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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/
  • Aug 14

    Read Senator Al Franken’s Letter to CMS Against Nursing Home Binding Arbitration

    Read Senator Al Franken’s Letter to CMS Against Nursing Home Binding Arbitration
    Minnesota Senator Al Franken has sent a letter to the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, strongly asking them to ban nursing home arbitration clauses. In short, nursing home clauses strip away a vulnerable…
  • Aug 14

    Medicare to Implement Financial Penalties For Nursing Homes with High Hospital Readmission Rate

    Medicare to Implement Financial Penalties For Nursing Homes with High Hospital Readmission Rate
    Finally a potentially good bit of news for nursing home residents. Modeled after a program that encouraged low readmission rates to hospitals, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will introduce a new financial incentive…
  • Aug 13

    Forced Arbitration Isn’t Just a Trend in Nursing Home

    Forced Arbitration Isn’t Just a Trend in Nursing Home
    Binding or Forced Arbitration, the process of requiring customers, patients, and nursing home residents to agree to settle disputes outside of court, has been gaining popularity. From a big business perspective, arbitration significantly…
Rank this Week: 78

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer…

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers class action litigation, fraud, consumer law and shareholder disputes. By DiTommaso Lubin Austermuehle.

http://www.chicagobusinesslitigationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 286

HR Law Guy

HR Law Guy

Covers employment relationships in business, sports, the armed forces, and other odd places.

http://hratty.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 17

    Things You Don't Want to Hear From Your Jury Panel

    Things You Don't Want to Hear From Your Jury Panel
    In the Martin Shkreli case.And this was before any evidence was taken.Don't dis the Wu-Tang Clan, man.  There are consequences.
  • Aug 16

    The Future of Work, Part 3

    The Future of Work, Part 3
    I continue to be astounded at how quickly artificial intelligence systems are advancing into the world of everyday labor.  Here's an article that reflects another incursion--into the world of retail sales.These jobs have become more…
  • Aug 16

    Millennials in the UK Are Apparently Not Much Different From Millennials Anywhere Else

    Millennials in the UK Are Apparently Not Much Different From Millennials Anywhere Else
    At least according to this article. It's always a mistake to generalize with specific individuals.  Btu these workplace place trends have been surfacing for some time now.  Will we see a counter-movement in education, or some other…
Rank this Week: 145

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

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

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • Aug 17

    Paralegal Wanted!

    Paralegal Wanted!
    Paralegal wanted for family law firm. Positive attitude and ability to work in a fast-paced, high-stress environment with lots of client contact & case management responsibilities essential. Necessary skills include math; legal research;…
  • Aug 8

    Get trained and practice for the police power test!

    Get trained and practice for the police power test!
    Get trained and practice for the police power test! PHYED 140 – Physical Conditioning Illinois Central College CougarPlex, Room 207 August 22 to October 22 Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:30-3:45 pm $143 For questions or TO REGISTER contact…
  • Aug 7

    Paralegal orientation!

    Paralegal orientation!
     Don’t’ forget the mandatory Paralegal orientation session will be held on Thursday, August 17, 2017, from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. in Room 127 located in the Poplar Hall at the Peoria Campus.  This…
Rank this Week: 241

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer…

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury, drug recalls, product hazards and family law. By Padove Law.

http://www.indianainjuryandfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 15

    Court of Appeals Allows Attorney Fees in Indiana Wrongful Death Lawsuit

    Court of Appeals Allows Attorney Fees in Indiana Wrongful Death Lawsuit
    Nothing is more devastating than the loss of a child, especially when it occurs because of another person’s negligence, or the failure to use reasonable care.  Recently, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled that Indiana’s Child…
  • Aug 1

    Indiana Drunk Driving Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed After Teen Die

    Indiana Drunk Driving Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed After Teen Die
    The parents of a teen killed in a drunk driving accident in Muncie have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the motorist accused of killing him. The negligence lawsuit comes little more than a year after the defendant was convicted of…
  • Jul 19

    Gary Truck Accident Lawsuit Claims Trucking Company Negligent

    Gary Truck Accident Lawsuit Claims Trucking Company Negligent
    Liability will be a hotly disputed issue in a recently filed Indiana truck accident lawsuit. According to NWI.com, the lawsuit was filed on behalf of a 35-year-old man with autism who suffered significant brain damage and multiple…
Rank this Week: 133

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/
  • Jul 27

    Ohio State Fair Ride Kills 1, Injures Seven Other

    Ohio State Fair Ride Kills 1, Injures Seven Other
    An 18 year old was killed last night after a passenger car on a ride broke off at the Ohio State Fair in Columbus. Seven others are injured, 3 of whom are said to be in critical condition and have been sent to local hospitals, including the…
  • Jul 26

    Court Proceedings Reveal Johnson & Johnson Made Women Test Subjects for Pelvic Mesh Device

    Court Proceedings Reveal Johnson & Johnson Made Women Test Subjects for Pelvic Mesh Device
    Court proceedings in an Australian class action lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary, Ethicon, have revealed that the company tried to squash a report that would’ve revealed more testing was needed to ensure the…
  • Jul 7

