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Nemeroff Law Offices Blog

Nemeroff Law Offices Blog

Covers personal injury news.

http://www.chicagoinjurylawyer.pro/category/blog/
  • Dec 5

    Who can file a wrongful death lawsuit?

    Who can file a wrongful death lawsuit?
    At this time of the year, I like to go back and reflect upon previous blog posts. One in particular stays with me, it is that of the Delia and Marvin family. It started as a normal Tuesday morning in the City of Chicago for this family. What…
  • Apr 28

    Bicycle Dooring Accident in Chicago

    Bicycle Dooring Accident in Chicago
    As the weather is starting to get nicer, the leaves are appearing on the trees and we have hit spring in Chicago, I am reminded that it is also the beginning of bicycle riding season in Chicago.  Bicycle riding in the city of Chicago is…
  • Apr 19

    Check out the new Nemeroff Law Offices website

    Check out the new Nemeroff Law Offices website
    Friends, Excited for the launch of our new and improved website. Please check it out at: www.chicagoinjurylawyer.pro/ Would love to hear your thoughts on the site. David Nemeroff, Nemeroff Law Office
Rank this Week: 552

Chicago Overtime Lawyer Blog

Chicago Overtime Lawyer Blog

Covers the Fair Labor Standards Act, overtime, class actions, and wage and hour cases. By Chicago Overtime Law Center.

http://www.chicagoovertimelawyerblog.com/
  • May 27

    Mis-classifying Employees as Managers as a Strategy to Avoid Overtime Payment

    Mis-classifying Employees as Managers as a Strategy to Avoid Overtime Payment
    Unlike court documents, arbitration results are completely private. That means, in addition to banning class actions and collective actions, many workers never know if one of their colleagues successfully filed a complaint against their…
  • May 14

    Liability for Overtime Found Against Company for Contractor’s Employee

    Liability for Overtime Found Against Company for Contractor’s Employee
    The workers, having already won an award of more than $18,000 in damages for overtime work for which J.I. had refused to pay them, are now claiming Commercial should also be held liable for the hours the employees spent working for Commercial…
  • Apr 25

    Arbitration Used to Try to Bar Mis-classification Claims in Overtime Case

    Arbitration Used to Try to Bar Mis-classification Claims in Overtime Case
    But Patel argues he was a manager only in name and that he did not meet the requirements for overtime exempt status under the executive category of the federal Fair Labor standards Act (FLSA). According to his complaint, Patel spent most of…
Rank this Week: 1167

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer…

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal malpractice. By The Clinton Law Firm.

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

    Maryland Court Disallows Long-Delayed Legal Bill

    Maryland Court Disallows Long-Delayed Legal Bill
    This is case is worth reading because it involved a law firm that did legal work for a client for a period 12 years, but never billed the client. The firm claimed that it had entered into an oral agreement with the client to defer billing…
  • May 20

    Plaintiff Lacks Standing Because Legal Malpractice Case Was An Asset of the Bankruptcy Estate

    Plaintiff Lacks Standing Because Legal Malpractice Case Was An Asset of the Bankruptcy Estate
    This case is instructive for plaintiff lawyers because it is a reminder that, if the client has filed for bankruptcy, the claim for legal malpractice may belong to the bankruptcy estate. Because the alleged negligence occurred before the…
  • May 17

    When Should You Make A Memo to the File?

    When Should You Make A Memo to the File?
    Recent developments in the news have caused me to reflect on this topic. When should a lawyer make a memo to the file? There are news stories that former FBI Director James Comey made memos to the file to report on conversations he had with…
Rank this Week: 3425

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

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

http://medicalmalpractice.levinperconti.com/
  • May 26

    Will Tort Reform Actually Solve America’s Healthcare Crisis?

    Will Tort Reform Actually Solve America’s Healthcare Crisis?
    This week, the Trump administration released their budget, estimating a savings of $31.8 billion over 10 years by capping non-economic damages in medical malpractice lawsuits. This practice, known as tort reform, has been a highly argued…
  • May 12

    Protecting Access to Care Act Especially Detrimental to Veteran

    Protecting Access to Care Act Especially Detrimental to Veteran
    H.R. 1215, a proposed house bill also known as the Protecting Access to Care Act, takes away the rights of all Americans, but is particularly worrying to veterans, whose health system is already failing them. The Veteran’s Health…
  • May 8

    Surgeon’s Arguments Against Medical Malpractice Reform and Damage Cap

    Surgeon’s Arguments Against Medical Malpractice Reform and Damage Cap
    ‘Republicans should drop malpractice reform from their health care reform checklist. It’s a distraction from the main goal of health care freedom and it is probably unconstitutional. It’s also overrated.’    …
Rank this Week: 214

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

By Staver Law Group P.C.

http://www.chicagolawyer.com/legal-blog/
  • May 26

    $25,000 Policy Limit After Bicycle/ Auto Accident

    $25,000 Policy Limit After Bicycle/ Auto Accident
    Recently, a man was riding his bike in Cook County when he was hit by a motor vehicle who claimed to have the right of way. The vehicle struck the man with such force that it caused him to be thrown in the air and... The post $25,000 Policy…
  • May 26

    How a Personal Injury Lawyer Can Get You More Compensation

    How a Personal Injury Lawyer Can Get You More Compensation
    If you’ve been injured by someone’s negligence, you may end up with costly medical bills, time off work, property damage, and other issues. You likely won’t be able to pay for all these expenses yourself. Therefore, you may…
  • May 25

    What is Medical Negligence?

