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Chicago Lawyer Blog

Chicago Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.salvilaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 24

    Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard joins Lake County Flood Relief Effort

    Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard joins Lake County Flood Relief Effort
    WAUKEGAN, Ill. (July 24, 2017) – Areas in Lake, McHenry, Kane and Cook Counties have been declared disaster areas after being hit with heavy storms last week. Flooding of the area closed roads, businesses, schools and hospitals and…
  • Jul 21

    Salvi Law June Pet of the Month: Adoptable dog Immy

    Salvi Law June Pet of the Month: Adoptable dog Immy
    GRAYSLAKE, Ill. (July 21, 2017) – The Illinois personal injury law firm of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard, P.C. has committed to finding local adoptable pets a loving home in 2017. We have teamed up with the Anti Cruelty…
  • Jul 19

    Apple’s new ‘Do Not Disturb While Driving’ mode aims to keep drivers safe on the road

    Apple’s new ‘Do Not Disturb While Driving’ mode aims to keep drivers safe on the road
    CHICAGO (July 19, 2017) – Drivers know how dangerous distracted driving is, but we can all agree it is difficult to unplug and not look at our phones while driving. Luckily, Apple is rolling out new technology that could help... The…
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Chicago Criminal Defense Lawyers…

Chicago Criminal Defense Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminaldefenselawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Eyewitness Identification in Illinois Carjacking Case

    Eyewitness Identification in Illinois Carjacking Case
    In a recent Illinois appellate case, the defendant was convicted of aggravated vehicular hijacking, armed robbery and attempted first degree murder. The case arose when the victim left work and drove home to Chicago. At midnight he stopped at…
  • Jun 21

    Facilitating a Heroin Sale in Illinoi

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

    Illinois Administrative Hearings and Criminal Case

    Illinois Administrative Hearings and Criminal Case
    Illinois Administrative Hearings and Criminal Cases Most people are surprised to learn that an “administrative court” system exists in Illinois that functions primarily independent of our traditional court system.…
Rank this Week: 2765

Chicago Business Lawyer Blog

Chicago Business Lawyer Blog

Comments on business law. By Bellas & Wachowski.

http://www.parkridgeattorney.com/
  • Jul 22

    Threats on Social Media: Are They Protected Free Speech?

    Threats on Social Media: Are They Protected Free Speech?
    Are Threats on Social Media Protected Free Speech? In our information age – the Age of Google, you might say – everybody knows that free speech is protected by the first amendment.  And many believe that one can say whatever…
  • Jul 20

    2016 Tax Bills Coming Soon: Here’s What You Can Expect

    2016 Tax Bills Coming Soon: Here’s What You Can Expect
    2016 Tax Bills Coming Soon: Here’s What You Can Expect The Cook County Clerk recently published 2016 property tax rates.  This is the final step in the billing process.  Second installment 2016 tax bills will be mailed by…
  • May 29

    Driverless Cars: The Future of Product Liability Litigation?

    Driverless Cars: The Future of Product Liability Litigation?
    DRIVERLESS CARS: THE FUTURE OF PRODUCT LIABILITY LITIGATION?  Any business that will contribute to the production of driverless vehicles must give serious thought to the risk of products-liability lawsuits. And that includes…
Rank this Week: 3085

Sever | Storey Blog

Sever | Storey Blog

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

http://www.landownerattorneys.com/blog
  • Jul 21

    How Disagreement on Price can Lead to Eminent Domain Action

    How Disagreement on Price can Lead to Eminent Domain Action
    When you think of an eminent domain case, you may think of the government suddenly marching in and demanding your land against your will. However, many eminent domain cases evolve in a much less dramatic fashion. One situation out of…
  • Jul 14

    Unique Issues for Businesses in Partial Taking

    Unique Issues for Businesses in Partial Taking
    In many eminent domain cases, the government does not want to take your entire property. Instead, the government will only need part of your property, which can allow you to retain ownership and occupancy of the rest. While this may not…
  • Jul 1

    What Can be Considered a “Taking” in an Eminent Domain Case?

    What Can be Considered a “Taking” in an Eminent Domain Case?
    The Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution addresses the circumstances under which private lands may or may not be “taken” for public use by the government. While you may assume that “taking” land means…
Rank this Week: 3020

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/
  • Jul 20

    Batavia Debate Over The Safety Benefits Of Beacons At Crosswalk

    Batavia Debate Over The Safety Benefits Of Beacons At Crosswalk
    Pedestrian accidents continue to be a major traffic safety concern for many reasons.  One reason is that various statistics show such accidents to be increasing; as well, pedestrian accidents are cause for concern due to the extent of…
  • Jul 20

    Three-Car “Chain-Reaction” Fatal Crash On Edens Expressway

    Three-Car “Chain-Reaction” Fatal Crash On Edens Expressway
    There was a fatal “chain-reaction” car crash Thursday morning (July 20, 2017) on the Edens Expressway in Skokie. While it is unclear what role – if any – heavy thunderstorms might have played in causing the crash, such…
  • Jul 13

    Man Dies Following Pedestrian Accident In Wilmette

    Man Dies Following Pedestrian Accident In Wilmette
    There was a fatal pedestrian accident Tuesday night (July 11, 2017) in Wilmette. Details on the accident appear to be somewhat limited at this time. According to the Wilmette Police Department, the fatal accident occurred at the intersection…
Rank this Week: 3463

