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Courts Expand A Worker’s Right To Compensation

Illinois courts expect to make many important rulings about worker’s compensation in early 2016. The decisions put out by the courts come just a year after a long, highly political debate about workers compensation laws…more
| Worker’s Compensation

Do Work Related Injuries Have an Impact on Future Earnings?

A recent study published in the American Journal of Industrial Medicine, “Economic Consequences of Workplace Injuries in the United States: Findings from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth focused on the long term…more
| Worker’s Compensation

Lower Gas Prices Mean More Accidents for Chicago

Lower gas prices put a smile on drivers’ faces as they pull away from the pump with the saving in their pockets. A drop in fuel costs can also mean lower costs on everything from food to airline tickets as companies pass along…more
| Personal Injury

Social Security Disability Cuts Proposed in 2016

Washington insiders suggest that Social Security Disability benefit cuts are likely on the way. Social Security has always been a hot debate topic and cuts to the program are often discussed. In recent months, the future for…more
| Labor & Employment Law

Diagnosing the Causes of Medical Malpractice

A patient visits their physician in a time of great need. Whether for treating a back injury, or removing a cancerous tumor, a patient must be able to trust their physician with their health. In some cases, their very lives are…more
| Professional Malpractice

When Accidents are Deliberate

2015 was among the safest years in history for airline passengers. Globally, the industry experienced 1 crash for every 5 million flights. This is the lowest it has been in 70 years. While the decreased fatality rate is…more
| Personal Injury, Transportation

When an independent contractor can file a workers’ compensation claim

Independent contractors have a great deal of freedom in how they perform their jobs, and for whom they will work for. Yet, these freedoms come at a high price. For a some people, it means they can’t file workers’ compensation…more
| Worker’s Compensation

Soft-Tissue Damage Caused by Long-Term Repetitive Stress

Soft tissues are among the most vulnerable to long-term injuries that develop slowly and can manifest years after a worker has left a job. Repetitive Stress Injuries (RSI’s) affect millions of Americans who perform the same…more
| Worker’s Compensation

Social Security Changes & Your Retirement Plans

As Congress attempts to balance the national budget, they are making adjustments to the Social Security program that will have far reaching impacts on seniors in their golden years. These changes are part of a broader…more
| Finance & Banking, Labor & Employment Law

FDA Not Sure About Essure

Medical doctors have a great deal of responsibility placed upon them. After years of training and practice, they are expected to have the skill and ability to identify symptoms and translate that into a diagnosis. That doesn’t…more
| Professional Malpractice

Defective seat belt air bag on airplane causes death of worker

Working in and around airplanes can be a dangerous occupation. Some of the most common hazards include head injuries, crushing injuries, serious musculoskeletal damage and exposure to infectious diseases. In a recent case, an…more
| Personal Injury

Airplane cabin cleaners often exposed to dangerous substances

According to the Federal Aviation Administration, more than 85,000 flights take off and land in America every day. Commercial airplanes often fly multiple times per day, carrying many loads of passengers. Like hotel rooms,…more
| Worker’s Compensation

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
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