Category Archives: Personal Injury Law

Personal Injury Law post involving relevant information about any and all personal injury related legal matters such as information related to Car accident legalities, Trucking accidents legalities, Slip-and-fall accident legalities, Defective product legalities, Medical malpractice legalities, Nursing home neglect legalities, Chemical exposure legalities, Workplace accident legalities, etc.

Hire the law firm other lawyers trust.

In the last two months the Law Office of Keith Short has been hired to represent lawyers in two separate matters.  Both lawyers are excellent litigators and very seasoned attorneys…and both lawyers wanted a tenacious trial team to represent them, … Continue reading

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Uninsured motorist client receives arbitration award of $87,000.00

This week, one of our client’s received an arbitration award of just over $87,000.  The gentleman was injured on vacation when his truck was “t-boned” by an uninsured motorist.  The client had uninsured motorist coverage within his own car insurance … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS! WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY AWARDED IN WORKERS’ COMPENSATION CLAIM

Law Office of Keith Short wins for worker. In what might be the first time in the history of Illinois Workers’ Compensation, an employee has been awarded the cost of bariatric weight loss surgery as a basis for evaluating and … Continue reading

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CHOOSING YOUR DOCTOR

In 2011 the Illinois legislature amended the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act. The vast majority of the changes benefit the employer and were the result of tremendous pressure by the Illinois Chamber of Commerce and other business groups. Workers, unions and … Continue reading

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THE “NEW” WORKERS’ COMPENSATION SYSTEM

For the next several blog entries, Law Office of Keith Short will be discussing changes in the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act and how those changes impact workers’ rights. If after reading these entries you have questions about your rights or … Continue reading

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TOP 5 THINGS TO KNOW IF YOU’RE HURT ON THE JOB IN ILLINOIS

1. You get to decide which doctor is going to treat you. The employer can recommend a doctor, but you get to decide if you will let their doctor treat you. If not, you get to choose ONE doctor and … Continue reading

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Keith Short to Speak at Workers’ Compensation Seminar

Attorney Keith Short will be one of several speakers at NBI, Inc.’s Advanced Workers’ Compensation Seminar on Thursday, June 21, 2012 in Fairview Heights, Illinois. For more information, please go to: http://www.nbi-sems.com/SemTeleDetails.aspx/Advanced-Workers-Compensation/Live-Seminar/R-59268ER%7C?NavigationDataSource1=Rpp:25,Nrc:id-3-dynrank-disabled%7cid-14-dyncount-500-dynorder-dynamic,Nra:pEventDate%2bpEventStartTime%2bStates%2bCredits%2bScope+of+Content%2bpLocationCity%2bpDescription%2bpProductId%2bpProductDescription%2bProductCode+(HIDDEN)%2bpAdditionalFormats%2bDivision,Nmrf:%7e%7eNOT(Zone%3aMP3+DOWNLOAD)%7e%7e,N:45-303

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Keith Short Elected to ITLA Board of Managers

On May 1, Keith Short was elected to the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA) Board of Managers. ITLA is the premier organization of trial lawyers in the state of Illinois. The Illinois Trial Lawyers Association is a statewide organization whose … Continue reading

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MEDICAL RECORDS: YOU MAKE HISTORY

One of the best pieces of advice I’ve heard in 20 years of the practice of personal injury and workers’ compensation law was this: “Your clients should never tell their doctor right away that they’re feeling better…even if they are.” … Continue reading

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