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Small Subset of Doctors Responsible for Majority of Malpracti

Stanford researchers have found that a mere one percent of physicians are associated with one-third of paid malpractice claims in the U.S. Researchers analyzed over 66,000 paid medical malpractice claims filed against 54,000 U.S. physicians from 2005 to 2014. They focused on paid malpractice claims as paid status is indicative of inadequate care. Eighty-two percent>> Read More

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After Several Deaths, Families Demand Change on Willow Springs Road

In the last year, four deaths have occurred along a dangerous section of Archer Road in Willow Springs. Survivors and victims’ families are urging lawmakers to take action and improve safety along Archer Avenue. According to those pushing for change, this curvy stretch of road needs attention. A father whose son died in an accident>> Read More

A Focus on Safety for Motorcycle Awareness Month

In 2015, there were 146 motorcycle accident deaths in Illinois, which is 28 more than the previous year. Motorcycles account for only three percent of all vehicle registrations in the state, but they are involved in nearly 15 percent of total traffic deaths. To kick start the riding season, the governor has declared May as>> Read More

Second Talcum Powder Lawsuit Receives Verdict

Earlier this month, a St. Louis jury announced the verdict of the latest talcum powder case involving manufacturer Johnson & Johnson. The company has been ordered to pay $55 million to the plaintiff, who claims her ovarian cancer was caused by use of their Baby Powder products. The plaintiff in this case reported using Baby>> Read More

GWC Hosts Peggy Browning Fundraiser

GWC is proud to be a Fellow Sponsor of the Peggy Browning Fund. Peggy Browning Fund raises money for the placement of Law Students who are advocates for social justice in the workplace. This organization allows law students to intern in organizations devoted to the advancement of Workers Rights Labor Law and Public Interest Law.>> Read More

GWC Law has teamed up with Briggs4Kidz and has agreed to donate $100 for every solo tackle Lance Briggs makes this season.

Briggs4Kidz is a non-profit organization that raises funds and awareness to help the emotional and financial struggles of todays poverty stricken youth.  The organizations goal is to help those who are less fortunate, predominantly in and around the Chicago area. Recently, Briggs4Kidz has expanded its reach to help the youth in Sacramento, California and Tucson,>> Read More

GWC Sponsors In Search of a Cure Golf Outing

On July 25, 2013 more than 500 people attended the In Search for a Cure golf outing to raise money and increase autism awareness. Terry Hancock, President of Teamsters local 731 and Vice President of Teamsters Joint Council 25, is the driving force behind this great event that has raised more than one million dollars>> Read More