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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: 32

Shaw Family Law Blog

Shaw Family Law Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

http://www.kanecountydivorceattorneys.com/st-charles-lawyers
  • Apr 21

    Reasons Why Couples Divorce

    Reasons Why Couples Divorce
    The American Psychological Association (APA) tells us that in the United States alone, more than 90 percent of people marry by the age of 50, but that 40 to 50 percent of couples end up divorcing. When it comes to subsequent marriages, the…
  • Apr 14

    Legal Separation or Divorce?

    Legal Separation or Divorce?
    Over the years, an array of opinions has surfaced over the subject of legal separation before divorce. For most people, the term “separation” on its own sends off immediate warning signs that something must be wrong in the…
  • Apr 7

    Staying Together for the Sake of the Children

    Staying Together for the Sake of the Children
    There is no greater dilemma for parents exploring the possibility of divorce than deciding whether or not to go through with the process for the sake of the children. There is much at stake where kids are concerned when deciding to end a…
Rank this Week: 121

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

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

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Apr 21

    Berthel Fisher Charged with Failure to Supervise.

    Berthel Fisher Charged with Failure to Supervise.
    FINRA Sues Berthel Fisher and Jeffrey Dragon, former advisor According to reports, FINRA is charging Berthel Fisher with failure to supervise sales of unit investment trusts. The company, which has 350 representatives operating in 230 branch…
  • Apr 21

    Vertical US Recovery Fund Investment Losse

    Vertical US Recovery Fund Investment Losse
    Recovery of Investment Losses in Vertical US Recovery Fund Have you suffered losses investing in Vertical US Recovery Fund? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses by filing a FINRA Dispute Resolution claim…
  • Apr 21

    UDF III Secondary Market Offer

    UDF III Secondary Market Offer
    Recovery of Investment Losses in UDF III Have you suffered losses investing in UDF III? If so, the attorneys at The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses by filing a FINRA Arbitration claim against the brokerage firm…
Rank this Week: 168

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

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

http://blog.levinperconti.com/
  • Apr 21

    Psychotropic Drugs Frequently Misused in Nursing Facilitie

    Psychotropic Drugs Frequently Misused in Nursing Facilitie
    The daughter of a Greeneville, TN man has settled a lawsuit against her father’s nursing home after he was given several powerful psychotropic medications that were not clinically warranted for a…
  • Apr 17

    Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ‘Immediate Jeopardy’ Citations on the Rise

    Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ‘Immediate Jeopardy’ Citations on the Rise
    With a newly named adminstrator at the head of Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), LeadingAge, a group supposedly dedicated to the health and welfare of those in nursing homes, has taken advantage of a fresh set of ears.…
  • Apr 12

    Woman Dies at Warren Barr North Shore After Staff Misread Chart

    Woman Dies at Warren Barr North Shore After Staff Misread Chart
    A 52 year old woman has died after a nursing assistant did nothing to resuscitate her, even though she was not a DNR patient. A DNR refers to a ‘Do Not Resuscitate’ order, a legal document that indicates a patient does not…
Rank this Week: 176

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
  • Apr 20

    Illinois Appellate Court Affirms Dismissal of Work Injury Case Because of Retained Control

    Illinois Appellate Court Affirms Dismissal of Work Injury Case Because of Retained Control
    Jeffrey Gerasi appealed an order granting summary judgment to the defendant, Gilbane Building Company Inc. The issue on appeal was whether there was a  material fact existing as to whether Gilbane retained control over the work of its…
  • Apr 10

    $27 Million Jury Verdict for Death of Construction Worker

    $27 Million Jury Verdict for Death of Construction Worker
    Edgar Gonzalez was a construction worker employed by a commercial contractor.  While working at a project commissioned by the city of Los Angeles, he was  erecting a wall-forming system used to support poured concrete. Gonzalez, 30,…
  • Mar 29

    $5.8 Million Verdict Affirmed in Asbestos-Causing Mesothelioma Wrongful Death

    $5.8 Million Verdict Affirmed in Asbestos-Causing Mesothelioma Wrongful Death
    A jury found that the mesothelioma contracted by James Lester Phillips was caused in part by exposure to asbestos contained in Bendix brakes. In an appeal, Honeywell challenged the $5.8 million awarded to Phillips’s wife and surviving…
Rank this Week: 151

Nursing Home Law Center

Nursing Home Law Center

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

https://www.nursinghomelawcenter.org/
  • Apr 7

    South Carolina Nursing Home Abuse Settlement

    South Carolina Nursing Home Abuse Settlement
    SOUTH CAROLINA NURSING HOME SETTLEMENTS One of the main focuses of the Nursing Home Law Center is the protection of nursing home residents and getting them the highest nursing home verdict that we can. We exert considerable time and energy on…
  • Feb 13

