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Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

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

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

    Judge Shadur is Retiring

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

    Trademark May Protect Non-Functional Elements of an Expired Patent

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

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

    Summary Judgment of Invalidity Based Upon a Naked License Requires a High Burden
    Bodum USA, Inc. v. A Top New Casting, Inc., No. 16 C 2916, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. May 10, 2017) (Kennelly, J.). Judge Kennelly denied defendant A Top’s motion for summary judgment based upon plaintiff Bodum’s alleged…
Rank this Week: 108

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

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

http://blog.levinperconti.com/
Rank this Week: 162

Nursing Home Law Center

Nursing Home Law Center

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

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

    South Carolina Nursing Home Abuse Settlement

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

    South Carolina Nursing Home Abuse Settlement

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

    Minimal Fines Little Incentive for Facilities to Improve Patient Care

    Minimal Fines Little Incentive for Facilities to Improve Patient Care
    It is a reasonable assumption for many people that nursing homes caught in the act of neglecting patient needs, disregarding safety standards and limiting their staff to levels deemed inadequate that fines and sanctions would be a deterrent…
Rank this Week: 215

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

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

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • Sep 13

    Strides for Justice to Benefit Prairie State Legal Service

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

    LEGAL ASSISTANT PART-TIME

    LEGAL ASSISTANT PART-TIME
    Experienced legal assistant with top secretarial skills. Submit resume, including references, to:Jerold I. Horn 401 Main Street, Suite 1650 Peoria, IL 61602jihorn@aol.com Fax (309) 676-2779
  • Sep 11

    ICC Open House!!!

    ICC Open House!!!
    ICC Graduates, Current Students, Future Students and ALL members of OUR Community, you are cordially invited to anOpen House to Celebrate Illinois Central College's 50th YearPlease join us at the Peoria Campus5407 N. University, Peoria,…
Rank this Week: 240

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

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

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Sep 22

    KBS Legacy Partners Apartment REIT Tender Offer $6.19/share

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

    Astenbeck Masters Commodities Fund II Investigation

    Astenbeck Masters Commodities Fund II Investigation
    Investment Losses in Astenbeck Master Commodities Fund II Did you suffer losses investing in Astenbeck Master Commodities Fund at the recommendation of your financial advisor? If so, the securities attorneys at The White Law Group may be able…
  • Sep 21

    SII Investments Charged with Improper Non-Traded REIT Sale

    SII Investments Charged with Improper Non-Traded REIT Sale
    Mass. Regulator William Galvin Charges SII Investments with Supervisory Issues Massachusetts’ state securities regulator William Galvin has charged SII Investments with unethical conduct related to the sale of real estate investment…
Rank this Week: 309

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicago-personal-injury-lawyer-blawg.com
Rank this Week: 318

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

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

http://medicalmalpractice.levinperconti.com/
  • Aug 11

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

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

    Focus of Delivering Babies Safely Often Ignores Very Ill Mother

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

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

    Outside Influence, Alternative Facts, and Rushed Votes: Medical Malpractice
    Earlier this week, the Washington Post published an article about the influence of lobbyists on legislation that would decimate patients’ rights and eliminate fair compensation for non-economic damages, frequently referred to as pain…
Rank this Week: 364

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: 397

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Ford Explorers Sickening Drivers and Passengers with Carbon Monoxide

    Ford Explorers Sickening Drivers and Passengers with Carbon Monoxide
    Those who ride in a Ford Explorer as a passenger or a driver are putting themselves at risk for carbon monoxide poisoning. Despite nearly 2,100 complaints to Ford and another 791 to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration…
Rank this Week: 470

The Illinois Trial Practice Weblog

The Illinois Trial Practice Weblog

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Fast and Thorough Deposition Preparation

    Fast and Thorough Deposition Preparation
    The sixth revision to my book about depositions, Deposition Checklists and Strategies, is available from James Publishing. Here's information about the book from the James Publishing website-- Creating an outline is the most efficient way of…
Rank this Week: 500

