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Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury topics such as auto accidents, premises liability, worker's compensation, wrongful death, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, and dog bites. By Abels & Annes, P.C.

http://www.chicagopersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 30

    Walmart Blames Tracy Jordan for Crash-Related Injurie

    Walmart Blames Tracy Jordan for Crash-Related Injurie
    In most collisions, the actions of one or more drivers involved lead to a dangerous situation where a crash occurs. These car accidents can lead to injuries sustained by an at-fault driver, a passenger in a driver's vehicle, or even another…
  • Sep 29

    Actress Amanda Bynes Arrested Again for DUI

    Actress Amanda Bynes Arrested Again for DUI
    According to Mothers Against Drunk Driving ("MADD"), the average drunk driver has driven drunk 80 times before being arrested for an initial charge of driving under the influence, driving while impaired, or other alcohol-related charge. Every…
  • Sep 29

    Jennifer Lopez, Leah Remini Rear-Ended by Suspected Drunk Driver

    Jennifer Lopez, Leah Remini Rear-Ended by Suspected Drunk Driver
    It seems like celebrities catch a break now and again when it comes to the law, regardless of where in the country they are located. But when it comes to drunk drivers and drunk driving accidents, anyone, regardless of who they are or how…
Rank this Week: 1209

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/
  • Sep 30

    NFL Faces New Brain Injury Lawsuit

    NFL Faces New Brain Injury Lawsuit
    The new professional football season is here, with new games, new players and new problems. However, one old problem continues to plague the controversial National Football League (NFL). According to recent reports, the widow of a former…
  • Sep 23

    The Risks of “Talk and Die Syndrome”

    The Risks of “Talk and Die Syndrome”
    Victims of traumatic brain injuries generally exhibit numerous symptoms. However, there are rare occasions when the victim demonstrates no indication of injury, followed by a severe medical emergency. Termed “talk and die…
  • Sep 16

    A Possible Connection Between TBIs and Suicide Risk

    A Possible Connection Between TBIs and Suicide Risk
    September is suicide awareness month and recent studies suggest a possible link between traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) in youth and increased suicide risks. According to a study reported by Psych Central, teenagers who experience a traumatic…
Rank this Week: 1992

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Sep 30

    Mother of girl hit by bus sues Chicago Transit Authority

    Mother of girl hit by bus sues Chicago Transit Authority
    The mother of a child who was struck and killed by a city bus on Memorial Day has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Chicago Transit Authority. The lawsuit was filed in Cook County Circuit Court by La’Tasha Upshaw. Her daughter…
  • Sep 22

    How brain injuries occur during birth

    How brain injuries occur during birth
    Injuries to a baby’s brain can occur during or shortly after labor and delivery, as a result of three main categories of cause: reduced oxygen, reduced glucose and trauma. A baby in the womb gets its oxygen from its mother, as the…
  • Sep 17

    Research suggests under-reported birth injury

    Research suggests under-reported birth injury
    Research suggests that Chiari malformation may be an under-reported birth injury. Chiari malformations are structural problems in the cerebellum, the area of the brain that maintains balance. The cerebellum normally sits above the foramen…
Rank this Week: 1404

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/
  • Sep 29

    A Will Alone Does Not Avoid Probate, A Living Trust Can Help

    A Will Alone Does Not Avoid Probate, A Living Trust Can Help
    There are many reasons to have a will, but avoiding probate is not among them. Other tools such as a living trust can help achieve that goal. There are legal documents and procedures beyond having a valid Last Will & Testament that…
  • Sep 16

    The Seventeenth Amendment: Destroying State Sovereignty

    The Seventeenth Amendment: Destroying State Sovereignty
    From 1789 to 1913 the power to choose United States Senators was vested by the Constitution in the State legislatures. The Seventeenth Amendment altered the process by providing for direct election of Senators by the people. This…
  • Sep 10

    The Tenth Amendment to the US Constitution

    The Tenth Amendment to the US Constitution
    Among the questions raised by opponents of the Constitution during the ratification debates was the lack of an express limit on federal power, and that it would be a danger to individual freedoms and to the powers of the states. In response…
Rank this Week: 3958

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

By The Davis Law Group, P.C.

http://www.chicagoduilawyerblog.net/
  • Sep 29

    Actress Amanda Bynes Charged with DUI

    Actress Amanda Bynes Charged with DUI
    The California Highway Patrol arrested actress Amanda Bynes at 4:10 a.m. on Sunday. Bynes, 28, was booked by the LAPD at 7 a.m. and charged with misdemeanor DUI. She was released at 12:44 p.m. Sunday on $15,000 bail. Bynes allegedly ran a red…
  • Sep 22

    Former Harvey Superintendent Pleads Guilty to Official Misconduct

    Former Harvey Superintendent Pleads Guilty to Official Misconduct
    Former West Harvey-Dixmoor Elementary District 147 Superintendent, Alex Boyd Jr., 67, was sentenced to two years probation after pleading guilty to two counts of official misconduct for stealing $78,000. Boyd was originally charged with 20…
  • Sep 15

    Fired Hebron Officer Accused of Selling Drugs on The Job

    Fired Hebron Officer Accused of Selling Drugs on The Job
    Authorities announced today that a former McHenry County police officer, Ryszard Kopacz, of Wauconda, faces new felony charges for selling drugs while on duty. Kopacz, 30, was arrested days after beginning his job with the Richmond Police…
Rank this Week: 209

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

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

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • Sep 29

    LEGAL ASSISTANT POSITION!

    LEGAL ASSISTANT POSITION!
     LEGAL ASSISTANT  Black, Black & Brown is a well-established and growing law firm seeking a well-organized, self-motivated, energetic Legal Assistant. Position responsibilities will consist of preparing documents and…
  • Sep 29

    CIPA Meeting!