    Minimal Fines Little Incentive for Facilities to Improve Patient Care

    Minimal Fines Little Incentive for Facilities to Improve Patient Care
    It is a reasonable assumption for many people that nursing homes caught in the act of neglecting patient needs, disregarding safety standards and limiting their staff to levels deemed inadequate that fines and sanctions would be a deterrent…
  • Jan 9

    Lawsuit Alleges Patient’s Death Due to Nursing Neglect

    Lawsuit Alleges Patient’s Death Due to Nursing Neglect
    A wrongful death lawsuit filed against a nursing home in Richmond, Virginia highlights the dangers of pressure ulcers and reveals the pain and suffering patients go through when their caregivers ignore their conditions. Donald Shelton…
Rank this Week: 188

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: 284

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

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

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • Apr 21

    Position with Afni, Bloomington, IL

    Position with Afni, Bloomington, IL
    Afni is hiring a Regulatory Lead who will be responsible for leadership of the regulatory portion of the compliance department. The Lead is also tasked with a variety of legal duties including, but not limited to, licensing application and…
  • Apr 17

    Paralegal - Peoria

    Paralegal - Peoria
    PARALEGALSeeking highly qualified paralegal.  Willing to pay market-leading compensation.  Submit resume, including skills, to:Jerold I. Horn401 Main Street, Suite 1650Peoria, IL 61602jihorn@aol.comFax (309) 676-2779
  • Apr 11

    Great way to gain experience and network!

    Great way to gain experience and network!
    FOR IMMEDIATE POSTINGJOB ANNOUNEMENTAvailable:  ImmediatelyThe Bloomington office of Prairie State Legal Services is seeking a legal secretary (37.5 hours). Job Description: The legal secretary will participate in a full range of…
Rank this Week: 298

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/
Rank this Week: 299

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer…

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagomotorcycleaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 17

    Car-Motorcycle Collision In LaSalle County

    Car-Motorcycle Collision In LaSalle County
    There was a motorcycle accident Sunday (April 16, 2017) near Leland in LaSalle County. According to preliminary information provided by the Illinois State Police (ISP), the collision involved a motorcycle and a car. The crash happened on…
  • Apr 16

    Fatal I-57 Motorcycle Crash On Chicago’s Far South Side

    Fatal I-57 Motorcycle Crash On Chicago’s Far South Side
    There was a fatal motorcycle crash late Saturday night (April 15, 2017) on I-57 .  The crash happened on Chicago’s Far South Side. According to information provided by the Illinois State Police (ISP), the crash happened at…
  • Apr 16

    Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Batavia, Illinoi

    Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Batavia, Illinoi
    There was a fatal Illinois motorcycle accident Saturday evening (April 15, 2017) in Batavia. According to information provided by the Batavia Police Department, police officers went to the accident scene at approximately 5:25 p.m.  The…
Rank this Week: 439

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

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

http://www.chicagoinjuryattorneyblog.com/blog/
  • Mar 27

    Is Your Baby’s Toy a Toxic Hazard?

    Is Your Baby’s Toy a Toxic Hazard?
    Chicago Injury Attorney Informs About Toxic Toy Hazards Whether your child has received a flurry of new toys for the holidays, or you are just picking up a few new toys from a local garage sale – buyer beware. There are several…
  • Mar 20

    Can I Sue for Laundry Pod Poisoning in My Child?

    Can I Sue for Laundry Pod Poisoning in My Child?
    Knowledgeable Chicago Lawyer Answering Questions About Laundry Pod Poisoning Over the years, manufacturers have looked for ways to make household maintenance and chores as convenient as possible. From washing machines that can tackle larger…
  • Mar 13

    Are You Enjoying the Salt and Ice Challenge? Beware of the Possible Liability

    Are You Enjoying the Salt and Ice Challenge? Beware of the Possible Liability
    The internet is full of fads, and lately, the trend of “challenges” has taken social media and video sharing services by storm. The latest challenge is known as the “Salt and Ice” challenge. It is an incredibly…
Rank this Week: 468

US Immigration Blog

US Immigration Blog

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

http://blog.messersmithlaw.com
  • 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…
  • Oct 16

    INA 212(a)(6)(C)(ii) False Claim to US Citizenship

    INA 212(a)(6)(C)(ii) False Claim to US Citizenship
    Inadmissibility Series I: INA 212(a)(6)(C)(ii) False Claim to US Citizenship Inadmissibility Series INA 212– Part IV 212(a)(6)(C)(ii) False Claim to US Citizenship Section 212 of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952 lists a…
  • Oct 16

    INA 212(a)(6)(E) Smuggler

    INA 212(a)(6)(E) Smuggler
    Inadmissibility Series I: INA 212(a)(6)(E) Smugglers Inadmissibility Series INA 212– Part II 212(a)(6)(E) Section 212 of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952 lists a series of classes of foreign nationals who are inadmissible to…
Rank this Week: 356

Chicago Medical Malpractice Lawyer…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice cases, news and issues with a focus on Illinois. From the Chicago law firm of Hurley McKenna & Mertz.

