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What Is a Whistleblower?

The federal government is defrauded out of billions of dollars each year. To combat this issue, the government relies heavily on citizens to report information concerning fraud. People who report fraud to the government are known as whistleblowers. In this article, we discuss whistleblowers and the specific protections they enjoy under state...

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Common Workers’ Compensation Injuries

On-the-job injuries are a fact of life in many professions. Fortunately, many workplace injuries are covered by workers’ compensation insurance. Workers' compensation is a type of insurance that provides wage replacement and medical benefits to employees who are injured on the job in exchange for mandatory relinquishment of the employee's right to...

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Can You Be Fired For Political Views?

We’re living in a politically-charged country. Protests are commonplace and political debates run rampant on social media. It’s only natural that political issues spill over to the workplace from time to time. At work, squabbles over hot-button topics can sour relationships. Your boss may notice the politically-charged comment you wrote on social media, or he...
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What are the 4 Types of Illinois Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

What Types of Workers’ Compensation Benefits Are Available in Illinois? Workers’ compensation provides very important protections to Illinois workers. But, if you’re like most Illinois employees, you probably don’t know much about the specifics of workers’ compensation. When you or someone you love is injured at work, knowledge is power. Understanding your rights, including...
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Illinois Roundup Lawsuit Attorneys

Roundup Lawsuit Attorneys More than 18,000 Roundup lawsuits are underway, and a key ingredient (glyphosate) wholly or partly banned in nations around the world. Products like Roundup, which contain glyphosate, have been linked to non-Hodgkin lymphoma and leukemia. Monsanto continues to insist that its weed killer is safe.  However, many organizations, including the World Health...
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What are the Four Types of Illinois Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

Four Types of Workers’ Compensation Benefits in Illinois? Workers’ compensation provides very important protections to Illinois workers. But, if you’re like most Illinois employees, you probably don’t know much about the specifics of workers’ compensation. When you or someone you love is injured at work, knowledge is power. Understanding your rights, including the benefits...
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