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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 19

    ManorCare Resident Evictions a Real Possibility

    ManorCare Resident Evictions a Real Possibility
    A decision was just announced about the outcome of a lawsuit between Quality Care Properties (QCP) and HCR ManorCare over $300 million in unpaid rent. QCP gave the nursing home chain until yesterday, October 18, to respond to the lawsuit.…
  • Oct 19

    911 Calls from Florida Nursing Home Released After 14 Residents Die

    911 Calls from Florida Nursing Home Released After 14 Residents Die
    Hollywood, Florida police have released tapes from six 911 calls made by the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills on September 13th, the nursing home in Florida that allowed 14 residents to die after being left to suffer for several days…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 11

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/
  • Oct 19

    $10 Million Jury Verdict for Misdiagnosis of Absce

    $10 Million Jury Verdict for Misdiagnosis of Absce
    Michael Shimko was 17 years old when he went to the Geisinger-Kistler Clinic for treatment of what he thought was a hemorrhoid. A second-year resident, Dr. Christian Basque, diagnosed a hemorrhoid without examining Shimko. Dr. Basque…
  • Oct 18

    Illinois Appellate Court Revives Medical Device Lawsuit Dismissed by Federal Pre-Emption

    Illinois Appellate Court Revives Medical Device Lawsuit Dismissed by Federal Pre-Emption
    According to the report of this Illinois Appellate Court (1st District) decision, new ground is being broken in a lawsuit brought by Senayda Norabuena against Medtronic Inc. The suit, which was first dismissed on motion, involved the use of a…
  • Oct 10

    $1.3 Million Settlement for Late Diagnosis of Breast Cancer

    $1.3 Million Settlement for Late Diagnosis of Breast Cancer
    Ms. Doe, age 37, developed shortness of breath eight days after giving birth. A CT angiogram to rule out a pulmonary embolism revealed an enlarged right-sided axillary lymph node. Despite this finding, Ms. Doe’s healthcare providers…
Rank this Week: 15

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: 31

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: 33

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 19

    OHA Investment Corporation BDC Securities Investigation

    OHA Investment Corporation BDC Securities Investigation
    OHA Investment Corporation- ‍Castex and its affiliates file for bankruptcy The White Law Group is investigating potential claims involving OHA Investment Corporation. OHA Investment Corporation (NASDAQ: OHAI) is a business development…
  • Oct 18

    Investor Alert: Cole Credit Property Trust IV Securities Investigation

    Investor Alert: Cole Credit Property Trust IV Securities Investigation
    Cole Credit Property Trust IV Tender offer $6.01/Share Did you lose money investing in Cole Credit Property Trust IV at the recommendation of your financial advisor? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses by…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 195

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: 96

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: 241

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: 202

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: 141

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/
  • Oct 6

    Earth 1 and Earth 2.

    Earth 1 and Earth 2.
    So the New York Times published a story about how movie executive Harvey Weinstein has allegedly been sexually harassing women for many years. I could link to a number of other news reports about other powerful men allegedly doing similar…
  • Oct 3

    Don't buy the myth

    Don't buy the myth
    As is my custom, I did not look at the news yesterday morning before I walked to work. So I was in a good mood when I passed the security guard in lobby of the building where I work.  My mood got even better when I noticed the guard had…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 143

Drug Law Center

Drug Law Center

Covers products liability. By Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers.

https://www.druglawcenter.org/
  • Sep 22

    EpiPen Failures and Recall

    EpiPen Failures and Recall
    In August 2017, the U.S. Attorney’s Office of the Federal Justice Department announced that Mylan Inc., a large pharmaceutical company, and Mylan Specialty L.P. settled a federal liability case by paying $465 million. The federal…
  • Sep 22

    Nuvasive Magec System

    Nuvasive Magec System
    The Nuvasive Magec System is an effective magnetic technology that treats scoliosis using adjustable growing rods. In the past, these growing rods needed to be replaced during follow-up surgeries. However, the latest minimally invasive…
  • Sep 22