    What is Medical Negligence?
    Many people use the terms “medical negligence” and “medical malpractice” interchangeably. While medical negligence is an element of medical malpractice, they do not mean the same thing. In fact, not all incidents of…
Rank this Week: 555

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

Covers birth injuries, medical device liability, medical misdiagnosis and surgical errors. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.robertkreisman.com/medical-malpractice-lawyer/
Rank this Week: 97

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

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

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • May 26

    Griffins Accused of $23M Oil Investment Fraud with Payson Petroleum 3 Well Program

    Griffins Accused of $23M Oil Investment Fraud with Payson Petroleum 3 Well Program
    Payson Petroleum 3 Well Program Investment Losses Did you lose money investing in Payson Petroleum 3 Well Program at the recommendation of your investment advisor? If so, The White Law Group may be able to recover your losses through FINRA…
  • May 26

    Cetera Accused of Failure to Supervise Advisor George Merhoff

    Cetera Accused of Failure to Supervise Advisor George Merhoff
    The White Law Group is Investigating Potential Claims Did you lose money investing with George Merhoff and Cetera Advisors? If so, attorneys at The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses by filing a FINRA Arbitration…
  • May 25

    Adageo Energy Group – Drilling Program 2007 LLC Investigation

    Adageo Energy Group – Drilling Program 2007 LLC Investigation
    Recovery of investment losses in Adageo Energy Group – Drilling Program 2007 LLC Investment Losses Did you lose money investing in Adageo Energy Group – Drilling Program 2007 LLC at the recommendation of  your broker? If so,…
Rank this Week: 136

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
  • May 26

    Wage and Hour Takeaways from Trump Post 100 Day Symposium

    Wage and Hour Takeaways from Trump Post 100 Day Symposium
    Authored by Cheryl A. Luce Seyfarth Synopsis: On May 25, 2017, Noah Finkel spoke at our full-day summit about what to expect from the DOL under the new administration. Noah’s forecast: “They say that the policy is the people, and…
  • May 18

    Georgia Governor Signs Law Preempting Predictive Scheduling Ordinance

    Georgia Governor Signs Law Preempting Predictive Scheduling Ordinance
    Authored by Katherine M. Smallwood Seyfarth Synopsis: On May 8, 2017, Governor Nathan Deal signed a law expanding the reach of a pre-existing statute that prohibits Georgia localities from passing ordinances affecting worker pay in…
  • May 9

    Battle of the Experts on Class Certification: A Win for Employer

    Battle of the Experts on Class Certification: A Win for Employer
    Co-authored by Julie Yap and Michael Cross Seyfarth Synopsis:  The California Court of Appeal affirmed a denial of class certification on the ground that the plaintiff’s expert report failed to establish claims could be determined…
Rank this Week: 2021

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/
  • May 26

    The Defend Trade Secrets Act Giveth…But Very Little

    The Defend Trade Secrets Act Giveth…But Very Little
    If you jump to PatentlyO, you’ll read a great column by Dr. Maxwell Goss – a business litigator like me. He offers his thoughts on the scope of “inevitable disclosure” injunctions under the Defend Trade Secrets Act of…
  • May 25

    The Reading List (2017, No. 20): Are Prince's Unreleased Songs "Trade Secrets"?

    The Reading List (2017, No. 20): Are Prince's Unreleased Songs "Trade Secrets"?
    Non-Compete and Trade Secrets News for the week ended May 26, 2017***The Trade Secret Status of Prince's Unreleased RecordingsPrince's death last year unleashed an unfortunate - and somewhat predictable - wave of litigation in his home State…
  • May 19

    The Reading List (2017, No. 19): The NYT (Again), More Uber, and One Year of the Defend Trade Secrets Act

    The Reading List (2017, No. 19): The NYT (Again), More Uber, and One Year of the Defend Trade Secrets Act
    Non-Compete and Trade Secrets News for the week ended May 19, 2017***After two weeks, a lot to catch up on...Abuse of Non-CompetesThe big newspaper story on non-competes came in the Saturday New York Times, which discussed the proliferation…
Rank this Week: 911

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: 628

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

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

http://www.chicagoiplitigation.com/
  • May 26

    Court May Consider Both Sides’ Conduct in Exceptional Case Analysi

    Court May Consider Both Sides’ Conduct in Exceptional Case Analysi
    Snap-On Inc. v. Robert Bosch LLC, No. 09 C 6914, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Apr. 28, 2016) (Shah, J.). Judge Shah denied defendants’ (collectively “Bosch”) 35 USC § 285 motion for attorney’s fees in this patent dispute…
  • May 24

    Filing Patents Does Not Create Jurisdiction Outside of the E.D. Virginia

    Filing Patents Does Not Create Jurisdiction Outside of the E.D. Virginia
    Torrent Pharma. Ltd. V. Daiichi Sankyo, Inc., No. 16 C 2988, 3956 & 4876, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Jul. 25, 2016) (Pallmeyer, J.). Judge Pallmeyer granted declaratory judgment defendants’ Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b) motion to dismiss for lack…
  • May 22

    Website Information Can be Reliable Evidence for Prior Patent Use

    Website Information Can be Reliable Evidence for Prior Patent Use
    Peerless Indus., Inc. v. Crimson AV LLC, No. 11 C 1768, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Mar. 31, 2017) (Lefkow, J.). Judge Lefkow granted in part plaintiff Peerless’ renewed Fed. R. Civ. P. 50(b) motion for judgment as a matter of law as to…
Rank this Week: 406

Chicago Lawyer Blog

Chicago Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.salvilaw.com/blog/
  • May 26

    What Are the Dangers of Roundup Herbicide?

