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Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicago-personal-injury-lawyer-blawg.com
  • May 26

    $320,000 Federal Jury Verdict Awarded for Worker’s Fall Injury in Coal Mine

    $320,000 Federal Jury Verdict Awarded for Worker’s Fall Injury in Coal Mine
    On May 12, 2011, the plaintiff, John Barrow IV, age 58, was a coal mine forklift operator. Barrow walked into a coal mine near Equality, Ill., when a hydraulic hose on the ground caused him to fall and land on his back. The defendant in…
  • May 17

    Police Officer’s Testimony on Fault of an Accident is Ruled Inadmissible

    Police Officer’s Testimony on Fault of an Accident is Ruled Inadmissible
    Billy R. Richey filed a lawsuit against State Farm Automobile Insurance Co. to recover for his injuries under the uninsured motorist coverage of his State Farm Insurance auto policy. On the evening of April 5, 2008, Richey was driving his…
  • May 16

    Diesel Exhaust Contributes to Lung Cancer Death

    Diesel Exhaust Contributes to Lung Cancer Death
    In a recent workers’ compensation case, a bus mechanic who was diagnosed with lung cancer was told his illness was caused by exposure to diesel exhaust. The ruling in that case sent alarms out that the burning of diesel fuel has…
Rank this Week: 43

Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Nursing Home Abuse Blog

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

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

    Evidence That Poor Care Contributed to Deaths of Nursing Home Patient

    Evidence That Poor Care Contributed to Deaths of Nursing Home Patient
    As of November 2015, Families for Better Care, a watchdog advocate group that protects the elderly, began ranking Missouri fourth on a list of the nation’s worst states concerning nursing homes. This is in response to Missouri…
  • May 14

    When Fines Become Part of the Nursing Home Busine

    When Fines Become Part of the Nursing Home Busine
    When families place a loved one in a nursing facility to receive quality health care, maintaining their safety and well-being in the loving environment is usually their biggest concern. However, to the nursing home, the level of care provided…
  • May 7

    Push to Ban Arbitration Clauses in Nursing Home Admission

    Push to Ban Arbitration Clauses in Nursing Home Admission
    Placing a loved one in the care of skilled nursing professionals has always been an overwhelming process where families are presented with stacks of papers and documents to sign, including a commonplace admission agreement. In many…
Rank this Week: 61

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 22

    Former advisor Gregg Caplitz sentenced.

    Former advisor Gregg Caplitz sentenced.
    According to reports, Gregg Caplitz, an investment advisor from Wilmington, Massachusetts, recently received a three-and-a-half year prison sentence for allegedly telling clients he would invest their money in a hedge fund but instead…
  • May 18

    UDF IV releases results of internal investigation.

    UDF IV releases results of internal investigation.
    According to reports, UDF IV has announced that it had conducted an independent investigation of its business and found no evidence of fraud. UDF IV was listed on the Nasdaq in June 2014. In December, an anonymous post on an investor…
  • May 18

    Raymond James fined by FINRA.

    Raymond James fined by FINRA.
    According to various reports, regulators have fined Raymond James $17 million, accusing the financial services firm of widespread failures in its controls against money laundering. The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (a/k/a FINRA)…
Rank this Week: 78

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: 147

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 25

    June CIPA Meeting!

    June CIPA Meeting!
     CIPA Colleagues: Please mark your calendars for Monday, June 13, 2016, and plan to attend our monthly meeting. The meeting will be held at Midstate College, 411 W. Northmoor Road, Peoria.   Dinner will begin at 5:30 pm,…
  • May 24

    Paralegal Opening!

    Paralegal Opening!
    HELP WANTEDA Canton law firm is searching for an experienced, motivated and organized paralegal. This full time position will consist of managing client files, handling daily correspondence received, drafting pleadings, and maintaining…
  • May 16

    Legal Assistant/Paralegal Opening!

    Legal Assistant/Paralegal Opening!
    Thielen, Foley & Mirdo, LLC, an insurance defense law firm, is currently seeking aLegal Assistant/Paralegal. Candidates should possess the following: excellentorganizational and communication skills; a proactive work ethic; proficiency…
Rank this Week: 210

Injury Law Blog

Injury Law Blog

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

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

    Ovarian Cancer Plaintiff Wins $55 Million against Johnson & Johnson

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

    Celebrating Earth Day

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

    New Device for Morcellator Surgeries Approved but Not Proven

    New Device for Morcellator Surgeries Approved but Not Proven
    On Thursday, April 7, 2016, the FDA allowed a new device onto market that claims to contain tissue during power morcellator procedures. The device, PneumoLiner, is not proven to reduce the risk of spreading cancer. The uterine cancer lawyers…
Rank this Week: 207

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer…

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagobusinesslitigationlawyerblog.com/
  • May 28

    Illinois Court Refuses to Blue Pencil Non-Compete Agreement

    Illinois Court Refuses to Blue Pencil Non-Compete Agreement
    On interlocutory appeal, Brian argued the overly broad restrictive covenants invalidated his entire employment contract, therefore the trial court erred by enforcing any part of it, even granting narrower injunctive relief. On the…
  • May 26

