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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/
  • Feb 10

    Three Firms Ordered to Pay $1.2M for UTI Sale

    Three Firms Ordered to Pay $1.2M for UTI Sale
    Three firms were ordered by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) to pay more than $1 million in fines and restitution for failure to give certain clients discounts on large purchases of unit investment trusts, or UITs.…
  • Feb 10

    J.P. Turner & Company fined $140,000

    J.P. Turner & Company fined $140,000
    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) sanctioned J.P. Turner & Company for rule violations involving municipal securities. According to CNBC.com, in the first action, FINRA alleged that transactions involving municipal…
  • Feb 9

    United Development Funding Accused of Ponzi-like Scheme

    United Development Funding Accused of Ponzi-like Scheme
    United Development Funding IV plummets after hedge fund manager announces he is shorting the company. Kyle Bass, of Dallas-based Hayman Capital, revealed Friday his short position on a website entitled UDF Exposed. According to Yahoo Finance,…
Rank this Week: 155

Drug Recall Attorneys Blog

Drug Recall Attorneys Blog

Covers drug recalls and side effects, pharmaceutical litigation, and drug warnings. By Pintas & Mullins Law Firm.

http://www.drugrecallattorneysblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Erectile Dysfunction Drugs May Increase Melanoma Risk

    Erectile Dysfunction Drugs May Increase Melanoma Risk
    Two years ago, a study was published linking Viagra to a heightened risk of melanoma, the most fatal form of skin cancer. We wrote about the study previously, here, but our team of Viagra lawyers wants to update our readers on recent expert…
  • Jan 27

    Children’s Motrin and Tylenol Lawsuit

    Children’s Motrin and Tylenol Lawsuit
    The dangerous drug lawyers at Pintas & Mullins report on two recent injury cases centering on popular over-the-counter children’s painkillers. Both lawsuits were filed against Johnson & Johnson, the manufacturer of Tylenol…
  • Jan 19

    Three out of Four Rispredal Plaintiffs Win Suits against Drugmaker

    Three out of Four Rispredal Plaintiffs Win Suits against Drugmaker
    More than 1,600 Risperdal injury claims are currently pending in Philadelphia court, all of which allege the antipsychotic drug caused female breast tissue development in young men. The first three trials have concluded in massive wins for…
Rank this Week: 2697

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

By The Davis Law Group, P.C.

http://www.chicagoduilawyerblog.net/
  • Feb 10

    Posting Videos of Fights Online Could Become a Criminal Act in Illinoi

    Posting Videos of Fights Online Could Become a Criminal Act in Illinoi
    The prosecution of cyberbullying has been a challenge for states looking to protect minors from harassment. A new Illinois bill, introduced by Republican Representative Terry Bryant, provides that those who post videos of fights online with…
  • Jan 1

    New DUI Laws Effective Today

    New DUI Laws Effective Today
    Effective today, January 1st, 2016, new DUI laws go into effect which benefit revoked and suspended drivers who want to seek driving privileges before the Illinois Secretary of State. One of these significant changes in the law will allow…
  • Dec 28

    New DUI Laws Become Effective January 1, 2016

    New DUI Laws Become Effective January 1, 2016
    Yesterday the Chicago Tribune highlighted a new law effective January 1, 2016, which will expand the number of DUI revoked and suspended drivers who will now be eligible for driving privileges in Illinois. The law will allow the following…
Rank this Week: 647

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/
  • Feb 10

    St. Louis Accident Lawyers – Fatal Car Accidents Among the Poor

    St. Louis Accident Lawyers – Fatal Car Accidents Among the Poor
    Traffic fatality rates among less educated people in the age group of 25 and older have increased. Improvements have been seen in road safety over the past few years, but these improvements have not impacted all citizens evenly,…
  • Feb 9

    St. Louis Auto Accident Attorney – The Latest Car Safety Feature

    St. Louis Auto Accident Attorney – The Latest Car Safety Feature
    Safety features, such as GPS vehicle tracking and rear-mounted radar, are designed to prevent car crashes. Car manufacturers are loading new car models with advanced technology such as in-car internet and Bluetooth, making life…
  • Feb 6

    St. Louis Accident Attorneys – Understanding Your Car’s Safety Feature

    St. Louis Accident Attorneys – Understanding Your Car’s Safety Feature
    While there is no sure way to prevent auto accidents, safety features in cars can prevent accidents and reduce injuries. With technological advancements, more and more safety features are being added to cars. Each new model…
Rank this Week: 1180

Chicago Injury Lawyers Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Cavanagh Law Group.

http://www.chicago-injury-lawyers-blog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Appellate Court Reverses Defense Verdict in Premises Liability Case

    Appellate Court Reverses Defense Verdict in Premises Liability Case
    In a decision recently released by a California appellate court, a ruling that dismissed a case against the defendant has been reversed, and the plaintiff will have the opportunity to proceed with the case toward a jury trial. The…
  • Feb 3

    Appellate Court Affirms Verdict for Motorcyclist Struck and Killed By Police Officer

    Appellate Court Affirms Verdict for Motorcyclist Struck and Killed By Police Officer
    In an opinion released earlier this year, the Maryland Court of Appeals agreed with a lower court’s judgment in letting a negligence lawsuit go to the jury for damages suffered in an accident in which a Baltimore police officer was…
  • Jan 27

