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Sever | Storey Blog

Sever | Storey Blog

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

http://www.landownerattorneys.com/blog
  • Dec 9

    North Carolina Residents Fear Losing Property to Pipeline Plan

    North Carolina Residents Fear Losing Property to Pipeline Plan
    A proposed natural gas pipeline in eastern North Carolina is drawing opposition1 from landowners. They are concerned that eminent domain will be used and that they will be forced to sell their land.   The project is called the Atlantic…
  • Dec 2

    Dakota Access Pipeline: Iowa Landowners Ask Court to Overturn IUB’s Eminent Domain Ruling

    Dakota Access Pipeline: Iowa Landowners Ask Court to Overturn IUB’s Eminent Domain Ruling
      The controversial Dakota Access pipeline is back in the news as 14 Iowa landowners have asked that the Polk County District Court review to the Iowa Utility Board’s (IUB) ruling allowing the Dakota Access pipeline to be…
  • Nov 18

    Examples of “Public Use” in a Condemnation Action

    Examples of “Public Use” in a Condemnation Action
      The 5th Amendment2 gives the government the power to take private lands under specific conditions. One of the most important conditions is that the purpose of the taking must be for “public use.” While public use…
Rank this Week: 3188

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois divorce law. From Michael Roe.

http://www.illinoisdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 9

    Income Sharing Child Support for 2017

    Income Sharing Child Support for 2017
    As the calendar year 2016 winds down, and as I approach another hearing on issues of child support next week, I am mindful that Illinois’ longstanding (and to some, draconian) child support statute is going to be replaced by a new and…
  • Nov 30

    Illinois Divorce: Dr. Amy Baker and Parental Alienation

    Illinois Divorce: Dr. Amy Baker and Parental Alienation
    The podcast below is one of the best opportunities to get a summary from Dr. Amy Baker about her work with Parental Alienation, and her efforts to mentor parents affected by Parental Alienation. A large part of my practice involves complex…
  • Nov 9

    DuPage Divorce: Parenting Coordinators and the High-Conflict Spouse

    DuPage Divorce: Parenting Coordinators and the High-Conflict Spouse
    How can a parent that is dealing with a high conflict spouse have a more effective means to address disputes? One of the more challenging aspects of creating Parenting Plans for my clients is creating a methodology in the plan for…
Rank this Week: 3324

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/
  • Dec 9

    Stifel, Nicolaus & Ex-Exec to pay $24.6 Million

    Stifel, Nicolaus & Ex-Exec to pay $24.6 Million
    Stifel, Nicolaus & Co and ex-exec, David Noack have agreed to pay $24.6 million to resolve claims arising from the sale of risky investment products to five Wisconsin school districts prior to the financial crisis of 2008. The SEC…
  • Dec 7

    Muni Bonds Sinking as Rates are Rising

    Muni Bonds Sinking as Rates are Rising
    Since the election, much of the financial commentary has centered on the stock market’s surprising surge. But the largest changes by far have been in expectations for interest rates, which, in turn, have affected the bond markets. The…
  • Dec 6

    UBS Loses $18.6 Million over Puerto Rico Bond

    UBS Loses $18.6 Million over Puerto Rico Bond
    UBS Financial Services Inc. lost again in another arbitration claim regarding Puerto Rico closed-end municipal bond funds, this time for $18.6 million. This marks the largest award involving Puerto Rico bond funds to date, according to FINRA.…
Rank this Week: 156

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: 1451

Chicago Lawyer Blog

Chicago Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.salvilaw.com/blog/
  • Dec 9

    Partner Jennifer Ashley discusses treacherous exit along I-94 on FOX32 New

    Partner Jennifer Ashley discusses treacherous exit along I-94 on FOX32 New
    EVANSTON, Ill. (December 9, 2016) –  The Grand Avenue exit of westbound I-94 near Gurnee, Ill. is a notoriously dangerous stretch of road in Lake County. One Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard client was recently injured in a car…
  • Dec 7

    How Common Are Slip and Fall Accidents?

    How Common Are Slip and Fall Accidents?
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that more than 2.8 million Americans require emergency room treatment for fall accidents each year. These accidents can cause tremendous physical, emotional and financial damage for…
  • Dec 5

    Lake County man warns drivers about dangerous stretch along I-94

    Lake County man warns drivers about dangerous stretch along I-94
    WAUKEGAN, Ill. (December 6, 2016) – For many Lake County residents, the stretch of westbound I-94 near Gurnee, Ill. is a notoriously dangerous stretch of road. Many drivers even refer to the exit at Grand Avenue as “100 feet…
Rank this Week: 1189

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/
  • Dec 9

    Face Injured in a St. Louis Automobile Accident – Car Wreck Lawyer

    Face Injured in a St. Louis Automobile Accident – Car Wreck Lawyer
    St. Louis car accidents often lead to injuries to the face in the form of cuts, lacerations and fractures. In car accidents, occupants can strike their face and head on the interior of the vehicle including the windows, dashboard, steering…
  • Dec 5

    The Danger of Using Headphones While Driving – Injured in a St. Louis Accident Attorney

