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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/
  • Jan 16

    Are Non-Traded REITs a safe bet?

    Are Non-Traded REITs a safe bet?
    This information comes from a recent Investor Alert from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. Investors often seek products offering more attractive yields during extended periods of low interest rates. An example is the publicly…
  • Jan 16

    Risks that Ruin your Retirement

    Risks that Ruin your Retirement
    When you are considering retirement, there are many risk factors that come to mind.  At this point, everyone is all too familiar with stock market risk. But what are the other risks? The following three risks could potentially ruin your…
  • Jan 13

    Donald Toomer Barred from Securities Industry

    Donald Toomer Barred from Securities Industry
    Have you suffered losses investing with Donald Toomer? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses. In December 2015, the SEC accused Wells Fargo advisor Donald Toomer, of participating in a pump-and-dump…
Rank this Week: 183

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/
  • Jan 13

    Malpractice Payouts Decreasing for Physician Error

    Malpractice Payouts Decreasing for Physician Error
    National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB), an entity created by Congress and run by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, has compiled a list of state rankings comparing the number of payouts for physician errors based on the…
  • Jan 10

    ACA Repeal & Replace Plans Call for One Size Fits All Approach, Caps on Damage

    ACA Repeal & Replace Plans Call for One Size Fits All Approach, Caps on Damage
    An article posted yesterday on Huffington Post examines how Republicans’ plan to repeal and replace parts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will force Americans to be treated as a diagnosis and not an individual with personal or…
  • Jan 7

    Patients of Female Physicians Have Better Outcome

    Patients of Female Physicians Have Better Outcome
    A recent study conducted by Harvard University found that female doctors provide better quality care to elderly nursing home residents than their male counterparts. Specifically, those patients who were hospitalized and later…
Rank this Week: 91

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/
Rank this Week: 138

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: 120

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

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

http://blog.levinperconti.com/
Rank this Week: 2091

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

By Staver Law Group P.C.

http://www.chicagolawyer.com/legal-blog/
  • Jan 16

    Do I Have to Pay Taxes on My Car Accident Settlement

    Do I Have to Pay Taxes on My Car Accident Settlement
    After suffering injuries in a car accident, you may have to endure months of fighting for compensation from an insurer or the party responsible for the collision. Occasionally, insurance companies quickly admit their policyholder’s…
  • Jan 13

    $80,800 Settlement After a Rear-end Accident

    $80,800 Settlement After a Rear-end Accident
    Some time ago, a man was stopped at a traffic light when another care rear-ended his vehicle at a high rate of speed. The victim was taken to Methodist Hospital of Chicago to have his injuries evaluated where it was determined that he…
  • Jan 12

    Slip and Fall Accidents on Private Property

    Slip and Fall Accidents on Private Property
    Slips and falls can result in serious and devastating injuries. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 20 percent of falls lead to a significant injury like a broken bone or traumatic brain injury. This amounts to…
Rank this Week: 1827

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 16

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit: INDOT Liable for Fatal Indiana Crash

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit: INDOT Liable for Fatal Indiana Crash
    The widow of a man killed in a head-on collision in Indiana two years ago is suing the Indiana Department of Transportation, alleging the state agency is liable for her husband’s death, due to its failure to properly maintain the…
  • Jan 2

    Hudgins v. Bemish – Vicarious Liability of Employer in Indiana Car Accident

    Hudgins v. Bemish – Vicarious Liability of Employer in Indiana Car Accident
    Indiana car accident lawsuits in many cases involve more than just the drivers involved. If a driver was acting in the course and scope of employment or was operating an employer’s vehicle, the company could find itself facing claims of…
  • Dec 15

    Escamilla v. Sheil Sexton Co. – Undocumented Injured Worker to be Compensated in Pesos?

    Escamilla v. Sheil Sexton Co. – Undocumented Injured Worker to be Compensated in Pesos?
    Undocumented immigrants who are injured on the job in Indiana are entitled to receive workers’ compensation benefits under state law. They are also entitled to pursue third-party compensation from any other liable parties. However,…
Rank this Week: 4957

Chicago Sexual Abuse & Assault…

Chicago Sexual Abuse & Assault Lawyer Blog

Covers sexual abuse and assault cases. By Elman Law Group LLC.

http://www.chicagosexualabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 16

    Man Charged With Sexual Assault Of 17-Year-Old Girl

    Man Charged With Sexual Assault Of 17-Year-Old Girl
    In the last post (“Sexual Abuse Of Children By Instructors“) instances of alleged sexual abuse of children by teachers and other types of instructors was discussed, and the charges filed against a gymnastics instructor were…
  • Dec 22

