A medical malpractice lawsuit has been filed alleging that a doctor failed to inform his patient that the patient had cancer. Amber Hines is pursuing the lawsuit her father, Edward Hines, filed before his death from bladder cancer in April 2013. The lawsuit alleges that a urologist practicing at Oak Park’s West... 
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Lawsuits filed by Texas workers claiming wage-and-hour violations have increased by 42 percent over the past three years and have tripled in the past ten years. According to research by Androvett Legal Media, Texas workers filed at least 922 federal lawsuits in 2014 — compared to 632 cases in 2012 and 280 lawsuits... 
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Daniel J. Williams, Esq. In August of 2014, the Michigan Court of Appeals found that the governmental immunity protections provided in M.C.L. §691.1407(1) did not apply to state-run veterans homes, where the underlying claim was sounded from the medical care or medical treatment of the moving party Estate of Andrew... 
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Asset preservation has become an increasingly important factor in marriage as well as estate planning, particularly as divorce and blended families become more common realities in the United States. The rising popularity of prenuptial agreements is a notable reflection of the changing matrimonial landscape in this... 
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When grandparents, parents and other close family members age, there is a time when it becomes too much for that person to live on their own without some type of assistance. This can be due to a prolonged or difficult to mange illness, or it may be more age-related worries, such as not being able to handle the upkeep... 
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Many of my clients are facing an Alzheimer’s or dementia diagnosis.  The Alzheimer’s Association, which I am involved in, just released updated facts and figures for 2015. Alzheimer’s disrupts the lives of individuals, families and our communities, killing more than breast cancer and prostate cancer... 
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An Illinois doctor has been disciplined for removing the wrong organ from a patient during surgery, but the disciplinary action comes nearly ten years after the incident. According to news reports, in 2005, a Peoria physician accidentally removed a woman’s healthy kidney when he was supposed to extract part of... 
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As baby boomers move up in years, the need for caregivers grows larger.  Included in this population of caregivers is one demographic unknown to most of us.  These are the youth ages 8-18 who help look after a loved one in poor health or disabled and there are about 1.3-1.4 million of them. 60% of these young caregivers... 
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Case before Supreme Court

// Mar 23rd, 2015
Firm partner, John James, to argue a case before the Missouri Supreme Court in April, 2015 regarding a police officer’s immunity from a law suit under State and Federal law. Plaintiff has alleged that the police officer provided false and misleading information to the prosecutor and the court, which resulted... 
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I recently saw a study that is near and dear to my heart on two subjects — baseball and concussions. One of the biggest frustrations of people with head injuries is that even though they look normal to their friends and family members, something is off.  Now, a new study involving professional baseball players... 
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