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Recent Workers' Compensation Posts

Apr 23
Nursing Home Abuse, Workers' Compensation

COVID-19 Outbreaks Continue in Nursing Homes

Widespread and shocking outbreaks have continued to wreak havoc in nursing homes across the country, leaving families of loved ones in these facilities worried about their elderly relative’s health and… Read More

Mar 18
Workers' Compensation

Crashed train carrying oil still burning in Illinois

A BNSF Railway freight train was carrying oil when it derailed in northwestern Illinois, and 24 hours later, it was still burning at the crash site near where a tributary meets the… Read More

Jan 11
Car Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents, Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation, Wrongful Death

Freeway Accident Takes Life of Paparazzo Taking Photographing Bieber’s Ferrari

A photographer died after he was hit by a motorist after taking pictures of a car belonging to Justin Bieber. On New Year’s Day, Christopher J. Guerra, 29, was taking… Read More

Nov 28
Car Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents, Personal Injury, Truck Accidents, Workers' Compensation, Workplace Accidents, Wrongful Death

Accident on Interstate 55 Kills State Trooper

A state trooper was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer truck on Monday morning during a normal traffic stop alongside Interstate 55 near Litchfield. On the morning of November 26th,… Read More

Nov 05
Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Workers' Compensation, Workplace Accidents, Wrongful Death

Wrongful Death Suit Settled with Family of Worker at Joliet Asphalt Company

A lawsuit brought against a Joliet asphalt company in regards to the 2004 death of a Channahon man has been settled. Jason Shelton, 26, was working at the Gallagher Asphalt… Read More

Oct 12
Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Workers' Compensation, Workplace Accidents, Wrongful Death

Three Dead in Collapsed Garage at Miami Dade College

A garage structure that collapsed at the Miami Dade College on Wednesday has taken the lives of three workers and left another one missing. The five-story structure in Doral, Florida… Read More

Sep 18
Personal Injury, Product Liability, Workers' Compensation

NHTSA Investigates Police Cars With Steering Column Problems

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened a preliminary investigation into Ford Crown Victoria vehicles used by police departments across the country. The investigation was started after the agency… Read More

Aug 23
Car Accidents, Drunk Driving Accidents, Workers' Compensation, Workplace Accidents

Man Charged with DUI After Fatal Accident

Early Sunday morning, a teacher in the Ottawa, Illinois  school district lost her life when the driver of the vehicle she was riding in lost control and crashed. Chad Marks… Read More

Aug 21
Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation, Workplace Accidents

OSHA Proposes Fines at Kankakee Company for Failing to Protect Workers.

A Kankakee company has been cited for failure to protect its workers from asbestos exposure by The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and face paying up to $59,000 in… Read More

Jun 25
Workers' Compensation, Workplace Accidents

Ranger Falls to His Death While Aiding in Rescue

While helping in the rescue of four injured climbers, a Mount Ranier ranger fell to his death. Mount Rainier is a massive volcano located in Washington State and has an elevation of 14,411-feet.… Read More