Can You Be Laid Off While On Workers Comp In Illinois?

The question of whether an employer can fire somebody while they are on workers’ compensation touches on various concepts of employment law. Specifically, this question crosses a worker’s rights concerning what happens after they are injured on-the-job with an employer’s right to terminate somebody from their position. The answer is, yes, a person can be…

5 Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing home abuse is abhorrent, and it is hard to understand why anyone would want to harm the most vulnerable amongst us. However, this type of abuse is not uncommon. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately one out of every 10 elders over the age of 60 have been abused….

Top 10 Reasons For An Insurance Claim Denial Letter

In the aftermath of sustaining an injury, victims should be able to count on their insurance carrier or the insurance carrier of an at-fault party cover their expenses. This includes medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering damages, as well as other injury-related expenses. However, there are times when an insurance carrier denies a claim….

Is There Anything I Should Do to Help My Injury Case?

Michael T. Wierzbicki, a partner and trial attorney at Horwitz Horwitz & Associates answers a listener’s question on Free Legal Advice Friday’s: Is there anything I should do to help my case? There’s a couple things you should to help your case right at the start.

Chicago Injury Lawyer News: Speeding Sports Car Causes Major Accident

  Speeding Causes Accidents Speeding is a very dangerous form of reckless behavior, but it is often overshadowed by drunk and distracted driving. It’s important to raise awareness of the dangers of speeding to try to decrease the number of preventable car wrecks that occur each year on U.S. roadways. According to the National Highway…

Top 10 Tips to Keep Your Baby Safe in the Winter

Tip 1 Dress Your Kids in Layers For the kiddos, our first tip is to dress them in layers. It’s easy to remove layers, but it’s not easy to add them (especially if you forgot them at home). For smaller children and babies, a rule of thumb is to add an extra layer of clothing…