.chicagobusinesslitigationlawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 22

    One Portion of Lawyer’s Libel Suit Remains Alive

    One Portion of Lawyer’s Libel Suit Remains Alive
    But the circuit court revived Huon's claims of defamation against Jezebel as they related to the site's comments section. The court's opinion in the case, which was written by Judge Ann Claire Williams, noted that Huon's allegations seemed…
  • Jan 15

    Court Rules in Employees Favor that Termination For Airing Grievances on TV is an Unfair Labor Practice

    Court Rules in Employees Favor that Termination For Airing Grievances on TV is an Unfair Labor Practice
    NLRB found the employees’ statements were largely “truthful representations of what the [companies] told them to do,” did not amount to unprotected disloyalty or reckless disparagement, and that the companies had committed…
  • Jan 10

    Playboy Wins Trademark Infringement Claim

    Playboy Wins Trademark Infringement Claim
    Nevertheless, the complaint alleges that, because of the successful market development, Playboy had made informal promises to renew its contract with the distributors. But, according to the complaint, Playboy allegedly came under new…
Rank this Week: 4559

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Covers Illinois nursing homes and information for nursing home residents, family members, ombudsmen, resident advocates, elder law attorneys and nursing home staff. By Levin & Perconti.

http://blog.levinperconti.com/
Rank this Week: 138

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer…

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers motorcycle accidents and rider safety. By Elman Law Group LLC.

http://www.chicagomotorcycleaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 21

    Distracted Driving Accidents Involving Motorcyclist

    Distracted Driving Accidents Involving Motorcyclist
    One type of hazard that motorcyclists (as well as other road users, including bicyclists) face is “distracted” drivers.  Motorcyclists are particularly susceptible to “distracted” driver accidents as such drivers,…
  • Jan 14

    Motorcycle Road Hazards Involving Wheel Separation

    Motorcycle Road Hazards Involving Wheel Separation
    “Road hazards” are particularly dangerous to motorcyclists, due to the balance that riders need to maintain in order to avoid loss of motorcycle control accidents.   On this site, road hazards and the Illinois motorcycle…
  • Dec 29

    Head-On Collisions Involving Motorcycle

    Head-On Collisions Involving Motorcycle
    As seen in many Illinois motorcycle accidents discussed on this site, there are various reasons why motorcycles may have “head-on” collisions with other vehicles. One of these reasons – and a cause for various serious…
Rank this Week: 1001

duilawyerskokie.com

duilawyerskokie.com

Covers Illinois DUI law. By Matt Keenan.

http://duilawyerskokie.com/
  • Jan 20

    NEW ILLINOIS RULES FOR GUILTY PLEAS

    NEW ILLINOIS RULES FOR GUILTY PLEAS
    As of January 1, 2017, changes to Illinois law require the court to give new warnings about the consequences of a guilty plea. Before you plead guilty, a judge must first warn or “admonish” you about what your plea really ……
  • Dec 31

    CAN POLICE ARREST YOU FOR DUI OUTSIDE CITY LIMITS?

    CAN POLICE ARREST YOU FOR DUI OUTSIDE CITY LIMITS?
    The Illinois criminal code generally limits arrests outside a police officer’s jurisdiction except under certain circumstances. The Illinois municipal code, however, permits an officer to make an arrest in an adjoining municipality as…
  • Dec 19

    OVERTURNING YOUR DRIVER’S LICENSE SUSPENSION BASED ON A PRESCRIPTION DRUG

    OVERTURNING YOUR DRIVER’S LICENSE SUSPENSION BASED ON A PRESCRIPTION DRUG
    You are on prescription medication. While driving, you ran a stop sign, and the police pulled you over. You were arrested for DUI. As a result, the Secretary of State has suspended your driver’s license. Your prescription is legal. Do…
Rank this Week: 2521

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer…

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains The Law

By Matt Keenan.

http://www.skokiecriminallawyer.com/
  • Jan 20

    NEW ILLINOIS RULES FOR GUILTY PLEAS

    NEW ILLINOIS RULES FOR GUILTY PLEAS
    As of January 1, 2017, changes to Illinois law require the court to give new warnings about the consequences of a guilty plea. Before you plead guilty, a judge must first warn or “admonish” you about what your plea really means. …
  • Dec 31

    EXPERT DISCREDITS EYEWITNESS TESTIMONY IN MURDER TRIAL

    EXPERT DISCREDITS EYEWITNESS TESTIMONY IN MURDER TRIAL
    In March, 2016, we blogged on an Illinois Supreme Court case that opened the door to allowing experts to dispute the reliability of eyewitness testimony. (See How Reliable is Eyewitness Testimony?). Because of that case, People v Lerma,…
  • Dec 5

    A FORMER SCHOOL CAN STILL BE A SCHOOL UNDER ILLINOIS DRUG LAW

    A FORMER SCHOOL CAN STILL BE A SCHOOL UNDER ILLINOIS DRUG LAW
    Under Illinois law, the penalties are increased if you knowingly manufacture, deliver or possess with intent to deliver a controlled substance such as heroin or cocaine when you are within 1,000 feet of a school building. For example, a Class…
Rank this Week: 1024

Hoffmann Law Firm, L.L.C. Blog

Hoffmann Law Firm, L.L.C. Blog

Discusses news, tips, and information related to Missouri auto accidents. By Christopher Hoffmann.

http://www.hoffmannpersonalinjury.com/category/car-accident/
  • Jan 20

    7 Facts About Rollover Crashes – St. Louis Car Wreck Lawyer

    7 Facts About Rollover Crashes – St. Louis Car Wreck Lawyer
    Rollover accidents are among the most dangerous type of car accident. Victims are often left with catastrophic or even fatal injuries. Any traffic accident has the potential to be extremely dangerous, but rollover accidents are very often…
  • Jan 19

    Auto Accidents Caused by Blind Spots – St. Louis Injury Lawyer

    Auto Accidents Caused by Blind Spots – St. Louis Injury Lawyer
    Blinds spots are a hazard that drivers have to face every time they get behind the wheel. They not only pose a threat to drivers and their passengers, but they can also result in serious or fatal injuries to other drivers, motorcyclists,…
  • Jan 18

    Injured in an Accident due to a Stopped Truck on St. Louis Roadway?

