DuPage County Workers' Compensation Injury Attorneys
Types of Workers' Comp Injuries in Illinois
If you suffer an injury or illness on the job, you are eligible for workers' compensation benefits, regardless of who is at fault. Benefits are paid by the insurance company of the employer. Depending on the type of workers' compensation injury, you may be eligible for compensation for medical bills, temporary or permanent loss of work, and several other benefits. Because of the complexities of the system, benefits can be difficult to collect. In addition, insurance companies will often try to settle quickly to keep costs to a minimum. If you or a loved one has suffered a workplace injury in Illinois, it is best to speak with an experienced workers' compensation attorney so you understand your rights and options.
Mevorah & Giglio Law Offices has represented clients for workers' compensation claims in Chicago and throughout northern Illinois for over 40 years. Our award-winning lawyers have in-depth experience with all types of workers' compensation injury claims and what it takes to recover full damages. We put this experience to work to explore all legal avenues and ensure that our clients are fully compensated for their injuries.
We have been highly recognized by our peers not only for our experience and skill, but also for our unwavering commitment to serving the needs of our clients. Our attorneys are honest, compassionate, accessible and approachable. We know that no matter what type of workers' compensation injury you have suffered, it takes a major physical, emotional and financial toll on you and your family. For this reason, we work hard to make your experience with us as smooth and seamless as possible.
We offer free consultations at four area locations, extended evening and weekend hours for your convenience, and we handle all our personal injury cases on a contingency basis, so you never have to pay upfront attorney fees to receive the skilled representation you deserve.
Common Types of Workers' Compensation Injuries in Illinois
We routinely handle cases for worker injuries in numerous industries. Some of the most common include:
- Construction accidents and injuries;
- Warehouse and factory worker injuries;
- Healthcare worker injuries;
- Shipping and trucker worker injuries; and
- Office worker injuries,
Workers in these industries often suffer from one-time accidents or repetitive stress injuries that occur over an extended period of time. Exposure to hazardous substances can also lead to occupational diseases. Ongoing stress on the job can cause injury to several areas of the body, including:
Benefits available for workers' compensation claims include:
- Medical expenses;
- Temporary total disability (TTD);
- Permanent partial disability (PPD);
- Permanent total disability (PTD);
- Vocational retraining;
- Wage loss differential; and
- Survivor benefits.