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Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Covers Illinois nursing homes and information for nursing home residents, family members, ombudsmen, resident advocates, elder law attorneys and nursing home staff. By Levin & Perconti.

http://blog.levinperconti.com/
  • Jul 23

    Nursing Home Resident Died From Complications Due to Negligence

    Nursing Home Resident Died From Complications Due to Negligence
    Many families make the decision to allow their elderly relatives to live in nursing homes because they feel that they provide a safe location with adequate supervision to care for them. In fact, not all nursing homes are as safe as people may…
  • Jul 21

    Nursing Home Blamed for Choking Death of Resident

    Nursing Home Blamed for Choking Death of Resident
    Eating food should be a rather uncomplicated process, but for the elderly, it may require assistance. Older individuals may need supervision while eating and drinking, which should be provided in nursing homes and similar facilities. One…
  • Jul 18

    Improper Care Lead to Nursing Home Death, Lawsuit

    Improper Care Lead to Nursing Home Death, Lawsuit
    Nursing homes are supposed to be facilities that provide care and supervision to our elderly relatives as they reach their golden years. Yet sometimes that care is less than what is expected. In fact, in some cases, the nursing home is…
Rank this Week: 151

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/
  • Jul 23

    Illinois Court to Try Case Where the Artist Himself Denies That He is the Painter

    Illinois Court to Try Case Where the Artist Himself Denies That He is the Painter
    Fletcher became Doige's parole officer and helped him get a job once he had finished serving his time. A few years ago, a friend of Fletcher's noticed the painting on his wall and told him it was by a famous painter by the name of Peter Doig.…
  • Jul 20

    Appellate Court Finds Company Waived Arbitration Provision By Filing a Counter Claim

    Appellate Court Finds Company Waived Arbitration Provision By Filing a Counter Claim
    After a jury found in Michael’s favor, the defendants appealed the denial of their right to arbitrate to the First District Appellate Court. Michael argued that his breach of contract claim was subject to the arbitration agreement, but…
  • Jul 15

    Supreme Court Allows Google Adwords Class Action to Proceed

    Supreme Court Allows Google Adwords Class Action to Proceed
    The class action lawsuit was originally filed in 2008 and alleged Google violated California's fair advertising laws. A California federal district judge refused to certify the class of plaintiffs, saying they did not qualify for class action…
Rank this Week: 996

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/
  • Jul 23

    New Study Links Traumatic Brain Injury with Parkinson’s Disease Later in Life

    New Study Links Traumatic Brain Injury with Parkinson’s Disease Later in Life
    According to a recap published on Medscape that discussed the results of a recent study, traumatic brain injuries are not associated with the development of Alzheimer’s Disease later in life but are instead linked to the development of…
  • Jul 15

    Symptoms of Traumatic Brain Injury

    Symptoms of Traumatic Brain Injury
    Almost every time that someone gets hit in the head, either by an object or another person, there is some type of injury that occurs. With just a slight bump, perhaps caused by hitting the temple of your head against an open cupboard, there…
  • Jul 7

    Illinois Supreme Court Decision Upholds Builders’ Rights in Warranty Case

    Illinois Supreme Court Decision Upholds Builders’ Rights in Warranty Case
    In 2011, a homeowner filed a lawsuit against a homebuilder because a retaining wall failed causing the collapse of a large patio at the home. According to the Cook County Record, the homeowner was the second owner of this particular property…
Rank this Week: 2140

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: 952

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

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

http://www.icclaw.net/
Rank this Week: 120

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

By Staver Law Group P.C.

http://www.chicagolawyer.com/legal-blog/
  • Jul 22

    Could Uber And Lyft Be Leaving Chicago?

    Could Uber And Lyft Be Leaving Chicago?
    The ride-sharing services of Uber and Lyft have made an enormous impact on the transportation sector. It has allowed travelers to access affordable rates and have given private car owners a way to earn money as a supplementary or full-time…
  • Jul 21

    10 Ways To Share The Road With Bicycle

    10 Ways To Share The Road With Bicycle
    Hundreds of cyclists die annually, and more riders are injured as a result of motor vehicle accidents on our roads. Similar to pedestrians, bicycle riders are vulnerable to the negligence of drivers. The roadway was designed for all road…
  • Jul 20

    Jeep Cherokees Recalled For “Rollaway” Risk

    Jeep Cherokees Recalled For “Rollaway” Risk
    In a quest to avoid safety problems, car manufacturers will recall a vehicle from time to time so as not to put the driver or others at risk of injury or loss. One such recall occurred earlier this year and was issued by Fiat Chrysler.... The…
Rank this Week: 1187

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer…

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagomotorcycleaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Motorcyclist Dies Following Collision Near Westchester

    Motorcyclist Dies Following Collision Near Westchester
    Vehicles that cross the center line, thereby striking an oncoming motorcyclist in a head-on collision (or in another direct manner) has been seen in a number of Illinois motorcycle accidents, some recent.  Two notable fatal Illinois…
  • Jul 20

    Pavement Buckling As A Road Hazard

    Pavement Buckling As A Road Hazard
    Road hazards are a subject that has been discussed often on this site, as such road hazards are particularly hazardous to motorcyclists.  Road hazards can take many forms, including items that are sitting on the roadway or are falling…
  • Jul 18

