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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: 36

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer…

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal malpractice. By The Clinton Law Firm.

http://www.chicagolegalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 7

    If a lawyer supports a judge’s campaign, must the judge recuse himself from that lawyer’s cases?

    If a lawyer supports a judge’s campaign, must the judge recuse himself from that lawyer’s cases?
    In this matter, a typical drug prosecution, the record reflected that county prosecutors supported the reelection campaign of a judge. Did that support create an obligation, on the part of the judge, to recuse himself from cases in which…
  • Sep 6

    ARDC Charges Lawyer With Wrongfully Accessing Opponent’s Email Account

    ARDC Charges Lawyer With Wrongfully Accessing Opponent’s Email Account
    Disclaimer: This is a charge and it has not been proven. These are mere allegations by the ARDC. The case is worth reading because it is relatively rare for the ARDC to allege that a lawyer wrongfully accessed an email account. The underlying…
  • Sep 2

    Complaint for Patent Malpractice States A Claim

    Complaint for Patent Malpractice States A Claim
    This is a rare patent malpractice case. According to the court, the plaintiff alleged that the lawyers failed to properly file and amend various patent claims and that the errors of the lawyers caused them economic damages. The lawyer…
Rank this Week: 55

Mass Tort Lawyer Blog

Mass Tort Lawyer Blog

Covers product liability and injury and accident law. By Moll Law Group.

http://www.masstortlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 109

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

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

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • Sep 25

    FT Billing Clerk/Legal Assistant

    FT Billing Clerk/Legal Assistant
    Ogar & Miller is a fast-paced, 3-attorney family law firm in Bloomington, Illinois that offers competitive pay, 401(k) match, and generous holiday/vacation time. We are looking for a Full-Time Billing Clerk/Legal Assistant to join our…
  • Sep 13

    Strides for Justice to Benefit Prairie State Legal Service

    Strides for Justice to Benefit Prairie State Legal Service
    Join us for the 10th annual Strides for Justice 5k run or 1 mile walk to support Prairie State Legal Services and to raise awareness about the importance of affordable legal representation to the underserved in Central Illinois. Throughout…
  • Sep 11

    LEGAL ASSISTANT PART-TIME

    LEGAL ASSISTANT PART-TIME
    Experienced legal assistant with top secretarial skills. Submit resume, including references, to:Jerold I. Horn 401 Main Street, Suite 1650 Peoria, IL 61602jihorn@aol.com Fax (309) 676-2779
Rank this Week: 161

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/
Rank this Week: 180

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/
  • Sep 25

    Dale Krueger Permanently Barred from Securities Industry

    Dale Krueger Permanently Barred from Securities Industry
    FINRA Bars Dale Krueger for Alleged Collectible Medal Investment Scheme According to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Dale Krueger has been barred from the securities industry. FINRA alleges Krueger, formerly of Moloney…
  • Sep 22

    KBS Legacy Partners Apartment REIT Tender Offer $6.19/share

    KBS Legacy Partners Apartment REIT Tender Offer $6.19/share
    Mackenzie Capital Extends Tender offer to Investors of KBS Legacy Partners Apartment REIT The White Law Group continues to file FINRA arbitration claims involving non-traded REITs such as KBS Legacy Partners Apartment REIT. KBS Legacy…
  • Sep 21

    Astenbeck Masters Commodities Fund II Investigation

    Astenbeck Masters Commodities Fund II Investigation
    Investment Losses in Astenbeck Master Commodities Fund II Did you suffer losses investing in Astenbeck Master Commodities Fund at the recommendation of your financial advisor? If so, the securities attorneys at The White Law Group may be able…
Rank this Week: 125

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Sep 22

    Police officer not charged in wrongful death case of Naperville woman

    Police officer not charged in wrongful death case of Naperville woman
    The daughter of a 73-year-old woman who died in a car accident filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the City of Naperville, Illinois. She is seeking over $50,000 in damages. Tracy Heusinkveld, a veteran officer of the Naperville Police…
  • Sep 15

    Family wins $15 million settlement in birth injury case

    Family wins $15 million settlement in birth injury case
    A Chicago Heights hospital agreed to pay $15 million to settle a 2013 medical malpractice lawsuit. The lawsuit was filed by the family of a 6-year-old girl who sustained severe brain damage during her birth. The family of Nyelle Brown sued…
  • Sep 6

    Police upgrade charges after teen dies in hit-and-run bicycle accident

    Police upgrade charges after teen dies in hit-and-run bicycle accident
    When distracted or irresponsible motorists collide with bicyclists, they can cause serious injuries or even death. In a recent case, an alleged hit-and-run driver is facing upgraded criminal charges after the death of an Illinois teenager who…
Rank this Week: 375

Illinois Estate Planning &…

Illinois Estate Planning & Elder Law Blog

Covers Illinois estate planning, real estate and trusts. By Wilson & Wilson.

http://www.illinoisestateplanningandelderlawblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    Protecting the House from the Nursing Home

    Protecting the House from the Nursing Home
    Many clients ask, ” Do we have to sell their loved one’s house when she enters a nursing home?”  Our response is usually, “Not necessarily”. One of the ways to avoid a sale, is to use the…
  • Sep 7

