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Construction Accidents on the Job

Construction accidents on the job

Chicago area construction workers are skilled and hard working. You are the reason that this area continues to grow and thrive. But you work a dangerous job and injuries are frequent. You undoubtedly have suffered more than a few injuries over the years. Your employer should have insurance that covers your injuries, but not all construction firms purchase the best coverage. And if you are working for a subcontractor, things can get even trickier when it comes to insurance. Construction workers frequently suffer from falls, cuts, fractures and head injuries while on the job. These injuries cause you to lose work...

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Commercial Construction Insurance: What You Need to Know

commercial construction insurance in illinois

Nothing is more exciting than planning a new house, remodel or addition. Nothing is more frustrating than running into problems with your contractors. Before you commit to any construction project, you need to protect yourself by doing your due diligence. When you are looking for a contractor to remodel your home or build a new structure, you need to hire one who is completely licensed and insured. In fact, legitimate contractors are required by law to carry insurance. Hiring anyone who doesn't meet state and federal standards leaves you with limited recourse if the work is substandard or someone is...

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How Trucking Accidents Differ from Auto Accidents

how trucking accidents differ from auto accidents in chicago

Many roads lead to Chicago, and most of them are dangerous. You can easily find yourself a party in an accident. Of course, not all vehicle collisions are the same. If your vehicle is struck by a car, even a larger sedan, you are less likely to suffer serious injury than if you are hit by a commercial truck. Commercial truck drivers and their passengers are sometimes gravely injured and even killed - they numbered 683 in 2017. However, many more people in passenger vehicles die as a result of these collisions. In 2017, that number hit 2797. Navigating the aftermath...

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Gloria Allred on the Marine nude photo scandal, Trump fires all U.S. attorneys, Trump Hotel lawsuit, Neil Gorsuch

Legal Face-Off WGN Podcast from March 20, 2017 Noted women’s rights advocate and bestselling author Gloria Allred join Jason and Rich to cover her representation of one of the Marines involved in the nude photo scandal. Former Assistant U.S. Attorney...

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Illinois budget deal collapses, Uber & Kay Jewelers sexual harassment allegations, does Trump understand FISA?, OJ’s release

Legal Face-Off WGN Podcast from March 7, 2017 Illinois Policy Institute Vice President of Communications Diana Rickert joins the show to discuss the collapse of the Illinois budget deal. Next, Rich and Jason welcome back Bryce Downey & Lenkov labor...

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Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, sending in the troops to Chicago, workers’ compensation reform

Legal Face-Off WGN Podcast from February 7, 2017 Rich and Jason host their SCOTUS panel, Professor Carolyn Shapiro, Co-Director of the Institute on the Supreme Court of the United States, Andy DeVooght, partner at Loeb & Loeb and Professor Ronald...

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