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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/
  • Dec 18

    Court Sets Holiday Hour

    Court Sets Holiday Hour
    The Northern District and the Seventh Circuit have altered their hours of operation for the holidays.  Both courts will be closed on: December 24, 2015; December 25, 2015; and January 1, 2016 The courts will also close at 3:00 pm on…
  • Dec 16

    Seventh Circuit Practice Requires Dismissal of State Law Claims When Federal Claims are Dismissed

    Seventh Circuit Practice Requires Dismissal of State Law Claims When Federal Claims are Dismissed
    Galvin v. Ill. Republican Party, No. 14 C 10490, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Oct. 20, 2015) (Zagel, J.). Judge Zagel dismissed plaintiff’s remaining state law claims for appropriation of image, false light, defamation and civil conspiracy for…
  • Dec 14

    Temporal Overlap Not Required for Joinder of Bit Torrent Doe

    Temporal Overlap Not Required for Joinder of Bit Torrent Doe
    Cobbler Nevada, LLC v. Does 1-38, No. 15 C 5283, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Oct. 23, 2015) (Coleman, J.). Judge Coleman denied Doe 38’s Fed. R. Civ. P. 20 motion to dismiss Does 2-38 for improper joinder in this BitTorrent copyright case…
Rank this Week: 109

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/
  • Feb 8

    Negligent Nursing Home Care Led to Death, Lawsuit

    Negligent Nursing Home Care Led to Death, Lawsuit
    A lawsuit has been filed in Cook County against a skilled nursing facility alleging negligent care caused the death of a woman. According to the lawsuit, the woman suffered from a stage IV pressure ulcer which became infected and ultimately…
  • Feb 5

    Nursing Home Neglect Prompts Levin & Perconti Lawsuit

    Nursing Home Neglect Prompts Levin & Perconti Lawsuit
    The son of a nursing home resident who died has filed a lawsuit in Cook County. The lawsuit alleges that the nursing home did not properly supervise the man’s mother, during which time she fell. The woman later died from complications…
  • Feb 3

    Levin & Perconti File Lawsuit in Choking Death

    Levin & Perconti File Lawsuit in Choking Death
    A nursing home resident died as the result of choking, according to a lawsuit. The lawsuit, filed in Cook County, states that the man, a resident of Alden Estates of Orland Park, died after choking on his meal. The man lived at the nursing…
Rank this Week: 169

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/
  • Dec 4

    A Comparison Of Alden Nursing Homes According To Medicare Data

    A Comparison Of Alden Nursing Homes According To Medicare Data
    Medicare Nursing Home Comparison 1 Alden Facility  Overall Rating  Health Inspections  Total # of Deficiencies  Nursing Home Staffing  RN Staff Only  Total # of Licensed Nurse Staff Hours/Resident/Day  Fire…
  • Dec 1

    Decubitus Ulcer Complications: Septic Shock

    Decubitus Ulcer Complications: Septic Shock
    In the United States, there are over 934,000 occurrences of septic shock each year. Sepsis is an advanced form of infection that is caused by bacteria or fungus and, if not treated quickly, has an extremely high rate of mortality. Elderly…
  • Nov 28

    Are Nursing Home Owners Putting Their Own Interests First?

    Are Nursing Home Owners Putting Their Own Interests First?
    The FBI apprehended a man and his wife in Atlanta this month for Medicare and Medicaid fraud. The man, George Houser, owned three nursing homes which were all in disrepair and providing a substandard of living to the patients they served.…
Rank this Week: 230

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

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

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • Feb 5

    Full time receptionist needed at local law firm!

    Full time receptionist needed at local law firm!
    Local small law firm with primary practice areas in personal injury, workers compensation and medical malpractice law seeks full time receptionist.  Experience is preferred but not necessary.  Excellent telephone and written…
  • Feb 1

    Paralegal Position Available!