    What Are the Dangers of Roundup Herbicide?
    A group of medical researchers have found that glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup weed killer, may cause non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and other forms of cancer. In the wake of this study, many patients who suffer from cancer have…
  • May 25

    Salvi Law presents pool safety pointer

    Salvi Law presents pool safety pointer
    CHICAGO (May 25, 2017) – Salvi Schostok & Pritchard, P.C. attorney Brian L. Salvi gave a presentation on pool safety to elementary students at St. Gabriel Catholic School in Canaryville on Tuesday. Click here to read more from…
  • May 24

    Attorney Brian L. Salvi shares pool safety tips with Chicago elementary student

    Attorney Brian L. Salvi shares pool safety tips with Chicago elementary student
    CHICAGO (May 23, 2017) – While swimming pools are great places for family fun during the summer months, they can quickly become dangerous if swimmers and their guardians are not aware of some basic safety steps. That is one of…
Rank this Week: 2150

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer…

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers class action litigation, fraud, consumer law and shareholder disputes. By DiTommaso Lubin Austermuehle.

http://www.chicagobusinesslitigationlawyerblog.com/
  • May 25

    Yelp Reviewers May Receive Extra Protection From Libel Lawsuit

    Yelp Reviewers May Receive Extra Protection From Libel Lawsuit
    Not only does the compensation companies are seeking for negative reviews appear to be inordinately large, but it also comes as a surprise to many customers who get sued. Since most people don't have the time to read the Terms and Conditions…
  • May 20

    Title IX Lawsuit Filed By Multiple Alleged Victim

    Title IX Lawsuit Filed By Multiple Alleged Victim
    Baylor claims the women failed to report the incidents to the proper school authorities, but Judge Pitman didn't see anything to back up that claim in any of the complaints filed. Pitman points out that, according to the plaintiffs, they each…
  • May 12

    Two Companies Cannot Both Use Ariel Name to Service Clients as it Violates Trademark Law Chicago Federal Judge Rule

    Two Companies Cannot Both Use Ariel Name to Service Clients as it Violates Trademark Law Chicago Federal Judge Rule
    As a result, Judge Kennelly ruled in favor of Ariel Investments and ordered Ariel Capital to hand over to the larger company any and all items that might infringe on the Ariel trademark, including business cards, stationary, labels, signs,…
Rank this Week: 1032

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: 177

Chicago Injury Blog

Chicago Injury Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Abels & Annes, P.C.

https://www.daveabels.com/blog/
  • May 25

    Construction Accident FAQ

    Construction Accident FAQ
    Over 216,000 people work in the construction industry throughout Illinois, more than half of whom work in the Chicago area. Many more people work as contractors on construction sites and may not be included in the above statistics. This means…
  • May 23

    Silent Recalls: Putting Consumer Safety at Risk

    Silent Recalls: Putting Consumer Safety at Risk
    If you bought a product that was later found to be defective, you would know about it, right? Not necessarily. While manufacturers are forced to recall products when they are known to cause safety issues, many circumvent the process with a…
  • May 23

    Be on the Lookout for Drunk Drivers This Memorial Day

    Be on the Lookout for Drunk Drivers This Memorial Day
    It should come as no surprise that Chicagoans like to celebrate, and national holidays like the upcoming Memorial Day often provide the perfect opportunity to do so. Many people have long weekends from work and choose to get together with…
Rank this Week: 2691

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.robertkreisman.com/injury-lawyer/
Rank this Week: 698

Roscich & Martel Law Firm LLC Blog

Roscich & Martel Law Firm LLC Blog

Covers Illinois family law and estate planning needs.

http://www.randrattys.com/napervilledivorceattorney
  • May 25

    Is a Prenuptial Agreement Right for You?

    Is a Prenuptial Agreement Right for You?
    While it has become more common to have them, the truth is that not every couple needs a prenuptial agreement (also referred to as a prenup). Some couples (or individual partners) insist, but in many cases, there is not enough between the…
  • May 19

    Finding the Silver Lining in Divorce: Three Benefits of Being Forced to Start Fresh

    Finding the Silver Lining in Divorce: Three Benefits of Being Forced to Start Fresh
    For many couples, it is hard to find a positive perspective on their divorce, especially when the circumstances surrounding it have been anything but pleasant. We have all heard the horror stories from our friends, family, and neighbors; it…
  • May 10

    Are Couples More Prone to Divorce During Certain Times of the Year?

    Are Couples More Prone to Divorce During Certain Times of the Year?
    When it comes to ending a marriage, the idea of good timing is nonexistent. Even the very best of circumstances can appear bleak in the midst of such a life-changing event. Divorce affects the whole family, and there is no greater challenge…
Rank this Week: 1754

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagoimmigrationlawyer-blog.com/
  • May 24

    Venezuela Now Leads in U.S. Asylum Application Filing

    Venezuela Now Leads in U.S. Asylum Application Filing
    Venezuela is now the top U.S. Asylum Seeking nation since the crash of the Venezuela economy and the government’s widespread persecution and harassment of opponents of Nicolas Maduro.  Venezuela is in crisis, with its people…
  • May 5

    Married to a U.S. Citizen? You Might Be Able to Adjust to Legal Status without Leaving the Country

