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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
  • Jun 20

    Cook County Jury Verdict for Injured Bicyclist Hit by Motorist Who Ran Stop Sign

    Cook County Jury Verdict for Injured Bicyclist Hit by Motorist Who Ran Stop Sign
    Forrest Buchtel, 74, was riding his bike southbound on Sherman Avenue in Evanston, Ill.  He stopped for a stop sign at Greenleaf Street, which is a four-way stop intersection and then began peddling his bike into the intersection when he…
  • Jun 19

    $5.26 Million Jury Verdict for Injured Electrician Who Fell From Ladder

    $5.26 Million Jury Verdict for Injured Electrician Who Fell From Ladder
    Joanne Turner, an electrician, was working on a roof of a community college building that was under construction. As she climbed a 20-foot roof access ladder, she slipped and fell about 15 feet to the concrete floor below. Turner was 53 years…
  • May 1

    $3 Million Jury Verdict for Suicide Death Caused by Paxil in Pharmaceutical Lawsuit

    $3 Million Jury Verdict for Suicide Death Caused by Paxil in Pharmaceutical Lawsuit
    Plaintiff Wendy Dolin, the wife of the decedent, Stewart Dolin, filed this lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois in Chicago alleging that the death of her husband, Stewart Dolin, was caused by the taking of…
Rank this Week: 98

East Central Illinois Criminal Law…

East Central Illinois Criminal Law & DUI Weblog

Covers criminal law and drunk driving. By Jeremy J. Richey.

http://ecilcrime.com
  • Apr 17

    Driving While Driver’s License Is Suspended (DWLS) as a Petty Offense

    Driving While Driver’s License Is Suspended (DWLS) as a Petty Offense
    There is a type of DWLS that can be a petty offense rather than a Class A misdemeanor. The relevant statute is 625 ILCS 5/6-601: If a licensee under this Code is convicted of violating Section 6-303 for operating a motor vehicle during a time…
  • Apr 17

    Driving While Driver’s License Is Suspended (DWLS) as a Petty Offense

    Driving While Driver’s License Is Suspended (DWLS) as a Petty Offense
    There is a type of DWLS that can be a petty offense rather than a Class A misdemeanor. The relevant statute is 625 ILCS 5/6-601: If a licensee under this Code is convicted of violating Section 6-303 for operating a motor vehicle during a time…
  • Aug 27

    Douglas County Courthouse

    Douglas County Courthouse
    Address The address of the Douglas County Courthouse is 401 South Center Street, Tuscola, IL 61953.   Visitors must pass through security when entering the courthouse. Courtroom “1? is located on the third floor of the courthouse.  There…
Rank this Week: 78

Mevorah Law Offices LLC Blog

Mevorah Law Offices LLC Blog

Covers Illinois personal injury.

http://personal-injury.mevorahlaw.com/dupage-county-lawyers
  • Jun 27

    Proper Vehicle Maintenance Can Reduce Car Accident

    Proper Vehicle Maintenance Can Reduce Car Accident
    While most traffic accidents can be attributed to driver error, there are thousands of car crashes that take place each year due to improper vehicle maintenance. These accidents are likely preventable if the driver had taken care of his…
  • Jun 20

    Car Accident Rates Decrease When Elderly Drivers Are Tested More Often

    Car Accident Rates Decrease When Elderly Drivers Are Tested More Often
    Illinois has some of the strictest rules for elderly drivers. Car safety experts believe that these requirements keep the roads safer and reduce motor vehicle accidents. Illinois is the only state that requires the elderly to have their…
  • Jun 13

    Drunk Driving in Illinois – The Repercussion

    Drunk Driving in Illinois – The Repercussion
    Despite advances in car technology and features, almost nothing can keep up with the drivers who get behind the wheel of a car in an impaired state. Drunk drivers continue to be a menace on the roads, putting the lives of innocent…
Rank this Week: 126

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/
  • Jun 27

    Accident Reconstruction in Car Accident Lawsuits – St. Louis Lawyer

    Accident Reconstruction in Car Accident Lawsuits – St. Louis Lawyer
    Accident reconstruction can be used to help determine fault in a car accident. It is not uncommon for insurance companies to dispute car accident claims. There are car accident victims who truly believe they are in the right – that the…
  • Jun 26

    Spinal Fracture in an Automobile Accident – St. Louis Attorney

    Spinal Fracture in an Automobile Accident – St. Louis Attorney
    According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons car crashes are one of the most common causes of spinal fractures. Accidents are common on our highways, but that doesn’t make them any less traumatic. Physical and emotional…
  • Jun 25

    Repair Cost of Safety Technology After a Car Crash – St. Louis Lawyer

    Repair Cost of Safety Technology After a Car Crash – St. Louis Lawyer
    When modern safety features are damaged in an auto accident, the repair costs are often substantial. There’s no denying that safety features in vehicles save many lives on the road. With every new generation of cars that is released,…
Rank this Week: 149

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Covers medical malpractice cases, news and issues with a focus on Illinois. From Levin & Perconti.

http://medicalmalpractice.levinperconti.com/
  • Jun 27

    80 Organizations Send Letter to Congress to Oppose H.R. 1215

    80 Organizations Send Letter to Congress to Oppose H.R. 1215
    The Center for Justice and Democracy at New York Law School shared a strongly worded letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaking out against H.R. 1215. The letter, written on behalf of 80 major…
  • Jun 26