    Fatal Motorcycle Accident Involving Tow Truck In Montgomery County

    Fatal Motorcycle Accident Involving Tow Truck In Montgomery County
    There was a fatal motorcycle accident Sunday evening (July 17, 2016) in Montgomery County. According to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, the accident happened at approximately 6:15 p.m., as two motorcyclists – one with a…
Rank this Week: 1249

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Covers medical malpractice cases, news and issues with a focus on Illinois. From Levin & Perconti.

http://medicalmalpractice.levinperconti.com/
  • Jul 22

    Surgical Mistakes Blamed for Woman’s Injurie

    Surgical Mistakes Blamed for Woman’s Injurie
    A woman has filed a medical malpractice lawsuit in Cook County against a hospital, medical group, and two doctors alleging negligence during surgery caused serious injuries. The woman was a patient at St. Alexius Medical Center where she…
  • Jul 19

    Victim Receives $3.5 Million Settlement in Medical Malpractice Case

    Victim Receives $3.5 Million Settlement in Medical Malpractice Case
    The legal team at Levin & Perconti has reached a $3.5 million settlement for their client in a medical malpractice case. Their client was seriously and permanently injured while in the care of a Chicago psychiatric hospital. The man was…
  • Jul 14

    Improper Use of MRI Machine Led to Serious Injurie

    Improper Use of MRI Machine Led to Serious Injurie
    The use of diagnostic and testing equipment is a necessary part of the diagnosis and treatment of many medical conditions. When we go to a medical facility for tests we expect that the employees will keep us safe from harm and will take…
Rank this Week: 247

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Jul 22

    Confusion over drug names leads to medication error

    Confusion over drug names leads to medication error
    According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), some physicians and pharmacists are experiencing some confusion over the similarity of the names of an antidepressant and a blood-thinning medication. Although the FDA claims it is unaware…
  • Jul 15

    OSHA investigates garbage hauler’s death in landfill accident

    OSHA investigates garbage hauler’s death in landfill accident
    A man died after being crushed under the weight of an overturned garbage truck and its concrete debris at Winnebago Landfill in Rockford, Illinois. Gonzalo Trevino Sr., 54, worked as a hauler for a garbage company. Investigators said Trevino…
  • Jul 8

    Illinois excavation company cited for endangering trench worker

    Illinois excavation company cited for endangering trench worker
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cited an Elgin, Illinois, excavation company for allegedly failing to implement safety measures while employees were working in an underground trench. Kellenberger Plumbing &…
Rank this Week: 696

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/
  • Jul 22

    Investor Alert: former Wells Fargo advisor Bradley Smegal

    Investor Alert: former Wells Fargo advisor Bradley Smegal
    According to reports, fired Wells Fargo investment adviser Bradley Smegal is facing federal securities fraud charges for allegedly stealing more than $5 million from clients. Authorities purportedly allege that from…
  • Jul 20

    Possible huge step forward for investors.

    Possible huge step forward for investors.
    It is being reported that FINRA’s board of governors is privately debating the creation of a relief fund for unpaid arbitration awards. Such a fund, which has been pushed for by PIABA (the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association,…
  • Jul 19

    Jonothon Lieberman barred from securities industry.

    Jonothon Lieberman barred from securities industry.
    According to FINRA, Jonothon Michael Lieberman (CRD #2237428, Woodbury, New York) recently submitted an AWC in which he was barred from association with any FINRA member in any capacity. Without admitting or denying the findings, Lieberman…
Rank this Week: 219

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
  • Jul 22

    Seventh Circuit Serves Up Employer-Friendly Recipe For Compensating Tipped Employee

    Seventh Circuit Serves Up Employer-Friendly Recipe For Compensating Tipped Employee
    Authored by Gerald L. Maatman, Jr. and Jennifer A. Riley Many employers, particularly in the hospitality industry, pay tipped employees less than the minimum wage.  They do so anticipating that tipped employees will receive tips from…
  • Jul 14

    That’s a Wrap: Fox Reaches Deal with Unpaid Intern

    That’s a Wrap: Fox Reaches Deal with Unpaid Intern
    Co-authored by Robert Whitman and Adam J. Smiley Fox Searchlight and Fox Entertainment Group have reached a preliminary settlement with a group of former unpaid interns, possibly resolving the lawsuit that resulted in a Second Circuit…
  • Jul 11

    District Court Turns the Other “Cheeks” on Parties’ Proposed Stipulation of Dismissal

    District Court Turns the Other “Cheeks” on Parties’ Proposed Stipulation of Dismissal
    Co-authored by Robert S. Whitman, Howard M. Wexler, and Meredith A. Berger Seyfarth Synopsis: A district court judge within the Second Circuit held that, in light of Cheeks v. Freeport Pancake House, court or DOL approval is required for a…
Rank this Week: 1802

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/
  • Jul 22

    Rear-End Collision Every 8 Seconds – Automobile Wreck Attorney

    Rear-End Collision Every 8 Seconds – Automobile Wreck Attorney
    A rear-end car accident occurs every 8 seconds. Every year, there are six million auto accidents and over two million of these accidents are rear-end collisions. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), a…
  • Jul 19

