The next time you head to work on a construction site, you will likely take note of any scaffolding present. Scaffolding is an important piece of equipment used on thousands of construction sites across Illinois. Even if you've worked on scaffolding before, you still might want to review some safety procedures. So, what are some scaffolding safety tips to follow?
The engineering field is an important one to the development of O'Fallon and the rest of Illinois. Like all other industries, disputes can arise in the engineering field that can lead to projects stalling or even being nixed. Should you find your firm in a difficult engineering dispute, you should consider some of the resolution options outlined in this post.
Witness wanted: Anyone who witnessed a collision between a Dodge Dakota Pickup Truck and a pedestrian on East Bound I-270 near Granite City in Madison County, Illinois (near the cross over for Illinois State Route 3/Mile Post 2) on Saturday, August 8, 2015 at about 11:46 a.m., please contact David Duree, the attorney for the pedestrian.
Getting injured on the job in Illinois is never easy. Even though you will have time to recover from the injury, you really don't want to miss a lot of time at work. Doing so will cause you to incur a lot of debt due to unpaid medical bills and other financial issues. Workers' compensation payments can help to pay some of these bills but won't be able to cover everything. Here are the steps to take if you are injured on the job.
Running a company takes quite a bit of effort. If you are part of the management team, you likely have a lot of stress and make a lot of decisions. You are an important asset to the company that is responsible for not only personnel but also issues that arise on the job. One of those issues could be the theft of intellectual property of your company in O'Fallon. So, how do you protect your company from intellectual property theft?
How is something as subjective as pain and suffering ascribed a monetary value in the courts? It depends on a wide variety of factors, and perhaps most importantly, your defense. Here is an overview of the factors that go into a settlement calculation.
Suffering an injury on the job is never easy. You will need to be medically evaluated, complete a bunch of paperwork, file a report and then file for workers' compensation. You could miss quite a bit of time at work or you could wind up never returning to work. It all depends on the severity of your injury. Here are some important tips for preventing a forklift accident on the job in Illinois.