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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/
  • Dec 29

    Report Shows Problems Across State, Including Champaign County

    Report Shows Problems Across State, Including Champaign County
    The News-Gazette recently reported on an investigation conducted by the CU-CitizenAccess group in the Department of Journalism at the University of Illinois. This group researched and investigated 81 nursing homes across Illinois, and found…
  • Dec 26

    More on the Problems at Sauk Valley

    More on the Problems at Sauk Valley
    We recently posted about the disappointing record attributed to nursing home facilities in Sauk Valley by a nursing home watchdog and advocacy group. In Dixon County, for example, a nursing home was cited after failing to properly observe a…
  • Dec 23

    Sauk Valley Nursing Homes Do Not Meet Standard

    Sauk Valley Nursing Homes Do Not Meet Standard
    Illinois has had a fairly mixed record as a state when it comes to the quality of care at its nursing homes, and unfortunately ranks toward the bottom of the list closer to the likes of Texas and Oklahoma. Case in point, a recent report by an…
Rank this Week: 835

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: 2697

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 4

    Chicago Man Charged with Homicide after Woman’s Fetus Dies in Car Crash

    Chicago Man Charged with Homicide after Woman’s Fetus Dies in Car Crash
    A Chicago man is being held on $2 million bond and is being charged with reckless homicide of an unborn child, among other charges. Bail was set at $2 million Saturday for a man accused of causing a Northwest Side crash that seriously injured…
  • Sep 3

    Expungement of Sex Offenses in Illinoi

    Expungement of Sex Offenses in Illinoi
    Many people who have been convicted of a sex crime in Illinois wonder whether the offense can be expunged. There are limited circumstances in which this is possible, but it can occasionally be done. As each situation is different, it is…
  • Aug 28

    Elder Abuse and Financial Exploitation

    Elder Abuse and Financial Exploitation
    Given the aging population and the struggles people face in today’s economy, more and more extended families are living together and caring for aging relatives. If you live with an aging parent or another loved one who is suffering from…
Rank this Week: 3391

Illinois Bicycle Law

Illinois Bicycle Law

Covers Illinois cycling laws and news. By Michael Keating.

http://www.illinoisbicyclelaw.com/
  • Sep 4

    Attorney Michael S. Keating Named an "Emerging Lawyer" by the Leading Lawyers Network

    Attorney Michael S. Keating Named an "Emerging Lawyer" by the Leading Lawyers Network
    Attorney Mike Keating of Keating Law Offices Attorney Michael S. Keating of Keating Law Offices, P.C. in Chicago, Illinois, has been named an "Emerging Lawyer" by the Law Bulletin Publishing Company’s Leading Lawyers Division. The…
  • Sep 3

    Huffy Recalls Bicycles With Front Disc Breaks Due To Fall Risk

    Huffy Recalls Bicycles With Front Disc Breaks Due To Fall Risk
    Huffy recently announced a recall of its 2014 TR 745 and TR-S 740 bicycle models. The bicycle recall was issued when Huffy bikes discovered that the open quick release lever on the bicycle’s front wheel hub can come into contact with…
  • Sep 2

    Trek Recalls Superfly Bicycles Due To Risk of Carbon Bontrager Seatposts Cracking

    Trek Recalls Superfly Bicycles Due To Risk of Carbon Bontrager Seatposts Cracking
    Trek recently announced a recall of its 2015 9.8 Superfly FS SL, X1, and XT bicycle models equipped with Bontrager Approved Carbon seatposts. The recall was issued when the company discovered that the seatpost could crack and break. A…
Rank this Week: 2485

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 4

    Will Self-Driving Cars Make Chicago Roads Safe?

    Will Self-Driving Cars Make Chicago Roads Safe?
    Technological advances have made their way into almost every aspect of a typical Chicago's resident's life. Some are very obvious and difficult to avoid - cell phones have moved from a luxury to a requirement, from a simply calling device to…
  • Sep 3

    Why Construction Workers are Often Injured On the Job

    Why Construction Workers are Often Injured On the Job
    Workers in Chicago often take on tasks without a second thought. They show up on time, do their job, and then go home, all to support themselves and their families. And in exchange for their efforts, these workers are compensated with wages…
  • Sep 2

    Dangers of Riding a Motorcycle in Chicago in Fall

    Dangers of Riding a Motorcycle in Chicago in Fall
    Now that the calendar has officially turned to September, the thought of fall and cooler weather is on the minds of many who call Chicago home. Though temperatures are supposed to reach the 90s today in the city and though Labor Day is still…
Rank this Week: 990

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 3

    Common Mistakes in Estate Planning

    Common Mistakes in Estate Planning
    The following are typical mistakes people make when planning their estates: • They have an outdated plan • They have no will or an outdated will • They rely on joint tenancy as a tool, especially children as joint…
  • Aug 29

    Keeping Things Even

    Keeping Things Even
    When a parent prepares a will, keeping distributions even among the children has advantages. It is impossible to determine what one’s children will be doing in the future and what their incomes will be. The child who is a successful…
  • Aug 22