    Comedian ‘Cedric the Entertainer’ Suing Gas Company Over Leak

    Comedian ‘Cedric the Entertainer’ Suing Gas Company Over Leak
    Cedric Kyle, more commonly known as Cedric the Entertainer, is suing Southern California Gas Company (SoCal) for a leak in Aliso Canyon that has caused a wide range of physical ailments for him and his family. The lawsuit contends that…
Rank this Week: 124

Mass Tort Lawyer Blog

Mass Tort Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.masstortlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 168

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: 2674

duilawyerskokie.com

duilawyerskokie.com

Covers Illinois DUI law. By Matt Keenan.

http://duilawyerskokie.com/
  • Aug 17

    SAVING YOUR DRIVER’S LICENSE: THE ILLINOIS PETITION TO RESCIND

    SAVING YOUR DRIVER’S LICENSE: THE ILLINOIS PETITION TO RESCIND
    When you are arrested for DUI, the Secretary of State automatically suspends your driver’s license for a certain time period. However, you may still try to challenge the suspension so you may drive. If you challenge the suspension, your…
  • Jul 27

    I WAS CAUGHT SWITCHING SAMPLES IN MY DRUG TEST WHAT CAN HAPPEN?

    I WAS CAUGHT SWITCHING SAMPLES IN MY DRUG TEST WHAT CAN HAPPEN?
    You were convicted for a drug-related DUI. As part of your sentence, you must submit to random drug testing. You knew you couldn’t pass, so you switched your urine sample with a friend’s. Somehow, the probation officer figured it…
  • Jul 4

    I WAS CAUGHT SWITCHING SAMPLES IN MY DRUG TEST. WHAT CAN HAPPEN?

    I WAS CAUGHT SWITCHING SAMPLES IN MY DRUG TEST. WHAT CAN HAPPEN?
    You were convicted for possession of a controlled substance. The court gave you supervision if you had a misdemeanor or probation if you had a felony. As part of your sentence, you must submit to random drug testing. You knew ……
Rank this Week: 2310

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: 1760

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

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

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Aug 17

    Update: UDF Funds Unable to File Periodic Report

    Update: UDF Funds Unable to File Periodic Report
    UDF Funds haven’t filed financial statements since 2015 Have you suffered losses investing in UDF Funds? If so, the securities attorneys at The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses by filing a FINRA Arbitration…
  • Aug 16

    Former Advisor Mark C. Koehler Barred from Securities Industry

    Former Advisor Mark C. Koehler Barred from Securities Industry
    FINRA Sanctions Former Advisor Mark C. Koehler According to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, on June 29, 2017, Mark C. Koehler (CRD #2873947, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania) was issued an AWC in which Koehler was barred from…
  • Aug 16

    Legend Securities to Pay Restitution to Customer

    Legend Securities to Pay Restitution to Customer
    Legend Securities Censured and Fined According to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, on June 22, 2017, an OHO Decision became final in which Legend Securities, Inc. (CRD #44952, New York, New York) was fined a total of $475,000 and…
Rank this Week: 2720

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagoimmigrationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 17

    Trump Administration Increases the Number of Unskilled Labor Visa

    Trump Administration Increases the Number of Unskilled Labor Visa
    Amid all of Trumps bluster about Nationalism, building a wall at the Mexican border, and protecting American jobs, the Trump Administration has quietly and quickly raised the number of temporary unskilled labor visas to allow more Mexican…
  • Aug 10

    Where Does the DACA Program Stand?

    Where Does the DACA Program Stand?
    Many people are concerned about the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (aka DACA) program.  Despite White House assurances in the beginning of the administration that DACA would be safe, the Trump Administration now…
  • Aug 3

    Trump Supports Proposed Law to Cut Family Immigration in Half

    Trump Supports Proposed Law to Cut Family Immigration in Half
    Congress is working on sweeping changes to our immigration system that will reduce large numbers of immigrants who receive their lawful status through Legal Permanent Residents or United State Citizens.  The bill, Reforming American…
Rank this Week: 2820

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.robertkreisman.com/injury-lawyer/
Rank this Week: 2431

FMLA Insights

FMLA Insights

Covers the Family Medical Leave Act. By Franczek Radelet.

http://www.fmlainsights.com
Rank this Week: 3726

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Aug 16

    A police officer and a woman injured in Chicago hit-and-run crash

    A police officer and a woman injured in Chicago hit-and-run crash
    A Chicago police officer’s attempt to handle a domestic dispute took an unexpected turn when he and the woman he was questioning became the victims of a hit-and-run accident. According to authorities, the 43-year-old male police officer…
  • Aug 2

    Teenagers injured after school bus collides with motorcycle

    Teenagers injured after school bus collides with motorcycle
    Eight people were injured after a school bus collided with a motorcycle in Chicago’s Roseland neighborhood. The impact caused the school bus to crash into the fence of a parking lot. Emergency personnel and police rushed to the scene of…
  • Jul 31

    Mail carriers in Illinois asks for protection from dog attack

    Mail carriers in Illinois asks for protection from dog attack
    On this episode of Chicago Injury Alert, we look at how a growing number of dog attacks prompt changes in postal mail delivery systems in Illinois.
Rank this Week: 3374