    State Supreme Court Affirms Verdict for Defendants Despite Evidentiary Challenge

    State Supreme Court Affirms Verdict for Defendants Despite Evidentiary Challenge
    The California Supreme Court recently released a decision in which it affirmed a jury verdict for the defendant in an injury lawsuit filed against an automobile manufacturer that did not include electronic traction control on…
Rank this Week: 2217

Illinois Bicycle Law

Illinois Bicycle Law

Covers Illinois cycling laws and news. By Michael Keating.

http://www.illinoisbicyclelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 910

Personal Injury News &…

Personal Injury News & Developments

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

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/news
  • Feb 10

    General Contractor Pays $3.5M to Settle Slip & Fall Case

    General Contractor Pays $3.5M to Settle Slip & Fall Case
    A general contractor agreed to a $3.5 million settlement with an injured construction worker in December of 2015 for an injury he sustained in December of 2007. While attempting to move a heavy cart, he slipped on a patch of ice and twisted…
  • Feb 8

    Family Files Illinois Nursing Home Lawsuit Following Choking Death

    Family Files Illinois Nursing Home Lawsuit Following Choking Death
    The family of an Illinois man who died after choking has filed a lawsuit against the nursing home in charge of his care, alleging that nursing staff did not take adequate preventative measures or supervise the victim while he was eating. The…
  • Feb 5

    Driving Simulator Helps Trucks Prevent Winter Crashe

    Driving Simulator Helps Trucks Prevent Winter Crashe
    Truck drivers are receiving a crash course on winter driving through the use of a state of the art simulator that mimics actual road conditions in inclement weather and allows drivers to learn how their vehicles will respond under varied…
Rank this Week: 1616

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers

Covers personal injury law.

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/articles/
  • Feb 10

    General Contractor Pays $3.5M to Settle Slip & Fall Case

    General Contractor Pays $3.5M to Settle Slip & Fall Case
    A general contractor agreed to a $3.5 million settlement with an injured construction worker in December of 2015 for an injury he sustained in December of 2007. While attempting to move a heavy cart, he slipped on a patch of ice and twisted…
  • Feb 8

    Family Files Illinois Nursing Home Lawsuit Following Choking Death

    Family Files Illinois Nursing Home Lawsuit Following Choking Death
    The family of an Illinois man who died after choking has filed a lawsuit against the nursing home in charge of his care, alleging that nursing staff did not take adequate preventative measures or supervise the victim while he was eating. The…
  • Feb 5

    Driving Simulator Helps Trucks Prevent Winter Crashe

    Driving Simulator Helps Trucks Prevent Winter Crashe
    Truck drivers are receiving a crash course on winter driving through the use of a state of the art simulator that mimics actual road conditions in inclement weather and allows drivers to learn how their vehicles will respond under varied…
Rank this Week: 809

Chicago Nursing Home Lawyers Blog

Chicago Nursing Home Lawyers Blog

Comments on nursing home legal issues. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicagonursinghomelawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Illinois Supreme Court Considers Reviewing Nursing Home Case

    Illinois Supreme Court Considers Reviewing Nursing Home Case
    In 2014 the case of Mary Slepicka was contested wherein it was claimed in the lawsuit that Holy Family Villa Nursing Facility incorrectly billed her during her stay. The key issue in the appeal was venue. The court in 2014 ruled that she was…
  • Feb 8

    $650,000 Jury Verdict for Nursing Home’s Failure to Prevent and Treat Bed Sore

    $650,000 Jury Verdict for Nursing Home’s Failure to Prevent and Treat Bed Sore
    Genevieve Thompson, 74, was hospitalized and required assistance with all activities of daily living due to her long list of health problems. One of them included morbid obesity. During her hospitalization, she developed a Stage II pressure…
  • Feb 3

    $10.2 Million Jury Verdict for the Death of a 15-Year-Old Boy at a Residential Care Facility

    $10.2 Million Jury Verdict for the Death of a 15-Year-Old Boy at a Residential Care Facility
    A 15-year-old boy, Kevin Barr, who had cerebral palsy and seizure disorder, lived at a residential care facility. Early one morning, staff at the home found Kevin unresponsive. Emergency personnel were called one hour later. However, Kevin…
Rank this Week: 2804

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer…

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.indianainjuryandfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Indiana Divorcing Business Owners: What You Need to Know

    Indiana Divorcing Business Owners: What You Need to Know
    If you are a business owner contemplating divorce, you have additional considerations that wouldn’t come into play for many facing a separation.  It’s not an uncommon scenario, as many entrepreneurs toil long hours…
  • Jan 17

    K.R. and T.R. v. Indiana Dept. Child Services – Termination of Mother-Child Relationship

    K.R. and T.R. v. Indiana Dept. Child Services – Termination of Mother-Child Relationship
    Termination of a parent-child relationship in Indiana is done through judicial proceeding that will forever end the legal, social and financial relationship and responsibilities between a parent and child. It means that all power, privilege,…
  • Jan 7

    January Recognized as “Divorce Month”

    January Recognized as “Divorce Month”
    The New Year brings with it the potential for change. Many who have been suffering in marriages that are miserable, loveless or simply unfulfilling seize the opportunity to write a new chapter. That’s why January has a reputation for…
Rank this Week: 665

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

By Staver Law Group P.C.

http://www.chicagolawyer.com/legal-blog/
  • Feb 10

    $19,000 Settlement for man injured during rear end accident

    $19,000 Settlement for man injured during rear end accident
    Recently, a man in his 20’s was injured during a rear end accident, while driving along I-94, when another vehicle abruptly struck the back of his car. He was transported by ambulance to Advocate Trinity Hospital and sustained cervical…
  • Feb 9

    What Should I Do After a Hit and Run Accident in Illinois?

