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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/
  • Apr 26

    Man Dies Following Route 173 Collision In Unincorporated Zion

    Man Dies Following Route 173 Collision In Unincorporated Zion
    There was a fatal car accident early Monday (April 25, 2016) evening on Route 173, just east of Route 41, in unincorporated Zion. According to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to the accident at 5:45 p.m. A…
  • Apr 18

    “Chain-Reaction” Crash Near Barrington

    “Chain-Reaction” Crash Near Barrington
    There was a “chain-reaction” crash involving five vehicles this morning near Barrington. According to the Lake County Sheriff’s Department, the accident happened at approximately 7:30 a.m.  The accident happened on…
  • Apr 14

    Driver Critically Injured In Crash Near Round Lake

    Driver Critically Injured In Crash Near Round Lake
    There was a two-car accident Wednesday (April 13, 2016) morning near Round Lake in which one person was critically injured. According to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were dispatched to the accident scene at…
Rank this Week: 153

Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Nursing Home Abuse Blog

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

http://www.nursinghomesabuseblog.com/
  • Apr 26

    District Attorney Form Elder Abuse Division

    District Attorney Form Elder Abuse Division
    Preying on the elderly is a common problem in every city in the United States, including in Las Vegas where predators often attack the most vulnerable members of society. In November 2015, Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson met the…
  • Apr 19

    Grasping the Prevalence of Elder Abuse in Nursing Home

    Grasping the Prevalence of Elder Abuse in Nursing Home
    The number of adults 50 years and older in the U.S. is expected to increase more than 70 percent of where it was in the year 2000 to 132 million in total by 2020. The significant increase is attributed to the substantial number of baby…
  • Apr 12

    Jury Awards $1M in Nursing Home Bedsore Lawsuit

    Jury Awards $1M in Nursing Home Bedsore Lawsuit
    A Cuyahoga County judge has ordered the Ohio nursing facility Beachwood Pointe Care Center to pay $1 million to surviving family members of a resident who lost her life through the “negligence and recklessness” of the facility. A…
Rank this Week: 222

Illinois Sexual Harassment…

Illinois Sexual Harassment Attorney Blog

Covers employment discrimination, constructive discharge, gender discrimination, and sexual harassment. By Peter M. LaSorsa.

http://www.illinoissexualharassmentattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 221

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: 228

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

By The Davis Law Group, P.C.

http://www.chicagoduilawyerblog.net/
  • Mar 29

    Number of Chicago Shootings Surging in 2016

    Number of Chicago Shootings Surging in 2016
    The number of shootings in the first three months of 2016 is the highest of the decade in Chicago. At least 775 people have been shot in the city, which is up 80 percent from last year. As of March 28, there were at least 650 separate…
  • Mar 17

    Foxx and Brown Win Democratic Nominations in Illinoi

    Foxx and Brown Win Democratic Nominations in Illinoi
    Kim Foxx will be the democratic candidate for Cook County State’s Attorney, defeating current State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez. Alvarez came under fire after waiting a year to file murder charges against an officer accused of…
  • Feb 22

    Lake County Jail Under Fire For Jail Guard Safety Concern

    Lake County Jail Under Fire For Jail Guard Safety Concern
    According to jail guards at the Lake County Jail, unsafe jail conditions are causing very dangerous situations. A letter to the Chicago Tribune from Cass Casper, senior staff attorney for the union local, states that there is a…
Rank this Week: 316

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/
  • Apr 28

    $435,000 Jury Verdict for Negligent Insertion of IV

    $435,000 Jury Verdict for Negligent Insertion of IV
    Angelica Heavner, 41, went to the hospital emergency room for treatment of jaw and head pain. A hospital employee placed an IV into Heavner’s metacarpal vein on her right hand. The insertion of the IV caused her to develop a blister at…
  • Apr 25

    $6 Million Jury Verdict in Death of Patient Whose Doctor Choose Not to Remove Polyp during Colonoscopy

    $6 Million Jury Verdict in Death of Patient Whose Doctor Choose Not to Remove Polyp during Colonoscopy
    Benjamin Serico was 58 years old when he underwent a colonoscopy done by a colorectal surgeon, Dr. Robert Rothberg. Dr. Rothberg informed Serico that the test did not reveal any signs of colon cancer. Two years later, Serico was diagnosed…
  • Apr 25

    $7 Million Jury Verdict for Delay in Diagnosing Liver Cancer

    $7 Million Jury Verdict for Delay in Diagnosing Liver Cancer
    Glenn Garofano, 63, underwent an ultrasound of his gallbladder, which revealed gallstones and a 4-cm mass on his liver. He then underwent a CT scan, which radiologist Dr. Clifford Barker reported as showing no evidence of a mass. Dr. Barker…
Rank this Week: 826

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/
  • Apr 27

    How Safe Is Your Pickup Truck?

