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Victories in federal court

8 Victories in Federal Court Diaz v. Colvin, 4:13-cv-04034-SLD: Reversed and remanded by the U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois because the ALJ ignored favorable evidence, particularly several low GAF scores in the 40s assessed by multiple treating sources over eighteen months. Robertson v. Astrue, 3:12-cv-50375: Reversed and remanded by the U.S….

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Victory for injured workers

Tracy Jones won a significant victory for injured workers. The Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act requires that an injured worker give the employer notice of the work injury within 45 days of the injury. (Some employers have a company policy which requires notice sooner than 45 days.) For the sudden traumatic event this usually is not…