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7th Circuit Criminal Law Alert

7th Circuit Criminal Law Alert

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

http://mjpetro.typepad.com/7th_circuit_alert/
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A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer…

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains The Law

By Matt Keenan.

http://www.skokiecriminallawyer.com/
  • Feb 12

    SEARCH INCIDENT TO ARREST: HOW FAR CAN IT GO?

    SEARCH INCIDENT TO ARREST: HOW FAR CAN IT GO?
    When police arrest you, they are permitted to make a search incident to the arrest. But the search must still be within certain limits. How far a search may go is fact specific, and different judges may see the circumstances differently. …
  • Feb 2

    WHAT IS A DATING RELATIONSHIP UNDER ILLINOIS DOMESTIC BATTERY LAW

    WHAT IS A DATING RELATIONSHIP UNDER ILLINOIS DOMESTIC BATTERY LAW
    You recently got into a fistfight with your ex-significant other. The police arrived and now you have been charged with domestic battery. But your relationship ended some time ago. Is it still domestic battery? The answer is yes. A…
  • Jan 26

    MY FRIEND JUST OVERDOSED. WILL I GET ARRESTED IF I CALL FOR HELP?

    MY FRIEND JUST OVERDOSED. WILL I GET ARRESTED IF I CALL FOR HELP?
    You are at a party doing some opioids or methamphetamines when one of your friends becomes unresponsive. You are afraid if you will be arrested if you call for help. But if you don’t, your friend may die. What should you do? This…
Rank this Week: 2556

Anderson & Associates, P.C. Blog

Anderson & Associates, P.C. Blog

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

https://www.andersonandassociatespc.com/schaumburg-divorce-lawyer
  • Feb 16

    Changes to Illinois’ Spousal Maintenance Laws in 2018

    Changes to Illinois’ Spousal Maintenance Laws in 2018
    When a married couple dissolves their marriage through divorce, they should both be able to continue living at a standard that is similar to what they enjoyed while they were married. Unfortunately, some spouses do not have the financial…
  • Feb 12

    Surviving Valentine’s Day After Divorce

    Surviving Valentine’s Day After Divorce
    After the end of a long-term relationship, you are likely ready to move on with your life and leave the emotional pain of your breakup behind. Unfortunately, this can be difficult to do during the days and weeks surrounding February 14th. As…
  • Feb 2

    7 Tips for Successful Co-Parenting During and After Divorce

    7 Tips for Successful Co-Parenting During and After Divorce
    When a couple’s relationship breaks down and they decide to end their marriage, they are likely to experience a number of strong emotions which may make it difficult to remain civil with one another. However, when spouses have children…
Rank this Week: 2157

Anderson & Associates, P.C. Blog

Anderson & Associates, P.C. Blog

Covers family law.

https://www.lawyersdupagecounty.com/wheaton-attorney
  • Feb 14

    4 Legal Issues to Consider Before Getting Married

    4 Legal Issues to Consider Before Getting Married
    When a couple decides to get married, they will be uniting their lives and forming a legal partnership. Unfortunately, as statistics show, nearly half of marriages end in divorce in the United States. There are a variety of reasons for this,…
  • Feb 9

    Preparing Children For Living in Two Homes After Divorce

    Preparing Children For Living in Two Homes After Divorce
    The end of a marriage can be difficult for all family members, but when parents decide to get a divorce, they may not realize the effects that it can have on their children. Even when parents do their best to prepare their children for…
  • Feb 5

    Issues to Be Aware of in a Grey Divorce

    Issues to Be Aware of in a Grey Divorce
    In our modern society, divorce is an unfortunate reality that affects couples of all ages and income levels. But while the overall rate of divorce has remained steady, the divorce rate of people over the age of 50 (known as “grey…
Rank this Week: 2219

Animal Law Blog

Animal Law Blog

By Amy A. Breyer.

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

    Love it! Thanks to blog reader Bruce for…

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

    Some more great new

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

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

    York becomes first city in Britain to ban 'cruel' foie gra
    A council has become the first in the UK to pass a motion banning the sale of controversial delicacy foie gras in its city.After a meeting in York, councillors voted in favour of a motion put forward by local Labour councillor Paul…
Rank this Week: 1624

Ankin Law Office Blog

Ankin Law Office Blog

Covers Chicago personal injury and workers’ compensation law.

https://ankinlaw.com/blog
  • Feb 19

    BB, Pellet and Paintball Gun Eye Injuries Continue to Shoot Up

    BB, Pellet and Paintball Gun Eye Injuries Continue to Shoot Up
    Eye injuries from BB guns, pellet guns, and paintball guns continue to rise each year. Most injury victims are children who experience serious eye injuries including blindness. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, thousands of…
  • Feb 5

