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Jun 30, 2020

Jeff Kehl’s 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. […]

May 27, 2020

Rich Lenkov Quoted in Business Insurance on Anticipated Spike in Workers’ Compensation Settlements Amid COVID-19

Capital member Rich Lenkov was quoted in a Business Insurance article discussing efforts to close older workers’ compensation claims due to the pandemic in “More Legacy Comp Claims Closures Anticipated With Pandemic.” The pandemic’s significant economic impact has forced many claimants who previously declined settlement offers to request to settle their workers’ compensation claims […]

May 26, 2020

ABA’s Entertainment & Sports Lawyer Spring 2020 Issue

The spring 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 Spring 2020 issue include: Defenses for non-performance amid COVID-19 2020 […]

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 […]

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Chicago, Illinois

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Schererville, Indiana

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