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Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 25

    Child Endangerment for Death of Chicago Child by Third-Party

    Child Endangerment for Death of Chicago Child by Third-Party
    A Chicago woman was charged with child endangerment following the beating death of her 16-month-old son at the hands of her boyfriend. The mother was charged after evidence showed that she had been aware that the boyfriend was allegedly…
  • Feb 20

    Chicago Woman Charged with Domestic Violence Murder

    Chicago Woman Charged with Domestic Violence Murder
    A Chicago woman was charged with the October domestic violence related murder of her boyfriend. The woman, who stabbed her boyfriend in the chest shortly following what police called a domestic violence altercation, was charged with…
  • Feb 18

    Chicago Man Held on $100,000 Bond for Theft by Deception

    Chicago Man Held on $100,000 Bond for Theft by Deception
    A Chicago man was charged with six counts of theft by deception for allegedly obtaining merchandise through telephone solicitations and then turning around and selling it for cash. Defense of Chicago Theft by Deception The article does not…
Rank this Week: 3713

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers

Covers personal injury law.

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/articles/
  • Feb 25

    Hospital Falls Should Be Prevented With Basic Precaution

    Hospital Falls Should Be Prevented With Basic Precaution
    While it is impossible to prevent every injury from occurring in hospitals, it is estimated that about one third of all falls can be prevented. With nearly one million falls occurring each year, prevention of one in three falls is…
  • Feb 22

    Outpatient Medical Errors More Common Than Those at Hospital

    Outpatient Medical Errors More Common Than Those at Hospital
    Contrary to common belief; outpatient medical procedures have a higher rate of error and malpractice than the same procedures performed as inpatient operations. In a study conducted by the Weill Cornell Medical College, researchers found that…
  • Feb 19

    Cancer Drugs Not Properly Handled by Medical Worker

    Cancer Drugs Not Properly Handled by Medical Worker
    Antineoplastic drugs are most commonly used to treat cancer as part of chemotherapy and have been responsible for saving many lives. In addition to attacking and destroying cancer cells, however, these medications have been known to cause…
Rank this Week: 3129

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury topics such as auto accidents, premises liability, worker's compensation, wrongful death, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, and dog bites. By Abels & Annes, P.C.

http://www.chicagopersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 25

    Pedestrian Critical after Chicago Hit-and-Run

    Pedestrian Critical after Chicago Hit-and-Run
    Pedestrians are a part of Chicago and are as common of a sight as taxi cabs, L trains, and city buses. Yet despite the fact that pedestrians are on the streets 365 days a year, their rights to walk are often ignored or understated by other…
  • Feb 20

    Semi-Truck Crash on I-88 Leaves One in Serious Condition

    Semi-Truck Crash on I-88 Leaves One in Serious Condition
    Drivers in the Chicago area often must use the expressways that surround the city as they travel from one place to another. With Chicago's position situated on Lake Michigan, almost all travel outside of the city itself mirrors the paths of a…
  • Feb 19

    Staying Safe while Driving in Chicago's Extreme Cold

    Staying Safe while Driving in Chicago's Extreme Cold
    Many drivers in the Chicago area thought that they avoided a bad winter because the early season was so mild. However, the last few weeks have brought multiple cold fronts and storms to the area, sending the city into a deep freeze that…
Rank this Week: 4962

Insurance Policyholder Law Blog

Insurance Policyholder Law Blog

Covers legal developments affecting policyholders. By Neal Gerber Eisenberg.

http://www.policyholderinsurancelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3535

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blog

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers traffic stops and DUI defense. By Gullberg, Box & Worby LLC.

http://www.illinoisduilawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 24

    Reasonable Grounds or a Hunch?

    Reasonable Grounds or a Hunch?
    In the hearing to rescind a statutory summary suspension, the defendant must first present a prima facie case for rescission, then the state must overcome this by presenting evidence justifying the suspension. People v. McClure, 218 Ill.2d…
  • Nov 15

    The Confrontation Clause in Illinois DUI Case

    The Confrontation Clause in Illinois DUI Case
    The Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution guarantees the right for the accused to confront his accuser. This language seems straight-forward enough, but the scope and limitations of this right is ever evolving. Two Supreme Court…
  • Nov 13

    Is it legal to avoid DUI Roadblocks?

    Is it legal to avoid DUI Roadblocks?
    Avoiding Roadblocks Often, motorists will seek to avoid roadblocks for a variety of reasons. They may mistake a roadblock for a traffic accident and make a turn or a U-turn prior to reaching the "entrance." Likewise, motorists may recognize…
Rank this Week: 3108

FMLA Insights

FMLA Insights

Covers the Family Medical Leave Act. By Franczek Radelet.

http://www.fmlainsights.com
Rank this Week: 2913

Medical Marijuana Law Illinois

Medical Marijuana Law Illinois

Covers issues under Illinois' new Medical Cannabis Pilot Program. Explores local issues for city, county and village governments and the competitive application process for cultivation center and dispensary licenses. Also highlights the effects of evolving legal and social norms on employers, physicians and other health care professionals.

