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Workers' compensation may help Illinois family after miner death

It was recently reported that a serious accident in Illinois took place earlier this month and resulted in the death of a coal miner. The individual was on the job when the incident took place, and as a result of his death, his family could potentially be entitled to workers' compensation benefits. Exploring additional information on such benefits could prove valuable.

Violations may mean injuries, workers' compensation in Illinois

Workplace hazards are serious issues that many individuals hope to avoid. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, works to ensure that proper precautions are taken to ensure the safety of workers and to investigate incidents in which a worker may have been injured or killed. When such accidents take place, it is possible that the injured worker or the family of a deceased employee could be entitled to workers' compensation.

Family may explore wrongful death claims after Illinois crash

Losing a loved one under any circumstances can be particularly difficult for the family members left behind. Parties may look for answers as to how the death occurred, and while working through their grief, they may also may need to make difficult decisions regarding funeral arrangements and other related processes. Because emotional and monetary losses are not unusual after a fatal accident, the family of a victim may wish to file a wrongful death claim in order to seek reparations for such damages.

Personal injury claim could stem from Illinois car accident

When drivers on the roadway are impatient, they may find themselves making decisions that could put themselves and others in harm's way. Some drivers may attempt to pass a slower vehicle in a no-passing zone, or they may use lanes that are not designated for passing. When such actions are taken, other driver's may not be able to avoid becoming involved in a serious car accident.

Death, critical injuries result from Illinois car accident

Losing a loved one in a car crash can be devastating under any circumstances. However, some individuals may find fatal collisions that have taken place due to a drunk driver even more harrowing as it could potentially have been avoided if the drunk individual had not gotten behind the wheel. When family members are lost in such a car accident, the surviving loved ones may wish to seek compensation.

Families may file wrongful death claims after Illinois accident

When pedestrians are on or near a roadway, they could potentially be at risk of being hit by a vehicle. If individuals are struck by a car, they will likely suffer serious injuries that could potentially prove to be fatal. If parties die as the result of such an accident, their families may wish to consider filing wrongful death claims if another individual is considered to be at fault.

Illinois truck accidents can have devastating outcomes

Traveling the roadways does not come without certain risks. Car and truck accidents can  take place and cause a variety of outcomes, and as expected, those outcomes can be devastating. At the very least, property damage could result, and in worst case scenarios, individuals could be seriously injured or killed. Because of these results, determining who may have been at fault is crucial information.

Illinois fatal crash could lead to wrongful death claim

Head-on collisions are often serious accidents that can take place in the blink of an eye. These accidents can occur under various conditions, such as a driver momentarily crossing the dividing line on a roadway or losing control and veering into on-coming traffic. Nonetheless, such a car accident can often cause serious or fatal injuries, and after this type of event, a family may wish to consider filing a wrongful death claim.

Illinois car accident kills multiple teens

A recent accident in Illinois had devastating results involving multiple teenagers. Reportedly, the car accident occurred after 2 p.m. Three 18-year-olds were in the single vehicle that was involved in the crash. It's not exactly clear what caused the crash to occur. It was noted, however, that the owner of the vehicle was not driving at the time of the incident, though she was a passenger.

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