Posts Categorized: Workers Compensation Attorney

Workplace Injuries Are a Societal Equalizer: No One is Immune

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Workplace injuries are frequently associated with construction jobs or careers which utilize heavy equipment. However, it is a common misconception that only these employment opportunities are subject to workplace injuries. While employee injuries can be caused by heavy equipment, it is far more likely for the injuries themselves to have more mundane causes. Frequency of… Read more »

Overhaul of Workers’ Compensation Affects Medical Payouts

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In 2011, a law was passed in the state of Illinois that made some changes to the workers’ compensation system. Most notably, the law reduced medical fees by 30 percent. Since that time, the aftermath of those changes are beginning to show; in a recent report, Illinois’ workers’ compensation costs fell below those of neighboring… Read more »

Filing a Third Party Liability Claim After a Workplace Accident

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Most employees who work in the state of Illinois are covered under workers’ compensation insurance the moment that they begin working. This type of insurance provides for no-fault recovery in the event that an employee sustains an on-the-job injury, i.e., the employee does not need to prove fault in order to recover damages, but is… Read more »