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OSHA Inspectors At Lowest Levels In History: Are Workers More Vulnerable Than Ever?

On behalf of Gordon Law Offices, Ltd.   |  Oct 04, 2019   |  Firm News

In 2018, according to the National Employment Law Project, there were only 875 OSHA workplace safety inspectors, representing the lowest amount of OSHA inspectors in the history of the agency. Naturally, this begs the question: If OSHA safety inspectors are stretched so thin, how are workplace safety protections going to be ensured? The “big picture” […]

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When a Dog’s Bite is Worse Than Its Bark

On behalf of Gordon Law Offices, Ltd.   |  Sep 15, 2019   |  Firm News

In personal injury cases, determining responsibility for one’s actions, or sometimes inaction, is not only critical to the outcome of the case, but provides resolution for all parties involved. However, what happens when the case is not about the responsibility for an individual’s actions, but responsibility for an individual’s pet? Dog bites can cause not […]

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When First Responders Are Injured, Who Responds For Them?

On behalf of Gordon Law Offices, Ltd.   |  Feb 11, 2019   |  Firm News

A firefighter injured in the line of duty shouldn’t have to wonder if his department will pay for the surgery recommended by his doctor. Yet, that’s precisely what a firefighter in one Illinois municipality is experiencing. He needs surgery due to an injury sustained while battling a fire. The village’s response has been to engage […]

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Don’t Try To Escape Jury Duty!

On behalf of Gordon Law Offices, Ltd.   |  Feb 01, 2019   |  Firm News

You’re called for jury duty. Your first thought? If you’re like many people, you’re trying to figure a way to get out of it. In a word: Don’t. One of the most important elements of what makes America truly great is that ours is the only country where someone injured due to someone else’s carelessness […]

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Widow’s Rights: What To Do If Your Loved One Is Killed In An Accident

On behalf of Gordon Law Offices, Ltd.   |  Jan 24, 2019   |  Firm News

Late one evening, our client was hard at work at an industrial laundry when tragedy struck and he suffered a fatal head injury caused by a defect in the safety mechanisms of a laundry machine. Our client sadly left behind a widow and several children. In the wake of this horrible accident, what are a […]

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A Workers’ Compensation Claim And A Lawsuit: How One Case Quickly Becomes Two

On behalf of Gordon Law Offices, Ltd.   |  Jan 20, 2019   |  Firm News

He’d made this delivery many times before, but this was the one he’d remember for all the wrong reasons. Because on this delivery, a defect in a stairwell led to a fall down a flight of stairs and a traumatic brain injury that’s still symptomatic and keeping our client off work months later. We filed […]

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Gordon Law Recovers $20 Million For Clients In 2018

On behalf of Gordon Law Offices, Ltd.   |  Jan 06, 2019   |  Firm News

Gordon Law Offices is proud of the outstanding results achieved for its clients in the past year. Specifically, we recovered $20 million for our clients in 2018 across a wide array of cases that included: Auto Accidents Slip-And-Falls Product Liability Workers’ Compensation We’re grateful not only for the trust and confidence of these clients but […]

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