    Nothing Crummy About "Crummey" Trust

    Nothing Crummy About "Crummey" Trust
    In a recent article in the Wall Street Journal titled: A Ruling Eases Tax-Free Gifts, Laura Saunders points out a recent U.S. Tax Court ruling which affirmed allowing a couple the use of Crummey trusts to make tax-free transfers of $1.6…
Rank this Week: 3161

The Chicago Bicycle Advocate

The Chicago Bicycle Advocate

Covers bicycle defects, accidents and laws. By Brendan H. Kevenides.

http://www.mybikeadvocate.com/
  • Sep 3

    Ignore NPR, Bicycling Is Safe

    Ignore NPR, Bicycling Is Safe
    An irresponsible piece of journalism about biking injuries and deaths was published yesterday by National Public Radio under the headline, As More Adults Pedal, Their Biking Injuries and Deaths Spike, Too.  The story noted the fact that…
  • Aug 7

    Driver Who Killed 65 Year Old Bicyclist In Jersey County Taken Into Custody

    Driver Who Killed 65 Year Old Bicyclist In Jersey County Taken Into Custody
    Kajavion McCarveyA 21 year old man is in custody more than two months after killing a 65 year old bicyclist in Jersey County, Illinois, according to RiverBender.com.  Kajavion McCarvey of East Alton turned himself in on Wednesday after…
  • Aug 6

    Drivers May Be Liable When A "Near Miss" Causes Injury

    Drivers May Be Liable When A "Near Miss" Causes Injury
    To horseshoes and hand grenades I would add bicycling in traffic to the list of activities in which close may be enough to do damage. While riding a bike, coming close to physical contact with a vehicle, i.e. a car door, may be enough to…
Rank this Week: 1924

Illinois Lawyers Blog

Illinois Lawyers Blog

Covers admiralty and insurance law, and litigation. By Asperger Associates, LLC.

http://www.illinoislawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 3

    Fraud: Conversion of Art by Dealer

    Fraud: Conversion of Art by Dealer
    Henry and Ann have something in common with art dealer Frederick:  They love art, and collect 19th and 20th century American painters.  They, and dozens of other collectors, entrusted pieces from their collections to a well-known…
  • Aug 13

    Underinsured Motorist Coverage Helps Fund Charitable Trust

    Underinsured Motorist Coverage Helps Fund Charitable Trust
    In a recent blog, we discussed the importance of protecting yourself and your family through uninsured motorist and underinsured motorist insurance coverage.  Uninsured motorist coverage provides compensation for injuries sustained in an…
  • Jul 28

    Product Liability

    Product Liability
    One of the reasons American products are consistently ranked among the best in the world in every category is America’s legal system –manufacturers know that, if their product fails to function properly and safely, they’ll…
Rank this Week: 3807

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 3

    What to Expect from an Eminent Domain Trial

    What to Expect from an Eminent Domain Trial
    When the government wants to take your land via eminent domain1 powers, legal disagreements can arise between you and the government entity, often regarding two main issues. These issues are whether the eminent domain taking is valid and for…
  • Aug 27

    FAQs About Condemnation Case

    FAQs About Condemnation Case
      Many landowners are not very familiar with the issues involved in condemnation cases because they never thought that eminent domain1 would affect them. For this reason, owners facing condemnation actions have numerous questions that…
  • Aug 26

    Illinois may decide on Grain Belt Express in November

    Illinois may decide on Grain Belt Express in November
    Illinois regulators may decide in November whether to approve a controversial high-voltage power line. The Illinois Commerce Commission has finished up almost a week of hearings on plans by Clean Line Energy Partners to build the Grain Belt…
Rank this Week: 3345

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Robert Kreisman.

http://injury.robertkreisman.com/
Rank this Week: 1224

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

By Staver Law Group P.C.

http://www.chicagolawyer.com/legal-blog/
  • Sep 3

    National Recovery Month and Recovery From Personal Injury Trauma – Chicago Personal Injury Attorney

    National Recovery Month and Recovery From Personal Injury Trauma – Chicago Personal Injury Attorney
    September is National Recovery Month. This month-long celebration, sponsored by the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), lauds individuals who are recovering from mental illness and substance use…
  • Sep 2

    Child Resistant Packaging for Liquid Nicotine

    Child Resistant Packaging for Liquid Nicotine
    The technological revolution has not only changed the way we communicate and share information with one another, it has even changed the way much of the population smokes cigarettes. In an effort to avoid the well documented hazards of…
  • Sep 1

    Electronic Stability Control on Trucks and Buse

    Electronic Stability Control on Trucks and Buse
    Electronic stability control is an innovative technology designed to sense “when the front or rear of a vehicle is moving inconsistently with the position of the steering wheel.” When a problem is detected, an electronic stability…
Rank this Week: 3867

Ken Allen Law Blog

Ken Allen Law Blog

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

http://www.kenallenlaw.com/injuryblog/
Rank this Week: 3727

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1150

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 2

    FINRA Awards UBS Client $2.9 Million

    FINRA Awards UBS Client $2.9 Million
    UBS ordered to pay $2.9 million in another FINRA arbitration claim. The financial Industry Regulator authority (FINRA) awarded Ana Teresa Lopes-Gonzales and Andres Ricardo Gomez $2.4 million in damages and about $480,000 for attorneys fees.…
  • Sep 2

