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Chicago Injury Lawyers Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Cavanagh Law Group.

http://www.chicago-injury-lawyers-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1526

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/
  • Feb 3

    Eyewitness Identification - Landmark Decision Identifies Fallibility of Eyewitness Identification

    Eyewitness Identification - Landmark Decision Identifies Fallibility of Eyewitness Identification
    People of the State of Illinois v. Eduardo Lerma, No. 118496. Editor's Note - This is an Illinois Supreme Court Opinion. The issue is whether, in light of the specific facts and circumstances of this case, the circuit court of...
  • Jan 22

    USSG 2D1.(b)(12) Stash House Enhancement - Boilerplate Rule

    USSG 2D1.(b)(12) Stash House Enhancement - Boilerplate Rule
    US v. Acasio Sanchez. No. 15-1356 Acasio Sanchez pleaded guilty to conspiring to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute heroin and cocaine, 21 U.S.C. §§ 846, 841(a)(1), and was sentenced below the guidelines range to 40…
  • Jan 6

    Search Warrants and the Probable Cause determination - Boilerplate Rule

    Search Warrants and the Probable Cause determination - Boilerplate Rule
    US v. Roger Aleshire, No. 15-1192. After a sleepover at the house of Roger Aleshire, a nine-year-old girl reported to her mother having a "dream" that Aleshire had pulled down her pajama bottoms and photographed her…
Rank this Week: 4274

Chicago Criminal Attorney Blog

Chicago Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Michael C. Rosenblat, P.C.

http://www.chicagocriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 3

    Stericycle agrees to $29m settlement in False Claims Act case – MassDevice

    Stericycle agrees to $29m settlement in False Claims Act case – MassDevice
    A federal judge in Illinois yesterday approved a settlement agreement between Stericycle (NSDQ:SRCL) and the plaintiff in a  whistleblower lawsuit accusing the medical waste disposal company of overbilling…
  • Jan 23

    Judge Rejects Chrysler’s effort to get False Claims Act suit Dismissed

    Judge Rejects Chrysler’s effort to get False Claims Act suit Dismissed
    Chicago – Federal District Court Judge Robert M. Dow, Jr., rejected Chrysler’s attempt to get a False Claims Act, qui tam, lawsuit alleging that Chrysler defrauded the United States by wrongfully denying powertrain warranty…
  • Jan 18

    Why the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office Seems to Have Lost its Way

    Why the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office Seems to Have Lost its Way
     Being a prosecutor is a hard job – no doubt about it; and being the State’s Attorney is an even harder job.  Nevertheless, the public has to have confidence that the public official elected to enforce the laws will…
Rank this Week: 1622

Cary J. Wintroub & Associates Law…

Cary J. Wintroub & Associates Law Blog

Covers personal injury news.

http://www.cjw-law.com/category/law-blog/
  • Feb 3

    Talking Hands-Free is Still Distracted Driving

    Talking Hands-Free is Still Distracted Driving
    When a driver loses control of a vehicle and causes an accident, distracted driving is often cited as the reason. Distracted driving can be a byproduct of adjusting a car radio, eating, applying makeup, or any other in-car multi-tasking.…
  • Jan 25

    Senior Sex Abuse Case Emblematic Of Nursing Home Abuse Concern

    Senior Sex Abuse Case Emblematic Of Nursing Home Abuse Concern
    Champaign County, IL – January 27, 2016—Channing Butler remains behind bars today after a local judge stood firm in his decision to hold Butler on a $1 million dollar bond. Butler was arrested earlier this month after allegations…
  • Jan 20

    When Personal Injuries Involve Children

    When Personal Injuries Involve Children
    According to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 12,000 children in the United States age 19 or younger lose their lives due to unintentional injuries each year, and another 9.2 million are treated in…
Rank this Week: 2022

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/
  • Feb 2

    Botched Surgery Caused Serious Injury, Lawsuit

    Botched Surgery Caused Serious Injury, Lawsuit
    Surgery often comes with some degree of risk. We trust that our doctor will provide the best care possible and will do what is necessary to ensure a successful outcome. Sometimes, however, mistakes happen. Mistakes during surgery can have…
  • Jan 28

    Man Dies During Hair Restoration Surgery – Lawsuit Filed

    Man Dies During Hair Restoration Surgery – Lawsuit Filed
    A woman has filed a lawsuit in Cook County claiming medical malpractice on the part of the doctors who performed hair restoration surgery on her husband. The man underwent surgery for hair restoration and died during the procedures. The suit…
  • Jan 25

    Pharmacist Sued For Causing Bad Drug Interaction

    Pharmacist Sued For Causing Bad Drug Interaction
    A lawsuit was filed in Cook County alleging a pharmacist gave a customer incorrect information that caused a severe drug incompatibility. The woman visited a Walgreen pharmacy in Markham looking for sinus medication. According to the lawsuit,…
Rank this Week: 2227

Law Offices of Robert H. Glorch…

Law Offices of Robert H. Glorch Blog

Illinois attorney blog for estate planning, wills, trusts and probate.

http://www.illinoisestateplan.com/blog
  • Feb 2

    District 211 Class Announcement for March 2016

    District 211 Class Announcement for March 2016
    I will be teaching an adult continuing education class for District 211 covering a broad range of estate planning and estate administration topics. Topics include asset ownership, wills, trusts, probate, trust administration, estate and gift…
  • Jan 21

    New Illinois Laws for 2016, Part 2: Guardianship & Health

    New Illinois Laws for 2016, Part 2: Guardianship & Health
    Last week I introduced six new Illinois laws for 2016 related to probate, trusts and estate planning. This week I will provide short summaries of eight new Illinois laws that relate to guardianship, health care and elder law matters. In all,…
  • Jan 13

    New Illinois Laws for 2016, Part 1: Probate, Trusts & Estate Planning

    New Illinois Laws for 2016, Part 1: Probate, Trusts & Estate Planning
    Happy New Year! As I did for 2015, I want to update readers on select new laws that took effect either 1/1/16 or earlier in 2015. A total of 237 new laws went into effect at the start of the year. This week I will highlight 6 noteworthy laws…
Rank this Week: 1928

