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DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Kollias & Giese.

http://www.dupagecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2071

Mevorah Law Offices Blog

Mevorah Law Offices Blog

Covers divorce and family law in Illinois.

http://www.divorce-attorney-illinois.com/
  • Mar 27

    New Law Permits Gambling Facilities to Intercept Jackpot Winnings for Unpaid Child Support

    New Law Permits Gambling Facilities to Intercept Jackpot Winnings for Unpaid Child Support
    Illinois has a significant backlog of unpaid child support payments due to delinquent non-custodial parents avoiding their child support debt. In August of 2013, the state had almost $3 billion in unpaid child support debt, and was attempting…
  • Mar 20

    Corporal Punishment: The Thin Line between Child Discipline and Child Abuse

    Corporal Punishment: The Thin Line between Child Discipline and Child Abuse
    The corporal punishment/child abuse debate was re-sparked in the last six months due to the widespread coverage one football player received with regards to injuries he perpetrated against his son while inflicting corporal punishment.The…
  • Mar 13

    Postnuptial Agreements: The Business of Going into Business with Your Spouse

    Postnuptial Agreements: The Business of Going into Business with Your Spouse
    U.S. residents are known for being extremely entrepreneurial and innovative. Now, more than ever, the concept of start-ups and crowdfunding/sourcing are becoming increasingly popular as this allows for everyday people to take an idea and,…
Rank this Week: 3783

Illinois Estate Planning &…

Illinois Estate Planning & Elder Law Blog

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

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

    Duties of the Executor

    Duties of the Executor
    Your executor is the person who is responsible for distributing your assets after you die. Your Will specifies who you name as your executor. The following are some of the duties of an executor: • Locate Documents. The executor…
  • Mar 21

    QTIP Trust

    QTIP Trust
    Generally, to qualify for the marital deduction and avoid estate tax (imposed on estates with assets over $5.43 million in 2015) when you die, your property must pass to your spouse directly or in a trust where he has complete control over…
  • Mar 13

    Special Needs Trust

    Special Needs Trust
    A Special Needs Trust (a/k/a Supplemental Needs Trust) is set up to ensure that a disabled individual receives benefits, such as Supplemental Security Income and Medicaid, while also enjoying extras that provide for a good quality of life. A…
Rank this Week: 813

Chicago Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Chicago Car Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 27

    NTSB: Increase Public Awareness Surrounding Rail Accident

    NTSB: Increase Public Awareness Surrounding Rail Accident
    Many of us understand and appreciate the severity and frequency of truck and car accidents. However, it is important to realize that not all dangerous accidents involve a motor vehicle. In fact, many accidents happen on our nation’s…
  • Mar 26

    Distracted Driving Is a Key Factor in Teen Car Accident

    Distracted Driving Is a Key Factor in Teen Car Accident
    Getting a driver’s license is such an exciting time in a teenager’s life. They feel like they are taking a big step toward adulthood and growing up. It’s also gives teens a feeling of independence to be able to drive…
  • Mar 24

    Officials Say Drivers Continue to Violate Illinois’ Cell Phone Ban

    Officials Say Drivers Continue to Violate Illinois’ Cell Phone Ban
    It’s been more than a year since a new Illinois state law was enacted to prohibit drivers from talking on a cell phone while behind the wheel without the use of a hands-free device. The policy was meant to act as a supplement to some of…
Rank this Week: 846

Wagenmaker and Oberly - Nonprofit…

Wagenmaker and Oberly - Nonprofit Update

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

http://wagenmakerlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 27

    Tax Time: Top Tips for Reporting Charitable Deduction

    Tax Time: Top Tips for Reporting Charitable Deduction
                With April 15 fast approaching, now is the time to make the most of charitable tax deductions.  Many people give significant amounts to charities, schools, religious…
  • Mar 17

    Of Online Fundraisers and Tax-Exempt Statu

    Of Online Fundraisers and Tax-Exempt Statu
    Do nonprofits that engage in online fundraising activity as their principal activity qualify for tax-exempt status under IRC Section 501(c)(3)?  The IRS recently said no to three nonprofit applicants, denying their requests for…
  • Mar 13

    IRS Reprieve on Health Insurance Premium Tax Penaltie

    IRS Reprieve on Health Insurance Premium Tax Penaltie
    On February 28, 2015, the Internal Revenue Service issued Notice 2015-17, providing temporary transitional relief for employers that offer pre-tax reimbursement or payment of premiums, deductibles, and co-payments to multiple employees for…
Rank this Week: 2534

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 27

    DuPage County Man Charged with Possession of Child Pornography

    DuPage County Man Charged with Possession of Child Pornography
    A Wheaton man was arrested in late January and charged with four counts of possession of child pornography. A forensic examination of the defendant’s home computer, which was seized following the issuance of a search warrant, uncovered…
  • Mar 26

    2015 Changes to Illinois Criminal Law

    2015 Changes to Illinois Criminal Law
    A number of changes and additions to Illinois’ criminal laws took effect on January 1. Some of the changes are procedural, while others modify or add crimes to the books. Here are some of the changes that will impact criminal defense…
  • Mar 18

    Chicago Burglary Suspect Nabbed Due to Stolen Lottery Ticket

    Chicago Burglary Suspect Nabbed Due to Stolen Lottery Ticket
    An Evanston man was arrested and charged with burglary for allegedly breaking into three Elgin gas stations last month and stealing cash and Illinois state lottery tickets. Illinois Burglary Requires Intent to Steal Under Illinois law a…
Rank this Week: 1801

