DGAA bLAWg

Sexual Harassment Under Federal Law

Web Admin - Friday, December 18, 2015

sexual harassment under federal law, Crystal Lake Employment Law AttorneyOne of the most serious issues that can occur in the workplace is sexual harassment. It is a violation of both state and federal laws and can be committed by and against numerous different individuals. Sexual harassment is considered a civil rights violation.

Defining Sexual Harassment 

Under federal law, sexual harassment is defined as any sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature that is not welcomed. The conduct must be so severe or frequent that it creates a hostile or intimidating workplace. It is important to note that sexual harassment can occur between people of the same or opposite gender. Further, a victim does not need to be the individual being harassed. If an individual is affected by offensive conduct, a sexual harassment claim may be made. 

Specifically, sexual harassment is a violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which applies to employers with 15 or more employees. Title VII applies to state and local governments, employment agencies, labor organizations, and the federal government. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) encourages employers to provide training on sexual harassment and to communicate to employees that it will not be tolerated. Under Illinois law, companies and state agencies must develop policies on sexual harassment. State agencies must post these policies in a prominent and accessible location, as well as distribute them to all employees.

Victims of sexual harassment can file a Charge of Discrimination with the EEOC. The potential remedies may include compensatory and punitive damages, though the damage awards are capped dependent upon the size of the employer. For example, the damage award is capped at $50,000 for employers with 15-100 employees. 

Federal Employees 

Victims of sexual harassment who are federal employees must follow specific procedures when making a claim. Under most circumstances, a federal employee must contact an EEOC counselor of the agency where the harassment occurred within 45 days of the date of the harassment. After the claim has been made, it is addressed either through EEO counseling or alternate dispute resolution (ADR), such as mediation. 

It is important to note that federal employees cannot file a lawsuit until attempting to resolve the matter through the administrative complaint process. However, during the process, there are opportunities to initiate a lawsuit under the following circumstances: 

1. 180 days have passed since the complaint was filed and no decision has been made and no appeal has been filed; 

2.  Within 90 days of the complainant receiving the agency’s decision, as long as no appeal has been filed; 

3. 180 days have passed from the filing of an appeal if no decision has been issued by the EEOC; or 

4. Within 90 days from the date the complainant receives the EEOC’s decision after an appeal. 

If you believe that you have been a victim of sexual harassment, it is important to contact an experienced Illinois employment law attorney as soon as possible. Our firm can help stop unwanted harassment and pursue compensation for damages you have suffered. We represent individuals in Crystal Lake, Schaumburg, Palatine, Des Plaines, Rolling Meadows, Buffalo Grove, Barrington, Arlington Heights, Inverness, and Deer Park.

    Ken Apicella

    About the Author: Attorney Ken Apicella is a founding partner of DGAA focusing in the areas of personal injury, employment, insurance coverage disputes, and civil litigation. Ken earned his J.D. from DePaul University College of Law in 1999. He has been named a SuperLawyers Rising Star and a Forty Illinois Attorneys Under Forty to Watch. Ken has written and lectured for the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education and regularly serves as a moderator at Northwest Suburban Bar Association's Continuing Legal Education seminars.




Sources: 

http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/CFR-2011-title29-vol4/xml/CFR-2011-title29-vol4-part1604.xml

http://www.eeoc.gov/laws/statutes/titlevii.cfm

http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/ilcs/ilcs4.asp?ActID=2266&ChapterID=64&SeqStart=600000&SeqEnd=1200000


The Family Medical Leave Act

Web Admin - Thursday, May 21, 2015

FMLA, Illinois, Crystal Lake employment lawyerFor various medical-related reasons, it may be necessary for a person to temporarily stop working. The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) provides individuals with a means for doing this without running the risk of losing their job. It is important for both employers and employees to understand this special area of employment law.

What Does the FMLA Provide?