    Injured in an Accident due to a Stopped Truck on St. Louis Roadway?
    Accidents can happen anywhere, anytime, and for various reasons. But, imagine you’re driving down the highway and suddenly you have to slam brakes because there is a truck stopped on the highway. The vehicle coming from behind slams…
Rank this Week: 1937

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer…

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal malpractice. By The Clinton Law Firm.

http://www.chicagolegalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 20

    Lawyer suspended from federal court for lewd, misogynistic comments – Chicago Tribune

    Lawyer suspended from federal court for lewd, misogynistic comments – Chicago Tribune
    A Chicago attorney known for representing Christian conservative causes has been suspended from practicing in federal court for a year after he admitted making lewd and misogynistic comments to a rival lawyer, including sending an email that…
  • Jan 15

    Mediator Obtains Dismissal of Legal Malpractice Action

    Mediator Obtains Dismissal of Legal Malpractice Action
    Goldstein was retained as a mediator by Barrett and his then wife. After meeting with the couple, Goldstein drafted a post-nuptial agreement that Barrett and his wife later signed. (A post-nuptial agreement is one that a married couple enters…
  • Jan 4

    Legal Malpractice Case Dismissed Because Expert Does Not Explain How Negligence Caused Injury to Client

    Legal Malpractice Case Dismissed Because Expert Does Not Explain How Negligence Caused Injury to Client
    This case is interesting because it dismisses a legal malpractice claim because the expert did not reveal how the negligence of the attorney caused the injury of the plaintiff. The opinion does not shed as much light on the facts of the case…
Rank this Week: 1610

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

News, opinions, job postings and continuing legal education information for the Central Illinois paralegal.

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • Jan 20

    ICC Scholarships!!!

    ICC Scholarships!!!
    ScholarshipsThe ICC Educational Foundation offers hundreds of scholarships for all kinds of students. One could have your name on it!Online Applications are normally accepted from January 15 through April 1 for the following academic…
  • Jan 19

    St. Jude Running Central Run, Join Us or Donate!

    St. Jude Running Central Run, Join Us or Donate!
    If you'd like to run the Peoria Marathon route and raise money for the kids and families of St. Judge contact Professor Higgins.  If you would like to make a donation to the Kids and Families of St. Jude please go…
  • Jan 11

    Professor Higgins is on Sound Cloud

    Professor Higgins is on Sound Cloud
    Over the years we have seen many developments, many changes, a huge evolution with technology and we’ve tried to adapt with those things while addressing two primary concerns.  First and foremost, we strive to make decisions,…
Rank this Week: 83

Real Estate Advisor Law Blog

Real Estate Advisor Law Blog

Covers real estate development, environmental, finance and legal issues. By Ulmer Berne LLP.

http://www.realestateadvisorlawblog.com
  • Jan 20

    A Lesson in Ground Leasing

    A Lesson in Ground Leasing
    So I don’t know about you, but every time I turn on NPR lately there is some discussion about President Trump’s conflict of interest because of his Washington D.C. Hotel built in the former U.S. Post Office with a ground lease…
  • Nov 30

    Change

    Change
    I’ve been thinking a lot about that word lately. Change. I get it that change is constant and to be successful you need to embrace change. That doesn’t mean we should just accept changes that are bad. No, I think it means that we…
  • Aug 1

    That’s Funny – I Don’t Care Who You Are

    That’s Funny – I Don’t Care Who You Are
    Allen Klein said that humor cannot change a situation, but it can change your attitude about it. I am working on a lease where I represent a restaurant tenant against a well-known, national REIT landlord. Needless to say, the landlord’s…
Rank this Week: 4185

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

Covers securities fraud cases, investment fraud practices and securities industry regulations.

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Jan 20

    Hugh W. Levey Barred from Securities Industry

    Hugh W. Levey Barred from Securities Industry
    According to FINRA, Hugh W. Levey (CRD#: 1472230) has been permanently barred from the securities industry. Without admitting or denying the findings, Levey consented to the sanction and to the entry of findings that he refused to…
  • Jan 18

    Henry Dean Watson Barred from Securities Industry

    Henry Dean Watson Barred from Securities Industry
    According to FINRA, Henry Dean Watson (CRD#: 1326969) has been permanently barred from the securities industry. On December 14, 2016, FINRA staff sent a request to Watson for on-the-record testimony in connection with an inquiry into an…
  • Jan 18

    What is a Mini-Tender Offer?

    What is a Mini-Tender Offer?
    A mini–tender offer is an offer to acquire a company’s shares directly from current investors in an amount less than 5% of issued stock. Investors who surrender their shares in a mini-tender offer without fully…
Rank this Week: 122

Shaw Family Law Blog

Shaw Family Law Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

http://www.kanecountydivorceattorneys.com/st-charles-lawyers
  • Jan 20

    Three Sources of Marital Dissatisfaction that Can Lead to Divorce

    Three Sources of Marital Dissatisfaction that Can Lead to Divorce
    Although divorce is extremely common and many couples go through mutual, civil splits that result in healthier, happier lifestyles, the experience itself is never something we hope for as we begin the marriage journey. Sadly, many marriages…
  • Jan 14

    Four Common Predictors of Divorce

    Four Common Predictors of Divorce
    As we work through the everyday bumps that come with navigating a relationship, it can be difficult to recognize whether the problems we face are typical roadblocks that every couple experiences - those that can be overcome with time and…
  • Jan 13

    Key Factors that Influence Your Child’s Post-Divorce Adjustment

    Key Factors that Influence Your Child’s Post-Divorce Adjustment
    Navigating the adjustment period after a divorce is a challenge for everyone at the end of a marriage. Depending on the level of tension and conflict in the relationship, the final unraveling of the union has the potential to wreak a…
Rank this Week: 2804

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Law Offices of David L. Freidberg, P.C.

