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Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer…

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal malpractice. By The Clinton Law Firm.

http://www.chicagolegalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 26

    Divorce Malpractice Claim Fails Due to the Lack of Expert Testimony

    Divorce Malpractice Claim Fails Due to the Lack of Expert Testimony
    The plaintiff filed a malpractice claim against her divorce lawyers. However, her claim did not succeed because she did not provide expert testimony. That testimony, from a family law lawyer, would be necessary to show negligence. This is one…
  • Mar 24

    Lawyer Is Sued For Holding The File

    Lawyer Is Sued For Holding The File
    Lawyers have rights to hold the client’s file or other property as security for payment. Here the lawyer held on to a former divorce client’s file indefinitely. The client eventually sued the lawyer for legal malpractice –…
  • Mar 14

    ARDC Reprimands Lawyer who Issued Power of Attorney to Elderly Client’s “Friend.”

    ARDC Reprimands Lawyer who Issued Power of Attorney to Elderly Client’s “Friend.”
    http://www.iardc.org/HB_RB_Disp_Html.asp?id=12328 The ARDC has recently filed several elder abuse cases. This is one of those cases. According to the Review Board, the facts were as follows: Respondent graduated from law school in 1989. He…
Rank this Week: 1246

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: 1689

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/
Rank this Week: 155

Illinois Estate Planning &…

Illinois Estate Planning & Elder Law Blog

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

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

    Ensuring Guardians Comply With Their Dutie

    Ensuring Guardians Comply With Their Dutie
    When a guardian is appointed for a person with a disability (the “ward”), the guardian is required to follow certain guidelines.  There are two types of guardianships in Illinois, and they each have different rules to follow.…
  • Mar 16

    When It’s Too Late for a Power of Attorney

    When It’s Too Late for a Power of Attorney
    Many times clients will call our firm and state that they need a Power of Attorney for their elderly relative because he/she has dementia or some other condition which causes diminished capacity.  Unfortunately, depending on the…
  • Feb 24

    Trusts for Tots and Teenager

    Trusts for Tots and Teenager
    Children under the age of 18 cannot directly inherit more than a small amount of money. If you make no provisions in your Will, a court will appoint a property guardian to manage your child’s assets until he reaches 18. The property…
Rank this Week: 2061

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

By Staver Law Group P.C.

http://www.chicagolawyer.com/legal-blog/
  • Mar 25

    Preventing Dog Bite

    Preventing Dog Bite
    People can become very attached to their dogs and treat them as life companions. They live inside homes and can become trusted members of families. However, even without provocation, a dog may become aggressive and sometimes bite. Victims of…
  • Mar 24

    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Toughguard Standard

    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Toughguard Standard
    The all-too-familiar wreckage scene of a large semi-trailer rear-ended by a passenger vehicle raises questions about who has been hurt, who is to blame, and how could the accident have been avoided. You might assume any case of rear-ending…
  • Mar 23

    Reasons for Car Recall

    Reasons for Car Recall
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issues Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) that establish minimum performance requirements for motor vehicles. Air bags, brakes, safety belts, and other vehicle components…
Rank this Week: 1166

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: 1297

Flaherty Law Blog

Flaherty Law Blog

Covers personal injury.

http://www.danflahertylaw.com/blog
  • Mar 24

    Recognizing and Preventing Driving While Drowsy

    Recognizing and Preventing Driving While Drowsy
    Did you know that 24 hours of sustained wakefulness has the same impairment on your driving skills as having a 0.10 percent blood alcohol content? While there are not the same laws in place for drowsy driving as there are for Driving Under…
  • Mar 10

    2016 Saw a Record Number of Fatal Car Accidents in Illinoi

    2016 Saw a Record Number of Fatal Car Accidents in Illinoi
    Bad news for drivers: car accident fatality rates in Illinois rose to their highest levels in years in 2016. Last year, there were a reported 1,055 deaths on Illinois roads. This is the first time since 2008 that the number of fatalities has…
  • Feb 24

    5 Parties That May Be Liable for Your Truck Accident Besides the Driver

    5 Parties That May Be Liable for Your Truck Accident Besides the Driver
    When you get into a truck accident, your first instinct may be to accuse the driver as the party at fault. This is a logical thought, and often the driver is all or partially at fault. Drivers may have been driving fatigued or otherwise not…
Rank this Week: 3282

Drug Law Center

Drug Law Center

Covers products liability. By Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers.

https://www.druglawcenter.org/
  • Mar 24

    Colorado Springs Drug Recall & Defective Medical Device Lawsuit

    Colorado Springs Drug Recall & Defective Medical Device Lawsuit
    Our experienced Colorado Springs drug recall law firm remains committed to providing a legal assistance with your financial compensation case. Working on your behalf, our team attorneys can file your claim against the drug manufacturer to…
  • Mar 24

    Charlotte Drug Recall & Defective Medical Device Lawsuit

    Charlotte Drug Recall & Defective Medical Device Lawsuit
    Our Charlotte drug recall law firm can help you pursue a compensation case against every party responsible for your damages. Our attorneys understand that it is the responsibility of drug manufacturers and doctors to provide medications that…
  • Mar 24

