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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/
  • Jun 11

    WHAT IS “ABUSE” UNDER THE ILLINOIS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ACT?

    WHAT IS “ABUSE” UNDER THE ILLINOIS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ACT?
    You’ve just been served notice that your former partner or spouse is seeking an order of protection against you. They are claiming that you abused them. How is abuse defined, and what are your options? Under the Illinois Domestic…
  • Jun 1

    CAN THE POLICE USE EVERYTHING I TOLD THEM AGAINST ME?

    CAN THE POLICE USE EVERYTHING I TOLD THEM AGAINST ME?
    When the police came after you, you said some foolish things that you wish you could take back. Is there a way? The answer may turn on when you were legally under arrest. Generally, you are under arrest if a reasonable person in your shoes…
  • May 17

    NEW CYBERSTALKING LAW IN ILLINOIS

    NEW CYBERSTALKING LAW IN ILLINOIS
    After a court ruled that part of the Illinois Cyberstalking law was unconstitutional, the legislature updated the law. Under the new law, you commit cyberstalking when you knowingly, surreptitiously, and without lawful justification, place…
Rank this Week: 2252

Anderson & Associates, P.C. Blog

Anderson & Associates, P.C. Blog

Covers family law.

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

    Three Types of Divorce: Finding the Best Fit

    Three Types of Divorce: Finding the Best Fit
    Just like people, divorces come in all shapes and sizes. There are multiples types of divorce that are recognized in Illinois, including mediated divorce, collaborative divorce, and litigated divorce. Each type of divorce has its own pros and…
  • Jun 11

    3 Reasons Why Divorce With Children Can Be More Complicated

    3 Reasons Why Divorce With Children Can Be More Complicated
    Though not all married couples have children, a lot of them do. When these married couples get divorced, they will have different legal issues to address than couples who do not have children. All parents can agree that children are one of…
  • May 30

    Establishing Visitation Orders for Non-Parents in Illinoi

    Establishing Visitation Orders for Non-Parents in Illinoi
    Divorces are often difficult, and they can become even tougher when children are involved. Many times, for whatever reason, a parent can deny their child the right to visitation with a grandparent or other family member. Often, a…
Rank this Week: 1196

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
  • Jun 13

    3 Tips For Successful Co-Parenting After an Illinois Divorce

    3 Tips For Successful Co-Parenting After an Illinois Divorce
    A new and increasingly popular trend for child custody arrangements after a divorce is co-parenting, in which both the mother and father play an active role in their child’s life, even though they are no longer together. This ensures…
  • Jun 6

    Collaborative Vs. Mediated Divorce: How Do They Compare?

    Collaborative Vs. Mediated Divorce: How Do They Compare?
    Deciding to get a divorce is a process in itself, but once you have decided to end your marriage, the next step you must take is to determine what kind of divorce you want to get. Couples who are hostile to each other and are not willing to…
  • May 31

    8 Steps to Preparing for an Illinois Divorce

    8 Steps to Preparing for an Illinois Divorce
    Getting a divorce is a challenging time in many adults’ lives. Not only are there things to settle financially and assets to divide, divorce brings much emotional confusion into the picture. Once you have decided that a divorce is your…
Rank this Week: 1325

Anderson & Associates, P.C. Blog

Anderson & Associates, P.C. Blog

Covers divorce and family law.

https://www.andersondivorcelaw.com/orland-park-attorney
  • Jun 4

    The 5 Steps of the Illinois Probate Proce

    The 5 Steps of the Illinois Probate Proce
    Most people do not know a lot about probate until a loved one dies, and the ones that do know about it think that it is a long and frustrating process. While the probate process can indeed be lengthy, it does not have to be frustrating…
  • May 29

    What Is the Difference Between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

    What Is the Difference Between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?
    When people get in over their head with debt, the laws of the United States have provided legal options to help. Bankruptcy is a legal way for people to be released from liability for their debts. The bankruptcy process occurs in a court with…
  • May 14