    CIPA Meeting!
    CIPA Colleagues:  Please mark your calendars for Tuesday, October 14, 2014, and plan to attend the Central Illinois Paralegal Association's Annual Meeting. The meeting will be held at Illinois Central College’s North Campus,…
  • Sep 23

    Police Officer, City of Moline

    Police Officer, City of Moline
    The City of Moline is recruiting for the position of Police Officer. The link below contains information to help you become better acquainted with the recruitment process. You will want to print or save this information as it contains…
Rank this Week: 270

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/
  • Sep 29

    Divvy Bike Rentals Expanding to Evanston and Oak Park

    Divvy Bike Rentals Expanding to Evanston and Oak Park
    Though fall may be here, the warm weather this week in Chicago and across Illinois means that many bicyclists may be enjoying some last-minute rides before the winter comes. But if you have lived in the Chicago area for any length of time,…
  • Sep 22

    Victim Dies Weeks after Chicago Taxi Cab Accident

    Victim Dies Weeks after Chicago Taxi Cab Accident
    Numerous taxi cab companies operate within the city limits of Chicago, transporting passengers from one end to another, from home to work, or from school to home. Though the cab companies may vary in some respects, in many respects they are…
  • Sep 17

    Four Car Collision in Schaumburg Injures 6

    Four Car Collision in Schaumburg Injures 6
    The laws in Chicago and Illinois are designed to hold those who act in a negligent manner as responsible for all the damages that result. This often comes into play in the context of a car accident, hundreds of thousands of which occur within…
Rank this Week: 1484

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

Covers securities fraud cases, investment fraud practices and securities industry regulations.

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Sep 29

    Cornerstone REIT Gets a New Name

    Cornerstone REIT Gets a New Name
    According to SEC records, another Cornerstone REIT has undergone a name change. Cornerstone Core Properties REIT is now called Summit Healthcare REIT. This is the REIT’s second name change.The REIT began as a property fund originally…
  • Sep 26

    Stockbroker Fraud in Pennsylvania

    Stockbroker Fraud in Pennsylvania
    According to the Pocono Record, a former Pennsylvania stockbroker has plead guilty to mail fraud. The charges against Joseph R. Gallardo stem from an investment fraud investigation. Gallardo allegedly persuaded clients to invest in his…
  • Sep 25

    WFG Investments Faces Hefty Fine

    WFG Investments Faces Hefty Fine
    According to InvestmentNews, the Dallas based broker-dealer, WFG Investments Inc., is facing a “global fine” that could cost the firm upwards of $650,000. The report indicates that the Financial Industry Regulatory…
Rank this Week: 322

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Corporal Punishment of Illinois Children: Child Abuse or Parent’s Prerogative?

    Corporal Punishment of Illinois Children: Child Abuse or Parent’s Prerogative?
    The recent indictment of Minnesota Viking’s running back Adrian Peterson on charges of child abuse, which stemmed from his admission that he disciplined his young son with a switch, is raising questions over just what constitutes…
  • Sep 26

    Sex Abuse Conviction Overturned Due to Inadmissible Evidence

    Sex Abuse Conviction Overturned Due to Inadmissible Evidence
    An Illinois Court of Appeals reversed the conviction of an Illinois man on charges of criminal sexual abuse, finding that evidence of other sex crimes allegedly perpetrated by the defendant was inadmissible. Without that evidence, there was…
  • Sep 24

    Sexual Assault: It Happens to Men, Too

    Sexual Assault: It Happens to Men, Too
    A Chicago woman was arrested for her role in the alleged sexual assault of a Chicago man at gunpoint. The defendant and her friend picked up the man in their car as he walked down a Chicago street and proceeded to assault him. Male Rape…
Rank this Week: 4029

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer…

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains The Law

By Matt Keenan.

http://www.skokiecriminallawyer.com/
  • Sep 29

    ILLINOIS TOUGHENS LAW ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OFFENDERS

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

    CAN POLICE SEARCH YOUR GARBAGE WITHOUT A WARRANT?

    CAN POLICE SEARCH YOUR GARBAGE WITHOUT A WARRANT?
    Whether police need a search warrant for something like a garbage can generally depends on whether you have a reasonable expectation of privacy in the place or thing being searched. When it comes to garbage, your expectation of privacy can…
  • Aug 25

    "I CLICKED ON THE WRONG SITE!": THE ILLINOIS LAW ON CHILD CYBER-PORNOGRAPHY

    "I CLICKED ON THE WRONG SITE!": THE ILLINOIS LAW ON CHILD CYBER-PORNOGRAPHY
    You were browsing some adult content sites on your computer when you came across some links to other photos. You clicked on the links and to your horror, they were photos of children in suggestive poses. Somehow, the police found out and…
Rank this Week: 3954

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers

Covers personal injury law.

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/articles/
  • Sep 29

    Propane Tank Safety Reminder

    Propane Tank Safety Reminder
    With the cold weather showing no signs of relenting, many homeowners are turning towards propane tanks to provide some additional heat. Similarly, many people haul propane tanks around during warmer months as they connect them to their gas…
  • Sep 28

    Sleep Deprivation of Driver May be Factor in Fatal Truck Crash

    Sleep Deprivation of Driver May be Factor in Fatal Truck Crash
    A deadly truck accident on I-88 in Northern Illinois has people calling for an expanded federal investigation to determine whether trucking companies regularly break safety laws and cause serious accidents. Renato Velasquez was declared an…
  • Sep 27

    Court Clarifies FedEx Driver Employment Relationship

    Court Clarifies FedEx Driver Employment Relationship
    According to a federal appeals court ruling in August 2014, over 2000 present and past drivers for FedEx Ground have been reclassified in California as employees, and not contractors. The new ruling by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has…
Rank this Week: 3833

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer…

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.illinoisnursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 29

    Former Aid Pleads Guilty to Sexually Assaulting Nursing Home Resident

    Former Aid Pleads Guilty to Sexually Assaulting Nursing Home Resident
    The American population is aging every year with more and more citizens taking advantage of and in need of programs directed towards the elderly and the ill. One common dilemma faced when dealing with an aging adult is the decision of whether…
  • Sep 24

