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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 22

    Hidden Camera Captures Assault of Nursing Home Patient by Employee

    Hidden Camera Captures Assault of Nursing Home Patient by Employee
    In every state in the nation, debates are raging over how best to protect the vulnerable citizens that are confined to nursing homes from abuse, neglect, and harm that they may face. Some states are enacting laws to increase oversight of…
  • May 20

    Nursing Home Death Sparks Investigation into Abuse Claim

    Nursing Home Death Sparks Investigation into Abuse Claim
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 1.4 million Americans live in nursing homes. Not only are the lives of these individuals affected by nursing home safety and protocols within the homes but their loved ones, family…
  • May 14

    Employee Admits Intentionally Swapping Nursing Home Patients' Prescription Medication

    Employee Admits Intentionally Swapping Nursing Home Patients' Prescription Medication
    Right now, 1.4 million Americans live in nursing homes across the country, according to the Centers for Disease Control. That number is continuing to grow every year as the population in America both increases and ages, placing a greater…
Rank this Week: 3184

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 19

    In Search of Restaurant Lease Knowledge and the World’s Greatest Fish Taco

    In Search of Restaurant Lease Knowledge and the World’s Greatest Fish Taco
    I just got back from San Diego where I spoke at the National Restaurant Association Financial Officers and Tax Executives Conference. I was on a panel with Ron Dee of Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants and George Galloway of Next…
  • May 18

    What Happens in Vegas…May End Up in a Blog

    What Happens in Vegas…May End Up in a Blog
    The ICSC Walapalooza starts this weekend in Vegas. The sheer number of people converging in one place and the talent level of them is staggering. And of course it is all hard work! I’m hoping to get a couple free minutes to meet with…
  • Apr 21

    What I Learned Today

    What I Learned Today
    I just attended the Advanced Commercial Lease Institute at Georgetown University Law Center. The Institute “brings together the brightest minds in the commercial leasing industry” to discuss “the most up-to-date and pressing…
Rank this Week: 2988

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/
  • Jun 18

    Country Roads, Take Me Home…But Be Careful.

    Country Roads, Take Me Home…But Be Careful.
    In Illinois, Country Roads hide danger beneath the beauty. Living in Illinois, particularly central Illinois, offers a great opportunity to spend some time driving down country carol roads. Despite the beauty country roads are one of the most…
  • Jan 12

    Stryker Rejuvenate and AGB II Hips Prolific in Peoria and the Illinois Valley

    Stryker Rejuvenate and AGB II Hips Prolific in Peoria and the Illinois Valley
    Stryker Hip Replacement Recall Lawsuit News Update: Peoria, LaSalle, Peru, Illinois have Hundreds of Cases Litigation for the Stryker hip replacement recall settlement is continuing according to Plaintiffs’ Lead Counsel Committee…
  • Apr 28

    Medication Errors in Illinois Nursing Homes On the Rise

    Medication Errors in Illinois Nursing Homes On the Rise
    Nursing Home Medication Errors Nowadays, placing a loved one into a nursing home requires much research into the facility’s complaint and citation history. NBC 5 Chicago reports that a multitude of residents in Illinois nursing homes…
Rank this Week: 2519

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/
  • Jun 15

    Three Suffer Personal Injuries in Southern Illinois Train & Truck Collision

    Three Suffer Personal Injuries in Southern Illinois Train & Truck Collision
    Trucks and trains are among the largest and most powerful vehicles on the roadways. They are extremely large in height and weight and travel at high speeds. While all drivers already have a legal duty to be safe drivers, it is arguable that…
  • Apr 25

    Alton Woman Killed in Trucking Accident Near Alton

    Alton Woman Killed in Trucking Accident Near Alton
    The severity trucking accidents leave a lasting impact on the lives of those involved. Many of these accidents, especially ones involving personal injuries caused by negligence and reckless driving, can be prevented. When seeing an accident…
  • Apr 20

    Fatal I-55 Truck Accident; Semi Hits Disabled Vehicle

    Fatal I-55 Truck Accident; Semi Hits Disabled Vehicle
    While we often write about the City of Chicago itself as being a major hub for the trucking industry, we need to remember that Chicagoland, including the surrounding suburbs, consists of a large area around the city. This means that while…
Rank this Week: 3192

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

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

http://www.illinoisduilawyerblawg.com/
  • Jun 9

    Illinois Bill Setting Legal Marijuana Limit Awaits Governor’s Signature

    Illinois Bill Setting Legal Marijuana Limit Awaits Governor’s Signature
    A bill setting 15 nanograms as the THC threshold for DUI-marijuana is awaiting the governor’s signature. Governor Rauner has 60 days to decide whether to sign it or veto it. Under the current law, a driver caught with any…
  • Jun 2

    Illinois Supreme Court Holds Officer’s Reasonable Mistake of Law Can Justify Vehicle Stop

    Illinois Supreme Court Holds Officer’s Reasonable Mistake of Law Can Justify Vehicle Stop
    The Illinois Supreme Court recently held that an officer’s objectively reasonable mistake of law may form the basis for a constitutionally valid vehicle stop.  Police officers stopped defendant Jose Gaytan, believing his…
  • May 11

    Dirty DUI Stings Constitutional, Says Federal Court

    Dirty DUI Stings Constitutional, Says Federal Court
    Plaintiffs Mitchell Katz and Hasan Aksu sued Stephen Tanabe of the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office for helping private investigator Christopher Butler set up a “dirty DUI” sting of which they were both victims. The…
Rank this Week: 3106

the wasserblawg

the wasserblawg

Provides Chicago residential real estate information for buyers and sellers. By Michael H. Wasserman.

http://wasserblawg.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 29

    BEWARE - SUSPICIOUS EMAIL AHEAD....

