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FALSE CLAIMS AND WHISTLEBLOWERS

By: Margery Newman, Income Member Due to a historical unwillingness to utilize minority and female-owned businesses in the construction industry, public bodies in Illinois have instituted diversity programs. These programs are designed to increase the number of minority and female-owned businesses in the construction industry. For ease of reference, both of these groups will be referred to as Disadvantaged Business…

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Jeff Kehl to Present at IDC

On 12/13/17 Jeff Kehl will present, “Punitive Damages in Illinois” at an upcoming Illinois Defense Trial  Council seminar. The program will cover the requirements and factors considered when Illinois plaintiffs seek punitive damages in state and federal court, practice tips with regard to pleadings, discovery and trial strategies for minimizing the likelihood or amount of punitive damages awards, and recent…

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Bryce Downey & Lenkov Names New Income Members

We are proud to announce Michael Milstein and Kirsten Kaiser Kus have been elected as Income Members. Michael Milstein (Chicago) joined the firm in 2011 and concentrates his practice in workers’ compensation. For the last four years, Michael was named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers and an Emerging Lawyer by Leading Lawyers. His clients include retailers, staffing agencies, construction-related…

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Upcoming Webinar: Top Employer Mistakes In Indiana

On 11/14/17 join Justin Nestor and Kirsten Kaiser Kus for a webinar discussing the top handling mistakes that occur throughout the claim process during: Reporting Investigation Forms Medical treatment This is an interactive session so be sure to bring your questions and stay for the special giveaway at the end of the presentation, register here!  

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Tina Paries Elected To SOICA

Congratulations to Tina Paries for her recent selection into the Society of Illinois Construction Attorneys (SOICA). The purpose of the Society is to facilitate and encourage the association of outstanding Illinois lawyers who are distinguished for their skill, experience and professional conduct in the practicing or teaching of construction law, who are dedicated to excellence in the practice of construction law and who…

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USLI “BASKETS FOR BREAST CANCER” SUPPORTING BREASTCANCER.ORG

Bryce Downey & Lenkov is proud to participate in USLI’s third annual Baskets for Breast Cancer auction from October 11-18, 2017. The online silent auction of over 100 baskets includes an array of items generously donated from companies. This year, Bryce Downey & Lenkov donated a “Windy City Getaway” with two 2-day Go Chicago Card passes, a Hilton Honors gift card…

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Upcoming NBI Webinar: Construction Law – What Do You Do When…

Join us on 10/30/17 for the National Business Institute’s, “Construction Law: What Do You Do When…” webinar providing you with answers to common legal situations. Geoff Bryce will present, “What Do You Do With A Defection Bid?” at 11:00 a.m. and “What Do You Do When the Plans and Specifications are Deficient?” at 1:00 p.m. Tina Paries will present, “What…

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7th Circuit Restricts Extent of Medical Leave Under ADA

By: Storrs Downey, Capital Member While all employers with 50 or more employees must provide their employees up to 12 weeks of leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), less clear is how much additional time beyond those 12 weeks an employer must provide its employees under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  The new Seventh Circuit Court…

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Memphis Bar Association Seminar

On 10/4/17 Cary Schwimmer will present, “Additional Leave as an Accommodation Under the ADA” at the Memphis Bar Association. The seminar will explain how the Courts and EEOC interpret this possible requirement. CLE is also available for this event. Register here.

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Upcoming Webinar: Top 10 Differences Between IL General Liability & Workers’ Compensation Claims Part II

On 9/26/17 at 10:00 a.m. CDT, Rich Lenkov and Edward Jordan will present, “Top 10 Differences Between IL General Liability & Workers’ Compensation Claims Part II.” The webinar will cover: Trials Defenses Damages Procedure Discovery This is an interactive session so be sure to bring your questions and stay for the special giveaway at the end of the presentation. Register Today

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