http://www.chicagomedicalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 314

Lake County Illinois Car Accident…

Lake County Illinois Car Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.lakecountyillinoiscaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    Fatal Multi-Vehicle Accident On Route 41 In North Chicago

    Fatal Multi-Vehicle Accident On Route 41 In North Chicago
    There was a fatal multi-vehicle (MVA) accident on Route 41 in North Chicago early Friday (April 21, 2017) morning. Details on the accident appear limited at this time.  Reasons for the crash have not been publicly disclosed. According to…
  • Apr 10

    Man Dies Following Vehicle Rollover Accident Near Gurnee

    Man Dies Following Vehicle Rollover Accident Near Gurnee
    There was a fatal single-vehicle accident early Monday morning (April 10, 2017) near Gurnee. The crash resulted in the death of a 25-year-old man. First responders were called to the accident at approximately 1:10 a.m. An excerpt regarding…
  • Apr 7

    “Head-On Collision” Involving Car And Semi Truck On Route 120 Near Round Lake

    “Head-On Collision” Involving Car And Semi Truck On Route 120 Near Round Lake
    There was a “head-on collision” involving a car and semi truck Thursday afternoon (April 6, 2017) on Route 120 near Round Lake. According to preliminary crash investigation findings by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, the…
Rank this Week: 559

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
  • Apr 21

    When Paternity is an Issue in Illinoi

    When Paternity is an Issue in Illinoi
    According to national statistics, there are approximately 1.5 million babies born each year to unmarried women. Although in many of these families the father immediately acknowledges paternity and his name is added to the birth…
  • Apr 14

    Common Causes for Divorce Delay

    Common Causes for Divorce Delay
    For many people, once the decision has been made to end their marriage, they want it done as quickly as possible, Unfortunately, the process of divorce can often be a long, drawn-out affair, depending on how well—or not so…
  • Apr 7

    Social Media’s Impact on Divorce

    Social Media’s Impact on Divorce
    It is hard to imagine a world without social media, yet these sites have only been around for approximately a decade. There is no debate over how quickly sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram have become a crucial part of society, with…
Rank this Week: 1104

Hoffmann Law Firm, L.L.C. Blog

Hoffmann Law Firm, L.L.C. Blog

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

http://www.hoffmannpersonalinjury.com/category/car-accident/
  • Apr 21

    Wrecks Caused by Cell Phone Use – St. Louis Auto Injury Lawyer

    Wrecks Caused by Cell Phone Use – St. Louis Auto Injury Lawyer
    Study suggests cell phone use is the cause of more than 50% of car wrecks. Cell phones are distracting when you’re driving, and a recent study suggests that this distraction is responsible for over 50 percent of the car accidents…
  • Apr 20

    Does Work Stress Increase Car Accident Risk? – St. Louis Attorney

    Does Work Stress Increase Car Accident Risk? – St. Louis Attorney
    Work-related stress has become a part of many people’s everyday life. Even the best jobs have their fair share of stress. On our way to work we may be thinking about the stresses we’re about to walk into. On the way home, the…
  • Apr 14

    Will Stronger Laws Reduce Drunk Driving? – St. Louis Car Accident Lawyer

    Will Stronger Laws Reduce Drunk Driving? – St. Louis Car Accident Lawyer
    Anything that can be done to reduce drunk driving accidents, even by a small amount, should be done Drunk driving laws are nothing new. They’ve been in place in one form or another in the US for over 100 years. When the laws were first…
Rank this Week: 1045

Family Law Topics

Family Law Topics

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

http://www.familylawtopics.com/
  • Apr 20

    Legalizing Recreational Marijuana in Illinoi

    Legalizing Recreational Marijuana in Illinoi
    Attitudes toward recreational marijuana use are continuing to evolve, with the idea becoming more and more acceptable to more and more people.  In fact, the push to legalize marijuana on a recreational level continues in Illinois.…
  • Mar 29

    Same Sex Marriage and the Possible Correlation with Decreases in Teen Suicide Rate

    Same Sex Marriage and the Possible Correlation with Decreases in Teen Suicide Rate
    In 2015, Obergefell v. Hodges held that the fundamental right to marry is guaranteed to same-sex couples by both the Due Process Clause and the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment of the US Constitution. Obergefell provides a…
  • Mar 28

    Five Tax Considerations When Divorcing

    Five Tax Considerations When Divorcing
    Whether you are in the process of getting divorced or are considering filing for divorce, there are a five (5) tax considerations you should be aware of as you move forward.  As we are in the midst of tax season it is the perfect time to…
Rank this Week: 656

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

By The Davis Law Group, P.C.

http://www.illinoisdriverslicensereinstatementlawyer.com/blog/
  • Apr 18

    How long does a traffic ticket stay on your Illinois driving record?

