Going off to work in the morning should not be risky for those who are not first responders, military personnel or those who don’t work in inherently dangerous positions. But, some workers can suffer injuries and illnesses at work due to the carelessness of their employer. There are six types of workplace hazards everyone should … Continue reading 6 types of workplace hazards to look for in Chicago
The streets of Chicago can be a dangerous place, for various reasons. One of those reasons is one that will be around for as long as people continue to make bad decisions. That reason is drunk driving. Drunk driving takes the lives of thousands of people across the country each year and Chicago is not … Continue reading Spotting a drunk driver on the streets of Chicago
Owners of homes and businesses in and around Chicago must take the necessary steps to ensure that their properties are hazard-free and don’t pose dangers to the public. Leaky gutters can create slick spots that lead to painful falls. Uneven sidewalk surfaces present tripping hazards. Unsecured backyard pools are attractive nuisances that can lead to … Continue reading Do you have a premises liability case?
Traumatic brain injuries are some of the most common injuries that happen as a result of a car accident. When a collision occurs, the gravitational forces cause the head to jerk and possibly make violent contact with the interior of a vehicle. Even if the head doesn’t hit against something directly, the quick stopping motion … Continue reading What kind of traumatic brain injury did you suffer from?
Employers are legally required to provide their employees with a safe work environment at all times. Now, there are jobs that are inherently dangerous, but these employers must still provide a reasonable means for safety. When an employee reports a hazard to the employer and it is not fixed, it can be reported to the … Continue reading Inside a Occupational Safety and Health Administration inspection
Living in an apartment complex is much different from owning your own home. You are a tenant who is not responsible for the upkeep of certain areas of the complex. Those areas could include the hallways, elevators, stairwells, courtyard, trash rooms, laundry rooms and more. The landlord, or owner of the complex is legally responsible … Continue reading Apartment complex personal injury overview
The 100 days of summer that start on Memorial Day and end on Labor Day are called the “Deadliest Days” among experts on teen driving. The time period has earned its moniker — teenager-involved crashes raise 15 percent higher than they are at any other time of the year. There are probably several reasons for … Continue reading 100 days of danger: Tell teens it’s time to beware
A woman is suing multiple entities due to injuries she claims she suffered from unsafe asphalt in Chicago. The lawsuit names three defendants, one of them a paving company. The lawsuit was filed on May 2 in Cook County Circuit Court alleging that the defendants failed to keep their property reasonably safe for visitors. The … Continue reading Woman suing for unsafe asphalt that led to injuries
Companies across the country are required to provide a safe work environment for their employees at all times. This is the case no matter where the work is being performed, such as in an office, in a vehicle, on a construction site or in a factory. So, how do I protect myself from unsafe working … Continue reading How do I protect myself from unsafe working conditions?
Chicago is known for many things, from our world class pizza to our world class traffic. Even if you drive carefully, you still cannot account for the actions of other drivers on the road. Unfortunately, accidents happen all the time, even to careful drivers, but the symptoms of a serious injury may not present themselves … Continue reading Are you experiencing delayed pain after a car accident?