Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner has said that the state legislature must make business-friendly changes to the state’s workers’ compensation laws, or he will not sign off on a tax increase meant to avoid severe budget cuts. However, Democrats in the Illinois House said that a report released recently shows... 
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Attorneys for the plaintiffs in the Fun 5’s lottery lawsuit have reached an agreement with the Attorney General’s office to move forward with the deposition of Gary Grief, the Executive Director of the Texas Lottery Commission.  The deposition is scheduled for September 25th in Austin.  A copy of the... 
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Attorneys for Plaintiffs in the Fun 5’s lawsuit against GTECH have noticed the depositions of Dan Morales and Tom Stanek for September 24th in Austin.  Mr. Morales is the Instant Ticket Sales Assistant for GTECH while Mr. Stanek is Senior Director for Sales and Marketing for GTECH.  Copies of their deposition... 
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By Richard Best Every year, between 1 and 3 million serious infections occur in nursing homes, skilled nursing facilities and assisted living organizations. That number stands to grow with baby boomers quickly aging and needing additional care. As more patients enter long-term care settings, it’s critical to... 
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Serving alcohol at a party comes with a great deal of responsibility. Many hosts do not realize they may face legal consequences if a guest drives while inebriated and injures or kills someone, or if any guest is under the legal drinking age of 21. If you are going to throw a party for whatever reason, make sure you... 
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An Illinois judge has dismissed a wrongful death lawsuit over the death of a 21-year-old woman whose body was found in the apartment of a man she had dated. The wrongful death lawsuit, filed by Molly Young’s father, was dismissed by Judge W. Charles Grace of the Jackson County Circuit Court. The lawsuit had been... 
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To order insurance leads when you have no idea what you want is inviting a marketing disaster. If you go in blind and order whatever sounds good or the deal of the day, you are apt to end up with garbage leads and less money in your marketing budget. Ordering insurance leads to build your agency is easy. Knowing what... 
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by Thomas D. Begley, Jr., CELA Medicare Secondary Payer Act. While there is still some controversy as to whether a Medicare Set-Aside Arrangement is appropriate in a Third Party Liability (TPL) case, there is significant authority with a proposition that Medicare’s interest must be considered in a TPL case in the... 
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The Dispute Over Robin Williams’ Estate One year after the death of Robin Williams, a legal battle over his estate continues. Despite the fact that Williams’ estate was planned with a certain degree of sophistication, several disputes have arisen between his widow and his three children from two previous marriages.... 
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One year after the death of Robin Williams, a legal battle over his estate continues. Despite the fact that Williams’ estate was planned with a certain degree of sophistication, several disputes have arisen between his widow and his three children from two previous marriages. Williams’ estate plan provides... 
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