    What Should I Do After a Hit and Run Accident in Illinois?
    Imagine that you’re driving through Interstate 290, on your normal route home, and all of the sudden, another vehicle drifts from its lane and crashes into your car. You quickly pull over to the shoulder of the roadway, but the…
  • Feb 8

    A $105,000 settlement for a Chicago man’s injuries after a rear-end accident

    A $105,000 settlement for a Chicago man’s injuries after a rear-end accident
    A man in his 50’s suffered from several injuries after a rear-end accident, while traveling on I-290 in Chicago. He was taken to Loretto Hospital, evaluated, and diagnosed with a rotator-cuff tear and lumbar strain. Ultimately, his…
Rank this Week: 1244

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.illinoisinjurylawyerblog.net/
Rank this Week: 736

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
  • Feb 10

    New IRS Form 8971: Basis Reporting for Taxable Estate

    New IRS Form 8971: Basis Reporting for Taxable Estate
    When an individual dies leaving a gross estate (plus past taxable gifts) that exceeds the federal exclusion amount in the year of death ($5.45 million in 2016), a Form 706 Federal Estate Tax Return must be filed. This has long been the law.…
  • Feb 2

    District 211 Class Announcement for March 2016

    District 211 Class Announcement for March 2016
    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…
  • Jan 21

    New Illinois Laws for 2016, Part 2: Guardianship & Health

    New Illinois Laws for 2016, Part 2: Guardianship & Health
    Last week I introduced six new Illinois laws for 2016 related to probate, trusts and estate planning. This week I will provide short summaries of eight new Illinois laws that relate to guardianship, health care and elder law matters. In all,…
Rank this Week: 1116

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/
  • Feb 10

    Avoiding Collisions with Anti-Lock Brake

    Avoiding Collisions with Anti-Lock Brake
    Car accidents may seem like they come out of nowhere. One moment you are driving along, thinking about your destination and the next, you find yourself involved in a collision that may be due to nothing you did wrong. In fact, most multi-car…
  • Feb 8

    Super Bowl, Drunk Driving go Hand-in-Hand in Chicago

    Super Bowl, Drunk Driving go Hand-in-Hand in Chicago
    More than 100 million Americans are estimated to have watched Super Bowl 50 last night as the Denver Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers. Many of those football fans celebrated by watching the biggest game of the year with their families…
  • Feb 4

    Car Accidents are the Leading Cause of Teen Death

    Car Accidents are the Leading Cause of Teen Death
    Teenagers should be enjoying their lives to the fullest with the anticipation of everything that awaits them in their adulthood. They should be focused on their educations, their jobs, their families, and their friends. But for some teens,…
Rank this Week: 411

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/
  • Feb 10

    Traffic Fatalities Rose Significantly in 2015

    Traffic Fatalities Rose Significantly in 2015
    In recent years, officials with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) have confirmed that the number of traffic deaths taking place on American roads have decreased. However, that trend has now come to an…
  • Feb 1

    Government Urging Drivers to Check for Auto Recalls Regularly

    Government Urging Drivers to Check for Auto Recalls Regularly
    Automobiles in the United States must be registered to the owner of the car for many reasons. This registration process also allows manufacturers to notify owners in the event that a recall happens and a vehicle needs to be serviced or…
  • Jan 27

    Preventing Winter Weather Car Accident

    Preventing Winter Weather Car Accident
    Once again, the weather forecast for the greater Chicago area is calling for snow showers this morning, a part of winter that most residents are used to but that many dread. Snow can be pretty and can make outdoor activities like skiing…
Rank this Week: 902

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Feb 10

    Report reveals Chicago’s premature birth rate exceeds national average

    Report reveals Chicago’s premature birth rate exceeds national average
    Chicago scored a D in the March of Dimes 2015 ranking of pre-term birth rates in six large Illinois cities. The city has a premature birth rate of 10.4 percent in comparison to the United States’ overall rate of 9.6 percent. Joliet had…
  • Feb 8

    Why registered nurses are more likely to identify drug errors in nursing home

    Why registered nurses are more likely to identify drug errors in nursing home
    New research has found that registered nurses (RNs) are more likely than licensed practical nurses (LPNs) to evaluate and identify medication errors that could pose risks to nursing home residents. Researchers said carefully monitoring…
  • Feb 6

    Injured workers claim retaliatory discharge

    Injured workers claim retaliatory discharge
    Under the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act, Illinois workers have a right to compensation, and employers are advised to be mindful of the potential liability they may confront in state court. There may be cases in which an employer…
Rank this Week: 444

Chicago Injury Lawyers Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.chicagoinjurylawyers-blog.com/
  • Feb 9