    Sexual Abuse Of Children By Instructor

    Sexual Abuse Of Children By Instructor
    There have been many instances of alleged sexual abuse of children by teachers and other types of instructors in Illinois.  On this site, posts concerning sexual abuse are seen in the “Sexual Abuse” category. Another incident…
  • Nov 8

    Maine West Soccer Team Hazing Lawsuit Settled

    Maine West Soccer Team Hazing Lawsuit Settled
    Sexual assault that was part of alleged hazing of Maine West High School (in Des Plaines) soccer team members in 2012, and the lawsuit filed concerning the hazing, has been previously discussed on this site in the following two posts:…
Rank this Week: 2822

Chicago Car Accident Attorney Blog

Chicago Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury topics. By Matthew L. Willens.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 16

    Compensation for Concussion Injuries – Chicago Brain Injury Attorney

    Compensation for Concussion Injuries – Chicago Brain Injury Attorney
    One of the most common brain injuries that can significantly affect your ability to perform even routine tasks is a concussion. A concussion presents very serious symptoms and can be life-threatening, especially if not treated in time and…
  • Jan 15

    Car Accident Related Spinal Injuries – Chicago Auto Injury Attorney

    Car Accident Related Spinal Injuries – Chicago Auto Injury Attorney
    Spinal cord injuries from a car accident have the ability to impact a victim for the rest of his or her life. Spinal cord injuries are probably one of the most serious types of injuries that occur when physical trauma causes damage to the…
  • Jan 14

    Chicago Brain Injury Lawyer: Spasticity After a Traumatic Brain Injury

    Chicago Brain Injury Lawyer: Spasticity After a Traumatic Brain Injury
    Traumatic brain injuries affect as many as 2 million people each year, and some victims develop spasticity as a result. Spasticity is common in people with severe brain injuries. Those with spasticity may feel that their muscles have…
Rank this Week: 1701

Chicago Injury Lawyer

Chicago Injury Lawyer

By the Willens Law Offices.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 16

    Compensation for Concussion Injuries – Chicago Brain Injury Attorney

    Compensation for Concussion Injuries – Chicago Brain Injury Attorney
    One of the most common brain injuries that can significantly affect your ability to perform even routine tasks is a concussion. A concussion presents very serious symptoms and can be life-threatening, especially if not treated in time and…
  • Jan 15

    Car Accident Related Spinal Injuries – Chicago Auto Injury Attorney

    Car Accident Related Spinal Injuries – Chicago Auto Injury Attorney
    Spinal cord injuries from a car accident have the ability to impact a victim for the rest of his or her life. Spinal cord injuries are probably one of the most serious types of injuries that occur when physical trauma causes damage to the…
  • Jan 14

    Chicago Brain Injury Lawyer: Spasticity After a Traumatic Brain Injury

    Chicago Brain Injury Lawyer: Spasticity After a Traumatic Brain Injury
    Traumatic brain injuries affect as many as 2 million people each year, and some victims develop spasticity as a result. Spasticity is common in people with severe brain injuries. Those with spasticity may feel that their muscles have…
Rank this Week: 1896

Mass Tort Lawyer Blog

Mass Tort Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.masstortlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1642

Hoffmann Law Firm, L.L.C. Blog

Hoffmann Law Firm, L.L.C. Blog

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

http://www.hoffmannpersonalinjury.com/category/car-accident/
  • Jan 16

    Fear of Driving (Vehophobia) After a Car Accident in St. Louis?

    Fear of Driving (Vehophobia) After a Car Accident in St. Louis?
    Fear of driving (Vehophobia) is an issue suffered by many people, especially those who have been injured in serious car accidents. Many of those who suffer from vehophobia choose not to drive due to fear and anxiety.  This can be…
  • Jan 15

    St. Louis Auto Accident Lawyer – Jaw Injuries After a Car Accident

    St. Louis Auto Accident Lawyer – Jaw Injuries After a Car Accident
    TMJ injuries can be the result of trauma, such as being involved in a car accident. Until recently, Temporomandibular Joint Disorder was believed to be a disorder that affected people with prior jaw or teeth issues. If a person had missing or…
  • Jan 14

    Driving with a Cold can be Dangerous? – St. Louis Car Accident Lawyer

    Driving with a Cold can be Dangerous? – St. Louis Car Accident Lawyer
    It’s cold season, and it seems like every other person walking around is coughing and sneezing. We all know that a cold can be quite a nuisance and keep you troubled for days, but we rarely think of it as a danger while driving.…
Rank this Week: 1370