    Dictating from the Grave: Using Incentive Trust

    Dictating from the Grave: Using Incentive Trust
    Many of our clients have children or grandchildren (beneficiaries) that need protection from their own proclivities even as adults.  Some of these habits include addictions, poor spending habits or just not living up to…
  • Aug 24

    Understanding the Role of a Guardian ad Litem in Guardianship Proceeding

    Understanding the Role of a Guardian ad Litem in Guardianship Proceeding
    When a Petition for Guardianship of an Adult with an Alledged Disability is filed, the Court will often times appoint a Guardian ad Litem (GAL) to conduct an investigation.  The GAL is a local attorney who is responsible for representing…
Rank this Week: 225

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/
  • Sep 17

    Lake County Crashes Involving Drivers Fleeing From Police

    Lake County Crashes Involving Drivers Fleeing From Police
    As seen on this site, there have been many reasons as to why car accidents as well as other vehicle accidents occur in Lake County. One of the reasons for car accidents is if suspects are fleeing from police.  Often, in doing so, these…
  • Sep 4

    Fatal Antioch Motorcycle Crash

    Fatal Antioch Motorcycle Crash
    There was a fatal motorcycle accident Sunday night (September 3, 2017) in Antioch. Details on the accident appear limited.  The cause of the crash does not appear to be determined yet, although it may have involved a loss of control of…
  • Aug 24

    Fatal Fox Lake Motorcycle-Car Collision

    Fatal Fox Lake Motorcycle-Car Collision
    There was a fatal motorcycle accident Tuesday afternoon (August 22, 2017) in Fox Lake. According to information provided by Fox Lake Police, the accident occurred as a motorcycle attempted to pass another car on State Park Road. An excerpt…
Rank this Week: 368

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
Rank this Week: 336

Nursing Home Law Center

Nursing Home Law Center

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

https://www.nursinghomelawcenter.org/
  • Apr 7

    South Carolina Nursing Home Abuse Settlement

    South Carolina Nursing Home Abuse Settlement
    SOUTH CAROLINA NURSING HOME SETTLEMENTS One of the main focuses of the Nursing Home Law Center is the protection of nursing home residents and getting them the highest nursing home verdict that we can. We exert considerable time and energy on…
  • Apr 7

    South Carolina Nursing Home Abuse Settlement

    South Carolina Nursing Home Abuse Settlement
    SOUTH CAROLINA NURSING HOME SETTLEMENTS One of the main focuses of the Nursing Home Law Center is the protection of nursing home residents and getting them the highest nursing home verdict that we can. We exert considerable time and energy on…
  • Feb 13

    Minimal Fines Little Incentive for Facilities to Improve Patient Care

    Minimal Fines Little Incentive for Facilities to Improve Patient Care
    It is a reasonable assumption for many people that nursing homes caught in the act of neglecting patient needs, disregarding safety standards and limiting their staff to levels deemed inadequate that fines and sanctions would be a deterrent…
Rank this Week: 228

US Immigration Blog

US Immigration Blog

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

http://blog.messersmithlaw.com
  • Sep 25

    New USCIS Interview Requirements for EB1, EB2, NIW, EB3 – Chicago USCIS Office

    New USCIS Interview Requirements for EB1, EB2, NIW, EB3 – Chicago USCIS Office
    New USCIS Interview for Employment Based I485 Applicants For the past 15 years, USCIS has only required in person interview of employment based I485 applicants in situations where the USCIS adjudicator believed the applicant may have…
  • May 15

    EB1 Requirement

    EB1 Requirement
    Documentation for EB1 Requirements The EB1A green card is for aliens of extraordinary ability engaged in the arts, sciences, business, education or athletics. Many scientists, post docs, and PhD students utilize the EB1A category to self…
  • Apr 26

    Athlete Visa and Athlete Green Card Option

    Athlete Visa and Athlete Green Card Option
    For foreign nationals who wish to come to the United States to work or perform as an athlete in sports like football, basketball, hockey, MMA, tennis, golf or in other competitions, there are several different visa and green card options to…
Rank this Week: 443

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: 766

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagoimmigrationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 22

    Little Time Left to Renew your DACA Work Permit

    Little Time Left to Renew your DACA Work Permit
    On September 5, 2017, the Trump Administration rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.  DACA gave work permits to undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children and met other stringent…
  • Aug 31

    Trump is Expected to End Dreamer Program Soon

    Trump is Expected to End Dreamer Program Soon
    Many news outlets are predicting that the White House will end the program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)  as early as Friday, September 1.  Ending DACA was a cornerstone of Trump’s campaign and he…
  • Aug 17

    Trump Administration Increases the Number of Unskilled Labor Visa

    Trump Administration Increases the Number of Unskilled Labor Visa
    Amid all of Trumps bluster about Nationalism, building a wall at the Mexican border, and protecting American jobs, the Trump Administration has quietly and quickly raised the number of temporary unskilled labor visas to allow more Mexican…
Rank this Week: 967

