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?
Before any discussion of workers’ compensation benefits can be meaningful, it is essential to understand the concept of the Average Weekly Wage (AWW). The AWW forms the basis for most benefits a worker will receive during the course of a workers’ compensation claim. Because the Average Weekly Wage directly affects how much compensation a … Continue reading Average Weekly Wage (AWW) – The Basis for Workers’ Compensation Benefits →