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PROPOSED LEGISLATION SEEKS TO STRENGTHEN WORK COMP PRESUMPTION FOR FIRST RESPONDERS

Section 6(f) of the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act is intended to provide some special and unique benefits for firefighters and EMTs who suffer certain injuries and illnesses. Unfortunately, ambiguity in the language of the statute has resulted in the Illinois...

What is the Line of Duty Compensation Act ?

The Illinois Line of Duty Compensation Act is an Illinois law which is designed to provide the payment of benefits to the beneficiaries of a deceased first responder who was killed in the line of duty. Section 3 of the Act provides for the payment of death benefits to...

Can my Apple Watch be Used Against Me in Court?

Modern technology makes our daily lives so much easier. We can attend work or school from the comfort of our home by using a laptop or a desktop computer. We can send e-mails, participate in videoconferences, and pay at the grocery stores with our phones. And of...

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