    Boston Drug Recall & Defective Medical Device Lawsuit

    Boston Drug Recall & Defective Medical Device Lawsuit
    Our Baltimore drug recall attorneys hold every negligent party responsible for the defective and dangerous drug injuries financially accountable to our clients. Pharmaceutical companies manufacturing and selling defective medications might be…
Rank this Week: 1959

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

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

http://www.robertkreisman.com/medical-malpractice-lawyer/
Rank this Week: 53

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/
  • Mar 24

    Former Pennsylvania Advisor William Bucci Barred from Securities Industry

    Former Pennsylvania Advisor William Bucci Barred from Securities Industry
    Recovery of Investment Losses with William Bucci Have you suffered losses investing with former Pennsylvania financial advisor William Bucci? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses by filing a FINRA arbitration…
  • Mar 23

    Investment Professionals Inc. Fined $100,000 for Allegedly Exploiting Senior Citizen

    Investment Professionals Inc. Fined $100,000 for Allegedly Exploiting Senior Citizen
    Massachusetts Regulator orders Investment Professionals Inc. (IPI) to pay a fine and restitution Investment Professionals Inc., a broker-dealer based in San Antonio, Texas, has been ordered by the Massachusetts Securities Division to pay a…
  • Mar 23

    Dawn Bennett Loses Arbitration Claim for $1 Million

    Dawn Bennett Loses Arbitration Claim for $1 Million
    Recovery of Investment Losses with Dawn Bennett Have you suffered losses investing with former financial advisor Dawn Bennett? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses through FINRA arbitration. According to…
Rank this Week: 87

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/
  • Mar 24

    Bad Medication Can Make You Sick

    Bad Medication Can Make You Sick
    Our practice focuses on medical errors and their impact on our client’s lives and the lives of their families. Oftentimes, these cases stem from care received at a hospital or a doctor’s office. However, medical errors can happen…
  • Jan 13

    Patients, Consumers and the 99%

    Patients, Consumers and the 99%
    On Friday, January 20, 2017, Donald J. Trump will become the 45th President of the United States. Once inaugurated, he will join with the 115th Congress, sworn in earlier this month, to create the first, entirely Republican government in…
  • Jan 13

    Patients, Consumers and the 99%

    Patients, Consumers and the 99%
    On Friday, January 20, 2017, Donald J. Trump will become the 45th President of the United States. Once inaugurated, he will join with the 115th Congress, sworn in earlier this month, to create the first, entirely Republican government in…
Rank this Week: 3120

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.illinoisinjurylawyerblog.net/
  • Mar 24

    Hidden Camera Shows Nursing Home Aides Abusing 93-Year-Old Resident

    Hidden Camera Shows Nursing Home Aides Abusing 93-Year-Old Resident
    Americans are living longer today than in the past, which means that many families are forced to place a loved one under the care of a nursing home. Unfortunately, not all residents receive the care they deserve at nursing homes. Some…
  • Mar 17

    Nursing Homes Have a Duty to Prevent All Abuse, Not Just Abuse Committed by Staff

    Nursing Homes Have a Duty to Prevent All Abuse, Not Just Abuse Committed by Staff
    Although concerns for nursing home residents often arise based on allegations of abuse by staff members, other residents can also be perpetrators of abuse. Of course, residents live together in one facility and will often interact, but a…
  • Mar 10

    The Continuing Danger of Lead Paint in Chicago-Area Home

    The Continuing Danger of Lead Paint in Chicago-Area Home
    Many people assume that since lead paint is no longer legal, there is nothing to worry about. However, although lead paint has been banned since 1978, many homes still have lead paint underneath the current coat of paint. A…
Rank this Week: 3307

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/
Rank this Week: 1584

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

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

http://www.chicagoiplitigation.com/
  • Mar 24

    Patent Cases Up Significantly in the Northern District of Illinoi

    Patent Cases Up Significantly in the Northern District of Illinoi
    While the rest of the country saw a year-over-year drop in patent cases during 2016, the Northern District saw an increase. According to the excellent data from Docket Navigator, the Northern District’s share of patent cases nearly…
  • Mar 22

    Court Stays Case Pending IPR & CBM Petitions, Pre-Institution

    Court Stays Case Pending IPR & CBM Petitions, Pre-Institution
    T-Rex Prop. AB v. Adaptive Micro Sys., LLC, No. 16 C 5667, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Jan. 26, 2017) (Kendall, J.). Judge Kendall granted defendant Adaptive Micro Systems’ (“Adaptive”) motion to stay plaintiff T-Rex’s patent…
  • Mar 20

    Fiduciary Shield Doctrine Does Not Prevent Suit Against Companies Sole Owner / Manager

    Fiduciary Shield Doctrine Does Not Prevent Suit Against Companies Sole Owner / Manager
    Deckers Outdoor Corp. v. Australian Leather Pty. Ltd., No. 16 C 3676, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Jan. 25, 2017) (Shah, J.). Judge Shah denied individual defendant’s Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(2) motion to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction…
Rank this Week: 255

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.robertkreisman.com/injury-lawyer/
Rank this Week: 422

Gillette-Torvik Blog

Gillette-Torvik Blog

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

http://gillette-torvik.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 23

    The Supreme Court and abortion: how has the plan to overturn Roe been working so far?