The FMLA allows workers to take an unpaid leave of absence from work for specified medical and family purposes with the continuation of insurance coverage according to the same provisions as if the employee did not take the leave of absence. Under the FMLA, an employer must return the employee to the same job or one that is nearly identical or equivalent. A nearly identical job includes the following:

  1. - Identical pay and benefits;
  2. - The same shift or general work schedule;
  3. - A geographically proximate worksite; and
  4. - The same or substantially similar duties, responsibilities, and status.

An eligible employee is eligible for 12 workweeks of leave in a one-year period for:

  1. - Childbirth and to provide for the child within twelve months of the birth;
  2. - The care of a child adopted or placed under foster care within one year of the placement of the child with the employee;
  3. - The care for a direct family member who has a serious health condition;
  4. - A health condition that prohibits the worker from being able to perform essential job functions; or
  5. - Any demand due to the fact that the employee’s direct family member is a covered military member on covered active duty, which is defined as duty during the deployment to a foreign country.

Alternatively, an eligible employee may be entitled to 26 workweeks of leave during a one-year period to care for a covered service member with a serious injury or illness if the employee is the service member’s direct relative.

Eligibility

The FMLA applies to the following:

  • - Public agencies; and
  • - Private employers with 50 or more employees for at least 20 weeks in the current or previous calendar year.

In order for an individual to be eligible, the employee must:

  1. 1. Work for a covered employer;
  2. 2. Have worked 1,250 hours during the 12 months prior to the start date of the leave;
  3. 3. Work at a location where the employer has 50 or more employees within 75 miles; and
  4. 4. Have worked for the employer for 12 months.

The 12 months of work does not need to be consecutive. Further, under most circumstances, only employment within the last seven years is counted.

For more information about the requirements of the FMLA, whether you are an employer or employee, you should speak with an experienced Illinois employment law attorney. Our firm represents clients throughout the northwest suburbs, including Deer Park, Buffalo Grove, and Crystal Lake. 

Ken ApicellaAbout the Author: Attorney Ken Apicella is a founding partner of DGAA focusing in the areas of personal injury, employment, insurance coverage disputes, and civil litigation. Ken earned his J.D. from DePaul University College of Law in 1999. He has been named a SuperLawyers Rising Star and a Forty Illinois Attorneys Under Forty to Watch. Ken has written and lectured for the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education and regularly serves as a moderator at Northwest Suburban Bar Association's Continuing Legal Education seminars.

Employee Misclassification and Why It Matters

Web Admin - Monday, March 30, 2015

employment contract, Illinois employment law lawyerThe relationship between employers and employees comes with many legal complexities, and there are times when employers can improperly curtail employees' rights, either by accident or design. One common place where this sort of issue arises is through employee misclassification, the practice of designating an employee as an independent contractor. Although the decision of which of those classes a worker falls into is one for a court to decide, many employers choose to make an improper classification in order to avoid having to provide things like overtime pay or workers' compensation insurance.

What Misclassification Is

There are two classes of worker for many employment law purposes: employees and independent contractors. Generally speaking, the difference between the two is the amount of control that an employer exercises over them. The more control, the more likely the court is to find that an employer/employee relationship exists. However, there are actually a variety of factors that courts look to, including:

  • - How much direction the employer gives in how to complete tasks;
  • - The type of evaluation system the worker operates under;
  • - Whether the business trains the worker;
  • - Whether the business reimburses the worker's expenses;
  • - Whether the worker can work for other employers;
  • - How the worker is paid;
  • - Whether the relationship is intended to be long-term; and
  • - Whether the worker's services are a key part of the business.

Examples can often be helpful to understand whether someone qualifies as an employee or an independent contractor. For instance, a secretary working at an office for years probably qualifies as an employee because of the high amount of control the employer would retain, as well as the other factors. Conversely, an IT worker hired to set up the company's network would probably be an independent contractor because they are going about the work in their own way, and the job's duration is limited.

Why It Matters

This distinction matters because it affects the responsibility that an employer has towards the worker. Many of the legal protections afforded to workers are only given to people in an employer/employee relationship. For instance, many employers misclassify their employees in order to avoid paying overtime pay or to avoid providing workers' compensation insurance. They can also use misclassification to shift tax burdens onto the worker, by avoiding things like unemployment insurance and Social Security taxes.

