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Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer…

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagomotorcycleaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    Motorcycle Collision In Danville, Illinoi

    Motorcycle Collision In Danville, Illinoi
    There was a motorcycle accident Wednesday evening (September 17, 2014) in Danville, Illinois This motorcycle collision happened at approximately 5:43 p.m., at the intersection of Vermilion and Main Streets.  The collision occurred as a…
  • Sep 12

    Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Chicago’s Canaryville Neighborhood

    Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Chicago’s Canaryville Neighborhood
    There was a fatal motorcycle accident early this morning (approximately 1:00 a.m.) in Chicago’s Canaryville neighborhood (South Side.) According to Chicago Police, the motorcyclist lost control of the bike – for a presumably…
  • Sep 10

    Fatal Illinois Motorcycle Accident In Belleville, Illinoi

    Fatal Illinois Motorcycle Accident In Belleville, Illinoi
    There was a fatal Illinois motorcycle collision Wednesday (September 10, 2014) in Belleville, Illinois. This motorcycle accident happened at approximately 4:10 p.m. on the Belleville campus of Southwestern Illinois College.  At that…
Rank this Week: 521

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Kollias & Giese.

http://www.dupagecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    Orders of Protection in Illinois: Inappropriate for Neglect Alone

    Orders of Protection in Illinois: Inappropriate for Neglect Alone
    In Illinois, courts are authorized to issue orders of protection under the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986, 750 ILCS 60/101, et seq. ( “the Act”). The purpose of the Act is to support victims of domestic violence and to…
  • Aug 27

    The Law On Maintenance (a/k/a Alimony) Is Changing in Illinois: How It Will Be Calculated and What the Changes Mean For You

    The Law On Maintenance (a/k/a Alimony) Is Changing in Illinois: How It Will Be Calculated and What the Changes Mean For You
    Senate Bill 3231 was approved this month and will take effect January 1, 2015. It amends the current divorce law in Illinois on spousal support, the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act, 750 ILCS 5/504. This means changes are…
  • Aug 20

    How Does Divorce Affect Social Security Benefits?

    How Does Divorce Affect Social Security Benefits?
    Surprising as it may be, divorced people are entitled to receive benefits based upon their ex-spouse’s earning history as well as their own. Moreover, the benefit is based on the ex-spouse’s entire earnings history, not just…
Rank this Week: 3856

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers

Covers personal injury law.

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/articles/
  • Sep 20

    Low Visibility No Excuse For Backing Truck Accident

    Low Visibility No Excuse For Backing Truck Accident
    There is no doubt that visibility is low in large commercial trucks, especially when they are attempting to back up. Their size and physical make-up creates large blind spots for the driver; this means they may not see what is … The…
  • Sep 18

    Chicago Church Sexual Abuse Claims Fell Upon Deaf Ear

    Chicago Church Sexual Abuse Claims Fell Upon Deaf Ear
    The allegations and reports of sexual abuse on children in the Catholic Church throughout the world have been well-publicized over the last few decades. However, even with the high-profile lawsuits and multiple million dollar settlements…
  • Sep 16

    New Guidelines Seek To Reduce Incidence Of Bed Rail Entrapment

    New Guidelines Seek To Reduce Incidence Of Bed Rail Entrapment
    While the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has both recognized and reported instances of fatal bed rail entrapment instances for more than a decade, they have not ordered recalls. In fact, while some manufacturers have designed safer…
Rank this Week: 3530

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/
  • Sep 20

    FDA Panel Wants to Limit Testosterone Drug

    FDA Panel Wants to Limit Testosterone Drug
    Anyone who watches television has seen the commercials advertising prescription drugs designed for men suffering from “low T,” or low testosterone. The picture these commercials paint is that any of the discomforts of aging can be…
  • Sep 17

    Some Hospitals are Failing to Sterilize Surgical Instrument

    Some Hospitals are Failing to Sterilize Surgical Instrument
    Failing to sterilize surgical instruments is one type of medical malpractice. This sort of health care provider error can result in serious infections, and sometimes, even death. The severe consequences of a failure to sterilize hospital…
  • Sep 13

    Joan Rivers' Doctor No Longer Performing Procedure

    Joan Rivers' Doctor No Longer Performing Procedure
    Earlier this month beloved comedian Joan Rivers passed away. It is still unclear precisely what caused her death in a New York hospital. Whether her death was the result of a surgical error or some other form of medical malpractice is not yet…
Rank this Week: 353

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer…

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal malpractice. By The Clinton Law Firm.

http://www.chicagolegalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    Connecticut Supreme Court Holds That Lawsuit Against Lawyer Falls Under Legal Malpractice Statute of Limitation

    Connecticut Supreme Court Holds That Lawsuit Against Lawyer Falls Under Legal Malpractice Statute of Limitation
    Meyers v. LIVINGSTON, ADLER, PULDA, 87 A. 3d 534 – Conn: Supreme Court 2014 – Google Scholar. One recurring theme in lawsuits against lawyers is whether the plaintiff can sue for breach of contract and thereby obtain a longer…
  • Sep 19

    Bankruptcy Court Denies Lawyer’s Request To Discharge Legal Malpractice Verdict

    Bankruptcy Court Denies Lawyer’s Request To Discharge Legal Malpractice Verdict
    IN RE JAHRLING, Bankr. Court, ND Illinois 2014 – Google Scholar. Jahrling is an Illinois lawyer who filed for bankruptcy protection. A creditor who had won a legal malpractice judgment against Jahrling sought to block the discharge of…
  • Sep 11

