Dalzell, Illinois Workers' Compensation Lawyers

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. ...
Peru, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney
(815) 224-8157 3815 Progress Blvd
Peru, IL 61354
Workers' Comp and Bankruptcy
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
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...
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.
James G. Ahlberg
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Rochelle, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 41 years experience
(815) 562-4443 501 6th Avenue
P.O. Box 358
Rochelle, IL 61068
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Employment, Family and Social Security Disability
University of Illinois College of Law
Peoria, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer
(309) 691-7263 9121 N Industrial Rd
Peoria, IL 61615
Workers' Comp, Estate Planning, Insurance Defense and Real Estate
Hinckley, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney
(708) 513-7667 161 Maple St
Hinckley, IL 60520
Workers' Comp, Bankruptcy and Personal Injury
Peoria, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer
(309) 673-5144 4242 North Knoxville Avenue
Peoria, IL 61614
Workers' Comp and Personal Injury
Metamora, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney
(309) 383-4034 418 Old Germantown Rd
Metamora, IL 61548
Workers' Comp, Bankruptcy, Business and Personal Injury
Peter C. Wachowski
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(800) 825-9260 15 N Northwest Hwy
Park Ridge, IL 60068
Free ConsultationPark Ridge, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 29 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,...
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....
Moe Ahmad
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(312) 702-0878 121 South Wilke Road
Suite 301
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Free ConsultationArlington Heights, 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’...
Sofia Zneimer
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Chicago, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 15 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.
Khalid Hasan
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Chicago, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 4 years experience
(312) 230-9100 30 North LaSalle Street
Suite 2900
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationMedical Malpractice, Nursing Home, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Khalid Hasan is an Associate Attorney at HeplerBroom, and focuses his practice on the litigation of professional and general liability cases, with an emphasis on the defense of complex medical, dental, and nursing home issues. Prior to joining HeplerBroom, Mr. Hasan was an associate attorney at a plaintiff’s personal injury law firm, and focused his practice on catastrophic injury, wrongful death, and medical malpractice matters.

Mr. Hasan received his Juris Doctorate and a certificate in Litigation Alternative Dispute Resolution* from IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2015. Mr. Hasan is licensed to practice law in Illinois and the Northern District of...
Frank Bertuca
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Chicago, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 28 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,...
Jon C. Walker
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Aurora, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 15 years experience
(866) 891-9211 4234 Meridian Parkway
Suite 134
Aurora, IL 60504
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.
John J. Malm
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(630) 527-4177 1730 Park St
#201
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...
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 43 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...
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...
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...
Richard K. Johnson
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Chicago, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 37 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...
Jared B Staver
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Aurora, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 19 years experience
(630) 892-0779 31 W Downer Pl
Ste 306
Aurora, IL 60506-5112
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 ...
David Abels
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(855) 529-2442 100 N LaSalle St
#1710
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationChicago, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 25 years experience
Workers' Comp, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home and Personal Injury
Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
David Abels became a lawyer in 1994 and has focused his law practice on helping accident and injury victims since 1997. Much of his work revolves around motor vehicle related accidents, such as car crashes, bicycle accidents, motorcycle collisions, pedestrian accidents, truck accidents and assisting those involved in ride-share collisions (Uber & Lyft). He also spends a significant amount of time working on premises liability claims and sex abuse cases.

Years ago David started representing personal injury victims with the following philosophy: work hard on every case, and do such a good job that each client would want to use...
Gary Annes
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Chicago, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 24 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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Arlington Heights, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 33 years experience
(847) 690-9990 415 W Golf Rd
Suite 15
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
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...
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...
Michael L.  Zweig
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Chicago, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 34 years experience
(866) 602-3000 211 W Wacker Dr
5th Floor
Chicago, IL 60606
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Animal, Maritime and Personal Injury
California Western School of Law and Judge Advocate General's School
Mr. Zweig was admitted to the Illinois State Bar, New York State Bar, Arizona State Bar, the California Federal Court and United States Army Court of Military Review in 1985. He received his Bachelors Degree at Arizona State in 1980 and was a Post Graduate at American University from 1980 through 1982. He earned his law degree at California Western School of Law and a degree in military law at Judge Advocate General's School in 1985.

Prior to private practice, Mr. Zweig was a Captain in the US Army, (Judge Advocate General Corps.) from 1985 through 1989. He was also a...
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...
Jonathan Crannell
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Naperville, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 10 years experience
(630) 995-9995 4015 Plainfield-Naperville Rd.
200
Naperville, IL 60564
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home and Personal Injury
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
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,...
Michael McCready
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Chicago, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 27 years experience
(773) 779-9885 10008 S Western Ave
Chicago, IL 60643
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp and Personal Injury
University of Richmond
Michael P. McCready received his undergraduate degree cum laudefrom the University of Richmond in three years and continued at the University of Richmond obtaining his law degree in 1992. Following graduation, he served as a law clerk for a federal judge in Virginia. He came to Chicago the next year and began working at a law firm handling personal injury cases. After four years, he rose to partner. In 1999, he left the partnership to form his own firm, The Law Offices of Michael P. McCready & Associates. Since venturing out on his own, the firm has grown rapidly. Mr....
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...
Steven Sigmond
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Chicago, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 34 years experience
(312) 258-8188 345 N. Canal St
#1208
Chicago, IL 60606
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability
University of Illinois College of Law
Steven A. Sigmond has been representing injured people in and around Chicago for over 30 years in personal injury cases, workers compensation cases and social security disability claims. After graduating from the University of Illinois College of Law in 1985, Steven A. Sigmond returned to his hometown of Chicago, where he spent the next four years working with law firms in and around the city, gaining important professional experience. In 1989, Mr. Sigmond founded his own practice, the Law Office of Steven A. Sigmond. Since then, he has represented thousands of clients in personal injury and workers compensation...
Misty J. Cygan
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(800) 825-9260 15 N Northwest Hwy
Park Ridge, IL 60068
Park Ridge, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 12 years experience
Workers' Comp, Business, Employment and Personal Injury
Shepard Broad Law Center, Nova Southeastern University
Misty has worked hard to become an attorney, which was her dream. She earned her two undergraduate degrees while being on active duty in the United States Air Force. She graduated summa cum laude from North Carolina Wesleyan College with dual degrees. During her four years in the military, Misty was responsible for producing a weekly flying and aircraft maintenance schedule for a fleet of 24 F-15 fighter jets. Misty also provided support for Operation Noble Eagle in response to the 9/11 attacks.

At the core of Misty’s practice is her love of the law and her desire to help people....
Howard Ankin
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Chicago, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer
(312) 346-8780 162 W Grand Ave
Chicago, IL 60654
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability
The John Marshall Law School
I am a third generation lawyer who is committed to helping people injured in an accident at work or in a motor vehicle.
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...
Matthew B Walker
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Chicago, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 16 years experience
(312) 670-9000 350 N Lasalle Street
Suite 750
Chicago, IL 60654
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability
The John Marshall Law School
After completing his term of service with the United States Army’s 24th Infantry Division, Matt went on to earn his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago, followed by a law degree from The John Marshall Law School. Matt’s practice is focused on protecting the rights of injured workers throughout the State of Illinois. He has argued cases before the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission, the Circuit Courts and the Illinois Appellate Court. Matt also represents clients before the Social Security Administration’s Office of Disability Adjudication and Review.

Matt is a member of the Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Association, and the...
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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.