    Paralegal Position Available!
    Paralegal Position AvailableBloomington, IL family law firm seeks a paralegal with excellent organization and communication skills. Duties include drafting pleadings and correspondence, maintaining attorney calendar, meeting with clients as…
  • Feb 1

    UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTNorthern…

    UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTNorthern District of Illinois, ChicagoHuman Resources Office, Room 1574219 South Dearborn Street, Chicago, Illinois 60604www.ilnd.uscourts.gov NOTICE OF POSITION VACANCYDate: January 29, 2016 Job Announcement No.:…
Rank this Week: 267

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/
  • Jan 6

    Suffolk Laundry Services Inc. Settles Sexual Harassment Case for $582,000

    Suffolk Laundry Services Inc. Settles Sexual Harassment Case for $582,000
    Suffolk Laundry Services, Inc. pays $582,000 to eight former employees to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit.  The sexual harassment lawsuit was filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) after initial…
  • Dec 21

    Tepro Inc. Pays $600,000 To Settle An Age Discrimination Lawsuit

    Tepro Inc. Pays $600,000 To Settle An Age Discrimination Lawsuit
    Tepro, Inc., pays $600,000 to settle a class action age discrimination lawsuit brought by the Equal Opportunity Commission (“EEOC“).  According to published accounts, Tepro discriminated against a class of  25 employees…
  • Dec 12

    Beverage Distributors Company Settles ADA Discrimination Lawsuit For $160,000

    Beverage Distributors Company Settles ADA Discrimination Lawsuit For $160,000
    Beverage Distributors Company pays $160,000 to settle an Americans With Disabilities (“ADA“) discrimination lawsuit filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC“).  According to documents which have…
Rank this Week: 279

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/
  • Feb 8

    LINN Energy Investigation into Investment Losse

    LINN Energy Investigation into Investment Losse
    The prolonged decrease in oil and gas prices has many company’s scrambling to manage their debt. According to The Motley Fool, LINN Energy has maxed out its credit facility, borrowing approximately $919 million. To help them explore…
  • Feb 5

    Wall Street V. Main Street Podcast – Episode 13

    Wall Street V. Main Street Podcast – Episode 13
    The following is a transcription of a recent episode of Wall Street vs. Main Street, a radio show hosted by the firm’s managing partner D. Daxton White. To listen to the episode, visit WallStreetVMainStreet.com. In this episode, Mr.…
  • Feb 4

    Recovery of Penneco Investment Losse

    Recovery of Penneco Investment Losse
    Have you suffered losses in an Penneco investment program? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover some of your losses through a FINRA dispute resolution claim against the brokerage firm that recommended the investment.…
Rank this Week: 360

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: 382

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 2

    Botched Surgery Caused Serious Injury, Lawsuit

    Botched Surgery Caused Serious Injury, Lawsuit
    Surgery often comes with some degree of risk. We trust that our doctor will provide the best care possible and will do what is necessary to ensure a successful outcome. Sometimes, however, mistakes happen. Mistakes during surgery can have…
  • Jan 28

    Man Dies During Hair Restoration Surgery – Lawsuit Filed

    Man Dies During Hair Restoration Surgery – Lawsuit Filed
    A woman has filed a lawsuit in Cook County claiming medical malpractice on the part of the doctors who performed hair restoration surgery on her husband. The man underwent surgery for hair restoration and died during the procedures. The suit…
  • Jan 25

    Pharmacist Sued For Causing Bad Drug Interaction

    Pharmacist Sued For Causing Bad Drug Interaction
    A lawsuit was filed in Cook County alleging a pharmacist gave a customer incorrect information that caused a severe drug incompatibility. The woman visited a Walgreen pharmacy in Markham looking for sinus medication. According to the lawsuit,…
Rank this Week: 398

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/
  • Jan 15

    Coffee Stand Explosion Kills Barista

    Coffee Stand Explosion Kills Barista
    Workplace accidents, especially those that occur in work environments that are not inherently dangerous, are all too common and tragic. They are particularly tragic because there is a common theme among these accidents of preventability.…
  • Jan 8

