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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 18

    Failure to Make Arguments to Magistrate Requires Reversal of Recomendation

    Failure to Make Arguments to Magistrate Requires Reversal of Recomendation
    Velocity Patent, LLC v. Audi of Am., Inc., No. 13 C 8418, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Dec. 11, 2014) (Darrah, J.). Judge Darrah held that Judge Mason’s discovery report and recommendation was clearly erroneous, and ordered past damages…
  • Feb 16

    Clarified Claim Construction Precludes Summary Judgment

    Clarified Claim Construction Precludes Summary Judgment
    Trading Techs. Int’l, Inc. v. CQG, Inc., No. 05 C 4811, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Dec. 22, 2014) (Coleman, J.). Judge Coleman denied defendants’ (collectively “CQG” motion for summary judgment of noninfringement in this…
  • Feb 13

    Court Requires Document Production be Accompanied by an Affidavit Explaining the Search Proce

    Court Requires Document Production be Accompanied by an Affidavit Explaining the Search Proce
    Fantasia Distrib., Inc. v. Rand Wholesale, Inc., No. 14 C 1546, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Dec. 2, 2014) (Chang, J.). Judge Chang ruled upon the following discovery disputes in this case regarding alleged counterfeit sales of ehookah products:…
Rank this Week: 108

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

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

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

    Report Shows Problems Across State, Including Champaign County

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

    More on the Problems at Sauk Valley

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

    Sauk Valley Nursing Homes Do Not Meet Standard

    Sauk Valley Nursing Homes Do Not Meet Standard
    Illinois has had a fairly mixed record as a state when it comes to the quality of care at its nursing homes, and unfortunately ranks toward the bottom of the list closer to the likes of Texas and Oklahoma. Case in point, a recent report by an…
Rank this Week: 166

Nursing Homes Abuse Blog

Nursing Homes Abuse Blog

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

http://www.nursinghomesabuseblog.com/
  • Mar 4

    Nursing Home Employee’s Whistleblower Lawsuit Moves Forward

    Nursing Home Employee’s Whistleblower Lawsuit Moves Forward
    There were over 16,000 nursing homes in the U.S. by the year 2004, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, with 1.7 million beds, of which 86 percent had been occupied. An elderly lives in a nursing home for an average of…
  • Feb 9

    Alzheimer’s Patients Frequently Victims of Nursing Home Abuse

    Alzheimer’s Patients Frequently Victims of Nursing Home Abuse
    Sending your loved ones to a nursing home might be a growing concern for you, especially if you are aware of the number of Alzheimer’s patients who have been victims of nursing home abuse each year.  Nursing homes cater for almost…
  • Feb 2

    As Nursing Home Profits Increase, So Does The Risk of Injury

    As Nursing Home Profits Increase, So Does The Risk of Injury
    The entire purpose of any for-profit corporation is to make money and to continuously implement new strategies that will increase profit and reduce expenses. How far is too far though when a company puts its own needs above those of the…
Rank this Week: 243

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/
  • Feb 11

    LegalMatch Review: How LegalMatch Works for My Practice

    LegalMatch Review: How LegalMatch Works for My Practice
    So one of the websites that I love to utilize to attract good clients is LegalMatch. It is a website that allows people who have a legal claim to post cases and find lawyers who concentrate on such cases. This saves the client time and…
  • Feb 10

    Hot Wheel City Pays $20,000 To Settle Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

    Hot Wheel City Pays $20,000 To Settle Sexual Harassment Lawsuit
    Hot Wheel City pays $20,000 to settle a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit. The multi-count lawsuit was first filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC"). Published accounts indicate that Hot Wheel City subjected a…
  • Jan 7

    Comprehensive Behavioral Health Center Settles Discrimination Lawsuit For $309,000

    Comprehensive Behavioral Health Center Settles Discrimination Lawsuit For $309,000
    Comprehensive Behavioral Health Center ("CBHC"), pays $309,000 to a former employee to settle an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") lawsuit. According to published accounts the company refused to provide a reasonable…
Rank this Week: 281

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

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

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • Mar 4

    Part-time or full-time Legal Assistant Position!

    Part-time or full-time Legal Assistant Position!
    Law Office in Eureka, Illinois has need for a part-time or full-time Legal Assistant. Duties include preparation of correspondence and legal documents, organizing and maintaining legal files/records, administrative duties, court…
  • Feb 18

    Peoria County Sheriff’s Office:…

    Peoria County Sheriff’s Office: Career Opportunities 'File Clerk, Part-time'Department: Peoria County Sheriff’s OfficeSalary: '12.59 hourly'Hours: '20 hours a week'Application Deadline: Feb 27, 2015 Job Description: …
  • Feb 18

    Nominate your Favortie Paralegal and Criminal Justice Faculty

    Nominate your Favortie Paralegal and Criminal Justice Faculty
    Diversity Awards: This award recognizes faculty and staff who support and advance diversity at ICC. Click this link for more information: Diversity Nominations.  The online form also is available on the Faculty & Staff…
Rank this Week: 291