    8 Ways an Estate Plan Can Protect Your Family’s Financial Future

    8 Ways an Estate Plan Can Protect Your Family’s Financial Future
    Nearly half of Americans do not have a will, and even less than that have an estate plan. It is not hard to see why, since nobody wants to think about what will happen when they die. However, it is important to plan for your family’s…
Rank this Week: 1635

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: 1779

Ankin Law Office Blog

Ankin Law Office Blog

Covers Chicago personal injury and workers’ compensation law.

https://ankinlaw.com/blog
  • May 16

    Workers’ Compensation for Airline Employee

    Workers’ Compensation for Airline Employee
    When airline workers are injured or become ill because of airplane crashes, turbulence, or other work-related incidents both on and off of the plane, they may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. Airline workers of all kinds…
  • May 16

    Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Can Help with Work Injury Claim

    Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Can Help with Work Injury Claim
    A skilled Illinois workers’ compensation lawyer can be instrumental in helping victims get fair and absolute workers’ compensation benefits. Injured employees are generally entitled to workers’ compensation benefits…
  • May 15

    What Drivers Should Know About Hydroplaning

    What Drivers Should Know About Hydroplaning
    Hydroplaning can occur on any wet road surface. When it rains or snows, water mixes with oil residue on the road to create slippery conditions for drivers. Although most drivers fear accidents in heavy rain and thunderstorms, the first 10…
Rank this Week: 2195

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: 1041

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: 1069

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: 2487

Botto Gilbert Lancaster Blog

Botto Gilbert Lancaster Blog

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

http://www.bgsllaw.com/mchenry-county-lawyers
  • Jun 16

    Check Lease When Claiming Landlord Premises Liability

    Check Lease When Claiming Landlord Premises Liability
    There are three factors that a personal injury claimant must prove in a case of premises liability: The defendant owed a duty to maintain the safety of the property; The defendant neglected its duty in the upkeep of the property; and The…
  • Jun 12

    Preparing for a Driver's License Reinstatement Hearing

    Preparing for a Driver's License Reinstatement Hearing
    Your license has been suspended due to your conviction for a traffic-related offense. You adhere to the terms of your punishment, including serving jail time and paying fines. You take required classes to show that you have learned from your…
  • Jun 7

    Recognizing Four Emotional Mistakes During Divorce

    Recognizing Four Emotional Mistakes During Divorce
    Making a mistake during your divorce can put you at a disadvantage and possibly result in a negative outcome in your agreement. An experienced divorce attorney is with you to prevent technical errors in the legal process. However, you are…
Rank this Week: 1328

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Jun 15

    Truck driver faces multiple charges in fatal I-55 collision

    Truck driver faces multiple charges in fatal I-55 collision
    A Colorado truck driver was charged with eight counts of aggravated reckless driving and four counts of reckless homicide in a crash that involved seven vehicles. Four people died in the accident, while 11 others suffered injuries. The…
  • May 31

    Medication Errors Are Higher Due To Opioid Shortage

    Medication Errors Are Higher Due To Opioid Shortage
    On this episode of Chicago Injury Alert, we look at how a nationwide opioid shortage has caused medication errors throughout hospitals.
  • May 29

    Opioid shortage has increased risk of medication errors, say expert

    Opioid shortage has increased risk of medication errors, say expert
    Hospitals are struggling with a worrying shortage of crucial painkillers administered to patients suffering from acute pain, battling cancer or undergoing surgery. A nationwide opioid shortage has left doctors and pharmacists unable to obtain…
Rank this Week: 159

Bryant Legal Group PC News &…

Bryant Legal Group PC News & Resources

Covers insurance benefits and claims.