    You Are on the Verge of Losing Legal Rights – PLEASE ACT NOW

    You Are on the Verge of Losing Legal Rights – PLEASE ACT NOW
    After a couple of false starts, H.R. 1215, the Protecting Access to Care Act is going to the House floor this week.  This massive medical malpractice bill also applies to nursing home and drug and device cases.  The bill caps…
  • Jun 21

    House Will Vote Soon on Protecting Access to Care Act

    House Will Vote Soon on Protecting Access to Care Act
    We’re in the final stretch of awaiting a House vote on H.R. 1215, otherwise known as the Protecting Access to Care Act. It is believed that a vote could happen at any time, leaving little time to waste in…
Rank this Week: 190

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

Covers securities fraud cases, investment fraud practices and securities industry regulations.

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Jun 26

    FINRA Arbitration Panel awards $440,000 in case against Ameriprise Financial

    FINRA Arbitration Panel awards $440,000 in case against Ameriprise Financial
    Panel alleges Ameriprise Financial breached fiduciary duty A FINRA arbitration panel of three public arbitrators awarded $440,158 in compensatory damages sought by heirs to one of the firm’s clients, claiming that Ameriprise Financial…
  • Jun 24

    Wedbush Securities Inc. Censured and Fined

    Wedbush Securities Inc. Censured and Fined
    FINRA Fines Wedbush Securities Inc. for Compliance Issues According to FINRA, Wedbush Securities Inc. (CRD #877, Los Angeles, California) submitted an AWC in which the firm was censured and fined $20,000. Without admitting or denying the…
  • Jun 23

    Santander Securities LLC Censured and Fined

    Santander Securities LLC Censured and Fined
    FINRA Fines Santander Securities for Compliance Issues According to FINRA, Santander Securities LLC (CRD #41791, Dorchester, Massachusetts) submitted an AWC in which the firm was censured, fined $175,000 and ordered to pay $62,807.48, plus…
Rank this Week: 169

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

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

http://www.robertkreisman.com/medical-malpractice-lawyer/
Rank this Week: 184

US Immigration Blog

US Immigration Blog

Covers recent developments in the immigration field. By Peter Messersmith.

http://blog.messersmithlaw.com
  • May 15

    EB1 Requirement

    EB1 Requirement
    Documentation for EB1 Requirements The EB1A green card is for aliens of extraordinary ability engaged in the arts, sciences, business, education or athletics. Many scientists, post docs, and PhD students utilize the EB1A category to self…
  • Apr 26

    Athlete Visa and Athlete Green Card Option

    Athlete Visa and Athlete Green Card Option
    For foreign nationals who wish to come to the United States to work or perform as an athlete in sports like football, basketball, hockey, MMA, tennis, golf or in other competitions, there are several different visa and green card options to…
  • Jan 25

    Trump Visa – Trump Green Card

    Trump Visa – Trump Green Card
    President Trump has been in office for less than one week yet he has already followed through with many of his campaign promises that relate to immigration such as building a wall along our southern border with Mexico and temporarily halting…
Rank this Week: 216

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: 246

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: 118

Nemeroff Law Offices Blog

Nemeroff Law Offices Blog

Covers personal injury news.

http://www.chicagoinjurylawyer.pro/category/blog/
  • Dec 5

    Who can file a wrongful death lawsuit?

    Who can file a wrongful death lawsuit?
    At this time of the year, I like to go back and reflect upon previous blog posts. One in particular stays with me, it is that of the Delia and Marvin family. It started as a normal Tuesday morning in the City of Chicago for this family. What…
  • Apr 28

    Bicycle Dooring Accident in Chicago

    Bicycle Dooring Accident in Chicago
    As the weather is starting to get nicer, the leaves are appearing on the trees and we have hit spring in Chicago, I am reminded that it is also the beginning of bicycle riding season in Chicago.  Bicycle riding in the city of Chicago is…
  • Apr 19

    Check out the new Nemeroff Law Offices website

    Check out the new Nemeroff Law Offices website
    Friends, Excited for the launch of our new and improved website. Please check it out at: www.chicagoinjurylawyer.pro/ Would love to hear your thoughts on the site. David Nemeroff, Nemeroff Law Office
Rank this Week: 2767

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyers Blog

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyers Blog

Chicago Birth Injury Blog. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.robertkreisman.com/birth-injury-lawyer/
  • Jun 28

    $5 Million Settlement in Brain Injured Baby Case

    $5 Million Settlement in Brain Injured Baby Case
    The United States will pay $5 million in a settlement to resolve a medical malpractice lawsuit alleging that physicians at a Florida naval hospital chose not to order a cesarean section despite signs and symptoms of fetal distress. As it…
  • Jun 12

    $23 Million Judgment for Brain Damage to Infant with Cerebral Palsy Caused by Delayed Blood Transfusion

    $23 Million Judgment for Brain Damage to Infant with Cerebral Palsy Caused by Delayed Blood Transfusion
    Rebecca Kerrins, the mother of now 5-year-old Drew Kerrins, sued Palos Community Hospital, Dr. Thomas Myers and Renaissance Medical Group alleging that Dr. Myers chose not to make himself available to take care of Drew’s emergency soon…
  • Jun 2

    $4 Million Settlement for Brain Injury to Infant for Failing to Monitor Oxygen Level

    $4 Million Settlement for Brain Injury to Infant for Failing to Monitor Oxygen Level
    Baby Doe, two months old, underwent an MRI after being taken to a hospital by ambulance. The attending anesthesiologist, Dr. Roe, ordered Propofol to prevent Baby Doe from moving excessively during the test. While undergoing the MRI, Baby…
Rank this Week: 2570

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

By Staver Law Group P.C.

