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By Law Offices of Gerald F. Connor
09/13/2019

Workers in certain jobs and industries are regularly exposed to hazards in the workplace which may result in occupational burn […]

A ripple effect from the growing gig economy could present challenges down the road for injured workers and the workers […]

Amendments to the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act allow injured workers with latent injuries to sue their employers in civil courts, […]

Employees at food processing plants, poultry plants, and packinghouses face a variety of heat-related hazards on the job, raising their […]

Following work-related accidents, Illinois employers may have the right to require injured workers to submit to drug testing. According to […]

Social services workers are at risk for injuries and death caused by workplace violence. To address the outsized risk of […]

Electrocution is one of the most common dangers in the construction industry, but all workers may be exposed to electrical […]

Electrocution is one of the leading causes of severe and fatal injuries among construction workers. Many electrocutions can be prevented […]

Ordinary disability benefits, duty disability benefits, and occupational disease benefits are available to injured police officers in Chicago. These benefits […]