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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]