Matthew Schiff quoted in Business Insurance magazine article entitled, "Illinois comp reform proposal worries employers, insurers."
On June 11, 2015, Business Insurance magazine quoted Matthew Schiff, leader of the labor and employment group at law firm Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Hammer LLP, in an article entitled "Illinois comp reform proposal worries employers, insurers." Speaking on the reform proposal, Matthew stated, "employers have a difficult time accepting that they have to pay a repetitive trauma comp claim in cases where the bulk of the harm was done prior to an employee joining a company. What bothers a lot of employers here is causation. In 30-plus states, you have to say the majority of the cause for the injury or condition is due to the work. In Illinois, it can be only 1% or even less."