Category: Work Accidents

Hernia Workers’ Comp Settlements and Claims

Work Accidents | December 11, 2021

Individuals can sustain hernias in a wide variety of ways, often due to lifting or handling heavy objects. When a person sustains a hernia as a result of on-the-job activities, they should be able to recover compensation for their medical bills and a portion of their lost wages. Here, our local workers’ compensation attorneys want…

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How to Handle a Back Injury at the Workplace

Work Accidents | December 10, 2021

Sustaining an injury in the workplace can lead to significant pain and suffering as well as financial setbacks. This is particularly true for back injuries that can affect just about every aspect of your daily life. Here, we want to discuss how you should handle a back injury at the workplace. Our Chicago workers’ comp…

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Common Types of Factory Accidents

Work Accidents | November 9, 2021

Workplace accidents are not uncommon in and around the Chicago area. However, industrial accidents that occur inside of factories often result in severe injuries that lead to significant time away from work for the victim. Here, we want to discuss the most common types of factory accidents that can occur as well as steps that…

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What Are the Main Causes of Deaths and Injuries on Scaffolds?

Personal Injury,Work Accidents,Wrongful Death | December 10, 2020

Scaffolds are common in construction and industrial settings. While scaffolding is necessary at many construction sites in and around our area, it can also be incredibly dangerous for workers and bystanders nearby. Year after year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) says that falls are a leading cause of construction worker injuries and fatalities….

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Can You Receive Workers’ Comp for Anxiety or Stress in Illinois?

Work Accidents | September 10, 2020

Workers’ compensation insurance is available to anyone who sustains an injury while they are at work or performing their work-related duties. When most people think of workers’ compensation, they think of specific sudden-onset traumas such as broken bones, head injuries, lacerations, etc. However, there are various other types of injuries that could also qualify an…

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