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Distracted Truck Drivers Continue to Cause Accidents

Distracted Truck Drivers Continue to Cause Accidents

Plenty of people check their phones during their work day. According to one study, people check their phones an average […]

Common Mistakes to Avoid After a Car Accident

Common Mistakes to Avoid After a Car Accident

The moments directly following a car accident are sure to be filled with stress. Even a minor accident can be […]

Why Opt-Out Plans Lead to Workers’ Compensation Struggles

Why Opt-Out Plans Lead to Workers’ Compensation Struggles

Workers’ compensation reform has been a serious topic of debate in Chicago, in recent months. As Illinois state legislators continue […]

Inadequate Training a Major Cause of Large Truck Accidents

Inadequate Training a Major Cause of Large Truck Accidents

According to the American Truckers Associations (ATA) there is a shortage of approximately 50,000 truck drivers in the United States. […]

Is a Structured Settlement the Right Option for Your Injury Claim [infographic]

Is a Structured Settlement the Right Option for Your Injury Claim [infographic]

Understanding Structured Settlements A structured settlement can provide long-term financial security following an injury accident. It’s a tool that can […]

Staying Safe While Saving Lives

Staying Safe While Saving Lives

When moments count, Americans count on Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT’s) and paramedics. Both of these jobs require balancing a skill with risk. Often called […]

Risk of Opioid Use to Injured Workers

Risk of Opioid Use to Injured Workers

It is common for doctors to prescribe opioid pain medications to treat injured workers. According to a Workers Compensation Drug […]

What is the Ticket to Work Program?

What is the Ticket to Work Program?

The Ticket to Work program is a voluntary program that assists Social Security beneficiaries with entering, rejoining or staying in […]

Hoverboards and Head Injuries

Hoverboards and Head Injuries

Over the past several years, hoverboards have become extremely popular mobile devices, especially with people between 20 and 30 years […]

Drugged Driving a Growing Problem

Drugged Driving a Growing Problem

Driving under the influence of drugs is a growing problem across the country. The laws in each state vary substantially, […]

The Most Dangerous Types of Auto Accidents

The Most Dangerous Types of Auto Accidents

There are many factors that determine the severity and outcome of an accident. Speed, road conditions, type of vehicle, vehicle […]