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Personal Injury News & Developments

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

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/news
  • Feb 19

    Boy Scout Project Makes Pedestrians Safer in Chicagoland Suburb

    Boy Scout Project Makes Pedestrians Safer in Chicagoland Suburb
    An Eagle Scout Project completed last month in Orland Park was dedicated to the safety of the many local pedestrians, bicyclists and motorists. The Life Scout, Joe Boyce took a page from similar initiatives around the world which have…
  • Feb 12

    Jury Determines Railroad Workers Leukemia was Due to Creosote Exposure

    Jury Determines Railroad Workers Leukemia was Due to Creosote Exposure
    A jury in Madison county ruled against the Union Pacific Railroad, awarding a former worker $7.5 million in damages for injuries linked to long term exposure to creosote and other toxic materials during his 31-year career as a railroad…
  • Feb 5

    Court Rules in Favor of Former Boy Scouts in Sexual Abuse Lawsuit

    Court Rules in Favor of Former Boy Scouts in Sexual Abuse Lawsuit
    A lawsuit brought against the Boy Scouts of America on behalf of 16 former scouts is being allowed to proceed after a ruling made by the Illinois Appellate Court. The 16 boys represented in the lawsuit are all adults currently, but were among…
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Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers

Covers personal injury law.

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/articles/
  • Feb 19

    Boy Scout Project Makes Pedestrians Safer in Chicagoland Suburb

    Boy Scout Project Makes Pedestrians Safer in Chicagoland Suburb
    An Eagle Scout Project completed last month in Orland Park was dedicated to the safety of the many local pedestrians, bicyclists and motorists. The Life Scout, Joe Boyce took a page from similar initiatives around the world which have…
  • Feb 12

    Jury Determines Railroad Workers Leukemia was Due to Creosote Exposure

    Jury Determines Railroad Workers Leukemia was Due to Creosote Exposure
    A jury in Madison county ruled against the Union Pacific Railroad, awarding a former worker $7.5 million in damages for injuries linked to long term exposure to creosote and other toxic materials during his 31-year career as a railroad…
  • Feb 5

    Court Rules in Favor of Former Boy Scouts in Sexual Abuse Lawsuit

    Court Rules in Favor of Former Boy Scouts in Sexual Abuse Lawsuit
    A lawsuit brought against the Boy Scouts of America on behalf of 16 former scouts is being allowed to proceed after a ruling made by the Illinois Appellate Court. The 16 boys represented in the lawsuit are all adults currently, but were among…
Rank this Week: 3779

Chicago Injury Lawyer

Chicago Injury Lawyer

By Matthew L. Willens.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 18

    Heart Attack Delayed Diagnosis or Misdiagnosis in Chicago

    Heart Attack Delayed Diagnosis or Misdiagnosis in Chicago
    Coronary heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. An acute myocardial infarction (AMI), commonly known as a heart attack requires prompt diagnosis and treatment to reduce the chances of serious complications or death.…
  • Feb 15

    Bikers Arm Among Common Chicago Motorcycle Accident Injurie

    Bikers Arm Among Common Chicago Motorcycle Accident Injurie
    Following a motorcycle accident, one of the most commonly suffered injuries is biker’s arm. This injury is caused when the bike falls on the arm of the rider and causes nerve damage to the arm. In this post, Chicago motorcycle accident…
  • Feb 14

    Facial Injuries That Cause Scars and Disfigurement – Chicago Attorney

    Facial Injuries That Cause Scars and Disfigurement – Chicago Attorney
    Accidents can have unexpected and tragic outcomes, and among the worse of them are facial injuries that cause scarring and disfigurement. Those who suffer these types of injuries generally have to undergo extensive medical treatment,…
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Chicago Injury Lawyer

Chicago Injury Lawyer

By the Willens Law Offices.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 18

    Heart Attack Delayed Diagnosis or Misdiagnosis in Chicago

    Heart Attack Delayed Diagnosis or Misdiagnosis in Chicago
    Coronary heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. An acute myocardial infarction (AMI), commonly known as a heart attack requires prompt diagnosis and treatment to reduce the chances of serious complications or death.…
  • Feb 15

    Bikers Arm Among Common Chicago Motorcycle Accident Injurie

    Bikers Arm Among Common Chicago Motorcycle Accident Injurie
    Following a motorcycle accident, one of the most commonly suffered injuries is biker’s arm. This injury is caused when the bike falls on the arm of the rider and causes nerve damage to the arm. In this post, Chicago motorcycle accident…
  • Feb 14

    Facial Injuries That Cause Scars and Disfigurement – Chicago Attorney

    Facial Injuries That Cause Scars and Disfigurement – Chicago Attorney
    Accidents can have unexpected and tragic outcomes, and among the worse of them are facial injuries that cause scarring and disfigurement. Those who suffer these types of injuries generally have to undergo extensive medical treatment,…
Rank this Week: 3210

Chicago Car Accident Attorney Blog

Chicago Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury topics. By Matthew L. Willens.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 18

    Heart Attack Delayed Diagnosis or Misdiagnosis in Chicago

    Heart Attack Delayed Diagnosis or Misdiagnosis in Chicago
    Coronary heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. An acute myocardial infarction (AMI), commonly known as a heart attack requires prompt diagnosis and treatment to reduce the chances of serious complications or death.…
  • Feb 15

    Bikers Arm Among Common Chicago Motorcycle Accident Injurie

    Bikers Arm Among Common Chicago Motorcycle Accident Injurie
    Following a motorcycle accident, one of the most commonly suffered injuries is biker’s arm. This injury is caused when the bike falls on the arm of the rider and causes nerve damage to the arm. In this post, Chicago motorcycle accident…
  • Feb 14