    Hidden Camera Allegedly Reveals Neglect at Nursing Home

    Hidden Camera Allegedly Reveals Neglect at Nursing Home
    The presence of surveillance cameras in nursing homes has been hotly contested across the nation, including in the state of Illinois. Some are in favor of the presence of cameras to provide an accurate recording of the care and conditions…
  • Sep 16

    Dozens of Abuse Charges Pending against 3 Nursing Home Employee

    Dozens of Abuse Charges Pending against 3 Nursing Home Employee
    Have you ever faced the decision of whether to put a loved one or a family member in the care of a nursing home in Illinois? If so, you may understand the agony that can accompany the process. Not only must you decide whether to place your…
Rank this Week: 2521

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: 153

Kathryn L. Harry & Associates,…

Kathryn L. Harry & Associates, P.C. Blog

Covers criminal news in the Chicago land area.

http://www.youraffordabledefense.com/illinois-criminal-law-blog/
  • Sep 29

    It’s Just a Speeding Ticket…Right?

    It’s Just a Speeding Ticket…Right?
    Sometimes a speeding ticket is “just” a speeding ticket. If drivers have a record of speeding tickets which include citations of  excessive speeds, infractions caught on camera, or in a construction zone, the effects on…
  • Sep 24

    Making Sense of Murder Versus Manslaughter in Illinoi

    Making Sense of Murder Versus Manslaughter in Illinoi
    Most states, including Illinois, differentiate the various types of homicide based on the context of the killing. “Homicide” is the blanket category that includes murder and manslaughter. It can be confusing to decipher the…
  • Sep 19

    Above the Law: White Collar Crime

    Above the Law: White Collar Crime
    The biggest misconception about white collar crimes is that they are committed only among the wealthy. Anyone, from any socioeconomic background, within any demographic, can be susceptible to being involved in white collar crimes. These…
Rank this Week: 3144

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer…

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagomotorcycleaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 28

    Fatal Elgin Motorcycle Crash

    Fatal Elgin Motorcycle Crash
    There was a Illinois fatal motorcycle crash in Elgin, Illinois on Saturday evening, September 27, 2014. This motorcycle crash involved the motorcycle colliding with a SUV at approximately 7:20 p.m.  The accident happened at Bowles and…
  • Sep 26

    Motorcycle Crash In Aurora, Illinoi

    Motorcycle Crash In Aurora, Illinoi
    There was a motorcycle accident in Aurora on Wednesday (September 24, 2014) in which a motorcyclist was injured. According to police, the accident happened near Meridian Parkway and Meridian Lake Drive at approximately 2:10 p.m. The…
  • Sep 22

    Fatal Motorcycle Crash Near Highland, Illinoi

    Fatal Motorcycle Crash Near Highland, Illinoi
    There was an Illinois fatal motorcycle accident Saturday (September 20, 2014) in Madison County near Highland, Illinois. According to the Illinois State Police (ISP), the motorcycle accident happened at approximately 11:55 a.m. on Illinois…
Rank this Week: 494

Chicago Trial Attorney Blog

Chicago Trial Attorney Blog

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

http://www.counseloroffices.net/
  • Sep 28

    Chicago Trial Attorney: Personal Injury & Business Litigation - Injury Claims 101

    Chicago Trial Attorney: Personal Injury & Business Litigation - Injury Claims 101
    Auto Accident? Truck accident? Motorcycle accident? Workers compensation claim (injured at work)? Nursing home injury or death? Dog bite? Any other injury from any source / reason? Claims 101 Information on the first few steps below - if…
  • Sep 21

    Chicago Trial Attorney: Personal Injury & Business Litigation - Digital Assets (Digital Evidence?)

    Chicago Trial Attorney: Personal Injury & Business Litigation - Digital Assets (Digital Evidence?)
    A recent article found here explains how difficult access to e-mails or "digital assets" can be after death. Evidence can "lurk" in e-mails and such "assets". Where are your passwords stored?  Philip J. Berenz, CPA, JD  - Exclusive…
  • May 28

    Chicago Trial Attorney: Personal Injury & Business Litigation

    Chicago Trial Attorney: Personal Injury & Business Litigation
    Exclusive invitation and selected - proud and honored to be a member! The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state in the nation who meet stringent…
Rank this Week: 2659

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: 1137

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/
  • Sep 28

    McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurant, Inc. Pays $1.3 Million To Settle Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

    McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurant, Inc. Pays $1.3 Million To Settle Racial Discrimination Lawsuit
    McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurants, Inc. pays $1.3 million to settle a lawsuit involving a pattern-or-practice of racial discrimination. The lawsuit was first filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC"). …
  • Aug 31

    Discrimination In Public Accommodation

    Discrimination In Public Accommodation
    So you are visiting a public place and a worker at the business is discriminating against you. What if anything can you do? Well under the Illinois Human Rights Act ("Act"), you have legal protection from discrimination in a public…
  • Aug 20

    Food Rite Community Supermarket Settles Gender Discrimination Lawsuit

    Food Rite Community Supermarket Settles Gender Discrimination Lawsuit
    Lee's Food Corp., doing business as Food Rite Community Super­market pays $10,500 to settle a gender discrimination lawsuit. The discrimination lawsuit was filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") after initial…
Rank this Week: 468

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/
  • Sep 27

    Horner's Syndrome Among Newborn

    Horner's Syndrome Among Newborn
    During labor and delivery, families rely on physicians to act with great judgment and caution. They are responsible for the wellness of brand new lives and any mistake can make the difference between life and death. When poor decisions are…
  • Sep 22

    Mother Awarded $1 Million in Malpractice Lawsuit

    Mother Awarded $1 Million in Malpractice Lawsuit
    The mother of a three year old girl was recently awarded one million dollars by an Illinois court as compensation for injuries suffered by her daughter during delivery. According to a report by The Edwardsville Intelligencer, the jury found…
  • Sep 16