    How Safe Is Your Pickup Truck?
    In an effort to keep consumers constantly informed about the safety of the vehicles they drive, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (“IIHS”) puts several models of popular cars, trucks, and vans through a series of…
  • Apr 26

    Put Down the Phone: April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

    Put Down the Phone: April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month
    Technology is pervasive in our daily lives. From the alarm clock that rings in the morning to the GPS device that gets you to your destination, to a cell phone that keeps you connected to the world and the tablet that lets you work on the go,…
  • Apr 22

    Faster Speed Limits Blamed for 33,000 Deaths over Two Decade

    Faster Speed Limits Blamed for 33,000 Deaths over Two Decade
    Many drivers on Chicago roadways today remember a time when the speed limits across the country were much lower than they are now. In the 1970s and 1980s, most states chose to keep their maximum speed limits to 55 miles per hour or under due…
Rank this Week: 839

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Lawyers Blog

Covers birth injuries, nursing home abuse, and wrongful death. By Goldberg & Goldberg.

http://www.chicagomedicalmalpracticelawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 817

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

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

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • Apr 25

    City of Moline, Illinois is accepting applications for Police Officer

    City of Moline, Illinois is accepting applications for Police Officer
    The City of Moline, Illinois is accepting applications for Police Officer until May 20th, 2016, go to:http://agency.governmentjobs.com/molineil/job_bulletin.cfm?JobID=1417108for additional information.Items included in this packet:1. 2016…
  • Apr 20

    Student Career Closet-Giveaway

    Student Career Closet-Giveaway
  • Apr 11

    City of Pekin Police Department Hiring Proce

    City of Pekin Police Department Hiring Proce
    The City of Pekin Police Department is taking Applications with a due date of May 17th, 2016.Persons without prior or current police experience should follow the instructions, pay the fee and complete the application found…
Rank this Week: 845

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

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

http://www.chicagoinjuryattorneyblog.com/blog/
  • Apr 25

    Wrongful Death in Motorcycle Accident

    Wrongful Death in Motorcycle Accident
    Fatal motorcycle accidents are common, and are often the result of negligence on the part of the other involved motorist. It is important that, after a fatality in the family, you seek legal counsel from experienced and compassionate…
  • Apr 22

    The Basics of a Whiplash Injury

    The Basics of a Whiplash Injury
    Whiplash is not an actual diagnosis but, instead, is a term that describes a variety of injuries to the neck and upper-shoulder area. These injuries typically involve the soft tissues, including tendons and ligaments. Whiplash is typically…
  • Apr 18

    April is Alcohol Awareness Month

    April is Alcohol Awareness Month
    April is officially Alcohol Awareness Month. Instead of having a drink in honor of this awareness movement, there are some facts and considerations to take into account. Alcohol is not something that should be used irresponsibly – and…
Rank this Week: 526

Illinois Bicycle Law

Illinois Bicycle Law

Covers Illinois cycling laws and news. By Michael Keating.

http://www.illinoisbicyclelaw.com/
  • Apr 18

    "You make house calls?" Why It Is Important That Your Attorney Treats You As More Than Another Client

    "You make house calls?" Why It Is Important That Your Attorney Treats You As More Than Another Client
    Illinois Bicycle Law Attorney Mike KeatingA Chicago bicyclist called me last week after he was injured in a crash. He was badly injured and had just gotten home from the hospital. I told him that it was no problem for me to come meet with him…
  • Mar 30

    Hit-and-Run Driver of Semi-Truck Involved in Fatal Illinois Bike Crash Located

    Hit-and-Run Driver of Semi-Truck Involved in Fatal Illinois Bike Crash Located
    Illinois Trial Attorneys at Keating Law OfficesAccording to news reports, the Illinois State Police have located the driver of a semi-truck that was involved in a fatal crash near St. Elmo, Illinois on Monday morning. 30-year old Jason Hearty…
  • Mar 29

    Illinois Bicyclist Killed In Crash - Police Search for Semi-Truck

    Illinois Bicyclist Killed In Crash - Police Search for Semi-Truck
    Another Illinois bicyclist has passed away as a result of a collision with a motor vehicle. In this most recent case, the bicyclist was struck by a semi-truck in the early morning of March 28, 2016. Illinois State Police say their preliminary…
Rank this Week: 836

