Workers’ Compensation & Personal Injury Articles
STYKA & STYKA offers in-depth, original articles on topics that affect our clients, from changes in Illinois workers’ comp and personal injury laws, Illinois workers’ rights, and workplace accident prevention to partnering with your doctor for a full recovery, tips on returning to work after an injury, and the most common unsafe work conditions.
Your Workers’ Comp Claim: How to Help Maximize Your Benefits
- What to Do If You Are Injured at Work
- Bills, Bills, Bills: Help Maximize Your Claim with Good Recordkeeping
- Social Security Disability: An Application Summary
- One Injury, Two Claims
Work-Related Injuries & Illnesses
- Top 5 Office Injuries
- When Work Causes a Heart Attack or Stroke: Stress, Physical Exertion & Workers’ Compensation
- Health Care Work Injury & Illness Rate Leads U.S. Industries
- Risks & Options for Trucking & Warehouse Workers
- Construction Sites & Severe Weather: Is Your Job Site Safe?
- PPE Failure
- Maximum Noise Exposure: Work-Related Hearing Loss & Worker’s Compensation
- School Employee Injuries
- The Hazards of Being a School Bus Driver
- Most Stressful Jobs in the U.S., 2013
- Most Dangerous Jobs in the U.S., Revised September 2013
- Most Dangerous Jobs in the U.S.
- Job Retraining: Moving Beyond Injury, Opening New Doors
- Coping with Heat While on the Job
Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act: FAQs, Changes & Important Commission Decisions
- Illinois Hourly & Non-Exempt Workers’ Rights
- Workers’ Compensation Law Update: General Release Does Not Bar Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim
- Worker’s Compensation Law Update: 3 Rulings You Should Know About
- Worker’s Compensation Law Update: Worker’s Compensation & the FMLA
Illinois Personal Injury
- 5 Winter Driving Facts that You Should Know
- Dog & Animal Bites
- Halloween Trips, Slips & Falls
- Safe Winter Car Trips
Health & Wellness
Illinois Workers’ Compensation Resources
Illinois Safe Driving Resources
Numerous common factors contribute to non-fatal and fatal motor vehicle and pedestrian accidents. Negligent driving is the most common cause. Common negligent practices include:
- Inattentive, distracted or pre-occupied drivers.
- Disregard for traffic control devices.
- A driver’s failure to observe posted speed limits can add to the severity in any pedestrian or motor vehicle accident.
- A driver’s failure to yield the right of way to pedestrians at marked cross walks.
We offer these important links for Safe Driving in Illinois:
- Rules of the Road
- Illinois Graduated Drivers License Phases
- Illinois Laws on Cell Phone/Texting while Driving