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The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

Covers securities fraud cases, investment fraud practices and securities industry regulations.

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Apr 24

    CA Advisor Darrell W. Rideaux Barred from Securities Industry

    CA Advisor Darrell W. Rideaux Barred from Securities Industry
    FINRA Questions Darrell Rideaux on “Selling Away” According to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), on February 16, 2018, the regulator issued a letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent barring Darrell W. Rideaux…
  • Apr 24

    GWN Securities – Palm Beach Gardens – Censured & Fined

    GWN Securities – Palm Beach Gardens – Censured & Fined
    FINRA Sanctions GWN Securities for Sales Fee Overcharges According to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on February 20th, 2018, the regulator sanctioned GWN Securities, Inc., a brokerage firm based in Palm Beach Gardens,…
  • Apr 24

    Financial Advisor Jerry W. Simpson Barred from Securities Industry

    Financial Advisor Jerry W. Simpson Barred from Securities Industry
    FINRA Bars Jerry W. Simpson –Failure to Provide Testimony According to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on February 16, 2018 an AWC was issued in which Jerry Wayne Simpson (CRD #5513406, Madisonville, Kentucky) was…
Rank this Week: 118

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

Covers birth injuries, medical device liability, medical misdiagnosis and surgical errors. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.robertkreisman.com/medical-malpractice-lawyer/
Rank this Week: 122

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

By The Davis Law Group, P.C.

http://www.illinoisdriverslicensereinstatementlawyer.com/blog/
  • Apr 12

    Illinois DUI Defense Attorney

    Illinois DUI Defense Attorney
    A DUI arrest can be a frightening experience. Criminal penalties, high fines and a loss a driving privileges can have a devastating effect on your personal and professional life. The Davis Law Group, P.C. is recognized as a leading Illinois…
  • Apr 2

    The Illinois 5-Year BAIID Law

    The Illinois 5-Year BAIID Law
    Effective January 1, 2016, the Secretary of State began to enforce a new law requiring that revoked drivers with 2 or more DUI convictions who were granted a restricted driving permit (RDP) after an administrative hearing, drive on a breath…
  • Mar 25

    Conor’s Law

    Conor’s Law
    In May 2015, Conor Vesper, a 20-year old college student, was arrested and charged with DUI. After his arrest, although he was still intoxicated, he posted bond and was released. Following his release, he was able to get behind the wheel of a…
Rank this Week: 140

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois divorce law. From Michael Roe.

http://www.illinoisdivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 175

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Federal Tort Claims Act, Injuries to Minors and Children, Land Owner Liability, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Products Liability, and Toxic Torts. By Levin & Perconti.

http://www.illinoisinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 23

    Government Seems Disinterested In Workplace Safety

    Government Seems Disinterested In Workplace Safety
    Said to be due to a reorganizing of the executive branch of government, the 5 advisory panels who council OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) and the Department of Labor on workplace safety and whistleblower protection have…
  • Apr 7

    Toddler’s Family Awarded $1.6 Million in Apartment Bedbug Case

    Toddler’s Family Awarded $1.6 Million in Apartment Bedbug Case
    A 3-year-old boy and his parents were awarded $1.6 million after suing the apartment complex’s owner and  management company for failing to take care of a bedbug infestation that left their son with lifelong facial scars. After…
  • Mar 2

    Stroller Maker Britax Sued by Consumer Product Safety Commission for Failure to Recall Dangerous B.O.B. Stroller

    Stroller Maker Britax Sued by Consumer Product Safety Commission for Failure to Recall Dangerous B.O.B. Stroller
    Popular stroller maker Britax was sued on February 16th by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) for failure to issue a recall of models of their B.O.B. jogging strollers that have been reported to cause injuries to both adults and…
Rank this Week: 228

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

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

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • Apr 23

    Paralegal Position Opening!

    Paralegal Position Opening!
    ParalegalLarge AV-rated Peoria law firm seeking full-time litigation paralegal. Experience of two or more years is preferred, but not required. Litigation experience is preferred and knowledge of medical terminology is desired. Excellent…
  • Apr 18

    Student Trainee, U.S. Attorney's Office, Central District of Illinoi

    Student Trainee, U.S. Attorney's Office, Central District of Illinoi
    THIS IS NOT A SUMMER POSITION. THE SELECTEE WILL BE EXPECTED TO WORK YEAR-ROUND.This is an excepted service appointment under the Pathways Intern Program. This appointment may be extended until the selectee's educational program requirements…
  • Apr 18

    Moline Illinois is Hiring Police Officer

    Moline Illinois is Hiring Police Officer
    The Moline Police Officer recruitment process is open now through 5/11/18 at 5 p.m.Check out their recruitment videoDownload the Applicant Information PacketApply here
Rank this Week: 200

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Covers Illinois nursing homes and information for nursing home residents, family members, ombudsmen, resident advocates, elder law attorneys and nursing home staff. By Levin & Perconti.

http://blog.levinperconti.com/
  • Apr 24

    Majority of Voters Against Cuts to Medicaid

    Majority of Voters Against Cuts to Medicaid
    April is Medicaid Awareness Month and a recent survey by Public Policy Polling aimed to find out exactly how American voters feel about the program. The survey results, released earlier this month, show that a large majority of surveyed…
  • Apr 19

    Patients With Health Disparities Often Enter Nursing Homes With Chronic Condition

    Patients With Health Disparities Often Enter Nursing Homes With Chronic Condition
    April Is National Health Disparities Month The National Institutes of Health (NIH) estimates nearly two-thirds of individuals who rely on federal and state funding to support their healthcare and long-term care services have multiple chronic…
  • Apr 13

    Executive Level Nursing Home Salaries Up

    Executive Level Nursing Home Salaries Up
    Many executive level nursing home employees are seeing higher paychecks than in years past. According to the 40th annual Nursing Home Salary & Benefits Report, nursing home administrator salaries went up nearly 3% between 2016 to…
Rank this Week: 239

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Covers medical malpractice, auto accident, work injury, and wrongful death cases.

