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Are You Having Trouble Getting In To See A Doctor?

About six weeks ago when Coronavirus started to rock our worlds in Illinois, we wrote a blog post about how COVID 19 will affect Illinois workers’ compensation cases.  The last thing mentioned is that we don’t know what we aren’t thinking of.  This is a new situation for everyone.  One thing that clearly wasn’t anticipated … Continue Reading

IL Workers Comp When You Are Furloughed

It’s always free to talk to us about your workers compensation questions.  Call us at 312-346-5578 or fill out our contact form and we will call you. We work with lawyers all over Illinois so we can help you no matter where you are located. Furloughed is one of the new common words of 2020.  … Continue Reading

Staffing Agency Injuries In Illinois

A caller to my office has been working at a well known company for over six months.  She has been doing the same job as every full-time employee in the department who has been there for years.  She’s just not an employee of this Chicago area company.  How is that possible? Well, she was placed … Continue Reading

If Your Lawyer Says They Can’t Do Anything, They May Be Lying

With the Coronavirus, most courts are closed.  This includes, for the most part, the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission.  By that I mean that regular status calls are not happening.  Trials where an Arbitrator determines what a case is worth aren’t happening right now.  Pre-trials aren’t happening either. I’ve heard from some readers that they need … Continue Reading

What Amount Is My Workers’ Compensation Case Worth?

We are Chicago workers’ compensation lawyers who give free advice on all work comp related questions.  Fill out our contact form, call or start a chat to have a free consultation with an attorney. A very frustrated Illinois worker called my office recently.  He had been injured on the job a couple of years ago, … Continue Reading

Illinois Workers Compensation For Nurses

We are Chicago work comp lawyers who help people with work related injuries throughout Illinois.  If you want a free consultation call us at 312-346-5578 or fill out our form and we will call you. While we have helped people in just about every profession with Illinois workers’ compensation claims, we have probably helped more … Continue Reading

Repetitive Injuries For Union Workers

A Union pipe fitter in Chicago called me with questions about his back and shoulder injuries. He had been in the trade for over 20 years and while he had never filed a workers’ compensation claim, his body was starting to break down from all of the work. Due to the nature of his job, … Continue Reading

Work Conditioning And Illinois Workers’ Compensation

Would you try to run a marathon without training for it?  You could I guess, but most people wouldn’t be successful and even if they somehow finished, they’d likely hurt themselves.  A smart person would do a training program where they worked their way in to shape and prepared their body to handle the stress … Continue Reading

Jewel Workers Compensation Claims

We are experienced Chicago work comp attorneys who will talk to you for free about your case.  If you would like our help, please fill out our contact form or call us at 312-346-5578 to speak with a lawyer.  One of the great rewards of doing this job is that I get to learn about … Continue Reading
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