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Jessica Hoerman

Complaint Against the United States Filed Regarding Illinois River Flooding Damage

On April 17, 2015, a complaint was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois alleging that the U.S., through the Army Corps and Engineers and employee Larry Rodriquez, failed to properly control, operate and manage […]

Nick Avgerinos

Are Federal Child Labor Laws Strict Enough?

This week the Chicago Tribune reported on an incident in which a 17-year-old girl employed in a sandwich restaurant in Palos Heights, IL was closing up the store for the evening at 9:00pm when…

Nick Avgerinos

Caution on the Course: Golf Safety Under Par

We’re well into summer, and that means we’re accustomed to its rituals of relaxation: backyard barbeques, poolside lounging, and—for many—the game of golf. Whether you’re the next Tiger Woods or…

Nick Avgerinos

21 or Bust: Adult Enablers Encourage Underage Drinking

Parties with no adult supervision, fake IDs , vodka in water bottles; it’s the worst nightmare of most parents of teens. With the focus on young Hollywood’s drinking and drugs, kids today…

Nick Avgerinos

Deadly Drops: Slip-and-Falls are Especially Serious for Seniors

We’re getting older. All of America , that is. Today, people 75 and older are the fastest growing population group in the country. And, as the Baby Boomer generation ages, we’ll have a…