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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/
  • Oct 31

    Five Tips for Avoiding Rush Hour Car Accident

    Five Tips for Avoiding Rush Hour Car Accident
    Avoid a rush hour car accident by following the tips listed below. Rush hour accidents account for around half of all accidents occurring on the roads, according to a report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Rush hour…
  • Oct 24

    The Real Halloween Scare for Young St. Louis Trick-or-Treater

    The Real Halloween Scare for Young St. Louis Trick-or-Treater
    It is not ghosts and goblins that your kids should be afraid of on Halloween. It is the cars on the road. On this one night of the year, the number of pedestrian involved car accidents that result in death doubles. Each Halloween, over 500…
  • Oct 23

    How Does the Insurance Company Decide if Your Car Is Totaled?

    How Does the Insurance Company Decide if Your Car Is Totaled?
    If your car is determined to be totaled, make sure you are fully compensated by the insurance company for the value of your car. Millions of cars are declared totaled by insurance companies each year. To them, it is not worth the money…
Rank this Week: 3910

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/
  • Oct 31

    Lake County, Illinois Vehicle Accidents On October 30, 2014

    Lake County, Illinois Vehicle Accidents On October 30, 2014
    In Lake County (IL) there were a variety of vehicle accidents and assorted traffic safety hazards on October 30, 2014. Listed below are some of these Lake County crashes and traffic hazards that happened on October 30, as reported by…
  • Oct 30

    Pedestrian Injured During Accident In Waukegan

    Pedestrian Injured During Accident In Waukegan
    There was a pedestrian accident in Waukegan Wednesday night (October 29, 2014) in which the pedestrian suffered numerous accident injuries, including multiple fractures. This accident happened at approximately 10:30 p.m. as the pedestrian…
  • Oct 24

    Lake County, Illinois Vehicle Accidents On October 23, 2014

    Lake County, Illinois Vehicle Accidents On October 23, 2014
    On October 23, 2014 there were a variety of Lake County, Illinois vehicle accidents and traffic safety hazards. Listed below are some of these Lake County, Illinois crashes and traffic hazards that happened on October 23, as seen…
Rank this Week: 833

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/
  • Oct 31

    Family-Friendly Policies You Can Implement without Breaking the Bank (SMB)

    Family-Friendly Policies You Can Implement without Breaking the Bank (SMB)
    Companies with happy employees generally have high productivity and profits. There are also other benefits of employing happy employees. Higher employee morale improves a company’s reputation, making it easier for a company to recruit…
  • Oct 23

    What Obama’s Call for “Family-Friendly” Workplaces Means for the Small Business Owner

    What Obama’s Call for “Family-Friendly” Workplaces Means for the Small Business Owner
    In July 2014, President Obama unveiled a number of initiatives designed to help employees with families achieve more of a work-life balance. These initiatives, none of which are legally binding at this time, include: 1) requiring seven days…
  • Oct 9

    Two Family-Friendly Bills that Small Business Owners Should Know About

    Two Family-Friendly Bills that Small Business Owners Should Know About
    Two bills currently pending in the Illinois legislature seek to lend a hand to employees facing their own or a family member’s medical issues. The bills, the Earned Sick Time Act and the Family Leave Insurance Act, were proposed in…
Rank this Week: 1734

Chicago Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer…

Chicago Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

By Ed Fox & Associates.

http://www.chicagonursinghomeabuselawyer-blog.com/
  • Oct 31

    NURSING HOME STAFF CHARGED WITH CRIMINAL ABUSE AND NEGLECT

    NURSING HOME STAFF CHARGED WITH CRIMINAL ABUSE AND NEGLECT
    Three former employees of a nursing home owned by Genesis Healthcare have been criminally charged based on allegations that they abused and neglected two women. The three former employees were hit with multiple criminal charges after being…
  • Oct 30

    LONG-TERM CONSEQUENCES OF FALLS IN NURSING HOMES

    LONG-TERM CONSEQUENCES OF FALLS IN NURSING HOMES
    The long-term consequences of frequent falls in nursing homes are not always immediately apparent. A recent study published in the medical journal JAMA Internal Medicine found that half of residents who suffer a hip fracture after falling…
  • Oct 19

    Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' five-star Nursing Home rating system to be Overhauled

    Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' five-star Nursing Home rating system to be Overhauled
    President Obama recently signed into law the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act (IMPACT), which means that soon when trying to locate a nursing home for yourself or a loved one, CMS' rating will actually reflect the quality…
Rank this Week: 1455

Illinois Bicycle Law

Illinois Bicycle Law

Covers Illinois cycling laws and news. By Michael Keating.

http://www.illinoisbicyclelaw.com/
  • Oct 31

    What Can Be Done To Reduce Bicycle Crashes in Illinois?

    What Can Be Done To Reduce Bicycle Crashes in Illinois?
    Attorney Michael Keating of Keating Law Offices being interviewed by FOX Chicago.Last Friday, Attorney Michael S. Keating of the Illinois Bicycle Lawyers at Keating Law Offices was interviewed by FOX News Chicago regarding new video…
  • Oct 30

    Keating Law Offices Sponsors Evanston's "Pedal Bright" Bike Light Giveaway and Installation Event

    Keating Law Offices Sponsors Evanston's "Pedal Bright" Bike Light Giveaway and Installation Event
    The Illinois Bicycle Law ShieldOn the Eve of Halloween (tonight, October 30th) Keating Law Offices is sponsoring the City of Evanston's “Pedal Bright” Bike Light Giveaway and Installation event. The goal of the event is to …
  • Oct 28

    Beyond the Numbers: IL One of the States With the Most Deaths While Bicycling. But why?

