The appellant in People v. Roberson, 2019 IL App (1st) 170757 appealed the decision of the Circuit Court of Cook County dismising his pro se petition for relief from judgement (under section 2-1401 of the Code of Civil Procedure) on the grounds that the dismissal was premature since it was within 30 days of the petition’s filing. The Appellate Court of Illinois First District ultimately affirmed the decision of the Circuit Court of Cook County.…
Posted on Aug 16, 2019 in Personal Injury If you are involved in a car accident and your car sustains no major damage will it affect the outcome of your personal injury case? This is a common myth in the realm of personal injury. Damage to your vehicle and damage to your bodily person are unique factors in an accident, and you can seek legal compensation for either or both. If you were involved in…
Our client called 911 to report that our client’s brother was going crazy, and smashing objects with a broom in their home. When the police arrived, our client, our client’s brother, and our client’ mother were interviewed, and our client was alleged to have chased, tackled, and punched the brother earlier that evening. The police observed and photographed the injuries on our client’s brother. Our client also admitted to the police that there had been…