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyers Blog

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyers Blog

Chicago Birth Injury Blog. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.robertkreisman.com/birth-injury-lawyer/
  • Aug 16

    Failure to Timely Deliver Baby in Fetal Distress Leads to Confidential Settlement

    Failure to Timely Deliver Baby in Fetal Distress Leads to Confidential Settlement
    During the delivery of the newborn in this case, the fetal monitor of the fetus indicated non-reassuring signs over the course of several hours, including heart rate abnormalities. In this summary of the case, the baby is Baby Doe. This was a…
  • Aug 14

    $260,000 Settlement for Failure to Attempt Delayed Interval Delivery

    $260,000 Settlement for Failure to Attempt Delayed Interval Delivery
    Kimberly Williams went into labor at 20 weeks’ gestation. Full-term gestation is generally 39 weeks. She was admitted to Sinai Grace Hospital where she delivered a stillborn boy at the facility’s labor and delivery unit. Later,…
  • Jul 10

    $127,500 Settlement for Misdiagnosis of Child’s Hip Dysplasia

    $127,500 Settlement for Misdiagnosis of Child’s Hip Dysplasia
    Baby Doe, 6 months, had an appointment with a physician at the Roe Family Physician office where the baby’s parents were concerned over asymmetrical folds in the baby’s right thigh and buttocks. The family practice physician…
Rank this Week: 2429

NextGen Financial Services Report

NextGen Financial Services Report

By Dykema. Provides news and analysis of legal issues affecting the financial services industry.

http://www.nextgenfinancialservicesreport.com/
Rank this Week: 1657

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

By Staver Law Group P.C.

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

    Roller Coaster Safety Tip

    Roller Coaster Safety Tip
    Although roller coasters are fun and thrilling, they can also be very dangerous. In honor of National Roller Coaster Day on August 16, Staver Law Group has compiled this list of roller coaster safety tips. By following these tips, you can…
  • Aug 12

    Home Construction Safety Tip

    Home Construction Safety Tip
    Many homeowners prefer to complete projects themselves rather than paying a professional. Although DIY projects can save you money, they can also cause serious accidents and injuries. Therefore, if you often do DIY projects, you should make…
  • Aug 11

    $140,000 Settlement in Wide-Turn Truck Accident

    $140,000 Settlement in Wide-Turn Truck Accident
    The Chicago truck accident lawyers with Staver Law Group recently aided a man after a commercial vehicle attempted to make a wide left turn, but struck his car, which was lawfully stopped at a red light in the lane behind the crosswalk. The…
Rank this Week: 1568

The Namby Pamby, Attorney-at-Law

The Namby Pamby, Attorney-at-Law

I get paid to dress pretty, go to court and talk to crazy people.

http://thenambypambyblog.com/
  • Aug 15

    Distracting myself with a ping pong table and bat

    Distracting myself with a ping pong table and bat
    I can’t be the only person in the world that struggles to stay focused for more than 15 minutes.…
  • Jun 18

    Learning how to be more thankful

    Learning how to be more thankful
    Last Thanksgiving I made a particularly strong effort to be pay attention to what I’m thankful for in my…
  • May 30

    The saving grace of reaching a verdict

    The saving grace of reaching a verdict
    You’ll all be well versed to many of my complaints about working in the legal profession by now. Besides for the obvious day to day politics there are other things that make whatever you’re doing a part of your life. When…
Rank this Week: 4420

Chicago Illinois Car Accident…

Chicago Illinois Car Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagoillinoiscaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 15

    Fatal Chicago Pedestrian Accident Trend

    Fatal Chicago Pedestrian Accident Trend
    Pedestrian accidents are notable in many regards.  As seen in many statistics, such accidents are increasing, including those that occur in Chicago. Pedestrian accidents often cause serious accident injuries, and many lead to fatalities.…
  • Aug 8

    Recent Fatal Chicago Pedestrian Accident

    Recent Fatal Chicago Pedestrian Accident
    There have been a number of recent fatal pedestrian accidents in Chicago.  These have included accidents in which the driver did not stop following the accident, i.e. “hit & run” accidents. Three of these accidents are…
  • Jul 28

    Fatal Bicycle Accident In Chicago’s Austin Neighborhood

    Fatal Bicycle Accident In Chicago’s Austin Neighborhood
    Bicycle accidents continue to happen in Chicago as well as the broader Chicago area.  Such accidents – which can happen for many reasons – are notable as they often lead to serious and in many cases fatal accident injuries.…
Rank this Week: 2633

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer…

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagomotorcycleaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 15

    Motorcyclist Injured After Swerving To Avoid Deer

    Motorcyclist Injured After Swerving To Avoid Deer
    While not frequent in nature, there have been many Illinois motorcycle accidents in which deer have been involved.  On this site, several of these motorcycle-deer collisions have been summarized, including those that involve fatal…
  • Aug 14

    Head Injuries Resulting From Illinois Motorcycle Accident

    Head Injuries Resulting From Illinois Motorcycle Accident
    Motorcycle accidents often lead to the motorcyclist (and, if applicable, passenger) being injured.  As seen in the many Illinois motorcycle accidents summarized on this site, there are many types of accident injuries that can occur.…
  • Aug 13

    Jo Daviess County Motorcycle Crash

    Jo Daviess County Motorcycle Crash
    There was a motorcycle accident in Jo Daviess County on Sunday, August 13, 2017. Details regarding the motorcycle accident appear limited at this time.  However, the accident appears to have involved the motorcyclist (Luciano D. Baez, of…
Rank this Week: 2787

Chicago Injury Attorneys Blog

Chicago Injury Attorneys Blog

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

https://www.chicagoinjuryattorneysblog.net/
  • Aug 15

    What do I do when I am injured at work?

