Yearly Archives: 2019

11 Nov, 2019

Litigation: What should I expect?

2019-11-11T14:17:08-06:00Nov 11, 2019|Blog Articles|

Is it like what we see on TV? No, not really. While no two cases are similar, they tend to follow roughly the same general outline. Even before a case is filed, we collect all of the records (like medical records, medical bills, police or accident reports, etc) so that we can get a better [...]

15 Oct, 2019

Electric Scooters: Love them or Hate them?

2019-10-15T09:33:57-05:00Oct 15, 2019|Blog Articles|

Bicycle sharing systems have become a customary sight during the summer months in the city. Now, the next trend, electric scooters. Beginning June 15, 2019, electric scooters were made available in certain areas of Chicago. But after four months, the City of Chicago decided to stop the program. At first glance, electric scooters seemed like [...]

14 Aug, 2019

Walk at your own risk

2019-08-14T12:17:13-05:00Aug 14, 2019|Uncategorized|

Whenever I attempt to navigate Chicago’s streets on foot it always seems like I am in my very own battle for survival, only the quickest and fittest will make it to the end. But are there actual rules on how to navigate the city’s busy streets? The answer, of course, is yes. The pedestrian “safe [...]

16 Jul, 2019

Slip and Fall? What was the defect?

2019-07-16T14:20:52-05:00Jul 16, 2019|Uncategorized|

Imagine this: you are walking around any city and you trip on an uneven sidewalk. Pretty easy to imagine, right?  It probably has happened to you more than once. Is the city liable? Is the city negligent for failing to keep the sidewalks safe for pedestrians? The answer depends on the specifics of the situations. [...]

12 Jun, 2019

Dog Bites: What’s the Law?

2019-06-12T08:58:16-05:00Jun 12, 2019|Uncategorized|

Dogs are a man’s best friend. They are our loveable companions. But sometimes, the unexpected happens and a dog bites a person causing serious injury. So what’s the law? In Illinois, the legislature passed the Animal Control Act that states “if a dog or other animal, without provocation, attacks, attempts to attack, or injures any [...]

18 Apr, 2019

Cyber bullying: What’s the Law?

2019-04-18T12:24:59-05:00Apr 18, 2019|Uncategorized|

Bullying is an epidemic that plagues schools around the country. It is by no means a new phenomenon, but with the advancements of technology, bullying has taken a new form: cyber bullying. Studies show that over half of adolescents and teens have been bullied online. Since everyone is accessible 24/7 by electronic means of communication [...]

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