The Most Common Office Work Injuries and Accidents

Workers' Compensation

Your typical work environment can lull anyone into a false sense of security simply...

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The Dangers Of Working The Night Shift

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Night shift work is a common occurrence in certain professions in Northwest Indiana such...

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Fibromyalgia Due To A Work-Related Injury

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Fibromyalgia is said to affect up to 30 million Americans across all age groups....

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What workplace accidents happen each year?

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The answer may surprise you Will you get hurt on the job? Hopefully not,...

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Overtime – what it is and when you should get it

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Are you getting paid for all the time you work? Getting paid for a...

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Recent settlement takes 7 years!

Recent Cases , Settlements , Workers' Compensation

There is an expression that “The Wheels of Justice move slowly.”  This is appropriate...

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Return client nets large worker’s comp settlement

Settlements , Workers' Compensation

At McCready Law, we love to hear from former clients.  We are proud when...

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Work Injury Results in Death

In The News , Workers' Compensation

A 19 year old employee of the Frankfort Square Park District was killed on June 19, 2014.  The work injury occurred when a lawn mower being operated by the Park District employee capsized.  Frank Licka had worked summers for the Park District while in high school and college. The US Census Bureau reported 4,383 work

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$3M settlement reached over death of electrocuted worker

In The News , Workers' Compensation

A Chicago man's family has reached a $3.2 million settlement after he was electrocuted in 2008 while working on a bridge painting job.  Commonwealth Edison will make the payment to the family.  Read more

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Cold Weather Work Safety

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For those whose jobs require them to work outside in the cold winter months, keeping warm and safe is paramount. As the body pulls blood into its core to keep the internal organs warm, it withdraws blood from the extremities, making them more prone t...

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