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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: 433

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: 3146

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: 2738

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: 634

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: 80

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: 925

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: 1186

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: 4051

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 22

    Fatal Jackson County Motorcycle Collision

    Fatal Jackson County Motorcycle Collision
    There was a fatal motorcycle crash Thursday afternoon (September 21, 2017) in Jackson County, Illinois.  The accident involved a collision between a motorcycle and pickup truck on U.S. Highway 51. An excerpt regarding the crash, from the…
  • Sep 21

    Fatal Glencoe Motorcycle Crash

    Fatal Glencoe Motorcycle Crash
    There was a fatal motorcycle crash Thursday morning (September 21, 2017) in Glencoe.  The motorcycle accident only involved the motorcycle (i.e. it was a single-vehicle accident) that occurred just before 7:00 a.m.   The accident…
  • Sep 15

    Motorcyclist Injured During Pekin Motorcycle Ride

    Motorcyclist Injured During Pekin Motorcycle Ride
    As seen in many Illinois motorcycle accidents discussed on this site, such accidents can happen for various reasons.  One such reason is if the motorcyclist loses control of the motorcycle and crashes.  As discussed on the…
Rank this Week: 3315

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: 1306

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: 2865

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: 3120

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: 2621

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: 2595

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: 444

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: 234

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: 2111

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: 1056

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: 2146

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: 87

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: 3412

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: 268

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Diversity Visa Lottery Begins on October 3, 2017

    Diversity Visa Lottery Begins on October 3, 2017
    The Chicago law office of Zneimer & Zneimer PC reminds interested immigrants that the Diversity Lottery  DV-2019 begins on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 12:00 noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT-4), and ends on Tuesday, November 7,…
  • Aug 31

    Graceful Ways to Stay Out of Trouble During the Grace Period

    Graceful Ways to Stay Out of Trouble During the Grace Period
    The Chicago attorneys of Zneimer & Zneimer PC reviewed the final regulations entitled Retention of EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3 Immigrant Workers and Program Improvements Affecting High-Skilled Nonimmigrant Workers, 81 FR 82398-01, that the that…
  • Jun 16

    A Businessmen Fails to Meet Threshold Requirement for a National Interest Waiver

    A Businessmen Fails to Meet Threshold Requirement for a National Interest Waiver
    Our law firm often works with foreign national whose work is in the national interest of the United States.  The lawyers of  Zneimer & Zneimer are tracking decisions under the new NIW framework under Matter of DHANASAR, 26 I.…
Rank this Week: 897

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: 1220

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: 115

Chicago Injury Lawyers Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Therman Law Offices, LTD.

https://www.chicagoinjurylawyersblog.net/
Rank this Week: 2013

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/
  • Sep 19

    The Farewell to Judge Posner: Ten Opinions for Non-Compete Lawyers to Read

    The Farewell to Judge Posner: Ten Opinions for Non-Compete Lawyers to Read
    Less than two weeks ago, Judge Richard Posner left the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Immediately. No senior status. No notice. Just up and left. Presumably to hang out with his cat, Pixie.And like that, the most widely cited appellate…
  • Sep 7

    Judicial Engagement and Non-Compete Litigation

    Judicial Engagement and Non-Compete Litigation
    The lack of judicial engagement is a serious thing - particularly in competition disputes.What do I mean by judicial engagement? For simplicity, I mean a bridge between judicial activism and judicial restraint. It's a method of evaluating and…
  • Sep 1

    The Reading List (2017, No. 25): Eighth Circuit Affirms Damages Award in West Plains Litigation

    The Reading List (2017, No. 25): Eighth Circuit Affirms Damages Award in West Plains Litigation
    Non-Compete and Trade Secrets News for the week ended September 1, 2017***Jury Verdict Affirmed in West Plains LitigationThe Nebraska case of West Plains, LLC v. Retzlaff Grain is unique in that it belongs in the limited group of…
Rank this Week: 1496

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By James G. Dimeas.

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.net/
  • Sep 19

    When Is A DUI A Felony in Illinois?

    When Is A DUI A Felony in Illinois?
    Most DUI’s in Illinois are a misdemeanor.  If you are operating a motor vehicle on the public roads with a blood alcohol level of .08 or above, you could be charged with a DUI. The maximum criminal punishment for a Class A…
  • Sep 12

    Can I Go To Jail If I Violate My Probation in Illinois?

    Can I Go To Jail If I Violate My Probation in Illinois?
    Whenever I get a phone call from someone who is facing a Violation of Probation, the most common question I get is whether they will go to jail for their Violation of Probation? This is another impossible question to answer. While everybody…
  • Sep 5

    Do the Police Have To Read You Your Rights If You Are Arrested?

