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Workers’ Compensation Fraud and the Myths That Undermine Real Reform

Written by Kevin Yen

Workers’ Compensation Fraud and the Myths That Undermine Real Reform

Fraudulent workers’ compensation claims are more rare than portrayed in the media. Workers’ compensation reform advocates often rely on misleading reports, such as a Dateline special from 2009, that mischaracterize or fail to provide context of fraudulent workers’ compensation claims to push for tougher screening, higher premiums, and reduced benefits. The unfortunate result is legislation […]

Antipsychotics being overprescribed in nursing homes is a national problem

Written by Kevin Yen

Antipsychotics being overprescribed in nursing homes is a national problem

AARP reports that overprescription of antipsychotics in America’s nursing homes is a national problem. Toby Edelman is an attorney for the Center for Medicare Advocacy. Edelman says nursing home personnel are using these powerful drugs with severe side effects as chemical restraints to lower the costs of providing care to residents. Chronic understaffing Charlene Harrington […]

Dog Parks: Dangers for People and Pets

Written by Kevin Yen

Dog Parks: Dangers for People and Pets

Dog parks provide a good place for exercise and socialization for dogs, but they also create the potential for serious injuries to dogs and their owners. The chaotic environment often found in dog parks can encourage dog-to-dog aggression that leads to dog fights. Dangers of Enclosed Dog Parks Enclosed dog parks are fully fenced parks […]

The Painful, Potentially Deadly Truth About Bedsores

Written by Kevin Yen

The Painful, Potentially Deadly Truth About Bedsores

Bedsores are a common sign of nursing home neglect and family members should take quick action once their presence is discovered. They occur when there is unrelieved pressure on the skin and can lead to serious, potentially life-threatening infections. The Prevalence of Bedsores The CDC estimates that as many as 10% of nursing home residents […]

Danger in the Healthcare Industry

Written by Kevin Yen

Danger in the Healthcare Industry

Working in the healthcare industry can be surprisingly hazardous. In fact, a recent report referred to nursing as one of the most dangerous jobs in America. And the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the risk for serious injuries or illnesses that result in lost time from work is higher in the healthcare industry than […]

How to Prevent Nursing Home Abuse

Written by Kevin Yen

How to Prevent Nursing Home Abuse

Illinois residents can take steps to prevent their loved ones from suffering from abuse in nursing homes. Nursing home abuse is a pervasive problem. By taking precautionary steps, families can help to prevent their loved ones from being the victims of nursing home abuse and can also recognize the signs of abuse so that they […]

Most Common Workplace Dangers

Written by Kevin Yen

Most Common Workplace Dangers

There are plenty of ways employees can experience injuries on the job, but here are some of the most common that can result in a workers’ compensation claim in many cases. Consultants for the National Safety Council travel across the globe to visit different workspaces and conduct safety audits, and these are some of the […]

Annual Motorcycle Safety Campaign Urges Riders and Drivers to Be Safe

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Annual Motorcycle Safety Campaign Urges Riders and Drivers to Be Safe

Recently, Governor Bruce Rauner joined forces with safety advocates and fellow motorcycle enthusiasts to urge all Illinois motorists to be especially vigilant and aware of motorcycles as the 2017 riding season kicks off. As part of an annual tradition, banners and signs throughout the state support the “Start Seeing Motorcycles” campaign and remind the public […]

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