http://medicalmarijuanalawillinois.com/blog/
  • Feb 23

    Advisory Board May Expand Conditions for Illinois Medical Cannabi

    Advisory Board May Expand Conditions for Illinois Medical Cannabi
    Illinoisans are petitioning a newly created Medical Cannabis Advisory Board with petitions asking to expand the law’s overly restrictive list of debilitating medical conditions. Illinois law requires the Advisory Board to hear…
  • Jan 29

    Women Grow Meetings in 16 US cities next week

    Women Grow Meetings in 16 US cities next week
    Women Grow chapters across the US meet next on Thursday Feb. 5, as they always do first Thursday of every month. Anyone who purchased tickets to January’s meeting in Chicago but was unable to make it due to weather can use their…
  • Jan 25

    Quinn Admin projected Illinois dispensary, cultivation license winner

    Quinn Admin projected Illinois dispensary, cultivation license winner
    Chicago Sun-Times obtained the list of licensees as finalized by Quinn’s Administration. Governor Rauner reportedly says he is not yet prepared to act on this list. Sun-Times says former Governor Quinn’s office was still working…
Rank this Week: 3355

Cary J. Wintroub & Associates Law…

Cary J. Wintroub & Associates Law Blog

Covers personal injury news.

http://www.cjw-law.com/category/law-blog/
  • Feb 23

    Illinois hand-held cellphone ban doesn’t stop people from texting and driving

    Illinois hand-held cellphone ban doesn’t stop people from texting and driving
    Illinois lawmakers are very aware of the alarming local and national statistics for distracted driving accidents. Effective January 1, 2014, new state laws were enacted to attempt to reduce the number of Illinois drivers who were making calls…
  • Feb 22

    4 winter driving tips that will keep you safer

    4 winter driving tips that will keep you safer
    While driving is an inherently dangerous activity, the risks are amplified when winter conditions exist. This is particularly true in Chicago, Illinois, where variable weather patterns and heavy and frequent snow create an abundance of…
  • Feb 21

    Brain injuries can increase risk for other health condition

    Brain injuries can increase risk for other health condition
    Head trauma often leads to damage to the brain that affects cognitive functions, and this type of injury can happen to anyone in Illinois. Accidents such as falls, blows to the head and car crashes are the most common causes of traumatic…
Rank this Week: 3604

Michael A. Meschino Blog

Michael A. Meschino Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

http://www.illinoisdivorcelaw.org/blog/
  • Feb 22

    Can I obtain a modification on my child support order?

    Can I obtain a modification on my child support order?
    In Illinois, child support is designed to provide children of divorced parents with the financial provisions required to maintain their physical, education, medical and emotional well-being. During divorce proceedings, the courts must decide…
  • Feb 21

    3 tax considerations to keep in mind when dividing marital property

    3 tax considerations to keep in mind when dividing marital property
    A divorce can be a stressful life event, often leaving those involved to forget about important financial issues. There are so many other problems that have to be handled that taxes can take a back seat. However, a Schaumburg divorce lawyer…
  • Feb 20

    More men are seeking spousal maintenance

    More men are seeking spousal maintenance
    For many years, it was rare for a divorcing husband in Illinois to request spousal maintenance from his wife. Today, however, an increasing number of men work with their Illinois divorce attorney to seek support payments after the end of…
Rank this Week: 3087

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/
  • Feb 22

    Medical Records as Hearsay in Workers Compensation Claim

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

    Wage Loss and PPD Award in Consolidated Case

    Wage Loss and PPD Award in Consolidated Case
        If the petitioner has two cases the Illinois Workers Compensation Commission can award both a permanent partial disability award and a wage loss differential award. Go here to see a video of me discussing the case Deerfield case…
  • Dec 21

    The Deterrent Effect of Medical Malpractice Law

    The Deterrent Effect of Medical Malpractice Law
    I always wondered about the deterrent effect of medical malpractice laws. In other words, if you pass laws which limit responsibility of tortfeasors do you embolden them to commit torts? Does the fact that they have limited responsibility…
Rank this Week: 2730

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/
Rank this Week: 3602

Chicago Criminal Attorney Blog

Chicago Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 22

    Court finds Mandatory Prison for Gun Possession Unconstitutional

    Court finds Mandatory Prison for Gun Possession Unconstitutional
    Chicago – The Illinois Supreme Court finally issued its opinion addressing a number of aspects of the Illinois Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon Statute, 720 ILCS 5/24-1.6.  The Court found most importantly that the mandatory…
  • Feb 7

    Court Rules on False Claims Act’s Public Disclosure Bar

    Court Rules on False Claims Act’s Public Disclosure Bar
    Chicago – In a case that has been before the Court of Appeals for the third time and before the United States Supreme Court twice, the relator appealed the district court’s dismissal of her qui tam case based on the False Claims…
  • Jan 10

    Army Sexual Harassment – What is it?

