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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: 396

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 4

    Man Records Doctors Misdeed

    Man Records Doctors Misdeed
    Medical malpractice can sometimes be hard to catch. Unless a patient suffers serious and immediate consequences from the malpractice he or she may not know for days, weeks, or even years that he or she has been a victim. However, for some…
  • Jul 1

    Benicar Linked to Gastrointestinal Problem

    Benicar Linked to Gastrointestinal Problem
    Medical malpractice lawsuits provide a remedy when a patient is hurt by the negligence of a hospital, doctor, or other healthcare provider. Sometimes the problem is not the person providing the care, however. Sometime the treatment itself…
  • Jun 27

    Dentist Accused of Malpractice and Fraud

    Dentist Accused of Malpractice and Fraud
    Medical malpractice is not just a matter of malpractice by medical doctors. It also includes dental malpractice. Dental procedures can be risky, and dentists are responsible for protecting your health by adhering to an appropriate standard…
Rank this Week: 648

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

By Staver Law Group P.C.

http://www.chicagolawyer.com/legal-blog/
  • Jul 4

    Should the Lakefront Trail Split Pedestrians and Cyclists?

    Should the Lakefront Trail Split Pedestrians and Cyclists?
    The Lakefront Trail is a Chicago mainstay for tourists and residents. It’s an 18 mile paved route along beautiful Chicago shoreline, spanning from Ardmore Street to 71st. It’s well maintained with beautiful views and is ideal for…
  • Jul 3

    The Pros and Cons of Mandatory Bike Helmet Law

    The Pros and Cons of Mandatory Bike Helmet Law
    Bicycle riding is a low risk, cost effective, heart and environmentally friendly form of exercise, recreation, and transportation. Locations across the country are implementing laws and engineering cities to promote cycling and ensure cyclist…
  • Jul 1

    Giving 100% to the 2015 Chicago Bar Foundation Investing in Justice Campaign

    Giving 100% to the 2015 Chicago Bar Foundation Investing in Justice Campaign
    A record-breaking number of law firms, law-related corporations and partners contributed to the 2015 Chicago Bar Foundation Investing to Justice Campaign. Thanks to the efforts from those involved in addition to the Chicago Bar Foundation,…
Rank this Week: 3758

Chicago Business Lawyer Blog

Chicago Business Lawyer Blog

Comments on business law. By Bellas & Wachowski.

http://www.parkridgeattorney.com/
  • 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…
  • Jun 27

    New Health Care Power of Attorney Form Highly Recommended

    New Health Care Power of Attorney Form Highly Recommended
    The problem with traumatic injuries, accidents and medical emergencies is that they always seem to come unexpectedly. But there are steps that everyone can take to improve the odds that you can exert some element of control over future…
  • Jun 20

    Workplace Retaliation and Discrimination Claims: The Supreme Court clarifies the Standards Required

    Workplace Retaliation and Discrimination Claims: The Supreme Court clarifies the Standards Required
         In decisions involving two recent cases, the US Supreme Court has made subtle but important changes to the standards affecting retaliation and discrimination cases.  The Supreme court has limited the ability of…
Rank this Week: 3266

duilawyerskokie.com

duilawyerskokie.com

Covers Illinois DUI law. By Matt Keenan.

http://duilawyerskokie.com/
  • Jul 3

    PROPOSED ILLINOIS LAW TAKES MARIJUANA OUT OF THE DUI TRACE LAW

    PROPOSED ILLINOIS LAW TAKES MARIJUANA OUT OF THE DUI TRACE LAW
    A proposed Illinois law would resolve some of the conflict between liberalized marijuana laws and their impact on DUI. Under a current Illinois law, known as the “trace law,” you may be convicted of DUI if you have any unlawful…
  • Jun 18

    “BUT I WASN’T NEAR MY CAR!”: THE “DRIVING” IN ILLINOIS DUI

    “BUT I WASN’T NEAR MY CAR!”: THE “DRIVING” IN ILLINOIS DUI
    If you are walking down the street, it seems reasonable to assume that you aren’t in the act of driving. Yet, under Illinois law, you can be charged with drunk driving even if you are nowhere near your car. How … Continue reading…
  • Jun 8

    Can the Police Stop You for Switching Seats in Illinois?

    Can the Police Stop You for Switching Seats in Illinois?
    You and your friend just came from a party. You were driving, but you started to feel sick. You pulled over to let your passenger drive. That’s when the police officer came up behind you. Now you’re charged with DUI. ……
Rank this Week: 3706

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 3

    Boy Injured After SUV Drives onto Basketball Court

    Boy Injured After SUV Drives onto Basketball Court
    Parents are focused on protecting their children year-round, no matter the activities in which the child is engaged. Some regular functions involve a level of risk that most parents are aware exists - the best example of this remains the use…
  • Jul 2

    Crash Near Illinois Boarder Leaves 1 Dead

    Crash Near Illinois Boarder Leaves 1 Dead
    Car accidents are such a serious and pervasive threat to the safety of motorists in America that the trends associated with them are monitored closely. Numerous federal and independent agencies record data related to car crashes so that the…
  • Jul 1