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Apr 24

    OSHA investigates after marble worker gets crushed to death

    OSHA investigates after marble worker gets crushed to death
    Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) officials have launched an investigation after a man was crushed to death between two marble slabs at his workplace. Ilan Abergel, 57, was the co-owner of Quartz Master, a stone supplier in…
  • Apr 20

    Police cite woman after her pit bull bites man’s hand

    Police cite woman after her pit bull bites man’s hand
    Police cited an Illinois woman for negligent control of an animal. Her pit bull allegedly bit a 38-year-old man on the back of his jacket and his left hand. According to Joliet Deputy Police Chief Ed Gregory, police issued the citation to…
  • Apr 13

    Chicago woman steals thousands of dollars from nursing home resident

    Chicago woman steals thousands of dollars from nursing home resident
    A Chicago woman working for a state contractor pleaded guilty to stealing thousands of dollars from an elderly resident of a long-term care facility. Mary Pfingston, 41, was convicted of five felonies including theft, three counts of public…
Rank this Week: 237

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

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

http://www.chicagoiplitigation.com/
  • Apr 23

    Crowd-Sourced Definitions Are Not Admissible

    Crowd-Sourced Definitions Are Not Admissible
    Illinois Tamale Co. v. El-Greg, Inc., No. 16 C 5387, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Mar. 29, 2018) (Kennelly, J.). Judge Kennelly denied plaintiff Illinois Tamale’s and defendant El-Greg’s cross-motions for summary judgment in this Lanham…
  • Apr 20

    CLE: Ethics in the Practice of Intellectual Property Law

    CLE: Ethics in the Practice of Intellectual Property Law
    On Friday, April 27, 2018, from 12:30 – 5:15 pm, John Marshall is hosting its 9th annual Ethics in the Practice of Intellectual Property Law seminar. Register here for this excellent program.… Continue Reading
  • Apr 18

    CLE: IPLAC & Linn Inn of Court Joint Meeting

    CLE: IPLAC & Linn Inn of Court Joint Meeting
    On Monday, April 23, 2018, the Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (IPLAC) and Chicago’s Linn Inn of Court are hosting a joint meeting at the Chicago-Kent College of Law, 555 W. Adams St., Chicago. Jerold Jacover will be…
Rank this Week: 287

Nursing Home Law News

Nursing Home Law News

Covers common problems encountered by residents and their families at nursing homes and assisted living facilities. By Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers LLC.

https://www.nursinghomelawcenter.org/news/
  • Mar 5

    A Nursing Home Guide to Care for the Elderly

    A Nursing Home Guide to Care for the Elderly
    As we age, humans can, unless physically or mentally unable, take care of our health needs. We know when we need to eat, sleep and when we need medical attention. When we are young, we rely on parents to help with health needs. Once we are…
  • Mar 5

    Keyboarding For The Young and Elderly

    Keyboarding For The Young and Elderly
    When you type on the computer, do you look down and search for every letter on the keyboard before striking it? This hunt-and-peck style of typing is much slower than the proper method, called touch-typing. Proper keyboarding can make you a…
  • Jan 25

    Senior Emergency Preparedne

    Senior Emergency Preparedne
    In an emergency, staying safe often depends on having some type of preparedness plan in place. This is particularly true for senior citizens. Whether a person is in a senior care facility or living independently at home, clear steps should be…
Rank this Week: 264

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois civil procedure, the Illinois Wrongful Death Act, medical malpractice and medical device liability. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicago-personal-injury-lawyer-blawg.com
  • Apr 23

    Highway Crash With Admitted Negligence Results in $12,350 Jury Verdict

    Highway Crash With Admitted Negligence Results in $12,350 Jury Verdict
    On Oct. 25, 2013, Joseph Wasielewski and Anthony Stazak were in a car that was eastbound on Interstate 80 near Harlem Avenue in Tinley Park, Ill. It was then that the defendant, Cindy Guttman, 18, drove a car that rear-ended their vehicle.…
  • Mar 27

    U.S. Court of Appeals Reverses Decision on Service by Publication

    U.S. Court of Appeals Reverses Decision on Service by Publication
    The defendant in this federal lawsuit owned two homes. One was in California and the other was in Wisconsin. Craig Cunningham filed a lawsuit against Michael Montes and tried to serve Montes at his Wisconsin address. No one came to the door.…
  • Mar 20

    U.S. Court of Appeals Affirms Dismissal of Failure-to-Warn Claim for Generic Drug

