Lawrenceville, Illinois Workers' Compensation Lawyers

J. Steven Ayres
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Robinson, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 12 years experience
(618) 544-8661 P.O. Box 250
216 S. Cross Street
Robinson, IL 62454
Workers' Comp, Appeals, Business and Personal Injury
University of Illinois College of Law
Sandra Loeb
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Danville, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 20 years experience
(217) 443-4343 2807 N Vermilion St #3
Danville, IL 61832
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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Danville, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer
(217) 443-4343 2807 N Vermilion St #3
Danville, IL 61832
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....
Joshua A. Humbrecht
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Mt. Vernon, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 9 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...
James Spiros
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Danville, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 25 years experience
(217) 443-4343 2807 N Vermilion St #3
Danville, IL 61832
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.
Miranda Soucie
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Danville, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 9 years experience
(217) 443-4343 2807 N Vermilion St #3
Danville, IL 61832
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 36 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...
Bridget Lawler
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Harrisburg, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 19 years experience
1 South Main Street
Harrisburg, IL 62946
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....
Lindsay Rakers
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Charleston, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 18 years experience
(217) 639-7800 6009 Park Drive
Charleston, IL 61920
Workers' Comp, Animal, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Saint Louis University School of Law
Lindsay Rakers is a personal injury attorney located in St. Louis, Missouri. She handles injury cases all over the State of Missouri and in Metro-East Illinois. Lindsay handles the following cases: automobile accidents, truck accidents, pedestrian accidents, motorcycle accidents, bus and taxi accidents, dangerous property, burn injuries, animal attacks, defective products, dangerous drugs, medical malpractice and nursing home neglect.
Mark Prince
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Marion, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 31 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
Tyler N. Dihle
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Marion, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 10 years experience
(618) 997-2111 404 N Monroe St
Marion, IL 62959
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
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...
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 4 years experience
Workers' Comp, Employment, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
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.
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.
Jeffrey DeLong
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Vandalia, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 13 years experience
(618) 283-2347 629 W Saint Clair
Vandalia, IL 62471
Workers' Comp, Criminal, Divorce and Personal Injury
Michigan State University
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
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
Steve Hanagan
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Mt. Vernon, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 34 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
Stephen G Friedel
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Charleston, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer
(855) 522-5291 6009 Park Drive
Charleston, IL 61920
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Criminal and Personal Injury
Southern Illinois University School of Law
A former criminal prosecutor, Mr. Friedel is a highly regarded attorney among his peers, having served as Fayette County State’s Attorney for three terms from 2000 through 2012. With a focus on criminal defense, personal injury and workers' compensation claims, Stephen is also a strong advocator of foster parents' rights and brings wealth of experience and knowledge to the law offices of Tapella & Eberspacher.
Charleston, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer
(217) 345-6222 622 Jackson Ave
Charleston, IL 61920
Workers' Comp, Bankruptcy and Personal Injury
Charleston, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer
(217) 347-7711 622 Jackson Ave
Charleston, IL 61920
Workers' Comp, Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
Danville, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer
(217) 443-3588 427 N Vermilion St
Danville, IL 61832
Workers' Comp, Criminal 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,...
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...
John R. Walker
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Chicago, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 29 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,...
Jon C. Walker
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Champaign, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 14 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.
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...
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...
Moe Ahmad
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405 North Wabash Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
Free ConsultationChicago, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 10 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’...
David Abels
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(855) 529-2442 100 N LaSalle St
#1710
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationChicago, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 24 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...
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 ...
Robert Duncan
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Chicago, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 17 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...
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...
Khalid Hasan
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Chicago, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 3 years experience
(312) 781-0082 77 West Washington Street
Suite 900
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Khalid Hasan is an Associate Attorney at Lucas & Cardenas, P.C. As a trial lawyer, Mr. Hasan represents individuals and their families in personal injury and negligence cases, arising from medical malpractice, construction and workplace injuries, nursing home negligence, wrongful death, trucking and automobile collisions, and birth injuries. Prior to joining Lucas & Cardenas, P.C., Mr. Hasan worked as a trial lawyer in the areas of personal injury, civil rights, and police brutality.

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...
Mr Francis J. Discipio
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Oak Brook, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 31 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...
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.
Matthew B Walker
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Chicago, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 15 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...
Jonathan Thomas Nessler
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Champaign, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 11 years experience
(800) 727-8010 201 W. Springfield Ave.
Suite 1004
Champaign, IL 61820
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...
Anthony R. Elman
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Chicago, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 27 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...
Michael J. Brennan
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Orland Park, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 33 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...
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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.