A worker's classification is a matter for courts to decide, and how an employer has elected to treat the worker is immaterial. If you believe that you have been misclassified and are losing access to benefits like overtime pay or workers' compensation benefits, contact an experienced Illinois employment lawyer today. Drost, Gilbert, Andrew & Apicella, LLC serves workers in many northwest suburban towns, such as Rolling Meadows, Schaumburg, Inverness, Deer Park, and Arlington Heights.

Ken ApicellaAbout the Author: Attorney Ken Apicella is a founding partner of DGAA focusing in the areas of personal injury, employment, insurance coverage disputes, and civil litigation. Ken earned his J.D. from DePaul University College of Law in 1999. He has been named a SuperLawyers Rising Star and a Forty Illinois Attorneys Under Forty to Watch. Ken has written and lectured for the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education and regularly serves as a moderator at Northwest Suburban Bar Association's Continuing Legal Education seminars.

Illinois Supreme Court to Consider Negligent Credentialing Case

Web Admin - Monday, February 16, 2015

Illinois Negligent Credentialing, medical malpractice lawyerThe relationship between doctors and hospitals is a complex one. Most people assume that the doctors work for or are partners in the hospital. While some hospitals choose to employ their doctors, it is much more common for the doctors to be independent contractors. The hospitals give the doctors the right to admit patients to the hospital and use their facilities, a decision known as “credentialing.”

Yet, hospitals cannot simply give privileges to whomever they want. The law imposes a duty on hospitals to exercise reasonable care in managing their facilities in order to protect patients. Failure to do so can see the hospital held liable for negligent credentialing.

What Is Negligent Credentialing?

Negligent credentialing occurs when a hospital allows a physician to use their facilities despite that physician’s lack of qualifications. Illinois law requires a plaintiff to prove three things in order to prevail on a negligent credentialing claim:

  1. 1. The hospital breached its duty of care by improperly granting staff privileges to an unqualified physician;
  2. 2. The physician breached the medical standard of care by providing medically negligent treatment in conjunction with their negligently awarded privileges; and
  3. 3. The awarding of the privileges was the proximate cause of the plaintiff’s injuries, meaning that the direct cause of the injuries was the fact that the hospital negligently granted staff privileges to the doctor.

One of the difficulties of winning on a negligent credentialing claim is proving that first element. This requires evidence of what the hospital knew when they credentialed the physician and how thorough their procedures were. The Illinois Supreme Court recently took a case to determine whether plaintiffs in a lawsuit may have access to those records, Klaine v. Southern Hospital Services.

Klaine v. Southern Illinois Hospital Services

The issue in Klaine arises from a colon surgery gone wrong. The plaintiff wanted to pursue a negligent credentialing claim against the hospital, and as part of discovery process the plaintiff requested information about the surgeon’s credentialing process, such as his work history, prior insurance claims against him, and recommendations about his credentialing by the hospital staff. The hospital resisted, citing an Illinois law requiring that a physician’s application for staff privileges be kept “confidential.” The appeals court decided that there was a difference between general confidentiality rules and “privilege,” the special, heightened form of confidentiality that protects things from disclosure during a lawsuit. The Supreme Court will now take the case on to determine if the appeals court was correct in that determination.

The landscape of medical malpractice law is constantly changing. If you have been injured by a physician’s negligence and want to learn more about your options, contact a Crystal Lake medical malpractice attorney at Drost, Gilbert, Andrew & Apicella, LLC today. Our firm helps injured patients all across the northwest suburbs, including in towns like Inverness, Palatine, and Schaumburg.

Ken ApicellaAbout the Author: Attorney Ken Apicella is a founding partner of DGAA focusing in the areas of personal injury, employment, insurance coverage disputes, and civil litigation. Ken earned his J.D. from DePaul University College of Law in 1999. He has been named a SuperLawyers Rising Star and a Forty Illinois Attorneys Under Forty to Watch. Ken has written and lectured for the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education and regularly serves as a moderator at Northwest Suburban Bar Association's Continuing Legal Education seminars.