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
  • Sep 21

    Getting a Divorce while Pregnant In Illinoi

    Getting a Divorce while Pregnant In Illinoi
    Going through a divorce while pregnant can be stressful. In addition to the emotional aspect, there may be added legal delays to the divorce until the child is born in order to address all the issues that apply to the child in the final…
  • Sep 14

    Common Law Marriage: Spousal Maintenance and Property Division

    Common Law Marriage: Spousal Maintenance and Property Division
    One important issue that comes up when a couple goes through a divorce is the question of spousal support and property division. Generally, if a spouse meets certain factors under Illinois law, a court is likely to award spousal support and…
  • Sep 7

    Filing for Legal Separation

    Filing for Legal Separation
    The decision to get a divorce is sometimes made after a couple has been apart for a while. This may sometimes be because the couple is not completely sure that they want to end the marriage, or because the couple needs to remain married for…
Rank this Week: 839

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
  • Sep 21

    Healthcare Gains Under Attack — Again

    Healthcare Gains Under Attack — Again
    By Stephanie Altman and Stephani BeckerLast week, we heard more of what we already knew: the Affordable Care Act is working.As the Census Bureau relayed in its annual report on poverty, income, and health insurance, the uninsured…
  • Sep 20

    Historic Progress on Children’s Healthcare Is Under Threat

    Historic Progress on Children’s Healthcare Is Under Threat
    By Andrea KovachEvery child should have access to high-quality, affordable healthcare.It’s crucial to their healthy development, to their families’ financial well-being, and ultimately to our entire country’s long-term…
  • Sep 13

    Poverty Matters: Five Key Takeaways from the 2016 Census Data

    Poverty Matters: Five Key Takeaways from the 2016 Census Data
    By John BoumanYesterday the Census Bureau released its annual report on poverty, income, and healthcare in the United States. What do the numbers mean for people in poverty? For lawmakers? For advocates and activists fighting for…
Rank this Week: 731

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.robertkreisman.com/injury-lawyer/
Rank this Week: 634

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/
  • Sep 20

    Influence by Big Business Causing U.S. Chamber of Commerce to Spread Legal Untruth

    Influence by Big Business Causing U.S. Chamber of Commerce to Spread Legal Untruth
    It’s a misperception that just won’t go away: Today’s court system is bogged down by frivolous civil lawsuits. The truth is that more than 60% of lawsuits today are businesses suing other businesses or civilians and that…
  • Sep 5

    Dancer Paralyzed by Shelter Collapse at O’Hare Receives $148 Million

    Dancer Paralyzed by Shelter Collapse at O’Hare Receives $148 Million
    After less than a day of deliberation, a Chicago jury awarded Tierney Darden $148 million for a shelter collapse outside O’Hare Airport that ripped her spinal cord in half, leaving her permanently paralyzed from the waist down and in…
  • Aug 31

    Ford Explorers Sickening Drivers and Passengers with Carbon Monoxide

    Ford Explorers Sickening Drivers and Passengers with Carbon Monoxide
    Those who ride in a Ford Explorer as a passenger or a driver are putting themselves at risk for carbon monoxide poisoning. Despite nearly 2,100 complaints to Ford and another 791 to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration…
Rank this Week: 923

Chicago Overtime Lawyer Blog

Chicago Overtime Lawyer Blog

Covers the Fair Labor Standards Act, overtime, class actions, and wage and hour cases. By Chicago Overtime Law Center.

http://www.chicagoovertimelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 16

    Bank of America Overtime Case Remanded to State Court

    Bank of America Overtime Case Remanded to State Court
    Judge Chhabria sided with Lopez over her former employer because Chhabria actually provided evidence to support her numbers, whereas the bank provided no evidence to show how it came to $8 million, apparently just making up numbers as it went…
  • Sep 3

    10 Most Common Wage Violations in Illinois — Chicago Employment and Unpaid Overtime Lawyer

    10 Most Common Wage Violations in Illinois — Chicago Employment and Unpaid Overtime Lawyer
    7) Failing to Pay Accrued Vacation Time After Termination of Employment Paid vacation time counts as wages employees have earned. If an employee has any paid vacation time owed them that they have not used at the time of their termination of…
  • Aug 3

    Chipotle Overtime Lawsuit Seeks Enforcement of New DOL Rule

    Chipotle Overtime Lawsuit Seeks Enforcement of New DOL Rule
    Although the Department of Labor (DOL) is not a governing body, it is a government agency that has been charged with protecting American workers from employers who might try to take advantage of them. Because it is not part of the legislative…
Rank this Week: 966

Hoffmann Law Firm, L.L.C. Blog

Hoffmann Law Firm, L.L.C. Blog

Discusses news, tips, and information related to Missouri auto accidents. By Christopher Hoffmann.

http://www.hoffmannpersonalinjury.com/category/car-accident/
  • Sep 15

    Sleep Cycle Interruption Affects Cognition – St. Louis Auto Crash Attorney

    Sleep Cycle Interruption Affects Cognition – St. Louis Auto Crash Attorney
    A driver who has been deprived of sleep lacks the ability to make sound decisions. Everyone knows that nodding off at the wheel is dangerous. However, not many are aware of the risks involved in drowsy driving. The drivers who are tired or…
  • Sep 14

