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Repetitive walking

Illinois workers’ compensation needs more reform June 23, 2012 To anyone who thought Illinois had solved its workers’ compensation problem when lawmakers approved a half-baked reform measure last year, we have two words for you: “repetitive walking.” Yes, the same … Continue reading

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$450M AIG workers comp class action settlement receives formal approval

CHICAGO—A $450 million settlement of a class action suit brought against American International Group Inc. for its alleged underreporting of workers compensation premiums has been formally approved. U.S. District Court Judge Robert Gettleman approved the settlement in an order and … Continue reading

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Alaska Court Decision Could Open Door to Millions of Disability Claims, Nonprofit Says

The Alaska Supreme Court has decided a case that could open the door to disability claims from millions of wireless industry or maintenance workers who experience occupational exposures to operating antenna arrays, according to the nonprofit group EMR Policy Institute. … Continue reading

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Judge’s ruling clears way for workers’ comp medical records release

A Cook County judge on Friday ruled that medical tests involving Menard Correctional Center guards who received disability settlements at taxpayers’ expense must be turned over to the public. Circuit Judge Michael B. Hyman heard arguments from the three parties … Continue reading

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Types of Personal Injury Claims

February 25, 2011 Personal injury is a large practice area encompassing a wide variety of claims, many of which overlap with other types of claims – such as wrongful death, medical malpractice, and workers’ compensation. ORLANDO, FL, February 25, 2011 … Continue reading

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Workers’ Compensation Lawyer in Chicago

If you have been injured at work, then it is likely that you can bring a claim under the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act. But you may have other claims as well, such as if your injury was caused by another … Continue reading

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Chicago Workers’ Compensation Lawyer

If you have been injured at work, then it is likely that you can bring a claim under the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act. But you may have other claims as well, such as if your injury was caused by another … Continue reading

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Workers’ Compensation Attorney in Chicago

When someone is injured at work, they may be entitled to the benefits of the workers’ compensation laws. Sudden accidents as well as repetitive trauma, such as carpal tunnel syndrome, may allow the victim to receive benefits. Link

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Lawyer Lies, Part 2

Michael Helfand on 10.26.10 Every day this week I’m discussing a different lie told by attorneys in the Chicago area. Today’s lie is: You can’t fire me! While in the best scenario you’d never need to find a new attorney, … Continue reading

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Workers Compensation Lawyer

When someone is injured at work, they may be entitled to the benefits of the workers’ compensation laws. Workers Compensation

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