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Chicago Illinois Car Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagoillinoiscaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 13

    Fatal Illinois Bicycle Accident Involving A Distracted Driver

    Fatal Illinois Bicycle Accident Involving A Distracted Driver
    One of the primary traffic safety hazards continues to be distracted driving.  While the dangers posed by distracted driving is applicable to all road users, among the most vulnerable to inattentive distracted drivers are those road…
  • Sep 6

    Recent Chicago Area Motorcycle Accident

    Recent Chicago Area Motorcycle Accident
    Recent there have been a number of serious injuries, as well as fatalities, related to motorcycle accidents in the Chicago area as well as throughout Illinois. Motorcycle accidents can occur for a number of reasons, and often result in…
  • Aug 28

    Man Dies After Being Struck By SUV In Norwood Park

    Man Dies After Being Struck By SUV In Norwood Park
    Pedestrian accidents in Chicago and the greater Chicago area remain a significant traffic safety concern.  As seen in various statistics, fatal pedestrian accidents are increasing.  While there are many reasons given for this trend,…
Rank this Week: 3315

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer…

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains The Law

By Matt Keenan.

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

    THE ILLINOIS LAW ON SELF DEFENSE

    THE ILLINOIS LAW ON SELF DEFENSE
    You got into a fight at a bar or a party or even in your own home. While you are now charged with a crime, you weren’t the one who started making trouble. Can you claim self defense? The answer depends on a number of factors. Who…
  • Aug 23

    RECKLESS DISCHARGE OF A FIREARM IN ILLINOIS

    RECKLESS DISCHARGE OF A FIREARM IN ILLINOIS
    To be convicted of reckless discharge of a firearm, the state must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that you 1) recklessly discharged a firearm 2) endangering the bodily safety of an individual. If either of those elements is missing, the…
  • Aug 4

    DID YOU HAVE A RIGHT TO BE THERE? BURGLARY IN ILLINOIS

    DID YOU HAVE A RIGHT TO BE THERE? BURGLARY IN ILLINOIS
    Suppose you were visiting a public building. You had business in the building and had every right to be there. But while there, you entered an office marked “private,” and stole some cash off a desk. Does that make you a…
Rank this Week: 2981

Illinois Plaintiffs Lawyer

Illinois Plaintiffs Lawyer

By Koester & Bradley.

http://www.koesterlawllp.com/illinois-plaintiffs-lawyer
  • Sep 12

    Practical Measures for the Equifax Dilemma

    Practical Measures for the Equifax Dilemma
    With the recent hacking of Equifax, personal information of over 143 million Americans were compromised.  Identity thieves gaining access to an individual’s credit report allows them to open new accounts in the victims’…
  • Jun 8

    Consumer Protection and Fraud Bill Helping Student Loan Borrowers in Illinoi

    Consumer Protection and Fraud Bill Helping Student Loan Borrowers in Illinoi
    Despite the problems caused the lack of a state budget and the resulting disarray, Illinois has proven unwilling to wait for reform at the federal level, and has joined several other states considering laws that would protect student loan…
  • Jun 5

    More Bad News for Invokana

    More Bad News for Invokana
    The diabetes drug Invokana (Canagliflozin) could actually be more dangerous than helpful to patients. An initial study of the drug, the CANVAS clinical trials in 2009, concluded that it caused "major adverse cardiovascular events,…
Rank this Week: 2608

Flaherty Law Blog

Flaherty Law Blog

Covers personal injury.

http://www.danflahertylaw.com/blog
  • Sep 12

    What You Need to Know about Uninsured and Underinsured Car Accident Claim

    What You Need to Know about Uninsured and Underinsured Car Accident Claim
    If you have been injured in a car accident that was not your fault, the insurance policy of the at-fault driver is a key factor in your case and in your recovery. The type of policy the other driver has (or does not have) could limit the…
  • Aug 29

    Common Injuries From Motorcycle Accident

    Common Injuries From Motorcycle Accident
    Accidents involving motorcycles almost always involve bodily injury, as bikers are not as protected as motorists riding in cars. In fact, motorcyclists in Illinois are not legally required to wear helmets, which can protect against…
  • Aug 22

    Flaherty Law Celebrates Two-Year Anniversary

    Flaherty Law Celebrates Two-Year Anniversary
    Will County attorney Daniel R. Flaherty marked the second anniversary of his firm, Flaherty Law, on July 31. Each anniversary is important to Daniel Flaherty, as it represents another year of growth, both professionally and…
Rank this Week: 2684

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: 3882

Illinois Criminal Lawyer Blog

Illinois Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Vig Law, P.C.

