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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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FAQ’s About Going To An IME

One of the rights employers and insurance companies have under Illinois workers’ compensation law is requiring that you see a doctor of your choosing.  You might get a letter asking you to go to a Section 12 exam or independent medical examination (“IME”).  It’s a one time exam with a doctor who is supposed to … Continue Reading

IDOT Worker Injuries

The Illinois Department of Transportation (“IDOT”) employees over 4,800 workers and while some of them are paper pushers, most are working to make sure that our bridges and roads are safe.  Their work can be as simple as removing roadway debris to as serious as making repairs. Because these are often heavy labor jobs there … Continue Reading

When Your Illinois Work Comp Case Is Denied

Here is a fairly common scenario: You are at work and lift something.  You feel a pain in your back like you’ve never felt before.  You report it immediately to your supervisor and try to treat the problem with rest and pain pills.  Five days later it’s not better, it’s getting worse and you go … Continue Reading
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