    Married to a U.S. Citizen? You Might Be Able to Adjust to Legal Status without Leaving the Country
    One way to Adjust Status to permanent residence status in the United States is by marriage to a U.S. Citizen.  Through adjustment of status, an undocumented person may achieve permanent residence status without returning to his/her…
  • Apr 24

    Immigrants – Know Your Rights if Department of Homeland Security / ICE Comes to Your Home

    Immigrants – Know Your Rights if Department of Homeland Security / ICE Comes to Your Home
    If you are undocumented and approached by Law Enforcement, the Department of Homeland Security, ICE or other Immigration Officials – you do have certain rights.  If encountered at home, you do not have to open the door unless the…
Rank this Week: 1405

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

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

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • May 24

    ​ Hourly wage position, 37.5 hours…

    ​ Hourly wage position, 37.5 hours per week, providing secretarial and related administrative support operations for assigned attorneys in a private practice law firm concentrating primarily in business and commercial law, real…
  • May 24

    ​Kanoski Bresney law firm has an…

    ​Kanoski Bresney law firm has an immediate opening for a full-time Legal Assistant handling personal injury and workers' compensation cases in their Bloomington, IL office.  Candidate must be self-motivated, possess excellent…
  • May 24

    Growing Family and Criminal Defense Law…

    Growing Family and Criminal Defense Law Firm is seeking an experienced paralegal / legal assistant to start immediately.  This person would be responsible for drafting documents from templates, drafting correspondence, and reviewing /…
Rank this Week: 79

Drug Law Center

Drug Law Center

Covers products liability. By Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers.

https://www.druglawcenter.org/
  • May 24

    Testosterone

    Testosterone
    The testosterone replacement therapy injury attorneys at the Drug Law Center are currently investigating and evaluating potential suits on behalf of clients who have suffered serious side effects after using “Low T” products. What…
  • May 24

    Stockert 3T Heater-Cooler System

    Stockert 3T Heater-Cooler System
    The mycobacteria infection attorneys at the Drug Law Center are currently reviewing and evaluating cases involving clients who have developed life-threatening infections after a procedure that used the Stockert 3T Heater-Cooler System.…
  • May 24

    St. Jude Medical Defibrillator

    St. Jude Medical Defibrillator
    The pacemaker and defibrillator injury attorneys at the Drug Law Center are now investigating cases involving injuries caused by implantable cardioverter defibrillators. What is a Medical Defibrillator? The St. Jude medical defibrillator is a…
Rank this Week: 853

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By James G. Dimeas.

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.net/
  • May 24

    Not Guilty After Trial For Domestic Battery in Bridgeview That Should Never Have Been Charged

    Not Guilty After Trial For Domestic Battery in Bridgeview That Should Never Have Been Charged
    Last week I had a trial for a Domestic Battery at the Bridgeview Courthouse in Cook County. My client had no criminal record whatsoever. He had been charged with committing a Domestic Battery on an ex-girlfriend during a consensual sexual…
  • May 23

    What Happens at a Preliminary Hearing in Illinois?

    What Happens at a Preliminary Hearing in Illinois?
    Many of the people that I have represented in my 25 years of being a criminal defense lawyer have no criminal record and have little, or no experience, with the criminal justice system. For many people, the thought of facing criminal charges…
  • May 16

    What Happens if I Refuse to Take a Breathalyzer Test in Illinois?

    What Happens if I Refuse to Take a Breathalyzer Test in Illinois?
    Illinois has some very strict laws, rules, and regulations involving DUI’s. I frequently receive questions from clients asking about whether they should or should not take a breathalyzer when they are requested to by a police officer.…
Rank this Week: 2737

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/
  • May 23

    Fatal May 23, 2017 Fox Lake Car Accident

    Fatal May 23, 2017 Fox Lake Car Accident
    There was a fatal car accident Tuesday afternoon (May 23, 2017) in Fox Lake. According to information provided by the Fox Lake Police Department, Fox Lake Police were called to the accident scene, which was at the intersection of Route 12 and…
  • May 20

    Seat Belt Usage As A Safety Measure

    Seat Belt Usage As A Safety Measure
    Wearing seat belts remains among the best preventative measures for avoiding serious injuries (including fatal injuries) during a vehicle accident.  Many aspects of seat belts and their safety benefits are discussed on the “The…
  • May 14

    Semi Truck Rollover Accident On I-94 Near Wadsworth

    Semi Truck Rollover Accident On I-94 Near Wadsworth
    There was a semi truck rollover accident Saturday afternoon (May 13, 2017) from which the truck driver suffered life-threatening injuries.  The accident happened on Interstate 94 near Russell Road outside of Wadsworth. According to…
Rank this Week: 1283

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/
  • May 23

    What Does the Right to a “Speedy Trial” Mean in Illinois?

    What Does the Right to a “Speedy Trial” Mean in Illinois?
    You probably know that the United States Constitution guarantees your right to a “speedy trial” if you are accused of committing a crime. The Illinois state constitution has a similar requirement. But what exactly constitutes…
  • May 17

    How Failing a Field Sobriety Test Can Lead to a DUI Charge

    How Failing a Field Sobriety Test Can Lead to a DUI Charge
    When an Illinois police officer suspects you of DUI, you may be asked to take one or more field sobriety tests. By law you do not have to agree to such tests. Moreover, if you take a test and “fail,” based on the officer's…
  • May 10

    How is DUI Different When it Involves Marijuana?

