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Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

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

http://blog.levinperconti.com/
  • Dec 29

    Report Shows Problems Across State, Including Champaign County

    Report Shows Problems Across State, Including Champaign County
    The News-Gazette recently reported on an investigation conducted by the CU-CitizenAccess group in the Department of Journalism at the University of Illinois. This group researched and investigated 81 nursing homes across Illinois, and found…
  • Dec 26

    More on the Problems at Sauk Valley

    More on the Problems at Sauk Valley
    We recently posted about the disappointing record attributed to nursing home facilities in Sauk Valley by a nursing home watchdog and advocacy group. In Dixon County, for example, a nursing home was cited after failing to properly observe a…
  • Dec 23

    Sauk Valley Nursing Homes Do Not Meet Standard

    Sauk Valley Nursing Homes Do Not Meet Standard
    Illinois has had a fairly mixed record as a state when it comes to the quality of care at its nursing homes, and unfortunately ranks toward the bottom of the list closer to the likes of Texas and Oklahoma. Case in point, a recent report by an…
Rank this Week: 450

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
  • Jul 28

    Ernie Banks Estate, Part 6: Surviving Spouse’s Award

    Ernie Banks Estate, Part 6: Surviving Spouse’s Award
    This is the sixth in my series on various legal aspects of the Estate of Ernie Banks. You can read my first five installments here. First, and before I completely bury the lead, news broke just yesterday that Elizabeth Banks filed the…
  • Jul 20

    ULC Rewrites ‘Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act’

    ULC Rewrites ‘Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act’
    Almost exactly one year ago I wrote a blog post about the ‘Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act’ (UFADAA) that was adopted in July 2014 by the Uniform Law Commission (ULC). My post provided an overview about how the…
  • Jul 7

    How (not) to Revoke a Will

    How (not) to Revoke a Will
    The act of revoking a Will seems like it ought to be fairly straightforward and noncontroversial. In most cases, (and ideally) a person revokes a current Will by simply executing a new Will that expressly revokes all prior wills and codicils.…
Rank this Week: 3273

Illinois Bicycle Law

Illinois Bicycle Law

Covers Illinois cycling laws and news. By Michael Keating.

http://www.illinoisbicyclelaw.com/
  • Jul 28

    2015 Prairie State Cycling Series Finishes Another Successful Year

    2015 Prairie State Cycling Series Finishes Another Successful Year
    The Prairie State Cycling Series, sponsored in part by Keating Law Offices, finished the 2015 race season after the Chicago Criterium on Chicago's Near West Side. This is the third year that Keating Law Offices has…
  • Jul 27

    Chicago Bicyclist Walking Bike Across Western Ave. Killed In Fatal Collision With SUV

    Chicago Bicyclist Walking Bike Across Western Ave. Killed In Fatal Collision With SUV
    News outlets are reporting that a 53-year old man was killed late Saturday night while attempting to walk his bicycle across Western at is intersection with Congress. As the man was walking his bicycle across Western, he was struck by a 2014…
  • Jul 20

    Insurance Claim Settled for USAT Triathlete Injured in a Left Hook

    Insurance Claim Settled for USAT Triathlete Injured in a Left Hook
    A nationally ranked triathlete from Chicago's western suburbs has received a substantial insurance settlement for injuries she sustained in a bicycle accident when she was struck by a school bus while on a training ride. At the time of the…
Rank this Week: 850

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration law. By Zneimer & Zneimer, P.C.

http://www.theusimmigrationlawyer.com/
  • Jul 27

    Is ICE Investigation in the Midst of a Labor Dispute Proper? We Think Not.

    Is ICE Investigation in the Midst of a Labor Dispute Proper? We Think Not.
    Imagine that a company is in engaged in a labor dispute with a union over the conditions of employment. Soon after a tentative agreement is made, but not signed, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) sends a subpoena for I-9 forms and…
  • Jul 9

    Expiring foreign passports create problems upon admission to U.S.

    Expiring foreign passports create problems upon admission to U.S.
    The immigration lawyers of Zneimer & Zneimer remind foreign nationals to monitor their passport expiration dates.  Many foreign nationals traveling to the United States do not realize that their period of admission is tied to the…
  • Jun 26

    The U.S. Supreme Court rules that same-sex marriage is legal in the entire nation

    The U.S. Supreme Court rules that same-sex marriage is legal in the entire nation
    In a highly-anticipated decision, the United States Supreme Court held that "the right to marry is a fundamental right inherent in the liberty of the person, and under the Due Process and Equal Protection Clauses of the Fourteenth Amendment…
Rank this Week: 2979

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

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

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

    Doctors and Hospitals Still Wary of Power Morcellator

    Doctors and Hospitals Still Wary of Power Morcellator
    Power morcellators are essentially small power tools that can be used to remove fibroids in the uterus by cutting uterine tissue during surgery. They are manufactured by several companies, including Olympus, Karl Storz, Blue Endo, and…
  • Jul 23

    Type 2 Diabetes Medications Could Lead to Pancreatic Cancer

    Type 2 Diabetes Medications Could Lead to Pancreatic Cancer
    The latest multidistrict litigation (MDL) over products liability lawsuits alleging pancreatic cancer from taking incretin mimetics makes it clear that these medications – namely Januvia, Janumet, Byetta, and VIctoza – were…
  • Jul 21

