Round Lake, Illinois Workers' Compensation Lawyers

Nicole Sommerfeld
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Free Consultation! Workers' Compensation Lawyer with Experience and Expertise!

I am dedicated to vigorously protecting the rights of injured workers. I am a staunch advocate who will fight for the best possible outcome! Visit my website to see testimonials and results. Call for a free consultation. Read More »
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David M. Barish
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Free Consultation! Experienced & Determined Representation for Injured Workers!

I provide trusted and aggressive legal counsel in all areas of workers’ compensation law. I will work to get you a full and fair recovery! Visit my website for testimonials and results, or call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Rafael J. Guzman
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Illinois Workers' Compensation Lawyer

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Gary R. Thompson
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Illinois Workers' Compensation Attorney with 33 years experience

Born and raised in Chicago, Mr. Thompson earned his B.A. from the University of Iowa in 1984. In 1987 he graduated with his J.D. at the Northern Illinois University in Chicago. He is fluent in Spanish. Mr. Thompson has... Read More »
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Steven R. Roach
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Gurnee, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 21 years experience
5101 Washington St
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Gurnee, IL 60031
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Criminal, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability
DePaul College of Law
The "Law Offices of Steven R. Roach" is a full service criminal defense practice with office locations in Chicago, Schaumburg, and Wheaton, Illinois. We provide tough, experienced, effective representation on behalf of adults and juveniles throughout the greater Chicagoland area, and all surrounding suburbs. We are pleased to offer a free consultation. Our practice areas include, but are not limited to, Personal Injury, Criminal defense, Worker's Compensation, DUI, Traffic, Driver's License Revocation Reinstatement, FOID Firearm Owners Rights Reinstatement. To contact one of our law offices, call 312-421-8820 / 847-685-6000 / 630-573-8500. You may also contact us...
John M Borcia
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Libertyville, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 27 years experience
(847) 566-8623 1117 South Milwaukee Ave
Suite A-3
Libertyville, IL 60060
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Asbestos, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
The John Marshall Law School
I love working with my clients and I treat them as best as I can. My number one goal is to get them the compensation they deserve after they have been injured. I have won millions of dollars on behalf of my clients over the years.
Jason Marks
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Gurnee, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 18 years experience
(847) 423-8323 495 N. Riverside Drive
Suite 210
Gurnee, IL 60031
Workers' Comp and Personal Injury
DePaul College of Law
Jason S. Marks was born in Highland Park, Illinois and raised in Lake County. He majored in Finance from University of Iowa. In May of 1998, Jason received a bachelor's degree in Business Administration (B.B.A) from the University of Iowa. His degree was awarded with Honors and High Distinction placing him in the top 5%of the graduating class. After receiving his undergraduate degree, Jason attended the DePaul University College of Law in Chicago. He was awarded a Juris Doctor (J.D) degree with Honors from DePaul in May of 2001. Jason went into private practice following law school. In...
Bogdan Martinovich
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Libertyville, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 45 years experience
(847) 996-1350 611 S. Milwaukee Avenue
Libertyville, IL 60048
Workers' Comp, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
DePaul College of Law
Located in Libertyville, Attorney Bogdan Martinovich handles cases in Lake County, Cook County and McHenry County. He has been in practice for over 30 years and has a record of proven results. He has even tried personal injury cases against the federal government in federal court and won. He has successfully represented clients in a wide variety of cases including: • Automobile Accidents • Premise Liability • Medical Malpractice • Wrongful Death • Nursing Home Negligence & Abuse • Construction Accidents • Workers’ Compensation • Dog Bites & Animal Attacks • Slip and Fall Accidents
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’...
Jeremy Wang
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Rolling Meadows, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 8 years experience
(630) 712-9264 3701 Algonquin Road
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Free ConsultationWorkers' 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...
Gary R. Thompson
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Gurnee, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 33 years experience
(866) 602-3000 103 S Greenleaf St
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Gurnee, IL 60031
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Animal, Criminal and Personal Injury
Northeastern Illinois University
Born and raised in Chicago, Mr. Thompson earned his B.A. from the University of Iowa in 1984. In 1987 he graduated with his J.D. at the Northern Illinois University in Chicago. He is fluent in Spanish.