    Understanding the Issues - Horner's Syndrome Among Newborn

    Understanding the Issues - Horner's Syndrome Among Newborn
    During labor and delivery, families rely on physicians to act with great judgment and caution. They are responsible for the wellness of brand new lives and any mistake can make the difference between life and death. When poor decisions are…
Rank this Week: 1381

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

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

http://medicalmalpractice.levinperconti.com/
  • Sep 27

    Report Released on Top 10 Patient Safety Strategie

    Report Released on Top 10 Patient Safety Strategie
    The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) released a report earlier this year that details the top ten patient safety strategies that could be immediately implemented by healthcare providers. If every hospital were to enact these…
  • Sep 24

    CMS Reverses Decision to Stop Publicly Reporting Medical Error

    CMS Reverses Decision to Stop Publicly Reporting Medical Error
    Medical errors are made every day. We, as members of the public, rely on government agencies to provide us with information about what sort of errors are happening, where they are happening, and under what conditions they happen. There is no…
  • Sep 20

    FDA Panel Wants to Limit Testosterone Drug

    FDA Panel Wants to Limit Testosterone Drug
    Anyone who watches television has seen the commercials advertising prescription drugs designed for men suffering from “low T,” or low testosterone. The picture these commercials paint is that any of the discomforts of aging can be…
Rank this Week: 291

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Robert Kreisman.

http://injury.robertkreisman.com/
Rank this Week: 1159

The Chicago Bicycle Advocate

The Chicago Bicycle Advocate

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

http://www.mybikeadvocate.com/
  • Sep 26

    On Your Mark, Get Set, Waiver! When Bicyclists Sign Their Rights Away.

    On Your Mark, Get Set, Waiver! When Bicyclists Sign Their Rights Away.
    As an attorney who represents injured bicyclists, and who also sponsors cycling clubs, race teams and bike events I love and hate exculpatory agreements.  These rights waiving documents can be devastatingly bad for the individual cyclist…
  • Sep 15

    Cyclist's POV Video Highlights The Horror Of Getting Doored

    Cyclist's POV Video Highlights The Horror Of Getting Doored
    Below is a point of view video of a bicyclist getting doored by a taxi cab passenger from his right while riding in a bicycle lane in New York City.  The bike lane is located along the right side of a one way street.  The layout…
  • Sep 9

    Illinois Municipalities May Be Held Responsible Where Snow Removal Forces Cyclists and Pedestrians Into The Street

    Illinois Municipalities May Be Held Responsible Where Snow Removal Forces Cyclists and Pedestrians Into The Street
    Courtesy TheWashCycleIllinois municipalities may be held liable for injuries to pedestrians and bicyclists forced into the street by snow piled onto sidewalks and bike lanes by city plows, according to the Illinois Appellate Court.  The…
Rank this Week: 1598

Cary J. Wintroub & Associates Law…

Cary J. Wintroub & Associates Law Blog

Covers personal injury news.

http://www.cjw-law.com/category/law-blog/
  • Sep 26

    Illinois fails nursing home review

    Illinois fails nursing home review
    More than 100,000 citizens reside in approximately 1,200 nursing home facilities located within Illinois state lines, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health. Although the department indicates that all Illinois long-term care…
  • Sep 24

    Severe complications caused by retained sponge

    Severe complications caused by retained sponge
    USA Today reports that in most cases of retained surgical items, it is gauzy sponges that are left behind in a surgical site. Surgeons often use dozens of these materials to soak up bodily fluid and blood around the point of operation, making…
  • Sep 22

    Protecting loved ones from nursing home abuse

    Protecting loved ones from nursing home abuse
    Senior citizens are a vulnerable population. Physically frail and unable to defend themselves, thousands of nursing home residents are abused each year. After a comprehensive study performed by the Special Investigations Division of the House…
Rank this Week: 3196

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer…

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal malpractice. By The Clinton Law Firm.

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

    Do Not Throw Your Client Under the Bus!

    Do Not Throw Your Client Under the Bus!
    IN RE MARRIAGE OF WIXOM AND WIXOM, Wash: Court of Appeals, 3rd Div. 2014 – Google Scholar. This is an appeal from a divorce case in which a lawyer (Robert Caruso) and his client (Rick Wixom) were held jointly and severally liable for a…
  • Sep 25

    Lawyer is Held Liable For Failing To Put Opposing Counsel’s Name on Settlement Check

    Lawyer is Held Liable For Failing To Put Opposing Counsel’s Name on Settlement Check
    DEHART v. Lavit, Ky: Court of Appeals 2014 – Google Scholar. This case recognizes a duty of care to opposing counsel to put the opposing counsel’s name on a settlement check. Lavit sued DeHart because DeHart forgot to put his name…
  • Sep 25

    Texas Attorney Held Liable For Co-Counsel’s Theft of Settlement Fund

    Texas Attorney Held Liable For Co-Counsel’s Theft of Settlement Fund
    LAW OFFICE OF OSCAR C. GONZALEZ, INC. v. Sloan, Tex: Court of Appeals, 4th Dist. 2014 – Google Scholar. This is a Texas case in which the lawyer, Oscar Gonzalez, was held liable when his co-counsel converted a settlement check. The…
Rank this Week: 3736

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/
  • Sep 26

    Death, part 2

    Death, part 2
    Last week I argued that not many Americans actually love the death penalty so much that they are okay with killing innocent people. Yet there's good reason to believe that innocent people have been put to death, which raises the…
  • Sep 25

    Keep Your Government & Corporate Hands Off My Password

    Keep Your Government & Corporate Hands Off My Password
    You may have heard that Apple has implemented a robust new security feature with its latest mobile operating system: the phone's data is now encrypted by default, and Apple retains no record of your passcode or other "backdoor." As a result,…
  • Sep 19

    Americans Don't Want to Kill Innocent People

    Americans Don't Want to Kill Innocent People
    I've been meaning to respond to Mr. Gillette's thoughtful post inspired by Judge Kopf's statement that “many federal judges, and I would suppose many state judges as well, understand that the death penalty has and will…
Rank this Week: 2683

Nursing Homes Abuse Blog

Nursing Homes Abuse Blog

Covers common problems encountered by residents and their families aat nursing homes and assisted living facilities. By Jonathan Rosenfeld.

http://www.nursinghomesabuseblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    World Elder Abuse Day: Why Bother?

