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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

Injured Illinois Worker Asked To Commit A Felony

Most Illinois employers aren’t terrible people. They carry Illinois workers compensation insurance and try to create a safe environment for their employees.  They know that accidents can happen, take care of their workers, and want them to get better. Unfortunately, some employers are scumbags and those are the ones that are often worth writing blog … Continue Reading

Burn Pit Injuries With Overseas Contractors

While the focus of our practice is representing injured Illinois workers, we have created a network of experienced attorneys throughout both Illinois and the country. Our goal is to help any injured worker we can. One of the attorneys we work with helps contractors injured overseas.  Those workers fall under a work comp program called … Continue Reading

Annular Tears And Illinois Workers Compensation

Every day, I hear from callers who have suffered injuries at work. Some injuries are the result of a one-time accident or trauma, while some are caused by repetitive activity. Some injuries are incredibly devastating and painful to the worker, while others are manageable or more of an annoyance. Many people get injuries that they … Continue Reading

Drinking Coffee On The Job Can Be A Work Injury

Most people have heard the story of the woman who sued McDonald’s after she got badly burned from spilling coffee on herself. What’s less known is that she didn’t get the millions people think she did, and that she only won the case for her severe burns because it was proved that McDonald’s had known … Continue Reading

More Job Accidents Happen This Week Than Any Other

Did you get hurt on the job this week?  You’re not alone.  Work accidents this week are more common than any other.  In some industries they are up by 5.7% as compared to a normal work week. Why is that happening? It’s daylight savings time.  Because we sprung the clocks an hour ahead this week, … 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

When Your Employer Won’t Turn Your Claim In

I really, really can’t stand shady insurance companies.  I also have disdain for employers who act like the rules don’t apply to them.  This happened recently to a caller of mine who unfortunately had a common problem. He badly injured his knee in a work-related accident.  He has no medical insurance, but somehow managed to … 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

Liberty Mutual And UPS Work Comp Claims

We are experienced lawyers who will talk to you for free about your work injury case.  Call us at 888-705-1766 or fill out our contact form and we will call you. I’ve been an a work comp attorney since 1997 and after a while you begin to notice trends in how insurance companies try to … 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

Tips For When Your Lawyer Leaves Their Firm

There is no law that requires your attorney to have any amount of experience to handle your case. If you have an Illinois law license, you can sign up an Illinois workers’ compensation case. Now if you are an injured worker, while you can hire anyone you want, you’d certainly want an attorney that has … Continue Reading

When You Have A Pre-Existing Injury You Never Knew About

Dealing with insurance companies on Illinois workers’ compensation cases often feels like a game of cat and mouse. We only represent honest workers with legitimate claims. Insurance companies will still treat some of these people like scammers and fight cases that shouldn’t be denied. They will also use questionable and sometimes outright gross tactics to … Continue Reading
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