Archives: Tips if Injured

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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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

Illinois Workers Comp, How To Give Proper Notice

While Illinois workers’ compensation laws are generally employee friendly, there are requirements that workers must follow if they are hurt on their job. If they don’t, they can lose their rights to benefits even if they otherwise would have had a good case. At the outset of a case, you are required by the Illinois … Continue Reading

Illinois Work Comp – Beware The Short Money Offer

I have been an Illinois workers’ compensation attorney since 1997. I started off my career as an insurance defense lawyer (yuck!) which was great training for not only being a lawyer, but learning how to properly represent injured workers. It helps to learn how insurance companies think, strategies they use, etc. One of the first … Continue Reading