    The Technology to Expect in Level 5 Autonomous Car

    The Technology to Expect in Level 5 Autonomous Car
    Human drivers will no longer be necessary in the future thanks to advanced technology that enables Level-5 Autonomous Cars to take the wheel in all types of conditions. This new breed of vehicles is equipped with technology like LIDAR, image…
  • Jan 23

    Are Doctors Responsible for Damages to the Victims of the Opioid Epidemic

    Are Doctors Responsible for Damages to the Victims of the Opioid Epidemic
    Physicians play a significant role in opioid abuse, addiction, and death by overprescribing painkillers and when injuries occur, they may be held liable for damages. The number of opioid overdoses has soared to record levels and the…
Rank this Week: 1955

Attorney R. Tamara de Silva's…

Attorney R. Tamara de Silva's Blawg

Constitutional matters, politics, Wall Street matters, important cases and lots of opinions.

http://www.desilvalawoffices.com/Chicago-Litigation.aspx
  • Feb 9

    Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Rejects Effort to Reinstate Travel Ban

    Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Rejects Effort to Reinstate Travel Ban
    /documents/17-35105.pdfThe Ninth Circuit's three-judge federal appeals panel unanimously refuses to reinstate President Trump’s travel ban. The decision is here. The decision was not signed as usual but per curium. Among the…
  • Jan 26

    Civil Asset Forfeiture Considered

    Civil Asset Forfeiture Considered
    Civil Forfeiture Considered
  • Jan 18

    When Does a Criminal Defendant Have the Right to a Lawyer?

    When Does a Criminal Defendant Have the Right to a Lawyer?
    When Does a Criminal Defendant Have the Right to a Lawyer? Most people know from popular TV shows that the defendant in a criminal case has the right to counsel. But when does this right come into play, and what does it really mean? The…
Rank this Week: 4460

Avoidance Action Update Blog

Avoidance Action Update Blog

By A Bayard, P.A. Covers preference actions, fraudulent transfers and everything else under the bankruptcy code's avoidance statutes.

http://avoidanceactionupdate.bayardlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 2674

Bed Sore FAQs

Bed Sore FAQs

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

http://www.bedsorefaq.com/
  • Sep 5

    Acknowledging the Dangers and Expense of Pressure Sore

    Acknowledging the Dangers and Expense of Pressure Sore
    The rate of litigation involving managing progressing bedsores occurring at hospitals and long-term health care facilities has been on the rise for decades. However, only recently have nursing home abuse attorneys begun including the…
  • Aug 5

    Scientific Approach Used to Eliminate Development of Decubitus Ulcer

    Scientific Approach Used to Eliminate Development of Decubitus Ulcer
    Decubitus ulcers (pressure ulcers; pressure sores; bedsores) can be extremely painful and treatment often requires proper support surfaces when the patient is immobilized. Recently, a nursing scholar from Rutgers University-Camden developed a…
  • Jul 5

    Physician Group Gives Advice on Reducing Pressure Sore

    Physician Group Gives Advice on Reducing Pressure Sore
    Doctors, nurses and other medical professionals have long known that the baby boomer generation will push the limits of the nursing care industry as America’s aging population enters their final years. Recently, ACP (American College of…
Rank this Week: 3787

BIZ LAW DDS

BIZ LAW DDS

Law blog for Wisconsin and Illinois dentists. By the Gauthier Law Group, LLC.

http://www.bizlawdds.com
  • Sep 5

    How to Negotiate Your Dental Office Lease

    How to Negotiate Your Dental Office Lease
    One of the most valuable assets of a health care practice is its location. If you do not own that location, it is extremely important that you secure the value of this key asset through a well-drafted medical office lease. … Continue…
  • Sep 5

    How to Negotiate a Dental Office Lease

    How to Negotiate a Dental Office Lease
    One of the most valuable assets of a health care practice is its location. If you do not own that location, it is extremely important that you secure the value of this key asset through a well-drafted medical office lease. … Continue…
  • May 8

    Wisconsin Senate Approves Non-Covered Services Legislation

    Wisconsin Senate Approves Non-Covered Services Legislation
    Yesterday, the Wisconsin Senate, by an overwhelming vote of 30 to 3, passed a bill that prohibits insurers from setting fees for dental and related services not covered by their policies.  This non-covered services bill was approved by…
Rank this Week: 1406

Botto Gilbert Lancaster Blog

Botto Gilbert Lancaster Blog

Covers personal injury, workers' compensation, divorce, and criminal matters.

http://www.bgsllaw.com/mchenry-county-lawyers
  • Feb 20

    Client Efforts Can Help Save Money on Divorce

    Client Efforts Can Help Save Money on Divorce
    Legal fees can accumulate when you are going through your divorce. For each meeting you hold and legal action you request, your divorce attorney will add work hours to your bill. Attorneys are a necessary expense during a divorce…
  • Feb 17