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/
  • Apr 18

    Reducing Chicago Pedestrian Accidents by Eliminating Distraction

    Reducing Chicago Pedestrian Accidents by Eliminating Distraction
    In Illinois, traffic can take many forms. Cars, trucks, SUVS, and vans are common on our roadways but they are far from the only types of traffic in the state. Bicyclists, motorcyclists, and even pedestrians can all be traffic and can affect…
  • Apr 4

    Know Before You Buy: Car Insurance

    Know Before You Buy: Car Insurance
    In today’s market, there is a common belief that all car insurance companies are the same and provide the same coverage. The only difference, according to many in the public, is the amount you pay for that coverage. It may surprise you…
  • Mar 25

    Chicago Car Accident Lawyers Settle Case for $60,000

    Chicago Car Accident Lawyers Settle Case for $60,000
    The personal injury attorneys at Abels & Annes, P.C. recently settled a case on behalf of one of their clients who was involved in an Illinois collision. The case stems from a car accident where an at-fault driver failed to yield the…
Rank this Week: 772

Chicago Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Chicago Car Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 30

    Educate Your Young Drivers on the Hazards of Distracted Driving

    Educate Your Young Drivers on the Hazards of Distracted Driving
    Distraction can be a dangerous thing, and our young drivers are suffering most of all. In fact, drivers in their 20s make up a staggering 27% of all distracted drivers in fatal car accidents. The United States Department of…
  • Mar 8

    Pedestrian Safety Tips For Life In the Big City

    Pedestrian Safety Tips For Life In the Big City
    If Punxsutawney Phil is to be believed, spring temperatures will soon be on the way, and that means that people all over the City of Chicago will soon be emerging from their homes to enjoy the warming weather and longer days. With this in…
  • Feb 26

    Takata Air Bag Recalls Swell to Affect 25 Million U.S. Vehicle

    Takata Air Bag Recalls Swell to Affect 25 Million U.S. Vehicle
    Product liability is a branch of personal injury law that deals primarily with dangerous and/or defective products being brought to the market due to negligent manufacturers. Since 1966, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has…
Rank this Week: 666

Federal Criminal Lawyer

Federal Criminal Lawyer

Covers federal crimes, sentencing guidelines, and procedure. By Lewis Gainor.

http://www.federalcriminallawyer.us/
  • Feb 27

    Violence Against The Police in Illinoi

    Violence Against The Police in Illinoi
    If you are a criminal defendant that has been accused of violence or other misconduct against a police officer, it is important to recognize the severity of the crimes filed against you. Even in a time such as now where the media is…
  • Feb 23

    Understanding White Collar Crime

    Understanding White Collar Crime
    “White collar crime” is traditionally recognized as a financially-motivated crime committed by people at large companies or those in power positions. While this is often the case, white collar crimes can be committed by anyone.…
  • Oct 19

    Keeping your record clean after an arrest for retail theft

    Keeping your record clean after an arrest for retail theft
    Getting arrested for retail theft can have serious consequences on someone’s future. If someone is caught committing retail theft, they will typically be approached by a loss prevention specialist or an agent of the store after they…
Rank this Week: 627

The Chicago Bicycle Advocate

The Chicago Bicycle Advocate

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

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

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

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

    Resolution of a Case That Highlights Car Door Danger

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

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

    Hit & Run Driver Leaves License Plate Behind, Pays In the End
    Here's a tip for any would-be hit and run drivers out there:  Make sure you do not leave your vehicle's license plate at the scene before you flee.  We will find you. That's what happened after a husband and wife struck a Chicago…
Rank this Week: 853

The Illinois Trial Practice Weblog

The Illinois Trial Practice Weblog

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

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

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

    This Blog Is on An Extended Hiatus: A Guide to the Archive
    Although I've been posted here regularly (sometimes semi-regularly) for more than ten years, I think it's time to wrap up this blog and put some sort of bow around it. As of now, I have no plans to delete the...
  • Jun 26

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

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

    Fast and Thorough Deposition Preparation

    Fast and Thorough Deposition Preparation
    The sixth revision to my book about depositions, Deposition Checklists and Strategies, is available from James Publishing. Here's information about the book from the James Publishing website-- Creating an outline is the most efficient way of…
Rank this Week: 791

Animal Law Blog

Animal Law Blog

By Amy A. Breyer.

