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Common Risks Janitors Face
POSTED ON February 04, 2021

Janitorial workers face a high risk for illness and injury due to physical demands and exposure to a multitude of […]

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How Long Does a Workers’ Compensation Settlement Take?
POSTED ON January 04, 2021

The average time to complete a workers compensation settlement is 12 to 18 months unless there are disputes or complex […]

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Exceptions to the Exclusive Remedy Rule
POSTED ON November 19, 2020

Under certain conditions where the exclusive remedy rule does not apply, an injured worker can file a civil claim against […]

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Injured at Work? You May Have a Crossover Case
POSTED ON November 05, 2020

Work-related injuries may be compensated under workers’ compensation claims or personal injury claims when a third party is responsible for […]

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Danger on the Loading Dock: Here’s How to Stay Safe
POSTED ON October 21, 2020

In the United States, loading docks play a key role in commerce operations around the country. In 2018, the Bureau […]

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Celebrating the True Meaning of Labor Day
POSTED ON September 07, 2020

As a tribute to the social and economic achievements and contributions of American workers, Labor Day is celebrated each year […]

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Utility Workers on the Front Lines
POSTED ON September 04, 2020

Utility workers are considered essential employees because they provide 24-hour services to hospitals, healthcare facilities, and emergency workers on the […]

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Obtaining Workers’ Compensation for PTSD in Illinois
POSTED ON August 21, 2020

Under Illinois workers’ compensation laws, employees who witness a traumatic event or are injured in an attack while performing work […]

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Understanding the Difference Between Workers’ Compensation and Personal Injury
POSTED ON August 05, 2020

When injured because of another person’s negligence, damages may be recovered through a workers’ compensation claim or a personal injury […]

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Is the Third-Party Security Company Liable for Your Workplace Injuries?
POSTED ON July 27, 2020

If an outside security company is hired to provide workplace protection, but fails to protect workers, the security company may […]

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