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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/
  • May 25

    The Courts and Patent Litigation

    The Courts and Patent Litigation
    We often hear concerns with the ability or the willingness of the courts to handle sophisticated patent cases.  While we feel the concern is overstated, there are legitimate concerns.  Roy Strom examines a number of these concerns…
  • May 22

    Covered Business Method Review of Four of Fifteen Patents Warrants Stay

    Covered Business Method Review of Four of Fifteen Patents Warrants Stay
    Trading Techs. Int’l, Inc. v. BCG Partners, Inc., Nos. 10 C 715, 716, 718, 720, 721, 726, 882-885, 929 & 931, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Mar. 25, 2015) (Kendall, J.). Judge Kendall granted defendants’ motion to stay this patent…
  • May 20

    Bit Torrent Default Judgment Gets $750/Movie

    Bit Torrent Default Judgment Gets $750/Movie
    Malibu Media, LLC v. Funderburg, No. 13 C 2614, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Apr. 24, 2015) (Dow, J.). Judge Dow granted plaintiff Malibu Media’s motion for default judgment in this copyright case regarding pornographic movies.  Malibu…
Rank this Week: 107

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: 167

Nursing Homes Abuse Blog

Nursing Homes Abuse Blog

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

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

    Poor Communication Alleged in Nursing Home Patient’s Death

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

    Behind Closed Doors: Sexual Abuse Alleged At Nursing Home

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

    Recent Nursing Home Fines Suggest General Lack of Patient Oversight

    Recent Nursing Home Fines Suggest General Lack of Patient Oversight
    Nursing homes are increasingly becoming a place of distrust and oversight, rather than what they were created to be, a safe and comfortable home for the elderly. Recently, many nursing homes have been fined for their oversight of patients and…
Rank this Week: 239

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/
  • Mar 13

    Farm Pays $40,00 To Settle Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

    Farm Pays $40,00 To Settle Sexual Harassment Lawsuit
    Windmill Farms Nurseries, Inc., pays $40,000 to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit. The lawsuit was first filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC"). The EEOC charged the company with subjecting a female employee, Sheila…
  • Mar 13

    Farm Pays $40,00 To Settle Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

    Farm Pays $40,00 To Settle Sexual Harassment Lawsuit
    Windmill Farms Nurseries, Inc., pays $40,000 to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit. The lawsuit was first filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC“). The EEOC charged the company with subjecting a female…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 280

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

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

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • Jun 30

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

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

    Candidate for a legal assistant/paralegal position!

    Candidate for a legal assistant/paralegal position!
    Cordis & Cordis is searching for a candidate for a legal assistant/paralegal position.  Our office is in Princeville, Illinois (9 miles northwest of Dunlap) and has been in existence for 43 years.  Given that our practice is a…
  • Jun 18

    Central Communications Operator!

    Central Communications Operator!
    POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTPosition Title:         Central Communications Operator Department:           Facilities…
Rank this Week: 283

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/
  • Jun 29

    Puerto Rico Bond Losse

    Puerto Rico Bond Losse
    Many investors in Puerto Rico municipal bonds have concern for their investments. The commonwealth has been able to stave off a bail out but the island remains indebted more than $70 billion dollars, or about 68% of its gross domestic…
  • Jun 29

    Investigation into Fidelity Advisor Gold Fund

    Investigation into Fidelity Advisor Gold Fund
    If you have suffered investment losses in the mutual fund, Fidelity Advisor Gold Fund, The White Law Group may be able to help. A mutual fund is a managed portfolio of investments. Mutual funds are as risky (or not risky) as the underlying…
  • Jun 29

    Investigation into Market Vectors Bold ETF

    Investigation into Market Vectors Bold ETF
    Have you suffered losses investing in Market Vectors Bold ETF? If so, the securities attorneys of The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses in a FINRA arbitration claim against the brokerage firm that recommended the…
Rank this Week: 371

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/
  • Jun 23

    Illinois Hearing Highlights Problems with Tort Reform

    Illinois Hearing Highlights Problems with Tort Reform
    States around the country are making terrible mistakes by enacting draconian tort reform measures that strip injured patients of their rights to recover from doctors and other medical professionals who hurt them. The only way there is to…
  • Jun 19

