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For employers, the safety of their employees should be priority. Providing a hazard-free and safe working environment can help boost productivity and reduce personal injuries. However, to cover unforeseen personal injuries that employees might face while performing their job, a worker's compensation insurance should be bought by employers to cover medical costs and provide financial relief for employ...

Category: Workers Compensation/Work Injuries,

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Wrongful death can be devastating for a family. Wrongful death can occur due to medical malpractice, negligence at work, or an accident. All wrongful death claims in Illinois are covered under the Illinois Wrongful Death Act. Damages can be sought for funeral, emotional distress, and any liabilities due because of unforeseen events and death. Considering that wrongful deaths due to medical malpractic...

Category: Wrongful Death,

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There were a total of 4.5 million car injuries recorded by the National Safety Council in 2018, while there were 40,000 deaths due to auto accidents alone. Every 7 seconds, someone gets injured across the United States, making it the biggest safety hazard. Back injuries are one of the most critical injuries due to auto accidents. According to the Mayo Clinic, auto accidents can lead to more than 40 ...

Category: Personal Injury Lawyer,

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Driving under influence is one of the single biggest contributors to auto accidents and subsequent personal injuries, which may also lead to death. In various reports, the Center for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) has highlighted one death every 48 minutes - or 28 percent of all traffic deaths, were due to driving under influence, with total crashes costing the U.S. economy more than $44 billio...

Category: personal injury Attorney,

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Various traumatic brain injuries can result in permanent brain damage that can bring an end to the careers of those affected. Even if the injury was not serious and an individual was able to recover to rejoin their workplace, many obstacles remain. A traumatic brain injury can lead to confusion while thinking and make it impossible to respond to complex situations. Issues with mobility, environment a...

Category: Traumatic Brain Injuries,

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According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 1 in 6 people aged 60 or older experienced nursing home negligence, or abuse at a community setting across the globe. In 2017, 2 out of 3 staff members in many of the nursing home, long-term rehabilitation or care centers admitted committing some form of abuse, which lead to both serious injuries and traumatic consequences for their patients. Consider...

Category: Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer,

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Each year in the U.S., 300 to 400 people die in auto accidents due to wrong-way driving. Many of these wrong way auto accidents are either high-speed sideswipe crashes or head-on collisions. Wrong-way driving (WWD) auto accidents happen when a vehicle driving is travelling in the opposite direction of traffic on either highways or ramps and collide with a vehicle that is legally and properly travelli...

Category: Personal Injury Lawyer,

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Lack of sleep and inability to concentrate can have a significant impact on the ability of individuals to work efficiently. Not only can it lead to injuries, but it can also be life-threatening - especially for bus drivers, transportation workers and employees commuting to their night shift workplace. Even though there is 60 percent less traffic at night, 40 percent of all vehicle crashes happen at n...

Category: Personal Injury Lawyer,

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The United States continues to rank high in birth defects and injuries due to medical malpractice or negligent care. One in every 33 children is affected by a serious birth defect, leading to either temporary or permanent disabilities. In accordance with the Illinois Codes of Civil Procedure, birth injuries due to medical malpractice can be brought within eight years after identifying an injury to a ...

Category: Birth Injuries,

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It is highly likely we may suffer an injury due to defects or unsafe conditions found on a particular property, whether it be a workplace or personal property. A premises liability covers any such falls or injuries that are a direct result of someone else’s negligence. Usually, the property owner or the individual responsible for its maintenance is made liable when it comes to insurance or compensa...

Category: Personal Injury Lawyer,

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According to the National Safety Council (NSC), more than 34,673 individuals died from fatal slip and fall injuries at the workplace, while thousands of other individuals are hospitalized on a daily basis. Therefore, slip and fall injuries and worker compensation need a careful assessment and revisit. Types of Slip and Fall Injuries at the Workplace A slip or fall can lead to the following injuries t...

Category: Slip and Fall,

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Traumatic brain injuries that include concussions are one of the largest causes of death in the United States. According to reports filed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), motor vehicle accidents are the second leading cause of traumatic brain injuries leading to both hospitalization and death. What is a Traumatic Brain Injury? A traumatic brain injury (TBT) or concussion can l...

Category: Traumatic Brain Injuries,

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Spirituality is about the well-being of the spirit. Spirituality is deeper than just people who meditate, drink green tea and are optimistic. In order to understand how spirituality can promote health and healing after an accident, it is important to understand spirituality itself. How to Heal Spiritually after an Accident Spirituality does not have a general definition or universal meaning. Instead,...

Category: Personal Injury Lawyer,

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Understanding Medical Malpractice Medical malpractice is known as any undue harm caused by the professional negligence of a doctor, medical staff, nurse, or any other medical practitioner. When a person is severely injured, mentally, physically or both, and there is proof of negligence on part of the doctor/staff, the plaintiff is thereby liable to file a medical malpractice suit against the hospital...

Category: Medical Malpractice Attorney,

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When it comes to workplace compensation injuries, most refer to specific body parts where the injured employee is eligible to receive a statutorily scheduled monetary compensation. The Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act, includes all injuries that could arise within the workplace - injuries that are related to the work an employee performs or other work-related injuries sustained outside of the wo...

Category: Worker’s Compensation Lawyer,

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The most common injuries caused by car accidents are injuries to the hand and the wrist, which are often a result from the force of the impact. In some cases, hand and wrist injuries can prove to be very serious and can severely impact a person’s day-to-day life. Some fractures heal and realign; therefore, they may not need a surgical incision. Severe hand fractures are treated with surgical proce...

Category: Auto Accident Attorney,

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Many people think auto accidents occur on congested roads and busy highways. You will be surprised to know several auto accidents occur in parking lots. One of the main reasons for parking lot accidents is distraction. Fellow passengers’ behavior, cell phone use and any other electronic device usage are generally the leading causes behind distracted driving. Here are some tips to help you stay aler...

Category: personal injury Attorney,

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What is an E-Cigarette? Electronic cigarettes popularly known as e-cigarettes or e-cigs are special devices which use a liquid containing propylene glycol and glycerin with nicotine and other different types of artificial flavors - like chocolate, vanilla, blue berry, mango and many others. A lithium-ion battery, which is used to heat up the coils and aerosolize the liquid, powers these devices. The ...

Category: Personal Injury Lawyer,

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In the United States each year, burn injuries send more than 1.1 million people to the emergency room. Some of the most severe burn injuries require intensive care in a specialized hospital with a burn unit. Burn injuries are caused by an accident at home, at a workplace or any other location. If you believe the burn injuries you've sustained are caused by the negligence of another individual, you ha...

Category: Personal Injury Lawyer,

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If you were injured in an auto accident as a passenger, it’s natural to be confused about your legal rights and obligations. After sustaining injuries in an auto accident as a passenger, to make a claim against the driver for damages, you might need to hire a skilled auto accident attorney to help with your case. An attorney will help you understand your rights as an injured passenger in an auto ac...

Category: Auto Accident Attorney,