    A Troubling ARDC Prosecution

    A Troubling ARDC Prosecution
    BEFORE THE HEARING BOARD. The ARDC has asserted a problematic claim against a lawyer who split a fee with another lawyer who did some of the work on the matter. I believe that the claim represents a misreading of the text of Rule 1.5(e).…
Rank this Week: 3553

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse…

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers Blog

Covers Illinois Nursing Home Abuse, news, updates and commentary. Published by Pintas & Mullins Law Firm.

http://www.illinoisnursinghomeabuselawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    End-of-Life Care Needs National Overhaul

    End-of-Life Care Needs National Overhaul
    Most families with loved ones in nursing homes know that our current healthcare system is inadequate for people nearing the end of life. Our nursing homes are understaffed and underfunded, we continue to pour money into treating illnesses…
  • Sep 9

    Proposed Law to Allow Cameras in Nursing Home Resident Room

    Proposed Law to Allow Cameras in Nursing Home Resident Room
    The Illinois Attorney General's Office recently proposed a new law that would allow camera and audio recordings in the private rooms of nursing home residents. The resident would need to consent to the cameras and they or their family would…
  • Sep 4

    California Nursing Homes Charged with Overmedicating Resident

    California Nursing Homes Charged with Overmedicating Resident
    At least two California nursing homes have been charged with habitually overmedicating elderly residents for no other reason than to staff convenience. The drugs given are known as antipsychotics, and are given to residents without any…
Rank this Week: 1487

Illinois Estate Planning &…

Illinois Estate Planning & Elder Law Blog

Covers Illinois estate planning, real estate and trusts. By Wilson & Wilson.

http://www.illinoisestateplanningandelderlawblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    Making a Will in Illinoi

    Making a Will in Illinoi
    The ability to make a will involves the issue of mental capacity. In Illinois, there is a presumption that every man is sane until the contrary is proven and the burden is upon him who asserts the lack of testamentary capacity. In other…
  • Sep 12

    Illinois Long-Term-Care Estate Planning

    Illinois Long-Term-Care Estate Planning
    Like all insurance policies, Long-Term-Care insurance policies require a good deal of research before they are entered into. Often different insurance companies offer coverages that at first glance appear similar, but upon closer examination…
  • Sep 6

    The Role of Representative in Illinois Probate

    The Role of Representative in Illinois Probate
    A personal representative is the individual who handles the matters of an estate as it makes its way through the probate process. If there is a will, the personal representative is the executor. If there is no will, the personal…
Rank this Week: 2572

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois personal injury law. By Law Offices of John J. Malm, P.C.

http://www.chicago-injury-lawyer.org/
Rank this Week: 380

Cary J. Wintroub & Associates Law…

Cary J. Wintroub & Associates Law Blog

Covers personal injury news.

http://www.cjw-law.com/category/law-blog/
  • Sep 19

    Illinois fails nursing home review

    Illinois fails nursing home review
    More than 100,000 citizens reside in approximately 1,200 nursing home facilities located within Illinois state lines, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health. Although the department indicates that all Illinois long-term care…
  • Sep 17

    Distracted truck driver kills officer while browsing his cellphone

    Distracted truck driver kills officer while browsing his cellphone
    Operating a tractor trailer takes great skill, concentration and focus. When truck drivers are engaged in other activities, however, the results can become fatal. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, truck drivers are…
  • Sep 17

    Distracted truck driver kills officer while browsing his cellphone

    Distracted truck driver kills officer while browsing his cellphone
    Operating a tractor trailer takes great skill, concentration and focus. When truck drivers are engaged in other activities, however, the results can become fatal. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, truck drivers are…
Rank this Week: 3204

Gillette-Torvik Blog

Gillette-Torvik Blog

Two lawyers in two states blog about law and the issues of the day, and then comment on each other's posts.

http://gillette-torvik.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 19

    Americans Don't Want to Kill Innocent People

    Americans Don't Want to Kill Innocent People
    I've been meaning to respond to Mr. Gillette's thoughtful post inspired by Judge Kopf's statement that “many federal judges, and I would suppose many state judges as well, understand that the death penalty has and will…
  • Sep 15

    The Greatest Game (2014 edition)

    The Greatest Game (2014 edition)
    I am trying, and sometimes failing, to pay less attention to football. As a result, I did not do a post about the Most Important College Football Game Of The Year, i.e., the University of Iowa vs. Iowa State. We have previously covered the…
  • Sep 10

    Some heavy reading on the death penalty.

    Some heavy reading on the death penalty.
    Judge Richard Kopf has an terrific post (first and third definitions) on his blog, Hercules and the Umpire today. It concerns the death penalty and the execution of people who are "factually," i.e., actually, innocent. I'll do a poor job of…
Rank this Week: 1857

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

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

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • Sep 19

    Full time secretary/legal assistant needed for small law firm!

    Full time secretary/legal assistant needed for small law firm!
    Full time secretary/legal assistant needed for small law firm, some legal experience is preferred, but not required. Hours will be Mon-Fri 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Proficiency with Microsoft Office is required. Please email resume and references,…
  • Sep 19

    Full time secretary/legal assistant needed for small law firm!

    Full time secretary/legal assistant needed for small law firm!
    Full time secretary/legal assistant needed for small law firm, some legal experience is preferred, but not required. Hours will be Mon-Fri 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Proficiency with Microsoft Office is required. Please email resume and references,…
  • Sep 17

    Illinois Farm Bureau, parent company of COUNTRY Financial, is seeking a Paralegal in our Bloomington, Ill. home offices.

