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The Ugly Truth About Work Injuries Among Amazon Delivery Drivers

By Connolly Injury Law |

Amazon delivery drivers have played an invaluable role in keeping society functioning during the COVID-19 pandemic.  If you received groceries without risking COVID infection by going to your local supermarket, you can thank an Amazon driver.  The same is true if you bought new clothes during the interminable spring of 2020 when most clothing… Read More »

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Do I Need To Hire A Workers’ Compensation Attorney?

By Connolly Injury Law |

The following article will provide some information to help you determine whether you should hire an attorney to handle your workers’ compensation claim. What is the role of a workers’ compensation attorney? A workers’ compensation attorney is an attorney who focuses on the state’s workers’ compensation law and who has experience handling workers’ compensation… Read More »

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What Should I Do If My Employer Does Not Have Workers’ Compensation Insurance?

By Connolly Injury Law |

Under Illinois’ Workers’ Compensation Act, most Illinois employers are required to provide workers’ compensation insurance for almost every employee who is hired, injured, or whose employment is localized in Illinois. However, sole proprietors, business partners, corporate officers, and members of limited liability companies may exempt themselves from the requirements of this Act. It is… Read More »

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Reporting Workplace Health And Safety Violations

By Connolly Injury Law |

Many employees are injured on the job from unresolved health and safety issues in the workplace. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is a government agency that is responsible for ensuring worker safety. The following article will provide some helpful information regarding how to report health and safety violations in your workplace to… Read More »

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I Am A Construction Worker Who Was Recently Injured On The Job. What Are My Next Steps?

By Connolly Injury Law |

The construction industry is very hazardous, and as a result, many construction workers’ get injured in their line of work. The following article will provide some helpful information regarding the options available to these injured workers’ to obtain compensation for their injuries. What types of injuries do construction workers’ typically experience? Because of the… 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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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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