    Army Sexual Harassment – What is it?
    What is Army Sexual Harassment?  With all of the recent news concerning sexual harassment this article will help you understand what the Army Sexual Harassment Policy prohibits. Army Regulation 600-20, Chapter 7-4, Prevention of Sexual…
Rank this Week: 3615

Chicago Divorce Attorney

Chicago Divorce Attorney

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

http://wolkowitz.com/chicago-divorce-illinois-family-law-blog
  • Feb 21

    Divorce Lawyer Scared of Trial?

    Divorce Lawyer Scared of Trial?
    If you are getting a divorce in Illinois, you don’t want a lawyer who is scared of trial. The concept seems funny, doesn’t it? But in Chicago, and other parts of Cook, Lake, and DuPage counties, many lawyers are scared of trial.…
  • Dec 26

    FAQ: Fast and Affordable Uncontested Divorce in Illinoi

    FAQ: Fast and Affordable Uncontested Divorce in Illinoi
    If you want a fast and affordable uncontested divorce in Illinois, I’m an Illinois divorce lawyer who can help you out. Call me at 312-554-5433 if you want to get started now. In many cases, you divorce can be done in about one…
  • Nov 13

    Child taken to Illinois? It’s a UCCJEA emergency!

    Child taken to Illinois? It’s a UCCJEA emergency!
    If your child has been taken from some other state to Illinois – without your permission – then you are likely experiencing a child custody emergency. That being the case, you will need a lawyer with expertise in the Uniform Child…
Rank this Week: 4711

Chicago Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Chicago Car Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 20

    Drugged Driving – Increasing Public Awareness is Crucial to Curb Car Accident

    Drugged Driving – Increasing Public Awareness is Crucial to Curb Car Accident
    Ever Since the Ad Council and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration partnered up to launch their Drunk Driving Prevention Campaign in 1983, alcohol’s deleterious affect on driving has assumed an influential role at the…
  • Feb 19

    Spring Is Just Around the Corner: Tips For Bicycle Safety

    Spring Is Just Around the Corner: Tips For Bicycle Safety
    The month of February is certainly not ideal for riding a bicycle, especially if you live in Chicago, but believe it or not spring is just around the corner. Our lawyers thought it would be best to keep the ball rolling with some helpful…
  • Feb 18

    The First Step in Combatting Distracted Driving Accidents – Education

    The First Step in Combatting Distracted Driving Accidents – Education
    As a society, we have become accustomed to technological innovation, and we readily embrace the role that our various gadgets play in making our lives more convenient and enjoyable. However, when operating an automobile, the use of electronic…
Rank this Week: 4028

Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers Blog

Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.nursinghomeabuselawyer.center/
  • Feb 20

    New Guidelines Cause Nursing Home Quality Score Drop

    New Guidelines Cause Nursing Home Quality Score Drop
    In our latest nursing home post we detailed the new guidelines for Medicare's Nursing Home Compare website and how it could impact the quality scores of more than 15,000 American nursing homes. It was just confirmed that about a third of…
  • Feb 18

    Government Agrees to Tougher Nursing Home Evaluation

    Government Agrees to Tougher Nursing Home Evaluation
    Our nursing home negligence lawyers recently reported on the broken system the government created to rate and compare nursing homes. After massive outcry from the public and industry insiders, the federal government is now taking immediate…
  • Jan 22

    Nursing Home Residents Exposed to Hepatitis C File Lawsuit

    Nursing Home Residents Exposed to Hepatitis C File Lawsuit
    Minot, North Dakota recently suffered the third-largest hepatitis C outbreak in American history, and most of the victims were residents of the ManorCare nursing home. Of the 51 hepatitis C cases linked to the outbreak in Minot, 47 were…
Rank this Week: 4924

Nenye Uche Blog

Nenye Uche Blog

Covers Illinois criminal and DUI laws.

http://criminaldefenseattorneyinchicago.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2732

Bed Sore FAQs

Bed Sore FAQs

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

http://www.bedsorefaq.com/
  • Feb 20

    Maryland Leads the Way with Fall Prevention for Elderly

    Maryland Leads the Way with Fall Prevention for Elderly
    For many years, Maryland has led the way in protecting the elderly by preventing falling that often leads to serious injuries or death. The Maryland Fall Prevention advisory group has formed partnerships and organizations to fund fall…
  • Jan 27

    Violating The Law, Assisted Living Facilities Unwilling To Transfer Patients With Decubitus Ulcer

    Violating The Law, Assisted Living Facilities Unwilling To Transfer Patients With Decubitus Ulcer
    Many see assisted living facilities as a convenient bridge between the home and the nursing home, but reports from CBS 2 Chicago indicate that that bridge might not be as smooth as you think.  Two Sunrise living centers have come under…
  • Jan 15

    Malnutrition Is a Leading Cause of Bedsore

    Malnutrition Is a Leading Cause of Bedsore
    The nutritional requirements of individuals suffering from pressure ulcers, decubitus ulcers, pressure sores or bedsores are extremely high. Most elderly individuals require extra protein, vitamins, minerals and calories to assist in the…
Rank this Week: 4744

