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Being On TTD Doesn’t Mean You Are A Prisoner

So here’s an interesting story, at least as far as Illinois work comp law goes. This really nice guy called me after getting a back injury at work.  He’s done EVERYTHING right. He reported the accident right away.  He got medical treatment right away.  He told the doctor he was hurt at work.  He has … Continue Reading

Hearing Loss And Illinois Workers’ Compensation

Hearing loss cases are unique because we all are exposed to loud noises at various times of the day.  If you live in Chicago it’s probably worse for you than if you live in a more rural area like Champaign or Belleville, but no matter where you are, there are likely cars honking, people yelling, … Continue Reading

How Does Workers Comp Work In Illinois

We are Illinois workers compensation attorneys who will talk to you for free. Call us at 888-705-1766 or fill out our contact form and we’ll call you. I like direct people.  I’m very blunt when people ask me questions.  I’ll talk to anyone about an Illinois work injury, but the best calls are when people … Continue Reading

The Illinois Workers’ Compensation Doctor

If you are injured at work, your workers’ compensation doctor will have a very big impact on your workers’ compensation claim. Your doctor will greatly influence: What kind of treatment you should receive. How long you should be off of work. How your injury will affect you for years down the road. Now, remember that … Continue Reading

This Shouldn’t Be Your Doctor

I’m in my 24th year of being a lawyer. One thing that makes me a huge lawyer nerd is that I get excited by new fact patterns or scenarios. It’s not as fun as helping someone, but it’s refreshing to know that you haven’t heard/seen it all. I thought of this on a recent call … Continue Reading

11 Work Comp Tips For 11-11

It’s 11-11.  My wish would be that injured workers in Illinois don’t get jerked around when there is no good reason to deny or delay their benefits.  Since I can’t wish that away, here are 11 tips for injured workers in Illinois that will hopefully help you. If you are drug tested after a work … Continue Reading
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