    New Benicar Lawsuits Filed for 2015; Litigation Moves Forward

    New Benicar Lawsuits Filed for 2015; Litigation Moves Forward
    With the New Year came another lawsuit filed over Benicar (generic “olmersartan”). As the 2012 Mayo Clinic’s case study linking Benicar to severe sprue-like enteropathy continues to be discussed, patients are coming forward…
Rank this Week: 507

Chicago Illinois Car Accident…

Chicago Illinois Car Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagoillinoiscaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    Two Des Plaines Accidents In Crosswalk

    Two Des Plaines Accidents In Crosswalk
    There were two accidents within the same crosswalk Thursday afternoon (July 23, 2015) in downtown Des Plaines.  The crosswalk is on Miner Street in front of the Sugar Bowl Restaurant. Notably, the two accidents happened within…
  • Jul 23

    Lawsuit Filed In Chicago Accident Death Of Infant

    Lawsuit Filed In Chicago Accident Death Of Infant
    On Saturday (July 11, 2015) there was a fatal car accident in Chicago’s Woodlawn neighborhood. The accident involved a car that lost control and drove onto a sidewalk, thereby fatally striking a 13-month-old infant, Dillan Harris, who…
  • Jul 14

    Fatal Hit & Run Bicycle Accident In Des Plaines, Illinoi

    Fatal Hit & Run Bicycle Accident In Des Plaines, Illinoi
    A bicyclist was fatally struck Monday night (July 13, 2015) in Des Plaines.  According to Des Plaines Police, this bicycle accident was a hit & run accident. The bicyclist was found unresponsive on West Algonquin Road, near…
Rank this Week: 4002

Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers Blog

Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.nursinghomeabuselawyer.center/
  • Jul 27

    Blood Thinning Drugs in Nursing Homes Causing Deaths and Injurie

    Blood Thinning Drugs in Nursing Homes Causing Deaths and Injurie
    We have written extensively on the dangers of new blood thinning drugs like Xarelto and Pradaxa. Lesser known are the dangers of an older and much more popular type of blood thinner in nursing homes. Our team of nursing home negligence…
  • Jul 14

    Nursing Home Reform Soon to Come with New Government Oversight

    Nursing Home Reform Soon to Come with New Government Oversight
    Our nursing home lawyers are excited to announce that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently proposed a new set of rules for nursing home oversight. This is the first comprehensive update of nursing home regulations…
  • Jul 8

    California Judge Strikes Down Nursing Home Law for Incompetent Resident

    California Judge Strikes Down Nursing Home Law for Incompetent Resident
    The Alameda County Superior Court recently ruled that a California law allowing nursing home staff to make medical decisions for certain residents was unconstitutional. The nursing home abuse lawyers at Pintas & Mullins discuss this…
Rank this Week: 871

Hoffmann Law Firm, L.L.C. Blog

Hoffmann Law Firm, L.L.C. Blog

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

http://www.hoffmannpersonalinjury.com/category/car-accident/
  • Jul 27

    Parking Lot Accidents Involving Pedestrian

    Parking Lot Accidents Involving Pedestrian
    Although they often occur at low speeds, parking lot accidents involving pedestrians often result in severe injuries. Parking lot accidents are a common occurrence that many individuals have unfortunately experienced. Although it is a common…
  • Jul 24

    Are Your Suffering From Post-Traumatic Arthritis?

    Are Your Suffering From Post-Traumatic Arthritis?
    When someone injures a joint in a car accident, he or she is at a risk of developing post-traumatic arthritis, which is a painful and debilitating condition of the joints. Post-traumatic osteoarthritis, the most common form of…
  • Jul 23

    Road Departure Car Accidents in St. Loui

    Road Departure Car Accidents in St. Loui
    One of the most dangerous types of car accidents that can occur on St. Louis roads are the ones in which the vehicle leaves the road entirely. Road departure car accidents occur when a vehicle swerves out of control and crosses the…
Rank this Week: 2602

General Counselor

General Counselor

Provides employment and labor law news and commentary. By Arnstein & Lehr LLP.

http://general-counselor.com
  • Jul 27

    Restrictive Covenant Update

    Restrictive Covenant Update
    E. Jason Tremblay Restrictive Covenant Update: Don’t Forget to Establish Your Legitimate Business Interest! Let’s consider the following scenario. Executive is hired by an employer and signs a standard restrictive covenant…
  • Jul 17

    Many “Independent Contractors” May Now Be “Employees”

    Many “Independent Contractors” May Now Be “Employees”
    E. Jason Tremblay and Megan P. Toth Many “Independent Contractors” May Now Be “Employees” According to the Department of Labor On July 15, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor’s issued an Administrator’s…
  • Jul 6

    Fair Labor Standards Act Proposed Revisions Just Released

    Fair Labor Standards Act Proposed Revisions Just Released
    The U.S. Department of Labor just released its highly anticipated proposed revisions to the “white collar” exemptions to the Fair Labor Standards Act, which will significantly expand the number of workers who will be eligible for…
Rank this Week: 224

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
  • Jul 27

    Lessons from the past, planning for the future

    Lessons from the past, planning for the future
    For over 100 years, visionary lawyers and other leaders have struggled to establish a comprehensive system to deliver some measure of equal justice to all Americans. Throughout this history, those leaders have argued that access to civil…
  • Jul 8

    Illinois Must Continue to Provide Vital Benefits, Regardless of Failure to Pass State Budget

