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        What is a Contingency Fee?

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        What is a Contingency Fee? When a person is injured and considering hiring an attorney, they often question whether or not they can afford legal representation, and ask, “Do I need to pay an attorney up front?” In many cases, the injured person will try (often unsuccessfully) to manage their own circumstances because they believe…

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        Why are Expert Witnesses Important in Personal Injury Cases?

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        Personal Injury Importance of Expert Witnesses Expert witnesses are essential in many personal injury cases.  When an issue or dispute is considered too complex for the ordinary juror to understand without the assistance of an expert, Illinois law requires that an expert witness be called to explain the complexities and provide opinions to the jury.…

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        Unions v. Non-Union “Independent” Contractors

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        How Unions can Level the Playing Field with Non-Union “Independent” Contractors Union contractors in the construction trades have long fought an uphill battle, forced to compete at a financial disadvantage with non-union contractors who pay their employees less, offer few, if any benefits, and have historically reduced their overhead by not providing legally mandated workers’…

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