Bill O’Reilly Sued for Defamation

http://www.latimes.com/business/hollywood/la-fi-ct-oreilly-sued-20171204-story.html

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Shows that when you settle a lawsuit and violate the terms of settlement you open yourself up to additional legal action.

Many of these sexual harassment and employment discrimination cases have non-disclosure clauses.

New York Study of Lawsuits

https://www.workcompcentral.com/news/article/id/4cb0cd00d79b2a669462f94a1b218e84246a7d10

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Results probably would not be that different in Illinois. Most negligence cases involve smaller amounts of money, under $37,000. Most cases settle short of trial, 84 percent. Would not be that different in Illinois Workers’ Compensation cases.

Las Vegas shooting lawsuits stack up with 14 more filed | Belleville News-Democrat

Legal action following the mass shooting at a Las Vegas concert is picking up with lawsuits filed on behalf of 14 concertgoers.

Source: Las Vegas shooting lawsuits stack up with 14 more filed | Belleville News-Democrat

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Everyone with a connection to the concert and the shooting is being sued. The shooter apparently had a relatively larger estate, which is different from cases. The legal bar is high to prove someone other than the shooter is at fault.

Workers’ Comp in Plain English: A Breakdown of the Process for Employees | HuffPost

Source: Workers’ Comp in Plain English: A Breakdown of the Process for Employees | HuffPost

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Every state’s law is different. So make sure to contact me regarding Illinois law and the rights it provides injured workers. Report your injuries immediately and see a doctor right away. Make copies of everything to protect yourself. Call Dirk May at 309827-4371 to talk with an experienced Illinois Workers’ Compensation Lawyer.