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

Covers personal injury law issues and topics, including medical malpractice, product liability, and worker's compensation.

https://www.malmanlaw.com/Malman-Law-Injury-Blog/
  • 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: 508

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/
  • 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…
  • Mar 15

    Wrongful Death Claims after an Illinois Car Accident

    Wrongful Death Claims after an Illinois Car Accident
    Death is an unfortunate part of life, but sometimes due to the negligence of others death comes too soon. When someone dies due to the fault of another’s recklessness or negligence their loved ones, under Illinois law, may be able to…
Rank this Week: 568

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: 580

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: 620

Legal Developments In…

Legal Developments In Non-Competition Agreements

Reviews recent cases involving non-competition agreements and related claims. By Kenneth J. Vanko.

http://www.non-competes.com/
  • Sep 19

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

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

    Judicial Engagement and Non-Compete Litigation

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

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

    The Reading List (2017, No. 25): Eighth Circuit Affirms Damages Award in West Plains Litigation
    Non-Compete and Trade Secrets News for the week ended September 1, 2017***Jury Verdict Affirmed in West Plains LitigationThe Nebraska case of West Plains, LLC v. Retzlaff Grain is unique in that it belongs in the limited group of…
Rank this Week: 728

Illinois Appellate Lawyer Blog

Illinois Appellate Lawyer Blog

Covers the appellate record, constitutional analysis, jurisdiction, mootness, rehearings and the standard of review. By Steven R. Merican.

http://www.illinoisappellatelawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Mr Kluxen said Concentrate

    Mr Kluxen said Concentrate
    The American Bar Association this week asks: “Do you apply lessons you learned playing sports to your work in law?” I was pitching in a youth-league baseball game when events turned out of my control. From the sideline, Mr.…
  • Feb 10

    Mr Kluxen said Concentrate

    Mr Kluxen said Concentrate
    The American Bar Association this week asks: “Do you apply lessons you learned playing sports to your work in law?” I was pitching in a youth-league baseball game when events turned out of my control. From the sideline, Mr.…
  • Sep 22

    Comcast Bungles Telephone Number

    Comcast Bungles Telephone Number
    If you called my office the last couple of days, you got a recorded message saying you reached a number that is no longer in service. That’s true — it is no longer in service. Temporarily anyway, until Comcast fixes a…
Rank this Week: 917

General Counselor

General Counselor

Provides employment and labor law news and commentary. By Arnstein & Lehr LLP.

http://general-counselor.com
  • Aug 30

    Mandatory Employee Handbook Policies – Part II

    Mandatory Employee Handbook Policies – Part II
    EMPLOYMENT LAW ESSENTIALS E. Jason Tremblay In light of the huge increase in wage and hour litigation under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and related state law, employers must clearly outline policies addressing wage and hour issues,…
  • Aug 23

    Mandatory Employee Handbook Policies – Part I

    Mandatory Employee Handbook Policies – Part I
    EMPLOYMENT LAW ESSENTIALS E. Jason Tremblay Following up on my last article regarding whether a company should maintain an employee handbook, the next important question to answer is what provisions are essential to maintain in a handbook.…
  • Aug 2

    Employee Handbooks – Should You Maintain One?

    Employee Handbooks – Should You Maintain One?
    The purpose of an employee handbook is to provide a company’s employees with the company’s policies and inform them of the rules that govern them throughout the stages of employment. The post Employee Handbooks – Should You…
Rank this Week: 924

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: 936

Gillette-Torvik Blog

Gillette-Torvik Blog

Two lawyers in two states blog about law and the issues of the day, and then comment on each other's posts.

http://gillette-torvik.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 11

    Things I learned on my recent trip to North Dakota.

    Things I learned on my recent trip to North Dakota.
    I was in Bismarck, North Dakota, for a couple of days this week. Bismarck, as Reader(s)™ may know, is the capitol of North Dakota. One thinks of North Dakota as being flat and treeless, but Bismarck has more hills than Minneapolis and a…
  • Jul 26

    Not so long ago, really.