New Law Mandates Reasonable Accommodations for Pregnant Women

Web Admin - Thursday, December 11, 2014

pregnant woman wrongful termination, employee rights lawyerDiscrimination against pregnant women in the workforce has long been a concern, and now the Illinois legislature has passed a new law designed to help give women greater protection. The new law modifies the Illinois Human Rights Act, effective starting next year, to more clearly protect pregnant women's rights. The new rights include the right to reasonable accommodation of their pregnancy by their employers, protection from employment discrimination, and protection from forced leave. The law also grants employers some protection from unreasonable demands, such as the ability to refuse accommodations if such accommodations would place an undue hardship on the business.

New Rights for Pregnant Women

The law includes four new rights for “women affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or medical or common conditions related to childbirth.” The most legally complex of these rights is the right to a reasonable accommodation of their pregnancy. These accommodations are changes to the employee’s duties or their workspace that allow the employee to perform the “essential duties” of the position. The law provides some examples of these reasonable accommodations, which may include things like more frequent bathroom breaks, private space for breastfeeding, or a modified work schedule.

The law also provides another set of more concrete rights to pregnant women. For instance, employers may not force accommodations onto a pregnant woman if she does not want them, a provision that is likely designed to protect women from being forced to modify or reduce their work schedules. Similarly, the law forbids an employer from forcing a pregnant woman to take maternity leave if she chooses not to.

Employer's Rights

The law also includes a new set of rights for employers that relate to the issue of reasonable accommodation. The first right is that employers can claim that the accommodation the woman is asking for would place an undue hardship on the company. The law defines undue hardship as “an action that is prohibitively expensive or disruptive.” It also provides four factors for judges to consider when determining whether something is an undue hardship:

  1. 1. The nature and cost of the accommodations;
  2. 2. The financial resources of the facility providing the accommodation and the accommodation's impact on the company's operations;
  3. 3. The resources and size of the employer; and
  4. 4. The type of work the employer does.

This provides a highly individualized test that depends greatly on both the specific employer and the accommodation requested. The law also provides the employer with the right to request medical documentation supporting the need for the accommodation.

If you believe that your rights under this new act are being violated or if you are an employer concerned about your obligations under the new law, contact a Crystal Lake employment law attorney today. Our firm helps many northwest suburban employees and businesses in towns like Rolling Meadows, Crystal Lake, Arlington Heights, Inverness, Deer Park, Palatine, and Barrington.

Ken ApicellaAbout the Author: Attorney Ken Apicella is a founding partner of DGAA focusing in the areas of personal injury, employment, insurance coverage disputes, and civil litigation. Ken earned his J.D. from DePaul University College of Law in 1999. He has been named a SuperLawyers Rising Star and a Forty Illinois Attorneys Under Forty to Watch. Ken has written and lectured for the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education and regularly serves as a moderator at Northwest Suburban Bar Association's Continuing Legal Education seminars.


