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Shoveling heavy snow could put Chicago workers at risk

Chicago and many other parts of the country are currently buried in snow, which has many workers putting in extra time shoveling this winter. The problem is that shoveling wet, heavy snow can put workers at risk of suffering serious injuries or even death.

By a bumper: woman just barely qualifies for workers' comp

Even if something happens by the slimmest of margins, that means it still happened, right? Well, this adage was especially important for a woman who was attempting to receive workers' compensation benefits. The circumstances are abnormal and even though they did not occur here in Illinois, they are still very important for anyone who has dealt with or is dealing with a tough workers' compensation application.

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