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Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

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

http://www.robertkreisman.com/medical-malpractice-lawyer/
Rank this Week: 22

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

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

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Oct 16

    Wells Fargo & Co to Return $3.4 million to Customer

    Wells Fargo & Co to Return $3.4 million to Customer
    FINRA Sanctions Wells Fargo for Risky ETPs According to reports on Monday, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) ordered Wells Fargo & Co. to return $3.4 million to customers after selling them inappropriate investment…
  • Oct 13

    Steven John Meyer Barred from Securities Industry

    Steven John Meyer Barred from Securities Industry
    Steven John Meyer, Recovery of Investment Losses According to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Steven John Meyer of Staten Island, New York, has been barred from the securities industry. In August, Steven John Meyer was barred by…
  • Oct 12

    Variable Annuity Switching – Securities Fraud Lawyer

    Variable Annuity Switching – Securities Fraud Lawyer
    Investment Losses due to Variable Annuity Switching Have you been a victim of Variable Annuity Switching? If so, The White Law Group may be able to assist you in the recovery of your investment losses. An annuity is a form of insurance that…
Rank this Week: 39

US Immigration Blog

US Immigration Blog

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

http://blog.messersmithlaw.com
  • Oct 15

    NIW Requirement

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

    Motion to Reopen

    Motion to Reopen
    Motion to Reopen When USCIS denies a case, the applicant normally has the opportunity to file a motion to reopen, motion to reconsider and/or an appeal.  A motion to reopen, reconsider, or an appeal must be filed within 30 days of…
  • Sep 25

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

    New USCIS Interview Requirements for EB1, EB2, NIW, EB3 – Chicago USCIS Office
    New USCIS Interview for Employment Based I485 Applicants For the past 15 years, USCIS has only required in person interview of employment based I485 applicants in situations where the USCIS adjudicator believed the applicant may have…
Rank this Week: 57

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicago-personal-injury-lawyer-blawg.com
  • Oct 13

    Asbestos Exposure Case Results in $8.8 Million Jury Verdict

    Asbestos Exposure Case Results in $8.8 Million Jury Verdict
    Billy Dickson was an engineer for Bell Helicopter Textron’s plant in Hurst, Texas. He held this position for the better part of 38 years. From 1962 to the late 1970s, he was exposed to asbestos through hands-on work. He was also…
  • Oct 12

    $11 Million Jury Verdict for Traumatic Brain Injury of Teen Skateboarder Struck by Car

    $11 Million Jury Verdict for Traumatic Brain Injury of Teen Skateboarder Struck by Car
    Samuel Kim was riding his skateboard in Cerritos, Calif. As he entered an intersection on a green light and began crossing at the crosswalk, Arsham Baltayan, who was driving a car in the scope and course of his job with a car dealership,…
  • Oct 2

    $21.4 Million Jury Verdict Upheld by Illinois Appellate Court in Rail Worker’s Injury

    $21.4 Million Jury Verdict Upheld by Illinois Appellate Court in Rail Worker’s Injury
    The Illinois Appellate Court has upheld a record-breaking $21.4 million jury verdict for a railroad conductor after his heel was irreparably damaged at a railyard. The Illinois Appellate Court for the 1st District rejected all of Norfolk…
Rank this Week: 75

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
Rank this Week: 96

Chicago Business Attorney Blog

Chicago Business Attorney Blog

Comments on business law. By Bellas & Wachowski.

https://www.businessattorneychicago.com/
Rank this Week: 155

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

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

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

    What Medical Malpractice Crisis?

    What Medical Malpractice Crisis?
    “We’re not in a crisis. We’re definitely not in a crisis.” An annual survey by Medical Liability Monitor (MLM) found that medical malpractice premiums rates have fallen 1.1%, the 10th consecutive year of lower rates in…
  • Oct 2

    Pain Medication Stolen from Patients at Pittsburgh Hospital

    Pain Medication Stolen from Patients at Pittsburgh Hospital
    A pharmacy technician at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pittsburgh has been accused of switching pain pills out for anti-nausea and thyroid pills, affecting close to 360 patients over 4 months. Those affected included amputees,…
  • Aug 11

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

    Why Are Insurers Requiring Consumers to Take Brand Name Drugs at a Higher Cost Than Generics?
    In collaboration with the New York Times, ProPublica authored a multi-part series on the falling cost of generic drugs and insurance. One article sought to answer what politicians and many consumers have been asking lately: If generics are…
Rank this Week: 249

