Any type of car accident in Illinois has the potential to cause injuries or fatalities. There are simply far too many factors and variables in any given accident to determine how things will play out. However, no matter how the accident occurred or who was at fault, all parties are required to remain at the scene as the accident investigation and report are completed. When a hit-and-run occurs, the circumstances of a car accident can become much more complicated.
You and other members of the Illinois workforce in and around Chicago are entitled to safe work environments. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration that governs workplace safety in all industries requires employers to protect all workers from harm. However, occupational injuries continue to occur -- many of them on construction sites and industrial plants.
Cases of nursing home abuse and neglect can be troubling and tragic. It is important for family members of victims to know how to protect their loved ones and how to protect themselves through the legal options available to them if their loved ones have suffered from nursing home abuse or neglect.