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois divorce law. From Michael Roe.

http://www.illinoisdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 1

    Illinois Divorce Lawyer: Divorce Planning

    Illinois Divorce Lawyer: Divorce Planning
    2016 brings to Illinois a revised and amended Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act. The new Act brings some substantive changes to the way that divorce and custody is adjudicated in Illinois, but the guideline advice for preparing for…
  • Dec 31

    Illinois Divorce: 2016 Rings in New Rules for Child Custody

    Illinois Divorce: 2016 Rings in New Rules for Child Custody
    Thoughts from Law Offices of Michael F Roe as 2015 winds to a close: 2015 has been a year of successes for clients, and challenges in Illinois divorce practice, with some of the challenges including managing the maintenance statute (the...
  • Nov 22

    Parental Alienation: Illinois Divorce Lawyer

    Parental Alienation: Illinois Divorce Lawyer
    I am always careful to identify good articles on the emerging clinical science behind Parental Alienation. Here's an excellent review by Dr. Kruk for your consideration. Credit: Edward Kruk Ph.D. Recent Advances in Understanding Parental…
Rank this Week: 2226

Illinois Bicycle Law

Illinois Bicycle Law

Covers Illinois cycling laws and news. By Michael Keating.

http://www.illinoisbicyclelaw.com/
  • Feb 1

    Illinois Bicycle Attorneys at Keating Law Offices Attend Chicago Winter Bike Swap

    Illinois Bicycle Attorneys at Keating Law Offices Attend Chicago Winter Bike Swap
    Attorney Jim Lynch of Keating Law OfficesAttorneys from Keating Law Offices attended the Chicago Winter Bike Swap this past weekend. The firm has been a part of the Chicago Winter Bike Swap for several years going back to when the event was…
  • Jan 25

    Scofflaw Driver Claims "Ghost Car" Causes Crash That Severely Injures Two Bicyclist

    Scofflaw Driver Claims "Ghost Car" Causes Crash That Severely Injures Two Bicyclist
    Driving record of offending motorist who claimed a "ghost car" caused Illinois bike crash. A driver with a long and troubled history of traffic violations tried to claim that it was a "ghost car" that caused a bicycle crash in August of…
  • Jan 18

    Lawsuit On Behalf of Injured Chicago Bicycle Messenger Settled for $100,000.00

    Lawsuit On Behalf of Injured Chicago Bicycle Messenger Settled for $100,000.00
    The Illinois Bicycle Lawyers at Keating Law Offices have settled a personal injury lawsuit filed on behalf of a Chicago bicyclist for $100,000.00. This amount represents the full amount of the State Farm Insurance policy for the motorist who…
Rank this Week: 4483

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

Covers Illinois DUI laws and news. By Harvatin Law Offices.

http://www.illinoisduilawyerblawg.com/
  • Feb 1

    Illinois Court Upholds Nine-Year Sentence for Aggravated DUI

    Illinois Court Upholds Nine-Year Sentence for Aggravated DUI
    On January 21, 2016, the Fourth District Illinois Court of Appeal upheld defendant Albert Fleming’s nine-year prison sentence for an aggravated DUI. Fleming struck and killed pedestrian Anthony Pauls while he was crossing the street on…
  • Jan 11

    New York DWI Dismissed Because Defendant’s “Body is a Brewery”

    New York DWI Dismissed Because Defendant’s “Body is a Brewery”
    DWI charges against a woman in Buffalo, New York, were dismissed based on a surprising defense:  “Her body is a brewery.” The woman’s blood-alcohol level was recorded at over four times the legal limit when it…
  • Jan 4

    New Illinois Law Lets Recent DUI Arrestees Drive

    New Illinois Law Lets Recent DUI Arrestees Drive
    Beginning on January 1, Illinois will dispose of the requirement that people arrested for a DUI are prohibited from driving for a minimum of 30 days. Instead, recent DUI arrestees will be permitted to keep driving, provided they…
Rank this Week: 4714

The Wage and Hour Litigation Blog

The Wage and Hour Litigation Blog

Covers wage and hour law. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.wagehourlitigation.com
Rank this Week: 3779

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/
  • Feb 1

    Government Urging Drivers to Check for Auto Recalls Regularly

    Government Urging Drivers to Check for Auto Recalls Regularly
    Automobiles in the United States must be registered to the owner of the car for many reasons. This registration process also allows manufacturers to notify owners in the event that a recall happens and a vehicle needs to be serviced or…
  • Jan 27

    Preventing Winter Weather Car Accident

    Preventing Winter Weather Car Accident
    Once again, the weather forecast for the greater Chicago area is calling for snow showers this morning, a part of winter that most residents are used to but that many dread. Snow can be pretty and can make outdoor activities like skiing…
  • Jan 22

    Wrong Way Car Accidents Keep Happening in Chicago

    Wrong Way Car Accidents Keep Happening in Chicago
    Wrong way driving is posing a serious threat to all motorists in the Chicago area. It can occur whenever an individual drives against the intended direction of traffic and may take place on a one lane road, multi directional road,…
Rank this Week: 1346

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/
  • Jan 30

    Winter Weather Driving Tips to Get Where You Are Going Safely

    Winter Weather Driving Tips to Get Where You Are Going Safely
    The temperatures are pretty low in Chicago this time of year, and like it or not, that means there is the possibility of significant snowfalls before the winter is through. Our lawyers believe that every person living in the Chicago…
  • Jan 28

    Trucking is Big Business, But Drivers and Companies Must Be Held Accountable

    Trucking is Big Business, But Drivers and Companies Must Be Held Accountable
    The term ‘trucking accident’ encompasses any collision that involves a large trailer, usually with a frame weighing in excess of 10,000 lbs. Approximately 500,000 of these accidents occur every year in the United States, adding up…
  • Jan 26

    In 2016, Distracted Driving Accidents Remain Underreported

    In 2016, Distracted Driving Accidents Remain Underreported
    The ubiquity of technology in 2016 benefits our society in many ways. People have more access to information (like this webpage), they can communicate with friends, family or work associates from the other side of the world, and they can even…
Rank this Week: 1206