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

    $48,585 Settlement in Forest Park Car Accident

    $48,585 Settlement in Forest Park Car Accident
    A male client was traveling in snowy conditions through the Forest Park section of Cook County when he was struck from behind by another car that failed to reduce their speed since it was following too closely. The victim sustained neck and…
  • Jun 27

    Common Jet Ski Injurie

    Common Jet Ski Injurie
    The weather is heating up, which means that lakes and rivers are seeing more jet skis. jet skis provide fun family entertainment, but they can also be dangerous. Before hitting the water, it’s important to be aware of common jet ski…
  • Jun 23

    Staying Safe at the Chicago Pride Parade

    Staying Safe at the Chicago Pride Parade
    Summer is an excellent time for outdoor events, and parades are no exception. Every year, Chicago hosts the Chicago Pride Parade. This event focuses on equality for everyone, regardless of sexual orientation or gender. This year, the parade…
Rank this Week: 1373

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Covers Northern District of Illinois intellectual property cases. By R. David Donoghue.

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

    Northern District’s New Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot Project Will Have Major Impact on IP Case

    Northern District’s New Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot Project Will Have Major Impact on IP Case
    On June 1, 2017, the Northern District implemented a Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot (MIDP) Project. The MIDP is going to have a big impact on trademark, copyright and Defense of Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) cases. It will not impact patent…
  • Jun 13

    TC Heartland: The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

    TC Heartland: The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same
    I have made it a practice not to immediately blog about big Supreme Court cases. While there is a rush to be the first to publish, I have found that there is a significant difference in the value between immediate analysis and analysis after…
  • May 26

    Court May Consider Both Sides’ Conduct in Exceptional Case Analysi

    Court May Consider Both Sides’ Conduct in Exceptional Case Analysi
    Snap-On Inc. v. Robert Bosch LLC, No. 09 C 6914, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Apr. 28, 2016) (Shah, J.). Judge Shah denied defendants’ (collectively “Bosch”) 35 USC § 285 motion for attorney’s fees in this patent dispute…
Rank this Week: 624

Chicago Injury Blog

Chicago Injury Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Abels & Annes, P.C.

https://www.daveabels.com/blog/
  • Jun 27

    How Distracted Drivers Hurt Motorcyclist

    How Distracted Drivers Hurt Motorcyclist
    In 2015, about 88,000 motorcyclists sustained injuries in crashes, many of which involved a collision with another motor vehicle. Drivers of cars and trucks often crash into motorcyclists because they are not paying adequate attention to the…
  • Jun 22

    Establishing Liability in an Illinois Motorcycle Accident Case

    Establishing Liability in an Illinois Motorcycle Accident Case
    Under Illinois law, when a motorcycle accident is caused by the negligence of another person, the negligent party can be held liable for any losses that occur as a result of the wreck. In many cases, the cause of a motorcycle accident is…
  • Jun 20

    4th of July Celebrations Can Expose You to a Risk of Serious Injury

    4th of July Celebrations Can Expose You to a Risk of Serious Injury
    As summer gets underway, many people in the Chicago area are making plans to celebrate the 4th of July. This is often a highlight of the season with parades, carnivals, barbecues, and concerts. Unfortunately, with these celebrations also…
Rank this Week: 1780

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By James G. Dimeas.

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.net/
Rank this Week: 1771

General Counselor

General Counselor

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

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

    Employer and Labor Law Posting Requirement

    Employer and Labor Law Posting Requirement
    Employment laws require employers to post state, federal and locally mandated posters where visible to employees that inform them of their employment law rights. The post Employer and Labor Law Posting Requirements appeared first on General…
  • Jun 6

    New Illinois Sick Leave Laws Compliance Seminar

    New Illinois Sick Leave Laws Compliance Seminar
    “Back to Basics” Employment Law Series Properly Complying with New Illinois Sick Leave Laws Three recently enacted laws expanding sick leave benefits within the state of Illinois will soon impact employers with operations in…
  • May 22

    Cook County Sick Leave Poster and Draft Regulations Are Available

    Cook County Sick Leave Poster and Draft Regulations Are Available
    In anticipation of the upcoming effective date (July 1, 2017) of the Cook County “Earned Sick Leave” Ordinance, the Cook Commission on Human Rights recently published the mandatory poster required to be posted by all employers…
Rank this Week: 4424

FMLA Insights

FMLA Insights

Covers the Family Medical Leave Act. By Franczek Radelet.

http://www.fmlainsights.com
Rank this Week: 3903

Illinois Estate Planning &…

Illinois Estate Planning & Elder Law Blog

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

http://www.illinoisestateplanningandelderlawblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    Co-Ops – A blast from the past

    Co-Ops – A blast from the past
    Like all other unique forms of real estate ownership, Co-Op Housing presents some interesting difficulties for those in the real estate market. The end of World War II marked the beginning of an acute housing shortage in the United States.…
  • Jun 20