    Suburban Train Accident Takes the Life of Two Vehicle Occupant

    Suburban Train Accident Takes the Life of Two Vehicle Occupant
    We have all, for the most part, been there before. We have all been in a rush to get somewhere important. We have all been running late before. We have all been in that situation where you are trying to travel somewhere as quickly as you can,…
  • Dec 29

    Chicago Christmas Eve Hit-and-Run Kills Pregnant Woman

    Chicago Christmas Eve Hit-and-Run Kills Pregnant Woman
    The Christmas season is meant to be a happy and joyous time of year. It is meant to be a time for family, friends, and loved ones to gather together and celebrate time together inside from the cold with delicious drinks and food. It is meant…
Rank this Week: 497

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: 513

The Illinois Trial Practice Weblog

The Illinois Trial Practice Weblog

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

http://www.illinoistrialpractice.com/
  • Aug 17

    This Blog Is on An Extended Hiatus: A Guide to the Archive

    This Blog Is on An Extended Hiatus: A Guide to the Archive
    Although I've been posted here regularly (sometimes semi-regularly) for more than ten years, I think it's time to wrap up this blog and put some sort of bow around it. As of now, I have no plans to delete the...
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 520

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/
  • Jan 28

    What Movies Do Not Tell You about Personal Injury Claim

    What Movies Do Not Tell You about Personal Injury Claim
    Hollywood loves to feature legal stories. After all, criminal cases and big lawsuits always make for a great show. What they do not seem to feature, however, is reality. Over the years, Hollywood has given way for several misconceptions…
  • Jan 25

    The Three Most Famous Personal Injury Cases of All Time

    The Three Most Famous Personal Injury Cases of All Time
    Most personal injury lawsuits never see a newspaper or reach the headlines on your local news report. However, there are three that still to this day come back in headlines. Surprisingly, the most famous personal injury lawsuits are not all…
  • Jan 21

    Top Reasons Doctors Are Sued for Malpractice

    Top Reasons Doctors Are Sued for Malpractice
    It is a significant goal of every physician in practice today to avoid medical malpractice lawsuits. Unfortunately, errors can occur and those errors can lead to long-term injuries or even death for innocent patients. A simple error is not…
Rank this Week: 563

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/
  • Jan 21

    Flint Residents File Lawsuits over Contaminated Water

    Flint Residents File Lawsuits over Contaminated Water
    Residents of Michigan’s second-largest city recently filed three class action lawsuits against the city, state and federal government. The lawsuits center on Flint’s contaminated water supply. Our team of lead poisoning attorneys…
  • Jan 5

    IVC Filters Kept on Market Despite Known Fatal Flaw

    IVC Filters Kept on Market Despite Known Fatal Flaw
    According to C.R. Bard’s internal documents, the company was well aware that its G2, G2 Express and Recovery IVC filters were associated with dozens of deaths and hundreds of injuries. Despite this knowledge, Bard kept its IVC filters…
  • Dec 23

    When Hospitals and Big Pharma Commit Fraud

    When Hospitals and Big Pharma Commit Fraud
    Healthcare fraud costs the U.S. tens of billions of dollars every year. It is a type of white-collar crime that involves filing dishonest or false billings to the government (through Medicare, for example). This can take many forms, which is…
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/
  • Feb 8

    Super Bowl, Drunk Driving go Hand-in-Hand in Chicago

    Super Bowl, Drunk Driving go Hand-in-Hand in Chicago
    More than 100 million Americans are estimated to have watched Super Bowl 50 last night as the Denver Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers. Many of those football fans celebrated by watching the biggest game of the year with their families…
  • Feb 4

    Car Accidents are the Leading Cause of Teen Death

    Car Accidents are the Leading Cause of Teen Death
    Teenagers should be enjoying their lives to the fullest with the anticipation of everything that awaits them in their adulthood. They should be focused on their educations, their jobs, their families, and their friends. But for some teens,…
  • Feb 3

    Trains Set to Miss Important Safety Deadline

    Trains Set to Miss Important Safety Deadline
    Trains present a unique issue to the safety of those in the Chicago area. While many utilize the CTA elevated trains, and others use Amtrak or Metra to commute longer distances, some avoid trains in their entirety and see them only from a…
Rank this Week: 615