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/
  • Jan 29

    Bicyclist Injured During Romeoville Accident

    Bicyclist Injured During Romeoville Accident
    Bicycling accidents often lead to traumatic injuries, due to a number of factors.  While there are many steps that bicyclists can take to minimize the potential of accidents and injuries, one way to lessen the risk of a head injury is to…
  • Jan 26

    Multi-Vehicle Accident In Chicago’s Avondale Neighborhood

    Multi-Vehicle Accident In Chicago’s Avondale Neighborhood
    There was a nine-car accident Tuesday morning (January 26, 2016) in Chicago’s Avondale neighborhood. The accident happened at approximately 8:00 a.m. at the intersection of Pulaski and Milwaukee. An excerpt from the WGNtv.com article…
  • Jan 20

    Man Fatally Struck On Edens Expressway

    Man Fatally Struck On Edens Expressway
    There was a fatal pedestrian accident early this morning (January 20, 2016) on the Edens Expressway in Wilmette. According to the Illinois State Police (ISP) the accident happened at approximately 12:45 a.m.  The accident happened after…
Rank this Week: 3186

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 29

    Parole Release: Who is Eligible and When

    Parole Release: Who is Eligible and When
    Pursuant to Illinois law, all prison inmates are eligible for parole unless they have accepted a fixed release established by the Prison Review Board. The guidelines for determining eligibility for parole consideration are when a minimum term…
  • Jan 27

    Crime in the City

    Crime in the City
    What is the nature of crime and can it be controlled? From the beginning of time, starting with the story of Cain and Abel, society has been perplexed with crime and its impact on how we interact with each other on a daily basis. Perhaps it…
  • Jan 22

    What is the Difference Between Probation and Parole?

    What is the Difference Between Probation and Parole?
    Probation If you are sentenced to probation, you have been given a sentence with lesser jail time than usual because you may be a first time offender, and a probation time period is attached to the sentence which indicates that any violation…
Rank this Week: 1943

duilawyerskokie.com

duilawyerskokie.com

Covers Illinois DUI law. By Matt Keenan.

http://duilawyerskokie.com/
  • Jan 29

    SPECIAL DEFENSES FOR ILLINOIS DUI

    SPECIAL DEFENSES FOR ILLINOIS DUI
    Despite what you hear about criminal defendants “getting off on a technicality,” that really doesn’t happen very often. Most appellate courts are reluctant to let an otherwise guilty defendant go free if they can find any…
  • Jan 8

    DO I HAVE TO TAKE A PRELIMINARY BREATH TEST IN ILLINOIS?

    DO I HAVE TO TAKE A PRELIMINARY BREATH TEST IN ILLINOIS?
    If you are stopped for a traffic violation and the officer suspects you of DUI, he or she might ask you to take a preliminary breath test (PBT). Can you refuse? Under Illinois statute, if an officer has a reasonable … Continue reading…
  • Dec 8

    NON-CITIZEN DEFENDANTS, BEWARE! COURTS NEED NOT WARN YOU ABOUT THE IMMIGRATION CONSEQUENCES OF YOUR GUILTY PLEA

    NON-CITIZEN DEFENDANTS, BEWARE! COURTS NEED NOT WARN YOU ABOUT THE IMMIGRATION CONSEQUENCES OF YOUR GUILTY PLEA
    Decades ago, when a non-U.S. citizen was convicted on a charge such as DUI, their lawyer could tell them not to worry about their immigration status. It was highly unlikely that the government would bother to deport you. Those times ……
Rank this Week: 970

Illinois Business Litigator Blog

Illinois Business Litigator Blog

Covers mortgages, consumer debt, and bankruptcy. By M. Hedayat + Associates, P.C.

http://www.illinoisbusinesslitigationlawyer.com/
  • Jan 29

    Time Barred Claim

    Time Barred Claim
    This case stems from the ill-fated Lincoln-Belmont-Ashland Redevelopment project featured on our Blog before. When a Condominium Association sued the developers based on failure to reveal construction defects, the Courts weighed in on whether…
  • Jan 22

    Favoring Market Value

    Favoring Market Value
    In this case from right in our neighborhood - Joliet, Illinois - the Bankruptcy Court and 7th Circuit agree that using the market value of property instead of its artificially low disposal price in a tax sale reflects the real intent of both…
  • Jan 7

    Summary Judgment in Adversary Case

    Summary Judgment in Adversary Case
    This case in the Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, resulted in a Summary Judgment finding despite the assertion by the Debtor-Defendant of his 5th Amendment Right to be free from…
Rank this Week: 2636

General Counselor

General Counselor

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

http://general-counselor.com
  • Jan 28

    U.S. Department of Labor Weighs in on “Joint Employer” Standard

    U.S. Department of Labor Weighs in on “Joint Employer” Standard
    E. Jason Tremblay On January 20, 2016, the Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued an Administrative Interpretation setting forth guidance for when businesses will be deemed “joint employers” under the…
  • Nov 2

    NLRB’s New Joint Employment Standard

    NLRB’s New Joint Employment Standard
    E. Jason Tremblay Are You A Joint Employer? Browning-Ferris Industries of California Case and Its Potential Impact By now, most employers are aware of the recent and significant decision from the National Labor Relations Board in…
  • Nov 2

    National Labor Relations Board Decision – Browning-Ferris Industries of California, Inc.

