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Blood Pressure Drug Recall

Pfizer Issues Blood Pressure Drug Recall

Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has issued a blood pressure drug recall in light of concerns about a cancer risk from contaminated batches. Blood Pressure Drug Recall Names Three Products Pfizer issued its blood pressure drug recall on March 21, 2022. The recall, which is voluntary, is for hypertension medications that are distributed under three names. The>> Read More

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Edgewater Fire

Edgewater Fire Engulfs Historic Building

An Edgewater fire recently engulfed a historic three-story building, provoking a large rescue and firefighting response. Explosions Reported The Edgewater fire took place at approximately 1:00 p.m. on March 15, 2022. At that time, heavy flames and smoke could be seen rising from the roof of a three-story building at 1054 W. Hollywood Ave. in>> Read More

Union Electrician

GWC Obtains $400,000.00 for Injured Teamster

GWC attorney Bennett J. Baker has obtained a $400,000.00 settlement for a Teamster who fractured her ankle in a truck accident. Teamster Dragged Under Truck GWC’s client was a 41-year-old cashier at the Soldier Field parking lot and a proud member of the Teamsters for many years. In December 2018, she was working at a>> Read More

Union Tuckpointer

GWC Obtains Binding Arbitration Award of Over $3.5 Million for the Family of a Concrete Laborer

GWC Partner Michael D. Fisher and attorney Lawrence J. Amato have obtained a binding arbitration award of $3,545,546.32 for the family of a concrete laborer who was killed in a construction accident. Laborer Suffers Deadly Fall In 2016, the deceased, a 66-year-old concrete laborer, was working at a housing development project in New Lenox, IL. >> Read More

structurally deficient bridges

Illinois Ranks Third in Structurally Deficient Bridges

A federal report has ranked Illinois third in terms of the number of structurally deficient bridges nationwide. Nine Percent Are Deficient The Federal Highway Administration recently released its National Bridge Inventory (NBI), which assesses the condition of bridges across the country, rating each aspect of a bridge on a scale from “Good” to “Poor.” When>> Read More

Workplace Eye Wellness Month

Workplace Eye Wellness Month Highlights Hidden Risk

A nonprofit organization has declared March to be “Workplace Eye Wellness Month,” highlighting a little-discussed risk to American workers. What Is Workplace Eye Wellness Month? A recent report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics revealed that there were 15,730 eye injuries involving days away from work in 2020. Prevent Blindness, a group whose mission is>> Read More

West Pullman Crash

West Pullman Crash Kills Two

Two people have been killed and two others have been injured in a West Pullman crash on Chicago’s Far South Side. West Pullman Crash Flips SUV The fatal West Pullman crash took place at approximately 1:39 p.m. on March 10, 2022. At that time, a 22-year-old Ziyoun James was operating a 2005 Volkswagen Touareg SUV>> Read More