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Jordan Margolis’s Legal Guides

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  • "If you are unable to afford an attorney, one will be NOT appointed for you" by Jordan Margolis

    On June 20, 2011, the United States Supreme Court came down with a narrow decision on a constitutional rights issue that has produced dire results for many low-income Americans tangled in the civil justice system. Turner v. Rogers, et al. holds that poor or indigent individual...

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  • Protect Yourself From Identity Theft

    Some 200,000 Citigroup customers personal information was compromised recently when a team of sophisticated thieves cracked the banks system of personal financial data. The hackers captured names, account numbers, email addresses and transaction histories until they were dete...

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  • Some Practical Safety Tips About Hearing Protection

    READ MY LIPS, "Get Your Ears Checked!" It is said that Helen Keller, who was born deaf and blind, was once asked which of her senses she would want most if possible to restore, and she replied, "Give me my hearing." As our most essential human sense to connect and integrate with ...

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  • Safety First: How Dedicated Are Chicagoland Hospitals to Intercepting Preventable Injuries?

    Healthgrades Seventh Annual Patient Safety In American Hospitals Study of March 2010 provided us with an updated report on patient safety incidence rates among Medicare patients at nearly all 5,000 nonfederal hospitals across the nation. The 2010 study examined trends in importan...

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  • A Bird's Eye View on Buying Auto Insurance

    Since auto insurance is mandatory in Illinois, The Margolis Firm believes you should make sure that your paid premiums guarantee the compensation you would expect for any future loss. Let your fingers do the walking. Call and compare apples with apples. Consider and discuss the f...

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    If yes, you need to be aware of your rights under the Illinois Workers' Compensation Act. This Act requires employers to insure their employees for work related accidents or illnesses. WHAT ARE YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE ILLINOIS WORKERS' COMPENSATION ACT? You are entitled to: 1). The...

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  • Basic Answers for Questions about Car/Auto Accidents

    An Attempt to Answer Questions on Automobile Accidents AT THE SCENE: Depending on whether anyone is injured, your mental checklist should be: IF NO INJURIES AND THE OTHER PERSONS AT FAULT: Be sure to obtain all identification for the driver and car owner (driver's license n...

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  • There Is No Medical Malpractice Crisis, And Never Was

    Every ten years or so, when insurance companies suffer losses from low interest rates, investment income from bonds, and stock market losses, they manufacture another "Tort Reform Crisis". There is no crisis. Insurance companies are merely gouging insureds, including doctors, by ...

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