    National Labor Relations Board Decision – Browning-Ferris Industries of California, Inc.
    E. Jason Tremblay Are You A Joint Employer? Browning-Ferris Industries of California Case and Its Potential Impact By now, most employers are aware of the recent and significant decision from the National Labor Relations Board in…
Rank this Week: 4139

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/
  • Jan 28

    What Movies Do Not Tell You about Personal Injury Claim

    What Movies Do Not Tell You about Personal Injury Claim
    Hollywood loves to feature legal stories. After all, criminal cases and big lawsuits always make for a great show. What they do not seem to feature, however, is reality. Over the years, Hollywood has given way for several misconceptions…
  • Jan 25

    The Three Most Famous Personal Injury Cases of All Time

    The Three Most Famous Personal Injury Cases of All Time
    Most personal injury lawsuits never see a newspaper or reach the headlines on your local news report. However, there are three that still to this day come back in headlines. Surprisingly, the most famous personal injury lawsuits are not all…
  • Jan 21

    Top Reasons Doctors Are Sued for Malpractice

    Top Reasons Doctors Are Sued for Malpractice
    It is a significant goal of every physician in practice today to avoid medical malpractice lawsuits. Unfortunately, errors can occur and those errors can lead to long-term injuries or even death for innocent patients. A simple error is not…
Rank this Week: 1092

Chicago Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer…

Chicago Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagonursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 28

    What Movies Do Not Tell You about Personal Injury Claim

    What Movies Do Not Tell You about Personal Injury Claim
    Hollywood loves to feature legal stories. After all, criminal cases and big lawsuits always make for a great show. What they do not seem to feature, however, is reality. Over the years, Hollywood has given way for several misconceptions…
  • Jan 25

    The Three Most Famous Personal Injury Cases of All Time

    The Three Most Famous Personal Injury Cases of All Time
    Most personal injury lawsuits never see a newspaper or reach the headlines on your local news report. However, there are three that still to this day come back in headlines. Surprisingly, the most famous personal injury lawsuits are not all…
  • Jan 21

    Top Reasons Doctors Are Sued for Malpractice

    Top Reasons Doctors Are Sued for Malpractice
    It is a significant goal of every physician in practice today to avoid medical malpractice lawsuits. Unfortunately, errors can occur and those errors can lead to long-term injuries or even death for innocent patients. A simple error is not…
Rank this Week: 3985

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

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

http://www.malmanlaw.com/malman-law-injury-blog
  • Jan 28

    What Movies Do Not Tell You about Personal Injury Claim

    What Movies Do Not Tell You about Personal Injury Claim
    Hollywood loves to feature legal stories. After all, criminal cases and big lawsuits always make for a great show. What they do not seem to feature, however, is reality. Over the years, Hollywood has given way for several misconceptions…
  • Jan 25

    The Three Most Famous Personal Injury Cases of All Time

    The Three Most Famous Personal Injury Cases of All Time
    Most personal injury lawsuits never see a newspaper or reach the headlines on your local news report. However, there are three that still to this day come back in headlines. Surprisingly, the most famous personal injury lawsuits are not all…
  • Jan 21

    Top Reasons Doctors Are Sued for Malpractice

    Top Reasons Doctors Are Sued for Malpractice
    It is a significant goal of every physician in practice today to avoid medical malpractice lawsuits. Unfortunately, errors can occur and those errors can lead to long-term injuries or even death for innocent patients. A simple error is not…
Rank this Week: 1873

Medical Malpractice Lawyers Blog

Medical Malpractice Lawyers Blog

Covers medical malpractice laws, doctor negligence, and defective medical devices and drugs. By Pintas & Mullins Law Firm.

http://www.medicalmalpracticelawyer.center/
  • Jan 26

    Eye Doctor Left Patients Blind, Reaped in Millions from Medicare Fraud

    Eye Doctor Left Patients Blind, Reaped in Millions from Medicare Fraud
    Two patients have filed lawsuits against the disgraced Florida eye surgeon Salomon Melgen, claiming he left them both blind in one eye. The doctor was arrested in April 2015 for Medicare fraud after receiving more than $100 million from the…
  • Jan 14

    Indiana Considers Bill Allowing Patients to Record Their Surgerie

    Indiana Considers Bill Allowing Patients to Record Their Surgerie
    Last year, we wrote about a successful medical malpractice case by a patient who recorded his own colonoscopy. The legality of video and audio recordings is a contentious topic in healthcare, as laws are drafted allowing patients, nursing…
  • Jan 6

    Lung Transplant Patient Sues Hospital for Mold Infection

    Lung Transplant Patient Sues Hospital for Mold Infection
    UPMC Presbyterian hospital, located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is facing at least one lawsuit from mold-related infections that occurred at the hospital in August 2014. The patient claims the hospital was negligent in failing to prevent the…
Rank this Week: 3136

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer…

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Motorcycle Crashes Involving Excessive Speed And Racing

    Motorcycle Crashes Involving Excessive Speed And Racing
    As discussed in various areas of this site, there are many factors that may lead to motorcycle accidents. Speeding – especially during racing – is a common contributing factor for serious motorcycle accidents.  Many…
  • Dec 28

    Motorcyclist Injured In Kennedy Expressway Crash

    Motorcyclist Injured In Kennedy Expressway Crash
    There was a motorcycle accident early this morning (December 28, 2015) on the Kennedy Expressway on Chicago’s Northwest Side. Details on the accident appear limited at this time.  A cause for the accident has not been disclosed.…
  • Dec 17

    Excessive Speed As A Factor In Motorcycle Accident

    Excessive Speed As A Factor In Motorcycle Accident
    In the November 24, 2015 post, titled “NHTSA Statistics Regarding 2014 & 2015 Traffic Deaths,” various statistics and findings regarding fatal traffic accidents are discussed.  Some of the findings are specific to fatal…
Rank this Week: 2649

Injury Law Blog

Injury Law Blog

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

http://www.injurylawyerblog.center/
  • Jan 21

    Flint Residents File Lawsuits over Contaminated Water

    Flint Residents File Lawsuits over Contaminated Water
    Residents of Michigan’s second-largest city recently filed three class action lawsuits against the city, state and federal government. The lawsuits center on Flint’s contaminated water supply. Our team of lead poisoning attorneys…
  • Jan 5

    IVC Filters Kept on Market Despite Known Fatal Flaw

    IVC Filters Kept on Market Despite Known Fatal Flaw
    According to C.R. Bard’s internal documents, the company was well aware that its G2, G2 Express and Recovery IVC filters were associated with dozens of deaths and hundreds of injuries. Despite this knowledge, Bard kept its IVC filters…
  • Dec 23

    When Hospitals and Big Pharma Commit Fraud

    When Hospitals and Big Pharma Commit Fraud
    Healthcare fraud costs the U.S. tens of billions of dollars every year. It is a type of white-collar crime that involves filing dishonest or false billings to the government (through Medicare, for example). This can take many forms, which is…
Rank this Week: 1828