7th Circuit Criminal Law Alert

7th Circuit Criminal Law Alert

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

http://mjpetro.typepad.com/7th_circuit_alert/
Rank this Week: 254

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: 297

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Oct 13

    Mother sues Chicago school board over son’s drowning death

    Mother sues Chicago school board over son’s drowning death
    The mother of a special needs student who drowned in a high school swimming pool filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Chicago Board of Education. The lawsuit, filed in Cook County Circuit Court, is seeking in excess of $100,000 in…
  • Oct 6

    Man faces multiple charges in fatal collision that killed mom and son

    Man faces multiple charges in fatal collision that killed mom and son
    A 25-year-old man was charged with two counts of reckless homicide of an unborn child and 14 counts of reckless homicide in a deadly car accident that occurred in rural Beecher, Illinois. An expectant mother and her three young sons died in…
  • Sep 30

    Police officer exceeding speed limit not charged in wrongful death case

    Police officer exceeding speed limit not charged in wrongful death case
    On this episode of Chicago Injury Alert, we look at how a Naperville police officer was not charged for speeding and killing a woman. The woman’s family is suing the city for wrongful death.
Rank this Week: 434

Lake County Illinois Car Accident…

Lake County Illinois Car Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.lakecountyillinoiscaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 12

    Fatal Lake County Collision Involving Jeep And Semi Truck

    Fatal Lake County Collision Involving Jeep And Semi Truck
    There was a fatal collision between a Jeep and semi truck on Thursday morning (October 12, 2017) in Newport Township.  The collision, according to preliminary crash investigation findings, involved the Jeep crossing the center line and…
  • Oct 11

    Driver Distraction Caused By In-Car Technologie

    Driver Distraction Caused By In-Car Technologie
    “Distracted Driving” continues to be a substantial problem for driving safety.  Various aspects of the issue are discussed on the “Accidents Involving Distracted Driving” page.  As discussed on that page,…
  • Oct 7

    Fatal Ingleside Pickup Truck Crash

    Fatal Ingleside Pickup Truck Crash
    There was a fatal pickup truck accident Saturday morning (October 7, 2017) in Ingleside.  The crash appears to have involved a loss of control but the cause of the crash remains under investigation. An excerpt regarding the crash,…
Rank this Week: 338

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.illinoisinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 6

    Teacher’s Aide Hit Student with Autism at Chicago Public’s Hendricks Academy

    Teacher’s Aide Hit Student with Autism at Chicago Public’s Hendricks Academy
    Last week, the mother of a non-verbal 7 year old boy with autism made public a sickening incident that happened while her son was in his first grade class at Thomas A. Hendricks Elementary Community Academy on Chicago’s south side.…
  • Oct 6

    Johnson & Johnson Lied About Asbestos in Talc Powder

    Johnson & Johnson Lied About Asbestos in Talc Powder
    A St. Louis-based class action lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson over claims their talc powders (officially called Johnson’s Baby Powder and Shower to Shower) cause ovarian cancer has continuously revealed evidence that the company…
  • Sep 20

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

    Influence by Big Business Causing U.S. Chamber of Commerce to Spread Legal Untruth
    It’s a misperception that just won’t go away: Today’s court system is bogged down by frivolous civil lawsuits. The truth is that more than 60% of lawsuits today are businesses suing other businesses or civilians and that…
Rank this Week: 425

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer…

Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal malpractice. By The Clinton Law Firm.

http://www.chicagolegalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 6

    The Third Circuit Court of Appeals Has Enforced an Arbitration Clause in an Engagement Letter

    The Third Circuit Court of Appeals Has Enforced an Arbitration Clause in an Engagement Letter
    Some lawyers include arbitration clauses in their agreements with their clients. In this unpublished decision, the Third Circuit upheld an arbitration clause and rejected a challenge that the clause was prohibited by New Jersey law. Source:…
  • Sep 29

    Proximate Causation Defeats Another Legal Malpractice Case

    Proximate Causation Defeats Another Legal Malpractice Case
    When you sue a lawyer for a breach of the standard of care, you must prove proximate causation. If the underlying matter, was a lawsuit, you must show that, but for the negligence, you would have won the case. Here, the lawyer was hired to…
  • Sep 7

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

    If a lawyer supports a judge’s campaign, must the judge recuse himself from that lawyer’s cases?
    In this matter, a typical drug prosecution, the record reflected that county prosecutors supported the reelection campaign of a judge. Did that support create an obligation, on the part of the judge, to recuse himself from cases in which…
Rank this Week: 387

Chicago Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer…

Chicago Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagonursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Is it Medical Malpractice or Just a Bad Outcome?

