VICTORY! 5-0 Appellate Court Decision

After 11 years of litigation, the Illinois Appellate Court unanimously ruled in favor of my client! They reversed the lower court, the Work Comp Commission, and the Arbitrator. Our client gets a wage differential that pays him for life (4 spine surgeries later). His case is so old that it was before the amendments which…
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Binding Arbitration Receives Award of $79,500.00

Today we participated in binding arbitration for a car accident case. Our pre-arbitration demand was $90,000; their offer was $42,000. We received $37,500 more than the insurance companies “best and final offer.” We almost doubled their final offer. We’re are thrilled with the award. The client is overjoyed. She was calm, immensely likable, and very…
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Winning When Others Were Afraid to Try.

Keith Short and Associates has won a lot of workers’ compensation trials without writing blog entries.  This case deserves one, not because the team was successful, but because we tried a case that two other law firms declined. One of those firms had the case and had all the information we had but told the…
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