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Annual Motorcycle Safety Campaign Urges Riders and Drivers to Be Safe

Written by Kevin Yen

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 […]

The Unseen Wounds of Elder Psychological Abuse

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The Unseen Wounds of Elder Psychological Abuse

Emotional abuse inflicts deep wounds on an elderly person’s psyche that can impact their quality of life and shorten their life expectancy. Because these wounds leave no physical scars, it is difficult to detect that emotional abuse is present. However, there are certain signs and symptoms that family members and friends should be aware of […]

Outdoor Workers Face Increased Health Risks

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Outdoor Workers Face Increased Health Risks

In Illinois, extreme temperatures have a big impact on health risks and injuries for outdoor workers. A Chicago work injury lawyer often handles workers’ compensation claims for heat and cold-related injuries for outdoor workers. OSHA Safety According to the U.S. Department of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), employees who work outdoors for prolonged periods […]

Injured Chicago Workers Take to Appeals

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Injured Chicago Workers Take to Appeals

Chicago Workplace Injuries In 2015 BLS study, approximately 2.9 million nonfatal injuries were reported by private employers. Recent data shows that the overall rate of workplace injuries stands at 117 injuries in 10,000 workers. Unfortunately, most workers’ compensation claims in Illinois end up being denied by claim administrators and insurance providers. There are many misconceptions […]

What You Should Know About the Nursing Home Care Act

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What You Should Know About the Nursing Home Care Act

The Nursing Home Care Act was passed to bring state oversight to the disparate group of nursing home care facilities throughout Illinois. Before the Act’s passing, Illinois experienced a rash of headline-dominating nursing home abuse incidents. The Nursing Home Care Act adopts a multi-pronged approach by enumerating and guaranteeing resident rights,

When Trenches Collapse & Crush Workers

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When Trenches Collapse & Crush Workers

Trench collapses claimed 26 lives in 2016. This was more than the number of workers who died in 2014 and 2015 combined. Even at shallow depths of 4 to 5 feet, trench collapses can be particularly lethal as they can bury workers in mud, rock, and water making it impossible for them to breathe or […]

IPDH Releases Study on Worst Nursing Home Abuse Offenders

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IPDH Releases Study on Worst Nursing Home Abuse Offenders

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IPDH) released the results of a study conducted pursuant to the Nursing Home Care Act (Care Act) which culminated in a list of nursing home facilities which violated the standards enumerated in the Care Act. The Care Act was passed to comprehensively regulate nursing homes after a series of high-profile incidents put pressure on the Legislature. The Care Act regulates nursing homes in several important ways, including, funding a study that is publicly available.

The Most Common Causes of Automobile Accidents

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The Most Common Causes of Automobile Accidents

America’s roads are getting more dangerous and in 2015, 35,092 people were killed in automobile accidents. This was a 7% increase from 2014. The high number of fatalities made 2015 the deadliest year in the past 10 years, and the fastest increase in more than 50 years. In just the first half of 2015, nearly […]

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