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Employment litigation settles for $600,000.00

The Law Office of Keith Short successfully represented an employee in a lawsuit under the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act.  Not every lawsuit is the same and, certainly, not every employment or wage claim is worth this much money.  … Continue reading

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What is a “Whistleblower”?

Lincoln’s law is one of the original “whistleblower” laws in the United States. During the Civil War, government contractors sold the army sugar but instead delivered sand, sold gunpowder but instead delivered sawdust, sold “boots” made of cardboard. In response, … Continue reading

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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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$200,000  Employment Law Settlement

We are proud to protect working people. Jack Daugherty, who recently joined The Law Office of Keith Short, was able to resolve a Wrongful Termination claim on behalf of our client for $200,000. Other lawyers told her she didn’t have … Continue reading

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Law Office of Keith Short adds great trial attorney!

We are excited to announce that we have a new addition to our team. Meet Jack Daugherty. Jack has successfully helped injury victims recover fair compensation. He has handled medical malpractice cases, car accidents and worked on multi-million dollar asbestos cases. … Continue reading

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When you have to fight your own auto insurance company…call us first.

  People buy uninsured motorist insurance (UM) because they want to protect themselves in the event they are injured by someone without insurance or by a hit and run driver who gets away.  It is amazing how often a UM … Continue reading

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OUR 5 RULES OF REPRESENTATION…WHY WE HAVE THEM.

At the law office of Keith Short we have 5 rules that all clients must accept before we will agree to represent them. Never lie.  Lying is the surest way to lose your case.  Get caught lying, exaggerating or omitting … 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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WORK COMP TRIAL VICTORY… $508,000 AWARD!

In a hotly contested trial our client was awarded a total of just over $508,000 in medical benefits, back wages and permanent injury.  The case involved a shoulder and lumbar spine injury.  The employer and its lawyers refused to accept … Continue reading

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The perfect illustration of why you should hire a lawyer

On Friday we settled a car accident case for $60,000.00.  Not that big a deal since we settle cases for this amount or more all the time.  Yet, this case illustrates why you should hire an experienced lawyer.  1) The … Continue reading

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