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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/
  • May 3

    Volvo Sued in Class Action Over Claims that Mileage Promises Were Overblown for Electric Car

    Volvo Sued in Class Action Over Claims that Mileage Promises Were Overblown for Electric Car
    Electric cars are still a relatively new phenomenon. They started a few years ago with hybrid cars that used both gas and electricity, but some vehicle manufacturers are starting to claim consumers can drive their cars for miles using just…
  • May 2

    More Arbitration Agreements Blocking Class Actions in Certain Settings May Soon Be Banned

    More Arbitration Agreements Blocking Class Actions in Certain Settings May Soon Be Banned
    Consumer advocates have long been saying the inability to bring a class action against a company when bound by an arbitration agreement is the aspect of arbitration that does the most damage to consumers and the recent CFPB report agreed with…
  • May 1

    FTC Cracks Down on Used Car Dealer Fraud — What are the Latest Scams?

    FTC Cracks Down on Used Car Dealer Fraud — What are the Latest Scams?
    Our Chicago automobile fraud and Lemon law attorneys near Evanston and Lombard have experience representing victims of odometer roll backs, title washing, fake or improper certifications of rebuilt wrecks and other used car scams. We bring…
Rank this Week: 619

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/
  • May 3

    Vanguard Natural Resources Distribution Cut

    Vanguard Natural Resources Distribution Cut
    Have you suffered losses investing in Vanguard Natural Resources (VNR)? If so, The White Law Group may be able to recover your losses by filing a claim against the brokerage firm that sold you the investment. According to Yahoo Finance,…
  • May 3

    MetLife Securities fined over variable annuity sales.

    MetLife Securities fined over variable annuity sales.
    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) recently announced that it has fined MetLife Securities, Inc. (MSI) $20 million and ordered it to pay $5 million to customers for making negligent material misrepresentations and omissions…
  • May 2

    Ultra Petroleum Corp Files Bankruptcy

    Ultra Petroleum Corp Files Bankruptcy
    Ultra Petroleum Corp joins the growing list of energy companies that have filed for bankruptcy in recent years. On Friday April 30, 2016 the company filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Based in Houston, Texas, Ultra Petroleum is an…
Rank this Week: 183

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

By The Davis Law Group, P.C.

http://www.chicagoduilawyerblog.net/
  • May 3

    New Study Concludes that Juvenile Records are Rarely Expunged

    New Study Concludes that Juvenile Records are Rarely Expunged
    A new Illinois Juvenile Justice Commission report released last month examined juvenile expungements from 2004 to 2014. It concluded that only three records for every 1000 juvenile arrests are expunged including those cases that are…
  • Mar 29

    Number of Chicago Shootings Surging in 2016

    Number of Chicago Shootings Surging in 2016
    The number of shootings in the first three months of 2016 is the highest of the decade in Chicago. At least 775 people have been shot in the city, which is up 80 percent from last year. As of March 28, there were at least 650 separate…
  • Mar 17

    Foxx and Brown Win Democratic Nominations in Illinoi

    Foxx and Brown Win Democratic Nominations in Illinoi
    Kim Foxx will be the democratic candidate for Cook County State’s Attorney, defeating current State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez. Alvarez came under fire after waiting a year to file murder charges against an officer accused of…
Rank this Week: 756

Nemeroff Law Offices Blog

Nemeroff Law Offices Blog

Covers personal injury news.

http://www.chicagoinjurylawyer.pro/category/blog/
  • May 3

    Hinsdale, Illinoi

    Hinsdale, Illinoi
    Nemeroff Law Offices is proud to serve the residents of Hinsdale.  Hinsdale is an upscale community of Chicago, Illinois. The population was over 17,000 residents at the 2000 census.  It is a beautiful wooded community with a lovely…
  • May 3

    Hanover Park, Illinoi

    Hanover Park, Illinoi
    Nemeroff Law Offices is proud to serve the residents of Hanover Park.  Hanover Park is a village in Cook and DuPage counties.  The population was over 38,000 at the 2000 census.  The village has a total area of 6.8 square…
  • May 3

    Glenview, Illinoi

    Glenview, Illinoi
    Glenview is a village located 20 miles north of downtown Chicago.  The estimated population is over 44,000 residents.  According to the US Census Bureau, the village has a total area of over 13 miles.    Many larger…
Rank this Week: 2167

Injury Law Blog

Injury Law Blog

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

http://www.injurylawyerblog.center/
  • May 3

    Ovarian Cancer Plaintiff Wins $55 Million against Johnson & Johnson

    Ovarian Cancer Plaintiff Wins $55 Million against Johnson & Johnson
    DCF 1.0 A woman in Missouri won $55 million in the second ovarian cancer trial against baby powder manufacturer Johnson & Johnson. Baby powder is made from talcum powder, and is linked to ovarian cancer when used genitally. Our…
  • Apr 22