    What do I do when I am injured at work?
    You know your job and you know what to do when things are running smoothly and when things go wrong. However, when you get injured you may be unsure about what to do and what to say. Here are some helpful hints for figuring out what to do…
  • Aug 11

    The exceptional work of Illinois autoworkers would give the Toyota-Mazda plant a distinct advantage!!!

    The exceptional work of Illinois autoworkers would give the Toyota-Mazda plant a distinct advantage!!!
    Illinois is among states in the running for a manufacturing plant that Japanese automakers Toyota and Mazda want to build in the U.S., with plans to hire as many as 4,000 workers. The state has provided information to the car companies about…
  • Aug 11

    I worked all my life and then had a stroke. I need disability. But I’m so ashamed.

    I worked all my life and then had a stroke. I need disability. But I’m so ashamed.
    When you live in the land of opportunity and yours passes you by, a life that began with lofty dreams and unlimited potential can result in devastating humiliation. I know because it happened to me…… Click here to read the full…
Rank this Week: 1630

Mevorah Law Offices LLC Blog

Mevorah Law Offices LLC Blog

Covers Illinois personal injury.

http://personal-injury.mevorahlaw.com/dupage-county-lawyers
  • Aug 15

    Auto Accidents and Comparative Fault

    Auto Accidents and Comparative Fault
    When another driver has caused a serious car accident that led to your injuries, it is important to think about filing a car accident claim in DuPage County. Even if you think you might have been partially to blame for a collision, it…
  • Aug 8

    Common Causes of Truck Accident

    Common Causes of Truck Accident
    Truck accidents involving semis are often catastrophic. Other drivers who are involved in truck crashes are often seriously injured or even killed as a result. The sheer force and power behind these massive vehicles make them a potentially…
  • Aug 1

    Planning a Road Trip? Plan a Safe Arrival

    Planning a Road Trip? Plan a Safe Arrival
    Summer is the perfect time to take an extended vacation, and traveling families often utilize their own vehicles so they can stop to see sights along the way. However, road trips pose their own unique set of dangers. Consider the…
Rank this Week: 1418

Chicago Lawyer Blog

Chicago Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.salvilaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 14

    Four Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America 2018

    Four Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America 2018
    Four attorneys including Managing Equity Partner Patrick A. Salvi, and Partners Jeffrey J. Kroll, Matthew L. Williams and Jennifer L. Ashley have been honored by one of the most respected peer-review publications in the legal profession…
  • Aug 11

    Mother sues nurse, hospital after newborn baby suffocates in hospital bed

    Mother sues nurse, hospital after newborn baby suffocates in hospital bed
    PORTLAND, Ore. (August 11, 2017) – An Oregon mother is suing a nurse and the hospital she worked at for negligence after her newborn son suffocated to death in her hospital bed. According to the lawsuit which was filed last…
  • Aug 8

    Trial to begin against City of Chicago for dancer paralyzed by collapsed bus shelter

    Trial to begin against City of Chicago for dancer paralyzed by collapsed bus shelter
    CHICAGO (August 9, 2017) – Trial is set to begin on Thursday, August 10 against the city of Chicago in the Tierney Darden case. Ms. Darden was a 24-year-old dance student when she was paralyzed by a collapsed pedestrian shelter…
Rank this Week: 1328

Chicago Injury Blog

Chicago Injury Blog

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

https://www.daveabels.com/blog/
  • Aug 14

    Multi-Vehicle Accidents Can Be Complex

    Multi-Vehicle Accidents Can Be Complex
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that 40 percent of traffic fatalities occur in crashes involving more than one vehicle. In many cases, it can be relatively obvious to determine who was at fault in a…
  • Aug 11

    PTSD Can Develop After a Serious Accident

    PTSD Can Develop After a Serious Accident
    Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental condition that is most often associated with military members who were involved in traumatic events during active duty. However, PTSD can develop in anyone who experiences a trauma. You may…
  • Jul 15

    Hiring Dangerous Truck Drivers Leads to Dangerous Crashe

    Hiring Dangerous Truck Drivers Leads to Dangerous Crashe
    Commercial truck drivers have a huge responsibility, as they are behind the wheel of giant vehicles that can cause severe injuries or death should they make a mistake on the road. Unfortunately, not only do some truck drivers make mistakes,…
Rank this Week: 1700

