James M. Ridge & Associates, P.C.

101 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 200
Chicago, IL 60606, United States

Contact: James Ridge, Partner at James M. Ridge & Associates, P.C.

PPP Administrators Approved by Department of Insurance

The Illinois Department of Insurance announced the approval of three workers' compensation Preferred Provider Program (PPP) Administrators…more
| Worker’s Compensation

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

Illinois Workers' Compensation Changes in effect September 1, 2011

This article provides an outline of the important substantive changes to the Illinois Workers' Compensation Act that went into effect on September 1, 2011…more
| Worker’s Compensation

Utilization Review Under the New Illinois Workers' Compensation Act

This article explains the recent changes to the Utilization Review provisions of the Illinois Workers' Compensation Act…more
| Worker’s Compensation

Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

This article addresses holding negligent nursing home facilities accountable for resident abuse…more
| Personal Injury

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome under the new Illinois Workers' Compensation Act

This article addresses the addition of section 8(e)9 to the Illinois Workers' Compensation Act, which governs compensation for hand injuries, including carpal tunnel syndrome…more
| Worker’s Compensation

Illinois Workers' Compensation Media Coverage

This article addresses the recent changes to the Illinois Workers' Compensation Act, and how these changes are being reported in the media…more
| 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
Areas of Practice
  • Personal Injury
  • Worker’s Compensation
Locations
Other U.S. Locations
  • Illinois
Number of Attorneys

11-24 Attorneys

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