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Paraquat Linked to Parkinson’s Disease

Paraquat Linked to Parkinson’s Disease

Mounting evidence suggests that there is a link between widely-used, toxic herbicide paraquat and a wide range of conditions including […]

What You Should Know About Paraquat Poisoning

What You Should Know About Paraquat Poisoning

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that the widely-used herbicide paraquat is highly poisonous. The effects of […]

Squat or Stoop: What Is the Safest Way to Lift?

Squat or Stoop: What Is the Safest Way to Lift?

Safe lifting techniques are essential for preventing workplace injuries. When workers improperly lift equipment, tools, inventory, debris, or other objects, […]

Injured in a Head-On Truck Collision?

Injured in a Head-On Truck Collision?

A head-on collision with a large commercial truck often results in permanent injuries, disabilities, and death due to the weight […]

Was Your Crash Caused by Prescription Medication?

Was Your Crash Caused by Prescription Medication?

Drivers taking prescription medications may suffer drug side effects that increase accident and injury risks for themselves and other motorists. […]

When Children Slip and Fall

When Children Slip and Fall

Falls are the leading cause of non-fatal injuries for children accounting for over two million injuries each year. Children’s Falls […]

What You Should Know About Blast Injuries

What You Should Know About Blast Injuries

Victims of blast injuries caused by sudden explosions often suffer permanent damage, life-long disabilities, or death. The Traumatic Consequences of […]

Injuries in the Restaurant Industry

Injuries in the Restaurant Industry

Workers in the restaurant industry have a high rate of injuries caused by cuts and abrasions, burns, falls, and dangerous […]

COVID-19 and Workers’ Compensation

COVID-19 and Workers’ Compensation

From Howard Ankin Since March of 2020, I have been consistently asked my opinion about filing for Illinois Workers’ Compensation […]

These Are the Most Dangerous Intersections in Chicago

These Are the Most Dangerous Intersections in Chicago

Chicago drivers often encounter dangerous intersections throughout the city due to urban planning and construction projects, poor road designs, faulty […]

Guide to Uber Accident Claims

Guide to Uber Accident Claims

When Uber accidents result in injuries, it’s important to know how to submit a claim for damages such as medical […]