By Duncan Law Group|May 03, 2013 A jail officer in Cook County called himself the "duty injury king" after collecting over $150,000 in workers' compensation claims since 2008. A recent surveillance video shows that the employee may have faked his injuries, though, and the Cook County Sheriff's Department hopes to pursue criminal charges. The...
By Duncan Law Group | April 19, 2013 A recent study said that almost half of practicing doctors in the United States admit that overscheduling puts their patients at risk. The survey (conducted by Johns Hopkins University published by JAMA Internal Medicine) asked more than 500 doctors to estimate the risk of heavy doctor...
By Duncan Law Group| March 20, 2013 Chicago Driver Found to Be Under Influence of Pain Medications March 5th saw a horrific car crash on in the Chicago South Side neighborhood of Back of the Yards. The driver who caused the multi-car collision is a 45-year-old ranking firefighter for the Orland Fire Protection District....
By Duncan Law Group | March 20, 2013 MDs Looking for Ways to Avoid Losing Personal Property
Chicago Tribune "Chicago Homes" section recently ran a question-and-answer piece
which focused on strategies that doctors and other healthcare professionals
can use to safeguard their homes and other personal assets against the
possibility of losing...
By Duncan Law Group | March 20, 2013 Police Rule Cause of Drowning to Be Accidental
On the last day of February of this year, the police announced that they
were closing an ongoing investigation into the death of an 18-year-old
student at Northwestern University who was found dead last fall in Wilmette