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Should You Root For Mexico In The World Cup?

Should You Root For Mexico In The World Cup?
World Cup week is upon us.  As a huge soccer fan I’m still in the anger stage of processing my grief that the US team did not qualify.  The only saving grace to me is that I do finally believe we are developing talent and the fact that much of our young talent is already... Read more »

Emma Gonzalez, David Hogg and Friends Are Already Saving Lives

Emma Gonzalez, David Hogg and Friends Are Already Saving Lives
You’ve heard the saying that the only thing that will stop a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun.  Well now Emma Gonzalez, David Hogg, Cameron Kasky and the rest of their brave crew are proving that good guys without guns can stop bad guys with guns too. Parkland kids... Read more »

If Mark Anthony Conditt, The Austin Bomber, Wasn't White

If Mark Anthony Conditt, The Austin Bomber, Wasn't White
The Austin bomber has been thankfully identified due to some great police work.  He blew himself up earlier today and died.  He was a 24 year old white guy. Had he been a Muslim you can bet that he would have been described as a terrorist. Had he been African-American you can be that he... Read more »
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Should Kevin Love Be Allowed To Own A Gun?

Yesterday Kevin Love very bravely disclosed some of the mental health struggles that he has faced.  As a big NBA player and star it’s probably assumed that every aspect of his life is great, but he’s a person just like anyone else.  In part he revealed that he had a panic attack last year during... Read more »

Is There A Gun Paul Ryan Wouldn't Be OK With?

Is There A Gun Paul Ryan Wouldn't Be OK With?
Recipient of millions from the NRA and quite possibly the most phony politician out there, Paul Ryan, announced yesterday that he will not support any proposals that restrict gun ownership in any way. This includes AR-15’s and similar weapons with military power that can out gun the police and slaughter students and concert goers in... Read more »

Indiana Medical Malpractice Law Joins The 20th Century

I was speaking to an attorney friend who lives in Indianapolis the other day and he told me that he was looking for medical malpractice clients. I was confused because almost no lawyers have taken those cases on in Indiana. The reason for that is that Indiana has severe damage caps.  At last check the... Read more »
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Ambulance Chasers Are Alive And Well In Chicago

Ambulance Chasers Are Alive And Well In Chicago
Lawyers get bad stereotypes.  The worst one a Chicago personal injury lawyer could get is that of being an ambulance chaser.  It implies you are a scum bag and get your clients in unethical ways.  Maybe you don’t show up at the hospital, but instead you make an unsolicited call to the injured person or... Read more »

You Can't Go To Jail For Wishing Someone Would Die

You Can't Go To Jail For Wishing Someone Would Die
We’ve all done it, wished harm on an enemy or thought about the worst that could happen to a foe. But what about going so far as to leave threatening voice messages to someone who you perceive as being an enemy? What if that someone happened to be the Public Defender’s office? A man found... Read more »

Google Is Not Your Lawyer

Google Is Not Your Lawyer
I’m not saying Google doesn’t give good search results.  But just like how WebMD has made some lay people in to doctors, Google has made some people act as their own lawyer to their own detriment. In general, going to court without an attorney probably isn’t the best of ideas; using Google as your attorney... Read more »
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How To Avoid Sexual Harassment Problems In 2018

How To Avoid Sexual Harassment Problems In 2018
2017 was definitely the year of sexual harassment allegations coming to light.  Unless you are Mike Pence and refuse to be near a woman who is not your wife, you need a plan, a guide of sort to avoid sexual harassment charges against you.  Otherwise you may lose your career over something that makes no... Read more »