News from June 2015

Can workers’ compensation reforms keep Illinois competitive?

By The Madison County Record | Jun 2, 2015

SPRINGFIELD – As a critical deadline for closing the regular legislative session on time has passed, Gov. Bruce Rauner and Speaker Michael Madigan are pointing fingers over the state’s failure on Sunday to adopt a budget. Rauner continues to insist that structural reforms in his “Turnaround Agenda” – a package that aims to increase jobs and boost the economy in Illinois – be included in any deal. One of these reforms includes an overhaul of the state’s workers’ compensation system, a controver

Index/Promo

By The Madison County Record | Jun 2, 2015

PROMO Casino Clumsy Woman sues after slipping on wet floor/Page 5 LOCAL Know when to fold 'em Dixon's Tradin' Post is sued by a patron injured when folding chair collapsed/Page 4 MCT blamed in walking trail death A woman is suing over her husband's death by errant juvenile driver/Page 4 Hertz faces class action over fees A proposed class action in St. Clair County claims the vehicle rental agency charges inflated fees/Page 5 Chemical exposure at issue in ConocoPhillips suit A worker claims

Woman alleges injuries from traffic accident

By Carol Ostrow | Jun 3, 2015

A woman has sued a businees and its employee, alleging vehicular negligence.

Trucker alleges failed insurance coverage

By Carol Ostrow | Jun 3, 2015

A trucker has sued an insurance business, alleging breach of contract.

ACCIDENT BRIEF: Mothers sue driver over collision

By Carol Ostrow | Jun 3, 2015

Two Swansea parents have sued two individuals, alleging vehicular negligence.

Logistics firm seeks payment for hauling services

By Carol Ostrow | Jun 3, 2015

A logistics company has sued another business, alleging breach of contract.

Passenger cites drivers, trucking firm in collision

By The Madison County Record | Jun 3, 2015

A man has sued a trucking business and two drivers, alleging vehicular negligence.

Couple cites trucker, employer for accident injuries

By Carol Ostrow | Jun 3, 2015

A couple has sued a trucking business, alleging vehicular negligence.

Truck driver claims insurance company failed to provide coverage

By Carol Ostrow | Jun 3, 2015

A man has sued an insurance business, alleging breach of contract.

Robert Anderson appointed president of Illinois Judges Association; Plans to strengthen LAP to help those struggling with substance abuse

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jun 4, 2015

As new president of the Illinois Judges Associations, or IJA, DuPage County Circuit Judge Robert J. Anderson aims to strengthen the state’s Lawyers Assistance Program without resorting to universal drug testing for Illinois judges.

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