    Beyond the Numbers: IL One of the States With the Most Deaths While Bicycling. But why?
    The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) is a non-profit group made up of representative from each state to collectively work for national security goals. The GHSA has its roots in the Federal State and Community Highway Safety Grant…
Rank this Week: 2011

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/
  • Oct 31

    Nursing Home Arbitration Agreements Deemed Invalid

    Nursing Home Arbitration Agreements Deemed Invalid
    An arbitration agreement is an incredibly common provision contained in all kinds of contracts related to business, employment, and so much more. States across the continent honor arbitration agreements in some way. Such agreements manifest a…
  • Oct 29

    A More Local Case Study of Elder Abuse and Neglect

    A More Local Case Study of Elder Abuse and Neglect
    In a fairly recent post, we explored a report released from the United States Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (HHS-OIG). That OIG report examined the rate of reporting, including the quality of the…
  • Oct 28

    Gov. Candidate Rauner Alleged Invovled in Shady Dealings by Nursing Home Owners to Avoid Liability

    Gov. Candidate Rauner Alleged Invovled in Shady Dealings by Nursing Home Owners to Avoid Liability
    We have written time again about the traditional civil and criminal cases that can be brought against nursing homes and/or their administrators, managers, nurses, nursing aides and any other staff. Civil claims can be brought for negligence…
Rank this Week: 317

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

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

http://www.chicagoiplitigation.com/
  • Oct 31

    Improper Inventorship Case Transferred Because of Improper Venue

    Improper Inventorship Case Transferred Because of Improper Venue
    Hester v. j2Global Comm., Inc., No. 13 C 6143, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Sep. 19, 2014) (Lefkow, J.). Judge Lefkow held that venue was improper in this patent inventorship dispute, but instead of dismissing, transferred the case to the N.D.…
  • Oct 29

    BitTorrent: Motion to Quash is Not a Proper Vehicle for Severing Doe

    BitTorrent: Motion to Quash is Not a Proper Vehicle for Severing Doe
    Site B v. Does 1-51, No. 13 C 5295, Slip Op. (N.D. Ills. Mar. 7, 2014) (Leinenweber, Sen. J.). Judge Leinenweber denied Doe 39′s motion to quash a pre-discovery subpoena in this BitTorrent case involving the motion picture “Under…
  • Oct 27

    Fair Use & Likelihood of Confusion Doom Lanham Act Claim

    Fair Use & Likelihood of Confusion Doom Lanham Act Claim
    Sorenson v. WD-40 Co., No. 12 C 50417, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Sep. 9, 2014) (Kapala, J.). Judge Kapala granted defendant WD-40 summary judgment as to plaintiff’s Lanham Act and related state law claims regarding plaintiff’s THE…
Rank this Week: 230

Chicago Trial Attorney Blog

Chicago Trial Attorney Blog

Covers business, contracts, and nursing home negligence litigation. By Philip J. Berenz.

http://www.counseloroffices.net/
Rank this Week: 1882

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury, premises liability, products liability and wrongful death law. By Power Rogers & Smith, P.C.

http://www.prslaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 30

    Thomas M. Power Files Complaint in O’Hare Bus Crash

    Thomas M. Power Files Complaint in O’Hare Bus Crash
    Thomas M. Power, a partner at Power Rogers & Smith, filed a Complaint in the Chicago O’Hare bus crash that occurred on August 29, 2014.  The crash occurred when an airport transportation shuttle bus drove straight into a…
  • Oct 20

    Power Rogers & Smith Retained in Chicago-bound Megabus Crash on I-65

    Power Rogers & Smith Retained in Chicago-bound Megabus Crash on I-65
    Partner Larry Rogers, Jr. has been retained to represent injured passengers on the Megabus crash which occurred on October 14, 2014. Multiple people were injured when a Chicago-bound Megabus overturned on northbound I-65 near Indianapolis.…
  • Oct 16

    Devon Bruce Settles Medical Malpractice Case for $7 Million

    Devon Bruce Settles Medical Malpractice Case for $7 Million
    Last month, Devon C. Bruce, a partner at Power Rogers & Smith, settled a medical malpractice case in Winnebago County, Illinois on behalf of a brain-damaged infant. The minor Plaintiff was born at 25.5 weeks at Rockford Memorial…
Rank this Week: 2171

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: 912

Michael A. Meschino Blog

Michael A. Meschino Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

http://www.illinoisdivorcelaw.org/blog/
  • Oct 30

    When does a DUI become a felony in Illinois?

    When does a DUI become a felony in Illinois?
    In May, a Missouri man raced through the streets of an Illinois city, topping out at 100 miles per hour on the highway. According to the Greenfield Reporter, a gas station employee said the driver punched her in the face and then sped away.…
  • Oct 29

    The Illinois Domestic Violence Act

    The Illinois Domestic Violence Act
    In early October, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn announced that the local government would make a capital investment of $1 million into building a shelter for victims of domestic violence. According to eNews Park Forest, the governor stated that he…
  • Oct 28

    How is spousal maintenance determined in Illinois?

    How is spousal maintenance determined in Illinois?
    When a marriage ends in divorce in Illinois, both spouses must face changes regarding their finances. In many cases, the dissolution of the relationship leaves one spouse without the financial ability to maintain his or her lifestyle or…
Rank this Week: 2137

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

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

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • Oct 30

    Part Time Secretary/Receptionist Position!

    Part Time Secretary/Receptionist Position!
    Part time position at Winne Law Office.  Hours are flexible.  Responsibilities will consist of preparing documents and correspondence, scheduling depositions and appointments, filing, answering phones, assisting attorneys and…
  • Oct 28

    Part-Time Paralegal Position!