    Oracle and Google Trial Continues with Testimony for the Key Witnesse

    Oracle and Google Trial Continues with Testimony for the Key Witnesse
    Google disagrees, saying the code it used was open source. In issues of copyright dispute, such as this one, there is a filtration courts can conduct to determine the uniqueness of the product in question. They take a full body of work (in…
  • May 25

    Partner Must Show Damages for Breach of Fiduciary Duties to Recover in a Lawsuit

    Partner Must Show Damages for Breach of Fiduciary Duties to Recover in a Lawsuit
    JAP accused Today’s Sushi’s owners of breaching their fiduciary duty by, among other things, hiring a new sushi chef and making him a limited partner without JAP’s consent, spending partnership funds on employee ski trips…
Rank this Week: 284

General Counselor

General Counselor

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

http://general-counselor.com
  • May 18

    DOL Announces Final FLSA Overtime Regulation

    DOL Announces Final FLSA Overtime Regulation
    E. Jason Tremblay On Wednesday, May 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Wage and Hour Division released its final updated FLSA overtime regulations. While some of the changes were expected, there are a number of surprises.…
  • Mar 1

    Chicago Human Rights Ordinance Amended to Include Military Statu

    Chicago Human Rights Ordinance Amended to Include Military Statu
    Chicago has just amended its Human Rights Ordinance to address discrimination targeting current and former members of the military. The post Chicago Human Rights Ordinance Amended to Include Military Status appeared first on General…
  • Feb 19

    DOL Announces That the Exemption Regulations Will Be Published in July 2016

    DOL Announces That the Exemption Regulations Will Be Published in July 2016
    On February 17, 2016, Patricia Smith, U.S. Department of Labor solicitor, announced that the U.S. DOL Final Rule regarding the FLSA White Collar Exemption Regulations The post DOL Announces That the Exemption Regulations Will Be Published in…
Rank this Week: 243

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

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

http://www.chicagoiplitigation.com/
  • Feb 24

    No Reasonable Construction Would Save Plaintiff’s Patent Infringement Claim

    No Reasonable Construction Would Save Plaintiff’s Patent Infringement Claim
    Nalco Co. v. Chem-Mod, LLC, No. 14 C 2510, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Oct. 15, 2015) (Darrah, J.). Judge Darrah granted defendants’ motion to dismiss defendants’ motion to dismiss plaintiff Nalco’s Third Amended Complaint pursuant…
  • Feb 22

    Counterfeit Sales Warrant Statutory Damages, Permanent Injunction and Attorney’s Fee

    Counterfeit Sales Warrant Statutory Damages, Permanent Injunction and Attorney’s Fee
    Bulgari, S.P.A. V. Zou Xiaohong, No. 15 C 5148, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Oct. 15, 2015) (Coleman, J.). Judge Coleman granted in part plaintiff Bulgari’s motion for summary judgment of trademark infringement, a permanent injunction and its…
  • Feb 19

    Design Patent Functionality Decision is a Question of Law

    Design Patent Functionality Decision is a Question of Law
    Dyson, Inc. v. SharkNinja Operating LLC, No. 14 C 779, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Nov. 17, 2015) (Darrah, J.). Judge Darrah denied defendants’ (collectively “SharkNinja”) motion for reconsideration of the Court’s denial of…
Rank this Week: 277

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 27

    When is a Product Considered Defective?

    When is a Product Considered Defective?
    A product can be considered defective in numerous ways. Once the product becomes a part of the commerce stream and injures someone, that injured party may be able to pursue a product liability claim against multiple parties. But, there are…
  • May 23

    Do I Need a Workers’ Compensation Attorney if I’m a Union Member?

    Do I Need a Workers’ Compensation Attorney if I’m a Union Member?
    There are no special training or experience requirements needed to represent a member of a workers’ union who has been injured on the job. While it is helpful to have an attorney who has experience in union worker rights and injuries,…
  • May 20

    Video Evidence and Your Injury Case

    Video Evidence and Your Injury Case
    A few years ago, video cameras were not a common fixture in public places. But today, when an injury or wrongful death occurs, the first thing investigators look for is video footage. These video recordings come from a variety of sources, and…
Rank this Week: 385

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Robert Kreisman.

http://injury.robertkreisman.com/
Rank this Week: 400

Illinois Sexual Harassment…

Illinois Sexual Harassment Attorney Blog

Covers employment discrimination, constructive discharge, gender discrimination, and sexual harassment. By Peter M. LaSorsa.

http://www.illinoissexualharassmentattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 348

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 27

    The Code of Silence Within the Police Force Promotes Mistrust Within the Community

    The Code of Silence Within the Police Force Promotes Mistrust Within the Community
    That old saying that “one bad apple spoils the whole bunch” is what may be happening in the communities where mistrust of the police is so prevalent. When you have a single police officer, or several officers committing misdeeds,…
  • May 25

    Are Police Shootings Justified?