    Illinois Must Continue to Provide Vital Benefits, Regardless of Failure to Pass State Budget
    As Illinois’s budget impasse continues, the failure of Governor Rauner and the state legislature to pass a fair, adequate, and fully funded budget is beginning to have an impact. Late last week, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan…
  • Jul 2

    Workers Tell the Illinois Senate That They Need a Raise in the Minimum Wage and Paid Sick Day

    Workers Tell the Illinois Senate That They Need a Raise in the Minimum Wage and Paid Sick Day
    At a subject matter hearing last week before the Illinois Senate, workers and advocates spoke about the great need for an increase in the state minimum wage (currently at $8.25 an hour) and access to paid sick days. Minimum wage worker Gloria…
Rank this Week: 4210

Personal Injury News &…

Personal Injury News & Developments

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

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/news
  • Jul 27

    FDA Issues Recall of CareFusion Ventilators As They May Stop Working

    FDA Issues Recall of CareFusion Ventilators As They May Stop Working
    You’ve probably felt a sense of frustration if you ever purchased a device that suddenly failed to work and demanded a prompt refund or exchange from the manufacturer. You may be able to forgive the manufacturer if the device is an IPod…
  • Jul 26

    Summary of Vaginal Mesh Recall

    Summary of Vaginal Mesh Recall
    It is normal to expect the FDA to step in whenever a product or treatment is known to cause harm to patients by mandating a recall of the defective or harmful products but this has not been the case after it was discovered that thousands of…
  • Jul 24

    Off Label Use of Drug

    Off Label Use of Drug
    Off label drugs are medications that are prescribed by doctors for purposes other than what they were originally intended or received approval for. The practice of prescribing off label medications is far more wide spread and common than most…
Rank this Week: 2962

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers

Covers personal injury law.

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/articles/
  • Jul 27

    FDA Issues Recall of CareFusion Ventilators As They May Stop Working

    FDA Issues Recall of CareFusion Ventilators As They May Stop Working
    You’ve probably felt a sense of frustration if you ever purchased a device that suddenly failed to work and demanded a prompt refund or exchange from the manufacturer. You may be able to forgive the manufacturer if the device is an IPod…
  • Jul 26

    Summary of Vaginal Mesh Recall

    Summary of Vaginal Mesh Recall
    It is normal to expect the FDA to step in whenever a product or treatment is known to cause harm to patients by mandating a recall of the defective or harmful products but this has not been the case after it was discovered that thousands of…
  • Jul 24

    Off Label Use of Drug

    Off Label Use of Drug
    Off label drugs are medications that are prescribed by doctors for purposes other than what they were originally intended or received approval for. The practice of prescribing off label medications is far more wide spread and common than most…
Rank this Week: 3137

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

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

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Jul 27

    Royal Alliance Associate Inc. Ordered to Pay $1.4 Million

    Royal Alliance Associate Inc. Ordered to Pay $1.4 Million
    Royal Allicance Associate Inc., is one of four subsidiary broker-dealers of AIG Advisor Group. It has been ordered to pay $1.4 million to three separate retired investors due allegations of negligence while supervising sales of nontraded real…
  • Jul 27

    Wall Street is expecting panic from the public concerning “alternative” mutual funds.

    Wall Street is expecting panic from the public concerning “alternative” mutual funds.
    According to reports, as some “alternative” mutual funds are experiencing popularity, hedge funds are hoping to profit. These “alternative” funds and some bond exchange-traded funds are apparently facing an upswing…
  • Jul 27

    SEC Settlement with Okin, Lewis, and Eisler

    SEC Settlement with Okin, Lewis, and Eisler
    A settlement release Thursday by the SEC stated that Robert Okin, Arthur Lewis, and Scott Eisler have agreed to bans and a combined $175,000 in fines to settle claims that are tied to illegal, unregistered sales of billions of shares worth of…
Rank this Week: 213

Chicago Brain Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Brain Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers brain injuries from bicycle accidents, car accidents, medical malpractice an defective products. By Levin & Perconti.

http://www.chicagobraininjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    Researchers Report the Development of a TBI Treating Antibody

    Researchers Report the Development of a TBI Treating Antibody
    One of the numerous consequences of a traumatic brain injury (TBI) is an increased risk for Alzheimer's disease at a later stage of life. A recent study in Nature, the International Weekly Journal of Science, suggests that researchers have…
  • Jul 15

    Money Talks - The Business of Brain Injury Research

    Money Talks - The Business of Brain Injury Research
    Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are a serious problem in the modern medical landscape. From athletic concussions to military related battlefield injuries, doctors and scientists diligently search for new methods of diagnosis, treatment and…
  • Jul 9

    Is Hyperbaric Treatment Really Effective to Treat TBI

    Is Hyperbaric Treatment Really Effective to Treat TBI
    In the quest to adequately diagnose and respond to traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), scientists and doctors have developed a variety of treatment options. Among those is the hyperbaric chamber, which provides pure oxygen to the patient. While…
Rank this Week: 1494

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagopersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    Hit-and-Run Driver At Large After Fatal Bicycle Accident

    Hit-and-Run Driver At Large After Fatal Bicycle Accident
    As individuals traversing the Chicago area, we like to believe that our actions control our safety and that if we move with caution, we will be free from injury. Yet that is not always the case as every day, innocent people are involved in…
  • Jul 24