    Sorin 3T Heater Cooler

    Sorin 3T Heater Cooler
    The Sorin 3T Heater Cooler System is an advanced medical device used in operating rooms around the world. The machine regulates the patient’s body temperature during complex heart surgeries that require the heart and the flow of blood…
Rank this Week: 225

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: 174

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: 198

Attorney R. Tamara de Silva's…

Attorney R. Tamara de Silva's Blawg

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

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

    Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Rejects Effort to Reinstate Travel Ban

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

    Civil Asset Forfeiture Considered

    Civil Asset Forfeiture Considered
    Civil Forfeiture Considered
  • Jan 18

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

    When Does a Criminal Defendant Have the Right to a Lawyer?
    When Does a Criminal Defendant Have the Right to a Lawyer? Most people know from popular TV shows that the defendant in a criminal case has the right to counsel. But when does this right come into play, and what does it really mean? The…
Rank this Week: 190

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer…

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Focuses on Illinois nursing home abuse and neglect. By Abels & Annes, P.C.

http://www.illinoisnursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 9

    Treating Bedsores: Issues in Illinois Nursing Home Care

    Treating Bedsores: Issues in Illinois Nursing Home Care
    A widespread and common misconception is that bedsores are a regular part of life in a nursing home. Rather, bed sores are an indication of nursing home neglect here in Illinois and anywhere else they occur. Bedsores, often called pressure…
  • Jun 9

    Treating Bedsores: Issues in Illinois Nursing Home Care

    Treating Bedsores: Issues in Illinois Nursing Home Care
    A widespread and common misconception is that bedsores are a regular part of life in a nursing home. Rather, bed sores are an indication of nursing home neglect here in Illinois and anywhere else they occur. Bedsores, often called pressure…
  • Jun 9

    Treating Bedsores: Issues in Illinois Nursing Home Care

    Treating Bedsores: Issues in Illinois Nursing Home Care
    A widespread and common misconception is that bedsores are a regular part of life in a nursing home. Rather, bed sores are an indication of nursing home neglect here in Illinois and anywhere else they occur. Bedsores, often called pressure…
Rank this Week: 84

Construction Law Today

Construction Law Today

Covers construction industry news and updates. By Joshua Glazov.

http://www.constructionlawtoday.com/
Rank this Week: 199

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: 2395

Salvi Law - Chicago Lawyer Blog

Salvi Law - Chicago Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury. By Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C.

https://www.salvilaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 19

    Neighbors concerned about rusted light poles in Old Town

    Neighbors concerned about rusted light poles in Old Town
    CHICAGO (October 19, 2017) – Old Town resident Lauren Lammy says her car was crushed by a rusted light pole that fell on LaSalle Street. Luckily, she was not in the car at the time of the incident. But, Lauren can... The post…
  • Oct 19

    Six women accuse former nursing home staffer of rape, sexual abuse

    Six women accuse former nursing home staffer of rape, sexual abuse
    WAYNESVILLE, N.C. (October 19, 2017) – A former nursing home aide has been sentenced to at least 23 years behind bars after being found guilty of raping women at North Carolina nursing homes. According to FOX 8 News, 58-year-old…
  • Oct 18

    Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. listed among the top firms in 2017 Settlement Survey

    Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. listed among the top firms in 2017 Settlement Survey
    CHICAGO (October 11, 2017) –  The Illinois law firm of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. was highlighted in Chicago Lawyer Magazine’s 2017 Settlement Survey as one of the top law firms in the state. The annual…
Rank this Week: 1776

Chicago Lawyer Blog

Chicago Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury. By Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C.

http://www.salvilaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 19

    Neighbors concerned about rusted light poles in Old Town

    Neighbors concerned about rusted light poles in Old Town
    CHICAGO (October 19, 2017) – Old Town resident Lauren Lammy says her car was crushed by a rusted light pole that fell on LaSalle Street. Luckily, she was not in the car at the time of the incident. But, Lauren can... The post…
  • Oct 19

