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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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Illinois Workers Compensation Cases In Wheaton

If you are injured at work in Illinois and pursue a case through the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission, your case will be assigned to an Arbitrator. Which Arbitrator you get is typically determined by what city you were hurt in. For injuries that happen in DuPage County, your case will be assigned to the Arbitrator … Continue Reading

When You Don’t Agree With The FCE

A functional capacity evaluation (FCE) is a medical test that is designed to help an injured worker determine what level of work that they can handle. It’s typically done at the end of your medical care when a doctor thinks you are as good as you are going to get. It doesn’t happen for workers … Continue Reading

When Your Work Comp Lawyer Leaves The Firm

We are experienced Illinois workers compensation lawyers who will talk to you for free. Please call us any time at 312-346-5578 for a confidential consultation. When you are injured at work and hire an attorney, you are technically hiring the law firm that that attorney works for. In other words, all of their lawyers and … Continue Reading

CTA Workers Compensation Lawyers

While any Illinois workers’ compensation attorney can handle a case, there are some industries where having experience with the employer can be important. For me, that’s true when it comes to choosing a lawyer to represent you in a case against the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA). The CTA has a reputation for making things difficult … Continue Reading

Illinois Workers’ Compensation Settlement Loans – What To Know

We are experienced Illinois workers’ compensation lawyers. If you have questions about lawsuit loans or anything else, call us at 312-346-5578 for a free consultation. If you have ever watched daytime television, you’ve probably seen an advertisement for “lawsuit loans.” The pitch is that if you have a work injury, car accident or other case … Continue Reading

Why Are You Waiting So Long For The IME Report?

Although Illinois workers compensation laws are generally worker friendly, the employer and their insurance company do have rights that protect them too. They are allowed to contest a claim for good cause such as a failure by the injured worker to notify them of an accident within a timely basis. Another right that they have … Continue Reading
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