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Proposed Chicago Rent Relief and COVID-19: A Legal Perspective

Chicago Rent Relief COVID 19 Demographics

City Ordinance to Provide Chicago Renter’s Relief Matt Martin, a North side alderman for the 47th Ward, revealed that he will be introducing a city ordinance to the City Council. This ordinance will aim to provide some relief for Chicago renters who suffered lost income due to the COVID-19 lockdown. If you are unable to...

Essential Workers and COVID-19 Exposure: Know Your Legal Rights

Essential Worker Rights Coronavirus Exposure at Work

Essential Employees in Illinois Including A Wal-Mart Employee Exposed to COVID-19 Have Legal Rights Against Employers Are you an essential employee required to work during the COVID-19 pandemic?  While many of us follow the current stay-at-home order issued by Governor Pritzker, there are countless workers in healthcare and other essential services on the frontline who...

What Qualifies As Pain and Suffering?

What Qualifies As Pain and Suffering?

‘Pain and suffering’ is a phrase that has become a part of the public lexicon because it is a common reason for a victim of negligence to receive financial compensation. But you may still wonder: What qualifies as pain and suffering in the legal sense? Each case is different and each victim of negligence may...

What Qualifies As a Personal Injury?

What Qualifies As a Personal Injury?

What qualifies as a personal injury is any injury you endure as the result of someone else’s negligence. Some examples of personal injury claims include: A car accident A dog bite or attack A slip and fall accident A physical assault Medical malpractice If your lawyer can prove another person failed to use reasonable care...

Joliet Dog Bite Injury Lawsuit

Joliet Public Parks Dog Bite Injury Sites

Illinois’ Dog Bite Laws With spring approaching, most of us will be spending more time outdoors enjoying the warmer temperatures and fresh air.  For many local Joliet residents, this means spending time in public spaces like local parks and strolling down neighborhood streets.  A small but real fact of life associated with public outdoor spaces...