    Celebrating Earth Day

    Celebrating Earth Day
    This Earth Day, our toxic substance attorneys want to highlight the importance of environmental contamination law. Whether we realize it or not, we encounter chemicals and naturally occurring toxins every single day. Chemicals There are…
  • Apr 11

    New Device for Morcellator Surgeries Approved but Not Proven

    New Device for Morcellator Surgeries Approved but Not Proven
    On Thursday, April 7, 2016, the FDA allowed a new device onto market that claims to contain tissue during power morcellator procedures. The device, PneumoLiner, is not proven to reduce the risk of spreading cancer. The uterine cancer lawyers…
Rank this Week: 813

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

By Staver Law Group P.C.

http://www.chicagolawyer.com/legal-blog/
  • May 3

    Blind Spots for Trucks and Car

    Blind Spots for Trucks and Car
    Anyone who’s driven a car before knows there are places you can’t see. Directly behind you and triangles of space behind your shoulders are where cars, motorcycles, bicyclists, children, and pets can hide. We refer to these spaces…
  • May 2

    Crashes Involving Parked Car

    Crashes Involving Parked Car
    Have you ever parked on the street and returned to your car only to find a side mirror broken off or that someone has sideswiped your car and caused damage to it but found no note from the other driver? If so, you are not... The post Crashes…
  • Apr 29

    Text Messages As Evidence In Court Proceeding

    Text Messages As Evidence In Court Proceeding
    One of the most common means of communication used today is text messaging. An interesting question regarding text messages is whether they can be admitted into evidence in proceedings involving personal injuries, auto accidents or other…
Rank this Week: 4171

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/
  • May 3

    Nearly 1 in 5 Fatal Pedestrian Accidents is a Hit-and-Run

    Nearly 1 in 5 Fatal Pedestrian Accidents is a Hit-and-Run
    In Illinois and almost everywhere else in the nation, the laws are clear: if you are involved in a traffic accident, you must remain at the scene. Generally, there are some exceptions to these rules which apply most often in the event that a…
  • May 2

    Elderly Drivers Pose Smaller Risk of Fatal Car Accidents than Teen

    Elderly Drivers Pose Smaller Risk of Fatal Car Accidents than Teen
    What type of driver poses the greatest threat to others on Chicago roadways? It might seem like a simple question to pose but it is an incredibly difficult one to answer. While generalizations can be made across types of motorists, the truth…
  • Apr 27

    How Safe Is Your Pickup Truck?

    How Safe Is Your Pickup Truck?
    In an effort to keep consumers constantly informed about the safety of the vehicles they drive, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (“IIHS”) puts several models of popular cars, trucks, and vans through a series of…
Rank this Week: 350

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/
  • May 3

    Botched Cosmetic Procedure Prompts Lawsuit

    Botched Cosmetic Procedure Prompts Lawsuit
    Cosmetic surgery should be considered safe and those who undergo a procedure expect that it will be completed properly and safely. Unfortunately, a cosmetic procedure went wrong for one local woman, who suffered severe injuries after the…
  • Apr 30

    Lawsuit Filed Against Health Care Provider for Negligent Care

    Lawsuit Filed Against Health Care Provider for Negligent Care
    When we or our loved ones are in the hospital we trust that proper care will always be provided. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. A lawsuit was recently filed against a local hospital and doctor alleging that failure to provide…
  • Apr 27

    Patient Injured During Surgery Files Lawsuit

    Patient Injured During Surgery Files Lawsuit
    When we enter the hospital for surgery we trust that our doctor will take proper care of us and not cause us further harm. Unfortunately, that is exactly what happened, according to a patient. The man was allegedly harmed because of…
Rank this Week: 149

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicago-personal-injury-lawyer-blawg.com
Rank this Week: 87

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/
  • May 3

    Why are Bicycle Accidents So Common in Chicago?

    Why are Bicycle Accidents So Common in Chicago?
    In 2014, the Governors Highway Safety Administration concluded that Illinois had the fifth highest rate of bicycle fatalities between 2010 and 2012. During that three year period, Illinois recorded 80 deaths in bicycle accidents across…
  • Apr 29

    283,000 Ford Vehicles Recalled for Transmission, Suspension Problem

    283,000 Ford Vehicles Recalled for Transmission, Suspension Problem
    These days, it may seem like a new automobile recall is being announced every week, and with good reason: over the last few years, more recalls have been issued than at any time in the past. Many motorists have found that the cars they own…
  • Apr 18

    Reducing Chicago Pedestrian Accidents by Eliminating Distraction

    Reducing Chicago Pedestrian Accidents by Eliminating Distraction
    In Illinois, traffic can take many forms. Cars, trucks, SUVS, and vans are common on our roadways but they are far from the only types of traffic in the state. Bicyclists, motorcyclists, and even pedestrians can all be traffic and can affect…
Rank this Week: 1499

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.illinoisinjurylawyerblog.net/
  • May 3

