News & Articles

Sep 14, 2009
On the morning of July 29, 2009 David Long was outside walking his dog.  As Mr. Long and his dog took their typical morning walk, they were hit by a car and killed.  The driver of the car, Edward Cook, had already served a prison time for an aggravated DUI...
Sep 11, 2009
It is often a difficult decision to place a loved one in a nursing home. It is usually done after the facility has been well researched and relatives are confident that their loved one will receive the care that he or she needs.  However, there is always the concern that...
Sep 10, 2009
On August 24, 2009, two white Rockford police officers shot and killed 23 year old Mark Anthony Barmore, an African American man.  The police were pursuing Mr. Barmore on an alleged domestic violence warrant.  Witnesses report that when the police shot Mr. Barmore his hands were up in a surrender...
Sep 9, 2009
Martin A. Dolan has been named one of the top personal injury lawyers in Illinois by the Leading Lawyers Network, a division of the Law Bulletin Publishing Company. The Law Bulletin’s October issue of Chicago Lawyer Magazine will publish the annual list of outstanding lawyers as determined by peer...
Sep 8, 2009
With each passing day the rhetoric and the political importance of the health care debate rise in this country.  Politicians are eager to pass a bill – or to prevent one – depending on which side of the aisle they happen to sit.  The outcome of this debate is significant...
Sep 4, 2009
Illinois defendants should expect at least two things at their trials. First, they should expect to be represented by a qualified Illinois criminal defense attorney.  Second, they should expect that the prosecuting attorney will be honest and not be found to have committed legal malpractice or prosecutorial misconduct. Four drug...
Sep 3, 2009
On August 23, 2009 a Chicago man died when he stepped off the curb in order to cross the street at the corners of Chicago and Ashland Avenues in the Wicker Park section of Chicago.  The man, Stephen Richardson, was hit by a big truck at about 10 p.m.  Mr....
Sep 2, 2009
Many commuters arrive home after the evening rush with white knuckles and tense muscles.  The crowded Chicago roadways have increased their stress levels and they can finally breathe a sigh of relief that they have arrived home safely and without being in an accident. However, Illinois drivers should be aware...
Sep 1, 2009
Last year the Chicago Police Department and the Chicago Department of Transportation began a new initiative designed to catch drivers who endanger pedestrians in crosswalks. The program began as a daytime series of undercover police stings that pulled over and fined drivers who did not yield to pedestrians in the...
Aug 26, 2009
Most of the time we think of female plaintiffs bringing sexual harassment claims against their male bosses or colleagues. However, that is not always the case.  Men have the same rights as women to file sexual harassment lawsuits. In fact, a male employee of Kenny Construction Company in Northbrook recently...