http://www.bryantlg.com/news-resources/
  • May 30

    Common Disputes in Short-Term Disability Insurance

    Common Disputes in Short-Term Disability Insurance
    Short-term disability insurance provides temporary wage replacement benefits in the event that you are suffering from a disabling condition, though the benefits apply for a very limited period of time — in most cases, short-term…
  • May 25

    Illinois Law Prohibits Discretionary Clauses in Insurance Contract

    Illinois Law Prohibits Discretionary Clauses in Insurance Contract
    If you’ve had a legitimate insurance claim denied in Illinois — whether a health insurance claim or a disability insurance claim — then you may find that the insurer justifies their denial on the basis of a discretionary…
  • May 25

    Hiding a Condition on Your Disability Insurance Application May Affect Your Benefit

    Hiding a Condition on Your Disability Insurance Application May Affect Your Benefit
    In Illinois, and elsewhere, it’s critical that disability insurance policyholders avoid misrepresenting the truth on their application.  It’s worth noting that your application for disability insurance policy will typically…
Rank this Week: 1802

Calabrese Associates Blog

Calabrese Associates Blog

Covers family law issues.

http://www.dupagefamilylaw.com/naperville-attorney
  • Jun 13

    When You Can Extend Child Support Beyond Age 18

    When You Can Extend Child Support Beyond Age 18
    In most cases, divorced or separated parents’ obligation towards child support for an individual child ends when the child turns 18 years old. If there are other children who are still minors, the support payments must be modified…
  • Jun 5

    Six Factors That Determine Duration of Divorce

    Six Factors That Determine Duration of Divorce
    A survey of divorcees found that a divorce takes on average about 11 months to complete, from the initial filing to the final court-approved divorce agreement. There are unusual cases in which the duration is much shorter or longer, but the…
  • May 29

    Elimination of Alimony Deduction Gives Urgency to Divorce

    Elimination of Alimony Deduction Gives Urgency to Divorce
    Negotiating spousal maintenance agreements during divorce may become more contentious because of a change to a long-standing tax law. The federal tax reform bill passed in late 2017 eliminated the popular alimony deduction for federal income…
Rank this Week: 1946

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: 2825

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: 2350

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

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

http://www.icclaw.net/
Rank this Week: 152

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/
  • May 9

    Arbitration in Illinois Nursing Home Care Contract

    Arbitration in Illinois Nursing Home Care Contract
    In Carter v. SSC Odin Operating, 237 Ill. 2d 30 (2010), the Illinois Supreme Court held that the Federal Arbitration Act, 9 U.S.C. 2, preempted the the anti waiver provisions of the Nursing Home Care Act, 210 ILCS 45/3-606 and 3-607.…
  • 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: 1791

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/
  • Jun 1

    Do you know where your children are?

    Do you know where your children are?
    The Chicago Tribune’s editorial today should outrage all parents, students, community members.  Sexual predators work for the Chicago Public Schools assaulting, molesting, groping, raping children.  In the era of the #MeToo…
  • May 25

    Mandatory rearview cameras are a welcome safety feature

    Mandatory rearview cameras are a welcome safety feature
    Chicago personal injury attorneys at Zneimer & Zneimer welcome the federal regulation mandating rearview cameras.  Years of efforts from car-safety advocates and parents have finally paid off as a new federal regulation made it…
  • May 1

    Hit-And-Run Crashes Skyrocketing

    Hit-And-Run Crashes Skyrocketing
    One March evening, a man exits a CTA bus on 47th and Western and crosses the street, when a careening pick-up truck hits him and flees, leaving the man seriously injured.  The pick-up truck driver’s whereabouts are mostly unknown…
Rank this Week: 3682

Chicago Bankruptcy Blog

Chicago Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://chicago-bankruptcy.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3837

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: 3686

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: 2561

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: 3714

Chicago Business Attorney Blog

Chicago Business Attorney Blog

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

https://www.businessattorneychicago.com/
  • May 22

    The Legal Quagmire of Cryptocurrency

    The Legal Quagmire of Cryptocurrency
    What exactly are cryptocurrencies? And how secure are they as an investment?  Questions such as these are precisely what Federal and State regulators, as well as Congress, are struggling to explore and answer.
  • Apr 9

    When Should Businesses Support Emotional Support Animals?