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/
  • Jan 15

    Named Class Action Plaintiffs Denied Incentive Award Even Though Overtime Claims Settle for $3.7 Million

    Named Class Action Plaintiffs Denied Incentive Award Even Though Overtime Claims Settle for $3.7 Million
    Of course, risk is always involved anytime anyone files a lawsuit, despite corporate claims that class actions unfairly benefit plaintiffs because the vast majority of them settle outside of court. Although many class action lawsuits do…
  • Jan 8

    Franchisor Sued For Overtime Practices With Claim That Franchisee are Really Employee

    Franchisor Sued For Overtime Practices With Claim That Franchisee are Really Employee
    According to two recent wage and hour lawsuits against Jani-King, the commercial cleaning company's franchisees allegedly do not qualify for the label and should be compensated as employees. The first lawsuit was filed by a class of…
  • Jan 5

    Labor Department Finds Alleged Overtime Violation

    Labor Department Finds Alleged Overtime Violation
    The Labor Department further alleged the employees were shorted approximately $4 per hour in fringe benefits. As a direct result of the findings of their investigation, the Department of Labor sued both CEC and Essex County for illegal…
Rank this Week: 2722

TCB's Legal Blog

TCB's Legal Blog

Criminal defense news. By Thomas C. Brandstrader.

http://chicagofelony.com/legal-posts/
Rank this Week: 1600

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer…

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal malpractice. By The Clinton Law Firm.

http://www.chicagolegalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 15

    Mediator Obtains Dismissal of Legal Malpractice Action

    Mediator Obtains Dismissal of Legal Malpractice Action
    Goldstein was retained as a mediator by Barrett and his then wife. After meeting with the couple, Goldstein drafted a post-nuptial agreement that Barrett and his wife later signed. (A post-nuptial agreement is one that a married couple enters…
  • Jan 4

    Legal Malpractice Case Dismissed Because Expert Does Not Explain How Negligence Caused Injury to Client

    Legal Malpractice Case Dismissed Because Expert Does Not Explain How Negligence Caused Injury to Client
    This case is interesting because it dismisses a legal malpractice claim because the expert did not reveal how the negligence of the attorney caused the injury of the plaintiff. The opinion does not shed as much light on the facts of the case…
  • Jan 3

    Poor Case Preparation Dooms Legal Malpractice Case

    Poor Case Preparation Dooms Legal Malpractice Case
    In Barkal v. Gouveia and Associates, the Court of Appeals of Indiana affirmed a grant of summary judgment for an attorney defendant. The decision was issued on December 27, 2016, and will be published. Barkal alleged that Gouveia breached the…
Rank this Week: 2293

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/
  • Jan 15

    Court Rules in Employees Favor that Termination For Airing Grievances on TV is an Unfair Labor Practice

    Court Rules in Employees Favor that Termination For Airing Grievances on TV is an Unfair Labor Practice
    NLRB found the employees’ statements were largely “truthful representations of what the [companies] told them to do,” did not amount to unprotected disloyalty or reckless disparagement, and that the companies had committed…
  • Jan 10

    Playboy Wins Trademark Infringement Claim

    Playboy Wins Trademark Infringement Claim
    Nevertheless, the complaint alleges that, because of the successful market development, Playboy had made informal promises to renew its contract with the distributors. But, according to the complaint, Playboy allegedly came under new…
  • Jan 3

    Law School Brings Trademark Claim to Protect its Name

    Law School Brings Trademark Claim to Protect its Name
    The Houston College of Law argued it had already spent almost $500,000 to help publicize its new name, but U.S. District Judge Keith Ellison pointed out that most of that money was spent after the college had already been made aware of the…
Rank this Week: 705

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 14

    Motorcycle Road Hazards Involving Wheel Separation

    Motorcycle Road Hazards Involving Wheel Separation
    “Road hazards” are particularly dangerous to motorcyclists, due to the balance that riders need to maintain in order to avoid loss of motorcycle control accidents.   On this site, road hazards and the Illinois motorcycle…
  • Dec 29

    Head-On Collisions Involving Motorcycle

    Head-On Collisions Involving Motorcycle
    As seen in many Illinois motorcycle accidents discussed on this site, there are various reasons why motorcycles may have “head-on” collisions with other vehicles. One of these reasons – and a cause for various serious…
  • Nov 25

    Motorcyclist Injured During Naperville Motorcycle Crash

    Motorcyclist Injured During Naperville Motorcycle Crash
    There was a motorcycle crash Thursday afternoon (November 24, 2016) in Naperville. According to Naperville Police, first responders were called at 12:17 p.m., and the accident scene was at 248th Avenue and Ashwood Road. The accident involved…
Rank this Week: 2569

