Can You Get Workers’ Comp for Repetitive Stress Injuries?

Workplace injuries can lead to significant setbacks for a victim. Not only do work injuries cause significant pain and suffering, but they can lead to lost income and a loss of future earnings. Repetitive stress injuries are not uncommon, though insurance carriers and employers often push back when it comes to paying compensation for these…

Enforceability of Liability Waivers in Illinois

Waivers of liability are used frequently by businesses and property owners in an effort to avoid facing a lawsuit in the event somebody is injured on their property or while participating in their sponsored activities. However, we are often asked whether or not waivers of liability are enforceable in Illinois. If you or somebody you…

Horwitz Horwitz & Associates Ranked in 2021 “Best Law Firms”

Chicago, IL, United States, November 6, 2020 – Horwitz Horwitz & Associates has been ranked in the 2021 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list. U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, for the tenth consecutive year, announced the “Best Law Firms” rankings which include 4 Horwitz Horwitz & Associates partners in the workers’ compensation department. Firms included in…

What is a Third-Party Work Injury Claim?

Sustaining an on the job injury can be detrimental for a victim. Workplace injuries can lead to significant pain and suffering for a victim as well as tremendous expenses such as lost wages, rehabilitation costs, and out-of-pocket household losses. Usually, injured workers are only able to recover compensation afforded to them through the workers’ comp…

Understanding Illinois Distracted Driving Laws

Distracted driving is dangerous driving. There is no other way to describe distracted driving behaviors. Anytime a person takes their focus off of the roadway, the chances of a severe accident occurring increase significantly. At Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates, our car accident lawyers know that it is important to understand Illinois’ distracted driving laws. Far…