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/
  • Feb 20

    Maryland Leads the Way with Fall Prevention for Elderly

    Maryland Leads the Way with Fall Prevention for Elderly
    For many years, Maryland has led the way in protecting the elderly by preventing falling that often leads to serious injuries or death. The Maryland Fall Prevention advisory group has formed partnerships and organizations to fund fall…
  • Jan 27

    Violating The Law, Assisted Living Facilities Unwilling To Transfer Patients With Decubitus Ulcer

    Violating The Law, Assisted Living Facilities Unwilling To Transfer Patients With Decubitus Ulcer
    Many see assisted living facilities as a convenient bridge between the home and the nursing home, but reports from CBS 2 Chicago indicate that that bridge might not be as smooth as you think.  Two Sunrise living centers have come under…
  • Jan 15

    Malnutrition Is a Leading Cause of Bedsore

    Malnutrition Is a Leading Cause of Bedsore
    The nutritional requirements of individuals suffering from pressure ulcers, decubitus ulcers, pressure sores or bedsores are extremely high. Most elderly individuals require extra protein, vitamins, minerals and calories to assist in the…
Rank this Week: 5010

McLean County Divorce

McLean County Divorce

Covers Illinois family law. By Jon D. McLaughlin.

http://mcleancountydivorce.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 20

    Old Child Support: Don't Wait Too Long

    Old Child Support: Don't Wait Too Long
    In re Marriage of RossIllinois Appellate Court Civil CourtCase Number:  2015 IL App (2d) 130961Decision Date:  February 11, 2015District:  2d Dist.Division/County:  Du Page…
  • Feb 13

    New Bill Introduced for Grandparent Rights to Visitation

    New Bill Introduced for Grandparent Rights to Visitation
    Grandparents' visitationHouse Bill 1414(Cavaletto, R-Salem). Amends the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act. Provides that a grandparent may file a petition for reasonable visitation rights to a minor child living in a…
  • Feb 4

    Why Discovery is Important

    Why Discovery is Important
    "This divorce case illustrates the difficulty a spouse has in extricating herself from a marital settlement agreement whose terms were, in retrospect, not as generous as she would have liked. Petitioner Deborah Lyman and respondent Robert…
Rank this Week: 3855

Mevorah Law Offices Blog

Mevorah Law Offices Blog

Covers divorce and family law in Illinois.

http://www.divorce-attorney-illinois.com/
  • Feb 20

    Underage Drinking and Parental Liability

    Underage Drinking and Parental Liability
    Parents have a defined duty to care for and provide their children with food, clothing, education, and a hospitable environment to live. A parent must also protect their children from harm by teaching them about the…
  • Feb 13

    The Newest Factors that Can Affect Child Custody in Court

    The Newest Factors that Can Affect Child Custody in Court
    Legal and physical child custody generally hinges on the decisions of a court. A court will listen to both parents and the relationship that each has with his or her child in question, and will additionally balance a…
  • Feb 6

    Vacation or Abduction? When an Ex Wants to Take Your Child Abroad

    Vacation or Abduction? When an Ex Wants to Take Your Child Abroad
    In our increasingly connected and globalized world, exposing our children to international travel, language, and culture is extremely beneficial to their development and teaches them adaptability. Making the decision to go abroad, whether for…
Rank this Week: 3027

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer…

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains The Law

By Matt Keenan.

http://www.skokiecriminallawyer.com/
  • Feb 19

    ILLINOIS GETS NEW EAVESDROPPING LAW

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

    ILLINOIS ENACTS NEW LAW TO PREVENT "REVENGE PORN"

    ILLINOIS ENACTS NEW LAW TO PREVENT "REVENGE PORN"
    Before the modern digital era, jilted lovers would exact revenge on their unhappy exes by mailing those compromising photos. Once the photos or negatives were destroyed, however, the images were gone. End of problem. But in these times,…
  • Feb 2

    ILLINOIS ENACTS NEW LAW TO PREVENT "REVENGE PORN"

    ILLINOIS ENACTS NEW LAW TO PREVENT "REVENGE PORN"
    Before the modern digital era, jilted lovers would exact revenge on their unhappy exes by mailing those compromising photos. Once the photos or negatives were destroyed, however, the images were gone. End of problem. But in these times,…
Rank this Week: 3365

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/
  • Feb 19

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

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

    Eleven Attorneys from Power Rogers & Smith Named 2015 Super Lawyer

    Eleven Attorneys from Power Rogers & Smith Named 2015 Super Lawyer
    Recently, Super Lawyers published the list of the 2015 Illinois Super Lawyers.  Eleven of the attorneys at the Chicago personal injury law firm of Power Rogers & Smith were included on the list.  Partners Joseph A. Power, Jr.,…
  • Jan 6

    Joseph Power and Todd Smith Deliver Annual Lecture in Advocacy

    Joseph Power and Todd Smith Deliver Annual Lecture in Advocacy
    Recently, Joseph Power and Todd Smith, founding partners of Power Rogers & Smith, delivered the Annual Lecture in Advocacy at Loyola University Chicago School of Law.  The Lecture was entitled “The History and Influence of the…
Rank this Week: 2813