    Driver Caught, Charged in Fatal Chicago Pedestrian Crash

    Driver Caught, Charged in Fatal Chicago Pedestrian Crash
    If you drive in Chicago, you agree to obey all the local and state rules of the road while acting in a safe and reasonable manner. You also agree to face punishments imposed by the state if you fail to follow the laws or to live up to the…
  • Jul 23

    Driver Flees Scene of Car Crash on Foot in Logan Square

    Driver Flees Scene of Car Crash on Foot in Logan Square
    There are countless factors that can lead to or contribute to a car accident in the Chicago area and they include things like driving while distracted, following too closely, and failing to stop at a stop sign. But a factor that is often…
Rank this Week: 804

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

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

http://www.malmanlaw.com/malman-law-injury-blog
  • Jul 27

    Grilling Safety: Tips for Avoiding Injury at Your Next BBQ

    Grilling Safety: Tips for Avoiding Injury at Your Next BBQ
    Summertime means longer days and more time outdoors to spend with family and friends. It is also BBQ season, which means more homeowners will be firing up their gas, propane, and charcoal grills. Unfortunately, grilling season is also one of…
  • Jul 23

    Document Checklist for Medical Malpractice Claim

    Document Checklist for Medical Malpractice Claim
    When a patient is injured due to the negligence of their physician or another healthcare professional, they may seek out an attorney to file a medical malpractice claim. An attorney will conduct a case evaluation to assess the validity of the…
  • Jul 20

    Does Workers’ Compensation Cover Anxiety?

    Does Workers’ Compensation Cover Anxiety?
    Workers’ compensation covers any illness or injury that is the result of job-related duties. When an employee is physically injured or suffers from a work-related disease, it is easy to determine their eligibility. However, what if an…
Rank this Week: 1522

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois divorce law. From Michael Roe.

http://www.illinoisdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 26

    One Man's Story: Parental Alienation

    One Man's Story: Parental Alienation
    This is one person's account of their life as a child victim of parental alienation, and the more positive outcome that arose as an adult....
  • Jul 20

    Illinois Divorce: Parental Alienation Issue

    Illinois Divorce: Parental Alienation Issue
    From an interview with Dr. Amy Baker, PA expert: " I must admit I am a bit disappointed in the comments so far on the WDET website in response to my interview. I hate to see the conversation devolve into...
  • Jul 14

    Illinois Divorce: Parental Alienation

    Illinois Divorce: Parental Alienation
    The case involving the Michigan judge that placed three children in juvenile hall as a punishment and coercive measure has been roundly criticized for using contempt proceedings, in what even the judge agreed is a longstanding Parental…
Rank this Week: 2934

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Kollias & Giese.

http://www.dupagecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 26

    A Quick Overview of the Law Regarding Dissipation in Illinoi

    A Quick Overview of the Law Regarding Dissipation in Illinoi
    Section 503 of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act requires that a court divide the marital property in just proportions considering all relevant factors, including, among other things, the dissipation by each party of the…
  • Jul 12

    Non-Marital Property Under Illinois Law: How It Can Affect Maintenance and Property Division

    Non-Marital Property Under Illinois Law: How It Can Affect Maintenance and Property Division
    In a divorce, the Court has the obligation to equitably divide the marital assets and debts, and determine whether maintenance would be appropriate.  While non-marital property is not subject to being divided in a divorce, it may have a…
  • Jun 15

    Recording Private Conversations In Illinoi

    Recording Private Conversations In Illinoi
    It is no secret that emotions run high during a divorce or custody proceeding.  Sometimes parties seek orders of protection from one another to prohibit acts of abuse or harassment from occurring.   Imagine this scenario:  …
Rank this Week: 3171

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Robert Kreisman.

http://injury.robertkreisman.com/
Rank this Week: 778

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers cerebral palsy, crib death, Erb's palsy and other forms of birth injuries. By Levin & Perconti.

http://www.chicagobirthinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 26

    OBGYN Malpractice - Remembering the Risk

    OBGYN Malpractice - Remembering the Risk
    Across the United States on May 10th children young and old celebrate the women who gave them life on Mother's Day. This tradition sometimes consists of a heart-warming greeting card, a brunch served in bed, or a bouquet of flowers to show…
  • Jul 10

    Explaining Wrongful Life Litigation

    Explaining Wrongful Life Litigation
    Every parent prays for a physically and mentally healthy baby, but for a variety of reasons, infants are often born with disabilities. While it is undeniable that these children are just as precious as their healthy counterparts, managing a…
  • Jul 3

    What Hospitals Don’t Say Could Hurt Your Infant

    What Hospitals Don’t Say Could Hurt Your Infant
    When parents choose a medical center to care for their labor and delivery needs, they also expect that the hospital will be capable of adequately handling any complications that may arise with the newborn. Reputation and track record go a…
Rank this Week: 2263

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/
Rank this Week: 1128

Illinois Estate Planning &…

Illinois Estate Planning & Elder Law Blog

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

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

    Hazards to Avoid when Inheriting an IRA - Part 2

    Hazards to Avoid when Inheriting an IRA - Part 2
    In a recent issue of Kipplinger’s Retirement Report several problems are pointed out which can arise when someone who is not the spouse of the IRA owner inherits an IRA. Another problem is the fact that nonspouse beneficiaries cannot…
  • Jul 18

    Hazards to Avoid when Inheriting an IRA

    Hazards to Avoid when Inheriting an IRA
    In a recent issue of Kipplinger’s Retirement Report several problems are pointed out which can arise when someone who is not the spouse of the IRA owner inherits an IRA. One problem is failing to take required minimum distributions.…
  • Jul 9

    Steps to Take When a Loved One Die

    Steps to Take When a Loved One Die
    The first three steps which should be taken after the death of a loved one are to make the funeral arrangements, secure the house and find the important papers. In her article in The Wall Street Journal titled "Steps for Heirs to Take After…
Rank this Week: 4460

Chicago Business Lawyer Blog

Chicago Business Lawyer Blog

Comments on business law. By Bellas & Wachowski.

http://www.parkridgeattorney.com/
  • Jul 25

    Can You Record a Police Officer?