    Obesity and the Risk of Auto Accident Injuries – St. Louis Car Crash Law Firm

    Obesity and the Risk of Auto Accident Injuries – St. Louis Car Crash Law Firm
    Obesity has an adverse effect not only on your health but on your safety as well. Being overweight can increase your risk of being in an auto accident and suffering serious injuries, according to a study published in the Journal of…
  • Jul 18

    Undiagnosed Traumatic Brain Injury – St. Louis Automobile Wreck Law Firm

    Undiagnosed Traumatic Brain Injury – St. Louis Automobile Wreck Law Firm
    Symptoms of a traumatic brain injury may not appear until days or even weeks following a car accident. Car accident injuries such as lacerations and fractures are often treated as soon as the victim reports to the emergency room. If…
Rank this Week: 1236

Personal Injury News &…

Personal Injury News & Developments

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

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/news
  • Jul 22

    Carnival Ride Accident Highlights Hidden Danger

    Carnival Ride Accident Highlights Hidden Danger
    For many children and adults, carnival rides are a source of fun and excitement, a classic form of entertainment, and a great way to spend time with friends and family. However, as the years have gone by, carnival rides have become less of a…
  • Jul 18

    Chicago Pedestrian Fatalities on the Rise

    Chicago Pedestrian Fatalities on the Rise
    Aggressive and distracted driving have been contributing factors to an increase in the amount of pedestrian fatalities due to auto accidents in the City of Chicago. 46 pedestrians lost their lives in 2015 and many more were injured in…
  • Jul 15

    Exploding E-Cigs Demonstrate Need for More Oversight

    Exploding E-Cigs Demonstrate Need for More Oversight
    While the popularity of electronic cigarettes (E-cigs) has been on the rise in the last few years, the industry is developing some explosive problems. The growing number of media reports in recent months involving cases of exploding…
Rank this Week: 2749

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers

Covers personal injury law.

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/articles/
  • Jul 22

    Carnival Ride Accident Highlights Hidden Danger

    Carnival Ride Accident Highlights Hidden Danger
    For many children and adults, carnival rides are a source of fun and excitement, a classic form of entertainment, and a great way to spend time with friends and family. However, as the years have gone by, carnival rides have become less of a…
  • Jul 18

    Chicago Pedestrian Fatalities on the Rise

    Chicago Pedestrian Fatalities on the Rise
    Aggressive and distracted driving have been contributing factors to an increase in the amount of pedestrian fatalities due to auto accidents in the City of Chicago. 46 pedestrians lost their lives in 2015 and many more were injured in…
  • Jul 15

    Exploding E-Cigs Demonstrate Need for More Oversight

    Exploding E-Cigs Demonstrate Need for More Oversight
    While the popularity of electronic cigarettes (E-cigs) has been on the rise in the last few years, the industry is developing some explosive problems. The growing number of media reports in recent months involving cases of exploding…
Rank this Week: 2923

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: 2761

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

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

http://www.chicagoiplitigation.com/
  • Jul 22

    2016 Rocky Mountain IP Conference: PTAB Year in Review

    2016 Rocky Mountain IP Conference: PTAB Year in Review
    I attended the 14th annual Rocky Mountain IP & Technology Institute at the beginning of June. This panel looked at the PTAB case law and related Federal Circuit decisions over the last year.  Here are the highlights: Institution…
  • Jul 20

    2016 Rocky Mountain IP Conference: The PTAB Speak

    2016 Rocky Mountain IP Conference: The PTAB Speak
    I attended the 14th annual Rocky Mountain IP & Technology Institute at the beginning of June. An interesting addition to this year’s Institute was the panel of PTAB personnel, including the following: Nathan Kelley, PTO Solicitor…
  • Jul 18

    2016 Rocky Mountain IP Conference: Magistrate Judges Panel

    2016 Rocky Mountain IP Conference: Magistrate Judges Panel
    I attended the 14th annual Rocky Mountain IP & Technology Institute at the beginning of June. As usual, one of the highlights of the Institute was the judges panel. This year’s panel was a group of federal magistrate judges…
Rank this Week: 558

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/
  • Jul 22

    Bedsores: Is Your Loved One at Risk?

    Bedsores: Is Your Loved One at Risk?
    Bedsores, also known as pressure sores or pressure ulcers, are caused by extra pressure on extra patches of skin. These sores are very common among elderly individuals or young individuals who are admitted to nursing homes and are immobile…
  • Jul 20

    How Can Nursing Home Injuries Be Prevented?

    How Can Nursing Home Injuries Be Prevented?
    Nursing home injuries are becoming a growing concern across the country. Whether these injuries are due to neglect or even abuse, the numbers will only continue to rise as more individuals enter nursing homes and the staff become overwhelmed…
  • Jul 18

    What Happens if a Medical Student Makes an Error?

    What Happens if a Medical Student Makes an Error?
    Almost all hospitals in the United States are teaching hospitals in some way. Whether they take on interns, have actual classes, or let students observe surgical procedures, hospitals are there to mold and create the world’s next best…
Rank this Week: 226

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/
  • Jul 22

    Bedsores: Is Your Loved One at Risk?

    Bedsores: Is Your Loved One at Risk?
    Bedsores, also known as pressure sores or pressure ulcers, are caused by extra pressure on extra patches of skin. These sores are very common among elderly individuals or young individuals who are admitted to nursing homes and are immobile…
  • Jul 20

    How Can Nursing Home Injuries Be Prevented?