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/
  • Mar 27

    Multiple Car Accidents across Chicago Area Blamed on Winter Weather

    Multiple Car Accidents across Chicago Area Blamed on Winter Weather
    With April just around the corner, many who live in Chicago are lamenting the late winter storm that hit the area recently and brought with it snow and cold temperatures. Many in the city are anticipating warm weather and all that accompanies…
  • Mar 24

    Cámaras de luz roja en Chicago Serán Removidas de Intersecciones Limitado

    Cámaras de luz roja en Chicago Serán Removidas de Intersecciones Limitado
    Recientemente, Chicago ha sido conocido por tener un sistema de cámaras de luz roja más grande en la nación, alineando sus calles, un hecho que ha sido lamentada por muchos que conducen alrededor de la ciudad o que usan…
  • Mar 20

    Driver Hit Outside of Vehicle on I-55

    Driver Hit Outside of Vehicle on I-55
    The events that proceed a car accident in the Chicago area may not be foreseen by a driver before they happen. Often, things can seem normal as a motorist travels down the road or an expressway and nothing may be of concern. Yet in a moment,…
Rank this Week: 1066

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers accident and injury law, as well as medical malpractice and construction injury news. Published by Chicago, Illinois personal injury attorney, Joseph Klest.

http://www.josephklest.com/
  • Mar 27

    Do you have enough car insurance coverage?

    Do you have enough car insurance coverage?
    Most states require drivers to buy car insurance. The logic behind this rule is that most people wouldn't be able to afford to pay the damages that could result from a car accident. Imagine getting into a wreck with someone driving a really…
  • Feb 13

    Charges Filed Against Winnebago Man for Sexually Abusing Children at Day Care

    Charges Filed Against Winnebago Man for Sexually Abusing Children at Day Care
    Prosecutors in Winnebago County, Illinois have charged David Seaton, 51 a Winnebago resident with as many as 11 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse as well as one count of predatory sexual assault. Seaton was first charged with one…
  • Feb 8

    2 injured After Car Runs Red Light in Chinatown

    2 injured After Car Runs Red Light in Chinatown
    At about 1:15 early Sunday morning two cars collided in Chicago's Chinatown neighborhood after one of the drivers failed to stop at a red light. Two people were injured in the crash, including an off duty police officer. The condition of…
Rank this Week: 782

FMLA Insights

FMLA Insights

Covers the Family Medical Leave Act. By Franczek Radelet.

http://www.fmlainsights.com
Rank this Week: 3847

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/
  • Mar 27

    Draconian Tort Reform Laws Severely Limit Number of Patients Who Can Receive Justice

    Draconian Tort Reform Laws Severely Limit Number of Patients Who Can Receive Justice
    Medical malpractice lawsuits are the one tool injured patients have to fight back after they are harmed by healthcare provider error. They are also one of the only effective ways of holding the medical industry responsible when it prioritizes…
  • Mar 22

    Illinois Doctor Pleads Guilty After Over-Prescribing Clozapine

    Illinois Doctor Pleads Guilty After Over-Prescribing Clozapine
    We rely on doctors, including psychiatrists, to keep us healthy. When one prescribes us a medication we trust them and take it. This is particularly true of vulnerable people like nursing home residents and other individuals who have to rely…
  • Mar 19

    Endoscope Maker Tried to Water Down FDA Safety Guideline

    Endoscope Maker Tried to Water Down FDA Safety Guideline
    Medical device manufacturer Olympus has found itself in the press recently because an endoscope it sells has been tied to cases of a deadly superbug in Los Angeles. Similar problems have popped up across the country. The problem is that…
Rank this Week: 2285

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

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

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • Mar 26

    Legal Secretary-Urbana Law Firm

    Legal Secretary-Urbana Law Firm
    Job SummaryFirmFischer & Wozniak, P.​C.​Location             Urbana, IL 61802Salary30,000.​00 - 35,000.​00 $ /​yearhealth insurance, IRALegal…
  • Mar 23

    Two ONLINE and very Interesting Summer Elective Options for Paralegal and CRJ Student

    Two ONLINE and very Interesting Summer Elective Options for Paralegal and CRJ Student
    CRJ 227-Administration of Justice: This course is designed to acquaint the student with important criminal procedures that involve force, arrest, search and seizure, civil rights, self-incrimination, assistance of counsel and other…
  • Mar 23

    Apply for ICC Scholarships NOW!

    Apply for ICC Scholarships NOW!
    The time to apply for scholarship assistance from the Educational Foundation. Applications are open until 11:59 pm on April 1, 2015. Students can go to www.icc.edu/scholarshipsto view scholarships  and apply. There are over 600,…
Rank this Week: 2289

The Shriver Brief

The Shriver Brief

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

http://www.theshriverbrief.org
  • Mar 26

    Good News: House Votes to Extend CHIP Funding

    Good News: House Votes to Extend CHIP Funding
     In an overwhelming 392-37 bipartisan vote, the U.S. House of Representatives has voted to ensure children in Illinois and across the nation continue to get the quality health care coverage they need to succeed.…
  • Mar 18

    Congress Has a Key Role to Play in Fighting Poverty But Has Done Too Little

    Congress Has a Key Role to Play in Fighting Poverty But Has Done Too Little
    It’s been five years since the official end of the Great Recession and we are seeing some signs of economic recovery. The U.S. gross domestic product grew 2.6% in 2014, the best full year increase since 2010, while gains in the stock…
  • Mar 16