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 20

    Felonies in Chicago: Elevating the Consequences of Criminality

    Felonies in Chicago: Elevating the Consequences of Criminality
    The felony charge sits just below terrorism and treason when ranking the criminal offenses that are known in the Chicago statues. It is a step up from the misdemeanor and carries a lot of serious consequences for the defendant including the…
  • Jan 18

    Arraignments in Chicago: The Real Start of the Trial

    Arraignments in Chicago: The Real Start of the Trial
    Upon arrest, a defendant is normally taken through a preliminary hearing according to the provisions of statutory instrument number 725 ILCS 5/110-5. This is a critical step for the defense lawyers because that is when a finding of probable…
  • Jan 13

    Aggravated Battery on a Police Officer in Chicago

    Aggravated Battery on a Police Officer in Chicago
    It is a nightmare scenario when a defendant is accused of having injured a police officer in the line of duty. Both the courts and probation office are reluctant to give defendants any benefit of doubt or leeway in such circumstances. The…
Rank this Week: 3308

Mass Tort Lawyer Blog

Mass Tort Lawyer Blog

Covers product liability and injury and accident law. By Moll Law Group.

http://www.masstortlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2709

Legal Developments In…

Legal Developments In Non-Competition Agreements

Reviews recent cases involving non-competition agreements and related claims. By Kenneth J. Vanko.

http://www.non-competes.com/
  • Jan 20

    The Reading List (2017, No. 3)

    The Reading List (2017, No. 3)
    Non-Compete and Trade Secrets News for the week ended January 20, 2017***New Jersey Non-CompetesNon-compete disputes in the medical device and implant field are a dime a dozen these days. In that realm comes Synthes, Inc. v. Gregoris, No.…
  • Jan 13

    The Reading List (2017, No. 2)

    The Reading List (2017, No. 2)
    Non-Compete and Trade Secret News for the week ended January 13, 2017***Defend Trade Secrets ActWe have the first district court opinion dealing with the relatively new (and highly controversial) ex parte seizure order available under the…
  • Jan 6

    The Reading List (2017, No. 1)

    The Reading List (2017, No. 1)
    Non-Compete and Trade Secrets News for the week ended January 6, 2017***Commercial real estate broker Avison Young has sued three former brokers who joined Cushman & Wakefield. According to Crain's Chicago Business, the factual predicate…
Rank this Week: 4846

Lake County Illinois Car Accident…

Lake County Illinois Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers car, bike and train accidents. By Elman Law Group LLC.

http://www.lakecountyillinoiscaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 19

    Vehicle Gets “Rear-Ended” In Waukegan

    Vehicle Gets “Rear-Ended” In Waukegan
    There was a car accident Wednesday night (January 18, 2017) in Waukegan in which one car “rear-ended” another.  The accident is notable in that a carjacking happened after the crash. The accident is summarized in the January…
  • Jan 18

    Pedestrian Struck By Car In Lake Forest Crosswalk

    Pedestrian Struck By Car In Lake Forest Crosswalk
    Pedestrian accidents are notable in many regards.  One aspect of pedestrian accidents is the possibility of serious accident injuries resulting from the impact.  Often, the person who is struck by a vehicle is seriously injured, due…
  • Jan 12

    Fatal 3-Vehicle Collision In Waukegan

    Fatal 3-Vehicle Collision In Waukegan
    There was a fatal crash Wednesday evening (January 11, 2017) in Waukegan. The crash happened at near Belvidere Street (Route 120) and River Roads, and happened at approximately 5:30 p.m. While the crash continues to be investigated, the…
Rank this Week: 3706

Chicago Car Accident Attorney Blog

Chicago Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury topics. By Matthew L. Willens.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 19

    Baby Deprived of Oxygen During Birth, Do I have an Injury Claim?

    Baby Deprived of Oxygen During Birth, Do I have an Injury Claim?
    It is the hope and prayer of every parent that their child is born healthy and happy. Unfortunately, many babies suffer injuries during pregnancy, labor and delivery. One of the most serious injuries that can occur to a baby is a lack of…
  • Jan 19

    Anesthesia Errors and Medical Malpractice – Chicago Medical Malpractice

    Anesthesia Errors and Medical Malpractice – Chicago Medical Malpractice
    Anesthesia errors can cause serious or life-threatening injuries and could lead to a medical malpractice claim. Before any surgical procedure, an anesthesiologist puts the patient under sedation or numbs certain body parts. Anesthesia is…
  • Jan 18

    High Hit-and-Run Accident Rates in Chicago – Chicago Hit & Run Lawyer

    High Hit-and-Run Accident Rates in Chicago – Chicago Hit & Run Lawyer
    Hit-and-run car accidents in Chicago are more common than you probably think. In fact, the number of hit-and-run accidents is on the rise across the country, leading to new legislation in some states. Sadly, most hit and run crashes involve…
Rank this Week: 956

Chicago Injury Lawyer

Chicago Injury Lawyer

By the Willens Law Offices.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 19

    Baby Deprived of Oxygen During Birth, Do I have an Injury Claim?

