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How To Prevent Construction Accidents In The Workplace

By Connolly Injury Law |

Construction is a very dangerous industry. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics recently reported that there were approximately 1,061 work-related deaths in the construction industry in 2019. Furthermore, this figure was the highest number of deaths among construction workers since 2007. The following article will discuss 5 of the most common causes of… Read More »

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What You Need To Know About Illinois Workers’ Compensation

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If you were recently injured on the job, you have probably considered filing for workers’ compensation benefits. The following article will provide some helpful information regarding workers’ compensation in the state of Illinois. You Have 45 Days to Report the Accident to Your Employer. Under 820 ILCS 305.6(c), an injured employee has to report… Read More »

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Student Injured Delivering Timecard After Work Can’t Recover Claim

By Connolly Injury Law |

A temporary university worker recently failed to convince the Illinois Appellate Court for the Fourth District that her injury was connected to her employment. The decision in Purcell v. The Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission, which came down on April 27th, highlights that employees must meet strict requirements to show not only that their injury… Read More »

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