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Most Fatal Pedestrian Accidents Happen at Night

Driving a car is not the only way to get around. Walking and biking are also popular choices in Illinois, sometimes by choice and other times out of necessity. Unfortunately, the number of pedestrians who are dying in car accidents is on the rise.
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Workers’ Compensation for Injuries, Deaths at Amazon

Illinois employers should prioritize worker safety, but many value productivity over protecting employees. Most workers do not have the ability to address insufficient safety standards, and many are not even aware of the risks they face in the workplace. Unsafe workplaces might be particularly prone to accidents that can injure people.
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Workers’ Compensation: Construction Worker Pinned Under Forklift

A single missed paycheck may be all that it takes for a worker to lose control of his or her finances. Because of this, most people in Illinois are hard workers who take their jobs very seriously. Unfortunately, as all it takes single accident to cause a severe injury, it does not matter how attentive to safety a person is while at work.
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Workers’ Compensation: Common Construction Site Injuries

Working in the construction industry can be extremely fulfilling both financially and in regard to a long-term career. Many construction workers in Illinois truly enjoy their jobs. Unfortunately, these workers also understand the dangers of their chosen career field and that they may need workers’ compensation in the future.
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Do You Know Your Rights to Workers’ Compensation?

There is no time to waste if you were injured at work. You probably already know that you need to apply for workers’ compensation benefits in a timely manner, but maybe you are not sure how to go about that process. If you have questions about the Illinois workers’ compensation system, some of the following information may be helpful.
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Workers’ Compensation: 19-Year-Old Killed in Workplace Accident

While a workplace accident can take place anywhere, certain industries and work sites are more dangerous than others. Those who work in labor-intensive injuries often face serious safety risks that can threaten their health and well-being. This was perhaps the case for an Illinois man who was recently killed while working at railway site.
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Workers’ Compensation for Fatigue-Related Injuries

Worker exhaustion is often praised as an example of excellent commitment to a job. People who leave a job late and show back up still tired the next day are said to have good work ethics. Regardless of a person’s commitment to a given job or position, being fatigued at work is actually quite dangerous.
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Can Workers’ Compensation Help Victims’ Mental Health?

Suffering an on-the-job injury can be a life-changing experience, and not in a good way. Most people in Illinois know that physical pain and financial problems are issues for workers who have to take time off to recover. Unfortunately, injured workers’ mental health is often overlooked.
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Workers’ Compensation: Scaffolds a Threat to Workers’ Safety

Construction workers fulfill an important need in communities and cities all across Illinois. From performing renovations to working on new builds, these workers are essential for growth. Sadly, many construction workers are spending shifts in unsafe working conditions that put them at risk for serious injury and even death.
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