    Baby Deprived of Oxygen During Birth, Do I have an Injury Claim?
    It is the hope and prayer of every parent that their child is born healthy and happy. Unfortunately, many babies suffer injuries during pregnancy, labor and delivery. One of the most serious injuries that can occur to a baby is a lack of…
  • Jan 19

    Anesthesia Errors and Medical Malpractice – Chicago Medical Malpractice

    Anesthesia Errors and Medical Malpractice – Chicago Medical Malpractice
    Anesthesia errors can cause serious or life-threatening injuries and could lead to a medical malpractice claim. Before any surgical procedure, an anesthesiologist puts the patient under sedation or numbs certain body parts. Anesthesia is…
  • Jan 18

    High Hit-and-Run Accident Rates in Chicago – Chicago Hit & Run Lawyer

    High Hit-and-Run Accident Rates in Chicago – Chicago Hit & Run Lawyer
    Hit-and-run car accidents in Chicago are more common than you probably think. In fact, the number of hit-and-run accidents is on the rise across the country, leading to new legislation in some states. Sadly, most hit and run crashes involve…
Rank this Week: 2868

Illinois Expungement Lawyer Blog

Illinois Expungement Lawyer Blog

By Jorie K. Johnson.

http://www.illinoisexpungementlawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 19

    Join me for an Expungement Summit on January 21, 2017!

    Join me for an Expungement Summit on January 21, 2017!
    The Westside Baptist Ministers Conference, Workship Coalition, Inc., and The Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County are hosting an expungement summit on Saturday, January 21, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 325 S. California Ave., Chicago,…
  • Jan 8

    Dramatic Revisions to Illinois Expungement Laws effective January 1, 2017

    Dramatic Revisions to Illinois Expungement Laws effective January 1, 2017
    Happy New Year everyone! I have some very exciting changes to the Illinois Criminal Identification Act (ICIA) to discuss here, with regard to both expungement and sealing.  Regarding expungement, pursuant to Public Act 099-0881 and the…
  • Dec 28

    Governor Rauner grants five clemency petitions in Illinois on December 23, 2016 and denies one hundred ninety-five

    Governor Rauner grants five clemency petitions in Illinois on December 23, 2016 and denies one hundred ninety-five
    In what may be his final act of executive clemency this year, Governor Rauner has commuted the sentences of just two individuals and pardoned with authorization to expunge three others on December 23, 2016. With regards to the commutations of…
Rank this Week: 4806

Chicago Lawyer Blog

Chicago Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury. By Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C.

http://www.salvilaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 19

    Nora Medical Group, doctor accused of not diagnosing cancer in timely manner

    Nora Medical Group, doctor accused of not diagnosing cancer in timely manner
    CHICAGO (Nov. 17, 2016) – A married couple’s lawsuit against Andres Giraldo, M.D., and Nora Medical Group, S.C., alleges negligence in health care. The plaintiffs are represented by Matthew L. Williams and John A. Mennie…
  • Jan 19

    Salvi Law January Pet of the Month: Dime

    Salvi Law January Pet of the Month: Dime
    CHICAGO (January 20, 2017) – The Illinois personal injury law firm of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard, P.C. has committed to finding local adoptable pets a loving home in 2017. We have teamed up with the Anti Cruelty Society in…
  • Jan 19

    Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard aims to find local pets a loving home in the New Year

    Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard aims to find local pets a loving home in the New Year
    CHICAGO (January 20, 2017) – The Illinois personal injury law firm of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard, P.C. has committed to finding local adoptable pets a loving home in 2017. The personal injury law firm that has locations in Chicago…
Rank this Week: 1802

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois divorce law. From Michael Roe.

http://www.illinoisdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 19

    Illinois Divorce: Is January-March the Divorce Hot Season?

    Illinois Divorce: Is January-March the Divorce Hot Season?
    Couples starting the new year with a divorce may find untangling finances is no easy feat. Data from the University of Washington found that divorce filings start to pick up in January — a trend researchers theorized could be…
  • Jan 12

    Kane County Divorce: Narcissistic Personalities and Gaslighting

    Kane County Divorce: Narcissistic Personalities and Gaslighting
    In my divorce and child custody practice, I have represented a number of very good, intelligent people who have been victimized by a narcissist spouse’s  gaslighting campaign. Gaslighting is a term that is used to describe the…
  • Jan 11

    Disempowering the NPD: Managing Narcissists in the Court System

    Disempowering the NPD: Managing Narcissists in the Court System
    In my law practice, a divorce with a narcissist involves unique issues and challenges. Many toxic narcissists, in divorce, use emotional abuse to denigrate and control their partners, and are notoriously difficult in the case to achieve…
Rank this Week: 1147

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Federal Tort Claims Act, Injuries to Minors and Children, Land Owner Liability, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Products Liability, and Toxic Torts. By Levin & Perconti.

http://www.illinoisinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 18

    Greatbatch Medical Hip Joint Replacement Recall

    Greatbatch Medical Hip Joint Replacement Recall
    The Food & Drug Administration has recently issued a Class I recall for Standard Offset Cup Impactors with POM-C Handle, a device used during hip replacement surgeries and manufactured by Greatbatch Medical. These devices, used in…
  • Jan 7

    Ikea to Pay $50 Million for Deaths Caused by Unsafe Furniture

    Ikea to Pay $50 Million for Deaths Caused by Unsafe Furniture
    Ikea, the Swedish home retail giant, has agreed to pay $50 million to 3 families whose children were killed after being crushed by toppled dressers. To these families, money will never be able to replace what they have lost, but the…
  • Dec 5

    Stay Safe This Season – Be on the Lookout for Common Holiday Injurie

    Stay Safe This Season – Be on the Lookout for Common Holiday Injurie
    The holiday season is right around the corner. Many of us will be getting together with family and enjoying food and various activities. In my family, the kids will be running around, the adult men will be watching sports while the adult…
Rank this Week: 755

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

Covers recent cases, helpful tips, and research with personal injury, workers compensation, accident injuries, nursing home neglect and abuse, medical malpractice, and wrongful death.

http://www.malmanlaw.com/malman-law-injury-blog
  • Jan 18

    What is a Wrongful Death of the Mother Lawsuit?