Shaw Family Law Blog

Shaw Family Law Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

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

    Resources Domestic Violence Victims Can Use to Escape Their Marriage

    Resources Domestic Violence Victims Can Use to Escape Their Marriage
    Before you can divorce your abusive spouse, you might need to get yourself out of your home and into a healthy mental and physical state. You can do this by making use of the resources available to you provided by the Illinois Coalition…
  • Aug 9

    Determining If Mediation Is Right for Your Divorce

    Determining If Mediation Is Right for Your Divorce
    If your marriage has reached the point where divorce is inevitable, do not assume that a lengthy court battle has to be part of your divorce. You and your spouse could be good candidates for mediation, which will make the divorce process…
  • Jul 27

    Immigrant Status and Illinois Family Law Issue

    Immigrant Status and Illinois Family Law Issue
    In the wake of recent political upheavals, it is becoming common to encounter instances when family law questions and concerns acquire an immigration element. Many U.S. citizens hold dual citizenship or are married to foreign nationals. Their…
Rank this Week: 1909

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer…

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal malpractice. By The Clinton Law Firm.

http://www.chicagolegalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 14

    Plaintiff Cannot Sue the Other Side’s Medical Expert

    Plaintiff Cannot Sue the Other Side’s Medical Expert
    Sandler was a plaintiff in an underlying medical malpractice action in which he alleged that he received substandard care at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital. Advocate retained a standard of care witness who testified against him. Sandler,…
  • Aug 12

    Court Holds Real Estate Malpractice Claim Is Time-Barred

    Court Holds Real Estate Malpractice Claim Is Time-Barred
    The plaintiff claimed that he missed the closing date on three real estate transactions because his lawyers did not give notice. The lawyers insisted that (a) the plaintiff fired them long before closing and (b) they notified plaintiff of the…
  • Aug 10

    Court Holds That Client Cannot relitigate Attorney’s Withdrawal in Malpractice case

    Court Holds That Client Cannot relitigate Attorney’s Withdrawal in Malpractice case
    The Supreme Court of Washington has held that a client who sues his former attorney for legal malpractice may not allege that the lawyer’s withdrawal from the underlying case was improper if that withdrawal was approved by a judge. The…
Rank this Week: 2440

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/
  • Aug 14

    Jeep Holds Top 2 Spots on List of Cars with Safety Issue

    Jeep Holds Top 2 Spots on List of Cars with Safety Issue
    The latest quarterly report from the Safety Institute’s Vehicle Safety Watch List shows that Jeep’s 2014 and 2015 Grand Cherokee 4×4’s are holding onto the top 2 most unsafe car rankings.  According to death and…
  • Mar 23

    Safety Institute Lists 15 Cars on Vehicle Safety Watch List, Jeep Takes Top 2 Spot

    Safety Institute Lists 15 Cars on Vehicle Safety Watch List, Jeep Takes Top 2 Spot
    The Safety Institute has released its Vehicle Safety Watch List, a result of research on the most dangerous vehicles on the road today. The Safety Institute is a non-profit organization committed to advocating for and educating consumers…
  • Dec 24

    Rules Related To Illinois’ Auto Insurance

    Rules Related To Illinois’ Auto Insurance
    Have you or a loved one been involved in a car accident? If so, you may wonder how auto insurance comes into play. In brief, Illinois is defined as a fault car insurance state. What this means is that the person who is found to be at fault…
Rank this Week: 4141

Illinois Estate Planning &…

Illinois Estate Planning & Elder Law Blog

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

http://www.illinoisestateplanningandelderlawblog.com/
  • Aug 14

    Proposed Legislation Would Change Notice Requirements for Probate Estate

    Proposed Legislation Would Change Notice Requirements for Probate Estate
    On February 9, 2017, Representative Bill Mitchell of Decatur, introduced HB3089 to the Illinois House of Representatives.  The proposed legislation would amend the Probate Act of 1975, by adding an additional subsection to 755 ILCS…
  • Aug 8

    Understanding Probate Avoidance Technique

    Understanding Probate Avoidance Technique
    Probate is the process by which a court will supervise the administration of an estate when someone passes away.  Many clients prefer to avoid probate because the process can be time-consuming and costly.  This article will examine…
  • Jul 27

    Five Ways Your Will Can Become Usele

    Five Ways Your Will Can Become Usele
    Wills do not expire, but certain changes can render them useless. It is important to review your will periodically to ensure it still does what you want. The following are five ways your will can become out of date.  Your beneficiaries…
Rank this Week: 4109

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By James G. Dimeas.

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.net/
  • Aug 14

    The Lake County Alternative Prosecution Program – Avoid a Conviction on Your Record

    The Lake County Alternative Prosecution Program – Avoid a Conviction on Your Record
    The Lake County State’s Attorney’s office has announced a new program that allows first time misdemeanor and felony offenders an opportunity to avoid having a criminal conviction permanently on their record. The Lake County…
  • Aug 8

    What the Difference Between a Misdemeanor, Felony and Municipal Violation?

    What the Difference Between a Misdemeanor, Felony and Municipal Violation?
    What determines how serious a particular criminal charge in Illinois is depends on the potential criminal penalty that the crime carries. The lowest classification of crimes in Illinois is called a Misdemeanor. The highest classification of…
  • Aug 1

    What Could Happen if I am Arrested and Charged With Possession of Marijuana in Illinois?