    Are Police Shootings Justified?
    There have been several incidents recently where a Chicago Police Officer has been involved in conduct that was either illegal or borderline illegal. This should not reflect on the hundreds of officers that are outstanding in the performance…
  • May 13

    Can We Get a Witness?

    Can We Get a Witness?
    Street gang violence in the inner cities has become a way of life. News reports about shootings and killing on any given weekend is now Monday morning’s “yawn” story. But how can that be? Young men and women being shot down…
Rank this Week: 563

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

By Staver Law Group P.C.

http://www.chicagolawyer.com/legal-blog/
  • May 27

    Chicago Attempts to Regulate Uber

    Chicago Attempts to Regulate Uber
    We’ve all either experienced or heard about a “crazy” taxi driver. Someone who speeds, weaves through traffic, and takes red lights and stop signs as a signal to slow down and glance around instead of come to a complete…
  • May 26

    Limo Crashe

    Limo Crashe
    Everyone can feel like a celebrity for a day by renting a limousine. They are picked up by a professional chauffeur who not only drives them to their destination, but allows them to sip champagne on the way. Limos are the vehicle of choice…
  • May 25

    Deer Crashe

    Deer Crashe
    Illinois residents are no strangers to deer. Illinois has 4.4 million acres of forestland and if you live in the country or drive through the back lanes, you’re likely to see a few deer in fields or standing on the side of the road.…
Rank this Week: 620

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 17

    They’re Here: White Collar Exemption Revisions Announced

    They’re Here: White Collar Exemption Revisions Announced
    Authored by Alex Passantino Tomorrow, the Department of Labor’s long-awaited revisions to the Fair Labor Standards Act’s white collar exemption will be announced. Although there certainly will be additional nuance identified…
  • May 16

    Plaintiffs’ Bar Sets Sights on New Lawsuits Following DOL Rule Amendment

    Plaintiffs’ Bar Sets Sights on New Lawsuits Following DOL Rule Amendment
    Co-authored by Richard Alfred, Brett Bartlett, and Noah Finkel The Department of Labor’s release of the new exemption regulations appears imminent. As we have reported in a number of posts, these new rules are expected to nearly…
  • May 5

    New FLSA Overtime Exemption Rules Expected Imminently

    New FLSA Overtime Exemption Rules Expected Imminently
    By: Seyfarth Shaw’s Wage Hour Litigation Practice Group Seyfarth Synopsis: As early as next week, the Department of Labor is expected to issue its final rule implementing revisions to the regulations governing the application of the…
Rank this Week: 632

Gardiner Koch Weisberg & Wrona…

Gardiner Koch Weisberg & Wrona Blog

Covers Illinois injury law.

http://gkwwlaw.com/news/
  • Jan 7

    Personal Injury: 7 Legal Protections To Take

    Personal Injury: 7 Legal Protections To Take
    If you have been injured as a result of a car, truck, or motorcycle accident, your first objective should be to get proper medical care. Even if you are certain that the other driver is at fault, you should not … Continue reading…
  • Dec 15

    6 Things to Consider Before Signing a Prenup

    6 Things to Consider Before Signing a Prenup
    It’s not difficult to grasp why many couples are hesitant to even consider signing a prenuptial agreement. At first glance, it can feel as if you’re hedging your bets against the marriage lasting before it even begins. And for the…
  • May 9

    Municipal Flooding Lawsuit

    Municipal Flooding Lawsuit
    Illinois Farmers Insurance Company has filed several class action lawsuits against dozens of Chicago-area municipalities alleging that these municipalities each failed to provide safe storm sewer systems and conduct adequate storm water…
Rank this Week: 495

Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers Blog

Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.nursinghomeabuselawyer.center/
  • Dec 16

    Obese Nursing Home Residents Face Unique Risk

    Obese Nursing Home Residents Face Unique Risk
    The global rise in obesity presents many problems that our national healthcare is ill-equipped to handle. For older adults in particular, obesity and its related chronic diseases are putting an increased strain on health, wellbeing, and…
  • Dec 1

    The Reality of Tube Feeding in Nursing Home

    The Reality of Tube Feeding in Nursing Home
    The nursing home abuse lawyers at Pintas & Mullins want to highlight an extremely important but seldom discussed issue affecting residents: the use of feeding tubes in nursing homes and hospitals. Tube feeding is meant to provide…
  • Nov 17

    Medicare to Reimburse for End-of-Life Discussion

    Medicare to Reimburse for End-of-Life Discussion
    Beginning January 1, 2016, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid will reimburse health care providers for discussions with Medicare patients about the type of medical care they want at the end of their lives. The new rule will affect…
Rank this Week: 501

Legal Malpractice Decisions

Legal Malpractice Decisions

Covers Illinois malpractice and ethics decisions. By Edward X. Clinton, Jr.

http://www.legalmalpracticeillinois.com/
  • Aug 13

    New Addre

    New Addre
    This blog will remain here.However, new posts will be published at this location:www.chicagolegalmalpracticelawyerblog.comThank you.
  • Jun 23

