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Most Common Fatal Work Injury Statistics

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Nursing Home Injuries Related to Abuse  

Nursing Home Injury Lawyer

There are approximately 15,700 nursing homes in the United States with spaces for 1.7 million residents. Illinois has room for 94,194 patients in its 764 certified nursing homes. Deciding that you need one of these facilities for you or a loved one is difficult. The task becomes more daunting when you discover the number of […]

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Drones and Traumatic Brain Injury

Drones and TBI

A woman was pushing her baby’s carriage down a Pasadena, California, shopping street when her 11-month old baby was hit in the head with shrapnel from a drone that had crashed into the ground. Yes, a drone. This was not military aircraft that is used in foreign countries to drop bombs in areas where it is […]

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