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TOP 5 THINGS TO KNOW IF YOU’RE HURT ON THE JOB IN ILLINOIS

1. You get to decide which doctor is going to treat you. The employer can recommend a doctor, but you get to decide if you will let their doctor treat you. If not, you get to choose ONE doctor and all the referrals from that doctor. So, before you pick a doctor, make certain he/she…
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Keith Short to Speak at Workers’ Compensation Seminar

Attorney Keith Short will be one of several speakers at NBI, Inc.'s Advanced Workers' Compensation Seminar on Thursday, June 21, 2012 in Fairview Heights, Illinois. For more information, please go to: http://www.nbi-sems.com/SemTeleDetails.aspx/Advanced-Workers-Compensation/Live-Seminar/R-59268ER%7C?NavigationDataSource1=Rpp:25,Nrc:id-3-dynrank-disabled%7cid-14-dyncount-500-dynorder-dynamic,Nra:pEventDate%2bpEventStartTime%2bStates%2bCredits%2bScope+of+Content%2bpLocationCity%2bpDescription%2bpProductId%2bpProductDescription%2bProductCode+(HIDDEN)%2bpAdditionalFormats%2bDivision,Nmrf:%7e%7eNOT(Zone%3aMP3+DOWNLOAD)%7e%7e,N:45-303
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Keith Short Elected to ITLA Board of Managers

On May 1, Keith Short was elected to the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA) Board of Managers. ITLA is the premier organization of trial lawyers in the state of Illinois. The Illinois Trial Lawyers Association is a statewide organization whose members specialize in representing injured consumers and workers. Founded in 1952, the organization currently has…
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MEDICAL RECORDS: YOU MAKE HISTORY

One of the best pieces of advice I've heard in 20 years of the practice of personal injury and workers' compensation law was this: "Your clients should never tell their doctor right away that they're feeling better...even if they are." The reason isn't to lie to your doctor, or to hide something, or to make…
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