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What is a Contingency Fee? Civil Litigation Fee Agreements Explained


A contingency fee is a payment made to an attorney that is contingent upon the attorney recovering compensation for his or her client in court. This means payment for an attorney’s service only occurs when the client receives monetary gain through Read More »

Engineered Stone Fabrication Workers In Danger of Lung Illness, Silicosis


Engineered stone, an artificial stone often used in making kitchen and bathroom countertops, contains dangerous materials that can put engineered stone fabrication workers in danger of developing life-threatening lung injuries. Engineered stone is pr Read More »

Lipoid Pneumonia Vaping Link – Study Reveals New Vaping Risks


A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine indicates a relationship between vaping and an increased risk of developing pneumonia. A lipoid pneumonia vaping link was first realized when researchers discovered patterns of lipids developin Read More »

White House Considers Federal Ban on Flavored E-Cigarettes Amid Epidemic


September 11, 2019 – The White House today announced that it is readying the FDA for a potential federal ban on flavored e-cigarettes and e-cigarette products, amid a nationwide e-cigarette epidemic that has killed at least six people and inju Read More »

First Illinois Vaping Death Reported by Public Health Officials


August 23, 2019 – An Illinois resident who was recently hospitalized for respiratory illness resulting from vaping, has died, according to public health officials. This is the first Illinois vaping death reported by officials. The Illinois Depa Read More »

Illinois Juul Lawsuit Filed in Southern District of Illinois by TorHoerman Law


8/19/2019 – TorHoerman Law filed the first Illinois Juul lawsuit on behalf of a young adult who became addicted to Juul and suffered life-threatening injuries as a result. The Plaintiff, who remains unnamed at this time, was a bright, social, a Read More »

2019 End Distracted Driving Scholarship Winner


For the second year in a row, TorHoerman Law awarded an End Distracted Driving Scholarship. This year’s winner is Celta Vincent, a California native attending Thomas Aquinas College in Santa Paula, California and majoring in liberal arts. Her m Read More »

Sunscreen Safety Tips for Summer Fun in the Sun


As summer approaches, the opportunities for fun in the sun are bountiful – barbeque’s with the family, laying out by the pool, or having a picnic at the park. Most of us are aware of the dangers of too much summer sun, skin cancer, skin d Read More »

Beach Park Chemical Spill Sends 40 to Hospital, 7 in Critical Condition


A massive chemical spill in the Chicago north suburb of Beach Park has sent 40 people to the hospital on Thursday morning. 7 of those individuals remain in critical condition. It is being reported that a leak in a large container of anhydrous ammonia Read More »

Calling All High School Art Students – Design Artwork for the Office


At this point, we probably sound like a broken record – we have a new office! Although not a surprise to many of you, it is something we’re very proud of and excited enough to shout from the rooftop about! But, the walls in the stairwell Read More »

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