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If I get coronavirus at work, can I file an Illinois workers’ compensation case?

The coronavirus outbreak has spread throughout the United States, including the state of Illinois. While Illinois is currently under a stay-at-home order, many essential businesses continue to operate to keep the production line going. What happens, though, if you're exposed...

Why It’s Important to Figure Out When Your Vaccine Injury Symptoms Started

In any vaccine injury case, you must prove that your adverse symptoms happened because of the vaccine. To do this, you have to figure out the date your vaccine injury symptoms began. In the Vaccine Injury Table, the government identifies...

EPA Reapproves Glyphosate, Consumer Safety Groups Respond by Filing Lawsuit

In January 2020, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) re-approved glyphosate, the primary active chemical in Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide products. According to the EPA's decision, “there was insufficient evidence to conclude that glyphosate plays a role in any human diseases.” The...

New National Labor Relations Board Trucking Decision: Another Step Towards Safer Roads

A recent ruling from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) took another step in making our roads and highways safer for daily travel.  At the beginning of March 2020, an NLRB Administrative Law Judge issued a decision in International Bridge...

Coronavirus Raises Business Insurance Questions: Does COVID-19 Qualify as Property Damage for Illinois Businesses?

We may be seeing just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on our country’s businesses and financial systems--to say nothing of the escalating strain on our healthcare system.  Businesses are enduring...

Have a Personal Injury Case? Beware of What You Post on Social Media

People post pictures and videos of themselves and others on the Internet all day, every day. Social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn are ingrained parts of a large segment of our society.  While it helps people stay connected, social...

Coronavirus Outbreak Is Changing The Way Uber and Lyft Do Business

The global coronavirus pandemic continues to significantly affect every single industry. Earlier this week, rideshare giants Uber and Lyft suspended their carpooling service options in response to federal and local governments’ “social distancing” guidelines. UberPool and Lyft shared-ride services match...

Will the COVID-19 Vaccine be covered under the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program?

The COVID-19 Virus has spread to all 50 states. As of March 19, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported more than 10,442 cases and 150 deaths in the United States. Facing the threat of a quick-spreading...

Bayer Moves Closer to Settling 1000s of Roundup Cancer Lawsuits

Last week, the Wall Street Journal reported that Bayer has reached a tentative agreement with several law firms that collectively represent tens of thousands of plaintiffs with active lawsuits. These lawsuits allege that Bayer’s Roundup (Bayer bought Monsanto, the manufacturer...

What Should I Expect During Rehab for a Traumatic Brain Injury?

Many of our clients and our client’s families wonder what kinds of treatment are available for Traumatic Brain Injuries. The road to recovery can be a long one. For our clients, we want our clients to receive the best care...