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Does Workers’ Compensation In Illinois Cover Repetitive Stress Injuries?

By Connolly Injury Law |

In Illinois, after a worker suffers a work-related injury, they have the right to file a workers’ compensation claim and recover compensation. This is true whether the injury was due to an accident that occurred while the employee was on the job or is a repetitive stress injury. So, one can comfortably say workers’… Read More »

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Common Causes Of Workplace Eye Injuries

By Connolly Injury Law |

Eye injuries are pretty common among workers. According to the CDC, on a daily basis, approximately 2,000 U.S. workers suffer a job-related eye injury that requires medical treatment. Such statistics indicate that eye protection should be a primary concern for employees and employers. While some eye injuries are unpreventable, most eye injuries are preventable…. Read More »

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What Are Some Of The Most Common Assembly Line Worker Injuries?

By Connolly Injury Law |

Assembly line workers play a crucial role in the manufacturing of larger products. Auto manufacturers and large appliance companies are just some of the places that employ assembly line workers. Unfortunately, assembly line workers face hazardous work environments. Indeed, automated assembly lines have reduced the number of assembly line injuries, but there are some… Read More »

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4 Tips For Choosing A Workers’ Compensation Lawyer

By Connolly Injury Law |

After suffering a work-related injury, you should not be quick to conclude that you can handle your workers’ compensation claim alone. If, for instance, there are disagreements between you and your employer or your employer’s insurance company, you should consider retaining the services of a lawyer. However, you should know that it is not… Read More »

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How Long Do I Have To File My Workers’ Compensation Claim In Illinois?

By Connolly Injury Law |

While the Illinois Workers Compensation Act provides injured workers with important protections, there are strict rules that injured workers must adhere to recover benefits. One of the rules you must adhere to after suffering a work-related injury in Illinois in order to recover workers’ compensation benefits is the statute of limitations. This is a… Read More »

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Understanding The Meaning Of Maximum Medical Improvement In A Workers’ Compensation Claim

By Connolly Injury Law |

After suffering a workplace injury in Illinois, an employee has the right to file a workers’ compensation claim and recover workers’ compensation benefits from their employer’s insurer. If you were injured in Illinois while on the job, contact a skilled workers’ compensation attorney to start working on your case. Once you begin working on… Read More »

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Reporting A Workplace Injury To An Employer

By Connolly Injury Law |

After an injury occurs while you are working, you can file a workers’ compensation claim and recover benefits. However, to ensure you recover the benefits you deserve, you should ensure you follow the proper procedures when reporting your injury to your employer. If you do not know what the proper procedures for reporting a… Read More »

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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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