You do not have to stand alone if you are injured on the job.
Your employer and the Workers’ Compensation insurance company have plenty of experts and lawyers advising them regarding your work injury.
They are looking out for their own interests and not your interests.
Do not rely on friends or family who are not lawyers who do not have the needed understanding and expertise to help you.
Fortunately, pursuant to Illinois law you can have a Work Comp lawyer counsel you without any upfront fees.
Workers’ Compensation lawyers only get paid if they recover money for you. This is not like TV or some types of lawyers who will charge you $500 an hour or a retainer fee of $5000.
Illinois Work Compensation laws are rules are complex. Make sure you have someone on your side to protect you.
Feel free to contact Illinois Workers’ Compensation Attorney Dirk May at 309-827-4371 to get the help you need.
OSHA requires any work related death to be reported.
Nursing Home employees are working a hazardous job. Be careful out there and make sure to report any work related injuries, including Covid 19.
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Safety standards make difference between life and death.
Illinois law provides death benefits to family members in work place accidents.
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Tragic event. In Illinois workplace deaths provides compensation to family. Circumstances will dictate how much money will be paid. Contact us to discuss how the law applies in your situation.
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.