The Illinois Work Injury Lawyer

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The Illinois Work Injury Laywer

(847) 854-7700            

What to Do After An Injury In The Workplace

Whether you slip and fall or a heavy object falls on you while on the job, it is crucial to report it immediately. For example, if you slip at work, you may believe it is a minor injury and do not report it. As time goes on, you may develop a greater injury than what...

What is the Value of a Work Related Elbow Injury?

The Illinois Workers Compensation Act determined that the value of a work related elbow injury is based on a percentage of loss use of the arm. The Act states that a loss use of an entire arm is worth 253 weeks. When a worker injures his elbow, those cases are...

The Value of a Rotator Cuff Tear with Surgery

The Illinois Workers Compensation Act has determined that the value of a rotator cuff tear is based on a man as a whole pursuant to recent case law, as opposed to loss of use of an arm. A man as a whole case has a total value is 500 weeks, whereas loss of use of an...

When A Case Nurse Manager Shows Up At Your Doctor’s Appointment

Often an injured worker first finds out that there has been a nurse case manager assigned to their case is when they meet the nurse case manager at the treating physician’s office for the first time. Insurance companies will generally spring the nurse case manager on...

Torn Meniscus with Surgery after an Accident at Work

The Illinois Workers Compensation Act determines the value of a meniscus knee surgery based on a percentage loss use of the leg. The Illinois Workers Compensation Act states that a total loss use of the leg is 215 weeks. Once the percentage of disability of that leg...

What to Do After Your McHenry IL Work Injury

The first thing you need to do after your McHenry county work injury after you get the emergency medical treatment is to notify your employer of your work injury. If your company has a formal accident reporting procedure make sure to follow it and fill out the...

Illinois Is Cutting Injured Workers Benefits

Governor With No Budget Takes Aim at Injured Workers and the Casualties of Corporate Negligence It’s Past Time for Gov. Rauner to Govern: Cutting Benefits for Workers Injured on the Job and Compensation for People Harmed by Corporate Wrongdoing Won’t Bring Business or...

Not Getting Your Weekly Workers Comp Check (TTD Check) ?

Almost on a weekly basis I get a phone call from a current client who did not get there weekly TTD check. It is common for the claims adjustor to claim there was a glitch in the computer, but we all know what they are trying to do, that is starve you out.  The very...