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What is a “Whistleblower”?

Lincoln’s law is one of the original “whistleblower” laws in the United States. During the Civil War, government contractors sold the army sugar but instead delivered sand, sold gunpowder but instead delivered sawdust, sold “boots” made of cardboard. In response, Congress enacted the False Claims Act. The False Claims Act has evolved over time and…
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Carpal tunnel cases can still be won

This week we received the arbitrator’s decision in a disputed carpal tunnel case.  We won because we were well prepared and our client was equally ready for trial.  Winning cases is common for us.  But, winning a carpal tunnel case in Illinois has become extremely difficult in the last few years.  The legal pendulum has…
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Hire the law firm other lawyers trust.

In the last two months the Law Office of Keith Short has been hired to represent lawyers in two separate matters.  Both lawyers are excellent litigators and very seasoned attorneys…and both lawyers wanted a tenacious trial team to represent them, so they hired our firm.  We are currently representing over 100 clients who were referred…
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$200,000  Employment Law Settlement

We are proud to protect working people. Jack Daugherty, who recently joined The Law Office of Keith Short, was able to resolve a Wrongful Termination claim on behalf of our client for $200,000. Other lawyers told her she didn’t have a case.  We listened to our client, we believed her, we dug in, and we…
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