    Facial Injuries That Cause Scars and Disfigurement – Chicago Attorney

    Facial Injuries That Cause Scars and Disfigurement – Chicago Attorney
    Accidents can have unexpected and tragic outcomes, and among the worse of them are facial injuries that cause scarring and disfigurement. Those who suffer these types of injuries generally have to undergo extensive medical treatment,…
Rank this Week: 3405

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer…

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagomotorcycleaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 17

    Crash Involving Motorcyclists Riding As A Group

    Crash Involving Motorcyclists Riding As A Group
    As discussed on the “Early-Season Motorcycle Riding Safety Issues” page, riding a motorcycle in Illinois both before and during the early part of the primary motorcycle season can present additional safety risks to the rider. One…
  • Feb 16

    Fatal Fox Lake Motorcycle Crash

    Fatal Fox Lake Motorcycle Crash
    There was a fatal motorcycle crash Tuesday (February 14, 2017) in Fox Lake. According to witness accounts of the accident, the crash involved a loss of control of the motorcycle. An excerpt from the February 15, 2017 Lake County News-Sun…
  • Feb 11

    Fatal Motorcycle Collision In Randolph County

    Fatal Motorcycle Collision In Randolph County
    Riding a motorcycle early in the Illinois motorcycle season can present additional challenges to safe riding.  Many of the reasons are discussed on the “Early-Season Motorcycle Riding Safety Issues” page. There was a fatal…
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A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer…

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains The Law

By Matt Keenan.

http://www.skokiecriminallawyer.com/
  • Feb 17

    CAN PAST ACTS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE BE USED AS EVIDENCE IN ILLINOIS?

    CAN PAST ACTS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE BE USED AS EVIDENCE IN ILLINOIS?
    The state cannot generally use your past bad acts to prove that you have bad character and thus are more likely to commit a crime. Illinois law, however, specifically allows evidence of past domestic violence to be used under certain…
  • Feb 8

    A LITTLE ROAD RAGE CAN LEAD TO BIG TROUBLE IN ILLINOIS

    A LITTLE ROAD RAGE CAN LEAD TO BIG TROUBLE IN ILLINOIS
    We’ve all been cut off or frustrated by other drivers. But no matter how hostile the other driver may be, it’s best to stay in your car, keep cool and if necessary, call the police. A recent Illinois case illustrates the…
  • Jan 20

    NEW ILLINOIS RULES FOR GUILTY PLEAS

    NEW ILLINOIS RULES FOR GUILTY PLEAS
    As of January 1, 2017, changes to Illinois law require the court to give new warnings about the consequences of a guilty plea. Before you plead guilty, a judge must first warn or “admonish” you about what your plea really means. …
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duilawyerskokie.com

duilawyerskokie.com

Covers Illinois DUI law. By Matt Keenan.

http://duilawyerskokie.com/
  • Feb 17

    CAN I BE DEPORTED FOR DUI?

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

    EXTRADITION TO ILLINOIS: VIOLATION OF PROBATION FOR DUI

    EXTRADITION TO ILLINOIS: VIOLATION OF PROBATION FOR DUI
    Violating the terms of your DUI supervision or probation could result in your extradition to the state where your case was originally heard. Extradition means you could be arrested in your current state and brought back to face charges in…
  • Jan 20

    NEW ILLINOIS RULES FOR GUILTY PLEAS

    NEW ILLINOIS RULES FOR GUILTY PLEAS
    As of January 1, 2017, changes to Illinois law require the court to give new warnings about the consequences of a guilty plea. Before you plead guilty, a judge must first warn or “admonish” you about what your plea really ……
Rank this Week: 3717

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
  • Feb 17

    Seyfarth Shaw Submits Comments And Testimony On The Proposed Amendments To Rule 23

    Seyfarth Shaw Submits Comments And Testimony On The Proposed Amendments To Rule 23
    Co-authored by Gerald L. Maatman, Jr., Tiffany Tran, and Julie Yap Seyfarth Synopsis: Seyfarth Shaw submitted comments and oral testimony to the Federal Advisory Committee on Civil Rules regarding needed reform and guidance to Rule 23,…
  • Feb 15

    Puzder Bows Out, While the DOL (and its New OT Rule) Wait

    Puzder Bows Out, While the DOL (and its New OT Rule) Wait
    Authored by Emily Barker President Trump’s pick for Labor Secretary, Andrew F. Puzder, has withdrawn his name from consideration. Support for Puzder had eroded quickly over the last week. To secure his appointment, Puzder needed at…
  • Feb 12

    CBAs Must Specifically State Intent to Arbitrate Statutory Right

    CBAs Must Specifically State Intent to Arbitrate Statutory Right
    Co-authored by David D. Kadue and Rocio Herrera Seyfarth Synopsis: A California appellate court has held that unless a collective bargaining agreement includes an explicitly stated, clear, and unmistakable intent to waive the right…
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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/
  • Feb 17

    Stanford Accused of Again Poor Handling of A Sexual Assault Claim

    Stanford Accused of Again Poor Handling of A Sexual Assault Claim
    While the alleged sexual predator was able to graduate and move on to some degree with his life, even after the investigation found him at fault, all three of his victims reported struggling with their classes after they were attacked, and…
  • Feb 10

    Lawyers Who Targeted Porn Users With Allegedly Extortionate Lawsuits Now Face Criminal Charge

    Lawyers Who Targeted Porn Users With Allegedly Extortionate Lawsuits Now Face Criminal Charge
    The two attorneys allegedly tried to further distance themselves from the fraud they were allegedly committing by forming Prenda Law, a new law firm over which Steele and Hansmeier allegedly maintained de facto control. At the same time, the…
  • Feb 7

    Bed Bath and Beyond Settles Employment Law Class Action

    Bed Bath and Beyond Settles Employment Law Class Action
    The plaintiffs further allege they did not meet the requirements for overtime exempt status. Instead, even those who worked with the title of manager still spent most of their time at work performing many of the same mundane tasks as hourly,…
Rank this Week: 1205

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/
  • Feb 17

    Should Texting Drivers be Treated Like Drunk Drivers?

