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Nov 15, 2019
A judge has ordered change within the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services. The rule change stems from a court hearing on Thursday. The hearing in turn came just days after CBS 2 first reported on the two children placed in shackles last month – on DCFS orders –...
Nov 14, 2019
LASIK eye surgery has been popular for more than 20 years, with an estimated 20 million Americans undergoing the procedure to correct nearsightedness and improve distance vision. But some patients say the surgery has ruined their eyesight. The quick, minimally-invasive surgery uses a laser to cut a flap to reshape...
Nov 6, 2019
The number of hate crimes reported to Chicago police is up 60% this year, the city’s Human Relations commissioner said Wednesday, with increases in crimes due to immigration status, sexual orientation and religion. The rise in these types of crimes isn’t a shock, Commissioner Mona Noriega said during her 2020...
Nov 4, 2019
Two Illinois State Police troopers were hit by a suspected drunk driver early Sunday morning in Chicago. The troopers are expected to survive. Illinois State Police said their preliminary investigation shows two ISP vehicles were parked on the shoulder of Interstate 57 at 1:40 a.m. Their emergency lights were on...
Oct 30, 2019
The Chicago Police Department must completely overhaul the way it investigates homicides, from finding better detectives to keeping better track of cases, if it hopes to improve its dismal clearance rate and reduce violent crime, a leading police research agency has concluded after an exhaustive review. In a 116-page report,...
Oct 29, 2019
A 2017 deposition is giving insight into Uber‘s legal strategy when fighting back against driver-related lawsuits. Legal documents related to an Atlanta civil suit, Jessicka Harris v. Uber, viewed by The Washington Post, have shown how the ridesharing giant uses its drivers’ contractor status to fight off these lawsuits. During...
Oct 28, 2019
Dolan Law P.C. added Sean McGrath as an associate, effective Nov. 7. His general practice areas will be personal injury, premises liability, civil rights and employment and labor...
Oct 23, 2019
Despite an overall decline in traffic deaths, more pedestrians died on U.S. roadways last year than at any time over the past three decades—continuing a troubling trend even as more cars come with advanced crash avoidance systems. Highway fatalities fell 2.4 percent in 2018, the second year in a row they...
Oct 22, 2019
On October 11, a three-judge panel of Illinois’ First District Appellate Court declared that an insurance company has a duty to defend a taxi service in a personal injury suit brought by a blind customer who alleges the company’s driver caused him to walk into a pillar at a hospital...
Oct 21, 2019
Across the country, more than 1,400 people have experienced serious vaping-related illnesses since March 31. Of the 1,479 confirmed and probable cases reported, 137 have occurred in Illinois – the most in any state, according to data released by federal and state health officials Thursday. California had the second-highest number...