    Celebrate Safely over 4th of July Weekend

    Celebrate Safely over 4th of July Weekend
    Every year, thousands of visitors flock to Chicago over the 4th of July weekend to celebrate the anniversary of America's independence in one of the greatest cities in the nation. With the world-class fireworks display at Navy Pier and the…
Rank this Week: 1120

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 3

    Car Wrecks in St. Louis Involving Uninsured Driver

    Car Wrecks in St. Louis Involving Uninsured Driver
    Being in a automobile crash is bad enough, but finding out that the other driver is uninsured makes the situation even more upsetting. A responsible driver may find it hard to comprehend why an individual would blatantly disregard…
  • Jul 2

    Severity of Side Impact Car Crashes in St. Loui

    Severity of Side Impact Car Crashes in St. Loui
    Side impact car accidents can cause some of the most serious injuries to drivers and passengers. A side impact car crash, as the name implies, happens when a vehicle collides with the side of another vehicle. Depending on the exact…
  • Jul 1

    New Study Reveals Older Cars May Contribute to Teen Crashe

    New Study Reveals Older Cars May Contribute to Teen Crashe
    Automobile crash injuries are a leading cause of death for Missouri teenagers. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety conducted an investigation into fatal car accidents involving teenagers and found that almost half were driving cars…
Rank this Week: 2349

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 3

    $2B Grain Belt Express line short-circuits in Missouri

    $2B Grain Belt Express line short-circuits in Missouri
    The Missouri Public Service Commission has come out against the proposed $2 billion Grain Belt Express. On Thursday, the commission announced it denied a request filed by Grain Belt Express Clean Line LLC — part of…
  • Jun 29

    I-69 Alternative Routes to be Announced

    I-69 Alternative Routes to be Announced
    INDOT says the selected routes were based on public input, cost, the “draft Purpose and Need performance measures” and the impact to human and natural environments. INDOTS’s I-69 Section 6 project team will make the…
  • Jun 25

    What If I Own a Business on Property Subject to Eminent Domain But Not the Land Itself?

    What If I Own a Business on Property Subject to Eminent Domain But Not the Land Itself?
    In most eminent domain cases, focus is generally upon the landowner of the commercial or residential property that the government is trying to take under the Fifth Amendment of the Constitution of the United States.1 However, eminent domain…
Rank this Week: 2909

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 3

    Suspected Arsonists Sought

    Suspected Arsonists Sought
    Illinois state police are investigating a series of six fires that occurred last January that they believe were intentionally caused by two suspected arsonists. The fires involved a historic school house, a house whose occupants managed to…
  • Jun 30

    Murder Conviction Reinstated by Illinois Supreme Court

    Murder Conviction Reinstated by Illinois Supreme Court
    The Illinois Supreme Court reversed the decision of a lower court of appeals and reinstated the first-degree murder conviction and 70-year sentence of Mark Downs, who shot and killed a 6-year-old boy, Nico Contreras, in his sleep. The…
  • Jun 26

    Firearms, Clothing Provide Possible Link to Chicago Home Invasion

    Firearms, Clothing Provide Possible Link to Chicago Home Invasion
    Police investigating a Chicago home invasion have recovered firearms and clothing that may further link the suspects, who are already in custody, to the crime. But even if police can prove that the items belonged to the suspects, that fact…
Rank this Week: 3255

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 3

    The Dangers of Drowsy Driving

    The Dangers of Drowsy Driving
    Drowsy driving is often referred to as “the third D” in the top three causes of automobile accidents. Drunk driving and distracted driving can be legally determined by certain clues. A Breathalyzer or sobriety test can alert law…
  • Jun 30

    What Happens If You’re Injured By An Uninsured Driver?

    What Happens If You’re Injured By An Uninsured Driver?
    If you’ve been in a car accident, you have likely experienced multiple damages. Property damages, medical bills, emotional trauma, and lost wages can be overwhelming and expensive. Insurance exists to help offset or even fully cover…
  • Jun 26

    Sharing Notes with Patients Helps Reduce Doctor Mistake

    Sharing Notes with Patients Helps Reduce Doctor Mistake
    In today’s medical world, doctors don’t always have the time that patients need. Technology and insurance have changed the medical landscape over the past few decades, some things for the better, and some, for the worse. To…
Rank this Week: 2919

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

Covers personal injury law issues and topics, including medical malpractice, product liability, and worker's compensation.

http://www.chicagoinjuryattorneyblog.com/blog/
  • Jul 3

    The Dangers of Drowsy Driving

    The Dangers of Drowsy Driving
    Drowsy driving is often referred to as “the third D” in the top three causes of automobile accidents. Drunk driving and distracted driving can be legally determined by certain clues. A Breathalyzer or sobriety test can alert law…
  • Jun 30

    What Happens If You’re Injured By An Uninsured Driver?