    The Supreme Court and abortion: how has the plan to overturn Roe been working so far?
    For reasons that I prefer not to ponder (cough-age-cough), I am not very well informed about popular culture.  For example, I do not know which political commentators are popular and which are not. Prior to Monday, I had never heard of…
  • Mar 16

    Bracket, rankings, and money oh my!

    Bracket, rankings, and money oh my!
    So the NCAA 2017 Division One Men's Basketball Tournament began this week. As computer-based workers stop doing their jobs and start watching basketball, it seems like a good time to look at another famous ranking that came out this month. I…
  • Dec 23

    The Supreme Court giveth but do they also take away?

    The Supreme Court giveth but do they also take away?
    As 2016 comes to an end and the presidency of Donald J. Trump about to begin, a lot of liberals I know are very worried about what the Supreme Court will do once President Trump appoints a successor to the late Justice Antonin Scalia. They…
Rank this Week: 1363

Chicago Injury Blog

Chicago Injury Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Abels & Annes, P.C.

https://www.daveabels.com/blog/
  • Mar 23

    Was Your Child’s Birth Injury the Result of Medical Malpractice?

    Was Your Child’s Birth Injury the Result of Medical Malpractice?
    While modern medicine has made labor and delivery significantly safer than it was in the past, the negligence of medical professionals can still cause birth injuries that can cause serious medical problems in infants. In some cases, these…
  • Mar 21

    3 Kinds of Accidents that Can Result in Serious Back Injurie

    3 Kinds of Accidents that Can Result in Serious Back Injurie
    Back injuries can be extremely debilitating and prevent people from engaging in activities that they enjoy or even going to work. Particularly serious back injuries can even require months of bed rest and may require surgery to correct, often…
  • Mar 16

    Who is Liable for Train Accidents?

    Who is Liable for Train Accidents?
    Trains serve an important purpose in the United States, regularly transporting both cargo and passengers across the country. Because trains travel at high speeds with heavy loads, the vehicles must be heavy and powerful. While these qualities…
Rank this Week: 3275

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/
  • Mar 23

    Safety Institute Lists 15 Cars on Vehicle Safety Watch List, Jeep Takes Top 2 Spot

    Safety Institute Lists 15 Cars on Vehicle Safety Watch List, Jeep Takes Top 2 Spot
    The Safety Institute has released its Vehicle Safety Watch List, a result of research on the most dangerous vehicles on the road today. The Safety Institute is a non-profit organization committed to advocating for and educating consumers…
  • Dec 24

    Rules Related To Illinois’ Auto Insurance

    Rules Related To Illinois’ Auto Insurance
    Have you or a loved one been involved in a car accident? If so, you may wonder how auto insurance comes into play. In brief, Illinois is defined as a fault car insurance state. What this means is that the person who is found to be at fault…
  • Dec 17

    A Game Plan to Prevent Drinking and Driving Accidents This Holiday Season

    A Game Plan to Prevent Drinking and Driving Accidents This Holiday Season
    The holiday season is in full swing, and for many people, this is one of the most enjoyable times of the year. Over the coming weeks, many Americans will be attending or hosting more than one parties or get-together to catch up with their…
Rank this Week: 4612

Orland Park Criminal Defense…

Orland Park Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

By the Law Office of John S. Fotopoulos, P.C.

http://www.fotopouloslaw.com/orland-park-criminal-lawyer/
  • Mar 23

    How Do I Get My Driver's License Back Following a DUI Arrest?

    How Do I Get My Driver's License Back Following a DUI Arrest?
    Drunk driving in Illinois carries both civil and criminal penalties. On the criminal side, a person convicted of a first DUI offense faces up to one year in jail and a $2,500 fine. Separately, the Illinois Secretary of State's office…
  • Mar 2

    When Can the Police “Stop and Frisk” You?

    When Can the Police “Stop and Frisk” You?
    You are walking down the street minding your own business. A cop approaches you and starts asking questions. After a few moments, the cop decides to frisk you and discovers illegal drugs or drug paraphernalia in your pockets. You are…
  • Feb 27

    Can What I Said Years Ago Be Used Against Me in a Sex Crimes Case?

    Can What I Said Years Ago Be Used Against Me in a Sex Crimes Case?
    A sex crimes charge can permanently brand the accused as a “sex offender” in the eyes of the law and the public. One factor to keep in mind is not all sex crimes involve physical assault. For example, if a person…
Rank this Week: 3303

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: 682

Mevorah Law Offices LLC Blog

Mevorah Law Offices LLC Blog

Covers Illinois personal injury.

http://personal-injury.mevorahlaw.com/dupage-county-lawyers
  • Mar 23

    Science is Making Headway in Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment

    Science is Making Headway in Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment
    According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and estimated 1.7 million people suffer from traumatic brain injury (TBI) each year. Of those, approximately 52,000 experience fatality. Motor vehicle…
  • Mar 16

    Winter Weather Greatly Increases the Risk of a Slip and Fall Injury

    Winter Weather Greatly Increases the Risk of a Slip and Fall Injury
    Although a slip and fall injury can occur at almost any time of the year, winter can be an especially busy season for emergency room doctors. Often, this is because the dropping temperatures create more ice and snow in parking lots, on…
  • Mar 9

