These are tragic cases and very difficult, but if your loved one has been killed at work and on the job you need to contact a lawyer right away.
Light duty restrictions are restrictions placed on you by a doctor after a workers’ compensation injury. They typically restrict things like how much weight you can lift, how many feet you can walk, etc. Light duty restrictions are mandatory andContinue reading
Law requires that all employers carry workers’ compensation insurance. It can be difficult to find out, but almost all employers carry the insurance.
My mom passed away just a few days ago. As she battled her illness, she was hospitalized for days at a time, released, only to come back again. At the end of her life she spent about two weeks inContinue reading
Being injured on the job is never a pleasant experience, however the situation can be exceedingly stressful when it happens at work. In fact, it can be one of the most frustrating experiences to be injured while working. Most ofContinue reading
Many people see their workplace as a “second home” of sorts because they spend so much time in the office. With a so many hours spent in a single location, however, there comes an increased likelihood of injury. This isContinue reading
Brrrrr…cold weather in Chicago has officially arrived. If you work outdoors, cold conditions have an even greater impact on you and your health. Snow cleanup crews, sanitation workers, police officers and firefighters are just some of the many workers who oftenContinue reading
Security guards are supposed to be professionals. They are supposed to be trained and experienced. They are supposed to know how to do their job. They are supposed to keep you safe. You rely on them to protect you fromContinue reading
Last month, the EPA reported that the cancer causing chemical, chromium-6, was spilled by U.S. Steel into the Burns Waterway in Portage, IN, just 100 yards from Lake Michigan. The spill has forced the shutdown of a drinking water intakeContinue reading
If you have been injured at work, you will likely be sent to a “medical clinic” for evaluation. While you may not have a choice to go, you should know some things about these clinics before you get there. MostContinue reading