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/
  • Feb 19

    GM Ignition Switch Lawsuit Update

    GM Ignition Switch Lawsuit Update
    The judge overseeing the ignition switch injury claims against General Motors (GM) recently expanded the injury guidelines for these lawsuits. The cases are expected to start going to trial in January 2016. Our team of auto recall lawyers…
  • Feb 4

    Camry Crash Lawsuit Ends with $11 Million to Victim

    Camry Crash Lawsuit Ends with $11 Million to Victim
    Toyota was recently hit with an $11 million injury verdict in a case centering on acceleration defects in a 1996 Camry. The car's defects caused a serious crash, leaving three people dead and two others critically injured. Car accident…
  • Jan 30

    Accidents with Unlicensed and Uninsured Driver

    Accidents with Unlicensed and Uninsured Driver
    In a perfect world, everyone who drives would be fully insured and properly licensed. In the United States, this is not always the case, and accidents commonly occur with drivers without insurance, without a valid license, or both. Auto…
Rank this Week: 4580

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
Rank this Week: 2860

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagoimmigrationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 16

    Expansion of DACA

    Expansion of DACA
    President Obama finally announced his plans to overhaul U.S. immigration policies via executive action. This blog post will focus on the President's initiative to increase the amount of people who can be eligible for Deferred Action for…
  • Dec 31

    Fiancé(e) Visa

    Fiancé(e) Visa
    U.S. citizens who want to bring their foreign citizen fiancé to the U.S. to marry and live here should apply for a K-1 fiancé(e) visa to sponsor their fiancé's travel to the U.S. The K-1 visa allows the foreign national…
  • Nov 18

    Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

    Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)
    Unlawful immigrants who experience domestic abuse may be afraid to contact the police or get other types of help because of their status. However, certain victims of domestic abuse may have a path towards lawful status under the Violence…
Rank this Week: 4557

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Kollias & Giese.

http://www.dupagecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 16

    Evidence of Prior Incidents of Violence, Abuse, or Harassment in Illinois Order of Protection Hearing

    Evidence of Prior Incidents of Violence, Abuse, or Harassment in Illinois Order of Protection Hearing
    Question: Can your prior acts of violence, abuse, or harassment be used against you in an order of protection hearing? Answer: It depends on which side of the litigation you are on.   /post   Just kidding.   An order of…
  • Feb 2

    Statements by a Child Victim and the Hearsay Rule in Illinoi

    Statements by a Child Victim and the Hearsay Rule in Illinoi
    In Illinois courts, there are certain types of statements that are not admissible as evidence in a court of law because they are considered “hearsay.” Generally speaking, hearsay is inadmissible because there is no way to verify…
  • Jan 25

    Termination of Maintenance Due to Cohabitation Under Illinois Law

    Termination of Maintenance Due to Cohabitation Under Illinois Law
    In Illinois, maintenance can be terminated if the party receiving maintenance “cohabits with another person on a resident, continuing conjugal basis.”  What does that mean? The answer is not as straightforward as it might…
Rank this Week: 3342

Chicago Car Accident Lawyers Blog

Chicago Car Accident Lawyers Blog

Covers Chicago car, bus, bicycle, truck and pedestrian accidents. By Abels & Annes, P.C.

http://www.chicagocaraccidentlawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 16

    Weekend Accidents on I-55 Close Southbound Lane

    Weekend Accidents on I-55 Close Southbound Lane
    This weekend brought a significant storm to the Chicago area but unlike some earlier in the season, snow was not the biggest threat. While some new snow accumulated on area roads and expressways, the biggest threat to those that were driving…
  • Feb 12

    Accidente de Carro en Posen deja a un Peatón Muerto

    Accidente de Carro en Posen deja a un Peatón Muerto
    Es una actividad diaria para millones de personas que viven en Chicago – caminar al aire libre. Si usted camina desde su vehículo estacionado a un apartamento, a una parada de autobús o al tren, es más probable que…
  • Feb 12

    Charges Issued for Alleged Drunk Driver in Crystal Lake

    Charges Issued for Alleged Drunk Driver in Crystal Lake
    Mothers Against Drunk Driving refers to drinking and driving as the most common crime committed across the nation. It is a particularly troubling activity because it threatens not only the safety of a drunk driver but also all innocent…
Rank this Week: 4101

Chicago Divorce & Family Law…

Chicago Divorce & Family Law Attorneys

By Anderson & Associates, P.C.

http://www.andersondivorcelawchicago.com/chicagodivorceattorney/
  • Feb 15

    Seeking Visitation Rights as a Grandparent, Great-Grandparent, or Sibling

    Seeking Visitation Rights as a Grandparent, Great-Grandparent, or Sibling
    Illinois law allows all parents to petition the court for visitation with their children. Grandparents, great-grandparents and siblings may also petition for visitation rights under certain specific circumstances when the child’s…
  • Feb 14

