Author: Terry Rubino

IN RE: Tony Petrovski v. Robert Neiswinger

The Appellate Court issued the below Opinion and Order  in regard to one of our cases.  This is the first Appeal Daniel J. Zlatic has been actively involved in for the offices of Rubino, Ruman, Crosmer & Polen, LLC. He did an excellent job.  The Appellate Court ruled in favor of the plaintiff, Tony Petrovski. For further information, please read the case summary and opinion at the following link: CAUSE NO.: 45A03-1706-CT-01412 LOWER COURT CAUSE NO.: 45C011504CT60 IN RE: Tony Petrovski v. Robert Neiswinger...

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Motorcycle Safety Tips

Spring is here and summer is approaching.   Biking is fun, but also can be dangerous.  Over the years we have seen many tragic accidents ranging from death, brain damage, amputated legs to severe scarring. SAFETY REMINDERS: BE VISIBLE. LEAVE YOURSELF AN OUT.  If something happens unexpectedly always try to have an out in mind.  Don’t tailgate, assume other motorists may be distracted or may not see you.  There is so much cell phone usage that other drivers simply are not as alert. MAKE SURE YOU ARE COMFORTABLE WITH YOUR BIKE.   Not too big or too small. MAKE SURE YOUR...

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Scams to Avoid

Last fall we did a blog about a senior friend being subjected to an attempted scam involving a fake arrest of their grandchild.  Recently I have learned of additional scams: Letters from the “American Service Counsel” about government attempts to lower social security or other benefits and requesting a small donation.   There are no serious attempts by the government to lower social security or other recognized benefits.  Unfortunately politicians’ primary concern often is to be re-elected and alienating the senior vote is not something one will do.   Any such effort will be widely reported, discussed and countered by the...

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Things to Remember

I recently received this message from a friend and thought it was something of value to share:  A rich man looked through his window and saw a poor man picking through the garbage for something to eat.  He said to himself, thank God I am not poor. The poor man looked ahead and saw an ambulance carrying a patient.  He said to himself, thank God I am not sick. A sick person in a hospital saw a gurney taking a dead body to the mortuary.  He said thank God, I am not dead.  What is LIFE? To understand life...

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Ditka’s Restaurant in Oakbrook

Ditka’s in Oakbrook is across the street from the mall.  It is an extremely busy place and reservations are a very good idea.  It is basically a steak place and has a great lively atmosphere.  The wait staff is friendly and helpful.  There is free valet parking.  The food is very good.  The steaks are of high quality and the sides are very interesting.  However it is very pricey so beware.  If it is a special occasion, a business situation and someone else is buying or cost is not a concern you might give it a...

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