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/
  • Mar 4

    Update for SandRidge Energy and Hercules Offshore Bond Investor

    Update for SandRidge Energy and Hercules Offshore Bond Investor
    The White Law Group continues to investigate the liability that brokerage firms may have for recommending risky investments in shale energy companies and their leveraged debt (primarily in the form of junk bonds). Two of the most leveraged…
  • Mar 3

    FINRA Arbitration Statistics through early 2015

    FINRA Arbitration Statistics through early 2015
    FINRA recently reported updated statistics on the number and type of arbitration claims being filed in 2015 relative to previous years.  For the full statistics published by FINRA,…
  • Mar 2

    Securities Investigation involving UBS’s V10 Enhanced FX Carry Strategy

    Securities Investigation involving UBS’s V10 Enhanced FX Carry Strategy
    According to reports, a lawsuit was recently filed  against UBS Group for selling its V10 Enhanced FX Carry Strategy product without allegedly explaining the risk and complexity of the investment. The lawsuit reportedly further…
Rank this Week: 375

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/
  • Feb 27

    Superbug Linked to Hospital Death

    Superbug Linked to Hospital Death
    We go to hospitals to get well, not to get sick. Unfortunately, thanks to medical malpractice, it does not always work out that way. Sometimes these healthcare provider errors can result in patients suffering infections that can be life…
  • Feb 25

    Are Performance Metrics Contributing to Pharmacy Error?

    Are Performance Metrics Contributing to Pharmacy Error?
    When pharmaceutical errors happen, the results can be deadly. This type of medical malpractice hurts patients in two ways. First it results in their taking a medication that may be dangerous for them and second it results in their not getting…
  • Feb 21

    Celebrity Dentist Facing Malpractice Allegation

    Celebrity Dentist Facing Malpractice Allegation
    Almost no one likes going to the dentist. Its uncomfortable, the drill sounds terrifying, and the lectures on why you should be flossing more often are guilt inducing. However, even though some of us fear the dentist and think that the…
Rank this Week: 404

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
Rank this Week: 453

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Federal Tort Claims Act, Injuries to Minors and Children, Land Owner Liability, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Products Liability, and Toxic Torts. By Levin & Perconti.

http://www.illinoisinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Mrs. T’s Pierogies Recalled Due to Plastic Contamination

    Mrs. T’s Pierogies Recalled Due to Plastic Contamination
    A favorite aisle for many at our local supermarkets is the frozen food section. The frozen food section is notorious for people’s favorite snack foods like ice cream and frozen pizzas but also provides reliable staple foods like frozen…
  • Feb 23

    Cook County Walmart Sued for Slip and Fall

    Cook County Walmart Sued for Slip and Fall
    Most of our readers are aware that Chicago has had a lot of snow this winter in a short period of time. With so much snowfall at once, our neighborhoods have a high accumulation of snow sitting on the ground surrounding our homes, businesses,…
  • Feb 20

    Chicago Family Sues Cook County Sheriff’s Office for Death of Inmate

    Chicago Family Sues Cook County Sheriff’s Office for Death of Inmate
    Wrongful death lawsuits may be initiated where a death has been caused by the fault of another person, especially where the alleged wrongdoers owed a duty of care to the deceased and where the deceased was under their care and protection.…
Rank this Week: 499

The Illinois Trial Practice Weblog

The Illinois Trial Practice Weblog

Offers tips and techniques for trials lawyers. By Evan Schaeffer.

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

    Discovery Tip: Interrogatories About Requests for Admission

    Discovery Tip: Interrogatories About Requests for Admission
    Requests for admissions should be accompanied by a separate interrogatory that says something like this: "To the extent that any of your responses to any of Defendant's requests for admissions is other than an unqualified admission, list all…
  • Feb 20

    Depositions of Corporate Representatives: The "Second-Bite" Issue

    Depositions of Corporate Representatives: The "Second-Bite" Issue
    We're talking about 30(b)(6) depositions or their state-court equivalents. As a plaintiffs' lawyer, I've always taken the position (usually in Illinois state-court cases) that these do provide a "second bite at the apple." In other words, if…
  • Feb 11

    When Are Leading Questions Permitted During Federal-Court Depositions?

    When Are Leading Questions Permitted During Federal-Court Depositions?
    Can lawyers ask leading questions during federal-court depositions? If so, when? Under federal rules, the examination and cross-examination of witnesses during depositions proceeds “as permitted at trial.” Fed.R.Civ.P. 30(c). This…
Rank this Week: 514

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

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

http://www.chicagoinjuryattorneyblog.com/blog/
  • Nov 24

    Truck Accident Lawyers Will Pull Out the Big Guns on the Big Rig

    Truck Accident Lawyers Will Pull Out the Big Guns on the Big Rig
    Some people become nervous when driving on the highway next to a large truck, and there’s a reason for it. Whether you call it an 18-wheeler, a semi, or a big rig, an accident with a truck can cause significantly more damage than one…
  • Nov 24

    Truck Accident Lawyers Will Pull Out the Big Guns on the Big Rig

    Truck Accident Lawyers Will Pull Out the Big Guns on the Big Rig
    Some people become nervous when driving on the highway next to a large truck, and there’s a reason for it. Whether you call it an 18-wheeler, a semi, or a big rig, an accident with a truck can cause significantly more damage than one…
  • Nov 24