    Jackknifing Trucks Creating Devastating Pileup

    Jackknifing Trucks Creating Devastating Pileup
    Commerce is driving the flow of goods at higher rates than ever. E-commerce, or-online sales, are increasing the journey of goods from warehouses for distribution all over the country. The vehicles transporting these goods—massive…
Rank this Week: 3323

Roscich & Martel Law Firm LLC Blog

Roscich & Martel Law Firm LLC Blog

Covers Illinois family law and estate planning needs.

http://www.randrattys.com/napervilledivorceattorney
  • Mar 23

    Child Custody and Tax Exemption

    Child Custody and Tax Exemption
    April 15 is looming and for the majority of Americans, that is the deadline to file yearly income taxes. One of the many issues that need to be decided in a child support and/or child custody case is which parent will be able to claim…
  • Mar 18

    Divorce and Social Security Benefit

    Divorce and Social Security Benefit
    While the overall divorce rate is down, the rate for older Americans remains high. In fact, according to national statistics, the divorce rate for adults over 50 doubled in a twenty year period, with one out of every four baby boomers getting…
  • Mar 10

    Helping Children with Parenting Time Transition

    Helping Children with Parenting Time Transition
    One of the most difficult things for children—and parents—to handle during divorce are the transition periods between parenting times, especially for young children. Your child is used to having both Mom and Dad in the same home…
Rank this Week: 563

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/
  • Mar 22

    Attempted Child Abduction In Lockport, Illinoi

    Attempted Child Abduction In Lockport, Illinoi
    There was an alleged child abduction attempt Monday (March 20, 2017) in Lockport.  The incident happened in the area of Oak Avenue and Green Garden Place. According to information provided by the Will County Sheriff’s Office, the…
  • Feb 11

    Former Peoria Teacher Convicted Of Sexually Assaulting Student

    Former Peoria Teacher Convicted Of Sexually Assaulting Student
    In the recent past there have been many instances of alleged sexual abuse and sexual assault of children by teachers and other types of school personnel, such as principals and other administrators, in Illinois.  On this site, various…
  • Jan 16

    Man Charged With Sexual Assault Of 17-Year-Old Girl

    Man Charged With Sexual Assault Of 17-Year-Old Girl
    In the last post (“Sexual Abuse Of Children By Instructors“) instances of alleged sexual abuse of children by teachers and other types of instructors was discussed, and the charges filed against a gymnastics instructor were…
Rank this Week: 873

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/
  • Mar 22

    Fatal Three-Vehicle Crash Near Grayslake

    Fatal Three-Vehicle Crash Near Grayslake
    There was a fatal three-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon (March 22, 2017) near Grayslake. According to preliminary crash investigation findings by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, the crash occurred at approximately 2:50 p.m. as a…
  • Mar 19

    Fatal Car Crash On Route 176 In Wauconda

    Fatal Car Crash On Route 176 In Wauconda
    There was a single-car fatal accident Saturday night (March 18, 2017) in Wauconda.  The driver and sole occupant of the car died at the accident scene. According to preliminary crash investigation information provided by the Lake County…
  • Mar 14

    Lake County, Illinois Vehicle Accidents March 13-14, 2017

    Lake County, Illinois Vehicle Accidents March 13-14, 2017
    During Monday and Tuesday (March 13-14, 2017) there were numerous Lake County (Illinois) car crashes and other vehicle accidents.  Additionally, there were many stalled vehicles. Many factors made for slick and…
Rank this Week: 3785

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

By The Davis Law Group, P.C.

http://www.illinoisdriverslicensereinstatementlawyer.com/blog/
  • Mar 22

    Illinois DUI Law: Reasonable Suspicion & Probable Cause

    Illinois DUI Law: Reasonable Suspicion & Probable Cause
    In order to stop a vehicle, a police officer must have reasonable suspicion that the driver is committing a violation of Illinois law. The Fourth Amendment of the United States Constitution requires that law enforcement have specific and…
  • Mar 1

    How do I clear a Failure to Pay Stop from my Illinois driver’s license?

    How do I clear a Failure to Pay Stop from my Illinois driver’s license?
    If you fail to pay fines or court costs for a traffic ticket, the court may request that the Illinois Secretary of State to place a hold on your driver’s license which would prevent you from renewing an expired license or obtaining a…
  • Feb 13

    How do I get my driver’s license reinstated after a “Failure to Appear” suspension?

    How do I get my driver’s license reinstated after a “Failure to Appear” suspension?
    If you failed to appear in court or respond to a traffic ticket within the required timeframe, the court may direct the Illinois Secretary of State to suspend your driver’s license. The type of suspension is referred to as a…
Rank this Week: 1440

Chicago Bankruptcy Blog

Chicago Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://chicago-bankruptcy.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 5070

Chicago Injury Attorneys Blog

Chicago Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Katz, Friedman, Eagle, Eisenstein, Johnson & Bareck, PC.

https://www.chicagoinjuryattorneysblog.net/
  • Mar 21

    Tips on Talking to a Lawyer about Your Work Injury

    Tips on Talking to a Lawyer about Your Work Injury
    What to expect when talking to a Workers’ Compensation Attorney   Hiring a dedicated and knowledgeable workers’ compensation attorney will increase your chance of obtaining the benefits you deserve under the Illinois…
  • Mar 16

