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October 2012 Archives

Illinois stats show unequal workers' comp payouts for similar injuries

A recent study by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health found that white construction workers received substantially higher settlements for workers' compensation claims than Hispanic or black workers with similar injuries.

New DOT plan includes more protection for Chicago's pedestrians

A city's pedestrians are its most vulnerable road users, often rendered defenseless in the path of negligent motorists. Decisions that affect transportation and safety are typically made with motorists in mind, sometimes leading to infrastructure and policy that shortchange pedestrians.

The Nuts and Bolts of Premises Liability

People may suffer an injury while walking in a shopping mall or a store. The injury may be caused by defects in the building or water spillage on the floor. Residents of Illinois should be aware that in such cases, the victim might be able to file a premises liability claim against the owner of the property on which the injury occurred.

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