    Steps in a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

    Steps in a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit
    One of the largest drawbacks of our civil justice system is the amount of time it takes to litigate a case from start to finish. Here in Chicago, it is not uncommon for a medical malpractice case to take four years from the time the case is…
  • Jan 18

    Multi-Million Dollar Medical Malpractice Award Capped

    Multi-Million Dollar Medical Malpractice Award Capped
    This past summer, we wrote about a law in Indiana that prevents medical malpractice victims from receiving fair and adequate compensation when their lives are drastically altered by a doctor’s medical error. In its current form,…
  • Oct 14

    Gun Store Liable for Cop Shooting

    Gun Store Liable for Cop Shooting
    One of the most pressing issues facing the city of Chicago is the current gun violence that plagues the community. It seems as though every day the local news is reporting on another shooting or other violent crime involving guns across the…
Rank this Week: 2483

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: 825

Injury Law Blog

Injury Law Blog

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

http://www.injurylawyerblog.center/
  • Feb 9

    Woman Wins $10 Million in TVM Lawsuit

    Woman Wins $10 Million in TVM Lawsuit
    As lawsuits against manufacturers of transvaginal mesh (TVM) products go to trial, our team of TVM lawyers are happy to announce victories on behalf of severely injured women. In one of the latest verdicts, a woman in Delaware was…
  • Jan 21

    Flint Residents File Lawsuits over Contaminated Water

    Flint Residents File Lawsuits over Contaminated Water
    Residents of Michigan’s second-largest city recently filed three class action lawsuits against the city, state and federal government. The lawsuits center on Flint’s contaminated water supply. Our team of lead poisoning attorneys…
  • Jan 5

    IVC Filters Kept on Market Despite Known Fatal Flaw

    IVC Filters Kept on Market Despite Known Fatal Flaw
    According to C.R. Bard’s internal documents, the company was well aware that its G2, G2 Express and Recovery IVC filters were associated with dozens of deaths and hundreds of injuries. Despite this knowledge, Bard kept its IVC filters…
Rank this Week: 360

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/
  • Feb 9

    Crash Involving Lake County Sheriff Police Car

    Crash Involving Lake County Sheriff Police Car
    There was a Lake County crash early Monday morning (February 8, 2016)  in which a car crashed into a Lake County Sheriff’s police car. The accident happened at approximately 2:00 a.m., in front of the Beach Mobile Home Park. An…
  • Feb 4

    Five People Injured In Long Grove Collision

    Five People Injured In Long Grove Collision
    There was a two-car collision Wednesday night (February 3, 2016) in Long Grove. According to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, the accident happened at approximately 9:05 p.m., at the intersection of Lake-Cook Road and Hicks Road. The…
  • Feb 1

    Icy Roadways Throughout Lake County

    Icy Roadways Throughout Lake County
    Early this morning (February 1, 2016) there was freezing rain throughout Lake County, which made for adverse driving conditions.  The icy road conditions contributed to many crashes.  Undoubtedly, “black ice” was present…
Rank this Week: 646

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Robert Kreisman.

http://injury.robertkreisman.com/
Rank this Week: 1002

The Wage and Hour Litigation Blog

The Wage and Hour Litigation Blog

Covers wage and hour law. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.wagehourlitigation.com
Rank this Week: 2638

Mass Tort Lawyer Blog

Mass Tort Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.masstortlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3459

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/
  • Feb 8

    Overtime Suit Against Halliburton Settles for $18.25 Million

    Overtime Suit Against Halliburton Settles for $18.25 Million
    We've come a long way since the first industrialists forced their workers to work 12 to 16 hour days, six days a week, with little rest and dangerous working conditions. The law doesn't forbid employees from working long hours, but it does…
  • Feb 3

    Comcast Settles Overtime Lawsuit

    Comcast Settles Overtime Lawsuit
    The federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), exists to ensure employees are not made to work long hours for unfairly low wages. In order to do this, the FLSA provides a federal minimum wage, and defines overtime as any time spent working…
  • Jan 30

    Crothall Settles California Wage Claim Class Action for $925,000

    Crothall Settles California Wage Claim Class Action for $925,000
    The class action lawsuit was initially filed by Elba M. in October 2015 and alleged Crothall had been engaging in unfair business practices. The plaintiff sought to represent herself and all other current and former hourly nonexempt employees…
Rank this Week: 1285

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/
  • Feb 8

    Negligent Nursing Home Care Led to Death, Lawsuit

    Negligent Nursing Home Care Led to Death, Lawsuit
    A lawsuit has been filed in Cook County against a skilled nursing facility alleging negligent care caused the death of a woman. According to the lawsuit, the woman suffered from a stage IV pressure ulcer which became infected and ultimately…
  • Feb 5

    Nursing Home Neglect Prompts Levin & Perconti Lawsuit

    Nursing Home Neglect Prompts Levin & Perconti Lawsuit
    The son of a nursing home resident who died has filed a lawsuit in Cook County. The lawsuit alleges that the nursing home did not properly supervise the man’s mother, during which time she fell. The woman later died from complications…
  • Feb 3

    Levin & Perconti File Lawsuit in Choking Death

    Levin & Perconti File Lawsuit in Choking Death
    A nursing home resident died as the result of choking, according to a lawsuit. The lawsuit, filed in Cook County, states that the man, a resident of Alden Estates of Orland Park, died after choking on his meal. The man lived at the nursing…
Rank this Week: 397