    Establishing the Father-Child Relationship Under Illinois Law

    Establishing the Father-Child Relationship Under Illinois Law
    It is easy to establish the parent-child relationship between a birth mother and her baby. After all, the only legal requirement is proving that she gave birth to the child. Establishing paternity, however, is not always as simple. Illinois…
  • Feb 13

    Petitioning for an Order of Protection

    Petitioning for an Order of Protection
    Illinois does not tolerate physical assault, sexual abuse or domestic violence of any kind. If you or your children have been threatened or attacked, you can obtain an order of protection against the alleged abuser. There are three types of…
Rank this Week: 3303

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.josephklest.com/
  • Feb 13

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

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

    2 injured After Car Runs Red Light in Chinatown

    2 injured After Car Runs Red Light in Chinatown
    At about 1:15 early Sunday morning two cars collided in Chicago's Chinatown neighborhood after one of the drivers failed to stop at a red light. Two people were injured in the crash, including an off duty police officer. The condition of…
  • Feb 6

    Acting Quickly Can Help Preserve Camera Footage of Car Accident

    Acting Quickly Can Help Preserve Camera Footage of Car Accident
    There are more cameras in public places now then there ever were before, and camera footage is often used to aid police in criminal investigations. Increasingly though, accident victims are also benefiting from the use pictures and video…
Rank this Week: 3985

Chicago Business Lawyer Blog

Chicago Business Lawyer Blog

Comments on business law. By Bellas & Wachowski.

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

    Fight Back Against Drive-By Lawsuit

    Fight Back Against Drive-By Lawsuit
         As with most social engineering legislation, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was enacted with the best of intentions. Passed in 1990, one of the primary objectives of the ADA was to assure disabled citizens…
  • Jan 28

    Pregnancy Rights Amendment Makes Good Business Sense

    Pregnancy Rights Amendment Makes Good Business Sense
    Illinois Employers beware of new law protecting Pregnant Employees      If you are an Illinois employer and haven’t yet taken action on the new pregnancy protection amendment to the Illinois Human Rights Act, it’s…
  • Jan 15

    Forced Arbitration: The Fine Print That Takes Away Your Right

    Forced Arbitration: The Fine Print That Takes Away Your Right
    General Mills gave itself something of a Public Relations black eye when it got caught slipping some tricky new language into its “terms of service” agreement. Unnoticed by most consumers, the company had imposed restrictive new…
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Medical Malpractice Lawyers Blog

Medical Malpractice Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.medicalmalpracticelawyer.center/
  • Feb 9

    Suspended Psychiatrist Charged with Writing Prescription

    Suspended Psychiatrist Charged with Writing Prescription
    A psychiatrist in Pennsylvania was recently charged with writing prescriptions and taking patients while his medical license was suspended. Medical malpractice lawyers at Pintas & Mullins are currently investigating cases of injury or…
  • Feb 5

    Amputee Awarded $3.1 Million in Malpractice Case

    Amputee Awarded $3.1 Million in Malpractice Case
    A former Illinois police lieutenant was awarded $3.15 million in his case against the doctor who negligently amputated his leg. The incident occurred at Rockford Memorial Hospital in 2010, when the victim was admitted for dizziness and…
  • Dec 10

    Doctor Arrested for Unnecessary Surgeries and Patient Death

    Doctor Arrested for Unnecessary Surgeries and Patient Death
    A doctor in Michigan is currently facing 100 years in prison on federal charges for deceiving patients, fraudulent billing, and even the death of a patient. Medical malpractice attorneys at Pintas & Mullins report on this case and others…
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Lori Levin Blog

Lori Levin Blog

Covers Illinois criminal justice, juvenile justice, guardianship and mental health law issues.

http://www.lorilevinlaw.com/blog.html
  • Feb 8

    Contacting Counsel Prior to Meeting with the Police Regarding Investigation

    Contacting Counsel Prior to Meeting with the Police Regarding Investigation
        Please remember that when a police officer wishes to discuss and investigation of a crime with you or your child, you have a right to have counsel present. Very often, law abiding persons or parents believe that cooperating…
  • Feb 2

    The Circuit Court of Cook County is Open Today

    The Circuit Court of Cook County is Open Today
       Please be aware that the Circuit Court of Cook County is open today. It is NOT closed due to the weather. Here is the link to the court's website: http://www.cookcountycourt.org/.Lori G. LevinAttorney at Law180 N. LaSalle, Suite…
  • Jan 16

    Lori G. Levin Named a 2015 Illinois Super Lawyer

    Lori G. Levin Named a 2015 Illinois Super Lawyer
        I am humbled and honored to announce that I have once again been named as a top attorney in the State of Illinois as a Super Lawyer. Only five per cent of attorneys in the state are given that designation each…
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Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer…

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal malpractice. By The Clinton Law Firm.

http://www.chicagolegalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 6

    Illinois Supreme Court Allows Circuit Court To Resolve Referral Fee Dispute

    Illinois Supreme Court Allows Circuit Court To Resolve Referral Fee Dispute
    FERRIS, THOMPSON & ZWEIG, LTD. v. Esposito, Ill: Supreme Court 2015 – Google Scholar. This mundane dispute between two law firms quarreling over a referral fee reached the Illinois Supreme Court. Because the underlying case was a…
  • Jan 24