    World Elder Abuse Day: Why Bother?
    Everyone, especially the elderly, deserves to be treated with dignity in a safe environment. Unfortunately, too many older Americans are neglected, abused or exploited. Research indicates that 10 percent of elderly individuals 60 years and…
  • Sep 19

    How Quickly Can Bedsores Develop on a Nursing Home Patient?

    How Quickly Can Bedsores Develop on a Nursing Home Patient?
    Decubitus ulcers, commonly referred to as bedsores or pressure ulcers, develop in individuals that are chair bound or bed bound for an extended period. Many ulcers begin forming in as little as a week when lying or sitting in the same place.…
  • Jun 30

    Memory Care Facilities Emerging Specialty In Senior Care Industry

    Memory Care Facilities Emerging Specialty In Senior Care Industry
    As work continues on a 23,000-square-foot memory care center in Weston Wisconsin, it is important to remember that this is just one of the many facilities currently being built throughout the country. Because of the increased number of people…
Rank this Week: 147

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/
  • Sep 25

    Motorcycle Accident Prevention—Biker Tall Tales & Myths Debunked

    Motorcycle Accident Prevention—Biker Tall Tales & Myths Debunked
    Due to their relative lack of size and stability, motorcycles are afforded a much smaller margin for error than passenger vehicles. Thousands of motorcyclists are injured every year in motorcycle accidents resulting from rider error…
  • Sep 23

    A Team Effort: How We Can All Work Together to Prevent Pedestrian Accident

    A Team Effort: How We Can All Work Together to Prevent Pedestrian Accident
    We all have our own preference when it comes to transportation. Some of us drive cars or SUVs, while others prefer to get from place to place using cabs, the L train or Chicago’s CTA bus system. Yet, regardless of how we get around,…
  • Sep 11

    Traumatic Brain Injuries: Know the Symptoms—Know Your Right

    Traumatic Brain Injuries: Know the Symptoms—Know Your Right
    Our central and peripheral nervous systems (CNS & PNS) and their various functions are incredibly complex, and this is something that we often take for granted. The CNS (comprised of our brain & spinal cord) and PNS (enclosed bundles…
Rank this Week: 1071

Chicago Accident Lawyer Blog

Chicago Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagoaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 25

    Motorists’ Noncompliance with Illinois’ ‘Must Stop for Pedestrians Law’ Raises Safety Concerns in Chicago

    Motorists’ Noncompliance with Illinois’ ‘Must Stop for Pedestrians Law’ Raises Safety Concerns in Chicago
    The Pedestrian Accident Attorneys of Zneimer & Zneimer P.C. take note of a concerning problem that continues to plague those that travel by foot in the Chicago area—crosswalk safety. According to the Illinois Department of…
  • Aug 28

    Truck Driver Charged with Reckless Homicide Following Fatal Crash

    Truck Driver Charged with Reckless Homicide Following Fatal Crash
    As Trucking Accident Attorneys, we are well aware of the hazards faced by motorists who are forced to share our roadways with truck drivers that operate semi-tractor trailers. Big-rigs are massive, heavy, dangerous vehicles, capable of mass…
  • Aug 25

    Divvy Bikes: What to do After a Crash

    Divvy Bikes: What to do After a Crash
    As bike sharing continues to expand throughout Chicago, the Attorneys of Zneimer & Zneimer P.C. take note of the growing number of bicycle accidents involving Divvy bikes. Being involved in a bike crash can be stressful…
Rank this Week: 4391

Illinois Bicycle Law

Illinois Bicycle Law

Covers Illinois cycling laws and news. By Michael Keating.

http://www.illinoisbicyclelaw.com/
  • Sep 25

    Bicyclist Doored on West Side of Chicago

    Bicyclist Doored on West Side of Chicago
    The Illinois Bicycle Lawyers at Keating Law Offices have been retained to represent a Chicago bicyclist who was a victim of a dooring earlier this month. The dooring occurred on the far West Side of Chicago of Austin Avenue just north of its…
  • Aug 15

    Bicyclist Doored in Riverside Receives Insurance Settlement

    Bicyclist Doored in Riverside Receives Insurance Settlement
    Location in Riverside, IL where a bicyclist was doored. Illinois bike attorneys at Keating Law Offices helped secure an insurance settlement for the doored bicyclist who was injured in the crash. Illinois Bicycle Lawyer Joe Vietri secured an…
  • Aug 13

    Claim Settled for Bicyclist Struck While Crossing Busy Street in Crosswalk

    Claim Settled for Bicyclist Struck While Crossing Busy Street in Crosswalk
    Illinois Bicycle Lawyers Michael S. Keating and Joseph T. Vietri have secured a substantial settlement for a bicyclist who was struck by a motorist at the intersection of Janes Avenue and 83rd Street in suburban Woodridge last August. The…
Rank this Week: 1616

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/
  • Sep 25

    Class Action Alleges that Apple Allegedly Refuses to Provide Retail Workers With Break

    Class Action Alleges that Apple Allegedly Refuses to Provide Retail Workers With Break
    Brandon Felczer, who worked for Apple from September, 2010 to November, 2011, claims that he provided notice of his termination more than 72 hours in advance. Nevertheless, Apple allegedly did not provide him with his final wages until two…
  • Sep 18