    How is DUI Different When it Involves Marijuana?
    When it comes to DUI, there is a critical difference between alcohol and illegal drugs such as marijuana. You probably know that drunk driving is only a criminal offense if your blood alcohol concentration is 0.08 percent or higher. This…
Rank this Week: 2775

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer…

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Fatal Mt. Olive Motorcycle Accident

    Fatal Mt. Olive Motorcycle Accident
    There was a fatal motorcycle accident in Mt. Olive (Macoupin County) on Monday (May 22, 2017) night. Details on the accident appear to be somewhat limited. According to the Macoupin County Coroner, the motorcyclist, identified as Robert Welch…
  • May 22

    Fatal Mt. Vernon Motorcycle Collision

    Fatal Mt. Vernon Motorcycle Collision
    There was a fatal motorcycle accident Sunday morning (May 21, 2017) in downtown Mt. Vernon. The accident occurred at 10:19 a.m., at the intersection of Main Street and 13th Street. The accident involved a collision between a motorcycle,…
  • May 22

    Fatal Greene County Motorcycle Accident

    Fatal Greene County Motorcycle Accident
    There was a fatal motorcycle accident Sunday evening (May 21, 2017) in Greene County. According to information provided by the Illinois State Police (ISP), the accident happened on U.S. 67. An excerpt from The Telegraph article of May 22,…
Rank this Week: 550

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

By The Davis Law Group, P.C.

http://www.illinoisdriverslicensereinstatementlawyer.com/blog/
  • May 23

    How long does it take to get a restricted driving permit (RDP) in Illinois?

    How long does it take to get a restricted driving permit (RDP) in Illinois?
    It can take, on average, 10-14 weeks to receive a restricted driving permit (RDP)/hardship license from the date of your administrative hearing with the Illinois Secretary of State. There is not only a waiting period before the hearing…
  • May 16

    What is a Class B misdemeanor in Illinois?

    What is a Class B misdemeanor in Illinois?
    A Class B misdemeanor in Illinois carries a maximum penalty of up to 6 months (180 days) imprisonment in county jail and a maximum fine of $1,500 plus any mandatory court costs. The defendant may be placed on a period of court…
  • May 11

    Illinois Traffic Ticket Laws for Drivers Under 21 Years Old

    Illinois Traffic Ticket Laws for Drivers Under 21 Years Old
    Drivers under 21 years old will have their driver’s license suspended by the Illinois Secretary of State if they receive two traffic ticket convictions within a period of two years (24 months). Illinois law holds drivers under…
Rank this Week: 422

Real Estate Advisor Law Blog

Real Estate Advisor Law Blog

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

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

    A Restaurant Lease is a Unique Dish

    A Restaurant Lease is a Unique Dish
    I have previously commented about the similarity in service between a restaurant and law firm (see prior blog). One area where restaurants differ from other businesses is the issues presented in a retail lease. A restaurant lease involves…
  • Mar 3

    All I Really Need to Know About Client Service I Learned in a Restaurant

    All I Really Need to Know About Client Service I Learned in a Restaurant
    I am a commercial leasing attorney at a large firm. I have developed a decent stable of loyal clients, but not because I am the smartest attorney in the world. I like to think I’m smart, but I would be less than honest if I said that my…
  • Feb 7

    CALL TO ACTION!

    CALL TO ACTION!
    I just thought everyone should know that the federal historic tax credits are in clear jeopardy of being repealed as part of the Trump administration’s approach to tax reform policy. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan’s “Better…
Rank this Week: 1996

Chicago Criminal Defense Lawyers…

Chicago Criminal Defense Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law. By Legal Defenders, P.C.

http://www.chicagocriminaldefenselawyersblog.com/
  • May 23

    Sentencing in an Illinois Murder Case Involving a Juvenile

    Sentencing in an Illinois Murder Case Involving a Juvenile
    A recent Illinois appellate case involved first-degree murder and aggravated battery with a firearm conviction. The case arose when the defendant fatally shot one victim and tried to kill the other. He was charged with first-degree murder,…
  • May 19

    Frisk for Weapons in an Illinois Drug Possession Case

    Frisk for Weapons in an Illinois Drug Possession Case
    The 4th amendment of the U. S. Consitution protects us from unreasonable searches and arrests. Searches and arrests without a warrant or probable cause are unconstitutional.  Evidence obtained by the police by an illegal search or arrest…
  • May 19

    Frisk for Weapons in an Illinois Drug Possession Case

    Frisk for Weapons in an Illinois Drug Possession Case
    The 4th amendment of the U. S. Consitution protects us from unreasonable searches and arrests. Searches and arrests without a warrant or probable cause are unconstitutional.  Evidence obtained by the police by an illegal search or arrest…
Rank this Week: 1843

Mevorah Law Offices LLC Blog

Mevorah Law Offices LLC Blog

Covers Illinois personal injury.

http://personal-injury.mevorahlaw.com/dupage-county-lawyers
  • May 23

    Car Accidents at Intersections: Pedestrians Beware

    Car Accidents at Intersections: Pedestrians Beware
    Pedestrians are often in the bulls-eye of danger when it comes to car accidents. Traffic at intersections can be a major area of confusion and concern. About 40 percent of the estimated 5,811,000 crashes that occurred in the United States in…
  • May 16

    Are You Suffering from Back Pain After a Car Accident?

