No Need to Reform Workers' Compensation When Insurers Stack the Deck (and Profits)
Union,Workers' Compensation -
March 28, 2017
When the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act was amended in 2011, workers’ rights were slashed, and doctors and hospitals were told to take a pay cut. The only people who walked away happy were the insurance companies. Five years later, Gov. Bruce Rauner is seeking to further reduce workers’ rights and benefits.
The Famous McDonald's Hot Coffee Lawsuit
Personal Injury,Products Liability -
March 16, 2017
Insurance companies attempting to deprive millions of justice in court rooms The McDonald’s coffee case is flaunted as the poster child for “frivolous lawsuits”. Insurance companies and corporations pushing tort reform commonly rally behind and argue the legal system is “out of control”. The insurance companies spend millions promoting misconceptions about tort cases to promote…
What Determines the Value of My Personal Injury Case?
All Others,Automobile Accidents,FAQ,Personal Injury,Products Liability -
March 9, 2017
Clifford W. Horwitz, a principal partner and lead trial attorney at Horwitz Horwitz & Associates answers a listener’s question on Free Legal Advice Friday’s: What determines the value of my personal injury case? You have to use an attorney unless it’s a small claims case.
I was Bitten by a Dog, Do I Have a Claim?
All Others,FAQ,Personal Injury -
March 9, 2017
Michael A. Silverman, a partner and trial attorney at Horwitz Horwitz & Associates answers a listener’s question on Free Legal Advice Friday’s: I was bitten by a dog, do I have a claim? You can have a claim if you are bitten by a dog.