    Should Texting Drivers be Treated Like Drunk Drivers?
    The dangers of texting while driving are nearly as identical to the public as driving while drunk. So why aren’t texters in Missouri subject to similar points, fines, license suspensions, and potential jail time as drunk drivers?…
  • Feb 16

    Secondary Car Crashes – St. Louis Auto Wreck Lawyer

    Secondary Car Crashes – St. Louis Auto Wreck Lawyer
    Secondary crashes occur when an initial accident causes another car accident. Car accidents can leave you overwhelmed and shocked, especially if they involve multiple vehicles. For this reason, secondary crashes are particularly scary. It…
  • Feb 13

    Car Accidents Involving Underinflated Tires – St. Louis Auto Wreck Lawyer

    Car Accidents Involving Underinflated Tires – St. Louis Auto Wreck Lawyer
    A study from the NHTSA shows that underinflated and worn out tires can increase the risk of a car crash significantly. For various reasons, hundreds of accidents occur on Missouri roads each day. While many accidents are caused due to the…
Rank this Week: 642

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/
  • Feb 17

    OE Capital Ventures LLC Investigation

    OE Capital Ventures LLC Investigation
    Concerned about investment losses in OE Capital Ventures LLC? Have you suffered losses investing in OE Capital Ventures LLC? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses through FINRA arbitration. The SEC announced…
  • Feb 17

    Manuel Mejia-Gomez Suspended from Securities Industry

    Manuel Mejia-Gomez Suspended from Securities Industry
    Concerned about investment losses with Manuel Mejia-Gomez? Have you suffered losses investing with Manuel Mejia-Gomez? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses through FINRA Arbitration. According to FINRA,…
  • Feb 17

    Andrew Corbman Barred from Securities Industry

    Andrew Corbman Barred from Securities Industry
    Concerned about investment losses with Andrew Corbman? Have you suffered losses investing with Andrew Corbman? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses through a FINRA Arbitration claim. According to FINRA,…
Rank this Week: 91

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Feb 17

    IKEA settles lawsuit regarding dangerous dressers for $50M

    IKEA settles lawsuit regarding dangerous dressers for $50M
    IKEA, which is the biggest seller of furniture worldwide, has entered into a $50 million settlement agreement with the families of three young boys, whose deaths were caused by products manufactured by the Swedish company. The victims, who…
  • Feb 10

    CTA bus strikes inebriated passenger after driver forces him off bu

    CTA bus strikes inebriated passenger after driver forces him off bu
    A man filed a lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court on Thursday, November 3, 2016, alleging that a Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) bus driver hit him after the driver kicked him off the bus. The man was inebriated at the time. The incident…
  • Jan 31

    Quadriplegic teacher wins $6 million for supermarket slip and fall accident

    Quadriplegic teacher wins $6 million for supermarket slip and fall accident
    A former elementary school teacher was awarded a settlement of $6 million after she sustained life-altering injuries following a slip and fall accident at a supermarket in 2012. She filed a lawsuit alleging two counts of negligence against…
Rank this Week: 452

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Insider Trading in Chicago: Responsible Financial Industry Regulation

    Insider Trading in Chicago: Responsible Financial Industry Regulation
    The breach of trust in insider trading is not as obvious as other forms of breach of trust. The basic premise of the law is that there is an implicit trust by members of the public that financial institutions will follow the letter of the…
  • Feb 15

    Bank Fraud in Chicago: White Collar Theft

    Bank Fraud in Chicago: White Collar Theft
    The crime of bank fraud is sometimes thought of as being harmless given the fact that it involves big powerful corporations and rarely involves any violence. However, the courts take it seriously and are quite capable of imposing significant…
  • Feb 10

    Burglary Tool Possession in Chicago

    Burglary Tool Possession in Chicago
    Crimes or accusations of inference and supposition ought to be relatively easy to defend because of the lack of clarity surrounding them. However, the reality is that the legislation has been written in such a way as to favor the prosecutor…
Rank this Week: 1430

Mass Tort Lawyer Blog

Mass Tort Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.masstortlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1936

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/
  • Feb 17

    Fatal 3-Car Collision In Des Plaine

    Fatal 3-Car Collision In Des Plaine
    There was a fatal three-car accident Thursday night (February 16, 2017) in Des Plaines.  Four people died and three people were injured, one critically. According to Des Plaines Police, first responders went to the accident scene at 8:53…
  • Feb 16

    “Back-Over Accidents” And Their Characteristic

    “Back-Over Accidents” And Their Characteristic
    For those unaware, “back-over accidents” are those that happen when a vehicle inadvertently hits, or runs over, an unseen person as the vehicle moves in reverse (i.e. “backs up.”)  Often times, these accidents…
  • Feb 14

