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Jordan Margolis

“If you are unable to afford an attorney, one will be NOT appointed for you”

On June 20, 2011, the United States Supreme Court came down with a narrow decision on a constitutional rights issue that has produced dire results for many low-income Americans tangled in the civil…

Jordan Margolis

Protect Yourself From Identity Theft

Some 200,000 Citigroup customer’s personal information was compromised recently when a team of sophisticated thieves cracked the bank’s system of personal financial data. The hackers…

Jordan Margolis

United States Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Corporations over Individual Consumers

On April 27, 2011, the United States Supreme Court unleveled the playing field between big business and individuals by circumventing the class action mechanism consumers and employees use to fight…

Jordan Margolis

Introducing… H.R. 862! Because US Supreme Court Justices Should Be Following The Rules Too, Right?

On March 1, 2011, Rep. Chris Murphy, D-Conn. and Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y., introduced in the House of Representatives, H.R. 862, a new bill which aims to set recusal rules for US Supreme Court…

Kristina Labanauskas

Deadly combo: dehydration, exercise and heat

Summer may be winding down, but there still are a lot of hot days left in the season. So for anyone who exercises outside in the heat or inside without air conditioning or for people out and about…

Kristina Labanauskas

Spring Break Water Safety Tips

For those of you lucky enough to get out of the cold for Spring Break, you might want to take a minute to review some water safety tips, as it likely has been awhile since you’ve been…

Barry Doyle

Lawsuit alleges collusion between law firm and clinic

According to a story that appeared in the Louisville Courier Journal, a Kentucky woman has filed a lawsuit against her lawyers claiming that the relationship between the law firm and the clinic…

Barry Doyle

Lawyer ad makes real point

A lot of people think that America has become too litigious a society. They blame it on the lawyers. And you know what? They are right!
Let me explain. It’s not every lawyer’s fault….

Barry Doyle

Rockord Canadian National train derailment kills one, injures three

Yesterday, in Rockford, a Canadian National train derailed. The freight train had several tank cars which were carrying ethanol, a highly flammable and highly explosive substance. When the Canadian…

Kristina Labanauskas

Staph Infections on the Rise in Kids: Wash Hands Frequently

A new national study, published in the Archives of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, found that the incidence of such infections as ear, nose, and throat, blamed on methicillin-resistant…