    Illinois Farm Bureau, parent company of COUNTRY Financial, is seeking a Paralegal in our Bloomington, Ill. home offices.
    Illinois Farm Bureau, parent company of COUNTRY Financial, is seeking a Paralegal in our Bloomington, Ill. home offices.  Our Paralegal performs varied legal support assignments for attorneys in all practice areas of the Office of…
Rank this Week: 250

Sever | Storey Blog

Sever | Storey Blog

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

http://www.landownerattorneys.com/blog
  • Sep 19

    Medina County landowners rallying against proposed NEXUS gas pipeline

    Medina County landowners rallying against proposed NEXUS gas pipeline
    Elizabeth Gierosky was gardening when a car pulled into her driveway on Spieth Road in Litchfield Township at about 5 p.m. Aug. 28. A man got out of the vehicle and walked around the back and side of the property. She assumed he was a…
  • Sep 16

    County uses eminent domain to acquire bank lot

    County uses eminent domain to acquire bank lot
    Miami County commissioners have targeted three properties to purchase to help regain the parking they will lose once the new county jail is built on the lot south of the Administration Building, but one of the three property owners…
  • Sep 16

    New Eminent Domain Law May Require Business-Litigation Approach To Condemnation Case

    New Eminent Domain Law May Require Business-Litigation Approach To Condemnation Case
    The Charlottesville paper recently ran an interesting story about how local road improvement projects will test the limits and scope of the Commonwealth's new eminent domain law.  The new laws are comprised of reforms passed in 2007 and…
Rank this Week: 1871

The Shriver Brief

The Shriver Brief

Covers economic security and opportunity, health care justice, housing justice and legal aid. By the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law.

http://www.theshriverbrief.org
  • Sep 19

    SNAP Challenge Days Three and Four - Unexpected Expense

    SNAP Challenge Days Three and Four - Unexpected Expense
    [Editor's Note: Shriver Center Director of Economic Justice Dan Lesser is taking the SNAP challenge this week and blogging about his experiences.] Day Three I forgot that I had a breakfast date with four of my friends/work colleagues today.…
  • Sep 17

    SNAP Challenge Day Two - Cheating

    SNAP Challenge Day Two - Cheating
    The SNAP challenge rules are clear. They say “avoid accepting free food…at work,” I read all of the rules beforehand. Carefully. Yet, within hours of beginning the SNAP challenge on Monday, I had cheated. I had a couple…
  • Sep 16

    SNAP Challenge Day One - We Miscalculated Our Benefit

    SNAP Challenge Day One - We Miscalculated Our Benefit
    Yesterday, my meeting west of downtown Chicago ended at 1:00. Normally I would have had lunch at my favorite lunch spot in the city just a half block away. Not this week. Red alert. My wife and I have been planning, budgeting, and shopping…
Rank this Week: 4262

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

Covers birth injuries, medical device liability, medical misdiagnosis and surgical errors. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicagomedicalmalpracticeattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 155

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/
  • Sep 19

    Who Pays for a Car Accident Involving an Uninsured Motorist?

    Who Pays for a Car Accident Involving an Uninsured Motorist?
    Imagine your frustration after a car accident when you discover the at-fault driver has no car insurance! According to statistics, approximately one out of seven drivers on Missouri roads is driving with insufficient or no car…
  • Sep 16

    Safe Driving Tips While on a Road Trip

    Safe Driving Tips While on a Road Trip
    Protect your family on your next road trip with this checklist of safe driving tips. Each year, millions of Americans take to the roads for vacations. How unfortunate when a family road trip turns disastrous because of negligent driving.…
  • Sep 15

    Compensation For Emotional Injuries After a Car Accident

    Compensation For Emotional Injuries After a Car Accident
    A severe car accident may not only leave its victim with physical injuries, but may leave behind emotional injures, affecting day-to-day life. According to statistics, car accidents are among the leading cause of death in the United…
Rank this Week: 3867

Nursing Homes Abuse Blog

Nursing Homes Abuse Blog

Covers common problems encountered by residents and their families aat nursing homes and assisted living facilities. By Jonathan Rosenfeld.

http://www.nursinghomesabuseblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    How Quickly Can Bedsores Develop on a Nursing Home Patient?

    How Quickly Can Bedsores Develop on a Nursing Home Patient?
    Decubitus ulcers, commonly referred to as bedsores or pressure ulcers, develop in individuals that are chair bound or bed bound for an extended period. Many ulcers begin forming in as little as a week when lying or sitting in the same place.…
  • Jun 30

    Memory Care Facilities Emerging Specialty In Senior Care Industry

    Memory Care Facilities Emerging Specialty In Senior Care Industry
    As work continues on a 23,000-square-foot memory care center in Weston Wisconsin, it is important to remember that this is just one of the many facilities currently being built throughout the country. Because of the increased number of people…
  • Jun 23

    Mealtimes Turn Dangerous In Senior Care Facilitie

    Mealtimes Turn Dangerous In Senior Care Facilitie
    The Rookery home in Walcott found out that mealtimes could in fact be dangerous – and in this case even fatal. Paul Relton had a specific care plan that specified that he required one-to-one supervision when he was eating. His food also…
Rank this Week: 189

Chicago Business Lawyer Blog

Chicago Business Lawyer Blog

Comments on business law. By Bellas & Wachowski.

http://www.parkridgeattorney.com/
  • Sep 19

    Give Less Than 5 Star Review and You Could Get Sued!!!

