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BILL COLLECTOR LOSES IN COURT!

As I described in my August 21 post, titled ILLINOIS HEALTHCARE SERVICES LIEN ACT was getting a run-around from a medical collection company with respect to my client’s hospital bill. The underlying personal injury case had settled and an agreement was reached as to the amount the hospital would be paid for my client’s outstanding bills. Just one h… Read More
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ILLINOIS HEALTHCARE SERVICES LIEN ACT

I recently had a situation with an Illinois Healthcare provider that I had managed to avoid for the last twenty years. Represented an older man for injuries he had received in an automobile accident. The client was a very nice guy who had come here from another country decades ago, worked hard and raised his family. Didn’t have much education, but alw… Read More
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SEVENTH CIRCUIT WEIGHS IN ON RETALIATORY DISCHARGE

The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, located in Chicago, Illinois, recently discussed the proof a plaintiff must offer when prosecuting a retaliatory discharge case. In McCoy v. Maytag, Thomas McCoy brought a retaliatory case against his former employer, Maytag, for firing him after he filed a Workers Compensation Act. The Court, in th… Read More
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