    Can You Record a Police Officer?
    It is now legal in Illinois for citizens to record interactions with police without their consent, but it’s early in the game for too much celebration. In 2014, the Illinois Supreme Court found the state’s strict eavesdropping law…
  • Jul 13

    Risky Business: Are You at Risk for Your Teen’s Party?

    Risky Business: Are You at Risk for Your Teen’s Party?
    Throwing a party while Mom and Dad are out is a venerable teenage pastime, often regarded as naughty but ultimately harmless behavior.  For philosophically permissive parents, allowing the kids to have a party while the parents are home…
  • Jul 4

    Labor Law: Dominos’ FLSA Violation Case More Complex Than It First Appear

    Labor Law: Dominos’ FLSA Violation Case More Complex Than It First Appear
    For the last several years the issue of fair minimum wage rights has been front and center in an increasingly passionate public debate. Because it is perceived as a classic David and Goliath mismatch, it is tempting to assume that employers…
Rank this Week: 3561

Lake County Illinois Car Accident…

Lake County Illinois Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers car, bike and train accidents. By Elman Law Group LLC.

http://www.lakecountyillinoiscaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 24

    Bicycling Safety Enforcement Initiative Announced

    Bicycling Safety Enforcement Initiative Announced
    The City of Highland Park has announced a traffic safety initiative with regard to bicyclists and motorists. The Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Patch published an article regarding the initiative on July 24, 2015.  The article is titled…
  • Jul 22

    Highland Park 2-Car Accident

    Highland Park 2-Car Accident
    There was a car accident in Highland Park, Illinois in the evening of July 16, 2015, in which a driver has been charged with DUI. An excerpt from the Daily North Shore article of July 21, 2015, titled “Police Respond to Two Car Accident…
  • Jul 21

    Bicycle Accident In Highland Park, Illinoi

    Bicycle Accident In Highland Park, Illinoi
    The Highland Park News article of July 24, 2015 discusses a bicycle accident involving a car that hit a bicyclist in Highland Park. An excerpt from the article, which is titled “Police:  Woman charged after bicyclist struck in…
Rank this Week: 828

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

By Staver Law Group P.C.

http://www.chicagolawyer.com/legal-blog/
  • Jul 24

    Falls and Injuries Involving Children

    Falls and Injuries Involving Children
    The next generation is our most precious resource. No parent wants to step into an emergency room with an injured child. So many accidents involving children are preventable, and yet many families each year do make that trip to the ER with a…
  • Jul 24

    Road Traffic Injuries Involving Children

    Road Traffic Injuries Involving Children
    The most common child injury is car accidents are those which involve road traffic injuries. Over four thousand children die every year from injuries resulting from a preventable car accident, and countless more are injured. Help keep…
  • Jul 23

    Child Injury Prevention

    Child Injury Prevention
    Our children are our future. We must do everything we can to make the world safe and accessible for them as they grow and develop. Because children are inexperienced and unaware, there are many special dangers that pose risks to children.…
Rank this Week: 1905

Environmental Law Blog

Environmental Law Blog

By Thorn & Associates.

http://www.thornenvironmentallaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 24

    Illinois Water Systems Notice of Violation

    Illinois Water Systems Notice of Violation
    Within the past year Illinois EPA has issued numerous violation notices to water systems for failing to check chlorine residue and fluoride levels daily. When issuing these violations, IEPA cites both 35 IAC 653.605 and 35 IAC 653.704, and…
  • Jul 8

    Brownfield redevelopment funds via Brownfields Redevelopment and Intermodal Promotion Act

    Brownfield redevelopment funds via Brownfields Redevelopment and Intermodal Promotion Act
    The Illinois General Assembly passed the Brownfields Redevelopment and Intermodal Promotion Act, HB 2212, at the end of the 2013 Spring Session.  The statute creates the South Suburban Cook County Brownfield Redevelopment Zone in Posen,…
  • Jul 8

    Benefit Corporations- Are they forever?