    Powers of Attorney – The Forgotten Estate Planning Document

    Powers of Attorney – The Forgotten Estate Planning Document
    One of the most important, but most often overlooked estate planning documents, are the Powers of Attorney. Powers of Attorney fall into one of two categories: (1) Powers of Attorney for Property and (2) Powers of Attorney for Health Care.…
  • Jun 12

    Enhancing Special Needs Estate Planning – The ABLE Act in Illinoi

    Enhancing Special Needs Estate Planning – The ABLE Act in Illinoi
    In a time when advances in medicine are providing longer, more fulfilling lives for our family members with special needs, it is more important than ever to take advantage of all the financial planning tools available for their specific…
Rank this Week: 909

The Wage and Hour Litigation Blog

The Wage and Hour Litigation Blog

Covers wage and hour law. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.wagehourlitigation.com
Rank this Week: 3763

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Federal Tort Claims Act, Injuries to Minors and Children, Land Owner Liability, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Products Liability, and Toxic Torts. By Levin & Perconti.

http://www.illinoisinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    80 Organizations Send Letter to Congress to Oppose H.R. 1215

    80 Organizations Send Letter to Congress to Oppose H.R. 1215
    The Center for Justice and Democracy at New York Law School shared a strongly worded letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaking out against H.R. 1215. The letter, written on behalf of 80 major…
  • Jun 26

    You Are on the Verge of Losing Legal Rights – PLEASE ACT NOW

    You Are on the Verge of Losing Legal Rights – PLEASE ACT NOW
    After a couple of false starts, H.R. 1215, the Protecting Access to Care Act is going to the House floor this week.  This massive medical malpractice bill also applies to nursing home and drug and device cases.  The bill caps…
  • Jun 1

    America’s Long History of Unsafe and Deadly Drugs and Devices Sold to Women

    America’s Long History of Unsafe and Deadly Drugs and Devices Sold to Women
    Last year, Johnson & Johnson made constant headlines over their talc powder, sold for over 100 years and used by millions of women to keep undergarments and their body fresh and dry. When it was revealed that Johnson & Johnson…
Rank this Week: 1305

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers cerebral palsy, crib death, Erb's palsy and other forms of birth injuries. By Levin & Perconti.

http://www.chicagobirthinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    80 Organizations Send Letter to Congress to Oppose H.R. 1215

    80 Organizations Send Letter to Congress to Oppose H.R. 1215
    The Center for Justice and Democracy at New York Law School shared a strongly worded letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaking out against H.R. 1215. The letter, written on behalf of 80 major…
  • Jun 26

    You Are on the Verge of Losing Legal Rights – PLEASE ACT NOW

    You Are on the Verge of Losing Legal Rights – PLEASE ACT NOW
    After a couple of false starts, H.R. 1215, the Protecting Access to Care Act is going to the House floor this week.  This massive medical malpractice bill also applies to nursing home and drug and device cases.  The bill caps…
  • May 17

    $33.8 Million Malpractice Judgment for Family of Infant Injured During Birth

    $33.8 Million Malpractice Judgment for Family of Infant Injured During Birth
    After a healthy pregnancy, the parents of baby Earl Reese-Thornton, Jr. expected to leave North Shore Medical Center in Miami, Florida after the delivery of a healthy baby boy in December 2013. Instead they are facing the heartbreaking…
Rank this Week: 906

Chicago Brain Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Brain Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagobraininjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    80 Organizations Send Letter to Congress to Oppose H.R. 1215

    80 Organizations Send Letter to Congress to Oppose H.R. 1215
    The Center for Justice and Democracy at New York Law School shared a strongly worded letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaking out against H.R. 1215. The letter, written on behalf of 80 major…
  • Jun 26

    You Are on the Verge of Losing Legal Rights – PLEASE ACT NOW

    You Are on the Verge of Losing Legal Rights – PLEASE ACT NOW
    After a couple of false starts, H.R. 1215, the Protecting Access to Care Act is going to the House floor this week.  This massive medical malpractice bill also applies to nursing home and drug and device cases.  The bill caps…
  • Apr 3

    CDC Says Falls the Reason Behind Record Number of Brain Injurie

    CDC Says Falls the Reason Behind Record Number of Brain Injurie
    In a CDC report released in mid-March, the government organization revealed that the number of reported brain injuries has increased dramatically since 2007. Brain injuries have been frequently studied and reported on in the news and…
Rank this Week: 912

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/
  • Jun 27

    80 Organizations Send Letter to Congress to Oppose H.R. 1215

    80 Organizations Send Letter to Congress to Oppose H.R. 1215
    The Center for Justice and Democracy at New York Law School shared a strongly worded letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaking out against H.R. 1215. The letter, written on behalf of 80 major…
  • Jun 26

    You Are on the Verge of Losing Major Legal Rights – PLEASE ACT NOW

    You Are on the Verge of Losing Major Legal Rights – PLEASE ACT NOW
    After a couple of false starts, H.R. 1215, the Protecting Access to Care Act is going to the House floor this week.  This massive medical malpractice bill also applies to nursing home and drug and device cases.  The bill caps…
  • Jun 26

    Nursing Home Employees Using Social Media to Share Cruel Resident Videos and Photo

    Nursing Home Employees Using Social Media to Share Cruel Resident Videos and Photo
    The Des Moines Register recently co-published a report with ProPublica, a public interest group, about the uptick in reports of nursing home employees using social media as a way to share demeaning photos and videos of residents. After…
Rank this Week: 2251

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration law and visas. By Kalita Law Group, P.C.

http://www.chicagoimmigrationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Jun 27

    What Does the Supreme Court’s Decision on the Travel Ban Mean?