    Do the Police Have To Read You Your Rights If You Are Arrested?
    One of the most common questions I get asked when I get a phone call from somebody who has recently been arrested is “can my case be dismissed if the police did not read me my rights when I was arrested?” The answer to that…
Rank this Week: 2553

Romanucci and Blandin Blog

Romanucci and Blandin Blog

Covers personal injury news.

http://rblaw.net/blog/
Rank this Week: 4182

Family Law Topics

Family Law Topics

Covers family and divorce law. By Schiller DuCanto & Fleck LLP.

http://www.familylawtopics.com/
  • Sep 19

    I Am Divorced…Now What? The Top 10 Steps To Take To Safeguard Your Financial Future

    I Am Divorced…Now What? The Top 10 Steps To Take To Safeguard Your Financial Future
    Once you have gone through the divorce process and are formally divorced, there are still many steps that can and should be taken to protect yourself. The following is a list of the top ten (10) actions you should take after your divorce has…
  • Sep 6

    Pet Custody Comes to Illinoi

    Pet Custody Comes to Illinoi
    Companion animals, commonly referred to as “pets”, play an ever-increasing role in American society. US pet industry expenditures were $38.5 billion in 2006 and nearly doubled to $66.75 billion in 2016. According to the 2017-2018…
  • Aug 22

    Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago 30th Anniversary Gala

    Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago 30th Anniversary Gala
    On July 27, 2017, the Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago (“LAGBAC”) celebrated its 30th Anniversary by welcoming over 200 guests to a gala held at the Peninsula Chicago Hotel. LAGBAC is one of the oldest Lesbian, Gay,…
Rank this Week: 3394

The Case Law Firm Blog

The Case Law Firm Blog

An employment law blog for employees.

http://www.thecaselawfirm.com/blog
  • Sep 19

    Client Speak – Praise for Partner, Kate Sedey

    Client Speak – Praise for Partner, Kate Sedey
    We here at The Case Law Firm, LLC are committed to providing excellent care and expertise to all of our clients. Don’t just take our word for it! Here is a recent client review of our partner, Kate Sedey. Kate Sedey is a…
  • Sep 15

    Lactation is Pregnancy Related Medical Condition Protected by PDA

    Lactation is Pregnancy Related Medical Condition Protected by PDA
    Given the horrible decision we reported on a couple of weeks ago, in which a district court shockingly ruled that termination because of menstruation was not unlawful discrimination, we thought it would be nice to report on a court that is…
  • Sep 6

    We’re Matching Donations in Support of our Buddy Benjamin’s Pediatric Cancer Fundraiser

    We’re Matching Donations in Support of our Buddy Benjamin’s Pediatric Cancer Fundraiser
    September is Pediatric Cancer Awareness month and, this weekend, our Firm is helping our young friend Benjamin Brave and his family raise money to support pediatric cancer research and provide assistance to families who face the daunting…
Rank this Week: 2307

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: 31

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: 1258

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: 1012

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/
  • Sep 15

    Indiana Injury on Aviation Company Property Case to Proceed

    Indiana Injury on Aviation Company Property Case to Proceed
    If you are injured on property owned or occupied by someone else, you may have the right to sue that person or company for coverage of your injuries under a portion of law known as premises liability. Premises liability refers to the duty…
  • Sep 1

    Indiana Statute of Limitations Bars Injury Claims Past Two Year

    Indiana Statute of Limitations Bars Injury Claims Past Two Year
    An Indiana dentist, under fire for allegedly over-billing Medicaid and over-treating patients, will not have to face a civil trial for at least three of those patients, after their Indiana medical malpractice claim was shot down for failing…
  • Aug 15

    Court of Appeals Allows Attorney Fees in Indiana Wrongful Death Lawsuit

    Court of Appeals Allows Attorney Fees in Indiana Wrongful Death Lawsuit
    Nothing is more devastating than the loss of a child, especially when it occurs because of another person’s negligence, or the failure to use reasonable care.  Recently, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled that Indiana’s Child…
Rank this Week: 4403

Chicago Injury Attorneys Blog

Chicago Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Katz, Friedman, Eagle, Eisenstein, Johnson & Bareck, PC.

https://www.chicagoinjuryattorneysblog.net/
Rank this Week: 2682

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: 799

FMLA Insights

FMLA Insights

Covers the Family Medical Leave Act. By Franczek Radelet.

http://www.fmlainsights.com
Rank this Week: 3901

Insurance Policyholder Law Blog

Insurance Policyholder Law Blog

Covers legal developments affecting policyholders. By Neal Gerber Eisenberg.

http://www.policyholderinsurancelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 1091

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 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
  • Sep 11

    ICC Open House!!!

    ICC Open House!!!
    ICC Graduates, Current Students, Future Students and ALL members of OUR Community, you are cordially invited to anOpen House to Celebrate Illinois Central College's 50th YearPlease join us at the Peoria Campus5407 N. University, Peoria,…
Rank this Week: 137

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/
  • Sep 13

    Fatal Illinois Bicycle Accident Involving A Distracted Driver

    Fatal Illinois Bicycle Accident Involving A Distracted Driver
    One of the primary traffic safety hazards continues to be distracted driving.  While the dangers posed by distracted driving is applicable to all road users, among the most vulnerable to inattentive distracted drivers are those road…
  • Sep 6

    Recent Chicago Area Motorcycle Accident

    Recent Chicago Area Motorcycle Accident
    Recent there have been a number of serious injuries, as well as fatalities, related to motorcycle accidents in the Chicago area as well as throughout Illinois. Motorcycle accidents can occur for a number of reasons, and often result in…
  • Aug 28