    BEWARE - SUSPICIOUS EMAIL AHEAD....
    by Michael H. Wasserman We live in a terribly unsafe world transacting real estate purchases and sales. There is a lot of money passing between Buyers and Sellers and Lenders and Title Insurance Companies. Unfortunately, there are a…
  • Jan 27

    COOK COUNTY 2014 - PROPERTY TAX BILLS AVAILABLE NOW ONLINE

    COOK COUNTY 2014 - PROPERTY TAX BILLS AVAILABLE NOW ONLINE
    by Michael H. WassermanCook County property owners can now see their 2014 1st Installment property tax bills online at the County Treasurer's web site. Tax bills are due on or before March 3, 2015.  The first installment bill is not a…
  • Dec 6

    Sign the ATA petition to separate bicyclists and pedestrians on the Lakefront Trail

    Sign the ATA petition to separate bicyclists and pedestrians on the Lakefront Trail
    by: Michael H. WassermanAccording to Active Transportation Alliance, the 18-mile Chicago lakefront path is the busiest trail in the country, with peak usage at more than 30,000 users per day during the summer. (Lucky me) it is also the…
Rank this Week: 2515

Online Liability Blog

Online Liability Blog

Covers laws and litigation that regulate, challenge and in some cases immunize services offered by Internet websites, online subscription services. By Michael Erdman.

http://onlineliabilityblog.com/
  • Dec 11

    A reprieve for the Internet Tax Freedom Act?

    A reprieve for the Internet Tax Freedom Act?
    We are hours away from the expiration of the most recent extension of the Internet Tax Freedom Act.  While earlier this year the House passed a bill making the relief permanent, we never heard anything from the Senate and the status quo…
  • Oct 24

    Suing the Host: Probably a Bad Idea

    Suing the Host: Probably a Bad Idea
    On August 4, 2010 the Eighth Circuit ruled in Johnson v. Elizabeth Arden dba ComplaintsBoard.com (No. 09-2601), an action involving the posting of allegedly defamatory statements on an internet discussion board. Plaintiffs Mr. and Mrs.…
  • Apr 13

    Section 230 ICP Allegations: Plausible or Possible?

    Section 230 ICP Allegations: Plausible or Possible?
    At the very end of 2009, the Fourth Circuit ruled in Nemet Chevrolet v. Consumeraffairs.com.  Sadly, I’m just now getting around to blogging about it.
Rank this Week: 2557

Lakeblawg

Lakeblawg

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

http://www.lakelaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 3022

Chicago Family Law Blog

Chicago Family Law Blog

Covers child custody, child support, divorce and property division. By Alan Pearlman.

http://www.chicagofamilylawblog.com/
  • Oct 16

    Inheritance Rights of Spouses after Separation and Divorce

    Inheritance Rights of Spouses after Separation and Divorce
     Most people are aware that a surviving spouse is usually entitled to inherit all or a large portion of the estate of a deceased spouse. Fewer understand the effect on estates if one spouse dies during a legal separation or after a…
  • Oct 16

    Keeping Assets in a Custodial Account for a Minor

    Keeping Assets in a Custodial Account for a Minor
     Minors have no legal capacity to manage property. Thus, transferring property and other assets to minors can be problematic. For example, parents or other adults may wish to convey a small amount of property to a minor without investing…
  • Aug 13

    DOMA Defines "Marriage" as Union of Man and Woman

    DOMA Defines "Marriage" as Union of Man and Woman
     The federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was signed into law by President Clinton on September 21, 1996. DOMA defines “marriage” to consist exclusively as a heterosexual union of a man and a woman. Further, DOMA directs…
Rank this Week: 3300

Chicago Medical Malpractice Lawyer…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers medical negligence. By Kroot Law LLC.

http://www.chicagomedicalmalpracticelawyerblog.net/
  • Oct 6

    Hospital Medical Mistakes More Dangerous Than Ebola

    Hospital Medical Mistakes More Dangerous Than Ebola
    In the midst of the internationally known Ebola scare, a Texas hospital sent a Liberian patient home with infection like symptoms, with no testing, after learning he had just come from disease ravaged West Africa. In doing so, the hospital's…
  • Jan 2

    New Study Suggests Many Knee Surgeries Are Unnecessary

    New Study Suggests Many Knee Surgeries Are Unnecessary
    One of the most common knee surgeries performed on patients today may be completely unnecessary in many instances, according to a recent study out of Finland. The study followed 146 patients between the ages of 35 and 65 with symptoms of…
  • Nov 26

    Steep Decline In Medical Malpractice Payouts Did Not Reduce Health Cost

    Steep Decline In Medical Malpractice Payouts Did Not Reduce Health Cost
    For over a decade, proponents of tort reform have argued medical malpractice reform is needed to reduce spiraling healthcare costs. If these reforms were implemented, tort reformers promised reduced healthcare costs. Opponents of tort…
Rank this Week: 2696

Illinois Criminal Defender Voice

Illinois Criminal Defender Voice

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

http://www.illinoiscriminaldefendervoice.com
  • Sep 18

    I Love Walking My Dog

    I Love Walking My Dog
    One thing that gives me great happiness is seeing a pack of dogs walking. Whether they are walking in the park or in the street, looking at them just seems so therapeutic. A dog alone may be cute, but a pack of dogs is definitely so much…
  • Aug 18

    MMA Fighter?

