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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 […]

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.

Dec 13, 2017

Jeff Kehl to Present at IDC

  On 12/13/17 Jeff Kehl will present, “Punitive Damages in Illinois” at an upcoming Illinois Defense Trial Counsel seminar. The program will cover the requirements and factors considered when Illinois plaintiffs seek punitive damages in state and federal court, practice tips with regard to pleadings, discovery and trial strategies for minimizing […]

Nov 9, 2017

Upcoming Webinar: Top Employer Mistakes in Indiana

  On 11/14/17 join Justin Nestor and Kirsten Kaiser Kus for a webinar discussing the top handling mistakes that occur throughout the claim process during: Reporting Investigation Forms Medical treatment This is an interactive session so be sure to bring your questions and stay for the special giveaway at the end […]

Oct 19, 2017

Tina Paries Elected To SOICA

  Congratulations to Tina Paries for her recent selection into the Society of Illinois Construction Attorneys (SOICA). The purpose of the Society is to facilitate and encourage the association of outstanding Illinois lawyers who are distinguished for their skill, experience and professional conduct in the practicing or teaching of construction law, who are […]

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 […]

Aug 11, 2017

Alan Dershowitz on Trump, is the traditional law firm model dead?, Taylor Swift, Pharma Bro guilty and much more

This week Rich and Tina welcome legal legend & Harvard constitutional law scholar Alan Dershowitz to discuss Robert Mueller impaneling a grand jury in the Trump-Russia probe. University of Minnesota Law School Professor Heidi Kitrosser discusses Trump’s promise to prosecute leakers. Next, Forbes contributor Mark Cohen discusses whether the traditional […]

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

Chicago, Illinois

312-377-1501


Schererville, Indiana

219-488-2590