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Chicago Legal Blog

Researchers Find Possible Marker to Diagnose CTE in Living Athletes

On behalf of Gordon Law Offices, Ltd.   |  Oct 04, 2017   |  Firm News

According to research published in the journal PLOS One, scientists are making new headway in being able to diagnose chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) while patients are still alive. CTE is a neurological disorder that commonly affects professional football and hockey players, with symptoms ranging from memory loss and confusion to increased aggression and rage. Some […]

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Gordon Law Offices Represents Plaintiff Injured on Boat Slide

On behalf of Gordon Law Offices, Ltd.   |  Oct 04, 2017   |  Firm News

As reported in the Cook County Record last month, Richard Gordon and Robert Albrecht of Gordon Law Offices recently filed a complaint against Island Party Boat LLC and Pontoon Management LLC. The complaint was filed in Cook County Circuit Court and alleges that the defendants did not take sufficient measures to ensure their boat was […]

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GLO Featured on The Around the Water Cooler Podcast

On behalf of Gordon Law Offices, Ltd.   |  Jun 26, 2017   |  Firm News

Richard visited The Around the Water Cooler podcast this week to discuss workers’ compensation, the Chicago Bears, workplace nitwits and more with Kristen Prinz of The Prinz Law Firm, P.C. Listen to the full episode here.

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Class Action vs. Precor Moves Forward

On behalf of Gordon Law Offices, Ltd.   |  Jun 22, 2017   |  Firm News

Gordon Law Offices is moving forward in representing plaintiffs in a federal class action complaint against Precor, Inc., a maker of treadmills and other exercise equipment. On June 16th in Chicago, Judge Harry D. Leinenweber denied a motion filed by Precor asking him to reconsider the complaint, writing that Precor had not supplied enough new […]

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Richard Gordon Speaks to the Chicago Sun-Times About Proposed Changes to Illinois’ Workers’ Compensation Laws

On behalf of Gordon Law Offices, Ltd.   |  May 01, 2017   |  Firm News

Richard Gordon recently spoke to the Chicago Sun-Times regarding proposed changes to Illinois’ workers’ compensation laws for injured athletes. The five biggest sports teams in Chicago—the Bears, Blackhaws, Cubs, Bulls, and Sox—are asking for changes in the age limit for “wage-differential payments,” hoping to stop these payments at age 35 instead of age 67. To […]

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GLO Sponsors the Mokena Blaze Traveling Team

On behalf of Gordon Law Offices, Ltd.   |  Mar 22, 2017   |  Firm News

Gordon Law Offices is happy to announce our sponsorship of the 2017 Mokena Blaze traveling baseball teams. The Mokena Blaze is the official boys’ travel division of the Mokena Baseball and Softball Association, which provides annual baseball activities for over 1,500 players in the Mokena and Lincoln-Way area. “At GLO, one of our specialties is […]

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GLO Testifies Against Change to Workers’ Comp Law for Professional Athletes

On behalf of Gordon Law Offices, Ltd.   |  Jan 25, 2017   |  Firm News

Richard Gordon, owner of Gordon Law Offices, testified Tuesday against a provision that would end disability benefits for professional athletes at age 35. The provision is part of Senate Bill 12 and went before the Illinois Senate Executive Committee for discussion this week. Gordon and Joe Briggs, a lobbyist for the NFL Players Association, spoke […]

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Press Release: Richard Gordon Receives Super Lawyers’ “Rising Star” Award for Ninth Year in a Row

On behalf of Gordon Law Offices, Ltd.   |  Jan 17, 2017   |  Firm News

Super Lawyers recognizes outstanding attorneys who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. CHICAGO, IL (January 17, 2017) – Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters rating service that evaluates attorneys on 12 separate indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement, has chosen attorney Richard Gordon as a “Rising Star” for 2017. This is […]

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