    Part-Time Paralegal Position!
    Part-Time Paralegal Bible League International is seeking candidates for a Part-Time Paralegal for our Crete, Illinois office. Bible League comes alongside local churches and ministries to equip them for Bible-based evangelistic outreach,…
  • Oct 28

    This is from Paralegal student Helen…

    This is from Paralegal student Helen Wright, thanks Helen!! Don't know if there would be anyone interested, but I saw this posting for a Paralegal with the IL Dept. of Corrections this AM.  The link is…
Rank this Week: 137

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers

Covers personal injury law.

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/articles/
  • Oct 30

    Are You Suing a Person or Insurance Company?

    Are You Suing a Person or Insurance Company?
    When insurance companies aggressively defend their policyholders in an effort to limit their financial responsibility, it can feel as if your lawsuit is against the insurance companies rather than the person who caused you harm. Insurance…
  • Oct 28

    Truck Accident in Road Construction Zone Proves Fatal

    Truck Accident in Road Construction Zone Proves Fatal
    Tragically, an Urbana man is the fifth casualty killed in the horrific collision on Interstate 55 that involved a semi-truck, leaving three others injured. The 64-year-old Urbana resident Timothy Osburn died at Loyola University Medical…
  • Oct 26

    Subrogation: A Dirty Word in Personal Injury Litigation

    Subrogation: A Dirty Word in Personal Injury Litigation
    When pursuing a personal injury lawsuit, it is important to temper your expectations and remember that insurance companies and healthcare providers may be entitled to recoup part of your settlement in order to pay for services that were…
Rank this Week: 4076

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer…

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.illinoisnursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 30

    Former Employee Criminally Charged for Stealing Medication from Nursing Home Patient

    Former Employee Criminally Charged for Stealing Medication from Nursing Home Patient
    When a family member or a loved one is in a nursing home, it can be difficult to know whether he or she is receiving the proper care needed for any ailments or injuries. Today, the demand placed on long-term care facilities in Illinois,…
  • Oct 17

    Nursing Home Residents Not Tested for Blood Sugar Levels, According to State Official

    Nursing Home Residents Not Tested for Blood Sugar Levels, According to State Official
    In 2010, there were 787 certified nursing homes in state of Illinois. While that may seem like a large number of facilities, the aging nature of the American population continues to put a greater stress upon the existing homes to take in more…
  • Oct 10

    Federal Sanctions Pending at Nursing Home after Maggot Found in Resident's Wound

    Federal Sanctions Pending at Nursing Home after Maggot Found in Resident's Wound
    In most cases, elderly and disabled adults are moved to nursing homes when their need for care exceeds what can be provided at home, by another facility, or by family members. With the need for care being at the forefront of the decision to…
Rank this Week: 2572

Ken Allen Law Blog

Ken Allen Law Blog

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

http://www.kenallenlaw.com/injuryblog/
  • Oct 30

    OSHA Pushes Employers on Reporting On the Job Injuries: Will Workers Be Safer at Work?

    OSHA Pushes Employers on Reporting On the Job Injuries: Will Workers Be Safer at Work?
    The federal government via the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is pushing for employers to provide more information to authorities on the details of accidents and injuries that happen to workers on the job in this…
  • Oct 28

    Halloween 2014 Safety Tips: Keeping Your Kids Safe This Holloween

    Halloween 2014 Safety Tips: Keeping Your Kids Safe This Holloween
    Halloween is on Friday this year, which is great for everyone who wants to have a fun Hallow’s Eve and then not have to get up early to go to work or school the next morning. Most folk here in Indiana and Illinois are already in full…
  • Oct 23

    CDC’s New Car Accidents Report Includes Suggestions for New State Law

    CDC’s New Car Accidents Report Includes Suggestions for New State Law
      The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have just released a new report as part of the CDC’s Vital Signs monthly series regarding motor vehicle accidents in the United States, and the report may be shocking to lots…
Rank this Week: 3305

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/
  • Oct 30

    Chicago Worker Injured during Scaffolding Failure

    Chicago Worker Injured during Scaffolding Failure
    Workplace accidents affect employees in all types of jobs and in every position. They often leave workers hurt and in need of medical treatment or surgery. In fact, work-related accidents are so common that most states, including Illinois,…
  • Oct 28

    Amtrak Train Bound for Chicago Collides with Semi-Truck

    Amtrak Train Bound for Chicago Collides with Semi-Truck
    The Federal Railroad Administration reports that there are over 175 train accidents and more than 40 train-related deaths every year in Illinois alone. Those numbers illustrate the truth that few residents know: the large number of trains and…
  • Oct 27

    Oscar Taveras, Top Baseball Prospect and Player with the St. Louis Cardinals, Killed in Car Accident

    Oscar Taveras, Top Baseball Prospect and Player with the St. Louis Cardinals, Killed in Car Accident
    Car accidents can turn tragic in a matter of moments when a driver, a passenger, or another person involved is seriously injured or killed in the crash. When it comes to a traffic-related incident, it does not matter who you are or what you…
Rank this Week: 552

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Robert Kreisman.

http://injury.robertkreisman.com/
Rank this Week: 994

FMLA Insights

FMLA Insights

Covers the Family Medical Leave Act. By Franczek Radelet.

http://www.fmlainsights.com
Rank this Week: 1443

Chicago Brain Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Brain Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagobraininjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 29

    Harvard Study Questions the Handling of College Concussion

    Harvard Study Questions the Handling of College Concussion
    A recent study by Harvard University reports that colleges are significantly inconsistent in their handling of athletic concussions. These findings come in the midst of concerns about coaches sending obviously injured athletes back onto the…
  • Oct 22