Recent Posts


Tags

hands free device appealing an insurance claim Des Plaines tax law firm pedestrian accident jet ski Rolling Meadows car accident lawyers back injuries no contest clauses construction accidents probate lawyer Inverness elder law lawyer landlord Long Grove estate planning attorneys pedestrian-automobile accident Palatine personal injury lawyer ken apicella Buffalo Grove traffic attorney wage theft personal injury claim employment contract Barrington personal injury attorney medical malpractice compensation power of attorney car collision overtime violations Jay Andrew contracts texting and driving texting while driving car accident lawyers senior citizens South Barrington real estate lawyer employee discrimination crossover accidents PTSD estate planning for college students Illinois Human Rights Act personal injury accidents Arlington Heights personal injury attorney Crystal Lake employment attorney Arlington Heights wills and trusts lawyers trench injuries Illinois construction accident attorney car crash injuries trustee BAC Palatine Attorney Illinois workers compensation lawyer Chicago insurance law firm employees FSLA clemency Exclusions investment property premises liability Illinois red light cameras Buffalo Grove real estate attorney Barrington estate planning lawyer insurance dispute criminal law license suspension Barrington employment law firm Fourth of July privacy dog bites DMV reckless homicide Arlington Heights personal injury lawyer Rolling Meadows personal injury lawyer Home Sale Contingencies insurance claims traffic deaths Buffalo Grove employment lawyer Illinois personal injury Schaumburg elder law lawyer Deer Park traffic accident attorney workplace sexual harassment Rolling Meadows insurance dispute lawyers Schaumburg golf accidents pedestrian accidents Crystal Lake employment law attorney Schaumburg insurance lawyers Illinois insurance lawyer Schaumburg personal injury lawyer Arlington Heights wills and trusts attorneys Rolling Meadows insurance dispute lawyers, insurance dispute sexual images Chicago insurance claim attorneys Policy Cancellation elder law field sobriety test dram shop law corporate law Federal Food Drug and Cosmetic Act life insurance icy parking lots spinal cord injuries Barrington criminal lawyer School Visitation Rights Act Barrington boating accident attorney Illinois insurance claim dispute lawyers civil litigation Deer Park traffic lawyer Des Plaines motorcycle accident attorney drunk driving pizza emoji murder Inverness probate lawyer blended families consent to a search in terrorem provision motorcycle accident lawyer Crystal Lake estate planning lawyer Illinois insurance disputes medical marijuana pedestrian injuries, pedestrian fatality Chicago trucking accident attorney Illinois driving without license Rolling Meadows criminal lawyer pregnant women insurance disputes probate claims process uninsured motorist Buffalo Grove car accident lawyer medical malpractice claims Illinois pedestrian accident attorney creditors criminal record Illinois insurance claim dispute lawyer GM ignition switches Illinois collections attorney swimming pools involuntary manslaughter real estate attorney Illinois rollover accident lawyers Illinois elder law attorney Crystal Lake personal injury attorney tax attorney Crystal Lake criminal defense attorney job lawyers suspended license employment law, meal breaks, rest breaks, hotel employees, Des Plaines employment law attorneys Des Plaines medical malpractice attorney Inverness estate planning lawyer license commercial real estate Schaumburg civil litigation attorney insurance claim denial traffic accidents Barrington personal injury lawyer advance healthcare directive Deer Park workers compensation lawyer Illinois medical malpractice attorney Chicago will attorney, social media platforms, Illinois estate planning lawyer, Illinois trucking safety Arlington Heights TBI attorney Des Plaines civil attorney Illinois insurance attorney forming a corporation in Illinois Illinois pet lawyer Schaumburg personal injury lawyers Long Grove estate planning business litigation drug crime Mt Prospect Attorney Deer Park medical malpractice attorney low-ball insurance settlement workers comp Palatine traffic lawyer Schaumburg estate planning attorney Inverness personal injury attorney Schaumburg car accident attorney holiday statistics fault based insurance Illinois motorcycle accident lawyer natural gas explosion Buffalo Grove injury lawyer Crystal Lake car accident lawyer Arlington Heights accident attorney Rolling Meadows traffic law firm Chicago corporate attorney financial advisors Schaumburg personal injury attorney sexual harassment hit and run accident TBI