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: 625

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: 658

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: 672

Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers Blog

Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers Blog

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

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

    Obese Nursing Home Residents Face Unique Risk

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

    The Reality of Tube Feeding in Nursing Home

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

    Medicare to Reimburse for End-of-Life Discussion

    Medicare to Reimburse for End-of-Life Discussion
    Beginning January 1, 2016, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid will reimburse health care providers for discussions with Medicare patients about the type of medical care they want at the end of their lives. The new rule will affect…
Rank this Week: 726

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/
  • Feb 8

    The "New" Defend Trade Secrets Act Gets an Important Revision

    The &quot;New&quot; Defend Trade Secrets Act Gets an Important Revision
    Congress is on the verge of agreeing on something.While it may not be health care reform, a solution to illegal immigration, or taxes, it is agreement nonetheless. Count the little victories.So what's the agreement? Landmark legislation…
  • Feb 3

    A Tale of Two Non-Compete

    A Tale of Two Non-Compete
    It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness...--"A Tale of Two Cities," by Charles Dickens (1859).Perhaps (er, certainly) this is a little dramatic, but this is what I thought…
  • Jan 25

    Rule 5.6 and the Indirect Restraint

    Rule 5.6 and the Indirect Restraint
    We lawyers love to make rules for ourselves.As a regulated profession, lawyers are bound by their state's Code of Ethics. And while many of those provisions have nothing to do with competition, one rule in particular stands out. Model Rule…
Rank this Week: 798

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/
  • Sep 22

    Comcast Bungles Telephone Number

    Comcast Bungles Telephone Number
    If you called my office the last couple of days, you got a recorded message saying you reached a number that is no longer in service. That’s true — it is no longer in service. Temporarily anyway, until Comcast fixes a…
  • Aug 2

    Curing Writer’s Block With Oscar Peterson

    Curing Writer’s Block With Oscar Peterson
    Overwhelmed by the white screen? Let Oscar Peterson’s piano massage your creative synapses with this 1964 version of C Jam Blues. (Ray Brown on bass and Ed Thigpen on drums.) And remember this tried and true method to forge through…
  • Jul 31

    #ChangeTheLawIn5Words?

    #ChangeTheLawIn5Words?
    Law should seek personal liberty. ABA asked: How would you #ChangeTheLawIn5Words?
Rank this Week: 995

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: 1010

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/
  • Oct 21

    One (or two, depending on how you count) moment of sanity does not change the fact that judicial elections are a bad idea.

    One (or two, depending on how you count) moment of sanity does not change the fact that judicial elections are a bad idea.
    I strongly believe that electing judges is a very bad idea. See e.g., here and here. Over at Slate, Robert J. Smith has an article about how two justices on the Kansas Supreme Court survived an attempt by death penalty…
  • Oct 2

    48 years ago today (most likely)

    48 years ago today (most likely)
    Moderately reliable sources on the Internet, i.e. Wikipedia, say that on this date in 1967, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as a Supreme Court Justice. He was, of course, the first African-American appointed to the Supreme Court. His…
  • Sep 21

    Nailed it.

    Nailed it.
    It's usually wrong to brag and it is usually wrong to take pleasure in the suffering of others.  But is it wrong to point out that we called this back in July before anyone even knew Donald Trump running for president would be a thing?…
Rank this Week: 1037

General Counselor

General Counselor

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

http://general-counselor.com
  • Jan 28

    U.S. Department of Labor Weighs in on “Joint Employer” Standard

    U.S. Department of Labor Weighs in on “Joint Employer” Standard
    E. Jason Tremblay On January 20, 2016, the Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued an Administrative Interpretation setting forth guidance for when businesses will be deemed “joint employers” under the…
  • Nov 2

    NLRB’s New Joint Employment Standard

    NLRB’s New Joint Employment Standard
    E. Jason Tremblay Are You A Joint Employer? Browning-Ferris Industries of California Case and Its Potential Impact By now, most employers are aware of the recent and significant decision from the National Labor Relations Board in…
  • Nov 2

    National Labor Relations Board Decision – Browning-Ferris Industries of California, Inc.