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagoimmigrationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 19

    Supreme Court Will Hear DACA/DAPA Lawsuit

    Supreme Court Will Hear DACA/DAPA Lawsuit
    Today, the United States Supreme Court announced that it will hear an appeal that from the Obama Administration involving President Obama’s executive action on immigration. The case, while not scheduled for oral arguments yet, will…
  • Nov 11

    DACA/DAPA Lawsuit Update

    DACA/DAPA Lawsuit Update
    The lawsuit regarding President Obama’s executive actions on immigration has been making its way through the federal court system for over a year now. Just this week, a new development in the lawsuit took place. Below is a brief history…
  • Sep 18

    The Syrian Refugee Crisi

    The Syrian Refugee Crisi
    Since the start of the 2011 civil war going on in Syria, millions of Syrians have fled the region. As these refugees flee, they really have no place to go. Many are simply fleeing on foot, traveling thousands of miles through dangerous…
Rank this Week: 2691

Family Law Topics

Family Law Topics

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

http://www.familylawtopics.com/
  • Jan 19

    In a Divorce, Illinois Courts Have No Authority to Order Pet “Visitation”

    In a Divorce, Illinois Courts Have No Authority to Order Pet “Visitation”
    Americans love their pets.  Recent studies estimate that roughly 78 million dogs and 86 million cats are owned in the United States.  In other words, pets reside in nearly 65% of all households. It is not surprising, therefore, that…
  • Nov 17

    It’s So Simple. How Long Can It Possibly Take and How Much Can It Possibly Cost?

    It’s So Simple. How Long Can It Possibly Take and How Much Can It Possibly Cost?
    There are two questions that every family law attorney is asked by most clients. The first question:  “How long will this divorce take? A ballpark estimate is fine, I know you can’t give me an exact answer”. The second…
  • Nov 2

    Divorcing Parties’ Guide to Recent Changes to IMDMA regarding College Expense

    Divorcing Parties’ Guide to Recent Changes to IMDMA regarding College Expense
    Governor Rauner has signed P.A. 99-90, rewriting the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act (IMDMA), 750 ILCS 5/101 effective January 1, 2016. There are several revisions that will affect those divorcing this year and in years to…
Rank this Week: 4685

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/
  • Jan 18

    Man Grabs Girl In Chicago’s McKinley Park Neighborhood

    Man Grabs Girl In Chicago’s McKinley Park Neighborhood
    A girl was molested as she walked to school in Chicago’s McKinley Park neighborhood Thursday, January 14, 2016. According to Chicago Police, the incident happened at 7:50 a.m., as the girl and a friend were walking to Evergreen Academy.…
  • Jan 14

    Chicago Teacher Charged With Sexual Abuse Of 15-Year-Old Boy

    Chicago Teacher Charged With Sexual Abuse Of 15-Year-Old Boy
    A teacher at Lincoln Park High School has been charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse for his alleged sexual activities with a 15-year-old boy that he met online. The teacher has been identified as Benjamin Zollo, 32, of Chicago.…
  • Jan 4

    Alleged Sexual Abuse Of 16-Year-Old Boy In Naperville

    Alleged Sexual Abuse Of 16-Year-Old Boy In Naperville
    A Naperville teacher has been charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse after an incident on New Year’s Day. The alleged sexual abuse happened at the teacher’s house on New Year’s Day.  The teacher has been…
Rank this Week: 2665

Chicago Injury Lawyers Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury law and medical malpractice. By Leopold & Associates, L.L.C.

http://www.chicagoinjurylawyers-blog.com/
  • Jan 18

    Multi-Million Dollar Medical Malpractice Award Capped

    Multi-Million Dollar Medical Malpractice Award Capped
    This past summer, we wrote about a law in Indiana that prevents medical malpractice victims from receiving fair and adequate compensation when their lives are drastically altered by a doctor’s medical error. In its current form,…
  • Oct 14

    Gun Store Liable for Cop Shooting

    Gun Store Liable for Cop Shooting
    One of the most pressing issues facing the city of Chicago is the current gun violence that plagues the community. It seems as though every day the local news is reporting on another shooting or other violent crime involving guns across the…
  • Oct 1

    Diagnostic Error

    Diagnostic Error
    Last week, NBC Nightly News reported on a shocking study by the National Academy of Medicine regarding medical errors in the United States. According to the report “most Americans will get a wrong or late diagnosis in their…
Rank this Week: 1231

The Chicago Bicycle Advocate

The Chicago Bicycle Advocate

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

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

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

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

    Resolution of a Case That Highlights Car Door Danger

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

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

    Hit & Run Driver Leaves License Plate Behind, Pays In the End
    Here's a tip for any would-be hit and run drivers out there:  Make sure you do not leave your vehicle's license plate at the scene before you flee.  We will find you. That's what happened after a husband and wife struck a Chicago…
Rank this Week: 4728

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/
  • Jan 17

    K.R. and T.R. v. Indiana Dept. Child Services – Termination of Mother-Child Relationship

    K.R. and T.R. v. Indiana Dept. Child Services – Termination of Mother-Child Relationship
    Termination of a parent-child relationship in Indiana is done through judicial proceeding that will forever end the legal, social and financial relationship and responsibilities between a parent and child. It means that all power, privilege,…
  • Jan 7

    January Recognized as “Divorce Month”

    January Recognized as “Divorce Month”
    The New Year brings with it the potential for change. Many who have been suffering in marriages that are miserable, loveless or simply unfulfilling seize the opportunity to write a new chapter. That’s why January has a reputation for…
  • Dec 30

    NEW LAW ALERT- INDIANA PARTY HOSTS MUST PROVIDE MEDICAL ASSISTANCE TO THEIR GUESTS

    NEW LAW ALERT- INDIANA PARTY HOSTS MUST PROVIDE MEDICAL ASSISTANCE TO THEIR GUESTS
    A few years back, I wrote a blog article entitled Negligent Party Hosts in Indiana May Face Liability. The article provided some general rules and suggestions concerning possible liability issues for people who have parties during the holiday…
Rank this Week: 4848