    Auto Accidents Involving Trucks – St. Louis Car Wreck Lawyer

    Auto Accidents Involving Trucks – St. Louis Car Wreck Lawyer
    Fatal injuries often occur when a passenger vehicle is involved in a collision when a commercial truck. A collision between a passenger vehicle and a load carrier may be devastating. It can cause serious injuries to the occupants. Even if a…
  • Sep 13

    Recovering Compensation for “Sudden Stop” Car Wrecks – St. Louis Lawyer

    Recovering Compensation for “Sudden Stop” Car Wrecks – St. Louis Lawyer
    Sudden stop accidents often occur when a driver stops their vehicle suddenly and another driver swerves to avoid a rear end collision and collides with a nearby vehicle. Many times drivers stop suddenly on the road. Such sudden stops do not…
Rank this Week: 463

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: 631

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/
  • Aug 11

    Why Are Insurers Requiring Consumers to Take Brand Name Drugs at a Higher Cost Than Generics?

    Why Are Insurers Requiring Consumers to Take Brand Name Drugs at a Higher Cost Than Generics?
    In collaboration with the New York Times, ProPublica authored a multi-part series on the falling cost of generic drugs and insurance. One article sought to answer what politicians and many consumers have been asking lately: If generics are…
  • Aug 5

    Focus of Delivering Babies Safely Often Ignores Very Ill Mother

    Focus of Delivering Babies Safely Often Ignores Very Ill Mother
    “‘With our technology, every single time a woman dies [in childbirth], it’s a medical error.'” In May of this year, ProPublica joined forces with NPR to tell the story of Lauren Bloomstein, a NICU nurse at Monmouth…
  • Aug 3

    Outside Influence, Alternative Facts, and Rushed Votes: Medical Malpractice

    Outside Influence, Alternative Facts, and Rushed Votes: Medical Malpractice
    Earlier this week, the Washington Post published an article about the influence of lobbyists on legislation that would decimate patients’ rights and eliminate fair compensation for non-economic damages, frequently referred to as pain…
Rank this Week: 452

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

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

http://www.chicagoiplitigation.com/
  • Aug 7

    Judge Shadur is Retiring

    Judge Shadur is Retiring
    Effective September 1, 2017, Senior Judge Milton Shadur will retire from the N.D. Illinois bench. Judge Shadur was appointed by President Carter and has served as a federal judge on the Northern District bench for 37 years. Chief Judge…
  • Jul 31

    Trademark May Protect Non-Functional Elements of an Expired Patent

    Trademark May Protect Non-Functional Elements of an Expired Patent
    Solo Cup Operating Corp. v. Lollicup USA, Inc., No. 16 C 8041, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. May 17, 2017) (Lefkow, J.). Judge Lefkow granted plaintiff Solo Cup’s Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss several of defendant Lollicup’s…
  • Jul 28

    Summary Judgment of Invalidity Based Upon a Naked License Requires a High Burden

    Summary Judgment of Invalidity Based Upon a Naked License Requires a High Burden
    Bodum USA, Inc. v. A Top New Casting, Inc., No. 16 C 2916, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. May 10, 2017) (Kennelly, J.). Judge Kennelly denied defendant A Top’s motion for summary judgment based upon plaintiff Bodum’s alleged…
Rank this Week: 455

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/
  • Jul 28

    The Chickenshit Club: Why Americans Sense the Government has Forgotten Them

    The Chickenshit Club: Why Americans Sense the Government has Forgotten Them
    During the aftermath of the financial crisis of 2008-2009 millions of Americans lost their homes, jobs and life savings. As regular Americans suffered, the federal government spent arguably in excess of a trillion taxpayer dollars propping up…
  • May 17

    Rosenstein Appointment of Special Prosecutor Bodes Well for America

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

    Thomas Jefferson and I Need Your Help!

    Thomas Jefferson and I Need Your Help!
    Never thought I would write about the connections of Adolf Hitler, Benedict Arnold and Thomas Jefferson, but they have come together in my life. Here’s how the world’s most infamous murderer, America’s most famous traitor…
Rank this Week: 547

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Kollias & Giese.

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

    Wasting Marital Money: Illinois Divorce Law on Dissipation

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

    Exclusive Possession of the Marital Residence: Who Leaves?

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

    DuPage County Children’s Center

    DuPage County Children’s Center
    In many custody disputes, allegations of abuse against children are thrown around.  Sometimes, people use this simply as a means of mudslinging to gain an upper hand in the court’s eyes against the opposing party.  However,…
Rank this Week: 382

Chicago Injury Lawyer

Chicago Injury Lawyer

By the Willens Law Offices.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 30

    Should I See a Doctor After my Accident If I Feel Fine?

    Should I See a Doctor After my Accident If I Feel Fine?
    A question commonly asked by people involved in car accidents is whether or not they should bother to see a doctor after the accident if they did not sustain any injuries. You may believe that your accident was just minor, and may think…
  • Jun 20

    What Can I Be Compensated for After My Accident in Illinois?