    Are You Suffering from Back Pain After a Car Accident?
    Personal injury clients often experience back injuries after being involved in a car accident. Back injuries, even minor ones, hurt a victim’s quality of life. Some back injuries will never fully heal, and many injuries require…
  • May 8

    Signs of an Aggressive Dog

    Signs of an Aggressive Dog
    Dogs who exhibit aggressive behaviors are more likely to bite. If you find yourself around dogs, it is important to understand the signs so that you can take precautions if you believe a dog is dangerous. Additionally, many victims of…
Rank this Week: 3209

Chicago Business Lawyer Blog

Chicago Business Lawyer Blog

Comments on business law. By Bellas & Wachowski.

http://www.parkridgeattorney.com/
  • May 23

    Are Illinois Non-Compete Agreements Still Valid for Low-Level Employees?

    Are Illinois Non-Compete Agreements Still Valid for Low-Level Employees?
    Are Employee Non-Compete Agreements Still Valid for Low-Level Employees?  Non-compete arguments are staple in every Chicago Business Lawyer’s legal arsenal and a necessary to protect a business under certain circumstances.  A…
  • May 16

    Electronic Contracts Basics for Chicago Busine

    Electronic Contracts Basics for Chicago Busine
    Are Digital Contracts Legal? If you are a Chicago business owner who is over the age of thirty, you remember the days of paper contracts that were typed and then snail mailed before they were revised, retyped and then mailed again.  Once…
  • May 9

    Equity Crowdfunding – The Future of Investing?

    Equity Crowdfunding – The Future of Investing?
    What is Equity Crowdfunding?  Is this the Future of Raising Investment Capital? It seems that while nearly everyone  has heard of crowdfunding, the concept of equity crowdfunding is not as well known but is gaining…
Rank this Week: 3424

Insurance Policyholder Law Blog

Insurance Policyholder Law Blog

Covers legal developments affecting policyholders. By Neal Gerber Eisenberg.

http://www.policyholderinsurancelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 2331

General Counselor

General Counselor

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

http://general-counselor.com
  • May 22

    Cook County Sick Leave Poster and Draft Regulations Are Available

    Cook County Sick Leave Poster and Draft Regulations Are Available
    In anticipation of the upcoming effective date (July 1, 2017) of the Cook County “Earned Sick Leave” Ordinance, the Cook Commission on Human Rights recently published the mandatory poster required to be posted by all employers…
  • Dec 5

    New Laws Impacting Illinois Employers in 2016 and Beyond

    New Laws Impacting Illinois Employers in 2016 and Beyond
    E. Jason Tremblay While Illinois appears to be in legislative gridlock on a wide variety of political and legislative fronts, it has become abundantly clear that such gridlock has not curtailed the passage of employment and labor-related…
  • Nov 23

    Early Holiday Present For Employers – Overtime Regulations Stayed

    Early Holiday Present For Employers – Overtime Regulations Stayed
    E. Jason Tremblay In a last minute blow to the Obama Administration’s labor and employment legacy, a federal district court in Texas granted an emergency motion for preliminary injunction yesterday barring the Department of Labor from…
Rank this Week: 654

duilawyerskokie.com

duilawyerskokie.com

Covers Illinois DUI law. By Matt Keenan.

http://duilawyerskokie.com/
  • May 22

    WHAT CAN HURT YOUR PERFORMANCE ON FIELD SOBRIETY TESTS?

    WHAT CAN HURT YOUR PERFORMANCE ON FIELD SOBRIETY TESTS?
    You were stopped under suspicion of drunk driving. The officer asked you to take field sobriety tests, and since you didn’t have much to drink, you agreed. To your surpise, you failed the tests and were arrested. What happened? What…
  • Apr 28

    AGGRAVATED DUI: WHAT REALLY CAUSED THE ACCIDENT?

    AGGRAVATED DUI: WHAT REALLY CAUSED THE ACCIDENT?
    Before the Illinois legislature amended the law, you could be convicted of Aggravated DUI if you were the proximate cause of an accident that resulted in great bodily harm or death, and you had any amount of a controlled substance ……
  • Apr 5

    DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF DRUGS IN ILLINOIS

    DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF DRUGS IN ILLINOIS
    After the officer stopped you for a traffic violation, she searched your car and found illegal drugs. As a result, you were arrested for driving under the influence of drugs. Sure there were drugs in the car, but does that … Continue…
Rank this Week: 3084

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/
  • May 22

    Illinois Appellate Court Reinstates Benefits Award for Injured Auto Worker

    Illinois Appellate Court Reinstates Benefits Award for Injured Auto Worker
    An Illinois auto worker recently succeeded in his effort to get his award of workers’ compensation benefits reinstated. Even though the Ford Motor Company worker injured himself while bending over, which can often be considered by the…
  • May 16

    Illinois Appellate Court Upholds $26M Judgment Against Cab Company

    Illinois Appellate Court Upholds $26M Judgment Against Cab Company
    Achieving the result you need in a personal injury case is about more than just proving that you were hurt and that it was a foreseeable result of a negligent or intentional act or omission on someone else’s part. In many cases, it…
  • May 8

    Illinois Residents Injured in Indiana Bus Crash Defeat Effort to Move Their Case Out of State

    Illinois Residents Injured in Indiana Bus Crash Defeat Effort to Move Their Case Out of State
    If you are a Chicago-area resident who has been injured by someone else’s mistakes, you probably prefer to sue the wrongdoer here in Illinois. Having to carry out your case in some other state means having to hire out-of-state counsel…
Rank this Week: 2679

Personal Injury News &…

Personal Injury News & Developments

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

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/news
  • May 22

    Springtime Driving Means Extra Caution Around Road Construction Work Zone

    Springtime Driving Means Extra Caution Around Road Construction Work Zone
    With spring upon us and summer approaching, more people are taking to the roads as the weather allows them to enjoy travel and the outdoors. This is also when construction crews are most active repairing the roads and preparing them for the…
  • May 15