    Joan Rivers' Death Caused by Brain Injury

    Joan Rivers' Death Caused by Brain Injury
    On September 4th, the world of comedy lost one its most beloved queens, when Joan Rivers passed away. Now, almost six weeks later, the official medical examination is reporting that Rivers' death was the result of traumatic injury to the…
  • Oct 15

    Accident Related Brain Injuries and Memory Lo

    Accident Related Brain Injuries and Memory Lo
    On a New Jersey highway in June, a fatal accident took the life of one successful comedian and tragically changed the life of another. Recent reports reveal that television actor and comedian Tracy Morgan is suffering from traumatic brain…
Rank this Week: 1332

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/
  • Oct 29

    Considerations in Appointing a Child’s Guardian in a Will

    Considerations in Appointing a Child’s Guardian in a Will
    There are many reasons to create a Last Will and Testament, but for parents with a minor child, appointment of a child’s guardian is among the best.  Doing so may be a parent’s best chance at choosing a child’s guardian…
  • Oct 20

    Federal Restrictions on Gun Ownership by Convicted Felon

    Federal Restrictions on Gun Ownership by Convicted Felon
    Federal law provides significant penalties for felons in possession of weapons, unless the felon has his rights restored by the convicting state. Anyone who has been convicted of a felony is banned by federal law from ever possessing…
  • Oct 13

    The Sixth Amendment’s Right to the Assistance of Counsel

    The Sixth Amendment’s Right to the Assistance of Counsel
    Thanks to television police reading the Miranda Warnings people are familiar with a criminal defendant’s right to an attorney and that an indigent defendant may have appointed counsel. Such protections have not always…
Rank this Week: 2081

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/
  • Oct 29

    Donald Overbey Sentenced to Prison

    Donald Overbey Sentenced to Prison
    Have you suffered losses in investments made through Donald Overbey? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help. According to the Chicago-Sun Times, former Illinois broker, Donald Overbey, was accused of defrauding more than 30 clients…
  • Oct 28

    Noah Myers Accused of “Cherry-Picking”

    Noah Myers Accused of “Cherry-Picking”
    According to the New Haven Register, a former Connecticut investment advisor pled guilty to one count of securities fraud in connection with a “cherry-picking” scheme. Noah Myers’ alleged scheme cost investors more than $2…
  • Oct 24

    Ismail Elmas Accused of Stealing from Seniors and Widow

    Ismail Elmas Accused of Stealing from Seniors and Widow
    According to the New Haven Register, Ismail Elmas plead guilty to one count of wire fraud in connection with an alleged scheme that solicited investment offerings from seniors and widows. Beginning in 2012, Ismail Elmas allegedly raised over…
Rank this Week: 177

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
  • Oct 29

    How to Slay the Monster of a Proposed Multistate Class Action

    How to Slay the Monster of a Proposed Multistate Class Action
    Authored by Jacob Oslick Adventuring heroes in fantasy fiction soon learn to fight different types of evil beast differently.  Some must be fought by fire, some by water, some by the sword, and some by magic.  The hero who foolishly…
  • Oct 27

    New York Court Side-Steps Issue of Deference to State DOL

    New York Court Side-Steps Issue of Deference to State DOL
    Authored by Gena Usenheimer How much deference should courts give to interpretive guidance from the New York State DOL? At least for now, the answer remains unclear. In February 2014, we reported on the Second Circuit’s request for…
  • Oct 16

    Perfecting The “Pick Off”: Using A Rule 68 Offer Of Judgment To Get FLSA Collective Actions “Out”

    Perfecting The “Pick Off”: Using A Rule 68 Offer Of Judgment To Get FLSA Collective Actions “Out”
    Co-authored by Gerald L. Maatman, Jr. and Scott Rabe “Sometimes surrender is the best option.”  That is how Judge Raymond J. Dearie of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York described how the Rule 68…
Rank this Week: 1491

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 29

    Illinois Freedom from Location Surveillance Law Now in Effect

    Illinois Freedom from Location Surveillance Law Now in Effect
    A new law designed to protect Illinois residents from police officers using an individual’s cell phone tracking capability to determine their whereabouts passed the Illinois Legislature in August and went into effect immediately. The…
  • Oct 27

    Cook County Man Whose Rape Conviction Overturned Denied Innocence Certificate

    Cook County Man Whose Rape Conviction Overturned Denied Innocence Certificate
    In 1983, a Cook County jury convicted Stanley Wrice of rape and deviant sexual assault and sentenced him to 100 years in prison. Through the years Wrice claimed his innocence, saying that his confession was the result of police torture at the…
  • Oct 22

    Elderly Woman Acquitted of Aggravated Assault of Chicago Police Officer

    Elderly Woman Acquitted of Aggravated Assault of Chicago Police Officer
    A 92-year-old woman was acquitted of aggravated assault against an off-duty Chicago police officer, but still faces two counts of misdemeanor battery in an incident that left her 86-year-old husband dead. The woman and the police…
Rank this Week: 4173

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: 98

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/
  • Oct 28

    The Facts: SUVs No Safer Than Smaller Vehicles When It Comes to Auto Accident

    The Facts: SUVs No Safer Than Smaller Vehicles When It Comes to Auto Accident
    While green initiatives calling for better fuel efficiency and more concern for the environment may be slimming down the number of Suburbans and Escalades you see on the road, the SUV wont be extinct anytime soon. It’s not uncommon to…
  • Oct 24

