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New Illinois TTD And PPD Maximum Rates For 2022

When it comes to what your Illinois Workers’ Compensation case is worth, a lot of that has to do with how much money you earned per week. That sets your workers’ compensation rate. Payment for missing work is called TTD or temporary total disability.  You get paid 2/3 of your average weekly wage, tax-free.  So … Continue Reading

Shoulder Injury At Work? You Must Know This

By far the number one question we get from injured Illinois workers is, “What is my case worth?”  That makes sense. If you are missing time from work, it can greatly impact your life financially. It’s natural to be curious about how you will be compensated in the end. One unknown thing from just about … Continue Reading

Permanent Disability And Old Illinois Workers

Although it gets celebrated at times by our society, I find it sad when someone is working a job when they are in their golden years. It’s one thing if you love working. It’s completely different if you are in your 70’s or 80’s (or older) and working because you have to. Typically workers of … Continue Reading

Don’t File For Work Comp In Illinois If This Happened

Under something called the exclusive remedy provision, workers in Illinois are not generally allowed to sue their employer for injuries sustained while working. It doesn’t matter if your employer was negligent or not. You are able to receive workers’ compensation benefits, but a lawsuit for negligence or even recklessness will likely get thrown out. This … Continue Reading

Illinois Work Comp Attorney Bad Settlement Strategy

When it comes to working with an Illinois workers compensation attorney, there isn’t a worse feeling than realizing that the lawyer you hired isn’t fighting for you.  You hired them in the first place to be your advocate and look out for your best interests.  If they aren’t doing that, then what are they there … Continue Reading

Illinois Workers’ Compensation Horror Stories

Because we are experienced Illinois workers compensation attorneys who will talk to anyone for free, we get a lot of calls from people who are already represented by an attorney. We are happy to provide a confidential second opinion and will consider taking over the case if it makes sense for you and us. Most … Continue Reading

When An Insurance Company Needs More Information

We are Chicago-based workers’ compensation attorneys who handle cases all over Illinois with our statewide network of attorneys. If you would like a free consultation with an honest, experienced attorney please contact us at 312-346-5578. We promise to treat you in the same manner we would a family member or friend. Workers’ compensation insurance companies … Continue Reading

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
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