    Give Less Than 5 Star Review and You Could Get Sued!!!
    This story starts in December 2008 when Utah resident John Palmer ordered a couple of small gifts for his wife from the online retailer KlearGear.com. When the items were never delivered, Palmer and his wife, Jennifer, repeatedly attempted to…
  • Aug 10

    Cupcake War

    Cupcake War
    There is a horror menacing our nation. It can appear on almost any street at any time. It rarely lasts more than a few hours before quietly disappearing, but occasionally, it takes root and grows into a threat to our health and well being.…
  • Aug 1

    Freedom of Speech in the Digital Age?

    Freedom of Speech in the Digital Age?
    Let’s read the entire passage: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people…
Rank this Week: 3567

Kathryn L. Harry & Associates,…

Kathryn L. Harry & Associates, P.C. Blog

Covers criminal news in the Chicago land area.

http://www.youraffordabledefense.com/illinois-criminal-law-blog/
  • Sep 19

    Above the Law: White Collar Crime

    Above the Law: White Collar Crime
    The biggest misconception about white collar crimes is that they are committed only among the wealthy. Anyone, from any socioeconomic background, within any demographic, can be susceptible to being involved in white collar crimes. These…
  • Sep 17

    Keep Your Hands to Yourself: Assault and Battery In Illinoi

    Keep Your Hands to Yourself: Assault and Battery In Illinoi
    The terms “assault” and “battery” are often incorrectly used interchangeably. Although they are often used in conjunction, knowing the distinctions between the two can clarify some misconceptions about the crimes. When…
  • Sep 17

    Keep Your Hands to Yourself: Assault and Battery In Illinoi

    Keep Your Hands to Yourself: Assault and Battery In Illinoi
    The terms “assault” and “battery” are often incorrectly used interchangeably. Although they are often used in conjunction, knowing the distinctions between the two can clarify some misconceptions about the crimes. When…
Rank this Week: 4499

Wagenmaker and Oberly - Nonprofit…

Wagenmaker and Oberly - Nonprofit Update

Covers compliance issues, tax exemption, real estate, intellectual property and charitable fundraising issues affecting nonprofits.

http://wagenmakerlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 18

    IRS and U.S. House Respond to Treasury Audit; All Better Now?

    IRS and U.S. House Respond to Treasury Audit; All Better Now?
                This week IRS Commissioner John Koskinen responded before a U.S. House Subcommittee to the recently issued report from the U.S. Treasury Inspector General for Tax…
  • Sep 17

    The Legal Side of Mission Trip

    The Legal Side of Mission Trip
    Mission trips can provide fantastic opportunities to help others, to learn, and to grow spiritually.  Indeed, an estimated 2 to 4 million Americans participate in mission trips annually.  Aside from the packing list and the plane…
  • Sep 12

    Who “Owns” a Nonprofit?

    Who “Owns” a Nonprofit?
    Nonprofit “ownership” can be a confusing, counterintuitive concept.  It can implicate both financial and control issues for stakeholders.  Consider the following…
Rank this Week: 3190

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/
  • Sep 18

    Investigation into NNN Oak Park Office

    Investigation into NNN Oak Park Office
    Did you invest in NNN Oak Park Office and suffer losses? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help. The firm is investigating the potential recovery of investment losses through FINRA arbitration claims against the brokerage firms that…
  • Sep 18

    Recovery of Geneva Exchange Fund XXII Investment Losse

    Recovery of Geneva Exchange Fund XXII Investment Losse
    Have you suffered losses investing in the tenant-in-common (TIC), Geneva Exchange Fund XXII? The White Law Group is investigating potential FINRA arbitration claims to recover investment losses. According to files with the Securities and…
  • Sep 17

    Investigation into NNN 2002 Value Fund and NNN 2003 Value Fund

    Investigation into NNN 2002 Value Fund and NNN 2003 Value Fund
    Have you suffered investment losses as a result of your purchase of NNN 2002 Value Fund LLC or NNN 2003 Value Fund LLC? If so, the White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses. According to files with the Securities and…
Rank this Week: 315

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
Rank this Week: 1874

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/
  • Sep 18

    Coach Interns Sue in Class Action for Unpaid Wage

    Coach Interns Sue in Class Action for Unpaid Wage
    According to the wage and hour lawsuit, Campbell and other employees were hired by Coach to create trend boards, research new trends and fabrics, work in the warehouse, and perform other various tasks. As a result, Campbell alleges that…
  • Sep 10

    Seniors Sue Camp Grounds in Class Action for Allegedly Forcing Them to Work Overtime Off the Clock

    Seniors Sue Camp Grounds in Class Action for Allegedly Forcing Them to Work Overtime Off the Clock
    The couple had retired and were looking for some part time work to supplement their Social Security checks. They were initially hired by California Land Management in Palo Alto, California, a company that manages federal parks. According to…
  • Sep 3

    TJX Sued in Misclassification Class Case for For Allegedly Failing to Pay Overtime

    TJX Sued in Misclassification Class Case for For Allegedly Failing to Pay Overtime
    According to a recent class action wage and hour lawsuit, TJX Companies Inc., the parent company of TJ Maxx, Marshalls, and Homegoods, has allegedly misclassified its assistant managers as exempt from overtime. The lawsuit was filed by Workou…
Rank this Week: 1093

Chicago Injury Law Blog

Chicago Injury Law Blog

Covers pharmaceutical, medical device and medical malpractice litigation. By Pintas & Mullins Law Firm.

