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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

Flight Attendants And Work Injuries

With Covid finally under control, the airline industry is booming. The last year has had people on edge and also emboldened some people to behave like assholes.  As a result, passenger problems on airlines are increasing. How much?  From April 8 to May 15, Southwest reported 477 passenger incidents.  That’s a crazy high number.  I … Continue Reading

Illinois Work Injuries And Self Treatment

If you are hurt while working on the job, the first and best piece of advice I give is to go to a doctor. It doesn’t require a law degree to tell people that. It’s mostly common sense. If you are hurting, you get help. From a legal standpoint, you can’t prove you are really … Continue Reading

Machinist Injuries In Illinois

We are experienced Illinois work comp attorneys who fight for our clients. Contact us for free to speak with a lawyer any time. We cover all of Illinois. Are you a machinist or metalworker in Illinois? You are surely aware that a risk of injury comes with your occupation. Despite intensive training, advanced safeguards, and … Continue Reading

When Your Attorney Is On Vacation

We are all excited that Illinois is open again and while Covid might not be all the way behind us, it does feel like there is light at the end of the tunnel. If you are in Chicago, you can tell things are getting better. The Loop and public transportation are getting busier. Many restaurants … Continue Reading

Injured O’Hare Truck Worker Gets $3.9 Million

We are experienced Chicago workers’ compensation attorneys who will talk to you for free about your work injury case.  We have a state-wide network of aggressive attorneys who care about their clients. Call us at 312-346-5578 for a free consultation. One of the hallmarks of Illinois work comp law is that you can’t sue your … 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

IL Work Comp- Is A Hernia Injury Worth Nothing?

Insurance companies lie. That’s not a shocking statement or a defamatory one. They aren’t looking out for you, they are looking out for themselves.  Is everything they say a lie? No. Are most things they say not true?  Usually not.  But they lie or don’t tell the whole truth all the time. The latest whopper … 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
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