Posts Categorized: Workplace accident lawyer

What Kinds Of Cases Do Workplace Accident Attorneys Handle?

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Imagine being hurt on the job and unable to provide for your family. Sadly, many people across the country face this situation after workplace accidents. If you cannot do your regular duties after an injury, speak to an Illinois workplace accident lawyer at Fisk & Monteleone. You could be entitled to compensation for your wages… Read more »

Can I Get Compensation for Long-Term Effects of COVID?

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Although we have been grappling with COVID-19 for more than a year, there is still a lot that we don’t know about the virus, including what kind of long-term repercussions survivors may be facing. Fortunately, employees who are injured on the job, or who contract an illness (including COVID-19), are often entitled to workers’ compensation… Read more »

Are Uber Drivers Eligible for Workers’ Compensation?

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In Illinois, only workers who are considered employees are eligible for workers’ compensation benefits if they are hurt while on the job. Unfortunately, this means that independent contractors, including gig workers, like Uber drivers, who sustain workplace injuries are often out of luck when it comes to collecting medical and wage loss replacement benefits. This… Read more »

Independent Contractors and Workers’ Compensation in Illinois

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While most employers in Illinois are required to obtain workers’ compensation insurance, these benefits are not available to everyone. Independent contractors, for example, aren’t eligible for workers’ compensation in Illinois, even when they are hurt on the job. This does not mean, however, that someone who receives a 1099 income will automatically be barred from… Read more »