    SEC Settles Charges Against Colonial Tidewater Reality

    SEC Settles Charges Against Colonial Tidewater Reality
    The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced they settled charges against three men that defrauded investor in Colonial Tidewater Reality. The SEC also settled charges with Signator Investors for failure to supervise two of their…
  • Aug 31

    Recovery United Mortgage Trust Investment Losse

    Recovery United Mortgage Trust Investment Losse
    Have you suffered investment losses in United Mortgage Trust? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses by filing a FINRA Dispute Resolution claim against the brokerage firm that sold you the investment. Real…
Rank this Week: 429

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagoimmigrationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 2

    “Anchor Baby” Discussion is a Distraction

    “Anchor Baby” Discussion is a Distraction
    The term “anchor baby” has been in the news a lot recently. A lot of people are unfamiliar with the term and the fact that it is generally considered a derogatory word. Unfortunately, one again, there is a lot of misinformation…
  • Aug 19

    Snapshot of Immigration Statistics in the United State

    Snapshot of Immigration Statistics in the United State
    Since the start of the 2016 presidential campaign, particularly since Donald Trump became a candidate, a lot of attention has been paid to immigration policy in the United States. Because presidential campaigns can sometimes (most of the…
  • Aug 12

    What Are So-Called "Sanctuary Cities"?

    What Are So-Called "Sanctuary Cities"?
    "Sanctuary cities" have gotten a lot of attention in the media these past few months. Not many people know much about them. So let's take a moment to figure out what these cities actually are. CNN points out that there is no actual legal…
Rank this Week: 2363

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 2

    Avoid a Rear-End Collision While Waiting for a Tow Truck

    Avoid a Rear-End Collision While Waiting for a Tow Truck
    Follow the safety tips below if your vehicle has broken down on the side of the road. If your car breaks down on the road, you should first try to leave the roadway to prevent a rear-end collision. However, if you cannot drive to the next…
  • Sep 1

    Runners – 8 Safety Tips That May Save Your Life

    Runners – 8 Safety Tips That May Save Your Life
    Car accidents involving runners can happen in an instant, before either the driver or the runner is aware of impending danger. Runners and pedestrians have suffered serious and even fatal injuries in road accidents. Many of…
  • Aug 31

    Parking Lot Accidents: Pinned Between 2 Vehicle

    Parking Lot Accidents: Pinned Between 2 Vehicle
    An estimated 20% of all car accidents take place in commercial parking lots. Surprisingly, more accidents happen in parking garages and parking lots than in highways and main roads. When driving in a parking lot, even the most careful and…
Rank this Week: 4059

Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers Blog

Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.nursinghomeabuselawyer.center/
  • Sep 2

    Nursing Homes Contracts under Fire

    Nursing Homes Contracts under Fire
    All new residents entering a nursing home must sign an admittance contract, many of which are hundreds of pages long. Within these contracts, written in fine print, is a clause confirming forced arbitration. Most residents and their families…
  • Aug 20

    Residents Receive Strenuous Therapy Despite Poor Health

    Residents Receive Strenuous Therapy Despite Poor Health
    In the current system, Medicare pays nursing homes a daily rate for a resident’s stay based on how much therapy they receive. Residents who receive “ultrahigh” therapy, at least 720 minutes per week, generate the biggest…
  • Aug 12

    Preventing Falls in Nursing Homes and What to do When One Occur

    Preventing Falls in Nursing Homes and What to do When One Occur
    Most nursing home residents will suffer a fall at some point during their stay at the facility – in fact, the CDC estimates that the average resident falls more than twice per year. Many of these falls will go unreported even though…
Rank this Week: 2288

Chicago Law Source

Chicago Law Source

Features articles on real estate litigation and legal representation. By Alisa Levin.

http://chicagolawsource.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    Hello Blogosphere!  Long time no post!…

    Hello Blogosphere!  Long time no post!  Well, we have settled into our new-new office on Chicago Avenue and are pleased to announce that one of our cases... er a somewhat high profile case, has gotten some press - which we think is…
  • Jul 22

    Levin Law has a new West Town Chicago Location!

    Levin Law has a new West Town Chicago Location!
    News Bulletin!  Levin Law, Ltd. has moved to 2138 W. Chicago Ave, Chicago 60622!  We are accepting clients in the following areas: Real Estate / Transactions & Litigation / Evictions - Landlord/Tenant Construction Collections /…
  • Apr 29

    West Town Chicago - We Have Moved! Levin Law Version 4.0!

    West Town Chicago - We Have Moved! Levin Law Version 4.0!
    Hello All in the Blogosphere!  Welcome to springtime in Chicago, where it's glorious, the flowers are blooming, and we are announcing that we have moved to 819 N. Damen Avenue.  We have triple the space, 100x more pizazz, and we are ready…
Rank this Week: 3544

Chicago Accident Lawyer Blog

Chicago Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident news and case law. By Zneimer & Zneimer, P.C.

http://www.chicagoaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    Why do Cyclists Ride Recklessly?

