By Donald W. Fohrman
28 Apr, 2020
On April 13, 2020, the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission (IWCC) enacted an emergency rule which is designed to protect essential employees should they become ill with COVID 19. The rule creates a “rebuttable presumption” that if an essential employee contracts COVID 19, the contraction occurred during-the-course of his or her employment.
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Should I Talk To The Insurance Company?

By Donald W. Fohrman
13 Jul, 2022
Most insurance contracts require that you as the insured must cooperate with your own insurance company when a claim is filed. This means that if your own insurance company contacts you, you will likely have to discuss the accident with them. However, if you have already retained an attorney by the time you are contacted […]
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Tips On How To Avoid A Dog Attack

By Donald W. Fohrman
13 Jul, 2022
Every year thousands of people are attacked by dogs.  Whether you know the dog or the dog is unfamiliar there are precautions you should take when confronted by an aggressive dog. Always keep a safe distance between yourself and dogs being walked on a leash. Ask the owner’s permission before approaching a dog, on a […]
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What Will Happen To The Dog?

By Donald W. Fohrman
13 Jul, 2022
In most cases, absolutely nothing happens to the dog except that it might be quarantined for a few days (frequently at the dog owner’s home). If the attack is brutal or other conditions are met, however, the local animal control authority or court may issue orders requiring that the dog be confined or destroyed. Dog […]
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The Nursing Home Resident’s Bill Of Rights

By Donald W. Fohrman
13 Jul, 2022
A Bill of Rights protects each nursing home resident. In fact, nursing home residents have more rights than the average citizen as a consequence of state and federal laws specifically designed to protect and assist them. But these rights mean nothing if the resident, their legal representative, or their family and friends do not know […]
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Warning Signs Of Nursing Home Abuse Or Neglect 

By Donald W. Fohrman
13 Jul, 2022
There are many things that can indicate abuse or neglect in a nursing home. You should keep an eye out for anything unusual, especially unexplained physical marks such as bruises or fractures. Any noticeable change in your loved one’s behavior or personality can be a signal that he or she is being mistreated. Remember, many […]
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