    Chicago Area Teacher Wins Case for Worker’s Compensation Benefits After Injury in Afterschool Basketball Game

    Chicago Area Teacher Wins Case for Worker’s Compensation Benefits After Injury in Afterschool Basketball Game
    A recent case from Cook County shines a light on injuries that take place in schools but outside school hours. A middle school science teacher endured a bad fall and a significant injury during an afterschool student-teacher basketball game.…
  • Mar 15

    Woman Hit By Champaign City Bus Obtains $9M Injury Verdict Award

    Woman Hit By Champaign City Bus Obtains $9M Injury Verdict Award
    A woman who was run over by a public bus in Champaign was able to receive a sizeable damages award that reflected the substantial injuries she suffered, which included the loss of both of her legs. According to news-gazette.com, a Champaign…
Rank this Week: 1894

Chicago Lawyer Blog

Chicago Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.salvilaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 21

    2017 Michael Matters ‘New Year, Same Wish’ event a succe

    2017 Michael Matters ‘New Year, Same Wish’ event a succe
    LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. (February 7, 2017) – The Michael Matters Foundation’s 2017 “New Year, Same Wish” fundraiser was a huge success thanks to the more than 400 supporters who came together at Viper Alley on February 3,…
  • Mar 20

    Salvi Law March Pet of the Month: Tinkerbell

    Salvi Law March Pet of the Month: Tinkerbell
    CHICAGO (March 21, 2017) – The Illinois personal injury law firm of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard, P.C. has committed to finding local adoptable pets a loving home in 2017. We have teamed up with the Anti Cruelty Society in…
  • Mar 15

    Salvi Law aims to find local pets a loving home in the New Year

    Salvi Law aims to find local pets a loving home in the New Year
    CHICAGO (March 15, 2017) –The Illinois personal injury law firm of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard, P.C. is on a mission to find local adoptable pets a loving home in 2017. The firm, which has locations in Chicago and…
Rank this Week: 2948

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois civil procedure, the Illinois Wrongful Death Act, medical malpractice and medical device liability. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicago-personal-injury-lawyer-blawg.com
Rank this Week: 104

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers

Covers personal injury law.

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

    California Enacts New Law to Curb Distracted Driving

    California Enacts New Law to Curb Distracted Driving
    Distracted driving has been a growing concern over the last decade and state and local governments are beginning to respond by implementing severe laws that would deter drivers from using or even looking at their cellphones while they are on…
  • Mar 13

    15 Most Common Types of Pediatric Surgery

    15 Most Common Types of Pediatric Surgery
    A pediatric surgeon specializes in the treatment of birth defects and childhood medical conditions through surgical procedures and ongoing care. Surgical errors occurring during these procedures may have a profound impact on the child’s…
  • Mar 6

    Xarelto Bleeding Lawsuits Mount Against Johnson & Johnson

    Xarelto Bleeding Lawsuits Mount Against Johnson & Johnson
    Johnson & Johnson is currently facing a flurry of lawsuits on multiple drugs, devices and over the counter products, but the mounting Xarelto litigation could prove to top its current legal battles, with the first bellwether trial to be…
Rank this Week: 1287

Personal Injury News &…

Personal Injury News & Developments

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

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/news
  • Mar 20

    California Enacts New Law to Curb Distracted Driving

    California Enacts New Law to Curb Distracted Driving
    Distracted driving has been a growing concern over the last decade and state and local governments are beginning to respond by implementing severe laws that would deter drivers from using or even looking at their cellphones while they are on…
  • Mar 13

    15 Most Common Types of Pediatric Surgery

    15 Most Common Types of Pediatric Surgery
    A pediatric surgeon specializes in the treatment of birth defects and childhood medical conditions through surgical procedures and ongoing care. Surgical errors occurring during these procedures may have a profound impact on the child’s…
  • Mar 6

    Xarelto Bleeding Lawsuits Mount Against Johnson & Johnson

    Xarelto Bleeding Lawsuits Mount Against Johnson & Johnson
    Johnson & Johnson is currently facing a flurry of lawsuits on multiple drugs, devices and over the counter products, but the mounting Xarelto litigation could prove to top its current legal battles, with the first bellwether trial to be…
Rank this Week: 1586

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

Covers personal injury law issues and topics, including medical malpractice, product liability, and worker's compensation.

http://www.chicagoinjuryattorneyblog.com/blog/
  • Mar 20

    Can I Sue for Laundry Pod Poisoning in My Child?

    Can I Sue for Laundry Pod Poisoning in My Child?
    Knowledgeable Chicago Lawyer Answering Questions About Laundry Pod Poisoning Over the years, manufacturers have looked for ways to make household maintenance and chores as convenient as possible. From washing machines that can tackle larger…
  • Mar 13

    Are You Enjoying the Salt and Ice Challenge? Beware of the Possible Liability

    Are You Enjoying the Salt and Ice Challenge? Beware of the Possible Liability
    The internet is full of fads, and lately, the trend of “challenges” has taken social media and video sharing services by storm. The latest challenge is known as the “Salt and Ice” challenge. It is an incredibly…
  • Mar 6

    Understanding Parental Liability: When Can You Hold Parents Accountable?

