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June 2013 Archives

Illinois worker fired after filing workers' compensation

An Illinois worker is claiming that he was fired for filing a workers' compensation claim with his employer. The man was an employee for a transport company and when he endured injuries. He claims that he was wrongfully terminated shortly after filing his workers' compensation claim.

Illinois hotel workers may have increased risk for work accident

It appears that employees of Hyatt hotel locations in Illinois and across the country may have an increased risk for a work accident. Hotel employees have protested and picketed at the annual shareholder meeting to voice their anger. There are claims that the hotel giant embraces an environment of unsafe work conditions, putting their employees at risk of a work accident.

Chemical Styrene may lead to more workers' compensation

The chemical Styrene has recently been delegated as a carcinogen, which in turn could lead to more workers' compensation cases for those who have been exposed to this substance. Styrene has recently been ruled as an ingredient in certain industrial processes to cause elevated risks of cancer and other diseases. This finding, which has been upheld by a judge, could bring the possibility of Styrene-related workers' compensation cases.

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