Illinois Expungement Lawyer Blog

Illinois Expungement Lawyer Blog

By Jorie K. Johnson.

http://www.illinoisexpungementlawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 16

    Illinois Governor Rauner grants 5 clemency petitions, denies 149 on January 15, 2016

    Illinois Governor Rauner grants 5 clemency petitions, denies 149 on January 15, 2016
    In his first act of executive clemency this calendar year, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner decides a total of 154 clemency petitions, granting 5 and denying 149. Once again, I am pleased to say that I have a client among the 5 who was…
  • Dec 24

    Governor Rauner grants clemency to 7 individuals on 12/23/15

    Governor Rauner grants clemency to 7 individuals on 12/23/15
    In what is very likely his final grant of clemencies this year, Governor Bruce Rauner has granted 7 people pardons with authorization to expunge their past convictions in Illinois on December 23, 2015. I am proud to say that one of these…
  • Nov 25

    Governor Quinn decides over two hundred clemency petitions on the eve of Thanksgiving 2015

    Governor Quinn decides over two hundred clemency petitions on the eve of Thanksgiving 2015
    The good news is that Governor Rauner has acted on yet another batch of clemency petitions, the fifth such group since he has taken office earlier this year. The not-so-great news is that out of the two hundred ten (210) petitions he decided,…
Rank this Week: 4852

Illinois Traffic Laws

Illinois Traffic Laws

Explains the Illinois vehicle code with an emphasis on moving violations and offenses that result in criminal penalties and driver's license suspensions. By Lewis Gainor.

http://www.illinoistrafficlaws.us/
  • Jan 16

    When Speeding is Not “Just” a Ticket

    When Speeding is Not “Just” a Ticket
    Even though a new Illinois law, effective January 1, 2016, will provide protections to first time aggravated speeding offenders, punishments for driving over the speed limit may still carry harsh sentences and require the assistance of…
  • Jan 9

    Accident resulting in personal injury or death with a suspended license: felony

    Accident resulting in personal injury or death with a suspended license: felony
    The Illinois legislature changed a section in the Vehicle Code in 2014, establishing severe penalties for driving with a suspended or revoked license. Driving while license suspended, 625 ILCS 5/6-303(a), is in most situations a Class A…
  • Sep 26

    Article 36 seizure: forfeiture process for vehicles used in the commission of an offense

    Article 36 seizure: forfeiture process for vehicles used in the commission of an offense
    Drive a vehicle illegally on Illinois roads, and you might not take the vehicle home with you. An obscure law in this state allows the police to seize the vehicle and sell it. And in situations where someone other than the owner was driving,…
Rank this Week: 3646

Criminal Lawyer Illinois

Criminal Lawyer Illinois

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

http://www.criminallawyerillinois.com
  • Jan 16

    Understanding the Importance of Expunging Your Criminal Record in Illinoi

    Understanding the Importance of 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, t0 expunge means “to physically destroy records or return them . . . and to obliterate the [offender’s…
  • Mar 28

    New Illinois law makes speeding 26 mph over the limit a crime

    New Illinois law makes speeding 26 mph over the limit a crime
    Illinois tollway drivers are finding out that state laws on speeding aren’t what they used to be. Drivers used to have to worry about misdemeanor charges only when speeding more than 30 MPH over the limit. But under a new law in 2014, a…
  • Oct 23

    New Illinois law bans mugshot web sites while Google removes them from search

    New Illinois law bans mugshot web sites while Google removes them from search
    People make mistakes… That’s just life, right? But things are different in today’s world, because social media like Facebook and Twitter are available to document people’s mistakes forever. In an instant, arrest…
Rank this Week: 4725

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/
  • Jan 15

    Coffee Stand Explosion Kills Barista

    Coffee Stand Explosion Kills Barista
    Workplace accidents, especially those that occur in work environments that are not inherently dangerous, are all too common and tragic. They are particularly tragic because there is a common theme among these accidents of preventability.…
  • Jan 8

    Suburban Train Accident Takes the Life of Two Vehicle Occupant

    Suburban Train Accident Takes the Life of Two Vehicle Occupant
    We have all, for the most part, been there before. We have all been in a rush to get somewhere important. We have all been running late before. We have all been in that situation where you are trying to travel somewhere as quickly as you can,…
  • Dec 29

    Chicago Christmas Eve Hit-and-Run Kills Pregnant Woman

    Chicago Christmas Eve Hit-and-Run Kills Pregnant Woman
    The Christmas season is meant to be a happy and joyous time of year. It is meant to be a time for family, friends, and loved ones to gather together and celebrate time together inside from the cold with delicious drinks and food. It is meant…
Rank this Week: 671

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
  • Jan 15

    What Do Ted Jones and Doug Forbes Have In Common?

    What Do Ted Jones and Doug Forbes Have In Common?
    First of all, Ted Jones is an economist who presents his economic forecast to the clients of NorthStar Title every January. Secondly, Doug Forbes is my brother who lives outside of Philadelphia. My brother had not been to Cleveland for 8…
  • Dec 29

    The Cincinnati Children’s Theater

    The Cincinnati Children’s Theater
    We have been watching a wonderful adaptive reuse of an old machine shop in Cincinnati as it is transformed into the new home of the The Children’s Theater of Cincinnati. Peter Horton of Terrex Development & Construction is managing…
  • Dec 14

    What’s Hot – What’s Not

    What’s Hot – What’s Not
    As 2015 comes to a close, it’s time to make resolutions and to consider what is trending. My resolution is to eat better – more of a plant based diet with less processed foods. It’s either that or buy a new wardrobe. I just…
Rank this Week: 3684

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/
  • Jan 14

    Attorney Rick Voyta

    Attorney Rick Voyta
      Rick Voytas is licensed to practice in Missouri and Illinois. He has been a practicing trial lawyer since 2002. His focus is on aggressively representing clients who have been wronged by large companies. Rick is a native of St. Louis,…
  • Jun 10