    Suing a Third Party for a Workplace Injury

    Suing a Third Party for a Workplace Injury
    The Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act was created in part so that injured workers would not need to file personal injury lawsuits against their employers. As long as the employer has workers’ compensation insurance, the employer…
  • Feb 14

    Winter Puts Pedestrians in Peril of Vehicle Accident

    Winter Puts Pedestrians in Peril of Vehicle Accident
    Pedestrians and drivers, alike, need to be aware of each other during winter weather. Each tends to focus on navigating snow and ice accumulations to avoid their own accidents. While distracted, they may not see each other until it…
Rank this Week: 2159

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Feb 14

    OSHA investigates construction worker’s sewer pipe death

    OSHA investigates construction worker’s sewer pipe death
    A construction worker died on the job after firefighters failed to rescue him from a sewer pipe in Streamwood, Illinois. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is investigating the man’s death. Brett Morrow, 22, was…
  • Feb 9

    Teen accused of having meth in his system during fatal motorcycle crash

    Teen accused of having meth in his system during fatal motorcycle crash
    A 21-year-old motorcyclist was killed after a teenager from Naperville, Illinois, allegedly hit her as she was traveling through an intersection. Prosecutors accused the 17-year-old boy of having methamphetamine in his body when the accident…
  • Feb 2

    Four killed in truck accident on Illinois interstate

    Four killed in truck accident on Illinois interstate
    Four women were killed after a tractor-trailer rammed into seven vehicles on Interstate-55 in Illinois. The victims ranged in age from 17 to 20. Twelve other people were injured in the accident. Illinois police identified the truck driver as…
Rank this Week: 406

Calabrese Associates Blog

Calabrese Associates Blog

Covers family law issues.

http://www.dupagefamilylaw.com/naperville-attorney
  • Feb 19

    Six Tips to Combat Insomnia During Your Divorce

    Six Tips to Combat Insomnia During Your Divorce
    Going through a stressful divorce can cause you to develop insomnia. Your thoughts are dominated by worries of how you will settle your divorce and what your life will be like afterward. It can be difficult to turn those…
  • Feb 13

    How Sexual Harassment Allegations Against Your Spouse May Affect Your Divorce

    How Sexual Harassment Allegations Against Your Spouse May Affect Your Divorce
    In the past couple of months, the media has increased its attention towards sexual harassment allegations brought against male celebrities. Careers – and presumably marriages – have been ruined. However, most sexual…
  • Feb 3

    Reasons Your Prenuptial Agreement May Need an Update

    Reasons Your Prenuptial Agreement May Need an Update
    Creating a prenuptial agreement is helpful in settling financial issues that will come up during a divorce. The agreement lays out a plan for how premarital properties will be treated and what level of spousal maintenance will be provided.…
Rank this Week: 1960

Can The Police Do That?

Can The Police Do That?

Covers constitutional issues relating to criminal procedure in both Federal and Illinois law. By Andrew Tidwell-Neal.

http://www.canthepolicedothat.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 24

    A Strong 4th Amendment is a Strong America - US vs. Jone

    A Strong 4th Amendment is a Strong America - US vs. Jone
    On Monday, January 23, 2012, the US Supreme Court strengthened an individual's right to privacy under the fourth amendment.  Unanimously.  In United States v. Jones,(text of opinion) the US Supreme Court voted that it is a violation…
  • Dec 21

    Involuntary Manslaughter, Drug-Induced Homicide and the Cocaine in the Rectum Guy

    Involuntary Manslaughter, Drug-Induced Homicide and the Cocaine in the Rectum Guy
    A story has been moving its way quickly around the internet this holiday season.  This story comes out of North Charleston, South Carolina and involves two brothers sitting in the back of a police car.  The older brother convinces his…
  • Dec 20

    What Is A Preliminary Hearing? And Why Did Jerry Sandusky Waive His?

    What Is A Preliminary Hearing? And Why Did Jerry Sandusky Waive His?
    Jerry Sandusky and his legal team waived his right to a preliminary hearing last Tuesday.  I was a little confused to hear that Mr.
Rank this Week: 4381

Cary J. Wintroub & Associates Law…

Cary J. Wintroub & Associates Law Blog

Covers personal injury news.

http://www.cjw-law.com/category/law-blog/
  • Jun 3

    Ten Reasons that Truck Drivers Crash

    Ten Reasons that Truck Drivers Crash
    Trucking accidents represent only a small portion of total accidents on the highways, but people in them are more likely to be killed or suffer serious injuries. Several organizations – including the trucking industry – have…
  • Jun 3

    Ten Reasons that Truck Drivers Crash

    Ten Reasons that Truck Drivers Crash
    Trucking accidents represent only a small portion of total accidents on the highways, but people in them are more likely to be killed or suffer serious injuries. Several organizations – including the trucking industry – have…
  • Jun 3

    Ten Reasons that Truck Drivers Crash

    Ten Reasons that Truck Drivers Crash
    Ten reasons truck drivers get in crashes Trucking accidents represent only a small portion of total accidents on the highways, but people in them are more likely to be killed or suffer serious injuries. Several organizations –…
Rank this Week: 1071

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

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

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • Feb 19

    Patrol Deputy, Correctional Officer, and Court Security Officer Openings in Knox County!