    Why do Cyclists Ride Recklessly?
    If you live in Chicagoland, chances are you’ve seen a bicyclist that either violated a law or engaged in some type unreasonable or risky behavior. You may have even witnessed a crash, close-call, or other incident caused by an…
  • Sep 1

    Combatting Drunk Driving with Technology

    Combatting Drunk Driving with Technology
    Drunk driving has been an issue since the invention of the first automobile. Despite efforts of lawmakers, advocacy groups, and local authorities to address this issue, motorists continue to drive while intoxicated. Encouraging new…
  • Jul 31

    Expanding Landowners’ Exposure to Liability for ‘Open and Obvious’ Hazards in Illinois through Tort Reform

    Expanding Landowners’ Exposure to Liability for ‘Open and Obvious’ Hazards in Illinois through Tort Reform
    In Illinois, the law has long recognized limitations in premise liability claims that fall under what has come to be known as the ‘open and obvious doctrine.’ The basic idea behind this doctrine is that landowners should not be…
Rank this Week: 3074

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: 68

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

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

http://www.illinoisduilawyerblawg.com/
  • Sep 1

    Montana Supreme Court Holds 24/7 Sobriety Program is Constitutional

    Montana Supreme Court Holds 24/7 Sobriety Program is Constitutional
    This July, the Montana Supreme Court decided whether the intermediate court erred in concluding that the state’s 24/7 Sobriety Program was unconstitutional. The high court concluded that, while the 24/7 Program did not,…
  • Aug 3

    Kentucky Corrections Officer Lies Under Oath, Puts 300 DUI Cases at Risk

    Kentucky Corrections Officer Lies Under Oath, Puts 300 DUI Cases at Risk
    Louisville, Kentucky Metro Corrections officer Liliana Hernandez has been suspended after being accused of lying under oath last month. According to court records, Hernandez falsely claimed on a form that a suspect refused to…
  • Aug 3

    THC Breathalyzer to Hit Market Soon

    THC Breathalyzer to Hit Market Soon
    With marijuana’s increasing popularity and acceptance, it was only a matter of time before the advent of a handheld device to measure the presence of THC in an individual’s system. A THC breathalyzer would supplant blood…
Rank this Week: 1361

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
  • Sep 1

    Leases R U

    Leases R U
    In anticipation of the October Grand Opening of Liberty Center, we recorded a video recognizing the creative genius and forward thinking of Yaromir Steiner and Steiner + Associates. It is posted at our website – Ulmer.com. They have…
  • Aug 24

    Interest Rate Hike?

    Interest Rate Hike?
    We have been hearing a lot for a long time that interest rates are going to be on the rise.  In fact, in early summer, we did see a jump in the prime rate.  However, the Federal Reserve has not moved yet to increase the rate that it…
  • Aug 18

    Great Idea

    Great Idea
    I just attended the ICSC Idea Exchange in Columbus, Ohio where several great ideas were exchanged. Robert Myers, Chief Operating Officer of Philips Edison & Company, said it was a seller’s market with cap rates of 4 to 5. I learned…
Rank this Week: 1948

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 1

    Firm has an immediate opening for a qualified paralegal!

    Firm has an immediate opening for a qualified paralegal!
    Butler & Giraudo, P.C., a Central Illinois law firm specializing in all areas of family law, has an employment opportunity for a skilled paralegal.  The firm's attorneys, Susan Butler, Kelly Giraudo, and Tamara Meister, have more…
  • Aug 21

    Legal Assistant/Secretarial position available immediately!

    Legal Assistant/Secretarial position available immediately!
    Legal Assistant/Secretarial position available immediately with personal injury/general practice law firm in Peoria with five attorneys. General office experience, excellent typing and computer skills are a must as this is a very fast paced…
  • Aug 19

    Peoria Work Comp Paralegal Position

    Peoria Work Comp Paralegal Position
    Peoria Worker's Compensation Lawyer seeks qualified Paralegal to fill position immediately.  Will train the right candidate.  Experienced Paralegals in Work Comp or other practice areas are welcome to apply.Send a resume and cover…
Rank this Week: 150

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers accident and injury law, as well as medical malpractice and construction injury news. Published by Chicago, Illinois personal injury attorney, Joseph Klest.

http://www.josephklest.com/
  • Sep 1

    Illinois - Four veterans home patients have died of Legionnaires' disease

    Illinois - Four veterans home patients have died of Legionnaires' disease
    Four patients at the Quincy Veterans Home in Quincy, Illinois have died during an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease. According to the Adams County Health Department, twenty-five other patients at the home have tested positive for Legionella,…
  • Aug 19

    Jared from Subway Pleaded Guilty to Child Pornography Charge

    Jared from Subway Pleaded Guilty to Child Pornography Charge
    Jared Fogle became famous as a spokesperson for the Subway sandwich restaurant chain when he lost a significant amount of weight by switching from junk food to eating only Subway. What came as a surprise to many was a news story that broke in…
  • Jul 14

    Chicago - A Gold Coast rehab center resident dies from legionella

    Chicago - A Gold Coast rehab center resident dies from legionella
    The Chicago Department of Public Health confirmed that a person living at a rehab facility in Chicago's Gold Coast has died of legionella. Officials from the department have not yet confirmed the source of the bacteria. Legionella is known…
Rank this Week: 1317