Shaw Family Law Blog

Shaw Family Law Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

http://www.kanecountydivorceattorneys.com/st-charles-lawyers
  • Jan 14

    Four Common Predictors of Divorce

    Four Common Predictors of Divorce
    As we work through the everyday bumps that come with navigating a relationship, it can be difficult to recognize whether the problems we face are typical roadblocks that every couple experiences - those that can be overcome with time and…
  • Jan 13

    Key Factors that Influence Your Child’s Post-Divorce Adjustment

    Key Factors that Influence Your Child’s Post-Divorce Adjustment
    Navigating the adjustment period after a divorce is a challenge for everyone at the end of a marriage. Depending on the level of tension and conflict in the relationship, the final unraveling of the union has the potential to wreak a…
  • Dec 30

    Relocation after Divorce: Factoring in Moving When Creating Parenting Plan

    Relocation after Divorce: Factoring in Moving When Creating Parenting Plan
    The list of responsibilities to be addressed following a family’s separation is vast. When you have decided to divorce, everything from your finances, routines, and overall lifestyle must be re-evaluated to accommodate the circumstances…
Rank this Week: 1787

Sever | Storey Blog

Sever | Storey Blog

Covers eminent domain issues in the States of Indiana, North Carolina and Illinois.

http://www.landownerattorneys.com/blog
  • Jan 13

    Ohio City Proposes Using Eminent Domain for New Water Tower

    Ohio City Proposes Using Eminent Domain for New Water Tower
      A fairly unique situation in an Ohio city is drawing attention to the use of eminent domain to take private property for a public purpose. Eminent domain1 is the power of the government (and private entities, in some cases) to take…
  • Jan 6

    Do You Need a Lawyer Before an Eminent Domain Case is Filed?

    Do You Need a Lawyer Before an Eminent Domain Case is Filed?
      Many cases implicating the use of eminent domain1 never go to court. Generally speaking, what happens is that a representative of a government agency or a private party that is authorized to use eminent domain approaches a homeowner…
  • Dec 30

    Alternative Dispute Resolution Can Help in Eminent Domain Case

    Alternative Dispute Resolution Can Help in Eminent Domain Case
    For many landowners facing the threat of eminent domain, it can feel personal. We hear all the time that our clients have lived on their land for years going back generations, that the land was bought with a significant amount money, and that…
Rank this Week: 2268

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: 3687

Chicago Injury Lawyers Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury law and medical malpractice. By Leopold & Associates, L.L.C.

http://www.chicagoinjurylawyers-blog.com/
  • Jan 13

    Patients, Consumers and the 99%

    Patients, Consumers and the 99%
    On Friday, January 20, 2017, Donald J. Trump will become the 45th President of the United States. Once inaugurated, he will join with the 115th Congress, sworn in earlier this month, to create the first, entirely Republican government in…
  • Nov 22

    Eliminating Medical Malpractice Caps: A Nationwide Trend?

    Eliminating Medical Malpractice Caps: A Nationwide Trend?
    Earlier this year, we documented the successful effort to raise the limit capping compensation, reimbursement for medical bills and pain and suffering in Indiana for medical malpractice lawsuits. As a plaintiff’s litigation firm, we…
  • Sep 7

    Sharing the Road: Bikes, Cars and Chicago Traffic

    Sharing the Road: Bikes, Cars and Chicago Traffic
    Earlier this summer we wrote about Chicago’s expanded use of bicycle lanes and trails as well as bicycle safety and the steps to take if you are involved in a bike accident. It is wonderful to see Chicago investing in bike paths and…
Rank this Week: 1899

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 13

    Aggravated Battery on a Police Officer in Chicago

    Aggravated Battery on a Police Officer in Chicago
    It is a nightmare scenario when a defendant is accused of having injured a police officer in the line of duty. Both the courts and probation office are reluctant to give defendants any benefit of doubt or leeway in such circumstances. The…
  • Jan 11

    Aggravated Discharge: From Common-law Misdemeanor to Felony

    Aggravated Discharge: From Common-law Misdemeanor to Felony
    One of the most common crimes in Chicago is that of the unlawful discharge of a firearm. This article focuses on some of the aggravating and mitigating features that might influence the sentencing process. It is important for the attorney to…
  • Jan 6

    Internet Solicitation Laws in Chicago

    Internet Solicitation Laws in Chicago
    The internet has not only opened up new avenues of communication, but has also created an entire category of crimes that require bespoke responses from the legislature. It is from that perspective that Chicago has come up with an internet…
Rank this Week: 2286

