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    Is it just me or does it seem like calls to your cell phone are exploding in volume? I am probably getting five or more unsolicited and unwelcome calls each day trying to sell me items and services that I do not need nor do I want! I feel like I am under assault! Given the fact I know the law in this area, I thought I would share some ways we can help when you are getting this same type of telep.

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  • Dangers of Crib Bumper Pads

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  • What Are Illinois Workers’ Compensation Survivors’ Benefits?

    Most of us are familiar with the workers’ compensation system and the benefits it provides. Specifically, the program provides compensation to those injured while on the job. What many people may not know is that it also offers survivors’ benefits to family members whose loved one died while suffering a workplace accident. Surviving spouses and children are eligible for these death benefits.

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  • Attorney Peter Lowe Presents on Workplace Issues

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  • Will Workers’ Compensation Pay For Physical Rehabilitation?

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