Monthly Archives: January 2016

Illinois Appellate Court rules police officer injured at home is entitled to compensation

The Illinois Workers’ Compensation Appellate Court ruled in December that an injury sustained by a police officer while loading his duty bag into his car at home was compensable. The case involved the Bolingbook Police Department and the Illinois Workers’

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Illinois Appellate Court rules police officer injured at home is entitled to compensation

The Illinois Workers’ Compensation Appellate Court ruled in December that an injury sustained by a police officer while loading his duty bag into his car at home was compensable. The case involved the Bolingbook Police Department and the Illinois Workers’

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Families Sue Over Wrongful Deaths of Manufacturer Workers

This month, we look at a lawsuit where families claim a manufacturer failed to provide workers with safety equipment that could have prevented their deaths.

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Families Sue Over Wrongful Deaths of Manufacturer Workers

This month, we look at a lawsuit where families claim a manufacturer failed to provide workers with safety equipment that could have prevented their deaths.

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PUBLIC BENEFITS CONSIDERATIONS IN PERSONAL INJURY CASES

by Thomas D. Begley, Jr., CELA Personal Injury attorneys must inquire as to whether their clients are receiving public benefits. Certain benefits are means-tested, so that if the client receives money directly those benefits are reduced or lost completely. This

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Online Petition to Restore Honesty and Fairness to Texas Lottery Gaining More Momentum

A Texas lottery player’s online petition asking Governor Greg Abbott, Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick, and House Speaker Joe Strauss to restore honesty and fairness to the Texas Lottery is continuing to gain momentum.  The petition has now gained 4,757 signatures.  The

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Protecting Your Rights When Divorcing A Narcissist

Going through a divorce is a tough task on its own and add to that the fact that you have to deal with a narcissist spouse and you may really be at your wit’s end. The fact that you going

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6 Divorce Mediation Do’s and Don’ts

Divorce mediation is the final bastion for most divorced couples and a favorable alternative to going through an often messy, and usually expensive legal battle in court. A misstep at this stage could derail the entire mediation process and you’ll

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Tips to Successful Consultation with a Divorce Lawyer

Hiring an Orange County divorce lawyer is never an easy task. A lawyer is the person in charge of your future in court and making a mistake in that regard could cost you dearly for the rest of your life.

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5 Must-Know Things About Spousal Support

Alimony/spousal support payments to be made after a divorce, by one spouse to the other, are designed to help the partner who is in need of the financial help, lead a life that is somewhat comparable to the circumstances prior

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