    MMA Fighter?
    I’ve always love MMA fights… I know that that’s a kind of sadistic taking pleasure from watching someone inflicting pain on others… but I love it. Well fighters know all the risks and they’re paid to do it! But…
  • Aug 12

    Reason to Lose Weight

    Reason to Lose Weight
    I have a very close friend that likes to eat a lot… The problem is that he doesn’t like activity… So whenever I see him… he’s with a beer on one hand and a burger on the other. Yesterday I had a huge…
Rank this Week: 3133

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/
  • 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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  • Aug 1

    Does ethnicity matter in a divorce?

    Does ethnicity matter in a divorce?
    When I saw Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s TED speech, The danger of a single story, it brought back memories of case I dealt with last year. Maybe if the people involved in the case had seen this video, they would have been more aware of…
Rank this Week: 2549

Gardiner Koch Weisberg & Wrona…

Gardiner Koch Weisberg & Wrona Blog

Covers Illinois injury law.

http://gkwwlaw.com/news/
  • 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…
  • Mar 6

    Multi Million Dollar Class Action Lawsuit – Summary Judgment

    Multi Million Dollar Class Action Lawsuit – Summary Judgment
    Sept. 12, 2012 – Nichols v. Chicago Heights Gardiner Koch Weisberg & Wrona secured summary judgment in a multi-million dollar class action suit brought against the City of Chicago Heights in connection with a record rainfall that…
  • Nov 16

    Tom Gardiner Speaks to the Forensic Expert Witness Association

    Tom Gardiner Speaks to the Forensic Expert Witness Association
    On November 15th, Tom Gardiner spoke before the Forensic Expert Witness Association.  He addressed past and future trends regarding use of expert witnesses in litigation.
Rank this Week: 3066

Criminal Lawyer Illinois

Criminal Lawyer Illinois

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

http://www.criminallawyerillinois.com
  • 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…
  • Oct 23

    New Illinois law bans internet sites from posting mugshots while Google also removes them from web

    New Illinois law bans internet sites from posting mugshots while Google also removes them from web
    People make mistakes… Same as it always was, and will be. 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,…
Rank this Week: 2980

Illinois Workers' Compensation…

Illinois Workers' Compensation Blog

Covers the theory, concepts, events and changes in the Illinois workers’ compensation system. By Hanagan & McGovern.

http://www.hmcomplaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 11

    What do lawyers mean by a “free consultation?”

    What do lawyers mean by a “free consultation?”
    While many firms work differently, Hanagan & McGovern offers free consultations to people with workers’ compensation, personal injury, disability and death claims. Frequently, people don’t really need a lawyer to handle their…
  • Mar 17

    Average Weekly Wage (AWW) – The Basis for Workers’ Compensation Benefit

    Average Weekly Wage (AWW) – The Basis for Workers’ Compensation Benefit
    Before any discussion of workers’ compensation benefits can be meaningful, it is essential to understand the concept of the Average Weekly Wage (AWW).  The AWW forms the basis for most benefits a worker will receive during the…
  • Mar 13

    Do I Need To Report A Work Accident?

    Do I Need To Report A Work Accident?
    As is likely true in every state, in Illinois it is important that an injured worker report a work accident to their employer as soon as reasonably possible after the accident.  Giving timely notice of an accident is often critical for…
Rank this Week: 3182

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/
Rank this Week: 2876

St. Louis Bankruptcy Info

St. Louis Bankruptcy Info

Information about bankruptcy for individuals and businesses in Missouri and Illinois. By A & L, Licker Law Firm, LLC.

http://www.stlbankruptcyinfo.com/
  • Nov 21

    Taxes and Bankruptcy, Can They Be Discharged?

    Taxes and Bankruptcy, Can They Be Discharged?
    To be dischargeable, individual income tax liabilities must meet the following “mechanical” rules of 11 USC §523:(a) A discharge under section 727, 1141, 1228 (a), 1228 (b),…
  • Nov 21

    What is a Discharge?

    What is a Discharge?
    One of the core reasons an individual files bankruptcy is to receive a “discharge.”  While this is an important aspect of bankruptcy, it is not the only purpose of bankruptcy.  There are numerous examples of why an…
  • Nov 15

    Bankruptcy and Credit Scores – How Much Will it Drop?

