Monthly Archives: February 2016

http://www.kmov.com/story/31182953/officer-hurt-while-risking-life-now-fighting-for-workers-comp All workers’ compensation clients need to watch this link.  Note:  This is NOT our client.  She is the client of another law firm (a very good one).  But, this case illustrates how difficult the fight is in workers’ compensation, and, thanks to Governor Rauner it’s going to get a lot more difficult.  Now is…
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The 5 year old case: Even winning every stage can take forever

I recently read an appellate court decision regarding a workers compensation case filed in Chicago by a worker who injured his back. The claim was filed over 5 years ago.  The employer didn’t like the medical records claiming that either the worker didn’t give a clear enough history of injury or the doctors didn’t take…
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