    Getting Back on the Road with a Personal Injury Attorney

    Getting Back on the Road with a Personal Injury Attorney
    Vehicle accidents are one of the most common types of personal injury. Unfortunately, they often come with bodily harm, medical and financial concerns, and lost life. When you have been the victim of a personal injury, recovery and returning…
Rank this Week: 605

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagopersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 5

    Mantenerse Seguro Mientras Conduciendo en el Frío Extremo de Chicago

    Mantenerse Seguro Mientras Conduciendo en el Frío Extremo de Chicago
    Muchos conductores en el área de Chicago pensaron que evitaron un mal invierno, porque el principio de la temporada fue tan suave. Sin embargo, las últimas semanas han traído múltiples frentes fríos y…
  • Mar 5

    Alleged Drunk Driver Arrested after Falling Asleep behind the Wheel

    Alleged Drunk Driver Arrested after Falling Asleep behind the Wheel
    National studies repeatedly conclude that alcohol is one of the most used and abused intoxicants among Americans, including those Americans that operate vehicles. Though the prevalence of alcohol use is high, drunk driving and driving under…
  • Mar 4

    Chicago Car Accident Lawyers Settle Case for $150,000

    Chicago Car Accident Lawyers Settle Case for $150,000
    The personal injury attorneys at Abels & Annes, P.C. believe in fighting for each and every client they represent and they always pursue the best possible outcome in every case handled. Unlike some firms, our lawyers only represent claims…
Rank this Week: 610

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/
Rank this Week: 623

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/
  • Mar 3

    UnitedHealth Tightens Rules on Hysterectomie

    UnitedHealth Tightens Rules on Hysterectomie
    The country's largest health insurer, UnitedHealth Group, recently announced that it was tightening the rules around hysterectomies and the use of power morcellators. Doctors will not have to gain specific authorization to perform surgeries…
  • Feb 27

    Medical Device Infecting Patients with "Super Bug"

    Medical Device Infecting Patients with "Super Bug"
    The FDA recently warned health care providers that improperly sterilized scopes are infecting patients with deadly, drug-resistant bacteria. The so-called "super bug" has already killed dozens of patients and caused hundreds others to fall…
  • Feb 24

    Factory Worker's Arm Severed in Accident

    Factory Worker's Arm Severed in Accident
    A 40-year-old factory employee lost his arm yesterday morning in a work accident. The factory is located in Bridgeport on Chicago's South Side. The man was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition. Work accident lawyers at Pintas &…
Rank this Week: 629

Chicago Executive Lawyer Blog

Chicago Executive Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois employment law issues, including discrimination, retaliation, wage claims and employment contract disputes. By The Prinz Law Firm, P.C.

http://www.chicagoexecutivelawyer.com/
  • Nov 15

    Is being a bad boss illegal?

    Is being a bad boss illegal?
    There are blog posts nearly every day about the importance of good leadership in the workplace and the negative affects of a bad boss. In our office, we have heard about nearly every type of bad boss: the micro-manager, the screamer, the…
  • Nov 7

    Big Surprise: Ending Workplace Harassment Saves Business' Money

    Big Surprise: Ending Workplace Harassment Saves Business' Money
    Last month, Bill Toland authored an article in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that highlights the high costs businesses face by allowing harassment to go unchecked. It is pretty obvious that no one wants to work in an environment where…
  • Oct 26

    It's never too late to pursue a dream

    It's never too late to pursue a dream
    A client of ours recently published a children's book titled Red Rose and Blue Butterfly. Publishing a book under any circumstances is an amazing feat, but one of the reasons this book in particular is so amazing is that the author, Sara…
Rank this Week: 641

Animal Law Blog

Animal Law Blog

By Amy A. Breyer.

http://animallawonline.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 3

    Love it! Thanks to blog reader Bruce for…

    Love it! Thanks to blog reader Bruce for sharing  :)
  • Feb 16

    Some more great new

    Some more great new
    Apologies (yet again) for how little I post on this blog anymore.  This start-a-museum thing has really become quite the project!Anywho, as I've said before (and anyone reading this blog likely agrees with as well), an improvement in any…
  • Feb 16

    York becomes first city in Britain to ban 'cruel' foie gra

    York becomes first city in Britain to ban 'cruel' foie gra
    A council has become the first in the UK to pass a motion banning the sale of controversial delicacy foie gras in its city.After a meeting in York, councillors voted in favour of a motion put forward by local Labour councillor Paul…
Rank this Week: 675

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/
  • Mar 5

    Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Over Intestinal Perforation Results in Jury Verdict for Surgeon

    Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Over Intestinal Perforation Results in Jury Verdict for Surgeon
    On June 1, 2009, the defendant surgeon Dr. Aaron Siegel agreed to assist a urologist during a urological surgery on 60-year-old Ivory Lakes at the Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, Ill. She had been a patient of Dr. Berger, the…
  • Mar 3

    Medical Malpractice Caps on Verdicts Leaves Patients in the Cold

    Medical Malpractice Caps on Verdicts Leaves Patients in the Cold
    The state of South Dakota has imposed a medical malpractice cap that leaves many who are injured or killed without a remedy. It was reported recently that a young woman who brought herself to a hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D., because she was…
  • Feb 26