    Bankruptcy and Credit Scores – How Much Will it Drop?
    One of the biggest fears I have seen from people considering bankruptcy is the impact it will have on their credit score.  Credit plays such an important part of our lives in this day and age, that people fear they will never get credit…
Rank this Week: 2489

Illinois Criminal & Civil Defense…

Illinois Criminal & Civil Defense Blog

Covers criminal and civil law in Illinois. By Appelman & Associates LLC.

http://blog.appelmanlawyers.com/
  • Nov 26

    Naperville Babysitter Pleads Not Guilty in Televised Arraignment

    Naperville Babysitter Pleads Not Guilty in Televised Arraignment
    When Naperville babysitter Elzbieta Plackowska pled not guilty to the murder of two young children, she did so in front of cameras, which were allowed in a DuPage County courtroom for the first time in the county’s history.
  • Nov 21

    Kane County to Crack Down on Drunk Driving during Thanksgiving Holiday

    Kane County to Crack Down on Drunk Driving during Thanksgiving Holiday
    Police in Kane County used a DUI crackdown to prevent drunk driving around Halloween last month, and they will use similar enforcement the night before Thanksgiving. Kane County State’s Attorney Joe McMahon said four arrests were made…
  • Nov 14

    Jenna Jameson Ordered to Pay $92,000 for Missed Appearance

    Jenna Jameson Ordered to Pay $92,000 for Missed Appearance
    Jameson was ordered to reimburse the Hollywood Palms theater group for promotional expenses and lost revenue after Jameson violated terms of her contract which required her to attend movie premiers at two Illinois theaters.
Rank this Week: 2506

Illinois Car and Truck Accident…

Illinois Car and Truck Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.illinoiscarandtruckaccidentlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2600

Chicago Medical Malpractice Lawyer…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagomedicalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2601

Illinois Workers' Compensation…

Illinois Workers' Compensation Attorneys Blog

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

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

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

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

    Diskectomies and Spinal Fusions As Treatment of Illinois Work Injurie

    Diskectomies and Spinal Fusions As Treatment of Illinois Work Injurie
    Workers' Compensation benefits are often available for injured workers in Illinois who require surgery for back pain and back injuries resulting from work accidents. Conservative or non-invasive treatment is normally tried first in an effort…
  • Jan 27

    Conservative Treatment and Surgery for Illinois Work Injurie

    Conservative Treatment and Surgery for Illinois Work Injurie
    When a job related injury causes back pain or leg pain it can be difficult to know whether surgery is necessary or if a more conservative method of treatment will be the best option. Many of our clients, from all over the Chicagoland area,…
Rank this Week: 2920

Wagenmaker and Oberly - Nonprofit…

Wagenmaker and Oberly - Nonprofit Update

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

http://wagenmakerlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 30

    Religious Liberty After Obergefell v. Hodge

    Religious Liberty After Obergefell v. Hodge
    Now that that Supreme Court has determined that “[t]he Fourteenth Amendment requires a State to license a marriage between two people of the same sex,”[1] how will the Court’s decision impact religious organizations and…
  • Jun 29

    Replacing a Nonprofit CEO: Boards and Succession Planning

    Replacing a Nonprofit CEO: Boards and Succession Planning
    By Guest Blogger Tom Okarma[1]Replacing a CEO ranks among a nonprofit board’s highest and sometimes most leadership-intensive responsibilities. While such transition presents huge opportunities, it can also be disruptive and filled with…
  • Jun 23

    Sharing With Others: Benefits of Written Facility Usage Agreement

    Sharing With Others: Benefits of Written Facility Usage Agreement
    How can nonprofit organizations best share their facilities with others on a long-term basis?  Many nonprofits allow other organizations to use their space in order to promote like-minded organizations, to help cover the financial…
Rank this Week: 3937

Chicago Small Business Lawyer Blog

Chicago Small Business Lawyer Blog

Covers Business Law and Employment Law. Published By The Prinz Law Firm, P.C.

http://www.chicagosmallbusinesslawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 30

    Is Your Business Ready for FLSA Changes?

    Is Your Business Ready for FLSA Changes?
    Last night President Obama announced that his administration is going to increase the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) overtime exemption threshold from $23,660 to $50,400 next year. We have been anticipating this for more than a…
  • Jun 16

    Can Offering Better Employee Benefits Help Attract Better Customers?

    Can Offering Better Employee Benefits Help Attract Better Customers?
    Throughout my career I have worked with hundreds of executives and business owners and have seen that the old adage “treat your employees as well as you treat your best customers” to be sage advice.  It seems that the fast…
  • Jun 12

    How Not to Get Uber’d

    How Not to Get Uber’d
    Imagine losing your most highly skilled and talented employee.  Now imagine losing 40 of your most highly skilled and talented employees. Could your business survive? That’s exactly what happened when Uber poached 40 of Carnegie…
Rank this Week: 4219

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer…

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains The Law

By Matt Keenan.

http://www.skokiecriminallawyer.com/
  • Jun 29

    THE INTOXICATION DEFENSE IN ILLINOIS

    THE INTOXICATION DEFENSE IN ILLINOIS
    Under limited circumstances, being drunk or drugged can be a defense to a crime in Illinois. Intoxication is only a defense when 1) it was involuntarily produced and 2) it deprived you of the substantial capacity to either appreciate the…
  • Jun 15