    How Can Nursing Home Injuries Be Prevented?
    Nursing home injuries are becoming a growing concern across the country. Whether these injuries are due to neglect or even abuse, the numbers will only continue to rise as more individuals enter nursing homes and the staff become overwhelmed…
  • Jul 18

    What Happens if a Medical Student Makes an Error?

    What Happens if a Medical Student Makes an Error?
    Almost all hospitals in the United States are teaching hospitals in some way. Whether they take on interns, have actual classes, or let students observe surgical procedures, hospitals are there to mold and create the world’s next best…
Rank this Week: 359

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
  • Jul 22

    Bedsores: Is Your Loved One at Risk?

    Bedsores: Is Your Loved One at Risk?
    Bedsores, also known as pressure sores or pressure ulcers, are caused by extra pressure on extra patches of skin. These sores are very common among elderly individuals or young individuals who are admitted to nursing homes and are immobile…
  • Jul 20

    How Can Nursing Home Injuries Be Prevented?

    How Can Nursing Home Injuries Be Prevented?
    Nursing home injuries are becoming a growing concern across the country. Whether these injuries are due to neglect or even abuse, the numbers will only continue to rise as more individuals enter nursing homes and the staff become overwhelmed…
  • Jul 18

    What Happens if a Medical Student Makes an Error?

    What Happens if a Medical Student Makes an Error?
    Almost all hospitals in the United States are teaching hospitals in some way. Whether they take on interns, have actual classes, or let students observe surgical procedures, hospitals are there to mold and create the world’s next best…
Rank this Week: 813

Family Law Topics

Family Law Topics

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

http://www.familylawtopics.com/
  • Jul 21

    Brexit and the Impact on International Family Law, More Questions Than Answer

    Brexit and the Impact on International Family Law, More Questions Than Answer
    On June 22, 2016, the UK voted to exit the European Union, a development commonly known as the “Brexit.” This surprising turn of events left the global markets in decline, and the volatility has continued ever since. The question…
  • Jun 23

    Domestic Violence

    Domestic Violence
    Recently, the news and social media outlets have been inundated with domestic violence headlines including allegations against Johnny Depp, the arrest of Sacramento Kings basketball player, Darren Collison, and the conviction of television…
  • Jun 15

    Summer Parenting

    Summer Parenting
    Summer is here!  While soaking in the warm sun and enjoying outdoor activities are top priorities, now is the time for co-parents to work together to formalize summer plans so that everyone can focus on maximizing summer fun with the…
Rank this Week: 1651

FMLA Insights

FMLA Insights

Covers the Family Medical Leave Act. By Franczek Radelet.

http://www.fmlainsights.com
Rank this Week: 1713

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 20

    The Illinois State Police Murderer and Violent Offender Against Youth Registry

    The Illinois State Police Murderer and Violent Offender Against Youth Registry
    You have likely heard of the Sex Offender Registry, but have you ever heard of the Murderer and Violent Offender Against Youth Registry? Likely not, as this type of registry is not as widely publicized and only exists in Illinois and four…
  • Jul 18

    Father Took Son to Thailand, Now Faces Kidnapping Charge in Illinoi

    Father Took Son to Thailand, Now Faces Kidnapping Charge in Illinoi
    A 6-year-old boy from East Moline who was kidnapped in Illinois and taken to Thailand was recently returned home safe and sound. Interestingly, the man who kidnapped the boy is actually his own father. According to WTHITV 10, the boy was not…
  • Jul 14

    Professional Baseball Player Accused of Sexually Assaulting a Woman in Chicago

    Professional Baseball Player Accused of Sexually Assaulting a Woman in Chicago
    According to the Chicago Tribune, a Pittsburgh Pirates infielder who was in town to play the Chicago Cubs on June 17 has been accused of sexually assaulting a 23-year-old woman in Chicago. The sexual assault allegation is currently being…
Rank this Week: 3102

Sever | Storey Blog

Sever | Storey Blog

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

http://www.landownerattorneys.com/blog
  • Jul 20

    Indiana Great Lakes Basin Railroad

    Indiana Great Lakes Basin Railroad
    Great Lakes Basin Transportation[1], Inc. proposes to construct a new railroad line around the metropolitan Chicago area.  The purpose of the new railroad is to expedite freight movements across the nation and to provide additional…
  • Jun 21

    North Carolina Transportation Corridor Map Act

    North Carolina Transportation Corridor Map Act
    In the state of North Carolina, the Transportation Corridor Map Act[1] allows the Department of Transportation (NCDOT) to file official roadway maps listing and mapping properties that are in the path of a proposed roadway in order to create…
  • Jun 17

    Eminent Domain Allowed In Ohio To Obtain Propane And Butane

    Eminent Domain Allowed In Ohio To Obtain Propane And Butane
      In February 2016, Ohio Judge T. Shawn Hervey issued a ruling in the case of “Sunoco Pipeline L.P.[1] vs. Carol A. Teter, trustee of the Carol A. Teter Revocable Living Trust et. al.” In his decision, Judge Hervey ruled…
Rank this Week: 3358