    How long does a traffic ticket stay on your Illinois driving record?
    According to the Illinois Secretary of State, tickets for moving violations such as speeding, disobeying a stop sign, disobeying a traffic control light, and improper lane usage will stay on your Illinois driving record for four to five…
  • Apr 4

    Illinois Driver’s License Point System

    Illinois Driver’s License Point System
    The Illinois Secretary of State uses a unique system to determine driver’s license suspensions and revocations based on the number of moving violations and a point system. A driver 21 years of age or older will have their…
  • Mar 22

    Illinois DUI Law: Reasonable Suspicion & Probable Cause

    Illinois DUI Law: Reasonable Suspicion & Probable Cause
    In order to stop a vehicle, a police officer must have reasonable suspicion that the driver is committing a violation of Illinois law. The Fourth Amendment of the United States Constitution requires that law enforcement have specific and…
Rank this Week: 565

Mass Tort Lawyer Blog

Mass Tort Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.masstortlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 14

    Understanding CAFA’s ‘Amount in Controversy’ Requirement

    Understanding CAFA’s ‘Amount in Controversy’ Requirement
    When it comes to medical device and pharmaceutical lawsuits, the class action lawsuit is very common. In a class action lawsuit, one plaintiff or a group of plaintiffs files a lawsuit on behalf of a class of people who have similar legal…
  • Apr 10

    FDA Announces Recall of EpiPen Product

    FDA Announces Recall of EpiPen Product
    There are countless allergy sufferers in the United States. For many of these people, having an allergy to certain foods or insects is a relatively minor health aspect. But for others, being exposed to an allergen can result in death. Some…
  • Apr 7

    Lawsuit Filed Regarding SoyNut Butter Spread E. Coli Contamination Amid Voluntary Recall

    Lawsuit Filed Regarding SoyNut Butter Spread E. Coli Contamination Amid Voluntary Recall
    Food safety is one of the most popular topics in the headlines these days. Whether it is major foodborne illness outbreaks at popular national chain restaurants or contaminated food products on store shelves, consumers face serious risks when…
Rank this Week: 1158

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/
  • Apr 12

    Nursing Home Wrongful Death Case Allowed to Continue in Spite of Arbitration Clause

    Nursing Home Wrongful Death Case Allowed to Continue in Spite of Arbitration Clause
    The family of Lola Norton, deceased  brought a wrongful death action against a number of defendants who were affiliated with a nursing home in which Bernard Norton’s wife, Lola  died. Bernard and family claimed that negligent…
  • Apr 11

    Nursing Home Contracts Containing Arbitration Clauses Under Attack

    Nursing Home Contracts Containing Arbitration Clauses Under Attack
    Arbitration clauses commanding arbitration in nursing home abuse and neglect cases have been the bane of many lawyers seeking to protect nursing home residents from abuse and injury. Under the Illinois Nursing Home Care Act, arbitration…
  • Apr 4

    $5.2 Million Jury Verdict for Multiple Deaths at Nursing Home

    $5.2 Million Jury Verdict for Multiple Deaths at Nursing Home
    A federal jury in North Carolina entered its verdict in favor of the families of three nursing home residents who died at Blue Ridge Health Care Center.  The lawsuit filed for the wrongful deaths claimed these deaths were caused by the…
Rank this Week: 575

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/
  • Apr 12

    New EPA Administrator Refuses to Ban Use of Insecticide Proven to Cause Brain Damage

    New EPA Administrator Refuses to Ban Use of Insecticide Proven to Cause Brain Damage
    The new head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Scott Pruitt, was given the chance to ban chlorpyrifos use on America’s food crops and chose to turn a blind eye to the proven harmful effects insecticides can have on our food…
  • Apr 7

    Illinois is Good for Business, so Why Don’t Our Workers’ Comp Premiums Reflect That?

    Illinois is Good for Business, so Why Don’t Our Workers’ Comp Premiums Reflect That?
    Earlier this week on our blog, we shared facts from the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA) regarding the recent growth boom of Illinois businesses. Governor Rauner would like Illinois residents to believe a…
  • Apr 4

    LIFEPAK 1000 Defibrillators Recalled Due To Sudden Power Lo

    LIFEPAK 1000 Defibrillators Recalled Due To Sudden Power Lo
    The Food & Drug Administration has issued a Class I recall for LIFEPAK 1000 defribillators, distributed by Physio-Control Inc., one of the nation’s largest suppliers of defibrillators to hospitals, nursing homes, and first…
Rank this Week: 695

Illinois Appellate Lawyer Blog

Illinois Appellate Lawyer Blog

Covers the appellate record, constitutional analysis, jurisdiction, mootness, rehearings and the standard of review. By Steven R. Merican.

http://www.illinoisappellatelawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Mr Kluxen said Concentrate

    Mr Kluxen said Concentrate
    The American Bar Association this week asks: “Do you apply lessons you learned playing sports to your work in law?” I was pitching in a youth-league baseball game when events turned out of my control. From the sideline, Mr.…
  • Sep 22

