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Lincoln Park Garage

Lincoln Park Garage May Pose Danger

Residents living near a Lincoln Park garage are warning city authorities that the structure may pose a danger to the community. Lincoln Park Garage “Dilapidated” The Lincoln Park garage in question is located in the 1900 block of North Dayton Street in Chicago, IL. When a news crew visited the address in mid-May 2021, they>> Read More

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Nets Compensation

A Chicago 911 operator has obtained workers’ compensation benefits after developing carpal tunnel syndrome. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Diagnosis In the matter of Jocelyn Cahill v. City of Chicago, the claimant had worked as a 911 operator and first responder for the City of Chicago for fifteen years. As part of her duties, she regularly had>> Read More

Garbage Truck Crash

Driver Ejected in Fatal Marynook Crash

A driver was ejected from his vehicle in a fatal Marynook crash on Chicago’s South Side. Fatal Marynook Crash in Early Morning The fatal Marynook crash took place at approximately 12:35 a.m. on May 16, 2021. At that time, an 18-year-old man was driving a Chevy Cruze southbound on Dorchester Avenue, proceeding through its intersection>> Read More

Target Store

New Bill Responds to LaSalle Veterans’ Home COVID-19 Outbreak

A new bill in response to the 2020 LaSalle Veterans’ Home COVID-19 outbreak would allow inspectors general of state agencies to subpoena former state workers. Subpoenas in LaSalle Veterans’ Home COVID-19 Outbreak State Sen. Sue Rezin unveiled the legislation on May 14, 2021. The bill was prompted by an investigation into the LaSalle Veterans’ Home>> Read More

IWCC Moving Headquarters to Daley Center

The Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission (IWCC) is moving its headquarters from the Thompson Center to the Daley Center as part of a series of cost-cutting initiatives. Reducing Space by 25 to 30 Percent The IWCC will be moving out of Chicago’s Thompson Center later in 2021. Commission officials report that construction is already underway on>> Read More

United Airlines

GWC Obtains Over $3.4 Million in April 2021 Settlements

The dedicated attorneys and staff members at GWC Injury Lawyers LLC have obtained over $3.4 million in total April settlements on behalf of their injured clients. 55 Cases Settled in April 2021 GWC brought 55 cases to a successful resolution in April. The April 2021 settlements included over $1.5 million for third-party injury lawsuits and>> Read More

GWC Obtains Six-Figure Insurance Policy Limits for Grandmother

GWC attorney Jacqueline C. Hickey has obtained a settlement for full six-figure insurance policy limits for a grandmother who was injured in a Melrose Park car crash. Serious Injury Sustained in Collision GWC’s client and her grandson were in a vehicle that was at a complete stop on Butterfield Road in anticipation of making a>> Read More