    What Could Happen if I am Arrested and Charged With Possession of Marijuana in Illinois?
    Because of the widespread use of marijuana in our society, it is common to see criminal cases involving people who have been caught with marijuana and charged with Possession of Marijuana. While several States have legalized the recreational…
Rank this Week: 1748

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
  • Aug 13

    Enforcing a Court Order after a Divorce Is Finalized

    Enforcing a Court Order after a Divorce Is Finalized
    Sometimes even after the divorce has been finalized, the fight to have a spouse follow court orders can leave people dealing with a divorce for a long time. Unfortunately, it is easier to seek enforcement of some court orders on divorce…
  • Aug 6

    Traveling out of State with Children after a Divorce

    Traveling out of State with Children after a Divorce
    The thought of your child leaving the country without you and without your knowledge is enough to fill most parents with dread. In the context of a divorce, the fact that the child is going with a former spouse can still be unsettling to some…
  • Jul 25

    Things to Consider When Thinking About Prenuptial Agreement

    Things to Consider When Thinking About Prenuptial Agreement
    Couples who are in love and about to get married do not generally enjoy talking about the possibility of divorce. However, if one or both of the individuals about to be married are wealthy, or the couple is entering into a blended family…
Rank this Week: 1646

Gillette-Torvik Blog

Gillette-Torvik Blog

Two lawyers in two states blog about law and the issues of the day, and then comment on each other's posts.

http://gillette-torvik.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 11

    Things I learned on my recent trip to North Dakota.

    Things I learned on my recent trip to North Dakota.
    I was in Bismarck, North Dakota, for a couple of days this week. Bismarck, as Reader(s)™ may know, is the capitol of North Dakota. One thinks of North Dakota as being flat and treeless, but Bismarck has more hills than Minneapolis and a…
  • Jul 26

    Not so long ago, really.

    Not so long ago, really.
    Yesterday, Joe Posnanski tweeted this:This is astonishing. We talk about Emmett Till as if it was long ago. He would have been the same age as Marv Albert and Digger Phelps. https://t.co/UQ5AOj8C0w— Joe Posnanski (@JPosnanski) July 25,…
  • May 17

    Be candid but not too candid.

    Be candid but not too candid.
    Merriam-Webster provides four definitions of the word candor, They are: (1) whiteness, brilliance; (2) freedom from prejudice or malice; (3) kindliness; and (4) unreserved, honest, or sincere expression.  The first and third definitions…
Rank this Week: 3027

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

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

http://medicalmalpractice.levinperconti.com/
  • Aug 11

    Why Are Insurers Requiring Consumers to Take Brand Name Drugs at a Higher Cost Than Generics?

    Why Are Insurers Requiring Consumers to Take Brand Name Drugs at a Higher Cost Than Generics?
    In collaboration with the New York Times, ProPublica authored a multi-part series on the falling cost of generic drugs and insurance. One article sought to answer what politicians and many consumers have been asking lately: If generics are…
  • Aug 5

    Focus of Delivering Babies Safely Often Ignores Very Ill Mother

    Focus of Delivering Babies Safely Often Ignores Very Ill Mother
    “‘With our technology, every single time a woman dies [in childbirth], it’s a medical error.'” In May of this year, ProPublica joined forces with NPR to tell the story of Lauren Bloomstein, a NICU nurse at Monmouth…
  • Aug 3

    Outside Influence, Alternative Facts, and Rushed Votes: Medical Malpractice

    Outside Influence, Alternative Facts, and Rushed Votes: Medical Malpractice
    Earlier this week, the Washington Post published an article about the influence of lobbyists on legislation that would decimate patients’ rights and eliminate fair compensation for non-economic damages, frequently referred to as pain…
Rank this Week: 401

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: 4830

Flaherty Law Blog

Flaherty Law Blog

Covers personal injury.

http://www.danflahertylaw.com/blog
  • Aug 11

    Sleep Apnea Tied to Truck and Train Accident

    Sleep Apnea Tied to Truck and Train Accident
    Transportation safety experts have determined that undiagnosed or inadequately treated obstructive sleep apnea in drivers can lead to accidents caused by sleepiness or inattentiveness. Two agencies in the United States Transportation…
  • Jul 31

    Check for These Injuries after a Bicycle Accident

    Check for These Injuries after a Bicycle Accident
    Bicyclists can be severely injured after being hit by a car or truck, even if proper safety measures are being followed. In the wake of an accident, the worst thing a cyclist can do is to shrug off any aches or pains and avoid seeking medical…
  • Jul 17

    Steps You Can Take after a Car Accident to Help Your Claim

    Steps You Can Take after a Car Accident to Help Your Claim
    A car accident is a traumatic experience, and you are likely to have a lot on your mind in the immediate aftermath of an accident. Once you leave the accident scene and attend to your pressing medical needs, you may be wondering what you can…
Rank this Week: 1654

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
  • Aug 11

    What New Car Technology Might Prevent Accidents in the Future?