    What Can I Be Compensated for After My Accident in Illinois?
    If you have been seriously injured or hurt in a car accident or any other type of personal injury accident, you may be able to obtain compensation for various economic and non-economic damages—or what your injuries have cost you…
  • Jun 5

    How Will My Lost Earnings Be Reimbursed?

    How Will My Lost Earnings Be Reimbursed?
    You may be entitled to recover damages for your lost earnings if an auto accident or other personal injury accident causes you to suffer an injury that prevents you from going to work and earning the wages that you typically would have…
Rank this Week: 773

Illinois Workers Compensation

Illinois Workers Compensation

Covers Illinois workers compensation news and updates. By Bleakney & Troiani.

http://workcomp-chicago.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 5

    Illinois Workers Comp Medical Costs below neighboring states Wisconsin, Iowa and Indiana

    Illinois Workers Comp Medical Costs below neighboring states Wisconsin, Iowa and Indiana
    CRAIN'S Chicago Business, Senior Reporter, Thomas Corfman ( http://bit.ly/1MtlVdW ) recently reported that under the 2011 IL workers comp reforms, medical costs per claim have now dropped by 15%.   Citing a report from the Workers…
  • Aug 26

    Illinois Truckers as Independent Contractors or Employees; Nature of the Business Test Matter

    Illinois Truckers as Independent Contractors or Employees; Nature of the Business Test Matter
    8-10-09 Illinois adopted a stricter test in 2007 that favors classifying workers as an employee rather than as an independent contractor. No single factor determines whether a worker will be classified as an employee or an independent…
  • Jun 28

    IL Workers Comp Reform: Aggravated DUI will be denied

    IL Workers Comp Reform: Aggravated DUI will be denied
    8-22-11 On August 8, 2011, Governor Quinn signed Senate Bill1147 into law to prevent workers convicted of serious crimes from claiming workers compensation benefits. Senate Bill 1147 denies workers compensation benefits for injuries…
Rank this Week: 465

The Illinois Trial Practice Weblog

The Illinois Trial Practice Weblog

Offers tips and techniques for trials lawyers. By Evan Schaeffer.

http://www.illinoistrialpractice.com/
  • Aug 17

    This Blog Is on An Extended Hiatus: A Guide to the Archive

    This Blog Is on An Extended Hiatus: A Guide to the Archive
    Although I've been posted here regularly (sometimes semi-regularly) for more than ten years, I think it's time to wrap up this blog and put some sort of bow around it. As of now, I have no plans to delete the...
  • Jun 26

    More Articles I Wrote Recently for <ital>Lawyerist</ital>

    More Articles I Wrote Recently for &lt;ital&gt;Lawyerist&lt;/ital&gt;
    Here are two articles I wrote recently for Lawyerist, both on litigation-related themes: 1. How to Take a Deposition Like a Pro 2. How to Have a Collegial Relationship with Opposing Counsel I tried to fill both articles with solid,...
  • May 5

    Fast and Thorough Deposition Preparation

    Fast and Thorough Deposition Preparation
    The sixth revision to my book about depositions, Deposition Checklists and Strategies, is available from James Publishing. Here's information about the book from the James Publishing website-- Creating an outline is the most efficient way of…
Rank this Week: 517

Kathryn L. Harry & Associates,…

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

Covers criminal news in the Chicago land area.

http://www.youraffordabledefense.com/illinois-criminal-law-blog/
  • Jun 23

    Over 240 Arrested in Major Health Care Fraud Sweep

    Over 240 Arrested in Major Health Care Fraud Sweep
    Several federal agencies, working together, announced a major nationwide health care fraud sweep which resulted in the arrests of almost 250 people. Among those arrested were physicians, nurses, and pharmacists, who were all accused of…
  • Jun 18

    New Illinois Law Would Grant Amnesty to Underage Drinkers Seeking Medical Help

    New Illinois Law Would Grant Amnesty to Underage Drinkers Seeking Medical Help
    In Illinois, it is against the law for anyone under the age of 21-years-old to consume, be in possession of, or deliver alcohol. Depending on the nature of the violation – as well as the charging agency – anyone found ……
  • Jun 10

    Speeding in Illinois Road Construction Zone

    Speeding in Illinois Road Construction Zone
    Along with the warm weather comes road construction. Whether it is a road requiring repair from the ravages of winter weather, or the expansion of an existing roadway, Illinois drivers can count on seeing the orange cones all over the…
Rank this Week: 752

Chicago Business bLAWg

Chicago Business bLAWg

Covers information and resources that impact Chicago businesses. By Griffith & Jacobson, LLC.

http://chicagobizlawyers.wordpress.com
  • Sep 4

    Some great tips for all employers to con

    Some great tips for all employers to con
    Some great tips for all employers to consider before making a hiring decision: Avoid these #hiring pitfalls startups can easily fall into! http://t.co/rORRztzM via @B2Community RT @sparkhire Filed under: Chicago Busine
  • Sep 4

    Some great tips for all employers to con

    Some great tips for all employers to con
    Some great tips for all employers to consider before making a hiring decision: Avoid these #hiring pitfalls startups can easily fall into! http://t.co/rORRztzM via @B2Community RT @sparkhireFiled under: Chicago Busine
  • Aug 31

    RT @wpinkerton: Fast-Growing Companie

    RT @wpinkerton: Fast-Growing Companie
    RT @wpinkerton: Fast-Growing Companies & Cities | http://t.co/1xeIUVZt http://t.co/gqiaApF7 | The real upside is that these cities aren’t clustered. Filed under: Chicago Busine
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Nemeroff Law Offices Blog

Nemeroff Law Offices Blog

Covers personal injury news.

http://www.chicagoinjurylawyer.pro/category/blog/
  • Dec 5

    Who can file a wrongful death lawsuit?