    Patrol Deputy, Correctional Officer, and Court Security Officer Openings in Knox County!
    Greetings,The Knox County Sheriff’s Department announces today that they will begin accepting applications for the positions of Patrol Deputy, Correctional Officer, and Court Security Officer.  You can download an application and…
  • Feb 14

    Paralegal Opening, Peoria Law Firm

    Paralegal Opening, Peoria Law Firm
    Paralegal opportunity in Peoria. Will be working directly with one attorney in a worker's compensation and personal injury law firm. Candidates must have 0-10 years of Law Firm experience. Responsibilities:-Deliver premier quality legal…
  • Feb 12

    Part-time Paralegal or Legal Assistant, Peoria, Illinois Law Office

    Part-time Paralegal or Legal Assistant, Peoria, Illinois Law Office
    Part-time paralegal or legal assistant wanted.  Schedule is flexible.  Position is for a single attorney who practices in the following areas: personal injury, criminal, family law, estate planning, and probate. …
Rank this Week: 61

Chicago Accident Law Blog

Chicago Accident Law Blog

Covers car accidents, medical malpractice, personal injury, product liability and truck accidents. By Ed Scanlan.

http://www.chicagoaccidentlawblog.com/
  • Jan 7

    Sexual Abuse Statute of Limitations in Illinoi

    Sexual Abuse Statute of Limitations in Illinoi
    A lawsuit alleging childhood sexual abuse was filed yesterday in Du Page County, Illinois against Bill Gothard and the Institute of Basic Life Principles that he founded in 1961. The lawsuit filed by 10 women includes allegations of rape,…
  • Jan 7

    Sexual Abuse Statute of Limitations in Illinoi

    Sexual Abuse Statute of Limitations in Illinoi
    A lawsuit alleging childhood sexual abuse was filed yesterday in Du Page County, Illinois against Bill Gothard and the Institute of Basic Life Principles that he founded in 1961. The lawsuit filed by 10 women includes allegations of rape,…
  • Jan 7

    Sexual Abuse Statute of Limitations in Illinoi

    Sexual Abuse Statute of Limitations in Illinoi
    A lawsuit alleging childhood sexual abuse was filed yesterday in Du Page County, Illinois against Bill Gothard and the Institute of Basic Life Principles that he founded in 1961. The lawsuit filed by 10 women includes allegations of rape,…
Rank this Week: 1630

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/
  • Jan 26

    Textalyzer Proposed To Hold Distracted Drivers Accountable

    Textalyzer Proposed To Hold Distracted Drivers Accountable
      Smartphones are almost indispensable in one’s day-to-day; you can see adult hands holding them and eyes as young as five years old affixed to them.  Waiting rooms all over the world are filled with the motionless, hunched…
  • Dec 30

    Distracted walking? How about distracted putting on makeup while driving?

    Distracted walking? How about distracted putting on makeup while driving?
    Cook County’s attempts to mitigate the black hole debt it is in has at times, taken dark turns, such as the 321 layoffs announced last month, to somewhat comical, as in the new proposal to fine pedestrians for “distracted…
  • Dec 28

    Illinois Dog Bite Liability

    Illinois Dog Bite Liability
    Our persona injury law firm has seen numerous dog bite injuries in Chicago.  Historically, in the United States, a dog was allowed “one free bite;” which meant that a dog owner was not liable for injuries caused by a bite if…
Rank this Week: 4489

Chicago Bankruptcy Blog

Chicago Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://chicago-bankruptcy.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4331

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyer Blog

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    After 10 Year Coverup, Hospital Admits Falsifying Records, Girl Receives $5.2 M
    10 years ago this January, twin Sarah Butler was born at Royal Victoria Hospital in Barrie, Ontario to Jaye Butler. Her twin brother was delivered healthy and free of complications several minutes prior. To encourage speedy delivery of Sarah,…
Rank this Week: 4660

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: 1358

Chicago Brain Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Brain Injury Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Playing Tackle Football Before Age 12 Increases Depression & Behavioral Issue

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

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

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

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

    You Are on the Verge of Losing Legal Rights – PLEASE ACT NOW
    After a couple of false starts, H.R. 1215, the Protecting Access to Care Act is going to the House floor this week.  This massive medical malpractice bill also applies to nursing home and drug and device cases.  The bill caps…
Rank this Week: 4496

Chicago Business Attorney Blog

Chicago Business Attorney Blog

Comments on business law. By Bellas & Wachowski - Attorneys at Law.

https://www.businessattorneychicago.com/
  • Jan 30

    Illinois Biometric Law Keeping the Courts Busy

    Illinois Biometric Law Keeping the Courts Busy
    The Biometric Information Privacy Act, which the Illinois legislature passed in 2008, has led to a barrage of class action lawsuits in the past six months. Thought to be the nation’s most stringent law protecting biometric…
  • Jan 22

    Got Customers in the Europe? Better Get Familiar with GDPR!