    What Does the Supreme Court’s Decision on the Travel Ban Mean?
    On Monday, the Supreme Court partially reinstated Trump’s travel ban against foreigners from six Muslim majority countries; Sudan, Iran, Somalia, Syria, Libya and Yemen.  (mnemonic “SISSLY”).  [ see the entire…
  • Jun 17

    News is Divided on Trump Policies for DACA and DAPA

    News is Divided on Trump Policies for DACA and DAPA
    On June 15, 2017, Department of Homeland Secretary John Kelly issued a Policy Memo regarding two programs:  the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and the Deferred Action for Parents of American Citizens (DAPA) and there was…
  • May 24

    Venezuela Now Leads in U.S. Asylum Application Filing

    Venezuela Now Leads in U.S. Asylum Application Filing
    Venezuela is now the top U.S. Asylum Seeking nation since the crash of the Venezuela economy and the government’s widespread persecution and harassment of opponents of Nicolas Maduro.  Venezuela is in crisis, with its people…
Rank this Week: 2891

Chicago Nursing Home Lawyers Blog

Chicago Nursing Home Lawyers Blog

Comments on nursing home legal issues. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.robertkreisman.com/nursing-home-lawyer/
Rank this Week: 2519

Chicago Lawyer Blog

Chicago Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.salvilaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1508

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
  • Jun 27

    The Secret of Successful Workers’ Compensation Claim

    The Secret of Successful Workers’ Compensation Claim
    Worker’s Compensation Attorney Helping Chicago’s Injured Successfully File Claims Employers rely on their insurance carrier to guide them through the workers’ compensation claim process, but what do you have? A claims…
  • Jun 26

    Exploring the Common Errors of Urgent Care Facilitie

    Exploring the Common Errors of Urgent Care Facilitie
    Urgent Care Facility Malpractice Attorneys Serving Victims in Chicago When you are sick or injured, you have a few options for medical care: your family physician, emergency room, or an urgent care center. Urgent care centers and clinics are…
  • Jun 19

    What Are Eye Doctor Injuries and Do They Qualify for Malpractice?

    What Are Eye Doctor Injuries and Do They Qualify for Malpractice?
    Chicago Eye Doctor Malpractice Attorneys No one can argue about the value of the eye. The human eye is a remarkable tool designed by nature, but is also a vital one. Humans rely on their eyes to see, function, and experience life. That is why…
Rank this Week: 2566

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

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

https://www.malmanlaw.com/Malman-Law-Injury-Blog/
  • Jun 27

    The Secret of Successful Workers’ Compensation Claim

    The Secret of Successful Workers’ Compensation Claim
    Worker’s Compensation Attorney Helping Chicago’s Injured Successfully File Claims Employers rely on their insurance carrier to guide them through the workers’ compensation claim process, but what do you have? A claims…
  • Jun 26

    Exploring the Common Errors of Urgent Care Facilitie

    Exploring the Common Errors of Urgent Care Facilitie
    Urgent Care Facility Malpractice Attorneys Serving Victims in Chicago When you are sick or injured, you have a few options for medical care: your family physician, emergency room, or an urgent care center. Urgent care centers and clinics are…
  • Jun 19

    What Are Eye Doctor Injuries and Do They Qualify for Malpractice?

    What Are Eye Doctor Injuries and Do They Qualify for Malpractice?
    Chicago Eye Doctor Malpractice Attorneys No one can argue about the value of the eye. The human eye is a remarkable tool designed by nature, but is also a vital one. Humans rely on their eyes to see, function, and experience life. That is why…
Rank this Week: 1177

Chicago Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer…

Chicago Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagonursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    The Secret of Successful Workers’ Compensation Claim

    The Secret of Successful Workers’ Compensation Claim
    Worker’s Compensation Attorney Helping Chicago’s Injured Successfully File Claims Employers rely on their insurance carrier to guide them through the workers’ compensation claim process, but what do you have? A claims…
  • Jun 26

    Exploring the Common Errors of Urgent Care Facilitie

    Exploring the Common Errors of Urgent Care Facilitie
    Urgent Care Facility Malpractice Attorneys Serving Victims in Chicago When you are sick or injured, you have a few options for medical care: your family physician, emergency room, or an urgent care center. Urgent care centers and clinics are…
  • Jun 19

    What Are Eye Doctor Injuries and Do They Qualify for Malpractice?