liability Arlington Heights car accident lawyer digital media accounts, estate planning, Arlington Heights estate planning attorney, Crystal Lake business law attorneys Schaumburg estate attorney Family Medical Leave Act Palatine corporate attorney Illinois medical malpractice case wrongful death Crystal Lake pet attorney Inverness insurance attorney marijuana crimes attorney estate attorney denied insurance claims Schaumburg estate planning lawyer CAM Crystal Lake personal injury lawyer Palatine business attorney medical malpractice, missed diagnosis, delayed diagnosis, medical mistake, Deer Creek medical malpractice lawyers rent to own real estate contracts trucking accident lawyers traffic violations bicycle accidents Illinois tax attorney Arlington Heights pedestrian accidents employee rights real estate contract Illinois lawyer living trust benefits Long Grove estate planning attorney surgical mistakes new real estate form living trust probate process Arlington Heights wills and trusts attorney Illinois car accident attorney Self-Directed IRA Accounts marijuana employment law, Illinois employment laws Palatine punch death ACA Illinois Probate Act of 1975 drug crimes Barrington drug crime attorney Schaumburg criminal attorney estate tax Arlington Heights criminal lawyer overtime pay DUI estate planning lawyer Forcible Entry Arlington Heights Attorney federal regulations for LLCs Crystal Lake medical malpractice law firm Barrington estate planning attorney expungement Attorney Ken Apicella Buffalo Grove law firm Inverness DUI lawyer Barrington business law firm insurance claim denials Rolling Meadows business lawyer Illinois probate lawyer Crystal Lake traffic lawyer slip and fall accidents insurance claim owner responsibility Illinois boating accident lawyer capital gains tax DUI penalities Des Plaines accident attorney car crashes rollover accidents Long Grove real estate lawyer living wills underfunded trust comp time digital evidence Crystal Lake accident attorney trust payments boating under the influence truck collisions Inverness traffic law firm Inverness corporate attorney Palatine corporate law attorneys Palatine elder law attorney Food and Drug Administration's Food Safety Modernization Act insurance dispute attorney controlled substance Retaliatory Discharge Des Plaines injury law firm Arlington Heights real estate lawyer Illinois corporate lawyer insurance attorney Rolling Meadows Traffic Lawyer Illinois medical malpractice lawyers Des Plaines insurance attorney digital information unpaid assessment DGAA traffic laws Illinois personal injury attorney underage DUI insurance claim delay Illinois will lawyer Employment Discrimination Law Mount Prospect elder law attorney Barrington employment law attorney automated cars murder defense healthcare Rolling Meadows corporate lawyer probate whistleblower protections Rolling Meadows medical malpractice lawyers motorcycle accident Illinois employment law firm Illinois personal injury lawyer Mount Prospect wills and trusts lawyers child safety bicycle dooring accidents Super Mario Des Plaines pet law attorney Illinois trusts attorney construction contracts personal injury attorney Long Grove wills and trusts attorneys Barrington civil litigation attorney car accident wills and trusts changes to mortgage law taxes Arlington Heights medical malpractice lawyer Des Plaines personal injury attorney Illinois attorney Palatine employment law lawyer car crash sole proprietorship Rolling Meadows employment attorney Rolling Meadows accident lawyer drug crimes lawyer Rolling Meadows Attorney car accidents mass shooting vacation home product liability landlord tenant law trusts irrevocable trust Rolling Meadows probate lawyer Des Plaines Traffic Lawyer Schaumburg real estate lawyer POA Palatine insurance lawyer Schaumburg Attorney medication errors Barrington Traffic Lawyer Crystal Lake civil litigation lawyer employment contract, employment law, employment at-will, Deer Park employment law attorneys, contract, traffic violations defense digital assets, digital fiduciary, estate planning, digital content, Long Grove estate planning lawyers Illinois wills and trusts attorneys Arlington Heights wills and trusts lawyer Illinois workplace discrimination attorney Crystal Lake injury attorney Inverness real estate attorney criminal Chicago car accident lawyer Barrington workers compensation attorney real estate lawyer personal injury, auto accident injuries, delayed injuries, serious injuries, Des Plaines personal injury attorneys estate planning trusts employment attorney foreclosure Kenilworth estate planning attorneys personal injury lawyer Crystal Lake law firm real estate closing Schaumburg medical