    Who can file a wrongful death lawsuit?
    At this time of the year, I like to go back and reflect upon previous blog posts. One in particular stays with me, it is that of the Delia and Marvin family. It started as a normal Tuesday morning in the City of Chicago for this family. What…
  • Apr 28

    Bicycle Dooring Accident in Chicago

    Bicycle Dooring Accident in Chicago
    As the weather is starting to get nicer, the leaves are appearing on the trees and we have hit spring in Chicago, I am reminded that it is also the beginning of bicycle riding season in Chicago.  Bicycle riding in the city of Chicago is…
  • Apr 28

    Bicycle Dooring Accidents in Chicago

    Bicycle Dooring Accidents in Chicago
    As the weather is starting to get nicer, the leaves are appearing on the trees and we have hit spring in Chicago, I am reminded that it is also the beginning of bicycle riding season in Chicago.  Bicycle riding in the city of Chicago is…
Rank this Week: 2612

Illinois Criminal Lawyer Blog

Illinois Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Vig Law, P.C.

https://www.illinoiscriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 25

    Let’s talk about sex (offenders)

    Let’s talk about sex (offenders)
    Sex offenses.  A conviction for these types of crimes is perhaps the most life altering of any conviction (felony or misdemeanor).  Our clients who have been charged with sex crimes deal not only with the stigma of labels like…
  • Sep 11

    Citizenship Status and Criminal Charge

    Citizenship Status and Criminal Charge
    Given the recent termination of the DACA program, it is understandable that even lawful non-citizens living in our country may be concerned about the security of their residency right now.  If this is you, or you are concerned about your…
  • Aug 30

    The First Amendment and Hate Speech

    The First Amendment and Hate Speech
    The First Amendment to the United States Constitution is the source of some of the most important rights American citizens possess.  In fact, the United States Supreme Court has been very generous in its interpretation of the First…
Rank this Week: 1881

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer…

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagomotorcycleaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 25

    Fatal Crete Motorcycle Accident

    Fatal Crete Motorcycle Accident
    There was a fatal motorcycle accident Sunday afternoon (September 24, 2017) in Crete.  As seen in many fatal Illinois motorcycle accidents – including those summarized on this site – the accident is being attributed to a…
  • Sep 25

    Fatal Crystal Lake Motorcycle-SUV Collision

    Fatal Crystal Lake Motorcycle-SUV Collision
    There was a fatal motorcycle accident Sunday night (September 24, 2017) in Crystal Lake.  The accident involved a collision between a Harley-Davidson motorcycle and a Ford Expedition SUV. Details on the accident appear somewhat limited…
  • Sep 24

    Fatal Motorcycle Crash Chicago’s Far South Side

    Fatal Motorcycle Crash Chicago’s Far South Side
    There was a fatal motorcycle crash early Saturday morning (September 23, 2017) in Chicago’s Riverdale neighborhood. This fatal Chicago motorcycle accident is being attributed to a motorcycle loss of control.  It does not appear as…
Rank this Week: 2837

Personal Injury News &…

Personal Injury News & Developments

Covers medical malpractice, workers' compensation and injury law. By Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers.

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/news
  • Sep 25

    How Electronic Devices Impact Illinois Roadway Safety

    How Electronic Devices Impact Illinois Roadway Safety
    Illinois motorists receive constant reminders through public service announcements and safety campaigns that educate them about avoiding the use of cell phones and other electronic devices while operating their vehicle. This is because…
  • Sep 18

    Review of Illinois Traffic Safety Program

    Review of Illinois Traffic Safety Program
    The Illinois State Police increased enforcement efforts to maximize the safety of the traveling public over busy holidays throughout the year by participating in traffic safety programs. The holiday safety campaigns managed by the Illinois…
  • Sep 12

    Court Orders Monsanto Roundup Safety Documents to be Disclosed

    Court Orders Monsanto Roundup Safety Documents to be Disclosed
    Monsanto is catching a lot of heat now that a court has unsealed documents that cast the company in a negative light and suggest that it was responsible for providing false assertions to the government and public regarding the safety of…
Rank this Week: 1748

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers

Covers personal injury law.

https://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/news/
  • Sep 25

    How Electronic Devices Impact Illinois Roadway Safety

    How Electronic Devices Impact Illinois Roadway Safety
    Illinois motorists receive constant reminders through public service announcements and safety campaigns that educate them about avoiding the use of cell phones and other electronic devices while operating their vehicle. This is because…
  • Sep 18