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/
Rank this Week: 1203

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 1

    Up to 12,000 Pediatric Patients Potentially Exposed to Pathogen

    Up to 12,000 Pediatric Patients Potentially Exposed to Pathogen
    Medical malpractice is never acceptable, but it is particularly disturbing when the victims are children. While child patients are much more resilient than their adult counterparts in many ways, young children often have not fully developed…
  • Aug 27

    New Canadian Technology Could Reduce Anesthesia Errors and Death

    New Canadian Technology Could Reduce Anesthesia Errors and Death
    The prospect of undergoing surgery is terrifying for many patients. While some fear the prospect of never waking up afterwards, some also harbor a very real fear of waking up too soon, while the surgery is still ongoing. While this sort of…
  • Aug 25

    Family of Woman Killed by Missed Diagnosis Faces a Tough Fight for a Recovery Because of Texas Tort Reform

    Family of Woman Killed by Missed Diagnosis Faces a Tough Fight for a Recovery Because of Texas Tort Reform
    In our healthcare system the only method a patient has to hold a doctor or hospital responsible for botched medical care is through the medical malpractice system. Because the medical field in the United States is a profit-based system, only…
Rank this Week: 1080

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: 2261

Law Offices of Robert H. Glorch…

Law Offices of Robert H. Glorch Blog

Illinois attorney blog for estate planning, wills, trusts and probate.

http://www.illinoisestateplan.com/blog
  • Sep 1

    Ernie Banks Estate, Part 7: Intro to Will and Trust Contest

    Ernie Banks Estate, Part 7: Intro to Will and Trust Contest
    This is the seventh in my series on various legal aspects of the Estate of Ernie Banks. You can read my first six installments here. Before I get into today’s main topic, I want to update regular readers on developments since my last…
  • Aug 25

    District 211 Trusts & Estates Class Announcement for Fall 2015

    District 211 Trusts & Estates Class Announcement for Fall 2015
    I will be teaching an adult continuing education class for District 211 covering a broad range of estate planning and estate administration topics. Topics include asset ownership, wills, trusts, probate, trust administration, estate and gift…
  • Aug 12

    Blended Families and the Accidental Disinheritance

    Blended Families and the Accidental Disinheritance
    Robin Williams, Casey Kasem, Dennis Hopper, Tom Clancy, Gene Roddenberry and Audrey Hepburn. What do they all have in common? They all left blended families that found themselves in court battling each other over estate issues. These types of…
Rank this Week: 2214

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer…

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal malpractice. By The Clinton Law Firm.

http://www.chicagolegalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 31

    District Court Rejects Rooker-Feldman Defense to Legal Malpractice Claim

    District Court Rejects Rooker-Feldman Defense to Legal Malpractice Claim
    Source: Sheth v. Premier Bank, Dist. Court, WD Wisconsin 2015 – Google Scholar The plaintiff in this case, Kamlesh Sheth, lost a state court foreclosure case. Sheth then sued a law firm for legal malpractice and the bank that obtained…
  • Aug 31

    Appellate Court Affirms Dismissal of Legal Malpractice Lawsuit Against Lawyer who Defended Another Lawyer for 17 year

    Appellate Court Affirms Dismissal of Legal Malpractice Lawsuit Against Lawyer who Defended Another Lawyer for 17 year
    Source: LAMET v. Levin, Ill: Appellate Court, 1st Dist., 3rd Div. 2015 – Google Scholar This is a legal malpractice case that the Illinois court held was barred by the six-year statute of repose and also by the two-year statute of…
  • Aug 4

    Statute of Limitations Bars Claims Against Lawyer

    Statute of Limitations Bars Claims Against Lawyer
    William Carlson and Willis Capital, LLC v. David J. Fish and the Fish Law Firm, P.C., Shawn M. Collins and The Collins Law Firm, P.C., 2015 IL App (1st) 140526. This is a decision of the Illinois Appellate Court affirming the dismissal of a…
Rank this Week: 2699

Insurance Policyholder Law Blog

Insurance Policyholder Law Blog

Covers legal developments affecting policyholders. By Neal Gerber Eisenberg.

http://www.policyholderinsurancelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 5082

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer…

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagomotorcycleaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 31

    Fatal Motorcycle Accident On Eisenhower Ramp

    Fatal Motorcycle Accident On Eisenhower Ramp
    There was a fatal motorcycle accident on the Eisenhower Expressway early Monday (August 31, 2015) morning. According to the Illinois State Police (ISP) the crash happened at 12:35 a.m., as a male motorcyclist crashed into the median on the…
  • Aug 31

    Motorcycle Crash In Northfield, Illinoi

    Motorcycle Crash In Northfield, Illinoi
    There was a motorcycle accident Sunday morning (August 30, 2015) in Northfield. According to Northfield Police, the accident happened shortly after 11:30 a.m., on Willow Road near Somerset Lane. The motorcyclist, identified as Mark F.…
  • Aug 29