    Hospital Has High Secret Death Rate

    Hospital Has High Secret Death Rate
    Patients are at the mercy of hospitals, which makes patients susceptible to medical malpractice. While a few tools have been developed to help patients make more informed decisions when choosing a primary care physician, when it comes to…
  • Jun 15

    Soft Tissue Dermal Fillers a Risk

    Soft Tissue Dermal Fillers a Risk
    The costs of using unsafe pharmaceuticals can be life altering. These dangerous drugs can cause serious injury or even wrongful death. The federal agency tasked with making sure our drugs are safe is the United States Food and Drug…
Rank this Week: 403

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: 427

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/
  • Jun 12

    Illinois Plaintiffs Weigh in on Tort Reform

    Illinois Plaintiffs Weigh in on Tort Reform
    Recently, tort reform became a topic of discussion in Springfield. Our attorneys believe this is an especially important topic because these lawsuits give injured victims of negligence access to the courts and allow plaintiffs to recover…
  • Jun 5

    Jury Awards $2.5 Million to Family of Oswego High School Student

    Jury Awards $2.5 Million to Family of Oswego High School Student
    Our attorneys are always saddened to hear of tragic loss of young people in our community. It is all too often that young people are entrusted in the care of others, and even though these people or entities are aware they owe a legal duty to…
  • May 28

    Several People Suffer Personal Injuries in Evanston Porch Collapse

    Several People Suffer Personal Injuries in Evanston Porch Collapse
    Summertime is a favorite season for many Chicagoans. After our notorious cold and harsh winters, we gladly embrace the summer warmth and pleasant temperatures. Chicago citizens tend to flock to outdoor activities throughout the city, from…
Rank this Week: 501

The Illinois Trial Practice Weblog

The Illinois Trial Practice Weblog

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

http://www.illinoistrialpractice.com/
  • Jun 26

    More Articles I Wrote Recently for <ital>Lawyerist</ital>

    More Articles I Wrote Recently for &lt;ital&gt;Lawyerist&lt;/ital&gt;
    Here are two articles I wrote recently for Lawyerist, both on litigation-related themes: 1. How to Take a Deposition Like a Pro 2. How to Have a Collegial Relationship with Opposing Counsel I tried to fill both articles with solid,...
  • May 5

    Fast and Thorough Deposition Preparation

    Fast and Thorough Deposition Preparation
    The sixth revision to my book about depositions, Deposition Checklists and Strategies, is available from James Publishing. Here's information about the book from the James Publishing website-- Creating an outline is the most efficient way of…
  • Apr 20

    New at <i>Lawyerist</I>: Self-Editing for Legal Writer

    New at &lt;i&gt;Lawyerist&lt;/I&gt;: Self-Editing for Legal Writer
    I have a new article at Lawyerist, "Write Better Legal Documents with an Editing Checklist"-- By using a self-editing checklist to edit your writing, you will quickly improve the quality of your finished work. You will also become a…
Rank this Week: 517

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/
  • Jun 30

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

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

    Sharing Notes with Patients Helps Reduce Doctor Mistake

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

    Electronic Health Record-Related Malpractice Suits on the Rise

    Electronic Health Record-Related Malpractice Suits on the Rise
    Electronic health records (EHR) have become standard in today’s medical field. Creating faster, more accessible charting and communication, both doctors and patients are taking advantage of this system. However, these programs can…
Rank this Week: 604

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: 618

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/
  • Jun 29

    2 Dead After Motorcycle, 3 Cars Involved in I-290 Crash

    2 Dead After Motorcycle, 3 Cars Involved in I-290 Crash
    Many people operate under the mistaken belief that they will never be involved in a motorcycle accident in Chicago because they do not own a motorcycle. At first blush, that may seem like a logical conclusion but in reality, it fails to…
  • Jun 25

    Collision on Kennedy Expressway turns Fatal

    Collision on Kennedy Expressway turns Fatal
    A typical semi-truck hauling a trailer is up to 20 times the size of a standard passenger car, taking up additional room and posing a significant risk to cars if a collision should occur. In Illinois, statistics prove that truck accidents…
  • Jun 24

