Delivery people who are injured on someone's property may be able to hold the home or business owner liable for their pain, medical bills, and lost wages. Damages are often covered by homeowner or business insurance policies.
Recently, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) withdrew its "Slips, Trips and Falls rule" from the White House review process- a move that will leave employers on shaky ground in the coming months.
Injuries occur on private property at high rates in Illinois and around the nation. To help ensure that accident victims receive just compensation, the Illinois legislature adopted a set of laws that would provide people with recourse after being injured on another person’s private property.
Traumatic brain injuries are among the leading causes of both death and disability in the United States. TBIs make up about 30 percent of all injury deaths, according the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A CDC study conducted from 2006 to 2010 reports that falls are the leading cause of brain injury, resulting in about 40 percent of all occurrences.
By Neal B. Strom of Strom & Associates, Ltd. posted in Pedestrian Accidents on Wednesday, January 8, 2014. The latest bout of freezing temperatures we've experienced in the Chicagoland area recently is one for the record books.