    Football Players at Risk for Traumatic Brain Injury

    Football Players at Risk for Traumatic Brain Injury
    Football can be a dangerous sport, even for players who do not sustain serious injuries on the field. Recently, more research has come to light on the link between football and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE). CTE is a disease…
  • Apr 30

    Evidence of Lack of Insurance Determined Irrelevant in Car Accident Claim

    Evidence of Lack of Insurance Determined Irrelevant in Car Accident Claim
    If a case proceeds to trial, generally the parties leave the issues to the jury to decide. However, the judge still has to make decisions throughout the trial, including ones involving the admissibility of evidence. Sometimes, these decisions…
  • Apr 28

    People Injured at Work May Be Able to Sue a Third Party

    People Injured at Work May Be Able to Sue a Third Party
    If you are injured at work in Illinois, workers’ compensation will normally cover your medical bills and some lost wages. Workers’ compensation laws allow workers who are injured on the job to recover compensation without having…
Rank this Week: 2543

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Robert Kreisman.

http://injury.robertkreisman.com/
Rank this Week: 1180

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/
  • May 3

    St. Louis Car Accidents Caused by Tailgating

    St. Louis Car Accidents Caused by Tailgating
    Tailgating (following too closely behind another vehicle) is illegal and a dangerous driving behavior. Tailgating increases the risk of rear-end collisions, which account for over 30% of all traffic accidents. Serious personal injury and…
  • May 2

    Four Ways to Avoid St. Louis Rear-End Car Accident

    Four Ways to Avoid St. Louis Rear-End Car Accident
    The single most effective prevention of rear-end collisions is alert and focused driving. Few rear-end collisions are deadly, but they can cause significant personal injury and property damage. Advanced crash avoidance technologies are…
  • May 1

    Whiplash Injury and Rear-End Collisions – St. Louis Car Accident Lawyer

    Whiplash Injury and Rear-End Collisions – St. Louis Car Accident Lawyer
    Whiplash is a common injury associated with rear-end collisions. The National Safety Council reports that 20 percent of victims in rear-end car accidents suffer from whiplash. A whiplash victim can experience pain and soreness that lasts more…
Rank this Week: 4008

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

Covers Illinois DUI laws and news. By Harvatin Law Offices.

http://www.illinoisduilawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 1291

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/
  • May 2

    Levin & Perconti Nursing Home Neglect Lawsuit Filed in Resident’s Death

    Levin & Perconti Nursing Home Neglect Lawsuit Filed in Resident’s Death
    Nursing homes should provide safe residences where our loved ones are protected and cared for. Unfortunately that is not always the situation. A recent nursing home neglect lawsuit was brought by Levin & Perconti on behalf of the estate…
  • Apr 29

    Nursing Home Neglect Responsible for Respiratory Complication,

    Nursing Home Neglect Responsible for Respiratory Complication,
    We trust that when we leave our parent or elderly loved one in a nursing home they will be well cared for and all of their needs will be met. Sadly, that is not always the case. Nursing home neglect and abuse occur in facilities across the…
  • Apr 27

    Levin & Perconti File Nursing Home Neglect Lawsuit after Resident’s Death

    Levin & Perconti File Nursing Home Neglect Lawsuit after Resident’s Death
    When our loved one moves into a nursing facility we are often relieved to think that he will be safe and secure. However, that is not always the case. A recent lawsuit was filed by Levin & Perconti on behalf of the administrator for the…
Rank this Week: 394

duilawyerskokie.com

duilawyerskokie.com

Covers Illinois DUI law. By Matt Keenan.

http://duilawyerskokie.com/
  • May 2

    “I DIDN’T KNOW I’D HIT ANYONE”: LEAVING THE SCENE OF AN ACCIDENT IN ILLINOIS

    “I DIDN’T KNOW I’D HIT ANYONE”: LEAVING THE SCENE OF AN ACCIDENT IN ILLINOIS
    Illinois law requires that any driver involved in a motor vehicle accident must stay at the scene, file a police report and/or call for assistance. The law further requires you to reasonably assist any injured person including carrying that…
  • Apr 12

    2016 UPDATE ON COURTHOUSE CELL PHONE RULES

    2016 UPDATE ON COURTHOUSE CELL PHONE RULES
    After some confusion resulting from the recent removal of cell phone lockers at the George N. Leighton Criminal Courthouse, it seems like a good time to review the rules. Cook County first implemented its courthouse cell phone ban in 2013.…
  • Mar 23

    CAN THEY STOP ME FOR THAT? IMPROPER LICENSE PLATE DISPLAY IN ILLINOIS

    CAN THEY STOP ME FOR THAT? IMPROPER LICENSE PLATE DISPLAY IN ILLINOIS
    It’s not hard for a police officer to find a legal reason to stop your car. If it isn’t seat belts or crossing over the center line or an actual moving violation, an officer may stop you because your license … Continue…
Rank this Week: 2753

Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Nursing Home Abuse Blog

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

http://www.nursinghomesabuseblog.com/
  • May 2

    Muscle Loss Contributing to Falls of Elderly

    Muscle Loss Contributing to Falls of Elderly
    Falling just one time can take away independence or even the life of an elderly loved one, which requires them to move into a nursing facility that provides extensive care. Unfortunately, falling is an all too common occurrence for seniors…
  • Apr 26

    District Attorney Form Elder Abuse Division

    District Attorney Form Elder Abuse Division
    Preying on the elderly is a common problem in every city in the United States, including in Las Vegas where predators often attack the most vulnerable members of society. In November 2015, Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson met the…
  • Apr 19

    Grasping the Prevalence of Elder Abuse in Nursing Home

    Grasping the Prevalence of Elder Abuse in Nursing Home
    The number of adults 50 years and older in the U.S. is expected to increase more than 70 percent of where it was in the year 2000 to 132 million in total by 2020. The significant increase is attributed to the substantial number of baby…
Rank this Week: 238

Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury law. By Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers.

https://www.nursinghomelawcenter.org/
  • May 2

    Muscle Loss Contributing to Falls of Elderly

    Muscle Loss Contributing to Falls of Elderly
    Falling just one time can take away independence or even the life of an elderly loved one, which requires them to move into a nursing facility that provides extensive care. Unfortunately, falling is an all too common occurrence for seniors…
  • Apr 26

    District Attorney Form Elder Abuse Division

    District Attorney Form Elder Abuse Division
    Preying on the elderly is a common problem in every city in the United States, including in Las Vegas where predators often attack the most vulnerable members of society. In November 2015, Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson met the…
  • Apr 19

    Grasping the Prevalence of Elder Abuse in Nursing Home

    Grasping the Prevalence of Elder Abuse in Nursing Home
    The number of adults 50 years and older in the U.S. is expected to increase more than 70 percent of where it was in the year 2000 to 132 million in total by 2020. The significant increase is attributed to the substantial number of baby…
Rank this Week: 2468

Mass Tort Lawyer Blog

Mass Tort Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.masstortlawyerblog.com/
  • May 2

    Costco Offers Free Vaccines After Frozen Berries Linked to Second Hepatitis A Outbreak

    Costco Offers Free Vaccines After Frozen Berries Linked to Second Hepatitis A Outbreak
    In 2013, wholesale retailer Costco faced serious liability after packages of frozen berries sold at its locations were found to contain hepatitis A. The outbreak had sweeping implications, with a class action lawsuit indicating that up to…
  • Apr 29

    Cannabis Products Raise Health and Safety Concerns for Consumer

    Cannabis Products Raise Health and Safety Concerns for Consumer
    Cannabis is still a controversial topic in the United States. Although some states have deregulated marijuana and even allowed for recreational use, others have maintained criminal liability and punishments for the possession and distribution…
  • Apr 27

    Prilosec and Nexium Associated with Increased Risk of Chronic Kidney Disease

    Prilosec and Nexium Associated with Increased Risk of Chronic Kidney Disease
    Pharmaceutical companies have made some incredible breakthroughs when it comes to developing drugs that can help people cope with a variety of conditions. In some cases, these drugs can provide a life-changing solution for people who suffer…
Rank this Week: 3814

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Kollias & Giese.

http://www.dupagecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3984

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • May 2

    Mother files negligence lawsuit against doctors for son’s birth injury

    Mother files negligence lawsuit against doctors for son’s birth injury
    A mother has filed a lawsuit against a number of physicians at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital, where her son was born in 2003. She alleges that they were negligent in failing to exercise reasonable care in rendering medical treatment, and that…
  • Apr 29

    Injured worker entitled to wage-differential award in spite of income

    Injured worker entitled to wage-differential award in spite of income
    An Illinois Appellate court ruled that an injured stationary engineer can receive a wage differential award as compensation for her diminished earning capacity in spite of the fact that she did not suffer a decline in income. Kathy Jenkins…
  • Apr 27

    Court rules credentials data are not privileged in credentialing medical malpractice lawsuit

    Court rules credentials data are not privileged in credentialing medical malpractice lawsuit
    In the case of Klaine v. Southern Illinois Hospital Services (2016 IL118217), the plaintiff filed a medical malpractice lawsuit involving negligent credentialing against a doctor and two hospitals where he was among the medical staff. The…
Rank this Week: 1127

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/
  • May 2

    Choosing the Right Nursing Home in Illinoi

    Choosing the Right Nursing Home in Illinoi
    One of the biggest decisions that some people in Illinois face every year is whether to place their loved one in a nursing home, and if so, what home to select. With so many facilities to choose from, it can be a daunting task to sift through…
  • Apr 20

    Falls in Nursing Homes Often go Unreported

    Falls in Nursing Homes Often go Unreported
    As each year comes and goes, the demand for long-term skilled nursing care increases in America, a nation with an aging population and with increased life expectancy when compared to prior generations. Yet as this demand increases, the supply…
  • Apr 4

    Why the Standard of Care Matters in Chicago Nursing Home Care

    Why the Standard of Care Matters in Chicago Nursing Home Care
    To function as a nursing home in the State of Illinois, facilities must comply with both state and federal laws and regulations governing them. They must also adhere to strict standards governing the care and treatment of patients and must be…
Rank this Week: 1525

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
  • May 2

    Will Filing an Uninsured Motorist Claim Affect My Insurance?

