What Conditions Are Covered By Workers’ Comp?
While many workplaces have put up measures to keep their workers safe, injuries still occur. Incidental medical or funeral costs in case of fatal accidents can rob you and your family of financial stability. That is when workers’ compensation insurance saves the day. Workers’ compensation is insurance coverage purchased by an employer that offers benefits […]Read More
Mesothelioma suffers may file workers’ compensation claims
Every year, numerous Illinois residents are diagnosed with cancer. Those who are diagnosed with mesothelioma may have workers’ compensation claims on their hands, even if they are no longer in the job force. This particular type of cancer, which typically results from exposure to toxic substances, can take years to develop or for a person […]Read More
Illinois workers’ compensation: Occupational diseases
Every day, millions of Illinois residents get up, go to work and hope they make it through their shifts without incident. Unfortunately, some end up getting hurt or sick while on-the-job or as a result of their job. When an employee is injured on the job, filing for workers’ compensation benefits seems to be a […]Read More
Those who work these jobs more likely to get hurt — or worse
Work injuries happen every day in the United States. No field of employment is immune, though, and some see more work-related injuries and fatalities than others. According to a recently published article, those who work the following jobs in Illinois or elsewhere are more likely to suffer significant or fatal injuries. Logging workers are believed […]Read More
Is PTSD covered under workers’ compensation?
There are many people who see some truly awful things while on the job. Emergency responders, law enforcement and medical staff see such things daily. There are also other Illinois residents who are subjected to violence in their places of work, which may leave them psychologically scarred. Psychological damage can affect one’s life personally and […]Read More
Yes, RSIs are covered under workers’ compensation
When Illinois residents think of work-related injuries, they think of big things, big events that cause a person to suffer significant physical losses. Not all work injuries are like this, though. Sometimes, it is the little things that can add up over time that can cause a person to experience a great deal of pain. […]Read More