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/
  • Jul 20

    Driver Dies Following Crash In Wadsworth

    Driver Dies Following Crash In Wadsworth
    There was a fatal Lake County car accident Tuesday afternoon (July 19, 2016) in Wadsworth.  The accident involved a car that collided with a semi truck. According to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, the crash happened at…
  • Jul 16

    Collision In Fox Lake Involving Pickup Truck And Multiple Motorcycle

    Collision In Fox Lake Involving Pickup Truck And Multiple Motorcycle
    There was a motorcycle accident Saturday afternoon (July 16, 2016) in Fox Lake involving a pickup truck that struck motorcyclists.  The driver of the pickup truck died following the collision. According to the Fox Lake Police Department,…
  • Jul 15

    Two Women Hit While In Crosswalk In Antioch

    Two Women Hit While In Crosswalk In Antioch
    While, in theory, pedestrians who walk in crosswalks should be able to do so safely, in actuality there have been many Chicago area pedestrian accidents which have happened while pedestrians have been walking in crosswalks. As well, various…
Rank this Week: 795

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/
  • Jul 20

    Jogger Fatally Struck In Chicago’s South Shore Neighborhood

    Jogger Fatally Struck In Chicago’s South Shore Neighborhood
    There was a fatal accident in which a jogger was fatally struck by a SUV Wednesday morning (July 20, 2016) in Chicago’s South Shore neighborhood.  The SUV rolled over during the accident. According to Chicago Police, Dr. Gary…
  • Jul 19

    Fatal “Wrong-Way Driver” Crash In Rolling Meadow

    Fatal “Wrong-Way Driver” Crash In Rolling Meadow
    There was a fatal crash early Tuesday morning (July 19, 2016) on Route 53 in Rolling Meadows.  The crash involved a “wrong-way” driver. According to the Illinois State Police (ISP) a preliminary investigation indicates that…
  • Jul 15

    Bicyclist Struck By Train In Morton Grove

    Bicyclist Struck By Train In Morton Grove
    There was a bicycle accident on Friday morning (July 15, 2016) in which a man riding a bicycle was struck by a Metra train crossing at Dempster Street and Lehigh Avenue in Morton Grove. The accident involved a 53-year-old man being…
Rank this Week: 1689

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Robert Kreisman.

http://injury.robertkreisman.com/
Rank this Week: 1184

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/
  • Jul 19

    With So Many Bicycle Lanes, Why are there Bike Crashes in Chicago?

    With So Many Bicycle Lanes, Why are there Bike Crashes in Chicago?
    Often, people who spend time in Chicago but who do not ride a bicycle will ponder why there are so many collisions between cyclists and automobiles when so many steps have been taken to prevent those accidents. The addition of bicycle lanes,…
  • Jul 14

    Pokémon Go is Contributing to Pedestrian, Car Accident

    Pokémon Go is Contributing to Pedestrian, Car Accident
    With the advent of mobile technologies, the ability to remain connected to the global world and to one another has increased exponentially, allowing smart phone users and others to access information they want at the touch of finger –…
  • Jul 13

    Chicago Bicyclists: You Have Right

    Chicago Bicyclists: You Have Right
    The attitudes of drivers in the Chicago area and the laws as they are written do not always reflect the same state of bicycling rights. While many drivers complain about bicyclists and state that they are a negative in the city, the reality…
Rank this Week: 563

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/
  • Jul 19

    Mother of Infant Who Died During Childbirth Files Lawsuit

    Mother of Infant Who Died During Childbirth Files Lawsuit
    The birth of your child should be one of the best days of your life. However, what was supposed to be a joyful day turned tragic for one mother after her daughter died during childbirth. The mother has filed a lawsuit against the hospital and…
  • Jul 12

    The Basics - What Babies At Risk for Birth Injuries?

    The Basics - What Babies At Risk for Birth Injuries?
    Birth injuries occur to approximately 3 to 6 out of every 1,000 births in the United States. A birth injury is harm that happens to a child during the labor or delivery process. Birth injuries can range from mild to severe. Mild birth…
  • Jul 4

    Infant Suffered Neurologic Injuries at Birth, Lawsuit Filed

    Infant Suffered Neurologic Injuries at Birth, Lawsuit Filed
    The birth of a baby is one of the happiest days in the lives of parents and relatives. While most births happen without incident, unfortunately, sometimes an injury occurs at birth. A woman has filed a lawsuit in Cook County claiming that her…
Rank this Week: 590

Illinois Sexual Harassment…

Illinois Sexual Harassment Attorney Blog

Covers employment discrimination, constructive discharge, gender discrimination, and sexual harassment. By Peter M. LaSorsa.

http://www.illinoissexualharassmentattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 167

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

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

http://www.chicagomedicalmalpracticeattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 48

duilawyerskokie.com

duilawyerskokie.com

Covers Illinois DUI law. By Matt Keenan.

http://duilawyerskokie.com/
  • Jul 18

    MARIJUANA CAN STILL GET YOU IN TROUBLE

    MARIJUANA CAN STILL GET YOU IN TROUBLE
    There is no doubt that laws regarding marijuana are liberalizing. On August 2, 2013, Illinois Governor Patrick Quinn signed the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Act enabling patients with certain debilitating medical conditions to obtain…
  • Jun 16

    WERE YOU DRIVING A MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER ILLINOIS DUI LAW?