NextGen Financial Services Report

NextGen Financial Services Report

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

http://www.nextgenfinancialservicesreport.com/
  • Jul 20

    CFPB Offers Smaller HELOC Lenders Temporary Relief from HMDA Coverage; HMDA Changes Still Loom In the Future

    CFPB Offers Smaller HELOC Lenders Temporary Relief from HMDA Coverage; HMDA Changes Still Loom In the Future
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) proposed Friday to temporarily relax the scope of upcoming changes to Regulation C, which implements the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA), by raising one threshold for HMDA reporting. Under…
  • Jul 14

    The Sound of Shoes Dropping: CFPB Moves to Bar Class Action Waiver

    The Sound of Shoes Dropping: CFPB Moves to Bar Class Action Waiver
    On July 10, 2017, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) dropped the other shoe and issued final rules prohibiting “providers of consumer financial products and services in the core consumer financial markets of lending money,…
  • Jun 30

    Fourth Corner Credit Union Obtains Pyrrhic Victory for Marijuana Banking

    Fourth Corner Credit Union Obtains Pyrrhic Victory for Marijuana Banking
    The long-awaited  Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals decision in the case of Fourth Corner Credit Union v. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City was issued this week. In short: the would-be credit union, formed to serve participants in the…
Rank this Week: 2629

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
  • Jul 20

    15 Reasons to Investigate Assisted Living Facilities Before Using Them

    15 Reasons to Investigate Assisted Living Facilities Before Using Them
    Elderly Abuse Attorney Offers Advice on Selecting Assisted Living Facilities in Chicago Long-term care, such as an assisted living facility, provides an aging loved one with a safe place to live and access to a community-like environment. It…
  • Jul 13

    Warning Signs Your Loved One’s Nursing Home is Missing the Mark

    Warning Signs Your Loved One’s Nursing Home is Missing the Mark
    Compassionate Elder Care Attorney Helping Families in Chicago Identify Nursing Home Abuse Currently, the United States is experiencing a high volume of elderly in the population. With such great numbers, nursing homes across the country are…
  • Jul 6

    The Medical Malpractice Victim’s Survival Guide

    The Medical Malpractice Victim’s Survival Guide
    Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Explains the Purpose of an IME Medical malpractice is tragic and can leave a victim with significant and permanent injuries. A patient injured by their physician’s negligence has the right to seek…
Rank this Week: 3041

FMLA Insights

FMLA Insights

Covers the Family Medical Leave Act. By Franczek Radelet.

http://www.fmlainsights.com
Rank this Week: 4187

Flaherty Law Blog

Flaherty Law Blog

Covers personal injury.

http://www.danflahertylaw.com/blog
  • Jul 17

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

    Steps You Can Take after a Car Accident to Help Your Claim
    A car accident is a traumatic experience, and you are likely to have a lot on your mind in the immediate aftermath of an accident. Once you leave the accident scene and attend to your pressing medical needs, you may be wondering what you can…
  • Jun 19

    Why It Matters If the Person Who Caused Your Accident Was on the Phone

    Why It Matters If the Person Who Caused Your Accident Was on the Phone
    By now, all drivers should be aware of the dangers of distracted driving. According to the Illinois State Police, distracted driving is present in more than one million car accidents every year in North America. The economic impact of these…
  • Jun 9

    Doctors, Lawyers Most Likely Professionals to Have Car Accident

    Doctors, Lawyers Most Likely Professionals to Have Car Accident
    According to one study, members of some professions are more likely to get into a car accident. The results suggest that working a profession that requires more education does not make someone a safer driver.  Here are the…
Rank this Week: 2755

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Kollias & Giese.

http://www.dupagecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 17

    Wasting Marital Money: Illinois Divorce Law on Dissipation

    Wasting Marital Money: Illinois Divorce Law on Dissipation
    The dictionary definition of “dissipation” is waste by misuse, to spend or use wastefully or extravagantly, to squander, to deplete.  The definition contained in the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act refers to…
  • Jun 20

    Exclusive Possession of the Marital Residence: Who Leaves?

    Exclusive Possession of the Marital Residence: Who Leaves?
    Many couples continue to reside together in the marital residence during divorce proceedings, even when the thought of having to continue to live with their spouse is terribly unpleasant.  This may be especially true when there are…
  • May 15

    DuPage County Children’s Center

    DuPage County Children’s Center
    In many custody disputes, allegations of abuse against children are thrown around.  Sometimes, people use this simply as a means of mudslinging to gain an upper hand in the court’s eyes against the opposing party.  However,…
Rank this Week: 3256

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer…

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal malpractice. By The Clinton Law Firm.

http://www.chicagolegalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3082

Illinois Bicycle Law

Illinois Bicycle Law

Covers Illinois cycling laws and news. By Michael Keating.

http://www.illinoisbicyclelaw.com/
  • Jul 14

    Keating Law Offfices Sponsors the Intelligentsia Cup for 5th Straight Year

    Keating Law Offfices Sponsors the Intelligentsia Cup for 5th Straight Year
    2017 if the 5th Year that Keating Law Offices has sponsored the Intelligentsia Cup powered by SRAM. The 2017 Intelligentsia Cup has races throughout Chicagoland. The Prairie State Cycling Series is put together by the same…
  • Jul 14