    Fatal “Hit & Run” Pedestrian Crash In Des Plaine

    Fatal “Hit & Run” Pedestrian Crash In Des Plaine
    “Hit & Run” accidents continue to occur in significant numbers throughout the Chicago metropolitan area.  On this site, accidents in which a driver leaves the accident scene are summarized in the “Hit &…
Rank this Week: 4464

Legal Developments In…

Legal Developments In Non-Competition Agreements

Reviews recent cases involving non-competition agreements and related claims. By Kenneth J. Vanko.

http://www.non-competes.com/
  • Feb 17

    The Reading List (2017, No. 7)

    The Reading List (2017, No. 7)
    Non-Compete and Trade Secret News for the week ended February 17, 2017***Choice-of-Forum ClausesThe Illinois case of Aon, PLC v. Heffernan, No. 1:16-cv-1924, shows the difficulty of transferring a non-compete case in federal court when the…
  • Feb 10

    The Reading List (2017, No. 6)

    The Reading List (2017, No. 6)
    Non-Compete and Trade Secrets News for the week ended February 10, 2017***Georgia Blue-Penciling of Restrictive CovenantsLast December, a federal district court in Georgia limited courts' ability to modify overbroad restrictive covenants.…
  • Feb 3

    The Reading List (2017, No. 5)

    The Reading List (2017, No. 5)
    Non-Compete and Trade Secret News for the week ended February 3, 2017***Defend Trade Secrets ActI alluded to this case in my prior post.But we have another federal district court case that discusses the Defend Trade Secrets Act and the ex…
Rank this Week: 1217

FMLA Insights

FMLA Insights

Covers the Family Medical Leave Act. By Franczek Radelet.

http://www.fmlainsights.com
Rank this Week: 2473

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagoimmigrationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 16

    Reports of Amped Up Immigration Raids and Roundup.

    Reports of Amped Up Immigration Raids and Roundup.
    The New York Times, CNN, Chicago Tribune and other news outlets are reporting an apparent “ramping up” of ICE enforcement actions.  Federal officials confirmed more than 600 people across 11 states were detained in the past…
  • Feb 8

    More on Trump’s Executive Order For Enforcement of Immigration Laws (Removal and Deportation)

    More on Trump’s Executive Order For Enforcement of Immigration Laws (Removal and Deportation)
    A headline story in this week’s Sunday Chicago Tribune announced that up to 8 million people could be deported as a result of Trump’s Executive Order “Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States.”…
  • Feb 2

    Trump’s Executive Order on Enforcement Priorities – What You Need to Know

    Trump’s Executive Order on Enforcement Priorities – What You Need to Know
    Trump’s latest Executive Order on Immigration halted entry into the United States of all  individuals from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.  The chaotic implementation of the order caused the detention of…
Rank this Week: 1508

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: 532

Orland Park Criminal Defense…

Orland Park Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.fotopouloslaw.com/orland-park-criminal-lawyer/
  • Feb 16

    Can a “Consensual” Encounter With Police Lead to a DUI Charge?

    Can a “Consensual” Encounter With Police Lead to a DUI Charge?
    Normally an Illinois police officer must have probable cause to stop you on suspicion of a DUI. The Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution protects all individuals against “unreasonable” seizures by the police.…
  • Jan 29

    Can I Get a DUI for Taking Prescription Drugs?

    Can I Get a DUI for Taking Prescription Drugs?
    Although DUI is usually associated with drunk driving, Illinois law actually prohibits operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of any drug or controlled substance. This can even include a legal prescription drug. To avoid a DUI…
  • Jan 17

    Can an Accuser Stop Me From Proving My Innocence?

    Can an Accuser Stop Me From Proving My Innocence?
    Although television legal dramas might lead you to think the criminal justice system is infallible—the heroic police and prosecution always manage to catch the clearly guilty defendant—the reality is there are many people in…
Rank this Week: 3374

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer…

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury, drug recalls, product hazards and family law. By Padove Law.

http://www.indianainjuryandfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 16

    Fair Stage Collapse Not Foreseeable, Indiana Appeals Court Rule

    Fair Stage Collapse Not Foreseeable, Indiana Appeals Court Rule
    It’s been nearly six years since a deadly stage collapse at the Indiana State Fair killed seven concertgoers and injured 58 others in Indianapolis. Now, the Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled as a matter of law the company paid to…
  • Feb 2

    Bike Accident Injury Victim Awarded $38M Verdict Against Valet Company

    Bike Accident Injury Victim Awarded $38M Verdict Against Valet Company
    Attorneys for a severely injured cyclist have succeeded in securing a $38 million verdict against the valet service that employed a driver who reportedly took a shortcut and brazenly sailed illegally across two lanes of traffic. As…
  • Jan 16

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit: INDOT Liable for Fatal Indiana Crash

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit: INDOT Liable for Fatal Indiana Crash
    The widow of a man killed in a head-on collision in Indiana two years ago is suing the Indiana Department of Transportation, alleging the state agency is liable for her husband’s death, due to its failure to properly maintain the…
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Mevorah Law Offices LLC Blog

Mevorah Law Offices LLC Blog

Covers Illinois personal injury.

http://personal-injury.mevorahlaw.com/dupage-county-lawyers
  • Feb 16

    Rear-Ended in Your Car? Legal Recourse From Negligent Driver

    Rear-Ended in Your Car? Legal Recourse From Negligent Driver
    One of the most traumatic life events is being involved in a car accident. Motor vehicle accidents take many forms, including the all too common fender bender and accidents involving excessive speed or impairment…
  • Feb 9

