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Author: BDL Firm

Feb 20, 2018

Defending Mental Health Disability Employment Claims

By: Storrs Downey, Capital Member We are seeing a significant increase in mental and developmental disability claims brought before both the EEOC and Illinois Department of Human Rights.  An escalating number of employees with alleged depression, bipolar disorder, autism, schizophrenia, post-traumatic stress disorders and anxiety disorders among other mental health conditions […]

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 […]

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

Chicago, Illinois

312-377-1501


Schererville, Indiana

219-488-2590