    National Labor Relations Board Decision – Browning-Ferris Industries of California, Inc.
    E. Jason Tremblay Are You A Joint Employer? Browning-Ferris Industries of California Case and Its Potential Impact By now, most employers are aware of the recent and significant decision from the National Labor Relations Board in…
Rank this Week: 1062

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/
  • Jan 30

    Winter Weather Driving Tips to Get Where You Are Going Safely

    Winter Weather Driving Tips to Get Where You Are Going Safely
    The temperatures are pretty low in Chicago this time of year, and like it or not, that means there is the possibility of significant snowfalls before the winter is through. Our lawyers believe that every person living in the Chicago…
  • Jan 28

    Trucking is Big Business, But Drivers and Companies Must Be Held Accountable

    Trucking is Big Business, But Drivers and Companies Must Be Held Accountable
    The term ‘trucking accident’ encompasses any collision that involves a large trailer, usually with a frame weighing in excess of 10,000 lbs. Approximately 500,000 of these accidents occur every year in the United States, adding up…
  • Jan 26

    In 2016, Distracted Driving Accidents Remain Underreported

    In 2016, Distracted Driving Accidents Remain Underreported
    The ubiquity of technology in 2016 benefits our society in many ways. People have more access to information (like this webpage), they can communicate with friends, family or work associates from the other side of the world, and they can even…
Rank this Week: 1076

Construction Law Today

Construction Law Today

Covers construction industry news and updates. By Joshua Glazov.

http://www.constructionlawtoday.com/
Rank this Week: 1117

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 1

    Government Urging Drivers to Check for Auto Recalls Regularly

    Government Urging Drivers to Check for Auto Recalls Regularly
    Automobiles in the United States must be registered to the owner of the car for many reasons. This registration process also allows manufacturers to notify owners in the event that a recall happens and a vehicle needs to be serviced or…
  • Jan 27

    Preventing Winter Weather Car Accident

    Preventing Winter Weather Car Accident
    Once again, the weather forecast for the greater Chicago area is calling for snow showers this morning, a part of winter that most residents are used to but that many dread. Snow can be pretty and can make outdoor activities like skiing…
  • Jan 22

    Wrong Way Car Accidents Keep Happening in Chicago

    Wrong Way Car Accidents Keep Happening in Chicago
    Wrong way driving is posing a serious threat to all motorists in the Chicago area. It can occur whenever an individual drives against the intended direction of traffic and may take place on a one lane road, multi directional road,…
Rank this Week: 1136

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/
  • Jan 28

    What Movies Do Not Tell You about Personal Injury Claim

    What Movies Do Not Tell You about Personal Injury Claim
    Hollywood loves to feature legal stories. After all, criminal cases and big lawsuits always make for a great show. What they do not seem to feature, however, is reality. Over the years, Hollywood has given way for several misconceptions…
  • Jan 25

    The Three Most Famous Personal Injury Cases of All Time

    The Three Most Famous Personal Injury Cases of All Time
    Most personal injury lawsuits never see a newspaper or reach the headlines on your local news report. However, there are three that still to this day come back in headlines. Surprisingly, the most famous personal injury lawsuits are not all…
  • Jan 21

    Top Reasons Doctors Are Sued for Malpractice

    Top Reasons Doctors Are Sued for Malpractice
    It is a significant goal of every physician in practice today to avoid medical malpractice lawsuits. Unfortunately, errors can occur and those errors can lead to long-term injuries or even death for innocent patients. A simple error is not…
Rank this Week: 1179

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: 1213

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/
  • Sep 22

    Left turn accident kills Motorcyclist in Wilmette

    Left turn accident kills Motorcyclist in Wilmette
    Motorcycle accidents may not occur more frequently than any other kinds of accidents, but the injuries that result from a motorcycle crash are often more serious and more likely to result in death simply based on the lack of protection a…
  • Sep 9