    Premises Liability: The Risk of Harm on Sidewalk

    Premises Liability: The Risk of Harm on Sidewalk
    Sidewalks are frequently used in large metropolitan cities and communities. Moreover, if you shop at a stand-alone store, a strip mall, or even a large scale mall, you are likely to traverse a sidewalk somewhere on those…
  • Feb 2

    3 Myths About Wrongful Death Actions Explained

    3 Myths About Wrongful Death Actions Explained
    When a loved one dies unexpectedly in an accident, it can feel like nothing can make you whole again. This is an understandable and common feeling. Illinois law does attempt to make a victim’s family whole again by giving family members…
Rank this Week: 3460

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/
  • Feb 16

    Motorcycle Crash In Fox Lake Leads To Fatality And Injury

    Motorcycle Crash In Fox Lake Leads To Fatality And Injury
    There was a fatal motorcycle crash Tuesday (February 14, 2017) in Fox Lake. According to witness accounts of the accident, the crash involved a loss of control of the motorcycle. An excerpt from the February 15, 2017 Lake County News-Sun…
  • Feb 9

    Factors That Lead To Truck Accident

    Factors That Lead To Truck Accident
    Truck accidents that occur in Lake County are discussed on the “Lake County Truck Accidents” page.  This page discusses various Lake County truck accident statistics, and discusses various aspects of truck accidents,…
  • Feb 7

    Fatal Car Crash In Zion

    Fatal Car Crash In Zion
    There was a fatal vehicle collision early Saturday morning (February 4, 2017) in Zion. One person, a 17-year-old Waukegan High School sophomore identified as Malik Brown, died in the crash. Other students were injured and hospitalized. An…
Rank this Week: 1404

Sullivan Taylor & Gumina, P.C.…

Sullivan Taylor & Gumina, P.C. Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

http://www.stglaw.com/family-law-blog
  • Feb 16

    Navigating the Complexities of Embryo Adoption

    Navigating the Complexities of Embryo Adoption
    In a study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), it was determined that approximately six percent of all women in the United States suffer from infertility. The statistics are thought to be about the same for men. What do…
  • Feb 14

    Marriage and Money: Preventative Measures That Can Protect Your Finances in the Event of a Divorce

    Marriage and Money: Preventative Measures That Can Protect Your Finances in the Event of a Divorce
    If you are about to get married, or have been married for a little while now, you may not be thinking about your chances of divorce. Yet statistics on divorce indicate that every couple should at least prepare for the possibility. For…
  • Feb 9

    Separating Emotion from the Financial Aspects of Divorce May Improve Outcome

    Separating Emotion from the Financial Aspects of Divorce May Improve Outcome
    While it is impossible to dispute the emotional aspect of divorce, it is an inherently legal and financial process. As such, the couples who tend to struggle the most are those that are unable to separate the emotions from their financial…
Rank this Week: 3464

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

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

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • Feb 15

    Paralegal Position!

    Paralegal Position!
    A law firm in Peoria, Quinn, Johnston, Henderson, Pretorius & Cerulo, is seeking a paralegal with 5 years’ experience in civil litigation – also work comp experience would also be a plus, but not required. Interested parties…
  • Feb 13

    Peoria Police Department Recruiting Events, February 27th and 28th and March 2nd

    Peoria Police Department Recruiting Events, February 27th and 28th and March 2nd
    The Peoria Police Departmentwill be on campusRecruiting CandidatesAttend one or more of the following:Monday, February 27 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.East Peoria Campus AtriumThe Peoria Police Department will be bring some of it's…
  • Feb 10

    Save the Date!

    Save the Date!
    February 10, 2017Michelle Weghorst - Public Services Programs CoordinatorIllinois Central College5407 N. University Street, Poplar Hall 117Peoria, IL  61635-001Dear Professor Weghorst, It is with great pleasure that I write to invite you…
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Chicago Lawyer Blog

Chicago Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.salvilaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 15

    Patrick A. Salvi discusses new National Safety Council report with Chicago Tribune

    Patrick A. Salvi discusses new National Safety Council report with Chicago Tribune
    CHICAGO (February 15, 2017) – Motor vehicle deaths have shot up nationally for the second year in a row, according to a new report by the National Safety Council. The Chicago Tribune‘s Mary Wisniewski interviewed Patrick A.…
  • Feb 13

    Parents say negligence to blame for son’s water slide death

    Parents say negligence to blame for son’s water slide death
    CHICAGO (February 13, 2017) – The parents of a 10-year-old boy who was killed while riding the world’s tallest water slide are speaking out about their son’s death for the first time. Caleb Schwab was internally decapitated…
  • Feb 9

    Brian Salvi discusses NFL concussion settlement on FOX 32 Chicago

    Brian Salvi discusses NFL concussion settlement on FOX 32 Chicago
    CHICAGO (February 9, 2017) – Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. attorneys Patrick A. Salvi and Brian L. Salvi are representing the family of former Chicago Bears player and coach Jim Dooley in the NFL Concussion Settlement.…
Rank this Week: 2021

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/
  • Feb 15

    Illinois Nursing Homes May Be Blamed when Bedsores Occur

    Illinois Nursing Homes May Be Blamed when Bedsores Occur
    The most recent statistics report that across America, over 1.4 million individuals reside in nursing homes. As of 2014 there were almost 16,000 nursing homes with this number steadily rising. In Illinois alone there are 1,200 long-term care…
  • Jan 7

