The Illinois Work Injury Lawyer

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The Illinois Work Injury Laywer

(847) 854-7700            

Administering a Workers’ Compensation Claim

Administering a Workers’ Compensation Claim

Workers’ Compensation is a system that protects the employee by tasking an employer to pay or provide insurance to pay lost wages and medical expenses of an employee/staff who got injured on the job. Specific laws vary with each jurisdiction but there are consistent...

Ways You Can Lose Your Workers’ Compensation Benefits

Ways You Can Lose Your Workers’ Compensation Benefits

Work-related injuries are common, and lots of honest workers get compensated for their work-related injuries. Also, many dishonest workers try to cheat the system, which could be saddening. They want to get paid for an injury that never happened or perhaps makes it as...

What is the Value of a Work Related Elbow Injury?

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...

What to Do After An Injury In The Workplace

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...

The Value of a Rotator Cuff Tear with Surgery

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

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

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...