    Six women accuse former nursing home staffer of rape, sexual abuse

    Six women accuse former nursing home staffer of rape, sexual abuse
    WAYNESVILLE, N.C. (October 19, 2017) – A former nursing home aide has been sentenced to at least 23 years behind bars after being found guilty of raping women at North Carolina nursing homes. According to FOX 8 News, 58-year-old…
  • Oct 18

    Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. listed among the top firms in 2017 Settlement Survey

    Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. listed among the top firms in 2017 Settlement Survey
    CHICAGO (October 11, 2017) –  The Illinois law firm of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. was highlighted in Chicago Lawyer Magazine’s 2017 Settlement Survey as one of the top law firms in the state. The annual…
Rank this Week: 1398

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

By Staver Law Group P.C.

http://www.chicagolawyer.com/legal-blog/
  • Oct 19

    How to Stay Safe on a Motorcycle in Autumn

    How to Stay Safe on a Motorcycle in Autumn
    Riding a motorcycle is the ideal way to enjoy the autumn season. If you’re planning on riding your motorcycle this fall, you should make sure to follow the below motorcycle safety tips in order to ensure your and others safety on the…
  • Oct 18

    Most Dangerous Jobs in Illinoi

    Most Dangerous Jobs in Illinoi
    When you think of dangerous jobs, police officers and firefighters likely come to mind. While these occupations are some of the most dangerous jobs in Illinois, there are many other risky professions that are often overlooked. Read more about…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2193

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: 345

FMLA Insights

FMLA Insights

Covers the Family Medical Leave Act. By Franczek Radelet.

http://www.fmlainsights.com
Rank this Week: 3392

Shaw Family Law Blog

Shaw Family Law Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

http://www.kanecountydivorceattorneys.com/st-charles-lawyers
  • Oct 18

    Can a Paternity Test Be Performed Before My Child Is Born?

    Can a Paternity Test Be Performed Before My Child Is Born?
    Yes. But you cannot officially establish your child’s parentage until he or she is born. In other words, though you might know who fathered your unborn child, that man does not have parental rights until the child is born and if you…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1373

Calabrese Associates Blog

Calabrese Associates Blog

Covers family law issues.

http://www.dupagefamilylaw.com/naperville-attorney
  • Oct 18

    Divorce Requires Adjusting Your Retirement Plan

    Divorce Requires Adjusting Your Retirement Plan
    Divorce can upend your carefully made plans for your future, including your retirement. If you are approaching retirement age, you may have already figured out: How much money you will need to support yourself and your spouse during…
  • Oct 12

    Advantages and Disadvantages of Postnuptial Agreement

    Advantages and Disadvantages of Postnuptial Agreement
    Postnuptial agreements are often grouped in the same discussions as prenuptial agreements. Both are legal documents that help spouses predetermine the terms of a hypothetical divorce, including: Defining marital and nonmarital…
  • Oct 3

    11 Factors Courts Consider When Ruling on Child Relocation

    11 Factors Courts Consider When Ruling on Child Relocation
    Illinois law prohibits a divorced parent from relocating with a child without notifying the other parent and receiving court approval. There are no exceptions for cases in which the other parent has little parenting time with the child or is…
Rank this Week: 1591

Ankin Law Office Blog

Ankin Law Office Blog

Covers Chicago personal injury and workers’ compensation law.

https://ankinlaw.com/blog
  • Oct 18

    Aging Truck Drivers Face Medical Conditions that Reduce Roadway Safety

    Aging Truck Drivers Face Medical Conditions that Reduce Roadway Safety
    Aging commercial truck drivers face medical conditions that create safety hazards for themselves and other drivers. The physical and mental exhaustion associated with trucking can negatively impact many age-related conditions. Age-Related…
  • 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.…
Rank this Week: 1567

The Ankin Law Blog

The Ankin Law Blog

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

http://ankinlaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 18

    Aging Truck Drivers Face Medical Conditions that Reduce Roadway Safety

    Aging Truck Drivers Face Medical Conditions that Reduce Roadway Safety
    Aging commercial truck drivers face medical conditions that create safety hazards for themselves and other drivers. The physical and mental exhaustion associated with trucking can negatively impact many age-related conditions. Age-Related…
  • 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.…
Rank this Week: 1767