    Winter Weather Increases Risks of Slip-and-Fall Accidents in Chicago

    Winter Weather Increases Risks of Slip-and-Fall Accidents in Chicago
    With winter encompassing Chicago, the season of slipping and falling is upon us. Every winter, countless individuals become injured due to falling on icy surfaces. We’ve all experienced it; you’re walking along and then without…
  • Nov 28

    Illinois Faces Multi-Car Collisions Daily

    Illinois Faces Multi-Car Collisions Daily
    The phrase “multi-car collision” typically is used to describe accidents with a large number of cars. However, it can mean anything from a crash with two or three vehicles to one with hundreds. These incidents happen most commonly…
Rank this Week: 874

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

By Staver Law Group P.C.

http://www.chicagolawyer.com/legal-blog/
  • Feb 15

    Most Dangerous Intersections in Chicago for Runner

    Most Dangerous Intersections in Chicago for Runner
    Chicago has a large and avid running culture. Unfortunately, runners often have a difficult time safely navigating the congested sidewalks, paths, and roads. Heavy traffic and careless drivers can turn a healthy pastime into a nightmare in a…
  • Feb 14

    What is Vocational Rehabilitation?

    What is Vocational Rehabilitation?
    Under Illinois’ workers’ compensation law, employers must pay for vocational rehabilitation when it is necessary. As an Illinois worker, you are entitled to rehabilitation services when you sustain an injury that causes lost…
  • Feb 13

    How Long Do I Have to File a Third-Party Lawsuit After an Accident at Work?

    How Long Do I Have to File a Third-Party Lawsuit After an Accident at Work?
    After a work-related accident, you must go through the workers’ compensation system to have your medical bills paid and receive wage benefits. By partnering with an experienced workers’ compensation attorney, you can file a claim…
Rank this Week: 1377

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

By The Davis Law Group, P.C.

http://www.illinoisdriverslicensereinstatementlawyer.com/blog/
  • Feb 13

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

    How do I get my driver’s license reinstated after a “Failure to Appear” suspension?
    If you failed to appear in court or respond to a traffic ticket within the required timeframe, the court may direct the Illinois Secretary of State to suspend your driver’s license. The type of suspension is referred to as a…
  • Jan 2

    DUI Numbers Hit New Low

    DUI Numbers Hit New Low
    Statistics from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health show a decline in DUI throughout the United States. In 2014, the latest year for which data was available, the rate of drunken driving hit a 13-year low. 11.1% of Americans 16…
  • Dec 20

    Illinois Sees Decline In Speeding Tickets, Rise in Road Fatalitie

    Illinois Sees Decline In Speeding Tickets, Rise in Road Fatalitie
    The number of speeding tickets issued by Illinois State Police troopers has dropped significantly over the past 5 years according to a report by the State-Journal Register. The number of speeding tickets decreased by 40% from 211,857 in 2010…
Rank this Week: 2275

Nursing Home Law Center

Nursing Home Law Center

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

https://www.nursinghomelawcenter.org/
  • Feb 13

    Minimal Fines Little Incentive for Facilities to Improve Patient Care

    Minimal Fines Little Incentive for Facilities to Improve Patient Care
    It is a reasonable assumption for many people that nursing homes caught in the act of neglecting patient needs, disregarding safety standards and limiting their staff to levels deemed inadequate that fines and sanctions would be a deterrent…
  • Jan 9

    Lawsuit Alleges Patient’s Death Due to Nursing Neglect

    Lawsuit Alleges Patient’s Death Due to Nursing Neglect
    A wrongful death lawsuit filed against a nursing home in Richmond, Virginia highlights the dangers of pressure ulcers and reveals the pain and suffering patients go through when their caregivers ignore their conditions. Donald Shelton…
  • Dec 12

    Action Against Nursing Home Operator for Systemic Understaffing

    Action Against Nursing Home Operator for Systemic Understaffing
    One of the nation’s largest nursing home chains suffered a legal setback that could eventually send ripples throughout the nursing care community at large. Despite aggressive attempts to have a lawsuit thrown out alleging that the…
Rank this Week: 139

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
  • Feb 13

    Jury Finds in Favor of Truck Driver Killed in Rollover Crash

    Jury Finds in Favor of Truck Driver Killed in Rollover Crash
    An Alabama Circuit Court jury signed a verdict in favor of the family of Larry Albritton who was killed in a rollover crash on Oct. 7, 2013.  Albritton was driving a log truck when it overturned. An eyewitness to this incident said the…
  • Feb 6

    U.S. Court of Appeals Denies Petition in Fight Over Citations Issued by OSHA in Toxic Fumes Case

    U.S. Court of Appeals Denies Petition in Fight Over Citations Issued by OSHA in Toxic Fumes Case
    In this case a man was rendered unconscious after being exposed to toxic fumes in a large container while he was working inside of it.  Fortunately for this worker, he was rescued by the local fire department. His employer, Dana…
  • Jan 12

    $2.29 Million Cook County Jury Verdict in Product Defect on Construction Site

    $2.29 Million Cook County Jury Verdict in Product Defect on Construction Site
    Ignacio Maravilla was working as a laborer during a River North construction project at Wabash Avenue and Superior Street for Holy Name Cathedral on March 27, 2012. He was employed by Benchmark Construction Co. As a 72-inch precast concrete…
Rank this Week: 114

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.illinoisinjurylawyerblog.net/
  • Feb 13

    Court Upholds Jury’s Verdict Finding Manufacturer Liable for Defective Ladder

    Court Upholds Jury’s Verdict Finding Manufacturer Liable for Defective Ladder
    In a recent case, a federal appeals court found in favor of an Illinois man who alleged his ladder was defectively designed. The man fell off his ladder while he was replacing the screws on his gutter and suffered a traumatic brain injury as…
  • Feb 10

