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Author: BDL Firm

Apr 21, 2020

Rich Lenkov Quoted in Business Insurance on COVID-19 Compensability Challenges

Capital member Rich Lenkov was quoted in a Business Insurance article discussing the challenges of workers’ compensation claims related to the COVID-19 pandemic in “Coronavirus Comp Claims present Challenges: Experts.” Rich stated that from a legal perspective, COVID-19 workers’ compensation claims will be very difficult to prove because—by its very nature—you can catch the […]

Apr 16, 2020

Rich Lenkov Quoted in Business Insurance on Emergency COVID-19 Expansions

Capital member Rich Lenkov was quoted in a Business Insurance article discussing recent emergency legislative orders related to COVID-19. “COVID-19 Comp Expansions Could Have Significant Impact on Industry” highlighted Illinois and Kentucky as the first states to implement emergency workers’ compensation orders providing access to public-facing essential workers. While Rich […]

Apr 15, 2020

BDL Attorneys Secure 6 Consecutive Zeros

Four Bryce Downey & Lenkov attorneys, capital member Rich Lenkov, income member Jeanmarie Calcagno and associates Emily Schlecte and Timothy Furman—secured 6 consecutive zeros in less than 4 months in 2020: 1.   On 1/16/20, Arbitrator Soto ruled in favor of our client, a large plumbing distributor. Jeanmarie presented surveillance disputing […]

Apr 13, 2020

ABA’s Entertainment & Sports Lawyer Winter 2020 Issue

The winter 2020 issue of American Bar Association’s (ABA) Entertainment & Sports Lawyer is now available. The quarterly publication provides readers practical information, public policy and scholarly viewpoints on current entertainment and sports industry matters. Select feature topics for the Winter 2020 issue include: The Horseracing Integrity Act Cannabis/CBD in […]

Apr 7, 2020

Badger on COVID-19 commercial property insurance coverage, Rubino on law firm salary reductions and layoffs, McDonald on must-see law movies, and much more

Zelle LLP partner Steven Badger joins Rich and Tina to discuss whether commercial property insurance applies in the wake of the coronavirus. Above the Law Senior Editor Kathryn Rubino discusses how firms are addressing staffing issues and cost cutting due to the COVID-19 economic downturn. film critic Patrick McDonald […]

Mar 29, 2020

Sheriff Tom Dart on COVID’s effect on inmates, Cramer on fraud, Falkoff on law schools, Stokes on lawyers WFH

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart on containing Coronavirus in the inmate population for the largest single jail site in the United States. BRG Managing Director of Global Investigations Jeffrey Cramer discusses how first responders are dealing with the virus and fighting fraud. Northern Illinois University College Of Law Associate Dean […]

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