Truck Driver Trapped Under Dirt, and Other Accident Lawyer News

Illinois Construction Accident News Construction accidents are far too common, and they often involve serious injuries. In fact, each year, approximately four construction workers out of every 100 suffer a workplace injury, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Truck Accident Crushes Driver In many cases, these injuries are entirely preventable. The Chicago Tribune reports…

Man of Steel – Ironworker and Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer, Jay Luchsinger

*Note: This story originally appeared in the June 23, 2014 issue of the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. Man of steel Ironworker represents his union brethren as plaintiffs in personal injury cases By Jack Silverstein Law Bulletin staff writer Jay R. Luchsinger knew he was ready to start his law career the moment he was nearly…

Injury Lawyer News: Construction Worker Falls From Roof

Construction Injuries Falls have long held the top spot as the most common cause of construction injuries. Equipment World argues that they are also the most preventable type of accident. In fact, most falls could be averted by using proper railings, harnesses, and other safety equipment. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) often cite employers…

Injury Lawyer News: Trucking Regulations Under Scrutiny After Wreck

Truck Driver Fatigue We’ve all felt that stab of fear while passing a commercial truck on the highway. They are some of the most dangerous vehicles on the road by virtue of their weight and size alone. Couple that with a high prevalence of driver fatigue, and you have a recipe for disaster. According to…

Accident Lawyer News: Hit-and-Run Roundup

Illinois Hit and Run Accidents Hit-and-run accidents are a growing problem all across the nation, and they occur more often than you’d think. The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety estimates that hit-and-run drivers cause 11 percent of all crashes in the United States. If the foundation’s numbers are correct, there were approximately 617,000 hit-and-run accidents…

Chicago Injury Lawyer News: 3 Most Common Causes of Construction Accidents

Construction Workplace Injuries For most employees, construction accidents mean a few weeks of recovery and a return to light-duty. Injuries don’t often pose a serious problem for them. However, for construction workers, an injury can be utterly devastating for them, as well as any family members relying on them. For these workers, their livelihood depends…