Brookport Workers' Compensation Lawyers

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Bridget Lawler
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Metropolis, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 20 years experience
711 Market Street
Metropolis, IL 62960
Workers' Comp and Personal Injury
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Bridget Lawler is an experienced and knowledgeable Attorney at Lawler & Lawler Injury Law Firm. Her practice areas include Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation, as well as Motor Vehicle Accidents, Slip and Fall Accidents, Dog Bites, and Wrongful Death.

Bridget received her B.A. from St. Louis University, and her J.D. from Southern Illinois University Law School. She was admitted to practice law in Illinois in 2000 and in Kentucky in 2001. Bridget is a member of the Illinois State Bar, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, and the American Inns of Court. In addition, she was Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell in 2017....
Tyler N. Dihle
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Marion, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 11 years experience
(618) 997-2111 404 N Monroe St
Marion, IL 62959
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Mark Prince
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Marion, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 32 years experience
(618) 997-2111 404 N Monroe St
Marion, IL 62959
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Southern Illinois University School of Law
Kolby R. Smithpeters
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(618) 294-9529 2 N Vine St 6th Floor
Harrisburg, IL 62946
Free ConsultationHarrisburg, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 5 years experience
Workers' Comp, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Southern Illinois University
I am currently an Attorney in Harrisburg, IL at The Smithpeters Law Firm LLC serving the Southern Illinois community. Please contact me for all of your legal needs.
Raymond Lawler
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Marion, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 47 years experience
(618) 889-4981 1129 North Carbon Street
Marion, IL 62959
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp and Personal Injury
Lawler and Lawler obtained the first Million dollar verdict in Southern Illinois and has continued to have many satisfied clients in Southern Illinois. 618 Law yers.
Joshua A. Humbrecht
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Mt. Vernon, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 10 years experience
(618) 244-5335 206 S. 9th St., Suite 201
Mt. Vernon, IL 62864
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home and Personal Injury
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Since my time in law school I have dedicated my legal career to serving, protecting and enforcing the rights of individuals harmed through the carelessness of others. I have tried cases throughout the counties of southern Illinois, before the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission and argued successfully before the Illinois Appellate Courts. Regardless of the size of any given case, my full attention, effort and care is put into all the work I do. I understand that whatever situation the client comes into our office with, it is very important and the source of significant stress and anxiety. I ensure...
Matthew H. Caraway
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West Frankfort, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 10 years experience
(618) 505-1660 115 E Main St
West Frankfort, IL 62896
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Products Liability
University of Illinois College of Law and Eastern Illinois University
Matt Caraway is a trial attorney at Sam C. Mitchell and Associates. He focuses on representing people who have been injured as a result of another’s negligence. He enthusiastically represents his clients with the energy and dedication required to deliver excellent results. He aggressively pursues individuals, insurance companies, and businesses that have wronged his clients.

Matt represents clients in both Illinois and Missouri. He practices in State and Federal Court. His trial experience includes jury and bench trials in both states.

Matt was also in the Illinois Air National Guard and served for seven years, becoming Staff Sergeant in Operation Enduring Freedom...
Brian K. Zirkelbach
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Murphysboro, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 22 years experience
(618) 687-1022 1100 Walnut Street
Murphysboro, IL 62966
Workers' Comp, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Indiana University - Indiana University/Purdue University at Indianapolis
I began my practice as a personal injury attorney in 1996 after graduating Indiana University law school. In 22 years of practice I have only represented individuals and their families who have been economically and physically harmed by the negligence of others. In 1988, I was working at a steel company in Macoupin County just out of high school when a defective piece of equipment caught hold of my glove and pulled my left hand into a piece of machinery resulting in serious injuries to my left index and middle finger. My family and I hired a...
James M. Ruppert
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Mount Vernon, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 6 years experience
(618) 244-5335 206 South Ninth Street, Suite 201
P.O. Box 706
Mount Vernon, IL 62864
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home and Personal Injury
William A. Alexander
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West Frankfort, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer
(618) 505-1660 115 E Main Street
West Frankfort, IL 62896
Workers' Comp and Personal Injury
University of Illinois College of Law
With a focus on personal injury, death, and worker's compensation law, William Alexander has been practicing law since 1973. He served as the Associate Circuit Judge in the Second Judicial Circuit in the State of Illinois from 1975-1978 and currently serves as the Chairperson of the Board of Trustees for Morthland College and on the Board of Directors of Centerstone of Illinois. He has been married for 47 years and has two sons.
John Chullen
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Benton, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer
(618) 438-0031 7432 Deering Road
Benton, IL 62812
Workers' Comp and Personal Injury
Steve Hanagan
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Mt. Vernon, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 35 years experience
123 S. 10th Street, STE 601
(US Bank Building)
Mt. Vernon, IL 62864
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Saint Louis University School of Law
Chester, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 40 years experience
(618) 826-5021 1300 1/2 Swanwick Street
P.O. Box 191
Chester, IL 62233-0191
Workers' Comp, Estate Planning, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Jeremy Wang
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Joliet, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 8 years experience
(630) 712-9264 2660 S Cherry Hill Road
A1
Joliet, IL 60433
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatWorkers' Comp, Insurance Claims, Nursing Home and Personal Injury
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Jeremy Wang of Oak Brook, Illinois, is a successful trial-tested litigation lawyer. 630-712-9264. Free 20 minute consultations.DuPage County Attorneys is a division of the Wheaton law firm, J. Wang Law, LLC.