    When Should Businesses Support Emotional Support Animals?
    By Misty J. Cygan, Attorney at Law Aileron is a trained emotional support dog. Business owners and their customers are perfectly used to service dogs who assist people with disabilities in getting around and performing daily tasks. Continue…
  • Apr 3

    Clear Terms for Automatic Renewal Leads to e-Harmony with Customer

    Clear Terms for Automatic Renewal Leads to e-Harmony with Customer
    The growth of online paid subscription services that start with either a free trial that converts to automatic payments, or an upfront payment that automatically renews, have led to lawsuits challenging the clarity of such services’…
Rank this Week: 2551

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: 2923

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: 3670

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: 3665

Chicago Car Accident Attorney Blog

Chicago Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury topics. By Matthew L. Willens.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • May 25

    Swimming Pool Safety Tips For Chicago Families And Vacationer

    Swimming Pool Safety Tips For Chicago Families And Vacationer
    Warmer weather has finally arrived here in Chicagoland – it’s the time of year when many of us start flocking to swimming pools for fun in the water. Whether you are enjoying a pool at a hotel, at a public space, or in your own…
  • May 15

    Loose Manhole Covers Are A Danger To Driver

    Loose Manhole Covers Are A Danger To Driver
    We don’t really think much of manholes when we’re driving. They are a small and common feature of our streets. But unsecured manholes can trigger devastating accidents – ones that can cause injuries and even death. CBS…
  • May 8

    Matthew Willens Interviewed by Sonia D. Coleman

    Matthew Willens Interviewed by Sonia D. Coleman
     Interview Transcript: Coleman: Welcome to the podcast for the law office of Sonia D. Coleman, PC. I’m your host, Sonia Coleman, and I’m so happy that you’re joining us today. The office of Sonia D.…
Rank this Week: 2375

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: 577

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/
  • Jun 14

    2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Ford Explorer Receive “Poor” Safety Rating

    2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Ford Explorer Receive “Poor” Safety Rating
    “There are clearly better choices out there especially if you are concerned about the safety of your family.”  -Dave Zuby, SVP of vehicle research, IIHS The most recent Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) crash…
  • Apr 5

    Chicago Ambulance Crash Kills Three, Including Dialysis Patient

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

    One in Two Drivers Admit to Texting While Driving

    One in Two Drivers Admit to Texting While Driving
    The CDC defines distracted driving as any activity that involves visual, manual or cognitive distraction. In short, distracted driving refers to anything that takes a driver’s eyes or mind away from the road or anything that…
Rank this Week: 3713

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: 3887

Chicago Criminal Attorney Blog

Chicago Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Mar 15

    How Medicare Providers can Fight a Medicare Recoupment

    How Medicare Providers can Fight a Medicare Recoupment
    CHICAGO – Medicare and Medicaid providers are more often than ever facing audits from government agencies, regulators, or their surrogates. When contacted by any such an entity the first step is to determine your potential…
  • Feb 22

    DOJ False Claims Act Policy Memo

    DOJ False Claims Act Policy Memo
    Chicago – The Department of Justice issued an internal memorandum on January 10, 2018, which was soon released publicly and can be found here. The memorandum was quickly praised by the False Claims Act defense bar, but a reasoned review…
  • 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…
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Chicago Criminal Defense Lawyers…

Chicago Criminal Defense Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law. By John D. Ioakimidis.

http://www.chicagocriminaldefenselawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 4

    How Long Does it Take for a Record to be Expunged in Illinois?

