Firm News

Speed Matters – 21 Day Settlement “Minimum Time for Maximum Recovery”

You want your settlement sooner rather than later. You got hurt, you are being treated for your injuries and you are hopefully healing. You may be off work and rehabbing to get yourself back to work. Your car may need repairs or it is totaled and you need a new car. Bills are coming in…. More ›

Scott Blumenshine to participate in “Making the Most of Your Arbitration” Discussion at the CBA

On June 15, 2015, Scott A. Blumenshine, Esq. of the Law Offices of Meyer & Blumenshine,  Hon. Judge Dennis J. Burke, (Ret.) and Mindy M. Medley of Clausen Miller PC will present “Making the Most of Your Arbitration” at the Chicago Bar Association (CBA).  ADR Systems Executive Director of Business Development and Marketing, Jann Johnson, Esq will moderate the discussion. Lawsuits… More ›

Hot Topics in Insurance Coverage Seminar

Illinois State Bar Association Insurance Law Seminar Expert practitioners in Illinois will be presenting on insurance law hot topics at a webinar on June 3, 2015 at 9 am. The seminar is hosted by the Insurance Law Section of the Illinois State Bar Association. Coordinators are David Kroeger of Jenner and Block and Scott Blumenshine… More ›

$1.275M Settlement for Slip and Fall Back Injury

$1,275,000 for 58 year old elevator mechanic with back injury from slip and fall on rooftop of Chicago high rise.   Scott A. Blumenshine of The Law Offices of Meyer & Blumenshine with assistance from partner Corey E. Meyer obtained a $1,275,000 settlement on behalf of our client, a 58 year old elevator mechanic. Our client slipped and fell on… More ›

Verdict by Corey Meyer

Corey Meyer just secured a jury verdict in the amount of $210,000 against a driver involved in a car accident that was insured by Farmers Insurance Company. The insurance company offer prior to trial was $5,600. The case was tried before Judge Daniel Lynch of the Circuit Court of Cook County from December 12, 2014 through December 15, 2014…. More ›

Tort legislation medley

The governor recently signed laws affecting UI/UIM arbitration, statutes of limitations for disabled plaintiffs, and service of process in gated communities. In the most recent legislative session, the General Assembly passed a trio of tort-related bills that: raise the dollar limits for binding arbitration in uninsured/underinsured motorist cases, toll the statute of limitations period for… More ›

Scott Blumenshine Presenting CLE for Illinois Lawyers

Insurance Coverage Issues for the General Practitioner   Presented by the ISBA Insurance Law Section [Live Webcast] Thursday, April 3, 2015 12:00 – 2:15 p.m. 2.25 hours MCLE credit Join us from the comfort of your home or office for this informative live webcast that’s designed to update your basic understanding of insurance coverage issues. Topics… More ›

Case Against Latin Grammy Winner by Local Woman

Merengue singer and Grammy winner Elvis Crespo has been accused of molesting a woman at a Chicago nightclub where he was performing. Leoanny De La Cruz, and her attorney Mr. Scott Blumenshine of The Law Offices of Meyer & Blumenshine,  are suing Mr. Crespo and the night club where he was performing, Club 2047 (doing… More ›

Uninsured Motorist and Underinsured Motorist Arbitration Bill

An Insurance Law amendment drafted by the Law Offices of Meyer & Blumenshine partner Scott Blumenshine has been submitted as a bill for consideration by the Illinois Legislature. Senate Bill 1636 would make arbitration decisions entered on uninsured motorist claims binding. Illinois is the only state in the nation that allows insurance companies to reject arbitration decisions. Arbitration… More ›

Illinois Court returns case of Slip and Fall victim

This article originally ran in the March 20, 2012 issue of The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin After allegedly tripping on a floor mat and winding up quadriplegic, Dr. Fernando Caburnay relied on a theory of general negligence — not premises liability — when suing Norwegian American Hospital. According to the anesthesiologist’s deposition testimony, he entered… More ›