Month: April 2015

The Most Dangerous Jobs in America – Podcast

American workplaces are safer now than half a century ago. But some employees are still at great risk of injury. This month’s Chicago Injury Alert explores the most dangerous jobs in America.

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Changes in Medicare Advantage Plans

Changes in Medicare Advantage Plans Medicare Advantage plans are used by more than 16 million elderly and disabled people. The system, an alternative to traditional Medicare, allows private insurers to manage health care benefits. Reimbursement rates for insurers are announced by

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Changes in Medicare Advantage Plans

Medicare Advantage plans are used by more than 16 million elderly and disabled people. The system, an alternative to traditional Medicare, allows private insurers to manage health care benefits. Reimbursement rates for insurers are announced by the government each April,

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5 Myths about Divorce Mediation

When a person decides to opt for divorce, they stand at a cross road of which method to choose to end their relationship. Ending a relationship is hard, which makes this one of the most important decisions that either of

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Family Code 2640 and Down Payments on Marital Property

The world of law, even in family law court, is filled with complex legal terminologies and sections that have effect on the overall outcome of a whole host of cases. Family Code section 2640 is no different. When it comes

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It’s time to gaurantee responsibility: medical malpractice insurance should be required for Illinois doctors and hospitals

When drivers get behind the wheel, it is possible that they could cause injuries to others. So, the law rightly requires them to carry insurance. When doctors and hospitals make medical mistakes, they can cause life-altering injuries and even death

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How Social Media Can Affect Your Lawsuit – Podcast

Double Board Certified Attorney Richard LaGarde talks about how social media can affect your lawsuit. Allow a few moments after clicking the play icon for video to load.

Distracted Driving: It’s Not Just Texting

Distracted driving is deadly, and texting while driving is not the only problem. While many people are aware of the dangers of cell phone use while driving, there are several other types of distractions that can be equally dangerous. According

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The Five at Fifty Five- Legal Tools for Mid-Life Planning

THE ELDER CARE FIRM OF CHRISTOPHER J. BERRY, CELA JOINS 5@55 CAMPAIGN AIM IS TO EDUCATE AMERICANS ON 5 VITAL LEGAL DOCUMENTS NEEDED BY AGE 55 A Campaign to Educate Clients in Their Mid 50s of the Need for Estate

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An Explanation of Orange County Child Custody Investigations

It has long been established that the issue of children in a divorce is integral. Parents consider their children to be their most valued asset and therefore, both the spouses are likely to fight it out in court fiercely to

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