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.illinoisinjurylawyerblog.net/
Rank this Week: 1641

Chicago Lawyer Blog

Chicago Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.salvilaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1889

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/
  • Jan 13

    The Reading List (2017, No. 2)

    The Reading List (2017, No. 2)
    Non-Compete and Trade Secret News for the week ended January 13, 2017***Defend Trade Secrets ActWe have the first district court opinion dealing with the relatively new (and highly controversial) ex parte seizure order available under the…
  • Jan 6

    The Reading List (2017, No. 1)

    The Reading List (2017, No. 1)
    Non-Compete and Trade Secrets News for the week ended January 6, 2017***Commercial real estate broker Avison Young has sued three former brokers who joined Cushman & Wakefield. According to Crain's Chicago Business, the factual predicate…
  • Dec 30

    Year-End Extravaganza (Part 4): Top 10 Books (Non-Compete) Lawyers Should Read

    Year-End Extravaganza (Part 4): Top 10 Books (Non-Compete) Lawyers Should Read
    As the son of an English teacher and a school superintendent, there never was much doubt that I'd be a reader - either by volition or conscription. I was the kid who had "summer reading lists," which admittedly at the time seemed oppressive…
Rank this Week: 3952

Insurance Policyholder Law Blog

Insurance Policyholder Law Blog

Covers legal developments affecting policyholders. By Neal Gerber Eisenberg.

http://www.policyholderinsurancelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3478

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois divorce law. From Michael Roe.

http://www.illinoisdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 12

    Kane County Divorce: Narcissistic Personalities and Gaslighting

    Kane County Divorce: Narcissistic Personalities and Gaslighting
    In my divorce and child custody practice, I have represented a number of very good, intelligent people who have been victimized by a narcissist spouse’s  gaslighting campaign. Gaslighting is a term that is used to describe the…
  • Jan 11

    Disempowering the NPD: Managing Narcissists in the Court System

    Disempowering the NPD: Managing Narcissists in the Court System
    In my law practice, a divorce with a narcissist involves unique issues and challenges. Many toxic narcissists, in divorce, use emotional abuse to denigrate and control their partners, and are notoriously difficult in the case to achieve…
  • Jan 11

    Divorce and Paranoid Personality Disorder

    Divorce and Paranoid Personality Disorder
    PsychCentral has an interesting summary for one of the more pervasive forms of personality disorder that some people face in a marriage or divorce, and yet this form of Personality Disorder is not well understood. There is a significant…
Rank this Week: 471

Lake County Illinois Car Accident…

Lake County Illinois Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers car, bike and train accidents. By Elman Law Group LLC.

http://www.lakecountyillinoiscaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 12

    Fatal 3-Vehicle Collision In Waukegan

    Fatal 3-Vehicle Collision In Waukegan
    There was a fatal crash Wednesday evening (January 11, 2017) in Waukegan. The crash happened at near Belvidere Street (Route 120) and River Roads, and happened at approximately 5:30 p.m. While the crash continues to be investigated, the…
  • Jan 10

    Man Fatally Struck By Pickup Truck On Sheridan Road In Beach Park

    Man Fatally Struck By Pickup Truck On Sheridan Road In Beach Park
    There was a fatal Lake County pedestrian accident on Monday night (January 9, 2017) in Beach Park. Details on the accident appear somewhat limited at this time. Preliminary investigation findings indicate that the accident happened on…
  • Jan 4

    Accidents In Which Bicyclists Are Struck From Behind

    Accidents In Which Bicyclists Are Struck From Behind
    Bicycling accidents and the accompanying injuries have been discussed on this site in the following pages: Lake County IL Bicycling Accidents Regarding A Bicycling Accident Bicycle Accidents – Impaired Drivers Bicycle Accidents And…
Rank this Week: 3043

Chicago Injury Attorneys Blog

Chicago Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Katz, Friedman, Eagle, Eisenstein, Johnson & Bareck, PC.

https://www.chicagoinjuryattorneysblog.net/
Rank this Week: 1739

Chicago Illinois Car Accident…

Chicago Illinois Car Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagoillinoiscaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 12

    Fatal Bicycle Accident On Chicago’s West Side

    Fatal Bicycle Accident On Chicago’s West Side
    There was a fatal bicycle accident Wednesday night (January 11, 2017) in Humboldt Park neighborhood, which is on Chicago’s West Side. Details on the accident are limited at this time.  The cause and the fault of the accident…
  • Jan 11

