It only takes a moment for lives to be tragically altered. When the irresponsibility of one person's actions results in harm and pain to others, that individual may be deemed negligent. When a person is found liable in a civil court, they will be responsible for the monetary damages incurred by their personal injury victims. Sadly, one Illinois family is suffering the tragic consequences of one man's unfortunate decisions to allegedly operate his vehicle intoxicated.
Warmer weather is on the horizon, and construction work is expected to increase in Illinois due to more favorable conditions. With the increase of work, construction workers' accidents are also likely to increase. Sadly, one man in another state recently suffered a fatal fall while working with a roofing crew.
Despite the potential danger, some people are willing to take risks to complete a needed job. Understandably, some occupations in Illinois and across the country contain more risk for accidents than others. Construction workers' accidents are sometimes fatal due to the nature and environment of job sites, and sadly, one man in another state was a recent victim.
Sadly, the human body is often no match for the impact of most motor vehicles. Unfortunately, tragic pedestrian accidents are not uncommon. Depending on the circumstances of each case, personal injury attorneys are able to assist some victims or family members of deceased victims obtain legal recourse. One family and the University of Illinois recently received tragic news about the death of one of its students following a hit-and-run accident.
If your job involves working with machines or working in an environment with lots of machines, you could face some unique safety risks. One class of workplace dangers that can arise in connection to machines are pinch points.