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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/
  • Aug 28

    Jeffrey Alan Stewart Facing Securities Fraud Charge

    Jeffrey Alan Stewart Facing Securities Fraud Charge
    Former broker Jeffrey Alan Stewart has been charged with securities fraud and forgery. According to Iowa City Press-Citizen , Stewart allegedly lied to clients about how he was investing their money and was moving client’s investments…
  • Aug 25

    CitiGroup Pays $180 million to Settle SEC Charge

    CitiGroup Pays $180 million to Settle SEC Charge
    Citigroup recently settled charges with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) involving two hedge funds. Citigroup agreed to pay $180 million to settle the charges which alleged the two funds were improperly marketed. According to…
  • Aug 25

    KBS $1.75 Tender Offer

    KBS $1.75 Tender Offer
    Have you suffered investment losses in KBS Real Estate Investment Trust? If so, the securities attorneys of The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses by filing a FINRA Dispute Resolution claim against the brokerage firm…
Rank this Week: 40

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

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

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • Aug 21

    Legal Assistant/Secretarial position available immediately!

    Legal Assistant/Secretarial position available immediately!
    Legal Assistant/Secretarial position available immediately with personal injury/general practice law firm in Peoria with five attorneys. General office experience, excellent typing and computer skills are a must as this is a very fast paced…
  • Aug 19

    Peoria Work Comp Paralegal Position

    Peoria Work Comp Paralegal Position
    Peoria Worker's Compensation Lawyer seeks qualified Paralegal to fill position immediately.  Will train the right candidate.  Experienced Paralegals in Work Comp or other practice areas are welcome to apply.Send a resume and cover…
  • Aug 12

    One Book, One College 2015-16, March Book One, Honorable John Lewi

    One Book, One College 2015-16, March Book One, Honorable John Lewi
    2015-2016"March: Book One" LibGuideMarch: Book OneBy John Lewis, Andrew Aydin (Co-writer), Nate Powell (Artist)"Congressman John Lewis (GA-5) is an American icon, one of the key figures of the civil rights movement.…
Rank this Week: 60

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

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

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

    Report Shows Problems Across State, Including Champaign County

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

    More on the Problems at Sauk Valley

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

    Sauk Valley Nursing Homes Do Not Meet Standard

    Sauk Valley Nursing Homes Do Not Meet Standard
    Illinois has had a fairly mixed record as a state when it comes to the quality of care at its nursing homes, and unfortunately ranks toward the bottom of the list closer to the likes of Texas and Oklahoma. Case in point, a recent report by an…
Rank this Week: 284

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/
  • Aug 27

    Child Abduction Attempt Reported In Aurora, Illinoi

    Child Abduction Attempt Reported In Aurora, Illinoi
    There was an alleged child abduction attempt in Aurora, Illinois, involving two sixth-grade girls. The alleged incident is discussed in the August 27, 2015 Montgomery, Illinois Patch article titled “Aurora Police Investigating Possible…
  • Aug 20

    Woman Sexually Assaulted In The 900 Block Of W. Belden Avenue

    Woman Sexually Assaulted In The 900 Block Of W. Belden Avenue
    There was a sexual assault early this morning (August 20, 2015) near DePaul University’s Lincoln Park campus. According to police, the assault happened at approximately 1:45 a.m., as a female student was walking home.  As she was…
  • Aug 8

    Alleged Sexual Assault And Kidnapping In Des Plaine

    Alleged Sexual Assault And Kidnapping In Des Plaine
    A man from Des Plaines has been charged with aggravated kidnapping and aggravated criminal sexual assault concerning an alleged sexual assault and related offenses on Wednesday, August 5, 2015. The alleged sexual assault and kidnapping…
Rank this Week: 205

Auto Accident Lawyers Blog

Auto Accident Lawyers Blog

Covers Chicago car accidents, bus accidents and bike accidents. By the Pintas & Mullins Law Firm.

http://www.autoaccidentlawyers-blog.com/
  • Aug 26

    Tire Safety and Victims of Tire Defect

    Tire Safety and Victims of Tire Defect
    The auto accident attorneys at Pintas & Mullins represent victims of vehicle crashes of all types. Amid the recent news involving massive vehicle recalls, not enough attention is paid to tire safety. Tires are among the most important…
  • Aug 13

    Auto Safety Ratings Explained

    Auto Safety Ratings Explained
    For the majority of buyers, safety is the most important factor in deciding on a vehicle. There are two main safety reports, which evaluate vehicles differently. Below, our auto accident attorneys explain these two reports and how consumers…
  • Jul 31

    Jeep to Pay $40 Million in Wrongful Death Suit

    Jeep to Pay $40 Million in Wrongful Death Suit
    A Georgia jury recently heard a devastating trial against Jeep’s manufacturer, Fiat Chrysler, over the death of four-year-old boy. Our team of auto accident attorneys report on this multi-million dollar case below. In 2013, federal…
Rank this Week: 163