    The Danger of Using Headphones While Driving – Injured in a St. Louis Accident Attorney
    Despite knowing the dangers of use of phones, headphones, and texting, more people on the roads are indulging in using these enticing gadgets while driving. Technology, over the years, has enhanced the music-listening experience for everyone.…
  • Dec 2

    7 Maintenance Issues That Cause Auto Accidents – St. Louis Car Wreck Attorney

    7 Maintenance Issues That Cause Auto Accidents – St. Louis Car Wreck Attorney
    Car accidents are a common occurrence, and many of them are caused by negligent drivers. However, not all are caused by careless driving. Failing to maintain your automobile and poor road or weather conditions are among the many reasons an…
Rank this Week: 2417

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Covers Northern District of Illinois intellectual property cases. By R. David Donoghue.

http://www.chicagoiplitigation.com/
  • Dec 9

    Court Sua Sponte Dismisses Patent Case for Improper Venue

    Court Sua Sponte Dismisses Patent Case for Improper Venue
    Anuwave LLC v. Assoc. Banc-Corp. d/b/a Assoc. Bank, N.A., No. 16 C 9925, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Oct. 26, 2016) (Shadur, Sen. J.). Judge Shadur sua sponte dismissed plaintiff Anuwave’s patent complaint for improper venue with leave to…
  • Dec 7

    Specific Jurisdiction Over Entity Does Not Guarantee Jurisdiction Over its Corporate Parent

    Specific Jurisdiction Over Entity Does Not Guarantee Jurisdiction Over its Corporate Parent
    Weber-Stephen Prods., LLC v. Char-Broil, LLC, No. 16 C 4483, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Oct. 5, 2016) (Gettleman, J.). Judge Gettleman denied defendant Char-Broil’s Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(2) motion to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction…
  • Dec 5

    Personal Jurisdiction Not Waived by Consent to Jurisdiction in Prior Case

    Personal Jurisdiction Not Waived by Consent to Jurisdiction in Prior Case
    Johnson v. Barrier, No. 15 C 3928, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Jun. 28, 2016) (St. Eve, J.). Judge St. Eve granted defendant UMG Recordings’ (“UMG”) Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(2) motion to dismiss plaintiff’s complaint for lack of…
Rank this Week: 186

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.robertkreisman.com/injury-lawyer/
  • Dec 9

    Illinois Jury Enters $7.5 Million Benzene Exposure Verdict

    Illinois Jury Enters $7.5 Million Benzene Exposure Verdict
    An Illinois jury has entered a $7.5 million verdict against a railroad company for the injuries to a worker exposed to benzene. The worker had been employed by two different railroad companies over 30 years. His job included loading and…
  • Dec 6

    Illinois Appellate Court Finds Construction-Related Contract Void

    Illinois Appellate Court Finds Construction-Related Contract Void
    Heron Salgado was a construction worker employed by Abel Building & Restoration. He was assigned to work at a job site at 51st Street on a scaffold that was designed, built, erected and maintained by the defendant Designed Equipment Corp.…
  • Dec 5

    $70,000 Cook County Jury Verdict in Rear-End Four-Car Chain Reaction Crash

    $70,000 Cook County Jury Verdict in Rear-End Four-Car Chain Reaction Crash
    On March 9, 2013, the defendant Roy H. Verdin was driving eastbound on 159th Street in Orland Park, Ill.  His vehicle rear-ended Christina L. Barron’s car at 94th Avenue and pushed it into two other vehicles ahead of her. Barron,…
Rank this Week: 2565

Chicago Injury Lawyer

Chicago Injury Lawyer

By the Willens Law Offices.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • Dec 8

    Chicago Birth Injuries Resulting From Hospital Staff or Midwife Negligence

    Chicago Birth Injuries Resulting From Hospital Staff or Midwife Negligence
    Negligence on the part of hospital staff or midwives can lead to birth injuries. Negligence in any form can seriously affect the health of a pregnant mother and her baby. Therefore, all pregnant mothers are advised to exercise utmost care…
  • Dec 7

    Chicago Auto Accident Lawyer: What if You’re in a Hit and Run Accident

    Chicago Auto Accident Lawyer: What if You’re in a Hit and Run Accident
    In Chicago, from 2005 to 2010, there were 9,125 hit-and-run fatalities. While thousands more suffered bodily injuries and property damage. The grief and frustration that victims of hit-and-run accidents experience is unique. In addition to…
  • Dec 6

    Giving Information to the Insurance Company After a Chicago Car Wreck

    Giving Information to the Insurance Company After a Chicago Car Wreck
    It’s important to know what information you should and should not share with the insurance company after you’ve been in a Chicago car accident. After a Chicago car accident, there are three important things that an accident victim…
Rank this Week: 2890

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/
  • Dec 8

    Marriott Cannot Escape Unpaid Break Lawsuit

    Marriott Cannot Escape Unpaid Break Lawsuit
    The wage and hour lawsuit against Marriott was filed by Maria A., who has worked as a housekeeper for Marriott since 1996. Maria alleges that, although Marriott had a formal policy of allowing employees to take their legally-mandated breaks,…
  • Dec 1