    ARDC Files Complaint Alleging Lawyer Submitted Bogus Taxi Receipt

    ARDC Files Complaint Alleging Lawyer Submitted Bogus Taxi Receipt
    BEFORE THE HEARING BOARD: The ARDC has accused a former partner of Sidley & Austin of submitting 800 false cab receipts to the firm and accepting reimbursements in excess of $69,000. The ARDC alleges that the lawyer never took the cab…
  • Jun 17

    Illinois Supreme Court Amends The Rules To Allow A Limited Scope Appearance

    Illinois Supreme Court Amends The Rules To Allow A Limited Scope Appearance
    The Illinois Supreme Court has amended three rules, 11, 13 and 137 to allow attorneys to file what is to be known as a limited scope appearance in a case.The Notice of Limited Scope Appearance must explain to the other party what the scope of…
Rank this Week: 588

Timely Objections

Timely Objections

Covers education law and civil rights. By R. Tamara de Silva.

http://www.timelyobjections.com/
  • Jun 25

    Edward Snowden and the Meaning of the Espionage Act

    Edward Snowden and the Meaning of the Espionage Act
    Edward Snowden and the Meaning of the Espionage Act Post 9-11   June 25, 2013 R. Tamara de Silva   The point of demarcation between speech, whistleblowing and espionage has in some instances the aspects of a razor's…
  • Jun 25

    Edward Snowden and the Meaning of the Espionage Act

    Edward Snowden and the Meaning of the Espionage Act
    Edward Snowden and the Meaning of the Espionage Act Post 9-11   June 25, 2013 R. Tamara de Silva   The point of demarcation between speech, whistleblowing and espionage has in some instances the aspects of a razor's…
  • Apr 13

    Kermit Gosnell's Horror Practice

    Kermit Gosnell's Horror Practice
      Dr. Kermit Gosnell's Horror Practice   By R. Tamara de Silva April 13, 2013                            Dr. Kermit Gosnell's…
Rank this Week: 650

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

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

http://blog.levinperconti.com/
  • May 27

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Nursing Home

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Nursing Home
    Nursing homes and other care facilities should be safe places for the elderly and those needing special care. They are required to follow the rules set forth in the Illinois Nursing Home Care Reform Act. Unfortunately, some nursing homes are…
  • May 25

    Long-Term Care Facility Sued for Negligence and Wrongful Death

    Long-Term Care Facility Sued for Negligence and Wrongful Death
    With a growing population of elderly in the United States, there are more and more older people living in nursing homes. It may come as a surprise to some that there are often claims of neglect and abuse in these facilities. While we often…
  • May 23

    Negligence Blamed for Woman’s Death at Medical Facility

    Negligence Blamed for Woman’s Death at Medical Facility
    When we are being treated at a hospital or medical facility we expect that we will receive proper care and that our condition will improve, rather than worsening. In one recent case, a woman died after allegedly receiving improper treatment…
Rank this Week: 720

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 27

    When is a Product Considered Defective?

    When is a Product Considered Defective?
    A product can be considered defective in numerous ways. Once the product becomes a part of the commerce stream and injures someone, that injured party may be able to pursue a product liability claim against multiple parties. But, there are…
  • May 23

    Do I Need a Workers’ Compensation Attorney if I’m a Union Member?

    Do I Need a Workers’ Compensation Attorney if I’m a Union Member?
    There are no special training or experience requirements needed to represent a member of a workers’ union who has been injured on the job. While it is helpful to have an attorney who has experience in union worker rights and injuries,…
  • May 20

    Video Evidence and Your Injury Case

    Video Evidence and Your Injury Case
    A few years ago, video cameras were not a common fixture in public places. But today, when an injury or wrongful death occurs, the first thing investigators look for is video footage. These video recordings come from a variety of sources, and…
Rank this Week: 1218

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 26

    Motorcyclist Dies Following Bolingbrook Crash

    Motorcyclist Dies Following Bolingbrook Crash
    A motorcyclist has died following a motorcycle crash on May 22, 2016 in Bolingbrook. According to Bolingbrook Police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office, the motorcycle accident happened at 12:47 a.m. Sunday, at Reagan…
  • May 26

    Head-On Collision Between Minivan And Motorcycle In Wabash County

    Head-On Collision Between Minivan And Motorcycle In Wabash County
    There are many potential causes for motorcycle accidents.  On this site, much has been written concerning these causes. While various posts have discussed individual Illinois motorcycle accidents and their causes, pages that have…
  • May 24

    Motorcyclist In Critical Condition Following Wadsworth Crash

    Motorcyclist In Critical Condition Following Wadsworth Crash
    There was a motorcycle accident at roughly 12:00 p.m. Monday, May 23, 2016 in Wadsworth. According to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, the accident happened as a 2014 Harley-Davidson and a 2005 Toyota Corolla collided at Wadsworth and…
Rank this Week: 1140

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/
  • May 26

    Brain Injuries From Horseback Riding May be More Prevalent that Contact Sports Brain Injurie

    Brain Injuries From Horseback Riding May be More Prevalent that Contact Sports Brain Injurie
    Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are serious and life transforming incidents. A brain injury can lead to brain damage or death. Some life threatening injuries, even though they do not end in death, may result in disabilities that inhibit the…
  • May 19

    Our Children and Concussion Injuries, Mild to Moderate to Severe

    Our Children and Concussion Injuries, Mild to Moderate to Severe
    Concussion type brain injuries is one of the leading causes of death and disability in children and adolescents between the ages from newborn up to four years of age, and from fifteen to nineteen. Concussion injuries are usually temporary if…
  • May 12

    Can a Brain That Has Been Injured, be Healed?

