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  • Morgan & Morgan to expand commercial litigation group

    Morgan & Morgan to expand commercial litigation group
    John Morgan, founder of Morgan & Morgan, is expanding the firm’s focus on commercial┬ácontingency litigation -- taking a case where a business is suing another business but only getting paid if the client wins. Morgan said he’s planning to...
  • Arrest of blogger further roils bitter Mississippi Senate primary

    The arrest of a conservative blogger who authorities say posted a video showing the ill wife of Sen. Thad Cochran threatens to upend Mississippi's already bitterly contested Republican Senate primary as it draws to a close. Clayton Kelly, who authors...
  • Explore your options to cover long-term care costs

    Baby boomers face a dilemma: At a time when long-term-care insurers are shrinking coverage, more boomers than ever are recognizing the need to protect their retirement savings from potentially devastating costs. Big players have withdrawn from the market,...
  • How we make retirement decisions

    Sweeping generalizations about how men and women think about money have always rubbed me the wrong way. Obviously, these are deeply personal and unique feelings. Still, I like to rely on quantifiable evidence when possible, at the very least to help...
  • Medical-surgery nurses thrive on multi-tasking

    For Jennifer Bolognani, the variety and close contact with patients make medical-surgical nursing her ideal career. Bolognani, the assistant clinical manager for trauma, orthopedic, neurosurgery and general surgery at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical...
  • Avoid traps that could block payment of a long-term care insurance claim

    Buyers of long-term-care insurance expect that their policies will pay off if they no longer can live on their own. And most claims are paid: Insurance companies forked over $6.6 billion in benefits in 2012 to a record 264,000 individuals, according to...
  • Quinn, Rauner poke at each other's soft spots

    Quinn, Rauner poke at each other's soft spots
    SPRINGFIELD — Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner spent Wednesday poking at the other guy’s political weak spot. For Rauner, that meant bringing up the Cook County, legislative and federal inquiries into a Quinn...
  • 'Alive Inside' illustrates music's joyous power for dementia patients

     'Alive Inside' illustrates music's joyous power for dementia patients
    One of the most joyous moments in "Alive Inside," a documentary exploring how music helps reawaken memories and emotions in dementia patients, occurs when a nursing-home resident with dementia reacts to hearing his favorite music. Henry Dreher, 94 at...
  • New laws make it easier to file nursing home complaints, donate Obama items

    New laws make it easier to file nursing home complaints, donate Obama items
    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Pat Quinn on Monday signed a pair of bills that would make it easier to file complaints against nursing homes and allow the state to loan or donate items linked to President Barack Obama when he served in the Illinois General...
  • Seven Nursing Homes Fined For Medication Errors, Injuries

    Seven nursing homes have been fined by the state Department of Public Health in connection with medication errors and incidents in which residents were burned or broke a leg. Sharon Health Care Center In two separate citations on July 24, Sharon...
  • Illinois suspends license of controversial psychiatrist

    Illinois suspends license of controversial psychiatrist
    For years, Dr. Michael Reinstein was a prolific prescriber of a dangerous antipsychotic drug in nursing homes and mental health facilities, giving it to more than 50 percent of the patients under his care. The psychiatrist's prescriptions of clozapine,...