    Wash.io is not Permitted Settle Unpaid Overtime Collective Action

    Wash.io is not Permitted Settle Unpaid Overtime Collective Action
    The FLSA defines overtime as any time spent working after eight hours a day or forty hours a week. All hourly, nonexempt employees are entitled to one and one-half their normal hourly wages for all the overtime they spend working. However,…
  • Dec 1

    Wash.io is not Permitted Settle Unpaid Overtime Collective Action

    Wash.io is not Permitted Settle Unpaid Overtime Collective Action
    The FLSA defines overtime as any time spent working after eight hours a day or forty hours a week. All hourly, nonexempt employees are entitled to one and one-half their normal hourly wages for all the overtime they spend working. However,…
Rank this Week: 1185

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

Covers Illinois DUI laws and news. By Harvatin Law Offices.

http://www.illinoisduilawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 4660

Uncontested Divorce in Illinois

Uncontested Divorce in Illinois

By David Wolkowitz.

http://uncontesteddivorceinillinois.com/
  • Dec 8

    Most Popular Uncontested Divorce Article

    Most Popular Uncontested Divorce Article
    One great thing about my process for a flat fee uncontested divorce in Illinois is that it is simple. You basically call me, pay a flat fee, give me some information, then I take care of the rest. As a flat fee uncontested divorce lawyer, I…
  • Nov 24

    FAQ: The fastest divorce in Illinoi

    FAQ: The fastest divorce in Illinoi
    Do you want to get divorce as fast as possible? If so, utilizing a flat fee Illinois divorce lawyer for an uncontested divorce is likely to be your best bet.  Check out this FAQ on the fastest divorce in Illinois. What is the fastest way…
  • Oct 22

    3 Ways to Get Divorced in Illinoi

    3 Ways to Get Divorced in Illinoi
    An uncontested divorce in Illinois is it divorce where both parties agree on all aspects of the divorce. Even though it is the fastest and most affordable way to get divorced in Illinois, sometimes people would like to know the options before…
Rank this Week: 2170

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/
  • Dec 8

    Year-End Extravaganza (Part I): Top 10 Mistakes Employees Make When Leaving to Compete

    Year-End Extravaganza (Part I): Top 10 Mistakes Employees Make When Leaving to Compete
    This year, I'm going out with a bang.The end of each calendar year presents bloggers like me with an opportunity to go big and to avoid being too...meta. I've traditionally featured Year-End Top 10 lists each year since 2008 when I first…
  • Dec 6

    Colorado Court Interprets Key Remedies Section of Defend Trade Secrets Act

    Colorado Court Interprets Key Remedies Section of Defend Trade Secrets Act
    With only a life span of a few months, the new Defend Trade Secrets Act has produced very little in the way of interesting case law. That's hardly a surprise at this point.For the most part, the DTSA does not change substantive state law…
  • Nov 29

    Competition Claims: Federal versus State Court

    Competition Claims: Federal versus State Court
    This post largely is inspired by a YouTube video I watched recently by Jonathan Pollard, who discusses the importance of litigating trade secrets in federal court - particularly if you're a defendant.Jonathan's 15-minute discussion is a great…
Rank this Week: 4829

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: 99

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer…

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal malpractice. By The Clinton Law Firm.

http://www.chicagolegalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 7

    ARDC bring an Unauthorized Practice Case against lawyer who failed to register since 1995!

    ARDC bring an Unauthorized Practice Case against lawyer who failed to register since 1995!
    The ARDC brought an unauthorized practice of law complaint against an attorney who allegedly failed to register to practice law. That, by itself, would not be interesting. The fact that the lawyer failed to register at any time after 1995 and…
  • Nov 28

    Seventh Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Lawsuit Against Lawyer Who Deposited Fraudulent Check

    Seventh Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Lawsuit Against Lawyer Who Deposited Fraudulent Check
    Julia Williams and I represented David Goodson, an Illinois attorney, who was sued by First American Bank when a check he deposited turned out to be a fraudulent check. Goodson did not know that the check was fraudulent. Instead, he believed…
  • Nov 26

    Illinois Appellate Court Reverses Summary Judgment For Plaintiff

    Illinois Appellate Court Reverses Summary Judgment For Plaintiff
    This case, Fox v. Seiden, has already made two trips to the Illinois Appellate Court. It is interesting because it is the rare case in which the court granted summary judgment in favor of the plaintiff. The underlying case was captioned…
Rank this Week: 2580

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration law and visas. By Kalita Law Group, P.C.

http://www.chicagoimmigrationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Dec 7

    Provisional Waivers: How to prove Extreme Hardship

    Provisional Waivers: How to prove Extreme Hardship
    As discussed in our last blog post about provisional waivers, a requirement for obtaining the waiver for unlawful presence is a finding of “Extreme Hardship” to a US Citizen or LPR spouse or parent.  This person is known as…
  • Nov 30

    Provisional Waivers for Unlawful Presence

    Provisional Waivers for Unlawful Presence
    In this posting, lets briefly take a look at Provisional Waivers.  Waivers for Unlawful Presence in the U.S. have been historically used by persons filing outside of the United States and undergoing Consular Processing to receive an…
  • Nov 23