    Got Customers in the Europe? Better Get Familiar with GDPR!
    Small business owners with customers based in the European Union will want to circle May 25 on their calendars. That’s the date that the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect, significantly impacting…
  • Dec 27

    Alternative Dispute Resolution Goes Online

    Alternative Dispute Resolution Goes Online
    As more services become available online, dispute resolution will find a place on the web and serve as an alternative to resolve business disputes.
Rank this Week: 1380

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
Rank this Week: 3693

Chicago Business Litigation…

Chicago Business Litigation Attorney Blog

Covers breach of contract, implied contract, oral contracts, defamation, and unjust enrichment. By Tamari & Blumenthal, LLC.

http://www.chicagobusinesslitigationattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 6

    Supreme Court Issues Ruling On Challenging Fairness of Arbitration Clause

    Supreme Court Issues Ruling On Challenging Fairness of Arbitration Clause
    Ruling in favor of the appellant, the Supreme Court established a standard for challenging the fairness of arbitration clauses in court. See Rent-A-Center, West v. Jackson, 2010 WL 2471058
  • Mar 2

    Supreme Court Applies Stricter Pleading Standard for Civil Action

    Supreme Court Applies Stricter Pleading Standard for Civil Action
    In Ashcroft v. Iqbal, the Supreme Court reinforced the Twombly Court’s interpretation of Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 8(a)(2). Ashcroft v. Iqbal, 129 S.Ct. 1937, (2009). In Twombly, the Court developed a plausibility standard to…
  • Feb 4

    Illinois Courts Define Respondeat Superior

    Illinois Courts Define Respondeat Superior
    In Illinois, an employer is subject to vicarious liability for his employees under the doctrine of respondeat superior. Bank of America, N.A. v. Bird.392 Ill.App.3d 621, 911 N.E.2d 1239, 331 Ill.Dec. 1009 (2009). Under this doctrine, an…
Rank this Week: 4467

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: 379

Chicago Car Accident Attorney Blog

Chicago Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury topics. By Matthew L. Willens.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 12

    What Is Duty Of Care And What Does It Mean For Your Medical Malpractice Case?

    What Is Duty Of Care And What Does It Mean For Your Medical Malpractice Case?
    If you are bringing a medical malpractice lawsuit, the first thing you must establish is that the doctor had a “duty of care” to you. Here’s what this legal concept means and how it can affect your case. Doctor’s Duty…
  • Feb 6

    Traumatic Brain Injury And PTSD Often Go Hand In Hand

    Traumatic Brain Injury And PTSD Often Go Hand In Hand
    We often hear of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) discussed as separate health issues. Though these two are indeed separate conditions, they often coincide and can cause a perfect storm for a patient. So…
  • Jan 30

    3 Lesser-Known Causes Of Truck Accident

    3 Lesser-Known Causes Of Truck Accident
    We often hear of safe driving measures to practice when sharing the road with a large truck, such as avoiding their blind spots and keeping ample distance behind them. But we also need to pay attention to some lesser-known yet equally…
Rank this Week: 2789

Chicago Car Accident Attorneys…

Chicago Car Accident Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.chicagocaraccidentattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 808

Chicago Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Chicago Car Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 2

    One in Two Drivers Admit to Texting While Driving

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

    Driverless Cars: Are They Really Safer?

    Driverless Cars: Are They Really Safer?
    It sounds like something out of a movie about the future: millions of Americans sitting behind the wheel of a car, talking, texting, eating, reading, working, putting on makeup or doing one of many other activities, besides actually driving…
  • Oct 26

    Smartphones Behind Spike in Car Accident Death

    Smartphones Behind Spike in Car Accident Death
    Let’s start with some facts about car accidents and smartphones in America: In the past two years, the number of pedestrians and cyclists struck and killed has increased by 22% In the past two years, the total number of FATAL car…
Rank this Week: 769

Chicago Car Accident Lawyers Blog

Chicago Car Accident Lawyers Blog

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

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

    Collisions between a passenger vehicle and…

    Collisions between a passenger vehicle and a semi-truck are often catastrophic. One of the most common semi-truck collisions are merging accidents. Semi-truck merging accidents occur frequently in the Chicago and surrounding areas as many…
  • Jul 7

    Preventing Head-On Collisions in Chicago

    Preventing Head-On Collisions in Chicago
    A head-on collision is a motor vehicle accident that occurs when two vehicles moving in the opposite direction crash into each other. Head-on collisions have multiple causes, including drunk driving, distracted driving, fatigue, and…
  • Mar 7