    Motorcycle Collision On Interstate 57 Near Rantoul

    Motorcycle Collision On Interstate 57 Near Rantoul
    There was an Illinois motorcycle accident Friday afternoon (August 28, 2015) on Interstate 57 near Rantoul. The accident happened near mile marker 241.5, north of Champaign, as traffic had slowed due to a previous accident.  At 2:42…
Rank this Week: 345

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/
  • Aug 31

    Fatal Chicago Motorcycle Accident Results in Early Morning Lane Closure

    Fatal Chicago Motorcycle Accident Results in Early Morning Lane Closure
    Whenever a traffic accident occurs, serious injuries are a possibility. However, our years of experience as accident lawyers have taught us that motorcycle accident injuries can be particularly severe, and in some cases, even fatal. Early…
  • Jun 19

    Chicago Policeman Injured in Lakeshore Drive Crash

    Chicago Policeman Injured in Lakeshore Drive Crash
    A recent article by the Chicago Tribune has reported that a police officer was injured in a car crash in downtown Chicago on Lake Shore Drive. His squad car and another car collided in the Loop in the evening at Lake Shore Drive and Monroe…
  • Jun 8

    One Dead in Chicago CTA Bus Crash

    One Dead in Chicago CTA Bus Crash
    Chicago is an incredibly busy city with people always on the go. Throughout Chicago, but especially in the Loop and downtown area, you can see people utilizing all modes of city transportation in the same area: personal vehicle, taxi, train,…
Rank this Week: 3148

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
  • Aug 31

    Eighth Circuit Concludes That $24 Million Wage Payment Judgments Have No Meat

    Eighth Circuit Concludes That $24 Million Wage Payment Judgments Have No Meat
    Co-authored by Michael Wahlander and Noah Finkel It is not every day that multi-million dollar wage and hour class action judgments get reversed. But that is exactly what happened twice late last week in the Eighth Circuit in two cases…
  • Aug 30

    What the Browning-Ferris Decision May Forecast for Wage and Hour Law

    What the Browning-Ferris Decision May Forecast for Wage and Hour Law
    Co-authored by Richard Alfred and Patrick Bannon The National Labor Relations Board’s decision in Browning-Ferris Industries of California, Inc., announced last week, dramatically expands joint employer liability under the National…
  • Aug 24

    Home Health Care Agencies Feeling Sick After Friday’s Circuit Court Ruling

    Home Health Care Agencies Feeling Sick After Friday’s Circuit Court Ruling
    Co-authored by Gena Usenheimer and Jade Wallace As we reported earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Labor has been fighting nearly 14 months of legal challenges in connection with its attempt to modify the FLSA’s…
Rank this Week: 1496

Illinois Business Litigator Blog

Illinois Business Litigator Blog

Covers mortgages, consumer debt, and bankruptcy. By M. Hedayat + Associates, P.C.

http://www.illinoisbusinesslitigationlawyer.com/
  • Aug 31

    Bankruptcy Dismissed “For Cause”

    Bankruptcy Dismissed “For Cause”
    The 7th Circuit found that the phrase “for cause” as used in the Bankruptcy Code embraces conduct that, even if not a violation of required procedures, avoids repayment of a debt without an adequate reason. In other words, the…
  • Aug 28

    Defective Goods and the Economic Loss Doctrine

    Defective Goods and the Economic Loss Doctrine
    The 7th Circuit points out that under Indiana law a buyer who has received non-conforming goods cannot sue the seller for negligent misrepresentation to avoid the Economic Loss Doctrine, which limits it to contract remedies for purely…
  • Aug 21

    Is It Reverse Discrimination?

    Is It Reverse Discrimination?
    Despite the fact that "disadvantaged business" and a "disadvantaged individual" refers to women and minorities, an owner of any race or gender may seek a "waiver." Dunnet sought but was denied a waiver. As a result, Dunnet brought a…
Rank this Week: 3084

Personal Injury News &…

Personal Injury News & Developments

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

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/news
  • Aug 31

    Will Truck Driver Shortage Make Roads More Dangerous?

    Will Truck Driver Shortage Make Roads More Dangerous?
    Trucking is the backbone of the commercial shipping and freight industries. More than two thirds of freight transported in the United States is carried by commercial trucking companies, whether in conjunction with other modes of transport or…
  • Aug 24

    Appreciating Comparative Fault in Pedestrian Accident Case

    Appreciating Comparative Fault in Pedestrian Accident Case
    Most people consider car accident lawsuits involving pedestrians being struck by a vehicle to be slam dunks, but this misconception is driven by common misunderstanding of the law and how comparative negligence works. There are numerous…
  • Aug 17

    Loading Docks are a Dangerous Place for Forklift Operator

    Loading Docks are a Dangerous Place for Forklift Operator
    Loading docks can be dangerous places to work, especially when adequate safety measures are not taken or when workers are busy or hurried. Roughly one quarter of injuries in warehouses occur on the loading dock and the vast majority of the…
Rank this Week: 2793

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers

Covers personal injury law.

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/articles/
  • Aug 31

    Will Truck Driver Shortage Make Roads More Dangerous?