    Benefit Corporations- Are they forever?
    Recently, I have been part of several discussions of Benefit Corporations revolving around what benefit corporation status protects and how exactly it does it.  One of the common misconceptions is that becoming a Benefit…
Rank this Week: 3709

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/
  • Jul 24

    The copyright of law and misuse of terrorism analogie

    The copyright of law and misuse of terrorism analogie
    Everyone knows that ignorance of the law is no excuse. A natural corollary of this, one would think, would be a right to know what the law is. For instance, you'd think that we here at the Gillette-Torvik blog could publish the text of laws…
  • Jul 23

    F. Scott Fitzgerald was right.

    F. Scott Fitzgerald was right.
    According to Wikipedia, F. Scott Fitzgerald's short story "The Rich Boy" contains the following: "Let me tell you about the very rich. They are different from you and me."  I always thought that the quote was "The rich are different from…
  • Jul 22

    Brat War

    Brat War
    I'm going to keep the Border Battle going, just a little bit, with a story. When I moved from Wisconsin to Minnesota, one of the biggest culture shocks I experienced had to do with bratwursts.In Wisconsin, ancestral home of the bratwurst (in…
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Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 24

    Florida State Quarterback Charged with Battery

    Florida State Quarterback Charged with Battery
    On June 30, Florida State University quarterback De’Andre Johnson was charged with misdemeanor battery from an incident in which he allegedly punched a 21-year-old woman in a bar. According to prosecutors, Johnson was involved in a…
  • Jul 23

    Burglary Suspect in Illinois Hobby Lobby Arrested

    Burglary Suspect in Illinois Hobby Lobby Arrested
    A prolific shoplifter, who was previously convicted of stealing $ 2 million in merchandise from Toys “R” Us stores in 2012, was arrested and charged with burglary for attempting to steal paintbrushes from a Hobby Lobby in Lombard,…
  • Jul 16

    Champaign Police “2014 Officer of the Year” Charged with Sexual Assault

    Champaign Police “2014 Officer of the Year” Charged with Sexual Assault
    A Champaign police officer was charged and arraigned in Champaign County on charges of aggravated criminal sexual assault, criminal sexual assault, and aggravated domestic battery, according to a news report. The suspect, Jerad Gale, is…
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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/
  • Jul 24

    Nonprofit Tax Exemption: Post-Obergefell

    Nonprofit Tax Exemption: Post-Obergefell
    As described in our law firm’s preceding blog article, nonprofits’ tax-exempt privileges are increasingly being questioned.  It thus may be helpful to understand not only the underlying rationales for income and property tax…
  • Jul 21

    Rationales for Nonprofit Tax Exemption

    Rationales for Nonprofit Tax Exemption
    Nonprofits face recurring political pressure to justify their tax-exempt privileges.  In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Obergefell[1] ruling that a fundamental right to marry exists for same-sex couples, some religious…
  • Jul 15

    PILOT Programs – The Nonprofit Property Tax

    PILOT Programs – The Nonprofit Property Tax
               If it walks like a duck and quacks like a duck…    In an era of waning revenue streams and increasing demand for government services, some cash-strapped…
Rank this Week: 3201

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer…

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagomotorcycleaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 23

    Fatal Motorcycle Accident In McLean County, Illinoi

    Fatal Motorcycle Accident In McLean County, Illinoi
    There was a fatal Illinois motorcycle accident Tuesday morning (July 21, 2015) near the McLean County and Livingston County line. Details on the cause of the motorcycle accident appear limited at this time. The fatal motorcycle accident…
  • Jul 23

    Motorcycle Accident Near Joslin, Illinoi

    Motorcycle Accident Near Joslin, Illinoi
    There was an Illinois motorcycle accident Tuesday (July 22, 2015) in Rock Island County near Joslin. The accident involved a collision between a motorcycle and SUV on Route 92.  Media sources indicate that the accident happened as a Kia…
  • Jul 22

    Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Mason County, Illinoi

    Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Mason County, Illinoi
    There was an Illinois fatal motorcycle accident Sunday (July 19, 2015) evening in Mason County. The crash involved a motorcycle, ridden by Jeffery Ray Watson, 58, of Canton, leaving the roadway for an unknown reason at which point a fatal…
Rank this Week: 1030

Medical Malpractice Lawyers Blog

Medical Malpractice Lawyers Blog

Covers medical malpractice laws, doctor negligence, and defective medical devices and drugs. By Pintas & Mullins Law Firm.

http://www.medicalmalpracticelawyer.center/
  • Jul 23

    Birth Injuries and Medical Malpractice

    Birth Injuries and Medical Malpractice
    Although rare, birth injuries that occur from medical malpractice are among the most devastating and sensitive cases we handle. These claims involve complex legal and medical issues, with laws and statutes vastly differing between states. In…
  • Jul 13

    The Importance of Trust after Medical Mistake

    The Importance of Trust after Medical Mistake
    Our team of medical malpractice lawyers has been working with patients injured by negligence for 30 years. We understand the importance of establishing trust with your healthcare team and the devastating consequences of breaking that trust.…
  • Jun 26

    Colonoscopy Patient Awarded $500,000 for Malpractice and Defamation

    Colonoscopy Patient Awarded $500,000 for Malpractice and Defamation
    A man in Virginia went in for a colonoscopy with a plan: he would use his smartphone to record the doctor’s instructions, so he would be able to follow them exactly after his procedure. He accidentally recorded the entire examination,…
Rank this Week: 1680

Sever | Storey Blog

Sever | Storey Blog

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

http://www.landownerattorneys.com/blog
  • Jul 23

    Negotiation in Eminent Domain Case

    Negotiation in Eminent Domain Case
    Thousands of landowners face losing their properties in eminent domain actions on an annual basis throughout the United States. Too many owners believe they have no right but to surrender their land and accept the offer for compensation…
  • Jul 21

    Clean Line officials: Grain Belt Express could bring millions to Illinois countie

    Clean Line officials: Grain Belt Express could bring millions to Illinois countie
    SPRINGFIELD - Clean Line Energy Partners officials say several Illinois counties and landowners could receive more than $74 million from the construction and maintenance of the Grain Belt Express. The Grain Belt Express is a proposed project…
  • Jul 21