    Head-On Crash near Grayslake Leaves One Dead, Several Injured

    Head-On Crash near Grayslake Leaves One Dead, Several Injured
    Experts consider head-on car accidents to fall into one of two broad categories: those that occur at intersections and those that do not. Both types have the potential to cause extreme devastation to the drivers and passengers involved but…
Rank this Week: 620

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/
  • Jun 22

    Zimmer Hip Implant Parts Recalled

    Zimmer Hip Implant Parts Recalled
    Hip replacement parts made by Zimmer were recently recalled because of serious adverse effects in patients. The company’s femoral stems and necks were defectively made so that excess metals can infect patient’s blood, bone and…
  • Jun 17

    Summer Means More ER Visits for Children

    Summer Means More ER Visits for Children
    As spring moves into summer, children and teens head outside to bike, play sports and be active. By June each year, pediatric doctors typically treat double the patients as they do in the winter months. Accident and injury lawyers at Pintas…
  • Jun 8

    Robotic Surgery Injuries Lead to Lawsuit

    Robotic Surgery Injuries Lead to Lawsuit
    A patient suffering severe vein damage by a surgical robot recently sued the robot’s manufacturer for marketing a defective device and improperly training physicians who use it. Surgical robot injury lawyers at Pintas & Mullins…
Rank this Week: 626

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: 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: 653

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: 679

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/
  • Jun 25

    For-Profit vs. Non-Profit Nursing Home

    For-Profit vs. Non-Profit Nursing Home
    When choosing a nursing home for yourself or a loved one, many factors must be taken into consideration. Without a doubt you want to choose the best-quality facility with skilled and experienced staff. Our team of nursing home negligence…
  • Jun 9

    Considering Long-Term Care Insurance

    Considering Long-Term Care Insurance
    Our nursing home negligence lawyers work with individuals and families who have already committed to long-term care. It’s no secret that negligence and abuse in nursing homes is more likely to occur in poorly-run facilities without…
  • May 27

    Ambulance Company Sued for Nursing Home Resident Death

    Ambulance Company Sued for Nursing Home Resident Death
    The family of an Illinois nursing home resident recently filed a wrongful death lawsuit against an ambulance company after the woman fell from her wheelchair during transport. Our team of nursing home negligence lawyers details this case and…
Rank this Week: 718

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/
  • Jun 17

    Florida's Non-Compete Law Is, Apparently, "Truly Obnoxious"

    Florida's Non-Compete Law Is, Apparently, &quot;Truly Obnoxious&quot;
    One of the most important issues in analyzing any non-compete agreement is choice of law. My experience is that at least 9 out of 10 contracts contain explicit choice-of-law clauses, which describe in the contract which state's law will…
  • Jun 12

    Mid-Year Legislative Update - Arkansas, New Mexico, and ... Jimmy John's?

    Mid-Year Legislative Update - Arkansas, New Mexico, and ... Jimmy John's?
    This year, we have seen a slight uptick in proposed legislation concerning non-compete agreements. In previous posts, I've written about legislative efforts in Wisconsin, Washington, and elsewhere. However, while most bills stall out, a few…
  • May 29

    Seventh Circuit Seems Uninterested in Fifield Rule

    Seventh Circuit Seems Uninterested in Fifield Rule
    Last week, the Seventh Circuit heard oral argument in the case of Instant Technology v. DiFazio, No. 14-2132. The DiFazio case is one of several Illinois district court cases that apply the so-called Fifield rule on consideration.Readers…
Rank this Week: 806

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/
  • Jun 1

    Estate’s Faulty Notice Sinks Appeal; Parties Lectured On Rules; Born To Worry

    Estate’s Faulty Notice Sinks Appeal; Parties Lectured On Rules; Born To Worry
    Illinoisappellatelawyerblog was born to worry. And opinions like Estate of York feed that congenital behavior. The First District Illinois Appellate Court woke us to attention with its first words. “The case before us serves as a…
  • Apr 11

    Final divorce order supersedes and moots appeal from visitation order

    Final divorce order supersedes and moots appeal from visitation order
    The Eckersalls’ divorce included a fight over custody of their children. The couple agreed on a visitation schedule, but not on the terms and conditions of visitation. So the trial court entered a standard “Custody/Visitation…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 997

