Illinois Speed Limit to Increase?

The Illinois Senate Executive Committee voted 7-5 last month to advance a bill increasing the speed limit for all vehicles on interstates to the Senate floor. SB 3668 would increase the speed limit to 70 mph, except in Chicago and surrounding areas. While the bill’s sponsor, Sen. Dale Risinger, told the State Journal-Register that higher…

Illinois Workers’ Compensation Basics

What is workers’ compensation? Workers’ compensation is a type of insurance program that provides benefits to workers who are injured on-the-job or develop a work-related occupational illness or disease. In some cases, workers also may be entitled to workers’ comp benefits if they have a pre-existing medical condition or illness that has been worsened by…