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Sep 3, 2020

Kirsten Kaiser Kus Authors Article for CLM Magazine on Mitigating Work from Home Dangers

Income member Kirsten Kaiser Kus recently published an article for CLM Magazine titled, “Hazards At Home: Mitigating the Dangers of an At-Home Workplace.” Kirsten co-authored the article with Continental Western Group’s Workers’ Recovery Unit Director, Claire Muselman and North American Risk Services’ Workers’ Compensation Unit Manager, Michelle Kirkland. “Hazards at […]

Aug 4, 2020

Michael Milstein and Chase Gruszka Published in ISBA’s Building Knowledge

Income member Michael Milstein and associate Chase Gruszka co-authored an article for Illinois State Bar Association’s (ISBA) construction law newsletter, Building Knowledge.   “The Realities of the Workers’ Compensation COVID-19 Rebuttable Presumption” details HB2455 and the rebuttable presumption that first responders contracted COVID-19 out of and in the course of employment. […]

Jul 21, 2020

Brian Rosenblatt and Donn LaHaie Published in ISBA’s The Policy

Income members Brian Rosenblatt and Donn LaHaie recently authored articles for the June edition of Illinois State Bar Association’s (ISBA) The Policy. The Policy is ISBA’s insurance law newsletter, providing timely developments and updates on insurance law. Brian’s article, “Dramatic Expansion of Illinois Workers’ Compensation Rights Leads to Injunction, Nullification […]

Jun 30, 2020

Jeff Kehl Authors Article on COVID-19 Civil Suits for CLM Magazine

Chicago income member Jeff Kehl recently published an article for CLM Magazine titled, “Walmart’s COVID-19 Problem.” Jeff provides a full analysis of the first COVID-19 wrongful death suit filed in Cook County, Evans v. Walmart, (Cook County, Cause No. 2020 L 003938) and examines direct civil suits against employers for COVID-19 deaths. […]

Jun 19, 2020

SCOTUS: Title VII Protects LGBTQ Employees

By: Storrs Downey & Jessica Jackler In a long-awaited landmark decision, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its ruling on June 15, holding that Title VII protects LGBTQ workers against discrimination. Justice Neil Gorsuch wrote the majority opinion in the 6-3 ruling, which decided three employment discrimination cases involving the reach […]

Jun 11, 2020

Mandatory COVID-19 Posting Requirements

By: Storrs Downey & Jessica Jackler Under both Illinois and federal law, employers are required to post notices regarding employees’ rights related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The DOL has issued posters regarding employee rights under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The poster advises employees of their rights to any paid leave […]

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

Chicago, Illinois

312-377-1501


Schererville, Indiana

219-488-2590