https://www.illinoiscriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 11

    Citizenship Status and Criminal Charge

    Citizenship Status and Criminal Charge
    Given the recent termination of the DACA program, it is understandable that even lawful non-citizens living in our country may be concerned about the security of their residency right now.  If this is you, or you are concerned about your…
  • Aug 30

    The First Amendment and Hate Speech

    The First Amendment and Hate Speech
    The First Amendment to the United States Constitution is the source of some of the most important rights American citizens possess.  In fact, the United States Supreme Court has been very generous in its interpretation of the First…
  • Aug 24

    Drug Addiction and Criminal Charges in Central Illinoi

    Drug Addiction and Criminal Charges in Central Illinoi
    The drug addiction epidemic is one of the biggest health problems our country is facing.  As criminal defense lawyers, we have a front row view of how this epidemic is affecting the community here in Sangamon County, Morgan County,…
Rank this Week: 2610

Illinois Bicycle Law

Illinois Bicycle Law

Covers Illinois cycling laws and news. By Michael Keating.

http://www.illinoisbicyclelaw.com/
  • Sep 10

    Illinois Bicyclist Killed By Driver On Cell Phone

    Illinois Bicyclist Killed By Driver On Cell Phone
    An Illinois bicyclist has lost his life as a result of a teenage driver being distracted by her cell phone. According to reports, David P. Weber of Venedy, Illinois was riding his Specialized Roubaix bicycle eastbound on Illinois 15 when he…
  • Aug 31

    New Illinois Bicycle Laws Further Help Protect Bicyclist

    New Illinois Bicycle Laws Further Help Protect Bicyclist
    Illinois Public Act 100-0359On August 25, 2017, House Bill 1784 was signed into law as Illinois Public Act 100-0359. This new legislation, which was successfully advocated by Ride Illinois, further advances the rights of bicyclists and the…
  • Aug 28

    Driver Strikes Two Cyclists Riding In The Chicago Triathalon

    Driver Strikes Two Cyclists Riding In The Chicago Triathalon
    Two cyclists competing in the bicycle segment of the Chicago Triathalon were seriously injured when the driver of a car went around the cones designating the lanes for the triathalon and struck the cyclists. The crash occurred on North Lake…
Rank this Week: 4418

Illinois Estate Planning &…

Illinois Estate Planning & Elder Law Blog

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

http://www.illinoisestateplanningandelderlawblog.com/
  • Sep 7

    Dictating from the Grave: Using Incentive Trust

    Dictating from the Grave: Using Incentive Trust
    Many of our clients have children or grandchildren (beneficiaries) that need protection from their own proclivities even as adults.  Some of these habits include addictions, poor spending habits or just not living up to…
  • Aug 24

    Understanding the Role of a Guardian ad Litem in Guardianship Proceeding

    Understanding the Role of a Guardian ad Litem in Guardianship Proceeding
    When a Petition for Guardianship of an Adult with an Alledged Disability is filed, the Court will often times appoint a Guardian ad Litem (GAL) to conduct an investigation.  The GAL is a local attorney who is responsible for representing…
  • Aug 14

    Proposed Legislation Would Change Notice Requirements for Probate Estate

    Proposed Legislation Would Change Notice Requirements for Probate Estate
    On February 9, 2017, Representative Bill Mitchell of Decatur, introduced HB3089 to the Illinois House of Representatives.  The proposed legislation would amend the Probate Act of 1975, by adding an additional subsection to 755 ILCS…
Rank this Week: 4056

Law Offices of Lauren E. Jackson

Law Offices of Lauren E. Jackson

An Illinois legal blog covering all things relating to estate planning, real estate, and probate issues.

http://laurenjacksonlaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 7

    How does tax proration work at a real estate closing?

    How does tax proration work at a real estate closing?
    If you are buying or selling real estate in the state of Illinois, one of the biggest line item dollar amounts will be the real estate tax proration (credit) given by the seller of the property to the buyer. In Illinois, all real estate taxes…
  • Aug 8

    Everything you should know about real estate property disclosure statements?

    Everything you should know about real estate property disclosure statements?
    When you are purchasing real estate, property disclosure statements are some of the most important documents that you will receive. Property disclosure statements outline any flaws that the current owners and their real estate agents are…
  • Jun 27

    What is a contractor lien waiver on a property?

