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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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Illinois Factory Workers and Workers Compesation

Factory workers power our economy, but sometimes the industry can damage those who keep it running. Factories produce the products and tools we use every day, but how often do we think about these employees? Factory conditions can be very dangerous, with risks such as burns, back injuries, spinal injuries, and (most commonly) repetitive motion […]

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Workers’ Compensation for Construction Workers

Construction work can be dangerous, but don’t let insurance companies cheat you out of your workers’ compensation. Every year hundreds of thousands of construction workers are hurt on the job. Contractors are constantly exposed to dust and debris and dangerous heavy equipment. Workers can even develop pain or injuries from doing the same physical tasks […]

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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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Workers’ Compensation for Union Workers

You got injured at work. Does your union membership affect your workers’ compensation? Your union will do what they can to help your claim. Unions have a long history of supporting health and safety regulations. It also benefits the union to prevent further safety negligence. Often a union representative, or steward, will help you through […]

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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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