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: 1017

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/
  • Jun 25

    Supreme Court saves Obamacare again - Scalia pulls a punch

    Supreme Court saves Obamacare again - Scalia pulls a punch
    Fan(s)™ of my Platinum Coin series surely knew where I stood on the latest challenge to Obamacare, King v. Burwell, which challenged whether federal subsidies were available in states that refused to set up their own health-insurances…
  • Jun 7

    Sunday reading: some thoughts on faith and the death penalty

    Sunday reading: some thoughts on faith and the death penalty
    A few days ago, I wrote a post about how the Nebraska Legislature banned the death penalty despite the fact that Nebraska's governor opposed doing so. It turns out that Nebraska's Governor Pete Ricketts really, really wants to execute…
  • Jun 5

    President Obama is running out of time.

    President Obama is running out of time.
    Yesterday, Judge Richard G. Kopf expressed his puzzlement that President Obama has not formally nominated anyone to fill the judicial vacancy in the District of Nebraska. The vacancy was created when Judge Joseph F. Bataillon took senior…
Rank this Week: 1036

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/
  • Jun 8

    One Dead in Chicago CTA Bus Crash

    One Dead in Chicago CTA Bus Crash
    Chicago is an incredibly busy city with people always on the go. Throughout Chicago, but especially in the Loop and downtown area, you can see people utilizing all modes of city transportation in the same area: personal vehicle, taxi, train,…
  • May 11

    Motor Vehicle Accident Kills Service Driver at Midway Airport

    Motor Vehicle Accident Kills Service Driver at Midway Airport
    Chicago is an extremely busy city always filled with people on the move. This is especially true at our major places for transportation, such as our airports. On any given day at Midway or O’Hare, you can see long lines of traffic and…
  • May 7

    Englewood Multi-Vehicle Crash Hospitalizes Five

    Englewood Multi-Vehicle Crash Hospitalizes Five
    While it is always upsetting to see news of large and serious car accidents, it is especially disheartening to learn of accidents close to home. It is far too often that motor vehicle accidents occur in and around Chicago are the cause of…
Rank this Week: 1073

General Counselor

General Counselor

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

http://general-counselor.com
  • Jun 8

    Continued Employment Constitutes Sufficient Consideration for Restrictive Covenant

    Continued Employment Constitutes Sufficient Consideration for Restrictive Covenant
    E. Jason Tremblay Wisconsin Supreme Court: Continued Employment Constitutes Sufficient Consideration for Restrictive Covenants in Wisconsin Resolving previously unsettled law in Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Supreme Court recently held in…
  • Jun 4

    U.S. Supreme Court Rules on Religious Accommodation Under Title VII

    U.S. Supreme Court Rules on Religious Accommodation Under Title VII
    Megan Toth U.S. Supreme Court Rules That a Request for a Religious Accommodation Is not Required to Maintain a Title VII Claim On June 1, 2015, the United States Supreme Court issued its opinion on the much anticipated Equal…
  • May 29

    Supreme Court Has Been Busy on the Employment Front

    Supreme Court Has Been Busy on the Employment Front
    In the last two months, the U.S. Supreme Court has decided three different cases, all of which have significant implications for employers. The post Supreme Court Has Been Busy on the Employment Front appeared first on General Counselor.
Rank this Week: 1132

Construction Law Today

Construction Law Today

Covers construction industry news and updates. By Joshua Glazov.

http://www.constructionlawtoday.com/
Rank this Week: 1143

Chicago Car Accident Lawyers Blog

Chicago Car Accident Lawyers Blog

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

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

    Collision between Bicyclist and Automobile Kills 1 in Illinoi

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

    Act Safely During Blackhawks Victory Parade and Rally

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

    Cause of Fatal Car Accident in Chicago Unknown

    Cause of Fatal Car Accident in Chicago Unknown
    Have you ever been involved in a car accident while in Chicago? If you are of legal driving age, odds are good that you have been involved in at least one crash in your lifetime. Even if you cannot or do not drive, there is still a good…
Rank this Week: 1144

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: 1250

Chicago Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer…

Chicago Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

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

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

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

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

    Sharing Notes with Patients Helps Reduce Doctor Mistake

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

    Electronic Health Record-Related Malpractice Suits on the Rise

    Electronic Health Record-Related Malpractice Suits on the Rise
    Electronic health records (EHR) have become standard in today’s medical field. Creating faster, more accessible charting and communication, both doctors and patients are taking advantage of this system. However, these programs can…
Rank this Week: 1283

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/
  • Mar 27

    Do you have enough car insurance coverage?

