A lawyer has two jobs. First, the lawyer thinks about how the law might work, good or bad, in their client’s situation, and then tells their client. Second, the lawyer brings others around to ideas about the law that are good for their client.
It’s pretty borderline whether I have enough information to post about this verdict, but what the heck.
Illinois law requires most employers to carry workers’ compensation insurance. It’s estimated that more than 90% of Illinois employees are covered. When a worker gets hurt on the job, the employer’s insurance company pays out benefits to that worker.
At least 80 people fell ill this summer with Campylobacter infections linked to the consumption of unpasteurized milk from a farm in Utah, according to Utah health officials speaking with state lawmakers on Wednesday.
Most people who suffer a job injury don’t know much about workers’ compensation, which makes sense. It’s not something you’d look into unless and until you have a need for it.
A recent class action settlement has brought fresh attention to two age-old questions. The first: does Red Bull actually give you wings? The second: how carefully should courts screen out bogus claimants from proposed classes of refund-seeking consumers?
Lidy Telsaint was 21 years old on March 21, 2007, having arrived in the U.S. from Haiti just six months earlier in order to rejoin her family here.
Every first-year law student can recite the “Good Samaritan” rule: The ordinary bystander has no legal duty to rescue a drowning person, but if you voluntarily undertake the duty to rescue her, you must not be negligent in your efforts.
Dr. Jeffrey Levine on his website recently wrote an interesting article about the importance of communication among health care providers using the Ebola case in Texas as an example. Below is the article in full.
Some states produce a lot more rude drivers than others. That may not surprise you – think New York driver making an expressive hand gesture, for example. But what states have the most drivers with expressive hand gestures might just surprise you.