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First Responders And Illinois Work Comp

Emergency workers and first responders are the brave individuals first to respond to disastrous events. Their lives are often at stake as they serve, protect and save. They dedicate their lives to helping others, but many find their own mental health suffering as a result. Just as our nation’s soldiers and veterans battle the effects … Continue Reading

Why Did The IME Exam Last Only Two Minutes?

Imagine you hurt your back at work lifting a box.  You feel a pop and immediate pain which eventually starts shooting down your leg.  You do everything the right way.  You report the injury to your supervisor.  It’s the first accident you’ve ever reported even though you’ve been hurt many times before.  You are a … Continue Reading

UPS Workers’ Compensation Cases In Illinois

We are experienced Chicago based attorneys who handle work injuries throughout Illinois.  If you would like our help please fill out our contact form or call us at 312-346-5578 for a free consultation. United Parcel Service (UPS) is a great company. I get a UPS delivery every week.  My delivery guy is always on time, … Continue Reading

To Win Your Case You Need Leverage

A recent caller to my office had a recommendation for shoulder surgery after a work related accident.  She was upset because the insurance company had approved and then declined her surgery “pending an investigation” and was three weeks late on her TTD payments. She wanted to know how she could solve the problem on her … Continue Reading

IL Work Comp – Choosing A Voc Counselor

In most Illinois worker’ compensation cases, you get hurt at work, get medical care, eventually get better and return to your old job. In some cases though, you don’t get better or your best is no longer good enough to allow you to do your old job. When you have permanent restrictions and your employer … Continue Reading

Temp Worker Injuries In Illinois

We get contacted all the time by workers who were placed on a job site by a staffing agency and sustained an injury.  They are often told that temp workers aren’t covered under the Illinois Work Comp Act.  That simply is not true. The minute you start working, you are covered under the law. There … Continue Reading
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