Illinois Dog Bite Laws

Dog bite incidents can result in severe injuries for victims. Most people never think about the possibility of sustaining a dog bite injury until an incident actually occurs. Unfortunately, dog bites are more common than most people realize. At Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates, we are here to help when you need a dog bite attorney…

How To File A Workers’ Compensation Claim In Illinois

No one wants to get hurt at work. Unfortunately, work injuries are not uncommon in Illinois. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there are approximately 2.8 million non-fatal workplace injuries or illnesses that occur each year across the country. Thankfully, most work injuries are covered through Illinois workers’ compensation insurance benefits. However,…

What Is Elder Abuse and Neglect?

Data available from the National Council on Aging Shows that approximately one out of every ten people over the age of 60 experience some form of elder abuse each year in the United States. This is an alarming statistic. The abuse of some of the most vulnerable people in our society should never occur. Unfortunately,…

How to Remove Your Loved One From A Nursing Home

Most people do not consider the possibility of having to remove a loved one from a nursing home. However, the majority of individuals want the necessary care for their loved ones for as long as possible. Unfortunately, there are risks when loved ones are placed in nursing homes, such as neglect or abuse. If you…

Can Employers Be Liable For COVID-19 Transmission In The Workplace?

The COVID-19 pandemic has completely altered the way of life for most people across the country and here in Illinois. This is particularly true for the workforce. In many cases, people have lost their jobs due to the health crisis. However, essential workers continued to go to work during the initial stages of this pandemic….

Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group® Selects Two Horwitz Horwitz & Associates Attorneys for Top Injured Workers’ Attorneys Program

Chicago, IL, United States, July 10, 2020 – Horwitz Horwitz & Associates congratulates Mitchell W. Horwitz and Mark Weissburg for being selected to the Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group’s Top Injured Workers’ Attorneys program. Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group® is a national non-profit membership organization dedicated to representing the interests of millions of…

7 Tips For Talking To an Insurance Claim Adjuster

If you or somebody you love has been injured due to the negligent actions of another person, business, or entity, then you should be able to recover compensation from the at-fault party’s insurance carrier. However, these cases are rarely cut and dry. Insurance carriers are for-profit entities, and their goal is to pay as little…

6 Tips for Maximizing Your Personal Injury Settlement

If you or somebody you love has been injured due to the negligent actions of another person, business, or entity, you should be able to recover compensation for your losses. While it may seem like common sense that you should receive compensation for all of your losses automatically, insurance carriers work tirelessly to reduce the…

How To Prove Emotional Distress In A Personal Injury Lawsuit

In the aftermath of sustaining an injury caused by the negligent or careless actions of another person, victims often have to file personal injury lawsuits to recover compensation for their losses. There are various types of compensation available for victims of personal injuries, including both economic and non-economic compensation. Emotional distress damages are one type…

When To Hire a Workers’ Comp Lawyer

If you or a loved one have sustained a work injury in Illinois, you should be able to count on workers’ compensation insurance to help cover your expenses and lost wages. It is important to know your rights under the Illinois workers’ compensation laws because there are times when claims are wrongfully denied by employers…