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Stay safe while operating a baggage tug with these 5 tips

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are 7.5 cases of nonfatal occupational injuries per every 100 employees in the air transportation industry. The agency reports that 5.5 of those cases will result in…more
| Worker’s Compensation

Lower your risk of ground vehicle-related injury with these helpful solutions

Many people may not realize just how dangerous working on the tarmac at an airport can be. Unlike vehicle traffic on the nation’s roadways, getting airplanes ready for travel can be disorderly and poorly maintained. An airplane…more
| Worker’s Compensation

Working on an airport tarmac can be fatal

Airport tarmac workers can face incredibly dangerous conditions while on the job. Despite the accidents and deaths that occur in these occupations, few airports or airlines offer proper airline injury compensation for the…more
| Worker’s Compensation

Defective car legislation aimed at rental car companies

When people lease a car from a rental car company in Illinois, they expect to receive a vehicle that is safe to drive. Yet that is not always the case. Unfortunately, drivers may receive an unrepaired car that has been recalled…more
| Personal Injury

Safety equipment that runway workers should have

The runway is an exciting but hazardous place to work. Airport employees need a full range of safety equipment to stay visible and protected in the ramp environment. Planes are built for flight, not for runway maneuvers. They…more
| Worker’s Compensation

Aviation maintenance technicians are at high risk for occupational diseases

Aviation maintenance is a crucial part of the American transportation industry. Tens of thousands of planes take off and land safely every day because of the hard work of maintenance professionals. Unfortunately, working with…more
| Worker’s Compensation

Airline employees have a right to voice concerns over their safety

Airline workers are often at risk of serious injury from occupational trauma. The possible dangers of airline work include hearing damage, musculoskeletal damage, head injury, infectious diseases and amputation. In many cases,…more
| Worker’s Compensation

How ergonomics can prevent ramp injuries

Air travel is an important part of the American economy. Many business and leisure travelers pack heavy bags full of clothing, gifts and other personal goods. Ramp workers can decrease the risk of injury by handling luggage with…more
| Transportation, Worker’s Compensation

Can I be fired for collecting workers’ compensation?

Illinois workers have the right to collect workers’ compensation when they sustain an injury out of and in the course of employment. The Illinois Workers’ Compensation and Occupational Diseases Act gives them this right. When an…more
| Worker’s Compensation

When previous work injury flares up

Sustaining an injury in the workplace can be a trying experience for Illinois workers. Beyond the pain and fear associated with traumatic events, navigating the workers’ compensation process can also be a challenge. As any…more
| Worker’s Compensation

What kinds of medical records do I need for my workers’ compensation claim?

Medical records represent an important part of the process of obtaining workers’ compensation in Illinois. Workers’ compensation is an entitlement to benefits, owed by the employer, when a worker is injured out of and in the…more
| Worker’s Compensation

Voice-based vehicle systems focus of new cognitive distraction study

Many new automobiles come equipped with voice-based technology, which allows drivers to control certain functions of their vehicle with the sound of their voice. This technology was originally designed to minimize the amount of…more
| Personal Injury

Seeking workers’ compensation in Illinois for deafness

Hearing loss on the job is a serious problem for millions of American workers. Illinois workplace accident attorneys can name many industries where noise exposure is a major health hazard. A number of businesses have begun…more
| Worker’s Compensation

Social Security Disability and spinal cord injuries

The spinal cord carries nerve signals between the brain and body. A spinal cord injury can result in partial or total disruption of these signals, leading to loss of movement or sensation below the level of injury. While some…more
| Labor & Employment Law

Can you claim Social Security Disability as well as workers’ compensation?

Work-related injuries contribute to about 1 in 20 cases of disability, according to the Council for Disability Awareness. Workers’ compensation insurance provides financial support to Illinois workers who have suffered disabling…more
| Labor & Employment Law, Worker’s Compensation
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