    U.S. Court of Appeals Affirms Dismissal of Failure-to-Warn Claim for Generic Drug
    This case was based on the distinction between brand name drugs and generics as decided by the U.S. Supreme Court in Wyeth v. Levine, 555 U.S. 555 (2009) and PLIVA v. Mensing, 564 U.S. 604 (2011).  The federal district court judge in…
Rank this Week: 344

Anderson & Associates, P.C. Blog

Anderson & Associates, P.C. Blog

Covers child custody, child support, property division, spousal support, and paternity.

https://www.andersonandassociatespc.com/schaumburg-divorce-lawyer
  • Apr 19

    Factors to Consider When Dividing Property During Divorce

    Factors to Consider When Dividing Property During Divorce
    The process of divorce can be lengthy and complicated, and issues related to the property that a couple owns can often be very difficult to resolve. When determining how to divide property during divorce, couples should be sure to consider…
  • Apr 12

    Making Good Financial Planning Decisions During Divorce

    Making Good Financial Planning Decisions During Divorce
    The end of your marriage is likely to be a traumatic, chaotic time, but taking the time to prepare for your life after divorce will help you begin the next phase of your life on the right foot. One of the key concerns you should address is…
  • Apr 5

    What Is Parental Alienation, and How Does it Affect Divorce Cases?

    What Is Parental Alienation, and How Does it Affect Divorce Cases?
    Children deserve to have a good relationship with both their parents, but this can sometimes be difficult after parents decide to divorce. Children often struggle to understand the reason for the end of their parents’ marriage, and they…
Rank this Week: 358

General Counselor

General Counselor

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

http://general-counselor.com
Rank this Week: 379

US Immigration Blog

US Immigration Blog

Covers recent developments in the immigration field. By Peter Messersmith.

http://blog.messersmithlaw.com
  • Nov 6

    Intent to Revoke Was Sent

    Intent to Revoke Was Sent
    A Notice of Intent to Revoke, issued by USCIS, can occur in any type of immigration application or petition, both family based and employment based, that has previously been approved. The Notice of Intent to Revoke or NOIR is a detailed…
  • Oct 15

    NIW Requirement

    NIW Requirement
    NIW Requirements The bare minimum qualification for the NIW standard is that the foreign national is a member of the professions holding an advanced degree, defined as a bachelor’s degree with five years of progressive experience or a…
  • Oct 10

    Motion to Reopen

    Motion to Reopen
    Motion to Reopen When USCIS denies a case, the applicant normally has the opportunity to file a motion to reopen, motion to reconsider and/or an appeal.  A motion to reopen, reconsider, or an appeal must be filed within 30 days of…
Rank this Week: 384

Chicago Car Accident Attorneys…

Chicago Car Accident Attorneys Blog

Covers Illinois auto defects, car accidents and catastrophic injuries. By Law Offices of Steven J. Malman & Associates P.C.

http://www.chicagocaraccidentattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 380

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer…

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagobusinesslitigationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 467

Criminal Lawyer Illinois

Criminal Lawyer Illinois

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

http://www.criminallawyerillinois.com
  • Apr 24

    Dissemination of Child Pornography in Illinoi

    Dissemination of Child Pornography in Illinoi
    Illinois imposes strict penalties for child pornography crimes. The penalties range from probationable felonies to non-probationable Class X felonies with consecutive sentencing. Illinois employs a broad definition of child pornography,…
  • Jan 15

    What is Criminal Drug Trafficking in Illinois?

    What is Criminal Drug Trafficking in Illinois?
    Criminal drug trafficking in Illinois is a serious offense. There are a few types of criminal drug trafficking. 720 ILCS 550/5.1 outlines Cannabis Trafficking pursuant to the Cannabis Control Act while 720 ILCS 570/401.1 focuses on criminal…
  • Jan 15

    What is Legality of Police Dog Sniffs During Traffic Stops in Illinois?

    What is Legality of Police Dog Sniffs During Traffic Stops in Illinois?
    In popular culture, there are countless representations of police dogs sniffs that lead to the discovery of illegal drugs, bombs, or other contraband. The police dogs are almost always portrayed as heroes in these storylines, helping the good…
Rank this Week: 543

Chicago Illinois Car Accident…

Chicago Illinois Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers car accidents, pedestrian accidents, and other personal injury news. By Elman Law Group.

http://www.chicagoillinoiscaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 22

    Fatal I-57 “Wrong-Way Driver” Collision In Matteson

    Fatal I-57 “Wrong-Way Driver” Collision In Matteson
    “Wrong-Way Drivers” often occur after drivers are impaired by alcohol, and in some cases are impaired by drug use. As seen in many “wrong-way driver” accidents – some of which are summarized on this site in posts…
  • Apr 21

    Pedestrian Struck By Vehicle As The Vehicle Was Being Chased By Police

    Pedestrian Struck By Vehicle As The Vehicle Was Being Chased By Police
    Many Chicago-area accidents have occurred when a driver attempts to elude police, resulting in a police chase.  The driver who is being chased by police often is doing so after committing a crime, and thus attempts to get away from…
  • Apr 20

    Fatal Pedestrian Accident In West Englewood At Damen Avenue And 71st Street

    Fatal Pedestrian Accident In West Englewood At Damen Avenue And 71st Street
    There was a fatal pedestrian accident Thursday evening (April 19, 2018) in Chicago’s West Englewood neighborhood.  The accident led to the death of a young boy as well as injuries to his aunt that was walking with him at the time.…
Rank this Week: 470

