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Protecting yourself at work from chemical hazards

Going to work each day can be stressful. There’s no reason to add to that stress when chemicals are present in the office or on your worksite. Take as many safety precautions as possible when working with or near chemicals while on the job. The safety precautions put in place by your employer should be … Continue reading Protecting yourself at work from chemical hazards

Weather leads to crash that injures three

Severe weather and flooding led to a crash that injured three people on the morning of July 20 in the Chicago area. Heavy downpours, severe thunderstorms, and wet roads led to multiple accidents. The severe weather made it difficult for drivers to see and for them to stop. The three people injured in a crash … Continue reading Weather leads to crash that injures three

How does premises liability work in regards to children?

Premises liability is an important subject that all property owners should brush up on every now and then. The laws differ from state to state, but tend to be the same when dealing with children and premises liability. For the most part, property owners have a special responsibility placed on them by the law because … Continue reading How does premises liability work in regards to children?

6 types of workplace hazards to look for in Chicago

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

Spotting a drunk driver on the streets of 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

Do you have a premises liability case?

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?

What kind of traumatic brain injury did you suffer from?

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?

Inside a Occupational Safety and Health Administration inspection

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

Apartment complex personal injury overview

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

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