    Will Filing an Uninsured Motorist Claim Affect My Insurance?
    After a car accident, you turn to your auto insurance for help. Perhaps you have vehicle damage, maybe even medical costs, but because the other driver was uninsured or underinsured, you had to utilize your uninsured motorist insurance…
  • Apr 29

    Can a Parent Sue on Behalf of an Injured Child?

    Can a Parent Sue on Behalf of an Injured Child?
    After your child is injured, you may wonder what laws are in place to protect them. After all, if someone else caused the injury, then you want them to be held responsible. Because your child is a minor, he or she cannot legally file a…
  • Apr 25

    Wrongful Death in Motorcycle Accident

    Wrongful Death in Motorcycle Accident
    Fatal motorcycle accidents are common, and are often the result of negligence on the part of the other involved motorist. It is important that, after a fatality in the family, you seek legal counsel from experienced and compassionate…
Rank this Week: 2624

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/
  • May 2

    Will Filing an Uninsured Motorist Claim Affect My Insurance?

    Will Filing an Uninsured Motorist Claim Affect My Insurance?
    After a car accident, you turn to your auto insurance for help. Perhaps you have vehicle damage, maybe even medical costs, but because the other driver was uninsured or underinsured, you had to utilize your uninsured motorist insurance…
  • Apr 29

    Can a Parent Sue on Behalf of an Injured Child?

    Can a Parent Sue on Behalf of an Injured Child?
    After your child is injured, you may wonder what laws are in place to protect them. After all, if someone else caused the injury, then you want them to be held responsible. Because your child is a minor, he or she cannot legally file a…
  • Apr 25

    Wrongful Death in Motorcycle Accident

    Wrongful Death in Motorcycle Accident
    Fatal motorcycle accidents are common, and are often the result of negligence on the part of the other involved motorist. It is important that, after a fatality in the family, you seek legal counsel from experienced and compassionate…
Rank this Week: 124

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/
  • May 2

    Will Filing an Uninsured Motorist Claim Affect My Insurance?

    Will Filing an Uninsured Motorist Claim Affect My Insurance?
    After a car accident, you turn to your auto insurance for help. Perhaps you have vehicle damage, maybe even medical costs, but because the other driver was uninsured or underinsured, you had to utilize your uninsured motorist insurance…
  • Apr 29

    Can a Parent Sue on Behalf of an Injured Child?

    Can a Parent Sue on Behalf of an Injured Child?
    After your child is injured, you may wonder what laws are in place to protect them. After all, if someone else caused the injury, then you want them to be held responsible. Because your child is a minor, he or she cannot legally file a…
  • Apr 25

    Wrongful Death in Motorcycle Accident

    Wrongful Death in Motorcycle Accident
    Fatal motorcycle accidents are common, and are often the result of negligence on the part of the other involved motorist. It is important that, after a fatality in the family, you seek legal counsel from experienced and compassionate…
Rank this Week: 461

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/
  • May 1

    Denny’s Settles Unpaid Overtime Claims — More Denny’s Workers May Have Overtime Claims — Contact us For a Free Claim Evaluation

    Denny’s Settles Unpaid Overtime Claims — More Denny’s Workers May Have Overtime Claims — Contact us For a Free Claim Evaluation
    The class action wage and hour lawsuit filed against Denny's alleges the restaurant chain failed to provide its employees with the proper overtime compensation when they worked more than forty hours a week. The lawsuit further alleges Denny's…
  • Apr 25

    Unpaid Overtime Case Filed Against Martin Marietta

    Unpaid Overtime Case Filed Against Martin Marietta
    The federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) defines overtime as any time spent working after eight hours a day or forty hours a week. It further requires employers to pay all their hourly, nonexempt workers one and one-half times their normal…
  • Apr 20

    Paralegals Settle Claims for Failure to Pay Overtime

    Paralegals Settle Claims for Failure to Pay Overtime
    Not all employers try to cheat their workers out of their wages, but those who do frequently get away with it for a time because their workers aren't familiar with the terms of the law. But when the employees are paralegals and/or have served…
Rank this Week: 1283

Chicago Sexual Abuse & Assault…

Chicago Sexual Abuse & Assault Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagosexualabuselawyerblog.com/
  • May 1

    Child Luring Incident In Evanston

    Child Luring Incident In Evanston
    There was a child luring incident Saturday afternoon (April 30, 2016) in Evanston. According to Evanston Police, the incident happened at approximately 1:40 p.m., as a 12-year-old girl was walking in the 200 block of Main Street.  At…
  • Apr 19