    Is it Medical Malpractice or Just a Bad Outcome?
    An illness or injury is traumatic even when you receive care in a state-of-the-art hospital, with highly regarded physicians. Sadly, the problems you have might be compounded if a doctor or nurse makes a mistake and your condition becomes…
  • Aug 18

    Are Fidget Spinners a Serious Risk for Your Child’s Safety?

    Are Fidget Spinners a Serious Risk for Your Child’s Safety?
    If you follow the news, you might have noticed one popular trend is already on its way out. The fidget spinners, which debuted and exploded earlier this year are now under heavy scrutiny by safety organizations and parents alike. Some…
  • Aug 11

    What New Car Technology Might Prevent Accidents in the Future?

    What New Car Technology Might Prevent Accidents in the Future?
    While the idea of vehicles that can drive themselves is still well off in the future, other types of technology have emerged that could dramatically reduce car accidents. Naturally, car accidents will still heavily rely on motorists, how they…
Rank this Week: 468

Bed Sore FAQ

Bed Sore FAQ

Features articles, FAQs, and medical-legal resources on the development of bed sores while at a medical facility. 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: 355

Zevan & Davidson Law Firm, LLC…

Zevan & Davidson Law Firm, LLC Blog

Covers personal injury and medical malpractice law in Missouri and Illinois.

http://www.zevandavidson.com/category/blog/
  • Jan 14

    Attorney Rick Voyta

    Attorney Rick Voyta
      Rick Voytas is licensed to practice in Missouri and Illinois. He has been a practicing trial lawyer since 2002. His focus is on aggressively representing clients who have been wronged by large companies. Rick is a native of St. Louis,…
  • Jun 10

    Fatal Consequences of Ectopic Pregnancy Misdiagnosi

    Fatal Consequences of Ectopic Pregnancy Misdiagnosi
    Birth injuries are an unfortunate reality faced by thousands of babies and their parents every year. Pregnancy is one of the most exciting phases in a couple’s life. It can bring cheer and hope to the entire family. However, some…
  • Jun 2

    Missouri Statute of Limitations for Birth Injurie

    Missouri Statute of Limitations for Birth Injurie
    It is important to understand the Missouri statute of limitations for birth injury claims and how it may affect your compensation. Most lawsuits have a statute of limitations which must be adhered to. This includes birth injury lawsuits,…
Rank this Week: 475

Chicago Workers Compensation…

Chicago Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagoworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 333

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: 1081

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

By Staver Law Group P.C.

http://www.chicagolawyer.com/legal-blog/
  • Oct 17

    Am I Liable for an Injured Trick or Treater?

    Am I Liable for an Injured Trick or Treater?
    Soon, kids of various ages will be sporting costumes and knocking on your door, ready to shout “trick or treat!” For the many years that you have had trick or treaters, everything has gone smoothly. However, an injured trick or…
  • Oct 16

    Side and Rear Guards Could Prevent Underride Accident

    Side and Rear Guards Could Prevent Underride Accident
    Steel bars that hang from the backs of tractor trailers to prevent the front of a passenger vehicle from moving underneath them during an accident are known as underride guards. If tractor-trailers do not contain underride guards or they are…
  • Oct 13

    Why Do Bridges Become Icy Before Roads?

    Why Do Bridges Become Icy Before Roads?
    Although it’s important to be cautious and alert any time you’re driving, it’s even more crucial during the winter months when you are driving over a bridge or another elevated roadway. Bridges pose an especially dangerous…
Rank this Week: 561

Chicago Overtime Lawyer Blog

Chicago Overtime Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagoovertimelawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 15

    Postmates Settles “Independent Contracts” Overtime Class Action

    Postmates Settles “Independent Contracts” Overtime Class Action
    ndependent contractors don’t have any of these protections and they have to pay all their own taxes, including Social Security and a self-employment tax. But because they are on their own, the FLSA requires workers to meet very specific…
  • Sep 16