    Do you have enough car insurance coverage?
    Most states require drivers to buy car insurance. The logic behind this rule is that most people wouldn't be able to afford to pay the damages that could result from a car accident. Imagine getting into a wreck with someone driving a really…
  • 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…
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…
Rank this Week: 1347

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

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

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

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

    Chicago Bicyclist Fatalities Increase in 2014

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

    The attack on workers’ compensation

    The attack on workers’ compensation
    Over the past decade, workers’ compensation benefits have deteriorated across the country as states initiate cost-cutting measures. A comprehensive new investigation by ProPublica and NPR reveals that these workers’ comp…
Rank this Week: 1351

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

By The Davis Law Group, P.C.

http://www.chicagoduilawyerblog.net/
  • Jun 9

    New Technology Could Help Prevent DUI

    New Technology Could Help Prevent DUI
    Federal officials have announced a new technology that they say could put an end to DUIs. The technology would automatically register the level of alcohol in the bloodstream of the driver, either by a passive set of breath sensors or touch…
  • Jun 9

    New Technology Could Help Prevent DUI

    New Technology Could Help Prevent DUI
    Federal officials have announced a new technology that they say could put an end to DUIs. The technology would automatically register the level of alcohol in the bloodstream of the driver, either by a passive set of breath sensors or touch…
  • Jun 4

    Bill to Decriminalize Marijuana Awaits Governor's Signature

    Bill to Decriminalize Marijuana Awaits Governor's Signature
    The decision to decriminalize possession of marijuana in Illinois is now in the hands of Governor Bruce Rauner. The new legislation has passed the House and the Senate despite some Republican opposition. The legislation would fine individuals…
Rank this Week: 1396

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/
  • Jun 22

    Brief Filed in 7th Circuit Court of Appeals: USSG 2D1.1(b)(12)

    Brief Filed in 7th Circuit Court of Appeals: USSG 2D1.1(b)(12)
    On June 15, 2015, Chicago Federal Criminal Defense Attorney Michael J. Petro filed his brief in the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of Acasio Sanchez. USA v. Acasio Sanchez, No. 15-1356. Mr. Petro represented Mr. Sanchez in the...
  • May 22

    Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney Michael J. Petro

    Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney Michael J. Petro
    One of Chicago’s most respected criminal defense attorneys, Michael J. Petro, has earned a reputation for providing high quality, aggressive legal representation in Chicago and around the United States. Criminal defense attorney, Michael J.…
  • May 4

    Federal Complaint and Detainer Do NOT Trigger Speedy Trial Clock

    Federal Complaint and Detainer Do NOT Trigger Speedy Trial Clock
    U.S. v. Richarson, No. 14-1901 In this case, due to a federal detainer the defendant was indicted on a felony charge of being in possession of both firearms and illegal possession of a submachine gun following receiving time served on...
Rank this Week: 1422

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: 1449

Illinois Truck Accident Lawyer…

Illinois Truck Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.illinoistruckaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 15

    Three Suffer Personal Injuries in Southern Illinois Train & Truck Collision

    Three Suffer Personal Injuries in Southern Illinois Train &amp; Truck Collision
    Trucks and trains are among the largest and most powerful vehicles on the roadways. They are extremely large in height and weight and travel at high speeds. While all drivers already have a legal duty to be safe drivers, it is arguable that…
  • Apr 25

    Alton Woman Killed in Trucking Accident Near Alton

    Alton Woman Killed in Trucking Accident Near Alton
    The severity trucking accidents leave a lasting impact on the lives of those involved. Many of these accidents, especially ones involving personal injuries caused by negligence and reckless driving, can be prevented. When seeing an accident…
  • Apr 20