    What is a contractor lien waiver on a property?
    A lien waiver is a real estate related legal document designed with the intention of rendering the claim of a mechanic lien claimant unenforceable. This is often done in order to allow the transfer of real estate, or as a means of proving a…
Rank this Week: 3134

HR Law Guy

HR Law Guy

Covers employment relationships in business, sports, the armed forces, and other odd places.

http://hratty.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 6

    Brave New World of Sports Employment--Gamer Superstar

    Brave New World of Sports Employment--Gamer Superstar
    A 17 year-old video gamer who excels at a game called Overwatch was just signed to a player contract for a reported $150,000. As a non-digital native, i.e., an old person, I was vaguely aware that there are such things as professional video…
  • Sep 6

    Employees Behaving Badly, Part 63

    Employees Behaving Badly, Part 63
    So, I guess not all nurses have the same pritective atitude towards their patients as the nurse in Salt Lake City.These Denver nurses are probably not long for their jobs aftetr this. I'm guessing there will be a substantial patient and…
  • Sep 5

    Nice Piece on the History of American Labor and Why It Matters Less Now

    Nice Piece on the History of American Labor and Why It Matters Less Now
    From City Journal.  This is worth a read to explain the drop in US labor union participation rates, and why the NLRA is no longer the best vehicle to assist the American workforce.
Rank this Week: 3672

Illinois DUI Law Blog

Illinois DUI Law Blog

Covers the ever changing landscape of Illinois DUI Law. By Steven H. Fagan.

http://www.illinoisduiblog.com/
  • Sep 4

    Illinois Lawyers Answering Your Question

    Illinois Lawyers Answering Your Question
    Isn't it nice when someone has the answers? We do, and you can find answers to your questions on our main website all about Illinois DUI Law and lawyers and more.©2011 Copyright Steven H. Fagan, PC - all rights reserved.
  • Jun 8

    Will Aggravated Speeding be the new DUI in Illinois?

    Will Aggravated Speeding be the new DUI in Illinois?
    Is Aggravated Speeding doomed to be the new Illinois DUI?Many shake their heads in disbelief. It might seem bizarre, but in Illinois Aggravated Speeding is a crime.What's more, while Illinois criminal penalties begin with Class C…
  • May 10

    Chicago DUI roadblocks are targeting low-income neighborhoods light on DUI? Find out why.

    Chicago DUI roadblocks are targeting low-income neighborhoods light on DUI? Find out why.
    Chicago DUI roadblocks are targeting low-income Black and Latino neighborhoods, where the actual known incidence of DUI is low, compared to several more affluent neighborhoods. This isn't just more of my typical anti-roadblock screed. This is…
Rank this Week: 3623

Chicago Nursing Home Lawyers Blog

Chicago Nursing Home Lawyers Blog

Comments on nursing home legal issues. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.robertkreisman.com/nursing-home-lawyer/
Rank this Week: 2602

Chicago Criminal Attorney Blog

Chicago Criminal Attorney Blog

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

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

    Fixing the ALJ Backlog

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

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

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

    Changes to the Medicare Appeals Proce

    Changes to the Medicare Appeals Proce
    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) part of the Department of Health and Human Service (HHS) issued a final rule on January 17, 2017 titled “Medicare Program: Changes to the Medicare Claims and Entitlement, Medicare…
Rank this Week: 2727

Chicago Injury Blog

Chicago Injury Blog

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

https://www.daveabels.com/blog/
  • Aug 31

    Whiplash Can Be Surprisingly Seriou

    Whiplash Can Be Surprisingly Seriou
    “Whiplash” is a commonly-used term to describe damage to the soft tissue of the neck. Contrary to what many people believe, whiplash is not a single injury. Instead, it can refer to many different types of injuries—all of…
  • Aug 29

    Was Your Child Injured at Daycare?

    Was Your Child Injured at Daycare?
    Thousands of parents in the Chicago area drop their child off at daycare in the mornings before work. While they are away, parents trust their chosen daycare facility with their child’s safety and well-being. Few things can be as…
  • Aug 24

    Why You Want Our Attorneys Handling Your Insurance Claim

    Why You Want Our Attorneys Handling Your Insurance Claim
    If you have suffered injuries in an accident that was another person’s fault, you have the right to seek compensation for a wide variety of losses you may incur. In many cases, the first step to seeking such compensation is to file a…
Rank this Week: 2675

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Illinois Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois divorce law. From Michael Roe.

http://www.illinoisdivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4176

J. Paye in Brief

J. Paye in Brief

Profiles athletes, business professionals and celebrities and discusses current events and entertainment news.

http://jpaye.com/in-brief/
  • Aug 29

    Second Annual Gala 4 Goal

    Second Annual Gala 4 Goal
    J. Paye & Associates is a proud sponsor of The Sanneh Foundation Second Annual Gala 4 Goals. The Sanneh Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation established by Tony Sanneh, Former Major League Soccer Player and member of the 2002 U.S.…
  • Aug 29

