James M. Ridge & Associates, P.C.

Searching for WC Scandal

Response to Pantagraph article regarding alleged abuse of the workers' comp system in Illinois, addressing the legitimacy of the claims and the one-sided nature of the reporting going on in the press…more

| Worker’s Compensation

A Closer Look: Menard Correctional Center

In this article, we will discuss the escalating number of repetitive trauma cases filed by correctional officers at the Menard Correctional Center. Politicians and big business accused these men and women of fraud and made…more

| Worker’s Compensation

The Ridge Review -- September 2011

In this issue, we will discuss the escalating number of repetitive trauma cases filed by correctional officers at the Menard Correctional Center. We will also discuss medical malpractice cases. Finally, we will introduce you…more

| Personal Injury, Worker’s Compensation

The Ridge Review -- June 2011

In this issue of the Ridge Review, we provide a summary of the changes set forth in the Amendment to the Illinois Workers' Compensation Act that passed the 97th General Assembly. This newsletter highlights the history of…more

| Personal Injury, Worker’s Compensation

Amendment to the Illinois Workers' Compensation Act

The Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act was amended by the 97th General Assembly on May 31, 2011, to reduce the benefits provided to injured workers. Governor Quinn indicated he will sign this legislation. We have outlined the…more

| Worker’s Compensation

The Ridge Review -- February 2011

We have created a newsletter to distribute to our clients and friends in order to update you on the Illinois workers’ compensation laws and other legal issues. We give highlights of recent Illinois workers’ compensation cases…more

| Personal Injury, Worker’s Compensation

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