    Trump’s Plan to Prioritize Deportation of Immigrants with Criminal History

    Trump’s Plan to Prioritize Deportation of Immigrants with Criminal History
    Documented and Undocumented immigrants are understandably worried about what will happen in January when President-Elect Trump takes the Oath of Office.  Although his campaign began with a pledge to build a wall and immediately deport 11…
Rank this Week: 3537

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

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

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • Dec 6

    Ghantous Law is seeking a full time Legal Assistant/Secretary

    Ghantous Law is seeking a full time Legal Assistant/Secretary
    Ghantous Law is seeking a full time Legal Assistant/Secretary. Prior litigation experience required. Must possess excellent organizational and research skills. Client relationships, planning, attention to detail, dependability and client…
  • Dec 1

    An Option to Prepare you for a Career as a Police Officer

    An Option to Prepare you for a Career as a Police Officer
    Law Enforcement CertificateA police officer works in partnership with the communities they serve to maintain law and order, protect members of the public and their property, prevent crime, reduce the fear of crime and to serve their…
  • Dec 1

    Enroll NOW!

    Enroll NOW!
    If you are interested in finding out more or enrolling in the American Bar Association Paralegal Programs at Illinois Central College use this link:https://sites.google.com/site/iccparalegalprograms/If you are interested in meeting with an…
Rank this Week: 107

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

By Staver Law Group P.C.

http://www.chicagolawyer.com/legal-blog/
  • Dec 6

    Chicago Dangerous Dog Law

    Chicago Dangerous Dog Law
    When you have been bitten by a dog, you’ll not only want to physically and financially recover from your injuries, you’ll also want to make sure that a dangerous animal never attacks someone else. Despite being a man’s best…
  • Dec 5

    Tesla Autopilot Fatality Rate

    Tesla Autopilot Fatality Rate
    Are self-driving cars the way of the future? As cool as the concept seems, it may not catch on as expected if the first iteration of the technology does not improve its safety record. Tesla is one of the vehicle manufacturers pioneering…
  • Dec 2

    Compensation for Disfigurement

    Compensation for Disfigurement
    Car accidents can leave behind both obvious and invisible wounds. While the initial injuries like lacerations and broken bones heal, they often leave behind scars, marks, discolorations, and other disfigurements. These are constant reminders…
Rank this Week: 1748

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/
  • Dec 6

    Man Dies After Being Struck By Vehicle In Des Plaine

    Man Dies After Being Struck By Vehicle In Des Plaine
    As seen in many different accidents and accident statistics (including those found in the October 26, 2011 post titled “City Of Chicago Initiative To Highlight Pedestrian Accidents And Pedestrian Safety“) many pedestrian accidents…
  • Dec 4

    Chicago Skyway “Wrong-Way Driver” Fatal Collision

    Chicago Skyway “Wrong-Way Driver” Fatal Collision
    There was a fatal “wrong-way driver” crash Saturday evening (December 3, 2016) on the Chicago Skyway. According to information provided by Chicago Police, the accident happened at approximately 9:40 p.m., as a Jeep Patriot was…
  • Dec 4

    Fatal Early-Morning Two-Car Collision On The Dan Ryan Expressway

    Fatal Early-Morning Two-Car Collision On The Dan Ryan Expressway
    There was a fatal car accident early this morning (Sunday, December 4, 2016) on the Dan Ryan Expressway on Chicago’s South Side.  Two drivers died as a result of the collision. According to crash investigation information provided…
Rank this Week: 1521

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/
Rank this Week: 1061

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer…

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains The Law

By Matt Keenan.

http://www.skokiecriminallawyer.com/
  • 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…
  • Nov 23

    CA YOU BE CONVICTED OF BOTH AGGRAVATED UNLAWFUL USE OF A WEAPON AND NOT HAVING A FOID CARD?

    CA YOU BE CONVICTED OF BOTH AGGRAVATED UNLAWFUL USE OF A WEAPON AND NOT HAVING A FOID CARD?
    The answer is yes. You may be convicted of both charges even though your Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon (AUUW) is based on not having a valid Firearm’s Owner Identification card (FOID). The elements of the two crimes are somewhat…
  • Oct 28

    GETTING YOUR CAR BACK: THE ILLINOIS LAW ON FORFEITURE

    GETTING YOUR CAR BACK: THE ILLINOIS LAW ON FORFEITURE
    After you were arrested for a drug or another offense, the state took a look at your expensive car. Or maybe police found drugs in your boat or plane. Maybe that car, boat or plane really belonged to an innocent third party. In any case,…
Rank this Week: 3109

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/
  • 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…
  • Nov 26

    Recall on Dutch Chocolate Premium Ice Cream

    Recall on Dutch Chocolate Premium Ice Cream
    Do you love eating ice cream, particularly Turkey Hill Ice Cream? If so, beware of a recent recall. Earlier last month, Turkey Hill Dairy recalled a number of its Dutch Chocolate Premium Ice Cream after it was discovered that the package…
  • Nov 17

    Safety First – Respecting the Dangers of Hiking

    Safety First – Respecting the Dangers of Hiking
    Hiking is a very popular outdoor activity enjoyed by millions. According to the National Park Service (NPS), more than 280 million people come to its recreational areas every year. This time of the year, being fall, is a popular time to go…
Rank this Week: 862

General Counselor

General Counselor

Provides employment and labor law news and commentary. By Arnstein & Lehr LLP.

