Month: May 2016
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Court Rules Trainee May Not Collect Workers Comp And Sue For Damages
Posted by Dan Herbert Workers' Compensation
A Chicago Fire Department paramedic trainee (Plaintiff) was injured while participating in a trainin ...
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Pension Board Ruled Buyout Amount Is Not “Pensionable” Salary
Posted by Dan Herbert Uncategorized
Defendant presented the Pensions Board with a request for his retirement benefits. At the time of hi ...
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Warrantless Use of Drug Detection Dog Ruled Violation of Fourth Amendment
The Illinois Supreme Court ruled that the police officer’s warrantless use of a drug detection dog ...
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Fire Chief’s Injuries in Fitness Program Not Covered By Workers’ Compensation
Posted by Dan Herbert Workers' Compensation
William Darrin is a 56-year-old fire chief for the City of East Peoria and has held that position si ...
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Court Upholds Warrantless Search Because Of The Inevitable Discovery Doctrine
Posted by Dan Herbert DUI/Criminal Defense
Defendant was convicted in a drug conspiracy case. The police had searched Defandant’s garage minu ...
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Seventh Circuit Rejects Claims That Exclusionary Rule Should Apply Because of GPS Surveillance
Posted by Dan Herbert DUI/Criminal Defense
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals held that a District Court was correct in holding that in a prosecu ...
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Appeals Courts Says Credibility Determinations Should Not Be Made When Deciding A Motion For Summary Judgment
In this case the Federal 7th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a District Court erred in granting ...
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Late Disclosure of Witness Violated Rule in Child Custody Case
Posted by Dan Herbert Divorce/Family Law
In a child custody case the trial court relied heavily on the testimony of the paternal grandmother ...
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