    Court allows a lawyer who was not licensed to sue for legal fee

    Court allows a lawyer who was not licensed to sue for legal fee
    Beery v. Chandler, Dist. Court, ED Missouri 2015 – Google Scholar. Plaintiff sued his former personal injury lawyer for legal malpractice, alleging that the lawyer negligently advised him to reject a settlement offer. The lawyer sued…
  • Jan 21

    2nd Circ. Holds JPMorgan To Faulty Mayer Brown Loan Deal – Law360

    2nd Circ. Holds JPMorgan To Faulty Mayer Brown Loan Deal – Law360
    2nd Circ. Holds JPMorgan To Faulty Mayer Brown Loan Deal – Law360. The allegations are that Mayer Brown, which represented General Motors, drafted a release of JP Morgan’s UCC lien. JP Morgan did not object after the release of…
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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
  • Feb 6

    Hot or Not?

    Hot or Not?
     The future of Radio Shack appears to be in jeopardy. The news got me thinking about the hot retailers to target as replacements, or just to target as draws for your center. Apple store.  No duh. Every Apple store is incredibly…
  • Jan 26

    Potential Changes Coming to the Ohio Condominium Act

    Potential Changes Coming to the Ohio Condominium Act
    Thank you to our friend Denice Hertlein of Clark Schaefer Hackett   for insightful comments relating to Ohio House Bill 371 which has the potential to place more requirements on condomninium associations and their officers and…
  • Jan 21

    Hospitality

    Hospitality
    After many years of serving the hospitality industry in various capacities, we have brought all of our skills and experiences under one roof as we have formalized our Hospitality Industry practice to serve the growing needs of our hospitality…
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DuPage County Criminal Defense…

DuPage County Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and criminal law. By Martin & Kent, LLC.

http://www.dupagecountycriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
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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/
  • Feb 2

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

    Employee at 3 Different Elderly Homes Accused of Stealing Medication from Patient
    When a resident of a nursing home or long term care facility is prescribed medication to treat an ailment, that resident should receive the medication as prescribed and/or as needed. The family members of these residents should not be forced…
  • Jan 21

    Nursing Home Patient Dead from Hypothermia

    Nursing Home Patient Dead from Hypothermia
    The residents of a given nursing home in Illinois likely have different medical issues that will need different types and levels of care. Some have their mental faculties and may need assistance only with physical tasks; others may be…
  • Jan 12

    Nursing Home Employee Charged with Sexual Abuse of Patient

    Nursing Home Employee Charged with Sexual Abuse of Patient
    Victims of any age and gender can be subjected to sexual abuse and assault, and though it may be surprising to some, the residents of nursing homes and long term care facilities are not immune from this threat. Rather, like many other…
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Chicago Bankruptcy Blog

Chicago Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://chicago-bankruptcy.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 28

    5 simple ways to Avoid Bankruptcy

    5 simple ways to Avoid Bankruptcy
    5 Simple Ways to Avoid BankruptcyHi everyone.As a bankruptcy attorney, I see so many cases for people who file, who make good money, but bad decisions.  It goes against my business model, but as a counselor,  I'm going to share with…
  • Aug 20

    Chicago Bears in Bankruptcy Court

    Chicago Bears in Bankruptcy Court
    The Chicago Bears have filed a proof of claim for an unsecured debt owed them in Edison Mission Energy's Chapter 11 bankruptcy case, claiming that Edison owes them $114,240 for use of an executive suite.  Read about the matter…
  • Aug 19

    Study: 1/3 of Americans don't have anything saved for retirement

    Study: 1/3 of Americans don't have anything saved for retirement
    Can you believe it? 1 in 3 Americans have no savings?1 in 5 nearing retirement age have no savings either.This does not bode well, especially when they turn to the government for support.But bankruptcy can help get people back on track.There…
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Chicago Law Source

Chicago Law Source

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

http://chicagolawsource.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 21

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

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

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

    Bed Bugs! Chicago Ordinance Rules To Help Prevent Critter Cramps!
    Happy Holidays from Levin Law, Ltd!  We are busy at work preparing for 2015 and want to talk bugs.  Bugs?  Yes.  Bugs.  Specifically, bed bugs, and how they can affect even the cleanest, spic-and-span-cleanest-homes, from Detroit to L.A.…
  • Oct 23

    It's Not Fraud Just Because You Don't Like It!