    Keep Yourself Safe When Riding Your Motorcycle: Wear a Helmet

    Keep Yourself Safe When Riding Your Motorcycle: Wear a Helmet
    Every year, roughly 90,000 motorcyclists are injured on our nation’s highways alone. An estimated 5,000 people are killed each year while riding their motorcycle, and the majority of these fatalities occur because of head injuries.…
  • Oct 23

    Myths About Child-Pedestrian Safety: Prepare Your Child to Stay Safe

    Myths About Child-Pedestrian Safety: Prepare Your Child to Stay Safe
    Young children are naturally energetic, active, and impulsive, and they don’t always do what is best for their own safety. In most environments, their actions result in nothing more than a few scraps or bruises, but near a roadway, they…
Rank this Week: 1152

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/
  • Oct 28

    Hospital Borne Infections Put Infants at Risk

    Hospital Borne Infections Put Infants at Risk
    Healthcare Associated Infections (HAIs) are illnesses that patients receive while receiving care within a medical facility of hospital. These infections can happen in any medical environment, placing a variety of patients at risk. However,…
  • Oct 21

    Understanding the Risk of Chorioamnioniti

    Understanding the Risk of Chorioamnioniti
    Expectant mothers should exercise vigilance to protect themselves from infections and sickness. Left untreated, some conditions can lead to serious consequences for mother, as well as well as the infant. Chorioamnionitis is a condition that…
  • Oct 15

    States Refuse to Cover Midwife Deliveries Under Medicaid

    States Refuse to Cover Midwife Deliveries Under Medicaid
    Oregon lawmakers want to implement a new law that will expand Medicaid insurance coverage for expectant mothers who choose to give birth outside of traditional hospitals. According to recent reports, passage of the law will allow state…
Rank this Week: 1675

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/
  • Oct 28

    Sketchers Settles Wage and Hour Class Action in California

    Sketchers Settles Wage and Hour Class Action in California
    The class of potential class members currently consists of about 4,800 current and former employees of the shoe company. So far, none of the members has opted out of the class or objected to the proposed settlement. All of the class members…
  • Oct 25

    Victoria’s Secret Sued in California Overtime Class Action

    Victoria’s Secret Sued in California Overtime Class Action
    The wage and hour lawsuit, filed on behalf of all current and former employees working for Victoria's Secret in California, is seeking $37 million in unpaid wages and overtime. The class action lawsuit was initially filed in California's…
  • Oct 20

    Judge Rejects $324 Million Settlement of Employee Wage Price Fixing Case Against Apple, Google and Other High Tech Employer

    Judge Rejects $324 Million Settlement of Employee Wage Price Fixing Case Against Apple, Google and Other High Tech Employer
    The very large class action lawsuit against Apple, Google, and Adobe has captivated the attention of employment attorneys and tech moguls all over the country. The lawsuit alleges that the three companies were engaged in an illegal agreement…
Rank this Week: 1371

Auto Accident Lawyers Blog

Auto Accident Lawyers Blog

Covers Chicago car accidents, bus accidents and bike accidents. By the Pintas & Mullins Law Firm.

http://www.autoaccidentlawyers-blog.com/
  • Oct 28

    Illinois Fifth Most Dangerous State for Cyclist

    Illinois Fifth Most Dangerous State for Cyclist
    National report by the Governors Highway Safety Association found that Illinois ranks among the top states for bicyclist fatalities in the country. On top of this, the overall number of bicyclist deaths is actually rising, at a rate of about…
  • Oct 21

    Airbag Recall Affects Nearly 5 Million, Officials Urge Owners to Fix

    Airbag Recall Affects Nearly 5 Million, Officials Urge Owners to Fix
    The U.S. government recently issued an urgent warning to the 4.7 million Americans who own cars with defective air bags. These air bags were recalled after at least four deaths. Anyone who owns a car with a recalled air bag should take it…
  • Oct 16

    Legal Options After Megabus Accident

    Legal Options After Megabus Accident
    The latest crash involving the popular multi-state bus service Megabus hit a little too close to home. Although no one was injured in the crash, several passengers were hospitalized with serious injuries. Bus crash lawyers at Pintas &…
Rank this Week: 2389

The Chicago Bicycle Advocate

The Chicago Bicycle Advocate

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

http://www.mybikeadvocate.com/
  • Oct 28

    A Federal Court's Remark About Helmets May Pose A Hazard To Illinois Bicycle Crash Victim

    A Federal Court's Remark About Helmets May Pose A Hazard To Illinois Bicycle Crash Victim
    Sometimes a wayward comment by a Court can wreak all manner of havoc.  Recently, I came across such a remark in a federal case from the Northern District of Illinois which I fear could have a negative impact on bicycle crash cases filed…
  • Oct 13

    Steel Road Plates Need Not Pose Hazard To Bicyclist

    Steel Road Plates Need Not Pose Hazard To Bicyclist
    A bicyclist riding over steel road platesat Washington & Dearborn on Oct 10, 2014-- photo by Brendan KevenidesThe following article appeared on the Urban Velo blog on October 9, 2014.Steel road plates suck.  Ask any urban bicyclist…
  • Oct 9

    Police Looking For Semi Driver Who Critically Injured Chicago Bicyclist

    Police Looking For Semi Driver Who Critically Injured Chicago Bicyclist
    Chicago police have issued an alert, asking the public for help tracking down the driver of a white semi tractor who struck and critically injured a bicyclist on Tuesday afternoon in McKinley Park. Still photos taken from surveillance video…
Rank this Week: 2775

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/
  • Oct 28

    Illinois has 5th Most Bicycle-Related Deaths in the Country

    Illinois has 5th Most Bicycle-Related Deaths in the Country
    The face of bicycling has changed dramatically in the last decade. According to a study conducted byte he Gluskin Townley Group, ridership among children decreased 20 percent between 2000 and 2010 but the number of adult riders during that…
  • Oct 20