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/
  • Aug 20

    Residents Receive Strenuous Therapy Despite Poor Health

    Residents Receive Strenuous Therapy Despite Poor Health
    In the current system, Medicare pays nursing homes a daily rate for a resident’s stay based on how much therapy they receive. Residents who receive “ultrahigh” therapy, at least 720 minutes per week, generate the biggest…
  • Aug 12

    Preventing Falls in Nursing Homes and What to do When One Occur

    Preventing Falls in Nursing Homes and What to do When One Occur
    Most nursing home residents will suffer a fall at some point during their stay at the facility – in fact, the CDC estimates that the average resident falls more than twice per year. Many of these falls will go unreported even though…
  • Jul 27

    Blood Thinning Drugs in Nursing Homes Causing Deaths and Injurie

    Blood Thinning Drugs in Nursing Homes Causing Deaths and Injurie
    We have written extensively on the dangers of new blood thinning drugs like Xarelto and Pradaxa. Lesser known are the dangers of an older and much more popular type of blood thinner in nursing homes. Our team of nursing home negligence…
Rank this Week: 260

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/
  • Aug 17

    Hawaii Goes Deep on Non-Compete Law

    Hawaii Goes Deep on Non-Compete Law
    The mentions that the State of Hawaii gets on this blog are, predictably, few and far between. However, in the span of just a few weeks, we have two significant legislative and judicial updates.The first concerns Act 158, which Governor…
  • Aug 5

    A Federal Trade Secrets Statute Appears Inevitable, Questions and Concerns Remain

    A Federal Trade Secrets Statute Appears Inevitable, Questions and Concerns Remain
    Last week, the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2015 was introduced in both the House of Representatives and the United States Senate. The text of the proposed legislation appears below. This is a bipartisan, bicameral bill that likely will become…
  • Jul 31

    Seventh Circuit Endorses Use of Blue-Pencil Rule for Non-Compete

    Seventh Circuit Endorses Use of Blue-Pencil Rule for Non-Compete
    More times than not, courts in non-compete disputes confront restrictive covenants that have problems. Sometimes the problems are severe and other times they are revealed through the unique facts of the case, rather than the face of the…
Rank this Week: 177

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/
  • Aug 10

    What are the Risks of Incorrect Due Dates for Pregnant Women?

    What are the Risks of Incorrect Due Dates for Pregnant Women?
    Pregnancy is an exciting time for expectant mothers and fathers. While the expectant parents must wait nine months to meet their child, they are given a due date to look forward to. However, determining due dates is not an exact science.…
  • Aug 6

    Can You Get Workers’ Compensation for Food Poisoning?

    Can You Get Workers’ Compensation for Food Poisoning?
    In Illinois, an employee is liable for any injury an employee sustains during the course of their employment. Workers’ compensation laws strictly state that any illness or injury that occurs during an employee’s duties could make…
  • Aug 3

    5 Important Things Your Attorney Must Know About Your Personal Injury Case

    5 Important Things Your Attorney Must Know About Your Personal Injury Case
    Personal injury lawsuits are inherently complex. This is why individuals who are injured will turn to the expertise and guidance of a personal injury attorney. An attorney can gather key pieces of information to help build a case and win…
Rank this Week: 248

General Counselor

General Counselor

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

http://general-counselor.com
  • Jul 27

    Restrictive Covenant Update

    Restrictive Covenant Update
    E. Jason Tremblay Restrictive Covenant Update: Don’t Forget to Establish Your Legitimate Business Interest! Let’s consider the following scenario. Executive is hired by an employer and signs a standard restrictive covenant…
  • Jul 17

    Many “Independent Contractors” May Now Be “Employees”

    Many “Independent Contractors” May Now Be “Employees”
    E. Jason Tremblay and Megan P. Toth Many “Independent Contractors” May Now Be “Employees” According to the Department of Labor On July 15, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor’s issued an Administrator’s…
  • Jul 6

    Fair Labor Standards Act Proposed Revisions Just Released

    Fair Labor Standards Act Proposed Revisions Just Released
    The U.S. Department of Labor just released its highly anticipated proposed revisions to the “white collar” exemptions to the Fair Labor Standards Act, which will significantly expand the number of workers who will be eligible for…
Rank this Week: 371

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: 133

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: 141

Illinois Criminal & Civil Defense…

Illinois Criminal & Civil Defense Blog

Covers criminal and civil law in Illinois. By Appelman & Associates LLC.

http://blog.appelmanlawyers.com/
  • Nov 26

    Naperville Babysitter Pleads Not Guilty in Televised Arraignment

    Naperville Babysitter Pleads Not Guilty in Televised Arraignment
    When Naperville babysitter Elzbieta Plackowska pled not guilty to the murder of two young children, she did so in front of cameras, which were allowed in a DuPage County courtroom for the first time in the county’s history.
  • Nov 21

