Should I Hire a Workers’ Comp Attorney?
If you or somebody you care about sustains an injury on-the-job in Chicago, you should be able to recover compensation for your medical bills and a significant portion of your lost wages. Additionally, if you are permanently disabled, you should be able to recover long-term compensation. However, it is not uncommon for insurance carriers...Read More
When Can You Sue Your Employer for a Work-Related Injury?
In the event a person sustains a work injury in Chicago or anywhere throughout Illinois, they will likely be able to recover compensation for all medical expenses and a significant portion of their lost income. However, due to the way that the workers’ compensation system works in Illinois, it is rare that an employee...Read More
What Happens if an Accident at Work is Not Reported?
Anytime a person sustains an on-the-job injury, they need to seek medical care and report the injury to their employer or supervisor as soon as possible. However, what happens if a workplace injury is not reported? Failing to report a workplace injury could result in a person becoming unable to recover any compensation for...Read More
Labor Unions and Illinois Workers’ Compensation Claims
Illinois requires every employer to carry workers’ compensation insurance. This is designed to pay for a person’s medical bills if they sustain an on-the-job injury, as well as a significant portion of their lost income if they cannot work. However, when a person is in a union, they may be entitled to benefits above...Read More