Roscich & Martel Law Firm LLC Blog

Roscich & Martel Law Firm LLC Blog

Covers Illinois family law and estate planning needs.

http://www.randrattys.com/napervilledivorceattorney
  • Apr 19

    Understanding Marital and Nonmarital Property

    Understanding Marital and Nonmarital Property
    In 1992, an Illinois jury convicted a man of raping and murdering an 11-year-old girl. But 20 years later, DNA evidence cleared the man of these charges and he was released from jail. He filed a lawsuit against various government entities and…
  • Apr 12

    Can You Reconcile the Differences with Your Spouse?

    Can You Reconcile the Differences with Your Spouse?
    Married couples can file for divorce in Illinois regardless of fault. Traditional “at fault” grounds include adultery, physical or mental cruelty, alcohol abuse, and impotence. But as of 2016, Illinois divorces can be based on…
  • Apr 5

    How to Get an Annulment in Illinoi

    How to Get an Annulment in Illinoi
    An annulment, which Illinois calls “declaration of invalidity of marriage,” is another way to end a marriage. Annulment is not the same thing as divorce. When your marriage is declared invalid, legally it is like the marriage…
Rank this Week: 653

Shaw Family Law Blog

Shaw Family Law Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

http://www.kanecountydivorceattorneys.com/st-charles-lawyers
  • Apr 19

    Grandparents’ Rights in Illinoi

    Grandparents’ Rights in Illinoi
    Many grandparents and parents are familiar with the term “grandparents’ rights,” but do not fully understand it as a concept. It does not mean that grandparents automatically have the right to spend time with their…
  • Apr 12

    What Is Contempt of Court in Relation to Divorce Orders?

    What Is Contempt of Court in Relation to Divorce Orders?
    When the court enters an order, all parties named in the order are required to comply with its terms. Your divorce settlement likely included a few orders, such as a parenting plan, a property division order, a child support order, and a…
  • Apr 5

    Does Divorce Affect Boys and Girls Differently?

    Does Divorce Affect Boys and Girls Differently?
    The short answer is yes, boys and girls generally react to their parents’ divorces in different ways. Like nearly every other question about divorce, though, a more accurate answer is that every case is different, and every child is…
Rank this Week: 699

The Chicago Bicycle Advocate

The Chicago Bicycle Advocate

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

http://www.mybikeadvocate.com/
  • Sep 6

    Illinois E-Bike Law

    Illinois E-Bike Law
    The new Illinois e-bike law regarding electric assist bicycles was clarified earlier this month when Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed a bill outlining their use on roads and paths. The new law, however, leaves the door open for . . .…
  • Jan 18

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

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

    Resolution of a Case That Highlights Car Door Danger

    Resolution of a Case That Highlights Car Door Danger
    "Your client has a duty to pay attention to where she is going."  That was the response we received from an insurance company after its driver doored a woman whom we represented as she rode her bicycle on a residential road in Chicago…
Rank this Week: 541

7th Circuit Criminal Law Alert

7th Circuit Criminal Law Alert

Summarizes the week's criminal law decisons by the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. By Michael J. Petro.

http://mjpetro.typepad.com/7th_circuit_alert/
Rank this Week: 533

Chicago Workers Compensation…

Chicago Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers construction accidents, truck accidents and Illinois workers compensation. By Law Offices of Steven J. Malman & Associates P.C.

http://www.chicagoworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 443

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer…

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains The Law

By Matt Keenan.

http://www.skokiecriminallawyer.com/
  • Apr 24

    SCHOOL RESIDENCY FRAUD CAN BE CHARGED AS A FELONY

    SCHOOL RESIDENCY FRAUD CAN BE CHARGED AS A FELONY
    Understandably, you would like your child to get the best education in the best school district, but perhaps you can’t really afford to live there. You may be tempted to lie about your child’s real home in order to enroll them in…
  • Apr 12

    CAN YOU USE SELF-DEFENSE AGAINST A POLICE OFFICER IN ILLINOIS?

    CAN YOU USE SELF-DEFENSE AGAINST A POLICE OFFICER IN ILLINOIS?
    You believe the police had no justifiable basis to stop you, and you may be right. Nevertheless, you must still obey police orders, and you cannot physically resist the arrest. But what if the officer physically threatens you? Can you…
  • Apr 1

    THE CRIME OF ABDUCTING YOUR OWN CHILD IN ILLINOIS

    THE CRIME OF ABDUCTING YOUR OWN CHILD IN ILLINOIS
    You think your child’s other parent is a horrible person. As a result, you want to protect him or her from that parent. Maybe you sent your child out of state or hid them when the other parent came to visit. Under these circumstances,…
Rank this Week: 808

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

By Staver Law Group P.C.

http://www.chicagolawyer.com/legal-blog/
  • Apr 24

    What You Should Know About Self-Driving Vehicle Safety

    What You Should Know About Self-Driving Vehicle Safety
    A recent Uber accident in Tempe, Arizona, is a sobering reminder of the importance of self-driving vehicle safety, as it represents the first fatal incident involving a fully autonomous car. CBS Chicago News reported that the vehicle was…
  • Apr 23

    Who Do I Call to Report Potholes in Chicago?