    Man Fatally Struck On Eisenhower Expressway

    Man Fatally Struck On Eisenhower Expressway
    A man was fatally struck by a delivery truck late Tuesday night (January 10, 2017) on the Eisenhower Expressway. An excerpt from the NBC Chicago article of January 11, 2017, titled “Man Struck, Killed While Trying to Change Tire on…
  • Jan 10

    Characteristics Of Pedestrian Accident

    Characteristics Of Pedestrian Accident
    In the January 2, 2017 post (“Two Chicago Hit & Run Pedestrian Accidents“) two pedestrian accidents that involved “hit & run” drivers were summarized.  One of these accidents (that in the South Austin…
Rank this Week: 3039

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers

Covers personal injury law.

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/articles/
  • Jan 12

    Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers Announce 2016 Scholarship Winner

    Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers Announce 2016 Scholarship Winner
    Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers is pleased to announce the winners of our 2016 Single Mothers Scholarship program. Each year we offer two scholarships to single mothers. While we received many entries from students across the country, the women…
  • Jan 11

    Chicago’s South Loop Expands Use of Protected Bicycle Lane

    Chicago’s South Loop Expands Use of Protected Bicycle Lane
    The construction of new bike lanes and barriers in the South Loop is set to begin in 2017 and the project is meant to reduce the number of bicycle and pedestrian accidents in the area. As Chicago continues to present itself as a bike friendly…
  • Dec 12

    Birth Injury Lawsuit Sees Record Recovery for Brain Injured Child

    Birth Injury Lawsuit Sees Record Recovery for Brain Injured Child
    A Chicago family has been awarded an unprecedented settlement in the amount of $53 million twelve years after negligent healthcare resulted in birth injuries to an infant showing symptoms of fetal distress. The lawsuit alleged that medical…
Rank this Week: 1326

Personal Injury News &…

Personal Injury News & Developments

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

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/news
  • Jan 12

    Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers Announce 2016 Scholarship Winner

    Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers Announce 2016 Scholarship Winner
    Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers is pleased to announce the winners of our 2016 Single Mothers Scholarship program. Each year we offer two scholarships to single mothers. While we received many entries from students across the country, the women…
  • Jan 11

    Chicago’s South Loop Expands Use of Protected Bicycle Lane

    Chicago’s South Loop Expands Use of Protected Bicycle Lane
    The construction of new bike lanes and barriers in the South Loop is set to begin in 2017 and the project is meant to reduce the number of bicycle and pedestrian accidents in the area. As Chicago continues to present itself as a bike friendly…
  • Dec 12

    Birth Injury Lawsuit Sees Record Recovery for Brain Injured Child

    Birth Injury Lawsuit Sees Record Recovery for Brain Injured Child
    A Chicago family has been awarded an unprecedented settlement in the amount of $53 million twelve years after negligent healthcare resulted in birth injuries to an infant showing symptoms of fetal distress. The lawsuit alleged that medical…
Rank this Week: 1871

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: 803

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

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

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • Jan 11

    Professor Higgins is on Sound Cloud

    Professor Higgins is on Sound Cloud
    Over the years we have seen many developments, many changes, a huge evolution with technology and we’ve tried to adapt with those things while addressing two primary concerns.  First and foremost, we strive to make decisions,…
  • Jan 3

    Congratulations to the 2 New Officers and 7 New Cadets sworn in today at the Peoria Police Department

    Congratulations to the 2 New Officers and 7 New Cadets sworn in today at the Peoria Police Department
    I was honored to be able to congratulate our graduates and students as they were sworn in today as Peoria Police Officers (2) and Cadets (7).  It was a packed house of family and friends who came to witness these individuals take this…
  • Dec 12

    LEGAL ASSISTANT/PARALEGAL Galesburg, Illinois.

    LEGAL ASSISTANT/PARALEGAL Galesburg, Illinois.
    Galesburg law firm seeking Legal Assistant/Paralegal.  Candidate must possess excellent organizational/communication skills and proactive work ethic.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office and typing speed of at least 60 wpm. …
Rank this Week: 466

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyers Blog

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyers Blog

Chicago Birth Injury Blog. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.robertkreisman.com/birth-injury-lawyer/
  • Jan 11

    $3.2 Million Settlement Reached for Brain Damaged Child for Failure to Diagnose Herpe

    $3.2 Million Settlement Reached for Brain Damaged Child for Failure to Diagnose Herpe
    Vonshelle Brothers received her prenatal care, including a Pap smear, at the Brevard County Health Department. A cytopathologist allegedly interpreted the Pap smear as having cellular changes consistent with the herpes simplex virus. However,…
  • Dec 29

