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When Should You Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?

Anyone who has been injured in an accident probably wonders whether or not he/she should hire a personal injury attorney to file a legal case against the responsible party. If you’ve suffered grave injuries, it is imperative that you work with a personal injury lawyer. This is because filing a personal injury lawsuit requires expert … Continue reading When Should You Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?

Workers’ Compensation 101 for Small Businesses

Running a successful small business is a challenge in the current globalized economy, especially when one or more of your employees are injured on the job. It not only hinders your productivity but may also lead to expensive workplace injury claims. Despite your best precautions, employees will get hurt on the job. Unfortunately, most small … Continue reading Workers’ Compensation 101 for Small Businesses

Industrial Accidents in Illinois and How to Prevent Them

A workplace injury ranks number three in the list of causes of deaths in the U.S. In Illinois, transportation incidents accounted for 37% of fatalities where 17% happened due to falls, slips, and trips, 14% by moving objects, 13% due to exposure to harmful substances, and 18% due to other reasons. Simply copy & paste … Continue reading Industrial Accidents in Illinois and How to Prevent Them

How Does Workers’ Compensation Settlement Benefit the Employee?

If an incident at work has caused physical injuries to you and the effects appear to be long-lasting, the workers’ compensation insurer at your workplace can provide you with permanent disability benefits. In case you do not agree with what the insurance company has decided to pay you, you can opt to either go for … Continue reading How Does Workers’ Compensation Settlement Benefit the Employee?

What Are the Things to Know about Social Security Disability Insurance?

Experts believe that there’s a 30% chance for Americans in their 20s to have a condition that disables them from working for up to three months prior to hitting the retirement age. The social security disability insurance (SSDI) is a government program that protects workers who have lost the ability to work before the age … Continue reading What Are the Things to Know about Social Security Disability Insurance?

The IME Doctor Says You Are Fine, Your Doctor Says You Are Not

The IME Doctor Says You Are Fine, Your Doctor Says You Are Not One of those rights is to send you to a doctor of their choosing, known as an independent medical exam (IME) with the word “independent” leaving one scratching their head. Many of these IME doctors have relationships with the insurance companies who … Continue reading The IME Doctor Says You Are Fine, Your Doctor Says You Are Not

Work Injury Lawyer Effingham IL

Work Injury Lawyer Effingham, IL Suffering an injury on the job can create several problems, ranging from trying to recuperate to dealing with an employer that refuses to accept responsibility for the injury. Because of the costs associated with comprehensive medical care, you cannot afford to roll the legal dice with an inexperienced worker’s compensation … Continue reading Work Injury Lawyer Effingham IL

Auto Accidents and Medical Bills: Who Pays?

Traffic accidents can be an overwhelming experience even when there are no injuries. When you add in the stress that medical expenses can cause, the situation can be a dire one, indeed. This is especially true when you aren’t sure how to cover your medical bills while your personal injury claim is getting resolved. Let’s … Continue reading Auto Accidents and Medical Bills: Who Pays?

7 Tips When Dealing with an Insurance Adjuster

If you’ve been in an accident, the chances are good that you’ll need to communicate with an insurance company at some point during the recovery process. It is incredibly important that you keep a few basic guidelines in mind when speaking with adjusters, no matter honest they seem. Let’s take a look at seven tips … Continue reading 7 Tips When Dealing with an Insurance Adjuster

How much is my Workers’ Compensation case Worth?

 A common question we hear when talking to clients is, “how much is my case worth?”  If you are hurt on the job in Illinois you are going to hear terms like PPD or “percentage loss of use,” and they can be confusing.  Hopefully, we can clear that up a bit.   Almost every Illinois … Continue reading How much is my Workers’ Compensation case Worth?

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