Blog Archives

Archive

Category Archives for "Blog"

National Census of Fatal Work Injuries

construction workers and fatal work injuries

The number of workers who suffer from fatal injuries continues to rise. Each year the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics releases a report analyzing the number of work fatalities. The report includes a breakdown of the data, including which occupations suffer the most fatalities. In 2018, there were a total of 5,250 workers killed on […]

Continue reading

Legal Rights for Commuters and Business Travelers

Traffic in downtown Chicago

People often must travel for work. Traveling can place additional stress on workers, and in some cases, traveling is becoming increasingly more dangerous. A recent report published by the Center for Justice & Democracy at New York Law School titled Planes, Trains and Automobiles – and Other Transportation Hazards examined the number of accidents that […]

Continue reading

Hidden Dangers in Nail Salons

dangers in nail salons

The cost of beauty can be higher than the price for the service. Most of us have smelled the scent of nail polish and nail polish removers when in or near a nail salon. While these fumes may be irritating to the customer, for workers, the chemicals can be seriously dangerous. When workers are in […]

Continue reading

Who Is Liable in a Multi-Vehicle Crash?

Multi Vehicle accident

Who Is Liable in a Multi-Vehicle Crash?Vehicle collisions typically involve just two vehicles. Sometimes, though, three or more cars or trucks are involved. This is known as a multi-vehicle accident. In some cases, auto accidents are minor. In other cases, vehicle collisions can cause very severe injuries or fatalities, such as those that occur in […]

Continue reading

What are Punitive Damages and Why do We Need Them?

punitive damages

Punitive damages are needed in our society to punish and discourage dangerous conduct that endangers us. Extremely hazardous and outrageously reckless behavior can lead to severe injury and death. Illinois (and US) civil law provides a means to prevent others from acting in a way that puts people at unnecessary risk of harm. The Illinois […]

Continue reading

Car Accidents and Neurological Issues

car accidents and neurological issues

Most injuries suffered in a car accident are immediately apparent. For example, a broken bone or a severe neck or spine injury causes substantial pain and limitation of movement. An open bleeding wound or a substantial joint derangement are other types of injuries that are immediately known to the victim. Neurological injuries may also be […]

Continue reading
1 2 3 12