Benson, Illinois Workers' Compensation Lawyers

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Philip A. Bareck
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Metamora, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney
(309) 383-4034 418 Old Germantown Rd
Metamora, IL 61548
Workers' Comp, Bankruptcy, Business and Personal Injury
Jonathan Thomas Nessler
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Lincoln, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 12 years experience
(800) 727-8010 202 S. Chicago St.
Lincoln, IL 62656
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home and Personal Injury
University of Illinois College of Law
Jonathan T. Nessler began his legal career with Nessler & Associates in 2007. His practice is focused on personal injury claims, including catastrophic automobile accidents, nursing home negligence, medical malpractice, and wrongful death. Mr. Nessler has dedicated his entire legal career to helping injured people recover for their loss. He is recognized by the National Trial Lawyers as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer and a Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyer in Illinois. He is also recognized by The Law Bulletin Publishing Company Leading Lawyers as an Emerging Lawyer. - Education Bachelor of Science...
Mike McElvain
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Bloomington, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 47 years experience
(309) 828-3340 234 East Front Street
Bloomington, IL 61701
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Insurance Claims, Legal Malpractice and Personal Injury
University of Illinois College of Law
Jerry A Tuffentsamer
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Peoria, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 8 years experience
(309) 839-8049 1022 N Sheridan Rd
Peoria, IL 61606-1956
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
Southern Illinois University School of Law and Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
native of central Illinois, Attorney, Jerry A. Tuffentsamer, was raised in the local small community of Manito, Illinois. Prior to attending law school, Jerry worked for several years in the central Illinois as union construction laborer out of the Laborers’ International Union, Local 231. As a union laborer, Jerry worked several years for a local commercial concrete and masonry company.

Jerry received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Paralegal Studies/Pre-law from Southern Illinois University in 2008. Jerry then received his Juris Doctor from Southern Illinois University School of Law in 2011. While in law school, Jerry was a member of...
James Reilly
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Streator, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 40 years experience
(815) 672-8505 7 Dannys Drive
Suite 1
Streator, IL 61364
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Divorce, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
James T. Reilly has been practicing since 1979. He is an experienced trial lawyer with over fifty jury cases tried to verdict. He concentrates his practice in both civil and criminal litigation. Jury awards include medical malpractice, wrongful death, fraud prosecution and various types of personal injuries. He has defended cases in criminal courts ranging from fitness trials in murder cases to DUI’s. In addition to these, he has successfully defended persons charged with arson, aggravated battery, drug offenses and other felonies and misdemeanors.

Reilly has served as a LaSalle County Assistant Public Defender since 2000. He represents clients before the...
William Wombacher
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Peoria, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 40 years experience
(888) 541-2088 416 Main St, Suite 700
Peoria, IL 61602
Workers' Comp, Elder, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability
University of Iowa
Bill was born and raised in Peoria, IL. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a B.A. degree in Government. He received his law degree (JD) at the University of Iowa graduating with honors. He has been practicing law in Central Illinois since his graduation and admission into the Illinois Bar. Legal ability and ethical standards ratings are published each year by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.Bill has the highest possible rating of AV. The legal ability rating is "A" which means he is rated as very high to preeminent. The "V" rating means that he embraces faithful adherence...
Harry M. Williams
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Peoria, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 37 years experience
(309) 676-7633 414 Hamilton Blvd
Peoria, IL 61602
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp and Personal Injury
Saint Louis University School of Law
Harry Williams is a trial lawyer and former insurance defense attorney who has practiced personal injury law in Peoria, Illinois, for more than 35 years. His law firm – Peoria Injury Law Center – focuses on cases involving injuries that were caused by the carelessness of another person or a company. Harry fights for the rights of people who have been injured, making sure they receive proper medical care and every financial benefit that is available to them under the law. He is well-known and well-respected in downstate Illinois and has a reputation among his clients for his bold,...
Mr. Terry W. Dodds
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Bloomington, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 19 years experience
(309) 829-9300 624 N. Main St.
Bloomington, IL 61701
Workers' Comp, Criminal, Family and Personal Injury
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
The Dodds Law Office, PC, represents Illinois personal injury, Illinois workers compensation and Illinois auto accident claimants and counsels clients in the areas of criminal and family law. Terry is a native of the Bloomington-Normal area, having attended grade school and junior high in the Unit 5 School District. His mother and father also have strong ties to the Bloomington-Normal community, both having graduated from Illinois State University. Terry's Brother, Geoff Dodds, is also a licensed attorney in Illinois, currently acting as the City Attorney for the Village of Heyworth, IL. After graduating from Clinton Community High School in 1992, Terry obtained...
Todd Strong
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Peoria, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer
(309) 688-5297 3100 North Knoxville Avenue
Peoria, IL 61603
Workers' Comp, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Valparaiso University School of Law
I am a trial lawyer born and raised in Central Illinois practicing in Plaintiff's worker's compensation and personal injury claims. I limit my practice to injured worker's and accident victims. I have practiced at all levels of arbitration and appeals up to and including the Illinois Supreme Court.
Dale Thomas
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Pekin, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 33 years experience
(309) 346-5297 337 Court St.
Pekin, IL 61554
Workers' Comp, Criminal, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
The John Marshall Law School
Employment:
• Former Felony Assistant State’s Attorney, Peoria County
• Former Special Assistant to the Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Washington, D.C.
• Former Judicial Law Clerk, United States District Court, Western District of Texas, San Antonio Division
• Former law clerk, United Food and Commercial Workers International Union Washington, DC
• Former Vice President of United Food and Commercial Workers Union, Local 881, Oak Brook, Illinois.

