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Prom, Graduation and the Dangers of Under-Aged Drinking. Who is Liable?

by Howard Ankin on

It’s the season for proms and graduation parties, which means increased underage drinking and serious safety concerns. What many adults do not know, is that they can be found liable when a teen consumes alcohol on their...more

Alarming Number of Bystanders Injured in Chicago-Area Police Pursuits

by Howard Ankin on

Police shootings have dominated the headlines, however, police pursuits have injured and killed more individuals over the last several years, and the Chicago-area statistics are shockingly high....more

Aviation Flyer - Spring 2013

by Jackson Walker on

In This Issue: - The United States Supreme Court’s Competing Guidance Regarding Personal Jurisdiction Over Foreign Manufacturers - Recent French Appeals Court Decision in Concorde Crash Step Forward Towards...more

LAPD Officer's Daughter Arrested in Deadly Gardena Hit-and-Run

by Callahan & Blaine on

A young woman whose father is a sergeant with the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) was arrested for the hit-and-run death of a 60-year-old man riding his bicycle in Gardena. The 22-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion...more

Planning the Perfect Superbowl Party

by Robert Kraft on

We’re less than a week away from the Super Bowl now, and many people are firming up their plans for viewing parties. This article that I stole from the good people at MADD has some good tips for your own Super Bowl party —...more

Illinois Police Stop Nearly 7,800 Motorists in 2010

by Howard Ankin on

As we reported last year, Illinois banned texting while driving, effective in January 2010. The law prohibits a person from operating “a motor vehicle on a roadway while using an electronic communication device to compose,...more

If You Are Planning A Night Of Partying, You Should Also Plan A Designated Driver

by Howard Ankin on

If you are planning a night of partying you should also plan a designated driver! Driving in Illinois is considered a privilege, not a right. Being pulled over for Drinking and Driving is not the same as it was 10 or 20...more

Distracted Driving: Curtailing the Use of Hand Held Cellular Devices While Driving

by Howard Ankin on

The number of car accidents caused by distracted drivers is steadily rising, and the consequences are devastating, resulting in serious physical injuries and even death. Drivers are prone to many distractions—eating,...more

Police Suspect DUI in Baltimore Crash that Killed 6-Year-Old Boy

by Price Benowitz LLP on

Police often set up sobriety checkpoints for Memorial Day weekend, just as they do for many other holidays, in an effort to reduce the number of intoxicated drivers. As any Maryland DUI lawyer can tell you, Memorial Day...more

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