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Bursitis In Illinois Workers Compensation Cases

Do you have bursitis? Do you think it’s related to your job? We can likely help. We are experienced Illinois work injury lawyers.  If you want to speak with a lawyer for free, you can contact us any time at 888-795-1766. There isn’t any type of injury that we haven’t seen or helped with in … Continue Reading

Proving A Repetitive Trauma Shoulder Injury In Illinois

Do you have a shoulder injury that you think is work related? We are experienced Illinois work comp attorneys who will talk to you for free and in plain English. If you’d like a no commitment, confidential and free consultation, please call us any time at 888-705-1766.  We help with cases everywhere in Illinois. There … Continue Reading

Sexual Assault On The Job In Illinois

Have you been sexually assaulted while working? We can help and will treat you with dignity and respect. Call us at 312-346-5578 to speak with an experienced lawyer for free and in confidence. A recent caller had a horrific experience while working. Her boss came up and cupped her breasts from behind and started kissing … Continue Reading

Chondromalacia And Illinois Workers Compensation

Most people have heard the phrase “torn cartilage” before. Usually you hear it when there are reports about athlete injuries. It’s actually a really common Illinois work injury too. Most people don’t know what it means exactly. Cartilage is a soft, rubbery tissue that covers the ends of bones inside joints. Cartilage acts as a … Continue Reading

RSI And Illinois Workers’ Compensation Law

When you get into workers’ compensation cases there are so many abbreviations that become second nature for attorneys, but can at first be confusing for injured workers if they haven’t heard of them before. MMI, IME, FCE, TTD.  Those are just four of the terms that come up a lot in Illinois work comp cases … 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

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

Proving Your Job Aggravated Your Back Condition

We are experienced Illinois workers compensation attorneys who will talk to you for free.  If you would like to speak with an attorney for free, fill out our contact form or call us at 312-346-5578.  We help with cases everywhere in Illinois. One tactic Illinois work comp insurance companies try to use to fight legitimate … Continue Reading

Illinois Work Injuries In Confined Spaces

Typically speaking, if you sit at a desk all day or walk around for work, if you develop neck problems you will have a hard time showing that your job increased your risk of injury. If you can’t do that, you can’t win work comp benefits in Illinois. That can be frustrating. I sit at … Continue Reading

Proving De Quervain’s, Trigger Thumb Is Work Related

De Quervain’s tenosynovitis is a common and painful condition that affects the tendons (tissue that connects muscles to bones) of the wrist. Symptoms of de Quervain’s tenosynovitis include: Pain near the base of your thumb Swelling near the base of your thumb Difficulty moving your thumb and wrist when you’re doing something that involves grasping or … Continue Reading

Vertigo From Work Accidents

Generally speaking, if you have a pre-existing condition in Illinois, that doesn’t stop you from getting workers compensation benefits.  But for some cases, if you have dealt with that injury previously, it will certainly raise some eyebrows.  Vertigo can be one of those injuries. While as little as 15 years ago, many people assumed having … Continue Reading

MRSA And Illinois Workers’ Compensation Laws

A statement I will hear a lot from potential clients is “I know that my job caused this.” It’s one thing to know in your head and your heart that a physical problem is related to your job. It’s another thing to prove it and be entitled to Illinois workers compensation benefits.  You need actual … Continue Reading

Illinois Work Comp, CRPS 1 And CRPS 2

For some unfortunate Illinois workers, they not only end up with an injury, but also with a serious long term problem that they had never previously heard of.  This is true for people who have complex regional pain syndrome or CRPS. In these cases, the pain is out of proportion to the severity of the … Continue Reading
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