    12-Year-Old Girl Lured On Social Media

    12-Year-Old Girl Lured On Social Media
    A 12-year-old girl who was lured on social media by an 18-year-old man was found safe early Tuesday morning (April 19, 2016) according to Palos Hills Police. The girl’s mother called police on Monday after hearing that the girl did no…
  • Apr 9

    Alleged Sexual Assault By School Principal

    Alleged Sexual Assault By School Principal
    A now-former principal at a Blue Island elementary school has been arrested and charged related to the alleged sexual assault of a former student. The principal has been identified as Sam Berrios. An excerpt from the April 8, 2016…
Rank this Week: 3930

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/
  • May 1

    Fatal Hit & Run Accident In Chicago’s Garfield Ridge Neighborhood

    Fatal Hit & Run Accident In Chicago’s Garfield Ridge Neighborhood
    There was a fatal “hit & run” accident late Saturday (April 30, 2016) evening in Chicago’s Garfield Ridge neighborhood on the Southwest Side. According to Chicago Police, the accident happened at approximately 10:45…
  • May 1

    Fatal “Chain-Reaction” Crash On Tri-State Tollway

    Fatal “Chain-Reaction” Crash On Tri-State Tollway
    There was a fatal vehicle accident on the Tri-State Tollway (I-294) Saturday morning in Des Plaines.  The accident was a “chain-reaction” crash. According to the Illinois State Police (ISP) the accident happened at…
  • Apr 14

    Fatal Collision On The Jane Addams Memorial Tollway

    Fatal Collision On The Jane Addams Memorial Tollway
    There was a fatal collision on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) early Thursday (April 14, 2016). According to the Illinois State Police (ISP) the collision happened at approximately 12:50 a.m. and happened between Roselle Road and…
Rank this Week: 4640

Illinois Estate Planning &…

Illinois Estate Planning & Elder Law Blog

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

http://www.illinoisestateplanningandelderlawblog.com/
  • Apr 30

    Digital Assets After Death

    Digital Assets After Death
    Oregon has passed a law which allows the appointment of an individual to access the digital assets of someone who has died. This authority must be provided for in a Will, Trust or other estate planning document. Illinois currently has no laws…
  • Apr 22

    Signing Up for Medicare

    Signing Up for Medicare
    You become eligible for Medicare as soon as you turn 65, and delaying your enrollment can result in penalties, so it is important to act right away. There are different options to consider when signing up for Medicare. Medicare consists of…
  • Apr 16

    Illinois Medicaid Planning and Private Reverse Mortgage

    Illinois Medicaid Planning and Private Reverse Mortgage
    The basic concept of a reverse mortgage is that the bank will make payments to the homeowner, rather than the other way around. The payments can be a single lump sum, a line of credit or a stream of monthly payments. The bank does not have to…
Rank this Week: 4481

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Tackling Violent Crime in Chicago: Is it a Lost Cause?

    Tackling Violent Crime in Chicago: Is it a Lost Cause?
    Like most cities, Chicago’s violent crimes seem local to certain areas and districts. Those areas taint the entire city with their reputation of violence. Specifically, neighborhoods that are infested with gangs and street thugs, like…
  • Apr 27

    The Coroner Says Marques Gaines Was Murdered, But by Whom?

    The Coroner Says Marques Gaines Was Murdered, But by Whom?
    A series of events led to the death of a Chicago man, Marques Gaines, that is now being called a homicide by the coroner’s office. Gaines and an unidentified man started arguing outside a 7-Eleven Store. The argument escalated, ending…
  • Apr 22

    Competency to Stand Trial vs. The Defense of Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity

    Competency to Stand Trial vs. The Defense of Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity
    Incompetency to stand trial is not the same thing as a defense of “not guilty” by reason of insanity, for the simple reason that an individual accused of a crime may be “sane” and in charge of his mental faculties at…
Rank this Week: 1182

Sever | Storey Blog

Sever | Storey Blog

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

http://www.landownerattorneys.com/blog
  • Apr 29

    North Carolina 2016 Condemnation By NCDOT

    North Carolina 2016 Condemnation By NCDOT
      The North Carolina Department of Transportation[1] released its March 2016 Board of Transportation Agenda.  The document confirms the Board’s determination that a right of way acquisition is necessary for specified projects…
  • Apr 26

    What Is Kentucky Condemnation?