    Not so long ago, really.
    Yesterday, Joe Posnanski tweeted this:This is astonishing. We talk about Emmett Till as if it was long ago. He would have been the same age as Marv Albert and Digger Phelps. https://t.co/UQ5AOj8C0w— Joe Posnanski (@JPosnanski) July 25,…
  • May 17

    Be candid but not too candid.

    Be candid but not too candid.
    Merriam-Webster provides four definitions of the word candor, They are: (1) whiteness, brilliance; (2) freedom from prejudice or malice; (3) kindliness; and (4) unreserved, honest, or sincere expression.  The first and third definitions…
Rank this Week: 963

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: 981

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/
  • Aug 14

    Jeep Holds Top 2 Spots on List of Cars with Safety Issue

    Jeep Holds Top 2 Spots on List of Cars with Safety Issue
    The latest quarterly report from the Safety Institute’s Vehicle Safety Watch List shows that Jeep’s 2014 and 2015 Grand Cherokee 4×4’s are holding onto the top 2 most unsafe car rankings.  According to death and…
  • Mar 23

    Safety Institute Lists 15 Cars on Vehicle Safety Watch List, Jeep Takes Top 2 Spot

    Safety Institute Lists 15 Cars on Vehicle Safety Watch List, Jeep Takes Top 2 Spot
    The Safety Institute has released its Vehicle Safety Watch List, a result of research on the most dangerous vehicles on the road today. The Safety Institute is a non-profit organization committed to advocating for and educating consumers…
  • Dec 24

    Rules Related To Illinois’ Auto Insurance

    Rules Related To Illinois’ Auto Insurance
    Have you or a loved one been involved in a car accident? If so, you may wonder how auto insurance comes into play. In brief, Illinois is defined as a fault car insurance state. What this means is that the person who is found to be at fault…
Rank this Week: 1001

Construction Law Today

Construction Law Today

Covers construction industry news and updates. By Joshua Glazov.

http://www.constructionlawtoday.com/
Rank this Week: 1011

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: 1043

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: 1056

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

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

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

    Police officer not charged in wrongful death case of Naperville woman

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

    Family wins $15 million settlement in birth injury case

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

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

    Police upgrade charges after teen dies in hit-and-run bicycle accident
    When distracted or irresponsible motorists collide with bicyclists, they can cause serious injuries or even death. In a recent case, an alleged hit-and-run driver is facing upgraded criminal charges after the death of an Illinois teenager who…
Rank this Week: 1129

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers accident and injury law, as well as medical malpractice and construction injury news. Published by Chicago, Illinois personal injury attorney, Joseph Klest.

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

    Left turn accident kills Motorcyclist in Wilmette

    Left turn accident kills Motorcyclist in Wilmette
    Motorcycle accidents may not occur more frequently than any other kinds of accidents, but the injuries that result from a motorcycle crash are often more serious and more likely to result in death simply based on the lack of protection a…
  • Sep 22

    Left turn accident kills Motorcyclist in Wilmette

    Left turn accident kills Motorcyclist in Wilmette
    Motorcycle accidents may not occur more frequently than any other kinds of accidents, but the injuries that result from a motorcycle crash are often more serious and more likely to result in death simply based on the lack of protection a bike…
  • Sep 9

    Legionnaires' outbreak at veterans' home claims two more live

    Legionnaires' outbreak at veterans' home claims two more live
    Adams County health officials have reported that two more victims of a Legionnaires' disease outbreak at the Quincy Illinois Veterans' Home died as a result of the disease, bringing the overall death toll to nine. The local health…
Rank this Week: 1148

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

By The Davis Law Group, P.C.

http://www.illinoisdriverslicensereinstatementlawyer.com/blog/
  • Jul 31

    How do I remove a traffic ticket from my driving record?

