Most people believe that employees who have been injured at work deserve to be compensated for their medical treatment and lost wages. However, some injured workers in Illinois struggle to convince their employer and the insurance company providing the benefits that their injuries were caused by completing their job responsibilities. As a result, if you have suffered back or neck injuries as a result of repetitive motions performed at work, you may need the help of the attorneys at Hannigan & Botha, Ltd. to help fight for workers' compensation benefits.
For the past few months, people in Illinois and across the country have been focused on cold weather and keeping the roadways clear for safe travel. Now that spring is on the horizon, more employers will likely be concerned about keeping their workers cool enough during the summer, especially when working in an area that has poor air circulation. Workers who are injured or become ill as a result of high temperatures might qualify for workers' compensation benefits.
Seeing construction underway may be a sign of a positive economy in some areas of Illinois. Construction workers are hired and paid to build the building, in addition to the possibility of a new business that may create new jobs. However, the potential dangers that face those involved with the construction phase of a project are often overlooked. Unfortunately, two out-of-state men are facing the realities of these dangers after they suffered a workplace injury in an accident at a construction site.
There are millions of people in Illinois who report to work each day in order to support their family. Unfortunately, some of these workers do not return home as a result of a workplace accident. While employers put safety measures in place in order to protect their employees, accidents can still happen.
Accidents happen each and every day. Fortunately, those people who suffer a workplace injury will likely qualify for workers' compensation benefits. These benefits provide assistance with medical bills and lost wages after a work-related accident. The amount of compensation you receive in Illinois will likely be partially determined by a doctor's determination of the type of disability you have suffered.
Millions of people in this country report to their jobs each day. Most simply want to support themselves and their families by earning a pay check and other job-related benefits. Unfortunately, many people have been hurt or even killed in an industrial accident. There is, however, financial assistance in Illinois in the form of workers' compensation insurance coverage available to those who suffer from a workplace injury. One out-of-state man will likely qualify for such assistance after he was injured in a dangerous accident while at work.
Many people in Illinois report to work each day in order to support themselves and their families. Unfortunately, completing their job responsibilities may actually inhibit their ability to earn money if they become a victim of a workplace injury. One out-of-state man recently had to be airlifted for medical care after he became injured while at work.
Some people are passionate about the care of animals. While some in Illinois choose to focus their passion for animals by working at a veterinary office, others take a somewhat more dangerous route. For example, one caretaker was believed to be killed in a recent workplace accident that took place out-of-state and involved an elephant. Some say such accidents could be prevented if additional safety measures are in place.
Across the country, people report to their jobs each and every day. While most workers are probably aware of the potential for injury, most people likely think that they will not be involved in a workplace accident. All states, including Illinois, require employers to provide workers’ compensation insurance coverage in the event of a workplace injury. Two out-of-state men are likely entitled to such benefits after they suffered injuries in a recent accident.
Carbon monoxide poisoning is a risk that has received more attention in recent years. Thankfully, many people in Illinois have purchased carbon monoxide detectors to ensure that their family is kept safe from the deadly gas. Unfortunately, a recent out-of-state workplace accident has demonstrated the potential dangers of the gas after a man is suspected of having died as a result of coming into contact with it.