School:
• Graduated 2nd out of 159 students at John Marshall Law School.
• Author: Picket Line Misconduct; Is Forfeiture of Reinstatement Rights for Purely Verbal Threats Sound?
18. J. Mar. L Rev. 445, 1985.
• Team Member, Wagner Labor Law...
Mark M Wilson
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Peru, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 23 years experience
(815) 408-6330 3808 Progress Blvd., Suite A
Peru, IL 61354
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability
Mr. Wilson began his legal career in 1996 practicing in Peoria County before relocating to LaSalle County in 2003. In his career, he has successfully tried numerous cases involving motor vehicle accidents, construction accidents, employment disputes, and premises liability. Additionally, he has extensive Appellate Court experience having successfully handled numerous appeals particularly in the area of workers’ compensation. In 2004, he obtained the second largest personal injury jury verdict in Marshall County history at the time. In 2017, he negotiated the largest settlement ever obtained for a workers’ compensation claim with the Chicago Public School District. ...
Peoria, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer
(800) 986-6080 456 Fulton St
#425
Peoria, IL 61602
Workers' Comp, Criminal, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
Drake University
Peoria, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer
(309) 691-7263 9121 N Industrial Rd
Peoria, IL 61615
Workers' Comp, Estate Planning, Insurance Defense and Real Estate
Bloomington, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer
(309) 828-8002 2011 Fox Creek Rd
Bloomington, IL 61701
Workers' Comp and Personal Injury
Peoria, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer
(309) 674-4878 124 SW Adams St
Peoria, IL 61602
Workers' Comp, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability
Bloomington, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney
(309) 827-4371 2011 Fox Creek Rd
Bloomington, IL 61701
Workers' Comp
Peru, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney
(815) 224-4700 1200 38th St
Peru, IL 61354
Workers' Comp, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Personal Injury
Peru, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney
(815) 224-2030 1611 5th St
Peru, IL 61354
Workers' Comp, Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
Oglesby, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney
(815) 883-4102 170 E Walnut St
Oglesby, IL 61348
Workers' Comp, Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Peru, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney
(815) 224-8157 3815 Progress Blvd
Peru, IL 61354
Workers' Comp and Bankruptcy
Peoria, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer
(309) 676-1818 415 NE Jefferson Ave
Peoria, IL 61603
Workers' Comp
Peoria, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer
411 Hamilton Blvd
Peoria, IL 61602
Workers' Comp and Personal Injury
Bloomington, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney
(309) 827-4371 2011 Fox Creek Rd
Bloomington, IL 61701
Workers' Comp, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability
Peoria, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer
(309) 673-5144 4242 North Knoxville Avenue
Peoria, IL 61614
Workers' Comp and Personal Injury
Bloomington, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney
(217) 429-3030 201 W Olive St
Bloomington, IL 61701
Workers' Comp, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Bloomington, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer
(309) 829-5700 237 E Front St
Bloomington, IL 61701
Workers' Comp
John J. Malm
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(630) 527-4177 1730 Park St
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Naperville, IL 60563
Free ConsultationNaperville, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 26 years experience
Workers' Comp, Asbestos, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Valparaiso University School of Law
I am an experienced personal injury attorney dedicated to fighting for the rights of my clients through every stage of their case. I represent clients who have been injured due to car accidents, animal attacks, sports injuries, defective products and nursing home abuse.