    What is a Wrongful Death of the Mother Lawsuit?
    When a woman is pregnant, her needs are often set aside for the needs of the baby growing inside of her. Unfortunately, when physicians focus more on the infant, they tend to neglect the mother’s health. The mother is critical to a…
  • Jan 17

    Are ADHD Teens More Likely to Cause Car Accidents?

    Are ADHD Teens More Likely to Cause Car Accidents?
    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is typically diagnosed in young children, but some are diagnosed in their teens or even into adulthood, depending on the level of care they receive. The numbers of teens and adults diagnosed are…
  • Dec 30

    Hip Fractures and Slip and Fall Injuries: What You Need to Know

    Hip Fractures and Slip and Fall Injuries: What You Need to Know
    Chicago Attorney Serving Elderly Victims of Slip-and-Fall Accidents Hip fractures are very serious injuries, especially for older individuals (those over the age of 65). When a fracture occurs as the result of a slip and fall accident, it can…
Rank this Week: 3341

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

Covers personal injury law issues and topics, including medical malpractice, product liability, and worker's compensation.

http://www.chicagoinjuryattorneyblog.com/blog/
  • Jan 18

    What is a Wrongful Death of the Mother Lawsuit?

    What is a Wrongful Death of the Mother Lawsuit?
    When a woman is pregnant, her needs are often set aside for the needs of the baby growing inside of her. Unfortunately, when physicians focus more on the infant, they tend to neglect the mother’s health. The mother is critical to a…
  • Jan 17

    Are ADHD Teens More Likely to Cause Car Accidents?

    Are ADHD Teens More Likely to Cause Car Accidents?
    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is typically diagnosed in young children, but some are diagnosed in their teens or even into adulthood, depending on the level of care they receive. The numbers of teens and adults diagnosed are…
  • Dec 30

    Hip Fractures and Slip and Fall Injuries: What You Need to Know

    Hip Fractures and Slip and Fall Injuries: What You Need to Know
    Chicago Attorney Serving Elderly Victims of Slip-and-Fall Accidents Hip fractures are very serious injuries, especially for older individuals (those over the age of 65). When a fracture occurs as the result of a slip and fall accident, it can…
Rank this Week: 260

Chicago Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer…

Chicago Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers elder abuse, medical malpractice and nursing home abuse and neglect. By Law Offices of Steven J. Malman & Associates P.C.

http://www.chicagonursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 18

    What is a Wrongful Death of the Mother Lawsuit?

    What is a Wrongful Death of the Mother Lawsuit?
    When a woman is pregnant, her needs are often set aside for the needs of the baby growing inside of her. Unfortunately, when physicians focus more on the infant, they tend to neglect the mother’s health. The mother is critical to a…
  • Jan 17

    Are ADHD Teens More Likely to Cause Car Accidents?

    Are ADHD Teens More Likely to Cause Car Accidents?
    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is typically diagnosed in young children, but some are diagnosed in their teens or even into adulthood, depending on the level of care they receive. The numbers of teens and adults diagnosed are…
  • Dec 30

    Hip Fractures and Slip and Fall Injuries: What You Need to Know

    Hip Fractures and Slip and Fall Injuries: What You Need to Know
    Chicago Attorney Serving Elderly Victims of Slip-and-Fall Accidents Hip fractures are very serious injuries, especially for older individuals (those over the age of 65). When a fracture occurs as the result of a slip and fall accident, it can…
Rank this Week: 463

Chicago Injury Attorneys Blog

Chicago Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Katz, Friedman, Eagle, Eisenstein, Johnson & Bareck, PC.

https://www.chicagoinjuryattorneysblog.net/
Rank this Week: 2771

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers

Covers personal injury law.

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/articles/
  • Jan 18

    Talcum Powder-Ovarian Cancer Lawsuits Centralized in New Jersey

    Talcum Powder-Ovarian Cancer Lawsuits Centralized in New Jersey
    Since evidence surfaced linking the use of talcum powder products to the development of ovarian cancer, hundreds of women have filed lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson and other manufacturers of talc based products. In December of 2015,…
  • Jan 12

    Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers Announce 2016 Scholarship Winner

    Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers Announce 2016 Scholarship Winner
    Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers is pleased to announce the winners of our 2016 Single Mothers Scholarship program. Each year we offer two scholarships to single mothers. While we received many entries from students across the country, the women…
  • Jan 11

    Chicago’s South Loop Expands Use of Protected Bicycle Lane

    Chicago’s South Loop Expands Use of Protected Bicycle Lane
    The construction of new bike lanes and barriers in the South Loop is set to begin in 2017 and the project is meant to reduce the number of bicycle and pedestrian accidents in the area. As Chicago continues to present itself as a bike friendly…
Rank this Week: 2592

Personal Injury News &…

Personal Injury News & Developments

Covers medical malpractice, workers' compensation and injury law. By Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers.

