Including back when large buildings such as pyramids and palaces were being constructed, workers have been asked to perform incredible lifting jobs of heavy stone and materials. A lot has changed over the years with how building occurs, including improved safety and equipment to assist with large projects.
Some people are lucky to rarely ever experience tragic loss, and sadly others may feel they get more than their fair share. One young Illinois athlete sadly has lost his second parent in a fatal vehicle crash. Personal injury attorneys are able to advise the victim’s families when such a loss occurs of insurance and/or wrongful death lawsuit claims.
With most schools on summer breaks, construction work on Illinois roadways is in high gear. Work must be completed on all roadways every year to ensure the safety and functionality for all motorists as they travel.
The employers of construction workers in Illinois may not always inform employees of all their rights. They might not realize that workers compensation benefits are not their only option for financial relief after construction workers’ accidents.
Illinois motorists have to be careful to ignore the distractions around them more than ever. Prior to the ability of drivers to have access to mobile phones, distractions in and around a vehicle were still an issue, but smartphones undoubtedly add a dangerous distraction.
You found something you were good at and you stuck with it. That should pay off, right? Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. Jobs that require repetitive movement are prone to a wide variety of painful and expensive conditions.
Because school is out, it is good timing for construction on Illinois roadways to increase. Although traffic is often less than during the school year, traffic still must occur on roadways under construction.
Some accidents are beyond an individual’s control. When an accident results in death, surviving family members are left scrambling to make burial plans, financing the burial and caring for minor children. When an accident occurs at work, some families may find some financial assistance through Illinois managed workers’ compensation.
Despite safety gear and safe job sites, work site fatalities continue to occur in Illinois and across the country. A recent construction accident in a nearby state has resulted in an expert raising an alarm about the number of construction workers’ accidents that occur nationwide.