Monthly Archives: May 2015

Workers’ comp reform only helps insurance companies

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner has said that he wants further “reform” of the state’s workers’ compensation system, with the stated goal of reducing the cost of doing business in the state. This argument — that restricting the rights of workers

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Michael and Mark Gilfix Appear on NBC Bay Area and KTVU Fox Television Programs

Michael Gilfix and Mark Gilfix recently appeared together on NBC Bay Area’s “Asian Pacific America with Robert Handa.” The episode focused on families in Asian communities with special needs, particularly those with autistic children. They discussed the importance of Special

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VA Announcement on Agent Orange Benefits for C-124 Air Force Reservists Could Come Soon

A four year battle with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) over whether Air Force Reservists who flew C-123 planes should get Agent Orange benefits is almost at an end. We have written previously on the inexplicable delays these reservists

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Litigation Funding Supports Hit-and-Run Accident Cases

A serious hit-and-run accident can lead to inevitable financial costs for the victim, let alone the emotional and psychological trauma that might accompany the accident. While a personal injury attorney can assist in investigating the accident and obtaining full recovery,

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Dealing with a Business in Divorce Mediation

The process of divorce is not only the separation of two individuals but it also contains the separation of a whole host of other things such as children, assets, properties, and also businesses. What if you have a business that

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A Guide for Dads In Choosing the Right Divorce Attorney

When you are looking to make the most of your divorce case, one of the most important people is your divorce lawyer. The importance of divorce lawyers cannot be stressed enough since they are the mouth pieces of the spouse

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Delayed MRI Results in Twenty-Eight Million Dollar Award – Podcast

After requesting an MRI, a young patient is denied one for 4 months allowing a tumor to continue growing. Find out the details of this medical practice lawsuit on this month’s Chicago Injury Alert.

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Prevention of C. difficile

By Mayo Clinic Staff To help prevent the spread of C. difficile, hospitals and other health care facilities follow strict infection-control guidelines. If you have a friend or family member in a hospital or nursing home, don’t be afraid to

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Consider Carefully in Choosing Between a Lump Sum and an Annuity

Consider Carefully in Choosing Between a Lump Sum and an Annuity If your retirement plan includes a pension, consider carefully in choosing between a lump sum and an annuity A number of large employers offer the option to cash out pensions

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Consider Carefully in Choosing Between a Lump Sum and an Annuity

If your retirement plan includes a pension, consider carefully in choosing between a lump sum and an annuity A number of large employers offer the option to cash out pensions to retirees and former employees, providing a lump sum payment

Posted in Elder Law, Estate Planning, Legal, Legal Articles, Special Needs