    Hearings set over major transmission line

    Hearings set over major transmission line
    The Illinois Commerce Commission has scheduled three public hearings about a massive electricity transmission line that would run through west-central Illinois on its way from Kansas to Indiana. The hearings on Clean Line Energy’s…
Rank this Week: 1718

Ken Allen Law Blog

Ken Allen Law Blog

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

http://www.kenallenlaw.com/injuryblog/
Rank this Week: 2597

The Wage and Hour Litigation Blog

The Wage and Hour Litigation Blog

Covers wage and hour law. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.wagehourlitigation.com
Rank this Week: 878

Illinois Plaintiff's Lawyer

Illinois Plaintiff's Lawyer

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

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

    Stryker Metal Hip Update

    Stryker Metal Hip Update
    A Settlement has been Reached, if You have not Joined the Settlement it May be too Late. In November 2014, Stryker agreed to settle several thousand claims related to both devices for$1.43 billion. But the amount is not capped, and…
  • Jul 7

    What Happens when the Other Driver has No Insurance

    What Happens when the Other Driver has No Insurance
    USA Today estimates one in seven drivers in Illinois is uninsured. (Check out the link, it’s a pretty cool map.)  If you are involved in an auto accident in Illinois and the at-fault driver has no insurance, all hope is not lost.…
  • Jun 18

    Country Roads, Take Me Home…But Be Careful.

    Country Roads, Take Me Home…But Be Careful.
    In Illinois, Country Roads hide danger beneath the beauty. Living in Illinois, particularly central Illinois, offers a great opportunity to spend some time driving down country carol roads. Despite the beauty country roads are one of the most…
Rank this Week: 3854

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagoimmigrationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 22

    The Changing Dynamics of U.S. Immigration

    The Changing Dynamics of U.S. Immigration
    China and India have surpassed Mexico for the first time as the top sending countries of immigrants to the United States, according to research conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau. While the debate over immigration reform in the United States…
  • Jul 16

    What You May Have Missed About the President's Immigration Action

    What You May Have Missed About the President's Immigration Action
    When the President announced the executive actions he was taking on Immigration back in November, most of the focus was on the expansion of DACA and the creation of DAPA. What a lot of people missed was what the Department of Homeland…
  • Jul 8

    U Visa for Crime Victim

    U Visa for Crime Victim
    A topic that has been getting a lot of attention recently is a certain type of visa known as a U Visa. Because this topic has gotten a lot of attention recently, here is some information about what exactly a U Visa is. If you were the victim…
Rank this Week: 3676

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/
  • Jul 22

    Motorola, Plastics Company Sued for Toxic Exposure in the Workplace

    Motorola, Plastics Company Sued for Toxic Exposure in the Workplace
    Motorola employees recently filed suit for their exposure to toxic substances in manufacturing facilities, resulting in birth defects to their children and other conditions. Another suit was filed by a man employed in the plastics industry…
  • Jul 6

    Morcellator Lawsuit Against Lina Medical Settle

    Morcellator Lawsuit Against Lina Medical Settle
    Our team of uterine cancer lawyers report on a settlement recently reached between a power morcellator manufacturer and a man whose wife died from uterine cancer. The woman died less than one year after undergoing a hysterectomy using a power…
  • Jun 22

    Zimmer Hip Implant Parts Recalled

    Zimmer Hip Implant Parts Recalled
    Hip replacement parts made by Zimmer were recently recalled because of serious adverse effects in patients. The company’s femoral stems and necks were defectively made so that excess metals can infect patient’s blood, bone and…
Rank this Week: 353

Chicago Injury Lawyers Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Cavanagh Law Group.

http://www.chicago-injury-lawyers-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 3118

Chicago Law Source

Chicago Law Source

Features articles on real estate litigation and legal representation. By Alisa Levin.

http://chicagolawsource.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    Levin Law has a new West Town Chicago Location!

    Levin Law has a new West Town Chicago Location!
    News Bulletin!  Levin Law, Ltd. has moved to 2138 W. Chicago Ave, Chicago 60622!  We are accepting clients in the following areas: Real Estate / Transactions & Litigation / Evictions - Landlord/Tenant Construction Collections /…
  • Apr 29

    West Town Chicago - We Have Moved! Levin Law Version 4.0!

    West Town Chicago - We Have Moved! Levin Law Version 4.0!
    Hello All in the Blogosphere!  Welcome to springtime in Chicago, where it's glorious, the flowers are blooming, and we are announcing that we have moved to 819 N. Damen Avenue.  We have triple the space, 100x more pizazz, and we are ready…
  • Mar 18

    Legal Research - Don't Be Fooled By Westlaw Or Lexis - You Will Love Again

    Legal Research - Don't Be Fooled By Westlaw Or Lexis - You Will Love Again
    Hello Chicago Law Sourcers, we are excited to be in full swing into 2015 and rocking and rolling our way through the days.  Today's post is about legal research.  Just a short one, to remind you that your so-called "tried and…
Rank this Week: 4471

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/
  • Jul 21

    Do ‘Smart Dashboards’ Actually Decrease Safety?