    Car Seats Can Prevent Serious Injuries to Children Involved in Car Accident

    Car Seats Can Prevent Serious Injuries to Children Involved in Car Accident
    Injuries caused by motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among American children under the age of eight, according to the National Highway Safety Administration. During a car accident, children may be more likely to suffer…
Rank this Week: 4595

Chicago Criminal Attorney Blog

Chicago Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 31

    Fixing the ALJ Backlog

    Fixing the ALJ Backlog
    In 2014, the American Hospital Association sued the Secretary of Health and Human Services to compel HHS to clear the delay in the Medicare administrative appeals process and to comply with the statutory ninety-day time frame for…
  • Jul 14

    How to Advance your Medicare Appeal after a Reconsideration by a QIC

    How to Advance your Medicare Appeal after a Reconsideration by a QIC
    If you are appealing a reconsideration issued by a Qualified Independent Contractor (QIC) and you have not received a decision within 90 days you may have the right to have your appeal escalated to the next level before the Medicare Appeals…
  • Jul 14

    Changes to the Medicare Appeals Proce

    Changes to the Medicare Appeals Proce
    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) part of the Department of Health and Human Service (HHS) issued a final rule on January 17, 2017 titled “Medicare Program: Changes to the Medicare Claims and Entitlement, Medicare…
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Chicago Criminal Defense Lawyers…

Chicago Criminal Defense Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law. By Legal Defenders, P.C.

http://www.chicagocriminaldefenselawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 28

    TASC and Drug Probation

    TASC and Drug Probation
    Drug and TASC probation is a special kind of probation because the law allows you to avoid a criminal conviction and eventually expunge your arrest record. It is one of the few ways to avoid going to jail and avoiding a…
  • Dec 28

    Child Endangerment Charges in Illinoi

    Child Endangerment Charges in Illinoi
    In a recent Illinois appellate case, a mother challenged a conviction for child endangerment. The case arose when a Chicago cop was patrolling at 1:00 a.m. and was flagged down by someone reporting a child was left alone inside a car. There…
  • Nov 28

    Chain of Custody Defense in Illinois Drug Crime

    Chain of Custody Defense in Illinois Drug Crime
    In a recent Illinois appellate case, the defendant appealed his conviction for delivery of a controlled substance. On appeal, he argued that the prosecution hadn’t established a proper chain of custody for the drug, even though the…
Rank this Week: 1944

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 21

    Jury Selection Rules in Chicago

    Jury Selection Rules in Chicago
    The Office of Jury Administration is in charge of producing qualified teams of jurors for trials in Chicago. Jurors play a big role in ensuring that all citizens’ rights are protected during trial. Jury service is a crucial and serious…
  • Feb 16

    Crackdown on Marijuana Business in Chicago

    Crackdown on Marijuana Business in Chicago
    Like every other state, Illinois is debating whether or not to make recreational marijuana legal, even after U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions made it a priority for federal prosecutors to enforce drug laws. According to Sessions, marijuana…
  • Feb 14

    Can Your Social Media be Used Against You in a Criminal Trial in Chicago?

    Can Your Social Media be Used Against You in a Criminal Trial in Chicago?
    The law in Chicago is catching up to the reality that social media is a normal part of our daily lives. Currently there are new laws and rules of procedure that are designed to ensure that social media evidence can be used in court. The…
Rank this Week: 1400

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By James G. Dimeas.

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.net/
  • Feb 13

    How Should I Answer Police Questions When I am Pulled Over for a DUI?

    How Should I Answer Police Questions When I am Pulled Over for a DUI?
    Being pulled over by a police officer is a stressful experience. This is especially true if you know that you have been drinking alcohol. Your mind starts racing and you want to make sure that you don’t give the police officer any…
  • Feb 7

    Cocaine and Heroin Arrests Leads to Increase in Kane County Criminal Case

    Cocaine and Heroin Arrests Leads to Increase in Kane County Criminal Case
    Yesterday, Kane County State’s Attorney, Joe McMahon, announced that Kane County saw a 7% increase in the number of felony cases filed by the Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office in 2017. The increase in the filing of…
  • Feb 2

    Can I Be Guilty of a Domestic Battery if I Didn’t Hit Anyone?

    Can I Be Guilty of a Domestic Battery if I Didn’t Hit Anyone?
    One of the most common questions I get asked by people who are charged with a Domestic Battery is whether they can be guilty of a Domestic Battery if they did not hit anyone.  The short answer to that question is yes.  But…
Rank this Week: 2275

Chicago Divorce & Family Law…

Chicago Divorce & Family Law Attorneys

By Anderson & Associates, P.C.

http://www.andersondivorcelawchicago.com/chicagodivorceattorney/
  • Apr 30

    Senate Bill 57, Illinois’ “Modern Family” Bill

    Senate Bill 57, Illinois’ “Modern Family” Bill
    Currently, all issues related to marriage and divorce, including child custody, child support, and the division of a couple’s property are addressed by the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act. This Act, though…
  • Apr 28

    Orders of Protection: An Abused Area of the Law?