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

    Love it! Thanks to blog reader Bruce for…

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

    Some more great new

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

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

    York becomes first city in Britain to ban 'cruel' foie gra
    A council has become the first in the UK to pass a motion banning the sale of controversial delicacy foie gras in its city.After a meeting in York, councillors voted in favour of a motion put forward by local Labour councillor Paul…
Rank this Week: 760

Timely Objections

Timely Objections

Covers education law and civil rights. By R. Tamara de Silva.

http://www.timelyobjections.com/
  • Jun 25

    Edward Snowden and the Meaning of the Espionage Act

    Edward Snowden and the Meaning of the Espionage Act
    Edward Snowden and the Meaning of the Espionage Act Post 9-11   June 25, 2013 R. Tamara de Silva   The point of demarcation between speech, whistleblowing and espionage has in some instances the aspects of a razor's…
  • Jun 25

    Edward Snowden and the Meaning of the Espionage Act

    Edward Snowden and the Meaning of the Espionage Act
    Edward Snowden and the Meaning of the Espionage Act Post 9-11   June 25, 2013 R. Tamara de Silva   The point of demarcation between speech, whistleblowing and espionage has in some instances the aspects of a razor's…
  • Apr 13

    Kermit Gosnell's Horror Practice

    Kermit Gosnell's Horror Practice
      Dr. Kermit Gosnell's Horror Practice   By R. Tamara de Silva April 13, 2013                            Dr. Kermit Gosnell's…
Rank this Week: 578

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: 398

Chicago Truck Accident Lawyer Blog

Chicago Truck Accident Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Mother and Daughter Killed in Illinois Semi-Truck Crash

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

    Mother and Daughter Killed in Illinois Semi-Truck Crash

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

    Illinois Semi-Trailer Crash on Highway 34 Kills One Trucker

    Illinois Semi-Trailer Crash on Highway 34 Kills One Trucker
    Trucker Bradley Conkle is dead following an Illinois truck accident involving three semi-trucks on Highway 34. The multi-vehicle collision occurred at around 3am on Monday and the road had to be shut down for several hours so clean up crews…
Rank this Week: 776

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.illinoisinjurylawyerblog.net/
  • Apr 28

    People Injured at Work May Be Able to Sue a Third Party

    People Injured at Work May Be Able to Sue a Third Party
    If you are injured at work in Illinois, workers’ compensation will normally cover your medical bills and some lost wages. Workers’ compensation laws allow workers who are injured on the job to recover compensation without having…
  • Apr 26

    The First Question in a Medical Injury Claim: Do the Allegations Fall Under Medical Malpractice?

    The First Question in a Medical Injury Claim: Do the Allegations Fall Under Medical Malpractice?
    Medical malpractice claims often require additional evidence, including expert testimony, affidavits, and special administrative procedures. For this reason, the first issue in any case alleging the negligence of a medical provider may be…
  • Apr 25

    Four-Year-Old Cannot Be Negligent, Court Say

    Four-Year-Old Cannot Be Negligent, Court Say
    People of all ages can cause accidents—even children. But in cases in which the parents did nothing wrong, when can a child be held liable for his or her actions? One state’s supreme court addressed this issue in a recent…
Rank this Week: 1567

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/
  • Apr 27

    Investor Alert: Passco Wolfchase

    Investor Alert: Passco Wolfchase
    Have you suffered investment losses in Passco Wolfchase DST ? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses by filing a FINRA Dispute Resolution claim against the brokerage firm that sold you the investment.…
  • Apr 27

    Investor Alert: Passco Wakefield Glen

    Investor Alert: Passco Wakefield Glen
    Have you suffered investment losses in Passco Wakefield Glen DST? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses by filing a FINRA Dispute Resolution claim against the brokerage firm that sold you the investment.…
  • Apr 27

    Investor Alert: Passco Vue21 DST

    Investor Alert: Passco Vue21 DST
    Have you suffered investment losses in Passco Vue21 DST? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses by filing a FINRA Dispute Resolution claim against the brokerage firm that sold you the investment. According to…
Rank this Week: 2913

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

By Staver Law Group P.C.

http://www.chicagolawyer.com/legal-blog/
  • Apr 27

    $27,500 Settlement After A Multiple Car Collision In River Grove

    $27,500 Settlement After A Multiple Car Collision In River Grove
    In River Grove, IL, a woman was recently stopped at a red light, when suddenly the car behind her experienced a brake failure and crashed into the back of her vehicle. This, in turn, caused her to violently hit her head on the steering…
  • Apr 25

    Distracted Driving is a Leading Cause of Car Accident

    Distracted Driving is a Leading Cause of Car Accident
    One of the leading causes of car accidents today is distracted driving. Distracted driving is an umbrella term with many possible causes: the use of cell phones for talking, checking email or texting, changing the station on the radio, even…
  • Apr 22

    Dogs Can Cause Serious Car Accident

    Dogs Can Cause Serious Car Accident
    Motorists are increasingly taking their dogs along with them when they drive. Many dog owners allow their pets to sit in their laps and even give their attention to their pet instead of the car in front of them. Motorists’ dogs are…
Rank this Week: 1127

