Emergency Rule to Protect COVID-19 Positive Essential Employees Repealed
202004.27
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Emergency Rule to Protect COVID-19 Positive Essential Employees Repealed

In another unprecedented move today, the Illinois Workers Compensation Commission repealed the emergency rule amendment entered April 15, 2020. Recall that Governor Pritzker announced the amendment in his daily briefing, indicating that all frontline workers who test positive for COVID-19 would be entitled to a rebuttable presumption that they contracted the virus at work. This…

202004.18
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Here’s to the Essential Workers

Here’s to the Essential Workers. If you are still working outside your home during the Shelter-in-place order and you are diagnosed with COVID-19, contact Black & Jones immediately to find out what your rights are. Don’t bear the burden and cost of this virus yourself! Call us at 815-967-9000 for a free consultation!

201912.20
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Get to know Attorney Tracy Jones

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Meet Attorney Tracy Jones at Black and Jones Attorneys at Law, a Northern Illinois native who grew up in Rochelle, Illinois, now dedicating her career to serving the people of the area.

Veterans Need to Avoid Being Targeted with False Information Online
201911.07
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Veterans Need to Avoid Being Targeted with False Information Online

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On September 19, 2011, Vietnam Veterans of America published an investigative report outlining their findings regarding the online targeting of American servicemembers and veterans by foreign entities. The full report can be found at http://vva.org/trollreport/ . The investigation revealed that thousands of veterans and servicemembers are being solicited online through social media accounts created and…

Blue Water Navy Veterans
201910.25
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Blue Water Navy Veterans

Are you a veteran that served aboard a vessel that operated within 12 nautical miles from the demarcation line of the waters of Vietnam and Cambodia between January 9, 1962 and May 7, 1975? Do you suffer from medical conditions that have been linked to exposure to herbicides like Agent Orange? Up until recently, if…