    Understanding Parental Liability: When Can You Hold Parents Accountable?
    Parents might be liable for the actions of their child, especially if those actions are negligent or criminal in nature. Typically, parental liability kicks in from the age of eight to when the child reaches adulthood. So, under the basic…
Rank this Week: 200

Chicago Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer…

Chicago Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers elder abuse, medical malpractice and nursing home abuse and neglect. By Law Offices of Steven J. Malman & Associates P.C.

http://www.chicagonursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 20

    Can I Sue for Laundry Pod Poisoning in My Child?

    Can I Sue for Laundry Pod Poisoning in My Child?
    Knowledgeable Chicago Lawyer Answering Questions About Laundry Pod Poisoning Over the years, manufacturers have looked for ways to make household maintenance and chores as convenient as possible. From washing machines that can tackle larger…
  • Mar 13

    Are You Enjoying the Salt and Ice Challenge? Beware of the Possible Liability

    Are You Enjoying the Salt and Ice Challenge? Beware of the Possible Liability
    The internet is full of fads, and lately, the trend of “challenges” has taken social media and video sharing services by storm. The latest challenge is known as the “Salt and Ice” challenge. It is an incredibly…
  • Mar 6

    Understanding Parental Liability: When Can You Hold Parents Accountable?

    Understanding Parental Liability: When Can You Hold Parents Accountable?
    Parents might be liable for the actions of their child, especially if those actions are negligent or criminal in nature. Typically, parental liability kicks in from the age of eight to when the child reaches adulthood. So, under the basic…
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Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

Covers recent cases, helpful tips, and research with personal injury, workers compensation, accident injuries, nursing home neglect and abuse, medical malpractice, and wrongful death.

http://www.malmanlaw.com/malman-law-injury-blog
  • Mar 20

    Can I Sue for Laundry Pod Poisoning in My Child?

    Can I Sue for Laundry Pod Poisoning in My Child?
    Knowledgeable Chicago Lawyer Answering Questions About Laundry Pod Poisoning Over the years, manufacturers have looked for ways to make household maintenance and chores as convenient as possible. From washing machines that can tackle larger…
  • Mar 13

    Are You Enjoying the Salt and Ice Challenge? Beware of the Possible Liability

    Are You Enjoying the Salt and Ice Challenge? Beware of the Possible Liability
    The internet is full of fads, and lately, the trend of “challenges” has taken social media and video sharing services by storm. The latest challenge is known as the “Salt and Ice” challenge. It is an incredibly…
  • Mar 6

    Understanding Parental Liability: When Can You Hold Parents Accountable?

    Understanding Parental Liability: When Can You Hold Parents Accountable?
    Parents might be liable for the actions of their child, especially if those actions are negligent or criminal in nature. Typically, parental liability kicks in from the age of eight to when the child reaches adulthood. So, under the basic…
Rank this Week: 2669

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Kollias & Giese.

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

    Programs to Protect Children in Domestic Relations Litigation

    Programs to Protect Children in Domestic Relations Litigation
    Divorce litigation affects children, especially if they are living in a contentious atmosphere.  In an effort to minimize the impact of the legal process on children, counties in Illinois have implemented programs and procedures to keep…
  • Jan 9

    Imputation of Income for the Purposes of Calculating Maintenance in Illinoi

    Imputation of Income for the Purposes of Calculating Maintenance in Illinoi
    Section 504 of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act addresses maintenance.  The Internal Revenue Service calls it “alimony” on tax forms, and it’s sometimes called spousal support.   Under the law,…
  • Jan 9

    Imputation of Income for the Purposes of Calculating Maintenance in Illinoi

    Imputation of Income for the Purposes of Calculating Maintenance in Illinoi
    Section 504 of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act addresses maintenance.  The Internal Revenue Service calls it “alimony” on tax forms, and it’s sometimes called spousal support.   Under the law,…
Rank this Week: 3153

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer…

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagomotorcycleaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 19

    Motorcycle Crash Near Lily Lake

    Motorcycle Crash Near Lily Lake
    There was a motorcycle crash Sunday evening (March 19, 2017) on Route 64 near Lily Lake. This motorcycle accident – which involved an apparent loss of motorcycle control for an unspecified reason – is discussed in the Daily…
  • Mar 18

    Fatal Pike County, Illinois Motorcycle Crash

    Fatal Pike County, Illinois Motorcycle Crash
    There was a fatal Illinois motorcycle crash Saturday afternoon (March 18, 2017) in Pike County. According to preliminary information provided by the Illinois State Police (ISP) the crash occurred on Illinois 96, two miles south of Kinderhook.…
  • Mar 15

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Regarding Fatal Springfield Motorcycle Collision

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Regarding Fatal Springfield Motorcycle Collision
    On September 17, 2016 there was a fatal motorcycle accident in Springfield.  [The accident is summarized in the September 17, 2016 post titled “Springfield Collision Seriously Injures Motorcyclist And Passenger.”]  The…
Rank this Week: 1079

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/
  • Mar 18

    Smartphones Responsible for Accidents and Insurance Rate Hikes – St. Louis Car Crash Injurie