    Cook County Deadlocked on Death Caused by an Omission by Radiologist

    Cook County Deadlocked on Death Caused by an Omission by Radiologist
    On Jan. 8, 2008, Nicole Yerkovich, who was 35 at the time, was taken by ambulance to the emergency department at LaGrange Memorial Hospital because of severe abdominal pain and nausea. The ER doctor at the hospital ordered a contrast CT scan…
Rank this Week: 683

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/
  • Mar 4

    Overuse of Psychiatric Drugs in Nursing Homes Widespread

    Overuse of Psychiatric Drugs in Nursing Homes Widespread
    Our nursing home negligence lawyers often write on the overuse of dangerous medications in nursing homes - a practice known as chemical restraint - on this blog. It is an extremely important, insidious issue that has been hidden by nursing…
  • Mar 2

    Oklahoma Nursing Home to Pay $1 Million for Abuse

    Oklahoma Nursing Home to Pay $1 Million for Abuse
    A jury in Oklahoma City recently ordered Quail Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation to pay $1.2 million to the family of an abused resident. The abuse was caught on tape after the family suspected theft was occurring and planted a hidden camera.…
  • Feb 20

    New Guidelines Cause Nursing Home Quality Score Drop

    New Guidelines Cause Nursing Home Quality Score Drop
    In our latest nursing home post we detailed the new guidelines for Medicare's Nursing Home Compare website and how it could impact the quality scores of more than 15,000 American nursing homes. It was just confirmed that about a third of…
Rank this Week: 712

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/
  • Mar 4

    Central District of Illinois Explains Its Disagreement With Fifield Consideration Rule

    Central District of Illinois Explains Its Disagreement With Fifield Consideration Rule
    At this rate, I should have about 20 blog posts this year concerning Illinois' controversial Fifield rule.As I have explained in numerous posts, Illinois appears to have a unique rule concerning the type of consideration needed to…
  • Feb 20

    Obama Administration's Cybersecurity Proposal Would Broaden CFAA

    Obama Administration's Cybersecurity Proposal Would Broaden CFAA
    The Obama Administration has been active in addressing concerns related to cybersecurity and trade secrets theft. In 2013, the Administration rolled its strategy to mitigate trade secrets theft - the first of its kind executive-level white…
  • Feb 13

    Fifield and the Northern District: A Stormy Marriage

    Fifield and the Northern District: A Stormy Marriage
    The much-maligned Illinois decision of Fifield v. Premier Dealer Services, Inc. got a big jolt of life when another appellate district reaffirmed its essential holding: when an at-will employee signs a non-compete, continued employment…
Rank this Week: 802

Illinois Appellate Lawyer Blog

Illinois Appellate Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.illinoisappellatelawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 22

    Illinois Discovery Order A Judgment, Triggering 30-Day Appeal Deadline

    Illinois Discovery Order A Judgment, Triggering 30-Day Appeal Deadline
    Daewoo International paid American Metals Trading $14.5 million for pig iron. But American Metals didn’t deliver, so Daewoo started an arbitration proceeding. In support of the arbitration, Daewoo got an order of attachment against…
  • Dec 10

    Statutory Deadline For Notice Of Appeal Trumps Supreme Court Rule

    Statutory Deadline For Notice Of Appeal Trumps Supreme Court Rule
    Which deadline for filing a Notice of Appeal applies when the supreme court rules differ from the General Assembly’s statute? And what happens to the appeal when the Notice of Appeal meets the General Assembly’s deadline but not…
  • Dec 4

    Illinois Supreme Court Can’t Decide Chicago Red-Light Camera Case

    Illinois Supreme Court Can’t Decide Chicago Red-Light Camera Case
    The Illinois Supreme Court’s single-paragraph opinion in Keating v. City of Chicago, 2014 IL 116054 (11/20/14), is remarkable because the court was unable to render a decision. The case involved the validity of Chicago’s red-light…
Rank this Week: 992

Chicago Workers Compensation…

Chicago Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers construction accidents, truck accidents and Illinois workers compensation. By Law Offices of Steven J. Malman & Associates P.C.

http://www.chicagoworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1019

Gillette-Torvik Blog

Gillette-Torvik Blog

Two lawyers in two states blog about law and the issues of the day, and then comment on each other's posts.

http://gillette-torvik.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 26

    Bad at math

    Bad at math
    I have a friend who is a cement mason by trade. Like many construction jobs, in order to be a good cement mason you need to be competent at math. Since I am somewhat math challenged, my friend refers to my mathematical errors as "history…
  • Feb 18

    Wisconsin leads the nation in what?

    Wisconsin leads the nation in what?
    I suspect the Venn diagram for people who listen to This American Life and people who read this blog is either a circle or a figure eight.  In case it is the latter, I wanted to point out that last week's episode on policing is very…
  • Feb 3

    The pen is mightier than the sword. But which is more expensive?

