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December 2015 Archives

Chicago winters can be deadly for some workers

Anyone whose job requires them to work outdoors during Chicago's brutal winters knows that they have to take precautions to prevent illnesses and injuries caused by extreme cold. Employers are required by the Occupational Safety and Health Act to keep workplaces, even when the outdoors in the workplace, as safe as possible for their employees.

Why do doctors sometimes fail to recognize a heart attack?

It may be the season of joy. However, heart attacks and other heart-related events have been shown to spike over the holidays. Everything from shoveling snow to family dysfunction can contribute to cardiac issues this time of year. Further, people may be less likely to seek treatment if they experience symptoms while traveling or have a houseful of family.

  • Foundation
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • American Association For Justice