Be aware of these warning signs when selecting a nursing home

warning signs when selecting a nursing home

  Selecting the right nursing home for a loved one is a challenging task filled with emotion and responsibility. Doing so may present a sharp contrast to the vibrant, energetic memories of your loved one. While nursing homes may strive to provide safe and appropriate care to their residents, not all live up to this […]

Injuries can appear long after an accident

Injuries can appear years after an accident

  Advancements in vehicle safety technology, many of which have been motivated by litigation brought by victims, have improved motorist and passenger safety over the past decades. Inevitably, however, the human body remains vulnerable to the forces experienced during a car accident. Sometimes injuries are catastrophic. Many times, a motorist suffers lesser injuries, often referred […]

Birth Injury Lawyer Chicago

birth injury lawyer Chicago

Navigating the aftermath of a birth injury is an incredibly challenging time for families. Parents face questions about their child’s injury, and about obtaining the care needed for their child. In these distressing situations, many times the family may also seek input from an experienced attorney who can provide information about legal rights that families […]

Addressing Construction Accident Victims: Legal Support and Compensation

Addressing Construction Accident Victims

Those in the construction industry are well aware of the inherent risks involved in their work.  The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) attempts to reduce these risks by providing education regarding workplace safety practices. OSHA focuses on mitigating four key hazards: falls, struck-by incidents, electrocutions, and caught-in or caught-between accidents. […]

Recovery after a motor vehicle accident

car accident

  Navigating the aftermath of an auto, truck or motorcycle collision, especially in a congested urban area like Chicago, often requires expert guidance. Despite improvements in roadway safety and technology designed to limit risks, motor vehicle accidents remain a serious source of injuries and disability. In addressing the consequences of a motor vehicle accident, it […]

Navigating the Challenges of Medical Malpractice with Experienced Legal Assistance

When we seek medical attention, it is often at a time when we are most vulnerable—whether due to illness or injury. Trusting healthcare professionals with our well-being is something of a leap of faith. Unfortunately, the medical field, like any other, is prone to human error. Even minor mistakes by medical practitioners can lead to […]

Distracted driving and phone use remain serious problems

Distracted driving personal injury accident

How dangerous is it to use a cellphone while driving? According to the Illinois State Police, using a cellphone while driving increases the risk of an accident by 400%. In Illinois, drivers aged 19 and older are only allowed to use a cellphone hands-free via a Bluetooth headset, earpiece or voice-activated commands. It is also […]

Genetic Information Privacy—Know Your Rights

  The Illinois Genetic Information Privacy Act, referred as GIPA, protects information about an individual’s genetic material. Recently, several lawsuits have been brought alleging that Illinois employers have violated GIPA by conducting pre-employment medical examinations of job applicants. GIPA (410 ILCS 513 et seq.) was enacted by the Illinois Legislature in 1998, and was intended […]

Staff abused and neglected patients at an Illinois mental health facility


According to a recent report released by the Illinois Department of Human Services‘ watchdog office, a violent assault on a patient was covered up by several employees of Choate Mental Health and Developmental Center. According to the IDHS Inspector General’s report, the “widespread cover-up” of that incident indicated a deeply entrenched “code of silence” among some employees. As a […]

Dollar General facing $1.6 million in OSHA fines

Dollar General

Dollar General Corp. and Dolgencorp LLC, which own more than 18,000 Dollar General discount stores in 47 states, are facing $1.6 million in new Occupational Safety and Health Administration fines after the agency claims the discount chain and its operator ‘again ignored federal workplace safety standards.’ OSHA on Monday said the newest fines, stemming from […]

Advocate Christ Hospital Lawsuit, Alleging Racial Discrimination

Advocate Christ Medical Center

A Chicago woman suing over incident from when she brought in her son. Robinson claims that when she brought her 10-month-old son to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn because he had a strange mark on his ear, doctors thought it was a bruise and assumed that because he was Black, he had been […]

A federal court partially rules in favor of the last E2 Nightclub lawsuit 20 years after it was brought

E2 Nightclub

Erick Johnson April 25, 2022 In 2014, Clear Channel Communications, whose station WGCI held an event at the nightclub, reached an out-of-court settlement with many of the victims’ families. Settlement amounts reportedly ranged from $1.2 million to $2 million. The Rays received a settlement as well. According to court transcripts, the Rays rejected an undisclosed […]

An $1.5 million settlement is proposed for sex assault lawsuits

settlement sex assault lawsuits

An $1.5 million settlement is proposed for sex assault lawsuits brought by two special education students at Bogan High School in Chicago A special education student allegedly assaulted two classmates on separate dates in a bathroom at a southwest side high school, according to two lawsuits filed against the Chicago Board of Education. Bogan Computer […]

Disability Lawsuits Hit U.S. Businesses in Record Numbers

Chicago disability lawsuits

According to industry associations and business owners, serial plaintiffs filing dozens or hundreds of lawsuits are increasingly using the Americans with Disabilities Act to extract settlements of tens of thousands of dollars. Amid the pandemic, small businesses have faced soaring inflation, labor shortages, and supply-chain problems. Now they face another unexpected challenge: disability lawsuits. Serial […]

$2 Billion Astroworld Lawsuit Filed Against Travis Scott, Drake

A $2 billion lawsuit was filed against Travis Scott, Drake, Apple Music, Live Nation, and NRG Stadium last week, representing nearly 300 alleged victims of the tragedy at Houston’s Astroworld two weeks ago. There were over 100 lawsuits filed over the mass casualty event that left 10 dead and hundreds injured. Forbes

FedEx shooting victims’ families file lawsuit in Indiana

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In a statement, FedEx confirmed that it was aware of the lawsuit and was reviewing the allegations. Families of five of the eight people who were killed by a former FedEx employee at an Indianapolis warehouse last year have sued the shipping company and a security company, alleging negligence and failure to ensure a safe […]