    Comcast Bungles Telephone Number

    Comcast Bungles Telephone Number
    If you called my office the last couple of days, you got a recorded message saying you reached a number that is no longer in service. That’s true — it is no longer in service. Temporarily anyway, until Comcast fixes a…
  • Sep 22

    Comcast Bungles Telephone Number

    Comcast Bungles Telephone Number
    If you called my office the last couple of days, you got a recorded message saying you reached a number that is no longer in service. That’s true — it is no longer in service. Temporarily anyway, until Comcast fixes a…
Rank this Week: 990

Timely Objections

Timely Objections

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

http://www.timelyobjections.com/
  • Jan 26

    Sentence Before Verdict-Civil Asset Forfeiture Considered

    Sentence Before Verdict-Civil Asset Forfeiture Considered
    The most powerful argument against civil forfeiture however, is that is constitutes a wholesale assault on the very few constitutional safeguards we have been given and that form the bedrock of what freedom has come to mean as Americans. …
  • Nov 10

    Big Data and Privacy…

    Big Data and Privacy…
    Sometime in our recent past, technology made leaps to areas the Law has not addressed. The law was struggling to define the contours of the doctrine of privacy even before technology upped the ante. Considerations of privacy like the…
  • Jun 25

    Edward Snowden and the Meaning of the Espionage Act

    Edward Snowden and the Meaning of the Espionage Act
    Edward Snowden and the Meaning of the Espionage Act Post 9-11   June 25, 2013 R. Tamara de Silva   The point of demarcation between speech, whistleblowing and espionage has in some instances the aspects of a razor's…
Rank this Week: 1121

General Counselor

General Counselor

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

http://general-counselor.com
  • Dec 5

    New Laws Impacting Illinois Employers in 2016 and Beyond

    New Laws Impacting Illinois Employers in 2016 and Beyond
    E. Jason Tremblay While Illinois appears to be in legislative gridlock on a wide variety of political and legislative fronts, it has become abundantly clear that such gridlock has not curtailed the passage of employment and labor-related…
  • Nov 23

    Early Holiday Present For Employers – Overtime Regulations Stayed

    Early Holiday Present For Employers – Overtime Regulations Stayed
    E. Jason Tremblay In a last minute blow to the Obama Administration’s labor and employment legacy, a federal district court in Texas granted an emergency motion for preliminary injunction yesterday barring the Department of Labor from…
  • Nov 22

    New Form I-9 Goes Into Effect On January 21, 2017

    New Form I-9 Goes Into Effect On January 21, 2017
    E. Jason Tremblay A revised Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9, which is required to be filled out for every new employee, was recently issued by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. The new version is here. Among other…
Rank this Week: 737

7th Circuit Criminal Law Alert

7th Circuit Criminal Law Alert

Summarizes the week's criminal law decisons by the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. By Michael J. Petro.

http://mjpetro.typepad.com/7th_circuit_alert/
Rank this Week: 835

Bed Sore FAQ

Bed Sore FAQ

Features articles, FAQs, and medical-legal resources on the development of bed sores while at a medical facility. By Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers.

http://www.bedsorefaq.com/
  • Sep 5

    Acknowledging the Dangers and Expense of Pressure Sore

    Acknowledging the Dangers and Expense of Pressure Sore
    The rate of litigation involving managing progressing bedsores occurring at hospitals and long-term health care facilities has been on the rise for decades. However, only recently have nursing home abuse attorneys begun including the…
  • Aug 5

    Scientific Approach Used to Eliminate Development of Decubitus Ulcer

    Scientific Approach Used to Eliminate Development of Decubitus Ulcer
    Decubitus ulcers (pressure ulcers; pressure sores; bedsores) can be extremely painful and treatment often requires proper support surfaces when the patient is immobilized. Recently, a nursing scholar from Rutgers University-Camden developed a…
  • Jul 5

    Physician Group Gives Advice on Reducing Pressure Sore

    Physician Group Gives Advice on Reducing Pressure Sore
    Doctors, nurses and other medical professionals have long known that the baby boomer generation will push the limits of the nursing care industry as America’s aging population enters their final years. Recently, ACP (American College of…
Rank this Week: 1124

Criminal Lawyer Illinois

Criminal Lawyer Illinois

Covers Illinois criminal, DUI and traffic law. By Gainor and Gosch, PC.

http://www.criminallawyerillinois.com
  • Mar 17

    What is the Cannabis Law in Illinois?