    What Is Kentucky Condemnation?
      Condemnation occurs when a local, state, or federal government seizes private property and compensates the owner. The power of the government to do this is called “eminent domain”, which means that the government…
  • Apr 15

    Illiana Tollway Project Dead

    Illiana Tollway Project Dead
    On March 11, 2016, the Daily Southtown[1] reported that Will County, Illinois officials now believe that the proposed Illiana toll road is a dead project in the state of Illinois. Will County officials stated that they plan to move on without…
Rank this Week: 3645

Drug Recall Attorneys Blog

Drug Recall Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.drugrecallattorneysblog.com/
  • Apr 29

    Xarelto Approved for Extended Patent Protection

    Xarelto Approved for Extended Patent Protection
    More than 4,500 plaintiffs have filed lawsuits against Xarelto’s manufacturer over the drug’s side effects, including uncontrollable bleeding and death. Despite these mounting lawsuits, U.S. officials just approved the drug for…
  • Apr 6

    Women Bring Taxotere Permanent Hair Loss Claims to Court

    Women Bring Taxotere Permanent Hair Loss Claims to Court
    Taxotere, a popular chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer, is causing permanent hair loss in thousands of women. As a wave of litigation hits the drug’s manufacturer, our team of Taxotere lawyers details how this drug evaded FDA and…
  • Mar 7

    Xarelto Researchers Deceive Top Medical Journal

    Xarelto Researchers Deceive Top Medical Journal
    Our Xarelto lawyers know all too well that Big Pharma hides important data from the public to protect their most profitable drugs. There are thousands of death and injury claims against Xarelto  federal court, where a legal briefing was…
Rank this Week: 1665

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Lawyers Blog

Covers birth injuries, nursing home abuse, and wrongful death. By Goldberg & Goldberg.

http://www.chicagomedicalmalpracticelawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 978

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: 86

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

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

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • Apr 29

    Two Peoria Area Paralegal Position

    Two Peoria Area Paralegal Position
    Experienced Medical Paralegal/Legal AssistantExperienced Medical Paralegal / Legal Assistant position available immediately with very busy, fast paced law firm in downtown Peoria specializing in personal injury, workers’ compensation…
  • Apr 25

    City of Moline, Illinois is accepting applications for Police Officer

    City of Moline, Illinois is accepting applications for Police Officer
    The City of Moline, Illinois is accepting applications for Police Officer until May 20th, 2016, go to:http://agency.governmentjobs.com/molineil/job_bulletin.cfm?JobID=1417108for additional information.Items included in this packet:1. 2016…
  • Apr 20

    Student Career Closet-Giveaway

    Student Career Closet-Giveaway
Rank this Week: 257

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/
  • Apr 28

    Closed Head Brain Injury as Opposed to Open Head Brain Injury

    Closed Head Brain Injury as Opposed to Open Head Brain Injury
    There are certain types of head injuries that can cause trauma to the brain with such force that it may result in a fatal injury, or leave the sufferer with some form of brain damage. Closed head brain injuries, often diagnosed as…
  • Apr 13

    The Basics - Brain Injury and Litigation

    The Basics - Brain Injury and Litigation
    After an accident or injury affecting the brain; if a resultant disability or death was caused by the negligence or intentional acts of another, it is quite possible that a civil action will be the next step in the process, second to the…
  • Apr 5

    Head Injuries, No Matter How Mild They Appear to be, Should Not be Ignored

    Head Injuries, No Matter How Mild They Appear to be, Should Not be Ignored
    Accidents and injuries involving head trauma, should never be ignored. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has determined that at least 1.4 million Americans suffer from some type of brain trauma every year, due to accidents…
Rank this Week: 4477

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/
  • Apr 28

    What to Do After a Birth Injury

    What to Do After a Birth Injury
    The birth of your child is one of the happiest times in your life. Bringing home a healthy baby is the hope of every family. Yet sometimes something goes wrong and the infant suffers an injury. Even with today’s modern technology, birth…
  • Apr 20

    Cerebral Palsy May Be Caused by Birth Trauma

    Cerebral Palsy May Be Caused by Birth Trauma
    Cerebral palsy, CP, is a disorder that impacts muscle movement, muscle tone, and brain function. According to the United Cerebral Palsy Foundation (UCP), about 800,000 people in the United States have cerebral palsy. This number includes both…
  • Apr 13

    Facial Nerve Palsy May Be Caused by Birth Trauma

    Facial Nerve Palsy May Be Caused by Birth Trauma
    The birth of your child is the happiest day in a parent’s life, unless there is a problem. While most births happen without any complications, sometimes a mistake occurs that can cause a birth injury. Facial nerve palsy is one type of…
Rank this Week: 1577

Attorney R. Tamara de Silva's…

Attorney R. Tamara de Silva's Blawg

Constitutional matters, politics, Wall Street matters, important cases and lots of opinions.

http://www.desilvalawoffices.com/Chicago-Litigation.aspx
Rank this Week: 3228

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/
  • Apr 27

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit Concerning Fatal Motorcycle Accident

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit Concerning Fatal Motorcycle Accident
    There has been a wrongful death lawsuit filed regarding a fatal motorcycle accident that happened on August 26, 2015.  That accident, which happened on Route 173, near Antioch, was originally summarized on this site in the August 27,…
  • Apr 26

