Why You Should Hire a Chicago Personal Injury Attorney in a Dog Bite Case

As good as some dog owners are, there is always a chance that any dog could bite. Dog bites can be minor, like in the case with smaller dogs, to serious or possibly fatal, such as would be the case with a large dog. The costs of a dog bite could be extreme depending on the severity of the bite and you should hire a Chicago personal injury attorney to represent you if you or a loved one is the victim of a vicious dog. In Chicago, dog owners are responsible for any expenses that arise due to the unprovoked... Read More

Why Hiring a Chicago Business Disputes Lawyer Is so Important in Strained Relationships With Sub-Contractors

Hiring subcontractors is often just part of doing business, especially when it comes to licensed general contractors and builders. It is rare that a construction project goes forward without some sort of subcontractor who is a specialist at a part of that construction that the general contractor just isn't as knowledgeable about. Unfortunately, there are times where the contractor/subcontractor relationship goes bad, meaning involvement by a Chicago business disputes lawyer. Usually, contractor/subcontractor relationships have a clear contract as to what needs to be done by what the pay is. However, issues can arise in any contract, meaning that there could... Read More

Noise Complaint Chicago: Condo Disputes

Urban living comes with plenty of advantages, such as access to culture, as well as frustrations. Condominiums are, by their very nature, tightly packed living spaces, and whenever people are thrust together they will come into conflict. Most of these conflicts are resolved with a polite conversation. Sometimes, however, no one feels they are truly at fault and resolving these conflicts can require litigation and the assistance of an experienced condo disputes attorney in Cook County. Noise and Condo Life Noise is part of city living: Sirens in the distance, refuse trucks collecting trash, people walking home from a nightcap.... Read More

HOA vs. Property Owners Association

A condo association or homeowner’s association (HOA) can, like any governing body, be a positive force in the lives of the property owners it represents, or a negative one. The Internet is filled with horror stories from owners who have seen poorly-run condo boards or HOAs make their lives miserable with the creation and enforcement of petty rules, but of course many people create their own condo association disputes in Cook County by not actually reading the Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions (CC&R) they signed when purchasing the property. When you sign a CC&R, you are agreeing to abide by the... Read More

The Key to Success: A Will County Lawsuit Mediator

Lawsuits are flooding the nation’s courts, and the courts have increasingly been taking steps to control the flood of business on their calendars. One of the popular ways the courts have been using to slow down the deluge is to order pre-trial mediation in an attempt to force two sides of a litigation to sit down and hash out a settlement before taking up the court’s time and resources. Rather than viewing this delay, it is much better to view it as an opportunity. When you identify and bring in the right Will County lawsuit mediator with the right background... Read More