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IL Work Comp – Getting A DRG Stimulator Device Approved

One indisputable fact about medical care is that unless it’s an emergency situation, you will start with more conservative medical care before getting more expensive medical care. The simplest example would be if you hurt your shoulder. Before surgery would get approved, you’d be asked to rehabilitate yourself through physical therapy. If that fails then … Continue Reading

IL Work Comp – It’s OK To Be Scared

One thing about Illinois workers’ compensation cases that I don’t think outsiders get is that these cases are real life.  If you’ve worked a labor job your whole life and now at 50 you have a major injury, you will feel like your life is on the line. That’s a normal feeling.  If you are … Continue Reading

Can My Lawyer Send Me To An IME?

I’m happy to answer any Illinois workers’ compensation for free. There truly is no such thing as a dumb question. I love talking to anyone, but especially enjoy it when people ask me things I rarely hear or in this case, something I’ve never been asked before. Here’s what the question was: My worker’s compensation … Continue Reading

Chronic Pain And Illinois Workers Compensation

We are experienced work injury attorneys who since 2001 have helped tens of thousands of injured Illinois workers. If you would like to speak with a lawyer for free, fill out our contact form or call us at 888-705-1766. Chronic pain is pain that a person experiences on a daily or weekly basis for at … Continue Reading

Medical Marijuana And Illinois Workers’ Compensation Law

Since 2013, it’s been legal for doctors in Illinois to prescribe “medical marijuana” to their patients. For whatever reason, it hasn’t been an issue that comes up a ton in workers’ compensation cases. The more common concern is having a case denied because you test positive for marijuana after an accident. The reality though is … Continue Reading

Truck Drivers And Hip Injuries

Over the last 25 years, I’ve helped thousands of truck drivers who have had work-related injuries. The most common one we see is when a driver falls off their truck. It’s not unusual as drivers are regularly elevated and have to step or jump down.  Those falls can lead to all sorts of injuries including … Continue Reading

Degenerative Disc Disease And Workers’ Compensation

We are experienced Illinois workers’ compensation attorneys who fight for their clients. If you would like to speak with an attorney for free, please call us at 888-705-1766. Getting older has its pros and cons. One downside is that as the body ages, its joints begin to wear down. Most people think of gradual wear … Continue Reading

Illinois Work Injuries That Cause A Career Change

Most injured Illinois workers get medical treatment and sooner or later get better.  Those people get a settlement and move on with their lives which usually involves going back to their job. Other workers end up with permanent restrictions.  For example, maybe they have a back injury and are told that they can’t do any … Continue Reading
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