http://general-counselor.com
  • Dec 5

    New Laws Impacting Illinois Employers in 2016 and Beyond

    New Laws Impacting Illinois Employers in 2016 and Beyond
    E. Jason Tremblay While Illinois appears to be in legislative gridlock on a wide variety of political and legislative fronts, it has become abundantly clear that such gridlock has not curtailed the passage of employment and labor-related…
  • Nov 23

    Early Holiday Present For Employers – Overtime Regulations Stayed

    Early Holiday Present For Employers – Overtime Regulations Stayed
    E. Jason Tremblay In a last minute blow to the Obama Administration’s labor and employment legacy, a federal district court in Texas granted an emergency motion for preliminary injunction yesterday barring the Department of Labor from…
  • Nov 22

    New Form I-9 Goes Into Effect On January 21, 2017

    New Form I-9 Goes Into Effect On January 21, 2017
    E. Jason Tremblay A revised Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9, which is required to be filled out for every new employee, was recently issued by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. The new version is here. Among other…
Rank this Week: 464

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

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

http://www.robertkreisman.com/medical-malpractice-lawyer/
  • Dec 5

    $2.28 Million Jury Verdict for Overuse of Contrast Dye

    $2.28 Million Jury Verdict for Overuse of Contrast Dye
    Robert Firkins was 67 and suffered from chronic renal disease and cardiac issues. Before having orthopedic surgery, he underwent an angiogram done by an interventional cardiologist, the defendant, Dr. Scott Harris. Dr. Harris, who had been…
  • Dec 2

    $16.5 Million Settlement Reached in Amputations for Alleged Malpractice in Treating a Kidney Stone

    $16.5 Million Settlement Reached in Amputations for Alleged Malpractice in Treating a Kidney Stone
    Ana Pereira, 29, was admitted to Monmouth Medical Center where she was diagnosed as having a kidney stone and renal colic. Her condition continued to deteriorate. Blood cultures were positive for bacterial growth by noon of the next day.…
  • Dec 1

    $4.58 Million Jury Verdict in Medical Malpractice Death Case

    $4.58 Million Jury Verdict in Medical Malpractice Death Case
    Nakeyia McMichael, a 33-year-old nurse, was hospitalized for treatment for a cerebral edema. Just 18 months later she returned to the hospital’s emergency room complaining of head pain, nausea and vomiting. Two hospital emergency…
Rank this Week: 55

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: 923

Personal Injury News &…

Personal Injury News & Developments

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

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/news
  • Dec 5

    No Seatbelts Present on Bus Involved in Fatal Crash

    No Seatbelts Present on Bus Involved in Fatal Crash
    Low-cost bus services like Megabus are proving that a cheap ride can have expensive repercussions. 43 people loaded into a coach in hopes of winning it big at Salton Sea Casino in California last month, but their expedition ended in disaster…
  • Nov 28

    Rash of Chicagoland Bike Accidents Highlights Danger

    Rash of Chicagoland Bike Accidents Highlights Danger
    While Chicago tries to present itself as a bicycle friendly city, an epidemic of accidents has presented a dark, dangerous and deadly shadow upon those efforts. Six deaths this year and numerous other accidents have made this a record year in…
  • Nov 21

    Self-Driving Trucks Follow in Path of Car

    Self-Driving Trucks Follow in Path of Car
    A stir was created when Anheuser-Busch made news by shipping a trailer full of beer over 120 miles without a driver behind the wheel. While there was a driver in the sleeper berth ready to take over if things went awry, he never took the…
Rank this Week: 2495

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers

Covers personal injury law.

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/articles/
  • Dec 5

    No Seatbelts Present on Bus Involved in Fatal Crash

    No Seatbelts Present on Bus Involved in Fatal Crash
    Low-cost bus services like Megabus are proving that a cheap ride can have expensive repercussions. 43 people loaded into a coach in hopes of winning it big at Salton Sea Casino in California last month, but their expedition ended in disaster…
  • Nov 28

    Rash of Chicagoland Bike Accidents Highlights Danger

    Rash of Chicagoland Bike Accidents Highlights Danger
    While Chicago tries to present itself as a bicycle friendly city, an epidemic of accidents has presented a dark, dangerous and deadly shadow upon those efforts. Six deaths this year and numerous other accidents have made this a record year in…
  • Nov 21

    Self-Driving Trucks Follow in Path of Car

    Self-Driving Trucks Follow in Path of Car
    A stir was created when Anheuser-Busch made news by shipping a trailer full of beer over 120 miles without a driver behind the wheel. While there was a driver in the sleeper berth ready to take over if things went awry, he never took the…
Rank this Week: 2797

Illinois Truck Accident Lawyer…

Illinois Truck Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers truck accident injuries and wrongful death in Illinois. By Levin & Perconti.

http://www.illinoistruckaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 4

    Back to the Basics – Unique Dangers of Tractor Trailer

    Back to the Basics – Unique Dangers of Tractor Trailer
    There are a significant number of tractor-trailers on the road at any given time of the day. These tractor-trailers play an important role in our economy. Yet, with all these tractor-trailers on the road, the number of tractor-trailer related…
  • Nov 26