    Smartphones Responsible for Accidents and Insurance Rate Hikes – St. Louis Car Crash Injurie
    Smartphone use while driving has led to an increase in the number of car accidents as well as an increase in auto insurance rates. Smartphones are one of the biggest gifts of technology. While there are many benefits of smartphone technology,…
  • Mar 16

    Dental Injuries Sustained in Car Accidents – St. Louis Auto Injury Lawyer

    Dental Injuries Sustained in Car Accidents – St. Louis Auto Injury Lawyer
    A serious car accident can result in dental injuries and often require immediate medical attention. In the United States, car accidents are a common occurrence. Each year, about three million car accidents occur on American roadways. The…
  • Mar 15

    Should I Admit to Having Pre-Existing Injuries? – St. Louis Car Accident Attorney

    Should I Admit to Having Pre-Existing Injuries? – St. Louis Car Accident Attorney
    If you have suffered injuries in a car crash, you may have had pre-existing injuries at the time of accident. Your pre-existing injuries may have a role in the severity of the injuries you suffer in a car accident. In this situation, you may…
Rank this Week: 878

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/
  • Mar 17

    Two Lawless Court Injunctions Against President Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration

    Two Lawless Court Injunctions Against President Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration
    On March 15, 2017, two federal judges ordered the executive branch of our government to not enforce an order issued by President Trump. The orders by these judges were without legal basis, and these theoretical guardians of the law acted with…
  • Mar 13

    The Tyrannical Rule of the U.S. Supreme Court by Donald C. Brockett

    The Tyrannical Rule of the U.S. Supreme Court by Donald C. Brockett
    What is meant by “tyranny”?  It was the tyranny of King George that provoked America’s Declaration of Independence in 1776.   It was “The history of the present King of Great Britain is a history of…
  • Mar 10

    Book Review: Stack the Legal Odds in Your Favor

    Book Review: Stack the Legal Odds in Your Favor
    What happens when an attorney and a guy who’s not a lawyer with a history fighting in court on his own get together to create a legal self-help book? You get a book with an attitude.  Think Mark Wahlberg in the courtroom. Authors…
Rank this Week: 817

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Bribery in Chicago: Raising Standards of Public Service

    Bribery in Chicago: Raising Standards of Public Service
    The adage of “The Chicago Way” has been used to stereotype the city as a hub of crime. Bribery is a part of corruption and mismanagement, but its subtlety means that the crime is hard to prosecute. The fact that it erodes public…
  • Mar 15

    Currency Schemes in Chicago: Lawful and Unlawful Monetary Accumulation

    Currency Schemes in Chicago: Lawful and Unlawful Monetary Accumulation
    It used to be that currency creation and distribution was the sole responsibility of state agencies, such as the central bank. However, the advent of non-official and bespoke currencies has meant that there are many people who are…
  • Mar 10

    Intellectual Property Theft in Chicago: Moves Towards Enforcement and Prevention

    Intellectual Property Theft in Chicago: Moves Towards Enforcement and Prevention
    This aspect of Chicago law belies the widely held misconception that theft is associated with only tangible things. Copyright theft or intellectual property infringements have attracted the attention of the Chicago legislature because they…
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Chicago Birth Injury Lawyers Blog

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyers Blog

Chicago Birth Injury Blog. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.robertkreisman.com/birth-injury-lawyer/
  • Mar 17

    Birth Injuries Are Traumatic to the Newborn Child, Mother, Father and Family

    Birth Injuries Are Traumatic to the Newborn Child, Mother, Father and Family
    The birth injury to a newborn is perhaps the most heartbreaking injuries that human beings face. The birth of a newborn child is a remarkable event by itself. It comes with the promise of a long and healthy life. However, when an…
  • Mar 15

    $950,000 Settlement Reached in Shoulder Dystocia Resulting in Brachial Plexus Injury to Baby

    $950,000 Settlement Reached in Shoulder Dystocia Resulting in Brachial Plexus Injury to Baby
    In this confidential settlement, during the delivery of Baby Doe, a shoulder dystocia occurred. The attending physician, Dr. Roe, released the impacted shoulder and delivered Baby Doe, who suffered a right brachial plexus injury. The brachial…
  • Feb 21

    U.S. Maternal Deaths Are on the Rise

    U.S. Maternal Deaths Are on the Rise
    According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the United States maternal mortality ratio has increased between 1990 and 2013 by 136%. Between 2003 and 2013, there were 7,210 maternal deaths in the U.S., according to the Center for Disease…
Rank this Week: 1503

Shaw Family Law Blog

Shaw Family Law Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

http://www.kanecountydivorceattorneys.com/st-charles-lawyers
  • Mar 16

    Ways Stay-at-Home Parents Can Protect Their Rights Following Divorce

    Ways Stay-at-Home Parents Can Protect Their Rights Following Divorce
    As a parent undergoing divorce, you have your work cut out for you. Not only do you need to address the legal technicalities of the split in the midst of experiencing the grieving process, you also need to tackle all the issues that accompany…
  • Mar 9

    How Does Relocation after Divorce Impact Your Children?