    Do ‘Smart Dashboards’ Actually Decrease Safety?
    Gone are the days of simple dashboards. What once was quite basic—climate controls, audio features, and a small handful of other options—has progressed into oversized sophisticated dashboards equipped with a multitude of features,…
  • Jul 13

    Launch of Divvy for Everyone Program Raises Public Safety Concerns in Low-Income Neighborhood

    Launch of Divvy for Everyone Program Raises Public Safety Concerns in Low-Income Neighborhood
    The City of Chicago announced the launch of a new program that will offer low-cost annual Divvy Bike Share memberships based upon ability to pay, according to a last week’s press release. The program, called “Divvy for…
  • Jul 1

    Remanufactured, Replacement, Refurbished and Recalled Airbags in Used Cars: Buyer Beware

    Remanufactured, Replacement, Refurbished and Recalled Airbags in Used Cars: Buyer Beware
    Since their introduction in the 1980s, airbags have been identified as proven, effective safety devices that drastically reduce the risk of fatality and serious injury to vehicle occupants involved in automobile collisions. The protection…
Rank this Week: 2297

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/
  • Jul 21

    Popular Painkillers Increase Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke

    Popular Painkillers Increase Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke
    The FDA strengthened warnings on over-the-counter and prescriptions painkillers known as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). This class of painkillers can cause serious, life-threatening cardiovascular events and are available in…
  • Jun 30

    Benicar Maker Ordered to Pay $39 Million

    Benicar Maker Ordered to Pay $39 Million
    The Department of Justice recently settled with the manufacturer of Benicar – a medication to treat high blood pressure – for $39 million. The company is accused of violating federal law by paying doctors to prescribe Benicar,…
  • Jun 16

    Addicts Can Now Sue Doctors, Pharmacies for Enabling Addiction

    Addicts Can Now Sue Doctors, Pharmacies for Enabling Addiction
    The West Virginia Supreme Court recently ruled that narcotic addicts can sue pharmacies and doctors that prescribed and dispensed painkillers. The lawsuit was filed by dozens of pain center patients who were treated with narcotics and became…
Rank this Week: 2363

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

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

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • Jul 21

    A new position with Caterpillar has opened in your area!

    A new position with Caterpillar has opened in your area!
    To be considered, please send all information to gina.jones@roberthalflegal.comor michael.auger@roberthalflegal.com  ·         Name & phone…
  • Jul 21

    Paralegal - In House Opportunity!

    Paralegal - In House Opportunity!
    Kelly Legal Managed Services has an excellent long term need for a paralegal to assist an in-house legal department of a global manufacturing company at its headquarters in Peoria, Illinois. In this role, you will draft agreements, meet…
  • Jul 15

    City of Peoria, Public Safety Career Fair for Careers Supported by ICC Programs in Law Enforcement, Fire Science and 911-Dispatch

    City of Peoria, Public Safety Career Fair for Careers Supported by ICC Programs in Law Enforcement, Fire Science and 911-Dispatch
    CITY OF PEORIA PUBLIC SAFETY CAREER FAIRSponsored by the NAACPThursday, July 30, 20155:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.101 N. MacArthur HighwayPeoria, IL  61605We will be taking applications for the positions listed below. Representatives from…
Rank this Week: 72

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: 84

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

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

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

    2015 PWC Patent Litigation Study: “A Change in Patentee Fortunes”

    2015 PWC Patent Litigation Study: “A Change in Patentee Fortunes”
    PWC has published the latest installment of its yearly patent litigation survey.  This year’s study has a focus on recent changes and how those changes are affecting patentees.  In particular, the PWC study provides eight key…
  • May 25

    The Courts and Patent Litigation

    The Courts and Patent Litigation
    We often hear concerns with the ability or the willingness of the courts to handle sophisticated patent cases.  While we feel the concern is overstated, there are legitimate concerns.  Roy Strom examines a number of these concerns…
  • May 22

    Covered Business Method Review of Four of Fifteen Patents Warrants Stay

    Covered Business Method Review of Four of Fifteen Patents Warrants Stay
    Trading Techs. Int’l, Inc. v. BCG Partners, Inc., Nos. 10 C 715, 716, 718, 720, 721, 726, 882-885, 929 & 931, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Mar. 25, 2015) (Kendall, J.). Judge Kendall granted defendants’ motion to stay this patent…
Rank this Week: 192

Mevorah Law Offices Blog

Mevorah Law Offices Blog

Covers divorce and family law in Illinois.

http://www.divorce-attorney-illinois.com/
  • Jul 20

    With Marriage Equality Now the Law of the Land, What Could Happen to Civil Unions and Domestic Partnerships?

    With Marriage Equality Now the Law of the Land, What Could Happen to Civil Unions and Domestic Partnerships?
    The Supreme Court deciding in favor of same-sex marriage has been an incredible victory for those who have been denied equal protection of fundamental rights. Having the right to marry expanded to all persons interested, regardless of their…
  • Jul 13

    Same-Sex Parents: The Residual Roadblocks in “Equality” State

    Same-Sex Parents: The Residual Roadblocks in “Equality” State
    With the U.S. Supreme Court making decisions regarding the matter of same-sex marriage, soon states might have to start passing legislation that would imbue same-sex couples with the rights afforded to married couples already acknowledged by…
  • Jul 6

    Is Dieting and Extreme Exercise the Newest Form of Child Abuse?

    Is Dieting and Extreme Exercise the Newest Form of Child Abuse?
    Over the last decade, there has been a flooding of information regarding health issues and children. There have been a number of reports that childhood obesity can have a significant impact on not only this generation but generations to come.…
Rank this Week: 4360