    What is the Cannabis Law in Illinois?
    Cannabis, more commonly known as marijuana, is illegal in the state of Illinois. Despite the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act (410 ILCS 130/1) becoming effective as of January 2014, recreational use, distribution, and…
  • Feb 27

    Overview: Expunging Your Criminal Record in Illinoi

    Overview: Expunging Your Criminal Record in Illinoi
    Expungement is the process where a criminal court disposition is removed from your public record. According to Illinois law, to expunge means “to physically destroy records or return them . . . and to obliterate the [offender’s…
  • Feb 23

    Understanding the Risks of Retail Theft in Illinoi

    Understanding the Risks of Retail Theft in Illinoi
    “It was only a shirt.” “No one was looking.” “I think it’s just a misdemeanor anyway.” If these thoughts have ever crossed your mind, it is important to take a step back and understand the significant…
Rank this Week: 882

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: 641

Chicago Trial Attorney Blog

Chicago Trial Attorney Blog

Covers business, contracts, and nursing home negligence litigation. By Philip J. Berenz.

http://www.counseloroffices.net/
  • Apr 20

    Piercing Corporate Veils / Alter Ego - Business Litigation

    Piercing Corporate Veils / Alter Ego - Business Litigation
    "Piercing a corporate veil" means an individual can be personally liable in certain situations. Courts apply this equitable remedy to avoid improper use of corporate laws meant to shield innocent shareholders and to promote justice. The…
  • Apr 20

    Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect - Growing Elderly Population

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  • Apr 1

    Workers Compensation War!

    Workers Compensation War!
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Animal Law Blog

Animal Law Blog

By Amy A. Breyer.

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

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  • Feb 16

    Some more great new

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

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Rank this Week: 993

Legal Malpractice Decisions

Legal Malpractice Decisions

Covers Illinois malpractice and ethics decisions. By Edward X. Clinton, Jr.

http://www.legalmalpracticeillinois.com/
  • Aug 13

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  • Jun 23

    ARDC Files Complaint Alleging Lawyer Submitted Bogus Taxi Receipt

    ARDC Files Complaint Alleging Lawyer Submitted Bogus Taxi Receipt
    BEFORE THE HEARING BOARD: The ARDC has accused a former partner of Sidley & Austin of submitting 800 false cab receipts to the firm and accepting reimbursements in excess of $69,000. The ARDC alleges that the lawyer never took the cab…
  • Jun 17

    Illinois Supreme Court Amends The Rules To Allow A Limited Scope Appearance

    Illinois Supreme Court Amends The Rules To Allow A Limited Scope Appearance
    The Illinois Supreme Court has amended three rules, 11, 13 and 137 to allow attorneys to file what is to be known as a limited scope appearance in a case.The Notice of Limited Scope Appearance must explain to the other party what the scope of…
Rank this Week: 617

Child Injury Laws Blog

Child Injury Laws Blog

Covers child injury and child safety issues. By Jonathan Rosenfeld.

http://www.childinjurylaws.com/
  • May 18

    What Needs To Be Proved In Order To Win A Cerebral Palsy Lawsuit?

    What Needs To Be Proved In Order To Win A Cerebral Palsy Lawsuit?
    This post originally appeared on Child Injury Laws BlogWhat is Cerebral Palsy? Cerebral palsy is a disorder that usually occurs during pregnancy or during childbirth. Lack of oxygen to the brain causes brain damage to areas of the brain that…
  • Apr 18

    Do Not Under Estimate the Damage Caused by Dog Attacks To Children

    Do Not Under Estimate the Damage Caused by Dog Attacks To Children
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  • Mar 19

    Pediartic Brain Injuries Related To Car Accidents – What Statistics Tell Us?

    Pediartic Brain Injuries Related To Car Accidents – What Statistics Tell Us?
    This post originally appeared on Child Injury Laws BlogThe injuries inflicted on a child during a car accident can have lifelong consequences. With head trauma and brain injuries, sometimes these consequences will not be apparent until later…
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Illinois Car and Truck Accident…

Illinois Car and Truck Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois trucking and car accident cases, news and issues. From the Chicago law firm of Hurley McKenna & Mertz.

http://www.illinoiscarandtruckaccidentlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 866

Illinois Workers' Compensation…

Illinois Workers' Compensation Attorneys Blog

Covers Illinois work injury issues, including insurance, FMLA and independent medical examinations. By Dworkin & Maciariello.

http://www.illinoisworkerscompensationattorneys.com/
  • Apr 4

    Illinois Workers' Compensation and FMLA (Family and Medical Leave Act)

    Illinois Workers' Compensation and FMLA (Family and Medical Leave Act)
    When an employee is injured at work in Illinois there are a lot of fears that instantly arise: How will I earn an income? Who will pay my medical bills? What if I never return to 100%? Will I still have a job when I am done treating? …
  • Apr 4

    Illinois Workers' Compensation and FMLA (Family and Medical Leave Act)

    Illinois Workers' Compensation and FMLA (Family and Medical Leave Act)
    When an employee is injured at work in Illinois there are a lot of fears that instantly arise: How will I earn an income? Who will pay my medical bills? What if I never return to 100%? Will I still have a job when I am done treating? …
  • Feb 23

    Diskectomies and Spinal Fusions As Treatment of Illinois Work Injurie

    Diskectomies and Spinal Fusions As Treatment of Illinois Work Injurie
    Workers' Compensation benefits are often available for injured workers in Illinois who require surgery for back pain and back injuries resulting from work accidents. Conservative or non-invasive treatment is normally tried first in an effort…
Rank this Week: 983

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 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
  • Aug 10

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Rank this Week: 2991

Vasilatos Injury Law Blog

Vasilatos Injury Law Blog

Covers workers' compensation, personal injury, and social security disability.

http://www.vcinjurylaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 22

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  • Apr 22

    Meilleurs Prix pour tous les clients / Motilium Generique Livraison Rapide

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Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois divorce law. From Michael Roe.