When he first started his legal career, Jeremy often heard complaints due to the lack of attention clients received from attorneys they hired in the past. These well established lawyers, although successful, may have been so busy - they did not have the time to give each client the attention they needed. As a young attorney, this is how Mr. Wang built his law practice over the years- one...
William Patrick Schmitz Jr.
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Champaign, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer
(217) 328-2828 317 E University Ave
Champaign, IL 61820
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatWorkers' Comp and Personal Injury
University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
Bill is a results-driven attorney dedicated to assisting victims of negligence and workplace accidents throughout the state of Illinois. He relishes standing up to insurance companies and employers who too often seek to exploit the vulnerability of injured persons. A fighter by nature, Bill employs an assertive, even confrontational, style of representation. His calculated approach to advocacy has proven successful in both pre-suit negotiations and formal hearings, such that he consistently and continually secures favorable awards and settlements on behalf of his clients.

A skilled communicator, Bill provides his clients with a uniquely informative case-management style, while offering ample opportunity for...
Robert D. Kreisman
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(800) 583-8002 55 W Monroe St
#3700
Chicago, IL 60603
Free ConsultationChicago, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 44 years experience
Workers' Comp, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home and Personal Injury
DePaul College of Law and The John Marshall Law School
Kreisman Law Offices is a Chicago-based personal injury firm that successfully uses a client-based approach to seek justice for victims nationwide. Robert Kreisman is an AV-rated attorney with over 37 years of experience litigating a variety of personal injury cases, including those involving medical malpractice, car accidents, wrongful death, and products liability. He works with some of the leading experts in the nation and employs the newest technology to seek the most favorable results possible for his clients. All cases are taken on a contingency fee basis, meaning you pay nothing unless there is a recovery on your case. Please...
Sandra Loeb
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Champaign, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 21 years experience
(217) 328-2828 317 E University Ave
Champaign, IL 61820
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatWorkers' 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.
Richard K. Johnson
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Chicago, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 38 years experience
(800) 444-1525 77 W Washington St
20th Floor
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp and Personal Injury
DePaul College of Law
Richard maintains a busy statewide practice representing injured men and women, many of whom are union members. The unique combination of representing labor unions and individual members in work-related injury claims provides Richard the opportunity to integrate the rights and benefits of a union contract with the statutory benefits of the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act. Maximizing these benefits for the injured work is the goal of every case.

Richard has had an active role in establishing the rights of injured workers in repetitive trauma claims, handling the trial and appeal of the cases from the Commission level to the Illinois Supreme...
John R. Walker
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Chicago, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 30 years experience
(312) 525-8074 101 N. WACKER DRIVE
SUITE 2006
Chicago, IL 60606
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Employment, Insurance Defense and Maritime
South Texas College of Law
JOHN R. WALKER is a Partner in SBSB's Houston office. For the past almost twenty-five years, it has been my privilege to represent insurance and employer interests focusing on the defense of claims brought under the Longshore and Harbor Act, the Defense Base (DBA), the Non-Appropriated Funds (NAF) Instrumentalities Act, the Jones Act, and General Maritime and Admiralty Law. Additionally, John also has extensive experience in First Party Insurance Defense matters, representing employers, insurance carriers, and third parties in State, Federal and Appellate courts. Prior to joining the firm, John handled First Party Insurance Defense,...
James Spiros
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Champaign, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 26 years experience
(217) 328-2828 317 E University Ave
Champaign, IL 61820
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatWorkers' 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.
Frank Bertuca
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Chicago, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 29 years experience
(800) 444-1525 77 W Washington St
20th Floor
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp and Personal Injury
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Frank J. Bertuca, an aggressive litigator, has obtained millions of dollars in benefits on behalf of his clients. He is one of a select group of lawyers to obtain rarely awarded penalties and attorneys’ fees against United Airlines, American Airlines and major automotive manufacturing and insurance companies for their unreasonable conduct denying benefits to injured workers.