    Orders of Protection: An Abused Area of the Law?
    When an individual faces domestic violence from his or her intimate partner or another member of the household, he or she has the right to petition for an order of protection. An order of protection, sometimes also known as a restraining…
  • Apr 24

    Prenuptial Agreements for Second and Third Marriage

    Prenuptial Agreements for Second and Third Marriage
    Whether you are entering your first marriage or your fifth, it is important to protect your assets by signing a prenuptial agreement. A prenuptial agreement is a legal document that details your plans for your assets and support in the event…
Rank this Week: 2417

Chicago Divorce Attorney

Chicago Divorce Attorney

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

http://wolkowitz.com/chicago-divorce-illinois-family-law-blog
  • Jan 12

    Divorce Lawyer: 5 Tips for Finding the Best Lawyer

    Divorce Lawyer: 5 Tips for Finding the Best Lawyer
    I’m a divorce lawyer in Illinois. Specifically, areas such as Chicago, Skokie, Evanston, and Wilmette, and the Counties of Lake and DuPage. If you want to start a contested or uncontested divorce, then you should consider these 5 tips…
  • Jan 5

    5 Tips for Uncontested Divorce

    5 Tips for Uncontested Divorce
    Want an uncontested divorce in Illinois? Here are 5 tips that can help make it happen – or call 312-554-5433 to get started now. Hire a lawyer: If you don’t hire a lawyer, you’ll probably run into all sorts of problems…
  • Dec 21

    Divorce Actuary: What? Why?

    Divorce Actuary: What? Why?
    What is an actuary? And why would an actuary be involved in a divorce? As you may know, divorce sometimes involves complicated financial matters, such as splitting retirement accounts (see this article about that). Actuaries can help a great…
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Chicago DUI Law Blog

Chicago DUI Law Blog

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

http://chicagoduilaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 30

    Chicago DUI Law Blog: Chicago DUI lawyer comments on Tiger Woods' no-alcohol-DUI

    Chicago DUI Law Blog: Chicago DUI lawyer comments on Tiger Woods' no-alcohol-DUI
    This Chicago DUI attorney is not alone in experiencing déjà vu.Mr. Woods was arrested over the holiday weekend. This time, it appears he is being charged with DUI.I spoke to my mum today about these issues. Yes. You can be…
  • Mar 2

    Chicago DUI Attorney Comments on License Suspensions for DUI Arrest

    Chicago DUI Attorney Comments on License Suspensions for DUI Arrest
    This Chicago DUI attorney has posted here and hereabout having your driving privileges taken away before you ever have your first day in court.  From the Chicago Tribune:Bureaucratic mix-ups have let thousands of drunken drivers…
  • Jan 19

    Chicago DUI Lawyer's Thoughts on Martin Luther King's Holiday

    Chicago DUI Lawyer's Thoughts on Martin Luther King's Holiday
    My Dear Friends,I have already posted my thoughts over at Chicago Criminal Law Blog on this subject.  There is always something you can do today.-- PaxContinue reading over at Chicago Criminal Law Blog
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Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

By The Davis Law Group, P.C.

http://www.illinoisdriverslicensereinstatementlawyer.com/blog/
  • Feb 6

    What is DUI Court Supervision in Illinois?

    What is DUI Court Supervision in Illinois?
    Court supervision is a sentence available once in a person’s lifetime for driving under the influence (DUI) in Illinois. It is the best possible result aside from dismissal or a finding on ‘not guilty’ after trial on a…
  • Jan 20

    What is the Criminal Charge of DUI in Illinois?

    What is the Criminal Charge of DUI in Illinois?
    In our previous post we explained that there are two main parts of Illinois DUI law: the Illinois Statutory Summary Suspension and the criminal charge of DUI. This post addresses the basics of the second part of a DUI case, the criminal…
  • Jan 2

    What is the Illinois Summary Suspension Law?

    What is the Illinois Summary Suspension Law?
    The DUI defense attorneys at The Davis Law Group, P.C., often find that many of our clients are both concerned and confused when confronted with the complex landscape of Illinois DUI law, which includes the statutory summary suspension law.…
Rank this Week: 608

Chicago Family Law Blog

Chicago Family Law Blog

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

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

    Deductibility of Divorce-Related Payment

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

    IRS Recharacterization of “Alimony” Payment

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

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

    Howell v. Howell and it’s Affects on Military Retirement Pay in Divorce Case
    In a rare 8-0 decision, the Supreme Court recently overturned a ruling by the highest court of Arizona regarding the division of military retirement pay under a divorce decree. Howell v. Howell, decided May 15, held that any waived portion of…
Rank this Week: 1003

