Improper Evictions Are Putting Nursing Home Residents at Risk

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Nursing homes in Illinois are improperly evicting residents, putting then at risk for serious injury, illness, or death. Often referred to as resident dumping, nursing homes sometimes kick residents out without proper cause, warning, or transition plans, which may affect their ability to get the care they need. Involuntary Nursing Home Discharges Involuntarily and improperly… Continue reading Improper Evictions Are Putting Nursing Home Residents at Risk

Top OSHA Violations that Cause Injuries

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The top-cited Occupational Safety and Health Administration violations create hazards, which frequently lead to worker injuries. OSHA has implemented working condition standards for employers across all industries to reduce the occurrence of occupational injuries and deaths. However, some employers fail to comply with these standards, putting their employees at risk. Most Cited Workplace Safety Failures… Continue reading Top OSHA Violations that Cause Injuries

Are Illinois Pet Owners Doing Enough to Control Their Vicious Dogs?

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Pet owners may not be doing enough to control vicious dogs. Despite laws in place to ensure responsible pet ownership in Illinois, dog attacks remain an all too common occurrence. in 2018, Illinois residents filed 822 claims for dog bites even though only about 31% of households in the state have a dog. According to… Continue reading Are Illinois Pet Owners Doing Enough to Control Their Vicious Dogs?