    Study Finds Fewer Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Higher Payout

    Study Finds Fewer Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Higher Payout
    Recent studies have shown that the number of medical malpractice lawsuits filed in the United States has dropped significantly over the last twenty years while the average claim has risen. Higher claims have been cited by proponents of tort…
  • May 9

    Motorcyclists Need to Review Preventative Measures to Avoid Crashe

    Motorcyclists Need to Review Preventative Measures to Avoid Crashe
    Over 80% of motorcycle accidents end with severe injury or death to the motorcyclist or his or her passenger. For this reason alone, it is important that motorcyclists review crash prevention measures and other safety practices that can help…
Rank this Week: 2308

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers

Covers personal injury law.

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/articles/
  • May 22

    Springtime Driving Means Extra Caution Around Road Construction Work Zone

    Springtime Driving Means Extra Caution Around Road Construction Work Zone
    With spring upon us and summer approaching, more people are taking to the roads as the weather allows them to enjoy travel and the outdoors. This is also when construction crews are most active repairing the roads and preparing them for the…
  • May 15

    Study Finds Fewer Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Higher Payout

    Study Finds Fewer Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Higher Payout
    Recent studies have shown that the number of medical malpractice lawsuits filed in the United States has dropped significantly over the last twenty years while the average claim has risen. Higher claims have been cited by proponents of tort…
  • May 9

    Motorcyclists Need to Review Preventative Measures to Avoid Crashe

    Motorcyclists Need to Review Preventative Measures to Avoid Crashe
    Over 80% of motorcycle accidents end with severe injury or death to the motorcyclist or his or her passenger. For this reason alone, it is important that motorcyclists review crash prevention measures and other safety practices that can help…
Rank this Week: 2202

Chicago Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer…

Chicago Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers elder abuse, medical malpractice and nursing home abuse and neglect. By Law Offices of Steven J. Malman & Associates P.C.

http://www.chicagonursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • May 22

    Understanding the Complexities of Filing a Medical Malpractice Case

    Understanding the Complexities of Filing a Medical Malpractice Case
    Experienced Attorney Helping Victims File Medical Malpractice Cases in Chicago As a patient, you have the right to expect that your physicians treat you with expertise, competency, and out of your best interests. Unfortunately, that is not…
  • May 15

    Ways to Inadvertently Damage Your Personal Injury Case

    Ways to Inadvertently Damage Your Personal Injury Case
    Chicago Injury Attorney Helping Victims Protect their Case Before your case even begins, your actions play a heavy role in how successful your personal injury claim can be. It is important, then, to know the common mistakes made by plaintiffs…
  • May 15

    Ways to Inadvertently Damage Your Personal Injury Case

    Ways to Inadvertently Damage Your Personal Injury Case
    Before your case even begins, your actions play a heavy role in how successful your personal injury claim can be. It is important, then, to know the common mistakes made by plaintiffs long before their cases start, and what you can do now to…
Rank this Week: 184

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

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

https://www.malmanlaw.com/Malman-Law-Injury-Blog/
  • May 22

    Understanding the Complexities of Filing a Medical Malpractice Case

    Understanding the Complexities of Filing a Medical Malpractice Case
    Experienced Attorney Helping Victims File Medical Malpractice Cases in Chicago As a patient, you have the right to expect that your physicians treat you with expertise, competency, and out of your best interests. Unfortunately, that is not…
  • May 15

    Ways to Inadvertently Damage Your Personal Injury Case

    Ways to Inadvertently Damage Your Personal Injury Case
    Chicago Injury Attorney Helping Victims Protect their Case Before your case even begins, your actions play a heavy role in how successful your personal injury claim can be. It is important, then, to know the common mistakes made by plaintiffs…
  • May 15

    Ways to Inadvertently Damage Your Personal Injury Case

    Ways to Inadvertently Damage Your Personal Injury Case
    Before your case even begins, your actions play a heavy role in how successful your personal injury claim can be. It is important, then, to know the common mistakes made by plaintiffs long before their cases start, and what you can do now to…
Rank this Week: 194

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

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

http://www.malmanlaw.com/malman-law-injury-blog
  • May 22

    Understanding the Complexities of Filing a Medical Malpractice Case

    Understanding the Complexities of Filing a Medical Malpractice Case
    Experienced Attorney Helping Victims File Medical Malpractice Cases in Chicago As a patient, you have the right to expect that your physicians treat you with expertise, competency, and out of your best interests. Unfortunately, that is not…
  • May 15

    Ways to Inadvertently Damage Your Personal Injury Case

    Ways to Inadvertently Damage Your Personal Injury Case
    Chicago Injury Attorney Helping Victims Protect their Case Before your case even begins, your actions play a heavy role in how successful your personal injury claim can be. It is important, then, to know the common mistakes made by plaintiffs…
  • May 15

    Ways to Inadvertently Damage Your Personal Injury Case

    Ways to Inadvertently Damage Your Personal Injury Case
    Before your case even begins, your actions play a heavy role in how successful your personal injury claim can be. It is important, then, to know the common mistakes made by plaintiffs long before their cases start, and what you can do now to…
Rank this Week: 1076

Nenye Uche Blog

Nenye Uche Blog

Covers Illinois criminal and DUI laws.

http://criminaldefenseattorneyinchicago.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2071