He proudly represents injured workers in courts throughout Illinois, including those in the airline, automotive, manufacturing, construction, law enforcement and fire protection industries. Frank has numerous trial victories and settlements for members of the AFA, ALPA, APFA, FOP, Grain Millers, IAFF, lEA, MAP, SEIU, Teamsters,...
Patricia L. M. Gifford
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Champaign, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 14 years experience
(217) 328-2828 317 E. University Ave
Champaign, IL 61820
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatWorkers' 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...
Peter C. Wachowski
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(800) 825-9260 15 N Northwest Hwy
Park Ridge, IL 60068
Park Ridge, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 30 years experience
Workers' Comp, Employment, Personal Injury and Products Liability
The John Marshall Law School
Peter Wachowski is a well-rounded lawyer who takes great pride in his work and has a passion for helping people in need. He is constantly looking for ways to improve, and won’t stand for complacency. Peter is well educated and versed in his field, and as a result, he is able to help a wide array of clients with varying needs. He is very hard working, and is always going the extra mile to get the absolute best result for the client, even if that means investing more time and money into a case. He works to have satisfied clients,...
John J. Malm
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(630) 527-4177 1730 Park St
#201
Naperville, IL 60563
Free ConsultationNaperville, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 27 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...
Mr Francis J. Discipio
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Oak Brook, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 32 years experience
(630) 574-2288 1200 Harger Rd #500
Oak Brook, IL 60523
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Asbestos, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
University of Bridgeport
The principal of the firm, Francis J. Discipio, has been practicing law for almost twenty years. Mr. Discipio is a veteran trial attorney and has successfully tried cases in both workers' compensation and personal injury. Throughout his practice, Mr. Discipio has defended cases on behalf of large insurance companies such as Traveler's Insurance Company, Alexis Insurance Company, Cambridge Insurance Company, and the Illinois Insurance Guarantee Fund. Working on behalf of plaintiffs in personal injury cases and petitioners in workers' compensation cases, Mr. Discipio has also prosecuted many claims against the above insurance companies and many others. Mr. Discipio has been...
Jonathan Thomas Nessler
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Decatur, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 12 years experience
(800) 727-8010 132 S. Water St.
Suite 535
Decatur, IL 62523
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...
James W. Ackerman
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(888) 899-1977 2601 S 5th St
Springfield, IL 62703
Free ConsultationSpringfield, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 34 years experience
Workers' Comp, Business, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Valparaiso University School of Law
Following in his father’s footsteps as a legal advocate, Springfield personal injury lawyer James Ackerman established his practice in 1989.

Our approach to the law and to meeting our clients' needs comes from Jim Ackerman's belief that clients are best served when they are fully informed and engaged in every aspect of their case. Jim is a former prosecutor who handles injury claims and who coaches other attorneys on the finer points of case preparation, taking a case to trial, and the art of handling juries. Jim brings years of legal and courtroom experience to bear on every case.

Jim Ackerman...
Howard Abrams
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Chicago, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 13 years experience
(312) 985-7368 10 S La Salle, Ste. 2160
Chicago, IL 60603
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Animal, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Howard Abrams is the founding partner, specializing in personal injury, at the Law Office of Howard S. Abrams in Chicago, Illinois. As founding partner, Mr. Abrams handles and oversees a wide variety of plaintiff’s personal injury and professional negligence matters, pre-litigation and through trial. He has been the lead trial attorney in over 50 jury and bench trials, and has successfully resolved numerous cases through mediation and arbitration.

“While I do whatever it takes to resolve a case in the shortest amount of time possible, I realize that going to trial is sometimes the only way to recover maximum results for...
Tony S. Kalogerakos
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Chicago, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 13 years experience
(847) 982-9516 111 N Wabash Ave
#801
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Animal, Construction and Personal Injury
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
For more than a decade, Injury Lawyers of Illinois has distinguished itself as efficient, effective advocates who deliver results and superior customer service to its clients. We focus on getting quick resolutions to individuals injured in the state of Illinois. Whether you were injured in an auto accident, lost a loved one due to another person’s negligence, or were hurt on the job, Injury Lawyers of Illinois offers the attentive and experienced guidance you need to recover compensation for your damages.

