Zane Tells You What You Need to Know

Attorney Zane Smith blogs weekly about the legal issues that affect his clients' lives. This website includes information about legal issues. It is for informational purposes only. These informational materials are not intended, and should not be taken, as legal advice on any particular set of facts or circumstances. You should contact an attorney for advice on specific legal problems..

March 28, 2016

Request to Admit

Pursuant to Illinois Supreme Court Rule 216, a party may serve on any other party a written request for admission. In general, the purpose of these […]
March 28, 2016

Suing the County

When you have a potential medical malpractice lawsuit against any of the county owned hospitals, such as John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital, Provident Hospital, Oak Forest […]
March 28, 2016

“I Was Just the Passenger”

Clients often come to me when they have been involved in an automobile, car, truck or boat accident in which they were the passenger. Liability issues […]
March 28, 2016

To Inhale or Not Inhale: What to Consider Before Representing a Cannabis Business

Should you represent a party in the cannabis industry? With the fairly recent laws in Illinois allowing the legal sale of cannabis for medical purposes, the […]
March 28, 2016

Are You Protecting Grandma?

Occasionally I am asked to review cases in which there is suspected elder abuse or nursing home malpractice. Most experts agree that approximately 30% of all […]
March 28, 2016

Lawyer: A Voice for Those Who Cannot Speak

One of the biggest challenges to an attorney representing clients is one where the injured person is unable to speak for him or herself. These cases […]