    What Happens If You’re Injured By An Uninsured Driver?
    If you’ve been in a car accident, you have likely experienced multiple damages. Property damages, medical bills, emotional trauma, and lost wages can be overwhelming and expensive. Insurance exists to help offset or even fully cover…
  • Jun 26

    Sharing Notes with Patients Helps Reduce Doctor Mistake

    Sharing Notes with Patients Helps Reduce Doctor Mistake
    In today’s medical world, doctors don’t always have the time that patients need. Technology and insurance have changed the medical landscape over the past few decades, some things for the better, and some, for the worse. To…
Rank this Week: 480

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 3

    Peoria Police to Test for POLICE OFFICER in October

    Peoria Police to Test for POLICE OFFICER in October
    Get your application in, prepare yourself, get in shape, (physical, character, mental) and be ready to begin testing in October. http://www.peoriagov.org/peoria-police-department/police-career-opportunities/The City of Peoria conducts an…
  • Jun 30

    AELE's Law Enforcement Legal Center Offers a Comprehensive Listing of Police Body Worn Camera Resource

    AELE's Law Enforcement Legal Center Offers a Comprehensive Listing of Police Body Worn Camera Resource
    See: http://www.aele.org/bwc-info.htmlAmericans for Effective Law Enforcement was formed in 1966. The Law Enforcement Legal Center was begun in 1973.  Both are based near Chicago, Illinois.  The AELE website notes it is a…
  • Jun 22

    Candidate for a legal assistant/paralegal position!

    Candidate for a legal assistant/paralegal position!
    Cordis & Cordis is searching for a candidate for a legal assistant/paralegal position.  Our office is in Princeville, Illinois (9 miles northwest of Dunlap) and has been in existence for 43 years.  Given that our practice is a…
Rank this Week: 102

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer…

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal malpractice. By The Clinton Law Firm.

http://www.chicagolegalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 2

    Clinton – Leveraging Social Media EXC Version

    Clinton – Leveraging Social Media EXC Version
  • Jun 20

    June 16 – Ethics 2015

    June 16 – Ethics 2015
    Thanks to the Law Bulletin for allowing me to present at this Seminar. My topic was “Leveraging Social Media to Build Your Practice.” The Law Bulletin staff could not have been more helpful or accommodating.   Source: June 16…
  • Jun 9

    Seventh Circuit Shows Mercy To Lawyer Who Struggled With CM/ECF Filing

    Seventh Circuit Shows Mercy To Lawyer Who Struggled With CM/ECF Filing
    The case is Farley v. Koepp, 14-1695. The lawyer for the plaintiff had until March 11, 2013 to file a civil rights case. Here is what happened: On March 8, 2013, the lawyer opened an electronic case file in the Southern District of Illinois.…
Rank this Week: 3289

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 2

    Recovery of Oppenheimer Rochester CA Municipal A

    Recovery of Oppenheimer Rochester CA Municipal A
    Have you suffered investment losses in Oppenheimer Rochester CA Municipal A? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses through FINRA arbitration. The White Law Group is investigating potential securities fraud…
  • Jul 2

    Recovery of MainStay High Yield Municipal Bond A

    Recovery of MainStay High Yield Municipal Bond A
    Have you suffered investment losses in MainStay High Yield Municipal Bond A? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses through FINRA arbitration. The White Law Group is investigating potential securities fraud…
  • Jul 2

    Recovery of Oppenheimer Rochester Ltd Term CA MuniA

    Recovery of Oppenheimer Rochester Ltd Term CA MuniA
    Have you suffered investment losses in Oppenheimer Rochester Ltd Term CA MuniA? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses through FINRA arbitration. The White Law Group is investigating potential securities fraud…
Rank this Week: 266

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Robert Kreisman.

http://injury.robertkreisman.com/
Rank this Week: 1626

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: 1322

Mesothelioma Attorney Blog

Mesothelioma Attorney Blog

Covers mesothelioma and asbestos lung cancer. By Pintas & Mullins Law Firm.

http://www.mesotheliomaattorney-blog.com/
  • Jul 2

    End-of-Life Care for Mesothelioma

    End-of-Life Care for Mesothelioma
    Our team of mesothelioma and lung cancer lawyers knows how hard it can be to cope with and discuss a cancer diagnosis, particularly when it concerns such a devastating form. Patients with life-threatening illnesses need to speak openly with…
  • Jun 19

    Immunotherapy Approved for Lung Cancer Patient

    Immunotherapy Approved for Lung Cancer Patient
    For several years now, cancer patients have read and heard about the potential power of immunotherapy, but have been largely unable to receive these types of treatments as they were still in research and development. At this year’s…
  • Jun 10

    Alternative Treatments for Late-Stage Lung Cancer

    Alternative Treatments for Late-Stage Lung Cancer
    A piece recently published by NPR highlighted an issue that we believe is critically important: access to alternative treatments for lung cancer and mesothelioma patients. Our team of lung cancer lawyers details this article and the inspiring…
Rank this Week: 4205

