Different Lawyers Do Different Things and Cost Different Amounts

Illinois Workers’ Compensation Lawyers, Personal Injury Lawyers and Social Security Disability Lawyers do not charge any upfront fees. They only get paid at the end of the case.

This helps you because you do not have to pay any money out of pocket. The fee comes from the settlement or recovery.

TV shows usually focus on lawyers who are paid $500 an hour or who charge a $5,000 retainer fee.

Lawyers who help you with injury or disability cases do not charge any hourly fees or retainers.

Why use a lawyer at all?

All these areas of the law: Social Security Disability, Personal Injury, Work Injury are complicated and have many pitfalls.

Why go it alone when you can hire an expert and not pay any money unless you win?

Questions about your case? Feel free to contact Illinois Work Injury and Social Security Disability Lawyer Dirk May at 309-827-4371.

Attorney Fees for Work Injuries, Injury cases, and Social Security Disability

You need to know how attorney fees are paid in injury and Social Security Disability cases because it can make it much easier for you to obtain expert legal assistance.

These cases are not like the cases where you must pay a lawyer $300 an hour or pay $5,000 in up front fees.

There are no up front fees in Illinois Work Comp cases, personal injury cases, or Social Security Disability cases.

Lawyers who represent you in these kind of cases only get paid if they win the case for you.

Attorneys are paid different percentages in each type of case.

Illinois Workers’ Compensation lawyers received 20 percent of what is recovered.

Personal injury lawyers receive one-third of what is recovered.

Social Security Disability lawyers receive 25 percent of back benefits awarded to you.

Questions about how a lawyer can help you? Feel free to contact Illinois Work Comp and Social Security Disability Attorney Dirk May at 309-827-4371.

Illinois Courts to resume operations

http://daily-journal.com/news/coronavirus/wire-coronavirus/illinois-courts-to-resume-as-covid-19-restrictions-lift/article_602a79e9-0473-58aa-9aea-687cf643c7be.html

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State courts are getting back into action. So is the Illinois Work Comp system. Social Security Disability hearings have continued throughout the pandemic. However, all hearings are conducted via telephone. Questions contact us at 309-827-4371.

What is open in the Illinois Legal Landscape

This is an update regarding what is happening in Illinois legal cases.

Social Security is no longer holding in person or video hearings. However, Social Security continues to allow telephone hearings. The result is the same if you win: you are entitled to monthly benefits for the rest of your life and many times you will get back benefits.

There is no indication when in person or video hearings will resume for Social Security cases.

Illinois Workers’ Compensation hearings have been on hold since the Ides of March. They are scheduled to resume in June. This will allow cases to be decided and winning injured workers will be paid.

Illinois Work Comp cases may still be settled. This will be the fastest way to be paid.

Things are looking up for injured workers and those who can no longer work because the legal system will be able to process cases and get people money they need and deserve.

Questions about your disability or work injury case? Feel free to contact Illinois Work Comp Attorney Dirk May at 309-827-4371.

Kidney Failure and Coronavirus

http://nytimes.com/2020/04/18/health/kidney-dialysis-coronavirus.html

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Among other permanent conditions that may result from Coronavirus is kidney damage and the need for dialysis. Options may include Social Security Disability or Workers’ Compensation.