    Legionnaires' outbreak at veterans' home claims two more live

    Legionnaires' outbreak at veterans' home claims two more live
    Adams County health officials have reported that two more victims of a Legionnaires' disease outbreak at the Quincy Illinois Veterans' Home died as a result of the disease, bringing the overall death toll to nine. The local health…
  • Sep 1

    Illinois - Four veterans home patients have died of Legionnaires' disease

    Illinois - Four veterans home patients have died of Legionnaires' disease
    Four patients at the Quincy Veterans Home in Quincy, Illinois have died during an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease. According to the Adams County Health Department, twenty-five other patients at the home have tested positive for Legionella,…
Rank this Week: 1266

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Feb 8

    Why registered nurses are more likely to identify drug errors in nursing home

    Why registered nurses are more likely to identify drug errors in nursing home
    New research has found that registered nurses (RNs) are more likely than licensed practical nurses (LPNs) to evaluate and identify medication errors that could pose risks to nursing home residents. Researchers said carefully monitoring…
  • Feb 6

    Injured workers claim retaliatory discharge

    Injured workers claim retaliatory discharge
    Under the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act, Illinois workers have a right to compensation, and employers are advised to be mindful of the potential liability they may confront in state court. There may be cases in which an employer…
  • Jan 31

    Illinois Appellate Court rules police officer injured at home is entitled to compensation

    Illinois Appellate Court rules police officer injured at home is entitled to compensation
    The Illinois Workers’ Compensation Appellate Court ruled in December that an injury sustained by a police officer while loading his duty bag into his car at home was compensable. The case involved the Bolingbook Police Department and…
Rank this Week: 1313

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: 1327

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

By The Davis Law Group, P.C.

http://www.chicagoduilawyerblog.net/
  • Jan 1

    New DUI Laws Effective Today

    New DUI Laws Effective Today
    Effective today, January 1st, 2016, new DUI laws go into effect which benefit revoked and suspended drivers who want to seek driving privileges before the Illinois Secretary of State. One of these significant changes in the law will allow…
  • Dec 28

    New DUI Laws Become Effective January 1, 2016

    New DUI Laws Become Effective January 1, 2016
    Yesterday the Chicago Tribune highlighted a new law effective January 1, 2016, which will expand the number of DUI revoked and suspended drivers who will now be eligible for driving privileges in Illinois. The law will allow the following…
  • Nov 27

    Guidelines for Police Body Cameras Effective January 1, 2016

    Guidelines for Police Body Cameras Effective January 1, 2016
    Comprehensive guidelines for the use of police body cameras are among the several important provisions of Public Act 99-0352, effective January 1, 2016. While the new law will not require body cameras, it creates a policy for their use. The…
Rank this Week: 1331

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 3

    Eyewitness Identification - Landmark Decision Identifies Fallibility of Eyewitness Identification

    Eyewitness Identification - Landmark Decision Identifies Fallibility of Eyewitness Identification
    People of the State of Illinois v. Eduardo Lerma, No. 118496. Editor's Note - This is an Illinois Supreme Court Opinion. The issue is whether, in light of the specific facts and circumstances of this case, the circuit court of...
  • Jan 22

    USSG 2D1.(b)(12) Stash House Enhancement - Boilerplate Rule

    USSG 2D1.(b)(12) Stash House Enhancement - Boilerplate Rule
    US v. Acasio Sanchez. No. 15-1356 Acasio Sanchez pleaded guilty to conspiring to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute heroin and cocaine, 21 U.S.C. §§ 846, 841(a)(1), and was sentenced below the guidelines range to 40…
  • Jan 6

    Search Warrants and the Probable Cause determination - Boilerplate Rule

    Search Warrants and the Probable Cause determination - Boilerplate Rule
    US v. Roger Aleshire, No. 15-1192. After a sleepover at the house of Roger Aleshire, a nine-year-old girl reported to her mother having a "dream" that Aleshire had pulled down her pajama bottoms and photographed her…
Rank this Week: 1382