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: 3677

The Wage and Hour Litigation Blog

The Wage and Hour Litigation Blog

Covers wage and hour law. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.wagehourlitigation.com
  • Jul 2

    Second Circuit Teaches Unpaid Interns a Lesson

    Second Circuit Teaches Unpaid Interns a Lesson
    Co-authored by Robert Whitman, Adam Smiley, and Meredith Kurz In a closely watched case affecting the viability of unpaid internship programs at for-profit employers, the Second Circuit held that the “primary beneficiary” test…
  • Jul 1

    USTA Aces Misclassification Case Before Second Circuit

    USTA Aces Misclassification Case Before Second Circuit
    Co-authored by Robert S. Whitman and Howard M. Wexler With Wimbledon in full swing, and the U.S. Open just a few weeks away, the Second Circuit awarded game, set and match to the U.S. Tennis Association in a challenge to the independent…
  • Jun 30

    Obama Administration Proposes New Overtime Rule

    Obama Administration Proposes New Overtime Rule
    Authored by Alex Passantino Today, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage & Hour Division announced its long-awaited proposal to amend 29 CFR Part 541, the “white collar” exemption for executive, administrative, and…
Rank this Week: 1054

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: 111

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 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…
  • Jun 30

    Chicago Gets a Raise

    Chicago Gets a Raise
    Chicago is a city with a proud working class tradition. Carl Sandberg called it the “stormy, husky, brawling City of Big Shoulders.” Yet, in recent years the hard work of many low-wage Chicagoans has failed to support them.…
  • Jun 26

    A Critical Tool to Advance Fair Housing Is Upheld by the Supreme Court

    A Critical Tool to Advance Fair Housing Is Upheld by the Supreme Court
    The U.S. Supreme Court ruled to keep a key piece of a landmark civil rights law intact this week in Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project. In its 5-4 decision, the Court upheld the disparate…
Rank this Week: 1730

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury, premises liability, products liability and wrongful death law. By Power Rogers & Smith, P.C.

http://www.prslaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 2

    Thomas Siracusa Obtains Record Settlement

    Thomas Siracusa Obtains Record Settlement
    Thomas Siracusa recently obtained court approval for a $23,000,000.00 settlement on behalf of a 34 year-old woman who suffered a stroke following child birth. The settlement is an Illinois record for a birth-related injury to a mother,…
  • Jun 26

    Jury Awards $2,118,000 Against City of Chicago in Police Pursuit Case

    Jury Awards $2,118,000 Against City of Chicago in Police Pursuit Case
    On June 25, 2015, after a two-week trial, a Cook County jury returned a verdict against the City of Chicago and for the Estate of 78 year old Tommye Ruth Freeman in the amount of $2,118,000.00.  Ms. Freeman was killed when a white…
  • May 22

    COOK COUNTY JURY FINDS CHICAGO POLICE SHOOTING UNJUSTIFIED, AWARDS $1.5 MILLION TO FAMILY

    COOK COUNTY JURY FINDS CHICAGO POLICE SHOOTING UNJUSTIFIED, AWARDS $1.5 MILLION TO FAMILY
    Last night, a Cook County jury found the March 10, 2009 shooting death of Matthias Mayhorn by Chicago police officers unjustified and rendered a verdict of $1.5 Million for his family and against the City of Chicago. Larry Rogers, Jr.,…
Rank this Week: 4611

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers

Covers personal injury law.

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/articles/
  • Jul 2

    Zofran Birth Defect Lawsuits on File

    Zofran Birth Defect Lawsuits on File
    Following a $3 billion settlement with the United States Justice Department in 2012 for marketing dangerous medications off label without warning doctors and patients of the risks and doing so by providing financial compensation to doctors…
  • Jun 29

    Helmets Becoming More Accessible with Divvy

    Helmets Becoming More Accessible with Divvy
    Lack of helmet use has a clear link to serious injuries to the head, neck and spine resulting from bicycle accidents and the City of Chicago could follow other cities’ leads by rolling out a helmet distribution program to accompany the…
  • Jun 27

    Is Zofran’s Warning Label Sufficient?

    Is Zofran’s Warning Label Sufficient?
    Nowadays we are constantly being bombarded with commercials and radio advertisements that detail the horrors experienced by people who had taken medication without being informed of the potential side effects or who had been prescribed…
Rank this Week: 2407

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 2

    Zofran Birth Defect Lawsuits on File

    Zofran Birth Defect Lawsuits on File
    Following a $3 billion settlement with the United States Justice Department in 2012 for marketing dangerous medications off label without warning doctors and patients of the risks and doing so by providing financial compensation to doctors…
  • Jun 29

    Helmets Becoming More Accessible with Divvy

    Helmets Becoming More Accessible with Divvy
    Lack of helmet use has a clear link to serious injuries to the head, neck and spine resulting from bicycle accidents and the City of Chicago could follow other cities’ leads by rolling out a helmet distribution program to accompany the…
  • Jun 27

    Is Zofran’s Warning Label Sufficient?

