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Illinois Medical Malpractice Law - 40 Things You Should Know

In my day to day job, I educate people about all areas of Illinois law and provide lawyer referrals.  With education in mind and having spoken to probably 20,000+ people who are looking for medical malpractice lawyers in Illinois, here are 40 things that I think you should know.  Nerdy lawyer caveat that you shouldn’t... Read more »

Sarah Palin's Son Should Lose His Rights To Own A Gun

At what point, realistically, should law enforcement and the courts step in and take away a person’s gun rights? Reasonable minds might disagree, but most reasonable and unreasonable people agree that we don’t want “bad guys” to have guns in their hands.  The problem is that for many people, we don’t know that they are... Read more »

Dumb Illinois Law - You Can Get A Ticket In Your Driveway

Do you have non-working vehicles out in your driveway or yard? Are they not registered to operate on public highways? Guess what… you could be breaking the law and receive a ticket in your own driveway, in Illinois. While Illinois law allows you to keep unregistered vehicles on your private property not every Illinois village... Read more »
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UIC Might Make John Marshall A Great Law School

No offense to John Marshall Law School which has produced some of the best and most successful lawyers in Chicago, but it’s generally regarded as the worst law school in the City behind U of C, Northwestern and then the triumvirate of Loyola, DePaul and my alma mater, Chicago-Kent.  The first two are as elite... Read more »

The 12 Days Of Trump Christmas

The 12 Days Of Trump Christmas
It’s officially the first and only time anyone has been allowed to say Merry Christmas since Christmas became a Federal holiday in 1870.  So sing it with me! On the first day of Trump Christmas the Dear Leader gave to me, 1 horrible Presidency. On the second day of Trump Christmas the Dear Leader gave... Read more »

50 Things To Know About Illinois Workers' Compensation Law

It’s the holiday season and everyone is making lists.  Since it’s my main practice area, I decided to make a list of 50 random things to know about Illinois workers’ compensation law. If you have any questions about this or anything else, please do not hesitate to contact me at any time. 1.    Almost all... Read more »
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Matt Lauer and Unethical Lawyers

Matt Lauer and Unethical Lawyers
With Matt Lauer and Garrison Keilor going down for sexual harassment, it seems as if the best question to ask is who isn’t being a sexual predator in the work place? Matt Lauer was really a stunner, not that anyone who watches him really knows him.  But he had gotten divorced once so you’d assume... Read more »

You Can't Sue Black Lives Matter

There’s so much going on in the country right now that a big case kind of got lost in the noise last month. A police officer was injured during a protest and thought that the people behind #BlackLivesMatter should be held accountable.  The officer sued BLM and DeRay McKesson who is seen as one of... Read more »

These Plastic Surgeons Are The Worst

These Plastic Surgeons Are The Worst
Just because you can…. doesn’t mean that you should.  We’ve all heard that saying, but don’t always follow that advice.  An article a couple of weeks ago showed that some of the highest earning doctors behave like morons and because of that new rules may need to be put in to place to regulate their... Read more »
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How A Judge Decides Custody Of Property In Illinois

How A Judge Decides Custody Of Property In Illinois
In the thick of a divorce, there are always issues with who gets custody of the kids, sometimes the pets and other household assets. When it comes to the kids, it matters what the best interests of the child are.  For property a Judge wants to know if it was acquired during the marriage.  Any... Read more »