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/
  • Feb 20

    Motor-Vehicle Deaths Involving Pedestrians And Motorcyclist

    Motor-Vehicle Deaths Involving Pedestrians And Motorcyclist
    Motor-vehicle deaths and the national trends is discussed in the February 16, 2018 Wall Street Journal article titled “U.S. Road-Death Rates Remain Near 10-Year High.”   The article discusses trends in fatal vehicle…
  • Feb 15

    Fatal Pedestrian Accident On Potter Road In Park Ridge

    Fatal Pedestrian Accident On Potter Road In Park Ridge
    There was a fatal pedestrian accident Wednesday (February 14, 2018) in Park Ridge.  The woman was hit by a car as she was attempting to walk south across Potter Road near Farrell Avenue. According to Park Ridge Police, the accident…
  • Feb 13

    Fatal SUV Crash On The Stevenson Expressway

    Fatal SUV Crash On The Stevenson Expressway
    There was a fatal crash early Tuesday (February 13, 2018) on the Stevenson Expressway (I-55) near Midway Airport.  The crash led to one person being fatally injured and three other people being seriously injured. According to information…
Rank this Week: 3623

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagoimmigrationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 17

    The State of DACA in January 2018

    The State of DACA in January 2018
    There are currently new procedures in effect for Deferred Action for Childhood Removal (DACA) cases.  The DACA program was rescinded on September 5, 2017,  and USCIS stopped accepting new applications for DACA.  At that time,…
  • Dec 4

    Chicago Immigration Enforcement Activity in 2017

    Chicago Immigration Enforcement Activity in 2017
    Immigration Enforcement in the Chicago area in 2017 has been expanding.  Workplace raids by ICE agents are more frequent, arrests and detentions have increased, and undocumented immigrants must now fear what were formerly routine…
  • Nov 16

    More Immigration Detentions are Happening in Chicago Area

    More Immigration Detentions are Happening in Chicago Area
    In 2017, the number of undocumented immigrants being taken to Illinois ICE Detention centers has more than doubled at some locations.  In past years, immigrants who were stopped for traffic violations were seen as low priority…
Rank this Week: 4449

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.theusimmigrationlawyer.com/
  • Oct 24

    HIV Epidemiologist’s Work Insufficient for a National Interest Waiver

    HIV Epidemiologist’s Work Insufficient for a National Interest Waiver
    A foreign national epidemiologist petitioned USCIS for an immigrant petition, filing a petition herself, without an employer.  She argued that her work is important for the national interest of the U.S. and the USCIS should not require…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2798

Chicago Injury Accident Lawyer…

Chicago Injury Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Friedman Law Offices, P.C.

http://www.chicagoinjuryaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 3

    The Fundamentals of Medical Malpractice Litigation

    The Fundamentals of Medical Malpractice Litigation
    Our law firm receives almost daily calls from potential clients seeking an attorney to assist them with a medical malpractice claim. Unfortunately, we probably reject 99% of these cases. Why? There are a myriad of reasons, including problems…
  • Dec 3

    The Fundamentals of Medical Malpractice Litigation

    The Fundamentals of Medical Malpractice Litigation
    Our law firm receives almost daily calls from potential clients seeking an attorney to assist them with a medical malpractice claim. Unfortunately, we probably reject 99% of these cases. Why? There are a myriad of reasons, including problems…
  • Dec 3

    The Fundamentals of Medical Malpractice Litigation

    The Fundamentals of Medical Malpractice Litigation
    Our law firm receives almost daily calls from potential clients seeking an attorney to assist them with a medical malpractice claim. Unfortunately, we probably reject 99% of these cases. Why? There are a myriad of reasons, including problems…
Rank this Week: 2611

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: 1901

Chicago Injury Blog

Chicago Injury Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Abels & Annes, P.C.

https://www.daveabels.com/blog/
  • Feb 16

    4 Serious Injuries Your Child Can Sustain on the Playground

    4 Serious Injuries Your Child Can Sustain on the Playground
    Playgrounds and kids just go together. Kids are drawn to the fun and freedom of the playground and the opportunity to run around and act like kids. When – instead of having fun on the playground – your child is injured, it can be…
  • Feb 15

    The Lifelong Costs of a Complete Spinal Cord Injury

    The Lifelong Costs of a Complete Spinal Cord Injury
    Spinal cord injuries are among the most serious and life-altering injuries you can sustain. In fact, your life can be permanently and irrevocably altered in that very moment. Because spinal cord injuries are so severe, they are also often…
  • Feb 8

    Distracted Drivers Can Seriously Injure Pedestrian

    Distracted Drivers Can Seriously Injure Pedestrian
    When you head out on foot, you probably don’t give a whole bunch of thought to your safety. After all, you’re not getting behind the wheel of a speeding vehicle – you’re simply taking a walk down the street. As a…
Rank this Week: 1943