    Is Zofran’s Warning Label Sufficient?
    Nowadays we are constantly being bombarded with commercials and radio advertisements that detail the horrors experienced by people who had taken medication without being informed of the potential side effects or who had been prescribed…
Rank this Week: 3801

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 1

    Construction Work On Route 41 Between Gurnee And Highland Park

    Construction Work On Route 41 Between Gurnee And Highland Park
    On June 30, 2015, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) issued a press release titled “US 41 to have lane reductions from Gurnee to Highland Park.” While it is difficult to know to what extent these lane reductions will…
  • Jun 22

    Fatal Four-Vehicle Crash Near Grayslake

    Fatal Four-Vehicle Crash Near Grayslake
    There was a four-vehicle accident Monday (June 22, 2015) on Route 120 in unincorporated Lake County near Grayslake that led to the death of one driver. According to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, the accident happened at…
  • Jun 18

    Fatal Motorcycle Crash In Ingleside

    Fatal Motorcycle Crash In Ingleside
    There was a fatal Lake County motorcycle crash Wednesday night (June 17, 2015) in Ingleside, Illinois. According to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to the crash at 8:55 p.m. Preliminary information indicates that a…
Rank this Week: 674

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

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

http://www.illinoisduilawyerblawg.com/
  • Jul 1

    Six Hundred California Traffic Cases Under Review for Corruption

    Six Hundred California Traffic Cases Under Review for Corruption
    Hundreds of court cases in Orange County, California are under review amid allegations that someone forged court records to fix DUI and other traffic cases.  The FBI and Orange County prosecutors are…
  • Jun 9

    Illinois Bill Setting Legal Marijuana Limit Awaits Governor’s Signature

    Illinois Bill Setting Legal Marijuana Limit Awaits Governor’s Signature
    A bill setting 15 nanograms as the THC threshold for DUI-marijuana is awaiting the governor’s signature. Governor Rauner has 60 days to decide whether to sign it or veto it. Under the current law, a driver caught with any…
  • Jun 2

    Illinois Supreme Court Holds Officer’s Reasonable Mistake of Law Can Justify Vehicle Stop

    Illinois Supreme Court Holds Officer’s Reasonable Mistake of Law Can Justify Vehicle Stop
    The Illinois Supreme Court recently held that an officer’s objectively reasonable mistake of law may form the basis for a constitutionally valid vehicle stop.  Police officers stopped defendant Jose Gaytan, believing his…
Rank this Week: 2994

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 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…
  • Jun 24

    Keyless Ignition Safety Issue: Should Federal Regulators Intervene?

    Keyless Ignition Safety Issue: Should Federal Regulators Intervene?
    Keyless ignitions are typically associated with convenience or theft-deterrence, and not with a risk of fatality. However, consider the combination of a keyless ignition and quiet engine, along with an enclosed space and little forgetfulness.…
  • Jun 18

    Safety Concerns associated with Dogs along Trails and Pathway

    Safety Concerns associated with Dogs along Trails and Pathway
    While a small number of parks and trails prohibit dogs altogether, the overwhelming majority permit dogs in some form or another, with certain limitations. Where dogs are allowed, it is typically under the condition that the dog’s owner…
Rank this Week: 1856

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 1

    "An Act of Love." One Republican's View on Immigration Reform

    "An Act of Love." One Republican's View on Immigration Reform
    An earlier blog highlighted a Democratic candidate for President's views on immigration reform and to keep the conversation going, this blog will highlight a Republican's views on immigration reform. Jeb Bush, the former two-term Governor…
  • Jun 24

    Third Anniversary of DACA

    Third Anniversary of DACA
    Dreamers around the country are celebrating the third anniversary of President Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Announced in 2012, President Obama, through executive order, took the fear of deportation away for…
  • Jun 10

    What's Going on with the DACA/DAPA Lawsuit?

    What's Going on with the DACA/DAPA Lawsuit?
    Immigration policy is complicated enough but it gets even more complicated when a federal lawsuit is involved. So let's take a minute to rundown what's actually happening with the DACA lawsuit currently going through the federal court system.…
Rank this Week: 4333

The Chicago Bicycle Advocate

The Chicago Bicycle Advocate

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

http://www.mybikeadvocate.com/
  • Jul 1

    Bicycles, A Tiger and An (Almost ) Monster Truck

    Bicycles, A Tiger and An (Almost ) Monster Truck
    Jim Freeman and I partnered to form Freeman Kevenides Law Firm just over two years ago. The goal was and is to focus exclusively on representing bicyclists and vulnerable road users.  Some thought we were crazy.  But as this…
  • Jun 26

    Here's How You Should Exit A Taxi In Chicago

    Here's How You Should Exit A Taxi In Chicago
    Photo property of Freeman KevenidesLaw Firm, LLCThe full version of this post appears in Time Out Chicago.Following the 2012 death of a young attorney who was run down by a truck when he swerved to avoid an opened car door, the city…
  • Jun 3

