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10 Steps to take After a Slip and Fall Injury

Slip and fall injuries can be frustrating. They’re one of the most difficult cases to prove, and they often cause a lot of pain and suffering. While you deserve recompense for your medical bills, as well as the time you’ve spent laid up, it can be hard to obtain that without sticking to specific protocol. […]

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How to Prepare for your Workers Compensation Hearing

If your workers’ compensation claim has gone all the way to a hearing, you may be concerned about what to do next. For many individuals, a workers’ compensation hearing is their first time in a courtroom, and it’s a process that can certainly be daunting. While your workers’ compensation attorney should give you a little […]

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What Different Types of Disability Payments Are There?

Disability payments may just be one of the most difficult workers’ compensation claims to understand. You have to know what kind of injury you have, when it occurred, and how it’s affected your life and your ability to work. Since it’s so difficult to figure out, it can be hard to know if you’re receiving […]

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Chicago Illinois Concrete Worker

7 Times You Need a Workers Compensation Lawyer in Chicago

If you’ve been injured on the job, it can be difficult to determine what steps to take, who to contact, and when it’s serious enough to contact an attorney. We understand that if at all possible, you’d like to save your money instead of spending it on a workers’ compensation lawyer. However, if you’re being […]

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What to do if you Witness Workplace Violence in Illinois

Have you witnessed or been a part of a violent fight at work? Depending on the conditions surrounding the fight you may be entitled to compensation: You were a bystander who tried to break up the fight. If you got injured in the crossfire and the fight was about a work-related matter, you can probably […]

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5 Reasons to Contact an Illinois Workers Compensation Lawyer

You’ve been injured at work and you’ve filed a workers’ compensation claim, but your claim was denied. You know you deserve compensation, and you intend to go after it, but is a lawyer really necessary? It seems obvious to you that you should receive some sort of recompense, so you’re not sure that you need […]

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Illinois Truck Drivers

Workers Compensation for Truck Drivers In Chicago

If you’re a truck driver who lives life out on the open road, don’t worry about getting compensation for an accident or injury once you’re back home. Truck drivers experience some of the toughest working conditions—irregular hours in cramped quarters, followed by short bursts of heavy lifting. These contrasting conditions can lead to all kinds […]

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Chicago Illinois Workers Compensation 101: The Basics

What is workers’ compensation? Workers’ compensation is essentially an insurance policy that pays for any injury you experience or illness you contract as a direct result of your job. Who pays workers’ compensation? Your employer is required to pay for this insurance, and is not allowed to ask for contribution from you, the worker. How […]

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Can undocumented workers receive workers compensation in Chicago?

Are you an undocumented worker who has been hurt at work? Are you afraid to come forward and get the money you deserve? Don’t be. Despite the fact that undocumented immigrants reportedly make up 3.5% of the United States’ population, undocumented workers often allow companies to deny them their workers’ compensation in fear of being […]

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Injured, Can’t Work, and No SSN—Help!

You have been injured at work and can’t work anymore. You may be unauthorized to work in the United States and you do not have a Social Security card. The most important thing is to know your rights. Are you entitled to workers’ compensation benefits under Illinois Law? Hurt on the Job If you are […]

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