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Commercial Liability

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The Difference Between a Third Party Lawsuit and Workers’ Compensation

when to file a workers' compensation claim versus a third party lawsuit

When you think of dangerous places, you may picture a snake pit, a raceway or your in-laws. Your place of employment may not immediately come to mind. But whether you work at a factory, construction site, office or retail store, you can easily be injured. Each day, one worker is injured every seven seconds while they are on the job. Workplace injuries are common and often quite serious. Some can make it impossible for you to ever return to work. If you are injured on the job, you may be eligible for worker's compensation or a settlement from a third party. In some instances, you will be eligible...

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What Does a Commercial Liability Policy Protect Against?

commercial liability lawsuit in Illinois

Whether you are the owner, manager or customer of a business, you should want the company to be protected by a commercial liability policy. These insurance policies protect businesses against claims for personal injury and property damage caused by a company's operations or products. Bodily injuries that take place on the premises are also covered. Commercial liability policies are not all the same and don't cover every single risk that companies face, but they do protect them from a number of claims and lawsuits and the financial devastation they might bring. If you are ever harmed while at a business or because you used their products, your lawyer can help you...

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