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/
  • Apr 27

    Levin & Perconti File Nursing Home Neglect Lawsuit after Resident’s Death

    Levin &amp; Perconti File Nursing Home Neglect Lawsuit after Resident&rsquo;s Death
    When our loved one moves into a nursing facility we are often relieved to think that he will be safe and secure. However, that is not always the case. A recent lawsuit was filed by Levin & Perconti on behalf of the administrator for the…
  • Apr 25

    New York to Provide Millions to Sub-Standard Nursing Home

    New York to Provide Millions to Sub-Standard Nursing Home
    New York governor Cuomo has approved payment of $850 million for distribution to nursing homes across the state. Many of the nursing homes, however, provide low quality care. In fact, more than 400 of the 600 nursing homes funded are rated at…
  • Apr 22

    Nursing Home Neglect Led to Resident’s Death, Lawsuit

    Nursing Home Neglect Led to Resident’s Death, Lawsuit
    A nursing home has the responsibility to provide proper care to residents while in their care. Unfortunately, nursing home neglect and abuse occur in facilities across the country. A resident’s death sparked a lawsuit by the…
Rank this Week: 2518

Mass Tort Lawyer Blog

Mass Tort Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Prilosec and Nexium Associated with Increased Risk of Chronic Kidney Disease

    Prilosec and Nexium Associated with Increased Risk of Chronic Kidney Disease
    Pharmaceutical companies have made some incredible breakthroughs when it comes to developing drugs that can help people cope with a variety of conditions. In some cases, these drugs can provide a life-changing solution for people who suffer…
  • Apr 27

    Prilosec and Nexium Linked to Chronic Kidney Disease and Heart Attack

    Prilosec and Nexium Linked to Chronic Kidney Disease and Heart Attack
    Pharmaceutical companies have made some incredible breakthroughs when it comes to developing drugs that can help people cope with a variety of conditions. In some cases, these drugs can provide a life-changing solution for people who suffer…
  • Apr 25

    Johnson & Johnson May Have to Pay More For TVM Settlement

    Johnson &amp; Johnson May Have to Pay More For TVM Settlement
    Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary Ethicon may be slapped with higher than anticipated costs for the settlement of the nearly 50,000 product liability claims brought regarding the company’s transvaginal mesh device. Last year,…
Rank this Week: 1578

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/
  • Apr 27

    Patient Injured During Surgery Files Lawsuit

    Patient Injured During Surgery Files Lawsuit
    When we enter the hospital for surgery we trust that our doctor will take proper care of us and not cause us further harm. Unfortunately, that is exactly what happened, according to a patient. The man was allegedly harmed because of…
  • Apr 24

    Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Filed for Eye Injury During Surgery

    Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Filed for Eye Injury During Surgery
    A man and his wife have filed a lawsuit for medical malpractice against a hospital and medical team after a mistake during surgery. The man was undergoing a surgical procedure for sleep apnea when the injury occurred. The injury was caused,…
  • Apr 20

    Negligent Arthroscopic Surgery and Care Caused Serious Injury, Lawsuit

    Negligent Arthroscopic Surgery and Care Caused Serious Injury, Lawsuit
    Surgical procedures have come a long way over the past several decades. Injuries that used to require difficult surgery and long recovery times are now becoming routine thanks to arthroscopic surgery techniques. Arthroscopic surgery allows…
Rank this Week: 2374

The Shriver Brief

The Shriver Brief

Covers economic security and opportunity, health care justice, housing justice and legal aid. By the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law.

http://www.theshriverbrief.org
Rank this Week: 3599

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: 3516

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/
  • Apr 26

    St. Louis Rear-End Collisions – Who Is At Fault?

    St. Louis Rear-End Collisions – Who Is At Fault?
    It is a common presumption that the driver of the following car is always at-fault, but this is not always the case. Unpredictable road conditions and distractions combine for frequent car accidents. Depending on the circumstances, reaction…
  • Apr 26

    St. Louis Car Crash Lawyer Answers Who Is At Fault for Rear-End Collision

    St. Louis Car Crash Lawyer Answers Who Is At Fault for Rear-End Collision
    It is a common presumption that the driver of the following car is always at-fault, but this is not always the case. Unpredictable road conditions and distractions combine for frequent car accidents. Depending on the circumstances, reaction…
  • Apr 25

    St. Louis Car Accident Lawyer Examines Rear-End Collision

    St. Louis Car Accident Lawyer Examines Rear-End Collision
    Over 30% of all auto accidents are rear-end collisions. Rear-end collisions are a frequent occurrence on U.S. roads and highways. They do not usually cause fatalities, but can cause significant property damage and personal injury.…
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Sever | Storey Blog

Sever | Storey Blog

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

http://www.landownerattorneys.com/blog
  • Apr 26

    What Is Kentucky Condemnation?