    Will Truck Driver Shortage Make Roads More Dangerous?
    Trucking is the backbone of the commercial shipping and freight industries. More than two thirds of freight transported in the United States is carried by commercial trucking companies, whether in conjunction with other modes of transport or…
  • Aug 24

    Appreciating Comparative Fault in Pedestrian Accident Case

    Appreciating Comparative Fault in Pedestrian Accident Case
    Most people consider car accident lawsuits involving pedestrians being struck by a vehicle to be slam dunks, but this misconception is driven by common misunderstanding of the law and how comparative negligence works. There are numerous…
  • Aug 17

    Loading Docks are a Dangerous Place for Forklift Operator

    Loading Docks are a Dangerous Place for Forklift Operator
    Loading docks can be dangerous places to work, especially when adequate safety measures are not taken or when workers are busy or hurried. Roughly one quarter of injuries in warehouses occur on the loading dock and the vast majority of the…
Rank this Week: 2845

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/
  • Aug 31

    Police Looking for Driver in Fatal Hit-and-Run Car Accident

    Police Looking for Driver in Fatal Hit-and-Run Car Accident
    After a car accident takes place in Chicago, it may not be immediately apparent why a crash occurred. Investigators and local police may attempt to recreate the conditions prior to an impact to determine what led to the loss of control and…
  • Aug 24

    Safety Efforts Credited with Lowering Collisions involving Bicyclists, Pedestrians in Naperville

    Safety Efforts Credited with Lowering Collisions involving Bicyclists, Pedestrians in Naperville
    Collisions between cars and pedestrians or bicyclists are a problem in every city in Illinois. While crashes are possible anywhere, the greater the level of traffic, the more likely a collision to result. Chicago typically has issues with…
  • Aug 3

    Car Turns Left in front of Motorcycle, Critically Injures Rider in Lake County

    Car Turns Left in front of Motorcycle, Critically Injures Rider in Lake County
    When a motorcycle accident happens in the Chicago area, public perception often places the blame on the biker without even knowing the details of the crash. But thinking like this is unfair to those who ride and often very misguided as a…
Rank this Week: 1813

Chicago Small Business Lawyer Blog

Chicago Small Business Lawyer Blog

Covers Business Law and Employment Law. Published By The Prinz Law Firm, P.C.

http://www.chicagosmallbusinesslawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 31

    Are Severance Agreements Good for Employees and Employers?

    Are Severance Agreements Good for Employees and Employers?
    Illinois has seen a number of high profile layoffs recently and there has been a lot of news about severance payments.  Most notably, earlier this month the University of Illinois said that it planned to pay resigning Chancellor Phyllis…
  • Aug 28

    If Your Employees Described Their Workplace, Would You Recognize It As Your Business?

    If Your Employees Described Their Workplace, Would You Recognize It As Your Business?
      The business world is still reacting to the hard-hitting New York Times article describing Amazon’s hellish work environment and employment practices. The NYT article describes a survival-of-the-fittest corporate culture which…
  • Aug 18

    Newsflash: Happy Healthy Employees Are More Productive Than Sick And Unhappy Employee

    Newsflash: Happy Healthy Employees Are More Productive Than Sick And Unhappy Employee
    Employers have long looked at labor as a cost to their bottom line.  It is this attitude which led to the development of unions and various laws to protect employees from employers with this attitude. However, as our economy moves to a…
Rank this Week: 2630

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/
  • Aug 31

    Bed Rail Entrapment Remains a Threat to Nursing Home Patient

    Bed Rail Entrapment Remains a Threat to Nursing Home Patient
    Amongst a myriad of issues faced by patients in nursing homes, one that requires immediate and serious concern is the entrapment of patients in the bed rails. Bed rail entrapment refers to patients being trapped in the rails of their bed,…
  • Aug 24

    Lack of Care Choices Results in Many Young People Relying On Nursing Homes for Their Medical Care

    Lack of Care Choices Results in Many Young People Relying On Nursing Homes for Their Medical Care
    Nursing homes are generally defined as public homes where those people live who do not require hospital care but at the same time, cannot live at home because an injury or disability makes them unable to care for themselves. In the past few…
  • Aug 17

    Preventing Falls In The Elderly

    Preventing Falls In The Elderly
    One of the largest concerns for the elderly is preventing falls. They are the largest cause of injury death for people 65 years and older, according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC).  In 2008, 19,700 older adults died from fall…
Rank this Week: 128

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/
  • Aug 31

    Should We Incorporate?

    Should We Incorporate?
    Imagine you and a group of friends want to start a charity, church, club, or other nonprofit organization or are considering whether to restructure a currently operating organization.  An initial question you will need to answer is what…
  • Aug 19

    Politics Run Amok? Issue Advocacy and Democracy, Wisconsin Style

    Politics Run Amok? Issue Advocacy and Democracy, Wisconsin Style
    Politics Run Amok?  Issue Advocacy and Democracy, Wisconsin Style  A long-standing criminal prosecution of “John Doe” targets finally ended with a massive court decision that harshly criticized both the blatant…
  • Aug 11

    Congress Approves Form 990 6-Month Auto-Extension

    Congress Approves Form 990 6-Month Auto-Extension
    Nonprofits: mark your calendars for 2016 – well, actually soon thereafter.  Starting with tax years that begin after December 31, 2015, IRS Form 990 filings will be eligible for a longer automatic extension of the submission…
Rank this Week: 2739