    Uber or Lyft in Bike Lane? City of Chicago Training PROHIBITS Ride Share Cars in Bike Lane

    Uber or Lyft in Bike Lane? City of Chicago Training PROHIBITS Ride Share Cars in Bike Lane
    For a lot of people trying to get around Chicago, rideshare companies like Lyft and Uber have a made a big difference when it comes to the ease and comfort of getting around the city by car. That is why it is ironic that many Uber and Lyft…
  • Jun 20

    Illinois Bicyclist Killed in Crash with SUV in Hoffman Estate

    Illinois Bicyclist Killed in Crash with SUV in Hoffman Estate
    Southbound Gannon Drive at Golf Road in Hoffman Estates, IllinoisMichael Schoop of Hoffman Estates has died as a result of injuries he sustained on Wednesday when the driver of an SUV did not yield the right-of-way to the bicyclist when the…
Rank this Week: 4755

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer…

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains The Law

By Matt Keenan.

http://www.skokiecriminallawyer.com/
  • Jul 14

    DO I NEED AN ILLINOIS FIREARM ID IF I AM LICENSED OUT OF STATE?

    DO I NEED AN ILLINOIS FIREARM ID IF I AM LICENSED OUT OF STATE?
    The answer depends on what you mean by “licensed.” Illinois law requires gun owners to possess a valid Firearm Owner’s Identification (FOID) card issued by the state. There is an exception, however, for non-Illinois…
  • Jul 4

    POLICE MUST VIDEOTAPE MURDER INTERROGATIONS IN ILLINOIS

    POLICE MUST VIDEOTAPE MURDER INTERROGATIONS IN ILLINOIS
    Illinois law requires that police videotape anytime they question you about murder charges provided that you are in custody. If police fail to record the entire interrogation, a judge may throw out any statements you made even after the tape…
  • Jun 2

    THE FELONY IN FELONY MURDER

    THE FELONY IN FELONY MURDER
    In Illinois, you can be charged with felony murder if a death results while you are committing a forcible felony other than second degree murder. For example, if you are robbing a store and your accomplice shoots the store owner, you can be…
Rank this Week: 3308

Chicago Criminal Attorney Blog

Chicago Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 14

    How to Advance your Medicare Appeal after a Reconsideration by a QIC

    How to Advance your Medicare Appeal after a Reconsideration by a QIC
    If you are appealing a reconsideration issued by a Qualified Independent Contractor (QIC) and you have not received a decision within 90 days you may have the right to have your appeal escalated to the next level before the Medicare Appeals…
  • Jul 14

    Changes to the Medicare Appeals Proce

    Changes to the Medicare Appeals Proce
    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) part of the Department of Health and Human Service (HHS) issued a final rule on January 17, 2017 titled “Medicare Program: Changes to the Medicare Claims and Entitlement, Medicare…
  • Feb 25

    False Claims Act case against Lance Armstrong Cycle’s On

    False Claims Act case against Lance Armstrong Cycle’s On
    Back in 1995 the United States Postal Service (USPS) sponsored the cycling team headed by Lance Armstrong, its top rider. In 2000 Lance Armstrong won the Tour de France and the USPS renewed its sponsorship of the team so long as Armstrong…
Rank this Week: 3002

Chicago Injury Blog

Chicago Injury Blog

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

https://www.daveabels.com/blog/
  • Jul 13

    Were You Injured by a Misdiagnosis?

    Were You Injured by a Misdiagnosis?
    Diagnostic testing is a primary part of the job for many medical professionals. Knowing which tests to conduct and which questions to ask to make a correct diagnosis is critical to ensuring patients receive the treatment they need. When a…
  • Jul 11

    Truck Drivers Are Required to Use Extreme Caution in Bad Weather

    Truck Drivers Are Required to Use Extreme Caution in Bad Weather
    Every commercial truck driver should be fully aware of the Illinois traffic laws and federal regulations with which they must comply to drive safely. However, in some cases, truck drivers are expected to use their judgment and make decisions…
  • Jul 10

    The High Cost of Traumatic Brain Injurie

    The High Cost of Traumatic Brain Injurie
    A traumatic brain injury is diagnosed after damage occurs to brain tissue after the brain hits the inside of the skull, usually due to head trauma. Even relatively minor brain injuries can be serious and should always be treated as such,…
Rank this Week: 2767

Orland Park Criminal Defense…

Orland Park Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.fotopouloslaw.com/orland-park-criminal-lawyer/
  • Jul 11

    Can the State's Attorney Conduct a Traffic Stop and Search Your Car for Drugs?

    Can the State's Attorney Conduct a Traffic Stop and Search Your Car for Drugs?
    Anyone who has seen the television show Law & Order knows the familiar opening narration: “In the criminal justice system, the people are represented by two separate, yet equally important, groups: the police, who investigate crime;…
  • Jul 5

    How Police Excessive Force Can Lead to Criminal Charges Against the Victim

    How Police Excessive Force Can Lead to Criminal Charges Against the Victim
    This past January, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) completed a formal investigation into the Chicago Police Department (CPD), specifically the misuse and overuse of force in ways that violate the civil rights of Illinois residents. The…
  • Jun 29

    Can a Prosecutor Call Me a “Criminal” in Front of the Jury?