    Review of Illinois Traffic Safety Program

    Review of Illinois Traffic Safety Program
    The Illinois State Police increased enforcement efforts to maximize the safety of the traveling public over busy holidays throughout the year by participating in traffic safety programs. The holiday safety campaigns managed by the Illinois…
  • Sep 12

    Court Orders Monsanto Roundup Safety Documents to be Disclosed

    Court Orders Monsanto Roundup Safety Documents to be Disclosed
    Monsanto is catching a lot of heat now that a court has unsealed documents that cast the company in a negative light and suggest that it was responsible for providing false assertions to the government and public regarding the safety of…
Rank this Week: 2386

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyers Blog

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyers Blog

Chicago Birth Injury Blog. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.robertkreisman.com/birth-injury-lawyer/
Rank this Week: 2136

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

By Staver Law Group P.C.

http://www.chicagolawyer.com/legal-blog/
  • Sep 25

    Driving Safely With Baby

    Driving Safely With Baby
    Safe driving is especially important if you have a baby in the car. To assist you in becoming the safest parent you can be while behind the wheel, Staver Law Group has compiled this handy list of tips. By following these tips, you can…
  • Sep 22

    10 Tips for Staying Safe This Fall

    10 Tips for Staying Safe This Fall
    Now that it’s fall, you are likely looking forward to pumpkin spice lattes, football games, Halloween, and colorful leaves. In order to reduce your risk of injuring yourself and ensure that you stay safe all season long, Staver Law…
  • Sep 19

    Driving Safety Courses in Illinoi

    Driving Safety Courses in Illinoi
    Drivers who are educated and defensive can help reduce the amount of accidents, injuries, and deaths that occur each year. Fortunately, Illinois offers driving safety courses to help drivers in the state enhance their driving skills and…
Rank this Week: 1763

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/
  • Sep 23

    More young professionals are investing in…

    More young professionals are investing in bicycles as an alternative mode of transportation especially in big cities such as Chicago which has been named last year as the most bike-friendly U.S city. Millennials not only invest in bicycling…
  • Sep 19

    Chicago Lakefront Bike and Pedestrian Trails Separated

    Chicago Lakefront Bike and Pedestrian Trails Separated
    The first section of the Lakefront Trail separation project has been completed from 31st Street to 41st.  The separation project will provide separate paths for bikers and pedestrians along the 18 mile trail.  The Chicago Tribune…
  • Sep 6

    The Risks of UberPool RideShare Service

    The Risks of UberPool RideShare Service
    The advent of a global ride-hailing app is probably one of the most ingenious innovations of the last 10 years. It has radically altered the ride-sharing business, disrupted the cab-industry and possibly, renewed car ownership interest for…
Rank this Week: 4112

duilawyerskokie.com

duilawyerskokie.com

Covers Illinois DUI law. By Matt Keenan.

http://duilawyerskokie.com/
  • Sep 22

    CAN THE POLICE STOP YOU FOR SIMPLY SITTING IN A PARKED CAR?

    CAN THE POLICE STOP YOU FOR SIMPLY SITTING IN A PARKED CAR?
    The answer is generally no. The police can stop you for an outstanding warrant or if you were breaking a law such as you were improperly parked or had a broken tail light. They may also check on your wellbeing … Continue reading →
  • Aug 31

    DO I WIN IF THE POLICE IN ILLINOIS LOST THE VIDEO OF MY DUI ARREST?

    DO I WIN IF THE POLICE IN ILLINOIS LOST THE VIDEO OF MY DUI ARREST?
    The answer is maybe. In Illinois, squad cars that are equipped with video are supposed to video your arrest. This protects both you and the police. It allows the court to see for itself whether you were really as impaired … Continue…
  • Aug 17

    SAVING YOUR DRIVER’S LICENSE: THE ILLINOIS PETITION TO RESCIND

    SAVING YOUR DRIVER’S LICENSE: THE ILLINOIS PETITION TO RESCIND
    When you are arrested for DUI, the Secretary of State automatically suspends your driver’s license for a certain time period. However, you may still try to challenge the suspension so you may drive. If you challenge the suspension, your…
Rank this Week: 2429

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer…

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains The Law

By Matt Keenan.

http://www.skokiecriminallawyer.com/
  • Sep 22

    CAN YOU VACATE YOUR CONVICTION UNDER THE ILLINOIS STATUTE BARRING SEX OFFENDERS FROM PUBLIC PARKS?

