The Illinois Work Injury Lawyer

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Common Work Injuries

If you are injured at work, the first step is to file an incident report.

Because these injuries happened on the job, you are entitled to compensation for wage loss and rehabilitation. In order to make sure that you are compensated for your injury, call Franks & Rechenberg, P.C.  David N. Rechenberg has guided people through the worker’s compensation system for 18 years. We can assist you in getting a just settlement or award.

Common workplace injuries include:

  • Total knee replacement/ knee arthoplasty
  • Total hip replacement
  • Rotator cuff tear
  • Sudden incident/ sudden injuries
    • Single incident or sudden injuries are what most people think of when talking about worker’s comp issues. For example, a UPS driver lifts a heavy box and pulls a muscle in his back, or someone slips and falls on a slippery floor and lands on their shoulder. Single incident or sudden injuries such as these may be compensable by worker’s comp.
  • Repetitive stress injuries
    • These injuries can be the same as the single incident injuries. Only the cause is different. Instead of a single incident, injuries can result from years of repetitive stress. Whether it happens all at once, or over a period of months or years, we have handled worker’s compensation cases that involved:
      Rotator cuff tear
      Torn ACL (anterior cruciate ligament)
      Torn MCL (medial collateral ligament)
      Torn meniscus Back injury, e.g. bulging disk or herniated disc
      Neck injury
      Knee / hip replacement
      Carpal tunnel syndrome
      Hearing loss
      Heart attack / stroke
      Lateral epicondylitis
      Cubital tunnel syndrome
      Tarsal tunnel syndrome
      Ulnar nerve transposition RSD (reflex sympathetic dystrophy)
  • Reflex sympathy dystrophy
  • Epidural steroid injection
  • Laminectomy for herniated disc
  • Spinal fusion surgery
  • Discectomy for herniated disc
  • Heart attack/ myocardial infarction
  • Herniated disc
  • Bulging disc
  • Torn annulus
  • Jumper’s knee/ patella femoral pain syndrome
  • Anterior cruciate ligament injury
  • MCL injury & LCL injury
  • Torn meniscus of the knee
  • Torn labrum
  • Tennis elbow/ lateral epichondylitis
  • Shoulder impingement syndrome
  • Inguinal hernia
  • Trigger finger/ stenosising tenosynovits
  • De Quervain’s disease
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Cubital tunnel syndrome
  • Bicep tendron rupture

Get the representation and compensation you deserve

Contact Franks & Rechenberg, P.C. today

(847) 854-7700