    Fatal Consequences of Ectopic Pregnancy Misdiagnosi

    Fatal Consequences of Ectopic Pregnancy Misdiagnosi
    Birth injuries are an unfortunate reality faced by thousands of babies and their parents every year. Pregnancy is one of the most exciting phases in a couple’s life. It can bring cheer and hope to the entire family. However, some…
  • Jun 2

    Missouri Statute of Limitations for Birth Injurie

    Missouri Statute of Limitations for Birth Injurie
    It is important to understand the Missouri statute of limitations for birth injury claims and how it may affect your compensation. Most lawsuits have a statute of limitations which must be adhered to. This includes birth injury lawsuits,…
Rank this Week: 2259

Constitutional & Legal Education…

Constitutional & Legal Education News

Covers constitutional and legal issues in a non-lawyerly way. By David J. Shestokas.

http://www.shestokas.com/
  • Jan 12

    Cápsulas Informativas Constitucionales Becomes #1 on Amazon

    Cápsulas Informativas Constitucionales Becomes #1 on Amazon
    In a very short time, Cápsulas Informativas Constitucionales, the very first book in the Spanish language devoted to discussion and explanation of the found documents and principles of the United States has become a #1 bestseller on…
  • Nov 18

    Constitución de los EEUU Explicada en Español

    Constitución de los EEUU Explicada en Español
    David J. Shestokas, abogado especialista en derecho constitucional, y la Dra. Berta Isabel Arias, autora, han publicado Cápsulas Informativas Constitucionales. Esta publicación le ofrece a la población…
  • Nov 17

    Cápsulas Informativas Constitucionales (Constitutional Sound Bites) Now In Spanish

    Cápsulas Informativas Constitucionales (Constitutional Sound Bites) Now In Spanish
    Attorney David J. Shestokas and author Dr. Berta Isabel Arias have released Cápsulas Informativas Constitucionales, now available on Amazon. This publication affords America’s Spanish speaking population an unprecedented…
Rank this Week: 2012

Cerebral Palsy Lawyers FAQ

Cerebral Palsy Lawyers FAQ

Information on treatment options, research developments and inspirational stories on people with cerebral palsy. By Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers.

http://www.cerebral-palsy-faq.org/
  • Jan 12

    Family Awarded $5M in Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Involving Baby

    Family Awarded $5M in Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Involving Baby
    A Cook County Illinois jury rendered a verdict of more than $5 million against a Hinsdale Hospital Emergency room physician and other medical care givers at the end of a trial involving the May 2008 death of a seven-week old …
  • Dec 12

    Understanding the Connection between Meconium and Your Child’s Cerebral Palsy

    Understanding the Connection between Meconium and Your Child’s Cerebral Palsy
    Meconium is a medical term that refers to a newborn’s first bowel movement. In most infant deliveries, the baby experiences their initial bowel movement immediately after birth. However, when it occurs while the baby is in the womb, the…
  • Nov 12

    How to Determine If Your Child’s Cerebral Palsy Was Preventable

    How to Determine If Your Child’s Cerebral Palsy Was Preventable
    Cerebral palsy (CP) is a group of medical disorders that make movement and balance difficult. The disorders are typically the result of an injury to the child’s developing brain before, during or after the birthing process. In nearly…
Rank this Week: 3606

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/
  • Jan 10

    The Learned Treatise Doctrine in Illinoi

    The Learned Treatise Doctrine in Illinoi
    In Illinois the Supreme Court adopted the “Illinois Rules of Evidence.”  They are found here. As a practitioner, it is nice to have what is supposed to be the law on evidence spelled out in a simple document. I had the honor…
  • Dec 23

     James R. Hausman v Holland America

     James R. Hausman v Holland America
      In James Hausman versus Holland America the jury awarded 21.5 million in favor of plaintiff James Hausman. The case took nine days in federal court in Seattle. The plaintiff’s lawyer was Rick Friedman, author of books entitled…
  • Nov 1

    Personal Injury Waivers in Illinoi

    Personal Injury Waivers in Illinoi
    While in Illinois enforces personal-injury waiver forms, they have to be very specific. This was demonstrated in the case entitled Offord vs Fitness International, LLC (LA Fitness) 2015 IL App (1st) 150879. I suppose at the outset I should…
Rank this Week: 3252

Chicago Accident Law Blog

Chicago Accident Law Blog

Covers car accidents, medical malpractice, personal injury, product liability and truck accidents. By Ed Scanlan.

http://www.chicagoaccidentlawblog.com/
  • Jan 7

    Sexual Abuse Statute of Limitations in Illinoi

    Sexual Abuse Statute of Limitations in Illinoi
    A lawsuit alleging childhood sexual abuse was filed yesterday in Du Page County, Illinois against Bill Gothard and the Institute of Basic Life Principles that he founded in 1961. The lawsuit filed by 10 women includes allegations of rape,…
  • Apr 24

    Illinois Fracking Lawsuit

    Illinois Fracking Lawsuit
    The Hydraulic Fracturing Regulatory Act, 225 ILCS 732/1-1 et. seq. became law in Illinois on June 17, 2013. Environmentalists and landowners above the "New Albany Shale" initially hailed the law, but now that the Illinois Dept. of Natural…
  • Dec 11

    Laser Guided Vehicle Accident

    Laser Guided Vehicle Accident
    Laser Guided Vehicles (LGV), sometimes referred to as Automatic Guided Vehicles (AGV) are being used increasingly in manufacturing facilities as a replacement for human operated forklifts. While there are benefits in terms of efficiency…
Rank this Week: 2335

Gardiner Koch Weisberg & Wrona…

Gardiner Koch Weisberg & Wrona Blog

Covers Illinois injury law.

http://gkwwlaw.com/news/
  • Jan 7

    Personal Injury: 7 Legal Protections To Take

    Personal Injury: 7 Legal Protections To Take
    If you have been injured as a result of a car, truck, or motorcycle accident, your first objective should be to get proper medical care. Even if you are certain that the other driver is at fault, you should not … Continue reading…
  • Dec 15

    6 Things to Consider Before Signing a Prenup

    6 Things to Consider Before Signing a Prenup
    It’s not difficult to grasp why many couples are hesitant to even consider signing a prenuptial agreement. At first glance, it can feel as if you’re hedging your bets against the marriage lasting before it even begins. And for the…
  • May 9

