News & Articles

Mar 20, 2017
Legislation which would affect the rights of Plaintiff’s and Plaintiff’s lawyers in a variety of scenarios continue to gain traction in a Republican run House.This bill would mandate that judges impose monetary sanctions against attorneys who file frivolous cases in federal courts. The bill would reverse amendments in 1993 that...
Mar 10, 2017
Recently, the House Judiciary Committee approved legislation capping damages in medical malpractice cases. The vote was 18-17. The federal legislation would cover individuals who are insured under Medicare, Medicaid, veterans or military health plans, and the Affordable Care Act, and could also impact people covered under COBRA or health savings...
Feb 23, 2017
Misdiagnosis results in poor patient outcomes and excessive healthcare cost. Studies on diagnostic error in the U.S. have suggested overall misdiagnosis rates range from 5% to 15%, and are sometimes as high as 97% for certain diseases like celiac disease. Diagnostic Errors Are More Common Than You...
Feb 15, 2017
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Feb 7, 2017
Join Marty Dolan as he moderates this engaging and educational seminar. Topics include: Liability for Third-Party Criminal Acts, Privacy and Data Security Breach Litigation, and Litigating Sexual Abuse Claims against the Boy Scouts, Clergy and other Private Entities. There will be a panel of practitioners in a variety of cutting...
Feb 2, 2017
State lawmakers are proposing six new laws that would strengthen licensing requirements and oversight for thousands of group homes for adults with disabilities following a Chicago Tribune investigation, “Suffering in Secret,” that exposed substandard conditions and widespread harm....
Jan 24, 2017
The Domestic Violence Legal Clinic (DVLC) gives free civil legal assistance to victims of domestic violence....
Jan 20, 2017
This seminar will feature excellent presenters and engaging cutting edge topics. 4 MCLE credits....
Jan 18, 2017
City of Chicago’s Law Department has been sanctioned eight times by Courts in its defense of civil rights lawsuits against Chicago Police. City Alderman are looking for Federal review of the department similar to what the DOJ did with the CPD....
Jan 11, 2017
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