    What Is Kentucky Condemnation?
      Condemnation occurs when a local, state, or federal government seizes private property and compensates the owner. The power of the government to do this is called “eminent domain”, which means that the government…
  • Apr 15

    Illiana Tollway Project Dead

    Illiana Tollway Project Dead
    On March 11, 2016, the Daily Southtown[1] reported that Will County, Illinois officials now believe that the proposed Illiana toll road is a dead project in the state of Illinois. Will County officials stated that they plan to move on without…
  • Apr 8

    Four Things To Know About Ohio Condemnation

    Four Things To Know About Ohio Condemnation
      When you learn that your property may be condemned, you need information and advice as to how to proceed and what actions to take. The Ohio condemnation process is complicated, making it necessary to speak to an experienced Ohio…
Rank this Week: 1723

Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury law. By Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers.

https://www.nursinghomelawcenter.org/
  • Apr 26

    District Attorney Form Elder Abuse Division

    District Attorney Form Elder Abuse Division
    Preying on the elderly is a common problem in every city in the United States, including in Las Vegas where predators often attack the most vulnerable members of society. In November 2015, Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson met the…
  • Apr 19

    Grasping the Prevalence of Elder Abuse in Nursing Home

    Grasping the Prevalence of Elder Abuse in Nursing Home
    The number of adults 50 years and older in the U.S. is expected to increase more than 70 percent of where it was in the year 2000 to 132 million in total by 2020. The significant increase is attributed to the substantial number of baby…
  • Apr 12

    Jury Awards $1M in Nursing Home Bedsore Lawsuit

    Jury Awards $1M in Nursing Home Bedsore Lawsuit
    A Cuyahoga County judge has ordered the Ohio nursing facility Beachwood Pointe Care Center to pay $1 million to surviving family members of a resident who lost her life through the “negligence and recklessness” of the facility. A…
Rank this Week: 1316

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Robert Kreisman.

http://injury.robertkreisman.com/
Rank this Week: 2083

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois divorce law. From Michael Roe.

http://www.illinoisdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 25

    Kane County Divorce Lawyer: Parental Alienation

    Kane County Divorce Lawyer: Parental Alienation
    Today is Parental Alienation Awareness Day. My practice has been focused rather intensely on the problem of the pathology of parent alienation for over 20 years. I have seen both Fathers and Mothers the victims of attacks, and targeting…
  • Apr 19

    I receive many calls from men and women in…

    I receive many calls from men and women in toxic relationships with people that have narcissistic personalities. Narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) is a personality disorder in which a person is excessively preoccupied with personal…
  • Apr 6

    DuPage Divorce: Divorcing the Narcissist

    DuPage Divorce: Divorcing the Narcissist
    Being in a marriage with a narcissist can be extremely challenging, and a number of my clients have exhibited symptoms of a post-traumatic stress disorder after years of living with a partner with narcissistic traits. My firm's practice has…
Rank this Week: 2379

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer…

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagomotorcycleaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 25

    Fatal Motorcycle Crash In McHenry County

    Fatal Motorcycle Crash In McHenry County
    There was a fatal motorcycle accident Sunday night (April 24, 2016) in McHenry County (Nunda Township.) According to the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office, a preliminary investigation indicates that the crash involved a motorcyclist…
  • Apr 24

    Motorcycle Accident In LaSalle County

    Motorcycle Accident In LaSalle County
    There was a motorcycle accident Sunday afternoon (April 24, 2016) in LaSalle County. The accident is discussed in the NewsTribune article of April 24, 2016, titled “Oglesby medic called after motorcycle-pickup crash.” An excerpt…
  • Apr 22

    Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Marion, Illinoi

    Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Marion, Illinoi
    There was a fatal motorcycle accident Friday afternoon (April 22, 2016) in Marion, Illinois. Details on the accident are limited at this time.  As well, the cause of the motorcycle accident appears to not be publicly disclosed at this…
Rank this Week: 2720

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/
  • Apr 25

    Unpaid Overtime Case Filed Against Martin Marietta

    Unpaid Overtime Case Filed Against Martin Marietta
    The federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) defines overtime as any time spent working after eight hours a day or forty hours a week. It further requires employers to pay all their hourly, nonexempt workers one and one-half times their normal…
  • Apr 20

    Paralegals Settle Claims for Failure to Pay Overtime

    Paralegals Settle Claims for Failure to Pay Overtime
    Not all employers try to cheat their workers out of their wages, but those who do frequently get away with it for a time because their workers aren't familiar with the terms of the law. But when the employees are paralegals and/or have served…
  • Apr 17

    Can Arbitration Proceed as a Class Action?