    Kane County to Crack Down on Drunk Driving during Thanksgiving Holiday

    Kane County to Crack Down on Drunk Driving during Thanksgiving Holiday
    Police in Kane County used a DUI crackdown to prevent drunk driving around Halloween last month, and they will use similar enforcement the night before Thanksgiving. Kane County State’s Attorney Joe McMahon said four arrests were made…
  • Nov 14

    Jenna Jameson Ordered to Pay $92,000 for Missed Appearance

    Jenna Jameson Ordered to Pay $92,000 for Missed Appearance
    Jameson was ordered to reimburse the Hollywood Palms theater group for promotional expenses and lost revenue after Jameson violated terms of her contract which required her to attend movie premiers at two Illinois theaters.
Rank this Week: 367

Smarter Will Blog

Smarter Will Blog

Provides estate planning and probate news.

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

    Holographic Wills: Legal in Illinois?

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

    Organ Donation Process in Illinoi

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

    Pulling the Plug: Illinois Law That Make it Possible

    Pulling the Plug: Illinois Law That Make it Possible
    Everyone has the right to live. But does everyone have the right to die? Dying on your own terms (or “pulling the plug”) is a privilege granted at the state level. But it requires advance planning. Every state has different rules on how…
Rank this Week: 203

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: 376

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
  • Aug 31

    Eighth Circuit Concludes That $24 Million Wage Payment Judgments Have No Meat

    Eighth Circuit Concludes That $24 Million Wage Payment Judgments Have No Meat
    Co-authored by Michael Wahlander and Noah Finkel It is not every day that multi-million dollar wage and hour class action judgments get reversed. But that is exactly what happened twice late last week in the Eighth Circuit in two cases…
  • Aug 30

    What the Browning-Ferris Decision May Forecast for Wage and Hour Law

    What the Browning-Ferris Decision May Forecast for Wage and Hour Law
    Co-authored by Richard Alfred and Patrick Bannon The National Labor Relations Board’s decision in Browning-Ferris Industries of California, Inc., announced last week, dramatically expands joint employer liability under the National…
  • Aug 24

    Home Health Care Agencies Feeling Sick After Friday’s Circuit Court Ruling

    Home Health Care Agencies Feeling Sick After Friday’s Circuit Court Ruling
    Co-authored by Gena Usenheimer and Jade Wallace As we reported earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Labor has been fighting nearly 14 months of legal challenges in connection with its attempt to modify the FLSA’s…
Rank this Week: 3829

Illinois Business Litigator Blog

Illinois Business Litigator Blog

Covers mortgages, consumer debt, and bankruptcy. By M. Hedayat + Associates, P.C.

http://www.illinoisbusinesslitigationlawyer.com/
  • Aug 31

    Bankruptcy Dismissed “For Cause”

    Bankruptcy Dismissed “For Cause”
    The 7th Circuit found that the phrase “for cause” as used in the Bankruptcy Code embraces conduct that, even if not a violation of required procedures, avoids repayment of a debt without an adequate reason. In other words, the…
  • Aug 28

    Defective Goods and the Economic Loss Doctrine

    Defective Goods and the Economic Loss Doctrine
    The 7th Circuit points out that under Indiana law a buyer who has received non-conforming goods cannot sue the seller for negligent misrepresentation to avoid the Economic Loss Doctrine, which limits it to contract remedies for purely…
  • Aug 21

    Is It Reverse Discrimination?

    Is It Reverse Discrimination?
    Despite the fact that "disadvantaged business" and a "disadvantaged individual" refers to women and minorities, an owner of any race or gender may seek a "waiver." Dunnet sought but was denied a waiver. As a result, Dunnet brought a…
Rank this Week: 2622

Personal Injury News &…

Personal Injury News & Developments

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

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/news
  • Aug 31

    Will Truck Driver Shortage Make Roads More Dangerous?

    Will Truck Driver Shortage Make Roads More Dangerous?
    Trucking is the backbone of the commercial shipping and freight industries. More than two thirds of freight transported in the United States is carried by commercial trucking companies, whether in conjunction with other modes of transport or…
  • Aug 24

    Appreciating Comparative Fault in Pedestrian Accident Case

    Appreciating Comparative Fault in Pedestrian Accident Case
    Most people consider car accident lawsuits involving pedestrians being struck by a vehicle to be slam dunks, but this misconception is driven by common misunderstanding of the law and how comparative negligence works. There are numerous…
  • Aug 17

    Loading Docks are a Dangerous Place for Forklift Operator

    Loading Docks are a Dangerous Place for Forklift Operator
    Loading docks can be dangerous places to work, especially when adequate safety measures are not taken or when workers are busy or hurried. Roughly one quarter of injuries in warehouses occur on the loading dock and the vast majority of the…
Rank this Week: 1797

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers

Covers personal injury law.

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/articles/
  • Aug 31

    Will Truck Driver Shortage Make Roads More Dangerous?