    How do I remove a traffic ticket from my driving record?
    It may be possible to remove convictions for Illinois traffic tickets from your driving record.  By filing a “Motion to Vacate,” our attorneys are able to bring your ticket back into court and argue for a more favorable…
  • Jul 17

    Illinois Secretary of State & BAIID Violation

    Illinois Secretary of State &amp; BAIID Violation
    A driver may be required to use a Breath Alcohol Ignition Interlock Device (BAIID), also known as a breathalyzer, if they have been issued a Restricted Driving Permit (RDP) or a Monitoring Device Driving Permit (MDDP) as a result of a DUI…
  • Jun 6

    Do I need a traffic lawyer?

    Do I need a traffic lawyer?
    One question we hear often is, “Do I need a traffic lawyer?” While you may not be required to hire a traffic lawyer if you receive an Illinois traffic ticket, having proper legal representation is beneficial for a…
Rank this Week: 1161

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: 1243

Chicago Truck Accident Lawyer Blog

Chicago Truck Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers truck accidents and trucking regulations. By Law Offices of Steven J. Malman & Associates P.C.

http://www.chicagotruckaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 27

    Mother and Daughter Killed in Illinois Semi-Truck Crash

    Mother and Daughter Killed in Illinois Semi-Truck Crash
    Lorraine McNeil, 69, and her daughter Kathleen Wilcox, 45, died last week in an Illinois semi-trailer crash on Interstate 80. The two women, who are both from Ottawa, were pronounced dead at the truck accident site. The accident took place at…
  • Apr 27

    Mother and Daughter Killed in Illinois Semi-Truck Crash

    Mother and Daughter Killed in Illinois Semi-Truck Crash
    Lorraine McNeil, 69, and her daughter Kathleen Wilcox, 45, died last week in an Illinois semi-trailer crash on Interstate 80. The two women, who are both from Ottawa, were pronounced dead at the truck accident site. The accident took place at…
  • Apr 22

    Illinois Semi-Trailer Crash on Highway 34 Kills One Trucker

    Illinois Semi-Trailer Crash on Highway 34 Kills One Trucker
    Trucker Bradley Conkle is dead following an Illinois truck accident involving three semi-trucks on Highway 34. The multi-vehicle collision occurred at around 3am on Monday and the road had to be shut down for several hours so clean up crews…
Rank this Week: 1271

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: 1309

Chicago Overtime Lawyer Blog

Chicago Overtime Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Bank of America Overtime Case Remanded to State Court

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

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

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

    Chipotle Overtime Lawsuit Seeks Enforcement of New DOL Rule

    Chipotle Overtime Lawsuit Seeks Enforcement of New DOL Rule
    Although the Department of Labor (DOL) is not a governing body, it is a government agency that has been charged with protecting American workers from employers who might try to take advantage of them. Because it is not part of the legislative…
Rank this Week: 1322

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: 1324

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer…

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury, drug recalls, product hazards and family law. By Padove Law.

http://www.indianainjuryandfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 15

    Indiana Injury on Aviation Company Property Case to Proceed

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

    Indiana Statute of Limitations Bars Injury Claims Past Two Year

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

    Court of Appeals Allows Attorney Fees in Indiana Wrongful Death Lawsuit

    Court of Appeals Allows Attorney Fees in Indiana Wrongful Death Lawsuit
    Nothing is more devastating than the loss of a child, especially when it occurs because of another person’s negligence, or the failure to use reasonable care.  Recently, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled that Indiana’s Child…
Rank this Week: 1372

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer…

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Fatal Glencoe Motorcycle Crash

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

    Motorcyclist Injured During Pekin Motorcycle Ride

    Motorcyclist Injured During Pekin Motorcycle Ride
    As seen in many Illinois motorcycle accidents discussed on this site, such accidents can happen for various reasons.  One such reason is if the motorcyclist loses control of the motorcycle and crashes.  As discussed on the…
  • Sep 11

    Double-Fatal Wood River Motorcycle Accident

    Double-Fatal Wood River Motorcycle Accident
    There was a fatal motorcycle accident Sunday night (September 10, 2017) in Wood River.  As seen in many fatal Illinois motorcycle accidents, this accident appears to have involved a vehicle (in this case a minivan) turning left in front…
Rank this Week: 1376