    Fatal I-55 Truck Accident; Semi Hits Disabled Vehicle

    Fatal I-55 Truck Accident; Semi Hits Disabled Vehicle
    While we often write about the City of Chicago itself as being a major hub for the trucking industry, we need to remember that Chicagoland, including the surrounding suburbs, consists of a large area around the city. This means that while…
Rank this Week: 1454

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: 1511

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/
  • Jun 15

    Foreign Military Contractors Sued for Allegedly Failing to pay Overtime and Not Allowing For Enough Break

    Foreign Military Contractors Sued for Allegedly Failing to pay Overtime and Not Allowing For Enough Break
    Their day allegedly began at 4 a.m. every morning when they ate breakfast. Then they worked from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. without any meal or rest breaks. After their shift ended at 5 p.m., employees were allowed to take dinner, but then they were…
  • Jun 7

    Korean Restaurant Allegedly Violated Wage Laws Resulting in Verdicts Against It

    Korean Restaurant Allegedly Violated Wage Laws Resulting in Verdicts Against It
    The class of plaintiffs achieved a victory when a federal magistrate judge ruled in their favor. The court found Yoo and two restaurant managers guilty of denying $2.67 million in wages to 11 employees. Chul Park, one of the plaintiffs, said…
  • Jun 3

    Unpaid Overtime Suit Brought Against Cracker Barrel

    Unpaid Overtime Suit Brought Against Cracker Barrel
    The lawsuit was filed by Kenneth P., who works as an assistant manager in one of Cracker Barrel's upstate New York locations. Kenneth alleges he and other assistant managers were forced to use their own vehicles to make delivery and pick-ups…
Rank this Week: 1525

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: 1562

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
  • Jun 30

    Obama Administration Proposes New Overtime Rule

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

    OT Rules Out This Week

    OT Rules Out This Week
    Authored by Alex Passantino According to Politico, the White House will begin to announce details of the long-anticipated revisions to the overtime regulations on Tuesday morning.  Initial reports are that the salary level required for…
  • Jun 25

    Appellate Court Delivers for FedEx—Second Class Cert Denial Affirmed by Ninth Circuit

    Appellate Court Delivers for FedEx—Second Class Cert Denial Affirmed by Ninth Circuit
    Co-authored by Catherine M. Dacre, Tamara Fisher, and Simon L. Yang When an employer has a denial of class certification remanded by an appellate court, it has a reason to worry. And while the employer might breathe a sigh of relief when the…
Rank this Week: 1648

Chicago Brain Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Brain Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers brain injuries from bicycle accidents, car accidents, medical malpractice an defective products. By Levin & Perconti.

http://www.chicagobraininjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 23

    Domestic Violence Victims Suffer Silently with Brain Injurie

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

    Does Brain Injury Contribute to Domestic Violence?

    Does Brain Injury Contribute to Domestic Violence?
    Two of the country’s most controversial and concerning problems may be linked to one another, according to an article in Time. Researchers are asking whether traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) lead to violent behavior towards domestic…
  • Jun 9

    Sports-Related Brain Injuries - Rugby and TBI Danger

    Sports-Related Brain Injuries - Rugby and TBI Danger
    The risk of traumatic brain injury (TBI) among football players and boxers is well documented and commonly discussed among medical professionals. But another sport is becoming part of this international conversation. A new study in the May…
Rank this Week: 1664

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/
  • Jun 18

    In re: Marriage of Honer - Valuation of Marital Asset

    In re: Marriage of Honer - Valuation of Marital Asset
    After two people decide they no longer wish to be married, one of the key points of contention often becomes division of assets. Indiana, as in most states, seeks equitable distribution, or a distribution that is fair given the circumstances.…
  • Jun 6

    Nordness v. Faucheux - When Infidelity Destroys a Marriage

    Nordness v. Faucheux - When Infidelity Destroys a Marriage
    A recent attempt by an ex-wife to sue her former husband's mistress for alienation of affection was thwarted by the fact that the contacts between husband and mistress did not occur frequently enough in the state of Mississippi for the state…
  • May 30