    Bank of America Overtime Case Remanded to State Court

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

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

    10 Most Common Wage Violations in Illinois — Chicago Employment and Unpaid Overtime Lawyer
    7) Failing to Pay Accrued Vacation Time After Termination of Employment Paid vacation time counts as wages employees have earned. If an employee has any paid vacation time owed them that they have not used at the time of their termination of…
Rank this Week: 992

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury topics such as auto accidents, premises liability, worker's compensation, wrongful death, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, and dog bites. By Abels & Annes, P.C.

http://www.chicagopersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 14

    Former Evanston Township High School Drama Teacher Accused of Sexually Abusing Student

    Former Evanston Township High School Drama Teacher Accused of Sexually Abusing Student
    A former high school drama teacher who worked for Evanston Township High School has been accused of sexual misconduct by several of his former students. Those accusing the man of wrongdoing state that the incidents occurred in the late 1980s…
  • Aug 7

    Factory Workers Face Serious Risks of Workplace Accident

    Factory Workers Face Serious Risks of Workplace Accident
    It is not uncommon for employees to become injured while on the job. An injury or illness is considered work-related if an event or exposure in the work place caused or contributed to the resulting condition or aggravated a pre-existing…
  • Jun 17

    Uber Accidents Keep Happening in Chicago. What You Need to Know If One Happens to You.

    Uber Accidents Keep Happening in Chicago. What You Need to Know If One Happens to You.
    Rideshare operations such as Uber and Lyft have become extremely popular in Chicago and other cities throughout the United States–and it is easy to see why. Ordering a ride through your smartphone is faster, easier, and often less…
Rank this Week: 813

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

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

http://blog.levinperconti.com/
  • Oct 13

    Pressure Ulcer Alert: What You Should Know

    Pressure Ulcer Alert: What You Should Know
    The Long Term Care Community Coalition (LTCCC), an organization dedicated to the protection and well being of the elderly, has released its first monthly issue alert. The first issue is dedicated to understanding, preventing, recognizing, and…
  • Oct 13

    Elder Abuse Prevention Act Passes the House and Senate

    Elder Abuse Prevention Act Passes the House and Senate
    The Robert Matava Elder Abuse Prosecution Act of 2017, introduced by Iowa Republican Senator Chuck Grassley, has recently passed the House after passing the Senate in August. It awaits signature by President Trump before officially becoming…
  • Oct 10

    Death Toll Rises to 14 After Power Loss at Florida Nursing Home

    Death Toll Rises to 14 After Power Loss at Florida Nursing Home
    It was confirmed on October 9th that a 14th victim, 95 year old Francesca Andrade, has died after spending days without air conditioning at the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills. During Hurricane Irma, the facility blew a transformer…
Rank this Week: 838

Roscich & Martel Law Firm LLC Blog

Roscich & Martel Law Firm LLC Blog

Covers Illinois family law and estate planning needs.

http://www.randrattys.com/napervilledivorceattorney
  • Oct 12

    Division of Retirement Assets in an Illinois Divorce

    Division of Retirement Assets in an Illinois Divorce
    When most people think about the division of assets in their divorce, they may overlook one important asset – their retirement accounts. Retirement accounts held by either spouse are divisible in a divorce, depending on when the money…
  • Oct 5

    The Role of a Guardian Ad Litem in a Divorce

    The Role of a Guardian Ad Litem in a Divorce
    Divorces can be as difficult for children as it is for the parents, if not more difficult. If the parents are particularly hostile to each other and fight over all the issues, including time-sharing and parental responsibility, the children…
  • Sep 28

    The Discovery Process in an Illinois Divorce

    The Discovery Process in an Illinois Divorce
    A divorce case, like every other case that is filed in a court of law, will at some point in the process require the parties to exchange crucial information. The process through which this information is exchanged is known as discovery. The…
Rank this Week: 869

Shaw Family Law Blog

Shaw Family Law Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

http://www.kanecountydivorceattorneys.com/st-charles-lawyers
  • Oct 11

    Why Are Women More Likely to Initiate Divorce Proceedings than Men?

    Why Are Women More Likely to Initiate Divorce Proceedings than Men?
    Divorces occur between all types of couples for a variety of reasons. Just like no two couples and no two marriages are alike, every divorce is unique in its own way. But this does not mean that there are not measurable patterns and…
  • Oct 5

    The Divorce Mediator’s Job

    The Divorce Mediator’s Job
    If you and your spouse decide to complete the divorce process through mediation, you will work with a divorce mediator to reach an appropriate, equitable divorce settlement. Although many divorce mediators are lawyers, your divorce mediator…
  • Sep 28

    Can We Save Our Marriage?

