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Twisting Injuries On The Job

I read once that if something drives you crazy, you should scream in to a pillow.  I don’t do that, but if I did it would be because of the calls I get and cases I read about where I can’t believe the problems an insurance company is causing an injured worker. Work comp insurance … Continue Reading

Incentive Pay And Illinois Work Comp Law

When it comes to calculating what a case is worth, the biggest factor is your injury, treatment and recovery. But it’s not the only factor. The other huge issue is what is your average weekly wage. (“AWW”).  That dollar amount is used to calculate your benefit rates.  The more you earn, the higher your weekly … Continue Reading

Putting On Your Seat Belt Can Be A Work Injury

We are Chicago work comp attorneys who will talk to you for free about any Illinois work comp case. If we can’t help, we likely no somebody who can.  Call us any time at 312-346-5578 for a free consultation or fill out our contact form and we’ll call you. A common misconception is that if … Continue Reading

How A Judge Decides If You Need Surgery Or Not

In a normal world, your treating doctor stating that you need treatment would be enough to get it approved as long as you were injured at work. That’s not how Illinois workers’ compensation law works unfortunately.  In a lot of cases, your doctor says you need surgery and the insurance company sends you to their … Continue Reading

An IME When You Have Two Injuries

Most Illinois work comp cases involve an injury to one body part.  If you are off work for that work injury, an IME doctor would look at whatever body part is injured when they examine you on behalf of the insurance company. In some claims though you could injure two body parts.  It’s really common … Continue Reading

Have You Avoided The Doctor Because Of Covid?

One interesting fact about Illinois Workers’ Compensation law is that it changes all of the time.  The basic principles remain the same, but either new laws get passed or new cases interpret existing law to change how we’ve always viewed things or establish for the first time how a certain aspect of a case should … Continue Reading

Some Random Illinois Work Comp Info

We are Illinois attorneys who will talk to you for free any time for cases everywhere in Illinois.  Fill out our contact form or call us at 312-346-5578. Every few months I like to put a blog post together of answers to questions I’ve received that don’t need a full blog post.  In no order … Continue Reading

Arthritis and Illinois Work Injury Cases

They say the only sure things in life are death and taxes.  But now that I’m 48, I know that the third sure thing is arthritis.  You might have a mild case, but as you get older you will likely get swelling or tenderness in one of your joints.  That’s arthritis.  You wake up and … Continue Reading

Illinois Millwright Wins Workers’ Compensation Case

We are experienced Illinois work comp attorneys who care about our clients. If you would like our help, we have a state wide network of tough, experienced attorneys.  Please call us any time at 312-346-5578 for a free consultation. Working as a millwright is one of the most dangerous jobs out there.  They are some … Continue Reading

How To Prove You Are An Odd Lot Permanent Total

We are Chicago work comp attorneys who help with cases all throughout Illinois via our state wide network of experienced attorneys. If you want to speak with us for free, fill out our contact form or call us at (312) 346-5578 any time. You may have heard the phrase permanent total disability.  That’s when you … Continue Reading

IL Work Comp – Falls On The Job

We are honest, experienced Chicago attorneys who help with work comp cases all over Illinois.  We care about our clients and would be happy to offer you a free consultation.  Call us any time at 312-346-5578. One of the most common Illinois workers’ compensation questions we get is, “Do I have a case?”  The answer … Continue Reading
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