    Will Truck Driver Shortage Make Roads More Dangerous?
    Trucking is the backbone of the commercial shipping and freight industries. More than two thirds of freight transported in the United States is carried by commercial trucking companies, whether in conjunction with other modes of transport or…
  • Aug 24

    Appreciating Comparative Fault in Pedestrian Accident Case

    Appreciating Comparative Fault in Pedestrian Accident Case
    Most people consider car accident lawsuits involving pedestrians being struck by a vehicle to be slam dunks, but this misconception is driven by common misunderstanding of the law and how comparative negligence works. There are numerous…
  • Aug 17

    Loading Docks are a Dangerous Place for Forklift Operator

    Loading Docks are a Dangerous Place for Forklift Operator
    Loading docks can be dangerous places to work, especially when adequate safety measures are not taken or when workers are busy or hurried. Roughly one quarter of injuries in warehouses occur on the loading dock and the vast majority of the…
Rank this Week: 1864

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/
  • Aug 31

    Police Looking for Driver in Fatal Hit-and-Run Car Accident

    Police Looking for Driver in Fatal Hit-and-Run Car Accident
    After a car accident takes place in Chicago, it may not be immediately apparent why a crash occurred. Investigators and local police may attempt to recreate the conditions prior to an impact to determine what led to the loss of control and…
  • Aug 24

    Safety Efforts Credited with Lowering Collisions involving Bicyclists, Pedestrians in Naperville

    Safety Efforts Credited with Lowering Collisions involving Bicyclists, Pedestrians in Naperville
    Collisions between cars and pedestrians or bicyclists are a problem in every city in Illinois. While crashes are possible anywhere, the greater the level of traffic, the more likely a collision to result. Chicago typically has issues with…
  • Aug 3

    Car Turns Left in front of Motorcycle, Critically Injures Rider in Lake County

    Car Turns Left in front of Motorcycle, Critically Injures Rider in Lake County
    When a motorcycle accident happens in the Chicago area, public perception often places the blame on the biker without even knowing the details of the crash. But thinking like this is unfair to those who ride and often very misguided as a…
Rank this Week: 1057

Chicago Small Business Lawyer Blog

Chicago Small Business Lawyer Blog

Covers Business Law and Employment Law. Published By The Prinz Law Firm, P.C.

http://www.chicagosmallbusinesslawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 31

    Are Severance Agreements Good for Employees and Employers?

    Are Severance Agreements Good for Employees and Employers?
    Illinois has seen a number of high profile layoffs recently and there has been a lot of news about severance payments.  Most notably, earlier this month the University of Illinois said that it planned to pay resigning Chancellor Phyllis…
  • Aug 28

    If Your Employees Described Their Workplace, Would You Recognize It As Your Business?

    If Your Employees Described Their Workplace, Would You Recognize It As Your Business?
      The business world is still reacting to the hard-hitting New York Times article describing Amazon’s hellish work environment and employment practices. The NYT article describes a survival-of-the-fittest corporate culture which…
  • Aug 18

    Newsflash: Happy Healthy Employees Are More Productive Than Sick And Unhappy Employee

    Newsflash: Happy Healthy Employees Are More Productive Than Sick And Unhappy Employee
    Employers have long looked at labor as a cost to their bottom line.  It is this attitude which led to the development of unions and various laws to protect employees from employers with this attitude. However, as our economy moves to a…
Rank this Week: 2933

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/
  • Aug 31

    Parking Lot Accidents: Pinned Between 2 Vehicle

    Parking Lot Accidents: Pinned Between 2 Vehicle
    An estimated 20% of all car accidents take place in commercial parking lots. Surprisingly, more accidents happen in parking garages and parking lots than in highways and main roads. When driving in a parking lot, even the most careful and…
  • Aug 28

    Daylight Savings Time Car Accident

    Daylight Savings Time Car Accident
    Daylight savings time may cause more than just a minor inconvenience to our busy schedules and sleep cycles. The loss of an hour of afternoon sunlight may increase the chances of motor vehicle accidents.  A recent study conducted by the…
  • Aug 26

    4 Important Tips to Know if You Ride a Motorcycle

    4 Important Tips to Know if You Ride a Motorcycle
    Following these simple, yet important tips while riding your motorcycle could help you avoid a motorcycle accident. Speeding: Reduce your speed and don’t be in a rush to get to your destination. More than one-third of the…
Rank this Week: 1906

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/
  • Aug 31

    Bed Rail Entrapment Remains a Threat to Nursing Home Patient

    Bed Rail Entrapment Remains a Threat to Nursing Home Patient
    Amongst a myriad of issues faced by patients in nursing homes, one that requires immediate and serious concern is the entrapment of patients in the bed rails. Bed rail entrapment refers to patients being trapped in the rails of their bed,…
  • Aug 24

    Lack of Care Choices Results in Many Young People Relying On Nursing Homes for Their Medical Care