    Can a Brain That Has Been Injured, be Healed?
    Brain tissue that has been injured leading to brain damage cannot be repaired; however, the brain itself may be healed somewhat depending upon the severity of the injury and whether the sufferer received immediate medical attention after the…
Rank this Week: 1127

7th Circuit Criminal Law Alert

7th Circuit Criminal Law Alert

Summarizes the week's criminal law decisons by the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. By Michael J. Petro.

http://mjpetro.typepad.com/7th_circuit_alert/
  • May 20

    Supreme Court Ends Government's Illegal Use of Pretrial Asset Forfeiture

    Supreme Court Ends Government's Illegal Use of Pretrial Asset Forfeiture
    Sila Luis v. US, No. 14-419. (United States Supreme Court March 30, 2016) A federal statute provides that a court may freeze before trial certain assets belonging to a criminal defendant accused of violations of federal health care or…
  • May 12

    Practice Tip: Always Poll That Jury!

    Practice Tip: Always Poll That Jury!
    US v. Lemurel Williams. 15-1194 (7th Cir. 2016). Lemurel Williams was convicted of being a felon in possession of a gun. We agree with Williams’s that a new trial is needed because the totality of the circumstances regarding the jury’s...
  • Feb 11

    Honest Services Fraud - "Value of Benefit Received" Explained

    Honest Services Fraud - "Value of Benefit Received" Explained
    United States v. Harper, No. 14-2701. The defendant pleaded guilty to fraud consisting of her having abused her position as a member of a Chicago public-school board by accepting kickbacks of more than $500,000 from bus companies to which…
Rank this Week: 980

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer…

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.indianainjuryandfamilylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 807

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

By The Davis Law Group, P.C.

http://www.chicagoduilawyerblog.net/
Rank this Week: 802

Chicago Car Accident Lawyers Blog

Chicago Car Accident Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.chicagocaraccidentlawyersblog.com/
  • May 17

    Promoting Pedestrian Safety in Illinoi

    Promoting Pedestrian Safety in Illinoi
    If you live in Chicago or the surrounding suburbs, pedestrian safety is likely a bigger issue than you realize. The overall proportion of pedestrian collisions may be small compared to vehicular crashes but the damage that results is often…
  • May 3

    Why are Bicycle Accidents So Common in Chicago?

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

    283,000 Ford Vehicles Recalled for Transmission, Suspension Problem

    283,000 Ford Vehicles Recalled for Transmission, Suspension Problem
    These days, it may seem like a new automobile recall is being announced every week, and with good reason: over the last few years, more recalls have been issued than at any time in the past. Many motorists have found that the cars they own…
Rank this Week: 1092

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer…

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal malpractice. By The Clinton Law Firm.

http://www.chicagolegalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • May 16

    Law Firm Gives Incorrect Advice On Appeal Deadline But Still Defeats Malpractice Claim

    Law Firm Gives Incorrect Advice On Appeal Deadline But Still Defeats Malpractice Claim
    Proximate causation is often the issue that defeats a legal malpractice case. In this case, even though a law firm failed to timely appeal an interlocutory ruling, there was no malpractice because the ruling was correct. Thus, even if the…
  • May 8

    Withdrawal From A Lawsuit Does Not Bar A Legal Malpractice Claim

    Withdrawal From A Lawsuit Does Not Bar A Legal Malpractice Claim
    This is an important issue in legal malpractice cases. A lawyer represents a client in litigation. If the lawyer is granted leave to withdraw from that matter by the court, does that decision bar a legal malpractice claim by the client? The…
  • May 8

    Must A Lawyer Explain The Terms of A Marital Settlement Agreement To His Client?

    Must A Lawyer Explain The Terms of A Marital Settlement Agreement To His Client?
    The Nebraska Supreme Court has reversed a grant of summary judgment in favor of a lawyer in a legal malpractice claim. The plaintiff was a former client of a divorce attorney. She alleged that he breached the standard of care by failing to…
Rank this Week: 988

Nemeroff Law Offices Blog

Nemeroff Law Offices Blog

Covers personal injury news.

