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IL Work Comp – How A Wage Differential Really Works

A wage differential is a substitute for the traditional settlement that happens in most Illinois workers’ compensation cases.  If you end up with permanent medical restrictions that your employer can’t accommodate, you then need to look for a job within your restrictions.  If you can only find a job that causes you a significant wage … Continue Reading

When The Insurance Company On Your Case Switches

This post has a lot to with injured workers at really big companies. I’m talking places like United Airlines, Yellow Freight, The City of Chicago, ComEd, etc.  But it offers great strategy for those at smaller companies too. Big companies are often self insured.  That means they don’t pay insurance premiums for workers’ compensation in … Continue Reading

If Your Case Is Ready To Settle, Now Is The Time

I publish something like this post every year at this time, but do it because it’s so important. If you want to settle your Illinois workers’ compensation claim and your case should be settled (meaning you aren’t receiving treatment any more and are either back to work or have done a long time job search) … Continue Reading

Amazon Workers’ Compensation Claims

Amazon is an amazing company. It’s gone from an online seller of books to the main seller of everything.  The demand for their products is incredible and it’s been great for all of the jobs that it has created. Most of the Amazon jobs involve working in their Warehouse. They have locations in Joliet, Waukegan, … Continue Reading

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
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