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[caption id="attachment_1924" align="alignright" width="300"] Photo of construction workers on a jobsite[/caption] Compliance safety and health officers are responsible for conducting inspections for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Unfortunately, there are not enough inspectors to investigate the more than seven million workplaces across the United...

[caption id="attachment_834" align="alignright" width="300"] Photo of attorneys Jerry Latherow and Bridget Duignan[/caption] With more than four decades of combined legal experience, attorneys Jerry Latherow and Bridget Duignan have successfully obtained millions of dollars in lawsuit settlements for the people that come to them asking for help. The...

On July 22, Francisco Espinal-Quiroz plowed into the back of several slow moving vehicles with his semi. The wreck resulted in the deaths of five people on Interstate 55. Now, a 15-count indictment against the 51-year-old truck driver has him facing a reckless homicide charge. The...

Smart Growth America recently conducted a study on the level of risk for pedestrians in the United States. Each state was given a Pedestrian Danger Index (PDI) rating and was ranked based off that score. Although there is room for improvement, Illinois was rated a PDI...

In the community of Northbrook, residents are expressing frustration with the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) for not lowering the speed limit on Waukegan Road. The road has seen more than 30 serious accidents over the past four years. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety...

So far this year, 21 pedestrians have been killed in traffic-related crashes in Chicago. According to Streetsblog.org, Rebekah Scheinfeld, the Chicago transportation commissioner said that this is the first increase since 2009. Additionally, serious pedestrian injuries have increased by eight percent in the same period. Scheinfeld...