    Can a Prosecutor Call Me a “Criminal” in Front of the Jury?
    If you are charged with a violent crime in Illinois, you have the right to a fair trial. On television legal dramas, you often see crusading prosecutors make powerful opening or closing arguments designed to sway a jury's emotions. In…
Rank this Week: 2675

Illinois Expungement Lawyer Blog

Illinois Expungement Lawyer Blog

By Jorie K. Johnson.

http://www.illinoisexpungementlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 7

    Governor Rauner grants 10 petitions for executive clemency with authorization to expunge on June 30, 2017

    Governor Rauner grants 10 petitions for executive clemency with authorization to expunge on June 30, 2017
    Last Friday, June 30, 2017 Governor Rauner addressed another batch of Illinois clemency petitions, granting 10 pardons with authorization to expunge and denying 104. The pardons that were issued were for cases ranging in dates from 1981 to…
  • Apr 18

    Illinois Governor Rauner grants 5 clemency petitions on Good Friday, 2017

    Illinois Governor Rauner grants 5 clemency petitions on Good Friday, 2017
    In his 16th batch of clemency petition decisions since taking office in January of 2015, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner granted pardons authorizing expungement to five (5) individuals on April 14, 2017: one (1) individual was granted relief…
  • Apr 18

    Illinois Governor Rauner grants 5 clemency petitions on Good Friday, 2017

    Illinois Governor Rauner grants 5 clemency petitions on Good Friday, 2017
    In his 16th batch of clemency petition decisions since taking office in January of 2015, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner granted pardons authorizing expungement to five (5) individuals on April 14, 2017: one (1) individual was granted relief…
Rank this Week: 4794

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/
  • Jul 6

    After 10 Year Coverup, Hospital Admits Falsifying Records, Girl Receives $5.2 M

    After 10 Year Coverup, Hospital Admits Falsifying Records, Girl Receives $5.2 M
    10 years ago this January, twin Sarah Butler was born at Royal Victoria Hospital in Barrie, Ontario to Jaye Butler. Her twin brother was delivered healthy and free of complications several minutes prior. To encourage speedy delivery of Sarah,…
  • Jun 27

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

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

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

    You Are on the Verge of Losing Legal Rights – PLEASE ACT NOW
    After a couple of false starts, H.R. 1215, the Protecting Access to Care Act is going to the House floor this week.  This massive medical malpractice bill also applies to nursing home and drug and device cases.  The bill caps…
Rank this Week: 4262

duilawyerskokie.com

duilawyerskokie.com

Covers Illinois DUI law. By Matt Keenan.

http://duilawyerskokie.com/
  • Jul 4

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

    I WAS CAUGHT SWITCHING SAMPLES IN MY DRUG TEST. WHAT CAN HAPPEN?
    You were convicted for possession of a controlled substance. The court gave you supervision if you had a misdemeanor or probation if you had a felony. As part of your sentence, you must submit to random drug testing. You knew ……
  • Jun 14

    HOW A SIMPLE WELLNESS CHECK CAN TURN INTO A DUI ARREST

    HOW A SIMPLE WELLNESS CHECK CAN TURN INTO A DUI ARREST
    The officer may have simply been checking to make sure you were OK. You were slumped over your steering wheel, and the officer thought you might have a medical emergency. So she knocked on your window. You were startled and … Continue…
  • May 22

    WHAT CAN HURT YOUR PERFORMANCE ON FIELD SOBRIETY TESTS?

    WHAT CAN HURT YOUR PERFORMANCE ON FIELD SOBRIETY TESTS?
    You were stopped under suspicion of drunk driving. The officer asked you to take field sobriety tests, and since you didn’t have much to drink, you agreed. To your surpise, you failed the tests and were arrested. What happened? What…
Rank this Week: 3304

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagoimmigrationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 3

    DHS Clarifies “Close Family” Exception to Travel Ban

    DHS Clarifies “Close Family” Exception to Travel Ban
    On June 29, 2017 the Department of Homeland Security revised their initial definition of the “close family” exception to the travel ban.  (See Blog Entry June 27, 2017) [The designated countries are Syria, Iran, Somalia,…
  • Jun 27

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

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

    News is Divided on Trump Policies for DACA and DAPA

    News is Divided on Trump Policies for DACA and DAPA
    On June 15, 2017, Department of Homeland Secretary John Kelly issued a Policy Memo regarding two programs:  the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and the Deferred Action for Parents of American Citizens (DAPA) and there was…
Rank this Week: 3587

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/
  • Jun 29

    Governmental Immunity

    Governmental Immunity
    Government entities are generally allowed immunity on many torts. This makes filing suit against a county or municipal government difficult. An example of that is Monson vs. City of Danville. In Monson the plaintiff fell on property owned by…
  • May 14

    Protecting Access to Care Act of 2017

    Protecting Access to Care Act of 2017
    HR 1215 advancing through the house, the subject of medical neglect to come up again. HR 15 would limit noneconomic damages to $250,000 on medical neglect claims throughout the country. This would affect states’ rights to decide their…
  • Dec 26