    Jury Verdict Reversed When Juror Should Have Been Disqualified for Bia

    Jury Verdict Reversed When Juror Should Have Been Disqualified for Bia
    In this medical malpractice case, an appeal was taken by the plaintiff after a jury verdict was entered in favor of the defendant, Mercy Hospitals East, claiming that the trial court abused its discretion. The claim was made that the court…
  • Dec 16

    Illinois Appellate Court Reverses Dismissal of Birth Trauma Injury Case Based on Informed Consent

    Illinois Appellate Court Reverses Dismissal of Birth Trauma Injury Case Based on Informed Consent
    In August 2015, the plaintiffs, Kristopher Crim and Teri Crim, acting on behalf of their biological son, Collin Crim, filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against the defendant physician, Dr. Gina Dietrich, claiming that she chose not to…
Rank this Week: 2333

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 3433

Nursing Home Law Center

Nursing Home Law Center

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

https://www.nursinghomelawcenter.org/
  • Jan 9

    Lawsuit Alleges Patient’s Death Due to Nursing Neglect

    Lawsuit Alleges Patient’s Death Due to Nursing Neglect
    A wrongful death lawsuit filed against a nursing home in Richmond, Virginia highlights the dangers of pressure ulcers and reveals the pain and suffering patients go through when their caregivers ignore their conditions. Donald Shelton…
  • Dec 12

    Action Against Nursing Home Operator for Systemic Understaffing

    Action Against Nursing Home Operator for Systemic Understaffing
    One of the nation’s largest nursing home chains suffered a legal setback that could eventually send ripples throughout the nursing care community at large. Despite aggressive attempts to have a lawsuit thrown out alleging that the…
  • Nov 14

    Investment in Nursing Industry Seen as Lucrative. But at What Cost?

    Investment in Nursing Industry Seen as Lucrative. But at What Cost?
    It really doesn’t come as a surprise to most people to learn that seniors are representing a growing segment of the overall population. Current figures suggest that the number of elderly people living in the country may climb by about…
Rank this Week: 990

Law Offices of Robert H. Glorch…

Law Offices of Robert H. Glorch Blog

Illinois attorney blog for estate planning, wills, trusts and probate.

http://www.illinoisestateplan.com/blog
  • Jan 9

    2017 Estate Tax Summary

    2017 Estate Tax Summary
    I previously provided summaries of estate and gift taxes for 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016. As with the last few years, the changes at the beginning of this year are primarily inflation adjustments. For 2017, the unified federal estate, gift and…
  • Dec 21

    Happy Holidays 2016

    Happy Holidays 2016
    I hope you’re all having a joyous and memorable holiday season filled with friends and family and fun! I value all of our clients and take pride and joy in helping our clients to plan for their families’ futures and to guide…
  • Sep 29

    Guest Blog: How Financial Aid and Student Loans are Affected by Gifts and Inheritance

    Guest Blog: How Financial Aid and Student Loans are Affected by Gifts and Inheritance
    This guest blog post was written by Rachael Everly. Rachael is an undergraduate student who loves to write on the topics related business, finance, technology and education. Follow @RachaelEverly for further updates. Usually the last thing on…
Rank this Week: 2517

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Kollias & Giese.

http://www.dupagecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 9

    Imputation of Income for the Purposes of Calculating Maintenance in Illinoi

    Imputation of Income for the Purposes of Calculating Maintenance in Illinoi
    Section 504 of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act addresses maintenance.  The Internal Revenue Service calls it “alimony” on tax forms, and it’s sometimes called spousal support.   Under the law,…
  • Nov 28

    Illinois Child Support: Modification in the Event of a Job Lo

    Illinois Child Support: Modification in the Event of a Job Lo
    Under Illinois law, child support may be modified upon a substantial change in circumstances.  Normally, a job loss is considered a substantial change in circumstances which would warrant a modification of child support, but sometimes it…
  • Nov 14

    Can your spouse be required to pay your attorney fees under Illinois law?