    Evanston Promoting Bicycle Safety During Dark Hour

    Evanston Promoting Bicycle Safety During Dark Hour
    Do you think that the only people who ride bicycles are children and that they only ride in residential areas? When questioned, many people in the areas surrounding Chicago express this view but it is far from reality, especially as bicycling…
  • Oct 13

    Good Samaritan Killed while Helping Elderly Driver in Aurora

    Good Samaritan Killed while Helping Elderly Driver in Aurora
    Car accidents are tragic collisions that usually are caused by the mistakes of one or more drivers involved. The fact that the vast majority of collisions are preventable make them all the more tragic, especially when a victim is injured or…
Rank this Week: 1833

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
  • Oct 28

    The State of State Estate Taxe

    The State of State Estate Taxe
    Most people know that there is a federal estate tax (the dreaded “death tax”). But many are surprised to learn that some states (including Illinois) also have a separate (and additional) state estate tax. The federal estate tax…
  • Oct 20

    National Estate Planning Awareness Week is October 20-26

    National Estate Planning Awareness Week is October 20-26
    Are you aware that this week is National Estate Planning Awareness Week (NEPAW)? You are now. In 2008, the 110th Congress passed a resolution designating the third week of October as such. The resolution recognizes the importance of estate…
  • Oct 15

    My NBI Webcast Seminar Presentation: ‘Administering a Small Estate’

    My NBI Webcast Seminar Presentation: ‘Administering a Small Estate’
    I recently recorded a seminar presentation for National Business Institute (NBI) on the topic of “Administering a Small Estate.” NBI is a continuing legal education (CLE) provider for professionals. The presentation aired on…
Rank this Week: 2183

Mevorah Law Offices Blog

Mevorah Law Offices Blog

Covers divorce and family law in Illinois.

http://www.divorce-attorney-illinois.com/
  • Oct 28

    Secular Law & Religious Law: Divorce in the Jewish Communitie

    Secular Law & Religious Law: Divorce in the Jewish Communitie
    In the United States, there is a firm commitment to keeping religion out of its legislative affairs. All religious issues are generally tempered by standards that the Supreme Court has set to help balance religious ideas against secular…
  • Oct 21

    Social Media & Divorce Rates: The Divorce Contagion on Facebook

    Social Media & Divorce Rates: The Divorce Contagion on Facebook
    Social media has entered our lives and has revolutionized the way we communicate and interact with each other. Though we tend to glorify the extent that social media has changed our lives, we sometimes forget to recognize the pitfalls of…
  • Oct 14

    Victory for Survivors of Domestic Violence: A Stay of Deportation

    Victory for Survivors of Domestic Violence: A Stay of Deportation
    The recent news coverage and controversy regarding Ray Rice has thrust domestic violence and intimate partner violence into the spotlight. The dialogue about domestic abuse and violence has been incited, and the media has watched as a…
Rank this Week: 3500

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Oct 28

    Over 14 million dollars awarded in birth injury lawsuit

    Over 14 million dollars awarded in birth injury lawsuit
    An Ohio jury has awarded $14.5 million to a boy who suffered a birth injury. The jury returned the verdict against a hospital and doctor in favor of the 11-year-old boy and his mother, Stephanie Stewart. The child suffered a brain hemorrhage…
  • Oct 24

    New Illinois law allows workers to sue third-party service organization

    New Illinois law allows workers to sue third-party service organization
    On June 5, 2014, Senate Bill 3287 passed both houses of the Illinois legislature and was signed into law by Governor Quinn, becoming Public Act 98-33. The law eliminates immunity for third-party maintenance or service corporations from…
  • Oct 21

    Infection rates in Iillinois hospitals may bring Medicare penaltie

    Infection rates in Iillinois hospitals may bring Medicare penaltie
    This fall, Medicare payments may be docked for six or more Illinois hospitals as the government cracks down on infections and other injuries to patients. Northwestern Memorial Hospital, which has one of the highest rates of hospital-acquired…
Rank this Week: 1019

Illinois Appellate Lawyer Blog

Illinois Appellate Lawyer Blog

Covers the appellate record, constitutional analysis, jurisdiction, mootness, rehearings and the standard of review. By Steven R. Merican.

http://www.illinoisappellatelawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 27

    Write Like Earl Fatha Hines Mosey

    Write Like Earl Fatha Hines Mosey
    Paralyzed by that white screen mocking you? Close your eyes for a few minutes and let this piano massage your brain. Then write your appellate brief like Earl Fatha Hines moseys along the Santa Fe Trail.
  • Oct 25

    Lack Of Notary Dooms Husband’s Notice Of Appeal

    Lack Of Notary Dooms Husband’s Notice Of Appeal
    Anita and Sushil Sheth got divorced. Sushil was custodian on several of the couple’s two children’s financial accounts. Anita asked the trial court to remove Sushil as custodian. The trial court did so, and also denied…
  • Oct 23

    Trial Court Sanctions Ruling Too Terse. Appellate Court Sends It Back For More Specificity

    Trial Court Sanctions Ruling Too Terse. Appellate Court Sends It Back For More Specificity
    Lake Environmental was doing asbestos removal at Scott Air Force Base in southern Illinois. The State, claiming that Lake had violated regulations, persuaded the Department of Public Health to revoke Lake’s asbestos removal license.…
Rank this Week: 2524

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer…

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagomotorcycleaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 27