Legal Developments In…

Legal Developments In Non-Competition Agreements

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

http://www.non-competes.com/
  • Feb 8

    The "New" Defend Trade Secrets Act Gets an Important Revision

    The "New" Defend Trade Secrets Act Gets an Important Revision
    Congress is on the verge of agreeing on something.While it may not be health care reform, a solution to illegal immigration, or taxes, it is agreement nonetheless. Count the little victories.So what's the agreement? Landmark legislation…
  • Feb 3

    A Tale of Two Non-Compete

    A Tale of Two Non-Compete
    It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness...--"A Tale of Two Cities," by Charles Dickens (1859).Perhaps (er, certainly) this is a little dramatic, but this is what I thought…
  • Jan 25

    Rule 5.6 and the Indirect Restraint

    Rule 5.6 and the Indirect Restraint
    We lawyers love to make rules for ourselves.As a regulated profession, lawyers are bound by their state's Code of Ethics. And while many of those provisions have nothing to do with competition, one rule in particular stands out. Model Rule…
Rank this Week: 928

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/
  • Feb 8

    Pressure Sores are a Warning Sign in Nursing Home

    Pressure Sores are a Warning Sign in Nursing Home
    The presence of a pressure sore, often called a bed sore, is not a normal condition or part of the average process of being a nursing home patient. Instead, these wounds can often reflect a lack of care that is being provided to a resident or…
  • Jan 25

    Delayed Treatment Can Be Nursing Home Abuse

    Delayed Treatment Can Be Nursing Home Abuse
    What does nursing home abuse look like? It might sound like a simple question to ask, but the answer is anything but easy. Nursing home abuse can take many different forms and can present itself in unique ways, making it challenging for the…
  • Jan 8

    Broken Bones Can Be a Sign of Nursing Home Abuse

    Broken Bones Can Be a Sign of Nursing Home Abuse
    If you made the difficult decision to place a loved one in a nursing home in Illinois, you may find yourself wondering about the care she will receive. Will her needs be met? Will his medication be given on time? How can I know that the…
Rank this Week: 2380

Illinois Plaintiff's Lawyer

Illinois Plaintiff's Lawyer

Covers issues in Plaintiff's law, both nationally and in Illinois. By Ryan Bradley.

http://www.illinoisplaintiffslawyer.com/
  • Feb 6

    Quick Tip of the Day: What to Do After a Slip and Fall Accident

    Quick Tip of the Day: What to Do After a Slip and Fall Accident
    If you leave your home, even rarely, chances are that you will experience a slip and fall accident.  Not all slip and fall events are due to the negligence of others.  Most times when a fall occurs, nobody is at fault.  Still,…
  • Jan 31

    The Syngenta Battle rages in Kansas City MDL

    The Syngenta Battle rages in Kansas City MDL
    Since November of 2014, cases have been filed in Kansas City Federal Court in the Syngenta Multidistrict Litigation.  Recently, individual cases from individual farmers were filed as well.  With a multitude of cases on file not only…
  • Jan 29

    Does Mr. Smith have a Worker’s Compensation Claim?

    Does Mr. Smith have a Worker’s Compensation Claim?
    Mr. Smith is lifting heavy boxes for his employer, Acme, when he trips on the stairs.  He lands at the bottom of the stairwell with his boxes atop the right side of his body.  Does Mr. Smith have a compensable workers’…
Rank this Week: 2786

Chicago Sexual Abuse & Assault…

Chicago Sexual Abuse & Assault Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagosexualabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 5

    Child Luring Attempt Reported On Chicago’s Northwest Side

    Child Luring Attempt Reported On Chicago’s Northwest Side
    There was an alleged child luring incident on January 21, 2016 in Chicago’s Norwood Park East (Northwest Side) neighborhood. According to Chicago Police, the incident happened as a boy was walking home in the 5600 block of North…
  • Jan 18

    Man Grabs Girl In Chicago’s McKinley Park Neighborhood

    Man Grabs Girl In Chicago’s McKinley Park Neighborhood
    A girl was molested as she walked to school in Chicago’s McKinley Park neighborhood Thursday, January 14, 2016. According to Chicago Police, the incident happened at 7:50 a.m., as the girl and a friend were walking to Evergreen Academy.…
  • Jan 14

    Chicago Teacher Charged With Sexual Abuse Of 15-Year-Old Boy

    Chicago Teacher Charged With Sexual Abuse Of 15-Year-Old Boy
    A teacher at Lincoln Park High School has been charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse for his alleged sexual activities with a 15-year-old boy that he met online. The teacher has been identified as Benjamin Zollo, 32, of Chicago.…
Rank this Week: 851

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer…

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains The Law

By Matt Keenan.

http://www.skokiecriminallawyer.com/
  • Feb 5

    THEFT OF STOLEN PROPERTY IN ILLINOIS

    THEFT OF STOLEN PROPERTY IN ILLINOIS
    In Illinois, you can be charged with theft of stolen property if you obtained control over stolen property knowing it to have been stolen, or under such circumstances as would reasonably induce you to believe that the property was stolen.…
  • Jan 18

    CAN I BE CONVICTED ON MORE THAN ONE CHARGE FOR THE SAME OFFENSE? THE "ONE-ACT, ONE-CRIME" DOCTRINE IN ILLINOIS

    CAN I BE CONVICTED ON MORE THAN ONE CHARGE FOR THE SAME OFFENSE? THE "ONE-ACT, ONE-CRIME" DOCTRINE IN ILLINOIS
    When you were arrested, the prosecutor may have filed several charges against you. You didn’t know so many crimes could come out of the same set of circumstances. Can you be convicted on all of them? Under Illinois law, you can only…
  • Dec 21

    CAN POLICE SEARCH YOUR COMPUTER?