    Congress Must Act to Extend Funding for the CHIP Program

    Congress Must Act to Extend Funding for the CHIP Program
    More than 174,000 Illinois children could lose their current health coverage if Congress does not act now to extend funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).      In Illinois, CHIP federal dollars…
Rank this Week: 3635

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer…

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Focuses on Illinois nursing home abuse and neglect. By Abels & Annes, P.C.

http://www.illinoisnursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 26

    Nursing Home Patient Killed in Fall Down Stair

    Nursing Home Patient Killed in Fall Down Stair
    Many people who live in Illinois nursing homes are completely dependent upon the employees of those facilities for all their needs of daily life. From getting dressed and bathing to eating and moving around, some residents are so restricted…
  • Mar 2

    Un Empleado en 3 diferentes Casas de Ancianos Acusado de Robar los Medicamentos de los Paciente

    Un Empleado en 3 diferentes Casas de Ancianos Acusado de Robar los Medicamentos de los Paciente
    Cuando un residente de un hogar de ancianos o centro de cuidado a largo plazo se le prescribe medicamentos para tratar una enfermedad, ese residente debe recibir el medicamento según lo prescrito y / o según sea necesario. Los…
  • Feb 2

    Employee at 3 Different Elderly Homes Accused of Stealing Medication from Patient

    Employee at 3 Different Elderly Homes Accused of Stealing Medication from Patient
    When a resident of a nursing home or long term care facility is prescribed medication to treat an ailment, that resident should receive the medication as prescribed and/or as needed. The family members of these residents should not be forced…
Rank this Week: 1070

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/
  • Mar 26

    Lake County, Illinois Vehicle Accidents On March 25, 2015

    Lake County, Illinois Vehicle Accidents On March 25, 2015
    On Wednesday (March 25, 2015) there were numerous Lake County, Illinois vehicle accidents as well as traffic hazards. Listed below are various Lake County vehicle accidents and traffic safety hazards that happened on March 25, 2015.…
  • Mar 19

    Lake County, Illinois Vehicle Accidents On March 18, 2015

    Lake County, Illinois Vehicle Accidents On March 18, 2015
    On Wednesday (March 18, 2015) there were numerous Lake County, Illinois car accidents as well as other types of vehicle accidents.   As well, assorted traffic hazards were presented. Below are various Lake County vehicle accidents…
  • Mar 18

    The Start Of Lake County Bicycling Season

    The Start Of Lake County Bicycling Season
    In the months of March, April, and May, often (depending upon the weather) more people will become active in bicycling in Lake County. There are many factors that bicyclists should consider, especially in the early part of the bicycling…
Rank this Week: 3298

Illinois Truck Accident Lawyer…

Illinois Truck Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers truck accident injuries and wrongful death in Illinois. By Levin & Perconti.

http://www.illinoistruckaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 26

    Elderly Couple Involved in Aurora Semi-Truck Accident

    Elderly Couple Involved in Aurora Semi-Truck Accident
    Even though winter weather conditions may finally be coming to a close soon, this does not mean that truck accidents are on the decline. Although winter weather is often a factor in increased risk for collisions, these dangerous accidents can…
  • Mar 23

    Mail Truck Rollover Crash Seriously Injures Two in Plainfield

    Mail Truck Rollover Crash Seriously Injures Two in Plainfield
    Often, when we think of truck accidents, we envision the giant semi-trucks, tankers, and tractor-trailers. These truck accidents are extremely dangerous due to these vehicles’ large size and weight. However, truck accidents can involve…
  • Mar 20

    Tanker Truck Explodes On I-94

    Tanker Truck Explodes On I-94
    As our readers know, truck accidents can be extremely dangerous. These vehicles that are extremely large in height and size are very common in our area, as Chicago is a large hub for business. Trucks are constantly going to and from our…
Rank this Week: 810

Chicago Injury Lawyers Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Cavanagh Law Group.

http://www.chicago-injury-lawyers-blog.com/
  • Mar 26

    Pedestrian Killed in Joliet DUI Accident

    Pedestrian Killed in Joliet DUI Accident
    Residents in suburban Juliet are trying to recover from the tragic death of a local resident last weekend. A 56-year-old Joliet resident was standing at the intersection of Hickory Street and Western Avenue in Joliet on the evening of March…
  • Mar 19

    Two Aurora High-School Students Killed in Heartbreaking March 10th Collision

    Two Aurora High-School Students Killed in Heartbreaking March 10th Collision
    Students and teachers at Aurora Central Catholic High School have spent the last week trying to understand and cope with the effects of a tragic accident on Illinois 38 between an SUV carrying six students from Aurora Central Catholic and a…
  • Mar 12

    First Settlement Reached Between Defendants and Victims in 2013 Plane Crash

    First Settlement Reached Between Defendants and Victims in 2013 Plane Crash
    Over 70 passengers who were injured in an Asiana Airlines plane crash in San Francisco on July 6, 2013 have reached a settlement with the airline, the plane’s manufacturer, and the manufacturer of the inflatable evacuation slides that…
Rank this Week: 1908

Chicago Overtime Lawyer Blog

Chicago Overtime Lawyer Blog

Covers the Fair Labor Standards Act, overtime, class actions, and wage and hour cases. By Chicago Overtime Law Center.

http://www.chicagoovertimelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2776

Zevan & Davidson Law Firm, LLC…

Zevan & Davidson Law Firm, LLC Blog

Covers personal injury and medical malpractice law in Missouri and Illinois.