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

    Divorce and BPD: Traits of Anger in Borderline Personalitie

    Divorce and BPD: Traits of Anger in Borderline Personalitie
    Representing many clients through the past 20+ years in relationships with people with borderline traits, it is helpful to see new artciles that discuss the experiences of people in these relationships. Here, a discussion about the triggering…
  • Apr 18

    Illinois Divorce: Stress and Anxiety

    Illinois Divorce: Stress and Anxiety
    One of the priviledges that I have as a lawyer for some wonderful people going through a significant life change is the ability to interface with them about anxiety and depression. In some cases, the symptoms are being experienced by the…
  • Apr 5

    Illinois Divorce and BPD: Can it be Overcome?

    Illinois Divorce and BPD: Can it be Overcome?
    Is it possible for someone with BPD to overcome it by themselves with awareness? The short answer is no. The basic reasons why someone cannot overcome Borderline Personality Disorder on their own are: It is hard to be objective about…
Rank this Week: 2606

Chicago Lawyer Blog

Chicago Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.salvilaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 21

    Chicago Car Accident Attorney Throws Support Behind Aldermen’s Anti-Texting and Driving Resolution

    Chicago Car Accident Attorney Throws Support Behind Aldermen’s Anti-Texting and Driving Resolution
    CHICAGO (April 24, 2017) – With deadly crashes on the rise across the United States, two Chicago aldermen have called upon the Chicago Police Department to implement new technology that would better enforce the city’s traffic laws…
  • Apr 21

    One killed in Waukegan 3 car rollover crash

    One killed in Waukegan 3 car rollover crash
    WAUKEGAN, Ill. (April 21, 2017) – A fatal rollover crash involving three vehicles in north suburban Waukegan closed Route 41 in both directions during the Friday morning commute. READ MORE | WGN TV reports on deadly Waukegan crash…
  • Apr 19

    Salvi Law April Pet of the Month: Adoptable Dog Lady

    Salvi Law April Pet of the Month: Adoptable Dog Lady
    CHICAGO (April 19, 2017) – The Illinois personal injury law firm of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard, P.C. has committed to finding local adoptable pets a loving home in 2017. We have teamed up with the Anti Cruelty Society in…
Rank this Week: 1429

Chicago Injury Attorneys Blog

Chicago Injury Attorneys Blog

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

https://www.chicagoinjuryattorneysblog.net/
Rank this Week: 1751

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/
  • Apr 21

    The Reading List (2017, No. 16): DuPont Suffers Another Theft

    The Reading List (2017, No. 16): DuPont Suffers Another Theft
    Non-Compete and Trade Secrets News for the week ended April 21, 2017***DuPont Employee Charged with Trade Secret TheftNo company has had bigger problems with trade secret theft than DuPont. And this problem is not ending anytime soon. The…
  • Apr 13

    The Reading List (2017, No. 15): Trade Secrets Theft and the Fifth Amendment

    The Reading List (2017, No. 15): Trade Secrets Theft and the Fifth Amendment
    Non-Compete and Trade Secrets News for the week ended April 14, 2017***The Fifth Amendment and Document ProductionThe Fifth Amendment, and its guarantee against self-incrimination, plays a role in civil litigation and certainly in…
  • Apr 7

    The Reading List (2017, No. 14): Showing Irreparable Harm Requires Actual Fact

    The Reading List (2017, No. 14): Showing Irreparable Harm Requires Actual Fact
    Non-Compete and Trade Secrets News for the week ended April 7, 2017***Franchise Non-Competes and Irreparable HarmDisputes over franchise non-competes arise less frequently than employment-based covenants, but they tend to produce some…
Rank this Week: 4224

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.illinoisinjurylawyerblog.net/
  • Apr 21

    Beach Umbrellas Can Pose a Serious Danger in Strong Wind

    Beach Umbrellas Can Pose a Serious Danger in Strong Wind
    Beach umbrellas can be a great way to avoid getting a sunburn at the beach. But on a windy day, they can also pose a significant danger. A strong wind can turn an umbrella into a dangerous object, with the potential to cause serious injuries.…
  • Apr 19

