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Commercial & Residential Real Estate

Buying a House or Building? Selling Your Home? Call Us for Help. We'll Help You with Tax Appeals As Well.
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Chicago IDFPR Attorney

Michael V. Favia is a Former Chief of Prosecution for the Department. We Represent You Before the IDFPR.
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Medical Malpractice

We Represent Injured Patients as Well as Doctors and Healthcare Professionals.
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Personal Injury

Car Accident? Slip and Fall? If You are Injured We Fight For You. Get the Money You Deserve.
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Professional Licensing in Illinois

New to Illinois? Need to Renew? If You Need License Defense, We Can Help You.
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Workers Compensation

When You are Hurt at Work and Need Workers' Compensation Benefits, We Help You and Represent Your Rights.
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Michael V. Favia is a well respected and connected health law, litigation and licensing attorney with experience from a variety of perspectives.

Highlights: John Marshall Law School, J.D., 1982; Loyola University, BBA 1978; Assistant Illinois Attorney General; Counsel to the City of Chicago; Former Chief of Medical and Health Related Prosecutions for the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, directed the statewide enforcement of the Illinois Medical Practice Act and numerous other regulatory and licensure statutes. Selected by peers as a “Leading Lawyer” in the field of Health Law. -Rated AV- Highest Legal Ability Rating by Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Rating System.  -Member of the Illinois Bar Association for over 25 years -Member of the Chicago Bar Association since 1982.

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Chicago Workers Compensation Attorney Michael V. Favia Can Help You with Your Claim for Workers Compensation Benefits if You Contracted COVID-19 as a First-Responder or Essential Front-Line Worker. Questions About the COVID-19 Workers’ Compensation Bill? Call the Favia Law Firm in Chicago and Rolling Meadows at (312) 609-6666.

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In response to COVID-19 Coronavirus, the Illinois Workers Compensation Commission (IWCC) held a recent meeting in which Chairman Michael J. Brennan announced amendments to the Commission’s Rules of Practice. The amendments identify who are included as first responders or essential front-line workers, who receive a rebuttable presumption that claims related to COVID-19 Coronavirus are causally connected to the scope of their employment for purposes of obtaining workers compensation benefits.

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Medical experts are saying they expect there still may be a spike in positive COVID-19 Coronavirus cases. This being a new pathogen, there is much yet to be learned through research and testing. Meanwhile, your healthcare facility is at risk of being inundated with sick patients with little patience for a lack of ventilators and other medical equipment need to test for and treat their symptoms.

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