    How Long Does it Take for a Record to be Expunged in Illinois?
    People with criminal records are often unable to get jobs, access certain housing, and even get admission to schools. Attorney John D. Ioakimidis strongly believes that individuals should not be defined by their worst decisions. Fortunately,…
  • May 16

    State’s Objection to Expungement or Record Sealing in Illinoi

    State’s Objection to Expungement or Record Sealing in Illinoi
    When the state objects to your expungement, it does not mean the judge will deny your request, but it does make the process more complicated. If you are facing a similar situation, you need to contact a seasoned Chicago expungement attorney…
  • Apr 10

    Expunging a Juvenile Record in Illinoi

    Expunging a Juvenile Record in Illinoi
    Having a criminal record as a minor can adversely affect your future in every way. If you are a juvenile offender, you may be able to clear your record by having your court record expunged. Named a “Top 100 Criminal Defense Trial…
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Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By James G. Dimeas.

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.net/
  • May 22

    Can A Minor Be Questioned by the Police Without a Lawyer or Parent Present?

    Can A Minor Be Questioned by the Police Without a Lawyer or Parent Present?
    I recently met with a client whose son had been questioned by the police at the police station and charged with a Retail Theft. The client was complaining that the police questioned her son at the police station without providing a lawyer for…
  • May 15

    Supreme Court Issues Opinions on 4th and 5th Amendment Case

    Supreme Court Issues Opinions on 4th and 5th Amendment Case
    Yesterday, the United States Supreme Court issued several opinions on cases that had been closely watched by observers. The case that has received most of the public attention involves legalized sports betting. But lost in the coverage was…
  • May 14

    Retail Theft and the Civil Penalty in Illinoi

    Retail Theft and the Civil Penalty in Illinoi
    Everybody knows that if you are arrested and charged with a Retail Theft, or Shoplifting, you will be facing serious criminal penalties that could have serious implications for your future. How many people are surprised to find out that in…
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Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 14

    Aggravating Factors for Carjacking Crimes in Chicago

    Aggravating Factors for Carjacking Crimes in Chicago
    Although crime has been on the decline in Chicago as of late, carjacking is still a common occurrence throughout the city. Due to the nature of a city/urban environment, many people live in close quarters who are using vehicles for their…
  • Jun 12

    Wrongfully Convicted in Chicago? Get Justice

    Wrongfully Convicted in Chicago? Get Justice
    If you have had to serve a prison sentence, then you know the significant emotional and psychological toll you and your family have had to endure, not to mention the loss in terms of time and money. In Chicago, unfortunately, too many…
  • Jun 7

    The Law on Vigilante Justice in Chicago

    The Law on Vigilante Justice in Chicago
    Chicago is notorious for its growing crime rate. This has resulted in strict Illinois laws to curb violent crime enacted in the recent past. While the crime rate does not show any signs of abating, it has led to a surge in vigilantes in the…
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Chicago Divorce & Family Law…

Chicago Divorce & Family Law Attorneys

By Anderson & Associates, P.C.

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

    Family Law Updates 2016: Illinois’ “Modern Family” Bill

    Family Law Updates 2016: 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 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…
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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
  • Apr 28

    Divorce Counterintelligence: Protect Yourself from Spying Spouse

    Divorce Counterintelligence: Protect Yourself from Spying Spouse
    Are you getting divorced and think you’re spouse might be spying on you? You might be right. As a divorce lawyer in Chicago, I see this all the time. I often tell my clients how to protect themselves. Sometimes they listen, sometimes…
  • 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…
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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 31

    This Chicago DUI lawyer has posted…

    This Chicago DUI lawyer has posted here and here about breath tests.Today there is news that there is a way to workaround the numbers. May 30, 2018, Victoria, AU Mr Barrett said the audit found a suspicious number of breath tests…
  • 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…
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Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

By The Davis Law Group, P.C.

http://www.illinoisdriverslicensereinstatementlawyer.com/blog/
  • Jun 1

    Can I be charged with DUI for sleeping in my parked car?