Illinois Estate Planning &…

Illinois Estate Planning & Elder Law Blog

Covers Illinois estate planning, real estate and trusts. By Wilson & Wilson.

http://www.illinoisestateplanningandelderlawblog.com/
  • Oct 18

    Caring for Seniors in an Emergency

    Caring for Seniors in an Emergency
    Recent natural disasters have highlighted the need for more comprehensive emergency and evacuation plans for nursing home facilities. Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Marie each caused significant property damage, resulted in loss of life, and…
  • Oct 11

    Hot Issues in CCRCs-Part 1

    Hot Issues in CCRCs-Part 1
    A CCRC (Continuing Care Retirement Community) is a facility that allows residents to move from independent living to assisted living to skilled care as their mental and physical states change.  They are usually a facility where a person…
  • Oct 3

    ‘Only morons pay the estate tax’ – Gary Cohn

    ‘Only morons pay the estate tax’ – Gary Cohn
    Gary Cohn, a White House advisor on tax-planning, uttered these words to a group of senate Democrats recently.  To Cohn, his comment underscored the fact that very few of the uber wealthy pay estate taxes anyway so eliminating the tax…
Rank this Week: 3881

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/
  • Oct 18

    Indiana Appeals Court: Vehicle Insured but Denied Coverage is Uninsured for UM Purpose

    Indiana Appeals Court: Vehicle Insured but Denied Coverage is Uninsured for UM Purpose
    In an issue of first impression, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled recently in an Indiana car accident lawsuit that a vehicle that is insured but denied coverage following a crash should be considered uninsured under state law.  The…
  • Oct 4

    Indiana Injury Lawsuit vs. Restitution Order in Criminal Case

    Indiana Injury Lawsuit vs. Restitution Order in Criminal Case
    If you are a victim of violence in Indiana leading to injuries, you are probably aware that a pending criminal case against your attacker(s) could involve an order of restitution upon a conviction. What you may not know is that you have…
  • 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…
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the wasserblawg

the wasserblawg

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

http://wasserblawg.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 18

    Protect your property from mortgage fraud (FREE!)

    Protect your property from mortgage fraud (FREE!)
    By Michael H. Wasserman When it comes to identity theft, credit card spending is only the tip of the iceberg. Not only are thieves using stolen information to go shopping on your Visa card, they are scamming medical insurance,…
  • Oct 4

    What to do When Drones Fly Near Your Home

    What to do When Drones Fly Near Your Home
    Imagine a quiet evening on the deck of your new home when—out of nowhere—a noisy drone begins hovering around your property, almost certainly snapping photos or video. It’s like Space Invaders meets Gladys Kravitz. So what…
  • Sep 26

    Cleaner. Leaner. Still generally civil. Check out our new website!

    Cleaner. Leaner. Still generally civil. Check out our new website!
    We’ve updated mhwasserman.com to be user- and mobile-friendlier.From streamlining the look and including reviews to adding photos of our team, we’ve made it easier to help sellers, buyers and brokers understand how we get them to…
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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: 1558

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: 1804

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: 1604

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: 3847

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: 1872

Chicago Illinois Car Accident…

Chicago Illinois Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers car accidents, pedestrian accidents, and other personal injury news. By Elman Law Group.

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

    Two Pedestrian Accidents Involving Pedestrians Walking In Crosswalk

    Two Pedestrian Accidents Involving Pedestrians Walking In Crosswalk
    As previously discussed on this site, pedestrian accidents involving people who are walking in crosswalks at the time of the collision happen on a regular basis.  As such, one question that has arisen is whether crosswalks offer a…
  • Oct 10

    Two-Vehicle Lyons Crash Leads To Two Fatalitie

    Two-Vehicle Lyons Crash Leads To Two Fatalitie
    Vehicle accidents involving “head-on collisions” typically lead to serious accident injuries, and in some cases fatalities.  Such frontal collisions typically subject the vehicle occupants to strong and unnatural forces,…
  • Oct 2