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: 1415

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/
  • Aug 28

    Mother & Toddler Pedestrians Hit By Semi-Truck on Chicago’s South Side

    Mother &amp; Toddler Pedestrians Hit By Semi-Truck on Chicago&rsquo;s South Side
    It is common knowledge that the streets of Chicago are a busy place to say the least. On a given day you’ll hear the zoom of passing tires and honking horns as countless cars, buses, and trucks go by. Chicago is a major destination for…
  • Aug 26

    Semi Trucks Collide in Coal City Accident

    Semi Trucks Collide in Coal City Accident
    It is evident to our readers that truck accidents are a serious matter. We know that these are large vehicles in height and weight often traveling at very fast speeds in busy areas, like interstates. However, consider when an accident…
  • Jun 29

    Semitrailer Hit By Amtrak Train Near Joliet

    Semitrailer Hit By Amtrak Train Near Joliet
    Our attorneys cannot stress enough that railroad tracks and train crossings are places in which we should never cease to be vigilant and safe. These are never locations where our attention can slip or where we can bend the rules. When…
Rank this Week: 1439

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/
  • Feb 8

    Overtime Suit Against Halliburton Settles for $18.25 Million

    Overtime Suit Against Halliburton Settles for $18.25 Million
    We've come a long way since the first industrialists forced their workers to work 12 to 16 hour days, six days a week, with little rest and dangerous working conditions. The law doesn't forbid employees from working long hours, but it does…
  • Feb 3

    Comcast Settles Overtime Lawsuit

    Comcast Settles Overtime Lawsuit
    The federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), exists to ensure employees are not made to work long hours for unfairly low wages. In order to do this, the FLSA provides a federal minimum wage, and defines overtime as any time spent working…
  • Jan 30

    Crothall Settles California Wage Claim Class Action for $925,000

    Crothall Settles California Wage Claim Class Action for $925,000
    The class action lawsuit was initially filed by Elba M. in October 2015 and alleged Crothall had been engaging in unfair business practices. The plaintiff sought to represent herself and all other current and former hourly nonexempt employees…
Rank this Week: 1485

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: 1502

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: 1547

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/
  • Jan 17

    K.R. and T.R. v. Indiana Dept. Child Services – Termination of Mother-Child Relationship

    K.R. and T.R. v. Indiana Dept. Child Services – Termination of Mother-Child Relationship
    Termination of a parent-child relationship in Indiana is done through judicial proceeding that will forever end the legal, social and financial relationship and responsibilities between a parent and child. It means that all power, privilege,…
  • Jan 7

    January Recognized as “Divorce Month”

    January Recognized as “Divorce Month”
    The New Year brings with it the potential for change. Many who have been suffering in marriages that are miserable, loveless or simply unfulfilling seize the opportunity to write a new chapter. That’s why January has a reputation for…
  • Dec 30

    NEW LAW ALERT- INDIANA PARTY HOSTS MUST PROVIDE MEDICAL ASSISTANCE TO THEIR GUESTS

    NEW LAW ALERT- INDIANA PARTY HOSTS MUST PROVIDE MEDICAL ASSISTANCE TO THEIR GUESTS
    A few years back, I wrote a blog article entitled Negligent Party Hosts in Indiana May Face Liability. The article provided some general rules and suggestions concerning possible liability issues for people who have parties during the holiday…
Rank this Week: 1593

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer…

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagomotorcycleaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 26

    Motorcycle Crashes Involving Excessive Speed And Racing

    Motorcycle Crashes Involving Excessive Speed And Racing
    As discussed in various areas of this site, there are many factors that may lead to motorcycle accidents. Speeding – especially during racing – is a common contributing factor for serious motorcycle accidents.  Many…
  • Dec 28

    Motorcyclist Injured In Kennedy Expressway Crash

    Motorcyclist Injured In Kennedy Expressway Crash
    There was a motorcycle accident early this morning (December 28, 2015) on the Kennedy Expressway on Chicago’s Northwest Side. Details on the accident appear limited at this time.  A cause for the accident has not been disclosed.…
  • Dec 17