http://www.zevandavidson.com/category/blog/
  • Mar 25

    Laparoscopic Gall Bladder Removal

    Laparoscopic Gall Bladder Removal
    Laparoscopic gall bladder removal is a common procedure – with some common complications. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is the medical term for removing a gall bladder and gallstones using only small incisions made in the…
  • Mar 20

    Medical Malpractice Associated with Gestational Diabete

    Medical Malpractice Associated with Gestational Diabete
    Gestational diabetes can occur during pregnancy and can adversely affect child birth. Gestational diabetes mellitus can be described as carbohydrate intolerance during pregnancy. This type of diabetes occurs during pregnancy and can affect…
  • Mar 19

    Your Newborn and Brachial Plexus Injury

    Your Newborn and Brachial Plexus Injury
    Expectant parents have an expectation that the delivering obstetrician is going to give their unborn child the absolute best care possible. It is unimaginable to think that something life altering will occur, especially when it is an…
Rank this Week: 2075

Chicago Brain Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Brain Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagobraininjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 24

    Study Examines TBI Complications in Children

    Study Examines TBI Complications in Children
    A recent study published in “Critical Care Medicine” investigates a disturbing side effect among children with moderate to severe traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). The research focuses on a condition called vasospasm, which is the…
  • Mar 17

    TBIs Linked to Sexual Disinhibition

    TBIs Linked to Sexual Disinhibition
    Every year, more than 2.4 million people experience some level of traumatic brain injury. Falls and motor vehicle accidents are the most common causes, along with items striking the head and assaults. Though most of the 2.4 million incidents…
  • Mar 7

    Back to the Basics - The Statute of Limitations in Illinoi

    Back to the Basics - The Statute of Limitations in Illinoi
    Patients put a lot of trust in the abilities of their physicians. They expect their doctors to act with professional expertise and provide the utmost level of treatment. When this expectation is not met, the patient may face serious injuries…
Rank this Week: 738

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer…

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagomotorcycleaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 24

    Motorcycle “Loss Of Control” Accident

    Motorcycle “Loss Of Control” Accident
    As discussed in the February 1, 2015 post (“Motorcycle Loss Of Control As An Accident Cause“) many accidents are caused by motorcyclists who lose control of their bikes.  Many Illinois motorcycle accidents that cite…
  • Mar 10

    Motorcycle Accident In Moline Injures Motorcyclist And Pedestrian

    Motorcycle Accident In Moline Injures Motorcyclist And Pedestrian
    There was a motorcycle accident on Tuesday night (March 10, 2015) in which two people in Moline, a motorcyclist and pedestrian, were injured. According to media sources, the collision between the motorcyclist and pedestrian happened at…
  • Mar 8

    Motorcycle “Lane-Splitting” Discussion

    Motorcycle “Lane-Splitting” Discussion
    “Lane-splitting” by motorcyclists remains a controversial topic, with some believing it has beneficial aspects, while others – especially motorists – believing that it is dangerous.  Those who believe it is…
Rank this Week: 2838

General Counselor

General Counselor

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

http://general-counselor.com
Rank this Week: 4224

TCB's Legal Blog

TCB's Legal Blog

Criminal defense news. By Thomas C. Brandstrader.

http://chicagofelony.com/legal-posts/
  • Mar 24

    In a followup, I guess we should not be surprised by…

    In a followup, I guess we should not be surprised by…
    http://www.bizjournals.com/chicago/news/2015/03/23/activists-question-chicago-police-use-of-cell.html
  • Mar 18

    We would like to but we can’t tell you….

    We would like to but we can’t tell you….
    According to a recent report, Law Enforcement across the country are seeking funds for a super-secret device created by the Harris Corporation that can track cell phones, emails, and other data by acting like a cell phone tower and is small…
  • Jul 16

    Crisis on the Border…

    Crisis on the Border…
    Of all of the problems and travails our society faces today, the gathering of refugee children on the Texas border seems the most depressing and frustrating to this writer. I speak not to the reasons these young children risk life ……
Rank this Week: 1603

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyers Blog

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyers Blog

Chicago Birth Injury Blog. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicagobirthinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 24

    $1.25 Million Settlement in Death of Baby After Failure to Diagnose Fetal Distre

    $1.25 Million Settlement in Death of Baby After Failure to Diagnose Fetal Distre
    In a confidential settlement, the parties agreed to $1,250,000 for the unfortunate death of a newborn infant. In this case, before the mother’s scheduled Caesarean section, the mother underwent three transplacental amniocenteses to…
  • Mar 11

    More Proactive Labor Induction Practice Has Been Shown to Reduce Birth Injurie

    More Proactive Labor Induction Practice Has Been Shown to Reduce Birth Injurie
    In 2008 a study was published that focused on uncomplicated pregnancies. The question was whether to induce labor in women whose gestation had reached 41 to 42 weeks. It was revealed that inducing labor in women who have reached 41 weeks of…
  • Feb 25

    $1 Million Jury Verdict for Brachial Plexus Birth Injury Caused by Excessive Force

    $1 Million Jury Verdict for Brachial Plexus Birth Injury Caused by Excessive Force
    On March 1, 2011, Jamie Rae was in induced for labor at 39 weeks gestation due to the large size of her baby. The defendant obstetrician, Dr. James Riva, did a vaginal delivery of the baby, Bailei Rae, at a hospital in Maryville, Ill.…
Rank this Week: 1796

Family Law Topics

Family Law Topics

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

http://www.familylawtopics.com/
Rank this Week: 4715

Chicago Accident Lawyer Blog

Chicago Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident news and case law. By Zneimer & Zneimer, P.C.

