Archive for August 2012

School is back. What happens if you get hurt?

School is back.  What happens if you get hurt?
For Chicago area students, school is about to begin or already has. A really common call that I get is from a parent who has a child that has been injured at a school.  Most of these calls go nowhere, not because there isn’t negligence or an injury, but because to sue a public school... Read more »

How Sprint is screwing people in Joliet

How Sprint is screwing people in Joliet
So in the last month I’ve received five phone calls from people in Joliet (technically one was in Plainfield) that all had the same complaint.  They all have cellular phone coverage with Sprint and they all can’t get their phones to work at most hours of the day. They’ve called Sprint they tell me and... Read more »

The biggest (wrong) fear that people have with lawyers

The biggest (wrong) fear that people have with lawyers
Every week I get 2-3 calls from people that are scared of the lawyers in their area or even their State.  They aren’t afraid because of anything the lawyers have actually done to them.  What scares them is that the caller knows for certain that EVERY lawyer by them is corrupt and can be bought... Read more »
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The best lawyer joke ever

The best lawyer joke ever
            So recently I got an e-mail from someone that said the following (I redacted info that gave away their identity): My family went to a seafood restaurant chain for the first time in years.  We went for the $60 lobster which was the biggest one that they had.  When... Read more »

Clowns are trying to put Drew Peterson in jail

Clowns are trying to put Drew Peterson in jail
                      I believe that Drew Peterson killed at least one of his wives, probably two of them.  I have no direct evidence of this of course, but like you I have life experiences that certainly make me assume he’s a murderer and his bizarre behavior... Read more »

15 reasons why Chicago is the best place in the U.S. to be a lawyer

15 reasons why Chicago is the best place in the U.S. to be a lawyer
Did you know that there are more than 30,000 attorneys in the City of Chicago?  That’s more than some states have had in their entire history.  I have a friend in Arizona who became a lawyer 10 years ago and was around number 11,000 ever for AZ and that is a state that 100 years... Read more »
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Some of the dumbest people around

Some of the dumbest people around
About once a week I get a call from a mother who is trying to collect child support from their baby Daddy and has a problem they don’t know how to solve.  In an attempt to avoid paying child support at all the father (and in 11+ years of helping people find the right lawyer... Read more »

The best Illinois legal advice I can give

The best Illinois legal advice I can give
                  Lawyers only make money by taking on cases.  But good ones only tell the truth.  And the truth is that if you can avoid hiring an attorney that is best for you.  That is not possible on some situations like a divorce, criminal case or major... Read more »

So you are charged with murder in Illinois . . .

So you are charged with murder in Illinois . . .
              About 10 times a year I will get a call from someone who is looking for a referral for an Illinois criminal attorney for a murder charge.  I recently had a conversation with a brother of someone who was charged with murder earlier this year about what to... Read more »
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