    WERE YOU DRIVING A MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER ILLINOIS DUI LAW?
    To be convicted of DUI, the state must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that you were operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. But what exactly is a motor vehicle? Naturally, a car, a truck … Continue…
  • May 16

    DOG SNIFFS AND THE UNDULY PROLONGED TRAFFIC STOP

    DOG SNIFFS AND THE UNDULY PROLONGED TRAFFIC STOP
    In 2005, the United States Supreme Court changed the law regarding police stops. Before Illinois v Caballes, police needed specific and articulable facts to change the nature of a stop. After 2005, an officer could change the nature of the…
Rank this Week: 1943

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer…

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains The Law

By Matt Keenan.

http://www.skokiecriminallawyer.com/
  • Jul 18

    ILLINOIS STALKING AND CYBERSTALKING LAWS DECLARED UNCONSTITUTIONAL

    ILLINOIS STALKING AND CYBERSTALKING LAWS DECLARED UNCONSTITUTIONAL
    A recent Illinois appellate court has declared both Illinois’s stalking and cyberstalking laws unconstitutional because they lack the element of intent. The Illinois stalking statute made it a crime to knowingly engage in conduct that…
  • May 31

    MORE THAN WORDS REQUIRED: AGGRAVATED ASSAULT TO AN OFFICER IN ILLIOIS

    MORE THAN WORDS REQUIRED: AGGRAVATED ASSAULT TO AN OFFICER IN ILLIOIS
    In Illinois, you can be charged with aggravated assault if you knowingly and without authority cause someone that you knew was a police officer performing their official duties to reasonably fear that you were going to cause them bodily harm.…
  • May 9

    HOW LONG CAN I BE PROSECUTED FOR A CRIME IN ILLINOIS?

    HOW LONG CAN I BE PROSECUTED FOR A CRIME IN ILLINOIS?
    Years ago, you did something illegal. Maybe you sold some drugs or you stole a designer dress. Now you wonder if your past could catch up with you. How long does the prosecution have to bring charges? The answer depends on the offense. …
Rank this Week: 2995

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/
  • Jul 18

    NLRB Bans Class Action Waivers for Unpaid Overtime Claim

    NLRB Bans Class Action Waivers for Unpaid Overtime Claim
    The NLRB is using that ruling to back up its arguments for another court that is currently handling a similar matter. Price-Simms Inc. is an automobile company that sells and services vehicles in Sunnyvale, California. One employee, Richard…
  • Jul 12

    Class Action Waiver Does Not Bar Unpaid Overtime Class Action Federal Appeals Court Rule

    Class Action Waiver Does Not Bar Unpaid Overtime Class Action Federal Appeals Court Rule
    Arbitration is also private, so even if an individual does succeed in winning an award to cover their claims from a company, the results of the arbitration are not made public, so others who have been similarly harmed by the same company will…
  • Jul 5

    American Airlines Sued By Baggage Handlers for Alleged Unpaid Overtime

    American Airlines Sued By Baggage Handlers for Alleged Unpaid Overtime
    The proposed class action lawsuit alleges violations of the FLSA as well as New Jersey Wage and Hour Law. It is seeking compensation for unpaid wages, punitive damages, liquidated damages, attorneys' fees and costs, as well as injunctive…
Rank this Week: 936

Nursing Home Law Center

Nursing Home Law Center

Covers common problems encountered by residents and their families at nursing homes and assisted living facilities. By Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers.

https://www.nursinghomelawcenter.org/
  • Jul 18

    Judge Goes Above and Beyond in Sentencing Nursing Home Rapist

    Judge Goes Above and Beyond in Sentencing Nursing Home Rapist
    Many sexual assault cases against the elderly go unreported, especially when the victim suffers medical conditions such as confusion, memory loss or difficulty in communicating. In many cases, the perpetrator tricks, coerces or manipulates…
  • Jul 11

    Don’t Be Lazy When Selecting a Nursing Home

    Don’t Be Lazy When Selecting a Nursing Home
    Many families face the undesired position that their loved one no longer has the ability to live on their own safely and without assistance. As a result, they are required to find a safe and loving environment and place their trust into the…
  • Jul 5

    Nurse Faces Charges Related to Sexual Abuse of Disabled Patient

    Nurse Faces Charges Related to Sexual Abuse of Disabled Patient
    The disabled and elderly patients in nursing homes often live lives at the mercy and kindness of their caregivers. Unfortunately, physical assault, sexual abuse and mental anguish are often common occurrences to many vulnerable residents at…
Rank this Week: 170

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer…

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal malpractice. By The Clinton Law Firm.

http://www.chicagolegalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 17

    Iowa Holds Actual Innocence Is Not Required To Sue For Legal Malpractice

    Iowa Holds Actual Innocence Is Not Required To Sue For Legal Malpractice
    This is an important issue for legal malpractice attorneys. Is a former criminal defendant required to show actual innocence before he can sue for legal malpractice? Most courts have answered this question with “Yes,” but some…
  • Jul 10

    Lawyer’s Outside Business Interest Dooms Coverage Claim

    Lawyer’s Outside Business Interest Dooms Coverage Claim
    This case presents an all too familiar story: a lawyer obtains malpractice insurance but does not realize or understand that the insurance policy contains an exception for any outside business interest. David Marks was the trustee of two…
  • Jul 6

