When an infant is injured during pregnancy or during the birthing process, it is not always easy for its parents to summon the energy to file a legal claim related to that injury. The infant's mother is often overwhelmed with recovering physically from the birthing process. Both parents tend to be mentally, emotionally and physically overwhelmed by what has happened to their child.
Safety in the workplace is a fundamental right of every Illinois worker and also the moral and legal duty of every employer. Illinois law provides that the various rules and regulations each employer must abide by to ensure that every worker's health and well-being is addressed.
Work-related accidents can lead to complicated litigations. According to Illinois law, worker's safety has to be maintained by the employer. Any worker or employee who meets with an accident during the course of employment is entitled for workers' compensation under the law. However such litigations can become tedious. The attorneys at Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. have over a century of combined experience in the field to help out their clients in these complicated situations.
A little known fact about Illinois is that it is one of the most nuclear states in the country. In December 1942, at the University of Chicago, Enrico Fermi initiated the first atomic chain reaction in history. Thus began the atomic age.
Two construction workers were killed when they fell 90 feet after a wagon lift they were riding in collapsed. The workers were on a perch off Interstate 85 near Montgomery while they worked on the Montgomery Outer Loop. The family has filed a wrongful-death suit.
A county judge in St. Clair denied a motion by the wife of a construction worker to dismiss a wrongful death suit against a local utility company. The judge denied the motion based on insufficient evidence to demonstrate the company owed a duty to the decedent, breached a duty or caused the worker's death.