Insurance Companies Exploiting Pandemic

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With all the changes the coronavirus pandemic has brought to society, one thing has not changed. Insurance companies are still delaying claim payments to protect their profits over their customers and injured claimants.The pandemic has limited the ability of injured plaintiffs to bring a case to trial before a jury and a judge. A trial […]

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Who Are Substandard Auto Insurers?

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This is the first post in a series about substandard automobile insurers and Blumenshine Law Group’s fight to win compensation for our clients from these insurers.Substandard auto insurers (also known as nonstandard insurers) have the following characteristics:They almost always issue policy limits of the statutory minimum to their customers. The statutory minimum limit in Illinois […]

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Illinois Governor and Department of Insurance Director Call Out Insurance Company Claims Practices

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Governor J.B. Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Insurance warned insurance companies on Monday to pay their insured’s claims or face government action. The Governor also called on insurers to expedite claims handling and to treat all policyholders fairly, regardless of size. His actions follow property damage and business losses in the wake of looting […]

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Nursing Homes and COVID-19 Outbreaks

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COVID-19 has been found to be equal opportunist with little regard for age, gender, and national origin, as numbers of those infected around the world continue to climb. Even so, international health organizations and governments, alike, continue to focus efforts to protect those most at risk of contracting this dangerous disease, which include those with […]

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National Census of Fatal Work Injuries

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The number of workers who suffer from fatal injuries continues to rise. Each year the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics releases a report analyzing the number of work fatalities. The report includes a breakdown of the data, including which occupations suffer the most fatalities. In 2018, there were a total of 5,250 workers killed on […]

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Legal Rights for Commuters and Business Travelers

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People often must travel for work. Traveling can place additional stress on workers, and in some cases, traveling is becoming increasingly more dangerous. A recent report published by the Center for Justice & Democracy at New York Law School titled Planes, Trains and Automobiles – and Other Transportation Hazards examined the number of accidents that […]

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