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By Law Offices of Gerald F. Connor
01/20/2020

Commercial truck drivers in Illinois face numerous occupational risks, which may result in on-the-job injuries. According to the U.S. Bureau[…]

By Law Offices of Gerald F. Connor
01/13/2020

Workers in Chicago and throughout Illinois may suffer from back pain at work. Many occupation types, from construction and factory[…]

By Law Offices of Gerald F. Connor
01/06/2020

Construction workers in Illinois face an increased injury risk as a result of the industry’s growing labor shortage. On any[…]

By Law Offices of Gerald F. Connor
12/27/2019

Since the inception of the state’s workers’ compensation program, Illinois’ system has continued to change to meet the needs of[…]

By Law Offices of Gerald F. Connor
12/20/2019

A recent ruling by the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission may help push employers and the government to do[…]

By Law Offices of Gerald F. Connor
11/22/2019

Methylene chloride paint strippers are killing workers. More than 50 deaths have been linked to these lethal products, yet numerous[…]

Questions often arise over who is liable for injuries suffered on the job by temporary workers in Illinois, the staffing[…]

By Law Offices of Gerald F. Connor
11/08/2019

The confined spaces on some construction sites throughout Illinois require permits for entry to help keep workers safe. Construction workers[…]

By Law Offices of Gerald F. Connor
10/23/2019

Construction workers can help prevent work-related injuries and deaths involving nail guns by understanding why accidents happen and taking the[…]

By Law Offices of Gerald F. Connor
10/15/2019

Dangerous noise levels in the workplace can lead to permanent hearing loss. Illinois workers in a range of industries are[…]