    Can We Save Our Marriage?
    When you are facing difficulties in your marriage, do not jump immediately to divorce. If you and your spouse are willing to put in the work, you can overcome your difficulties and emerge as a stronger couple than you were previously. But…
Rank this Week: 1033

The Ankin Law Blog

The Ankin Law Blog

Personal Injury, Worker's Compensation, and Social Security blog.

http://ankinlaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 11

    Delivering the Mail can be a Dangerous Job [Infographic]

    Delivering the Mail can be a Dangerous Job [Infographic]
    According to the USPS, postal workers suffer more than 5,000 injuries from dog bites and attacks every year. Studies show that postal workers who deliver the mail rank third for the most reported dog bites and attacks. Dog Bites and Attacks…
  • Oct 4

    Why Sitting in Back Isn’t So Safe

    Why Sitting in Back Isn’t So Safe
    In a car crash, sitting in the back seat can be more dangerous than sitting in the front seat. Recent studies show that backseat passengers are 46 percent more likely to die in motor vehicle accidents than front seat drivers and passengers.…
  • Sep 26

    Temperature Plays A Significant Role in Worker Injuries [Infographic]

    Temperature Plays A Significant Role in Worker Injuries [Infographic]
    Workers who are exposed to extreme temperatures on the job have a higher risk of injuries and chronic health problems. Exposure to prolonged periods of heat and cold account for thousands of work-related injuries each year. OSHA Safety…
Rank this Week: 874

Lori Levin Blog

Lori Levin Blog

Covers Illinois criminal justice, juvenile justice, guardianship and mental health law issues.

https://www.lorilevinlaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 11

    Lori G. Levin Profiled in the Catalyst

    Lori G. Levin Profiled in the Catalyst
    I am honored to have been profiled in the Catalyst, the Illinois State Bar Association’s Women and the Law newsletter. https://https://www.isba.org/committees/women/newsletter/2017/09/spotlightwomenandlawmemberloriglevin. Lori G. Levin…
  • Aug 3

    Your Lollapalooza Take Away Should Not Be the Services of a Criminal Defense Attorney

    Your Lollapalooza Take Away Should Not Be the Services of a Criminal Defense Attorney
    If you are attending Lollapalooza, please make certain while you enjoy the entertainment that you follow the law. Almost every year, my services as a criminal defense attorney are needed for Chicagoans or out-of-town attendees. Please make…
  • May 30

    Lori G Levin Profiled by Women’s Bar Association of Illinoi

    Lori G Levin Profiled by Women’s Bar Association of Illinoi
    I am thrilled and honored to be profiled on the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois’ website for Member Monday Member Monday. Here is a link to the article: http://wbaillinois.org/member-monday-profile-lori-g-levin/ Lori G. Levin…
Rank this Week: 479

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

Covers Illinois DUI laws and news. By Harvatin Law Offices P.C.

http://www.illinoisduilawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 730

FMLA Insights

FMLA Insights

Covers the Family Medical Leave Act. By Franczek Radelet.

http://www.fmlainsights.com
Rank this Week: 776

Quad Cities Injury Lawyers

Quad Cities Injury Lawyers

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

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

    Medicare Set-asides – Still Not Required in Liability Case

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

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

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

    More Recognition for Warner & Zimmerle Lawyers!!

    More Recognition for Warner & Zimmerle Lawyers!!
    We’re proud to announce some significant accolades for both of our attorneys! Mike Warner was nominated by his peers as a Leading Lawyer in the areas of: ADR Law: Personal Injury; Personal Injury: Professional Malpractice Personal…
Rank this Week: 890

Chicago Trial Attorney Blog

Chicago Trial Attorney Blog

Covers business, contracts, and nursing home negligence litigation. By Philip J. Berenz.

http://www.counseloroffices.net/
  • Aug 31

    Drowsy Driving Causes Accident

    Drowsy Driving Causes Accident
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimated drowsy driving caused the following in 2016: 72,000 crashes 44,000 injuries 800 deaths Up to 6,000 fatal crashes each year may be caused by drowsy drivers. According to the National…
  • Jun 12

    Texting = Distracted Driving!