    Skateboarding Should Not Be A Crime

    Skateboarding Should Not Be A Crime
    Back in the mid-1980s when I was a little skate grommet I remember t-shirts and stickers declaring that "Skateboarding Is Not A Crime!" being pretty ubiquitous.  The slogan was a declaration of what we felt was a sort of comic truth.…
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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/
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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/
  • Jun 30

    Children with TBIs Experience Increased Sleepine

    Children with TBIs Experience Increased Sleepine
    A recent article on Medpage Today is discussing the prevalence of sleep problems among children with traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). According to the study, these youth experience higher rates of disturbed sleep patterns during the night,…
  • Jun 23

    Domestic Violence Victims Suffer Silently with Brain Injurie

    Domestic Violence Victims Suffer Silently with Brain Injurie
    The prevalence of traumatic brain injuries within certain sports is well documented. News outlets are filled with stories about the National Football League player lawsuit, as well as legal actions against the National Collegiate Athletic…
  • Jun 15

    Does Brain Injury Contribute to Domestic Violence?

    Does Brain Injury Contribute to Domestic Violence?
    Two of the country’s most controversial and concerning problems may be linked to one another, according to an article in Time. Researchers are asking whether traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) lead to violent behavior towards domestic…
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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/
  • Jun 30

    Religious Liberty After Obergefell v. Hodge

    Religious Liberty After Obergefell v. Hodge
    Now that that Supreme Court has determined that “[t]he Fourteenth Amendment requires a State to license a marriage between two people of the same sex,”[1] how will the Court’s decision impact religious organizations and…
  • Jun 29

    Replacing a Nonprofit CEO: Boards and Succession Planning

    Replacing a Nonprofit CEO: Boards and Succession Planning
    By Guest Blogger Tom Okarma[1]Replacing a CEO ranks among a nonprofit board’s highest and sometimes most leadership-intensive responsibilities. While such transition presents huge opportunities, it can also be disruptive and filled with…
  • Jun 23

    Sharing With Others: Benefits of Written Facility Usage Agreement

    Sharing With Others: Benefits of Written Facility Usage Agreement
    How can nonprofit organizations best share their facilities with others on a long-term basis?  Many nonprofits allow other organizations to use their space in order to promote like-minded organizations, to help cover the financial…
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Chicago Small Business Lawyer Blog

Chicago Small Business Lawyer Blog

Covers Business Law and Employment Law. Published By The Prinz Law Firm, P.C.

http://www.chicagosmallbusinesslawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 30

    Is Your Business Ready for FLSA Changes?

    Is Your Business Ready for FLSA Changes?
    Last night President Obama announced that his administration is going to increase the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) overtime exemption threshold from $23,660 to $50,400 next year. We have been anticipating this for more than a…
  • Jun 16

    Can Offering Better Employee Benefits Help Attract Better Customers?

    Can Offering Better Employee Benefits Help Attract Better Customers?
    Throughout my career I have worked with hundreds of executives and business owners and have seen that the old adage “treat your employees as well as you treat your best customers” to be sage advice.  It seems that the fast…
  • Jun 12

    How Not to Get Uber’d

    How Not to Get Uber’d
    Imagine losing your most highly skilled and talented employee.  Now imagine losing 40 of your most highly skilled and talented employees. Could your business survive? That’s exactly what happened when Uber poached 40 of Carnegie…
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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/
  • 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…
  • Jun 11

    Mirena Popularity Increasing Despite Devastating Injurie

    Mirena Popularity Increasing Despite Devastating Injurie
    Despite litigation and safety concerns, Mirena and other IUDs are experiencing a rapid rise in popularity. This rise is most notable among young women, who are choosing IUDs because they believe them to be long-acting, reversible, and safe.…
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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/
  • Jun 30

    What Happens If You’re Injured By An Uninsured Driver?

    What Happens If You’re Injured By An Uninsured Driver?
    If you’ve been in a car accident, you have likely experienced multiple damages. Property damages, medical bills, emotional trauma, and lost wages can be overwhelming and expensive. Insurance exists to help offset or even fully cover…
  • Jun 26

    Sharing Notes with Patients Helps Reduce Doctor Mistake

    Sharing Notes with Patients Helps Reduce Doctor Mistake
    In today’s medical world, doctors don’t always have the time that patients need. Technology and insurance have changed the medical landscape over the past few decades, some things for the better, and some, for the worse. To…
  • Jun 23

    Electronic Health Record-Related Malpractice Suits on the Rise

    Electronic Health Record-Related Malpractice Suits on the Rise
    Electronic health records (EHR) have become standard in today’s medical field. Creating faster, more accessible charting and communication, both doctors and patients are taking advantage of this system. However, these programs can…
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Illinois Truck Accident Lawyer…

Illinois Truck Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers truck accident injuries and wrongful death in Illinois. By Levin & Perconti.

http://www.illinoistruckaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 29

    Semitrailer Hit By Amtrak Train Near Joliet

    Semitrailer Hit By Amtrak Train Near Joliet
    Our attorneys cannot stress enough that railroad tracks and train crossings are places in which we should never cease to be vigilant and safe. These are never locations where our attention can slip or where we can bend the rules. When…
  • Jun 26

