Chicago Personal Injury & Bankruptcy Law — A Brief Introduction to the Intersection between Personal Injury and Bankruptcy

One of the most discouraging things to encounter in personal injury law is where you endure a lengthy litigation process and even obtain a successful verdict at trial, only for the defendant to turn around and declare bankruptcy in an attempt to discharge your judgment and force you to walk away with nothing. In situations…

Chicago Trial Attorney: Personal Injury & Business Litigation – Will Your Lawyer Actually File Suit? Second Opinion?

Will your lawyer actually take that step to file a lawsuit if necessary? Or will your attorney do what I call “short settle” and never step foot in court? There are times to settle outside of Court and before ever filing suit – and often. However, I see too many lawyers taking the first offer or what I…

Spinal Manipulation – Stroke, Paralysis, Death

Spinal manipulation (“spinal manipulative therapy” or “SMT”) is used by chiropractors, osteopathic physicians, naturopathic physicians, physical therapist and medical doctors to relieve pain and improve physical functioning. By using their hand, or device, a medical professional “adjusts” the spine by wiggling, popping, stretching, tapping and more. Risks are associated with SMT performed on both the…

Chicago Trial Attorney: Personal Injury & Business Litigation: The Reality of Pain due to Personal Injury and “Pain” (aka “Damages”) due from Bad Business Deals, Fraud and The Like

We have probably all experienced some sort of pain – physically, emotionally and what can easily be called “pain” from a business or personal perspective when money is lost in a business deal. We can call this “business pain” or “business damages”. Obviously, real, physical and emotional (or mental) pain cannot literally be “equated” with…