    Coach Interns Sue in Class Action for Unpaid Wage

    Coach Interns Sue in Class Action for Unpaid Wage
    According to the wage and hour lawsuit, Campbell and other employees were hired by Coach to create trend boards, research new trends and fabrics, work in the warehouse, and perform other various tasks. As a result, Campbell alleges that…
  • Sep 10

    Seniors Sue Camp Grounds in Class Action for Allegedly Forcing Them to Work Overtime Off the Clock

    Seniors Sue Camp Grounds in Class Action for Allegedly Forcing Them to Work Overtime Off the Clock
    The couple had retired and were looking for some part time work to supplement their Social Security checks. They were initially hired by California Land Management in Palo Alto, California, a company that manages federal parks. According to…
Rank this Week: 1165

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse…

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.illinoisnursinghomeabuselawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 25

    Rauner Avoids Responsibility in Nursing Home Tragedie

    Rauner Avoids Responsibility in Nursing Home Tragedie
    Trans Healthcare and Trans Health Management, nursing home companies that controls a chain of nursing homes throughout the country seems to be continuously fighting off lawsuits, bad press, and claims of fraud. Bruce Rauner, the candidate for…
  • Sep 19

    End-of-Life Care Needs National Overhaul

    End-of-Life Care Needs National Overhaul
    Most families with loved ones in nursing homes know that our current healthcare system is inadequate for people nearing the end of life. Our nursing homes are understaffed and underfunded, we continue to pour money into treating illnesses…
  • Sep 9

    Proposed Law to Allow Cameras in Nursing Home Resident Room

    Proposed Law to Allow Cameras in Nursing Home Resident Room
    The Illinois Attorney General's Office recently proposed a new law that would allow camera and audio recordings in the private rooms of nursing home residents. The resident would need to consent to the cameras and they or their family would…
Rank this Week: 1830

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois divorce law. From Michael Roe.

http://www.illinoisdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 25

    Law Office of Michael F. Roe's Illinois…

    Law Office of Michael F. Roe's Illinois Divorce Law Blog has once again, for 2014, been named a "Top 50 Divorce Law Blog" by Criminal Justice Degrees Schools, which annually analyzes and rates professional blogs. My approach to the…
  • Sep 25

    Kane County Divorce Lawyer: Managing Children in the Early Stages of Divorce

    Kane County Divorce Lawyer: Managing Children in the Early Stages of Divorce
    I had a conversation today with one of my new clients about how to manage the emotions of the minor children during the initial stages of the divorce. An article from Dennis Ortman is helpful and I have cited it...
  • Sep 23

    Notes from Forensic Forum: Parental Alienation

    Notes from Forensic Forum: Parental Alienation
    Notes from last week's Forensic Forum in Chicago: A most excellent program; cutting edge information and illuminating insights into managing PA cases. Dr. Warshak captured in two hours the important clinical and legal management issues with…
Rank this Week: 2279

Zevan & Davidson Law Firm, LLC…

Zevan & Davidson Law Firm, LLC Blog

Covers personal injury and medical malpractice law in Missouri and Illinois.

http://www.zevandavidson.com/category/blog/
  • Sep 25

    Medical Malpractice and Gallbladder Surgery

    Medical Malpractice and Gallbladder Surgery
    Patients suffering from complications after a gallbladder surgery may be entitled to compensation for medical malpractice. The gallbladder is a small organ that is attached to the liver. It is considered a non-essential organ, like the…
  • Sep 22

    Wrongful Death Resulting From Medical Negligence

    Wrongful Death Resulting From Medical Negligence
    How do you recover when a loved one has died because of medical negligence? According to the Journal of Patient Safety, each year over 200,000 patients die prematurely because of medical negligence. The families of these victims have the…
  • Sep 22

    Cosmetic Surgery Errors Leading to Medical Malpractice

    Cosmetic Surgery Errors Leading to Medical Malpractice
    Before electing to have cosmetic surgery, you should be aware of the risks involved. Every surgical procedure involves some amount of risk. When a person decides to undergo cosmetic surgery, he or she should be informed of all…
Rank this Week: 2325

Ken Allen Law Blog

Ken Allen Law Blog

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

http://www.kenallenlaw.com/injuryblog/
  • Sep 25

    Truckers Want FMCSA to Stop Publishing CSA Scores to the Public

    Truckers Want FMCSA to Stop Publishing CSA Scores to the Public
    Around three weeks ago, 10 different trucking organizations (e.g., groups like the American Trucking Association and the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association) got together and sent a joint request in a formal letter to the…
  • Sep 23

    Motorcycle Accidents in Indiana: Consider Just This Month ….

    Motorcycle Accidents in Indiana: Consider Just This Month ….
      Motorcycle accidents are usually accidents that result in serious injuries and sadly, it’s usually the motorcyclist who is severely hurt in the crash. It’s understandable: the realities of riding a motorcycle for its…
  • Sep 18

    Concussion Warning Symptoms — Watch Out for These Signs of Brain Injury

    Concussion Warning Symptoms — Watch Out for These Signs of Brain Injury
    Playing football or soccer or hockey, as well as baseball or basketball, where a player can suffer a sudden, strong hit to the head can mean a life-altering brain injury where the aftermath may not reveal itself for several years. This is…
Rank this Week: 2364

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/
  • Sep 25

    Lake County, Illinois Vehicle Accidents On September 24, 2014

    Lake County, Illinois Vehicle Accidents On September 24, 2014
    On Wednesday (September 24, 2014) various Lake County, Illinois wrecks and traffic safety hazards happened. Listed below are some of these Lake County, IL wrecks and traffic hazards that happened on September 24, as seen in the Lake…
  • Sep 18

    Lake County, Illinois Vehicle Accidents On September 17, 2014

    Lake County, Illinois Vehicle Accidents On September 17, 2014
    On Wednesday (September 17, 2014) various Lake County, Illinois vehicle accidents and traffic hazards were reported. Listed below are some of these Lake County, IL vehicle accidents and traffic hazards that occurred on September 17, as…
  • Sep 11