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

    Hinsdale, Illinoi

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

    Hanover Park, Illinoi

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

    Glenview, Illinoi

    Glenview, Illinoi
    Glenview is a village located 20 miles north of downtown Chicago.  The estimated population is over 44,000 residents.  According to the US Census Bureau, the village has a total area of over 13 miles.    Many larger…
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Zevan & Davidson Law Firm, LLC…

Zevan & Davidson Law Firm, LLC Blog

Covers personal injury and medical malpractice law in Missouri and Illinois.

http://www.zevandavidson.com/category/blog/
  • Jan 14

    Attorney Rick Voyta

    Attorney Rick Voyta
      Rick Voytas is licensed to practice in Missouri and Illinois. He has been a practicing trial lawyer since 2002. His focus is on aggressively representing clients who have been wronged by large companies. Rick is a native of St. Louis,…
  • Jun 10

    Fatal Consequences of Ectopic Pregnancy Misdiagnosi

    Fatal Consequences of Ectopic Pregnancy Misdiagnosi
    Birth injuries are an unfortunate reality faced by thousands of babies and their parents every year. Pregnancy is one of the most exciting phases in a couple’s life. It can bring cheer and hope to the entire family. However, some…
  • Jun 2

    Missouri Statute of Limitations for Birth Injurie

    Missouri Statute of Limitations for Birth Injurie
    It is important to understand the Missouri statute of limitations for birth injury claims and how it may affect your compensation. Most lawsuits have a statute of limitations which must be adhered to. This includes birth injury lawsuits,…
Rank this Week: 1256

Illinois Workers Compensation

Illinois Workers Compensation

Covers Illinois workers compensation news and updates. By Bleakney & Troiani.

http://workcomp-chicago.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 5

    Illinois Workers Comp Medical Costs below neighboring states Wisconsin, Iowa and Indiana

    Illinois Workers Comp Medical Costs below neighboring states Wisconsin, Iowa and Indiana
    CRAIN'S Chicago Business, Senior Reporter, Thomas Corfman ( http://bit.ly/1MtlVdW ) recently reported that under the 2011 IL workers comp reforms, medical costs per claim have now dropped by 15%.   Citing a report from the Workers…
  • Aug 26

    Illinois Truckers as Independent Contractors or Employees; Nature of the Business Test Matter

    Illinois Truckers as Independent Contractors or Employees; Nature of the Business Test Matter
    8-10-09 Illinois adopted a stricter test in 2007 that favors classifying workers as an employee rather than as an independent contractor. No single factor determines whether a worker will be classified as an employee or an independent…
  • Jun 28

    IL Workers Comp Reform: Aggravated DUI will be denied

    IL Workers Comp Reform: Aggravated DUI will be denied
    8-22-11 On August 8, 2011, Governor Quinn signed Senate Bill1147 into law to prevent workers convicted of serious crimes from claiming workers compensation benefits. Senate Bill 1147 denies workers compensation benefits for injuries…
Rank this Week: 1095

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: 1207

Attorneys Creative Roundtable

Attorneys Creative Roundtable

Covers the legal profession including the future of the profession, legal careers and law schools. By George S. Bellas.

http://www.attorneyscreativeroundtable.com/
  • Aug 4

    Programming Life And Death Decisions into Robot Driven Car

    Programming Life And Death Decisions into Robot Driven Car
    The ability of machines to make ethical decisions is quickly becoming a critical component in the development of self-driving cars: Ultimately, these questions will drive fundamental changes in insurance and liability law. Google’s…
  • Jul 13

    Secondments: A New Type of Legal Employment

    Secondments: A New Type of Legal Employment
    I assume you are aware that we are now several years into an era of fundamental disruptions in the foundations of the law business.  Yet even as technology and other mega-forces drive this rapid and sometimes painful evolution, there are…
  • Jun 20

    Artificial Intelligence: The Law Machine In Your Future

    Artificial Intelligence: The Law Machine In Your Future
         Everyone knows that technology has transformed every industry, market sector and profession, but few really understand how Artificial Intelligence (sometimes referred to as AI) is about to change everything…
Rank this Week: 970

TCB's Legal Blog

TCB's Legal Blog

Criminal defense news. By Thomas C. Brandstrader.

http://chicagofelony.com/legal-posts/
  • May 29

    I rarely agree with this author…but I agree with the attached sentiments that he now expresses…

    I rarely agree with this author…but I agree with the attached sentiments that he now expresses…
    Illinois judges: ‘merit selection’ vs. merits of election process By Dick Devine Dick Devine is a partner at Meckler, Bulger, Tilson and Pearson LLP. He served as the state’s attorney of Cook County from 1996 to 2008. I…
  • Mar 24

    In a followup, I guess we should not be surprised by…

    In a followup, I guess we should not be surprised by…
    http://www.bizjournals.com/chicago/news/2015/03/23/activists-question-chicago-police-use-of-cell.html
  • Mar 18

    We would like to but we can’t tell you….

    We would like to but we can’t tell you….
    According to a recent report, Law Enforcement across the country are seeking funds for a super-secret device created by the Harris Corporation that can track cell phones, emails, and other data by acting like a cell phone tower and is small…
Rank this Week: 1067

Child Injury Laws Blog

Child Injury Laws Blog

Covers child injury and child safety issues. By Jonathan Rosenfeld.

http://www.childinjurylaws.com/
  • May 18

    What Needs To Be Proved In Order To Win A Cerebral Palsy Lawsuit?