    Medical Providers Need Not Bill Health Insurance

    Medical Providers Need Not Bill Health Insurance
    In Barry v St Mary’s Hospital the Plaintiff treated at Defendant – St Mary’s – for injuries he sustained in a car wreck. The defendant asserted 3 liens against the Plaintiff’s personal injury claim which he had…
Rank this Week: 3846

Real Estate Advisor Law Blog

Real Estate Advisor Law Blog

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

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

    ‘Lease’ Vega

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

    Ulmer Client, Taco Bell, Opens Cantina in Downtown Cleveland

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

    A Restaurant Lease is a Unique Dish

    A Restaurant Lease is a Unique Dish
    I have previously commented about the similarity in service between a restaurant and law firm (see prior blog). One area where restaurants differ from other businesses is the issues presented in a retail lease. A restaurant lease involves…
Rank this Week: 4115

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.theusimmigrationlawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 3241

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
  • Jun 12

    Big News! IRS Extends Portability Election Deadline For Estates Since 2011

    Big News! IRS Extends Portability Election Deadline For Estates Since 2011
    In an unexpected move, the IRS announced in Rev. Proc. 2017-34 (June 9, 2017) that estates who failed to file an optional estate tax return (Form 706) to elect “portability” of a deceased spouse’s unused exemption (DSUE) now…
  • Mar 6

    New Illinois Laws for 2017, Part 3: Real Property, Disability & More

    New Illinois Laws for 2017, Part 3: Real Property, Disability & More
    This is the third and final post in a series about new Illinois probate and estate laws taking effect in late 2016 or the beginning of 2017.  Read Part 1 and Part 2. In all, last year the Illinois legislature passed 192 new laws. To…
  • Feb 21

    New Illinois Laws for 2017, Part 2: Unclaimed and Abandoned Property

    New Illinois Laws for 2017, Part 2: Unclaimed and Abandoned Property
    This is the second in a series of posts about new Illinois probate and estate laws taking effect in late 2016 or the beginning of 2017. A primary of the task of an executor or successor trustee is to ascertain and marshal the decedent’s…
Rank this Week: 2843

Illinois DUI Law Blog

Illinois DUI Law Blog

Covers the ever changing landscape of Illinois DUI Law. By Steven H. Fagan.

http://www.illinoisduiblog.com/
  • Jun 8

    Will Aggravated Speeding be the new DUI in Illinois?

    Will Aggravated Speeding be the new DUI in Illinois?
    Is Aggravated Speeding doomed to be the new Illinois DUI?Many shake their heads in disbelief. It might seem bizarre, but in Illinois Aggravated Speeding is a crime.What's more, while Illinois criminal penalties begin with Class C…
  • May 10

    Chicago DUI roadblocks are targeting low-income neighborhoods light on DUI? Find out why.

    Chicago DUI roadblocks are targeting low-income neighborhoods light on DUI? Find out why.
    Chicago DUI roadblocks are targeting low-income Black and Latino neighborhoods, where the actual known incidence of DUI is low, compared to several more affluent neighborhoods. This isn't just more of my typical anti-roadblock screed. This is…
  • May 23

    Proposed Illinois DUI law to allow those with lifetime DUI revocation a permit fail

    Proposed Illinois DUI law to allow those with lifetime DUI revocation a permit fail
    A common-sense effort for a solution to a real problem has eluded the Illinois legislature yet again, most likely because of fear.Representative Elaine Neikritz proposed legislation that would have allowed a carefully Restricted Driving…
Rank this Week: 3833

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.illinoisinjurylawyerblog.net/
  • Jun 2

    Supreme Court Reverses Decision Rejecting Arbitration Agreement Between Nursing Home and Resident

    Supreme Court Reverses Decision Rejecting Arbitration Agreement Between Nursing Home and Resident
    Earlier this month, the United States Supreme Court decided a case that may have a major effect on nursing home claims throughout the United States. In Kindred Nursing Centers, L.P. v. Clark, the court held that state courts cannot adopt…
  • May 31

    Firefighter’s Case Dismissed After Being Run Over by Truck at Base Camp

    Firefighter’s Case Dismissed After Being Run Over by Truck at Base Camp
    In a recent decision, a state appellate court dismissed a firefighter’s lawsuit after she was run over by a truck while sleeping at base camp. After a fire broke out in a national forest, firefighters were deployed to fight the…
  • May 19

    Defective Design Lawsuit Claims Keurig Coffee Machine Caused House Fire

    Defective Design Lawsuit Claims Keurig Coffee Machine Caused House Fire
    When someone suffers injuries as a result of a defective or dangerous product, the potential defendants that may be held liable range from the company that designed the product to the manufacturer and even the retailer. Product liability…
Rank this Week: 2585

Chicago DUI Law Blog

Chicago DUI Law Blog

Covers Chicago criminal and DUI laws. By Ava George Stewart.

http://chicagoduilaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 30

    Chicago DUI Law Blog: Chicago DUI lawyer comments on Tiger Woods' no-alcohol-DUI

    Chicago DUI Law Blog: Chicago DUI lawyer comments on Tiger Woods' no-alcohol-DUI
    This Chicago DUI attorney is not alone in experiencing déjà vu.Mr. Woods was arrested over the holiday weekend. This time, it appears he is being charged with DUI.I spoke to my mum today about these issues. Yes. You can be…
  • Mar 2