    Legal Breakdown of why Quincy Turned Down Role on Empire

    Legal Breakdown of why Quincy Turned Down Role on Empire
    “The Lucious Lyon I knew would tell those idiots the streets aren’t made for everybody. That’s why they made sidewalks.” -Cookie Lyon Every Wednesday night,  Cookie Lyon on FOX’s hit show Empire shows us…
  • Feb 25

    Legal Breakdown of why Quincy Turned Down Role on Empire

    Legal Breakdown of why Quincy Turned Down Role on Empire
        “The Lucious Lyon I knew would tell those idiots the streets aren’t made for everybody. That’s why they made sidewalks.” -Cookie Lyon Every Wednesday night,  Cookie Lyon on FOX’s hit show…
Rank this Week: 3765

DuPage County Divorce Attorneys…

DuPage County Divorce Attorneys Blog

By Mirabella, Kincaid, Frederick & Mirabella, LLC.

http://www.mkfmlaw.com/dupageattorney
  • Aug 28

    Court Rules in Favor of Pop Star in Sexual Assault Lawsuit

    Court Rules in Favor of Pop Star in Sexual Assault Lawsuit
    Nobody should be forced to endure sexual harassment or sexual assault without repercussions for the perpetrator. Yet every day, it seems, there are more and more stories of people—often women but not always—being victimized by…
  • Aug 18

    Calculating a Spousal Maintenance Order

    Calculating a Spousal Maintenance Order
    Spousal maintenance, though not presumed to be necessary in Illinois, is often made mandatory by judges looking to ensure that each spouse is able to maintain him- or her-self after a divorce. Several years ago, the process for determining…
  • Aug 9

    Sexual Harassment Linked to Middle School Bullying

    Sexual Harassment Linked to Middle School Bullying
    Despite continued public awareness efforts and educational campaigns, sexual harassment continues to be a problem in today’s society. But, where does the root of the problem lie? Is it simply based in misogyny or are there more complex…
Rank this Week: 2633

Chicago Criminal Defense Lawyers…

Chicago Criminal Defense Lawyers Blog

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

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

    Mental Illness and Murder in Illinoi

    Mental Illness and Murder in Illinoi
    In a recent Illinois appellate case, the defendant was convicted of first-degree murder under 720 ILCS 5/9-1(a)(1) and sentenced to natural life imprisonment. The defendant and several others were charged with six counts of first-degree…
  • Jul 22

    Eyewitness Identification in Illinois Carjacking Case

    Eyewitness Identification in Illinois Carjacking Case
    In a recent Illinois appellate case, the defendant was convicted of aggravated vehicular hijacking, armed robbery and attempted first degree murder. The case arose when the victim left work and drove home to Chicago. At midnight he stopped at…
  • Jun 21

    Facilitating a Heroin Sale in Illinoi

    Facilitating a Heroin Sale in Illinoi
    In a recent Illinois appellate case, the defendant was convicted of unlawfully delivering heroin. An accountability theory was used to obtain the conviction, which resulted in a 3.5-year sentence of imprisonment in the Illinois Department of…
Rank this Week: 2704

Law Offices of Roger W. Stelk Blog

Law Offices of Roger W. Stelk Blog

Covers Illinois family law.

https://stelklaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 25

    The Impact of Income Shares on Child Support

    The Impact of Income Shares on Child Support
    Illinois has recently adopted the income shares model of calculating child support. This new model significantly alters the methods used to calculate child support and it is important for parents to understand how the new model will affect…
  • Aug 11

    How the Income Shares Model Changes Illinois Child Support Calculation

    How the Income Shares Model Changes Illinois Child Support Calculation
    The income shares model of child support calculation went into effect on July 1, 2017, and replaced the former method of calculating child support that used percentages of the income of the noncustodial parent. Instead of simply taking a…
  • Jul 20

    The Rules of Lead Disclosure in Illinoi

    The Rules of Lead Disclosure in Illinoi
    Federal laws require property owners and their real estate agent to disclose the presence of lead in both residential and commercial real estate transactions. These disclosures must be made before a sale is finalized and failing to disclose…
Rank this Week: 2966

Chicago Bankruptcy Blog

Chicago Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://chicago-bankruptcy.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4558

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: 4230

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: 4477

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: 4062

Chicago Business Lawyer Blog

Chicago Business Lawyer Blog

Comments on business law. By Bellas & Wachowski.

http://www.parkridgeattorney.com/
  • Aug 6

    Big Woes for Zillo

    Big Woes for Zillo
    BIG WOES FOR ZILLO Zillo, the gigantic online real-estate database company, has a gigantic headache, legally speaking. It is currently the target of a class action lawsuit in Illinois. Zillow is the website that allows a person to search…
  • Jul 29

    CYBER-SECURITY- A VITAL PRECAUTION

    CYBER-SECURITY- A VITAL PRECAUTION
    CYBER-SECURITY–A VITAL PRECAUTION It is time for businesses to give cyber-crime protection high priority; the sooner the better.  The mounting numbers of cyber-attacks on businesses are a serious threat to every sort of commercial…
  • Jul 22

    Threats on Social Media: Are They Protected Free Speech?

