August 2017

Preventing Financial Exploitation in Nursing Homes

A big problem in Illinois nursing homes, financial exploitation is a form of abuse that can be prevented by families and care facilities. To prevent their loved ones from becoming victims, it is important for family members to understand the signs of financial exploitation, the different forms that … [...]

The Importance of Workplace Safety Programs for Accident Prevention

Working in trenches in Illinois is very dangerous, making safety programs and regulations important to protect workers. Without the proper supports, trench walls can collapse, trapping workers who are inside of them. A single cubic foot of dirt may weigh as much as 3,000 pounds, and workers may be … [...]

Recognizing Temporomandibular Joint Injuries Caused by Car Accidents

Since Illinois car accident victims may suffer injuries to their temporomandibular joints without initially realizing it, it is important for people to familiarize themselves with the characteristics of TMJ injuries. Because the symptoms of TMJ may not initially be noticed, some victims might not … [...]