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Chicago Daily Law Bulletin: Father awarded $3M after daughter’s death from pneumonia

DECATUR, Ill. (July 27, 2018) – A Macon County jury awarded $3 million Tuesday to the father of a 5-year-old girl who died of pneumonia after a blood transfusion at Decatur Memorial Hospital. The young girl’s father was represented by Terrence M. … Continue reading

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August 2018 Visa Bulletin – EB-1 Backlogs for All Countries

The Visa Bulletin is released monthly by the Department of State and is used to determine when a sponsored foreign national can submit the final step of the green card process. The complete visa bulletin can be found here. Below … Continue reading

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Chicago Daily Law Bulletin: 3M in punitive damages restored after forklift-injury verdict cut

CHICAGO (June 29, 2018) – The 1st District Appellate Court on Thursday reinstated $3 million in punitive damages revoked by a judge after a forklift-injury trial. The appeals court’s decision restores the full $15.2 million jury verdict awarded to plaintiff Thomas … Continue reading

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EXPLANATION OF JUNE 2018 DOS VISA BULLETIN WITH PREDICTIONS

The US Department of State has issued the June 2018 Visa Bulletin. The DOS Visa Bulletin lists visa availability to let foreign nationals know when they can file an Immigrant Visa Application (DS-260) or Application for Adjustment of Status (I-485) … Continue reading

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Senate Votes to Strike Down Key CFPB Bulletin on Lending Discrimination in the Indirect Auto Market

On Wednesday, the U.S. Senate voted almost entirely along party lines to invalidate, under the Congressional Review Act, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) (in)famous 2013 Bulletin on lending discrimination in the indirect auto market via discretionary mark-ups and dealer … Continue reading

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