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Tips if You Are Injured on the Job

If you are physically hurt at work, if you should fall and hurt yourself or have a piece of equipment malfunction and are you injured here are some tips for you. These are important guidelines to follow if you are injured on the job and wish to have your employer compensate you for your injuries. […]

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What Kind of Auto Insurance Do you Have?

Most people discover that they have improper insurance coverage when it is too late. You don’t want to be in a situation where you are involved in an accident with someone who is inappropriately insured and find out there is not enough insurance money to cover your expenses. Auto insurance protects some of the most […]

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Health Care Fraud Schemes To Defraud Medicare

Recent news agencies in the Chicago areas have reported that area physicians and health clinic owners are among defendants charged in health care fraud schemes to defraud the Medicare program and/or private health insurers of millions of dollars. The Medicare Fraud Strike Force, operating in major cities, has charged more than 85 defendants, including doctors, […]

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Email us for your Free Fingerprinting Kit

Fingerprinting has become the gold standard amongst law enforcement, schools, religious institutions and community groups around the country; they have joined forces to fingerprint children as a means of identifying them should they go missing. Nearly 800,000 children are reported missing each year, according to National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. The US Congress […]

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Roller Bladers Can Now Legal Skate On Road

Under a new law, effective January 1st of this year, inline skaters and roller bladers can now skate in the road, though not within the City of Chicago. According to the statute, written on behalf of Elmhurst attorney and speed skater Ben Neiburger with the assistance of Illinois State Representative Chris Nybo, skaters and pedestrians […]

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New Foreclosure Rules

The new mandatory regulations regarding foreclosures, recently developed by the Illinois Supreme Court, went into effect on Match 1st. The rules came about due to the deceptive practices that judges observed as well as the fact that homeowners often don’t appear in court, believing that they have little or no chance of fighting mortgage lenders. […]

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Child Support Law Strengthened

The goal in determining and providing child support is to ensure that every child receives the financial support necessary to enable them to lead a happy and healthy life regardless of the marital status of their parents. There are legal guidelines used to determine the percentage of income owed by the non-custodial parent to the […]

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Illinois Crime Victims Bill of Rights

New laws require police officials in many capacities to receive additional education. First, The Illinois Police Training Act has been amended this year to include specific education for police trainees to recognize the signs of possible senior adult abuse and neglect. Second, the Illinois Police Training Act provides training techniques designed to promote effective communication […]

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New Laws Make Seniors Safer

The number of older adults, who are making the decision to stay in their own homes, rather than moving to senior living facilities or in with their children, is increasing. While this allows them autonomy, it also places them at risk for abuse or neglect by caretakers or even family members’ care takers. The State […]

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Tax Payers Have a Friend at City Hall

With the April 15th tax return deadline approaching, many people turn to tax preparers whether small one person shops or national corporations. Until recently it was up to the consumer to determine if the deal the tax preparer offered was fair and reasonable. Now the Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection has stepped […]