    Who Do I Call to Report Potholes in Chicago?
    Potholes are irregularly shaped pavement holes that are extremely hazardous for motorists, especially on busy roads with higher speed limits. If you come across a pothole in Chicago, you can report it and prevent a future accident from…
  • Apr 20

    Did the VA Hire Doctors with Histories of Negligence and Malpractice?

    Did the VA Hire Doctors with Histories of Negligence and Malpractice?
    The Veteran’s Administration (VA) is facing controversy after a newspaper article claimed that it had hired numerous doctors with disreputable histories to work at several VA hospitals. The article’s disturbing revelations have…
Rank this Week: 1101

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

Covers personal injury law issues and topics, including medical malpractice, product liability, and worker's compensation.

https://www.malmanlaw.com/Malman-Law-Injury-Blog/
  • Apr 19

    Can Car Accidents Cause Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

    Can Car Accidents Cause Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?
    It is a common misconception that carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) can only occur from repetitive stress. While it is true repetitive stress injuries are the most common cause, they are by no means the only cause. If you suspect that you have…
  • Apr 12

    Why the Aging in Population is Becoming a Problem in the United State

    Why the Aging in Population is Becoming a Problem in the United State
    Population aging refers to an issue where there is an increased number of older individuals compared to younger, and an increased life expectancy rate. The trend can be dangerous for the economy, but also the health of those in the aging…
  • Apr 5

    An Overview of Arbitration in Personal Injury Lawsuit

    An Overview of Arbitration in Personal Injury Lawsuit
    Most personal injury cases settle out of court, but how they settle can vary. Some cases end during essential negotiations and often before the courts are involved. Other times, the case goes through alternative dispute resolution, such as…
Rank this Week: 1021

Chicago Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer…

Chicago Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagonursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 19

    Can Car Accidents Cause Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

    Can Car Accidents Cause Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?
    It is a common misconception that carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) can only occur from repetitive stress. While it is true repetitive stress injuries are the most common cause, they are by no means the only cause. If you suspect that you have…
  • Apr 12

    Why the Aging in Population is Becoming a Problem in the United State

    Why the Aging in Population is Becoming a Problem in the United State
    Population aging refers to an issue where there is an increased number of older individuals compared to younger, and an increased life expectancy rate. The trend can be dangerous for the economy, but also the health of those in the aging…
  • Apr 5

    An Overview of Arbitration in Personal Injury Lawsuit

    An Overview of Arbitration in Personal Injury Lawsuit
    Most personal injury cases settle out of court, but how they settle can vary. Some cases end during essential negotiations and often before the courts are involved. Other times, the case goes through alternative dispute resolution, such as…
Rank this Week: 863

Lake County Illinois Car Accident…

Lake County Illinois Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers car, bike and train accidents. By Elman Law Group LLC.

http://www.lakecountyillinoiscaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 19

    Fatal Volo Collision On Route 120 Involving Car And SUV

    Fatal Volo Collision On Route 120 Involving Car And SUV
    There was a fatal Volo collision on Wednesday (April 18, 2018) afternoon.  The collision involved a SUV and a car on Route 120 near Ellis Drive. According to information provided by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, first…
  • Apr 18

    DUI Charges After Erratic Driving On Route 41 In Lake Forest

    DUI Charges After Erratic Driving On Route 41 In Lake Forest
    “Drunk driving” (DUI) continues to be a major traffic safety issue, as seen in statistics both nationally and locally.  In addition to the safety threat posed by drivers impaired by alcohol usage, there has been a significant…
  • Apr 13

    Lake County Driver Distraction Traffic Safety Problem

    Lake County Driver Distraction Traffic Safety Problem
    Driver distraction continues to be a significant threat to safe travel in Illinois, including Lake County.  “Distracted driving” can be caused by many different activities that divert the attention of the driver.  Among…
Rank this Week: 1192

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer…

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury, drug recalls, product hazards and family law. By Padove Law.

http://www.indianainjuryandfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 19

    Study: Full Moon Linked to Motorcycle Accident Mortality Rate

    Study: Full Moon Linked to Motorcycle Accident Mortality Rate
    Most motorcyclists have a checklist they go through every time they head out. Pre-ride inspections usually involve making sure the bike is generally in good working order, the portable GPS is queued up, and they have all of the proper gear,…
  • Apr 5

    Indiana University Study: Motorcycle Passengers More Likely to Suffer Head Injuries Than Driver

    Indiana University Study: Motorcycle Passengers More Likely to Suffer Head Injuries Than Driver
    Motorcycle crashes in Indiana and beyond are associated with high levels of injuries and fatalities for both passengers and drivers. There are more than 8 million motorcycles on U.S. roads, and the National Highway Traffic Safety…
  • Mar 26

    Indiana Nursing Home Neglect Alleged in Resident’s Fatal Shower Fall

    Indiana Nursing Home Neglect Alleged in Resident’s Fatal Shower Fall
    An Indiana nursing home neglect lawsuit alleges the facility responsible for a 75-year-old amputee resident’s care failed in its duty, resulting in her death as a result of a fall in the shower.  According to CNHI News Indiana, the…
Rank this Week: 757