    CAN POLICE SEARCH YOUR COMPUTER?
    The police are at your door. A neighbor complained about a disturbance and they came to investigate. You figure you have nothing to hide in your home so you consent to the search. But you do have something to hide—only it’s in…
Rank this Week: 3206

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer…

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal malpractice. By The Clinton Law Firm.

http://www.chicagolegalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 5

    New York Court Rejects Divorce Malpractice Claim Where Plaintiff Settled The Underlying Case

    New York Court Rejects Divorce Malpractice Claim Where Plaintiff Settled The Underlying Case
    This is a legal malpractice case arising out of a divorce case. Plaintiff alleged that her ex-husband concealed assets during the divorce case and that her lawyers were negligent in failing to discover those assets. The lawyer defendants…
  • Jan 30

    “You Did Not Get Me Enough Money!”

    “You Did Not Get Me Enough Money!”
    This is a legal malpractice case from Mississippi where the plaintiff hired an attorney, Omar Nelson, to bring a wrongful death action against the makers of Plavix. The plaintiff alleged that she asked Nelson to handle the case when he was an…
  • Jan 18

    Don’t Throw Away Those Timesheets!

    Don’t Throw Away Those Timesheets!
    Recently, the Illinois Appellate Court reversed a legal fee award because the lawyers who obtained the award failed to retain copies of their written timesheets after they entered the data into a computer program. Aliano v. Sears, Roebuck…
Rank this Week: 1763

Illinois Estate Planning &…

Illinois Estate Planning & Elder Law Blog

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

http://www.illinoisestateplanningandelderlawblog.com/
  • Feb 5

    HSAs Beat 401(k)

    HSAs Beat 401(k)
    Your 401(k) may not be the best place to put your money. In a recent article in the Wall Street Journal, Anne Tergesen points out that Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) come with more tax advantages than 401(k)s and individual retirement…
  • Jan 29

    What Happens if I Die without a Will or a Trust?

    What Happens if I Die without a Will or a Trust?
    If you die without a Will or Trust, your assets will be divided up based on the intestacy laws of the state where you live at the time of your death and the intestacy laws of any other state where you own assets. Many times the intestacy laws…
  • Jan 22

    Grandchildren Gifting without Tax Reporting

    Grandchildren Gifting without Tax Reporting
    Gifting assets to your grandchildren can reduce the size of your estate and the tax that will be due upon your death. You may give each grandchild up to $14,000 a year without having to report the gift. If you are married, both you and your…
Rank this Week: 4366

Sever | Storey Blog

Sever | Storey Blog

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

http://www.landownerattorneys.com/blog
  • Feb 5

    Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Eminent Domain

    Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Eminent Domain
    What is eminent domain?   Eminent domain1 is the power of the government to take a private property for public use, so long as the person who owned the property is provided just compensation. In practice, eminent domain tends to be…
  • Jan 29

    Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline May Affect Oregon Landowner

    Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline May Affect Oregon Landowner
    A proposed project that would move natural gas through a 232-mile pipeline has the potential to affect a substantial number of Oregon landowners, should energy company Williams obtain approval to move forward. Known as the Pacific Connector…
  • Jan 22

    Compensation You Deserve For The Taking Of Your Property

    Compensation You Deserve For The Taking Of Your Property
      If your property is subject to a taking under the government's eminent domain powers, the 5th Amendment of the Constitution of the United States1 requires that the government provide “just compensation” for the loss of…
Rank this Week: 1705

Bed Sore FAQ

Bed Sore FAQ

Features articles, FAQs, and medical-legal resources on the development of bed sores while at a medical facility. By Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers.

http://www.bedsorefaq.com/
  • Feb 5

    Jury Awards Family $6.5 Million in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

    Jury Awards Family $6.5 Million in Wrongful Death Lawsuit
    While it might appear that a fall off a roof on November 9, 2007 causing a broken back led to a recent $6.5 million verdict in a wrongful death lawsuit, a Tucson Arizona family thinks otherwise. In fact, the lawsuit involved the level of…
  • Jan 5

    Family Horrified to Learn of Advanced Pressure Sores on Buttock

    Family Horrified to Learn of Advanced Pressure Sores on Buttock
    Fariza Trinos, a Toronto, Ontario, Canada resident was shocked and disturbed when she noticed infected, gaping bedsores on the backside of her grandmother Fatemeh Hajimoradi who was residing in an area nursing home. As advocates of their…
  • Dec 5

    Hospitals Use Mattresses to Reduce Bed Sore

    Hospitals Use Mattresses to Reduce Bed Sore
    Hospital-acquired bedsores are a major concern in today’s health care industry. This is because bedsores (pressure sores; pressure ulcers; decubitus ulcers) can be easily prevented through proven nursing practices and protocols. In…
Rank this Week: 2721