The Wage and Hour Litigation Blog

The Wage and Hour Litigation Blog

Covers wage and hour law. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.wagehourlitigation.com
Rank this Week: 1434

The Chicago Bicycle Advocate

The Chicago Bicycle Advocate

Covers bicycle defects, accidents and laws. By Brendan H. Kevenides.

http://www.mybikeadvocate.com/
  • Sep 6

    Illinois E-Bike Law

    Illinois E-Bike Law
    The new Illinois e-bike law regarding electric assist bicycles was clarified earlier this month when Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed a bill outlining their use on roads and paths. The new law, however, leaves the door open for . . .…
  • Jan 18

    City of Chicago Fails In Attempt to Immunize Itself From Responsibility For Injuries Caused by Bike Lane Hazard

    City of Chicago Fails In Attempt to Immunize Itself From Responsibility For Injuries Caused by Bike Lane Hazard
    In a hearing last week in the Circuit Court of Cook County the City of Chicago sought to have all of the bicycle lanes installed throughout the City declared "recreational facilities."  The effect of this creative legal maneuver would…
  • Dec 22

    Resolution of a Case That Highlights Car Door Danger

    Resolution of a Case That Highlights Car Door Danger
    "Your client has a duty to pay attention to where she is going."  That was the response we received from an insurance company after its driver doored a woman whom we represented as she rode her bicycle on a residential road in Chicago…
Rank this Week: 1451

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/
  • 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…
  • Apr 3

    CDC Says Falls the Reason Behind Record Number of Brain Injurie

    CDC Says Falls the Reason Behind Record Number of Brain Injurie
    In a CDC report released in mid-March, the government organization revealed that the number of reported brain injuries has increased dramatically since 2007. Brain injuries have been frequently studied and reported on in the news and…
Rank this Week: 1477

The Namby Pamby, Attorney-at-Law

The Namby Pamby, Attorney-at-Law

I get paid to dress pretty, go to court and talk to crazy people.

http://thenambypambyblog.com/
  • Aug 15

    Distracting myself with a ping pong table and bat

    Distracting myself with a ping pong table and bat
    I can’t be the only person in the world that struggles to stay focused for more than 15 minutes.…
  • Jun 18

    Learning how to be more thankful

    Learning how to be more thankful
    Last Thanksgiving I made a particularly strong effort to be pay attention to what I’m thankful for in my…
  • May 30

    The saving grace of reaching a verdict

    The saving grace of reaching a verdict
    You’ll all be well versed to many of my complaints about working in the legal profession by now. Besides for the obvious day to day politics there are other things that make whatever you’re doing a part of your life. When…
Rank this Week: 1540

Criminal Lawyer Illinois

Criminal Lawyer Illinois

Covers Illinois criminal, DUI and traffic law. By Gainor and Gosch, PC.

http://www.criminallawyerillinois.com
  • Mar 17

    What is the Cannabis Law in Illinois?

    What is the Cannabis Law in Illinois?
    Cannabis, more commonly known as marijuana, is illegal in the state of Illinois. Despite the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act (410 ILCS 130/1) becoming effective as of January 2014, recreational use, distribution, and…
  • Feb 27

    Overview: Expunging Your Criminal Record in Illinoi

    Overview: Expunging Your Criminal Record in Illinoi
    Expungement is the process where a criminal court disposition is removed from your public record. According to Illinois law, to expunge means “to physically destroy records or return them . . . and to obliterate the [offender’s…
  • Feb 23

    Understanding the Risks of Retail Theft in Illinoi

    Understanding the Risks of Retail Theft in Illinoi
    “It was only a shirt.” “No one was looking.” “I think it’s just a misdemeanor anyway.” If these thoughts have ever crossed your mind, it is important to take a step back and understand the significant…
Rank this Week: 1569

Lakeblawg

Lakeblawg

Covers consumer and business bankruptcy, and mortgage foreclosure defense. By Lake Law.