I am a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association and the DuPage County Bar Association. I have been included in the Illinois list of Super Lawyers. I have a 10.0 rating on Avvo and a 10.0 rating on Justia. Let me fight for the justice you deserve. Call today for a free...
Patricia L. M. Gifford
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Champaign, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 13 years experience
(217) 328-2828 317 E. University Ave
Champaign, IL 61820
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Animal, Elder and Personal Injury
The John Marshall Law School
Tricia joined the Spiros Law team as a Senior Associate attorney in 2014. Prior to joining, she spent over eight years practicing plaintiff's personal injury work in Chicago. There, she helped obtain multi-million dollar settlements and verdicts for clients in all types of personal injury and wrongful death cases. Her drive and dedication have allowed her countless victories in the courtroom, achieving over 25 million in nursing home and medical malpractice cases. Tricia has been recognized by Super Lawyers as an Illinois Rising Star in 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 and as a Super Lawyer every year since 2016. She...
Jon C. Walker
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Champaign, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 15 years experience
(217) 403-9391 301 N. Neil Street
Suite 400
Champaign, IL 61820
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability
University of Illinois College of Law
Jon Walker is an associate attorney at Woodruff Johnson & Evans where he focuses his practice on personal injury, workers’ compensation, and Social Security Disability claims. With more than a decade of legal experience, Mr. Walker has successfully recovered millions of dollars for his injured clients. He is particularly experienced in handling workers’ compensation claims for auto industry workers. He is one of only a few attorneys in the entire state of Illinois currently helping injured workers secure expedited trial and appellate review by filing emergency hearings under the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act, Section 19(b-1). Call for a free consultation.
Sandra Loeb
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(815) 929-9292 1230 W Court St
Kankakee, 60901
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Nursing Home, Personal Injury and Products Liability
University of Illinois College of Law
Sandra joined Spiros Law, P.C. in 2008. She devotes her legal career to representing injured persons in worker's compensation and personal injury matters throughout Central Illinois. Sandra has successfully tried cases in front of juries and has secured millions of dollars in settlements for clients throughout Illinois.
William Patrick Schmitz Jr.
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Kankakee, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer
(815) 929-9292 1230 W Court St
Kankakee, IL 60901
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home and Personal Injury
University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
William P. Schmitz joined Spiros Law in 2016. His practice focuses on workers’ compensation and personal injury matters. He handles an array of cases including those arising from work accidents, automobile collisions, premises liability, and product liability. A loyal advocate, he values his clients and aggressively fights for their interests at every stage of litigation. In addition, he advises his clients to help them navigate peripheral issues associated with their claims. Bill is a proud member of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association. Bill is a Cum Laude graduate of the University of Illinois College of Law. He earned his B.A....
Jared B Staver
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Joliet, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 19 years experience
(815) 726-4405 81 N Chicago St
Ste 400
Joliet, IL 60432-4395
Workers' Comp, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Products Liability
The John Marshall Law School
When you’re injured in a car accident or through another situation involving the negligent actions of another party, you want to put your case in the hands of a lawyer who has the knowledge and experience necessary to fight for you to obtain the compensation you deserve. I have been ...
Miranda Soucie
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(815) 929-9292 1230 W Court St
Kankakee, 60901
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Nursing Home, Personal Injury and Products Liability
University of Illinois College of Law
Miranda Soucie became a partner at Spiros Law, P.C. in 2010. Her legal focus deals with personal injury cases, including automobile, birth, workplace injuries, and negligence. She is licensed to practice in both Illinois and Florida. Miranda earned her J.D. at the University of Illinois College of Law. In her time as an attorney, Miranda has established herself as a fierce advocate for her clients who sincerely cares about their wellbeing.
Jeffrey  Frederick
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Urbana, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 37 years experience
(800) 642-1227 129 W. Main St.
Urbana, IL 61801
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp and Personal Injury
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Jeffrey D. Frederick, Esq. is a partner of Frederick & Hagle. Mr. Frederick graduated with high honors from Chicago Kent College of Law in 1982, where he consistently achieved academic excellence and was in the top 10% percent of his class.