    Recent Chicago-Area Pedestrian Accident

    Recent Chicago-Area Pedestrian Accident
    Pedestrian accidents in Chicago and the greater Chicago area continue to be a traffic safety concern for various reasons.  Among these reasons is that such accidents are increasing in nature, as seen in various statistics.  As well,…
Rank this Week: 2511

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyers Blog

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyers Blog

Chicago Birth Injury Blog. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.robertkreisman.com/birth-injury-lawyer/
Rank this Week: 1875

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers

Covers personal injury law.

https://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/news/
  • Oct 16

    Impact of Safety Campaigns on Reducing Drunk Driving

    Impact of Safety Campaigns on Reducing Drunk Driving
    For decades, state agencies and local communities have initiated mass media campaigns to promote public health and reduce drunk driving and alcohol-related accidents. Keeping the public aware is essential because according to the NHTSA…
  • Oct 9

    How and Why Wrong Way Accidents Occur

    How and Why Wrong Way Accidents Occur
    Some of the most catastrophic accidents occur when a driver headed down the highway suddenly spots a truck or car traveling directly toward them in the wrong direction that that could cause a horrific head-on collision. Usually, these…
  • Oct 2

    Illinois Quarterly Nursing Home Report :: Jan. – Mar. 2017

    Illinois Quarterly Nursing Home Report :: Jan. – Mar. 2017
    The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) routinely conduct surveys on nursing homes to determine if any facility has violated regulations in the Nursing Home Care Act. The state agency is responsible for certifying skilled nursing…
Rank this Week: 2338

Personal Injury News &…

Personal Injury News & Developments

Covers medical malpractice, workers' compensation and injury law. By Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers.

http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/news
  • Oct 16

    Impact of Safety Campaigns on Reducing Drunk Driving

    Impact of Safety Campaigns on Reducing Drunk Driving
    For decades, state agencies and local communities have initiated mass media campaigns to promote public health and reduce drunk driving and alcohol-related accidents. Keeping the public aware is essential because according to the NHTSA…
  • Oct 9

    How and Why Wrong Way Accidents Occur

    How and Why Wrong Way Accidents Occur
    Some of the most catastrophic accidents occur when a driver headed down the highway suddenly spots a truck or car traveling directly toward them in the wrong direction that that could cause a horrific head-on collision. Usually, these…
  • Oct 2

    Illinois Quarterly Nursing Home Report :: Jan. – Mar. 2017

    Illinois Quarterly Nursing Home Report :: Jan. – Mar. 2017
    The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) routinely conduct surveys on nursing homes to determine if any facility has violated regulations in the Nursing Home Care Act. The state agency is responsible for certifying skilled nursing…
Rank this Week: 1415

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: 2543

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer…

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Fatal Peoria Motorcycle Collision Involving Car And Motorcycle

    Fatal Peoria Motorcycle Collision Involving Car And Motorcycle
    There was a fatal Illinois motorcycle accident Saturday morning (October 14, 2017) in Peoria.  As seen in many fatal Illinois motorcycle accidents, including those summarized on this site, the accident involved a car that was making a…
  • Oct 9

    Fatal Bellwood Motorcycle Accident

    Fatal Bellwood Motorcycle Accident
    There was a fatal motorcycle crash Sunday night (October 8, 2017) in Bellwood. Details on the accident appear limited at this time. The crash involved a collision between the motorcycle and a Pace bus, which at the time of the accident was…
  • Oct 5

    Fatal Motorcycle Crash In Chicago’s Uptown Neighborhood

    Fatal Motorcycle Crash In Chicago’s Uptown Neighborhood
    There was a fatal motorcycle accident Wednesday night (October 4, 2017) in the Uptown neighborhood on Chicago’s North Side. Details on the accident appear limited at this time.  The cause of the crash does not appear to be publicly…
Rank this Week: 2648

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By James G. Dimeas.

