An occupational disease refers to an illness or condition that arises out of and in the course of employment, or that has been aggravated due to a risk that is peculiar to the employment. Just like acute injuries, a worker who acquires an occupational disease is entitled to benefits under workers’ compensation insurance. What… Read more »
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Workplace injuries are frequently associated with construction jobs or careers which utilize heavy equipment. However, it is a common misconception that only these employment opportunities are subject to workplace injuries. While employee injuries can be caused by heavy equipment, it is far more likely for the injuries themselves to have more mundane causes. Frequency of… Read more »
Most employees who work in the state of Illinois are covered under workers’ compensation insurance the moment that they begin working. This type of insurance provides for no-fault recovery in the event that an employee sustains an on-the-job injury, i.e., the employee does not need to prove fault in order to recover damages, but is… Read more »
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