    Lack of Care Choices Results in Many Young People Relying On Nursing Homes for Their Medical Care
    Nursing homes are generally defined as public homes where those people live who do not require hospital care but at the same time, cannot live at home because an injury or disability makes them unable to care for themselves. In the past few…
  • Aug 17

    Preventing Falls In The Elderly

    Preventing Falls In The Elderly
    One of the largest concerns for the elderly is preventing falls. They are the largest cause of injury death for people 65 years and older, according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC).  In 2008, 19,700 older adults died from fall…
Rank this Week: 1053

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: 4840

Wagenmaker and Oberly - Nonprofit…

Wagenmaker and Oberly - Nonprofit Update

Covers compliance issues, tax exemption, real estate, intellectual property and charitable fundraising issues affecting nonprofits.

http://wagenmakerlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 31

    Should We Incorporate?

    Should We Incorporate?
    Imagine you and a group of friends want to start a charity, church, club, or other nonprofit organization or are considering whether to restructure a currently operating organization.  An initial question you will need to answer is what…
  • Aug 19

    Politics Run Amok? Issue Advocacy and Democracy, Wisconsin Style

    Politics Run Amok? Issue Advocacy and Democracy, Wisconsin Style
    Politics Run Amok?  Issue Advocacy and Democracy, Wisconsin Style  A long-standing criminal prosecution of “John Doe” targets finally ended with a massive court decision that harshly criticized both the blatant…
  • Aug 11

    Congress Approves Form 990 6-Month Auto-Extension

    Congress Approves Form 990 6-Month Auto-Extension
    Nonprofits: mark your calendars for 2016 – well, actually soon thereafter.  Starting with tax years that begin after December 31, 2015, IRS Form 990 filings will be eligible for a longer automatic extension of the submission…
Rank this Week: 2329

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/
  • Aug 31

    Two Car Crash near Lindenhurst Kills 2, Injures 3

    Two Car Crash near Lindenhurst Kills 2, Injures 3
    It is an unfortunate fact of life in America that the majority of adult drivers have been in at least one car accident during their lifetimes. While some are fortunate to avoid a collision during their driving careers, many more are subjected…
  • Aug 28

    2 muertos en Accidente De Carro en Sentido Contrario en la I-55

    2 muertos en Accidente De Carro en Sentido Contrario en la I-55
    Durante ciertas actividades en la vida, una persona puede controlar su seguridad. Al actuar con cuidado y precaución, los riesgos de daños o lesiones pueden reducirse drásticamente si no eliminada. Pero…
  • Aug 28

    Driver Apprehended after Fatal Hit-and-Run with Motorcycle

    Driver Apprehended after Fatal Hit-and-Run with Motorcycle
    Misconceptions surround the truth when it comes to motorcycle accidents in Chicago. One common belief is that bikers risk their own safety by operating in conditions that are less than ideal, increasing the risks that a collision will take…
Rank this Week: 1205

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Aug 31

    Family files wrongful death lawsuit against medical scope manufacturer over deadly superbug infection

    Family files wrongful death lawsuit against medical scope manufacturer over deadly superbug infection
    A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed by the family of a woman who died, allegedly from a drug-resistant superbug infection after being examined with a medical scope. The lawsuit was filed by the family of Antonia Torres Cerda, 48, who died…
  • Aug 28

    Illinois doctor seeks to dismiss medical malpractice lawsuit

    Illinois doctor seeks to dismiss medical malpractice lawsuit
    An Illinois doctor seeks dismissal of a medical malpractice lawsuit filed against him. The lawsuit claims that the doctor perforated a patient’s bladder during a hysterectomy. The doctor’s motion to dismiss claims that a report by…
  • Aug 26

    Bill seeks to limit workers’ compensation

    Bill seeks to limit workers’ compensation
    An Illinois state senator has introduced legislation that would alter the state’s workers’ compensation law. State Senator Dale Righter (R-Mattoon) introduced a bill that would require “primary causation,” meaning that…
Rank this Week: 3474

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: 930

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/
  • Aug 29

    Fatal Two-Car Collision Near Lindenhurst

    Fatal Two-Car Collision Near Lindenhurst
    There was a fatal Lake County car accident Saturday afternoon (August 29, 2015) near Lindenhurst. The accident happened at approximately 4:00 p.m., as a Nissan pickup truck traveling northbound on Route 45 struck a Kia traveling southbound.…
  • Aug 27

    Fatal Motorcycle Accident Near Antioch

    Fatal Motorcycle Accident Near Antioch
    There was a Lake County fatal motorcycle accident early Wednesday morning (August 26, 2015) on Route 173 near Antioch.  The accident is considered a hit & run accident. The accident happened at approximately 4:00 a.m., on Route 173…
  • Aug 26