    What Needs To Be Proved In Order To Win A Cerebral Palsy Lawsuit?
    This post originally appeared on Child Injury Laws BlogWhat is Cerebral Palsy? Cerebral palsy is a disorder that usually occurs during pregnancy or during childbirth. Lack of oxygen to the brain causes brain damage to areas of the brain that…
  • Apr 18

    Do Not Under Estimate the Damage Caused by Dog Attacks To Children

    Do Not Under Estimate the Damage Caused by Dog Attacks To Children
    This post originally appeared on Child Injury Laws BlogDogs have been long labelled as a man’s best friend. Children love playing with their pet dogs, and are constantly left with dogs unsupervised. This has become quite a hazardous…
  • Mar 19

    Pediartic Brain Injuries Related To Car Accidents – What Statistics Tell Us?

    Pediartic Brain Injuries Related To Car Accidents – What Statistics Tell Us?
    This post originally appeared on Child Injury Laws BlogThe injuries inflicted on a child during a car accident can have lifelong consequences. With head trauma and brain injuries, sometimes these consequences will not be apparent until later…
Rank this Week: 685

Illinois Workers' Compensation…

Illinois Workers' Compensation Attorneys Blog

Covers Illinois work injury issues, including insurance, FMLA and independent medical examinations. By Dworkin & Maciariello.

http://www.illinoisworkerscompensationattorneys.com/
  • Apr 4

    Illinois Workers' Compensation and FMLA (Family and Medical Leave Act)

    Illinois Workers' Compensation and FMLA (Family and Medical Leave Act)
    When an employee is injured at work in Illinois there are a lot of fears that instantly arise: How will I earn an income? Who will pay my medical bills? What if I never return to 100%? Will I still have a job when I am done treating? …
  • Feb 23

    Diskectomies and Spinal Fusions As Treatment of Illinois Work Injurie

    Diskectomies and Spinal Fusions As Treatment of Illinois Work Injurie
    Workers' Compensation benefits are often available for injured workers in Illinois who require surgery for back pain and back injuries resulting from work accidents. Conservative or non-invasive treatment is normally tried first in an effort…
  • Jan 27

    Conservative Treatment and Surgery for Illinois Work Injurie

    Conservative Treatment and Surgery for Illinois Work Injurie
    When a job related injury causes back pain or leg pain it can be difficult to know whether surgery is necessary or if a more conservative method of treatment will be the best option. Many of our clients, from all over the Chicagoland area,…
Rank this Week: 1134

Smarter Will Blog

Smarter Will Blog

Provides estate planning and probate news.

http://www.smarterwill.com/estate-planning-news/
  • May 23

    Holographic Wills: Legal in Illinois?

    Holographic Wills: Legal in Illinois?
    Holographic wills (wills that are entirely handwritten) are not generally recognized as valid wills in the state of Illinois. Why? It's not because they're handwritten, but because holographic wills are usually not 'witnessed' properly (the…
  • May 9

    Organ Donation Process in Illinoi

    Organ Donation Process in Illinoi
    Did you know that Illinois has a fairly new organ donation process, and that even if you've registered before to be an organ donor, you may need to re-register under the new system? In 2006 (only 5 years ago), a new Illinois organ donation…
  • Apr 25

    Pulling the Plug: Illinois Law That Make it Possible

    Pulling the Plug: Illinois Law That Make it Possible
    Everyone has the right to live. But does everyone have the right to die? Dying on your own terms (or “pulling the plug”) is a privilege granted at the state level. But it requires advance planning. Every state has different rules on how…
Rank this Week: 741

Chicago Car Accident Attorneys…

Chicago Car Accident Attorneys Blog

Covers Illinois auto defects, car accidents and catastrophic injuries. By Law Offices of Steven J. Malman & Associates P.C.

http://www.chicagocaraccidentattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1054

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 28

    Prevent Drunk Driving this Summer in St. Loui

    Prevent Drunk Driving this Summer in St. Loui
    In the past few years, craft beer has become extremely popular in St. Louis. Craft beers are made by small breweries and offer a distinctive tasting experience to beer lovers and those looking for unique flavor combinations.…
  • May 27

    Missouri’s Texting and Driving Laws – St. Louis Accident Attorney

    Missouri’s Texting and Driving Laws – St. Louis Accident Attorney
    In Missouri, there is a ban for texting and driving only for drivers under 21 years old. Much has been said about the dangers of distracted driving. While most states in the U.S. have banned texting and driving for all drivers,…
  • May 26

    St. Louis Car Accident Injuries – Bulging and Herniated Disc

    St. Louis Car Accident Injuries – Bulging and Herniated Disc
    The insurance company may deny a claim for herniated disc, classing the injury as a pre-existing injury. Spinal injuries are common in car accidents and often require immediate hospitalization. However, there may…
Rank this Week: 1870

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 28

    Girl Hit By Pickup Truck In Gages Lake

    Girl Hit By Pickup Truck In Gages Lake
    There was a pedestrian accident Friday afternoon (May 27, 2016) in Gages Lake (unincorporated Lake County) in which a 12-year-old girl was critically injured. According to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, the accident happened at 2:43…
  • May 24