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/news
  • Jan 18

    Talcum Powder-Ovarian Cancer Lawsuits Centralized in New Jersey

    Talcum Powder-Ovarian Cancer Lawsuits Centralized in New Jersey
    Since evidence surfaced linking the use of talcum powder products to the development of ovarian cancer, hundreds of women have filed lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson and other manufacturers of talc based products. In December of 2015,…
  • Jan 12

    Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers Announce 2016 Scholarship Winner

    Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers Announce 2016 Scholarship Winner
    Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers is pleased to announce the winners of our 2016 Single Mothers Scholarship program. Each year we offer two scholarships to single mothers. While we received many entries from students across the country, the women…
  • Jan 11

    Chicago’s South Loop Expands Use of Protected Bicycle Lane

    Chicago’s South Loop Expands Use of Protected Bicycle Lane
    The construction of new bike lanes and barriers in the South Loop is set to begin in 2017 and the project is meant to reduce the number of bicycle and pedestrian accidents in the area. As Chicago continues to present itself as a bike friendly…
Rank this Week: 1295

Attorney R. Tamara de Silva's…

Attorney R. Tamara de Silva's Blawg

Constitutional matters, politics, Wall Street matters, important cases and lots of opinions.

http://www.desilvalawoffices.com/Chicago-Litigation.aspx
  • Jan 18

    When Does a Criminal Defendant Have the Right to a Lawyer?

    When Does a Criminal Defendant Have the Right to a Lawyer?
    When Does a Criminal Defendant Have the Right to a Lawyer? Most people know from popular TV shows that the defendant in a criminal case has the right to counsel. But when does this right come into play, and what does it really mean? The…
  • Jan 18

    What if a President is Sued in Civil Court

    What if a President is Sued in Civil Court
    What Happens When a President is Sued in Civil Court? What do former Presidents Theodore Roosevelt, Harry Truman, and John F. Kennedy have in common with President-elect Donald Trump? Out of all of the Presidents who have preceded Trump,…
  • Nov 10

    Why You Should Not Plead Guilty Based Solely on a Presumptive Drug Test

    Why You Should Not Plead Guilty Based Solely on a Presumptive Drug Test
    Chicago drug convictions may be based on bad evidence A recent article [1] in the Washington Post discussed the practice of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and the Nevada criminal justice system of relying on drug field test…
Rank this Week: 3529

The Wage and Hour Litigation Blog

The Wage and Hour Litigation Blog

Covers wage and hour law. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.wagehourlitigation.com
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Chicago Illinois Car Accident…

Chicago Illinois Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers car accidents, pedestrian accidents, and other personal injury news. By Elman Law Group.

http://www.chicagoillinoiscaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 17

    SUV Crash On The Eisenhower Expressway Leads To Three Fatalitie

    SUV Crash On The Eisenhower Expressway Leads To Three Fatalitie
    There was a fatal single-car crash early this morning (January 17, 2017) on the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) on the West Side.  Two people died in the crash, and a third person was pronounced dead after being taken to a hospital.…
  • Jan 12

    Fatal Bicycle Accident On Chicago’s West Side

    Fatal Bicycle Accident On Chicago’s West Side
    There was a fatal bicycle accident Wednesday night (January 11, 2017) in Humboldt Park neighborhood, which is on Chicago’s West Side. Details on the accident are limited at this time.  The cause and the fault of the accident…
  • Jan 11

    Man Fatally Struck On Eisenhower Expressway

    Man Fatally Struck On Eisenhower Expressway
    A man was fatally struck by a delivery truck late Tuesday night (January 10, 2017) on the Eisenhower Expressway. An excerpt from the NBC Chicago article of January 11, 2017, titled “Man Struck, Killed While Trying to Change Tire on…
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Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Covers medical malpractice, auto accident, work injury, and wrongful death cases.

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Jan 17

    Illinois man alleges Wal-Mart pharmacist filled wrong prescription

    Illinois man alleges Wal-Mart pharmacist filled wrong prescription
    A man who suffers from high blood pressure sued a Wal-Mart pharmacy in Cahokia, Illinois, claiming the pharmacist provided him with the incorrect prescription. Leroy Turner filed the lawsuit in St. Clair County Circuit Court on August 25,…
  • Jan 9

    Marine and two others killed in wrong-way crash on interstate

    Marine and two others killed in wrong-way crash on interstate
    Three men died in a violent wrong-way collision in Naperville, Illinois. The accident occurred around 1 a.m. on December 2 and involved two vehicles. Ali Erhaima, 32, was driving a 2007 Chrysler 300 in the westbound lane of Interstate 88 when…
  • Dec 30

    An Alarming Rise in Deaths Due to Car Crashes Baffles Expert

    An Alarming Rise in Deaths Due to Car Crashes Baffles Expert
    In this episode of Chicago Injury Alert, we look at the rise of fatal highway car accidents.
Rank this Week: 651

Orland Park Criminal Defense…

Orland Park Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

By the Law Office of John S. Fotopoulos, P.C.

http://www.fotopouloslaw.com/orland-park-criminal-lawyer/
  • Jan 17

    Can an Accuser Stop Me From Proving My Innocence?

    Can an Accuser Stop Me From Proving My Innocence?
    Although television legal dramas might lead you to think the criminal justice system is infallible—the heroic police and prosecution always manage to catch the clearly guilty defendant—the reality is there are many people in…
  • Dec 29

    Can My Doctor File a Medical Lien Against My Personal Injury Settlement?