    Can your spouse be required to pay your attorney fees under Illinois law?
    In Illinois, during a divorce, either party can ask the court to order the other party to pay some or all of his or her attorney fees while the case is pending.  Section 501(c-1) of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act…
Rank this Week: 1452

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.robertkreisman.com/injury-lawyer/
  • Jan 9

    $6.99 Million Settlement Reached in Rear-End Crash Injuring Police Officer

    $6.99 Million Settlement Reached in Rear-End Crash Injuring Police Officer
    Cornell Smith, 38, was driving on a highway when he stopped for the traffic ahead. Traffic was backed up from an off-ramp exit. While he was sitting in his stopped SUV, he was rear-ended by Ross Keys, who was driving a cargo van for Tri-Cal…
  • Dec 22

    U.S. Court of Appeals Dismisses False Claims Act Complaint Ruling

    U.S. Court of Appeals Dismisses False Claims Act Complaint Ruling
    In a federal court of appeals, the Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 9(b) was addressed by the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago regarding the specificity required in complaints. On Sept. 1, 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the…
  • Dec 20

    Illinois Appellate Court Reverses Trial Judge Who Denied Filing a Second Amended Complaint

    Illinois Appellate Court Reverses Trial Judge Who Denied Filing a Second Amended Complaint
    The 1st District Appellate Court has reversed in part, vacated in part and remanded a decision by a Cook County judge in a case involving the use of trust money and investments. Arie Zweig was the trustee of the Arie Zweig Self Declaration of…
Rank this Week: 2283

Illinois Expungement Lawyer Blog

Illinois Expungement Lawyer Blog

By Jorie K. Johnson.

http://www.illinoisexpungementlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4951

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Kurasch & Klein, LTD.

http://www.chicagoinjurylawyerblog.net/
  • Jan 7

    Recent Developments in Illinois Workers’ Compensation Disability Criteria

    Recent Developments in Illinois Workers’ Compensation Disability Criteria
    The criteria for determination of permanent partial disability under the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act of Illinois, 820 ILCS 305, was modified in September 2011.  Under Section 8.1b of the Act, for accidental injuries that…
  • Dec 29

    What You Should Be Asking a New Personal Injury Lawyer

    What You Should Be Asking a New Personal Injury Lawyer
    While all lawyers have similar educational backgrounds, they are quite different from each other in terms of years of experience, the kinds of experiences they have had, their temperaments, and the approach they will take to get your case…
  • Dec 16

    How to Prepare for Your First Meeting with a Personal Injury Lawyer in Illinoi

    How to Prepare for Your First Meeting with a Personal Injury Lawyer in Illinoi
    Whether by phone, in person, or online, preparing for your initial consultation is important. Timeline Prior to discussing your potential claim with a personal injury attorney, it is valuable to put together a timeline of key events. …
Rank this Week: 1736

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 7

    Ikea to Pay $50 Million for Deaths Caused by Unsafe Furniture

    Ikea to Pay $50 Million for Deaths Caused by Unsafe Furniture
    Ikea, the Swedish home retail giant, has agreed to pay $50 million to 3 families whose children were killed after being crushed by toppled dressers. To these families, money will never be able to replace what they have lost, but the…
  • Dec 5

    Stay Safe This Season – Be on the Lookout for Common Holiday Injurie

    Stay Safe This Season – Be on the Lookout for Common Holiday Injurie
    The holiday season is right around the corner. Many of us will be getting together with family and enjoying food and various activities. In my family, the kids will be running around, the adult men will be watching sports while the adult…
  • Dec 5

    Stay Safe This Season – Be on the Lookout for Common Holiday Injurie

    Stay Safe This Season – Be on the Lookout for Common Holiday Injurie
    The holiday season is right around the corner. Many of us will be getting together with family and enjoying food and various activities. In my family, the kids will be running around, the adult men will be watching sports while the adult…
Rank this Week: 1098

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/
  • Jan 7

    Winter Weather Increases Risks of Slip-and-Fall Accidents in Chicago

    Winter Weather Increases Risks of Slip-and-Fall Accidents in Chicago
    With winter encompassing Chicago, the season of slipping and falling is upon us. Every winter, countless individuals become injured due to falling on icy surfaces. We’ve all experienced it; you’re walking along and then without…
  • Nov 28

    Illinois Faces Multi-Car Collisions Daily

    Illinois Faces Multi-Car Collisions Daily
    The phrase “multi-car collision” typically is used to describe accidents with a large number of cars. However, it can mean anything from a crash with two or three vehicles to one with hundreds. These incidents happen most commonly…
  • Nov 23

    Backups, Car Accidents Expected During Thanksgiving Travel in Illinoi

    Backups, Car Accidents Expected During Thanksgiving Travel in Illinoi
    Traditionally, the Thanksgiving holiday is one of the most traveled times of the year in America. Those in Chicago are no exception to this as thousands both leave and enter the city each year, traveling to celebrate with friends and family…
Rank this Week: 1134

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

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

http://www.robertkreisman.com/medical-malpractice-lawyer/
Rank this Week: 4991