Chicago Workers’ Compensation Lawyer
Worker's Compensation Attorney
The compensation process should be simple and clear when there is a tragic workplace accident. If you are injured at work, you should know that you have rights. Your employer also has duties and responsibilities under Illinois law in respect of all employees. Unfortunately, employers and insurance companies often put money before their employees' best interests, leaving injured people and their families stuck with financial difficulties.
If you are injured at work and the workers' claim for compensation is contested or denied, you need legal assistance from our Chicago-based workers ' compensation lawyer.
Understanding Illinois Civil Litigation
Worker’s compensation is legally mandated insurance program providing compensation to employees who are injured at work. It is governed in Illinois under the Illinois Worker's Compensation Act. Employees covered by the law receive compensation for their medical expenses, harm to their body, and can receive partial pay for the amount of time they are out of work. If serious injuries occur, employees may also be qualified for rehabilitation programs including new job training where required.
How Does Workers' Compensation Work In Chicago?
Workers ' compensation insurance is considered to be a "no-fault" system. According to this, If you are injured while on the job in Illinois, you will get the coverage irrespective of who caused the injury at the workplace. Wokers are expected to receive workers ' compensation as long as the injuries happened while the employee was operating within the scope of their employment duties. Workers’ compensation should provide payment for medical expenses as well as a significant portion of lost earnings if the injured employee is unable to work.
Different Types of Workplaces In Chicago
Workplace injuries are not unusual, and our attorneys regularly help clients suffering the following injuries on the job:
Injury of Spinal Cord
Severe lacerations or amputations
Breakage of bones
Back and neck injuries
Traumatic brain injuries
Our Chicago workers’ compensation lawyers understand that many workplace injuries are not recognizable or visible instantly. Some Injuries at the workplace take some time to develop gradually due to exposure to certain elements. This can include:
Repetitive stress to the same body part
We Can Help You Recover The Compensation You Deserve
There are different types of compensation victims can get in Illinois. Our Chicago workers ' compensation lawyers help the victims recover the following:
Costs covering medical bills for the injuries
Loss of wages/missed work
If a third party such as a product manufacturer or a sub-contractor caused an injury, there may be more compensation available by lodging a personal injury lawsuit, in addition to the workers ' compensation claim and we possess the experience to handle such claims as well.
Top Chicago Workers Compensation Lawyers
We know there is no amount of workers ' compensation that can do away with an accident or heal an injury, but it may help ease some of the financial burdens that you might be feeling. We will make every effort to secure the most favorable settlement under Illinois law. For more information, contact Tschiggfrie Legal today.
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Our Chicago workers compensation attorneys will seek the best compensation for you. As a firm focused on personal injury in Illinois related to complex and catastrophic cases, we know what it takes and the required focus and dedication from an experienced team. No workers compensation case is too complex for our team. Get what is rightfully yours. Call us today.