Some Illinois nursing homes are deliberately understaffed, leading to injuries and fatalities caused by inadequate care. While the state requires nursing homes to maintain certain minimum staffing levels, some owners and managers still try to keep them understaffed. Nursing homes are driven to increase profits, and labor costs are some of the highest expense categories… Continue reading Are Some Nursing Homes Deliberately Understaffing?
Shift work and long work hours are associated with an increased risk of a variety of health problems and work-related accidents and injuries. Health and Safety Concerns of Shift Work According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, approximately 15 million Americans work full time on a night shift or rotating shift that involves long and/or… Continue reading Shift Work Puts Workers at Risk
Illinois residents who are victims of truck accidents may be able to hold parties other than the truck driver liable for personal injury claims. Holding third parties liable for trucking accidents may help injured victims recover damages that are sufficient to pay for their losses. While truck drivers may have been negligent, other parties might… Continue reading Third Party Liability Could Be the Road to Recovery After a Truck Accident