    Man Dies Following Route 173 Collision In Unincorporated Zion

    Man Dies Following Route 173 Collision In Unincorporated Zion
    There was a fatal car accident early Monday (April 25, 2016) evening on Route 173, just east of Route 41, in unincorporated Zion. According to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to the accident at 5:45 p.m. A…
  • Apr 18

    “Chain-Reaction” Crash Near Barrington

    “Chain-Reaction” Crash Near Barrington
    There was a “chain-reaction” crash involving five vehicles this morning near Barrington. According to the Lake County Sheriff’s Department, the accident happened at approximately 7:30 a.m.  The accident happened on…
Rank this Week: 597

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer…

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Regarding August 2015 Motorcycle Accident

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Regarding August 2015 Motorcycle Accident
    There has been a wrongful death lawsuit filed regarding a fatal motorcycle accident that happened on August 26, 2015.  That accident, which happened on Route 173, near Antioch, was originally summarized on this site in the August 27,…
  • Apr 25

    Fatal Motorcycle Crash In McHenry County

    Fatal Motorcycle Crash In McHenry County
    There was a fatal motorcycle accident Sunday night (April 24, 2016) in McHenry County (Nunda Township.) According to the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office, a preliminary investigation indicates that the crash involved a motorcyclist…
  • Apr 24

    Motorcycle Accident In LaSalle County

    Motorcycle Accident In LaSalle County
    There was a motorcycle accident Sunday afternoon (April 24, 2016) in LaSalle County. The accident is discussed in the NewsTribune article of April 24, 2016, titled “Oglesby medic called after motorcycle-pickup crash.” An excerpt…
Rank this Week: 1194

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
Rank this Week: 1308

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois divorce law. From Michael Roe.

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

    Kane County Divorce Lawyer: Parental Alienation

    Kane County Divorce Lawyer: Parental Alienation
    Today is Parental Alienation Awareness Day. My practice has been focused rather intensely on the problem of the pathology of parent alienation for over 20 years. I have seen both Fathers and Mothers the victims of attacks, and targeting…
  • Apr 19

    I receive many calls from men and women in…

    I receive many calls from men and women in toxic relationships with people that have narcissistic personalities. Narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) is a personality disorder in which a person is excessively preoccupied with personal…
  • Apr 6

    DuPage Divorce: Divorcing the Narcissist

    DuPage Divorce: Divorcing the Narcissist
    Being in a marriage with a narcissist can be extremely challenging, and a number of my clients have exhibited symptoms of a post-traumatic stress disorder after years of living with a partner with narcissistic traits. My firm's practice has…
Rank this Week: 1461

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/
  • Apr 25

    Widow Sues Airplane Engine Maker over Fatal Crash

    Widow Sues Airplane Engine Maker over Fatal Crash
    In 2005, David Sikkelee took off in his four-seat, single engine airplane in a small North Carolina airport. Moments after takeoff, the engine malfunctioned, causing the plane to crash and kill him. Two years later his widow filed suit…
  • Mar 22

    Chicago-Bound Amtrak Train Derail

    Chicago-Bound Amtrak Train Derail
    An Amtrak train travelling to Chicago derailed this month, injuring at least 32 people. The train accident attorneys at Pintas & Mullins explain the safety issues contributing to Amtrak injuries and our railway injury practice.…
  • Feb 29

    California Develops Rules for Self-Driving Car

    California Develops Rules for Self-Driving Car
    Last month, we reported that self-driving cars will be on national highways within five years, and are already on roads in San Francisco. Our auto accident attorneys recently learned that the California Department of Motor Vehicles may issue…
Rank this Week: 1591

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer…

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains The Law

By Matt Keenan.

http://www.skokiecriminallawyer.com/
  • Apr 25

    FIGHTING THE POLICE SEARCH OF YOUR COMPUTER

    FIGHTING THE POLICE SEARCH OF YOUR COMPUTER
    Under the Fourth Amendment, police must generally obtain a warrant before they can search your property. However, there are exceptions such as where you consent to the search. But let’s say, the police tell you they are looking for…
  • Apr 12

    2016 UPDATE ON COURTHOUSE CELL PHONE RULES

    2016 UPDATE ON COURTHOUSE CELL PHONE RULES
    After some confusion resulting from the recent removal of cell phone lockers at the George N. Leighton Criminal Courthouse, it seems like a good time to review the rules. Cook County first implemented its courthouse cell phone ban in 2013.…
  • Apr 4

    FRUIT OF THE POISON TREE: STATEMENTS FROM AN ILLEGAL ARREST

    FRUIT OF THE POISON TREE: STATEMENTS FROM AN ILLEGAL ARREST
    Under the Constitution, police have to operate by law before they can deprive you of liberty or property. If your initial stop or arrest is illegal, then the poison fruits of that stop or arrest cannot be used against you subject to certain…
Rank this Week: 2022

FMLA Insights

FMLA Insights

Covers the Family Medical Leave Act. By Franczek Radelet.

http://www.fmlainsights.com
Rank this Week: 4188