Lawrenceville, Illinois Workers' Compensation Lawyers
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...
Harrisburg, IL 62946
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
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....
West Frankfort, IL 62896
University of Illinois College of Law and Eastern Illinois University
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...
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Mt. Vernon, IL 62864
Saint Louis University School of Law
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...
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...
Chicago, IL 60611
Workers' Comp, Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
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’...
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...
Chicago, IL 60602
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
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...
Matt is a member of the Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Association, and the...
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...
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.
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