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How To Prove Pain And Suffering Damages In A Personal Injury Case

By Connolly Injury Law |

If you were recently injured in an accident and are planning to file a personal injury lawsuit, you may be entitled to pain and suffering damages. The following article will provide some information regarding how to provide evidence of your pain and suffering in court.  What are pain and suffering damages? Pain and suffering… Read More »

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Is A Business Liable For A Customer Injury In Illinois?

By Connolly Injury Law |

If you were ever injured in a business before, you have likely considered filing a personal injury lawsuit to hold the owner responsible for your injuries. The following article will provide some information regarding whether store owners in Illinois are liable for customer injuries that occur in their stores. What does Illinois law say… Read More »

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What You Should Know About Illinois’ Slip/Trip And Fall Laws

By Connolly Injury Law |

Slip and fall accidents are very common. In fact, these slip/trip and fall accidents currently account for over 1 million hospital visits. If you are injured in a slip/trip and fall accident in Illinois, there are some things you should know before you decide whether or not to file a personal injury claim. You… Read More »

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Getting The Most Out Of Your Workers’ Compensation Claim

By Connolly Injury Law |

The following article will provide some tips for getting the most out of your workers’ compensation claim. Immediately report your injury. The first thing you should do after a work injury is immediately report it to your employer. Waiting too long to report may result in you not being able to file a workers’… Read More »

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Understanding The Effects Of Brain Injuries

By Connolly Injury Law |

Brain injuries can have devastating lifelong effects. The Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) recently reported that there were about 61,000 traumatic brain injury-related deaths in the United States in 2019. The following article will highlight the two main categories of brain injuries and will discuss some of the effects that these brain… Read More »

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What Is The Role Of Private Investigators In The Workers’ Compensation Claims Process?

By Connolly Injury Law |

Shortly after an injured employee files for workers’ compensation, the employer’s insurance company may choose to hire a private investigator in order to investigate the employee’s claims. This is typically done to confirm the extent of the employee’s injuries and to uncover any potential fraudulent claims. The overall goal of these investigations from the… Read More »

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What Is The Illinois Workers’ Compensation Claim Process?

By Connolly Injury Law |

If you were recently injured in a workplace accident in the state of Illinois, the following article will detail the state’s workers compensation claim process. What is the workers compensation process? The workers compensation process in the state of Illinois typically proceeds in the following manner: You must notify your employer of your injury…. Read More »

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7 Common Mistakes Injured Employees Make During The Workers’ Compensation Claim Process

By Connolly Injury Law |

If you were recently injured in the workplace, there are certain actions you could take that might jeopardize your workers’ compensation claim. The following article will provide a list of 7 of the most common mistakes injured employees make after experiencing a workplace injury that can be detrimental to a workers’ compensation claim. Failing… Read More »

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My Workers’ Compensation Claim Was Denied. What Now?

By Connolly Injury Law |

Workers’ compensation claims are denied by insurance companies for various reasons. If your claim is denied, it can be confusing trying to figure out what your next steps should be. The following article will provide information regarding some of the most common reasons why workers’ compensation claims are denied by insurance companies, as well… Read More »

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How To Prevent Eye Injuries In The Workplace

By Connolly Injury Law |

Eye injuries are very common in the workplace. In fact, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there are about 20,000 eye injuries that occur in the workplace each year. The following article will provide some helpful information regarding how to prevent eye injuries in the workplace. What causes eye injuries in the… Read More »

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