    What New Car Technology Might Prevent Accidents in the Future?
    While the idea of vehicles that can drive themselves is still well off in the future, other types of technology have emerged that could dramatically reduce car accidents. Naturally, car accidents will still heavily rely on motorists, how they…
  • Aug 4

    Life with a Traumatic Brain Injury

    Life with a Traumatic Brain Injury
    A traumatic brain injury (TBI), ranges from mild to severe. However, what most people do not realize is that these types of injuries can last a victim for the rest of their lives – even if they have a mild concussion. Most people,…
  • Jul 20

    15 Reasons to Investigate Assisted Living Facilities Before Using Them

    15 Reasons to Investigate Assisted Living Facilities Before Using Them
    Elderly Abuse Attorney Offers Advice on Selecting Assisted Living Facilities in Chicago Long-term care, such as an assisted living facility, provides an aging loved one with a safe place to live and access to a community-like environment. It…
Rank this Week: 2017

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/
  • Aug 11

    What New Car Technology Might Prevent Accidents in the Future?

    What New Car Technology Might Prevent Accidents in the Future?
    While the idea of vehicles that can drive themselves is still well off in the future, other types of technology have emerged that could dramatically reduce car accidents. Naturally, car accidents will still heavily rely on motorists, how they…
  • Aug 4

    Life with a Traumatic Brain Injury

    Life with a Traumatic Brain Injury
    A traumatic brain injury (TBI), ranges from mild to severe. However, what most people do not realize is that these types of injuries can last a victim for the rest of their lives – even if they have a mild concussion. Most people,…
  • Jul 20

    15 Reasons to Investigate Assisted Living Facilities Before Using Them

    15 Reasons to Investigate Assisted Living Facilities Before Using Them
    Elderly Abuse Attorney Offers Advice on Selecting Assisted Living Facilities in Chicago Long-term care, such as an assisted living facility, provides an aging loved one with a safe place to live and access to a community-like environment. It…
Rank this Week: 1268

Chicago Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer…

Chicago Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagonursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 11

    What New Car Technology Might Prevent Accidents in the Future?

    What New Car Technology Might Prevent Accidents in the Future?
    While the idea of vehicles that can drive themselves is still well off in the future, other types of technology have emerged that could dramatically reduce car accidents. Naturally, car accidents will still heavily rely on motorists, how they…
  • Aug 4

    Life with a Traumatic Brain Injury

    Life with a Traumatic Brain Injury
    A traumatic brain injury (TBI), ranges from mild to severe. However, what most people do not realize is that these types of injuries can last a victim for the rest of their lives – even if they have a mild concussion. Most people,…
  • Jul 20

    15 Reasons to Investigate Assisted Living Facilities Before Using Them

    15 Reasons to Investigate Assisted Living Facilities Before Using Them
    Elderly Abuse Attorney Offers Advice on Selecting Assisted Living Facilities in Chicago Long-term care, such as an assisted living facility, provides an aging loved one with a safe place to live and access to a community-like environment. It…
Rank this Week: 4702

Legal Developments In…

Legal Developments In Non-Competition Agreements

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

http://www.non-competes.com/
  • Aug 11

    The Reading List (2017, No. 24): Idaho Non-Competes Featured in NYT Article

    The Reading List (2017, No. 24): Idaho Non-Competes Featured in NYT Article
    Non-Compete and Trade Secrets News for the week ended August 11, 2017***The New York Times Continues to Explore Non-Compete AgreementsOver the past few months, The New York Times has published several stories and editorial pieces…
  • Aug 4

    The Reading List (2017, No. 23): The "Welcome Back, Ken" Edition

    The Reading List (2017, No. 23): The "Welcome Back, Ken" Edition
    Non-Compete and Trade Secrets News for the week ended August 4, 2017***This week, I welcome myself back!I'm happy to be here, really I am. The time away from blogging was great, a much-needed break. What did I do? I went camping (in the…
  • Jun 30

    The Reading List (2017, No. 22): The "Not Precedent Opinions Can Be Interesting" Edition

    The Reading List (2017, No. 22): The "Not Precedent Opinions Can Be Interesting" Edition
    Non-Compete and Trade Secrets News for the week ended June 30, 2017***LinkedIn "Solicitations"From the Appellate Court of Illinois this week, we got treated to a non-precedential Rule 23 order that addresses a fertile area of non-compete…
Rank this Week: 4025

Hoffmann Law Firm, L.L.C. Blog

Hoffmann Law Firm, L.L.C. Blog

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

http://www.hoffmannpersonalinjury.com/category/car-accident/
  • Aug 10

    Should You Sign a Release of Claims Form After a Car Accident? – St. Louis Lawyer

    Should You Sign a Release of Claims Form After a Car Accident? – St. Louis Lawyer
    Once a settlement agreement has been reached, the insurer might ask you to sign something called a release of claims form. If you are in a car accident and someone else is at fault, their insurance company is generally responsible for…
  • Aug 9

    Should You Use a Car Accident Settlement Calculator? – St. Louis Attorney

    Should You Use a Car Accident Settlement Calculator? – St. Louis Attorney
    Car accident settlement calculators are not always accurate and do not take into account all the necessary expenses related to an accident. When you are in a St. Louis car accident, and you are dealing with an insurance carrier to recover for…
  • Aug 8