    The pen is mightier than the sword. But which is more expensive?
    My office evidently shares an elevator bank with a company that sells pens for prices ranging from ten bucks to $75,000. I have yet to visit the place. My taste-or perhaps, my lack of taste-runs to the Bic BU2 Grip. I could be mistaken, but I…
Rank this Week: 1040

Chicago Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Chicago Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers car accidents, truck accidents, and personal injury law in Illinois. By Levin & Perconti.

http://www.chicagocaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Despite Dangers, Motorcycle Use Continued to Climb: Tips for New Rider

    Despite Dangers, Motorcycle Use Continued to Climb: Tips for New Rider
    With a forecasted high of just 30 degrees this weekend in Chicago, most motorcyclists aren’t dusting off their bikes just yet. However, Spring really isn’t all that far off, and our lawyers believe that it’s never too early…
  • Feb 25

    Commonly Held Myths About Child-Pedestrian Safety Debunked

    Commonly Held Myths About Child-Pedestrian Safety Debunked
    Roughly one-fifth of all child car accident fatalities under the age of ten are pedestrians, and most often, these accidents occur during the hours when children are coming to and from school. Young children are naturally energetic, active,…
  • Feb 20

    Drugged Driving – Increasing Public Awareness is Crucial to Curb Car Accident

    Drugged Driving – Increasing Public Awareness is Crucial to Curb Car Accident
    Ever Since the Ad Council and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration partnered up to launch their Drunk Driving Prevention Campaign in 1983, alcohol’s deleterious affect on driving has assumed an influential role at the…
Rank this Week: 1065

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/
  • Feb 16

    Weekend Accidents on I-55 Close Southbound Lane

    Weekend Accidents on I-55 Close Southbound Lane
    This weekend brought a significant storm to the Chicago area but unlike some earlier in the season, snow was not the biggest threat. While some new snow accumulated on area roads and expressways, the biggest threat to those that were driving…
  • Feb 12

    Accidente de Carro en Posen deja a un Peatón Muerto

    Accidente de Carro en Posen deja a un Peatón Muerto
    Es una actividad diaria para millones de personas que viven en Chicago – caminar al aire libre. Si usted camina desde su vehículo estacionado a un apartamento, a una parada de autobús o al tren, es más probable que…
  • Feb 12

    Charges Issued for Alleged Drunk Driver in Crystal Lake

    Charges Issued for Alleged Drunk Driver in Crystal Lake
    Mothers Against Drunk Driving refers to drinking and driving as the most common crime committed across the nation. It is a particularly troubling activity because it threatens not only the safety of a drunk driver but also all innocent…
Rank this Week: 1140

Construction Law Today

Construction Law Today

Covers construction industry news and updates. By Joshua Glazov.

http://www.constructionlawtoday.com/
Rank this Week: 1154

General Counselor

General Counselor

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

http://general-counselor.com
  • Mar 4

    Cook County Enacts Wage Theft Ordinance with Serious Consequences for Employer

    Cook County Enacts Wage Theft Ordinance with Serious Consequences for Employer
    Cook County recently became the largest county in the nation to pass a “wage theft” ordinance that will have significant consequences for employers that are located in, contract with, or do business in Cook County. Effective May…
  • Dec 4

    Chicago to Raise Its Minimum Wage

    Chicago to Raise Its Minimum Wage
    E. Jason Tremblay On December 2, 2014, the Chicago City Council followed several other municipalities around the country and approved an ordinance to raise the minimum wage. Effective July 1, 2015, Chicago employers of all sizes will be…
  • Nov 20

    “Ban the Box” is Coming to Illinoi

    “Ban the Box” is Coming to Illinoi
    Illinois has become the 5th U.S. state to prohibit inquiries about criminal history on initial applications from most private sector jobs. Commonly known as “ban the box” legislation, the “Job Opportunities for Qualified…
Rank this Week: 1184

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: 1261

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers accident and injury law, as well as medical malpractice and construction injury news. Published by Chicago, Illinois personal injury attorney, Joseph Klest.

http://www.josephklest.com/
  • Feb 13

    Charges Filed Against Winnebago Man for Sexually Abusing Children at Day Care

    Charges Filed Against Winnebago Man for Sexually Abusing Children at Day Care
    Prosecutors in Winnebago County, Illinois have charged David Seaton, 51 a Winnebago resident with as many as 11 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse as well as one count of predatory sexual assault. Seaton was first charged with one…
  • Feb 8

    2 injured After Car Runs Red Light in Chinatown

    2 injured After Car Runs Red Light in Chinatown
    At about 1:15 early Sunday morning two cars collided in Chicago's Chinatown neighborhood after one of the drivers failed to stop at a red light. Two people were injured in the crash, including an off duty police officer. The condition of…
  • Feb 6

    Acting Quickly Can Help Preserve Camera Footage of Car Accident

    Acting Quickly Can Help Preserve Camera Footage of Car Accident
    There are more cameras in public places now then there ever were before, and camera footage is often used to aid police in criminal investigations. Increasingly though, accident victims are also benefiting from the use pictures and video…
Rank this Week: 1285

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…
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Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Mar 5

    Across the country, medical malpractice payments are dropping

    Across the country, medical malpractice payments are dropping
    A new study has found that the number of payments for medical malpractice claims has dropped sharply since 2002. The study also found that many doctors are seeing declining liability insurance costs and payment amounts. The study was…
  • Mar 3