Chicago Nursing Home Lawyers Blog

Chicago Nursing Home Lawyers Blog

Comments on nursing home legal issues. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.robertkreisman.com/nursing-home-lawyer/
Rank this Week: 923

Chicago Accident Lawyer Blog

Chicago Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagoaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 17

    Uber To Require Background Checks For Some Driver

    Uber To Require Background Checks For Some Driver
    Uber has been mired with scandals since its inception in 2009, although its popularity has not waned much, even in light of more competition such as Lyft and Via. Even as lawsuits pile up, and stories of drivers accosting passengers and…
  • Apr 3

    Pedestrian Injuries On The Rise

    Pedestrian Injuries On The Rise
    As more people have taken to driving and more people now own smart phones, pedestrian deaths have increased dramatically, giving rise to 6,000 fatalities on a national level last year and up to 46 fatalities here in Chicago, according to a…
  • Feb 24

    Sleepy Truckers Pose Threat On Our Highway

    Sleepy Truckers Pose Threat On Our Highway
    A company’s thirst for profits with little regard for the employee’s welfare has always been problematic. Scores of extremely fatigued employees work daily for companies that only care for their bottom lines. This poses a danger…
Rank this Week: 1154

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.robertkreisman.com/injury-lawyer/
  • Apr 16

    $2.6 Million Jury Verdict for Woman Injured by IVC Blood Filter

    $2.6 Million Jury Verdict for Woman Injured by IVC Blood Filter
    Sherr-Una Booker, 37, was implanted with a Bard G2 blood filter on June 21, 2007. The blood filter was intended to prevent blood clots. It broke apart, spreading metal fragments that had to be removed from her heart. She required open-heart…
  • Apr 12

    $4.6 Million Judgment Reversed by U.S. Court of Appeals on Insurance Policy Limit and Coverage Dispute

    $4.6 Million Judgment Reversed by U.S. Court of Appeals on Insurance Policy Limit and Coverage Dispute
    The issue in this case was whether Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. was liable to pay the default judgment of $4.6 million against its insured whose policy limits for this incident was just $25,000. The question then became whether the…
  • Apr 11

    $6.75 Million Settlement in Death of Passenger and Injury to Driver in Car Crash

    $6.75 Million Settlement in Death of Passenger and Injury to Driver in Car Crash
    Thomas Dempsey, 78, was driving his SUV on a busy four-lane highway during a cross-country trip. He exited the highway to use a restroom. His car approached a line of stopped cars, but he was unable to take his foot off the accelerator and…
Rank this Week: 922

Kathryn L. Harry & Associates,…

Kathryn L. Harry & Associates, P.C. Blog

Covers criminal news in the Chicago land area.

https://www.oakbrooklaw.com/illinois-criminal-law-blog
  • Apr 15

    What Is Child Endangerment?

    What Is Child Endangerment?
    Illinois law is committed, as a general rule, to safeguarding the welfare and the best interests of the state’s children. Parents’ interests are subordinate to the rights of children to have safe and loving homes, which is why any…
  • Apr 3

    Violation of Protective Order

    Violation of Protective Order
    Domestic violence is a pervasive, unending problem in the United States, and in Illinois, victims of all genders have been feeling the proverbial pinch. Due to Illinois budget woes during the past few years, funding for shelters and crisis…
  • Mar 19

    Juvenile vs. Adult Court in Illinoi

    Juvenile vs. Adult Court in Illinoi
    Sometimes, young people make mistakes. When that happens, Illinois law allows them to be tried in juvenile court as long as they are under the age of 18. If your child has been arrested or charged with a crime, the matter will be handled in…
Rank this Week: 996

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Covers medical malpractice cases, news and issues with a focus on Illinois. From Levin & Perconti.

http://medicalmalpractice.levinperconti.com/
  • Apr 13

    A Crowded Emergency Room Could Lead to Misdiagnosi

    A Crowded Emergency Room Could Lead to Misdiagnosi
    A study of 440 emergency department doctors found that examinations are less thorough when ERs are so crowded that patients are treated in the hallway. Conducted at a 2015 Boston medical conference, the study revealed that 75% of physicians…
  • Apr 12

    Illinois Conducting Incomplete Background Checks on Doctor

    Illinois Conducting Incomplete Background Checks on Doctor
    It seems unbelievable, but it’s true: Last year, the Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation (IDFPR) did not conduct a single National Practitioner Database (NPDB) background check on any physician applying for a…
  • Apr 6

    Over 25 Percent of Stroke Patients Not Given Recommended Drug

    Over 25 Percent of Stroke Patients Not Given Recommended Drug
    Each year, an estimated 795,000 people have a stroke. Strokes are classified as either ischemic or hemorrhagic, with ischemic strokes afflicting 87% of those who suffer. Clots in vessels that lead to the brain cause an ischemic stroke and…
Rank this Week: 833

Legal Developments In…

Legal Developments In Non-Competition Agreements

Reviews recent cases involving non-competition agreements and related claims. By Kenneth J. Vanko.

http://www.non-competes.com/
  • Apr 9

    Sinclair Broadcast and Its (Alleged) Non-Compete Agreement

    Sinclair Broadcast and Its (Alleged) Non-Compete Agreement
    Until about a week ago, few of us had ever heard of Sinclair Broadcast Group. That is, until this video went viral.The video shows local news anchors in a bizarre montage reading precisely the same script about news outlets pushing…
  • Apr 3

