Construction workers nationwide, including those here in Illinois, face an endless list of hazards every day. Mitigating all the dangers is a daunting task because each construction site is unique. If your employer prioritizes employee safety, you have a better chance of going home safely to your loved ones every night. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration helps construction company owners to maintain safe work environments by setting strict safety standards.
Accidents involving large commercial trucks are more dangerous than accidents involving smaller vehicles. A fully loaded semitrailer can weigh 25 times more than a typical passenger car, so any collision between a large truck and a car can easily lead to catastrophic injuries for the occupants of the smaller vehicle.
Our readers who are familiar with previous posts here know that medical malpractice cases have a reputation for being difficult to pursue. These cases are oftentimes lengthy and can involve a great deal of medical jargon and complicated issues that most people simply don't have the background to understand, because they aren't doctors.