    It's Not Fraud Just Because You Don't Like It!
    Good afternoon Blogosphere!  Happy Fall from Levin Law Ltd. presenting you with News You Can Use, about all things real estate.  Here is one from my phone logs... just in today: I get a call from a guy... we'll call him Steve.  Steve and…
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Attorneys Creative Roundtable

Attorneys Creative Roundtable

Covers the legal profession including the future of the profession, legal careers and law schools. By George S. Bellas.

http://www.attorneyscreativeroundtable.com/
  • Jan 21

    Run Your Law Practice Like a Busine

    Run Your Law Practice Like a Busine
         You have probably noted an ongoing “debate” on the topic of whether the practice of law is a business.  Some lawyers argue that since we are a learned profession, we are not running businesses, nor should…
  • Jan 1

    A Checklist for Failure in 2015

    A Checklist for Failure in 2015
    For many people, it’s traditional to look back on the previous year seeking hints as to how to improve and thrive in the year to come. Common wisdom tells us it’s beneficial to begin the New Year on a positive note, but that…
  • Nov 21

    The Tortoise and The Lobster

    The Tortoise and The Lobster
    The Legal Profession Is Losing the Technology Race Faster Than You Think      The legal profession continues to move at its traditionally measured tempo even as the winds of change blow past us like a rocket plane passing a…
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Chicago DUI Law Blog

Chicago DUI Law Blog

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

http://chicagoduilaw.blogspot.com/
  • 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
  • Nov 3

    Chicago DUI Attorney Reminds You To Vote

    Chicago DUI Attorney Reminds You To Vote
    Tomorrow is election day.  And like many people, I am busy.  My husband is busy.  We have to work.  I have to pack after work for a flight for a memorial service.  But we voted already.  We prefer to vote early…
  • Feb 21

    Chicago DUI Attorney Comments on DUIs Without Alcohol Consumption

    Chicago DUI Attorney Comments on DUIs Without Alcohol Consumption
    This Chicago DUI attorney regularly gets told that you can't be charged with a DUI because no alcohol was consumed.  I've posted here, here, and here that this is not true.  Still it is clear that people really think you can't get…
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Illinois Expungement Lawyer Blog

Illinois Expungement Lawyer Blog

By Jorie K. Johnson.

http://www.illinoisexpungementlawyerblog.com/
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Startup Blawg

Startup Blawg

For Wisconsin and Illinois startups. By the Gauthier Law Group, LLC.

http://startupblawg.com/
  • Dec 27

    How to Choose a State of Incorporation or Organization for Your Startup

    How to Choose a State of Incorporation or Organization for Your Startup
    Wisconsin? Illinois? Delaware? Nevada?  Which State Is Best for Your Startup Entity?  
  • Aug 26

    4 Tips on Negotiating Startup Office Lease

    4 Tips on Negotiating Startup Office Lease
    Ready to move your startup out of the garage and into real office space? Here are 4 tips on negotiating your startup office lease: 1.  Don’t lease too much, or too little, space. For a startup, one of the most … Continue…
  • May 20

    How to Close a Startup LLC

    How to Close a Startup LLC
    In the excitement of starting a business, no one wants to think about ending it, but knowing how to make a safe exit, as well as a grand entrance, is a skill every startup founder should have.  Most startup founders … Continue…
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Uncontested Divorce in Illinois

Uncontested Divorce in Illinois

By David Wolkowitz.

http://uncontesteddivorceinillinois.com/
  • Dec 27

    FAQ: Flat-fee uncontested divorce in Illinoi

    FAQ: Flat-fee uncontested divorce in Illinoi
    Do you want to pay a flat fee for a lawyer to represent you in an uncontested divorce in Illinois? You’ve found the right place, and you can call 224-300-0529 to get started now. Or, check out this article to learn more about an…
  • Nov 12

    How is Property Divided in Divorce? FAQ

    How is Property Divided in Divorce? FAQ
    You ask: “How is property divided in an Illinois divorce?” If you are interested in an uncontested divorce in Illinois, maybe you wonder about how property is divided in a divorce in Illinois. In an Illinois divorce, the division…
  • Jun 14

    Divorce Mediation in Illinoi

    Divorce Mediation in Illinoi
    Most people that contact me for an uncontested divorce in Illinois do no need mediation because they have everything worked out. However, there are some people who don’t quite agree, but might be able to come to an agreement after…
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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.
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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
  • Nov 24

    Truck Accident Lawyers Will Pull Out the Big Guns on the Big Rig

    Truck Accident Lawyers Will Pull Out the Big Guns on the Big Rig
    Some people become nervous when driving on the highway next to a large truck, and there’s a reason for it. Whether you call it an 18-wheeler, a semi, or a big rig, an accident with a truck can cause significantly more damage than one…
  • Nov 24

    Truck Accident Lawyers Will Pull Out the Big Guns on the Big Rig

    Truck Accident Lawyers Will Pull Out the Big Guns on the Big Rig
    Some people become nervous when driving on the highway next to a large truck, and there’s a reason for it. Whether you call it an 18-wheeler, a semi, or a big rig, an accident with a truck can cause significantly more damage than one…
  • Nov 24

    Getting Back on the Road with a Personal Injury Attorney

    Getting Back on the Road with a Personal Injury Attorney
    Vehicle accidents are one of the most common types of personal injury. Unfortunately, they often come with bodily harm, medical and financial concerns, and lost life. When you have been the victim of a personal injury, recovery and returning…
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