On January 1, 2023, Illinois created a FOID Card Review Board to review incoming appeals. In Illinois, all residents who wish to possess, own, or even shop for a firearm must have a Firearm Owner’s Identification Card (FOID). A FOID card is similar to a driver’s license. A small hard plastic card with a photograph,...Read More
ARE NURSING HOMES ALLOWED TO USE BED RAILS AND FALL ALARMS?
If you have a loved one in an Illinois nursing home, and that loved one has recently suffered injuries from a fall, then you need to keep reading. At Crossroad Legal, LLC, we have a proven track record of achieving maximum compensation for injured nursing home residents. We offer free consultations, and we never take...Read More
TOP 5 WAYS SENIORS ARE INJURED OR ABUSED IN ILLINOIS NURSING HOMES AND WHAT YOU CAN DO ABOUT IT
In 1987, the federal government implemented sweeping regulatory protections for American seniors living in nursing homes. The “1987 Nursing Home Reform Act” was passed into law that year as part of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1987, which created a wide range of new laws. Among the changes were rules that states now had to...Read More
SUPPORTING BLACK-OWNED BUSINESSES IN YOUR COMMUNITY
Why Support Black-Owned Businesses in Your Community It can be quite easy to dismiss calls for equity as being mere lip-service or pandering. However, when you think about the way that most urban communities are organized, supporting your local black-owned businesses makes good sense for everyone. For one, when people of color and other minorities...Read More
Should I Take a Probation Deal?
According to 2019 crime statistics from the U.S. Department of Justice, every year, over 10 million people are arrested by police throughout America. This amounts to roughly 3 percent of the entire U.S. population. It is important to point out that simply being arrested does not make someone guilty of a crime, nor does being guilty of...Read More