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Feb 5, 2018

Illinois Court Finds In Favor Of General Contractor In Worker Death Case, Following Section 414 Of The Restatement

By: Werner Sabo A recent Illinois decision found in favor of a general contractor where the estate of a deceased construction worker alleged that the general contractor had breached a duty toward the worker and failed to prevent the worker’s death. In Meza v. F.H. Paschen, 2017 IL App (1st) […]

Jan 24, 2018

IMA Small Manufacturers Council Meeting

  On 2/2/18 Storrs Downey will present “Sexual Harassment in the Workplace” at the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association Small Manufacturers Council Meeting in Oak Brook, IL. The presentation will cover: Identifying sexual harassment Investigating sexual harassment Workforce training  on company policy For more information or to register, click here.

Jan 5, 2018

Storrs Downey to present at the American Conference Institute’s EPLI Conference

  On 1/30/18 Storrs Downey will present “Avoiding Claims of Religious, National Origin and Race Discrimination in the Current Political Climate,” at the American Conference Institute’s 26th National Conference on Employment Practices Liability Insurance. The presentation will examine: The latest discrimination claims being brought on the basis of race, religion or national […]

Dec 14, 2017

Memphis Bar Association Seminar

  On 12/28/17 Cary Schwimmer will present, “Firing Employees Who Take the Employer’s Stuff to Build a Case” at the Memphis Bar Association. Employees who have or are considering bringing a claim against their employer often believe they have the right to take the employer’s documents and emails to support their claim. Does firing […]

Dec 13, 2017

Jeff Kehl to Present at IDC

  On 12/13/17 Jeff Kehl will present, “Punitive Damages in Illinois” at an upcoming Illinois Defense Trial Counsel seminar. The program will cover the requirements and factors considered when Illinois plaintiffs seek punitive damages in state and federal court, practice tips with regard to pleadings, discovery and trial strategies for minimizing […]

Nov 30, 2017

Can Senate Expel Roy Moore? Also, Hazing, Chicago Lawyer Columnists On Office Politics & More!

Michigan State Professor of Law Brian Kalt discusses whether the Senate can do anything in opposition to Roy Moore winning a Senate seat. Wake Forest School of Law Professor Gregory Parks discusses the rise of hazing incidents and litigation. Nicolas Bourtin of Sullivan & Cromwell discusses 5 myths about white-collar crime. […]

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Chicago, Illinois 312-377-1501 | Schererville, Indiana 219-488-2590

Chicago, Illinois

312-377-1501


Schererville, Indiana

219-488-2590