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    • FDA – Eye Drops And Nasal Drops Recalled

      FDA – Eye Drops And Nasal Drops Recalled

      US Oftalmi, in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), announced a nationwide recall of all over-the-counter eye drops and nasal drops.

      The recall is being initiated due…

    • Iowa Ranks Number One for Workers' Compensation System

      Iowa Ranks Number One for Workers' Compensation System

      The 2009 State Report Card for Workers’ Compensation was recently released and Iowa ranked Number 1, according to the Des Moines Register. This rank means that the state’s system is the most…

    • Illinois Man Charged With DUI In Fatal Crash

      Illinois Man Charged With DUI In Fatal Crash

      An Illinois man has been extradited from Illinois to face charges stemming from a motorcycle accident last year that left a motorcyclist dead and the passenger without a leg.
      James Laier was…

    • Fewer Workplace Deaths in 2007

      Fewer Workplace Deaths in 2007

      It was encouraging news for workers and companies as the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recently announced that in 2007, fewer workers were injured on the job. The AP reports that the number of…

    • Back to School Safety Tips

      Back to School Safety Tips

      Now that summer vacations are over, and children are returning to school, a safety reminder is always welcomed. The Consumer Product Safety Commission, (CPSC) has released a new guide of back to…

    • Where Can You Turn When Workers’ Compensation is not Enough?

      Where Can You Turn When Workers’ Compensation is not Enough?

      If you are injured on the job, there is a section in the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act called the Exclusive Remedy Provision. It provides that there is no common law or statutory right to…

    • Credit or Debit? Workers Comp for the 21st Century

      Credit or Debit? Workers Comp for the 21st Century

      These days, everything runs on plastic. In fact, that’s our nation’s problem. I’m not going to talk about the woes of our economy or engage in the credit vs. debit debate, though; there is a…

    • Hard to Call Slip-and-Fall: Workers’ Compensation for Working from Home?

      Hard to Call Slip-and-Fall: Workers’ Compensation for Working from Home?

      Everyone’s talking about the struggle to fuel our nation: where to find the cheapest gas, techniques for getting the most out of your gas, what car to drive for the best mileage, etc. But some…

    • R U 4 Real? Possible Texting Ban Recognizes Danger of Technological Trances

      R U 4 Real? Possible Texting Ban Recognizes Danger of Technological Trances

      We love to multi-task. And companies are responding with gadgets that allow us to do more things with less time. The biggest culprit for blurring the home-work divide: the Blackberry. But it’s…

    • Worker Wellness: Offensive Approach to Safety Proves Worthwhile for Employers

      Worker Wellness: Offensive Approach to Safety Proves Worthwhile for Employers

      Workers’ compensation is an inevitable issue for some companies. When your employees do certain motions day after day, year after year, it’s going to wear down their bodies. But maybe not; maybe…