Tag Archives: settlement

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

Can I Get A Payout For My Case?

You can get three things from any Illinois workers’ compensation case, but the insurance company only has to give you two of them. If you are hurt while performing your job duties, they have to pay for 100% of your medical care.  No co-pays, no out of pocket expenses as long as the treatment is … Continue Reading

“How Do I Know What My Case Is Worth?”

I get the question, “How do I know what my case is worth?” from callers about once a week and it’s a fair and reasonable question.  Some are injured Illinois workers who have a settlement offer, but don’t trust their lawyer and want to know if the settlement their attorney is recommending is a good … Continue Reading

How to make your case go faster

One of the most common questions I get from callers/readers is “How can I make my case go faster?”  I get that concern as most people I talk to want to get better, return to work, settle the case and move on with their life.  I’m a lawyer and even I don’t want to spend … Continue Reading
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