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The 4 Deadliest Construction Accidents

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Construction laborers fall at number 10 on Forbes America’s 10 Deadliest Jobs list. The large heavy pieces of equipment that are located at construction sites make accidents far more dangerous and severe. According to OSHA one in five worker deaths in 2014 were in construction, which accounted for 20.5% of worker fatalities in the private

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Proving an Illinois Slip & Fall Case

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Thousands of people are injured each year from slipping and falling on a floor, stairs, uneven pavement or a different type of surface. If you or a loved one have suffered from a slip & fall, then contact an Illinois attorney. An attorney can assist you in getting a settlement after your accident.   There

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Facts About Chicago Accidents

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Chicagoland, Chi-town or Windy City are just a few nickname for the city of Chicago. Chicago is the third most populated city in the United States, populating over 2.7 million residents.Home of the Chicago Bulls, White Soxs and Bears, their popular sports teams. People from all over the world come to Chicago to visit Millennium

Facts About Illinois Boating Accidents

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Since 1964, there have been a total of 5,792 boating accidents reported in the state of Illinois. These accidents have caused 3,569 injuries and 1,300 fatalities. Drowning is the number one cause of death. Brain damage, spinal injuries and amputation are other injuries that people suffer from after their accidents. The type of activities involved

7 Most Common Types of Construction Accidents

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Everyday millions of construction workers put their lives on the line. Forbes ranks construction laborers number 10 on The 10 Deadliest Job list. There are a number of reasons why this profession has fallen on that list. Whether the accident is caused by the equipment, worker or weather; it continues to be an issue in

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Safe Passage

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The effects of a personal injury from being in a car accident can be grave and life changing. Annually, victims and their families suffer overwhelming circumstances involving property damage, lost wages, and an over flow of medical bills, and too often a life is lost. How can we do our part in making the roadways

The 4 Most Common Causes of Motorcycle Wrecks

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Driving is a privilege to some and a necessity for others. It is such a common activity that we don’t give a second thought about it once we’re behind the wheel. But what happens when we find ourselves next to a motorcycle? You may find yourself becoming more alert than you were just 5 seconds


Trucking Accidents: Holding Companies Responsible for Negligent Hiring

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The American Trucking Association estimates that transport companies are short 25,000 qualified drivers to meet the current freight hauling needs of a growing industry. Trucking companies will need to hire 100,000 drivers each year by 2025 to keep up with the increase in freight tonnage transport across highways in Illinois and across the U.S. Unfortunately,


Nail Gun Hazards

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According to a study by the National institute of Health, it takes 50,000 to 70,000 nails to frame the average new house. The tool of choice for this job in Illinois and in construction markets across the country is the nail gun, a useful but potentially hazardous implement that can shoot a projectile up to


Tractor Trailers Should Have Collision Avoidance Systems

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Commercial truck drivers are not inspiring confidence on the Illinois roadways. Over the last five years of data collected between 2009 and 2013, fatal collisions have risen from 88 to 142, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Illinois Department of Transportation data shows that tractor trailers account for 3.6 percent of all the

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