Venetian Village, 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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Gary R. Thompson
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Illinois Workers' Compensation Attorney with 32 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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Rafael J. Guzman
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Illinois Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 29 years experience

The John Marshall Law SchoolNew York
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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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Steven R. Roach
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Gurnee, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 21 years experience
5101 Washington St
#2D
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...
Rafael J. Guzman
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Gurnee, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 29 years experience
(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
Gary R. Thompson
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Gurnee, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 32 years experience
(866) 602-3000 103 S Greenleaf St
#G
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...
Jason Marks
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Gurnee, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 17 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
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...
Robert H. Hanaford
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Fox River Grove, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 37 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
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...
Mr. Gary A. Newland
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Libertyville, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 26 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...
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.
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
MY BONA FIDES

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
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
Crystal Lake, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney
(815) 459-5152 1 N Virginia St
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Workers' Comp, Criminal and Personal Injury
Crystal Lake, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 28 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
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) 455-1733 75 E Crystal Lake Ave
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Workers' Comp, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
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 34 years experience
(815) 477-7424 137 Crandall Ave
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Workers' Comp, Agricultural, Arbitration & Mediation 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
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...
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’...
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...
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...
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...
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 36 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...
Tony S. Kalogerakos
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Lincolnwood, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 12 years experience
(847) 982-9516 7330 N Cicero Ave
Lincolnwood, IL 60712
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...
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...
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...
Keith Sparks
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Chicago, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 6 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,...
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.
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 Jensen
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Chicago, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 2 years experience
(312) 739-2159 212 W Washington St
#1208
Chicago, IL 60606
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Michael is a lawyer for the Elman Law Group, a Chicago-based law firm which concentrates in Illinois personal injury cases involving vehicle accidents (i.e. car, truck, SUV, motorcycle, bicycle and pedestrian.) The firm also handles cases in which people have been hurt or killed in other settings, such as premises liability injury cases (including "slip & fall" accidents), workplace accidents, and injuries and accidents that occur in nursing homes. The firm also handles cases in other situations where injury or death has resulted due to the negligence, recklessness, or intentional actions of another person.

He graduated from the University of Illinois...
Barry G Doyle
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Skokie, IL Workers' Compensation Attorney with 25 years experience
5215 Old Orchard Road
Suite 710
Skokie, IL 60077
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp, Personal Injury, Products Liability and Social Security Disability
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
My practice is focused exclusively on the representation of the victims of accidents and their families in complex personal injury and wrongful death litigation with a special emphasis on nursing home abuse and neglect cases. We have not and will not represent insurance companies. I believe that my job is to equip clients to make decisions about their case which are consistent with their goals and values. In order for clients to be able to do this, it is my job to provide clients with a good understanding of the law applicable to their case and regular...
Michael J. Brennan
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chicago, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 34 years experience
(312) 379-9270 77 West Washington Suite 705
chicago, IL 60602
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...
Jon C. Walker
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Chicago, IL Workers' Compensation Lawyer with 15 years experience
(866) 891-9211 10 S LaSalle Street
Suite 2170
Chicago, IL 60603
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.
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...
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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.