Caught On Camera: Nursing Home Neglect Revealed

Surveillance cameras in resident rooms may help families catch the abuse and neglect of their loved ones who are living in nursing homes. Choosing to install video cameras may also help to prevent neglect or abuse from happening because the staff will be on notice that they will be on tape when they enter the… Continue reading Caught On Camera: Nursing Home Neglect Revealed

Truck Accident Deaths Soar to Alarming Levels

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, fatalities in accidents involving large trucks increased by 5.4 percent in 2016 over the number of deaths that occurred in 2015, which was the highest number since 2007. An increase in the vehicle miles traveled and reckless driving behaviors such as speeding, driving while impaired and not… Continue reading Truck Accident Deaths Soar to Alarming Levels

When an Injury Exacerbates Your Pre-Existing Condition

When Illinois workers suffer aggravation of their pre-existing conditions because of workplace accidents, they may be able to recover workers’ compensation benefits. To show causation, workers may present circumstantial evidence of their functioning both prior to and following their workplace accidents. This may allow workers to prove that their conditions were caused by their workplace… Continue reading When an Injury Exacerbates Your Pre-Existing Condition