http://www.chicagoinjurylawblog.com/
  • Sep 18

    Soccer Player Sues University for Brain Injuries Caused by Hazing

    Soccer Player Sues University for Brain Injuries Caused by Hazing
    A former soccer player for Clemson University is suing her fellow players, coaches, and several members of the administration after suffering severe brain injuries from hazing. The woman sustained permanent trauma as a freshman, during the…
  • Sep 16

    DePuy Recalls Jawbone Medical Device due to Death Risk

    DePuy Recalls Jawbone Medical Device due to Death Risk
    A Johnson & Johnson company, DePuy, recently recalled its Synthes Craniomaxillofacial (CMF) Distraction System because of risks most severely affected children and infants. These devices are used during operations to the trachea and other…
  • Sep 8

    Four Children Dead in Southside Fire

    Four Children Dead in Southside Fire
    A fatal fire in Chicago's Roseland neighborhood on the far south side has left four children dead and two adults critically injured. The fire erupted on the second floor of a building housing nearly 20 unites, around 3:30 a.m. The four…
Rank this Week: 1899

Chicago Injury Law Blog

Chicago Injury Law Blog

Covers accident & injury, asbestos, medical device litigation, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, pharmaceutical litigation, and workers compensation. By Pintas & Mullins Law Firm.

http://www.chicagoinjurylawblog.com/
  • Sep 18

    Soccer Player Sues University for Brain Injuries Caused by Hazing

    Soccer Player Sues University for Brain Injuries Caused by Hazing
    A former soccer player for Clemson University is suing her fellow players, coaches, and several members of the administration after suffering severe brain injuries from hazing. The woman sustained permanent trauma as a freshman, during the…
  • Sep 16

    DePuy Recalls Jawbone Medical Device due to Death Risk

    DePuy Recalls Jawbone Medical Device due to Death Risk
    A Johnson & Johnson company, DePuy, recently recalled its Synthes Craniomaxillofacial (CMF) Distraction System because of risks most severely affected children and infants. These devices are used during operations to the trachea and other…
  • Sep 8

    Four Children Dead in Southside Fire

    Four Children Dead in Southside Fire
    A fatal fire in Chicago's Roseland neighborhood on the far south side has left four children dead and two adults critically injured. The fire erupted on the second floor of a building housing nearly 20 unites, around 3:30 a.m. The four…
Rank this Week: 235

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/
  • Sep 18

    Lake County, Illinois Vehicle Accidents On September 17, 2014

    Lake County, Illinois Vehicle Accidents On September 17, 2014
    On Wednesday (September 17, 2014) various Lake County, Illinois vehicle accidents and traffic hazards were reported. Listed below are some of these Lake County, IL vehicle accidents and traffic hazards that occurred on September 17, as…
  • Sep 11

    Lake County, Illinois Vehicle Accidents On September 10, 2014

    Lake County, Illinois Vehicle Accidents On September 10, 2014
    Various Lake County, Illinois car accidents and other types of vehicle accidents happened on Wednesday, September 10, 2014.  If you are involved in a such a vehicle accident, you should take steps to maximize your potential to receive…
  • Sep 8

    Man Fatally Struck By Amtrak Train In Lake Forest, Illinoi

    Man Fatally Struck By Amtrak Train In Lake Forest, Illinoi
    There was a fatal train accident Sunday evening (September 8, 2014) in Lake Forest, Illinois.  The accident happened at the city’s west station, at 911 S. Telegraph Road. Emergency responders went to the station at approximately…
Rank this Week: 890

Ken Allen Law Blog

Ken Allen Law Blog

Covers personal injury, work-related injuries and wrongful death.

http://www.kenallenlaw.com/injuryblog/
  • Sep 18

    Concussion Warning Symptoms — Watch Out for These Signs of Brain Injury

    Concussion Warning Symptoms — Watch Out for These Signs of Brain Injury
    Playing football or soccer or hockey, as well as baseball or basketball, where a player can suffer a sudden, strong hit to the head can mean a life-altering brain injury where the aftermath may not reveal itself for several years. This is…
  • Sep 16

    Football Causes Permanent Brain Injuries: More Proof from NFL Concussion Lawsuit

    Football Causes Permanent Brain Injuries: More Proof from NFL Concussion Lawsuit
    Brain injuries and concussions resulting from playing football are hurting and permanently damaging not only professional athletes and their families but also college players and even school-age students playing high school football (or…
  • Sep 11

    Current Indiana and Illinois Laws on Distracted Driving: Dangerous But Not Against the Law (yet)

    Current Indiana and Illinois Laws on Distracted Driving: Dangerous But Not Against the Law (yet)
    Distracting Driving Laws in Indiana and Illinois Illinois All drivers are banned from using their cell phones as hand-held. Hands free is still allowed except for novice drivers. Learner’s permit holders and drivers under the age of 19…
Rank this Week: 2910

Illinois Criminal Defender Voice

Illinois Criminal Defender Voice

Offers news, updates and insight on Illinois criminal law. By Donald Delbert.

http://www.illinoiscriminaldefendervoice.com
  • Sep 18

    I Love Walking My Dog

    I Love Walking My Dog
    One thing that gives me great happiness is seeing a pack of dogs walking. Whether they are walking in the park or in the street, looking at them just seems so therapeutic. A dog alone may be cute, but a pack of dogs is definitely so much…
  • Aug 18

    MMA Fighter?