    Chicago DUI Attorney Comments on License Suspensions for DUI Arrest

    Chicago DUI Attorney Comments on License Suspensions for DUI Arrest
    This Chicago DUI attorney has posted here and hereabout having your driving privileges taken away before you ever have your first day in court.  From the Chicago Tribune:Bureaucratic mix-ups have let thousands of drunken drivers…
  • Jan 19

    Chicago DUI Lawyer's Thoughts on Martin Luther King's Holiday

    Chicago DUI Lawyer's Thoughts on Martin Luther King's Holiday
    My Dear Friends,I have already posted my thoughts over at Chicago Criminal Law Blog on this subject.  There is always something you can do today.-- PaxContinue reading over at Chicago Criminal Law Blog
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Drug Law Center

Drug Law Center

Covers products liability. By Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers.

https://www.druglawcenter.org/
  • May 30

    Vaccine

    Vaccine
    The vaccination injury attorneys at the Drug Law Center remain committed to representing our clients who have been harmed by vaccines to ensure they receive financial compensation. What are Vaccines? Vaccinations are biologically prepared…
  • May 30

    Superbug

    Superbug
    The infection injury attorneys at the Drug Law Center are reviewing and accepting cases from clients who suffered injuries caused by preventable superbugs. What are Superbugs? Superbug is a term that describes hearty strains of bacteria that…
  • May 30

    Reglan

    Reglan
    The gastrointestinal injury attorneys at the Drug Law Center are currently evaluating potential Reglan compensation claims for metoclopramide medication users suffering from Tardive Dystonia, Tardive Dyskinesia, or another associated…
Rank this Week: 2757

Nenye Uche Blog

Nenye Uche Blog

Covers Illinois criminal and DUI laws.

http://criminaldefenseattorneyinchicago.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 3980

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/
  • May 17

    Rosenstein Appointment of Special Prosecutor Bodes Well for America

    Rosenstein Appointment of Special Prosecutor Bodes Well for America
    It is not possible to find a single major media outlet that simply reports accurate facts without either subtle or overt effort to give a political story a “spin” that matches an editorial agenda whether it is liberal or…
  • May 15

    Thomas Jefferson and I Need Your Help!

    Thomas Jefferson and I Need Your Help!
    Never thought I would write about the connections of Adolf Hitler, Benedict Arnold and Thomas Jefferson, but they have come together in my life. Here’s how the world’s most infamous murderer, America’s most famous traitor…
  • Mar 17

    Two Lawless Court Injunctions Against President Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration

    Two Lawless Court Injunctions Against President Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration
    On March 15, 2017, two federal judges ordered the executive branch of our government to not enforce an order issued by President Trump. The orders by these judges were without legal basis, and these theoretical guardians of the law acted with…
Rank this Week: 2925

Avoidance Action Update Blog

Avoidance Action Update Blog

By A Bayard, P.A. Covers preference actions, fraudulent transfers and everything else under the bankruptcy code's avoidance statutes.

http://avoidanceactionupdate.bayardlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 2664

Illinois Business Litigator Blog

Illinois Business Litigator Blog

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

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

    Bankruptcy: The Big Picture (Part I)

    Bankruptcy: The Big Picture (Part I)
    This post was prepared by yours truly, with contributions from Phil Bradford, a financial web content writer. Phil graduated from New York University School of Law and recently joined Herald University as a reporter. He has also written…
  • Sep 16

    Divorce Attorney Fees Nondischargable

    Divorce Attorney Fees Nondischargable
    In May 2013 a Wisconsin Court determined that Trentadue committed “significant over‐trial” and ordered that he contribute $25,000 toward his ex‐wife’s Attorneys' fees. Trentadue filed Bankruptcy. The…
  • Sep 16

    Divorce Attorney Fees Nondischargable

    Divorce Attorney Fees Nondischargable
    In May 2013 a Wisconsin Court determined that Trentadue committed “significant over‐trial” and ordered that he contribute $25,000 toward his ex‐wife’s Attorneys' fees. Trentadue filed Bankruptcy. The…
Rank this Week: 3564

Chicago Bankruptcy Blog

Chicago Bankruptcy Blog

Covers chapter 7 and chapter 13 bankruptcy. By Leeders & Associates.

http://chicago-bankruptcy.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4326

Attorney R. Tamara de Silva's…

Attorney R. Tamara de Silva's Blawg

Constitutional matters, politics, Wall Street matters, important cases and lots of opinions.

http://www.desilvalawoffices.com/Chicago-Litigation.aspx
  • Feb 9

    Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Rejects Effort to Reinstate Travel Ban

    Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Rejects Effort to Reinstate Travel Ban
    /documents/17-35105.pdfThe Ninth Circuit's three-judge federal appeals panel unanimously refuses to reinstate President Trump’s travel ban. The decision is here. The decision was not signed as usual but per curium. Among the…
  • Jan 26

    Civil Asset Forfeiture Considered

    Civil Asset Forfeiture Considered
    Civil Forfeiture Considered
  • Jan 18

    When Does a Criminal Defendant Have the Right to a Lawyer?

