Recent Chicago injury Attorney Posts

Working from Heights: Here’s How to Tie Off Safely

Employers in the construction industry are responsible for ensuring that workers have the protection and training they need to stay safe, including knowing how to tie-off safely. Falls are the number one reason for worker deaths in the construction industry. Injured workers or the families of those killed in work accidents are entitled to compensation […]

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Chicago Pilots and Flight Crew: Were You Exposed to the New Coronavirus at Work?

The coronavirus pandemic has put employees of certain industries, including Chicago’s pilots and flight crews at a higher risk of contracting the virus while working. When a person’s employment increases the risk of a “proximity caused” disease, it may be able to obtain workers’ compensation. Infectious Diseases May Be Covered Under Workers’ Compensation Exposure to […]

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Real Life Medical Malpractice Horror Stories

Patients who are injured because of the negligent actions of their doctors or healthcare providers are entitled to compensation for their injuries and losses. In the United States, most of the 30 million surgeries performed each year have successful outcomes. However, when preventable mistakes or freak accidents occur during surgery or patient care, this is […]

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Chicago Car Accidents: Summer Brings the 100 Deadliest Days for Teens

Summer increases the risk of teens dying or causing fatalities in car crashes. This group is already most at risk for being involved in serious and sometimes fatal car accidents. Many of these accidents cause catastrophic injuries to not only teens and their passengers, but also other drivers and passengers involved. Here is information that […]

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Honoring Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday: 5 Reasons You Should Be Honest with Your Injury Lawyer

Clients who are not truthful with their personal injury lawyer could lose their chance to receive fair compensation for their claims. When the attorney knows the complete story, including information that could adversely affect the case, he or she can be prepared with a strategy to handle any repercussions that may arise. Reasons claimants should […]

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Why Springtime Weather Increases Your Risk of a Crash

Rainy weather, busier roadways, and more inexperienced drivers on the road during spring mean that the risk of being in a crash will increase. Drivers who cause accidents can be held responsible for the damages of those injured or also involved. April Showers Bring Danger to Roadways April showers may bring May flowers, but they […]

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Injured Workers Dissatisfied with Their Workers’ Comp Claims

Injured workers are often dissatisfied with their workers’ comp claims because the system does not fully compensate their losses or provide them with adequate medical treatment. It is a biased system where insurers seek to cut corners and pay as little as possible. Workers’ comp lawyers fight to defend the rights of their injured clients […]

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Tree Care Workers Face Numerous Risks

Tree care work is dangerous. Workers are at risk of getting electrocuted, falling from significant heights, or getting struck by falling trees. Employers are responsible for reducing the risk to their employees by providing protective equipment and proper training. Injured workers who are employees are entitled to compensation for medical expenses and lost wages. Keeping […]

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You Are One Download Away From Becoming a Safer Driver

Safe driving apps can help prevent distracted driving and monitor for other unsafe driving behaviors that cause car accidents. Using Technology to Prevent Distracted Driving Cell phone use has increased the risk of serious and fatal injuries from distracted driving. But the same technology that led to such accidents can be now used as a […]

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School Districts, Parents Throughout the U.S. Are Suing Juul. Here’s Why

Parents and school districts throughout the United States are filing lawsuits against e-cigarette maker Juul claiming the company marketed its addictive products to minors. The company is also under fire for allegedly misleading consumers about vaping health risks. Multiple School Districts Suing Juul School districts in California, Kansas, Arizona, and Kentucky have recently filed lawsuits […]

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