    What Are Eye Doctor Injuries and Do They Qualify for Malpractice?
    Chicago Eye Doctor Malpractice Attorneys No one can argue about the value of the eye. The human eye is a remarkable tool designed by nature, but is also a vital one. Humans rely on their eyes to see, function, and experience life. That is why…
Rank this Week: 4962

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer…

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Fatal Williamson County Motorcycle Crash

    Fatal Williamson County Motorcycle Crash
    There was a fatal motorcycle accident Saturday afternoon (June 24, 2017) in Williamson County. Details on the accident are somewhat limited. According to the Willamson County Coroner, the motorcyclist has been identified as Zachary…
  • Jun 19

    Fatal Motorcycle Ejection In Chicago’s Garfield Ridge Neighborhood

    Fatal Motorcycle Ejection In Chicago’s Garfield Ridge Neighborhood
    There was a fatal motorcycle accident Sunday night (June 18, 2017) on Chicago’s Garfield Ridge neighborhood.  The accident happened near Midway Airport. According to Chicago Police, the accident happened in the 5000 block of West…
  • Jun 16

    Fatal Morton Grove Motorcycle Collision

    Fatal Morton Grove Motorcycle Collision
    There was a fatal motorcycle accident Thursday evening (June 15, 2017) in Morton Grove. Details on the accident appear somewhat limited at this time. According to the Morton Grove Police Department, police responded to the accident at…
Rank this Week: 2723

Roscich & Martel Law Firm LLC Blog

Roscich & Martel Law Firm LLC Blog

Covers Illinois family law and estate planning needs.

http://www.randrattys.com/napervilledivorceattorney
  • Jun 26

    Law Requires Hairdressers to Be Trained to Recognize Signs of Abuse

    Law Requires Hairdressers to Be Trained to Recognize Signs of Abuse
    Illinois has enacted a law that requires salon professionals to be trained to spot signs of abuse on the men, women, and children who visit their establishments. The law became effective this year, and it is the first law…
  • Jun 20

    How to Make Co-Parenting Work

    How to Make Co-Parenting Work
    When the breakdown of a romantic relationship occurs, both parties may agree to remain co-parents. Co-parenting usually means that both parties will cooperate with each other and raise the child together, although co-parenting does not…
  • Jun 13

    Keeping Divorce Communications Productive, Not Destructive

    Keeping Divorce Communications Productive, Not Destructive
    The door to conflict in divorce is often wide open, hosting a range of challenges for both parties and all family members involved in the experience. Regardless of the circumstances, all couples inevitably emerge from the transition…
Rank this Week: 1803

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/
  • Jun 26

    Fatal Waukegan Pedestrian Crash

    Fatal Waukegan Pedestrian Crash
    There was a fatal pedestrian accident Sunday night (June 25, 2017) in Waukegan. According to information provided by the Waukegan Police Department, the accident involved a southbound SUV hitting a man in the 200 block of North Green Bay…
  • Jun 12

    Fatal Lakemoor Two-Car Collision

    Fatal Lakemoor Two-Car Collision
    There was a fatal accident Monday (June 12, 2017) on Route 120 in Lakemoor. The crash happened at Route 120 and Volo Village Road, and the Lakemoor Police Department were called to the accident scene at approximately 3:45 p.m. The crash…
  • Jun 10

    Fatal Three-Vehicle Crash In Waukegan

    Fatal Three-Vehicle Crash In Waukegan
    There was a fatal car accident Thursday night (June 8, 2017) in Waukegan.  A driver has been charged with DUI in connection with the accident. An excerpt regarding the crash, from the June 10, 2017 Chicago Sun-Times article titled…
Rank this Week: 3200

Personal Injury News &…

Personal Injury News & Developments

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

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/news
  • Jun 26

    Distracted Driving Blamed for Increase in Pedestrian Death

    Distracted Driving Blamed for Increase in Pedestrian Death
    Pedestrian fatality data is in for 2016 and it doesn’t look very good. The number of pedestrians killed in car accidents is rising much faster than the rate of motorist fatalities and the latest studies are attributing the rise in…
  • Jun 19

    Clinic Hit With $29M Judgment for Failing to Diagnose Condition

    Clinic Hit With $29M Judgment for Failing to Diagnose Condition
    Mercy Clinic Springfield Communities was ordered to provide almost $29 million in compensation to a patient because specialists failed to diagnose her condition. A jury determined that the woman’s rare condition could have been treated…
  • Jun 12

    Dog Bite Claims Eat Up Significant Percentage of Homeowner Insurance Claim

    Dog Bite Claims Eat Up Significant Percentage of Homeowner Insurance Claim
    Dogs are extremely popular pets, with nearly half of American households owning one or more of them. They are also the cause of many homeowners’ insurance claims, with dog bites representing nearly one in five claims filed each year.…
Rank this Week: 1488

Uncontested Divorce in Illinois

Uncontested Divorce in Illinois

By David Wolkowitz.

http://uncontesteddivorceinillinois.com/
  • Jun 23

    Before you hire a divorce lawyer, read this!

    Before you hire a divorce lawyer, read this!
    As a divorce lawyer in Illinois, I can handle your case as an uncontested divorce, or a contested divorce in Illinois. But before you hire a divorce lawyer, there are some things you need to know about how the system works – especially…
  • Jun 12

    “Someone told me” . . . Divorce Myths Busted

    “Someone told me” . . . Divorce Myths Busted
    As a lawyer who handles doesn’t of uncontested divorces each year, I get a lot of calls. And I’ve written many articles about how quick and easy it can be to start an uncontested divorce in Illinois (like this one). But people…
  • May 5

    Divorce Mediation: Why mediators should be lawyers (usually)

    Divorce Mediation: Why mediators should be lawyers (usually)
    As a divorce lawyer and a mediator, I’d like to share my thoughts on why your divorce mediator should be a lawyer. There are many mediators who are not lawyers, and frankly, many of them use sales tactics akin to used-car salesman, and…
Rank this Week: 2056

Orland Park Criminal Defense…

Orland Park Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

By the Law Office of John S. Fotopoulos, P.C.

http://www.fotopouloslaw.com/orland-park-criminal-lawyer/
  • Jun 22

    Can the Type of House You Live in Affect Your Constitutional Rights?