    The Available Types of Damages in Illinois Personal Injury Claim

    The Available Types of Damages in Illinois Personal Injury Claim
    In a personal injury claim, a plaintiff has to prove not just liability but the extent of the damages. This means the plaintiff may need to establish the nature of the injuries, the expected duration of the injuries, how the injuries may…
  • Feb 6

    Plaintiff’s Award Initially Reduced Due to Insurance Coverage but Restored on Appeal

    Plaintiff’s Award Initially Reduced Due to Insurance Coverage but Restored on Appeal
    In a recent case, the plaintiff brought a personal injury claim against another driver and his company after he was injured in a car accident. The case proceeded to trial, and a jury found in favor of the plaintiff. The jury awarded him…
Rank this Week: 1934

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
  • Feb 13

    Is Driving While Sick Considered Negligence?

    Is Driving While Sick Considered Negligence?
    Cold and flu season is at its peak this time of the year. That means more drivers are out on the roads with decongestants in their system, cold medications delaying their response time, and high fevers paired with chills that are making them…
  • Feb 6

    The Ultimate Q&A on Car Accident Lawsuit

    The Ultimate Q&A on Car Accident Lawsuit
    Car accident lawsuits are inherently confusing. This reason alone is why accident victims are encouraged to hire a personal injury attorney to assist them with their case. If you have been injured in a car accident, regardless of the stage…
  • Jan 31

    Liability Waiver Wins It for LA Fitness: Buyer Beware

    Liability Waiver Wins It for LA Fitness: Buyer Beware
    Chicago Injury Attorney Explains Liability Waivers Those who are members of gyms most likely sign a contract when they start their membership. Most who sign do not read what they have signed. However, those joining a fitness center may want…
Rank this Week: 1844

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/
  • Feb 13

    Is Driving While Sick Considered Negligence?

    Is Driving While Sick Considered Negligence?
    Cold and flu season is at its peak this time of the year. That means more drivers are out on the roads with decongestants in their system, cold medications delaying their response time, and high fevers paired with chills that are making them…
  • Feb 6

    The Ultimate Q&A on Car Accident Lawsuit

    The Ultimate Q&A on Car Accident Lawsuit
    Car accident lawsuits are inherently confusing. This reason alone is why accident victims are encouraged to hire a personal injury attorney to assist them with their case. If you have been injured in a car accident, regardless of the stage…
  • Jan 31

    Liability Waiver Wins It for LA Fitness: Buyer Beware

    Liability Waiver Wins It for LA Fitness: Buyer Beware
    Chicago Injury Attorney Explains Liability Waivers Those who are members of gyms most likely sign a contract when they start their membership. Most who sign do not read what they have signed. However, those joining a fitness center may want…
Rank this Week: 400

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/
  • Feb 13

    Is Driving While Sick Considered Negligence?

    Is Driving While Sick Considered Negligence?
    Cold and flu season is at its peak this time of the year. That means more drivers are out on the roads with decongestants in their system, cold medications delaying their response time, and high fevers paired with chills that are making them…
  • Feb 6

    The Ultimate Q&A on Car Accident Lawsuit

    The Ultimate Q&A on Car Accident Lawsuit
    Car accident lawsuits are inherently confusing. This reason alone is why accident victims are encouraged to hire a personal injury attorney to assist them with their case. If you have been injured in a car accident, regardless of the stage…
  • Jan 31

    Liability Waiver Wins It for LA Fitness: Buyer Beware

    Liability Waiver Wins It for LA Fitness: Buyer Beware
    Chicago Injury Attorney Explains Liability Waivers Those who are members of gyms most likely sign a contract when they start their membership. Most who sign do not read what they have signed. However, those joining a fitness center may want…
Rank this Week: 206

Shaw Family Law Blog

Shaw Family Law Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

http://www.kanecountydivorceattorneys.com/st-charles-lawyers
  • Feb 12

    Money Management Problems often a Contributor to Divorce

    Money Management Problems often a Contributor to Divorce
    Multiple studies conducted by various experts, over many decades, have revealed the sad truth that serious financial trouble is an overwhelming predictor for separation and divorce for couples around the globe. The American Psychological…
  • Feb 12

    Details You Cannot Afford to Neglect When Arranging a Prenup

    Details You Cannot Afford to Neglect When Arranging a Prenup
    Although the subject of prenuptial agreements spark ongoing controversy, the reality is such agreements can offer a range of benefits for both parties involved, should a divorce ever take place. When both parties are open and willing to…
  • Jan 27

    Child Support: Who Pays College Expenses?

    Child Support: Who Pays College Expenses?
    With the multiple issues that must be addressed during the divorce process, it is understandable that tackling the subject of your child’s future college expenses can feel overwhelming, especially when such educational concerns are not…
Rank this Week: 810

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/
  • Feb 11

    Former Peoria Teacher Convicted Of Sexually Assaulting Student

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

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

    Man Charged With Sexual Assault Of 17-Year-Old Girl
    In the last post (“Sexual Abuse Of Children By Instructors“) instances of alleged sexual abuse of children by teachers and other types of instructors was discussed, and the charges filed against a gymnastics instructor were…
  • Jan 16

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

    Man Charged With Sexual Assault Of 17-Year-Old Girl
    In the last post (“Sexual Abuse Of Children By Instructors“) instances of alleged sexual abuse of children by teachers and other types of instructors was discussed, and the charges filed against a gymnastics instructor were…
Rank this Week: 1512

