Little pirates and pumpkins all across Illinois are beside themselves with excitement as they eagerly anticipate a night of treat-or-treating ahead of them on this Halloween evening. Parents are likely most concern about tainted candy and an epidemic of belly aches from too much candy, but what parents in Illinois should be most concerned about is pedestrian safety. Continue reading “Scary Halloween accident statistics”
Illinois workers injured on the job should be able to collect workers’ compensation benefit that will cover the medical expenses associated with the injury, and in some cases, vocational rehabilitation and maintenance benefits. Continue reading “A denied Illinois worker’s compensation claim can be disputed”
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration is in charge of setting the regulations that govern workplace safety. Similarly, they are often the party called in to investigate, lay out changes and deliver penalties when there is a significant accident at a workplace.
An Illinois industrial worker was on the job at a factory that he had been employed at for three years when he injured himself through the course of his job. Reportedly, he was transporting a tub of shells when something went wrong and he suffered injury to his lower back and side. Continue reading “Illinois factory worker injures back at work”
When readers think of an Illinois worker being injured while on the job, they often picture professions that are more stereotypically high-risk, professions such as construction work or maybe industrial work. Continue reading “Illinois employees in any field susceptible to workplace accident”