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Two articles have been written about a recent lawsuit we filed against a municipality arising out of an injury to a two-year old girl who fell from a train ride. Municipalities, like anyone else, have an obligation to conduct their operations in a reasonably safe manner, especially when entrusted with the safety of young children.
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Another article has been written about a nursing home negligence claim we recently filed in Madison County, Illinois. In Illinois, claims can be brought on behalf of family members in a nursing home facility under the Nursing Home Care Act.
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EDWARDSVILLE - Edwardsville Care Center is accused of putting ill-fitting shoes on a patient, causing her to suffer injuries and an amputated toe.
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Becker, Schroader & Chapman, P.C. is proud to announce that Todd Schroader and Mary Massa won an appeal victory on behalf of Gary Walliser, which overturned an arbitrator’s decision and awarded lifetime benefits to Gary.
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On December 22, 2015, after rejecting a $350,000 final settlement offer, Matthew Chapman tried an underinsured motorist case before an arbitration panel, resulting in a $625,000 award.
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A Correctional Lieutenant recently won a lifetime wage differential award totaling approximately $45,000 per year, tax-free, for life.
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This report discusses a suit we recently filed against the Toronto Maple Leafs on behalf of a baggage handler who was injured due to the gross negligence of the Maple Leaf's equipment manager.
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According to a recent article, a 34-year-old waterproofing contractor was killed when he was working on a scaffold and contacted live power lines.
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A recent article unravels horror stories of workers’ compensation "reform." For now, Illinois still provides some protection to workers
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Matthew Chapman wins highest wage differential award possible under the Illinois Workers Compensation Act
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The Lawyers at Becker, Schroader & Chapman, P.C. announce a $250,000 settlement for AFSCME Retiree injured at the President Abraham Lincoln Hotel and Conference Center in Springfield, Illinois.
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Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission upholds victory in a repetitive trauma injury case on behalf of a health information technician employed at Menard Correctional Center.
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New Arc flash lawsuit filed on behalf of a union electrician who suffered severe burns at U.S. Steel. The lawsuit names General Electric Company and ICR Engineering LLC as the responsible parties.
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A lawsuit recently filed by Matthew R. Chapman was reported in The Madison-St. Clair Record newspaper.
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