Changes to Exclusive Remedy Provision in Illinois Effective Now

Changes to the exclusive remedy provision in Illinois give workers greater freedom when filing claims against employers for latent injuries. Exposure to toxic substances can cause latent injuries that may not appear for decades after exposure. Under previous rules, workers had to file injury claims within 25 years post-exposure, and they were restricted to recovering… Continue reading Changes to Exclusive Remedy Provision in Illinois Effective Now

Recent Death Highlights the Need for Grease Pit Safety

A recent death highlights the need for grease pit safety in Illinois. Grease traps pose a risk of drowning and other serious injuries for workers and customers. Children are at greatest risk followed by those who work near grease traps as part of their jobs. Restaurant operators have a duty of care to employees and patrons… Continue reading Recent Death Highlights the Need for Grease Pit Safety