Hurt on the job? Knowing your rights and having strong representation on your side is the key to making sure you get the money you deserve.
Road Work zones are some of the most dangerous within the construction industry. Construction workers are at high risk for on-the-job accidents. They dodge drivers swerving through the maze of cones, barrels, signs, and lane changes.
Updated 2019 Mold is a feared word among building owners, employers, and landlords. As buildings age and former factories are converted to fashionable ‘condos’ and ‘new-age’ offices, lawsuits arising out of health claims of mold infestation and ‘Sick Building Syndrome’ have become common. ‘Mold’ is becoming the next ‘asbestos’. Its presence has shuttered schools, closed … Continue reading “Toxic Mold & Compensation – What Every Worker Should Know”
Labor Day is a celebration of working people in our country. Unfortunately, for many people, working can be dangerous. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics reported 2.9 million non-fatal workplace injuries and illnesses from private industry employers in 2015. It is happening too often and insurance companies are aware of that. Workers that are injured … Continue reading “Labor Day Worker’s Compensation Checklist”
Many people who have been injured in the workplace do not know if they should pursue compensation for their injuries through a Workers’ Compensation claim or a Personal Injury lawsuit.
Construction sites are dangerous places. In general, construction workers are at high risk for on-the-job accidents. Every single day, they are at risk for being struck by moving objects and equipment, exposed to inclement weather, slipping and falling, and fatigue. Injuries can keep them away from work, create medical expenses, and add concerns about providing … Continue reading “Save Workers from Workers’ Compensation Accident Claims”
Almost any job and job site can expose employees to dangerous chemicals. While most cases of toxic chemical exposure occur in factories or locations where dangerous chemicals are used, manufactured, or mined, even office workers can suffer from exposure to cleaning chemicals or paint if the work area is not properly ventilated. If you suffer … Continue reading “Workers’ Compensation Claims for Chemical Exposure”
Workers involved in excavation and trenching are at high risk of on-the-job accidents. The nature of their work exposes them to unique dangers. Striking power lines, rupturing gas lines, cave-ins, falls, and malfunctioning power equipment are just some of the risks. Injuries that keep them away from work, create medical expenses, and add concerns about … Continue reading “Protect Excavation Workers from Compensation Claims”
Construction sites are dangerous places. In general, construction workers are at high risk for on-the-job accidents. Every single day, they are at risk for falls; falling objects; being hit by a moving objects; bumped by moving equipment; fatigue; and exposure to the elements when working outdoors. Injuries can keep them away from work, create medical … Continue reading “Protect Workers from Compensation Accident Claims”
Individuals injured in the workplace often ask if they should pursue compensation for their injuries through a Workers’ Compensation claim or a Personal Injury lawsuit. As an attorney who represents Chicagoland clients in both Workers’ Comp claims and Personal Injury lawsuits, I am knowledgeable and expert in both areas. There are two key provisions that … Continue reading “Difference Between Workers Comp and Personal Injury Claims”