Monthly Archives: August 2017

What is a “Whistleblower”?

Lincoln’s law is one of the original “whistleblower” laws in the United States. During the Civil War, government contractors sold the army sugar but instead delivered sand, sold gunpowder but instead delivered sawdust, sold “boots” made of cardboard. In response, Congress enacted the False Claims Act. The False Claims Act has evolved over time and…
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Carpal tunnel cases can still be won

This week we received the arbitrator’s decision in a disputed carpal tunnel case.  We won because we were well prepared and our client was equally ready for trial.  Winning cases is common for us.  But, winning a carpal tunnel case in Illinois has become extremely difficult in the last few years.  The legal pendulum has…
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