http://www.chicagoaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 23

    Bicycling Under the Influence

    Bicycling Under the Influence
    The Chicago Bicycle Accident Attorneys of Zneimer & Zneimer P.C. take note of a concerning problem amongst bicyclists—biking while under the influence. Navigating our busy streets can be highly dangerous, even for a sober biker. Add…
  • Mar 23

    Fatal Accident Raises Awareness over Dangers of Teen Driver

    Fatal Accident Raises Awareness over Dangers of Teen Driver
    The Chicago Car Accident Attorneys of Zneimer & Zneimer P.C. take note of a recent auto wreck that took the life of two Aurora teens earlier this month. Though utterly tragic, the circumstances surrounding this incident can hopefully…
  • Mar 20

    I was Injured in an Accident—Do I really need an Attorney?

    I was Injured in an Accident—Do I really need an Attorney?
    As technology has advances, so have the resources available to individuals—the result of which has reduced reliance on others, and allowed for the increased capability for self-help. While there are many situations in which one can…
Rank this Week: 1343

Sever | Storey Blog

Sever | Storey Blog

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

http://www.landownerattorneys.com/blog
  • Mar 23

    Hamilton County, Fishers to add roundabouts, lanes to 96th Street

    Hamilton County, Fishers to add roundabouts, lanes to 96th Street
      Fishers and Hamilton County plan major upgrades to 96th Street over the next three years, including adding roundabouts and making lane improvements. Mayor Scott Fadness said he wants to ensure that urban decay doesn't strike the…
  • Mar 23

    Landowners wary of energy line plan

    Landowners wary of energy line plan
      PANA -- What will happen to their land and how much say they will have were the concerns of more than 120 Central Illinois landowners at a meeting sponsored by the Shelby County Farm Bureau on Thursday. The meeting at Oak Terrace…
  • Mar 9

    Easement Negotiation Tips Ohio Landowners Should Know

    Easement Negotiation Tips Ohio Landowners Should Know
    When landowners are faced with a potential pipeline easement across their property, there are many things that should be considered. The first, and likely the most important, is that landowners are not completely at the mercy of the large…
Rank this Week: 1680

duilawyerskokie.com

duilawyerskokie.com

Covers Illinois DUI law. By Matt Keenan.

http://duilawyerskokie.com/
  • Mar 23

    TAKING THE BREATHALYZER IN ILLINOIS: WHAT IF YOU DON’T HAVE ENOUGH AIR?

    TAKING THE BREATHALYZER IN ILLINOIS: WHAT IF YOU DON’T HAVE ENOUGH AIR?
    The police pulled you over under suspicion of DUI. You knew you’d only had one drink, so you agreed to take the breathalyzer. But somehow you didn’t blow enough air into the machine. After several tries, the police officer marked…
  • Feb 25

    BIG TROUBLE: DRIVING ON A REVOKED LICENSE IN ILLINOIS

    BIG TROUBLE: DRIVING ON A REVOKED LICENSE IN ILLINOIS
    Illinois is serious about enforcing its laws about driving on a revoked license when the underlying offense involves drugs or alcohol. Recently, a DuPage County judge sentenced a defendant to 8 ½ years in prison for two counts of…
  • Feb 9

    “THEY JUST FOLLOWED ME:” POLICE STOPS IN ILLINOIS

    “THEY JUST FOLLOWED ME:” POLICE STOPS IN ILLINOIS
    You pulled out of the gas station and set off on your way home. You’d just had a few beers after work. A couple blocks later, you noticed a squad car behind you. The car continued following you and then … Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 2072

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagobirthinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 23

    FDA Issues Warning About Keepsake Image Businesses to Expectant Parent

    FDA Issues Warning About Keepsake Image Businesses to Expectant Parent
    Expecting parents cannot wait for that first glimpse of their new baby. They make predictions about eye color and hair type. The ultrasound image becomes the first portrait of the baby. Unfortunately, the clarity of a traditional ultrasound…
  • Mar 14

    Johnson and Johnson Ordered to Pay a $5.7 Million Jury Verdict for Transvaginal Mesh Injurie

    Johnson and Johnson Ordered to Pay a $5.7 Million Jury Verdict for Transvaginal Mesh Injurie
    We recently saw landmark settlement in the realm of transvaginal mesh litigation. Johnson & Johnson was ordered to pay a $5.7 million jury award to a woman named Colleen Perry who suffered injuries from the company’s vaginal-mesh…
  • Mar 6

    Debate Begins for the Maryland Birth Injury Fund

    Debate Begins for the Maryland Birth Injury Fund
    Efforts to create a statewide birth injury compensation fund took another step forward as Maryland lawmakers listened to opposing testimony from medical professionals and trial lawyers, who advocated for their injured clients. The bill, which…
Rank this Week: 809

Springfield Injury Lawyer Blog

Springfield Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois personal injury, medical malpractice and workers compensation law. By Ackerman Law Office, P.C.

http://www.springfieldinjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 22

    Indiana Workers Compensation – Interview with George Patrick

    Indiana Workers Compensation – Interview with George Patrick
      We had the honor of having George Patrick, a workers compensation lawyer from Indiana, on the radio on Saturday, March 14, 2015, Pi day.  His interview is here.  This is especially interesting to me because I have heard so…
  • Feb 22