    Can the Type of House You Live in Affect Your Constitutional Rights?
    Most drug crime cases in Illinois involve police searches, and the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution requires the police to obtain a warrant for most searches. In its broadest terms, the Fourth Amendment protects our right to…
  • Jun 15

    How the “Presumption of Innocence” Helps You in a Criminal Trial

    How the “Presumption of Innocence” Helps You in a Criminal Trial
    The most basic principle of the criminal justice system in Illinois is the presumption of innocence. Whether you are charged with a DUI, sexual assault, or murder, state law provides that “[e]very person is presumed innocent until…
  • Jun 8

    Can I Own a Gun in Illinois if I Have Prior Felony Convictions?

    Can I Own a Gun in Illinois if I Have Prior Felony Convictions?
    Gun ownership is not an absolute right in Illinois. A resident must obtain a Firearms Ownership Identification card (FOID) from the Illinois State Police in order to legally possess any firearms or ammunition. Anyone who owns or carries a gun…
Rank this Week: 1814

Real Estate Advisor Law Blog

Real Estate Advisor Law Blog

Covers real estate development, environmental, finance and legal issues. By Ulmer Berne LLP.

http://www.realestateadvisorlawblog.com
  • Jun 22

    ‘Lease’ Vega

    ‘Lease’ Vega
    I just returned from the National Restaurant Association Financial Officers and Tax Executives Conference in Las Vegas. I participated on a Real Estate Leasing Trends panel with Adam Schwegman, head of the eat/drink department of General…
  • Jun 14

    Ulmer Client, Taco Bell, Opens Cantina in Downtown Cleveland

    Ulmer Client, Taco Bell, Opens Cantina in Downtown Cleveland
    It has an urban, industrial feel. It has a live DJ. It has a festive atmosphere. It has a patio. And, in addition, to the tacos, gorditas, crunch wraps and chulapas that you’ve come to love and expect, it has beer! It’s the new…
  • May 23

    A Restaurant Lease is a Unique Dish

    A Restaurant Lease is a Unique Dish
    I have previously commented about the similarity in service between a restaurant and law firm (see prior blog). One area where restaurants differ from other businesses is the issues presented in a retail lease. A restaurant lease involves…
Rank this Week: 3774

Chicago Divorce Attorney

Chicago Divorce Attorney

Covers Illinois family law matters. By the Wolkowitz Law Office.

http://wolkowitz.com/chicago-divorce-illinois-family-law-blog
  • Jun 21

    Free 15-Minute Divorce Consultation

    Free 15-Minute Divorce Consultation
    As a divorce lawyer in Illinois, I know that divorce stresses people out. Sometimes, getting more information can help reduce anxiety. I’ve written some articles about free consultations (like this one). And while I generally think free…
  • Jun 9

    How I beat big-time divorce lawyer

    How I beat big-time divorce lawyer
    If you want to the best lawyer, maybe you should hire a fancy Loop lawyer that bills more than $500 an hour. You might get a great lawyer at that price. Or, you might hire a lawyer that I’ve thoroughly dismantled with superior strategy,…
  • Jun 2

    Summer Time – for fake vacations and interstate custody battle

    Summer Time – for fake vacations and interstate custody battle
    It’s summertime again. And for an Illinois divorce lawyer, that means it’s time for fake vacations that lead to interestate custody battles. What happens is that a parenting claims to be taking the kids on vacation to another…
Rank this Week: 3286

Chicago Injury Lawyers Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Therman Law Offices, LTD.

https://www.chicagoinjurylawyersblog.net/
Rank this Week: 1791

Chicago Criminal Defense Lawyers…

Chicago Criminal Defense Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law. By Legal Defenders, P.C.

http://www.chicagocriminaldefenselawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 21

    Facilitating a Heroin Sale in Illinoi

    Facilitating a Heroin Sale in Illinoi
    In a recent Illinois appellate case, the defendant was convicted of unlawfully delivering heroin. An accountability theory was used to obtain the conviction, which resulted in a 3.5-year sentence of imprisonment in the Illinois Department of…
  • Jun 11

    Illinois Administrative Hearings and Criminal Case

    Illinois Administrative Hearings and Criminal Case
    Illinois Administrative Hearings and Criminal Cases Most people are surprised to learn that an “administrative court” system exists in Illinois that functions primarily independent of our traditional court system.…
  • Jun 9

    Resisting a Peace Officer in Illinoi

    Resisting a Peace Officer in Illinoi
    In a recent Illinois Supreme Court case, the Court considered a case involving a charge of Resisting a Peace Officer. The case arose in 2011, when the daughters of a family with four kids (including the defendant) died in a car accident. The…
Rank this Week: 1773

Legal Developments In…

Legal Developments In Non-Competition Agreements

Reviews recent cases involving non-competition agreements and related claims. By Kenneth J. Vanko.