    The Dangers of Distracted/Inattentive Tractor-Trailer Driver

    The Dangers of Distracted/Inattentive Tractor-Trailer Driver
    Distracted driving occurs when a person is driving a motor vehicle while, at the same time, engaged in an activity that could take the his or her eyes off of the road. Distracted driving, or inattentive driving, is a very common cause of…
  • Nov 18

    Uber Experiments with Self-Driving Truck

    Uber Experiments with Self-Driving Truck
    As you may know, automobile accidents are among the main causes of personal injury and fatalities. In attempt to cut back in auto accidents, various companies are experimenting with automated vehicles. Recent studies show that automated…
Rank this Week: 1492

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers cerebral palsy, crib death, Erb's palsy and other forms of birth injuries. By Levin & Perconti.

http://www.chicagobirthinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 4

    Can Labor Inducing Drugs Lead to Birth Injuries?

    Can Labor Inducing Drugs Lead to Birth Injuries?
    Many women are provided with various medications designed to help induce labor. These drugs may contribute to injuries to the baby during birth. Problems may occur both in the mother and infant that could be serious or even dangerous.…
  • Nov 26

    What is the Statute of Limitations on Birth Injury Lawsuits in Illinois?

    What is the Statute of Limitations on Birth Injury Lawsuits in Illinois?
    Parents expect that their baby will be born healthy. While that happens in most situations, unfortunately, some babies are injured during birth. When this happens, parents, and other family members, are probably devastated. Sadly, many of…
  • Nov 19

    Newborn Suffered Permanent Injuries Due to Hypoxia, Doctor Blamed

    Newborn Suffered Permanent Injuries Due to Hypoxia, Doctor Blamed
    The birth of your baby is one of the happiest days of your life. That is, unless your baby suffers a birth injury. Although they happen infrequently, birth injuries are often caused by the negligent care of a doctor or medical team. The…
Rank this Week: 4260

Chicago Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Chicago Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers car accidents, truck accidents, and personal injury law in Illinois. By Levin & Perconti.

http://www.chicagocaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 3

    Hit and Run Accidents and What to Do

    Hit and Run Accidents and What to Do
    A couple weeks ago, two vehicles traveling on I-64 near mile marker 43.5, were involved in an accident. A Chevy truck rear-ended a Toyota Camry, pushing it off the road and eventually overturning it. The Camry’s driver was uninjured but…
  • Nov 26

    Teenager Seriously injured in a Rollover Crash

    Teenager Seriously injured in a Rollover Crash
    Face it, something that you never want to experience is a rollover crash. However, please be aware that rollover crashes happen often. As a matter of fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that more than…
  • Nov 15

    Thanksgiving Travel on the Rise

    Thanksgiving Travel on the Rise
    With Thanksgiving this week and the holiday season upon us, many will likely be making travel plans to spend time with friends and family. In fact, AAA is reporting that this year will see the most travel for the Thanksgiving holiday since…
Rank this Week: 4535

Illinois Estate Planning &…

Illinois Estate Planning & Elder Law Blog

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

http://www.illinoisestateplanningandelderlawblog.com/
  • Dec 3

    Spousal Social Security Benefit

    Spousal Social Security Benefit
    Social Security provides benefits to a worker’s spouse or ex-spouse and to a deceased worker’s surviving spouse. Spouses are entitled to benefits if the marriage lasted at least 10 years. A spouse is entitled to an amount equal to…
  • Nov 23

    Estate Planning for your Eighteen Year Old

    Estate Planning for your Eighteen Year Old
    As she points out in her article titled, Estate Planning for Your Eighteen Year Old: What You Need to do Now May Surprise You, Lauren Keenan Rote points out that becoming an adult comes with certain privacy rights and independence under the…
  • Nov 19

    Remember the Digital Asset

    Remember the Digital Asset
    In his article, Estate Planning 101: Don’t forget the Digital Assets, Eric McWhinnie points out the need to consider intangible property when creating your estate plan. The internet is increasingly becoming the main storage of an…
Rank this Week: 4261

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 2

    Public Indecency in Chicago: Maintaining Standards of Behavior

    Public Indecency in Chicago: Maintaining Standards of Behavior
    Even as the USA becomes more and more liberal when it comes to human sexuality, there are certain boundaries that are not to be crossed, such as outraging public decency as defined in the Chicago law. Indecent exposure is the nightmare…
  • Nov 30

    Obstruction of Justice in Chicago: Letting the Law Take its Course

    Obstruction of Justice in Chicago: Letting the Law Take its Course
    The mantra to let the law take its course seems like a platitude when faced with a serious criminal investigation. Each party will have their own interests and will fight to protect them. For example the prosecutor will want the defendant to…
  • Nov 25

    Deferred Prosecution in Chicago: Justice Delayed is Justice Denied

    Deferred Prosecution in Chicago: Justice Delayed is Justice Denied
    Prosecutorial discretion in Chicago has always been a controversial issue particularly if the public feels that there is an element of unfair selection and victimization. One of the leading practitioners of the deferred prosecution program is…
Rank this Week: 2252

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.illinoisinjurylawyerblog.net/
  • Dec 2

    Court Discusses “Foreseeability” Requirement in Chain-Reaction Truck Accident Case