    Trump and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad NDA

    Trump and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad NDA
    Leaks from the Oval Office are nothing new.But the media attention on leaks from this Oval Office has generated considerable buzz for a couple of reasons. First, President Donald Trump is, to put it mildly, unconventional and just plain odd.…
  • Apr 2

    The Supreme Court of Illinois Is Not Interested in the Non-Compete Consideration Rule

    The Supreme Court of Illinois Is Not Interested in the Non-Compete Consideration Rule
    For the third time, the Supreme Court of Illinois has declined to hear a petition for leave to appeal that confronts the question of continued employment as consideration for a non-compete agreement.For at least the past few years,…
Rank this Week: 1053

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/
  • Apr 5

    Chicago Ambulance Crash Kills Three, Including Dialysis Patient

    Chicago Ambulance Crash Kills Three, Including Dialysis Patient
    Bellwood Ambulance Crash Ends in Triple Fatality Chicago news outlets are reporting that an ambulance traveling near 28th Avenue and Washington Boulevard in Bellwood, crashed into a building, killing three people including a dialysis patient.…
  • Jan 2

    One in Two Drivers Admit to Texting While Driving

    One in Two Drivers Admit to Texting While Driving
    The CDC defines distracted driving as any activity that involves visual, manual or cognitive distraction. In short, distracted driving refers to anything that takes a driver’s eyes or mind away from the road or anything that…
  • Dec 15

    Driverless Cars: Are They Really Safer?

    Driverless Cars: Are They Really Safer?
    It sounds like something out of a movie about the future: millions of Americans sitting behind the wheel of a car, talking, texting, eating, reading, working, putting on makeup or doing one of many other activities, besides actually driving…
Rank this Week: 1196

Springfield Injury Lawyer Blog

Springfield Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.springfieldinjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 18

    Illinois Law Rules in Inter Spousal Immunity Claim

    Illinois Law Rules in Inter Spousal Immunity Claim
    The third district court of appeals made an interesting decision concerning inter-spousal immunity. In Hand versus Hand, the parties were coming back from a vacation in Florida. In Indiana, they were involved in a one car accident where…
  • Feb 1

    Help for Plaintiffs Lawyers Who Don’t Disclose the Right Expert – Voluntary Dismissal

    Help for Plaintiffs Lawyers Who Don’t Disclose the Right Expert – Voluntary Dismissal
    Illinois law permits a plaintiff to dismiss his or her case and refile it later. Typically, plaintiff, often because they are missing a witness or have some other fatal flaw in their case, dismisses the case without prejudice. The plaintiff…
  • Jan 4

    Hip Implants and Train Wrecks.

    Hip Implants and Train Wrecks.
    I had a great guest on the air on December 23, 2017. The podcast his here. I went to a seminar at the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association on medical malpractice to keep up my continuing legal education. One of the speakers was a former…
Rank this Week: 935

Chicago Family Law Blog

Chicago Family Law Blog

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

http://www.chicagofamilylawblog.com/
  • Dec 31

    Deductibility of Divorce-Related Payment

    Deductibility of Divorce-Related Payment
    Prior to filing for divorce, various federal tax considerations should be reviewed due to their potentially profound implications. Among the major issues commonly covered in a divorce decree or agreement are: alimony, sometimes referred to as…
  • Nov 30

    IRS Recharacterization of “Alimony” Payment

    IRS Recharacterization of “Alimony” Payment
    Three major issues commonly resolved in a divorce decree or agreement are: alimony, or spousal support; division of property; and child support. Each has its own tax treatment and implications. In general, for federal income tax purposes,…
  • Jul 26

    Howell v. Howell and it’s Affects on Military Retirement Pay in Divorce Case

    Howell v. Howell and it’s Affects on Military Retirement Pay in Divorce Case
    In a rare 8-0 decision, the Supreme Court recently overturned a ruling by the highest court of Arizona regarding the division of military retirement pay under a divorce decree. Howell v. Howell, decided May 15, held that any waived portion of…
Rank this Week: 971

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyer Blog

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

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

    7 Year Old Girl Awarded $26 Million by New York Jury for Injuries From Preterm Labor

    7 Year Old Girl Awarded $26 Million by New York Jury for Injuries From Preterm Labor
    In November, a Brooklyn, New York jury awarded 7 year old Aleigha Buck and her mother $26 million to compensate for a hospital’s failure to appropriately stall preterm labor that resulted in deafness and vocal chord paralysis for…
  • Oct 26

    Levin & Perconti: Fighting for Women Through Every Stage of Life

    Levin & Perconti: Fighting for Women Through Every Stage of Life
    This past Tuesday night in Chicago, blogger and author Glennon Doyle (formerly Glennon Doyle Melton) joined forces with a panel of other equally insightful and inspiring women to talk about finding your own self worth and harnessing that…
  • Jul 6

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

    After 10 Year Coverup, Hospital Admits Falsifying Records, Girl Receives $5.2 M
    10 years ago this January, twin Sarah Butler was born at Royal Victoria Hospital in Barrie, Ontario to Jaye Butler. Her twin brother was delivered healthy and free of complications several minutes prior. To encourage speedy delivery of Sarah,…
Rank this Week: 1086

