Credits for Loss of Use of the Arm in Illinois after Will County Forest Preserve

“Will County Forest Preserve.” The very mention of this case  – in which the Illinois Supreme Court held that the shoulder was  to be classified as loss of the person as a whole – is enough to get a reaction from just about any Illinois WC defense attorney given that it had a significant impact on the ability…


An Early Christmas Present from the Supreme Court

Inman and Fitzgibbons wishes you and your families a happy and healthy Holiday Season and New Year.  We are also very happy to bring good news for Illinois employers – The Supreme Court has reversed the Venture-Newburg Case, finding that the claimant was not a traveling employee. The Illinois Supreme Court reversed the Appellate Court on…


I&F argues Skokie Castings v. Illinois Insurance Guaranty Fund before IL Supreme Court

Yesterday Jack Shanahan argued before the Illinois Supreme Court in a case in which the Appellate Court ruled that the Illinois Insurance Guaranty Fund is obligated to make payments on behalf of a self-insured employer whose excess insurer became insolvent.


I&F Thanksgiving News

It’s been a busy week at Inman and Fitzgibbons leading up to the holiday.  First of all, we are excited to welcome attorney Kristin Thomas back from maternity leave. In legal news, we wish Jack Shanahan the best as he argues before the Illinois Supreme Court today in a case involving the obligations of the Illinois Insurance…