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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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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

Insurance Companies Will Deny Anything

One of the impacts of having a Republican Governor has been the appointment of more conservative, insurance company friendly Arbitrators.  I do think most of them look at cases objectively, but it’s just a fact that some are much more favorable to insurance companies than others.  In addition, due to some high profile cases, I … 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

I Gave Two Weeks Notice And Then Got Hurt

We are experienced workers’ compensation attorneys, based out of Chicago, with a state wide network of like minded lawyers so we can help you anywhere in Illinois. We offer honest, blunt advice and treat our clients like family members. If you have a question or want help with a case, fill out our contact form … Continue Reading

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

“What do you need money for?”

It’s early 2018 and we already have a clear winner for the worst thing a Chicago workers’ compensation attorney will say to a client.  It comes from a Chicago attorney who is part of a firm that we get more complaints about than any other by a wide margin and generally treat their clients like … Continue Reading
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