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So far Jim Coogan has created 72 blog entries.

Legal issues and COVID-19

Coogan on the Ben Joravsky Show Talking COVID-19 Ben Joravsky hosts an informative and entertaining daily podcast discussing politics and the news of the day. Our Jim Coogan Speaks with Columnist and Host Ben Joravsky about the Courts and Elections Law in the COVID-19 Era The Ben Joravsky Show is a daily podcast [...]


Until Further Notice (COVID-19)

We Are Here When You Need Us The lawyers of Dwyer & Coogan are committed to your case. These are unprecedented times. It is difficult for any living American to find a comparison. On one hand, we all face the serious risk of infection by a rampant virus and on the other, the economy has [...]


Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Dwyer & Coogan Serving Our Clients In this Moment of Uncertainty Firm Continues Operations The news regarding the novel COVID-19 coronavirus is disturbing and is rapidly evolving. In the past few business days, the country witnessed the Declaration of a National Emergency and the State of Illinois has issued wide-ranging restrictions on social interaction and [...]


Falls Can Hurt

Healthcare Staff Responsible for Falls From the Start Nursing patients are vulnerable and deserve protection. Experts Cite Training, Assessment, and Education as the way to Prevent Fall Injuries for Vulnerable Residents. The job for nursing staff to protect residents and patients begins right at admission. That is how the Director of Nursing expert [...]

Latest Podcast with Jim Coogan

HOW IS THIS LEGAL? The latest segment of The Ben Joravsky Show Featuring Jim Coogan   Over the weekend, Jim Coogan joined The Ben Joravsky Show to discuss the impeachment of President Trump. They focused on the testimony of law professor experts about impeachment and the Constitution. Jim put the hearings in context and offered [...]

2019-12-11T18:42:09+00:00Constitutional Law, News|

Recreational Risks & Safety

WGN Highlights Indoor Skydiving Risks News investigation featured our own Jim Coogan identifying legal issues for the recreational activity. Originally airing on November 26, 2019 during the WGN News at 9, WGN reporter Meghan Dwyer profiled the safety risks of iFly Indoor Skydiving. The piece examined some of the injury risk facing participants in the [...]

Are Streets Safer in Chicago?

VISION ZERO INITIATIVE--MIXED RESULTS In 2+ Years, Road Fatalities Fall, But Danger Remains It has been more than 2 years since the City of Chicago adopted a plan to make roads safer. The "Vision Zero" plan aimed to reduce traffic casualties by promoting better sight lines, safe zones, and protection for cyclists. As the Chicago [...]

2019-11-12T02:49:39+00:00Car Accidents, Cycling|

Impeachment Law Podcast

Ben Joravsky Show Podcast (11/2/19) Jim Coogan Discusses Impeachment & The Law Below is a link to a recent Bonus Edition of "The Ben Joravsky Show," where Jim Coogan returns to the show answer Ben's usual question: "How Is This Legal?" In this episode, Ben and Jim examine some of the legal arguments being put [...]

2019-11-06T18:02:34+00:00Constitutional Law, News|

Protect Your Rights

US House Passed the FAIR Act--Restricts Arbitration Law could Restrict Arbitration Clauses in Employment and Consumer Contracts Access to the Courtroom is the only real protection of your rights. This column has previously brought attention to the scourge of private arbitration contracts and how they restrict access to justice and unfairly tilt the [...]