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Illinois Tort Reform

Over the past decade, the topic of tort reform has risen into top focus for lawyers, insurance companies, and the general public alike. Tort reform broadly describes the effort of state and federal lawmakers to make it more difficult for personal injury victims to file lawsuits against those responsible for their injuries. In addition to …

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Federal Government Plans for Nursing Home Staffing Requirements

The Biden Administration is investigating the possibility of instituting federal nursing home staff requirements in 2023. Often, the injuries resulting from nursing home neglect stem from inadequate staffing levels. Studies show that injuries in nursing homes increase when the nurse-to-resident staffing ratio is inadequate. Many industry safety experts have demanded minimum staffing requirements in nursing …

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