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Birth Injuries in Illinois

Over the course of a pregnancy and delivery, parents will often be assigned a medical team comprised of neonatologists, nurse practitioners, obstetricians and other professionals, whose primary concern is the health and wellbeing of the child. A mother will most likely interact with these ... Read More

  • Posted by bbadmin
  • Sep 17, 2018

About Athena

Athena M. Herman practices in the areas of employment discrimination law, general employment law, and civil rights law. Ms. Herman has successfully represented both plaintiffs and defendants in civil rights employment matters at all levels before the Illinois Department o... Read More

  • Posted by bbadmin
  • Sep 17, 2018

Age Discrimination

Unlike other employment discrimination cases, age discrimination can affect everyone. While some people may experience racial discrimination or discrimination based on their gender throughout their life, everyone eventually gets older and can be a target for discrimination based solely on ... Read More

  • Posted by bbadmin
  • Sep 17, 2018

ADA

People with disabilities are afforded equal rights under both federal and state laws. Disability is defined as an impairment that is physical o... Read More

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  • Sep 17, 2018

About Lou

A. Lou Benassi was born and raised in Taylor Springs, Illinois, a small mining and farming community located near Hillsboro, the county seat of Montgomery County, Illinois.  He graduated from Hillsboro High School in 1960. He attended the University of Illinois from 1960... Read More

  • Posted by bbadmin
  • Sep 17, 2018

Class Action Law Suits

45 Individuals and Class Settle Race Discrimination and Retaliation Cases

Gillespie. et al. v. Mitsubishi Motor Manufacturing of America, United States District Court Case No. 99-1102, Woodard, et al. v. Mitsubishi Motor Manufacturing of America, United Sta... Read More

  • Posted by bbadmin
  • Sep 17, 2018

Child Support in Peoria IL

Despite the circumstances of their relationship, both parents have a legal obligation to provide ongoing financial support to cover their child's expenses. Deemed as a legally permissible way to ensure a child is adequately provided for, child support ensures a child's right to maintain th... Read More

  • Posted by bbadmin
  • Sep 17, 2018

Child Custody in Illinois

In a dissolution in which a marital child is involved, issues of parental responsibility and parental time – previously called child custody and visitation rights – are often the most contentious and hotly disputed. Being with your child is typically near the top of every parent's list... Read More

  • Posted by bbadmin
  • Sep 17, 2018

Burn Injuries in Illinois

Most burns are preventable injuries that stem from mistakes that may be out of a victim's control, such as a negligent driver that caused a wreck or a product defect that malfunctioned due to an error made on behalf of a manufacturer. If victims of these incidents decide to pursue legal re... Read More

  • Posted by bbadmin
  • Sep 19, 2018

Brain Injuries

An injury to the brain is one of the most dire injuries a person can sustain. If you believe that another individual, company or entity is responsible for the infliction of your or a loved one's brain injury, you have the constitutional right to file a claim and receive compensatory damage... Read More

  • Posted by bbadmin
  • Sep 19, 2018