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When You Are The Reason You Got Hurt At Work

Illinois workers compensation laws are in place to make sure that if an employee is injured on the job, they have financial protection. That means that their employer, who is required to carry workers compensation insurance, will pay for the medical expenses related to the injury. Doctors visits, tests, surgeries, medications, physical therapy and other … Continue Reading

Illinois Workers Compensation and Social Security Disability

If you have been seriously injured at work, it is important to understand the difference between workers compensation and social security disability benefits. Most workers don’t end up applying for social security, but if you do, not knowing the rules could cost you thousands of dollars. Workers compensation is a program to provide benefits to … Continue Reading

I Keep Hearing Bad Things About A Well Regarded Chicago Workers Comp Attorney

Like any other industry, a lot has changed with Illinois workers compensation law since I first became an attorney in 1997. Back then the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission was called the Illinois Industrial Commission. Many of the Arbitrators were old timers who had been there forever and couldn’t lose their jobs. This includes one that … Continue Reading