Illinois Appellate Lawyer Blog

Illinois Appellate Lawyer Blog

Covers the appellate record, constitutional analysis, jurisdiction, mootness, rehearings and the standard of review. By Steven R. Merican.

http://www.illinoisappellatelawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Mr Kluxen said Concentrate

    Mr Kluxen said Concentrate
    The American Bar Association this week asks: “Do you apply lessons you learned playing sports to your work in law?” I was pitching in a youth-league baseball game when events turned out of my control. From the sideline, Mr.…
  • Sep 22

    Comcast Bungles Telephone Number

    Comcast Bungles Telephone Number
    If you called my office the last couple of days, you got a recorded message saying you reached a number that is no longer in service. That’s true — it is no longer in service. Temporarily anyway, until Comcast fixes a…
  • Sep 22

    Comcast Bungles Telephone Number

    Comcast Bungles Telephone Number
    If you called my office the last couple of days, you got a recorded message saying you reached a number that is no longer in service. That’s true — it is no longer in service. Temporarily anyway, until Comcast fixes a…
Rank this Week: 780

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer…

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal malpractice. By The Clinton Law Firm.

http://www.chicagolegalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1431

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

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

http://blog.levinperconti.com/
Rank this Week: 259

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
  • Feb 9

    Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Rejects Effort to Reinstate Travel Ban

    Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Rejects Effort to Reinstate Travel Ban
    /documents/17-35105.pdfThe Ninth Circuit's three-judge federal appeals panel unanimously refuses to reinstate President Trump’s travel ban. The decision is here. The decision was not signed as usual but per curium. Among the…
  • Jan 26

    Civil Asset Forfeiture Considered

    Civil Asset Forfeiture Considered
    Civil Forfeiture Considered
  • Jan 18

    When Does a Criminal Defendant Have the Right to a Lawyer?

    When Does a Criminal Defendant Have the Right to a Lawyer?
    When Does a Criminal Defendant Have the Right to a Lawyer? Most people know from popular TV shows that the defendant in a criminal case has the right to counsel. But when does this right come into play, and what does it really mean? The…
Rank this Week: 4664

Chicago Injury Attorneys Blog

Chicago Injury Attorneys Blog

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

https://www.chicagoinjuryattorneysblog.net/
  • Feb 8

    Your doctor can help us prove your Social Security Disability claim

    Your doctor can help us prove your Social Security Disability claim
    Social Security claims require medical evidence to prove disability. When we go to a hearing we need to know that there is medical evidence to prove your case. We have searched Social Security’s record. If there are missing items we…
  • Feb 8

    WHAT WORKERS SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE 2017 PROPOSED CHANGES TO THE ILLINOIS WORKERS’ COMPENSATION ACT

    WHAT WORKERS SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE 2017 PROPOSED CHANGES TO THE ILLINOIS WORKERS’ COMPENSATION ACT
    Reductions in benefits provided to injured workers under the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act have been proposed by Governor Rauner as part of his Turn Around Agenda. As lawmakers in Illinois continue to deal with approving a state…
  • Feb 8

    The Anti-Union Agenda

    The Anti-Union Agenda
    Since the day he took office in January 2015, Governor Bruce Rauner has waged an all-out war against unions and working people in the State of Illinois. Since taking office, Governor Rauner has followed in the footsteps of others like Scott…
Rank this Week: 3350

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/
  • Feb 8

    Pregnancy and Labor Complications Linked to Higher Rates of Autism Spectrum Disorder

    Pregnancy and Labor Complications Linked to Higher Rates of Autism Spectrum Disorder
    Kaiser Permanente has been in the news before for groundbreaking findings in the field of Autism research. In recent years, they’ve seemed to focus on causation for Autism Spectrum Disorder, also known as ASD. In the recent…
  • Feb 6

    Canadian Study Reveals Antidepressant Use In Pregnancy Leads to Birth Defect

    Canadian Study Reveals Antidepressant Use In Pregnancy Leads to Birth Defect
    In January, researchers from the Université de Montréal released their findings from a study on the connection between antidepressant use in pregnancy and the risk of birth defects. The study examined 18,487 pregnant women with…
  • Dec 4

    Can Labor Inducing Drugs Lead to Birth Injuries?

    Can Labor Inducing Drugs Lead to Birth Injuries?
    Many women are provided with various medications designed to help induce labor. These drugs may contribute to injuries to the baby during birth. Problems may occur both in the mother and infant that could be serious or even dangerous.…
Rank this Week: 824

Illinois Estate Planning &…

Illinois Estate Planning & Elder Law Blog

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

http://www.illinoisestateplanningandelderlawblog.com/
  • Feb 7

    The Importance of Beneficiary Designation

    The Importance of Beneficiary Designation
    A holding by the U.S. Supreme Court in Kennedy v. Plan Administrator for DuPont Savings and Investment Plan, et al. makes clear the importance of keeping on top of estate planning matters. In that case, a divorced father did not take all of…
  • Feb 7

    The Importance of Beneficiary Designation

    The Importance of Beneficiary Designation
    A holding by the U.S. Supreme Court in Kennedy v. Plan Administrator for DuPont Savings and Investment Plan, et al. makes clear the importance of keeping on top of estate planning matters. In that case, a divorced father did not take all of…
  • Feb 3

    Trustee Tools and Task

    Trustee Tools and Task
    An individual takes on legal responsibilities when he agrees to be a trustee. If the trustee does not perform his duties properly, he could be personally liable. A trust is a legal arrangement through which one person (or an institution, such…
Rank this Week: 1061