    Motorcycle And Car Collide In Wadsworth

    Motorcycle And Car Collide In Wadsworth
    There was a Lake County motorcycle accident at roughly 12:00 p.m. Monday, May 23, 2016 in Wadsworth. According to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, the accident happened as a 2014 Harley-Davidson and a 2005 Toyota Corolla collided at…
  • May 17

    Single-Vehicle Fatal Crash In Barrington Hill

    Single-Vehicle Fatal Crash In Barrington Hill
    There was a fatal accident Monday night (May 16, 2016) in Barrington Hills.  The crash led to the death of the driver as well as two passengers being hurt. According to police, the accident happened at approximately 9:45 p.m. on Goose…
Rank this Week: 3243

Mass Tort Lawyer Blog

Mass Tort Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.masstortlawyerblog.com/
  • May 28

    U.S. Supreme Court Issues Key Opinion for Class Action Lawsuit

    U.S. Supreme Court Issues Key Opinion for Class Action Lawsuit
    The United States Supreme Court recently handed down an opinion that may have broad implications for class action lawsuits. In Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, the defendant maintained a search engine that allowed users to search specifically for…
  • May 26

    FDA Imposes Stricter Regulations for E-Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Product

    FDA Imposes Stricter Regulations for E-Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Product
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is taking new steps to tighten the regulations on e-cigarette products, which have recently become popular based on claims that they pose less of a health risk to users than traditional tobacco…
  • May 24

    New Study Identifies Potentially Dangerous Nanoparticles in Baby Formula

    New Study Identifies Potentially Dangerous Nanoparticles in Baby Formula
    A new study released earlier this month concluded that potentially hazardous nanoparticles were identified in powdered baby formula products made by Gerber, Enfamil, Similac, and Well Beginnings. According to the results, six out of six…
Rank this Week: 2133

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

    Overtime Collective Action Filed Against Oil and Gas Company

    Overtime Collective Action Filed Against Oil and Gas Company
    According to the overtime lawsuit, the pipeline inspectors allegedly worked 16-18 hours a day, up to seven days a week. The lawsuit claims this is a common schedule for the oil and gas construction industry but, no matter what the industry,…
  • May 22

    General Dynamics Settles Unpaid Overtime Suit

    General Dynamics Settles Unpaid Overtime Suit
    According to a recent wage and hour lawsuit against General Dynamics, the defense contractor allegedly misclassified its workers as overtime exempt on a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services contract. The wage and hour lawsuit was filed…
  • May 18

    Court Enforces Forever 21 Arbitration Agreement in Employment Contract

    Court Enforces Forever 21 Arbitration Agreement in Employment Contract
    Forever 21 pointed to its arbitration agreement with Baltazar and asked the court to compel arbitration. Baltazar argued the agreement was "unconscionable," and as a result, could not be enforced. In order to prove a contract is…
Rank this Week: 2863

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Newborn’s Death Prompts Lawsuit

    Newborn’s Death Prompts Lawsuit
    The birth of a baby should be a happy day for parents. However, for one family, the joy of birth quickly turned to despair when their newborn infant died just minutes after she was born. The infant’s mother filed a lawsuit in Cook…
  • May 13

    Lawsuit Alleges Birth Injuries Were Caused by Medical Negligence

    Lawsuit Alleges Birth Injuries Were Caused by Medical Negligence
    The birth of a child should be a happy experience, but for one family, the happiness turned to sadness when the baby suffered a birth injury. The parents have filed a lawsuit in Cook County against a hospital and medical team that were…
  • May 6

    Premature Babies May be at Higher Risk for Birth Injurie

    Premature Babies May be at Higher Risk for Birth Injurie
    Parents expect that their baby will be born happy and healthy, and without complications. Sometimes, however, complications do occur. While not frequent, complications during labor and delivery can cause mistakes to happen which could result…
Rank this Week: 4283

Chicago Illinois Car Accident…

Chicago Illinois Car Accident Lawyer Blog

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

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

    7-Year-Old Girl Dies After Being Struck By Tractor In Englewood

    7-Year-Old Girl Dies After Being Struck By Tractor In Englewood
    There was a fatal accident Friday morning (May 27, 2016) in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood in which a 7-year-old girl was struck and killed by a tractor.  At the time of the accident the girl was attempting to cross the street…
  • May 23

    Rollover Accident In Kankakee Leads To Three Fatalitie

    Rollover Accident In Kankakee Leads To Three Fatalitie
    There was a fatal car accident sometime during early Monday morning (May 23) in Kankakee.  Three men died in the crash and one man was injured. According to authorities, the fatal rollover accident happened at U.S. Highway 45/52 and…
  • May 11

    Man Dragged Under SUV In Bridgeport Bicycle Accident

    Man Dragged Under SUV In Bridgeport Bicycle Accident
    There was a bicycle accident on May 2, 2016 in Chicago’s Bridgeport neighborhood.  The bicyclist was dragged under the SUV that struck him and sustained various serious injuries. According to Chicago Police, the accident happened…
Rank this Week: 3244

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyers Blog

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyers Blog

Chicago Birth Injury Blog. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicagobirthinjurylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2659