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Free advice from a Chicago workers compensation attorney on what to do if injured on the job in Illinois. Help all over including Wheaton, Peoria, Decatur, Quad Cities, all of IL for job accidents.

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How Does Workers’ Compensation Work In Illinois?

We have been helping injured Illinois workers since 1997.  Call 312-346-5578 to speak with an attorney for free. A rather flustered and recently injured Illinois worker called me with a very direct question. “How does workers’ compensation work in Illinois?” they asked. They were flustered because they had been recently hurt on the job, and … Continue Reading

Does Your Lawyer Have A File On You?

One rather vague thing I say to injured Illinois workers is that if you discover that your attorney isn’t doing a good job, you should switch law firms before it’s too late.  The response I get to that is usually something like, “How will I know they are doing a bad job?” That’s a great … Continue Reading

IL Work Comp – It’s OK To Be Scared

One thing about Illinois workers’ compensation cases that I don’t think outsiders get is that these cases are real life.  If you’ve worked a labor job your whole life and now at 50 you have a major injury, you will feel like your life is on the line. That’s a normal feeling.  If you are … Continue Reading

Can My Lawyer Send Me To An IME?

I’m happy to answer any Illinois workers’ compensation for free. There truly is no such thing as a dumb question. I love talking to anyone, but especially enjoy it when people ask me things I rarely hear or in this case, something I’ve never been asked before. Here’s what the question was: My worker’s compensation … Continue Reading
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