The “K” parade kontinues in the Hoag Law Group, LLC.’s blogs this week as yet another Kennedy grabs headlines, but not in a good way. According to USA Today, two nurses filed a civil suit against Douglas Kennedy, son of the late Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. earlier this week. Apparently, these nurses attempted to stop
This particular accident gives me so many starting places: The now infamous letter ‘K’ making a third straight appearance in my blog; the potentially fatal error of getting into any moving vehicle with a Kennedy behind the wheel; the non-stop parade of the rich and famous getting into car crashes. According to my source for
Last week I wrote about the Kardashian sisters’ konflict with Chroma Makeup of Beverly Hills, California. The Sisters K started a makeup line called Khroma Beauty by Kourtney, Kim and Khloe in the Color Category which allegedly “reads on” the similar “mark” – Chroma Makeup. Though the spelling of the names is different, the names
In the advertising world of branding and trade dress, the Kardashians take the kake. So konfident are they of their brand that they kontend there is no konfusing their makeup brand with another makeup brand of the same name that starts with the humble letter “C”. Well, that is what they will kontend if and
The Better Business Bureau (“BBB”) of Illinois recently released a list of the top 10 scams of 2011. The list is based on the number of complaints placed with the BBB. As you might suspect, all the scams are financial. 1. Credit Repair and Debt Negotiation/Settlement Services; 2. Timeshare Resellers; 3. Credit Repair Services; 4.
It seems obvious that if your license is suspended, you do not have a valid license to drive. Well, maybe not so obvious. One of my favorite blog subjects, Amanda Bynes, recently pleaded “not guilty” to two counts of driving on a suspended license. How can she prove she had a valid license? The only
Ever wonder if you were the last sane person left on the planet? Following is a short quiz to test your theory. 1) True or false: You can get insurance in case of a Zombie Apocalypse, divorce, the birth of twins or identity theft. 2) True or False: You can get insurance for collapse of
Here is a happy surprise: Your property insurance policy has a built in provision for you to dispute with the insurance company the value of almost any offer. The Appraisal Clause is a provision in your policy, required by Illinois Law, that creates a process for the resolution of a dispute between the insured and
We get them all the time: “Important Changes to Your Policy.” Typically, the notice is white sheet of paper covered in small print; an addendum to your credit card agreement or insurance policy. Of course, who has the time or desire to read those things? Usually, I cannot wait to throw them in the recycling.
For those who follow the path of extended legal battles, e.g., Apple vs. Samsung, Lotche vs. JEAH Communications, etc., there has actually been quantifiable progress the matter of Louboutin vs. YSL. A New York federal court of appeals recently granted Christian Louboutin trademark protection on his signature red soles, except when the entire shoe is
I last wrote about alleged accident prone Actress Amanda Bynes in May. Since then she has continued to make bad news by causing accidents, getting her license suspended and being charged with a hit and run. And of course, her infamous alleged DUI. Unfortunately, she is not the only celebrity creating DUI news. In the
It seems that the not so sleepy Village of Oak Park has attracted Olympic sized attention in more than one way. Of course, we had The Flying Squirrel, Ellis Coleman, OPRF graduate and wrestler. But what does Oak Park have that could interest U. S. Olympic Gold Medal winner, Ryan Lochte? The trademarked term JEAH.