    Medical Records as Hearsay in Workers Compensation Claim

    Medical Records as Hearsay in Workers Compensation Claim
    In worker’s compensation claims employees and employers typically put medical records of the petitioner and evidence. The doctors are often not usually called as witnesses.  Recent changes to the Worker’s Compensation Act…
  • Jan 20

    Wage Loss and PPD Award in Consolidated Case

    Wage Loss and PPD Award in Consolidated Case
        If the petitioner has two cases the Illinois Workers Compensation Commission can award both a permanent partial disability award and a wage loss differential award. Go here to see a video of me discussing the case Deerfield case…
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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/
  • Mar 20

    Stacy M. v. Jason M. - No Termination of Child Support Without Termination of Right

    Stacy M. v. Jason M. - No Termination of Child Support Without Termination of Right
    If ever a father questions the paternity of a child, it may be best to address those suspicions early on. Failure to do may result in a situation similar to what plaintiff in Stacy M. v. Jason M. faced in a family law dispute before the…
  • Mar 5

    Schrag v. Spear - Relocation of Custodial Parent Requires Strict Procedural Following

    Schrag v. Spear - Relocation of Custodial Parent Requires Strict Procedural Following
    Anytime a custodial parent wishes to relocate with a child - whether it's across the street or across the country - the parent must first notify the court and obtained permission. Further, non-custodial parents have several options with how…
  • Feb 15

    In re Marriage of Gust - Spousal Maintenance Amount, Duration, Weighed

    In re Marriage of Gust - Spousal Maintenance Amount, Duration, Weighed
    Indiana law generally presumes following a divorce each spouse will work and support him or herself after the marriage has ended. However, there are some exceptions, and in these cases, spousal maintenance is granted. Courts are more likely…
Rank this Week: 4956

Chicago Divorce & Family Law…

Chicago Divorce & Family Law Attorneys

By Anderson & Associates, P.C.

http://www.andersondivorcelawchicago.com/chicagodivorceattorney/
  • Mar 20

    Collaborative Law vs. Mediation

    Collaborative Law vs. Mediation
    Mediation has become a widely used and familiar part of the divorce process. Collaborative law is a lesser known form of alternative dispute resolution commonly used now in Illinois divorce cases. Many are still unfamiliar with…
  • Mar 13

    Be Wary of Hidden Assets in Divorce

    Be Wary of Hidden Assets in Divorce
    When a couple has reached the end of their marriage and divorce is imminent, both spouses are not often equally prepared. Frequently, the partner with more financial control has begun to plan to for the future and, in some cases, may be…
  • Mar 12

    Study Finds Lower Divorce Rate for Doctors, Medical Professional

    Study Finds Lower Divorce Rate for Doctors, Medical Professional
    A career in the medical field presents a large number of both professional and personal challenges. Doctors, nurses, and healthcare administrators often spend long hours focused on the needs of the patients in their care. Considering the…
Rank this Week: 1923

Chang Carlin Legal Blog

Chang Carlin Legal Blog

Covers Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy in Illinois.

http://www.changandcarlin.com/_blog/Chang_Carlin_Legal_Blog
  • Mar 20

    Don’t Make These Common Bankruptcy Mistake

    Don’t Make These Common Bankruptcy Mistake
    Filing for bankruptcy is an emotionally difficult task, and it requires a deep look into your finances, debts, assets, and almost every facet of your daily life. Emerging from bankruptcy often means taking a strict approach to your budget,…
  • Feb 18

    What Debt Collectors Can and Cannot Do

    What Debt Collectors Can and Cannot Do
    If you owe debts you can't pay and have been on the receiving end of phone calls from debt collectors, you might be considering a step like bankruptcy or figuring out how you can negotiate with debt collectors.  If debt collectors are…
  • Jan 19

    What’s the State of the Foreclosure Crisis?

    What’s the State of the Foreclosure Crisis?
    During the leisurely recovery of the United States economy, foreclosures have been sinking, and recent data suggests the number of homeowners experiencing foreclosure has sunk to pre-recession levels. According to data published by The Wall…
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Illinois Bicycle Law

Illinois Bicycle Law

Covers Illinois cycling laws and news. By Michael Keating.

http://www.illinoisbicyclelaw.com/
  • Mar 20

    Lawsuit Filed on Behalf of Chicago Bicyclist Severely Injured in Dooring

    Lawsuit Filed on Behalf of Chicago Bicyclist Severely Injured in Dooring
    The Illinois Bicycle Lawyers at Keating Law Offices filed a lawsuit in the Circuit Court of Cook County on March 19, 2015 on behalf of a bicyclist who sustained severe injuries as a result of being doored in West Town. The dooring occurred in…
  • Mar 18

    Naperville Bicyclist In Serious Condition After Crash With Van At Busy Intersection

    Naperville Bicyclist In Serious Condition After Crash With Van At Busy Intersection
    The Chicago Tribune is reporting that a Naperville bicyclist was left in serious condition after a collision with a 2009 Chevrolet Van in the western suburb. The collision occurred at the intersection of 75th Street and Modaff Road in the…
  • Mar 16

    5 Questions To Ask A Bicycle Attorney After A Bike Crash

    5 Questions To Ask A Bicycle Attorney After A Bike Crash
    The Illinois Bicycle Law ShieldAs an Illinois bicycle attorney that handles a large caseload of personal injury cases that stem from bicycle crashes or collisions, I'm asked a large variety of questions by clients. I often tell clients…
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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/
  • Mar 19

    Destroying the dreams of children.