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/
  • Aug 29

    Fatal Two-Car Collision Near Lindenhurst

    Fatal Two-Car Collision Near Lindenhurst
    There was a fatal Lake County car accident Saturday afternoon (August 29, 2015) near Lindenhurst. The accident happened at approximately 4:00 p.m., as a Nissan pickup truck traveling northbound on Route 45 struck a Kia traveling southbound.…
  • Aug 27

    Fatal Motorcycle Accident Near Antioch

    Fatal Motorcycle Accident Near Antioch
    There was a Lake County fatal motorcycle accident early Wednesday morning (August 26, 2015) on Route 173 near Antioch.  The accident is considered a hit & run accident. The accident happened at approximately 4:00 a.m., on Route 173…
  • Aug 26

    Fatal Ingleside, Illinois Car Crash

    Fatal Ingleside, Illinois Car Crash
    There was a fatal Lake County car accident early this morning in Ingleside, Illinois.  Three people died at the accident scene. According to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, this fatal accident happened as a Kia Optima was…
Rank this Week: 1149

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/
  • Aug 29

    Appellate Court: Plaintiffs Offered No Proof NSA Violated Their Right

    Appellate Court: Plaintiffs Offered No Proof NSA Violated Their Right
    “Plaintiffs must realize that secrecy is yet another form of regulation, prescribing not ‘what the citizen may do’ but instead ‘what the citizen may know.’”  US Appellate Court Judge Janice Rogers…
  • Aug 17

    Illinois Requirements for a Valid Last Will and Testament

    Illinois Requirements for a Valid Last Will and Testament
    The Constitution’s Tenth Amendment notes that any power not given to the federal government is reserved to the states or the people. The Constitution does not give the federal government power over the disposition of property upon…
  • Aug 11

    The “Prime Time” Republican Primary Debate and the Constitution

    The “Prime Time” Republican Primary Debate and the Constitution
    Both President Obama and the Supreme Court have been described as “lawless” in respect to the Constitution. That description addresses actions perceived to be outside the authority granted to them by the Constitution. With such…
Rank this Week: 2742

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/
  • Aug 28

    Fatal Three Car Collision In Robbin

    Fatal Three Car Collision In Robbin
    There was a fatal car collision Thursday night (August 27, 2015) in Robbins.  The accident appears to have occurred between two cars that were “street racing” and one car that was not. The accident happened at approximately…
  • Aug 19

    Woman And Child Struck By Truck In Chicago’s Park Manor Neighborhood

    Woman And Child Struck By Truck In Chicago’s Park Manor Neighborhood
    A truck struck two pedestrians (a woman and child) Tuesday in Chicago’s Park Manor neighborhood. According to the Chicago Fire Department, the accident happened at approximately 2:30 p.m., as the woman and child were attempting to cross…
  • Aug 8

    Fatal I-55 “Wrong-Way Driver” Collision

    Fatal I-55 “Wrong-Way Driver” Collision
    There was a fatal “wrong-way driver” accident early this morning (August 8, 2015) on Interstate 55 (I-55) near Bolingbrook. Details concerning this fatal “wrong-way driver” crash appear limited at this time.…
Rank this Week: 2886

Environmental Law Blog

Environmental Law Blog

By Thorn & Associates.

http://www.thornenvironmentallaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 28

    OSHA Silica Rule Making

    OSHA Silica Rule Making
    The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) is currently reviewing its rules concerning exposure to silica. As demand for silica sand increases due to its use in hydraulic fracturing, OSHA has determined that existing standards…
  • Aug 7

    Chicago Urban Agriculture

    Chicago Urban Agriculture
    Urban agriculture represents an innovative and ecofriendly method of growing and consuming food. In the city of Chicago, urban agriculture is regulated under section 17-2-0207 of the Chicago Zoning Ordinance. The Ordinance updates use…
  • Jul 31

    Phase 1 Environmental Assessment

    Phase 1 Environmental Assessment
    Often those completing a real estate transaction on a potentially environmentally contaminated property seek to limit liability under federal Superfund statute (CERCLA). A Phase I environmental site assessment is an initial step in…
Rank this Week: 4224

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/
  • Aug 28

    Some genealogy and some bad analogies.

    Some genealogy and some bad analogies.
    My maternal great-grandfather was Samuel Visnow.  Samuel was born in Quebec in 1847. I do not know exactly how they ended up there but by 1860, Samuel, his mother Matilda, and his sister Lydia were living in Black River Falls,…
  • Jul 24

    The copyright of law and misuse of terrorism analogie

    The copyright of law and misuse of terrorism analogie
    Everyone knows that ignorance of the law is no excuse. A natural corollary of this, one would think, would be a right to know what the law is. For instance, you'd think that we here at the Gillette-Torvik blog could publish the text of laws…
  • Jul 23

    F. Scott Fitzgerald was right.

    F. Scott Fitzgerald was right.
    According to Wikipedia, F. Scott Fitzgerald's short story "The Rich Boy" contains the following: "Let me tell you about the very rich. They are different from you and me."  I always thought that the quote was "The rich are different from…
Rank this Week: 1643