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The Real Risks of Working in Construction Zones

The Real Risks of Working in Construction Zones

Thousands of workers are injured while working in road construction zones each year. The inherently dangerous nature of construction work […]

How To Reduce Late Night Car Crashes

How To Reduce Late Night Car Crashes

Late night car crashes will happen but increasing the available lighting can reduce the number of late night car crashes. […]

When it’s a Rough Ride

When it’s a Rough Ride

Illinois has the 12th highest fatality rate in the nation for cyclists, and each year an average of 27 cyclists […]

The Real Cost of Accidental Injuries

The Real Cost of Accidental Injuries

Each year, there are more than 10 million car accidents across the United States, which costs Americans billions. While the […]

OSHA Estimates Half of Employers Don’t Report Significant Injuries

OSHA Estimates Half of Employers Don’t Report Significant Injuries

Anytime a worker suffers a significant on the job injury or work related illness that results in lost time from […]

Proving Your Case: Important Documents For Accident Victims

Proving Your Case: Important Documents For Accident Victims

A lawyer for a car accident claim needs to properly document medical care and prove pain and suffering to justify a […]

Stricter distracted driving laws: Will they make Chicago’s streets safer?

Stricter distracted driving laws: Will they make Chicago’s streets safer?

Back in 2014, changes made to legislation in Illinois made it illegal to drive while using any type of hand-held […]

What you don’t know about motor vehicle crash deaths in Illinois

What you don’t know about motor vehicle crash deaths in Illinois

It is not uncommon to hear about wrecks occurring every day on the local news.  The majority of the time, […]

U.S. Department of Transportation says summer driving is high risk

U.S. Department of Transportation says summer driving is high risk

The U.S. Department of Transportation cautions that summer months account for a higher number of auto accidents and traffic fatalities […]

OSHA: Changes to Reporting Rules on the Horizon

OSHA: Changes to Reporting Rules on the Horizon

Effective August 10, 2016 the rules regarding employer reporting of accidents to OSHA will change. According to the Bureau of […]

Summer Ushers In Car Accident Season in the United States

Summer Ushers In Car Accident Season in the United States

Just as the news highlights the massive increase in air travel during the summer months, the same can be expected […]