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Yuma, Arizona Romaine Lettuce E Coli Outbreak

Complications from food poisoning can range from something as mild as a cramp or two to kidney failure or worse. And those involved in the chain of distribution of contaminated food products are all fair game for liability in a defective products personal injury claim. The problem often is sourcing the tainted food in the […]

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Ways Spouses Hide Assets in Divorce

One of the biggest points of contention in a divorce is money. Division of assets often spurs court battles, incites emotions and causes an already difficult separation to become even more lengthy and emotionally draining. For high-net-worth couples, this issue can become even more contentious. High-net-worth couples often have a wide variety of valuable assets, […]

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Bike Sharing and Personal Injury

Quite often bicycle accidents happen on Chicago’s busy streets, leaving bicyclists injured and even in some cases killed. And as with many time-tested forms of travel, bicycling on city streets has been changed significantly by the introduction of the popular Divvy system. Divvy is a ride-sharing system for bicyclists that has been praised for its […]

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Construction Safety and Personal Injury

Let’s face it, injury on the job is a risk with most occupations. From teaching to professional sports to fire safety, occupational safety can become an issue at a moment’s notice. When negligence in the workplace and work space is on the table, risk of injury skyrockets. When the workplace is a construction site, the […]

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Child Custody Orders and Schools

Divorce and child custody can be very thorny issues. Even when spouses part amicably, and custody is agreed upon, designating who should have access to school records, be able to take the child out of school can be sensitive issues and difficult in the wake of divorce. When determining custody it is important to consider […]

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Does Infidelity Affect Child Custody Decisions in Divorce?

Divorce and child custody can be a terribly bitter experience and leave both parents and children emotionally drained and hurting for years to come. It’s important to understand, however, that leveraging the other parent’s behavior in an effort to win custody in Illinois may not only negatively impact the child, but it will not support […]

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Personal Injury and Air Travel Accidents

Air travel is among the safest forms of travel we know today. Many, many years ago, when commercial air travel was a new industry, many people feared traveling by air plane. Today, most travelers take air safety for granted, flying from coast to coast and even internationally with regularity. However, it cannot be lost on […]

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3 Common Mistakes Made When Filing for Divorce

Did you know that April is second only to March as the month that typically sees the highest levels of divorce filings? Divorce is not an easy process, and in fact, the process is riddled with opportunities for mistakes. These mistakes can often lead to difficulties that the parties encounter during or after the divorce […]

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When Do Child Support Orders End

When parents separate and a child support order is made many questions may arise as to the extent of the order and the date of termination. If the order is a Uniform Order for Support, it will have an end date on it. That date will either be: The date of the child’s 18th birthday […]

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Spousal Support and Remarriage

When couples divorce, if one spouse is financially dependent, typically spousal support is awarded to support their economic needs. Spousal support may take the shape of a transfer of property, a lump sum payment or, what is typical in divorce, sustained periodic payments. In some rare cases, when couples of a long-term marriage separate, permanent […]