What to Do If You’re Injured at Work

Every year, thousands of people across the United States are injured while at work. While a workplace injury can be a difficult time for an individual, companies are required to provide workers compensation if you were injured on your job. The following guide provides simple tips on what to do if you’re injured at work.…

Illinois Workers Compensation Study: How Much Do Workers Receive After an Injury?

It’s easy to forget that most U.S. workers in the 21st century enjoy tremendous job protections compared to workers of the not-so-distant past, when a little bit of asbestos, silica, or lead exposure was just a normal part of a hard day’s work. Even so, that doesn’t mean that it is easy to file a…

Do Not Take Less Than You Deserve From the Workers’ Compensation Carrier or Let Them Delay or Stop Payments and Approvals for Treatment

Workers’ Compensation Insurance Carriers know the chips are stacked against them. Illinois Workers’ Compensation Law requires them to pay all bills and missed wages as well as a lump sum award for any injuries causing lifelong problems. Many times the plan to not pay these amounts is to say that the injury was not work…