Archive for January 2014

We must deport this immigrant that is committing crime in our country

We must deport this immigrant that is committing crime in our country
There is nothing worse in this world when an immigrant comes to our great country and does not respect our laws.  We are a nation of laws and if you can’t respect that then you should not be allowed to stay here.  What is worse is when these immigrants get busted by the police and... Read more »

The Worst Free Labor Going Today

The Worst Free Labor Going Today
It’s that time of year again.  When little girls get their parents to go to their friends, relatives and co-workers to buy Girl Scout Cookies.  What a valuable lesson that teaches these young girls; “my mom and dad can sell anything!”  Even if it’s a box of cookies that costs $4.00. I read a report... Read more »

What is an advertising injury?

What is an advertising injury?
Most of the calls I get from people looking for an Illinois lawyer referral are legit.  Even if they don’t have a case, they have a good question.  Then there are some people …. Recently I got a call from a woman who wanted to sue a makeup company.  She felt that their ads said... Read more »
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Suing for a bad tattoo

Suing for a bad tattoo
A couple from Ireland contacted me because they wanted to sue a Chicago tattoo shop for a spelling mistake made on one of their tattoos.  They got the tattoo at 3:00 a.m. Chicago time after what sounds like more than just a few pints.  But hey, maybe they were on Dublin time and thought it... Read more »

Every NFL player should file a workers’ compensation claim the day they retire

Every NFL player should file a workers’ compensation claim the day they retire
I love watching football.  Love it.  I’m a big Bears fan and growing up I learned a lot of my work ethic from watching Walter Payton train by running up and down hills over and over.  When it came time to work out in high school sports and I didn’t know what to do, I... Read more »

The most confusing law in Illinois

The most confusing law in Illinois
So the weather this year has been challenging to say the least.  Seems like we’ve had relatively mild winters the last couple of years and now we are paying for it. Even more so than most winters, I’m getting phone calls from people who have been injured due to slipping on snow or ice.  They... Read more »
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What do you do when your ex hires the #3 rated attorney in your area?

What do you do when your ex hires the #3 rated attorney in your area?
A downstate man called me the other day looking for a child custody lawyer referral.  It seems that he and his ex wife are in a real battle and the attorney he found in the phone book isn’t doing a good job. To make matters worse he told me his wife “hired the #3 rated... Read more »

If you do one legal thing this year . . .

If you do one legal thing this year . . .
January is usually my busiest month. It’s because as a year ends, people put off their legal issues to focus on the holidays and also because of New Years resolutions. Depending on your life situation, what you need to do legally, if anything, can vary. Some people get the divorce they’ve always wanted. Others decide... Read more »