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Who to Sue When You Slip, Trip, or Fall on an Escalator
POSTED ON June 16, 2021

When a fall on an escalator causes injuries, the owner of the property may face a lawsuit for the recovery […]

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Why At Least 53 Workers Died in Chicago Last Year
POSTED ON June 10, 2021

Work-related transportation accidents accounted for at least 53 worker deaths in 2019. Illinois workers employed in construction and mining jobs […]

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How Long Can I Receive Benefits for a Work Injury?
POSTED ON June 04, 2021

The length of time a worker can receive workers’ compensation benefits depends on the type of work-related injury or illness […]

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Preventing Crush Injuries in the Workplace
POSTED ON May 17, 2021

Workplace crush injuries that cause severe injury, disability, and death can be prevented by providing workers with proper safety equipment. […]

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Brain Injuries Caused by Electrical Shock
POSTED ON May 12, 2021

Electrical shock on the brain can cause a variety of neurological and neuropsychological damages that impact basic bodily functions and […]

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Road Work Ahead: Workers at Risk
POSTED ON May 05, 2021

Transportation and construction workers who work in roadway work zones are exposed to a variety of on-the-job hazards that significantly […]

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Injured as an Offshore Wind Industry Worker?
POSTED ON April 21, 2021

Under the Merchant Marine Act, offshore workers can receive compensation for maritime work-related injuries if they are not eligible for […]

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Resigning from Your Job While on Workers’ Compensation
POSTED ON April 13, 2021

Workplace injuries that impact normal job duties can lead to an employee’s resignation and possible loss of workers’ compensation benefits. […]

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Amazon Workers at Risk
POSTED ON April 05, 2021

Amazon workers in Chicago face numerous dangers while working in warehouses or delivering packages, but Illinois Workers’ Compensation laws may […]

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How Overtime Impacts Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in the Healthcare Industry
POSTED ON March 16, 2021

Healthcare professionals are subject to long work hours, night shifts, and overtime that contribute to a variety of workplace injuries […]

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