workplace injury lawyer

New bill allows workers more time to file claims for toxic exposure

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed new legislation that allows workers suffering from latent diseases due to toxic substance exposure in the workplace to pursue legal action in civil court. Senate Bill 1569 was enforced on May 17 after it passed through the General Assembly in under a month. The Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act and the …

Read More

workers' compensation lawyer

OSHA investigates explosions at Illinois and Iowa ADM plants

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is investigating two separate explosions that occurred at Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) corn processing facilities in Illinois and Iowa on January 5. One firefighter was killed and another was seriously injured in the explosion and resulting fire at the company’s plant in Clinton, Iowa. The firefighters arrived at …

Read More

Chicago truck accident lawyer

Illinois trooper injured in truck accident while on duty

An Illinois State Police trooper suffered serious injuries after being hit by a passing tractor-trailer during a nighttime collision near Collinsville, Illinois. He had been investigating an earlier crash on northbound Interstate 55 in which a vehicle ran off the road and struck a light pole. The unidentified male trooper was outside his patrol car, …

Read More

Chicago workers' compensation attorney

Worker sustains arm injury in construction equipment mishap

Individuals who are injured in the workplace have the right to pursue workers’ compensation for their medical bills and other costs. There are many different types of workplace injuries that can occur due to a wide range of causes including construction accidents, slip and falls, repetitive stress and vehicle collisions. In a recently reported case, …

Read More

Chicago workers' compensation attorney

OSHA investigates worker death in concrete plant accident

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is investigating an employee’s death in an industrial accident at a concrete plant in Lemont, Illinois. The workplace accident occurred at a facility owned by Ozinga, a concrete, building materials and logistics company. OSHA said that Michael James McClaren, 30, was fatally injured when …

Read More

Chicago workers' compensation lawyer

Investigators conclude human error caused deadly pipeline explosion

Human error was responsible for a natural gas pipeline explosion in northern Illinois last year, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA). The explosion killed two farmers and left two other workers injured. Department officials said Ryan Miller, 30, and his father Rory, 59, were installing drainage tile …

Read More

Chicago workers' compensation attorney

OSHA Data Warns of Fall Hazards at Construction Sites

Falls have long been the leading type of workplace accident at construction sites across the United States. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently announced that there were 7,270 fall protection violations in fiscal year 2018. Four out of the top 10 hazards cited by federal inspectors involved potential falls at construction sites. Some …

Read More

Chicago work injury attorney

Workers sue Chicago water district over plant explosion

Two workers sued the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District in Chicago, alleging that its negligence caused an explosion at an almost hundred-year-old water treatment plant. The lawsuit was filed in Cook County Circuit Court. The blast caused the roof of the Calumet Water Reclamation Plant to cave in, sending concrete slabs falling onto 10 men working …

Read More

Chicago construction accident lawyer

OSHA investigates construction worker’s death in steel beam accident

Federal officials are investigating a construction accident in Evanston, Illinois, that killed one worker and seriously injured another when a steel beam fell on them. The accident occurred at the worksite of a nine-story apartment building. Workers were using a crane to lift steel beams from a truck. According to the Evanston Fire Department, the …

Read More

Chicago work injury lawyer

Four key steps injured workers should take after a workplace accident

In a recently reported workplace accident, one construction worker died and another was seriously injured when a steel beam fell on them at an apartment building worksite in Evanston, Illinois. Such cases highlight the fact that workplace accidents can and do occur. Knowing what to do immediately after getting injured at work can have a …

Read More

We Take Your Injury Personally

THERE IS NO COST TO SPEAK TO AN ATTORNEY ABOUT YOUR CASE

Call Us Today at 1.877.595.HURT (4878)

Calls Answered 24/7 – Se habla español. If you were injured or lost a loved one because of the carelessness of another, you may be able to receive compensation through a personal injury lawsuit.

Speak Directly to an Attorney

When you call Briskman Briskman & Greenberg for a free consultation, you will speak directly to an experienced attorney in Chicago, usually one of the firm’s principals, who will assess the facts of your situation and advise you of your rights. Don’t delay getting your free legal consultation: if you fail to pursue your claim in a timely fashion, you could forever lose your rights.

We promise that you do not have to pay attorney’s fees unless your case is successful.

I appreciate everything more than you know.

I just wanted to thank you both for helping me through this process! I appreciate everything more than you know. You both are great, and were a pleasure to work with.

CHICAGO LAW OFFICE
351 W. Hubbard St. Ste 810
Chicago, IL 60654

Phone: 312.222.0010
Fax: 312.222.1203

MAP/DIRECTIONS

JOLIET LAW OFFICE
175 N. Chicago St.
Joliet, IL 60432-4126

Phone: 312.222.0010
Fax: 312.222.1203

MAP/DIRECTIONS

Phone: 312.222.0010

SCHOLARSHIP

PODCAST:
Our podcast covers personal injury topics and cases of interest.

Chicago Injury Alert by Briskman Briskman & Greenberg

© 2021
Briskman Briskman & Greenberg
All rights reserved.
Disclaimer | Sitemap | Privacy | Accessibility Statement

The law firm of Briskman Briskman & Greenberg represents injured people throughout Illinois, including Chicago, the Chicagoland area, Joliet, Waukegan, Cicero, Evanston, Arlington Heights, Wheaton, Bolingbrook, and Naperville, as well as other cities within Cook County, Will County, DuPage County, Lake County and McHenry County. Briskman Briskman & Greenberg also represents injured people throughout Wisconsin, including Kenosha, Milwaukee, and Madison.

Custom Legal Marketing | Law Firm SEO That Works