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High court rules immigration status does not affect workers’ compensation eligibility

High court rules immigration status does not affect workers’ compensation eligibility

According to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, more than 11 million foreign-born workers in America are undocumented or have […]

Is your loved one a victim of nursing home neglect?

Is your loved one a victim of nursing home neglect?

Illinois families are often faced with the difficult decision of placing a loved one in a nursing home, where they […]

Alarm fatigue and medical malpractice

Alarm fatigue and medical malpractice

One of the most basic requirements for hospitals is to properly maintain monitoring systems that alert medical personnel of a […]

Brain damage from birth injury leads to $32 million award

Brain damage from birth injury leads to $32 million award

Birth injuries are often some of the most devastating injuries that a family can experience. When a healthy baby is […]

Can my ex-spouse receive SSD benefits on my work history?

Can my ex-spouse receive SSD benefits on my work history?

Social Security Disability Insurance provides benefits to people who are considered disabled and have paid enough money into the Social […]

Illinois worker still eligible for workers’ compensation after fired for theft

Illinois worker still eligible for workers’ compensation after fired for theft

Disabling accidents are tragically common among warehouse workers in Illinois. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 5 […]

Do commercial driving training programs give enough attention to truck driver safety?

Do commercial driving training programs give enough attention to truck driver safety?

Commercial trucks are some of the most dangerous vehicles on Illinois roads every day. If drivers do not receive the […]

It’s important to have underinsured/uninsured coverage

It’s important to have underinsured/uninsured coverage

Eliminating doubt about coverage When Illinois motorists take to the streets, they place an incredible amount of trust in the […]

Wrongful death lawsuit filed against Illinois truck driver over drowsy driving

Wrongful death lawsuit filed against Illinois truck driver over drowsy driving

Chicago truck accident lawyer retained A Chicago family is mourning the loss of their mother following a devastating accident on […]

Photos speak louder than words: document a car accident with pictures

Photos speak louder than words: document a car accident with pictures

In 2013, 988 people were killed in 892 motor vehicle accidents in Illinois. In 2012, the national figure reached 33,561 […]

Fatal accidents involving cyclists ranks Illinois No. 5 in the nation

Fatal accidents involving cyclists ranks Illinois No. 5 in the nation

A common sight for auto accident attorneys The News-Gazette reports that a man was recently killed while riding his bike […]