Bed Sore FAQs

Bed Sore FAQs

Provides medical-legal information concerning the development of bed sores. By Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers.

http://www.bedsorefaq.com/
  • Feb 5

    Jury Awards Family $6.5 Million in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

    Jury Awards Family $6.5 Million in Wrongful Death Lawsuit
    While it might appear that a fall off a roof on November 9, 2007 causing a broken back led to a recent $6.5 million verdict in a wrongful death lawsuit, a Tucson Arizona family thinks otherwise. In fact, the lawsuit involved the level of…
  • Jan 5

    Family Horrified to Learn of Advanced Pressure Sores on Buttock

    Family Horrified to Learn of Advanced Pressure Sores on Buttock
    Fariza Trinos, a Toronto, Ontario, Canada resident was shocked and disturbed when she noticed infected, gaping bedsores on the backside of her grandmother Fatemeh Hajimoradi who was residing in an area nursing home. As advocates of their…
  • Dec 5

    Hospitals Use Mattresses to Reduce Bed Sore

    Hospitals Use Mattresses to Reduce Bed Sore
    Hospital-acquired bedsores are a major concern in today’s health care industry. This is because bedsores (pressure sores; pressure ulcers; decubitus ulcers) can be easily prevented through proven nursing practices and protocols. In…
Rank this Week: 4222

Uncontested Divorce in Illinois

Uncontested Divorce in Illinois

By David Wolkowitz.

http://uncontesteddivorceinillinois.com/
  • Feb 5

    FAQ: DuPage County uncontested divorce – fast and affordable

    FAQ: DuPage County uncontested divorce – fast and affordable
    If you want to get an uncontested divorce in DuPage County, Illinois, this FAQ might be useful to you. I’m a DuPage County lawyer, and I handle divorce cases in Wheaton Illinois. I know that most people want a cheap and fast uncontested…
  • Jan 31

    FAQ: Uncontested Divorce in Skokie

    FAQ: Uncontested Divorce in Skokie
    If you want to get an uncontested divorce in Skokie, at the Skokie courthouse, this FAQ on uncontested divorce in Skokie should be worth your time. I’m an Illinois divorce lawyer, and I handle dozens of uncontested divorces each year. I…
  • Dec 12

    The Cheapest Divorce in Illinoi

    The Cheapest Divorce in Illinoi
    Do you want the cheapest divorce in Illinois? The cheapest divorce lawyer in Illinois? If you do, then you are likely interested in an uncontested divorce in Illinois. As an uncontested divorce lawyer, I help clients quickly get divorced in a…
Rank this Week: 3304

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

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

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • Feb 5

    Full time receptionist needed at local law firm!

    Full time receptionist needed at local law firm!
    Local small law firm with primary practice areas in personal injury, workers compensation and medical malpractice law seeks full time receptionist.  Experience is preferred but not necessary.  Excellent telephone and written…
  • Feb 1

    Paralegal Position Available!

    Paralegal Position Available!
    Paralegal Position AvailableBloomington, IL family law firm seeks a paralegal with excellent organization and communication skills. Duties include drafting pleadings and correspondence, maintaining attorney calendar, meeting with clients as…
  • Feb 1

    UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTNorthern…

    UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTNorthern District of Illinois, ChicagoHuman Resources Office, Room 1574219 South Dearborn Street, Chicago, Illinois 60604www.ilnd.uscourts.gov NOTICE OF POSITION VACANCYDate: January 29, 2016 Job Announcement No.:…
Rank this Week: 92

FMLA Insights

FMLA Insights

Covers the Family Medical Leave Act. By Franczek Radelet.

http://www.fmlainsights.com
  • Feb 4

    Use The "Rolling" Method to Calculate FMLA Leave! This Employer Learned the Hard Way

    Use The "Rolling" Method to Calculate FMLA Leave! This Employer Learned the Hard Way
    Every once in awhile, I find myself counseling an employer with either no FMLA policy or one completely lacking any meaningful details. Often, these policies fail to include key provisions to protect against liability. Take, for…
  • Jan 27

    A Big Yawner? DOL Issues FMLA Fact Sheet Regarding Joint Employer

    A Big Yawner? DOL Issues FMLA Fact Sheet Regarding Joint Employer
    Joint employer issues are all the rage right now. Recently, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) put the screws to McDonald’s in finding that the Company is liable “jointly” along with their franchisees for alleged…
  • Jan 22

    FMLA FAQ: How Do Snow Days Affect FMLA Leave?

