Artificial intelligence (AI) has become a buzzword in the healthcare industry due to its potential to revolutionize patient care, diagnosis, and treatment. However, integrating AI into the medical field can also pose serious dangers, ranging from ethical concerns to...
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When Will Juries Return?
The COVID-19 pandemic has ground the justice system to a halt — just as it has so many other things. Personal injury lawyers in Belleville, IL and around the nation, as well as the clients they represent are likely feeling the frustration of waiting for their day in...
Belleville Injury Lawyer Tom Keefe III Featured in Emerging Lawyers 2020
St. Clair County Malpractice Attorney, Tom Keefe III, Recognized in Field BELLEVILLE, IL (April 2020) — Keefe, Keefe & Unsell, P.C. is pleased to announce that firm partner Thomas Q. Keefe III has been named the top Emerging Lawyer in the downstate Illinois area...
Buyer Beware: No Incline Sleeper is Safe, Government Says
As personal injury lawyers in Belleville, IL, we wanted to update you on a consumer product hazard that first came to light with the massive recall of the popular Fisher Price Rock ‘N Play Sleeper. Since we initially wrote about this dangerous product in June, two...
Recognizing the Greats of Our Profession
It’s always rewarding when we get to pause and reflect on our work as plaintiff’s lawyers — particularly when it comes to recognizing some of the greats of our profession and how they have impacted other people’s lives.
Trucking Industry Rule Change Is Good News For Drivers
We’ve all been there: Driving along the highway, feeling pretty comfortable until a semi-truck approaches in the other lane. There’s a moment of feeling unsettled, maybe even afraid.
Because we all know — if that truck were to crash, it would do some serious damage.
It is human nature to trust our institutions and the people who work within them.
In sending your child to school, you expect he or she will be taught by skilled teachers. Car gets broken into? You assume police will try to find the culprit. And when you go to the hospital, you trust that the physicians and lab technicians will do their best to keep you healthy.
Society runs on trust.
Thomas Q. Keefe, Jr. Awarded Leonard M. Ring Lifetime Achievement Award
Thomas Q. Keefe, Jr. will be awarded the prestigious Leonard M. Ring Lifetime Achievement Award at the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA) convention on Friday, June 5, 2015. The convention will be held at the Hilton Oak Brook Hills Resort in Oak Brook, Illinois.
‘They got it right’: Jurors acquit Garrett in cold case
A St. Clair County jury found Carlos Garrett not guilty Friday night of the murder of Centerville teenager Nicole Willis, who was found naked and beaten to death in 1989 in a vacant lot a block away from her home. Garrett sat motionless and then looked down after...
Reforming Legal Education Could Address Justice Gap
By Thomas Q. Keefe, Jr., Medical Malpractice Attorney, Belleville, IL A couple years ago I agreed to serve as interim dean of a law school. In the interest of complete disclosure it was, to put it charitably, tempestuous. “Academia Meets Trial Lawyer”...coming to a...
Belleville’s Tom Keefe Jr. and Son Thomas III of Keefe & Keefe PC
BELLEVILLE — Around their law office they are known simply as T-2 and T-3. Files are labeled that way and messages recorded thusly. T-2 is Thomas Q. Keefe Jr. T-3 is Thomas Q. Keefe III. They are father-son partners in the venerable Belleville, Illinois personal...