    Can Arbitration Proceed as a Class Action?
    But a recent Fifth Circuit Court decision might change all that. Neffertiti Robinson used to work for J&K Administrative Management Services Inc., a management company based in Texas. Like an increasing number of employment contracts in…
Rank this Week: 2763

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/
  • Apr 25

    Widow Sues Airplane Engine Maker over Fatal Crash

    Widow Sues Airplane Engine Maker over Fatal Crash
    In 2005, David Sikkelee took off in his four-seat, single engine airplane in a small North Carolina airport. Moments after takeoff, the engine malfunctioned, causing the plane to crash and kill him. Two years later his widow filed suit…
  • Mar 22

    Chicago-Bound Amtrak Train Derail

    Chicago-Bound Amtrak Train Derail
    An Amtrak train travelling to Chicago derailed this month, injuring at least 32 people. The train accident attorneys at Pintas & Mullins explain the safety issues contributing to Amtrak injuries and our railway injury practice.…
  • Feb 29

    California Develops Rules for Self-Driving Car

    California Develops Rules for Self-Driving Car
    Last month, we reported that self-driving cars will be on national highways within five years, and are already on roads in San Francisco. Our auto accident attorneys recently learned that the California Department of Motor Vehicles may issue…
Rank this Week: 2699

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer…

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains The Law

By Matt Keenan.

http://www.skokiecriminallawyer.com/
  • Apr 25

    FIGHTING THE POLICE SEARCH OF YOUR COMPUTER

    FIGHTING THE POLICE SEARCH OF YOUR COMPUTER
    Under the Fourth Amendment, police must generally obtain a warrant before they can search your property. However, there are exceptions such as where you consent to the search. But let’s say, the police tell you they are looking for…
  • Apr 12

    2016 UPDATE ON COURTHOUSE CELL PHONE RULES

    2016 UPDATE ON COURTHOUSE CELL PHONE RULES
    After some confusion resulting from the recent removal of cell phone lockers at the George N. Leighton Criminal Courthouse, it seems like a good time to review the rules. Cook County first implemented its courthouse cell phone ban in 2013.…
  • Apr 4

    FRUIT OF THE POISON TREE: STATEMENTS FROM AN ILLEGAL ARREST

    FRUIT OF THE POISON TREE: STATEMENTS FROM AN ILLEGAL ARREST
    Under the Constitution, police have to operate by law before they can deprive you of liberty or property. If your initial stop or arrest is illegal, then the poison fruits of that stop or arrest cannot be used against you subject to certain…
Rank this Week: 2471

FMLA Insights

FMLA Insights

Covers the Family Medical Leave Act. By Franczek Radelet.

http://www.fmlainsights.com
Rank this Week: 3794

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/
  • Apr 25

    Wrongful Death in Motorcycle Accident

    Wrongful Death in Motorcycle Accident
    Fatal motorcycle accidents are common, and are often the result of negligence on the part of the other involved motorist. It is important that, after a fatality in the family, you seek legal counsel from experienced and compassionate…
  • Apr 22

    The Basics of a Whiplash Injury

    The Basics of a Whiplash Injury
    Whiplash is not an actual diagnosis but, instead, is a term that describes a variety of injuries to the neck and upper-shoulder area. These injuries typically involve the soft tissues, including tendons and ligaments. Whiplash is typically…
  • Apr 18

    April is Alcohol Awareness Month

    April is Alcohol Awareness Month
    April is officially Alcohol Awareness Month. Instead of having a drink in honor of this awareness movement, there are some facts and considerations to take into account. Alcohol is not something that should be used irresponsibly – and…
Rank this Week: 4056

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

Covers recent cases, helpful tips, and research with personal injury, workers compensation, accident injuries, nursing home neglect and abuse, medical malpractice, and wrongful death.

http://www.malmanlaw.com/malman-law-injury-blog
  • Apr 25

    Wrongful Death in Motorcycle Accident

    Wrongful Death in Motorcycle Accident
    Fatal motorcycle accidents are common, and are often the result of negligence on the part of the other involved motorist. It is important that, after a fatality in the family, you seek legal counsel from experienced and compassionate…
  • Apr 22

    The Basics of a Whiplash Injury

    The Basics of a Whiplash Injury
    Whiplash is not an actual diagnosis but, instead, is a term that describes a variety of injuries to the neck and upper-shoulder area. These injuries typically involve the soft tissues, including tendons and ligaments. Whiplash is typically…
  • Apr 18

    April is Alcohol Awareness Month

    April is Alcohol Awareness Month
    April is officially Alcohol Awareness Month. Instead of having a drink in honor of this awareness movement, there are some facts and considerations to take into account. Alcohol is not something that should be used irresponsibly – and…
Rank this Week: 1782

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: 1368

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 22

    Competency to Stand Trial vs. The Defense of Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity

    Competency to Stand Trial vs. The Defense of Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity
    Incompetency to stand trial is not the same thing as a defense of “not guilty” by reason of insanity, for the simple reason that an individual accused of a crime may be “sane” and in charge of his mental faculties at…
  • Apr 20

    Is it an Assault and Battery or Mutual Combat?

