Monthly Archives September 2018
Pros and Cons of Workers’ Comp Lump Sum Settlements
In Illinois, workers who have sustained a permanent injury as the result of an accident are entitled to accept a lump-sum settlement award rather than accepting a series of ongoing payments. It is very important to fully understand the pros ...
The 8 Most Hazardous Jobs in America
In 2016, there were 5,190 fatal work injuries recorded in the U.S. That is a 7-percent increase over the 4,836 fatal injuries reported in 2015 (Bureau of Labor Statistics). Jobs that involve transportation or the use of any heavy machinery ...
Common Workplace Injuries for Nurses
Nurses sacrifice a lot in order to tend to the medical needs of others. In between monitoring vital signs, dispensing meds, responding to emergencies, and helping patients cope with daily challenges, nurses face injuries of their own at an alarming ...