Mr. Thompson has 18 years of experience litigating Personal Injury claims, Workers' Compensation, Criminal Law, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy & Traffic cases. He is a member of the Chicago Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Admission to Federal Trial Bar, and is a board member in good standing with multiple charitable organizations.

Mr. Thompson has been married for thirteen years and...
Nicole Sommerfeld
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Highland Park, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 25 years experience
(847) 236-9196 P.O. Box 309
Highland Park, IL 60035
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home and Personal Injury
The John Marshall Law School
Nicole Sommerfeld has focused her law practice on workers’ compensation and personal injury law ever since passing the Illinois bar exam and getting licensed in 1994, so she now has just about 25 years of experience on the job.

Nicole grew up in the Chicago area, attending Highland Park High School. She went to college at University of Wisconsin - Madison and earned her juris doctorate from the John Marshall Law School in Chicago.

When she first started practicing law it was a family affair, going to work at her father and brother’s law firm where she focused on helping...
Robert H. Hanaford
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Fox River Grove, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 38 years experience
(847) 516-5297 100 S Northwest Hwy
Fox River Grove, IL 60021
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Criminal, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Drake University Law School
Mr. Gary A. Newland
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Libertyville, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 27 years experience
(847) 549-0000 1512 Artaius Parkway
Suite 300
Libertyville, IL 60048
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Loyola University Chicago
Gary Newland is an experienced trial attorney evidenced by the hundreds of cases he has successfully won at trial. Many of Gary's cases have been covered by USA Today, Forbes, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, NBC, The Daily Herald, Oprah Winfrey, and the list goes on. Many of the clients Gary represents are referrals from other attorneys who are aware of his skills and reputation in the community. He has been an invited guest lecturer to the Bar Association and other legal organizations as well as an author of published articles on legal issues. He has been a member of the...
Mr. Albert J. Salvi
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Waukegan, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 34 years experience
(847) 662-3303 325 Washington St. Suite 302
Waukegan, IL 60085
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
Salvi is recognized as a one of the top 10 lawyers in America by the American Institute of Legal Counsel, and a top 100 lawyer by the American Society of Legal Advocates in 2016. Additionally, the Trial Lawyers Board of Regents presented Salvi with the Litigator Award. Further, he has also earned a spot among the "Top One Percent" of attorneys from the National Association of Distinguished Counsel from 2015-2016 and AVVO named Salvi a "Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney" based on exceptional client reviews and peer recommendations Al Salvi has lived in Lake County his whole life. He was...
Rafael J. Guzman
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Gurnee, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer
(866) 602-3000 103 S Greenleaf St
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Gurnee, IL 60031
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Criminal and Personal Injury
The John Marshall Law School
Graham Deurance
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Crystal Lake, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 2 years experience
(312) 986-8063 330 W. Terra Cotta Avenue
Suite B
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp and Personal Injury
The John Marshall Law School
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After working in sales to put myself through undergrad and law school, negotiating the best outcome for my clients is second nature. Personal injury lawsuits generally boil down to settlement negotiations on the front end and reducing provider bills on the back end. After a settlement figure is reached, many lawyers incorrectly believe their job is over, handing providers with outstanding bills more money than necessary. Because I pride myself on a client-first business model, I work the extra hours to ensure clients retain as much of their settlement or award as possible. In most...
Jerome Foreman
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Highland Park, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney
(312) 475-9595 P.O. Box 309
Highland Park, IL 60035
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Asbestos, Nursing Home and Personal Injury
The John Marshall Law School
Fedor Kozlov
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Schaumburg, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney
(847) 241-1299 1990 E Algonquin Rd #230
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Workers' Comp, Family, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
With 15 years of experience in personal injury law, I am committed to bringing justice to my clients at any cost. I have represented clients in personal injury and family law cases as well as handled a variety of other matters such as: car accidents, dog bites, product liability, slip and fall accidents, nursing home neglect and abuse, wrongful death, medical malpractice, and related litigations. This is a field where there is a high rate of claims that get settled before trial, however, I am consistently pushing for the best offer for all my clients. My cases have...
Donald W. Fohrman