    MMA Fighter?
    I’ve always love MMA fights… I know that that’s a kind of sadistic taking pleasure from watching someone inflicting pain on others… but I love it. Well fighters know all the risks and they’re paid to do it! But…
  • Aug 12

    Reason to Lose Weight

    Reason to Lose Weight
    I have a very close friend that likes to eat a lot… The problem is that he doesn’t like activity… So whenever I see him… he’s with a beer on one hand and a burger on the other. Yesterday I had a huge…
Rank this Week: 3112

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury topics such as auto accidents, premises liability, worker's compensation, wrongful death, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, and dog bites. By Abels & Annes, P.C.

http://www.chicagopersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 18

    Driver in Fatal Huffing Incident Sentenced to 5 Yea

    Driver in Fatal Huffing Incident Sentenced to 5 Yea
    Drivers in Chicago and across the nation are required to operate their vehicles in a safe manner at all times because the actions of any one driver can directly affect the health of others. When one motorist chooses to act in a negligent…
  • Sep 17

    NFL's Josh Gordon Pleads Guilty to Driving While Impaired

    NFL's Josh Gordon Pleads Guilty to Driving While Impaired
    Regardless of which state you are in, driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is illegal and can result in serious charges. Drunk driving or impaired driving also leads to a number of other potential consequences including a…
  • Sep 15

    Chicago Rollover Crash Leaves 4 Injured

    Chicago Rollover Crash Leaves 4 Injured
    Any vehicle can roll over in a collision which can cause its passengers to sustain injuries. Yet some types of vehicles are more likely than others to roll, placing those drivers at a greater risk for harm. The 1990s saw the rise of the sport…
Rank this Week: 1122

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/
  • Sep 18

    A Fool's Errand: Seizing Instrumentalities of Trade Secrets Theft

    A Fool's Errand: Seizing Instrumentalities of Trade Secrets Theft
    There is much debate about the companion pieces of legislation introduced in Congress that relate to trade secrets law.Those two proposed laws are known as the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2014 (the Senate version) and the Trade Secrets…
  • Sep 15

    A Non-Compete Damages Overview

    A Non-Compete Damages Overview
    Companies that enforce restrictive covenants against ex-employees often face an uphill battle in proving damages resulting from a breach. It is for this reason that in the vast majority of cases a plaintiff focuses primarily on securing an…
  • Aug 15

    At a Preliminary Injunction Hearing, How Likely Is an Employer to Win?

    At a Preliminary Injunction Hearing, How Likely Is an Employer to Win?
    There are problems with statistical analyses. One of them is that the data sampling size may not be reliable or that the parameters established tend to skew results.I am no statistician, but I have enough of a background to be dangerous. I…
Rank this Week: 1095

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Robert Kreisman.

http://injury.robertkreisman.com/
Rank this Week: 1187

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/
  • Sep 18

    In re J.T. - Grandparent Visitation in Indiana a Long Shot

    In re J.T. - Grandparent Visitation in Indiana a Long Shot
    It's been 14 years since the U.S. Supreme Court's watershed ruling in a grandparent visitation dispute. In the years since, Indiana courts have still struggled to strike a balance between parental rights and the strong desire of grandparents…
  • Sep 3

    Balogh v. Balogh - Post-Nuptial Agreements Can Protect Property

    Balogh v. Balogh - Post-Nuptial Agreements Can Protect Property
    By now, most people are familiar with the concept of pre-nuptial agreements. These are contracts signed before a couple recites their vows, and are typically intended to protect assets acquired by the individuals prior to the union. Less…
  • Aug 18

    Shae v. Shae - Modification of Child Support Order

    Shae v. Shae - Modification of Child Support Order
    While child support guidelines in Indiana were modified nearly five years ago in order to promote fairness in family law proceedings, many parents still find themselves battling a system that is either forcing them to pay more than they can…
Rank this Week: 1035

FMLA Insights

FMLA Insights

Covers the Family Medical Leave Act. By Franczek Radelet.

http://www.fmlainsights.com
Rank this Week: 4277

Mesothelioma Attorney Blog

Mesothelioma Attorney Blog

Covers mesothelioma and asbestos lung cancer. By Pintas & Mullins Law Firm.

http://www.mesotheliomaattorney-blog.com/
  • Sep 17

    Asbestos and Its Cancer

    Asbestos and Its Cancer
    The illness most commonly associated with asbestos is mesothelioma, which is cancer that develops in the thin layer of tissue that lines internal organs like the lungs, stomach or heart. Mesothelioma most commonly affects the lungs and is…
  • Aug 14

    Asbestos and Autoimmune Disease

    Asbestos and Autoimmune Disease
    The grave health risks of asbestos exposure have been known and documented since the 1930s, though not publically until the mid-1970s and even later in some parts of the world. Lung cancer, asbestosis, mesothelioma and other fatal lung…
  • Aug 6

    Lung Cancer Victim Wins Million-Dollar Tobacco Lawsuit

    Lung Cancer Victim Wins Million-Dollar Tobacco Lawsuit
    The widow of a long-time smoker recently won a $4 million jury verdict in California, after she sued Lorillard Tobacco Company for his death. Her husband died in 1998, from lung cancer, after smoking Newports for several decades. Lung cancer…
Rank this Week: 2157

Chicago Car Accident Lawyers Blog

Chicago Car Accident Lawyers Blog

Covers Chicago car, bus, bicycle, truck and pedestrian accidents. By Abels & Annes, P.C.

http://www.chicagocaraccidentlawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 17