    Seventh Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Lawsuit Against Indiana Bar

    Seventh Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Lawsuit Against Indiana Bar
    John J. Otrompke intends to seek admission to the practice of law in the State of Indiana. He filed suit against the Bradley Skolnick and the Indiana State Board of Law Examiners apparently accusing them of violating his first amendment…
Rank this Week: 1246

Illinois Estate Planning &…

Illinois Estate Planning & Elder Law Blog

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

http://www.illinoisestateplanningandelderlawblog.com/
  • Jul 16

    Importance of a Will

    Importance of a Will
    Amy Winehouse’s death at age 27 illustrates the importance of having a Will, at any age. Ms. Winehouse and Blake Fielder-Civil were married briefly. Under English law, marriage negates any Wills made before the marriage, but if a couple…
  • Jul 1

    Estate Planning and Gifts to Charity

    Estate Planning and Gifts to Charity
    When making gifts to charities, keep in mind the following: Give away appreciated stock which you have held for more than a year. You can deduct the market value of the stock, and you do not owe capital gains tax. Get receipts in writing from…
  • Jun 25

    Cohabiting Seniors: Protect Your Right

    Cohabiting Seniors: Protect Your Right
    More and more seniors are living together without getting married. According to U.S. Census date, the number of cohabitating seniors nearly doubled between 1989 and 2000. For some seniors, marriage is not financially worth it or they do not…
Rank this Week: 992

Illinois Bicycle Law

Illinois Bicycle Law

Covers Illinois cycling laws and news. By Michael Keating.

http://www.illinoisbicyclelaw.com/
  • Jul 15

    Keating Law Offices Sponsors the 2016 Prairie State Cycling Serie

    Keating Law Offices Sponsors the 2016 Prairie State Cycling Serie
    Keating Law Offices is once again a sponsor of the the Prairie State Cycling Series (PSCC) along with title sponsors Intelligentsia Coffee and SRAM. The race series has grown to be the second largest bicycle race series in the…
  • Jul 2

    Video Details Emerge That Chicago Bicyclist Virginia Murray Was Killed In Right-Hook Crash

    Video Details Emerge That Chicago Bicyclist Virginia Murray Was Killed In Right-Hook Crash
    Intersection of Sacramento and Belmont in Chicago's Avondale neighborhood.The death of 25-year old Virginia Murray of Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood has made news headlines in large part because it is the first death of a bicyclist…
  • Jul 2

    Video Details Emerge That Chicago Bicyclist Virginia Murray Was Killed In Right-Hook Crash

    Video Details Emerge That Chicago Bicyclist Virginia Murray Was Killed In Right-Hook Crash
    Intersection of Sacramento and Belmont in Chicago's Avondale neighborhood.The death of 25-year old Virginia Murray of Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood has made news headlines in large part because it is the first death of a bicyclist…
Rank this Week: 2270

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/
  • Jul 15

    Martinez v. Cahue – Child Custody and Relocation to Another Country

    Martinez v. Cahue – Child Custody and Relocation to Another Country
    In Indiana, when a custodial parent wishes to move either out-of-state or out of the country, he or she needs to comply with Indiana Code Chapter 31-17-2.2, which requires notification of the courts and the other parent. The law…
  • Jun 25

    Sieglein v. Schmidt – Child Support of Baby Born Via In Vitro Fertilization

    Sieglein v. Schmidt – Child Support of Baby Born Via In Vitro Fertilization
    In 2016, there are so many different ways of becoming a parent. Beyond the so-called “traditional method,” there is adoption, surrogacy and in vitro fertilization.  With the advancement of technology, the legalities have been…
  • Jun 17

    Nolan v. Huff – Paramours Complicate Indiana Child Custody Case

    Nolan v. Huff – Paramours Complicate Indiana Child Custody Case
    When it comes to issues of parenting rights, child custody, visitation time and child support, there are many sensitive and complicated questions to consider.  One that we as Hammond family law attorneys see crop up is when one parent…
Rank this Week: 469

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagoimmigrationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 14

    Domestic Violence and Immigration Proceeding

    Domestic Violence and Immigration Proceeding
    Domestic abuse and violence charges and convictions can have very serious consequences when it comes to immigration proceedings. Pleading guilty or being found guilty of a domestic abuse or violence crime automatically makes any non-U.S.…
  • Jul 6

    Social Media Section Coming to Certain Immigration Forms?