    When Does a Criminal Defendant Have the Right to a Lawyer?
    When Does a Criminal Defendant Have the Right to a Lawyer? Most people know from popular TV shows that the defendant in a criminal case has the right to counsel. But when does this right come into play, and what does it really mean? The…
Rank this Week: 3603

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Kurasch & Klein, LTD.

http://www.chicagoinjurylawyerblog.net/
  • Jan 7

    Recent Developments in Illinois Workers’ Compensation Disability Criteria

    Recent Developments in Illinois Workers’ Compensation Disability Criteria
    The criteria for determination of permanent partial disability under the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act of Illinois, 820 ILCS 305, was modified in September 2011.  Under Section 8.1b of the Act, for accidental injuries that…
  • Jan 7

    Recent Developments in Illinois Workers’ Compensation Disability Criteria

    Recent Developments in Illinois Workers’ Compensation Disability Criteria
    The criteria for determination of permanent partial disability under the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act of Illinois, 820 ILCS 305, was modified in September 2011.  Under Section 8.1b of the Act, for accidental injuries that…
  • Dec 29

    What You Should Be Asking a New Personal Injury Lawyer

    What You Should Be Asking a New Personal Injury Lawyer
    While all lawyers have similar educational backgrounds, they are quite different from each other in terms of years of experience, the kinds of experiences they have had, their temperaments, and the approach they will take to get your case…
Rank this Week: 2608

Lakeblawg

Lakeblawg

Covers consumer and business bankruptcy, and mortgage foreclosure defense. By Lake Law.

http://www.lakelaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 4317

Fahnert Family Law Office

Fahnert Family Law Office

Discusses how to avoid mistakes and obtain a better outcome in your divorce. By Marie Fahnert.

http://www.justdivorceblog.com/
  • Dec 21

    Tips you can learn from millionaire divorce

    Tips you can learn from millionaire divorce
    The New York Times recently published an article titled “How to Hide $400 Million” about the divorce between a couple whose net worth was in the hundreds of millions and whose husband was hiding funds. Interestingly, a lot fo the…
  • Sep 10

    DIVORCE LAWYER CHICAGO

    DIVORCE LAWYER CHICAGO
    Marie Fahnert is a divorce lawyer in Chicago, Illinois. She has devoted her career exclusively to family law and the associated financial and child-related issues of maintenance (spousal support), child-custody, child-support, division of…
  • Aug 5

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Illinois Criminal Defender Voice

Illinois Criminal Defender Voice

Offers news, updates and insight on Illinois criminal law. By Donald Delbert.

http://www.illinoiscriminaldefendervoice.com
  • Dec 20

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  • Jul 30

    Sex Offender Attorneys California

    Sex Offender Attorneys California
    If you have grounds for dismissal. If you get $40 or something that you want to ticket you would need a lot of people who sped just 10 miles per hour is ridiculous. You are still fight for you. Opting to contribute to community service is…
  • Jul 30

    Dui Lawyer Summit County Colorado

    Dui Lawyer Summit County Colorado
    Sa Arrest Checkmate y it is common with moving violation as the ones you time and work. Your answer to how to you within a few times only to have done the WRONG WAY and as a phone call I expect throughout the court room. Some police agencies…
Rank this Week: 4198

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/
  • Dec 4

    Back to the Basics – Unique Dangers of Tractor Trailer

    Back to the Basics – Unique Dangers of Tractor Trailer
    There are a significant number of tractor-trailers on the road at any given time of the day. These tractor-trailers play an important role in our economy. Yet, with all these tractor-trailers on the road, the number of tractor-trailer related…
  • Dec 4

    Back to the Basics – Unique Dangers of Tractor Trailer

    Back to the Basics – Unique Dangers of Tractor Trailer
    There are a significant number of tractor-trailers on the road at any given time of the day. These tractor-trailers play an important role in our economy. Yet, with all these tractor-trailers on the road, the number of tractor-trailer related…
  • Nov 26

    The Dangers of Distracted/Inattentive Tractor-Trailer Driver

    The Dangers of Distracted/Inattentive Tractor-Trailer Driver
    Distracted driving occurs when a person is driving a motor vehicle while, at the same time, engaged in an activity that could take the his or her eyes off of the road. Distracted driving, or inattentive driving, is a very common cause of…
Rank this Week: 4261

Bed Sore FAQ

Bed Sore FAQ

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

http://www.bedsorefaq.com/
  • Sep 5

    Acknowledging the Dangers and Expense of Pressure Sore

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

    Scientific Approach Used to Eliminate Development of Decubitus Ulcer

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

    Physician Group Gives Advice on Reducing Pressure Sore

    Physician Group Gives Advice on Reducing Pressure Sore
    Doctors, nurses and other medical professionals have long known that the baby boomer generation will push the limits of the nursing care industry as America’s aging population enters their final years. Recently, ACP (American College of…
Rank this Week: 3470

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
  • Jun 29

    States Advance Policies to Help Immigrants Stay Healthy While Feds Are at a Standstill

    States Advance Policies to Help Immigrants Stay Healthy While Feds Are at a Standstill
    Congressional inaction on immigration reform is effectively leaving a huge void, and states have been stepping up to fill that void with public policies that reflect reality. Last week, we saw another example of the consequences of this…
  • Jun 24

