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Feb 19, 2021

Jeff Kehl Authors Article on Landmark Ruling Protecting Workers’ Compensation Carriers for CLM Magazine

Chicago income member Jeff Kehl recently published an article for CLM Magazine titled, “Discovering New Protections.” Jeff breaks down Burdess v. Cottrell, Inc., a case of first impression Jeff successfully argued before the Illinois Appellate Court. The case examined whether a workers’ compensation lienholder is subject to written discovery from […]

Jan 13, 2021

Illinois Legislature Extends COVID-19 Rebuttal Presumption

By: Rich Lenkov & Michael Milstein As we anticipated, both houses of the Illinois General Assembly have unanimously passed HB4276, extending the COVID-19 rebuttal presumption to 6/30/21. The bill amends both the Workers’ Occupational Diseases Act and Public Employee Disability Act and applies to employees who contracted the virus between 3/9/20 and 6/30/21. […]

Dec 1, 2020

Storrs Downey & Jessica Jackler Publish Article on Cancel Culture for PLDF Defense Quarterly

Capital member Storrs Downey and associate Jessica Jackler recently co-authored an article for Professional Liability Defense Quarterly, highlighting ‘cancel culture’ and its impact on the workplace. “You’re Canceled! – Tips for Employers to Help Falling Victim to Cancel Culture in the Current Climate” examines cancel culture amid the #MeToo and […]

Oct 30, 2020

Chicago Mandatory Quarantine Order

By: Jessica Jackler The City of Chicago implemented an emergency travel order, effective July 6, impacting travelers coming into Chicago from states designated as high-risk for COVID-19 cases. Individuals covered by the order are required to quarantine for 14 days. The order will affect employers and employees while it is […]

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

Chicago, Illinois

312-377-1501


Crown Point, Indiana

219-488-2590