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A New Way For Your Lawyer To Blow You Off

As a business owner, I am constantly getting pitched services that will “help me grow my business.”  Virtual offices, search engine marketing, doctors who want to send me patients, the list goes on and on and it’s usually 3-4 calls a week. The latest pitch I got I’d never heard of and it came from … Continue Reading

Why Six Illinois Workers Lost Their Work Comp Trials

Every month I receive a publication called the “Illinois Workers’ Compensation Law Bulletin.”  Essentially it highlights recent cases that have gone to trial and often we can use these cases to give you legal advice or learn about new case law.  In my opinion, if your attorney isn’t reading this they aren’t doing their job. … Continue Reading

They Paid My Medical Bills and TTD, Now What?

Illinois workers’ compensation law typically provides three things in every case, payment of medical bills, payment of lost time from work (TTD benefits) and a settlement (PPD or permanent partial disability) when you are all better. Only the medical and TTD are mandatory by law unless the insurance company has a good reason to deny them. … Continue Reading

Illinois Workers’ Compensation Questions

We are Chicago workers’ compensation attorneys who help with cases anywhere in Illinois.  We’ll talk to you for free and in confidence.  Call us at (312) 346-5578 or fill out our contact form.  We of course blog every couple of days.  Sometimes we get good questions that aren’t enough for a blog post, but I … Continue Reading

What Happens When You Get Fired While On Work Comp?

First point, it’s illegal to fire someone for pursuing a workers’ compensation claim in Illinois.  We’ve seen cases where that’s happened and the fired worker has sued and won millions.  But that’s not what this post is about. What I’m talking about is when you are hurt at work and get let go because the … Continue Reading

Our Settlements From 2017 Should Not Impress You

That’s right, I’m telling you don’t be impressed by the work we’ve done.  Here are some of the settlements we’ve gotten this year on cases we’ve been a part of: $300,000.00 for man who severely tore his rotator cuff $48,000.00 for client with torn Achilles tendon that required surgery $627.11 per week for life for … Continue Reading
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