Illinois Booster Seat Laws

If you are a parent or regularly transport younger kids around in your vehicle, then you want to ensure they are safe. Illinois has laws in place regarding the use of car seats and booster seats. These laws can be confusing, especially when it comes to parents knowing when to graduate their child to a…

Illinois Seatbelt Law

When you are on the roadway, there is no better way to ensure the safety of everyone in your vehicle than making sure everyone uses a seat belt. Seat belts save lives and driving without one could lead to legal trouble. Understanding the Illinois seat belt laws is important, as they are not the same…

Horwitz Horwitz & Associates Ranked in 2020 “Best Law Firms”

  Horwitz Horwitz & Associates ranked in 2020 “Best Law Firms” Chicago, IL, United States, November 18, 2019 – Horwitz Horwitz & Associates has been ranked in the 2020 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…

Fall Fire Safety Tips

As the weather has cooled down and people have begun to heat their homes, now is a good time to review your home fire safety plans. Regardless of the time of year, fires pose a risk to people and property. It is important to remember that in just two minutes, a fire can become life-threatening….

Mitchell Horwitz Appointed to the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Advisory Board

Horwitz, Horwitz, & Associates is proud to share the appointment of Mitchell W. Horwitz to the Illinois Worker’s Compensation Advisory Board. In September of 2019, the Governor of Illinois, J.B. Pritzker, appointed Mitch to the Workers’ Compensation Advisory Board to represent employee interests. As a Board Member, Mitch assists the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission (IWCC) in…

Halloween Safety Tips

Summer has turned to Fall. While that means relaxation from the heat, it also means that Halloween is fast approaching. If you have children who love to trick or treat, now is the time to start thinking about safety. Halloween safety begins early in the month and continues on through the candy gathering fun. Below,…

Senior Pedestrian Safety

Walking is recommended for people of all ages, especially for senior citizens who want to stay active and healthy. However, senior pedestrian safety has become a major concern, particularly in and around the city. Pedestrian accidents can lead to major injuries, but there are ways you can stay safe when you head out. What Dangers…

Pedestrian Safety for Kids

Our kids are going to be in and around the roadways. Whether they are walking to school, to a friend’s house, or to the library, you want to make sure they are safe. As adults, we have learned the basics of pedestrian safety, but the roadways are filled with distractions for children. By teaching them…

Illinois Car Seat Laws (2019)

Parents strive to keep their children safe when they ride in vehicles. However, it can be confusing for parents to understand what kind of child safety seat to use and which state laws apply to their situation. In this state, the Illinois Child Passenger Protection Act outlines what parents and guardians of younger children must…

Union Membership and Fatal Work Injury

Union membership has historically had a positive impact on wages, benefits, and general job security, regardless of industry. But how does it impact workplace safety? By using data gathered from the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, we were able to shed some light on the relationship between unionization, right to work laws, and fatal…