    Destroying the dreams of children.
    Slate has an article today entitled "New Hampshire Legislators Kill Fourth Graders' Bill, Dreams In Front of Them."  The story concerns how fourth grade students from Hampton Falls, New Hampshire had proposed a bill making the Red Tail…
  • Mar 10

    Is Oklahoma ok?

    Is Oklahoma ok?
    The Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter at the University of Oklahoma was shut down this week after a video of members of the fraternity chanting racial slurs hit the Internet.  CNN's story about the incident is here.The CNN story has a number…
  • Feb 26

    Bad at math

    Bad at math
    I have a friend who is a cement mason by trade. Like many construction jobs, in order to be a good cement mason you need to be competent at math. Since I am somewhat math challenged, my friend refers to my mathematical errors as "history…
Rank this Week: 3243

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/
  • Mar 18

    Cook County Jury Verdict In 2005 Taxi Accident

    Cook County Jury Verdict In 2005 Taxi Accident
    A Cook County jury has awarded nearly $26 million to a man and his wife with regard to a taxi accident that happened on Interstate 294 (I-294) in 2005. The man, Marc M. Jacobs, a lawyer at the time of the accident, was injured in the Augst…
  • Mar 18

    Safety Issues Regarding The Beginning Of The Chicago Bicycling Season

    Safety Issues Regarding The Beginning Of The Chicago Bicycling Season
    In the months of March, April, and May, often (depending upon the weather) more people will become active in bicycling in Lake County. There are many factors that bicyclists should consider, especially in the early part of the bicycling…
  • Mar 9

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed In Fatal Chicago Pedestrian Accident

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed In Fatal Chicago Pedestrian Accident
    In the March 7, 2015 post, titled “Three People Dead After Chicago Pedestrian Accident,” a fatal March 6 Chicago pedestrian accident involving a truck striking Elizabeth Peralta-Luna, 30, of Chicago and her two children is…
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Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury, premises liability, products liability and wrongful death law. By Power Rogers & Smith, P.C.

http://www.prslaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 18

    Todd Smith Appointed Co-Lead Counsel in Takata Airbag Litigation

    Todd Smith Appointed Co-Lead Counsel in Takata Airbag Litigation
    Several months ago, it was revealed that a dangerous defect in Takata airbags could cause injury to millions of Americans.  A recall was eventually issued by Takata, but for those injured and killed by the defective airbags, the recall…
  • Feb 19

    Power Rogers & Smith Obtains $30 Million Settlement for Client after Botched Nephrectomy

    Power Rogers & Smith Obtains $30 Million Settlement for Client after Botched Nephrectomy
    As reported on the front page of the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin today, last week a lawsuit on behalf of Steven Karr was dismissed pursuant to a $30 Million Settlement.  The case was handled by partners Joseph A. Power, Jr. and Joseph W.…
  • Jan 22

    Eleven Attorneys from Power Rogers & Smith Named 2015 Super Lawyer

    Eleven Attorneys from Power Rogers & Smith Named 2015 Super Lawyer
    Recently, Super Lawyers published the list of the 2015 Illinois Super Lawyers.  Eleven of the attorneys at the Chicago personal injury law firm of Power Rogers & Smith were included on the list.  Partners Joseph A. Power, Jr.,…
Rank this Week: 3752

Chicago Law Source

Chicago Law Source

Features articles on real estate litigation and legal representation. By Alisa Levin.

http://chicagolawsource.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 18

    Legal Research - Don't Be Fooled By Westlaw Or Lexis - You Will Love Again

    Legal Research - Don't Be Fooled By Westlaw Or Lexis - You Will Love Again
    Hello Chicago Law Sourcers, we are excited to be in full swing into 2015 and rocking and rolling our way through the days.  Today's post is about legal research.  Just a short one, to remind you that your so-called "tried and…
  • Jan 21

    Breaking Up With Counsel... Oh So Hard To Do! But Why?

    Breaking Up With Counsel... Oh So Hard To Do! But Why?
    Hello Chicago Law Sourcers!  Happy January 2015.  Can you believe it's already almost February?  Boy, how time flies when you are having fun.  Well, today, I'd like to talk about what happens when you have a bad attorney, and how that…
  • Dec 11

    Bed Bugs! Chicago Ordinance Rules To Help Prevent Critter Cramps!

    Bed Bugs! Chicago Ordinance Rules To Help Prevent Critter Cramps!
    Happy Holidays from Levin Law, Ltd!  We are busy at work preparing for 2015 and want to talk bugs.  Bugs?  Yes.  Bugs.  Specifically, bed bugs, and how they can affect even the cleanest, spic-and-span-cleanest-homes, from Detroit to L.A.…
Rank this Week: 4436

Real Estate Advisor Law Blog

Real Estate Advisor Law Blog

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

http://www.realestateadvisorlawblog.com
  • Mar 18

    Project Parklet

    Project Parklet
    At the recent Accelerate 2015 (Cleveland Leadership Center) awards (http://www.cleveleads.org/AccelerateNEO/pitch-presenters), Cleveland natives and returnees, Whitney Hallock and Caroline Wagner, presented the idea for Project Parklet to…
  • Mar 10

    Supreme Court Of Ohio Rules That Municipal Ordinances Related To Oil And Gas Are Preempted By State Law

    Supreme Court Of Ohio Rules That Municipal Ordinances Related To Oil And Gas Are Preempted By State Law
    On February 17, 2015, the Supreme Court of Ohio ruled that certain oil and gas-related ordinances of the city of Munroe Falls are preempted by state law. State ex rel. Morrison v. Beck Energy Corp., 2015-Ohio-485 (Read the opinion here). In…
  • Feb 27

    Not Just My Kids Who Need (Want) Larger Allowance

    Not Just My Kids Who Need (Want) Larger Allowance
    The new IRS repair regulations can impact how tenant allowances are structured. Traditionally, landlord and tenants have relied on the Section 110 safe harbor so that provided the allowance is spent on leasehold improvements, the allowance is…
Rank this Week: 3771

Chicago Sexual Abuse & Assault…

Chicago Sexual Abuse & Assault Lawyer Blog

Covers sexual abuse and assault cases. By Elman Law Group LLC.

