Oct 4, 2017

Rich Lenkov Published In Workers’ Compensation Magazine

Rich Lenkov recently moderated a forum for Workers’ Compensation Magazine. The forum of workers’ compensation professionals discussed ways to combat the issues of workers’ compensation fraud. “Why Is Workers’ Compensation Fraud Such A Major Problem?” was published in the June/July issue of Workers’ Compensation Magazine. Click Here to view the full […]

Oct 4, 2017

Sheriff Tom Dart, Minnesota Police Shooting, The Nation’s First Opioid Court, The Return Of The Cook County Soda Tax And A Michael Jackson Lawsuit

This week, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart joins Christina and Rich to discuss assisting individuals released from jail. Next, Police Foundation President Jim Bueermann discusses the recent police-involved shooting in Minneapolis. Erie County, NY District Attorney John Flynn discusses the nation’s first opioid court. American Bar Foundation Senior Research Professor […]

Sep 22, 2017

Which Documents Can An Illinois Architect Sign And Seal?

By: Jim Zahn The answer to the above question is found in the following two complex statutes governing the practice of architecture in Illinois.  They are as follows: The Illinois Architecture Practice Act of 1989, 225 Illinois Compiled Statutes, 305/1 – 305/40, Inclusive (Current through Public Act 96-060), commonly referred to […]

Sep 15, 2017

Supreme Court Clarifies Restatement Second 414 Retained Control Claims From Vicarious Liability Claims

By: Geoff Bryce Patrick Joseph Carney v. Union Pacific Railroad Company, 2016 Ill. 118984, 77 N.E. 3rd 1 (2017) has flown under the radar.  This case significantly clarifies what most additional insured endorsements will cover in a work site accident case.  Most additional insured endorsements cover various liability claims but not […]

Sep 13, 2017

Upcoming Webinar: Top 10 Differences Between IL General Liability & Workers’ Compensation Claims Part II

On 9/26/17 at 10:00 a.m. CDT, Rich Lenkov and Edward Jordan will present, “Top 10 Differences Between IL General Liability & Workers’ Compensation Claims Part II.” The webinar will cover: Trials Defenses Damages Procedure Discovery This is an interactive session so be sure to bring your questions and stay for the special giveaway at the […]

Aug 31, 2017

Employee Declined Vaccinations And Religious Beliefs: Employer Obligation To Accommodate

By: Storrs Downey We have previously written an article on religious accommodations,“Religious Accommodations In The Workplace: Practical Lessons,” DRI’s In-House Defense Quarterly Magazine, Summer 2016, and continue to keep a close eye on how the courts are addressing religious protections within the context of the employment setting. In 2016 Mission […]

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