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Top Workplace Safety Violations
POSTED ON October 18, 2019

Workplace safety violations contribute to thousands of yearly on-the-job accidents that result in injuriesand fatalities for workers. Workplace Safety Each […]

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Slaughterhouse and Packing Workers Face Horrifying Dangers
POSTED ON October 04, 2019

Slaughterhouse and meatpacking workers are subjected to unsanitary and unsafe work conditions that create a high risk of contamination and […]

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Who’s Following You After Your Work Injury?
POSTED ON September 18, 2019

Workers’ compensation insurers often put injured employees under surveillance to avoid paying benefits after a work-related injury. A variety of […]

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How Worker Misclassification May Impact Your Work Injury Claim
POSTED ON August 21, 2019

Employees who are misclassified as “independent contractors” are not covered under workers compensation insurance, so their injury claims and benefits […]

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Workers’ Compensation: Illinois Employers Bracing for Change
POSTED ON August 13, 2019

Recent changes to the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act enable employees who suffer latent injuries that manifest after 25 years to […]

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Did You Commit a Safety Violation? You Could Still Get Workers’ Comp
POSTED ON July 05, 2019

If an employee is injured on the job as a result of violating a workplace safety rule, he/she is still […]

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The Best Workers Compensation Lawyers Pursue Every Angle
POSTED ON June 06, 2019

The best accident attorneys look for all sources of liability when pursuing damages for work-related injuries. When an employee is […]

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Poorly Reinforced Walls Aren’t the Only Deadly Hazards in Trenches and Excavations
POSTED ON May 15, 2019

Trenching and excavation projects are among the most hazardous types of construction jobs due to collapses, flooding, toxic fumes, and […]

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Understanding Your Rights in Vocational Rehabilitation in Illinois
POSTED ON April 10, 2019

Illinois workers compensation benefits provide vocational rehabilitation for certain injured workers so they can move to a different type of […]

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Power Tool Injuries at Work: Who Do You Sue?
POSTED ON March 20, 2019

Each year in the United States, over 400,000 people suffer injuries from power tools and more than 200 victims die. […]

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