On behalf of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workplace Injuries on Monday, August 12, 2013.of
Workers are more likely to suffer a disabling injury in the health care industry than any other occupation. By far, the highest incidence of workplace injury in Illinois and nationwide occurs in the health care industry. Continue reading “Health care workers face highest incidence of workplace injury”
Workers’ compensation provides that an individual that incurs injury or illness through the course of their job can see financial coverage for their medical expenses and the time needed for recovery away from work. However, “through the course of employment” is not always easily defined.
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”