State of Workers’ Compensation in Illinois

  • January Meeting
    January 6, 2017
    11:30 am - 1:30 pm

The January meeting will be our annual update on Illinois Workers’ Compensation.  Murray Pinkston and Patrick Duffy of Stone & Johnson Chartered will discuss current trends in Illinois Workers’ Compensation Law, including: recent reforms, workers’ comp litigation, the industrial commission, and potential costs for employers and insurers.

About the Speakers:  

Murray Pinkston was educated at Tulane University and the University of Mississippi. He was admitted to the Illinois bar when he began his legal career in Chicago in 1993, but not before also being admitted to practice in Louisiana and Mississippi. Since his arrival in Chicago, he has specialized in the litigation of civil tort claims and workers’ compensation claims. His general civil litigation experience is broad and includes construction-related litigation matters, first and third party insurance defense, and insurance coverage cases.

Patrick D. Duffy – Pat Duffy has 29 years’ experience representing clients in Illinois and Indiana. His practice focuses on workers compensation defense,  but he has tried several cases to verdict before a jury. He graduated from Hamline University School of Law in 1983. He is licensed to practice law in Illinois and Indiana.

Registration:  RSVP to attend by email to:

Cost:  $30.00 per person.  Pay at check-in for meeting.

Location:  JC Restoration – 3200 Squibb Ave, Rolling Meadows, IL 60008