    Excessive Speed As A Factor In Motorcycle Accident

    Excessive Speed As A Factor In Motorcycle Accident
    In the November 24, 2015 post, titled “NHTSA Statistics Regarding 2014 & 2015 Traffic Deaths,” various statistics and findings regarding fatal traffic accidents are discussed.  Some of the findings are specific to fatal…
Rank this Week: 1600

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: 1608

The Chicago Bicycle Advocate

The Chicago Bicycle Advocate

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

http://www.mybikeadvocate.com/
  • Jan 18

    City of Chicago Fails In Attempt to Immunize Itself From Responsibility For Injuries Caused by Bike Lane Hazard

    City of Chicago Fails In Attempt to Immunize Itself From Responsibility For Injuries Caused by Bike Lane Hazard
    In a hearing last week in the Circuit Court of Cook County the City of Chicago sought to have all of the bicycle lanes installed throughout the City declared "recreational facilities."  The effect of this creative legal maneuver would…
  • Dec 22

    Resolution of a Case That Highlights Car Door Danger

    Resolution of a Case That Highlights Car Door Danger
    "Your client has a duty to pay attention to where she is going."  That was the response we received from an insurance company after its driver doored a woman whom we represented as she rode her bicycle on a residential road in Chicago…
  • Dec 22

    Hit & Run Driver Leaves License Plate Behind, Pays In the End

    Hit &amp; Run Driver Leaves License Plate Behind, Pays In the End
    Here's a tip for any would-be hit and run drivers out there:  Make sure you do not leave your vehicle's license plate at the scene before you flee.  We will find you. That's what happened after a husband and wife struck a Chicago…
Rank this Week: 1636

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 4

    Brain Injury in Boxing and Mixed Martial Art

    Brain Injury in Boxing and Mixed Martial Art
    It has been determined that repeated blows to the head can cause brain injury and, eventually brain damage, in professional sports. Professional football has come under considerable fire because of this, but how about boxing and Mixed Martial…
  • Jan 26

    Traumatic Brain Injury and Rehabilitation

    Traumatic Brain Injury and Rehabilitation
    Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) has many causes, and can take on many forms, from mild to moderate, to severe. Likewise, some TBI can be managed with a minimal amount of care, while other, more debilitating injuries causing loss of cognitive…
  • Jan 20

    Prescription Drugs and Brain Injury, What are the Risks?

    Prescription Drugs and Brain Injury, What are the Risks?
    We hear a lot of talk about street drugs and how bad they are for us; how they can result in brain injury and possibly death; but how about prescription drugs, their use and often misuse and abuse. What affect does the myriad of drugs…
Rank this Week: 1641

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/
  • Jan 26

    Eye Doctor Left Patients Blind, Reaped in Millions from Medicare Fraud

    Eye Doctor Left Patients Blind, Reaped in Millions from Medicare Fraud
    Two patients have filed lawsuits against the disgraced Florida eye surgeon Salomon Melgen, claiming he left them both blind in one eye. The doctor was arrested in April 2015 for Medicare fraud after receiving more than $100 million from the…
  • Jan 14

    Indiana Considers Bill Allowing Patients to Record Their Surgerie

    Indiana Considers Bill Allowing Patients to Record Their Surgerie
    Last year, we wrote about a successful medical malpractice case by a patient who recorded his own colonoscopy. The legality of video and audio recordings is a contentious topic in healthcare, as laws are drafted allowing patients, nursing…
  • Jan 6

    Lung Transplant Patient Sues Hospital for Mold Infection

    Lung Transplant Patient Sues Hospital for Mold Infection
    UPMC Presbyterian hospital, located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is facing at least one lawsuit from mold-related infections that occurred at the hospital in August 2014. The patient claims the hospital was negligent in failing to prevent the…
Rank this Week: 1648

Child Injury Laws Blog

Child Injury Laws Blog

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Pediartic Brain Injuries Related To Car Accidents – What Statistics Tell Us?
    This post originally appeared on Child Injury Laws BlogThe injuries inflicted on a child during a car accident can have lifelong consequences. With head trauma and brain injuries, sometimes these consequences will not be apparent until later…
Rank this Week: 1655