    Truck Driver Fatigue to Blame in Stevenson Expressway Crash

    Truck Driver Fatigue to Blame in Stevenson Expressway Crash
    Driver fatigue is an ongoing issue and danger on our roads that needs addressed. It is far too often that truck drivers get behind the wheel when exhausted thereby creating an extreme danger for all others on the road with them. Our attorneys…
  • Jun 15

    Three Suffer Personal Injuries in Southern Illinois Train & Truck Collision

    Three Suffer Personal Injuries in Southern Illinois Train & Truck Collision
    Trucks and trains are among the largest and most powerful vehicles on the roadways. They are extremely large in height and weight and travel at high speeds. While all drivers already have a legal duty to be safe drivers, it is arguable that…
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A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer…

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains The Law

By Matt Keenan.

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

    THE INTOXICATION DEFENSE IN ILLINOIS

    THE INTOXICATION DEFENSE IN ILLINOIS
    Under limited circumstances, being drunk or drugged can be a defense to a crime in Illinois. Intoxication is only a defense when 1) it was involuntarily produced and 2) it deprived you of the substantial capacity to either appreciate the…
  • Jun 15

    THE ILLINOIS LAW ON THEFT BY DECEPTION

    THE ILLINOIS LAW ON THEFT BY DECEPTION
    In Illinois, theft by deception means obtaining control of another’s property through deception. For example, you pretended you were authorized to collect money on behalf of a creditor or charity. Theft by deception can include…
  • Jun 1

    THE LAW ON CONCEALED CARRY IN ILLINOIS

    THE LAW ON CONCEALED CARRY IN ILLINOIS
    In 2013, Illinois was the last state to enact a Concealed Carry law. But that doesn’t mean you can bring your gun just anywhere, even with a Concealed Carry license. Under the Concealed Carry Act 430 ILCS 66/65: Prohibited Areas, you…
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Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Jun 29

    Ford and Nissan Announce Recalls and Obama Administration Proposes NHTSA Budget Increase – Podcast

    Ford and Nissan Announce Recalls and Obama Administration Proposes NHTSA Budget Increase – Podcast
    Ford and Nissan are collectively recalling almost a million trucks and vans. Plus the Obama administration proposes a budget increase for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on this month’s Chicago Injury Alert.
  • Jun 26

    Chicago Bicyclist Fatalities Increase in 2014

    Chicago Bicyclist Fatalities Increase in 2014
    Last year in Chicago, seven bicyclists were killed in collisions with automobiles. That is an increase from three bicyclist fatalities in 2013, even as Mayor Rahm Emanuel has pledged to make Chicago the most bike-friendly city in the country.…
  • Jun 5

    The attack on workers’ compensation

    The attack on workers’ compensation
    Over the past decade, workers’ compensation benefits have deteriorated across the country as states initiate cost-cutting measures. A comprehensive new investigation by ProPublica and NPR reveals that these workers’ comp…
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Auto Accident Lawyers Blog

Auto Accident Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.autoaccidentlawyers-blog.com/
  • Jun 29

    Crash Caused by Sleeping Truck Driver Highlights Trucking Accident Law

    Crash Caused by Sleeping Truck Driver Highlights Trucking Accident Law
    In the early morning hours of June 19, a truck driver fell asleep at the wheel on the Stevenson Expressway. The truck entered a construction zone, causing a chain-reaction crash involving 12 vehicles. Fortunately there were no fatalities, but…
  • Jun 15

    Defective Guardrail Company Responsible for Deaths, Injuries to Pay $660 Million

    Defective Guardrail Company Responsible for Deaths, Injuries to Pay $660 Million
    Our auto accident lawyers recently reported on a judgement against Trinity Highway Products, the company responsible for thousands of defective and deadly guardrails installed throughout the country. That judgement was recently tripled…
  • Jun 4

    What to do When You’re Injured on the CTA

    What to do When You’re Injured on the CTA
    One woman was killed and eight others were injured in a recent CTA crash on Michigan Avenue. Preliminary reports cite the bus driver for failing to stop at a red light during evening rush hour. Bus accident lawyers at Pintas & Mullins…
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Family Law Topics

Family Law Topics

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

http://www.familylawtopics.com/
  • Jun 29

    Supreme Court Finds Fundamental Right to Same-Sex Marriage

    Supreme Court Finds Fundamental Right to Same-Sex Marriage
    On June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court released Obergefell v. Hodges, a landmark decision requiring all states to allow same-sex couples to marry. The decision was released on the second anniversary of United States v. Windsor, which struck down…
  • May 26

    Couches, Lamps and Ashtray

    Couches, Lamps and Ashtray
    Most attorneys put off the resolution of personal property division to the end of the case. Unfortunately, waiting until the end of the case sometimes allows for the parties’ residual anger and resentment to be focused on what otherwise…
  • May 18