    Fatal Motorcycle Accident Near Paxton, Illinoi

    Fatal Motorcycle Accident Near Paxton, Illinoi
    There was a fatal motorcycle crash near Paxton, Illinois on Sunday afternoon, October 26, 2014. According to the Illinois State Police (ISP) this fatal Illinois motorcycle accident happened at approximately 2:34 p.m., as the motorcyclist was…
  • Oct 22

    Chicago Motorcyclist Dies Following June 14 Accident

    Chicago Motorcyclist Dies Following June 14 Accident
    A motorcyclist who was injured in a collision in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood a few month ago has died from his injuries. The motorcyclist, Ricardo Roman, 44, of Chicago, died Tuesday at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center.…
  • Oct 20

    Crystal Lake Motorcycle Wreck

    Crystal Lake Motorcycle Wreck
    There was an Illinois motorcycle accident in Crystal Lake on Monday, October 20, 2014. Details with regard to the accident and its causes appear limited.  The motorcyclist did not suffer any major injuries as a result of the crash. The…
Rank this Week: 278

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/
  • Oct 27

    Baby Wipes Recalled For Possible Contamination

    Baby Wipes Recalled For Possible Contamination
    As parents and guardians know, a lot goes into childcare and parents are always working to provide their children with the best care possible. Among these many needs includes healthy nutrition, cleanliness and proper hygiene, and helping them…
  • Oct 17

    Beef Processor Recalls 90,987 Pounds of Beef for Potential Contamination

    Beef Processor Recalls 90,987 Pounds of Beef for Potential Contamination
    Every week, many Americans consume beef products. From hamburgers to soups to pot roast to sandwiches, beef is an extremely common food in many of our diets. Because it is so frequently purchased and consumed, that is all the more reason that…
  • Oct 16

    26 Injured in Chicago-Bound Megabus Accident

    26 Injured in Chicago-Bound Megabus Accident
    Being a major metropolitan city, Chicago is a hub of transportation of all types. Chicago also acts as an epicenter for statewide and interstate with its two major airports and large train and bus terminals. Bus transportation is widely used…
Rank this Week: 1182

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/
  • Oct 27

    Fatal Truck Accident Sets Fire to Illinois Overpa

    Fatal Truck Accident Sets Fire to Illinois Overpa
    Being vehicles of such a large size, semis and tractor-trailers can cause accidents that are very serious in nature, both in injuries to victims as well as damage to personal property and infrastructure. This was made evident in one recent…
  • Oct 24

    6 Injured When Truck Crashes Into Bagel Shop

    6 Injured When Truck Crashes Into Bagel Shop
    Normally we think of truck crashes as accidents involving other trucks, motor vehicles, and occurring on the roadways. However, negligence can put lives in danger both on and off the roads. Trucks and other vehicles tend to share space with…
  • Oct 17

    Truck-Train Collision Sends Victim to Hospital

    Truck-Train Collision Sends Victim to Hospital
    It is no doubt that truck accidents are incredibly dangerous and often lead victims to suffer serious injuries. However, that danger can amplify when a truck collides with another large vehicle such as a train or bus. In such an accident, the…
Rank this Week: 1037

The Shriver Brief

The Shriver Brief

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

http://www.theshriverbrief.org
  • Oct 27

    Department of Defense Proposes Expanded Consumer Protections for Servicemember

    Department of Defense Proposes Expanded Consumer Protections for Servicemember
    At the end of September the Department of Defense (DOD) announced proposed changes to the Military Lending Act (MLA) that, if implemented, will expand financial protections for servicemembers and their families. Since its enactment in 2006,…
  • Oct 7

    Giving People a Second Chance at Home: Why Rental Admission Policies Should Follow the Progression of Employment Policie

    Giving People a Second Chance at Home: Why Rental Admission Policies Should Follow the Progression of Employment Policie
    This blog post was coauthored by Todd Belcore, Community Justice Lead Attorney at the Shriver Center. Rental property owners who utilize “blanket bans,” which typically deny admission outright to anyone with a record of criminal…
  • Sep 24

    SNAP Challenge Day Seven -- A Few Lessons Learned

    SNAP Challenge Day Seven -- A Few Lessons Learned
    Today is the last day of my participation in the SNAP challenge. My wife and I have got leftover chicken for lunch, and pasta and broccoli for dinner again, so we budgeted all right. We wound up spending $68.25 (not counting two restaurant…
Rank this Week: 3641

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer…

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains The Law

By Matt Keenan.

http://www.skokiecriminallawyer.com/
  • Oct 27

    THE POLICE ARE AT MY DOOR: KNOCK AND TALK DOCTRINE IN ILLINOIS

    THE POLICE ARE AT MY DOOR: KNOCK AND TALK DOCTRINE IN ILLINOIS
    When you answered the doorbell, you were surprised to see the police. The officer said he had a few questions and wanted to know if he could come in. The officer did not have a search warrant. Do you have a right to refuse? Generally, the…
  • Sep 29

    ILLINOIS TOUGHENS LAW ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OFFENDERS

    ILLINOIS TOUGHENS LAW ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OFFENDERS
    Starting January 1, 2015, Illinois law gives the Court new tools to discourage offenders from violating an order of protection. Known as “Diane’s Law,” the new law enables the court to keep tabs on an offender’s…
  • Sep 15

    CAN POLICE SEARCH YOUR GARBAGE WITHOUT A WARRANT?

