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High profile Chicago attorney takes on Mariah Yeater as client

11/8/2011 Deborah Kim Justin Bieber may have all the money in the world to hire the best legal team in town, but lawyers sure love an underdog. Fox News reported well-known Chicago lawyer Jeffrey Leving will head up Mariah Yeater’s case. Leving frequently makes appearances on news shows and is a paternity law expert whose […]

Pella window class-action suit survives certification

Pella case includes consumers who have not suffered any financial damages but may in the future Ameet Sachdev Chicago Law May 10, 2011 Class-action lawsuits face stiff head winds in courts and the court of public opinion. But that doesn’t stop class-action lawyers and judges from finding creative ways to cut through the currents, as […]

Chicago family sues over baby’s death

Associated Press The parents of a baby who died after getting an incorrect dosage of nutrients in an IV are suing the suburban Chicago hospital where the infant was born. Lawyers for Fritzie and Cameron Burkett say the Chicago couple’s six-week-old son, Genesis, died after mistakenly receiving about 60 times the prescribed dose of sodium […]

Can Lawyers Be Trusted – On the Internet?

As an online marketer I have worked for many years developing, deploying and studying evolving ways for marketing professional services online. My specific focus has been both lawyers and their firms and financial services firms. While financial services firms are notoriously conservative in their initiatives, lawyers often approach comatose. There are many understandable reasons for […]

Wrongful death suit: Round Lake Beach inmate died at Menard facility

By Beth Kramer Nov 23, 2010 Lawyers recently filed a federal wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of Ingram’s surviving family in Round Lake Beach, according to attorney Benjeman Nichols of Cavanagh Law Group in Chicago. Ingram died on June 26 while in custody at the Menard Correctional Facility, according to Randolph County Coroner Randy Dudenbostel. […]

Lawyer Lies, Part 2

Michael Helfand on 10.26.10 Every day this week I’m discussing a different lie told by attorneys in the Chicago area. Today’s lie is: You can’t fire me! While in the best scenario you’d never need to find a new attorney, I’m blown away by the number of lawyers who make their clients believe that they […]

PERSONNEL FILE: Jackson Kelly attorneys, practices honored by Best Lawyers

PERSONNEL FILE: Jackson Kelly attorneys, practices honored by Best Lawyers 8/26/2010 7:56 AM CHARLESTON — Jackson Kelly is pleased to announce that 61 of the firm’s lawyers were recently named in the 2011 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Lawyers from across the firm’s offices were honored in the publication. Nationwide, Jackson Kelly was […]