    Man Dies After Being Struck By SUV In Norwood Park

    Man Dies After Being Struck By SUV In Norwood Park
    Pedestrian accidents in Chicago and the greater Chicago area remain a significant traffic safety concern.  As seen in various statistics, fatal pedestrian accidents are increasing.  While there are many reasons given for this trend,…
Rank this Week: 3250

Schwartz Injury Law Blog

Schwartz Injury Law Blog

By Kralovec, Jambois & Schwartz.

http://www.schwartzinjurylaw.com/orland-park-injury-lawyer/
  • Sep 12

    How Expert Witnesses Can Strengthen Your Car Accident Case

    How Expert Witnesses Can Strengthen Your Car Accident Case
    Car accidents can be complex and messy. If you have been injured in a car accident caused by someone else, you deserve compensation for your losses. Often times, car accident cases become complicated and require extensive courtroom…
  • Sep 8

    Legal Options Following a Labor Day Weekend Injury

    Legal Options Following a Labor Day Weekend Injury
    Labor Day, the holiday recognizing America’s workers, is intended as a day of rest and relaxation and a chance to enjoy a rare three-day weekend. Barbeques, ballgames, lakeside fun in the sun – these are hallmarks of Labor Day, so…
  • Sep 7

    When is an Illinois Doctor Liable for Failing to Get a Patient's “Informed Consent”?

    When is an Illinois Doctor Liable for Failing to Get a Patient's “Informed Consent”?
    Medical malpractice involves more than a physician's negligence. A doctor can be held liable if he or she fails to inform the patient about the “general nature” of a procedure and the patient is subsequently injured. Informed…
Rank this Week: 2040

Illinois Plaintiffs Lawyer

Illinois Plaintiffs Lawyer

By Koester & Bradley.

http://www.koesterlawllp.com/illinois-plaintiffs-lawyer
  • Sep 12

    Practical Measures for the Equifax Dilemma

    Practical Measures for the Equifax Dilemma
    With the recent hacking of Equifax, personal information of over 143 million Americans were compromised.  Identity thieves gaining access to an individual’s credit report allows them to open new accounts in the victims’…
  • Jun 8

    Consumer Protection and Fraud Bill Helping Student Loan Borrowers in Illinoi

    Consumer Protection and Fraud Bill Helping Student Loan Borrowers in Illinoi
    Despite the problems caused the lack of a state budget and the resulting disarray, Illinois has proven unwilling to wait for reform at the federal level, and has joined several other states considering laws that would protect student loan…
  • Jun 5

    More Bad News for Invokana

    More Bad News for Invokana
    The diabetes drug Invokana (Canagliflozin) could actually be more dangerous than helpful to patients. An initial study of the drug, the CANVAS clinical trials in 2009, concluded that it caused "major adverse cardiovascular events,…
Rank this Week: 2568

Mevorah Law Offices LLC Blog

Mevorah Law Offices LLC Blog

Covers Illinois personal injury.

http://personal-injury.mevorahlaw.com/dupage-county-lawyers
  • Sep 12

    Avoiding Car Accidents Around School Zone

    Avoiding Car Accidents Around School Zone
    Now that September is here, children in and around Chicago are returning to school. This means that drivers throughout DuPage County will be sharing the road with school buses and young pedestrians who are walking home from school or home…
  • Sep 5

    Can Pedestrians Be Liable for Accidents Involving Distracted Walking?

    Can Pedestrians Be Liable for Accidents Involving Distracted Walking?
    When we think about pedestrian accidents involving a person’s distraction, we often think about distracted driving and make assumptions about a motorist’s behavior behind the wheel. However, as a fact sheet from the American…
  • Aug 21

    Truck Accident Injury Prevention with Side Guard Rail

    Truck Accident Injury Prevention with Side Guard Rail
    When a motorist is involved in a highway accident involving a tractor-trailer in DuPage County, there is a high likelihood of serious or fatal injuries. As a fact sheet from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) explains,…
Rank this Week: 2063

Flaherty Law Blog

Flaherty Law Blog

Covers personal injury.

http://www.danflahertylaw.com/blog
  • Sep 12

    What You Need to Know about Uninsured and Underinsured Car Accident Claim

    What You Need to Know about Uninsured and Underinsured Car Accident Claim
    If you have been injured in a car accident that was not your fault, the insurance policy of the at-fault driver is a key factor in your case and in your recovery. The type of policy the other driver has (or does not have) could limit the…
  • Aug 29

    Common Injuries From Motorcycle Accident

    Common Injuries From Motorcycle Accident
    Accidents involving motorcycles almost always involve bodily injury, as bikers are not as protected as motorists riding in cars. In fact, motorcyclists in Illinois are not legally required to wear helmets, which can protect against…
  • Aug 22

    Flaherty Law Celebrates Two-Year Anniversary

    Flaherty Law Celebrates Two-Year Anniversary
    Will County attorney Daniel R. Flaherty marked the second anniversary of his firm, Flaherty Law, on July 31. Each anniversary is important to Daniel Flaherty, as it represents another year of growth, both professionally and…
Rank this Week: 2691