malpractice lawyer commercial leases right to work health insurance dispute real estate leasing distracted driving accident victims IRELA underinsured motorist breach of contract foreclosed rental property traumatic brain injuries real estate attorneys Illinois law Schaumburg construction accident lawyer driving auto accidents power of attorney for healthcare Arlington Heights Traffic Lawyer Class A misdemeanor Palatine real estate lawyer Illinois job attorney residential real estate cell phone tower data Buffalo Grove probate lawyer Illinois employment lawyer DNR insurance agents Buffalo Grove corporate attorney Crystal Lake traffic attorney Des Plaines real estate attorney Illinois traffic attorneys federal crimes Crystal Lake medical malpractice lawyer medical malpractice Colin H. Gilbert Illinois speeding lawyer Illinois living will Illinois LLC creation Rolling Meadows insurance lawyer Inverness civil lawyer income distribution deducation Barrington attorney Schaumburg traffic lawyer Palatine injury attorney insurance adjusters installment contracts Schaumburg corporate attorney Illinois injury lawyer Chicago employment attorney Rolling Meadows traffic attorney trucking accidents Crystal lake insurance dispute attorney Des Plaines claims law firm unauthorized overtime Buffalo Grove criminal defense lawyer insurance disputes, Illinois insurance disputes, Illinois insurance dispute attorneys, denied insurance claims, Arlington Heights insurance dispute attorneys car accident lawyer attorney fees Crystal Lake bike accident lawyer special needs trust hiring employees life insurance claims Des Plaines personal injury lawyer fatal car accidents accidental death benefits insurance denials Palatine employment lawyer privacy laws Barrington injury attorney dynasty trusts Rolling Meadows DUI lawyer elder abuse severance agreements Chicago attorney Rolling Meadows personal injury lawyers Crystal Lake pedestrian accident lawyer insurance claim dispute employee misclassification unpaid overtime condo association Des Plaines Chicago traffic lawyer Transfer on Death Instrument probate claims bad faith insurance claims head on collisions Rolling Meadows insurance attorney Rolling Meadows boating accidents operating agreements caretaker rights gift tax exemption, estate planning, estate planning strategies, Illinois estate planning, South Barrington estate planning attorneys Illinois workers compensation attorney Illinois Transfer on Death Instrument deed transfer dealing with problem employees Crystal Lake medical malpractice attorneys pet law insurance negligence Rolling Meadows criminal attorney college kids Rolling Meadows marijuana attorney slip and fall Palatine trusts lawyer Illinois criminal defense attorney Deer Park DUI lawyer Arlington Heights tax lawyer Des Plaines DUI attorney Long Grove real estate attorney gift taxes homestead rights Illinois employee rights attorney. BUI Palatine employment attorney Rolling Meadows personal injury attorney personal injury claims Des Plaines collections attorney Buffalo Grove insurance claim dispute lawyers Illinois real estate lawyer Palatine law firm Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission Illinois civil litigation lawyer guardianship attorney Kenilworth estate planning lawyer Illinois business law atorneys pay when paid contract DUI defense llinois Real Estate Lawyers Association Palatine civil attorney drugs Rolling Meadows drug defense attorney workers compensation benefits Schaumburg criminal law attorney subcontractor Illinois insurance dispute lawyers liability claims Illinois real estate living trust vs will Crystal Lake car accident attorney rest breaks Illinois employment law attorneys condo Illinois traffic accident lawyer traffic tickets defective products estate planning, digital assets, Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act, Illinois digital assets, Illinois estate planning, deadly crashes civil litigation attorney Schaumburg injury lawyer jet ski accidents Illinois estate planning Arlington Heights employment attorney life insurance policy murder charges Rolling Meadows real estate attorney Deer Park real estate law firm Illinois insurance claims lawyers probate fees Illinois bicycle safety Palatine construction attorney personal injury LLCs civil rights violation Chicago estate planning Illinois Sales Representative Act Illinois medical malpractice claim Do Not Resuscitate Inverness accident lawyer Palatine traffic accidents Schaumburg wrongful death attorney ObamaCare digital assets workers compensation employment lawyer work unions brain injury DUI attorney Crystal Lake employment lawyer preventable medical errors healthcare claims Illinois employment laws