Category Archives: Workers’ Compensation Law

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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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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Three times former jurors have asked me to represent them

Last year my firm tried a medical malpractice case in St. Clair County.  The outcome was very good for our client.  After the trial we received a lot of compliments from the jurors.  The biggest compliment came a few weeks later when one of the jurors in our case was in a car accident and…
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