Chicago Brain Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Brain Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagobraininjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 2

    Playing Tackle Football Before Age 12 Increases Depression & Behavioral Issue

    Playing Tackle Football Before Age 12 Increases Depression & Behavioral Issue
    The New York Times has reported that a physician-led study at Boston University found that playing full contact football before age 12 leads to a 3 times greater risk of depression and a 2 times higher risk of behavioral problems and…
  • Jun 27

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

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

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

    You Are on the Verge of Losing Legal Rights – PLEASE ACT NOW
    After a couple of false starts, H.R. 1215, the Protecting Access to Care Act is going to the House floor this week.  This massive medical malpractice bill also applies to nursing home and drug and device cases.  The bill caps…
Rank this Week: 1195

Drug Law Center

Drug Law Center

Covers products liability. By Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers LLC.

https://www.druglawcenter.org/
  • Sep 22

    EpiPen Failures and Recall

    EpiPen Failures and Recall
    In August 2017, the U.S. Attorney’s Office of the Federal Justice Department announced that Mylan Inc., a large pharmaceutical company, and Mylan Specialty L.P. settled a federal liability case by paying $465 million. The federal…
  • Sep 22

    Nuvasive Magec System

    Nuvasive Magec System
    The Nuvasive Magec System is an effective magnetic technology that treats scoliosis using adjustable growing rods. In the past, these growing rods needed to be replaced during follow-up surgeries. However, the latest minimally invasive…
  • Sep 22

    Sorin 3T Heater Cooler

    Sorin 3T Heater Cooler
    The Sorin 3T Heater Cooler System is an advanced medical device used in operating rooms around the world. The machine regulates the patient’s body temperature during complex heart surgeries that require the heart and the flow of blood…
Rank this Week: 859

Quad Cities Injury Lawyers

Quad Cities Injury Lawyers

Covers personal injury, workers compensation and medical malpractice issues for Illinois and Iowa lawyers. By Michael J. Warner & Associates.

http://qcinjurylawyers.wordpress.com
  • Sep 7

    Medicare Set-asides – Still Not Required in Liability Case

    Medicare Set-asides – Still Not Required in Liability Case
    The old rules were easily understood. Certain workers comp claims required a Medicare set-aside – and the rules for those claims were straightforward. For other claims – liability and no-fault cases – the parties were still…
  • Jun 2

    Iowa Supreme Court Recognizes Cause of Action for Wrongful Birth (Sort of)

    Iowa Supreme Court Recognizes Cause of Action for Wrongful Birth (Sort of)
    Is this big? Time will tell. Either way, the Iowa Supreme Court ruled in a surprisingly progressive way, joining the majority of states (including Illinois – over 30 years ago) in recognizing a cause of action for wrongful birth. The…
  • Jul 30

    More Recognition for Warner & Zimmerle Lawyers!!

    More Recognition for Warner & Zimmerle Lawyers!!
    We’re proud to announce some significant accolades for both of our attorneys! Mike Warner was nominated by his peers as a Leading Lawyer in the areas of: ADR Law: Personal Injury; Personal Injury: Professional Malpractice Personal…
Rank this Week: 1046

Illinois Appellate Lawyer Blog

Illinois Appellate Lawyer Blog

Covers the appellate record, constitutional analysis, jurisdiction, mootness, rehearings and the standard of review. By Steven R. Merican.

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

    Mr Kluxen said Concentrate

    Mr Kluxen said Concentrate
    The American Bar Association this week asks: “Do you apply lessons you learned playing sports to your work in law?” I was pitching in a youth-league baseball game when events turned out of my control. From the sideline, Mr.…
  • Feb 10

    Mr Kluxen said Concentrate

    Mr Kluxen said Concentrate
    The American Bar Association this week asks: “Do you apply lessons you learned playing sports to your work in law?” I was pitching in a youth-league baseball game when events turned out of my control. From the sideline, Mr.…
  • Sep 22

    Comcast Bungles Telephone Number

    Comcast Bungles Telephone Number
    If you called my office the last couple of days, you got a recorded message saying you reached a number that is no longer in service. That’s true — it is no longer in service. Temporarily anyway, until Comcast fixes a…
Rank this Week: 907

Fahnert Family Law Office

Fahnert Family Law Office

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

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

    Tips you can learn from millionaire divorce

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

    DIVORCE LAWYER CHICAGO

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

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Rank this Week: 1129

Animal Law Blog

Animal Law Blog

By Amy A. Breyer.

http://animallawonline.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 3

    Love it! Thanks to blog reader Bruce for…

    Love it! Thanks to blog reader Bruce for sharing  :)
  • Feb 16

    Some more great new

    Some more great new
    Apologies (yet again) for how little I post on this blog anymore.  This start-a-museum thing has really become quite the project!Anywho, as I've said before (and anyone reading this blog likely agrees with as well), an improvement in any…
  • Feb 16

    York becomes first city in Britain to ban 'cruel' foie gra

    York becomes first city in Britain to ban 'cruel' foie gra
    A council has become the first in the UK to pass a motion banning the sale of controversial delicacy foie gras in its city.After a meeting in York, councillors voted in favour of a motion put forward by local Labour councillor Paul…
Rank this Week: 886