PRACTICE AREAS

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Auto Accidents

According to a study done by the Harvard Health Watch, an average American spends 101 minutes per day driving. That means that in a lifetime, an average person spends a whopping 37,935 hours driving a car (assuming that s/he starts driving at 17 and drives until 78.7 years old)… (read more)

 

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Family Law

Family law is a broad area of law that deals with issues involving families and domestic relations. Most family law cases involve divorce, child support and child custody. A divorce, or dissolution of a marriage, can be an emotional and highly charged matter… (read more)

 

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Retaliatory Discharge

Most employees are “at-will.” An “at will” employee is an employee who does not have a contract of employment with the employer. Generally, an “at will” employee can be fired, terminated or discharged by the employer at any time and for any reason… (read more)

 

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Worker’s Comp

Thousands of workers and employees in Southern Illinois suffer accidents and injuries in their workplace. When a worker or employee is injured on the job, they may be entitled to benefits and compensation. Workers’ compensation law in Illinois is a set of statutes designed to help injured workers get compensation and benefits in an efficient and streamlined system… (read more)

 

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Premises Liability

Many people is Southern Illinois are injured each year because businesses, restaurants and other property owners and occupants fail to make their premises safe. Dangerous stairs, cracked sidewalks and damaged parking lots may not seem light a big problem but they can cause people to suffer serious injuries… (read more)