Injured While Driving for Work?

Some important facts regarding Illinois work injuries while driving.

It does not matter whether you are on the work property while driving.

You must be driving for the purposes of your job.

If you are a traveling employee sometimes you may be entitled to benefits even if you are off the clock.

It doesn’t matter if the accident is your fault or not. Illinois Workers’ Compensation law provides that you are still entitled to benefits.

The benefits include medical treatment, off work pay, and a settlement once your treatment is completed.

You may also be able to seek benefits from the at fault driver’s auto insurance.

These factors are complicated so you should consult an Illinois Work Comp Attorney to discuss.

There are no attorney fees in these type of cases until your case is completed.

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

Illinois Work Comp Tip

Workers’ Compensation Insurance companies are looking for ways to deny your claim.

Do not make it easy for them.

When you are hurt at work make sure to go to the doctor as soon as possible and explain how it happened at work.

Some people want to tough it out, but this only makes it difficult for you in the long run.

If you are not seriously injured the doctor will examine you and return you to work.

If you are injured the doctor will document it and set up a treatment plan for you.

Going to the doctor quickly after your work injury prevents the insurance company from disputing your Work Comp claim and keeps your medical benefits and off work pay going.

Remember an Illinois Workers’ Compensation lawyer is not paid until you get money at the end of your case.

Questions? Feel free to contact Illinois Work Comp Attorney Dirk May at 309-827-4371.

Where is Your Work Comp Money?

In Illinois Workers’ Compensation cases you are entitled to settlement money once have completed your medical treatment.

Sometimes insurance companies will not pay you the settlement money.

They hope you will think getting your medical bills paid and your off work pay will be enough for you.

Do not make this mistake.

According to Illinois law you have the right to be paid for the body parts that were injured.

Contact an Illinois Work Comp lawyer to get you the money you are owed.

You do not have to pay the lawyer until you are paid.

Questions about your Work Injury Case? Feel free to contact Illinois Workers’ Compensation Lawyer Dirk May at 309-827-4371.