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Who Determines What Medical Care Should Be Approved?

Under the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act, if you are injured on the job you are entitled to reasonable and necessary medical care that is related to your work injury. In other words, getting physical therapy for a work related back injury would be reasonable and necessary.  They’d have to pay for 100% of it at … Continue Reading

Is There An Illinois Workers Comp Settlement Chart

We are experienced Chicago work comp attorneys who will talk to you for free and in confidence about any Illinois work comp case. Fill out our contact form or call us at 888-705-1766.  We have a state-wide network of lawyers so we can help anywhere in IL. Injured workers in Illinois are usually very curious … Continue Reading

You Can’t Be Forced To Take A Work Comp Settlement

The most important thing to know about settling just about any Illinois workers’ compensation case is that once it’s over, it’s over. By that I mean when you get a settlement, it almost always means that your work comp benefits are over.  If you need more medical care from your accident, that’s on you.  If … Continue Reading

A Warning For Injured Jewel Food Workers

For most injured Illinois workers, you get to choose your own physician if you get hurt on the job. If you don’t like that one you have a right to a second opinion. The work comp insurance company has to pay for both of these medical providers as long as the treatment is reasonable and … Continue Reading

Illinois Workers’ Compensation Settlement Tips

Most people we talk to about their Illinois work injuries will at some point have questions about a settlement.  Here are some questions we’ve received recently that were great and we think people would want to know about. Is the first settlement offer ever the best offer? When insurance companies make settlement offers in work … Continue Reading

Should You Settle Your Workers’ Compensation Case?

We are experienced workers’ compensation lawyers who will talk to you for free.  Call us at in confidence at 888-705-1766 any time or fill out our contact form. One question I occasionally like to ask is what is something that is well known by Illinois work comp attorneys that their clients don’t know. There is … Continue Reading

What Is The Most My Case Can Settle For?

Without a doubt, the most common question we get is, “What is my case worth?” Some people want to know that out of curiosity. Others want to see if it will be worth it. A few want to make plans to spend the money.  Some feel better by knowing there will be compensation in the … Continue Reading

Work Comp When Surgery Is Delayed Because Of Covid

While it’s not the worst part of the Covid pandemic, Illinois workers’ compensation claims have been affected in many ways due to Coronavirus.  I’m not talking about people who got Covid at work.  We are able to help most of them.  I’m talking about people who have been unable to get medical care after a … Continue Reading

What Does Vocational Rehabilitation Pay For?

We are experienced Illinois workers’ compensation attorneys who will talk to you for free about your case.  Call us any time at 888-705-1766.  We cover all of Illinois. Vocational rehabilitation does not occur in most work comp cases.  It happens when injured workers have permanent restrictions that can not be accommodated by their employer.  A … Continue Reading

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

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
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