    Lake County, Illinois Vehicle Accidents On September 10, 2014

    Lake County, Illinois Vehicle Accidents On September 10, 2014
    Various Lake County, Illinois car accidents and other types of vehicle accidents happened on Wednesday, September 10, 2014.  If you are involved in a such a vehicle accident, you should take steps to maximize your potential to receive…
Rank this Week: 609

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/
  • Sep 25

    Advancement Rights Percolate Beneath Delaware Trade Secrets Lawsuit

    Advancement Rights Percolate Beneath Delaware Trade Secrets Lawsuit
    Assume you represent a company and suspect a departed executive is competing unfairly by using the company's trade secret information. Further assume you have a case with, at least at first blush, a strong set of facts and a motivated client…
  • Sep 18

    A Fool's Errand: Seizing Instrumentalities of Trade Secrets Theft

    A Fool's Errand: Seizing Instrumentalities of Trade Secrets Theft
    There is much debate about the companion pieces of legislation introduced in Congress that relate to trade secrets law.Those two proposed laws are known as the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2014 (the Senate version) and the Trade Secrets…
  • Sep 15

    A Non-Compete Damages Overview

    A Non-Compete Damages Overview
    Companies that enforce restrictive covenants against ex-employees often face an uphill battle in proving damages resulting from a breach. It is for this reason that in the vast majority of cases a plaintiff focuses primarily on securing an…
Rank this Week: 981

Law Offices of Robert H. Glorch…

Law Offices of Robert H. Glorch Blog

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

http://www.illinoisestateplan.com/blog
  • Sep 25

    Are you (and your Estate Plan) Ready for Some (Bears) Football?

    Are you (and your Estate Plan) Ready for Some (Bears) Football?
    Over 60,000 Chicago Bears fans (and hopefully very few Packers fans) will converge on Soldier Field this Sunday to watch the Bears beat the Packers (the power of positive thinking, right?). Around half of them will be there by virtue of a…
  • Sep 12

    Unmarried Couples Have Acute Need for Estate Planning

    Unmarried Couples Have Acute Need for Estate Planning
    I sometimes review and answer basic questions in online legal forums. Some questions are truly “off the wall”, while others are thought-provoking. The following question was recently posed in an online Q&A forum: QUESTION: A…
  • Sep 2

    New Illinois Law Questions Bequests to Non-Family Caregiver

    New Illinois Law Questions Bequests to Non-Family Caregiver
    On August 26, 2014, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed into law a brand new section in the Illinois Probate Act, at 755 ILCS 5/4-a, entitled “Presumptively Void Transfers.” While the intent of the new law is aimed squarely at…
Rank this Week: 4003

Hoffmann Law Firm, L.L.C. Blog

Hoffmann Law Firm, L.L.C. Blog

Discusses news, tips, and information related to Missouri auto accidents. By Christopher Hoffmann.

http://www.hoffmannpersonalinjury.com/category/car-accident/
  • Sep 24

    Ten Tips For Safe Driving On the Highway

    Ten Tips For Safe Driving On the Highway
    Highway car accidents often involve serious injuries and fatalities. Learn how to protect yourself and your loved ones. Automobile accidents are one of the most common causes of fatalities in the United States. Furthermore, car…
  • Sep 24

    Avoid This Dangerous Driving Mistake

    Avoid This Dangerous Driving Mistake
    Overcorrection of your vehicle while driving can be a deadly mistake. Consider this scenario. You are driving on the highway and suddenly you need to change lanes quickly. You remain calm and subtly maneuver your…
  • Sep 24

    How a “Designated Texter” Can Limit Distracted Driving

    How a “Designated Texter” Can Limit Distracted Driving
    Each year, over 400,000 people are injured in car accidents involving distracted drivers. Distracted driving is as dangerous as drinking and driving. As people are getting more and more addicted to mobile devices, the number of car accidents…
Rank this Week: 3800

Auto Accident Lawyers Blog

Auto Accident Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.autoaccidentlawyers-blog.com/
  • Sep 24

    When Bicycles Hit Pedestrian

    When Bicycles Hit Pedestrian
    A death in New York City's famed Central Park is once again sparking the debate over bicyclist and pedestrian rights. As commuter biking gains popularity throughout the country, the numbers of accidents is rising as well. Bicycle accident…
  • Sep 23

    Illinois Rail Safety Week

    Illinois Rail Safety Week
    Last week, Metra partnered with suburban police departments to enforce Illinois Rail Safety Week, a new initiative aimed at raising awareness and reducing train fatalities. Undoubtedly, the initiative is in response to the lives lost to train…
  • Sep 15

    How to Handle Insurance Coverage after Auto Accident

    How to Handle Insurance Coverage after Auto Accident
    Our team of auto accident attorneys frequently helps clients who struggle with navigating the complexities of insurance coverage. Oftentimes, those seriously injured in a car accident require immediate hospitalization, emergency surgeries…
Rank this Week: 2596

Wagenmaker and Oberly - Nonprofit…

Wagenmaker and Oberly - Nonprofit Update

Covers compliance issues, tax exemption, real estate, intellectual property and charitable fundraising issues affecting nonprofits.

http://wagenmakerlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 24

    When “Nonprofit” Isn’t Enough for Tax Exemption

    When “Nonprofit” Isn’t Enough for Tax Exemption
               Does an organization’s tax-exempt status under 501(c)(3) automatically qualify it for property tax exemption?  According to many state revenue departments, the answer is…
  • Sep 18

    IRS and U.S. House Respond to Treasury Audit; All Better Now?

