I had a reader tell me Illinois state government appears to be filling in for the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus that is soon to close. Everything that is happening in our state government appears to make our leaders look like clowns and teetering out of control.
The battle in Springfield continues to rage. Here are our thoughts along with the analysis/comments of the workers' compensation gurus at the Illinois Chamber of Commerce. We like to tell all of our readers that chamber President Todd Maisch and his expert lobbyist, Jay De...Read More
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We thank J. Todd Foster of WorkCompCentral for giving us the heads up on this new proposed legislation. It is part of a bigger package of 13 — yes, lucky 13 — bills proposed by the Illinois Senate that have to all be agreed upon by everyone or they all fall to the wayside....Read More
The election is finally over and no one will miss the 2106 presidential campaign that was packed with controversy. We have literally thousands of disbelieving folks across the country who can't countenance the outcome.
In Bayer v. Panduit, the Illinois Supreme Court considered a claim where the worker was severely injured. In his third-party action against the construction companies who caused the accident, he recovered an Illinois-record $64 million verdict for such injuries. At the time of the jury ...Read More
The Illinois Appellate Court recently ruled an injured van driver could not maintain a civil action against his employer due to the employer's failure to maintain underinsured motorist coverage with a high enough limit to afford him additional compensation for an on-the-job car accident....Read More
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You probably look at a compromise and release (“C&R”) form on a daily basis, whether you are drafting a new agreement or reviewing an old one, but have you actually read all the fine print? If you have, have you thought through all the ways you might need to protect...Read More