Our reputation for aggressive advocacy, integrity and the relationships we’ve established serve us well when litigating cases. These relationships increase...
Kenneth 'Casey' Woodruff
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Aurora, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 30 years experience
(866) 891-9211 4234 Meridian Pkwy
Suite 134
Aurora, IL 60504
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Experienced. Tough. Driven. Put these three words together and you have defined the lead attorney at the firm of Woodruff Johnson & Evans. Over the course of his career, Mr. Woodruff has handled thousands of injury claims, recovering millions of dollars for people who have been hurt. Through it all, Mr. Woodruff has fought tirelessly to prevent corporations and big insurance companies from trampling on the rights of working men and women. For instance, on 40 different occasions, Mr. Woodruff represented employees from the University of Illinois who were denied their workers’ compensation rights after suffering repetitive-work injuries to their...
Gary Annes
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Chicago, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 25 years experience
(855) 529-2442 100 N LaSalle St
#1710
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Arbitration & Mediation, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Mitchell S Sexner
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Chicago, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 33 years experience
(800) 996-4824 2126 W. Van Buren
Chicago, IL 60612
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Since 1990, the attorneys of Mitchell S. Sexner & Associates LLC have provided highly successful representation for clients across Illinois. One of the area's most recognized legal names, Sexner & Associates LLC has multiple offices located in Illinois, with defense lawyers servicing the Chicago courts as well as for counties including Cook, DuPage, Lake, Kane, Will and McHenry counties. Our attorneys stand ready to help clients with a wide range of legal services. If you would like to speak about your options, no obligation will apply when you call. We believe at Sexner & Associates LLC that helping...
John J Budin
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Chicago, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 30 years experience
(312) 377-0700 1 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2165
Chicago, IL 60602
Workers' Comp, Health Care, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
DePaul University
At Budin Law Offices in Chicago, we are focused exclusively on helping injured people get the money they need through personal injury and workers’ compensation claims.

Our law firm was founded in 1990 by attorney John J. Budin. Prior to forming the law firm, Mr. Budin worked as a prosecutor, holding criminals accountable for their wrongdoing. In this role, he honed the skills that he now puts to use holding negligent parties and their insurers accountable for their wrongdoing and relentlessly pursuing justice and compensation for victims. In addition to his legal background, Mr. Budin has a great deal of real...
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...
Sofia Zneimer
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Chicago, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 16 years experience
(773) 516-4100 4141 N Western Ave
Chicago, IL 60618
Workers' Comp, Immigration, Legal Malpractice and Personal Injury
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Sofia Zneimer is a lawyer who litigates immigration and injury lawsuits. Sofia Zneimer represents businesses and individuals in need of an immigration benefit, including visa, work permit, permanent residency, or citizenship. Sofia Zneimer also handles immigration, malpractice, and personal injury trials and appeals.
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...
Robert Duncan
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Chicago, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 18 years experience
(312) 445-0567 161 North Clark Street
Suite 2550A
Chicago, IL 60601
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home and Personal Injury
University of Illinois - Chicago
Attorney Robert R. Duncan is founder of the Chicago personal injury law firm Duncan Law Group. As a passionate advocate for injured victims and their loved ones, Mr. Duncan has successfully represented numerous injured residents throughout Chicago, the state of Illinois, and the Midwest. His extensive experience and professional abilities have earned him a positive reputation throughout the local and legal community, success in State and Federal Courts, and recoveries in the millions of dollars on behalf of his clients. Attorney Duncan began his legal career after graduating from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and the University of Illinois...
Moe Ahmad
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405 North Wabash Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
Free ConsultationChicago, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 11 years experience
Workers' Comp, Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Attorney Mohammad (Moe) Ahmad attended Western Michigan University Cooley Law School where he earned a juris doctorate degree with a concentration in litigation. Moe is a former prosecutor of the CCSAO. With a decade of experience as an attorney, Moe has extensive experience in both DUI and criminal law. He tried thousands of criminal, traffic and DUI cases. Now in private practice, Moe continues to maintain a reputation for being well-skilled, fair and honest.

Moe’s primary practice areas consist of criminal law, DUI and traffic cases. His philosophy regarding the practice of law is not only to be his clients’...
Russell Haugen
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Aurora, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 10 years experience
(866) 891-9211 4234 Meridian Parkway
Suite 134
Aurora, IL 60504
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
“If we do not maintain justice, justice will not maintain us,” Francis Bacon. To seek out and maintain justice is Russ Haugen’s goal as an attorney. Mr. Haugen attended Illinois State University and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. Throughout his undergraduate degree, Mr. Haugen was a paralegal for Woodruff & Johnson. As a paralegal, he was able to learn a great deal about the many intricacies of both Workers’ Compensation and Personal Injury law and was further convinced that he needed to pursue a law degree in order to help his clients to the utmost. ...
Anthony R. Elman
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Chicago, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 28 years experience
(312) 739-2159 212 W Washington St
#1208
Chicago, IL 60606
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Tulane University School of Law and DePaul College of Law
Tony Elman is the Lead Trial Attorney of The Elman Law Group. He has been named a "Super Lawyer" by Thomson Reuters for 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019. This "Super Lawyer" designation is granted to no more than the top 5% of all lawyers, and is based on 12 indicators encompassing performance and peer review.

The Elman Law Group is a Chicago-based personal injury law firm that has been handling Illinois personal injury lawsuits for over 25 years. During this time the firm has handled over 10,000 personal injury cases.

These cases include injuries that have occurred due...
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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.