In an effort to increase public awareness about safety, the National Safety Council (NSC) designates each June as National Safety Month. Each week focuses on a different safety theme. This year, week five is devoted to highlighting the dangers of cell phone use behind the wheel.
A few weeks ago, the Illinois Legislature passed changes in the Workers' Compensation law. The bill has not been signed by the Governor yet. The goal of the changes was to lower costs and deal with fraud. No one is against stopping fraud but the changes will significantly hurt legitimate claims, especially smaller claims and those involving older workers.