http://www.lakelaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1625

Lori Levin Blog

Lori Levin Blog

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

https://www.lorilevinlaw.com/blog/
  • 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…
  • May 11

    Illinois State Bar Association’s Illinois Academy of Illinois Lawyers and the Laureate Award

    Illinois State Bar Association’s Illinois Academy of Illinois Lawyers and the Laureate Award
    Lori G. Levin is honored to have been named by the Illinois Academy of Lawyers as a 2017 Laureate Award winner. The Academy of Illinois Lawyers was founded in 1999. Its purpose is to enhance the honor and dignity of the bar of Illinois by…
Rank this Week: 1634

the wasserblawg

the wasserblawg

Provides Chicago residential real estate information for buyers and sellers. By Michael H. Wasserman.

http://wasserblawg.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 7

    THE EQUIFAX DATA BREACH AND YOU - 6 STEPS TO TAKE NOW

    THE EQUIFAX DATA BREACH AND YOU - 6 STEPS TO TAKE NOW
    IDENTITY THEIVES HAVE HIT A MAJOR CREDIT REPORTING AGENCY - HARDYOU JUST LIKELY "LOST" YOUR ALL CONFIDENTIAL IDENTITY INFORMATIONTake action now to protect your financial safety.What information do you need to give the bank when you apply for…
  • Aug 21

    Zoiks! Real estate scams up 480%

    Zoiks! Real estate scams up 480%
    Closings At RiskWire Fraud is on the Riseby Michael H. WassermanYou read that right, A 480 percent increase according to a May 2017 PSA from the FBI. Its Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3). Scammers are targeting wire transfers with…
  • Aug 20

    Meet John Aylesworth

    Meet John Aylesworth
    --> by Michael H. WassermanI’m so very happy to welcome attorney John Aylesworth to the practice. He joined us in February 2017 and our clients and colleagues have been reaping the benefits of his good counsel all spring and…
Rank this Week: 1637

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

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

http://www.illinoisduilawyerblawg.com/
  • Sep 1

    Georgia Supreme Court Holds Probative Value of Appellant’s Prior DUI Conviction Outweighed by Danger of Unfair Prejudice

    Georgia Supreme Court Holds Probative Value of Appellant’s Prior DUI Conviction Outweighed by Danger of Unfair Prejudice
    A defendant appealed his DUI conviction under the theory that evidence of his prior DUI conviction was wrongfully admitted at trial. In June, the Georgia Supreme Court ruled on the case for the second time. At the core of the issue was the…
  • Sep 1

    Ten-Year Court Battle Culminates in Probation for Riverdale Homicide Defendant

    Ten-Year Court Battle Culminates in Probation for Riverdale Homicide Defendant
    Earlier this summer, a Riverdale resident pleaded guilty to misdemeanor drunk driving in a deadly crash that killed a pedestrian over 10 years ago. The case was among Cook County’s longest-stalled prosecutions. The Illinois DUI…
  • Aug 1

    New Law Enables Texans to Seal DUI Record

    New Law Enables Texans to Seal DUI Record
    Texas residents with DUI records might soon be able to seal their records. House Bill 3016, also known as the “second-chance” bill, will allow many first-time, low-level offenders to keep their criminal records from being made…
Rank this Week: 1650

The Shriver Brief

The Shriver Brief

Covers economic security and opportunity, health care justice, housing justice and legal aid. By the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law.

http://www.theshriverbrief.org
  • Sep 21

    Healthcare Gains Under Attack — Again

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

    Historic Progress on Children’s Healthcare Is Under Threat

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

    Poverty Matters: Five Key Takeaways from the 2016 Census Data

    Poverty Matters: Five Key Takeaways from the 2016 Census Data
    By John BoumanYesterday the Census Bureau released its annual report on poverty, income, and healthcare in the United States. What do the numbers mean for people in poverty? For lawmakers? For advocates and activists fighting for…
Rank this Week: 1671

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois divorce law. From Michael Roe.

http://www.illinoisdivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1776