The probability that a dental specialist will be sued is fairly high. It is impossible to avoid all lawsuits. As a defense attorney, we often tell our clients there is a low threshold for a malpractice suit to be filed against a professional. In Illinois and thirty-two states, all it takes to file a suit […]
Undoubtedly, this week and for many weeks, months or years to come, a hot topic of discussion among Americans will be the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization overturning Roe v. Wade. This is perhaps one of the most polarizing issues in this country and one of the most significant […]
Dental specialists are increasingly being sued for professional malpractice. As one plaintiff’s counsel explained it, it is easier to get a Dental Specialist to settle than any other medical professionals these days. While most other medical professionals are aware that they are the target of lawsuits and have themselves been sued or see their colleagues […]
Prospective clients call McKenna Storer’s Woodstock law office saying they have been sued and need a Woodstock attorney. Woodstock is the home of the McHenry County Circuit Court. McKenna Storer has offices in Woodstock and Chicago. Does it matter where your attorneys practice? The answer is – yes, it does. Illinois State Court – Circuit […]
Small to midsize businesses often do not have legal teams to advise them on the types of insurance coverage they need to protect their businesses. They rely upon the broker to assess their needs without fully understanding what an insurance policy is. Below are some insurance coverage basics for both the novice and a refresher […]
All employers should have employment practices liability insurance, otherwise known as an EPLI insurance policy. This is different from a workers compensation policy or a commercial general liability policy, or even a property or auto policy. The EPLI policy provides coverage for wrongful acts arising from the employment process. While most large companies have employment […]
On November 4, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued an emergency temporary standard (ETS) for the purpose of minimizing the risk of COVID-19 transmission in the workplace.
The help wanted signs are everywhere. What happened to all the workers? There is not a single industry that is not affected by the lack of willing and capable earners. This issue is not just isolated to the restaurant or retail shops. It is also an issue with teachers, medical professionals, attorneys and the like.
By now most of Illinois, if not beyond, is aware that yet another major celebrity (this time a famous Chicago radio host), has been accused of sexual harassment in court pleadings. It has been years since the Me Too movement began, and stories still arise about sexual harassment in the workplace. Still!
More than a year has passed since businesses moved to a virtual format in the wake of the Covid-19 global pandemic. Covid-19 is still circulating and new strains, including some more virulent strains, are still a concern for much of the world. We can no longer assume that the remote work place is merely a […]