    THE ILLINOIS LAW ON THEFT BY DECEPTION

    THE ILLINOIS LAW ON THEFT BY DECEPTION
    In Illinois, theft by deception means obtaining control of another’s property through deception. For example, you pretended you were authorized to collect money on behalf of a creditor or charity. Theft by deception can include…
  • Jun 1

    THE LAW ON CONCEALED CARRY IN ILLINOIS

    THE LAW ON CONCEALED CARRY IN ILLINOIS
    In 2013, Illinois was the last state to enact a Concealed Carry law. But that doesn’t mean you can bring your gun just anywhere, even with a Concealed Carry license. Under the Concealed Carry Act 430 ILCS 66/65: Prohibited Areas, you…
Rank this Week: 3687

Auto Accident Lawyers Blog

Auto Accident Lawyers Blog

Covers Chicago car accidents, bus accidents and bike accidents. By the Pintas & Mullins Law Firm.

http://www.autoaccidentlawyers-blog.com/
  • Jun 29

    Crash Caused by Sleeping Truck Driver Highlights Trucking Accident Law

    Crash Caused by Sleeping Truck Driver Highlights Trucking Accident Law
    In the early morning hours of June 19, a truck driver fell asleep at the wheel on the Stevenson Expressway. The truck entered a construction zone, causing a chain-reaction crash involving 12 vehicles. Fortunately there were no fatalities, but…
  • Jun 15

    Defective Guardrail Company Responsible for Deaths, Injuries to Pay $660 Million

    Defective Guardrail Company Responsible for Deaths, Injuries to Pay $660 Million
    Our auto accident lawyers recently reported on a judgement against Trinity Highway Products, the company responsible for thousands of defective and deadly guardrails installed throughout the country. That judgement was recently tripled…
  • Jun 4

    What to do When You’re Injured on the CTA

    What to do When You’re Injured on the CTA
    One woman was killed and eight others were injured in a recent CTA crash on Michigan Avenue. Preliminary reports cite the bus driver for failing to stop at a red light during evening rush hour. Bus accident lawyers at Pintas & Mullins…
Rank this Week: 4005

Cary J. Wintroub & Associates Law…

Cary J. Wintroub & Associates Law Blog

Covers personal injury news.

http://www.cjw-law.com/category/law-blog/
  • Jun 29

    5 ways motorcycles differ from car

    5 ways motorcycles differ from car
    Cars and trucks are not the only types of motor vehicles to travel along Chicago roadways. Many Illinois motorists are choosing fuel-efficient motorcycles as their main form of transportation, especially during the warmer months of the year.…
  • Jun 23

    Will increased speed on Illinois toll roads really lower accidents rate?

    Will increased speed on Illinois toll roads really lower accidents rate?
    Many Illinois motorists drive cautiously on state roadways in order to stay within the posted speed limit. The House passed a bill in December of 2014, however, that will raise the speed limit on several stretches of toll roads in and around…
  • May 8

    Are car insurance companies cutting corners in auto repairs?

    Are car insurance companies cutting corners in auto repairs?
    Car insurance is required in nearly all states, including Illinois. Drivers who obey the law and diligently pay their premiums may expect fair treatment from their insurance companies. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. According to…
Rank this Week: 3960

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

By Staver Law Group P.C.

http://www.chicagolawyer.com/legal-blog/
  • Jun 29

    Safe Phone Zone

    Safe Phone Zone
    With 5,000 deaths related to distracted driving annually, states and cities are doing everything they can to encourage drivers to keep their eyes on the road and off of their smart phones and GPS devices. In the fight to end Illinois texting…
  • Jun 26

    Will Extending Yellow Lights Mean More Accidents?

    Will Extending Yellow Lights Mean More Accidents?
    There are around thirty thousand fatal car accidents in this country each year, and 145 people died in a Chicago car crash in 2014. Some experts believe extending the duration of yellow lights will help make our roads safer, but others argue…
  • Jun 26

    Young Man’s Rear-End Accident Settles for $20K

    Young Man’s Rear-End Accident Settles for $20K
    The Chicago car accident attorneys at Staver Law Group helped a 22-year-old black man who was hurt in a rear-end accident at the intersection of 26th Street and Allegheny here in Chicago. The driver who was at fault for the accident was going…
Rank this Week: 3468

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/
  • Jun 28

    Collision between Bicyclist and Automobile Kills 1 in Illinoi

    Collision between Bicyclist and Automobile Kills 1 in Illinoi
    The rights of bicyclists are clearly defined by the laws of the State of Illinois, yet every day, those rights continue to be threatened and they continue to be ignored. In some cases, one cyclists ignores the rights of another. In other…
  • Jun 17

    Act Safely During Blackhawks Victory Parade and Rally

    Act Safely During Blackhawks Victory Parade and Rally
    On Monday night, the Chicago Blackhawks secured the NHL championship and the coveted Stanley Cup trophy by defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning. Now, with the historic trophy back in Chicago for the next year, the city is coming together to…
  • Jun 15

    Cause of Fatal Car Accident in Chicago Unknown

    Cause of Fatal Car Accident in Chicago Unknown
    Have you ever been involved in a car accident while in Chicago? If you are of legal driving age, odds are good that you have been involved in at least one crash in your lifetime. Even if you cannot or do not drive, there is still a good…
Rank this Week: 4641