    Can My Doctor File a Medical Lien Against My Personal Injury Settlement?
    Following a car accident, your first priority is seeking treatment for your injuries. As we all know, medical care is expensive, especially if you lack sufficient insurance. Even a simple accident can lead to thousands of dollars in unpaid…
  • Dec 16

    How a “Structural Error” Can Render a Criminal Trial Unconstitutional

    How a “Structural Error” Can Render a Criminal Trial Unconstitutional
    If you are facing felony charges, it is important to make sure the court respects all of your constitutional rights. While even the best judges make honest mistakes, such errors can prove costly when you are facing the loss of your freedom…
Rank this Week: 2767

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

By Staver Law Group P.C.

http://www.chicagolawyer.com/legal-blog/
  • Jan 16

    Do I Have to Pay Taxes on My Car Accident Settlement

    Do I Have to Pay Taxes on My Car Accident Settlement
    After suffering injuries in a car accident, you may have to endure months of fighting for compensation from an insurer or the party responsible for the collision. Occasionally, insurance companies quickly admit their policyholder’s…
  • Jan 13

    $80,800 Settlement After a Rear-end Accident

    $80,800 Settlement After a Rear-end Accident
    Some time ago, a man was stopped at a traffic light when another care rear-ended his vehicle at a high rate of speed. The victim was taken to Methodist Hospital of Chicago to have his injuries evaluated where it was determined that he…
  • Jan 12

    Slip and Fall Accidents on Private Property

    Slip and Fall Accidents on Private Property
    Slips and falls can result in serious and devastating injuries. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 20 percent of falls lead to a significant injury like a broken bone or traumatic brain injury. This amounts to…
Rank this Week: 1243

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer…

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury, drug recalls, product hazards and family law. By Padove Law.

http://www.indianainjuryandfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 16

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit: INDOT Liable for Fatal Indiana Crash

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit: INDOT Liable for Fatal Indiana Crash
    The widow of a man killed in a head-on collision in Indiana two years ago is suing the Indiana Department of Transportation, alleging the state agency is liable for her husband’s death, due to its failure to properly maintain the…
  • Jan 2

    Hudgins v. Bemish – Vicarious Liability of Employer in Indiana Car Accident

    Hudgins v. Bemish – Vicarious Liability of Employer in Indiana Car Accident
    Indiana car accident lawsuits in many cases involve more than just the drivers involved. If a driver was acting in the course and scope of employment or was operating an employer’s vehicle, the company could find itself facing claims of…
  • Dec 15

    Escamilla v. Sheil Sexton Co. – Undocumented Injured Worker to be Compensated in Pesos?

    Escamilla v. Sheil Sexton Co. – Undocumented Injured Worker to be Compensated in Pesos?
    Undocumented immigrants who are injured on the job in Indiana are entitled to receive workers’ compensation benefits under state law. They are also entitled to pursue third-party compensation from any other liable parties. However,…
Rank this Week: 560

Chicago Sexual Abuse & Assault…

Chicago Sexual Abuse & Assault Lawyer Blog

Covers sexual abuse and assault cases. By Elman Law Group LLC.

http://www.chicagosexualabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 16

    Man Charged With Sexual Assault Of 17-Year-Old Girl

    Man Charged With Sexual Assault Of 17-Year-Old Girl
    In the last post (“Sexual Abuse Of Children By Instructors“) instances of alleged sexual abuse of children by teachers and other types of instructors was discussed, and the charges filed against a gymnastics instructor were…
  • Dec 22

    Sexual Abuse Of Children By Instructor

    Sexual Abuse Of Children By Instructor
    There have been many instances of alleged sexual abuse of children by teachers and other types of instructors in Illinois.  On this site, posts concerning sexual abuse are seen in the “Sexual Abuse” category. Another incident…
  • Nov 8

    Maine West Soccer Team Hazing Lawsuit Settled

    Maine West Soccer Team Hazing Lawsuit Settled
    Sexual assault that was part of alleged hazing of Maine West High School (in Des Plaines) soccer team members in 2012, and the lawsuit filed concerning the hazing, has been previously discussed on this site in the following two posts:…
Rank this Week: 1361

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.robertkreisman.com/injury-lawyer/
  • Jan 16

    $65,000 Cook County Jury Verdict for Bike Rider Doored by Parked City Worker

    $65,000 Cook County Jury Verdict for Bike Rider Doored by Parked City Worker
    Gabriel Pablo was riding his bicycle westbound on 26th Street and traveling in the designated bike lane near St. Louis Avenue when a city of Chicago employee, Harry Sanders, opened the door of his parked car into the bike lane. Pablo and his…
  • Jan 9

    $6.99 Million Settlement Reached in Rear-End Crash Injuring Police Officer

    $6.99 Million Settlement Reached in Rear-End Crash Injuring Police Officer
    Cornell Smith, 38, was driving on a highway when he stopped for the traffic ahead. Traffic was backed up from an off-ramp exit. While he was sitting in his stopped SUV, he was rear-ended by Ross Keys, who was driving a cargo van for Tri-Cal…
  • Dec 22

    U.S. Court of Appeals Dismisses False Claims Act Complaint Ruling

    U.S. Court of Appeals Dismisses False Claims Act Complaint Ruling
    In a federal court of appeals, the Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 9(b) was addressed by the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago regarding the specificity required in complaints. On Sept. 1, 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the…
Rank this Week: 1398

Chicago Overtime Lawyer Blog

Chicago Overtime Lawyer Blog

Covers the Fair Labor Standards Act, overtime, class actions, and wage and hour cases. By Chicago Overtime Law Center.

http://www.chicagoovertimelawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 15

    Named Class Action Plaintiffs Denied Incentive Award Even Though Overtime Claims Settle for $3.7 Million

    Named Class Action Plaintiffs Denied Incentive Award Even Though Overtime Claims Settle for $3.7 Million
    Of course, risk is always involved anytime anyone files a lawsuit, despite corporate claims that class actions unfairly benefit plaintiffs because the vast majority of them settle outside of court. Although many class action lawsuits do…
  • Jan 8

    Franchisor Sued For Overtime Practices With Claim That Franchisee are Really Employee

    Franchisor Sued For Overtime Practices With Claim That Franchisee are Really Employee
    According to two recent wage and hour lawsuits against Jani-King, the commercial cleaning company's franchisees allegedly do not qualify for the label and should be compensated as employees. The first lawsuit was filed by a class of…
  • Jan 5