    Court Discusses “Foreseeability” Requirement in Chain-Reaction Truck Accident Case
    This fall, an appellate court in Mississippi issued a written opinion affirming the dismissal of a case against a truck driver and his employer on the ground that the injuries sustained by the plaintiff were not a foreseeable consequence…
  • Nov 30

    School Officials May Be Liable after Boy Hit by Car in School’s Driveway

    School Officials May Be Liable after Boy Hit by Car in School’s Driveway
    In a recent case, a boy and his parents brought a lawsuit against school officials after he was hit by a car at his school’s driveway on his way to school. The school was located near a highway, and the school’s entrance was busy…
  • Nov 23

    Plaintiff’s Expert’s Conclusions Protected by Work Product Doctrine

    Plaintiff’s Expert’s Conclusions Protected by Work Product Doctrine
    In a recent case, a man sued the maker of his utility terrain vehicle (UTV) after the UTV overturned, and the roof failed, causing his injuries. The man designated four expert witnesses to testify in his case at trial. For one of the experts…
Rank this Week: 2419

7th Circuit Criminal Law Alert

7th Circuit Criminal Law Alert

Summarizes the week's criminal law decisons by the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. By Michael J. Petro.

http://mjpetro.typepad.com/7th_circuit_alert/
Rank this Week: 1206

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/
  • Dec 1

    Indiana Supreme Court Weighs Collateral Source Statute and Government Payer

    Indiana Supreme Court Weighs Collateral Source Statute and Government Payer
    Most Indiana personal injury lawsuits involve a claim for reimbursement of medical expenses – past and future. Thus, a central point of contention for some litigants is “what is the reasonable cost of medical care?”…
  • Nov 16

    Rogers v. Martin – Indiana Supreme Court Weighs Duty of Care for Party Host

    Rogers v. Martin – Indiana Supreme Court Weighs Duty of Care for Party Host
    The estate of an Indiana man who died following a fistfight at a house party won a partial victory before the Indiana Supreme Court recently, paving the way for at least one wrongful death claim to proceed to trial.  In Rogers v. Martin,…
  • Nov 2

    Trucks and Bicycles: A Too-Often Lethal Combination on Indiana Road

    Trucks and Bicycles: A Too-Often Lethal Combination on Indiana Road
    Each year, more than 5,000 trucking accidents result in roadway fatalities. In addition, more than 700 bicyclists are killed annually, and many of those incidents involve large trucks.  Just recently, as reported by WISHTV-8, a…
Rank this Week: 2178

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Nov 30

    Parents, not just teens, are part of the distracted driving problem

    Parents, not just teens, are part of the distracted driving problem
    In this episode of Chicago Injury Alert, we look at the issues surrounding distracted driving, including parent and teen drivers.
  • Nov 28

    Walgreens sued after teen dies from morphine intoxication

    Walgreens sued after teen dies from morphine intoxication
    The parents of a teenager filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Walgreens, alleging their son died of morphine intoxication due to medical negligence. Tom Steinbacher Sr. and Christine Steinbacher, as co-administrators of their son’s…
  • Nov 15

    Family gets $3.3 million in Northwestern drug overdose lawsuit

    Family gets $3.3 million in Northwestern drug overdose lawsuit
    The family of a man who died after being given a drug overdose was awarded $3.3 million in a medical malpractice case against Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Plaintiff Kathryn Howe-Vandelinder filed a lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court in…
Rank this Week: 595

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
  • Nov 30

    Announcing the 2016 Malman Law Veterans’ Scholarship: Apply Now!

    Announcing the 2016 Malman Law Veterans’ Scholarship: Apply Now!
    How can we possibly thank our veterans for their steadfast and unwavering service of our country? Each day, millions of members of the United States military dedicate their efforts completely – and often put their lives on the line…
  • Nov 28

    How do You Collect Compensation Beyond Policy Limits?

    How do You Collect Compensation Beyond Policy Limits?
    Experienced Attorneys Fighting for More for Accident Victims in Chicago An insurance company is there to resume responsibility for an injury case. Whether it is medical malpractice or a car insurance claim, they handle claims filed against…
  • Nov 28

    How do You Collect Compensation Beyond Policy Limits?

    How do You Collect Compensation Beyond Policy Limits?
    An insurance company is there to resume responsibility for an injury case. Whether it is medical malpractice or a car insurance claim, they handle claims filed against their insured. Then, the insurance company pays out costs of damages and…
Rank this Week: 3179

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/
  • Nov 30

    Announcing the 2016 Malman Law Veterans’ Scholarship: Apply Now!

    Announcing the 2016 Malman Law Veterans’ Scholarship: Apply Now!
    How can we possibly thank our veterans for their steadfast and unwavering service of our country? Each day, millions of members of the United States military dedicate their efforts completely – and often put their lives on the line…
  • Nov 28

    How do You Collect Compensation Beyond Policy Limits?

    How do You Collect Compensation Beyond Policy Limits?
    Experienced Attorneys Fighting for More for Accident Victims in Chicago An insurance company is there to resume responsibility for an injury case. Whether it is medical malpractice or a car insurance claim, they handle claims filed against…
  • Nov 28

    How do You Collect Compensation Beyond Policy Limits?

