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Cook County Jail: A “Petri Dish” For Coronavirus

Chicago’s Cook County Jail is the largest single-site jail in the United States. And as coronavirus has swept the country, it was only a matter of time before detention centers felt the brunt of the epidemic. Sheriff Tom Dart says that time has come. The jail has reported 276 confirmed coronavirus cases among the inmates…

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Understanding Your Fourth Amendment Rights

The Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution protects every American from illegal searches and seizures. But just because we are promised this civil right does not mean all of us enjoy it. Unfortunately, the police regularly disregard the Fourth Amendment in carrying out its law enforcement duties. The civil rights attorneys of Hale & Monico…

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How Do I Prove Medical Malpractice In Illinois?

If you or a loved one were hurt by a doctor, nurse, or other healthcare professional, you may want to know if you have a medical malpractice case. Malpractice comes in many forms and can cause significant injuries, medical bills, and other expenses. It can also decrease your quality of life and cause permanent conditions….

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Hale & Monico Joins Class-Action Lawsuit Against New York City Housing Program

Hale & Monico is pleased to announce that our firm is serving as co-counsel on a class-action lawsuit against the City of New York over transgressions involving a federally funded housing program.  The Mitchel-Lama program, established in the 1950s, was designed to provide moderate-and middle-income families with access to affordable rental and cooperative housing. The…

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