    CAN YOU VACATE YOUR CONVICTION UNDER THE ILLINOIS STATUTE BARRING SEX OFFENDERS FROM PUBLIC PARKS?
    In a recent decision, an Illinois Appellate court struck down a law that barred convicted sex offenders from public parks. When a statute is declared unconstitutional, it is unconstitutional from the beginning. Therefore, if you have been…
  • Sep 12

    THE ILLINOIS LAW ON SELF DEFENSE

    THE ILLINOIS LAW ON SELF DEFENSE
    You got into a fight at a bar or a party or even in your own home. While you are now charged with a crime, you weren’t the one who started making trouble. Can you claim self defense? The answer depends on a number of factors. Who…
  • Aug 23

    RECKLESS DISCHARGE OF A FIREARM IN ILLINOIS

    RECKLESS DISCHARGE OF A FIREARM IN ILLINOIS
    To be convicted of reckless discharge of a firearm, the state must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that you 1) recklessly discharged a firearm 2) endangering the bodily safety of an individual. If either of those elements is missing, the…
Rank this Week: 2428

Chicago Lawyer Blog

Chicago Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.salvilaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 22

    Patrick Salvi discusses 2017 Red Mass on Relevant Radio

    Patrick Salvi discusses 2017 Red Mass on Relevant Radio
    Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard Managing Equity Partner Patrick A. Salvi was featured on Relevant Radio with Father Greg Sakowicz Friday morning discussing the 2017 Catholic Lawyers Guild of Chicago’s Red Mass. At this year’s Red…
  • Sep 21

    Salvi Law September Pet of the Month: Adoptable pets Taffy and Santi

    Salvi Law September Pet of the Month: Adoptable pets Taffy and Santi
    CHICAGO (September 21, 2017) – The Illinois personal injury law firm of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard, P.C. has committed to finding local adoptable pets a loving home in 2017. We have teamed up with the Anti Cruelty Society in…
  • Sep 19

    Illinois Tollway worker killed in hit and run on I-294

    Illinois Tollway worker killed in hit and run on I-294
    ALSIP, Ill. (September 19, 2017) – An Illinois tollway worker was struck and killed by a vehicle Monday afternoon on I-294 near south suburban Alsip. Just before 12:30 p.m., the maintenance worker was outside of his vehicle picking…
Rank this Week: 1563

Drug Law Center

Drug Law Center

Covers products liability. By Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers.

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: 1787

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 22

    Gun Crime Law in Chicago

    Gun Crime Law in Chicago
    It is a sad fact, but it is still a true one: Gun violence in Chicago, Illinois is steadily climbing higher and higher. The amount of gun crimes taking place in the city is reaching what some consider to be an epidemic level, making residents…
  • Sep 20

    Confiscation and Forfeiture Laws in Chicago

    Confiscation and Forfeiture Laws in Chicago
    In the legal world, few matters are as controversial as those that allow confiscation and forfeiture by the police. It is something that has dramatically polarized the two sides. It is rare that you will find someone who is neither truly…
  • Sep 15

    Environmental Regulations in Chicago

    Environmental Regulations in Chicago
    Chicago is one of those cities that is conscious about the impact of human economic activity on the environment. You need a competent and qualified lawyer to ascertain your rights, privileges, duties, and responsibilities under the current…
Rank this Week: 2148

Shaw Family Law Blog

Shaw Family Law Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

http://www.kanecountydivorceattorneys.com/st-charles-lawyers
  • Sep 21

    Can My Child Choose His or Her Own Parenting Time Schedule?

    Can My Child Choose His or Her Own Parenting Time Schedule?
    The short answer is this: it depends on the child and the circumstances he or she is facing. Typically, Illinois courts permit adolescents age 14 and over to weigh in on their parenting time schedule. When a young man or woman expresses a…
  • Sep 14

    Your Responsibilities during Your Divorce Mediation

    Your Responsibilities during Your Divorce Mediation
    When you decide to use mediation, rather than litigation, to end your marriage, you and your spouse can save yourself a significant amount of time and money. Although mediation is often “easier” than completing a courtroom …
  • Sep 7

    Talking to Your Adult Children about Your Divorce

    Talking to Your Adult Children about Your Divorce
    For divorcing parents, talking to their children about the divorce can be one of the most difficult parts of the pre-divorce process. These discussions often include talking to children about the changes that will occur and stressing that…
Rank this Week: 1919

Illinois Bicycle Law

Illinois Bicycle Law

Covers Illinois cycling laws and news. By Michael Keating.

http://www.illinoisbicyclelaw.com/
  • Sep 21

    Bicyclist Killed In Crash With Van In Belvidere, Illinoi

    Bicyclist Killed In Crash With Van In Belvidere, Illinoi
    An Illinois bicyclist was killed Tuesday evening as a result of severe injuries sustained in a crash with a Dodge Ram van in Belvidere, Illinois. According to reports, 53-year old James Day of Belvidere suffered blunt trauma to the chest as…
  • Sep 10

    Illinois Bicyclist Killed By Driver On Cell Phone

    Illinois Bicyclist Killed By Driver On Cell Phone
    An Illinois bicyclist has lost his life as a result of a teenage driver being distracted by her cell phone. According to reports, David P. Weber of Venedy, Illinois was riding his Specialized Roubaix bicycle eastbound on Illinois 15 when he…
  • Aug 31

    New Illinois Bicycle Laws Further Help Protect Bicyclist

    New Illinois Bicycle Laws Further Help Protect Bicyclist
    Illinois Public Act 100-0359On August 25, 2017, House Bill 1784 was signed into law as Illinois Public Act 100-0359. This new legislation, which was successfully advocated by Ride Illinois, further advances the rights of bicyclists and the…
Rank this Week: 4251