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.net/
  • Oct 14

    Schaumburg to Consider Issuing Negligent Driving Municipal Violation

    Schaumburg to Consider Issuing Negligent Driving Municipal Violation
    The Public Safety Committee for the Village of Schaumburg has recommended that the Village of Schaumburg allow police officers to write local Municipal Violation tickets for first-time negligent driving offences. The measure is intended to go…
  • Oct 11

    What Does it Mean to be Guilty of Interfering with the Reporting of a Domestic Battery?

    What Does it Mean to be Guilty of Interfering with the Reporting of a Domestic Battery?
    You can be charged with Interfering with the Reporting of a Domestic Battery when you prevent a family member from making a call to report a Domestic Battery incident.  You can also be charged with Interfering with the Reporting of a…
  • Oct 3

    Section 410 (or 1410) Probation: A Way To Avoid a Felony Drug Conviction

    Section 410 (or 1410) Probation: A Way To Avoid a Felony Drug Conviction
    Illinois law has made a special type of Probation available for first-time felony drug offenders to avoid a felony conviction on their record. This type of Probation is commonly known as Section 410 or Section 1410 Probation. In order to be…
Rank this Week: 1593

Chicago Injury Blog

Chicago Injury Blog

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

https://www.daveabels.com/blog/
  • 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…
  • Oct 4

    Liability in Pedestrian Accident

    Liability in Pedestrian Accident
    America’s streets are not particularly safe for pedestrians. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), more than 5,300 pedestrians were killed in traffic accidents in 2015. Another 130,000 pedestrians were injured in traffic…
  • Sep 28

    Burn Injuries: Common Cause

    Burn Injuries: Common Cause
    Burns can be one of the most painful injuries a person can sustain. Severe burns can damage all of the layers of the skin, as well as tissue below the skin. Victims of serious burn injuries commonly need surgeries and extended time spent in…
Rank this Week: 1572

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: 803

Chicago Accident Lawyer Blog

Chicago Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident news and case law. By Zneimer & Zneimer, P.C.

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

    City of Chicago Seeks to Implement Vision Zero

    City of Chicago Seeks to Implement Vision Zero
    As the city of Chicago’s way of advancing its commitment to prioritizing traffic safety, it created a comprehensive plan called Vision Zero. It is spearheaded by Mayor  Rahm Emanuel and was modeled after a road traffic safety…
  • Sep 23

    More young professionals are investing in…

    More young professionals are investing in bicycles as an alternative mode of transportation especially in big cities such as Chicago which has been named last year as the most bike-friendly U.S city. Millennials not only invest in bicycling…
  • Sep 19

    Chicago Lakefront Bike and Pedestrian Trails Separated

    Chicago Lakefront Bike and Pedestrian Trails Separated
    The first section of the Lakefront Trail separation project has been completed from 31st Street to 41st.  The separation project will provide separate paths for bikers and pedestrians along the 18 mile trail.  The Chicago Tribune…
Rank this Week: 3939

duilawyerskokie.com

duilawyerskokie.com

Covers Illinois DUI law. By Matt Keenan.

http://duilawyerskokie.com/
  • Oct 13

    CAN I BE STOPPED FOR DRIVING SLOWLY?

    CAN I BE STOPPED FOR DRIVING SLOWLY?
    A person who has had a few too many often tries to compensate by driving more slowly. But driving too far under the speed limit can also give police the probable cause they need to stop you for drunk driving. … Continue reading →
  • Sep 22

    CAN THE POLICE STOP YOU FOR SIMPLY SITTING IN A PARKED CAR?

    CAN THE POLICE STOP YOU FOR SIMPLY SITTING IN A PARKED CAR?
    The answer is generally no. The police can stop you for an outstanding warrant or if you were breaking a law such as you were improperly parked or had a broken tail light. They may also check on your wellbeing … Continue reading →
  • Aug 31

    DO I WIN IF THE POLICE IN ILLINOIS LOST THE VIDEO OF MY DUI ARREST?

    DO I WIN IF THE POLICE IN ILLINOIS LOST THE VIDEO OF MY DUI ARREST?
    The answer is maybe. In Illinois, squad cars that are equipped with video are supposed to video your arrest. This protects both you and the police. It allows the court to see for itself whether you were really as impaired … Continue…
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