Employees Denied Workers Compensation Entitled to an Appeal

Workers’ compensation claims are denied for reasons ranging from insufficient documentation to questions about the validity of the claim. A Chicago workers’ comp attorney can help prepare and pursue an appeal of the denial. (Article continues below Infographic) Common Reasons that Claims are Denied Injury is not reported on time (In Illinois it must be […]

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Illinois Health Club Injuries

Health club injuries can range from minor sprains and pulled muscles to serious slip and fall injuries. With exercise equipment and heavy lifting, health club injuries are common, so most Illinois clubs have liability waivers in their contracts to protect against potential lawsuits with a Chicago injury lawyer. Thousands of people are hurt each year […]

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Accidental Shootings On The Rise In Chicago

Accidental gun violence is becoming an epidemic in the United States, leading to more than 7700 injuries between 2001 and 2010. Victims of accidental gunshots may pursue compensation for their injuries with the help of an accident lawyer. Gun owners are exposed to liability in three ways. Failure To Secure The Weapon Illinois gun laws […]

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Jet Bridges Can Be a Gateway to a Serious Injury

Jet bridges provide a gateway to the world that millions of people every day walk across. While these seemingly innocuous pieces of machinery appear safe, they are in fact some of the most dangerous places travelers or airline workers will traverse in the course of their journey. These jet bridges pose a very real danger […]

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PTSD Poses a Long-Term Health Risk for Workers

Traumatic events can cause severe psychological damage that can persist for years, even decades after the event transpired. A workers’ compensation lawyer in Illinois can help individuals file claims for the long-term damage witnessing, or experiencing traumatic events can create. Understanding PTSD Post-traumatic stress disorder is a psychiatric condition that affects up to 8% of […]

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Social Security Disabilty Insurance Helping More Americans

Eased restrictions and increased classifications within the SSDI program are making it possible for more Americans to receive the benefits they need to survive. Since changes were made in the early 1980’s, the program has expanded to include a number of disabling conditions that make it difficult for workers to stay in the workplace. It […]

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The Most Dangerous Days for DUI Crashes

Although a DUI crash can occur at anytime, some days of the year are riskier than others. Major spikes in the number of DUI crashes are seen during times of celebration; mainly surrounding holidays and during the summer months when an increased number of drivers take the wheel. By understanding which times of the year […]

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