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When the Middleman Gets Involved with Workers Comp

When the Middleman Gets Involved with Workers Comp

Throughout the past decade, an alarming 33 states across the nation have passed laws that either reduce workers compensation benefits, […]

10 Most Common Workplace Injuries

10 Most Common Workplace Injuries

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the number of work related fatalities has declined by more than 65 […]

Preserving the Chain of Evidence After an Auto Accident

Preserving the Chain of Evidence After an Auto Accident

The moments immediately following an auto accident can be stressful for drivers and passengers, especially when they sustain injuries. An […]

New Legal Protections for Illinois Residents in 2016

New Legal Protections for Illinois Residents in 2016

Each New Year brings a slew of changes to laws and regulations at the state and local level. For Illinois […]

When Mechanical Failure is to Fault

When Mechanical Failure is to Fault

Automobiles have thousands of parts. Each of these parts operate in concert to propel the vehicle down the road. When these parts […]

Statute of Limitations for Illinois Medical Malpractice Claims

Statute of Limitations for Illinois Medical Malpractice Claims

Patients injured by a health care provider’s negligence may be entitled to file a claim. However, not everyone who is […]

Workers Compensation Changes. Are There More to Come?

Workers Compensation Changes. Are There More to Come?

In recent months, workers compensation laws have been a hot topic with Illinois lawmakers. Reform to the laws that protect […]

The Downside to Lower Gas Prices: Auto Accidents

The Downside to Lower Gas Prices: Auto Accidents

The price of gasoline has dropped significantly in the past few months, and experts say they expect it to continue […]

New Law to Change the Way Truckers Log Hours

New Law to Change the Way Truckers Log Hours

Since 1938, truck drivers have been required to keep a paper log of the hours they operate their big rigs […]

New Initiative Could Lead to Stiffer Penalties and Felony Convictions for Workplace Safety Violations

New Initiative Could Lead to Stiffer Penalties and Felony Convictions for Workplace Safety Violations

In an effort to encourage employers to provide a safe workplace for employees, the Departments of Labor and Justice are […]

Film Shines Light on Brain Injury

Film Shines Light on Brain Injury

A new movie starring Will Smith is bringing greater focus to the dangers of football and the risk of traumatic […]