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Bannockburn, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney
(800) 437-2571 2275 Half Day Rd.
Suite 350
Bannockburn, IL 60015
Workers' Comp, Animal, Employment and Personal Injury
McHenry, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney
(815) 344-7900 818 S IL Route 31
McHenry, IL 60050
Workers' Comp and Personal Injury
McHenry, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney
908 S Illinois Route 31
McHenry, IL 60050
Workers' Comp
Crystal Lake, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 29 years experience
(815) 459-3120 453 Coventry Ln
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Workers' Comp, Bankruptcy, Business and Personal Injury
Waukegan, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer
(847) 244-5002 1616 Grand Ave
Waukegan, IL 60085
Workers' Comp and Personal Injury
Lake Zurich, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer
(847) 438-9622 21218 Highwood Rd
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Workers' Comp
Crystal Lake, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 35 years experience
(815) 477-7424 137 Crandall Ave
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Workers' Comp, Agricultural, Arbitration & Mediation and Personal Injury
Woodstock, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer
(815) 337-7700 101 S Benton St
Woodstock, IL 60098
Workers' Comp, Business, Criminal and Divorce
Arlington Heights, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer
(847) 394-4900 3345 N Arlington Heights Rd
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Workers' Comp and Personal Injury
Crystal Lake, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney
(815) 459-5152 1 N Virginia St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Workers' Comp, Criminal and Personal Injury
Schaumburg, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer
1821 Walden Office Square
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Workers' Comp and Personal Injury
Crystal Lake, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney
(815) 455-1733 75 E Crystal Lake Ave
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Workers' Comp, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
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 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,...
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 J. Malm
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(630) 527-4177 1730 Park St
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Naperville, IL 60563
Free ConsultationNaperville, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 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...
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...
David M. Barish
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(800) 444-1525 77 W Washington St
20th Floor
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationChicago, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 37 years experience
Workers' Comp
DePaul College of Law
David M. Barish joined Katz Friedman in the fall of 2001. He covers cases that are set in Chicago, Rockford, Woodstock, Waukegan, Elgin, Wheaton, Geneva and New Lenox. He is available to meet clients at many locations in northern Illinois. David is fluent in Spanish and works with a paralegal who is also a fluent Spanish speaker. He has also represented many Polish speaking clients. During the course of his three-decade career he has practiced workers’ compensation law across the state of Illinois and has argued many cases before the Appellate Court of Illinois including Illinois Armored Car v. Industrial...
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.
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.
Jared B Staver
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Elgin, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 19 years experience
(847) 488-1866 40 Du Page Ct.
Ste 101
Elgin, IL 60120-6426
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 ...
Christopher Lawrence Panio
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Chicago, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 14 years experience
(312) 313-0305 550 W Adams St, Ste. 200
Chicago, IL 60661
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...
Vincent Anthony Incopero
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Elmhurst, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 5 years experience
(630) 299-7600 381 North York Street
Suite 1
Elmhurst, IL 60126
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Estate Planning, Personal Injury and Real Estate
The John Marshall Law School
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REAL Law Group, P.C. is a boutique law firm established in 2015 with the idea that effective representation requires both a professional commitment and personal approach that...
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...
Keith Sparks
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Chicago, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 7 years experience
(800) 444-1525 77 W Washington St
20th Floor
Chicago, IL 60602
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp and Personal Injury
DePaul College of Law
Keith Sparks concentrates his legal practice in representing and fighting for individuals. His representation seeks to ensure fair and proper treatment or compensation under the law for hardworking individuals when they have suffered injuries at work or by any other wrongful conduct. This focus has led to him representing hundreds of individuals in workers’ compensation cases for work-related accidents and injuries.

Since joining Katz Friedman, Keith has litigated numerous cases against employers and corporations to ensure injured workers receive their just compensation. His workers’ compensation experience includes severe injuries involving: neck or cervical spine, low back or lumbar spine, shoulder injuries,...
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.