anesthesia errors institutional trustee Arlington Heights estate planning attorney defective products lawyer Palatine drug lawyer Illinois DUI attorney Schaumburg drug defense lawyer Chicago biking tips Chicago employment lawyer commercial leasing real estate zoning Palatine civil litigation lawyer drug possession modern family estate planning Landlord Tenant Ordinance Crystal Lake will lawyer drunk driving statistics loopholes Fair Labor Standards Act startup company criminal defense Barrington litigation attorney compensatory time Riverwoods estate planning lawyer first degree murder Illinois insurance claim attorney wills Buffalo Grove traffic lawyers Illinois home inspection comparative negligence Illinois estate planning attorney license revocation IRS boating DUI nursing home negligence construction accidents, personal injury, wrongful death, Arlington Heights personal injury attorneys, workers' compensation pet bites estate planning disability benefits home inspection lawyer Illinois wrongful termination lawyer wrongful termination, employment law, whistleblower protections, Illinois employment laws, discrimination in the workplace filing a medical malpractice claim Rolling Meadows employment law attorneys Chicago estate planning lawyer medical research Illinois wills and trusts Schaumburg employment attorney Kenilworth estate planning attorney cell phone accidents minimum wage IRA trust transfer fiduciary rule delay Buffalo Grove medical malpractice lawyers internet Chicago will attorney Rolling Meadows litigation lawyer Rolling Meadows estate planning attorney Illinois defective products attorney vacation home fines Liquor Control Act Arlington Heights insurance attorney Rolling Meadows tax attorney Palatine probate lawyer Rolling Meadows employment law attorney Illinois mortgages Arlington Heights injury attorney paid sick leave denied insurance claim Arlington Heights trucking lawyer bike accident unfunded trust Crystal Lake insurance lawyer Barrington criminal defense lawyer independent contractor Des Plaines drug lawyer pain and suffering Barrington real estate lawyer caregiver Deer Park accident attorney Home Remodeling Repair Act South Barrington real estate attorney Illinois traffic ticket lawyer Illinois Smoke Detector Act Joliet general practice lawyers Whistleblower Claims personal injury law firm Palatine criminal defense lawyer food poisoning insurance agent negligence Palatine estate planning lawyer distracted driving accidents Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act fiduciary rule Des Plaines real estate lawyer Illinois employment attorneys preventing accidents breathalyzer test traffic offenses Illinois personal injury lawyers BAIID Buffalo Grove personal injury attorney estate plan real estate Barrington Illinois estate planning lawyer Illinois traffic attorney license reinstatement estate planning attorney traffic crimes Illinois estate planning law firm Legal Info meal breaks Detainer Actions loss of consortium natural gas IRA benefits wrongful termination problem employees Mount Prospect real estate lawyer Affordable Care Act Schaumburg probate attorney Thanksgiving Arlington Heights traffic attorney Crystal Lake tax lawyer FMLA Inverness real estate lawyer Illinois traffic laws life insurance lawyer manufacturing liens cell phone Deer Park personal injury lawyer Deer Park employment law attorney estate planning, death tax, succession plans, business estate plans, Barrington estate planning lawyers agent Inverness injury lawyer traumatic brain injury Buffalo Grove personal injury lawyer Arlington Heights lawyer revenge porn products liability Rolling Meadows boating crash lawyer insurance denial appeals insurance dispute, insurance dispute lawyers, insurance claim denial, insurance claim delays, Rolling Meadows insurance dispute attorneys Chicago lawyer Des Plaines personal injury lawyers Palatine workers compensation lawyer small business rumble strips Barrington employment attorney Illinois mortgage Illinois employment law social media after death Illinois employment law attorney denial of life insurance Des Plaines criminal attorney speeding spinal cord injury trauma after an accident Illinois registered agent Arlington Heights employment law attorneys Colin Gilbert Barrington medical malpractice lawyers eluding a police officer Des Plaines drug crimes lawyer blood alcohol content Illinois small business Illinois workplace lawyer Illinois business lawyer Deer Park motorcycle accident lawyer Schaumburg employment law attorneys Deer Park criminal attorney insurance claim dispute attorney employment law Illinois jet ski accident lawyer rollover car crashes Arlington Heights car crash attorneys

Archive