    Social Media Section Coming to Certain Immigration Forms?
    The Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency has introduced a rule that would add a social media section to I-94W and Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) applications. According to a report from the British Broadcast Channel,…
  • Jun 27

    United States v. Texa

    United States v. Texa
    Last week, the United State Supreme Court issued its ruling in the case regarding President Obama’s executive actions on immigration. In United States v. Texas, the Supreme Court was split 4 to 4. Because the Supreme Court was unable to…
Rank this Week: 3528

7th Circuit Criminal Law Alert

7th Circuit Criminal Law Alert

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

http://mjpetro.typepad.com/7th_circuit_alert/
Rank this Week: 485

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/
  • Jul 13

    Divvy Death: Bike Accidents in Chicago

    Divvy Death: Bike Accidents in Chicago
    Both attorneys at Leopold & Associates are avid bike riders who often take Chicago’s Lakefront Trail to get to and from the office each day. One of the best parts of Chicago is the numerous options for bikers to get around the city…
  • Jul 6

    Deadly Airbag

    Deadly Airbag
    The nation-wide recall of certain automobiles equipped with Takata airbags just grew by hundreds of thousands. Last week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration added more than three hundred thousand vehicles to a recall list that…
  • Mar 14

    Indiana Poised to Increase Medical Malpractice Cap

    Indiana Poised to Increase Medical Malpractice Cap
    Over the past several months, we have voiced concern on this blog about the state of Indiana and the limits the state’s politicians placed on medical malpractice judgments. First passed in 1975, Indiana currently limits any legal…
Rank this Week: 2725

Springfield Injury Lawyer Blog

Springfield Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois personal injury, medical malpractice and workers compensation law. By Ackerman Law Office, P.C.

http://www.springfieldinjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 12

    A combination of Wage Loss Differential and Permanent Total Disability

    A combination of Wage Loss Differential and Permanent Total Disability
    In Chlada vs Illinois Workers Compensation Commission the Workers Compensation Commission ruled that a person can get a wage loss differential and a permanent total claim.  The case involved two injuries.  The first injury resulted…
  • Jun 9

    Medical Error is the Third Leading Cause of Death in the United State

    Medical Error is the Third Leading Cause of Death in the United State
    Medical error is now the third leading cause of death in the United States. The first two are heart disease and cancer. This, according to a British Medical Journal analysis by Martin Makary and Michael Daniel, professor at the Johns Hopkins…
  • May 25

    The Death of Subjective Deliberate Indifference

    The Death of Subjective Deliberate Indifference
    In civil rights cases plaintiff typically uses statute called section 1983. This statute which allows for the plaintiff to file suit for violations of their constitutional rights. The statute gives a person the right to file suit against a…
Rank this Week: 2017

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois divorce law. From Michael Roe.

http://www.illinoisdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 12

    Illinois Divorce Lawyer: Divorce Lawyer Blog Top 100

    Illinois Divorce Lawyer: Divorce Lawyer Blog Top 100
    My office is pleased to announce that once again Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog has been recognized as one of the top Divorce Blogs....in fact, we're Number 16 ! I'd be happier with a Number 1 ranking, but at the end...
  • Jun 20

    Parental Alienation: Fathers Day

    Parental Alienation: Fathers Day
    Dr. Amy Baker is a nationally recognized expert in parent child relationships, especially children of divorce, parental alienation syndrome, and emotional abuse of children. One of her books occupies a permanent place on my office bookshelf:…
  • May 31

    The Dependent Personality: from Illinois Divorce Lawyer

    The Dependent Personality: from Illinois Divorce Lawyer
    I have always been comfortable meeting with people in broken marriages at any time of stage of the marriage breakdown. Many people know they are ready to end a marriage once they make that first step to talk to an...
Rank this Week: 1714

Chicago Nursing Home Lawyers Blog

Chicago Nursing Home Lawyers Blog

Comments on nursing home legal issues. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicagonursinghomelawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 12

    Confidentiality Clauses in Settlement Agreements and How to Just Say No

    Confidentiality Clauses in Settlement Agreements and How to Just Say No
    In an April/May CBA Record article written by attorney Dmitry N. Feofanov, the options for agreeing to confidentiality clauses in settlement agreements were explained. Too often confidentiality agreements seem to show up in settlement…
  • Jun 13

    Illinois Nursing Home Care Act Amended As Related To Background Check

    Illinois Nursing Home Care Act Amended As Related To Background Check
    The Illinois Nursing Home Care Act has been amended. The new law changes the requirements of nursing home facilities when they transfer residents. The amendment allows for exceptions to the requirement that nursing home facilities shall…
  • Jun 13

    Illinois Nursing Home Care Act Amended As Related To Background Check

    Illinois Nursing Home Care Act Amended As Related To Background Check
    The Illinois Nursing Home Care Act has been amended. The new law changes the requirements of nursing home facilities when they transfer residents. The amendment allows for exceptions to the requirement that nursing home facilities shall…
Rank this Week: 3060

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/
  • Jul 12

    Who is to Blame When a Chicago Train Accident Happens?

    Who is to Blame When a Chicago Train Accident Happens?
    There are so many aspects that factor into train safety that it can be difficult for an average passenger or a Chicago driver to understand train incidents fully. While trains in Illinois serve a vital purpose, they also present a very…
  • Jul 6

    Blue Collar Workers Pay 59 Percent More for Auto Insurance than White Collar Worker

    Blue Collar Workers Pay 59 Percent More for Auto Insurance than White Collar Worker
    The results of a new study indicate that drivers who make less money are paying substantially more for the same insurance as drivers who earn more, despite having identical driving records. The study is based on a collection of data covering…
  • Jun 17

    Bike Messengers are 13 Times More Likely to be Injured than Other Employee

    Bike Messengers are 13 Times More Likely to be Injured than Other Employee
    There is nothing easy about working as a bicycle messenger in the City of Chicago. Cyclists spend their days hurriedly riding from one location to another, picking up goods and dropping them off at different offices in and around the…
Rank this Week: 4271