    Is it an Assault and Battery or Mutual Combat?
    Criminal assault and battery, in most jurisdictions, is defined as an intentional act where one individual attempts to or does strike another individual; or acts in such a threatening manner as to place an individual in immediate fear of…
  • Apr 15

    Your Constitutional Right to Bail

    Your Constitutional Right to Bail
    Bail is a monetary pledge (a bond) telling the court, that if the court will authorize your release, you promise to abide by any conditions the court demands, and to appear at all hearing dates going forward, including trial. By posting this…
Rank this Week: 2091

Illinois Estate Planning &…

Illinois Estate Planning & Elder Law Blog

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

http://www.illinoisestateplanningandelderlawblog.com/
  • Apr 22

    Signing Up for Medicare

    Signing Up for Medicare
    You become eligible for Medicare as soon as you turn 65, and delaying your enrollment can result in penalties, so it is important to act right away. There are different options to consider when signing up for Medicare. Medicare consists of…
  • Apr 16

    Illinois Medicaid Planning and Private Reverse Mortgage

    Illinois Medicaid Planning and Private Reverse Mortgage
    The basic concept of a reverse mortgage is that the bank will make payments to the homeowner, rather than the other way around. The payments can be a single lump sum, a line of credit or a stream of monthly payments. The bank does not have to…
  • Apr 9

    Estate Planning for DINK

    Estate Planning for DINK
    DINK is estate planning lingo for dual income no kids. As Jamie A. Downes points out in her article: Just the Two of Us: Estate Planning for the Childless Dual-Income Household, childless couples where both spouses work are becoming more…
Rank this Week: 1397

Injury Law Blog

Injury Law Blog

Covers accident & injury, asbestos, medical device litigation, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, products liability, pharmaceutical litigation, and workers compensation. By Pintas & Mullins Law Firm.

http://www.injurylawyerblog.center/
  • Apr 22

    Celebrating Earth Day

    Celebrating Earth Day
    This Earth Day, our toxic substance attorneys want to highlight the importance of environmental contamination law. Whether we realize it or not, we encounter chemicals and naturally occurring toxins every single day. Chemicals There are…
  • Apr 11

    New Device for Morcellator Surgeries Approved but Not Proven

    New Device for Morcellator Surgeries Approved but Not Proven
    On Thursday, April 7, 2016, the FDA allowed a new device onto market that claims to contain tissue during power morcellator procedures. The device, PneumoLiner, is not proven to reduce the risk of spreading cancer. The uterine cancer lawyers…
  • Mar 8

    Essure Kept on Market Despite Lawsuits, Deaths, and Injurie

    Essure Kept on Market Despite Lawsuits, Deaths, and Injurie
    The FDA recently recommended a black box warning for the contraceptive Essure, calling attention to the potential for life-threatening and permanent health problems. The agency also ordered Bayer, Essure’s manufacturer, to conduct…
Rank this Week: 2535

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
  • Apr 21

    Court Insures Allstate Against Unsound Trial Plan Mayhem

    Court Insures Allstate Against Unsound Trial Plan Mayhem
    Co-authored by Sherry Skibbe and Andrew Paley Allstate Insurance Company “insured” a major victory last week in an off the clock class action pending in Los Angeles Superior Court, vindicating employers’ argument that…
  • Apr 19

    Advising On Their Own: Financial Advisors’ Class Claims Defeated

    Advising On Their Own: Financial Advisors’ Class Claims Defeated
    Authored by Hillary J. Massey Employers have a new tool for opposing conditional and class certification of overtime claims by financial advisors and other exempt employees—last week, a judge in the District of New Jersey denied…
  • Apr 12

    Better Sit Down for This… or Stand and Rejoice? California Supreme Court Clarifies “Suitable Seating” Rule

    Better Sit Down for This… or Stand and Rejoice? California Supreme Court Clarifies “Suitable Seating” Rule
    Authored by Jeffrey A. Berman, Julie G. Yap, and Michael Afar Last week, the California Supreme Court issued a ruling on a California Wage Order requirement that employers provide “suitable seats” for employees when the…
Rank this Week: 3815