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.theusimmigrationlawyer.com/
  • Jun 26

    The U.S. Supreme Court rules that same-sex marriage is legal in the entire nation

    The U.S. Supreme Court rules that same-sex marriage is legal in the entire nation
    In a highly-anticipated decision, the United States Supreme Court held that "the right to marry is a fundamental right inherent in the liberty of the person, and under the Due Process and Equal Protection Clauses of the Fourteenth Amendment…
  • Jun 15

    The State Department Alerts Travelers for Delay in Printing of U.S. Passport

    The State Department Alerts Travelers for Delay in Printing of U.S. Passport
    The Chicago immigration attorneys at Zneimer & Zneimer P.C., learned that the State Department issued an alert that due to a systems issue affecting global passport operations, “there is currently a delay in the printing of U.S.…
  • Apr 14

    BIA says alien cannot keep priority date from withdrawn or revoked I-140 petition

    BIA says alien cannot keep priority date from withdrawn or revoked I-140 petition
    In the non precedential decision In re Grace Estrellado, the Board of Immigration Appeals states that alien may not utilize the priority date form her original I-140 petition because it was withdrawn by her prior employer and the USCIS…
Rank this Week: 3350

McLean County Divorce

McLean County Divorce

Covers Illinois family law. By Jon D. McLaughlin.

http://mcleancountydivorce.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 26

    New Illinois Divorce Laws May Be Headed Our Way!

    New Illinois Divorce Laws May Be Headed Our Way!
    Family law rewrite goes to the governorBy Matthew HectorAfter years of effort, a major reworking of Illinois family law passes the General Assembly.A major overhaul of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act ("IMDMA"),…
  • Apr 17

    New (sorta of) Way to Get Retroactive Child Support in Illinoi

    New (sorta of) Way to Get Retroactive Child Support in Illinoi
    In re Marriage of RochaIllinois Appellate CourtCivil CourtCitationCase Number: 2015 IL App (3d) 140470Decision Date: April 15, 2015District: 3d Dist.Division/County: Will Co.Justice: WRIGHTHolding: Affirmed and remanded with…
  • Mar 12

    Erasing Some Forms of Child Support Balance

    Erasing Some Forms of Child Support Balance
    Project Clean SlateIf you are a Non-Custodial Parent and you owe past due child support to the State, Project Clean Slate may help you erase the amounts you owe. Project Clean Slate is a program from the Illinois Department of Healthcare…
Rank this Week: 4609

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 26

    Firearms, Clothing Provide Possible Link to Chicago Home Invasion

    Firearms, Clothing Provide Possible Link to Chicago Home Invasion
    Police investigating a Chicago home invasion have recovered firearms and clothing that may further link the suspects, who are already in custody, to the crime. But even if police can prove that the items belonged to the suspects, that fact…
  • Jun 25

    Child Abuse, Mandatory Reporters and Illinois Law

    Child Abuse, Mandatory Reporters and Illinois Law
    The recent revelation that Josh Duggar, oldest son of “19 Kids and Counting” stars Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar, molested at least three of his sisters and an unrelated female when he was 14 years old has raised questions about…
  • Jun 19

    Palatine Man Acquitted of First-Degree Murder for Punch to Head

    Palatine Man Acquitted of First-Degree Murder for Punch to Head
    A Palatine man was acquitted of first-degree murder charges in early June following a jury trial. The defendant sent a fellow bar patron to the hospital following a single punch to the head; the victim died 10 days later. The defendant…
Rank this Week: 3899

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.prslaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 26

    Jury Awards $2,118,000 Against City of Chicago in Police Pursuit Case

    Jury Awards $2,118,000 Against City of Chicago in Police Pursuit Case
    On June 25, 2015, after a two-week trial, a Cook County jury returned a verdict against the City of Chicago and for the Estate of 78 year old Tommye Ruth Freeman in the amount of $2,118,000.00.  Ms. Freeman was killed when a white…
  • May 22

    COOK COUNTY JURY FINDS CHICAGO POLICE SHOOTING UNJUSTIFIED, AWARDS $1.5 MILLION TO FAMILY

    COOK COUNTY JURY FINDS CHICAGO POLICE SHOOTING UNJUSTIFIED, AWARDS $1.5 MILLION TO FAMILY
    Last night, a Cook County jury found the March 10, 2009 shooting death of Matthias Mayhorn by Chicago police officers unjustified and rendered a verdict of $1.5 Million for his family and against the City of Chicago. Larry Rogers, Jr.,…
  • May 19

    Takata Airbag Recall Expands To Over 34 Million Vehicle

    Takata Airbag Recall Expands To Over 34 Million Vehicle
    Several months ago, it was revealed that a dangerous defect in Takata airbags could cause injury to millions of Americans.  A recall was eventually issued by Takata, but for those injured and killed by the defective airbags, the recall…
Rank this Week: 4502

Chicago Nursing Home Lawyers Blog

Chicago Nursing Home Lawyers Blog

Comments on nursing home legal issues. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicagonursinghomelawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3912

HR Law Guy

HR Law Guy

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

http://hratty.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 25

    It's Always Mistake to Rush an FMLA Decision

    It's Always Mistake to Rush an FMLA Decision
    Except in the most exigent situations, I almost always tell clients not to make precipitous employment decisions. This is especially true in circumstances where the decision is irrevocable, such as a termination. And it's really, especially,…
  • Jun 19