    Family files wrongful death lawsuit against Kmart after woman dies from infected cut

    Family files wrongful death lawsuit against Kmart after woman dies from infected cut
    The family of a woman who died from an infection after suffering a cut to her leg from a shelf in an Illinois Kmart has filed a wrongful death claim against the retail corporation. The lawsuit alleges that Dolores Thompson was using a…
  • Mar 2

    Personal Injury Claim Cites FitBit Data

    Personal Injury Claim Cites FitBit Data
    Wearable devices that track the movements of users to help them with personal fitness goals can also produce evidence that can be used in personal injury lawsuits. The first known case to use data from the popular FitBit device is now…
Rank this Week: 1367

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/
  • Nov 24

    Truck Accident Lawyers Will Pull Out the Big Guns on the Big Rig

    Truck Accident Lawyers Will Pull Out the Big Guns on the Big Rig
    Some people become nervous when driving on the highway next to a large truck, and there’s a reason for it. Whether you call it an 18-wheeler, a semi, or a big rig, an accident with a truck can cause significantly more damage than one…
  • Nov 24

    Truck Accident Lawyers Will Pull Out the Big Guns on the Big Rig

    Truck Accident Lawyers Will Pull Out the Big Guns on the Big Rig
    Some people become nervous when driving on the highway next to a large truck, and there’s a reason for it. Whether you call it an 18-wheeler, a semi, or a big rig, an accident with a truck can cause significantly more damage than one…
  • Nov 24

    Getting Back on the Road with a Personal Injury Attorney

    Getting Back on the Road with a Personal Injury Attorney
    Vehicle accidents are one of the most common types of personal injury. Unfortunately, they often come with bodily harm, medical and financial concerns, and lost life. When you have been the victim of a personal injury, recovery and returning…
Rank this Week: 1370

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/
  • Feb 23

    Drug Penalties in Illinois.

    Drug Penalties in Illinois.
    ACCURATE AS OF FEBRUARY 20, 2015 Possession of Methamphetamines Weight Statute Class Time 0-5 grams 720 ILCS 646/60(b)(1) Class 3 2-5 years 5-15 grams 720 ILCS 646/60(b)(2) Class 2 3-7 years 15-100 grams 720 ILCS 646/60(b)(3) Class 1 4-15…
  • Feb 6

    Motions to Reconsider Sentence Do NOT Stop Appeal Filing Deadline

    Motions to Reconsider Sentence Do NOT Stop Appeal Filing Deadline
    United States v. Townsend. No. 13-2677. Background. Louis Townsend pleaded guilty to possessing a firearm as a felon and was sentenced to 71 months in prison. He challenges his sentence on several grounds, but the government questions whether…
  • Jan 29

    Honest Services Fraud: Use of Word “Reward” In Jury Instruction Leads to Reversal

    Honest Services Fraud: Use of Word “Reward” In Jury Instruction Leads to Reversal
    USA v. Thomas Hawkins and John W. Racasi, No. 14-1892 & 14-1908 . Thomas Hawkins and John Racasi were employed as analysts on the staff of Larry Rogers, a member of the Cook County Board of Review, when they accepted...
Rank this Week: 1424

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

By The Davis Law Group, P.C.

http://www.chicagoduilawyerblog.net/
  • Mar 5

    Failure to Log DUI Arrests Allows Offenders to Keep Driving

    Failure to Log DUI Arrests Allows Offenders to Keep Driving
    A Tribune investigation revealed that the driver's licenses of thousands of drunk drivers have not been suspended because the arrests of these drivers are not being logged into state computers. While state officials blame the police for…
  • Feb 25

    Report Shows Lake County Leads State in DUI Arrest

    Report Shows Lake County Leads State in DUI Arrest
    According to the Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists ("AAIM"), a non-profit citizens action group that has tracked Illinois DUI arrests since 1982, Lake County made the most DUI arrests in the state in 2013. The 233 officers averaged 1.49…
  • Feb 18

    Freed Inmate Sues Northwestern for Unethical Conduct Leading to Double-Murder Conviction

    Freed Inmate Sues Northwestern for Unethical Conduct Leading to Double-Murder Conviction
    A former Northwestern professor, a private investigator and a lawyer are accused of conspiring to frame Alstory Simon, who spent 15 years in prison, for a 1982 double-homicide in Chicago. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of Simon, and seeks…
Rank this Week: 1436

Illinois Truck Accident Lawyer…

Illinois Truck Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.illinoistruckaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Truck Driver Responsible for I-88 Crash Found Guilty of Driving While Impaired

    Truck Driver Responsible for I-88 Crash Found Guilty of Driving While Impaired
    Our attorneys were saddened by last year’s Chicago suburban truck crash that injured an Illinois state trooper and took the life of the tollway worker he was assisting. Since this crash occurred, we have been dedicated to keeping…
  • Feb 20

    American Trucking Industry Reports Decline in Truck Accident Fatalities to Congre

    American Trucking Industry Reports Decline in Truck Accident Fatalities to Congre
    As our regular readers know, trucking accidents are serious matters, often causing serious personal injuries and deaths due to the weight and speed of the vehicles involved. In recent years, truck driver fatigue has been in the spotlight as a…
  • Feb 16