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

    Child Luring Attempt In Chicago’s River North Neighborhood

    Child Luring Attempt In Chicago’s River North Neighborhood
    Chicago Police have reported an attempt to kidnap a girl as she was walking in Chicago’s River North neighborhood on Tuesday morning, March 17, 2015. An excerpt from the dnainfo.com article of March 17, 2015 titled “Man Attempts…
  • Mar 8

    Attempt To Lure Child In Chicago’s Marquette Park Neighborhood

    Attempt To Lure Child In Chicago’s Marquette Park Neighborhood
    Chicago Police report of a child luring attempt made on Saturday afternoon (March 7, 2015) in Chicago’s Marquette Park (Southwest Side) neighborhood.  This child luring attempt involved a man who allegedly tried to lure a girl into…
  • Mar 3

    Sex Trafficking In Lake County, Illinoi

    Sex Trafficking In Lake County, Illinoi
    The Highland Park Patch article of March 2, 2015, titled “A Growing Problem:  Sheriff, Activist Weigh In On Sex Trafficking in Lake County” discusses the issue of sex trafficking in Lake County, as well as efforts being made…
Rank this Week: 2767

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer…

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal malpractice. By The Clinton Law Firm.

http://www.chicagolegalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1803

Michael A. Meschino Blog

Michael A. Meschino Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

http://www.illinoisdivorcelaw.org/blog/
  • Mar 16

    When you ask for sole custody in an Illinois divorce

    When you ask for sole custody in an Illinois divorce
    Decisions regarding children are often the most emotionally-charged during a divorce. Parents have to face the possibility that they may have less time to spend with their children than they are comfortable with. Family lawyers in Chicago…
  • Mar 13

    Who should pay for day-care expenses?

    Who should pay for day-care expenses?
    Raising a child can be very expensive, and doing so on one salary can be even more of a challenge. For divorced parents in Illinois, determining how to arrange childcare may create additional expenses that a custodial parent is unable to…
  • Mar 11

    A verbal agreement with a soon-to-be ex isn’t worth the paper it’s written on

    A verbal agreement with a soon-to-be ex isn’t worth the paper it’s written on
    Going through a divorce in Illinois can be expensive and stressful. This may lead some couples to decide that they would rather attempt to simplify the process by making verbal agreements in order to avoid courtroom battles. A divorce lawyer…
Rank this Week: 1978

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer…

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains The Law

By Matt Keenan.

http://www.skokiecriminallawyer.com/
  • Mar 16

    THE INSANITY DEFENSE IN ILLINOIS

    THE INSANITY DEFENSE IN ILLINOIS
    Sometimes a defendant commits a crime without being truly responsible for his or her actions. Illinois recognizes this concept as the insanity defense. There are, however, many misconceptions about how it works. Legal insanity does not mean…
  • Feb 19

    ILLINOIS GETS NEW EAVESDROPPING LAW

    ILLINOIS GETS NEW EAVESDROPPING LAW
    After the former law was struck down as unconstitutionally broad, Illinois has enacted a new eavesdropping statute. Under the new law, it is illegal to use an eavesdropping device to record private conversations unless all parties consent. …
  • Feb 19

    ILLINOIS ENACTS NEW LAW TO PREVENT "REVENGE PORN"

    ILLINOIS ENACTS NEW LAW TO PREVENT "REVENGE PORN"
    Before the modern digital era, jilted lovers would exact revenge on their unhappy exes by mailing those compromising photos. Once the photos or negatives were destroyed, however, the images were gone. End of problem. But in these times,…
Rank this Week: 2048

Insurance Policyholder Law Blog

Insurance Policyholder Law Blog

Covers legal developments affecting policyholders. By Neal Gerber Eisenberg.

http://www.policyholderinsurancelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3569

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer…

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagobusinesslitigationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1361

McLean County Divorce

McLean County Divorce

Covers Illinois family law. By Jon D. McLaughlin.

http://mcleancountydivorce.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 12

    Erasing Some Forms of Child Support Balance

    Erasing Some Forms of Child Support Balance
    Project Clean SlateIf you are a Non-Custodial Parent and you owe past due child support to the State, Project Clean Slate may help you erase the amounts you owe. Project Clean Slate is a program from the Illinois Department of Healthcare…
  • Mar 6

    Possible New Divorce Laws headed to Illinoi

    Possible New Divorce Laws headed to Illinoi
    Thursday, March 5, 2015 12:01 amModern familyLawmakers move to update divorce, child custody lawBy Alan KozeluhThe patchwork quilt that is Illinois family and divorce law is getting restitched for the first time in nearly 40 years,…
  • Feb 20

    Old Child Support: Don't Wait Too Long

    Old Child Support: Don't Wait Too Long
    In re Marriage of RossIllinois Appellate Court Civil CourtCase Number:  2015 IL App (2d) 130961Decision Date:  February 11, 2015District:  2d Dist.Division/County:  Du Page…
Rank this Week: 4292