    Specious Lawsuit Costs Big Buck

    Specious Lawsuit Costs Big Buck
    But this time, at least the losing plaintiff has to pay a sizable chunk of the defense costs.Ellen Pao lost a very high profile, "try the case in the media" sexual harassment lawsuit last year. She has now been ordered to pay more than a…
  • Jun 17

    Supreme Court Muddles Up the Religious Water

    Supreme Court Muddles Up the Religious Water
    Every now and then the US Supreme Court issues an opinion that is absolutely idiotic. It doesn't happen often; even when I disagree with the Court's holdings, I usually understand the reasoning and the ramifications of the case. This is…
Rank this Week: 4475

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/
  • Jun 25

    Capping Justice for Victims of Medical Mistake

    Capping Justice for Victims of Medical Mistake
    In less than a week, the state of Illinois will be without a budget unless Republican Governor Bruce Rauner and the Democratically controlled state legislature can come to an agreement. For the past several months, Governor Rauner has refused…
  • Jun 12

    Accident Injuries: Not Always Driver’s Fault

    Accident Injuries: Not Always Driver’s Fault
    Quite often, the individuals involved in a serious car accident focus on the initial cause of the accident.  Did a vehicle cut another driver off when changing lanes?  Did a driver lose control of his or her car when racing…
  • Jun 5

    Planes, Trains and Automobiles: A Heightened Standard of Care

    Planes, Trains and Automobiles: A Heightened Standard of Care
    Earlier this week, a Chicago CTA Bus drove off the road on Michigan Avenue killing one person and seriously injuring several others.  Last month, there was a horrific derailment of an Amtrak train outside of Philadelphia that…
Rank this Week: 3481

Ken Allen Law Blog

Ken Allen Law Blog

Covers personal injury, work-related injuries and wrongful death.

http://www.kenallenlaw.com/injuryblog/
Rank this Week: 3614

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagoimmigrationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Jun 24

    Third Anniversary of DACA

    Third Anniversary of DACA
    Dreamers around the country are celebrating the third anniversary of President Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Announced in 2012, President Obama, through executive order, took the fear of deportation away for…
  • Jun 10

    What's Going on with the DACA/DAPA Lawsuit?

    What's Going on with the DACA/DAPA Lawsuit?
    Immigration policy is complicated enough but it gets even more complicated when a federal lawsuit is involved. So let's take a minute to rundown what's actually happening with the DACA lawsuit currently going through the federal court system.…
  • Jun 9

    Fiancé(e) Visas Part 2: Removing the Conditions and Proving your Marriage

    Fiancé(e) Visas Part 2: Removing the Conditions and Proving your Marriage
    The process of filing a K-1 fiancé(e) visa for a loved one can be a complicated process from beginning to end (for a more in depth view on the initial steps of filing a K-1, please see here). When you apply for adjustment of status in…
Rank this Week: 4089

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer…

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal malpractice. By The Clinton Law Firm.

http://www.chicagolegalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 20

    June 16 – Ethics 2015

    June 16 – Ethics 2015
    Thanks to the Law Bulletin for allowing me to present at this Seminar. My topic was “Leveraging Social Media to Build Your Practice.” The Law Bulletin staff could not have been more helpful or accommodating.   Source: June 16…
  • Jun 9

    Seventh Circuit Shows Mercy To Lawyer Who Struggled With CM/ECF Filing

    Seventh Circuit Shows Mercy To Lawyer Who Struggled With CM/ECF Filing
    The case is Farley v. Koepp, 14-1695. The lawyer for the plaintiff had until March 11, 2013 to file a civil rights case. Here is what happened: On March 8, 2013, the lawyer opened an electronic case file in the Southern District of Illinois.…
  • Jun 6

    You Need A Lawyer – Well, Maybe Not

    You Need A Lawyer – Well, Maybe Not
    Can an estate file a lawsuit without retaining a lawyer as counsel of record? The Sixth Circuit has held that it can if the pro se litigant (not a lawyer) is the sole beneficiary of the estate. The Court explained that if a creditor had a…
Rank this Week: 3897

Chicago Business Lawyer Blog

Chicago Business Lawyer Blog

Comments on business law. By Bellas & Wachowski.

http://www.parkridgeattorney.com/
Rank this Week: 3889

Illinois Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Illinois Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.illinoisbankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 19

    Attorney Fees Not Recoverable

    Attorney Fees Not Recoverable
    As stated by the Supreme Court: requiring Bankruptcy Attorneys to bear the costs of their fee-defense litigation under 330(a)(1) "creates no disincentive to bankruptcy practice." Hear that Bankruptcy lawyers? You're on your own.
  • Jun 12

    Dueling Claim

    Dueling Claim
    7th Circuit Court of Appeals holds that auctioning off a lawsuit owned by a Debtor in Bankruptcy placed the claim-buyer ahead of other creditors; it also found that the claim-buyer had not been a "good faith" purchaser, and that no valid…
  • Jun 12

