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Recent Legislative Changes

  Amendment to Section 8.2 of the Illinois Workers Compensation Act Creates Private Cause of Action to Collect Interest   Background On November 27, 2018, the Illinois General Assembly voted to override Governor Rauner’s veto of SB904, giving medical providers a private cause of action to sue and recover the 1% interest for late payment.


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Successful Fall Seminar

On November 8, 2018, Ganan & Shapiro presented its Fall Seminar, “Solutions for Challenges in Illinois Workers’ Compensation.” Attendees were universal in their appreciation for the diversity of topics presented, including from medical, employment law and workers’ compensation law perspectives. We would especially like to thank our guest presenters, including Dr. Howard Konowitz of Comprehensive.


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Ganan & Shapiro Fall Seminar 2018

On November 8, 2018, Ganan & Shapiro will present a complimentary seminar, “Solutions for Challenges in Illinois Workers’ Compensation 2018.”  This seminar will cover medical and settlement issues, from both workers’ compensation and employment law perspectives.  The morning session will focus on medical issues, including a presentation by Dr. Howard Konowitz of Comprehensive Pain Management.


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New Partners

by James M. Byrnes

Ganan & Shapiro is proud to announce the elevation of two associates to partnership with the firm.  Melissa McEndree, who joined the firm in 2002, and Ben Schroeder, who joined the firm in 2011, have been named partners by firm management.    Melissa graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 2000 (cum laude), and began.


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Ganan & Shapiro Attorneys Hit the Road This Summer!

This summer, the Ganan & Shapiro attorneys will be on the road, attending various conferences throughout the country.  These will include national workers’ compensation and risk management conferences, as well as various state self-insurer’s association conferences.  In this way, we keep our finger on the pulse of the latest issues in workers’ compensation law, and at the.


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