    Texting = Distracted Driving!
    Distracted driving is a killer. Please don’t text and drive! According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) in a study here found that: -71% of teens and young people say…
  • Feb 28

    Chicago Trial Attorney: Personal Injury Matters – Car Accidents and Insurance

    Chicago Trial Attorney: Personal Injury Matters – Car Accidents and Insurance
    The other driver had no insurance? Not “enough” insurance? Happens ALL the time! I get these questions daily. My clients are shocked to learn that (a) people actually drive cars with no insurance – as in 0 insurance; (b)…
Rank this Week: 941

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

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

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

    Judge Shadur is Retiring

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

    Trademark May Protect Non-Functional Elements of an Expired Patent

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

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

    Summary Judgment of Invalidity Based Upon a Naked License Requires a High Burden
    Bodum USA, Inc. v. A Top New Casting, Inc., No. 16 C 2916, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. May 10, 2017) (Kennelly, J.). Judge Kennelly denied defendant A Top’s motion for summary judgment based upon plaintiff Bodum’s alleged…
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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/
  • 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,…
  • 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: 1057

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
  • Jun 21

    Free 15-Minute Divorce Consultation

    Free 15-Minute Divorce Consultation
    As a divorce lawyer in Illinois, I know that divorce stresses people out. Sometimes, getting more information can help reduce anxiety. I’ve written some articles about free consultations (like this one). And while I generally think free…
  • Jun 9

    How I beat big-time divorce lawyer

    How I beat big-time divorce lawyer
    If you want to the best lawyer, maybe you should hire a fancy Loop lawyer that bills more than $500 an hour. You might get a great lawyer at that price. Or, you might hire a lawyer that I’ve thoroughly dismantled with superior strategy,…
  • Jun 2

    Summer Time – for fake vacations and interstate custody battle

    Summer Time – for fake vacations and interstate custody battle
    It’s summertime again. And for an Illinois divorce lawyer, that means it’s time for fake vacations that lead to interestate custody battles. What happens is that a parenting claims to be taking the kids on vacation to another…
Rank this Week: 1071

Mass Tort Lawyer Blog

Mass Tort Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.masstortlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1059

Illinois Truck Accident Lawyer…

Illinois Truck Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers truck accident injuries and wrongful death in Illinois. By Levin & Perconti.

http://www.illinoistruckaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 4

    Back to the Basics – Unique Dangers of Tractor Trailer

    Back to the Basics – Unique Dangers of Tractor Trailer
    There are a significant number of tractor-trailers on the road at any given time of the day. These tractor-trailers play an important role in our economy. Yet, with all these tractor-trailers on the road, the number of tractor-trailer related…
  • Dec 4

    Back to the Basics – Unique Dangers of Tractor Trailer

    Back to the Basics – Unique Dangers of Tractor Trailer
    There are a significant number of tractor-trailers on the road at any given time of the day. These tractor-trailers play an important role in our economy. Yet, with all these tractor-trailers on the road, the number of tractor-trailer related…
  • Nov 26

    The Dangers of Distracted/Inattentive Tractor-Trailer Driver

    The Dangers of Distracted/Inattentive Tractor-Trailer Driver
    Distracted driving occurs when a person is driving a motor vehicle while, at the same time, engaged in an activity that could take the his or her eyes off of the road. Distracted driving, or inattentive driving, is a very common cause of…
Rank this Week: 1066

Chicago Family Law Blog

Chicago Family Law Blog

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

http://www.chicagofamilylawblog.com/
  • Oct 16

    Inheritance Rights of Spouses after Separation and Divorce

    Inheritance Rights of Spouses after Separation and Divorce
     Most people are aware that a surviving spouse is usually entitled to inherit all or a large portion of the estate of a deceased spouse. Fewer understand the effect on estates if one spouse dies during a legal separation or after a…
  • Oct 16

    Keeping Assets in a Custodial Account for a Minor

    Keeping Assets in a Custodial Account for a Minor
     Minors have no legal capacity to manage property. Thus, transferring property and other assets to minors can be problematic. For example, parents or other adults may wish to convey a small amount of property to a minor without investing…
  • Aug 13

    DOMA Defines "Marriage" as Union of Man and Woman

    DOMA Defines "Marriage" as Union of Man and Woman
     The federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was signed into law by President Clinton on September 21, 1996. DOMA defines “marriage” to consist exclusively as a heterosexual union of a man and a woman. Further, DOMA directs…
Rank this Week: 784