    Fatal Ingleside, Illinois Car Crash

    Fatal Ingleside, Illinois Car Crash
    There was a fatal Lake County car accident early this morning in Ingleside, Illinois.  Three people died at the accident scene. According to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, this fatal accident happened as a Kia Optima was…
Rank this Week: 3205

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer…

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagomotorcycleaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 29

    Motorcycle Accident Near Frankfort, Illinoi

    Motorcycle Accident Near Frankfort, Illinoi
    There was a fatal motorcycle accident early Friday (August 28, 2015) near Frankfort, Illinois. Details on the motorcycle accident – especially its causes – appear limited at this time. The accident happened at approximately 1:00…
  • Aug 27

    Fatal Motorcycle Accident On Route 173

    Fatal Motorcycle Accident On Route 173
    There was a fatal motorcycle accident early Wednesday morning (August 26, 2015) on Route 173 near Antioch.  The accident is considered a hit & run accident. The accident happened at approximately 4:00 a.m., on Route 173 near North…
  • Aug 25

    Motorcycle Accident In Washington Height

    Motorcycle Accident In Washington Height
    There was a motorcycle accident Monday afternoon (August 24, 2015) in Chicago’s Washington Heights neighborhood. Details on the crash appear limited at this time. The accident happened at approximately 2:00 p.m., and involved…
Rank this Week: 2753

Illinois Estate Planning &…

Illinois Estate Planning & Elder Law Blog

Covers Illinois estate planning, real estate and trusts. By Wilson & Wilson.

http://www.illinoisestateplanningandelderlawblog.com/
  • Aug 29

    Keeping Things Even

    Keeping Things Even
    When a parent prepares a will, keeping distributions even among the children has advantages. It is impossible to determine what one’s children will be doing in the future and what their incomes will be. The child who is a successful…
  • Aug 22

    Nothing Crummy About "Crummey" Trust

    Nothing Crummy About "Crummey" Trust
    In a recent article in the Wall Street Journal titled: A Ruling Eases Tax-Free Gifts, Laura Saunders points out a recent U.S. Tax Court ruling which affirmed allowing a couple the use of Crummey trusts to make tax-free transfers of $1.6…
  • Aug 15

    Mini-fridge and Powers of Attorney: A College Kid’s Must Have

    Mini-fridge and Powers of Attorney: A College Kid’s Must Have
    In her article Advisers Should Address These Legal Issues Before Clients’ Kids Head to College, Liz Skinner outlines the need for college students to have particular legal documents in place when they leave for school. Power of…
Rank this Week: 819

Constitutional & Legal Education…

Constitutional & Legal Education News

Covers constitutional and legal issues in a non-lawyerly way. By David J. Shestokas.

http://www.shestokas.com/
  • Aug 29

    Appellate Court: Plaintiffs Offered No Proof NSA Violated Their Right

    Appellate Court: Plaintiffs Offered No Proof NSA Violated Their Right
    “Plaintiffs must realize that secrecy is yet another form of regulation, prescribing not ‘what the citizen may do’ but instead ‘what the citizen may know.’”  US Appellate Court Judge Janice Rogers…
  • Aug 17

    Illinois Requirements for a Valid Last Will and Testament

    Illinois Requirements for a Valid Last Will and Testament
    The Constitution’s Tenth Amendment notes that any power not given to the federal government is reserved to the states or the people. The Constitution does not give the federal government power over the disposition of property upon…
  • Aug 11

    The “Prime Time” Republican Primary Debate and the Constitution

    The “Prime Time” Republican Primary Debate and the Constitution
    Both President Obama and the Supreme Court have been described as “lawless” in respect to the Constitution. That description addresses actions perceived to be outside the authority granted to them by the Constitution. With such…
Rank this Week: 2327

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/
  • Aug 28

    Fatal Three Car Collision In Robbin

    Fatal Three Car Collision In Robbin
    There was a fatal car collision Thursday night (August 27, 2015) in Robbins.  The accident appears to have occurred between two cars that were “street racing” and one car that was not. The accident happened at approximately…
  • Aug 19

    Woman And Child Struck By Truck In Chicago’s Park Manor Neighborhood

    Woman And Child Struck By Truck In Chicago’s Park Manor Neighborhood
    A truck struck two pedestrians (a woman and child) Tuesday in Chicago’s Park Manor neighborhood. According to the Chicago Fire Department, the accident happened at approximately 2:30 p.m., as the woman and child were attempting to cross…
  • Aug 8

    Fatal I-55 “Wrong-Way Driver” Collision

    Fatal I-55 “Wrong-Way Driver” Collision
    There was a fatal “wrong-way driver” accident early this morning (August 8, 2015) on Interstate 55 (I-55) near Bolingbrook. Details concerning this fatal “wrong-way driver” crash appear limited at this time.…
Rank this Week: 3201

Environmental Law Blog

Environmental Law Blog

By Thorn & Associates.

http://www.thornenvironmentallaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 28