    Threats on Social Media: Are They Protected Free Speech?
    Are Threats on Social Media Protected Free Speech? In our information age – the Age of Google, you might say – everybody knows that free speech is protected by the first amendment.  And many believe that one can say whatever…
Rank this Week: 2734

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: 3281

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 & 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: 4459

Constitutional & Legal Education…

Constitutional & Legal Education News

Covers constitutional and legal issues in a non-lawyerly way. By David J. Shestokas.

http://www.shestokas.com/
  • Jul 28

    The Chickenshit Club: Why Americans Sense the Government has Forgotten Them

    The Chickenshit Club: Why Americans Sense the Government has Forgotten Them
    During the aftermath of the financial crisis of 2008-2009 millions of Americans lost their homes, jobs and life savings. As regular Americans suffered, the federal government spent arguably in excess of a trillion taxpayer dollars propping up…
  • May 17

    Rosenstein Appointment of Special Prosecutor Bodes Well for America

    Rosenstein Appointment of Special Prosecutor Bodes Well for America
    It is not possible to find a single major media outlet that simply reports accurate facts without either subtle or overt effort to give a political story a “spin” that matches an editorial agenda whether it is liberal or…
  • May 15

    Thomas Jefferson and I Need Your Help!

    Thomas Jefferson and I Need Your Help!
    Never thought I would write about the connections of Adolf Hitler, Benedict Arnold and Thomas Jefferson, but they have come together in my life. Here’s how the world’s most infamous murderer, America’s most famous traitor…
Rank this Week: 2934

TCB's Legal Blog

TCB's Legal Blog

Criminal defense news. By Thomas C. Brandstrader.

http://chicagofelony.com/legal-posts/
  • Jul 18

    Five things you should do if you are pulled over by a policeman:

    Five things you should do if you are pulled over by a policeman:
    Be polite Identify your self with license and insurance Listen to any question being asked Answer only that question in the fewest words as possible; Be aware of your rights as a free citizen protected from unreasonable search and seizure (to…
  • Jun 19

    2017 Martindale Hubbell Judicial Edition

    2017 Martindale Hubbell Judicial Edition
    Highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards reflecting the opinions of members of the Bar and Judiciary.
  • Jan 15

    Martindale-Hubbell Review rating – Judicial edition

    Martindale-Hubbell Review rating – Judicial edition
    Originally posted on CHICAGO CRIMINAL DEFENSE: The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is a nonprofit organization of conservative state legislators and private sector representatives that drafts and shares model state-level…
Rank this Week: 2887

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

DuPage County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Kollias & Giese.

http://www.dupagecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 17

    Wasting Marital Money: Illinois Divorce Law on Dissipation

    Wasting Marital Money: Illinois Divorce Law on Dissipation
    The dictionary definition of “dissipation” is waste by misuse, to spend or use wastefully or extravagantly, to squander, to deplete.  The definition contained in the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act refers to…
  • Jun 20

    Exclusive Possession of the Marital Residence: Who Leaves?

    Exclusive Possession of the Marital Residence: Who Leaves?
    Many couples continue to reside together in the marital residence during divorce proceedings, even when the thought of having to continue to live with their spouse is terribly unpleasant.  This may be especially true when there are…
  • May 15

    DuPage County Children’s Center

    DuPage County Children’s Center
    In many custody disputes, allegations of abuse against children are thrown around.  Sometimes, people use this simply as a means of mudslinging to gain an upper hand in the court’s eyes against the opposing party.  However,…
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Uncontested Divorce in Illinois

Uncontested Divorce in Illinois

By David Wolkowitz.

http://uncontesteddivorceinillinois.com/
  • Jul 4

    How mediation leads to uncontested divorce

    How mediation leads to uncontested divorce
    As an Illinois uncontested divorce lawyer and divorce mediator, I get calls about people wanting to start an uncontested divorce, and from those wanted to start mediation. Just the other day, I talked to a husband about mediation. Then the…
  • Jun 23

    Before you hire a divorce lawyer, read this!