    WARNING: Facebook is Not Private, Especially in Divorce Litigation

    WARNING: Facebook is Not Private, Especially in Divorce Litigation
    Facebook is perhaps the largest and, at least among adults, the most frequently used social networking site.  Users willingly and regularly post information regarding friends, hobbies, locations, relationship status, likes/dislikes,…
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Cary J. Wintroub & Associates Law…

Cary J. Wintroub & Associates Law Blog

Covers personal injury news.

http://www.cjw-law.com/category/law-blog/
  • Jun 29

    5 ways motorcycles differ from car

    5 ways motorcycles differ from car
    Cars and trucks are not the only types of motor vehicles to travel along Chicago roadways. Many Illinois motorists are choosing fuel-efficient motorcycles as their main form of transportation, especially during the warmer months of the year.…
  • Jun 23

    Will increased speed on Illinois toll roads really lower accidents rate?

    Will increased speed on Illinois toll roads really lower accidents rate?
    Many Illinois motorists drive cautiously on state roadways in order to stay within the posted speed limit. The House passed a bill in December of 2014, however, that will raise the speed limit on several stretches of toll roads in and around…
  • May 8

    Are car insurance companies cutting corners in auto repairs?

    Are car insurance companies cutting corners in auto repairs?
    Car insurance is required in nearly all states, including Illinois. Drivers who obey the law and diligently pay their premiums may expect fair treatment from their insurance companies. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. According to…
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Nursing Homes Abuse Blog

Nursing Homes Abuse Blog

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

http://www.nursinghomesabuseblog.com/
  • Jun 29

    Poor Communication Alleged in Nursing Home Patient’s Death

    Poor Communication Alleged in Nursing Home Patient’s Death
    Nursing home care is often adversely affected due to poor communication. Open communication channels between hospitals, nursing assistants, nurses in charge, directors and administrators, and other staff is the key to keeping problems from…
  • Jun 22

    Behind Closed Doors: Sexual Abuse Alleged At Nursing Home

    Behind Closed Doors: Sexual Abuse Alleged At Nursing Home
    Nursing homes are supposed to be a comfortable and safe haven for elderly individuals who are suffering from illnesses and require special medical attention. Families of the elderly people who reside in nursing homes want to be satisfied with…
  • Jun 15

    Recent Nursing Home Fines Suggest General Lack of Patient Oversight

    Recent Nursing Home Fines Suggest General Lack of Patient Oversight
    Nursing homes are increasingly becoming a place of distrust and oversight, rather than what they were created to be, a safe and comfortable home for the elderly. Recently, many nursing homes have been fined for their oversight of patients and…
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FMLA Insights

FMLA Insights

Covers the Family Medical Leave Act. By Franczek Radelet.

http://www.fmlainsights.com
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Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer…

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Two Fatal Motorcycle Accidents In Peoria County

    Two Fatal Motorcycle Accidents In Peoria County
    There were two motorcycle accidents in Peoria County over the weekend, from which three people died. The two accidents are discussed in the June 28, 2015 pjstar.com article titled “Third motorcycle fatality reported in Peoria County…
  • Jun 28

    Fatal Motorcycle Crash In Cicero, Illinoi

    Fatal Motorcycle Crash In Cicero, Illinoi
    There was a fatal motorcycle accident Saturday afternoon (June 27, 2015) in Cicero, Illinois. Details on the accident – and specifically its causes – appear limited at this time. According to Cicero Police, the accident happened…
  • Jun 28

    Fatal Eisenhower Expressway Motorcycle Crash Near Westchester

    Fatal Eisenhower Expressway Motorcycle Crash Near Westchester
    There was a fatal motorcycle accident early this morning (June 28, 2015) on the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) near Westchester. According to the Illinois State Police (ISP), shortly before 2 a.m. they responded to a crash involving multiple…
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Chicago Car Accident Lawyers Blog

Chicago Car Accident Lawyers Blog

Covers Chicago car, bus, bicycle, truck and pedestrian accidents. By Abels & Annes, P.C.

http://www.chicagocaraccidentlawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 28

    Collision between Bicyclist and Automobile Kills 1 in Illinoi

    Collision between Bicyclist and Automobile Kills 1 in Illinoi
    The rights of bicyclists are clearly defined by the laws of the State of Illinois, yet every day, those rights continue to be threatened and they continue to be ignored. In some cases, one cyclists ignores the rights of another. In other…
  • Jun 17

    Act Safely During Blackhawks Victory Parade and Rally

    Act Safely During Blackhawks Victory Parade and Rally
    On Monday night, the Chicago Blackhawks secured the NHL championship and the coveted Stanley Cup trophy by defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning. Now, with the historic trophy back in Chicago for the next year, the city is coming together to…
  • Jun 15

    Cause of Fatal Car Accident in Chicago Unknown

    Cause of Fatal Car Accident in Chicago Unknown
    Have you ever been involved in a car accident while in Chicago? If you are of legal driving age, odds are good that you have been involved in at least one crash in your lifetime. Even if you cannot or do not drive, there is still a good…
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