FREE CASE REVIEW

Category: Uncategorized


The Future of Title IX Violations and Consequences
By:

The Future of Title IX Violations and Consequences

With Betsy DeVos, school-choice champion and critic of public education, now in charge of the Department of Education, there’s a good chance that a lot of things are going to change about how our children are educated and how laws are interpreted in schools.

 

One law that has gotten a lot of attention recently? Title IX. When asked about examining Title IX in her confirmation hearing, DeVos wasn’t able to give a “yes” or “no” answer on whether she … Read More

How Does a Domestic Violence Conviction Affect Custody Rulings?
By:

How Does a Domestic Violence Conviction Affect Custody Rulings?

A domestic violence conviction can alter your life in many ways. One of the most important impacts a conviction can have is on current and future child custody arrangements.

 

Illinois law considers the best interest of the child paramount when ruling on a custody case. Consequently, custody cases often start with the presumption that it will not be in the child’s best interests to live with or have visitation from an alleged abusive parent.

 

In family courts, a … Read More

Five of the Worst Train Wrecks in History
By:

Five of the Worst Train Wrecks in History

Two recent train wrecks – one in Quebec and one in France – have brought more attention than usual to railway accidents. The accident in Quebec, which killed at least 28, has sparked sympathy from across the globe. Investigators are still trying to determine how the train began moving toward the town of Lac-Megantic without anyone realizing it. Just a few days later, a train derailed just outside Paris, killing six. Investigations of this accident are just beginning, but experts … Read More

Top Eight Personal Injury Law Myths
By:

Top Eight Personal Injury Law Myths

Most people who make a personal injury claim have never done so before. It follows that many claimants enter into the process more than a little misinformed. If this sounds like you, an excellent place to start your education on the subject is to learn what not to believe.

 

Here are eight personal injury law myths that, despite their popularity, hold little to no basis in truth.

 

You’ll Spend Years in Court

 

Contrary to popular belief, most … Read More

How to Get the Money You Deserve When Your Insurance Company Is Giving You the Run Around
By:

In theory, auto insurance companies provide us with peace of mind, knowing that, in the unfortunate event that we are in an accident, our medical bills and property damage will be paid for. Theory is all well and good, but all too often, Las Vegas residents find that their insurance company balks at paying the money that is theirs by right. In legal jargon, this is called “insurance bad faith” meaning, among other things, that a company breaks faith with … Read More