    OSHA Silica Rule Making

    OSHA Silica Rule Making
    The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) is currently reviewing its rules concerning exposure to silica. As demand for silica sand increases due to its use in hydraulic fracturing, OSHA has determined that existing standards…
  • Aug 7

    Chicago Urban Agriculture

    Chicago Urban Agriculture
    Urban agriculture represents an innovative and ecofriendly method of growing and consuming food. In the city of Chicago, urban agriculture is regulated under section 17-2-0207 of the Chicago Zoning Ordinance. The Ordinance updates use…
  • Jul 31

    Phase 1 Environmental Assessment

    Phase 1 Environmental Assessment
    Often those completing a real estate transaction on a potentially environmentally contaminated property seek to limit liability under federal Superfund statute (CERCLA). A Phase I environmental site assessment is an initial step in…
Rank this Week: 2761

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/
  • Aug 28

    Some genealogy and some bad analogies.

    Some genealogy and some bad analogies.
    My maternal great-grandfather was Samuel Visnow.  Samuel was born in Quebec in 1847. I do not know exactly how they ended up there but by 1860, Samuel, his mother Matilda, and his sister Lydia were living in Black River Falls,…
  • Jul 24

    The copyright of law and misuse of terrorism analogie

    The copyright of law and misuse of terrorism analogie
    Everyone knows that ignorance of the law is no excuse. A natural corollary of this, one would think, would be a right to know what the law is. For instance, you'd think that we here at the Gillette-Torvik blog could publish the text of laws…
  • Jul 23

    F. Scott Fitzgerald was right.

    F. Scott Fitzgerald was right.
    According to Wikipedia, F. Scott Fitzgerald's short story "The Rich Boy" contains the following: "Let me tell you about the very rich. They are different from you and me."  I always thought that the quote was "The rich are different from…
Rank this Week: 3226

Family Law Topics

Family Law Topics

Covers family and divorce law. By Schiller DuCanto & Fleck LLP.

http://www.familylawtopics.com/
  • Aug 28

    The Financial Cost of Infidelity in Divorce

    The Financial Cost of Infidelity in Divorce
    Earlier this month, the Ashley Madison customer list hack story unfolded like a compelling summer beach novel.  The imagined made-for-TV aftermath is equally fascinating to people sitting on the sidelines–wronged wives calling…
  • Aug 4

    The Heart Wants What the Heart Wants….Or Does It?

    The Heart Wants What the Heart Wants….Or Does It?
    Illinois recently passed a law that eliminates lawsuits called “Heart Balm Actions” which are lawsuits people file to try to be made whole for the events that break hearts such as alienation of affections, breaches of promises to…
  • Jul 9

    10 Steps to Having a Healthy Blended Family

    10 Steps to Having a Healthy Blended Family
    Regardless of what you call it, a blended family has a unique set of challenges that you may not have experienced with your first family.  The good news is that with patience, understanding and time, you can create a positive, loving…
Rank this Week: 4767

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

By Staver Law Group P.C.

http://www.chicagolawyer.com/legal-blog/
  • Aug 28

    Preventing Rollover Accident

    Preventing Rollover Accident
    A rollover accident is one of the worst things that can happen on the road. While vehicles rollover in only 3 percent of all serious crashes, 30 percent of passenger deaths occur because of rollovers. Although most modern vehicles are…
  • Aug 26

    Men More Likely to Pick up Calls from Women and Crash their Car

    Men More Likely to Pick up Calls from Women and Crash their Car
    Driving is a serious responsibility that takes serious concentration. When you’re behind the wheel, anything can happen at any minute, so it’s important to pay constant and careful attention to the road in order to stay as safe as…
  • Aug 25

    Heat Exhaustion

    Heat Exhaustion
    Everyone loves summer. Long days, warm sunshine, fun at the beach, and family vacations. However, warm weather months also bring with them the risk of heat related illnesses like heat exhaustion or heat stroke. Keep you and your family safe…
Rank this Week: 1835

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 28

    Elder Abuse and Financial Exploitation

    Elder Abuse and Financial Exploitation
    Given the aging population and the struggles people face in today’s economy, more and more extended families are living together and caring for aging relatives. If you live with an aging parent or another loved one who is suffering from…
  • Aug 26

    Are You Facing Registration as a Sex Offender?

    Are You Facing Registration as a Sex Offender?
    There are many crimes in Illinois for which if you are convicted (or found not guilty due to insanity), you are required to be a registered sex offender for a minimum period of ten years.  This is a serious punishment, and if you are…
  • Aug 14

    Have You Been Wrongly Identified in a Lineup?