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • May 19

    Shoplifting in Chicago

    Shoplifting in Chicago
    Shoplifting is classified under the theft statutes. The key provisions are contained in statutory instrument number 720 ILCS 5/16-1. It is at the lower end of the crimes of dishonesty but can still be prosecuted and lead to terms of…
  • May 17

    Statutory Rape in Chicago

    Statutory Rape in Chicago
    At the heart of the laws on statutory rape in Chicago is the definition of the age of consent. At the moment, the age of consent in this state is 17 years of age. At the federal level, the age of consent is defined as that minimum age at…
  • May 12

    Open Container Laws in Chicago

    Open Container Laws in Chicago
    Public consumption is a controlled activity. The laws relating to public intoxication in Chicago are designed for the express purpose of protecting the public from the effects of alcohol and other drugs. In any case, anyone that is caught…
Rank this Week: 3427

Shaw Family Law Blog

Shaw Family Law Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

http://www.kanecountydivorceattorneys.com/st-charles-lawyers
  • May 19

    Coping with the Stress of Divorce

    Coping with the Stress of Divorce
    Of all the emotions that individuals face during divorce, stress is one of the most common. Some experience it from grief, others because of anger or resentment, and still some due to contentious situations. Regardless, all can manage their…
  • May 11

    Allocation of Parental Responsibilitie

    Allocation of Parental Responsibilitie
    Throughout the years and perhaps due to the change in family dynamics in our country, the family law regarding child custody and visitation schedules have undergone significant changes. No longer are we in the ages of the clear cut, laid out…
  • May 5

    Post-Divorce Life: Three Ways to Rebound Faster

    Post-Divorce Life: Three Ways to Rebound Faster
    For many couples who decide to end their marriage, the idea of bouncing back after the split is a daunting one. Regardless of how long you and your spouse were together or whether or not the divorce was a peaceful, mutual decision, saying…
Rank this Week: 2616

NextGen Financial Services Report

NextGen Financial Services Report

By Dykema. Provides news and analysis of legal issues affecting the financial services industry.

http://www.nextgenfinancialservicesreport.com/
Rank this Week: 2627

HR Law Guy

HR Law Guy

Covers employment relationships in business, sports, the armed forces, and other odd places.

http://hratty.blogspot.com/
  • May 19

    A Reassessment on Remote Working

    A Reassessment on Remote Working
    IBM was one of the original promoters of work from home arrangements for its employees. Given the choice between coming into the office or working at home or remotely, as many as 40% of IBM's employees elected to stay out of the workplace.I…
  • May 15

    NFL Helmets Getting a Makeover

    NFL Helmets Getting a Makeover
    A new helmet design is likely to be on the field this season, as NFL teams react to the demand of fans and sports commentators to deal with the issue of concussions and long-term neurological damage resulting from the game.  The Vicis…
  • May 11

    FBI Terminations and Rumination

    FBI Terminations and Rumination
    It's always amazing to me that basic employment decisions, such as terminations, are routinely screwed up by people who should know better.Such is the case with the Jim Comey termination, ostensibly the result of a DOJ review, but in reality,…
Rank this Week: 1958

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.illinoisinjurylawyerblog.net/
  • May 19

    Defective Design Lawsuit Claims Keurig Coffee Machine Caused House Fire

    Defective Design Lawsuit Claims Keurig Coffee Machine Caused House Fire
    When someone suffers injuries as a result of a defective or dangerous product, the potential defendants that may be held liable range from the company that designed the product to the manufacturer and even the retailer. Product liability…
  • May 17

    Determining Liability in Illinois Multi-Vehicle Car Accident

    Determining Liability in Illinois Multi-Vehicle Car Accident
    Personal injury claims arising out of car accidents usually involve acts of negligence, and they often involve multiple parties. For example, there may be allegations that a driver failed to obey traffic laws, failed to drive safely…
  • May 12

    Reality T.V. Star Charged with Fleeing Scene After Allegedly Rear-Ending Tractor

    Reality T.V. Star Charged with Fleeing Scene After Allegedly Rear-Ending Tractor
    Many car accidents are caused by a driver’s negligence. Often, these accidents involve the negligent driver not paying attention to the road and rear-ending the vehicle in front of them. According to recent statistics from the National…
Rank this Week: 1219

Hoffmann Law Firm, L.L.C. Blog

Hoffmann Law Firm, L.L.C. Blog

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

http://www.hoffmannpersonalinjury.com/category/car-accident/
  • May 18

    Should You Report a Car Accident If There Was No Damage? – St. Louis Lawyer

    Should You Report a Car Accident If There Was No Damage? – St. Louis Lawyer
    It is important to understand that although there might not be any obvious damage, there is always the likelihood that something could surface. You are going about your day and in a hurry, so you fail to look back while you are pulling out of…
  • May 15

    Traffic Deaths Increased in 2016 – St. Louis Car Accident Attorney

    Traffic Deaths Increased in 2016 – St. Louis Car Accident Attorney
    Estimates indicate that, for the second year in a row, traffic deaths are on the rise. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch recently reported that Missouri has exceeded 900 traffic deaths in 2016 which is approximately 12% more than 2015. Based on the…
  • May 14

    How Unsecured Luggage Can Cause a Car Accident – St. Louis Attorney

    How Unsecured Luggage Can Cause a Car Accident – St. Louis Attorney
    The key to preventing these accidents is to secure any luggage firmly to your vehicle. We often haul luggage, baggage, camping equipment and other materials on our vehicles, but a little mistake in securing the load can cause a major…
Rank this Week: 1573