    CAN POLICE SEARCH YOUR GARBAGE WITHOUT A WARRANT?
    Whether police need a search warrant for something like a garbage can generally depends on whether you have a reasonable expectation of privacy in the place or thing being searched. When it comes to garbage, your expectation of privacy can…
Rank this Week: 4154

Lakeblawg

Lakeblawg

Covers consumer and business bankruptcy, and mortgage foreclosure defense. By Lake Law.

http://www.lakelaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2493

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/
  • Oct 27

    Ignored Alarm On Ventilator Patinet Results In Criminal Charge

    Ignored Alarm On Ventilator Patinet Results In Criminal Charge
    In June 2014, criminal charges against a nursing home were issued for nine workers, including the head administrator, involving the death of one of the residents. A New York State, Suffolk County grand jury issued a 46-count indictment…
  • Oct 20

    Elderly with Hip Fractures in Nursing Homes Face Grim Prognosi

    Elderly with Hip Fractures in Nursing Homes Face Grim Prognosi
    When an elderly person is injured in a nursing home, his or her chances of survival can become slim. If the nursing facility is understaffed or lacks resources, an elderly person may be unable to ever properly heal from his or her injuries.…
  • Oct 13

    Hidden Cameras Allow Families To Track Care In Nursing Home

    Hidden Cameras Allow Families To Track Care In Nursing Home
    When someone we care about is admitted into a nursing home, we expect him or her to be safe. Many of us see these facilities as a safe haven for elderly relatives and aging parents, a place where they have onsite doctors and nurses and…
Rank this Week: 123

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/
  • Oct 27

    Going Global: Operating Charitable Programs Abroad

    Going Global: Operating Charitable Programs Abroad
    Philanthropy in the US has always carried a distinctly global mindset.  US-based nonprofits have a lengthy and impressive history of not only sending money, goods, and volunteers to help those in need, but also operating overseas to…
  • Oct 20

    Around the Sector: The Five Hundred-Thousand Dollar Question with Sherry Quam Taylor

    Around the Sector: The Five Hundred-Thousand Dollar Question with Sherry Quam Taylor
    The W&O Blog occasionally goes outside the firm to seek helpful insight from other experts and innovators in the nonprofit sector.  This guest post is by Sherry Quam Taylor of QuamTaylor LLC.  Sherry provides organizational and…
  • Oct 16

    Supreme Court’s Same-Sex Cert. Denial: Tacit Refusal with Massive Implication

    Supreme Court’s Same-Sex Cert. Denial: Tacit Refusal with Massive Implication
    The Supreme Court of the United States recently refused to hear federal appeals from five states concerning the legality of same-sex marriage.  As explained in the Chicago Tribune, “When the Supreme Court declines to hear a case…
Rank this Week: 4249

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/
  • Oct 25

    FDA Approves Treatment for Rare Type of Hemophilia

    FDA Approves Treatment for Rare Type of Hemophilia
    In the United States the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is the federal agency responsible for approving new prescription drugs. Reuters reports that the agency announced that it has approved a new drug called Obizur that will be used to…
  • Oct 21

    Study Shows What We Already Know: So-Called “Tort Reform” Does Not Decrease Medical Expense

    Study Shows What We Already Know: So-Called “Tort Reform” Does Not Decrease Medical Expense
    For the last couple of decades numerous politicians have seized on the tragedy of ever increasing medical costs as an excuse to gut our civil justice system. In the name of so-called “tort reform” law-makers have stripped both…
  • Oct 18

    FDA Allows Drugmaker to Test Experimental Drug on Ebola Patient

    FDA Allows Drugmaker to Test Experimental Drug on Ebola Patient
    Prescription drugs are regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the United States. There is a lengthy process that drugs must go through before being approved for use on human patients. The usual process takes years. And even…
Rank this Week: 352

Illinois Estate Planning &…

Illinois Estate Planning & Elder Law Blog

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

http://www.illinoisestateplanningandelderlawblog.com/
  • Oct 25

    Illinois Law and Children with Disabilitie

    Illinois Law and Children with Disabilitie
    A concern for parents or grandparents of children with disabilities is how to assist with the child's financial future. One way to assist is to set up a Third Party Special Needs Trust. Any funds left for a disabled child, whether from an…
  • Oct 17

    Third Party and Self-Settled Special Needs Trust

    Third Party and Self-Settled Special Needs Trust
    When parents set up a Third Party Special Needs Trust, it is created by and funded with the assets of the parents. The parents are considered to be the “third party”. The trust is not set up with the assets of the special needs…
  • Oct 10

    5 Ways Your Will Can Become Usele

    5 Ways Your Will Can Become Usele
    Wills do not expire, but certain changes can render them useless. It is important to review your will periodically to ensure it still does what you want. The following are five ways your will can become out of date. 1. Your beneficiaries…
Rank this Week: 3530

Illinois Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Illinois Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.illinoisbankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 24

    Apportioning Proceeds When There Isn’t Enough to Go Around

    Apportioning Proceeds When There Isn’t Enough to Go Around
    In LaSalle Bank N.A. vs. Cypress Creek 1, LP (Edon Construction et al.) the Illinois Supreme Court ruled on the issue of how to apportion proceeds from a foreclosure sale between the mortgagee bank and mechanics lien claimants when there…
  • Oct 15

    Foreclosure Alternative

    Foreclosure Alternative
    The Federal Reserve and Government forecasters agree: the Great Recession is over. But not for millions of Americans whose homes remain underwater thanks to the sub-prime mortgage scandal. Nor is it over for the millions more who lost their…
  • Jul 26

    Debtor’s Failure to Disclose Comes Back to Haunt Him

    Debtor’s Failure to Disclose Comes Back to Haunt Him
    When you file for bankruptcy you sign sworn schedules that itemize your assets. If you fail to disclose in full or fail to update your asset summary, you risk a creditor objecting to discharge on the basis of fraud. Claims that arise after…
Rank this Week: 1766