    Despite Ongoing Budget Impasse, Progress Against Poverty in Illinoi

    Despite Ongoing Budget Impasse, Progress Against Poverty in Illinoi
    Government, at all levels, has a critical role to play in securing justice and opportunity for people in poverty or otherwise at risk. So as Congress remains highly polarized and gridlocked, it is important to take advantage of opportunities…
  • Jun 20

    Justice = Love

    Justice = Love
    The following spoken-word essay was delivered at the opening of the Shriver Center’s 2016 benefit on June 14, 2016, by Michelle Mbekeani-Wiley, Community Justice Staff Attorney at the Shriver Center. I would like to start this evening…
Rank this Week: 4176

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/
  • Jun 9

    Treating Bedsores: Issues in Illinois Nursing Home Care

    Treating Bedsores: Issues in Illinois Nursing Home Care
    A widespread and common misconception is that bedsores are a regular part of life in a nursing home. Rather, bed sores are an indication of nursing home neglect here in Illinois and anywhere else they occur. Bedsores, often called pressure…
  • Jun 9

    Treating Bedsores: Issues in Illinois Nursing Home Care

    Treating Bedsores: Issues in Illinois Nursing Home Care
    A widespread and common misconception is that bedsores are a regular part of life in a nursing home. Rather, bed sores are an indication of nursing home neglect here in Illinois and anywhere else they occur. Bedsores, often called pressure…
  • Jun 9

    Treating Bedsores: Issues in Illinois Nursing Home Care

    Treating Bedsores: Issues in Illinois Nursing Home Care
    A widespread and common misconception is that bedsores are a regular part of life in a nursing home. Rather, bed sores are an indication of nursing home neglect here in Illinois and anywhere else they occur. Bedsores, often called pressure…
Rank this Week: 4377

Cary J. Wintroub & Associates Law…

Cary J. Wintroub & Associates Law Blog

Covers personal injury news.

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

    Ten Reasons that Truck Drivers Crash

    Ten Reasons that Truck Drivers Crash
    Trucking accidents represent only a small portion of total accidents on the highways, but people in them are more likely to be killed or suffer serious injuries. Several organizations – including the trucking industry – have…
  • Jun 3

    Ten Reasons that Truck Drivers Crash

    Ten Reasons that Truck Drivers Crash
    Ten reasons truck drivers get in crashes Trucking accidents represent only a small portion of total accidents on the highways, but people in them are more likely to be killed or suffer serious injuries. Several organizations –…
  • Jun 3

    How to avoid a dog’s bite

    How to avoid a dog’s bite
    Dog bites happen, but often they can be avoided if people understand the mentality of a dog. The key to avoiding a dog bite is to recognize a dog’s body language, and to avoid behavior that will provoke a dog to violence. (Article…
Rank this Week: 2875

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/
  • May 12

    Factors That May Put Your Child at Risk for Developing Cerebral Palsy

    Factors That May Put Your Child at Risk for Developing Cerebral Palsy
    Cerebral palsy (CP) is a group of disorders caused by abnormal brain development or significant brain damage that occurs during pregnancy, delivery or after the child is born. In actuality, there are multiple possible causes of damage or…
  • Apr 12

    ‘Life Care Plans’ Help Provide for Your Child’s Medical Needs and Future

    ‘Life Care Plans’ Help Provide for Your Child’s Medical Needs and Future
    Children who suffer disabling injuries such as a birth defect or childbirth trauma often need lifelong living assistance. In many incidents, the child requires ongoing care to accomplish even the most basic activities like eating, dressing,…
  • Mar 12

    Growing Old with Cerebral Palsy: What to Expect

    Growing Old with Cerebral Palsy: What to Expect
    While the burden of dealing with cerebral palsy (CP) can place many restrictions on a young child, handling CP as an adult can affect the individual’s independence and quality-of-life. This is because cerebral palsy in adulthood usually…
Rank this Week: 4073

Illinois Plaintiff's Lawyer

Illinois Plaintiff's Lawyer

Covers issues in Plaintiff's law, both nationally and in Illinois. By Ryan Bradley.

http://www.illinoisplaintiffslawyer.com/
  • Apr 13

    Advisors, Brokers, Fiduciaries, and Your Money: Making Sense of the New Rule

    Advisors, Brokers, Fiduciaries, and Your Money: Making Sense of the New Rule
    We live in a new economy.  The stock market swings up and down at a rate that most people will never have a chance of following, and unless you happen to have a super computer and the ability to participate in so called “flash…
  • Mar 31

    The Basics: An Illinois Medical Malpractice Primer

    The Basics: An Illinois Medical Malpractice Primer
    In 2010, the Illinois Supreme Court struck down the state’s statutory limits on certain types of damages that could be awarded in a medical malpractice lawsuits. As a result, you might think that the state’s laws will favor…
  • Mar 17

    Stopping Nursing Home Neglect, Take Action

    Stopping Nursing Home Neglect, Take Action
    After reading about so many different nursing home neglect cases in the news, you might begin to believe that neglect is commonplace. While it can (and often does) happen, nursing home neglect is not something you have to accept. Whether you…
Rank this Week: 3806