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What to Do if a Police Officer Asks You to Take a Breath Test in a DUI Case

Getting stopped by a police officer for DUI is never a circumstance that a person plans for. The presence of a police officer can certainly be very intimidating and a person is never quite sure how to handle the situation. Certainly, after the fact a person is able to reach out to a DUI lawyer and have him or her give guidance in the process. But what about the decisions that one must make on the side of the road? Should a person agree... ❯❯❯

Going through a Divorce in Illinois…Can I Sell the House?

Home ownership is huge.  One of many married couples most memorable accomplishments.  However, selling a house is huge, too.  Especially, during a divorce in Chicago. For most, a couple’s biggest asset is their home.  As such, the title and a mortgage is usually shared by the couple.  This often becomes a bone of contention in a divorce.   Going through a divorce can be emotionally taxing and... ❯❯❯

Illnesses Covered by The Disability Discrimination Act?

Disability discrimination occurs when someone is treated less well or placed in a disadvantageous position because of a reason that is related to their disability. Discriminatory treatment can be the application of a specific rule/policy or the existence of physical or communicative barriers that reduce the accessibility of something that is accessible to everyone else. For discriminatory treatment to be considered unlawful, it does not... ❯❯❯

What a Private Investigator Can Do For Your Business

Contrary to what’s portrayed on television detective shows, private investigators do much more than sit in their cars and follow people around all day. These are highly trained individuals, often with backgrounds in both the military and law enforcement. They have skill sets that range from simple surveillance all the way to first class security techniques and even special on-line investigative talents. Many private... ❯❯❯

Claiming Workers’ Comp Benefits: When Do You Need to Hire a Lawyer?

Generally, you do not need to hire a lawyer when claiming your workers’ compensation benefits. You can do this all by yourself. The process is really quite simple: you report your injury, file the necessary forms, complete your medical requirements, then once everything is settled, wait for your employer to give you your benefits. However, while the process is not simple, it is not always easy. In some cases, your claim will be... ❯❯❯

How to Find Good Legal Services Abroad

Advancement in technology has made it quick and easy to set up businesses abroad. Whether the business functions out of a brick-and- mortar office or a virtual one, doing business on an international level has become the norm. Conducting business in a foreign country entails familiarity with the host country's laws. The legal intricacies of international trading could be quite challenging, and without the right legal guidance, a... ❯❯❯

How to get the most from a truck accident claim

If you are like most car drivers, you keep your distance from trucks. They are large and powerful vehicles that do not move and manoeuver as cars do. Truck drivers must go through a rigorous training and qualification process before they are allowed on the road. Most of them are safety conscious and are aware of their responsibility to other drivers. However, this is not always enough to prevent a truck accident. Other factors can... ❯❯❯

3 Steps of Filing a Birth Injury Lawsuit

Birth injury malpractice lawsuits can be based on a wide variety of causes. Conditions such as cerebral palsy and Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn can result from a difficult birth or because of negligence on the part of a medical practitioner. What can make birth injury cases more complicated is that often there is a lapse between when the injury occurs and when it is finally recognized and diagnosed. Hiring an... ❯❯❯

The Dangers of Aggressive Driving

Delays caused by traffic congestion, roadwork, or other issues are an unavoidable part of modern life. Unfortunately, some drivers allow their annoyance and frustration to affect their driving, resulting in dangerous, aggressive behaviors that can easily lead to serious accidents. Fortunately for people who are injured by aggressive drivers, a car accident lawyer can often help them recover compensation for their accident-related... ❯❯❯

How to beat your OWI, DUI, or drunk driving charge.

In every state it's called something a little different.  But if you're caught drunk driving you're likely facing something called an OWI, OUI, DWI, DUI, or plain old drunk driving charge.  In Wisconsin, we refer to drunk driving charges as operating while intoxicated (OWI) or driving under the influence (DUI). No matter what the charge is called, drunk driving cases are generally approached the same way.  Drunk driving... ❯❯❯