Injuries on the job can dramatically inhibit the flow of finances you depend on each month. Thankfully, state workers compensation laws protect what you are entitled to. If you do not know these laws, you are vulnerable to unfair treatment after a work-related accident.
Some work injuries are easy to recover from, but others may result in permanent disability. Construction workers' accidents can often cause serious and life-long damage because of the dangerous equipment and environment of many construction sites. Injured workers in Illinois may be interested in one man's unfortunate ordeal and permanent injury that he suffered on the job.
A minor glance at a phone, passenger, the radio or anything else besides the roadway can result in horrific and tragic results when operating a motor vehicle. A distracted driving accident can also lead to costly medical expenses, loss of income and even unexpected burial expenses for families of deceased victims. Some facing these issues find comfort consulting a personal injury attorney as they process the changes in their lives. Sadly, a multi-vehicle accident in Illinois recently ended in tragedy for two drivers and injured several others.
When a loved one faithfully reports to work daily for years, it is surely a shock to hear news that he or she will not return home from his or her job. Compounding immense grief, families must process a transition in all aspects without their loved one, including their finances. Workers' compensation death benefits may be able to assist a family through the transition, but filing a claim may be difficult. One Illinois family received the tragic news this past fall that their loved one would not return from his Trollway job after being struck by a vehicle.
Crush is not a word you like to hear describing injuries. Our industrial and agricultural economies, however, often cause the body to absorb terrible pressures, resulting in damage that, without expensive intervention and therapy, destroys the human tissue.
Anyone traveling any Illinois highway can be involved in an accident at any time. Anytime another driver fails to adhere to simple traffic rules and laws, it can impact other vehicles and their occupants. Sadly, a recent head-on collision resulted in serious personal injury and tragedy for the two drivers involved.