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Month: December 2016

Should I Testify at My Illinois Traffic Ticket Trial?

Written by: admin| Dec 29, 2016 | 0 Comment

Traffic tickets can ruin your day and make it seem like the whole world is against you. You may think that the officer must have made a mistake, and truly believe that their claim and ticket are completely unwarranted and unfounded. As such, you may consider testifying at your traffic ticket trial in order to prove your innocence and have your ticket waived.

 

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Illinois Defective Guns – Do I Have a Case?

Written by: admin| Dec 29, 2016 | 0 Comment

The right to bear firearms is every American’s constitutional right as long as they are of sound mind and don’t have a criminal conviction. Guns are used for many purposes, some of which include hunting, self-defense and shooting range practice. These products are supposed to work in the manner for which they are intended, and manufacturers are held to a high standard and are expected to produce safe firearms in Illinois for the general public.

 

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Employee Misclassification in Illinois

Written by: admin| Dec 29, 2016 | 0 Comment

Employee misclassification is a huge problem in the Illinois labor market. Employers are constantly looking to save money, and some resort to classify bona fide employees as independent contractors. What this means is that you won’t be eligible for benefits such as workers’ compensation should you get hurt or ill in the line of duty.

 

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Limousine Accident in Illinois – Legal Answers

Written by: admin| Dec 29, 2016 | 0 Comment

Limousines are the vehicles of choice when it comes to moving a large number of people in a luxurious manner from one part of town to another. It is thus not uncommon to see partygoers enter a limo from a venue such as a club or house as they head out to a different venue. Limousine accidents in Illinois can have catastrophic consequences due to the sheer size of these vehicles. In addition, it is much harder for limos to come to an abrupt stop should they be in a pre-accident situation due to the sheer size and weight of these vehicles.

 

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Omphalocele and Birth Defects Linked to SSRI Use

Written by: admin| Dec 29, 2016 | 0 Comment

Depression is a major cause of disability in the U.S. as well as around the world. Antidepressant medication has its role to play in the treatment of this chronic illness, but not everything is what it seems when you’re dealing with billion dollar drug companies, the misrepresentation of information and the potential for birth defects in women taking antidepressants during pregnancy.

 

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Slip and Fall Accidents at Starbucks Chicago

Written by: admin| Dec 28, 2016 | 0 Comment

A cup of Starbucks coffee has the potential to start your day off on a good and energetic note. For most people, coffee is a part of their morning breakfast ritual, and a $10 coffee from one of America’s most loved coffee outlets is mandatory and not a luxury. However, what happens when you innocently walk into a local Illinois starbucks, head over to the counter and find yourself suddenly flying through the air, landing on your back or side? Slip and fall injuries at Starbucks Chicago can put you out of commission for weeks or even months, necessitating extensive and expensive medical treatment.

 

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Illinois Winter Driving Tips for Safe Driving

Written by: admin| Dec 28, 2016 | 0 Comment

Driving in winter weather in Illinois can be a treacherous affair. This is because weather during the Illinois winter period can change dramatically, visibility may be a problem, and ice on our roads can easily lead to loss of vehicle control, resulting in catastrophic accidents.

 

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Can I Sue For Unpaid Wages in Illinois?

Written by: admin| Dec 28, 2016 | 0 Comment

As the economy trudges along, jobs are hard to come by. As a result, a lot of workers put up with illegal employer practices for the sake of maintaining a paying job. This shouldn’t have to be the case thanks to employment law. If you suspect that your employer is withholding wages, you might want to consider contacting a Chicago unpaid wages attorney.

 

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Advantages of Contingency Fee Attorneys

Written by: admin| Dec 28, 2016 | 0 Comment

Legal representation is an inalienable right provided to every American under the 7th Amendment. That being said, most people don’t have the financial resources to hire an attorney given their sky-high hourly rates and assorted fees. As a result, the law has made it possible for anyone seeking representation in a personal injury case to be provided these services on a contingency fee agreement.

 

 

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How To Find a Good Illinois Personal Injury Attorney

Written by: admin| Dec 28, 2016 | 0 Comment

We live in a world of choices, and sometimes, it may seem almost impossible to choose. Personal injury law is one of those legal specialties where there are hundreds, if not thousands of attorneys in any given state or city who are ready to take on your case. That being said, all attorneys, despite having gone to law school, are not cut from the same cloth. In this post, we’ll take a look at some tips on how to choose the right Illinois personal injury attorney for your case.

 

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