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Attorney Raymond Kelsey Joins Goldstein Bender & Romanoff

Goldstein Bender & Romanoff is pleased to announce that Raymond Kelsey has joined its team of personal injury attorneys. A Loyola law school grad, Ray’s exceptional legal skills perfectly compliment GBR’s personal injury practice. Ray is a published author and has written numerous critical motions before Illinois and New York courts. Ray’s […]

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Understanding Illinois Car Insurance

As the warm weather slowly, but surely makes its way towards Chicago, summer vacations begin. This means more and more drivers and their loved ones begin to plan for long road trips. Make it a part of your plan to be aware of the car insurance law in your state […]

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Cause for concern over some e-cigarettes going up in smoke?

Several cases have been filed in the Circuit Court of Cook County against certain manufacturers and retailers of electronic cigarettes, otherwise known as “e-cigs.” Made popular by numerous celebrities, the use and production of e-cigs has skyrocketed in recent years as an alternative for people who want to quit smoking.  […]

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United States Supreme Court finds that FEHBA preempts state anti-subrogation and anti-reimbursement laws

The United States Supreme Court in, Coventry Health Care of Missouri, Inc. v. Nevils,  announced that the Federal Employee Health Benefits Act of 1959, 5 U.S.C. §8902 (FEHBA) preempts any State anti-subrogation or anti-reimbursement law.  Although most Americans do not have health insurance through FEHBA, this decision will inevitably make […]

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If I am Unit #1 on the Police Report, Is the Car Accident Automatically My Fault?

Not necessarily. When police in Illinois complete an Illinois Traffic Crash Report to document a car accident, it seems they will generally list the driver they think to be more at fault as the “Unit #1” driver on the police report. But many times the police report doesn’t tell the whole […]

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Injuries, insurance and ride-sharing companies

On March 24, 2017, an Uber self-driving SUV was involved in a car accident leaving the Uber vehicle turned on its side. According to police, there was a person behind the wheel of the Uber, but it remains unclear whether that person was in control of the Uber vehicle. According […]

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Social Media in Personal Injury Law

Since the birth of Social Media, people have integrated it into their every day lives. From Facebook to Twitter to Snapchat to Instagram, more and more people are sharing intimate details about their every day lives with anyone and everyone who has access to the internet. Social media can become very problematic […]

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Know your insurance policy

If an ambulance is responding to an emergency and negligently causes an accident that hurts you, in most instances they are immune and you cannot recover for the damages they cause. According to the Emergency Medical Services Act (210 ILCS 50/3.150), and the Illinois Tort Immunity Act (745 ILCS 10/5-106), […]

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Takata, Inc. will allegedly plead guilty to fraud before a federal court in Detroit

The Associated Press reported that airbag manufacturer Takata, Inc. will plead guilty to fraud before a federal court in Detroit.  Takata is alleged to have knowingly supplied airbags to several automobile manufacturers when it knew that their inflators could explode and pose a risk of harm to passengers.  Several deaths […]

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Goldstein Bender & Romanoff Announces Move

Goldstein Bender & Romanoff is proud to announce that it is moving office locations. Currently located on the 26th floor of One North LaSalle Street in Chicago, Goldstein, Bender & Romanoff will move to a newly constructed, larger office on the 10th floor. We at Goldstein Bender & Romanoff are […]