    Common Mistakes When Filing a Claim – St. Louis Car Accident Lawyer

    Common Mistakes When Filing a Claim – St. Louis Car Accident Lawyer
    Avoid these common mistakes when filing a car accident insurance claim. When you are in a car accident, there are things that you can do to make the process of recovering for damages go smoothly and other things you can do to hurt your case.…
Rank this Week: 2351

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: 968

DuPage County Divorce Attorneys…

DuPage County Divorce Attorneys Blog

By Mirabella, Kincaid, Frederick & Mirabella, LLC.

http://www.mkfmlaw.com/dupageattorney
  • Aug 9

    Sexual Harassment Linked to Middle School Bullying

    Sexual Harassment Linked to Middle School Bullying
    Despite continued public awareness efforts and educational campaigns, sexual harassment continues to be a problem in today’s society. But, where does the root of the problem lie? Is it simply based in misogyny or are there more complex…
  • Aug 2

    Potential Roadblocks to a Successful Adoption

    Potential Roadblocks to a Successful Adoption
    The decision to adopt a child can be one of the most rewarding yet terrifying undertakings of a person’s life. As such, most people do go into the process with an understanding of how difficult and laborious it can be. Still, no one can…
  • Jul 31

    The Pros and Cons of Nesting

    The Pros and Cons of Nesting
    Figuring out living arrangements after a divorce can be complicated. Should the father move out of the marital home or should the mother? Where should the children’s favorite toys or school supplies be located? Most divorced parents…
Rank this Week: 1662

Law Offices of Lauren E. Jackson

Law Offices of Lauren E. Jackson

An Illinois legal blog covering all things relating to estate planning, real estate, and probate issues.

http://laurenjacksonlaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 8

    Everything you should know about real estate property disclosure statements?

    Everything you should know about real estate property disclosure statements?
    When you are purchasing real estate, property disclosure statements are some of the most important documents that you will receive. Property disclosure statements outline any flaws that the current owners and their real estate agents are…
  • Jun 27

    What is a contractor lien waiver on a property?

    What is a contractor lien waiver on a property?
    A lien waiver is a real estate related legal document designed with the intention of rendering the claim of a mechanic lien claimant unenforceable. This is often done in order to allow the transfer of real estate, or as a means of proving a…
  • Jun 12

    Five questions to ask before hiring your Probate attorney

    Five questions to ask before hiring your Probate attorney
    Before hiring a probate attorney you should become familiar with the probate process.  Below are five questions that I have been asked many times by past clients. As with any service, I do believe that an informed client is a happier…
Rank this Week: 1450

Chicago Car Accident Lawyers Blog

Chicago Car Accident Lawyers Blog

Covers Chicago car, bus, bicycle, truck and pedestrian accidents. By Abels & Annes, P.C.

http://www.chicagocaraccidentlawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 7

    Collisions between a passenger vehicle and…

    Collisions between a passenger vehicle and a semi-truck are often catastrophic. One of the most common semi-truck collisions are merging accidents. Semi-truck merging accidents occur frequently in the Chicago and surrounding areas as many…
  • Jul 7

    Preventing Head-On Collisions in Chicago

    Preventing Head-On Collisions in Chicago
    A head-on collision is a motor vehicle accident that occurs when two vehicles moving in the opposite direction crash into each other. Head-on collisions have multiple causes, including drunk driving, distracted driving, fatigue, and…
  • Mar 7

    Car Seats Can Prevent Serious Injuries to Children Involved in Car Accident

    Car Seats Can Prevent Serious Injuries to Children Involved in Car Accident
    Injuries caused by motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among American children under the age of eight, according to the National Highway Safety Administration. During a car accident, children may be more likely to suffer…
Rank this Week: 4046

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

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

http://www.chicagoiplitigation.com/
  • Aug 7

    Judge Shadur is Retiring

    Judge Shadur is Retiring
    Effective September 1, 2017, Senior Judge Milton Shadur will retire from the N.D. Illinois bench. Judge Shadur was appointed by President Carter and has served as a federal judge on the Northern District bench for 37 years. Chief Judge…
  • Jul 31

    Trademark May Protect Non-Functional Elements of an Expired Patent

    Trademark May Protect Non-Functional Elements of an Expired Patent
    Solo Cup Operating Corp. v. Lollicup USA, Inc., No. 16 C 8041, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. May 17, 2017) (Lefkow, J.). Judge Lefkow granted plaintiff Solo Cup’s Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss several of defendant Lollicup’s…
  • Jul 28

    Summary Judgment of Invalidity Based Upon a Naked License Requires a High Burden

    Summary Judgment of Invalidity Based Upon a Naked License Requires a High Burden
    Bodum USA, Inc. v. A Top New Casting, Inc., No. 16 C 2916, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. May 10, 2017) (Kennelly, J.). Judge Kennelly denied defendant A Top’s motion for summary judgment based upon plaintiff Bodum’s alleged…
Rank this Week: 332