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 19, 2018

Gun Control Laws In The Wake of Parkland, Michigan State University President Resignation, Non-disclosure Agreements, Inside Out & more

Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence Legal Director Laura Cutilletta discusses gun control after the tragic shooting in Florida. George Mason University Professor Emeritus James Finkelstein discusses Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon’s resignation over the Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal. DePaul University College of Law Associate Professor […]

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 31, 2018

Mueller Investigation, Local Lawyer Gives Back, Ending Sexual Violence & More

Cornell Law School Vice Dean and Professor Jens David Ohlin discusses the ongoing Mueller investigation. Director of Communication at Illinois Opportunity Project Kathleen Murphy discusses the recent debate between Illinois gubernatorial candidates Bruce Rauner & Jeanne Ives. National Alliance to End Sexual Violence Advocacy Director Ebony Tucker join Rich & […]

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 9, 2018

Gubernatorial Candidate Daniel Biss, Can The 25th Amendment Bump Trump?, “Fire & Fury”, “Time’s Up” & Much More

Illinois State Senator Daniel Biss discusses his run for Illinois governor. Michigan State University College of Law Professor Brian Kalt discusses the likelihood of the 25th Amendment removing Trump from office. Chicago Tonight’s Amanda Vinicky discusses important, and not so important, new Illinois laws. University of San Diego School of […]

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 […]

Dec 26, 2017

Cook County Board candidates Lowry & Degnen, a former football pro turned barrister, the Newtown legacy and more in the last LFO of 2017!

Cook County Board candidates Bill Lowry & Bridget Degnen join the show to discuss their candidacies for the 3rd & 12th Districts. Executive Director of Safe and Sound Michele Gay discusses the Newtown legacy and her organization’s mission to ensure a safe learning environment for our youth. Lawyer and former […]

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

Chicago, Illinois

312-377-1501


Schererville, Indiana

219-488-2590