    Have You Been Wrongly Identified in a Lineup?
    Eyewitness identification is incredibly unreliable, yet can be a determining factor in a jury finding someone guilty at trial. In a study of 525 wrongful convictions, the Innocence Project found that 73% of those wrongfully convicted (235),…
Rank this Week: 1558

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

By The Davis Law Group, P.C.

http://www.chicagoduilawyerblog.net/
  • Aug 27

    New Law Allows More DUI Offenders to Apply for Driving Privilege

    New Law Allows More DUI Offenders to Apply for Driving Privilege
    On August 26, 2015, Public Act 099-0467, eliminating statutory hard times, was signed into law by Governor Rauner. The legislation was sponsored by Rep. John D’Amico and will become effective January 1, 2016. The legislation eliminates…
  • Aug 7

    New Law Gives DUI Offenders Another Chance

    New Law Gives DUI Offenders Another Chance
    On August 6, 2015, Public Act 099-0290, changing the lifetime revocation law, was signed into law by the Governor Rauner. The legislation was sponsored by Rep. Elaine Nekritz. Previously, Illinois law prohibited anyone with 4 or…
  • Jun 9

    New Technology Could Help Prevent DUI

    New Technology Could Help Prevent DUI
    Federal officials have announced a new technology that they say could put an end to DUIs. The technology would automatically register the level of alcohol in the bloodstream of the driver, either by a passive set of breath sensors or touch…
Rank this Week: 4820

Ken Allen Law Blog

Ken Allen Law Blog

Covers personal injury, work-related injuries and wrongful death.

http://www.kenallenlaw.com/injuryblog/
  • Aug 27

    The 2015 Labor Day Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Drunk Driving Campaign Has Begun

    The 2015 Labor Day Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Drunk Driving Campaign Has Begun
    In Indiana and Illinois, along with the rest of the country, state and local law enforcement agencies are working together with federal authorities to fight against drunk driving accidents over the upcoming holiday — and the crack down…
  • Aug 25

    Driving More in 2015: Traffic Numbers Hit Record High This Year

    Driving More in 2015: Traffic Numbers Hit Record High This Year
    This month, the Federal Highway Administration (FHA) released its latest tally of motor vehicle traffic in the United States, and its new data reveals Americans are driving more than ever before. In fact, so far this year, U.S. drivers have…
  • Aug 20

    Train Safety Not Keeping Up With Train Traffic in Indiana: Rising Danger of Train Crashe

    Train Safety Not Keeping Up With Train Traffic in Indiana: Rising Danger of Train Crashe
    As more and more trains are going to be moving through Indiana in the near future — not only as railroad companies expand their rail traffic, but as additional types of rail traffic like oil trains are coming through here —…
Rank this Week: 1863

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/
  • Aug 27

    New Canadian Technology Could Reduce Anesthesia Errors and Death

    New Canadian Technology Could Reduce Anesthesia Errors and Death
    The prospect of undergoing surgery is terrifying for many patients. While some fear the prospect of never waking up afterwards, some also harbor a very real fear of waking up too soon, while the surgery is still ongoing. While this sort of…
  • Aug 25

    Family of Woman Killed by Missed Diagnosis Faces a Tough Fight for a Recovery Because of Texas Tort Reform

    Family of Woman Killed by Missed Diagnosis Faces a Tough Fight for a Recovery Because of Texas Tort Reform
    In our healthcare system the only method a patient has to hold a doctor or hospital responsible for botched medical care is through the medical malpractice system. Because the medical field in the United States is a profit-based system, only…
  • Aug 20

    University Sued for Medical Malpractice Over Football Head Injurie

    University Sued for Medical Malpractice Over Football Head Injurie
    Medical malpractice lawsuits usually involve suing doctors or nurses or businesses like hospitals or clinics. Sometimes, however, medical care can be provided by other sources, which can broaden malpractice liability. Universities are one…
Rank this Week: 2213

Sever | Storey Blog

Sever | Storey Blog

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

http://www.landownerattorneys.com/blog
  • Aug 27

    FAQs About Condemnation Case

    FAQs About Condemnation Case
      Many landowners are not very familiar with the issues involved in condemnation cases because they never thought that eminent domain1 would affect them. For this reason, owners facing condemnation actions have numerous questions that…
  • Aug 26

    Illinois may decide on Grain Belt Express in November

    Illinois may decide on Grain Belt Express in November
    Illinois regulators may decide in November whether to approve a controversial high-voltage power line. The Illinois Commerce Commission has finished up almost a week of hearings on plans by Clean Line Energy Partners to build the Grain Belt…
  • Aug 20

    The Source of Eminent Domain Power

    The Source of Eminent Domain Power
        Though most people have heard of eminent domain, you may not realize just how and why federal and state government entities have the power to take private property from landowners for public use. Many believe that eminent…
Rank this Week: 1611

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Robert Kreisman.

http://injury.robertkreisman.com/
Rank this Week: 1587

Chicago Injury Lawyers Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Cavanagh Law Group.

http://www.chicago-injury-lawyers-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1842

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/
Rank this Week: 2689

FMLA Insights

FMLA Insights

Covers the Family Medical Leave Act. By Franczek Radelet.

http://www.fmlainsights.com
Rank this Week: 3797