    Can I be charged with DUI for sleeping in my parked car?
    The DUI defense attorneys at The Davis Law Group, P.C. often represent clients who were trying to be responsible and “sleep it off.” Unfortunately, this area of Illinois law is complex. In Illinois, it is unlawful for a person to…
  • May 15

    How Much are Overweight Truck Fines in Illinois?

    How Much are Overweight Truck Fines in Illinois?
    According to Illinois statute 625 ILCS 5/15-112(a), police officers only need a reason to believe that a truck is overweight in order to pull over the driver and require them to submit to the weighing of their truck. The officer can use…
  • May 2

    What happens during an Illinois DUI arrest?

    What happens during an Illinois DUI arrest?
    Have you ever wondered what happens during a DUI arrest? While every DUI is different and varies based on a variety of factors, the following is a typical scenario for a DUI stop in Illinois: First, a police officer requests that the driver…
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Chicago Family Law Blog

Chicago Family Law Blog

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

http://www.chicagofamilylawblog.com/
  • May 27

    Marital Deductions & Non-Citizen Spouse

    Marital Deductions & Non-Citizen Spouse
    A QDOT is a specific type of marital deduction trust that is designed to ensure that non-citizen spouses will eventually pay any taxes that may be due upon distribution of the principal from the trust, even if the surviving spouse resides…
  • 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,…
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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/
  • Jun 14

    Fatal Bicycle Accident In Chicago’s West Town Neighborhood

    Fatal Bicycle Accident In Chicago’s West Town Neighborhood
    Bicycling accidents have often been discussed on this site, as they often lead to a range of serious if not life-threatening accident injuries.  Some bicycle accidents lead to the death of the bicyclist, either at the accident scene…
  • Jun 14

    Two Pedestrian Accidents In Chicago Neighborhood

    Two Pedestrian Accidents In Chicago Neighborhood
    Pedestrian safety continues to be a substantial traffic safety concern.  As seen in Chicago area pedestrian accidents, many of which have been summarized on this site, when someone has been hit by a vehicle a range of serious accident…
  • Jun 8

    Two June 2018 Chicago “Wrong-Way Driver” Crashe

    Two June 2018 Chicago “Wrong-Way Driver” Crashe
    “Wrong-Way Driver” incidents continue to happen on Chicago-area expressways, as well as throughout Illinois.  As seen in the “Wrong-Way Drivers” posts on this site, in which many such accidents involving…
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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…
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Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Vague Laws Invite Arbitrary Power

    Vague Laws Invite Arbitrary Power
    “Vague laws invite arbitrary power.” states Justice Gorsuch in his concurring opinion in Sessions v. Dimaya, finding the residual aggravated felony definition of “crime of violence” in the Immigration and Nationality…
  • 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,…
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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/
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Chicago Injury Blog

Chicago Injury Blog

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

https://www.daveabels.com/blog/
  • Jun 15

    You’ve Been in a Traffic Accident – How Do You Recover Compensation?

    You’ve Been in a Traffic Accident – How Do You Recover Compensation?
    If you have been involved in a traffic accident and suffered injuries, a number of questions immediately come to mind. Are you entitled to compensation? While your own insurance should cover the cost of your injuries, if you were not at fault…
  • Jun 14

    Construction Accidents Are a Leading Cause of On-the-Job Injuries and Death

    Construction Accidents Are a Leading Cause of On-the-Job Injuries and Death
    Construction sites are notoriously dangerous places. Construction workers are killed and injured on the job almost every day of the year. While employment in the construction industry accounts for only 4 percent of total employment,…
  • Jun 8

    Broken Bones Can Result in Thousands of Dollars in Losse

    Broken Bones Can Result in Thousands of Dollars in Losse
    All too often, accidents cause broken bones. Serious fractures can end up costing thousands of dollars in treatment and lost work opportunities and should not be dismissed as minor injuries. Broken bones commonly occur in traffic accidents,…
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