http://www.non-competes.com/
  • Jun 21

    North Carolina's Odd Rule on Appealing Injunction

    North Carolina's Odd Rule on Appealing Injunction
    Lawyers deal with rules that are substantive and procedural.For the most part, substantive rules - those governing the merits of a claim - contain some flexibility. That is particularly true in non-compete cases, where the flexibility is a…
  • Jun 16

    The Return of the Fourth Justice: My Concurring Opinion in BHB Investment Holdings v. Ogg

    The Return of the Fourth Justice: My Concurring Opinion in BHB Investment Holdings v. Ogg
    My dear readers may not realize that, despite not being a Michigan attorney, I recently sat as the Fourth Justice on the Court of Appeals of Michigan for the case of BHB Investment Holdings, LLC v. Ogg, or as it should be known for…
  • Jun 9

    "Misappropriation" Is Where It's At

    &quot;Misappropriation&quot; Is Where It's At
    When I speak on trade secrets law - which is fairly often - I get skewered by some BigLaw types and self-described "experts" for suggesting lawyers need to focus on the element of "misappropriation."So step back.If a plaintiff files a lawsuit…
Rank this Week: 3970

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer…

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal malpractice. By The Clinton Law Firm.

http://www.chicagolegalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 21

    ARDC Files Complaint Against Lawyer Who Failed to Prevent Conversion by Partner

    ARDC Files Complaint Against Lawyer Who Failed to Prevent Conversion by Partner
    This case (which is merely a complaint now that has not been proven) is a reminder that an attorney can be prosecuted by the ARDC for failing to safeguard client funds when he personally did not convert the funds. In this case, the…
  • May 28

    Appellate Court Holds that Expert Not Needed Where Legal Malpractice Was Obviou

    Appellate Court Holds that Expert Not Needed Where Legal Malpractice Was Obviou
    This case is potentially important. It addresses a long-running issue – when a plaintiff must hire a legal malpractice expert. The Plaintiff must do so when expert testimony is needed to explain the standard of care to the jury. Here,…
  • May 26

    Maryland Court Disallows Long-Delayed Legal Bill

    Maryland Court Disallows Long-Delayed Legal Bill
    This is case is worth reading because it involved a law firm that did legal work for a client for a period 12 years, but never billed the client. The firm claimed that it had entered into an oral agreement with the client to defer billing…
Rank this Week: 2528

Chicago Injury Lawyer

Chicago Injury Lawyer

By Matthew L. Willens.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 20

    What Can I Be Compensated for After My Accident in Illinois?

    What Can I Be Compensated for After My Accident in Illinois?
    If you have been seriously injured or hurt in a car accident or any other type of personal injury accident, you may be able to obtain compensation for various economic and non-economic damages—or what your injuries have cost you…
  • Jun 5

    How Will My Lost Earnings Be Reimbursed?

    How Will My Lost Earnings Be Reimbursed?
    You may be entitled to recover damages for your lost earnings if an auto accident or other personal injury accident causes you to suffer an injury that prevents you from going to work and earning the wages that you typically would have…
  • May 17

    Accident Claims: Insurance Company Tactics You Should Be Aware Of

    Accident Claims: Insurance Company Tactics You Should Be Aware Of
    After a car accident, your first thought may be to claim compensation from the insurance company for your injuries and other losses. However, it has been known that insurance providers have methods to either minimize your claim or deny it…
Rank this Week: 1891

Chicago Car Accident Attorney Blog

Chicago Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury topics. By Matthew L. Willens.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 20

    What Can I Be Compensated for After My Accident in Illinois?

    What Can I Be Compensated for After My Accident in Illinois?
    If you have been seriously injured or hurt in a car accident or any other type of personal injury accident, you may be able to obtain compensation for various economic and non-economic damages—or what your injuries have cost you…
  • Jun 5

    How Will My Lost Earnings Be Reimbursed?

    How Will My Lost Earnings Be Reimbursed?
    You may be entitled to recover damages for your lost earnings if an auto accident or other personal injury accident causes you to suffer an injury that prevents you from going to work and earning the wages that you typically would have…
  • May 17

    Accident Claims: Insurance Company Tactics You Should Be Aware Of

    Accident Claims: Insurance Company Tactics You Should Be Aware Of
    After a car accident, your first thought may be to claim compensation from the insurance company for your injuries and other losses. However, it has been known that insurance providers have methods to either minimize your claim or deny it…
Rank this Week: 1468

Chicago Injury Lawyer

Chicago Injury Lawyer

By the Willens Law Offices.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 20

    What Can I Be Compensated for After My Accident in Illinois?

    What Can I Be Compensated for After My Accident in Illinois?
    If you have been seriously injured or hurt in a car accident or any other type of personal injury accident, you may be able to obtain compensation for various economic and non-economic damages—or what your injuries have cost you…
  • Jun 5

    How Will My Lost Earnings Be Reimbursed?

    How Will My Lost Earnings Be Reimbursed?
    You may be entitled to recover damages for your lost earnings if an auto accident or other personal injury accident causes you to suffer an injury that prevents you from going to work and earning the wages that you typically would have…
  • May 17

    Accident Claims: Insurance Company Tactics You Should Be Aware Of

    Accident Claims: Insurance Company Tactics You Should Be Aware Of
    After a car accident, your first thought may be to claim compensation from the insurance company for your injuries and other losses. However, it has been known that insurance providers have methods to either minimize your claim or deny it…
Rank this Week: 1480