    IRS and U.S. House Respond to Treasury Audit; All Better Now?
                This week IRS Commissioner John Koskinen responded before a U.S. House Subcommittee to the recently issued report from the U.S. Treasury Inspector General for Tax…
  • Sep 17

    The Legal Side of Mission Trip

    The Legal Side of Mission Trip
    Mission trips can provide fantastic opportunities to help others, to learn, and to grow spiritually.  Indeed, an estimated 2 to 4 million Americans participate in mission trips annually.  Aside from the packing list and the plane…
Rank this Week: 3190

Mevorah Law Offices Blog

Mevorah Law Offices Blog

Covers divorce and family law in Illinois.

http://www.divorce-attorney-illinois.com/
  • Sep 24

    The Leading Causes behind Divorce

    The Leading Causes behind Divorce
    In a past study, findings showed that married women who had a stronger educational background than their husbands would be more likely to experience divorce. The statistics were based largely on the gendered stereotypes, which in the past led…
  • Sep 17

    New Law Strengthens Child Protective Service

    New Law Strengthens Child Protective Service
    This August, Governor Pat Quinn signed and put into effect Senate Bill 2909 and House Bill 5598, with the purpose of strengthening Illinois child protective services and providing more help to parents who have children suffering from…
  • Sep 10

    To Procreate or to Not Procreate: Whose Right is Most Valid?

    To Procreate or to Not Procreate: Whose Right is Most Valid?
    In recent years, assisted reproductive technology has progressed rapidly and has provided women and men the opportunity to become parents. In 1985, through this new reproductive technology, 260 babies were born to parents who otherwise would…
Rank this Week: 2723

The Shriver Brief

The Shriver Brief

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

http://www.theshriverbrief.org
  • Sep 24

    SNAP Challenge Day Seven -- A Few Lessons Learned

    SNAP Challenge Day Seven -- A Few Lessons Learned
    Today is the last day of my participation in the SNAP challenge. My wife and I have got leftover chicken for lunch, and pasta and broccoli for dinner again, so we budgeted all right. We wound up spending $68.25 (not counting two restaurant…
  • Sep 23

    SNAP Challenge Days Five and Six -- Making Sacrifices, Within Limit

    SNAP Challenge Days Five and Six -- Making Sacrifices, Within Limit
    [Editor's Note: Shriver Center Director of Economic Justice Dan Lesser is taking the SNAP challenge this week and blogging about his experiences.]   Day Five In the morning, a friend at the office announced that we were out…
  • Sep 22

    Poverty Rate Falls But Is Still High, Income Inequality Unchanged

    Poverty Rate Falls But Is Still High, Income Inequality Unchanged
    What is the state of poverty, in this 50th anniversary of the War on Poverty? According to Census Bureau figures released last week, and to the surprise of some experts, following increases in poverty due to the Great Recession, the…
Rank this Week: 4662

FMLA Insights

FMLA Insights

Covers the Family Medical Leave Act. By Franczek Radelet.

http://www.fmlainsights.com
  • Sep 23

    Are You a Co-Employer? FMLA Joint Employer Liability Can Be Deadly

    Are You a Co-Employer? FMLA Joint Employer Liability Can Be Deadly
    I’ve discussed far sexier topics than “joint employers” on this blog.  After all, it’s not every day an employee gets drunk at a Polish festival at the very time she’s supposed to be on FMLA leave. But even…
  • Sep 17

    FMLA FAQ: Can We Terminate an Employee for Working a Second Job While on FMLA Leave?

    FMLA FAQ: Can We Terminate an Employee for Working a Second Job While on FMLA Leave?
    Q:  One of our employees has taken FMLA leave for anxiety attacks.  Recently, we found out that she is working a similar job for another employer at precisely the same time she should be working for us.  Can we deny her the…
  • Sep 11

    Employer Rejects Employee's Fitness for Duty Certification, Faces FMLA Liability

    Employer Rejects Employee's Fitness for Duty Certification, Faces FMLA Liability
    The story is for all you hunt and peck typists out there.  But its message is a lesson for all employers when it comes to returning your employee from FMLA leave. Vanessa worked for Reading Hospital as a credentialing assistant, a…
Rank this Week: 4681

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/
  • Sep 23

    92-Year Old Suffers Abuse at Syracuse Nursing Home

    92-Year Old Suffers Abuse at Syracuse Nursing Home
    Many of the physical, verbal, sexual, and financial abuse and exploitation cases we have seen across the country, including in Illinois, are often attributed to the acts or failures to act by staffers like nurses, nursing aides and other…
  • Sep 21

    Should There Be Cameras in Nursing Homes?

    Should There Be Cameras in Nursing Homes?
    In the context of abuse and neglect at nursing homes and long-term care facilities, there has been the pressing question of whether or not these facilities should be required to keep cameras in order to monitor the conduct of staff at the…
  • Sep 17

    Case of Nursing Home Sexual Abuse is a Wake-Up Call

    Case of Nursing Home Sexual Abuse is a Wake-Up Call
    In discussing abuse and neglect at nursing homes and long-term care facilities, we often tend to focus on the general concepts of physical abuse, verbal abuse or emotional abuse. These are all unfortunately very common forms of abuse by…
Rank this Week: 661

Real Estate Advisor Law Blog

Real Estate Advisor Law Blog

Covers real estate development, environmental, finance and legal issues. By Ulmer Berne LLP.

http://www.realestateadvisorlawblog.com
  • Sep 23

    Hotel Financing Seminar

    Hotel Financing Seminar
    Please join us for this informative webinar today.  If you can not participate you can access the webinar through our sponsor. The link is the title to the webinar.   Hotel Financing Structures and Options in the Hospitality…
  • Aug 22

    Return of Retail Part Two

    Return of Retail Part Two
    I recently speculated that retail must be back. I just attended the ICSC Idea Exchange in Columbus, Ohio and got further support for this idea. Robert Myers, Chief Operating Officer of Philips Edison & Company, said they were now seeing…
  • Jul 16

    Return of the New Shopping Center

    Return of the New Shopping Center
    For quite a while there has been very few new shopping centers being developed. Many people may have even questioned whether there would ever be any new significant shopping centers. Apparently, times have changed. In rapid succession, I have…
Rank this Week: 4594