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: 943

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: 581

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: 1020

Illinois Deserves the Truth

Illinois Deserves the Truth

Covers Illinois' civil justice system.

http://illinoisdeservesthetruth.typepad.com/home/
  • Nov 19

    Edwardsville Ed Board Comes Out Swinging

    Edwardsville Ed Board Comes Out Swinging
    The Edwardsville Intelligencer wrote a commendable editorial on the med mal cap issue yesterday. They’re right when they say egregious malpractice cases are more complicated than they appear.
  • Nov 19

    Illinois News Roundup

    Illinois News Roundup
    IL Attorney General Lisa Madigan is suing seven companies responsible for mortgage scams targeted at struggling homeowners. ... After a derailment killed two and injured 80 others, Metra agreed to pay the families of the deceased $11 million.…
  • Nov 17

    Major Victory for Rights of Developmentally Disabled in IL

    Major Victory for Rights of Developmentally Disabled in IL
    You have to love the power of class actions. Last week, the IL developmentally disabled community hailed a settled federal class action as a huge step forward.
Rank this Week: 752

Nemeroff Law Offices Blog

Nemeroff Law Offices Blog

Covers personal injury news.

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

    Who can file a wrongful death lawsuit?

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

    Bicycle Dooring Accident in Chicago

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

    Bicycle Dooring Accidents in Chicago

    Bicycle Dooring Accidents in Chicago
    As the weather is starting to get nicer, the leaves are appearing on the trees and we have hit spring in Chicago, I am reminded that it is also the beginning of bicycle riding season in Chicago.  Bicycle riding in the city of Chicago is…
Rank this Week: 2683

Chicago Injury Lawyers Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyers Blog

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

https://www.chicagoinjurylawyersblog.net/
Rank this Week: 1858

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: 2057

Illinois Plaintiffs Lawyer

Illinois Plaintiffs Lawyer

By Koester & Bradley.

http://www.koesterlawllp.com/illinois-plaintiffs-lawyer
  • Oct 17

    Stay Safe When It Gets Dark

    Stay Safe When It Gets Dark
    Night driving is often the most dangerous time to drive, Koester & Bradley share tips to make it safer.  Darkness triggers melatonin production, which tells the body that it's time to sleep. This causes drowsiness. Furthermore,…
  • Oct 9

    You Are Not Fine: Premises Liability in Illinoi

    You Are Not Fine: Premises Liability in Illinoi
    Fight the Urge to just say, "I'm Fine," after a fall (unless you know it's true) Human beings. If nothing else we are creatures of habit, especially in the Midwest where it is not uncommon for someone to say "sorry" when somebody else…
  • Oct 5

    Now That it is Raining, Be Careful Driving in Flood

    Now That it is Raining, Be Careful Driving in Flood
    Stay safe while driving during flood conditions in Champaign Illinois and Beyond. With little rain in Illinois over the last few months, you must drive with extra caution when the sky actually opens up. Recent floods caused the deaths…
Rank this Week: 1908

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.robertkreisman.com/injury-lawyer/
  • Oct 17

    $2.73 Million Jury Verdict for Pedestrian Struck by Bus Causing Amputation

    $2.73 Million Jury Verdict for Pedestrian Struck by Bus Causing Amputation
    Joan Grove was standing at an intersection in downtown Pittsburgh during rush hour. She was in her fifties at the time. While a bus was attempting to pass another car near the intersection, the driver of that commuter bus came close to the…
  • Oct 11

    $21.4 Million Jury Verdict Upheld by Illinois Appellate Court in Rail Worker’s Injury

    $21.4 Million Jury Verdict Upheld by Illinois Appellate Court in Rail Worker’s Injury
    The Illinois Appellate Court has upheld a record-breaking $21.4 million jury verdict for a railroad conductor after his heel was irreparably damaged at a railyard. The Illinois Appellate Court for the 1st District rejected all of Norfolk…
  • Oct 4

    U.S. Supreme Court Will Hear Illinois Mandatory Union Dues Case

    U.S. Supreme Court Will Hear Illinois Mandatory Union Dues Case
    In 2014 the U.S. Supreme Court cast doubt on the legality of mandatory union fees for non-union members. The opinion of the high court did not strike the fee as being a constitutional violation; instead, they commented that the precedent…
Rank this Week: 2180