    Before you hire a divorce lawyer, read this!
    As a divorce lawyer in Illinois, I can handle your case as an uncontested divorce, or a contested divorce in Illinois. But before you hire a divorce lawyer, there are some things you need to know about how the system works – especially…
  • Jun 12

    “Someone told me” . . . Divorce Myths Busted

    “Someone told me” . . . Divorce Myths Busted
    As a lawyer who handles doesn’t of uncontested divorces each year, I get a lot of calls. And I’ve written many articles about how quick and easy it can be to start an uncontested divorce in Illinois (like this one). But people…
Rank this Week: 2852

Chicago Car Accident Attorney Blog

Chicago Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury topics. By Matthew L. Willens.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 30

    Should I See a Doctor After my Accident If I Feel Fine?

    Should I See a Doctor After my Accident If I Feel Fine?
    A question commonly asked by people involved in car accidents is whether or not they should bother to see a doctor after the accident if they did not sustain any injuries. You may believe that your accident was just minor, and may think…
  • Jun 20

    What Can I Be Compensated for After My Accident in Illinois?

    What Can I Be Compensated for After My Accident in Illinois?
    If you have been seriously injured or hurt in a car accident or any other type of personal injury accident, you may be able to obtain compensation for various economic and non-economic damages—or what your injuries have cost you…
  • Jun 5

    How Will My Lost Earnings Be Reimbursed?

    How Will My Lost Earnings Be Reimbursed?
    You may be entitled to recover damages for your lost earnings if an auto accident or other personal injury accident causes you to suffer an injury that prevents you from going to work and earning the wages that you typically would have…
Rank this Week: 3141

Chicago Injury Lawyer

Chicago Injury Lawyer

By Matthew L. Willens.

https://www.willenslaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 30

    Should I See a Doctor After my Accident If I Feel Fine?

    Should I See a Doctor After my Accident If I Feel Fine?
    A question commonly asked by people involved in car accidents is whether or not they should bother to see a doctor after the accident if they did not sustain any injuries. You may believe that your accident was just minor, and may think…
  • Jun 20

    What Can I Be Compensated for After My Accident in Illinois?

    What Can I Be Compensated for After My Accident in Illinois?
    If you have been seriously injured or hurt in a car accident or any other type of personal injury accident, you may be able to obtain compensation for various economic and non-economic damages—or what your injuries have cost you…
  • Jun 5

    How Will My Lost Earnings Be Reimbursed?

    How Will My Lost Earnings Be Reimbursed?
    You may be entitled to recover damages for your lost earnings if an auto accident or other personal injury accident causes you to suffer an injury that prevents you from going to work and earning the wages that you typically would have…
Rank this Week: 3117

Chicago Divorce Attorney

Chicago Divorce Attorney

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

http://wolkowitz.com/chicago-divorce-illinois-family-law-blog
  • Jun 21

    Free 15-Minute Divorce Consultation

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

    How I beat big-time divorce lawyer

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

    Summer Time – for fake vacations and interstate custody battle

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

Law Offices of Robert H. Glorch Blog

Illinois attorney blog for estate planning, wills, trusts and probate.

http://www.illinoisestateplan.com/blog
  • Jun 12

    Big News! IRS Extends Portability Election Deadline For Estates Since 2011

    Big News! IRS Extends Portability Election Deadline For Estates Since 2011
    In an unexpected move, the IRS announced in Rev. Proc. 2017-34 (June 9, 2017) that estates who failed to file an optional estate tax return (Form 706) to elect “portability” of a deceased spouse’s unused exemption (DSUE) now…
  • Mar 6

    New Illinois Laws for 2017, Part 3: Real Property, Disability & More

    New Illinois Laws for 2017, Part 3: Real Property, Disability & More
    This is the third and final post in a series about new Illinois probate and estate laws taking effect in late 2016 or the beginning of 2017.  Read Part 1 and Part 2. In all, last year the Illinois legislature passed 192 new laws. To…
  • Feb 21

    New Illinois Laws for 2017, Part 2: Unclaimed and Abandoned Property

    New Illinois Laws for 2017, Part 2: Unclaimed and Abandoned Property
    This is the second in a series of posts about new Illinois probate and estate laws taking effect in late 2016 or the beginning of 2017. A primary of the task of an executor or successor trustee is to ascertain and marshal the decedent’s…
Rank this Week: 3049

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury and accident law. By Moll Law Group.

http://www.illinoisinjurylawyerblog.net/
  • Jun 2

    Supreme Court Reverses Decision Rejecting Arbitration Agreement Between Nursing Home and Resident

    Supreme Court Reverses Decision Rejecting Arbitration Agreement Between Nursing Home and Resident
    Earlier this month, the United States Supreme Court decided a case that may have a major effect on nursing home claims throughout the United States. In Kindred Nursing Centers, L.P. v. Clark, the court held that state courts cannot adopt…
  • May 31

