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Ladders: Tools of the Trade or Tragedy Waiting to Happen?
Thursday Apr 25th

Ladders may be tools of the trade for construction and maintenance workers, but they are also some of the most […]

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Don’t Hold Back when Talking to Your Doctor After a Work Injury
Tuesday Jan 22nd

Candid conversations and full disclosure of symptoms to physicians are crucial following a work-related accident. Disclosing all symptoms and their impact […]

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What Is a Functional Capacity Evaluation?
Wednesday Dec 26th

Individuals who have suffered a work injury in Illinois may need to take a Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCE) to determine […]

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Injured Workers’ Benefit Fund: When Your Employer Doesn’t Have Workers Comp
Wednesday Nov 21st

When an uninsured employer fails to pay for workers’ compensation benefits, injured workers in Illinois can apply for benefits via […]

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When Scaffolding Gives Way
Wednesday Oct 17th

Scaffolding failure can cause serious, potentially lethal injuries. When falls from height occur, a workers’ comp lawyer can help investigate […]

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Did Your Fall Accident Leave You Hanging?
Wednesday Sep 19th

Fall arrest systems, including safety straps, harnesses, and cables can cause suspension trauma, or orthostatic intolerance, if a worker remains […]

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Common Disputes in Workers’ Compensation Claims
Monday Jul 16th

Workers’ compensation claims are commonly disputed by employers because of differences over the severity of the injury, prior injuries, or […]

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Can an Estate Receive Workers’ Compensation Benefits When a Worker Is Killed?
Monday Jun 18th

The estate of workers in Illinois can receive death benefits when a worker is killed on the job. This helps […]

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Why Over One Third of Employers Aren’t Filing Electronic Injury Reports
Wednesday May 16th

In Illinois, employers with 250 or more employees and companies in high-risk industries that have 20 to 249 employees were […]

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Are You a Safe Worker?
Wednesday Mar 14th

Identifying unsafe work habits and adhering to safe work practices is one-way workers can prevent themselves, and others, from becoming […]

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