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Going back to the Rodney King incident over 20 years ago and with increasing frequency over last several months one of the biggest topics in the media is use of excessive force by police officers. From Ferguson to New York...
Many of us in our never ending quest for physical fitness and good health, join gyms, health clubs or fitness studios and whether you belong to a franchised health club, or a locally owned studio, you can expect to sign...
We often hear that the court system is clogged by too many frivolous lawsuits. Yet researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health found that 97% of malpractice cases are actually meritorious. Are the state disciplinary organizations doing enough to...
In my last post, I talked about the hot topic of tort reform, and how it discriminates against children, stay at home parents, and the elderly.  Today, we take a look at the position of the law firm whose goal...
You’ve likely heard the term “Tort Reform” in the media lately along with heavily discussed topics such as trucking safety, automotive recalls, and proposed caps on damages in personal injury and medical malpractice cases. Here is what you need to...
It’s the time of year that our common greeting “Have a nice day” turns into “Have a safe and happy holiday”! What does that mean exactly? “Safe” can mean a lot of different things to different people. The most prevalent...
I am excited to announce that I am a volunteer instructor for the Illinois State Bar Association’s “Bringing the Courtroom to the Classroom” program. This program provides high school students insight on how our court system works, and demonstrating to...
As we approach the holiday season, there is a lot of party planning to look ahead to. A big key in enjoying yourself without worry, is to know the implications of social host liability, so that you and your family...
As we head into fall we look ahead to a new season, and a Federal holiday that honors those that have served in our armed forces. While Veterans day falls on Tuesday, November 11th this year, it is important we...
Work-related accidents can occur anywhere and happen to anyone.  Despite the fact that work-related accidents are common occurrences, a relatively simple case can quickly turn complicated if prompt action is not taken following the accident.  If you are injured at...