    FMLA FAQ: How Do Snow Days Affect FMLA Leave?
    Q. Like many east coast employers preparing for the impending blizzard, we want to know how we calculate FMLA leave if our office is closed due to the weather. I have an employee out on FMLA.  Do I count the snow day against this…
Rank this Week: 1933

Mesothelioma Attorney Blog

Mesothelioma Attorney Blog

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

http://www.mesotheliomaattorney-blog.com/
  • Feb 4

    World Cancer Day 2016

    World Cancer Day 2016
    Our lung cancer and mesothelioma lawyers announce our support and engagement in World Cancer Day 2016. This day is an opportunity to raise awareness about known carcinogens, lifestyle factors, cancer research and new treatments. For more…
  • Jan 25

    How We Compare to Other Countries in End-of-Life Cancer Care

    How We Compare to Other Countries in End-of-Life Cancer Care
    We recently wrote on the importance of discussing end-of-life wishes for cancer patients and their families. A new study on this topic examines the reality of end-of-life care in the United States and how it compares to other countries. Our…
  • Jan 13

    Third Wave of Asbestos Disease Hits American Worker

    Third Wave of Asbestos Disease Hits American Worker
    Asbestos is an internationally-recognized carcinogen, known to cause fatal forms of cancer in any amount of exposure. In 2006, the World Health Organization called for elimination of all asbestos uses. The International Commission on…
Rank this Week: 2680

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/
  • Feb 4

    Brain Injury in Boxing and Mixed Martial Art

    Brain Injury in Boxing and Mixed Martial Art
    It has been determined that repeated blows to the head can cause brain injury and, eventually brain damage, in professional sports. Professional football has come under considerable fire because of this, but how about boxing and Mixed Martial…
  • Jan 26

    Traumatic Brain Injury and Rehabilitation

    Traumatic Brain Injury and Rehabilitation
    Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) has many causes, and can take on many forms, from mild to moderate, to severe. Likewise, some TBI can be managed with a minimal amount of care, while other, more debilitating injuries causing loss of cognitive…
  • Jan 20

    Prescription Drugs and Brain Injury, What are the Risks?

    Prescription Drugs and Brain Injury, What are the Risks?
    We hear a lot of talk about street drugs and how bad they are for us; how they can result in brain injury and possibly death; but how about prescription drugs, their use and often misuse and abuse. What affect does the myriad of drugs…
Rank this Week: 2479

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/
  • Feb 4

    Neonatal Cooling May Help Oxygen Deprived Newborn

    Neonatal Cooling May Help Oxygen Deprived Newborn
    The birth of a baby is usually a joyful time for families, unless a severe birth injury causes harm to the newborn. One of the most common types of birth injuries is called hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE). This is a reduced flow of…
  • Jan 28

    Low Apgar Score Could Indicate Birth Injury

    Low Apgar Score Could Indicate Birth Injury
    The birth of your baby is one of the happiest days of your life. That day could be tarnished if the baby suffers an injury at birth. When a birth injury occurs it is possible that the doctor, nurse, or hospital is to blame. Babies that suffer…
  • Jan 19

    Birth Trauma Poses Serious Consequence

    Birth Trauma Poses Serious Consequence
    The birth of a child should be a happy time, yet once in a while, the joy turns to sorrow when a baby faces birth trauma. Birth trauma may happen during an otherwise normal delivery. Birth trauma consists of a number of different medical…
Rank this Week: 2356

Chicago Bankruptcy Blog

Chicago Bankruptcy Blog

Covers chapter 7 and chapter 13 bankruptcy. By Leeders & Associates.

http://chicago-bankruptcy.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4473

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyers Blog

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyers Blog

Chicago Birth Injury Blog. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicagobirthinjurylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1784

Insurance Policyholder Law Blog

Insurance Policyholder Law Blog

Covers legal developments affecting policyholders. By Neal Gerber Eisenberg.

http://www.policyholderinsurancelaw.com/
  • Feb 3

    When Indemnitor Is Off the Hook For Contractual Indemnity

    When Indemnitor Is Off the Hook For Contractual Indemnity
    Contractual indemnification clauses are among the most overused and misunderstood rights that parties argue over and negotiate for.  Although nothing in Illinois law prohibits parties from specifically contracting to provide for…
  • Dec 27

    Defective Construction Claims: Why Do Illinois Courts Treat Construction Companies Like Criminals?

    Defective Construction Claims: Why Do Illinois Courts Treat Construction Companies Like Criminals?
    Illinois courts have been prolific in addressing whether damage caused by defective construction can be considered an "occurrence" or "accident." The lively panel will examine the precedents behind the principles to debate and/or defend…
  • Dec 22

    Request for Money Damages Not Required to Trigger Duty to Defend

    Request for Money Damages Not Required to Trigger Duty to Defend
    Applying Illinois law, the court in Country Mutual Insurance Co. v. Bible Pork, Inc., 2015 IL App (5th) 140211, held that an express request in an underlying complaint for damages because of property damage or bodily injury is not necessary…
Rank this Week: 4144

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/
  • Feb 3

    Greyhound Bus Crash Victim Wins $27 Million

    Greyhound Bus Crash Victim Wins $27 Million
    Our bus accident attorneys reported on a deadly Greyhound bus accident in Pennsylvania in October 2013. Last week, a jury awarded one of the victims $27 million in damages. Learn more about this verdict and other cases against Greyhound…
  • Jan 18

    Driverless Cars and the Future of Auto Accident Claim

    Driverless Cars and the Future of Auto Accident Claim
    As automakers, tech companies, and the government push to make driverless cars a reality, customers and legal experts consider the implications on auto accidents and liability. Who will be responsible in the event of a crash? How will courts…
  • Dec 15

    What the New Infrastructure Bill Means to You

    What the New Infrastructure Bill Means to You
    Earlier this month, Congress approved a $305 billion act to fund the country’s roads, bridges, and rail lines. It is the largest transportation bill in more than a decade and will last five years. The auto and train accident attorneys…
Rank this Week: 2554