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Employees’ Families Fight for Justice

Families of employees across the country are starting to file the first wave of COVID-19 lawsuits against companies. Employees’ families have alleged that their loved ones contracted lethal cases of COVID-19 at the workplace. Walmart Inc., Safeway Inc., Tyson Foods, and some healthcare facilities were sued for gross negligence or wrongful death. Employees’ families argue… Read More


Partner Sandy Loeb Discusses Benefits for Workers

Spiros Law, P.C. Partner Sandy Loeb was recently featured on radio interviews with WFAV Favorite Hits, WVLI The Valley, and WIVR River Country in Kankakee. During the interviews, Sandy discussed what is happening at Spiros right now during the COVID-19 pandemic and workers still have rights even if they are laid off or furloughed. Sandy… Read More


COVID-19 Outbreaks Continue in Nursing Homes

Widespread and shocking outbreaks have continued to wreak havoc in nursing homes across the country, leaving families of loved ones in these facilities worried about their elderly relative’s health and safety. The first warning of devastation the coronavirus could cause within nursing homes came in late February, when residents of a suburban Seattle nursing home… Read More


Cruise Ships may not have Responded Properly

As the world continues to take necessary precautions to slow down rates of coronavirus infections, the Carnival cruise ship company is facing backlash over their response to reported outbreaks. More than 1,500 people on the company’s cruise ships have been diagnosed with COVID-19, with dozens of fatalities. While multiple of the company’s cruise ships were… Read More


Workers’ Compensation Benefits for Essential Workers

While the current COVID-19 pandemic has left many people without employment, frontline workers and first responders have still continued to work. This has led to many frontline workers worried about contracting the coronavirus and what impact that would have on their income. However, this past week, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker announced an emergency rule. This… Read More


National Ladder Safety Month

Every year, over 100 people die in ladder-related accidents and thousands more are inflicted with disabling injuries from ladder mishaps either at home or in the workplace.  To help promote better innovation, product design, safety planning, and training, the American Ladder Institute (ALI) has designated March as National Ladder Safety Month. Without these changes and… Read More


Safe + Sound Week 2019

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is administering their third annual Safe + Sound Week to promote workplace safety from August 12-19, 2019. This program is designed to encourage every workplace to have a reliable safety and health program. For the past three years, one week in August is designated as Safe + Sound Week… Read More


Top Attorneys in Downstate Illinois

The Leading Lawyers selections have been released in the May 2019 edition of the Leading Lawyers Consumer Edition magazine. We are proud to announce that both founding partner Jim Spiros and partner Sandy Loeb have both been recognized this year. The selection process for creating the list of Leading Lawyers and designating awards consists of… Read More


Spiros Law attorney Sandra Loeb secures medical device and worker’s compensation benefits for injured Walmart employee in Kankakee

The team at is proud of the recent victory secured by attorney Sandra Loeb on behalf of our client in Kankakee. The client was injured on July 3rd, 2012 while performing her duties as an overnight stocker for Walmart, when she felt something in her back “pop” as she was unloading a pallet of sugar.… Read More


Study shows drop in workers’ compensation benefits paid in Illinois versus the rest of the country

According to a study released by the National Academy of Social Insurance (the Academy) and republished by the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, there was a significant drop in workers compensation benefits paid in Illinois, especially when compared with the rest of the country. The study indicates that there was a 19.3% decrease between 2011 and… Read More