    Four Car Collision in Schaumburg Injures 6

    Four Car Collision in Schaumburg Injures 6
    The laws in Chicago and Illinois are designed to hold those who act in a negligent manner as responsible for all the damages that result. This often comes into play in the context of a car accident, hundreds of thousands of which occur within…
  • Sep 15

    Illinois Had 3rd Most Train-Related Deaths in 2013

    Illinois Had 3rd Most Train-Related Deaths in 2013
    For much of the 20th Century, Illinois was widely acknowledged as a central hub of train transportation throughout the nation. That designation carries through to the present as freight, goods, and people travel by train within Chicago, the…
  • Sep 11

    7 Injured After CTA Bus Hits 2 Parked Car

    7 Injured After CTA Bus Hits 2 Parked Car
    Buses are a common sight in Chicago with nearly every main street playing host to at least one bus on a regular basis. When considering travel by bus, those in Chicago have options to ride on the CTA, on a charter bus, on a private bus…
Rank this Week: 1677

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyers Blog

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyers Blog

Chicago Birth Injury Blog. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicagobirthinjurylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3978

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 17

    Defense of Imperfect Self-Defense in Illinois Murder

    Defense of Imperfect Self-Defense in Illinois Murder
    Everybody knows a defendant can invoke a claim of self-defense to defend against charges of murder, manslaughter, or other violent crimes that result in injury or death to another person. What you may not know is that a claim…
  • Sep 15

    Defenses to Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm and Aggravated Battery

    Defenses to Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm and Aggravated Battery
    A Chicago man was charged with aggravated battery with a firearm, reckless discharge of a firearm and vehicular invasion following a shooting at a Cook County Preserve soccer field on Labor Day that injured one other man. The…
  • Sep 11

    Was Chicago Police Officer Falsely Charged with Child Sexual Abuse?

    Was Chicago Police Officer Falsely Charged with Child Sexual Abuse?
    A Chicago police sergeant was relieved of his duties after being charged with one count each of predatory criminal sexual assault and aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a 9-year-old girl. The alleged victim is the daughter of the…
Rank this Week: 3917

Mevorah Law Offices Blog

Mevorah Law Offices Blog

Covers divorce and family law in Illinois.

http://www.divorce-attorney-illinois.com/
  • Sep 17

    New Law Strengthens Child Protective Service

    New Law Strengthens Child Protective Service
    This August, Governor Pat Quinn signed and put into effect Senate Bill 2909 and House Bill 5598, with the purpose of strengthening Illinois child protective services and providing more help to parents who have children suffering from…
  • Sep 10

    To Procreate or to Not Procreate: Whose Right is Most Valid?

    To Procreate or to Not Procreate: Whose Right is Most Valid?
    In recent years, assisted reproductive technology has progressed rapidly and has provided women and men the opportunity to become parents. In 1985, through this new reproductive technology, 260 babies were born to parents who otherwise would…
  • Sep 3

    How Often is Domestic Violence Occurring?

    How Often is Domestic Violence Occurring?
    In just the first three months of 2014, it happened over 36,000 times. In 2013, it happened over 177,000 times. What are these statistics referring to? Domestic violence. Illinois takes domestic violence seriously, and the Illinois Domestic…
Rank this Week: 2323

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/
  • Sep 17

    Case of Nursing Home Sexual Abuse is a Wake-Up Call

    Case of Nursing Home Sexual Abuse is a Wake-Up Call
    In discussing abuse and neglect at nursing homes and long-term care facilities, we often tend to focus on the general concepts of physical abuse, verbal abuse or emotional abuse. These are all unfortunately very common forms of abuse by…
  • Sep 14

    Omnicare Sues Nursing Home

    Omnicare Sues Nursing Home
    The pharmaceutical company Omnicare is a company largely in the news as it relates to accusations and allegations of fraud against taxpayers by the nursing homes and long-term care facilities with which it does business. These has stemmed…
  • Sep 12

    Weight Loss Surgery May Reduce Chances of Alzheimer’

    Weight Loss Surgery May Reduce Chances of Alzheimer’
    Many residents of nursing homes and long-term care facilities suffer from psychological illnesses, such as Alzheimer's and other types of dementia. For these patients, they are supposed to receive a tailored care plan that doctors, nurses and…
Rank this Week: 676

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

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

    Research suggests under-reported birth injury

    Research suggests under-reported birth injury
    Research suggests that Chiari malformation may be an under-reported birth injury. Chiari malformations are structural problems in the cerebellum, the area of the brain that maintains balance. The cerebellum normally sits above the foramen…
  • Sep 16

    Appellate court rules: employer must pay medical expenses in workers’ compensation case

    Appellate court rules: employer must pay medical expenses in workers’ compensation case
    The Appellate Court of Illinois recently decided an important workers’ compensation case. The court denied an employer’s request for a rehearing in a case concerning the issue of whether the company’s intent was to stipulate…
  • Sep 12

    Illinois sees decrease in medical malpractice payout

    Illinois sees decrease in medical malpractice payout
    In 2013, Medical Malpractice payouts decreased in Illinois, according to research from a medical malpractice insurer. Diedrich Healthcare performed an analysis of 2013 medical malpractice payments that were recorded by the National…
Rank this Week: 1413

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/
  • Sep 16

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit Regarding Fatal Wheeling, Illinois Pedestrian Accident

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit Regarding Fatal Wheeling, Illinois Pedestrian Accident
    There has been a wrongful death lawsuit filed with regard to a fatal pedestrian accident that happened Sunday (September 14, 2014) in Wheeling, Illinois. This lawsuit was filed in Cook County Circuit Court by the family of accident victim…
  • Sep 5