    Municipal Flooding Lawsuit

    Municipal Flooding Lawsuit
    Illinois Farmers Insurance Company has filed several class action lawsuits against dozens of Chicago-area municipalities alleging that these municipalities each failed to provide safe storm sewer systems and conduct adequate storm water…
Rank this Week: 4377

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

By The Davis Law Group, P.C.

http://www.chicagoduilawyerblog.net/
  • Jan 1

    New DUI Laws Effective Today

    New DUI Laws Effective Today
    Effective today, January 1st, 2016, new DUI laws go into effect which benefit revoked and suspended drivers who want to seek driving privileges before the Illinois Secretary of State. One of these significant changes in the law will allow…
  • Dec 28

    New DUI Laws Become Effective January 1, 2016

    New DUI Laws Become Effective January 1, 2016
    Yesterday the Chicago Tribune highlighted a new law effective January 1, 2016, which will expand the number of DUI revoked and suspended drivers who will now be eligible for driving privileges in Illinois. The law will allow the following…
  • Nov 27

    Guidelines for Police Body Cameras Effective January 1, 2016

    Guidelines for Police Body Cameras Effective January 1, 2016
    Comprehensive guidelines for the use of police body cameras are among the several important provisions of Public Act 99-0352, effective January 1, 2016. While the new law will not require body cameras, it creates a policy for their use. The…
Rank this Week: 4927

Chicago Divorce Attorney

Chicago Divorce Attorney

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

http://wolkowitz.com/chicago-divorce-illinois-family-law-blog
  • Dec 30

    New Illinois “Child Custody” Law: Parenting Agreement Requirement

    New Illinois “Child Custody” Law: Parenting Agreement Requirement
    As an Illinois divorce lawyer, it’s important to take note of major changed in the law. Beginning January 1, 2016, there term “custody” will not a legal term so far as the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act…
  • Dec 18

    A QDRO lawyer for post-divorce problems?

    A QDRO lawyer for post-divorce problems?
    Are you divorced and have a problem with your QDRO or other retirement division issue? If so, read this article about problems that can happen after a divorce is finalized – the so called “post decree” time period. After I…
  • Dec 13

    Other Parent Run off with your Kid?

    Other Parent Run off with your Kid?
    If the other parent has run off with your kid, then you need to take action immediately. I have handled a number of these delicate child custody situations, and I treat them like a sting operation. If your child is taken by the other parent,…
Rank this Week: 2787

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

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

http://www.chicagoiplitigation.com/
  • Dec 18

    Court Sets Holiday Hour

    Court Sets Holiday Hour
    The Northern District and the Seventh Circuit have altered their hours of operation for the holidays.  Both courts will be closed on: December 24, 2015; December 25, 2015; and January 1, 2016 The courts will also close at 3:00 pm on…
  • Dec 16

    Seventh Circuit Practice Requires Dismissal of State Law Claims When Federal Claims are Dismissed

    Seventh Circuit Practice Requires Dismissal of State Law Claims When Federal Claims are Dismissed
    Galvin v. Ill. Republican Party, No. 14 C 10490, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Oct. 20, 2015) (Zagel, J.). Judge Zagel dismissed plaintiff’s remaining state law claims for appropriation of image, false light, defamation and civil conspiracy for…
  • Dec 14

    Temporal Overlap Not Required for Joinder of Bit Torrent Doe

    Temporal Overlap Not Required for Joinder of Bit Torrent Doe
    Cobbler Nevada, LLC v. Does 1-38, No. 15 C 5283, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Oct. 23, 2015) (Coleman, J.). Judge Coleman denied Doe 38’s Fed. R. Civ. P. 20 motion to dismiss Does 2-38 for improper joinder in this BitTorrent copyright case…
Rank this Week: 2138

Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers Blog

Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers Blog

Covers Illinois Nursing Home Abuse, news, updates and commentary. Published by Pintas & Mullins Law Firm.

http://www.nursinghomeabuselawyer.center/
  • Dec 16

    Obese Nursing Home Residents Face Unique Risk

    Obese Nursing Home Residents Face Unique Risk
    The global rise in obesity presents many problems that our national healthcare is ill-equipped to handle. For older adults in particular, obesity and its related chronic diseases are putting an increased strain on health, wellbeing, and…
  • Dec 1

    The Reality of Tube Feeding in Nursing Home

    The Reality of Tube Feeding in Nursing Home
    The nursing home abuse lawyers at Pintas & Mullins want to highlight an extremely important but seldom discussed issue affecting residents: the use of feeding tubes in nursing homes and hospitals. Tube feeding is meant to provide…
  • Nov 17

    Medicare to Reimburse for End-of-Life Discussion

    Medicare to Reimburse for End-of-Life Discussion
    Beginning January 1, 2016, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid will reimburse health care providers for discussions with Medicare patients about the type of medical care they want at the end of their lives. The new rule will affect…
Rank this Week: 3135

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/
  • Dec 6

    Are Red-Light Cameras Effective Means of Improving Safety?

    Are Red-Light Cameras Effective Means of Improving Safety?
    Since initiating the program more than a decade ago, the use of red-light cameras has been highly debated. While some focus on the legality of the cameras in general, our primary concern is whether they are effective or not in improving…
  • Nov 23

    Should a Nursing Home Resident be moved when a Complaint is made or a Claim is initiated?

    Should a Nursing Home Resident be moved when a Complaint is made or a Claim is initiated?
    Let’s face it—from complaining about the food or staff in restaurants, to the persons that provide services in our homes—whenever you criticize something or someone, there is always a possible risk of some form of…
  • Nov 18

    Reducing Teen Driving Accidents and Fatalities through Stronger GDL Law

    Reducing Teen Driving Accidents and Fatalities through Stronger GDL Law
    For decades, research studies and statistical data have continued to show the effectiveness of ‘Graduated Driver Licensing’ (GDL) programs. With every state having adopted GDL laws between 1996 and 2011, the efficacy of such…
Rank this Week: 1534