Monthly Archives: March 2023
WHAT IF YOUR ILLINOIS WORKERS’ COMPENSATION CLAIM IS DENIED?
If your Illinois workers’ compensation claim is denied, you have the right to appeal the decision. Here are some steps you can take if your claim is denied: Review the decision: Review the notice of denial to understand the reason for the denial and whether there are any errors or omissions in the decision…. Read More »
Some Signs Of A Serious Back Injury
Both employers and workers can take steps to prevent back injuries. For example, to reduce the risk of back injuries, employers can avoid asking employees to engage in activities that can cause back pain (where reasonably practicable). On the other hand, employees can, among other things, pay attention to posture, modify repetitive tasks, and… Read More »
Can A Pre-existing Condition Prevent Me From Recovering Workers’ Compensation Benefits?
Workers’ compensation is a system that provides injured employees with benefits for work-related injuries. Some of the benefits an injured employee can recover after filing a workers’ compensation claim include medical expenses, lost wages, and disability benefits. But what if you had a pre-existing condition before you got involved in your work-related accident? Can… Read More »
WHAT MAKES A GOOD ILLINOIS WORKERS’ COMPENSATION ATTORNEY?
There are several qualities that can make a good Illinois workers’ compensation attorney: Experience: Look for an attorney who has experience handling workers’ compensation cases in Illinois and who is familiar with the laws and regulations that apply to these cases. Knowledge: Choose an attorney who has a thorough understanding of the workers’ compensation… Read More »
5 Signs You Need A Workers’ Compensation Attorney
You are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits if you suffered injuries in Illinois while on the job. If you are eligible to file a workers’ compensation claim, you may be wondering if you need to hire an attorney. While you have the right to handle your workers’ compensation claim alone without the help of… Read More »
CAN INSURANCE COMPANIES DO SURVEILLANCE ON INJURED WORKERS IN ILLINOIS?
Insurance companies may conduct surveillance on injured workers in Illinois as part of their investigation into a workers’ compensation claim. Surveillance may be used to gather evidence about the injured worker’s activities and limitations, and to determine whether the worker is accurately reporting their injuries and limitations. The insurance companies are generally allowed to… Read More »