    Labor Department Finds Alleged Overtime Violation

    Labor Department Finds Alleged Overtime Violation
    The Labor Department further alleged the employees were shorted approximately $4 per hour in fringe benefits. As a direct result of the findings of their investigation, the Department of Labor sued both CEC and Essex County for illegal…
Rank this Week: 679

TCB's Legal Blog

TCB's Legal Blog

Criminal defense news. By Thomas C. Brandstrader.

http://chicagofelony.com/legal-posts/
Rank this Week: 2636

Sever | Storey Blog

Sever | Storey Blog

Covers eminent domain issues in the States of Indiana, North Carolina and Illinois.

http://www.landownerattorneys.com/blog
  • Jan 13

    Ohio City Proposes Using Eminent Domain for New Water Tower

    Ohio City Proposes Using Eminent Domain for New Water Tower
      A fairly unique situation in an Ohio city is drawing attention to the use of eminent domain to take private property for a public purpose. Eminent domain1 is the power of the government (and private entities, in some cases) to take…
  • Jan 6

    Do You Need a Lawyer Before an Eminent Domain Case is Filed?

    Do You Need a Lawyer Before an Eminent Domain Case is Filed?
      Many cases implicating the use of eminent domain1 never go to court. Generally speaking, what happens is that a representative of a government agency or a private party that is authorized to use eminent domain approaches a homeowner…
  • Dec 30

    Alternative Dispute Resolution Can Help in Eminent Domain Case

    Alternative Dispute Resolution Can Help in Eminent Domain Case
    For many landowners facing the threat of eminent domain, it can feel personal. We hear all the time that our clients have lived on their land for years going back generations, that the land was bought with a significant amount money, and that…
Rank this Week: 2257

Chicago Injury Lawyers Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury law and medical malpractice. By Leopold & Associates, L.L.C.

http://www.chicagoinjurylawyers-blog.com/
  • Jan 13

    Patients, Consumers and the 99%

    Patients, Consumers and the 99%
    On Friday, January 20, 2017, Donald J. Trump will become the 45th President of the United States. Once inaugurated, he will join with the 115th Congress, sworn in earlier this month, to create the first, entirely Republican government in…
  • Nov 22

    Eliminating Medical Malpractice Caps: A Nationwide Trend?

    Eliminating Medical Malpractice Caps: A Nationwide Trend?
    Earlier this year, we documented the successful effort to raise the limit capping compensation, reimbursement for medical bills and pain and suffering in Indiana for medical malpractice lawsuits. As a plaintiff’s litigation firm, we…
  • Sep 7

    Sharing the Road: Bikes, Cars and Chicago Traffic

    Sharing the Road: Bikes, Cars and Chicago Traffic
    Earlier this summer we wrote about Chicago’s expanded use of bicycle lanes and trails as well as bicycle safety and the steps to take if you are involved in a bike accident. It is wonderful to see Chicago investing in bike paths and…
Rank this Week: 1793

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Covers medical malpractice cases, news and issues with a focus on Illinois. From Levin & Perconti.

http://medicalmalpractice.levinperconti.com/
  • Jan 13

    Malpractice Payouts Decreasing for Physician Error

    Malpractice Payouts Decreasing for Physician Error
    National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB), an entity created by Congress and run by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, has compiled a list of state rankings comparing the number of payouts for physician errors based on the…
  • Jan 10

    ACA Repeal & Replace Plans Call for One Size Fits All Approach, Caps on Damage

    ACA Repeal & Replace Plans Call for One Size Fits All Approach, Caps on Damage
    An article posted yesterday on Huffington Post examines how Republicans’ plan to repeal and replace parts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will force Americans to be treated as a diagnosis and not an individual with personal or…
  • Jan 7

    Patients of Female Physicians Have Better Outcome

    Patients of Female Physicians Have Better Outcome
    A recent study conducted by Harvard University found that female doctors provide better quality care to elderly nursing home residents than their male counterparts. Specifically, those patients who were hospitalized and later…
Rank this Week: 212

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury and accident law. By Moll Law Group.

http://www.illinoisinjurylawyerblog.net/
Rank this Week: 2710

Insurance Policyholder Law Blog

Insurance Policyholder Law Blog

Covers legal developments affecting policyholders. By Neal Gerber Eisenberg.

http://www.policyholderinsurancelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3981

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois civil procedure, the Illinois Wrongful Death Act, medical malpractice and medical device liability. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicago-personal-injury-lawyer-blawg.com
Rank this Week: 81

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyers Blog

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyers Blog

Chicago Birth Injury Blog. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.robertkreisman.com/birth-injury-lawyer/
  • Jan 11

    $3.2 Million Settlement Reached for Brain Damaged Child for Failure to Diagnose Herpe

    $3.2 Million Settlement Reached for Brain Damaged Child for Failure to Diagnose Herpe
    Vonshelle Brothers received her prenatal care, including a Pap smear, at the Brevard County Health Department. A cytopathologist allegedly interpreted the Pap smear as having cellular changes consistent with the herpes simplex virus. However,…
  • Dec 29

    Jury Verdict Reversed When Juror Should Have Been Disqualified for Bia

    Jury Verdict Reversed When Juror Should Have Been Disqualified for Bia
    In this medical malpractice case, an appeal was taken by the plaintiff after a jury verdict was entered in favor of the defendant, Mercy Hospitals East, claiming that the trial court abused its discretion. The claim was made that the court…
  • Dec 16

    Illinois Appellate Court Reverses Dismissal of Birth Trauma Injury Case Based on Informed Consent

    Illinois Appellate Court Reverses Dismissal of Birth Trauma Injury Case Based on Informed Consent
    In August 2015, the plaintiffs, Kristopher Crim and Teri Crim, acting on behalf of their biological son, Collin Crim, filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against the defendant physician, Dr. Gina Dietrich, claiming that she chose not to…
Rank this Week: 1456