    How Does Relocation after Divorce Impact Your Children?
    There are countless aspects surrounding the divorce experience that parents are faced with when raising children throughout the separation process. Studies show that children are especially prone to the negative psychological effects that…
  • Feb 26

    College Costs after Divorce

    College Costs after Divorce
    Being hit with the realization that you may be responsible for college expenses for your child on your own following your divorce can be an unsettling experience, especially when there are already so many other financial issues that must be…
Rank this Week: 734

duilawyerskokie.com

duilawyerskokie.com

Covers Illinois DUI law. By Matt Keenan.

http://duilawyerskokie.com/
  • Mar 16

    THE ILLINOIS HABITUAL CRIMINAL STATUTE AND DUI

    THE ILLINOIS HABITUAL CRIMINAL STATUTE AND DUI
    Clients often want to get their DUI cases over with quickly. Sometimes, the evidence is so overwhelming that a swift guilty plea to a lesser charge is actually in the client’s best interest. But many times, pleading guilty to a ……
  • Feb 17

    CAN I BE DEPORTED FOR DUI?

    CAN I BE DEPORTED FOR DUI?
    The answer is probably no for simple DUI, but possibly yes for aggravated DUI. In short, the answer may depend on whether your DUI could be considered a crime of moral turpitude. In Marmolejo-Campos v. Holder, the court stated that ……
  • Feb 1

    EXTRADITION TO ILLINOIS: VIOLATION OF PROBATION FOR DUI

    EXTRADITION TO ILLINOIS: VIOLATION OF PROBATION FOR DUI
    Violating the terms of your DUI supervision or probation could result in your extradition to the state where your case was originally heard. Extradition means you could be arrested in your current state and brought back to face charges in…
Rank this Week: 3163

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer…

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains The Law

By Matt Keenan.

http://www.skokiecriminallawyer.com/
  • Mar 16

    POSSESSION OF BURGLARY TOOLS IN ILLINOIS

    POSSESSION OF BURGLARY TOOLS IN ILLINOIS
    You need not commit a burglary to be charged with a crime. The mere possession of burglary tools may be enough. Under Illinios law, you may be convicted of a Class 4 felony, punishable by one to three years in prison, if you possess any…
  • Mar 6

    CAN MY PAST SEXUAL OFFENSES BE USED TO PROVE A CURRENT CRIME IN ILLINOIS?

    CAN MY PAST SEXUAL OFFENSES BE USED TO PROVE A CURRENT CRIME IN ILLINOIS?
    Past crimes generally cannot be used to prove a current offense except under certain circumstances. One major exception, however, is that Illinois law specifically allows the use of prior sex offenses to show a tendency to commit that type of…
  • Feb 24

    CAN I BE DEPORTED FOR A CRIMINAL OFFENSE?

    CAN I BE DEPORTED FOR A CRIMINAL OFFENSE?
    The answer may depend on the type of offense, how long you have been in the country and whether your crime is considered one of moral turpitude. Under current immigration law, you can be deported if you are convicted for cetain listed…
Rank this Week: 1265

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/
  • Mar 16

    Mandatory Bicycle Helmet Laws: Do They Help?

    Mandatory Bicycle Helmet Laws: Do They Help?
    Many states have bicycle helmet laws, although many of those pertain solely to children under the age of 18. Indiana is not one of those states.  However, in the wake of an increasing number of bicycle accidents across the country,…
  • Mar 2

    Indiana Woman Injured in Fall Gets New Shot at Trial

    Indiana Woman Injured in Fall Gets New Shot at Trial
    The Indiana Court of Appeals recently reversed a trial court summary judgment favoring the defendant in a claim that originated as a premises liability lawsuit stemming from a trip-and-fall that seriously injured an 85-year-old…
  • Feb 16

    Fair Stage Collapse Not Foreseeable, Indiana Appeals Court Rule

    Fair Stage Collapse Not Foreseeable, Indiana Appeals Court Rule
    It’s been nearly six years since a deadly stage collapse at the Indiana State Fair killed seven concertgoers and injured 58 others in Indianapolis. Now, the Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled as a matter of law the company paid to…
Rank this Week: 841

Chicago Illinois Car Accident…

Chicago Illinois Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers car accidents, pedestrian accidents, and other personal injury news. By Elman Law Group.

http://www.chicagoillinoiscaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 15

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit Concerning Fatal Springfield IL Motorcycle Collision

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit Concerning Fatal Springfield IL Motorcycle Collision
    On September 17, 2016 there was a fatal motorcycle accident in Springfield.  [The accident is summarized in the September 17, 2016 post titled “Springfield Collision Seriously Injures Motorcyclist And Passenger.”]  The…
  • Mar 15

    McKinley Park Pedestrian Accident Injures Boy And Man

    McKinley Park Pedestrian Accident Injures Boy And Man
    A 5-year-old boy and 24-year-old man were struck by a pickup truck in Chicago’s McKinley Park neighborhood on Wednesday morning, March 15, 2017.  The man and boy were struck as they were walking across Ashland Avenue at 37th…
  • Mar 14

    “Chain-Reaction Crash” Involving 35 Vehicles On Kennedy Expressway

    “Chain-Reaction Crash” Involving 35 Vehicles On Kennedy Expressway
    There was a large “chain-reaction” crash Monday night (March 13, 2017) on the Kennedy Expressway.  At least 35 cars were involved, and seven people were injured in the crash. The crash happened on the Kennedy Expressway…
Rank this Week: 1054