    How do You Collect Compensation Beyond Policy Limits?
    An insurance company is there to resume responsibility for an injury case. Whether it is medical malpractice or a car insurance claim, they handle claims filed against their insured. Then, the insurance company pays out costs of damages and…
Rank this Week: 215

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/
  • Nov 30

    Announcing the 2016 Malman Law Veterans’ Scholarship: Apply Now!

    Announcing the 2016 Malman Law Veterans’ Scholarship: Apply Now!
    How can we possibly thank our veterans for their steadfast and unwavering service of our country? Each day, millions of members of the United States military dedicate their efforts completely – and often put their lives on the line…
  • Nov 28

    How do You Collect Compensation Beyond Policy Limits?

    How do You Collect Compensation Beyond Policy Limits?
    Experienced Attorneys Fighting for More for Accident Victims in Chicago An insurance company is there to resume responsibility for an injury case. Whether it is medical malpractice or a car insurance claim, they handle claims filed against…
  • Nov 28

    How do You Collect Compensation Beyond Policy Limits?

    How do You Collect Compensation Beyond Policy Limits?
    An insurance company is there to resume responsibility for an injury case. Whether it is medical malpractice or a car insurance claim, they handle claims filed against their insured. Then, the insurance company pays out costs of damages and…
Rank this Week: 221

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
  • 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…
  • Jun 28

    A New Cycle?

    A New Cycle?
    It seems like lease issues come in cycles: seemingly out of nowhere, a particular issue that may have never been a concern on previous leases arises suddenly only to disappear once again. Is the rise to prominence of a certain issue…
Rank this Week: 1970

FMLA Insights

FMLA Insights

Covers the Family Medical Leave Act. By Franczek Radelet.

http://www.fmlainsights.com
Rank this Week: 4089

Chicago Nursing Home Lawyers Blog

Chicago Nursing Home Lawyers Blog

Comments on nursing home legal issues. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.robertkreisman.com/nursing-home-lawyer/
Rank this Week: 2562

Family Law Topics

Family Law Topics

Covers family and divorce law. By Schiller DuCanto & Fleck LLP.

http://www.familylawtopics.com/
  • Nov 29

    Navigating Health Care Costs in Divorce

    Navigating Health Care Costs in Divorce
    If you are wondering what will happen to your health insurance coverage upon divorce, you are not alone.  It is no secret that the cost of individual coverage is rising, and uncertainty about the continuation of the Affordable Care Act…
  • Oct 3

    Domestic Violence: A Necessary Recap of the Basic

    Domestic Violence: A Necessary Recap of the Basic
    October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.   In spite of the help and information available to victims of domestic violence, and the increased awareness by law enforcement about what abuse looks like and how to address it, domestic…
  • Sep 19

    Spoliation of Social Media Evidence: Think Before You Delete

    Spoliation of Social Media Evidence: Think Before You Delete
    We have all heard the warning, “Be careful of what you post on the Internet!” However, all of us find ourselves in a situation where we wish we had been more cautious and could take back what we posted on social media. Typically…
Rank this Week: 1616

Chicago Business Lawyer Blog

Chicago Business Lawyer Blog

Comments on business law. By Bellas & Wachowski.

http://www.parkridgeattorney.com/
  • Nov 29

    Cyberfunding

    Cyberfunding
    Equity Crowdfunding – The Future of Investing? While nearly everyone has heard of crowdfunding, the concept of equity crowdfunding is not as well known.  For those Chicago business owners that are new to this developing area, prior…
  • Nov 29

    Cyberfunding

    Cyberfunding
    Equity Crowdfunding – The Future of Investing? While nearly everyone has heard of crowdfunding, the concept of equity crowdfunding is not as well known.  For those Chicago business owners that are new to this developing area, prior…
  • Nov 6

    Technology and the Changing of the Rules of Professional Conduct

    Technology and the Changing of the Rules of Professional Conduct
    Luddites and technophobes have no place in the modern practice of law, as least not according to recent changes in the rules of professional conduct.   Technology has found embedded itself into the practice of law. Technology…
Rank this Week: 2597

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/
  • Nov 28

    Illinois Faces Multi-Car Collisions Daily

    Illinois Faces Multi-Car Collisions Daily
    The phrase “multi-car collision” typically is used to describe accidents with a large number of cars. However, it can mean anything from a crash with two or three vehicles to one with hundreds. These incidents happen most commonly…
  • Nov 23

    Backups, Car Accidents Expected During Thanksgiving Travel in Illinoi

    Backups, Car Accidents Expected During Thanksgiving Travel in Illinoi
    Traditionally, the Thanksgiving holiday is one of the most traveled times of the year in America. Those in Chicago are no exception to this as thousands both leave and enter the city each year, traveling to celebrate with friends and family…
  • Nov 21

    811 Traffic Accidents Happened Every Day in Illinois in 2014

    811 Traffic Accidents Happened Every Day in Illinois in 2014
    All kinds of accidents happen in the United States every year. If you drive in Illinois or if you happen to use public sidewalks, crosswalks, or areas near roadways, you face the risk of being involved in a car accident or other traffic…
Rank this Week: 835