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Category: Work-Related Deaths

Key facts about the workers’ comp physician relationship

Physicians are supposed to work in the best interest of the patient; however, this is not always the case. When employees seek needed care after an injury on the job, the physicians they see are critical components of their recovery process. Some employees …

OSHA imposes penalties in fatal construction accident case

The accidental death of a Chicago demolition worker has caused the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to impose a number of penalties on the responsible parties, including the company that employed the deceased worker. OSHA investigated the accident and concluded …

I lost a loved one on the job; can I sue?

Like all of the other states, Illinois has a workers’ compensation system in place to ensure the families of employees get some compensation when their loved one be killed or even seriously injured in connection with their work. Workers’ compensation …

Construction vehicle injury leads to man’s death

Those who work in construction and with heavy equipment in Illinois undoubtedly understand the risks they face every day. While experience, professionalism and adherence to safety procedures can prevent accidents from occurring, they are sometimes unavoidable. There are a great number of …