Questionable Call in City’s Workers’ Compensation Case

Note: This story originally appeared in the February 24, 2016 Issue of the Chicago Defender. It was authored by Ken Hare, a staff writer for the Chicago Defender. The original story can be viewed here: Questionable Call in City’s Workers’ Compensation Case. Questionable Call in City’s Workers’ Compensation Case City Worker Denied Surgery to Relieve Pain

Should Teens Avoid Driving with Passengers?

Teenagers are more likely to be involved in an accident than any other age group. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that car accidents are the leading cause of death for American teens. By being defensive drivers and taking note of the following fundamental safety rules when it comes to driving, we…

Chicago Accident Lawyer Highlights Important Tire-Maintenance Tips

When most drivers think of vehicle safety features – airbags, seat-belts and anti-lock brakes come to mind. Many people forget that their tires are the only points of contact with the road, and as such, proper tire maintenance is essential for accident prevention. Tire malfunctions, such as flats and blowouts, are leading causes of crashes…

Am I Covered by Workers’ Compensation in Illinois? – Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act

  Who Operates Under the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act? In order for an injured worker to receive workers’ compensation benefits, the employer must be operating under the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act. Three types of employers are “under the Act”: government employers; employers who elect to bring themselves under the Act; and employers who are subject…

4 Technologies that can Prevent Collisions in Bad Weather

  Insights from a Chicago Injury Lawyer Car accidents can happen at any time, but inclement weather contributes to a significant number of serious collisions. Snow, ice, rain and fog can all increase the likelihood of a crash – especially when drivers behave negligently or recklessly. If you were injured in a collision that another…