    Fatal Bicycle Accident In Chicago's Bridgeport Neighborhood

    Fatal Bicycle Accident In Chicago's Bridgeport Neighborhood
    There was a fatal bicycle accident Thursday night (September 4, 2014) in the Bridgeport neighborhood on Chicago's South Side. According to Chicago Police, the bicycling accident happened at approximately 11:00 p.m., as the bicyclist was…
  • Aug 19

    Fatal Collision In Kendall County

    Fatal Collision In Kendall County
    There was a fatal vehicle collision early this morning (August 19, 2014) in an unincorporated part of Kendall County. According to the Kendall County Sheriff's Office, the accident happened at approximately 6:15 a.m., when a pickup truck…
Rank this Week: 856

Constitutional & Legal Education…

Constitutional & Legal Education News

Covers constitutional and legal issues in a non-lawyerly way. By David J. Shestokas.

http://www.shestokas.com/
  • Sep 16

    The Seventeenth Amendment: Destroying State Sovereignty

    The Seventeenth Amendment: Destroying State Sovereignty
    From 1789 to 1913 the power to choose United States Senators was vested by the Constitution in the State legislatures. The Seventeenth Amendment altered the process by providing for direct election of Senators by the people. This…
  • Sep 10

    The Tenth Amendment to the US Constitution

    The Tenth Amendment to the US Constitution
    Among the questions raised by opponents of the Constitution during the ratification debates was the lack of an express limit on federal power, and that it would be a danger to individual freedoms and to the powers of the states. In response…
  • Sep 7

    US Declaration of Independence: Unprecedented Change to the World

    US Declaration of Independence: Unprecedented Change to the World
    On June 7, 1776 Virginia’s Richard Henry Lee stood up in the Second Continental Congress in Philadelphia and offered a resolution that would forever change the course of American and world history. “Resolved: that these United…
Rank this Week: 4055

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer…

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Focuses on Illinois nursing home abuse and neglect. By Abels & Annes, P.C.

http://www.illinoisnursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 16

    Dozens of Abuse Charges Pending against 3 Nursing Home Employee

    Dozens of Abuse Charges Pending against 3 Nursing Home Employee
    Have you ever faced the decision of whether to put a loved one or a family member in the care of a nursing home in Illinois? If so, you may understand the agony that can accompany the process. Not only must you decide whether to place your…
  • Sep 10

    Illinois Considering Video Cameras in Nursing Home

    Illinois Considering Video Cameras in Nursing Home
    It is an agonizing decision that many residents in Illinois must face as some point in their lives: whether or not to place a loved one in a nursing home. Many are concerned about the care and attention that will be received if someone they…
  • Apr 2

    Nursing Home Employee Pleads Guilty to Withholding Medication from Resident

    Nursing Home Employee Pleads Guilty to Withholding Medication from Resident
    Before placing a loved one in a nursing home, most people consider their options. They look into one or more homes to determine which will provide the care needed by their family member. When the loved one moves into a nursing home, people…
Rank this Week: 3422

Zevan & Davidson Law Firm, LLC…

Zevan & Davidson Law Firm, LLC Blog

Covers personal injury and medical malpractice law in Missouri and Illinois.

http://www.zevandavidson.com/category/blog/
  • Sep 16

    The Devastating Consequences of Cerebral Palsy

    The Devastating Consequences of Cerebral Palsy
    When an infant is diagnosed with cerebral palsy, the family must then cope with the devastating effects. Cerebral palsy is one of the most serious consequences of birth injuries and medical malpractice. The condition is caused by the…
  • Sep 12

    Medical Malpractice and Spinal Epidural

    Medical Malpractice and Spinal Epidural
    Spinal epidurals are fairly common, yet there are serious risks associated with them. Many people suffer injuries due to the negligent actions of doctors, nurses, hospitals, and other health care providers. Some unfortunate patients even…
  • Sep 10

    Hit and Run Accidents – Do’s and Don’t

    Hit and Run Accidents – Do’s and Don’t
    Hit and run accidents can be especially traumatic. You deserve to receive the right compensation for your injuries and damages. A car accident is an unfortunate incident and it is further complicated when you have been hit and the other…
Rank this Week: 3079

Chicago Nursing Home Lawyers Blog

Chicago Nursing Home Lawyers Blog

Comments on nursing home legal issues. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicagonursinghomelawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2413

Chicago Brain Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Brain Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers brain injuries from bicycle accidents, car accidents, medical malpractice an defective products. By Levin & Perconti.

http://www.chicagobraininjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 16

    A Possible Connection Between TBIs and Suicide Risk

    A Possible Connection Between TBIs and Suicide Risk
    September is suicide awareness month and recent studies suggest a possible link between traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) in youth and increased suicide risks. According to a study reported by Psych Central, teenagers who experience a traumatic…
  • Sep 7

    Researchers Find a Correlation Between Higher Education and TBI Recovery

    Researchers Find a Correlation Between Higher Education and TBI Recovery
    Traumatic brain injuries send approximately 1.5 million people to the emergency room every year. They are the top cause of death and disability in individuals under the age of 45, according to the Brain Trauma Foundation. There are currently…
  • Aug 29

    Even New Army Helmets Don't Prevent Brain Injurie

    Even New Army Helmets Don't Prevent Brain Injurie
    As part on an ongoing effort to protect servicemembers from serious injury, the army recently revealed the prototype of a new helmet that was specifically designed to prevent traumatic brain injuries (TBI). The Conformal Integrated Protective…
Rank this Week: 1657