Jeffrey D. Frederick became a member of this law firm in 1982. He limits his practice to personal injury and consequently has been able to focus his practice of law on representing those individuals who have been injured as a result of an automobile collision, a defective product or while working in construction. Additionally, Jeffrey Frederick also handles workers compensation...
James Spiros
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(815) 929-9292 1230 W Court St
Kankakee, 60901
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Nursing Home, Personal Injury and Products Liability
The John Marshall Law School
James Spiros is the founding partner of Spiros Law, P.C. He is a skilled litigator with experience in cases involving workplace injuries, serious traffic and trucking accident, defective drugs and devices, medical negligence, wrongful death, and nursing home neglect and abuse. Since 2004, James has consistently been named one of the Leading Lawyers in the State of Illinois by the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin Publishing Company. James earned an undergraduate degree at Purdue University, and a J.D. at The John Marshall School Law School in 1994. He and his wife, Stephanie, have two sons.
Steven R. Roach
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Wheaton, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 21 years experience
(630) 573-8500 1755 S. Naperville Road
Suite # 100
Wheaton, IL 60189
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Criminal, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability
DePaul College of Law
The "Law Offices of Steven R. Roach" is a full service criminal defense practice with office locations in Chicago, Schaumburg, and Wheaton, Illinois. We provide tough, experienced, effective representation on behalf of adults and juveniles throughout the greater Chicagoland area, and all surrounding suburbs. We are pleased to offer a free consultation. Our practice areas include, but are not limited to, Personal Injury, Criminal defense, Worker's Compensation, DUI, Traffic, Driver's License Revocation Reinstatement, FOID Firearm Owners Rights Reinstatement. To contact one of our law offices, call 312-421-8820 / 847-685-6000 / 630-573-8500. You may also contact us...
Michael J. Brennan
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Orland Park, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 34 years experience
(708) 460-9300 16521 S. 106th Court
Orland Park, IL 60467
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
The John Marshall Law School
Michael J. Brennan has been a practicing Personal Injury and Criminal Defense trial lawyer since 1985. He graduated from John Marshall Law School with his Juris Doctorate and was an assistant state’s attorney on behalf of the People of the State of Illinois at the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office. He has had over 30 years of trial experience handling State and Federal Criminal Defense Matters and Personal Injury cases from motor vehicle accidents to workplace injuries. In 1996, he formed his own law firm, Law Offices of Michael J. Brennan, P.C. Michael’s aggressive dedication to...
Mario Palermo
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Oak Brook, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 23 years experience
(630) 684-2332 1415 West 22nd Street
Tower Floor
Oak Brook, IL 60523
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home and Personal Injury
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
LEAD ATTORNEY MARIO PALERMO
In this industry, where results count, attorney Mario Palermo has consistently delivered. Mr. Palermo’s 21 year track record speaks for itself. In both 2015 and 2016, Mr. Palermo was awarded the prestigious Litigator Award. The Litigator Award represents the highest honor in Trial Law, and stands as the nation’s most coveted symbol of litigation achievement. The Litigator Awards are based on actual “Verdict and Settlement” dollar achievement rather than peer popularity, making it the most rigorous and objective award ratings anywhere. Those awarded join an exclusive fraternity of Superstar Lawyers who have won Million, Multi-Million, and Billion...
Mr. Albert J. Salvi
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Wheaton, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 34 years experience
1755 S. Naperville Road
Wheaton, IL 60189
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
Salvi is recognized as a one of the top 10 lawyers in America by the American Institute of Legal Counsel, and a top 100 lawyer by the American Society of Legal Advocates in 2016. Additionally, the Trial Lawyers Board of Regents presented Salvi with the Litigator Award. Further, he has also earned a spot among the "Top One Percent" of attorneys from the National Association of Distinguished Counsel from 2015-2016 and AVVO named Salvi a "Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney" based on exceptional client reviews and peer recommendations Al Salvi has lived in Lake County his whole life. He was...
Christopher Lawrence Panio
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Homewood, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 14 years experience
(708) 928-8680 18237 S. Kedzie Ave
Homewood, IL 60430
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
The John Marshall Law School
Christopher Panio received his undergraduate degrees, a Bachelor of Science in Business Marketing and a minor in International Business from the University of Colorado in 2002. He subsequently attended the John Marshall Law School in Chicago where he earned Dean's List honors. During his time at John Marshall, he clerked at Lavin & Nisivaco, for Terrance J. Lavin, now a judge on the Illinois First District Appellate Court, Fifth Division. After graduating from law school, Christopher continued working in the personal injury field, handling complex injury cases on behalf of a prestigious Chicago law firm. With significant trial...
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Injured on the job?

The workers' compensation system attempts to streamline the process for handling work-related injuries and illnesses, such as a loss of limb, back injury, or repetitive strain injuries, such as carpal tunnel syndrome. The system generally provides fixed remedies to employees suffering from work-related injuries without requiring the employee to prove fault, thereby minimizing the need for litigation and its associated costs. Benefits from workers' compensation insurance may include medical care, temporary disability benefits, permanent disability benefits, vocational rehabilitation, and death benefits.

The workers' compensation system is typically an alternative to filing a civil lawsuit for a personal injury claim, and in most cases, you may not pursue both avenues for compensation for an injury.

A workers' compensation lawyer can help you navigate the workers' compensation system to get the full benefits to which you are entitled. If your injury was caused by someone or something not covered by your employer's workers' compensation insurance, a workers' compensation attorney can help you file a third-party claim so that you get the compensation you deserve.

Sometimes workers' compensation attorneys also handle matters in personal injury or employment law. However, some attorneys also handle workers' compensation matters exclusively.


Cumulative injury: The career total of an employee's job-related injuries resulting in disabilities.

Third-party claim: A legal claim by an employee against a party who is not the employer and whose negligence caused injury during or in the course of employment.