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July 16, 2021

Common Safety Violations and Construction Accidents in Chicago

What is OSHA? The Occupation Safety and Health Administration, frequently referred to by its acronym, OSHA, is an agency of the United States Department of Labor which was established under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. OSHA’s role as a government agency is to protect workers in all industries [...]
April 16, 2021

COVID-19 and Illinois Workers’ Compensation: Do I have a Claim?

Illinois Workers’ Comp Claims and COVID-19 With information surrounding the COVID-19 virus seemingly in a constant state of change, it is difficult for many essential workers to determine what their rights are, and more specifically, whether they have a workers’ compensation claim. This article seeks to explain how the rules [...]
August 07, 2020

Update: Essential Workers and COVID-19 Exposure

Essential Employees in Illinois Including McDonald’s, Ford, and Tyson Foods Employees Exposed to COVID-19 Have Legal Rights Against Employers  In a follow up to our previous post about the legal rights of essential workers who have been exposed to COVID-19 at work, here are some answers to the legal questions [...]
April 23, 2020

Essential Workers and COVID-19 Exposure: Know Your Legal Rights

Update: Essential Workers and COVID-19 Exposure: Answers to Your Legal Questions We’ve written a follow up to this post which includes answers to the legal questions we hear the most from Illinois workers who want to understand their legal rights when it comes to exposure to the Coronavirus. We’ve included [...]