Category: Workplace Accidents

Your Rights Regarding a Workplace Accident

Have you been injured in your workplace? Do you know your rights? Accidents can happen anywhere, even in the seemingly safest of environments like our workplaces.

5 mistakes to avoid after a workplace injury

Suffering an injury at work can be a painful and expensive ordeal. Aside from costly medical bills, you may also be unable to work, which can put your family’s financial security in jeopardy. Fortunately, when such an injury occurs, workers’ compensation benefits can provide you with

Gas line explosion severely burns member of construction crew

Illinois construction workers face many potential hazards on a daily basis. Fires and explosions are among the most deadly and traumatic events imaginable. Typically, there is very little warning that an explosion is about to occur, and a worker who is caught near an explosion can

How safe are nail guns?

Perhaps no invention has spared carpenters as much time and exertion as the nail gun. Driving a nail with a hammer is hard, repetitive work and it can take a number of hard blows before the nail is in place. But with a nail gun, a carpenter needs only to pull a trigger, and the nail is driven