    NTSB Examines Chicago Crash that Took the Life of a Tollway Worker

    NTSB Examines Chicago Crash that Took the Life of a Tollway Worker
    Last January, our lawyers were shocked and saddened by news that an Illinois toll way worker’s life was needlessly ended as the result of an accident involving a fatigued truck driver. A state trooper was assisting a tollway worker in…
Rank this Week: 1443

Chicago Truck Accident Lawyer Blog

Chicago Truck Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers truck accidents and trucking regulations. By Law Offices of Steven J. Malman & Associates P.C.

http://www.chicagotruckaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 27

    Mother and Daughter Killed in Illinois Semi-Truck Crash

    Mother and Daughter Killed in Illinois Semi-Truck Crash
    Lorraine McNeil, 69, and her daughter Kathleen Wilcox, 45, died last week in an Illinois semi-trailer crash on Interstate 80. The two women, who are both from Ottawa, were pronounced dead at the truck accident site. The accident took place at…
  • Apr 27

    Mother and Daughter Killed in Illinois Semi-Truck Crash

    Mother and Daughter Killed in Illinois Semi-Truck Crash
    Lorraine McNeil, 69, and her daughter Kathleen Wilcox, 45, died last week in an Illinois semi-trailer crash on Interstate 80. The two women, who are both from Ottawa, were pronounced dead at the truck accident site. The accident took place at…
  • Apr 22

    Illinois Semi-Trailer Crash on Highway 34 Kills One Trucker

    Illinois Semi-Trailer Crash on Highway 34 Kills One Trucker
    Trucker Bradley Conkle is dead following an Illinois truck accident involving three semi-trucks on Highway 34. The multi-vehicle collision occurred at around 3am on Monday and the road had to be shut down for several hours so clean up crews…
Rank this Week: 1450

GreisGuide to LTACHs

GreisGuide to LTACHs

Presents business and legal resources for long term acute care hospitals.

http://greisguide.com
Rank this Week: 1519

Chicago DUI Law Blog

Chicago DUI Law Blog

Covers Chicago criminal and DUI laws. By Ava George Stewart.

http://chicagoduilaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 2

    Chicago DUI Attorney Comments on License Suspensions for DUI Arrest

    Chicago DUI Attorney Comments on License Suspensions for DUI Arrest
    This Chicago DUI attorney has posted here and hereabout having your driving privileges taken away before you ever have your first day in court.  From the Chicago Tribune:Bureaucratic mix-ups have let thousands of drunken drivers…
  • Jan 19

    Chicago DUI Lawyer's Thoughts on Martin Luther King's Holiday

    Chicago DUI Lawyer's Thoughts on Martin Luther King's Holiday
    My Dear Friends,I have already posted my thoughts over at Chicago Criminal Law Blog on this subject.  There is always something you can do today.-- PaxContinue reading over at Chicago Criminal Law Blog
  • Nov 3

    Chicago DUI Attorney Reminds You To Vote

    Chicago DUI Attorney Reminds You To Vote
    Tomorrow is election day.  And like many people, I am busy.  My husband is busy.  We have to work.  I have to pack after work for a flight for a memorial service.  But we voted already.  We prefer to vote early…
Rank this Week: 1524

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/
  • Mar 1

    Lawsuit Filed Over Alleged Failure to Pay Overtime to Construction Worker

    Lawsuit Filed Over Alleged Failure to Pay Overtime to Construction Worker
    Such is the alleged state of affairs when employers allegedly choose to cut costs by cutting their workers’ wages. Instead of attracting new employees with higher wage rates and fair working conditions, they allegedly resort to…
  • Feb 22

    Wage and Hour Lawsuit Filed Against California Temp Agency

    Wage and Hour Lawsuit Filed Against California Temp Agency
    Bengel is seeking to represent a class of similarly situated employees that could number as high as 1,000 workers employed by CST in the state of California between November 1, 2013 and the filing of the lawsuit. She is seeking civil…
  • Feb 19

    Lyft Sued in Wage and Hour Class Case in California

    Lyft Sued in Wage and Hour Class Case in California
    The combination of the recent recession and the rise in app-based firms like Lyft has resulted in a significant increase in companies relying on independent contractors to do everything from run errands to data entry. A ruling against Lyft in…
Rank this Week: 1526

Chicago Medical Malpractice Lawyer…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice cases, news and issues with a focus on Illinois. From the Chicago law firm of Hurley McKenna & Mertz.

http://www.chicagomedicalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1556

The Wage and Hour Litigation Blog

The Wage and Hour Litigation Blog

Covers wage and hour law. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.wagehourlitigation.com
Rank this Week: 1662

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/
  • Feb 19

    Musical Therapy for Brain Injurie

    Musical Therapy for Brain Injurie
    Immediate action is vital to the successful treatment of a traumatic brain injury (TBI). As soon as the causing event occurs, damage begins spreading throughout the brain, leading to increased risk for more serious injury, or even death.…
  • Feb 12

