Category Archives: Legal News

Everything You Should (and Shouldn’t) Ask at a Personal Injury Consultation

You hear it in commercials all the time: if you are injured, you may be entitled to compensation. If this is the case for you, then I sincerely hope you are able to get the compensation you deserve. The first … Continue reading

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We Should All Be Concerned About Net Neutrality

Written by Steven A. Sigmond and Juliette Sigmond Today is Net Neutrality Day. You have no doubt already seen reminders of the debate cropping up in hashtags and banners throughout your daily online activities, so you likely already know that … Continue reading

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Your Lawyer’s Top 5 Lawyer Movies

In honor of the holiday weekend, I’m providing one of my favorite kinds of legal advice: what are the best lawyer movies? 5. The Verdict Critics love this film and so do I. It’s amazing how many different types of … Continue reading

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What You Should Know About the So-Called “Protecting Access to Care Act”

The Protecting Access to Care Act is a brazen misnomer; the only thing this bill, also known as H.R. 1215, would protect is wrongdoers’ immunity from the legal process. I have dealt in dozens of medical malpractice cases. I know … Continue reading

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Workers’ Comp: the Democratic Proposals to Help Business

If you live in Illinois, you are more than likely already aware of Governor Rauner’s continued to refusal to submit a state budget unless he gets his way on workers’ compensation “reform”, despite the fact that reforms were already enacted … Continue reading

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WHISTLE-BLOWERS & THE MESS IN HAPPY VALLEY: A trial lawyer’s perspective

Recently, I have taken a case on behalf of a whistle-blower who found herself in a difficult circumstance similar to that of the legendary football coach.  My client choose to call the police and soon found herself without a job.  … Continue reading

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State Farm: Not Such A Good Neighbor After All

Seven years ago, Justice Karmeier was the swing vote in a decision to overturn a $1 million verdict against State Farm Insurance.  At the time, he admitted that State Farm had contributed $350,000 to his campaign to be elected to … Continue reading

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