    Bogner v. Bogner - Indiana Supreme Court Weighs Child Support Modification

    Bogner v. Bogner - Indiana Supreme Court Weighs Child Support Modification
    When it comes to child support calculations in Indiana, state courts are given guidelines by which to adhere. These guidelines take into account a host of factors, ranging from employment, wages, computations for prior-born or subsequent-born…
Rank this Week: 1671

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer…

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Two Fatal Motorcycle Accidents In Peoria County

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

    Fatal Motorcycle Crash In Cicero, Illinoi

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

    Fatal Eisenhower Expressway Motorcycle Crash Near Westchester

    Fatal Eisenhower Expressway Motorcycle Crash Near Westchester
    There was a fatal motorcycle accident early this morning (June 28, 2015) on the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) near Westchester. According to the Illinois State Police (ISP), shortly before 2 a.m. they responded to a crash involving multiple…
Rank this Week: 1672

The Chicago Bicycle Advocate

The Chicago Bicycle Advocate

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

http://www.mybikeadvocate.com/
  • Jun 26

    Here's How You Should Exit A Taxi In Chicago

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

    Skateboarding Should Not Be A Crime

    Skateboarding Should Not Be A Crime
    Back in the mid-1980s when I was a little skate grommet I remember t-shirts and stickers declaring that "Skateboarding Is Not A Crime!" being pretty ubiquitous.  The slogan was a declaration of what we felt was a sort of comic truth.…
  • May 28

    Could Barrier Protected Bike Lane Have Prevented Collision Between Motor Vehicles?

    Could Barrier Protected Bike Lane Have Prevented Collision Between Motor Vehicles?
    Courtesy, Jury Verdict Reporter, aDivision of Law BulletinPublishing Co.Earlier this year I read about a verdict in a Cook County injury case that got me thinking about bike lanes.  Interestingly, the case did not involve a bicycle at…
Rank this Week: 1674

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/
  • Jun 26

    Colonoscopy Patient Awarded $500,000 for Malpractice and Defamation

    Colonoscopy Patient Awarded $500,000 for Malpractice and Defamation
    A man in Virginia went in for a colonoscopy with a plan: he would use his smartphone to record the doctor’s instructions, so he would be able to follow them exactly after his procedure. He accidentally recorded the entire examination,…
  • Jun 12

    Florida Hospital Criticized for High Pediatric Death Rate

    Florida Hospital Criticized for High Pediatric Death Rate
    Pediatric heart surgery is a delicate, complex area of medicine that requires a sophisticated and specialized team. Heart surgery in children is done to repair defects and diseases of the heart and its surrounding tissue, but it is extremely…
  • May 14

    C-Sections and Malpractice during Childbirth

    C-Sections and Malpractice during Childbirth
    It's no secret that medical costs in the United States are among the highest in the world, yet our healthcare system is far from the highest quality. Lesser known is the crisis in childbirth: that our maternal mortality rate is actually…
Rank this Week: 1702

Chicago Medical Malpractice Lawyer…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers medical negligence. By Kroot Law LLC.

http://www.chicagomedicalmalpracticelawyerblog.net/
  • Oct 6

    Hospital Medical Mistakes More Dangerous Than Ebola

    Hospital Medical Mistakes More Dangerous Than Ebola
    In the midst of the internationally known Ebola scare, a Texas hospital sent a Liberian patient home with infection like symptoms, with no testing, after learning he had just come from disease ravaged West Africa. In doing so, the hospital's…
  • Jan 2

    New Study Suggests Many Knee Surgeries Are Unnecessary

    New Study Suggests Many Knee Surgeries Are Unnecessary
    One of the most common knee surgeries performed on patients today may be completely unnecessary in many instances, according to a recent study out of Finland. The study followed 146 patients between the ages of 35 and 65 with symptoms of…
  • Nov 26

    Steep Decline In Medical Malpractice Payouts Did Not Reduce Health Cost

    Steep Decline In Medical Malpractice Payouts Did Not Reduce Health Cost
    For over a decade, proponents of tort reform have argued medical malpractice reform is needed to reduce spiraling healthcare costs. If these reforms were implemented, tort reformers promised reduced healthcare costs. Opponents of tort…
Rank this Week: 1720