Rotator-cuff injuries: What to know when your shoulder is injured

Category: Workplace Injuries

Rotator-cuff injuries: What to know when your shoulder is injured
Rotator-cuff injuries: What to know when your shoulder is injured

While it's not always the most serious of injuries, an injury to the rotator cuff can be life-altering. A rotator cuff is a group of...

July 30, 2018
Two-Doctor Rule
Two-Doctor Rule

More often than not, we will be contacted by an injured employee who's employer has already reported their accident to the company's work comp insurance...

January 16, 2016
Why it is important to report your work injuries to your employer?
Why it is important to report your work injuries to your employer?

Why it is important to report your work injuries to your employer? Illinois law requires that you report any workers' compensation injuries within 45 days...

December 16, 2015
Are All Work-place Injuries Physical?
Are All Work-place Injuries Physical?

If a person hears the term "workplace injury," thoughts of a broken leg, a strained muscle, or an arm laceration typically come to mind. Quite...

December 07, 2015
What is a ‘permit space’? part 2
What is a ‘permit space’? part 2

We are talking about the safety issues that come with working in a confined space. In August, the Occupational Health and Safety Administration released a...

October 10, 2015
What is a ‘permit space’?
What is a ‘permit space’?

Those of us who feel a little anxious in a crowded elevator generally have one of two reactions to people whose jobs put them in...

October 02, 2015
On-demand economy: irregular work schedules and the family
On-demand economy: irregular work schedules and the family

Life in the twenty-first century, like each new era, does not look like that of its predecessors. One could argue that patience is a characteristic...

September 17, 2015
Jury awards forklift accident victim $15.2 million
Jury awards forklift accident victim $15.2 million

If you've ever operated one, then you know that driving a forklift takes some skill. In fact, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration requires that...

August 31, 2015
Illinois lineman loses hands after touching live wire
Illinois lineman loses hands after touching live wire

Last month, as linemen with a Southern Illinois power company, repaired power lines that had been damaged in recent storms, an 18-year-old veteran of the...

August 12, 2015