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Three McKenna Storer Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers for 2020

Three McKenna Storer Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers for 2020

McKenna Storer is pleased to announce that Super Lawyers recently recognized Greg Cochran, Sara Cook, and Alexander Sweis. These exceptional attorneys are recognized by their peers for their outstanding work and commitment to the spirit of the legal profession. Their knowledge of the law, professional work ethic, and advocacy on behalf of their clients allow them to stand out among other attorneys in the field.


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Three Level Cervical Fusion Surgery Policy Demand: Settled for High Costs of Defense

Three Level Cervical Fusion Surgery Policy Demand: Settled for High Costs of Defense

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Attorney Alex Sweis recently settled a high exposure cervical fusion claim for a high cost of defense, take it or leave it offer. The plaintiff in the case allegedly sustained cervical herniations at levels C3-C6.

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Categories General Litigation Insurance Litigation Defense


Amendments to the Illinois Human Rights Act Expand the Scope of Harassment

Amendments to the Illinois Human Rights Act Expand the Scope of Harassment

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Illinois’ Human Rights Act has been amended to enlarge its scope of potential harassment violations, including both an expansion of the definition of employer as well as expansion of the definition of harassment and an extension of the Illinois Human Rights Act to protect non-employees.

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Categories Business Law Employment Law


Check List of Major Changes in Laws Governing the Workplace in Illinois

Check List of Major Changes in Laws Governing the Workplace in Illinois

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Illinois has had significant changes in the laws governing the workplace in 2019 and 2020. Employers can be hit with serious legal consequences for ignoring these major changes in laws governing the workplace.

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Categories Employment Law


Illinois Requires Mandatory Disclosures Of Sexual Harassment and Unlawful Discrimination Judgments

Illinois Requires Mandatory Disclosures Of Sexual Harassment and Unlawful Discrimination Judgments

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Illinois, in its quest toward curbing sexual harassment in the workplace, has amended the Illinois Human Rights Act, to require annual disclosures of sexual harassment and unlawful discrimination in the work place.

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Categories Employment Law


Illinois Employers Need to know About The New Laws Governing Employee Arbitration Clauses

Illinois Employers Need to know About The New Laws Governing Employee Arbitration Clauses

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Illinois has new restrictions with respect to all employment agreement, including written arbitration agreements.

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Categories Employment Law


Illinois Employers Need to Know About Mandatory Sexual Harassment Training

Illinois Employers Need to Know About Mandatory Sexual Harassment Training

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Illinois employers need to be aware of the new mandatory sexual harassment training requirements.

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Categories Employment Law


Employers Need to Be Aware of the Hotel and Casino Employee Safety Act

Employers Need to Be Aware of the Hotel and Casino Employee Safety Act

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Illinois hotels and casinos need to begin to prepare for a new employee safety law taking effect in 2020 known as the Hotel and Casino Employee Safety Act,820 ILCS 325/5-10.

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Categories Employment Law


The Illinois Workplace Transparency Act’s Effect on Sexual Harassment Nondisclosure and Nondisparagement Clauses

The Illinois Workplace Transparency Act’s Effect on Sexual Harassment Nondisclosure and Nondisparagement Clauses

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In a prior blog, I discussed Illinois’ continuing attempts to curb sexual harassment through its enactment of Public Act 101-0221. One important aspect of Public Act 101-0221 is the Illinois Workplace Transparency Act.

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Categories Employment Law


McKenna Storer Celebrates Its 65th Anniversary

McKenna Storer Celebrates Its 65th Anniversary

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McKenna Storer is celebrating its 65th anniversary this month, which commemorates 65 incredible years providing quality legal services to individuals, businesses and insurance companies.

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