Author: Terry Rubino

Carmine’s Restaurant

Carmine’s is one of the Rosebud Restaurants in Chicago. It is located at 1043 N. Rush Street in Chicago. Carmine’s has outdoor seating, which is nice for people watching. It is not uncommon to see what appear to be celebrities driving their expensive sport cars.  The area is very well known for its night life.  One of the perks is valet parking. The restaurant serves Italian food, with some of the options including a large shrimp cocktail, broccoli salad with a light oil and lemon dressing, square noodles ( a signature dish at Carmine’s), chicken vesuvio, and tasty cannolis....

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The 6 Worst Driver Distractions

With approximately 94 percent of all vehicular crashes occurring because of human error, drivers should beware of distractions that frequently cause accidents. According to a survey done by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety in Washington, D.C., 87 percent of the 2,442 survey participants engaged in one or more risky behaviors. Here are the 6 worst driver distractions that the drivers confessed to committing at least once behind the wheel in the 30 days prior to the survey: Cell phone distraction: According to the survey, nearly 70 percent of drivers admitted to talking on a cell phone while driving....

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Apple Watch Apps For Lawyers

I’ve had my Apple Watch for a little over a year now and while it hasn’t changed my life, it’s been a welcome addition to my technology arsenal. The best part about it—and something that will appeal to most lawyers—is that my Watch tames information overload in a way that effectively untethers me from my iPhone. It does this through notifications. You can fine-tune the notifications sent to your watch from your iPhone, ensuring that you receive only the most pressing and relevant information in an unobtrusive fashion. The notifications allow you to focus on the proceedings at hand...

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A Loved One in a Serious Accident – Do’s and Don’ts

What Not to Do 1. Don’t hire a lawyer that solicits you. in many states it is unethical and at best unseemly. 2. Don’t hire a lawyer based only upon a billboard, phonebook ad, or internet search. 3. Don’t allow a trucking or insurance investigator/lawyer/adjustor to statemetize your loved one. You should always be honest but they are often skilled in building a defense. 4. Don’t think the first thing to do is to run to a lawyer. Take care of the important life things first: getting everyone safe/secure, contacting the essential people such as friends, family, clergy, and...

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International Law Spotlight

I recently went on a vacation to Ireland and while there ended up researching some of Ireland’s laws.  Researching while on vacation you ask? Well after a conversation with a local bartender in Galway City, I just had to know the truth. While out at a pub, a group of students who were French tourists came in asking for beer and wine. However, the bartender had just received notification from his boss to “not serve the French people.”   Some of the students were sixteen and the legal drinking age in Ireland is eighteen.  The bar thought the eighteen year olds...

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