    Firefighter’s Case Dismissed After Being Run Over by Truck at Base Camp

    Firefighter’s Case Dismissed After Being Run Over by Truck at Base Camp
    In a recent decision, a state appellate court dismissed a firefighter’s lawsuit after she was run over by a truck while sleeping at base camp. After a fire broke out in a national forest, firefighters were deployed to fight the…
  • May 19

    Defective Design Lawsuit Claims Keurig Coffee Machine Caused House Fire

    Defective Design Lawsuit Claims Keurig Coffee Machine Caused House Fire
    When someone suffers injuries as a result of a defective or dangerous product, the potential defendants that may be held liable range from the company that designed the product to the manufacturer and even the retailer. Product liability…
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Drug Law Center

Drug Law Center

Covers products liability. By Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers.

https://www.druglawcenter.org/
  • May 30

    Vaccine

    Vaccine
    The vaccination injury attorneys at the Drug Law Center remain committed to representing our clients who have been harmed by vaccines to ensure they receive financial compensation. What are Vaccines? Vaccinations are biologically prepared…
  • May 30

    Superbug

    Superbug
    The infection injury attorneys at the Drug Law Center are reviewing and accepting cases from clients who suffered injuries caused by preventable superbugs. What are Superbugs? Superbug is a term that describes hearty strains of bacteria that…
  • May 30

    Reglan

    Reglan
    The gastrointestinal injury attorneys at the Drug Law Center are currently evaluating potential Reglan compensation claims for metoclopramide medication users suffering from Tardive Dystonia, Tardive Dyskinesia, or another associated…
Rank this Week: 2679

US Immigration Blog

US Immigration Blog

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

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

    EB1 Requirement

    EB1 Requirement
    Documentation for EB1 Requirements The EB1A green card is for aliens of extraordinary ability engaged in the arts, sciences, business, education or athletics. Many scientists, post docs, and PhD students utilize the EB1A category to self…
  • Apr 26

    Athlete Visa and Athlete Green Card Option

    Athlete Visa and Athlete Green Card Option
    For foreign nationals who wish to come to the United States to work or perform as an athlete in sports like football, basketball, hockey, MMA, tennis, golf or in other competitions, there are several different visa and green card options to…
  • Jan 25

    Trump Visa – Trump Green Card

    Trump Visa – Trump Green Card
    President Trump has been in office for less than one week yet he has already followed through with many of his campaign promises that relate to immigration such as building a wall along our southern border with Mexico and temporarily halting…
Rank this Week: 4338

Chicago Injury Lawyers Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury law and medical malpractice. By Leopold & Associates, L.L.C.

http://www.chicagoinjurylawyers-blog.com/
  • May 5

    Health Law Changes Hurts Patients’ Right

    Health Law Changes Hurts Patients’ Right
    Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed major legislation repealing many important reforms created by the Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as Obamacare.  This new bill, was passed before many legislators had an…
  • Mar 24

    Bad Medication Can Make You Sick

    Bad Medication Can Make You Sick
    Our practice focuses on medical errors and their impact on our client’s lives and the lives of their families. Oftentimes, these cases stem from care received at a hospital or a doctor’s office. However, medical errors can happen…
  • Jan 13

    Patients, Consumers and the 99%

    Patients, Consumers and the 99%
    On Friday, January 20, 2017, Donald J. Trump will become the 45th President of the United States. Once inaugurated, he will join with the 115th Congress, sworn in earlier this month, to create the first, entirely Republican government in…
Rank this Week: 3070

Avoidance Action Update Blog

Avoidance Action Update Blog

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

http://avoidanceactionupdate.bayardlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 2460

Illinois Business Litigator Blog

Illinois Business Litigator Blog

Covers mortgages, consumer debt, and bankruptcy. By M. Hedayat + Associates, P.C.

http://www.illinoisbusinesslitigationlawyer.com/
  • Mar 27

    Bankruptcy: The Big Picture (Part I)

    Bankruptcy: The Big Picture (Part I)
    This post was prepared by yours truly, with contributions from Phil Bradford, a financial web content writer. Phil graduated from New York University School of Law and recently joined Herald University as a reporter. He has also written…
  • Sep 16

    Divorce Attorney Fees Nondischargable

    Divorce Attorney Fees Nondischargable
    In May 2013 a Wisconsin Court determined that Trentadue committed “significant over‐trial” and ordered that he contribute $25,000 toward his ex‐wife’s Attorneys' fees. Trentadue filed Bankruptcy. The…
  • Sep 16