    Ch. 7 Lien Strip Still No Go

    Ch. 7 Lien Strip Still No Go
    The Court stated conclusively that a Debtor in a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy may not void a junior mortgage lien under §506(d) even when the value of the senior mortgage lien exceeds the value of the Debtor's home if the junior claim is secured…
Rank this Week: 3994

Mesothelioma Attorney Blog

Mesothelioma Attorney Blog

Covers mesothelioma and asbestos lung cancer. By Pintas & Mullins Law Firm.

http://www.mesotheliomaattorney-blog.com/
  • Jun 19

    Immunotherapy Approved for Lung Cancer Patient

    Immunotherapy Approved for Lung Cancer Patient
    For several years now, cancer patients have read and heard about the potential power of immunotherapy, but have been largely unable to receive these types of treatments as they were still in research and development. At this year’s…
  • Jun 10

    Alternative Treatments for Late-Stage Lung Cancer

    Alternative Treatments for Late-Stage Lung Cancer
    A piece recently published by NPR highlighted an issue that we believe is critically important: access to alternative treatments for lung cancer and mesothelioma patients. Our team of lung cancer lawyers details this article and the inspiring…
  • May 28

    Pricing Cancer Drugs Based on Performance

    Pricing Cancer Drugs Based on Performance
    Managed care and health insurance companies are trying to set cancer drugs pricing based on how well they work for patients. These so-called pay-for-performance deals with pharmaceutical companies would greatly benefit patients and families…
Rank this Week: 4012

Chicago Injury Lawyers Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Cavanagh Law Group.

http://www.chicago-injury-lawyers-blog.com/
  • Jun 18

    Woman Injured in 2014 Car Accident Sues Illinois City and the Estate of a Former City Employee

    Woman Injured in 2014 Car Accident Sues Illinois City and the Estate of a Former City Employee
    A Sugar Grove resident who was injured along with her children in a June 2014 car accident has filed an Illinois personal injury lawsuit against the city of Geneva, Illinois, as well as the estate of the deceased man who was driving the…
  • Jun 12

    One Dead and Eight Injured in Michigan Avenue Accident

    One Dead and Eight Injured in Michigan Avenue Accident
    Earlier this month in Chicago, a fatal accident on Michigan Avenue claimed the life of one man and sent several others to the hospital with varying injuries. According to one local news source, the accident occurred in the height of rush…
  • Jun 4

    Several Students Injured in School Bus Crash at Brookfield Zoo

    Several Students Injured in School Bus Crash at Brookfield Zoo
    Earlier this week, 10 students were hospitalized and several others injured after two school buses collided in the parking lot of the Brookfield Zoo in the western suburbs of Chicago. The students were attending the zoo for a field trip,…
Rank this Week: 3447

duilawyerskokie.com

duilawyerskokie.com

Covers Illinois DUI law. By Matt Keenan.

http://duilawyerskokie.com/
  • Jun 18

    “BUT I WASN’T NEAR MY CAR!”: THE “DRIVING” IN ILLINOIS DUI

    “BUT I WASN’T NEAR MY CAR!”: THE “DRIVING” IN ILLINOIS DUI
    If you are walking down the street, it seems reasonable to assume that you aren’t in the act of driving. Yet, under Illinois law, you can be charged with drunk driving even if you are nowhere near your car. How … Continue reading…
  • Jun 8

    Can the Police Stop You for Switching Seats in Illinois?

    Can the Police Stop You for Switching Seats in Illinois?
    You and your friend just came from a party. You were driving, but you started to feel sick. You pulled over to let your passenger drive. That’s when the police officer came up behind you. Now you’re charged with DUI. ……
  • May 22

    HOW LONG CAN POLICE STOP MY CAR IN ILLINOIS?

    HOW LONG CAN POLICE STOP MY CAR IN ILLINOIS?
    There are no hard and fast rules about how much time police can take to perform a routine traffic stop. However, police may keep you no longer than necessary to accomplish the purpose of that stop. How long is necessary … Continue…
Rank this Week: 3728

Bed Sore FAQs

Bed Sore FAQs

Provides medical-legal information concerning the development of bed sores. By Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers.

http://www.bedsorefaq.com/
  • Jun 17

    Elder Abuse Pervasive, But Widely Undetected

    Elder Abuse Pervasive, But Widely Undetected
    Every year, more than 33,000 seniors become victims of physical, emotional, sexual, mental and financial abuse or abandonment in the state of Maine. Unfortunately, many elderly senior citizens in the state become victims of financial fraud…
  • Jun 10

    Mississippi Nursing Home Patients More Prone to Bed Sore

    Mississippi Nursing Home Patients More Prone to Bed Sore
    As of January 2015, Mississippi and New Jersey tied with the fifth highest rate of facility-acquired bedsores in nursing home environments in the U.S. In an announcement by the federal government, the rating system based on self-reporting and…
  • Jun 3

    New Hampshire Nursing Homes May See Staffing Levels Cut

    New Hampshire Nursing Homes May See Staffing Levels Cut
    Nursing home administrators in New Hampshire have pushed back against the government’s proposal to cut reimbursement rates on Medicaid. The cutbacks that could be as much a $7 million this year are the results of a nearly $58 million…
Rank this Week: 4063

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyers Blog

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyers Blog

Chicago Birth Injury Blog. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicagobirthinjurylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3914