    Nursing Home Lawsuits Often Require Expert Testimony

    Nursing Home Lawsuits Often Require Expert Testimony
    Although lawsuits against nursing homes may be brought for a variety of reasons, these lawsuits often require experts. Experts can help explain the standard of care the home was required to follow or the cause of a resident’s injuries.…
  • Apr 17

    Plaintiff Barred from Pursuing Nursing Home Claim in Court Because Deceased Wife Signed Arbitration Agreement

    Plaintiff Barred from Pursuing Nursing Home Claim in Court Because Deceased Wife Signed Arbitration Agreement
    In a recent case, a state supreme court had to decide whether an arbitration agreement, governed by the Federal Arbitration Act and entered into by a nursing home patient and her power of attorney, was enforceable against her husband after he…
Rank this Week: 1191

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

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

http://www.chicagoiplitigation.com/
  • Apr 21

    CLE: Ethics in the Practice of Intellectual Property Law

    CLE: Ethics in the Practice of Intellectual Property Law
    On Friday, May 5, 2017, from 8:15 am – 1:30 pm, John Marshall is hosting its 8th annual Ethics in the Practice of Intellectual Property Law seminar.  In addition to providing ethics credit, the program is top-notch, including:…
  • Apr 19

    Twombly / Iqbal Requires Factual Allegations Beyond Reciting Patent Claim Element

    Twombly / Iqbal Requires Factual Allegations Beyond Reciting Patent Claim Element
    Atlas IP, LLC v. City of Naperville, No. 15 C 10744, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Jul. 19, 2016) (Coleman, J.). Judge Coleman granted defendant Naperville’s Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss for failure to state a claim pursuant to…
  • Apr 17

    Court Identifies “Troubling” Trend of Plaintiffs Not Following Local Rule

    Court Identifies “Troubling” Trend of Plaintiffs Not Following Local Rule
    ABS-CBN Corp. v. Pinoy Grill, LLC, No. 16 C 11448, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Jan. 9, 2017) (Shadur, Sen. J.). Judge Shadur sua sponte ordered plaintiff to comply with Local Rule 5.2(f) and the Court’s directive that all pleadings –…
Rank this Week: 1387

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration law. By Zneimer & Zneimer, P.C.

http://www.theusimmigrationlawyer.com/
  • Apr 20

    Derecogniton of ACICS by U.S. Department of Education, and its effect on international F and M student

    Derecogniton of ACICS by U.S. Department of Education, and its effect on international F and M student
    On December 12, 2016, The U.S. Department of Education announced that it will derecognize the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) as an accrediting agency. This will have immediate effect on foreign students who…
  • Apr 4

    USCIS zooms in on H-1B petitions for computer occupation

    USCIS zooms in on H-1B petitions for computer occupation
    On March 31, 2017, USCIS rescinded a memorandum from December 22, 2000, called “Guidance memo on H-1B computer related positions.”  According to USCIS rescinding this 2000 memorandum will prevent inconsistencies because it…
  • Mar 6

    President Trump Reissued the Order Suspending Entry for 90 Day

    President Trump Reissued the Order Suspending Entry for 90 Day
    President Trump today signed a new Executive Order, explaining the reasons to suspend admission of foreign nationals from certain countries.  The Order, entitled Executive Order Protecting The Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The…
Rank this Week: 1458

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/
  • Apr 20

    Can a Tattoo Prove Your Innocence on Drug Charges?

    Can a Tattoo Prove Your Innocence on Drug Charges?
    If you are arrested on drug charges, such as possession of a controlled substance with the intent to deliver, the burden is on police and prosecutors to prove you did something wrong. This includes establishing your identity and presence at…
  • Apr 13

    Can a Drug Conviction Be Used Against Me in a Future Case?

    Can a Drug Conviction Be Used Against Me in a Future Case?
    If you are on trial for a violent crime, such as assault and battery, prosecutors will make every effort to discredit you in front of the jury. Should you choose to testify—and remember, the Constitution protects your right to remain…
  • Apr 6

    Should I Allow the Police to Search My Car Without a Warrant?

    Should I Allow the Police to Search My Car Without a Warrant?
    A good criminal defense lawyer will always tell you two things: Never voluntarily answer police questions—remember, you have the right to remain silent—and never consent to a warrantless search of your car. If you are pulled…
Rank this Week: 1710

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/
  • Apr 20

    Good press for a good friend.

    Good press for a good friend.
    I have a big post coming but in the meantime, please take a look at this post at Minnesota Litigator. It discusses a big win for a good friend of Mr. Torvik's and mine, Martin Fallon.  It's nice to see one great person/lawyer (i.e., Seth…
  • Apr 11

    Wait. . . What?

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    I really want to share my thoughts on the whole United Airlines passenger removal fiasco, and I have a post about human resources that I think will be better than the subject matter implies (a low bar, but a bar nevertheless). But I am pretty…
  • Mar 31

    Ted Cruz will never be President of the United States of America

    Ted Cruz will never be President of the United States of America
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Rank this Week: 3412