    Divorce Attorney Fees Nondischargable

    Divorce Attorney Fees Nondischargable
    In May 2013 a Wisconsin Court determined that Trentadue committed “significant over‐trial” and ordered that he contribute $25,000 toward his ex‐wife’s Attorneys' fees. Trentadue filed Bankruptcy. The…
Rank this Week: 3399

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Kurasch & Klein, LTD.

http://www.chicagoinjurylawyerblog.net/
  • Jan 7

    Recent Developments in Illinois Workers’ Compensation Disability Criteria

    Recent Developments in Illinois Workers’ Compensation Disability Criteria
    The criteria for determination of permanent partial disability under the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act of Illinois, 820 ILCS 305, was modified in September 2011.  Under Section 8.1b of the Act, for accidental injuries that…
  • Jan 7

    Recent Developments in Illinois Workers’ Compensation Disability Criteria

    Recent Developments in Illinois Workers’ Compensation Disability Criteria
    The criteria for determination of permanent partial disability under the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act of Illinois, 820 ILCS 305, was modified in September 2011.  Under Section 8.1b of the Act, for accidental injuries that…
  • Dec 29

    What You Should Be Asking a New Personal Injury Lawyer

    What You Should Be Asking a New Personal Injury Lawyer
    While all lawyers have similar educational backgrounds, they are quite different from each other in terms of years of experience, the kinds of experiences they have had, their temperaments, and the approach they will take to get your case…
Rank this Week: 2708

Lakeblawg

Lakeblawg

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

http://www.lakelaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 4550

Chicago Law Source

Chicago Law Source

Features articles on real estate litigation and legal representation. By Alisa Levin.

http://chicagolawsource.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 4

    Is Your Chicago Real Estate Lawyer Killing Your Deal? Here's How You Know

    Is Your Chicago Real Estate Lawyer Killing Your Deal? Here's How You Know
    Hello internet friends!  Happy day! I hope you are doing well, watching our Indian summer turn into Fall, and hoping for some worthy sweater and fire-pit weather before Old Man Winter shows.  Here at Levin Law, I've been insanely busy and…
  • May 26

    Pssst!!!! Got a Contract With Your Lawyer? Be Sure You Understand It!

    Pssst!!!! Got a Contract With Your Lawyer? Be Sure You Understand It!
    Has Your Lawyer Given You a Contract or Retainer Agreement?  Check it before you wreck it! Hello and happy holidays from Alisa Levin at Levin Law, Ltd.!  I had an interesting thing happen recently and it reminded me that sometimes clients…
  • May 26

    If You Don't Want an Attorney to Do Things For You, Then Do Not Hire One!

    If You Don't Want an Attorney to Do Things For You, Then Do Not Hire One!
    Hi All! Happy almost-summer in the Chicagosphere, I hope you are all well.  I have an interesting situation to write about today - so I thought I would share in my usual fashion, as news you can use... so let's go!  Recently, a former…
Rank this Week: 4508

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

By the Law Offices of John M. Borcia.

http://www.borcialaw.com/personal-injury-blog
  • Sep 22

    How do I find the right Chicago personal injury lawyer?

    How do I find the right Chicago personal injury lawyer?
    Four Steps To Finding The Right Personal Injury Law Firm Whether you are seriously hurt in an accident or hurt while working on the job, it’s important to find the right Chicago personal injury lawyer for you. This can be an…
  • Aug 20

    Attorney John M. Borcia Nominated For 10 Best in Illinois Award

    Attorney John M. Borcia Nominated For 10 Best in Illinois Award
    Attorney John M. Borcia has been nominated and has accepted the “10 Best in Illinois” award for client satisfaction by the American Institute of Legal Counsel. The post Attorney John M. Borcia Nominated For 10 Best in Illinois…
  • Jun 13

    Nursing Home & Assisted Living Facilities in Lake County

    Nursing Home & Assisted Living Facilities in Lake County
    List of Nursing Homes/Assisted Living Facilities in Lake County Below is a list of nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and rehab centers where abuse/neglect could be present within Lake County: Winchester House (Libertyville)…
Rank this Week: 2660

Bed Sore FAQs

Bed Sore FAQs

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

http://www.bedsorefaq.com/
  • Sep 5

    Acknowledging the Dangers and Expense of Pressure Sore

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

    Scientific Approach Used to Eliminate Development of Decubitus Ulcer

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

    Physician Group Gives Advice on Reducing Pressure Sore

    Physician Group Gives Advice on Reducing Pressure Sore
    Doctors, nurses and other medical professionals have long known that the baby boomer generation will push the limits of the nursing care industry as America’s aging population enters their final years. Recently, ACP (American College of…
Rank this Week: 3862