    Longer Recovery for Hockey-Related Brain Injurie

    Longer Recovery for Hockey-Related Brain Injurie
    Traumatic brain injury (TBI) incidents are commonly in the news, especially in relation to the game of football. The National Football League, along with the National Collegiate Athletic Association, are both facing multi million-dollar civil…
  • Feb 5

    Super Bowl Injury Raises Questions About NFL Concussion Policie

    Super Bowl Injury Raises Questions About NFL Concussion Policie
    This past weekend marked one of the most important events in all of professional athletes. Across the country, millions of fans watched the Seattle Seahawks and New England patriots battle for the Super bowl championship. As fans sat glued to…
Rank this Week: 1678

Medical Malpractice Lawyers Blog

Medical Malpractice Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.medicalmalpracticelawyer.center/
  • Mar 5

    Most Patients Overestimate Benefits, Underestimate Harms of Medical Care

    Most Patients Overestimate Benefits, Underestimate Harms of Medical Care
    A new study - the first of its kind - reviewed the medical literature on patient's expectations of the benefits and harms of medical treatments, with surprising results. Medical malpractice lawyers discuss this study and how it reflects…
  • Feb 9

    Suspended Psychiatrist Charged with Writing Prescription

    Suspended Psychiatrist Charged with Writing Prescription
    A psychiatrist in Pennsylvania was recently charged with writing prescriptions and taking patients while his medical license was suspended. Medical malpractice lawyers at Pintas & Mullins are currently investigating cases of injury or…
  • Feb 5

    Amputee Awarded $3.1 Million in Malpractice Case

    Amputee Awarded $3.1 Million in Malpractice Case
    A former Illinois police lieutenant was awarded $3.15 million in his case against the doctor who negligently amputated his leg. The incident occurred at Rockford Memorial Hospital in 2010, when the victim was admitted for dizziness and…
Rank this Week: 1708

The Chicago Bicycle Advocate

The Chicago Bicycle Advocate

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

http://www.mybikeadvocate.com/
  • Mar 5

    A Case For Chicago's Red Light Camera

    A Case For Chicago's Red Light Camera
    The following post by Brendan Kevenides appears on the Time Out Chicago blog:Red light cameras are present at 174 of Chicago's intersections. When a driver runs a red light, the camera snaps a photo of the offending vehicle and its license…
  • Feb 20

    California's Proposed Bicycle Helmet Mandate Is A Bad Idea

    California's Proposed Bicycle Helmet Mandate Is A Bad Idea
    Last week a state senator in California introduced a bill that would require all adults to wear a helmet while riding a bicycle.  While some jurisdictions in the United States require minors to wear bicycle helmets, if the proposed bill…
  • Feb 18

    Smartphone App Promises To Alert Drivers To People On Bike

    Smartphone App Promises To Alert Drivers To People On Bike
    A new smartphone app may help alert drivers to the presence of bicyclists.  The Bike Shield App, free for iPhone and Android users, sounds an alarm to drivers also using the app when a cyclist is nearby.  The app works if both…
Rank this Week: 1707

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer…

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagomotorcycleaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 1

    Motorcycle Loss Of Control As An Accident Cause

    Motorcycle Loss Of Control As An Accident Cause
    Many different factors can pose risks to Illinois motorcyclists.  On this site, many motorcycle accident statistics are cited – both for Illinois as well as nationally – and various motorcycle rider safety issues are also…
  • Dec 23

    Motorcyclist Safety Among Older Rider

    Motorcyclist Safety Among Older Rider
    Motorcycle rider safety is a critical issue, and is often discussed in this site, both in a number of pages (including the “Illinois Motorcyclist Safety And Helmet Use” page and  the “Illinois Motorcycle Riding After…
  • Dec 22

    Year 2013 U.S. Motorcycle Crash Fatalities And Injuries Statistic

    Year 2013 U.S. Motorcycle Crash Fatalities And Injuries Statistic
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has recently released statistics regarding 2013 motor vehicle crashes.   This document is titled “2013 Motor Vehicle Crashes:  Overview” (pdf) and is dated…
Rank this Week: 1714

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/
  • Mar 5

    Schrag v. Spear - Relocation of Custodial Parent Requires Strict Procedural Following

    Schrag v. Spear - Relocation of Custodial Parent Requires Strict Procedural Following
    Anytime a custodial parent wishes to relocate with a child - whether it's across the street or across the country - the parent must first notify the court and obtained permission. Further, non-custodial parents have several options with how…
  • Feb 15

    In re Marriage of Gust - Spousal Maintenance Amount, Duration, Weighed

    In re Marriage of Gust - Spousal Maintenance Amount, Duration, Weighed
    Indiana law generally presumes following a divorce each spouse will work and support him or herself after the marriage has ended. However, there are some exceptions, and in these cases, spousal maintenance is granted. Courts are more likely…
  • Feb 4

    Vanderkam v. Vanderkam - Consideration of Retirement Benefits Key in Divorce

    Vanderkam v. Vanderkam - Consideration of Retirement Benefits Key in Divorce
    In many divorce cases, one of the primary considerations that must be made concerns retirement benefits - whether that be through a typical 401k or a pension or through federal Social Security benefits. The Employee Retirement Income…
Rank this Week: 1718