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Illinois Workers’ Compensation: FAQs

By Connolly Injury Law |

If you’re an employee who’s recently suffered an injury in Illinois, you might have many questions about the workers’ compensation system. This is where workers’ compensation attorneys come in. Workers’ compensation attorneys provide you with legal representation and the information you need to stay informed about the workers’ compensation system and the workers’ compensation… Read More »

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Can I Be Compensated For Pain And Suffering In An Illinois Workers’ Compensation Claim?

By Connolly Injury Law |

After filing an Illinois workers’ compensation claim, you can recover several benefits. If you have suffered an injury while at work and are considering filing an Illinois workers’ compensation claim, you may have many questions about the potential benefits you can recover. For example, you might be wondering whether you can recover compensation for… Read More »

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Vocational Rehabilitation In Illinois Workers’ Compensation Cases

By Connolly Injury Law |

After suffering a work-related injury in Illinois, you can recover workers’ compensation benefits from your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance provider. After suffering an injury while on the job in Illinois, some of the benefits that are a part of almost every workers’ compensation claim that you may be entitled to include medical expenses and… Read More »

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Understanding The Difference Between Workers’ Compensation And Personal Injury Claims

By Connolly Injury Law |

After suffering injuries in an accident in Illinois, you may be entitled to file a workers’ compensation claim or a personal injury claim. Depending on the circumstances, you may even be eligible to file a personal injury and workers’ compensation claim. If your workplace injury is the fault of a third party who is… Read More »

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Common Delivery Driver Injuries

By Connolly Injury Law |

The modern world cannot do without delivery drivers. People love to shop online. Year after year, the goods being transported to people’s homes increase. Of course, some goods have always been transported by delivery drivers. However, the amount of goods being delivered to people’s homes today is not the same as it was years… Read More »

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What Evidence Can You Use For Your Illinois Workers’ Compensation Claim?

By Connolly Injury Law |

In Illinois, employers are required to provide workers’ compensation insurance for employees. When an employee gets injured in Illinois while on the job, they can recover workers’ compensation benefits. Workers’ compensation insurance can help injured employees pay their medical bills and replace most of their lost wages. However, after suffering an injury, you need… Read More »

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Can I Recover Workers’ Compensation Benefits If The Accident Was My Fault?

By Connolly Injury Law |

In Illinois, virtually all employers are required to have workers’ compensation. After a work-related accident occurs, an employer is required to compensate an employee for medical bills and lost wages. However, if you were injured while on the job, and the accident was your fault, can you still recover workers’ compensation benefits? Workers’ Compensation… Read More »

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What Is My Personal Injury Case Worth?

By Connolly Injury Law |

There are many costs associated with a personal injury, both personally and financially. An accident, whether it be a dog bite, motor vehicle incident or slip and fall often has a tremendous negative impact on your quality of life. Fortunately, if a person, company or government entity is in any way responsible for your… Read More »

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What Is My Workers’ Compensation Case Worth?

By Connolly Injury Law |

A client seeking representation for a workers’ compensation injury often has a long list of questions for a potential attorney. Do I really need a lawyer to represent me in my case? How long will it take to see resolution? And above all, what kind of compensation can I expect to receive as a… Read More »

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According To The Workers’ Compensation Commission, Not Everyone Who Gets A 1099 Is An Independent Contractor

By Connolly Injury Law |

The percentage of employees who get health insurance benefits and the other legal protections afforded to full-time employees is getting smaller and smaller, even as Americans work more and more hours per week.  One of the strategies employers use to reduce costs is to classify as many workers as possible as independent contractors, even… Read More »

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