Worker injured at construction site for Jacksonville’s new water plant – News – The State Journal-Register – Springfield, IL

JACKSONVILLE – A worker was airlifted to the hospital to be treated for serious injuries after a fall from a ladder at the construction site of Jacksonville’s new water treatment plant Tuesday morning.According to a release from the city of Jacksonville, the worker fell approximately 20 feet. His name was not released, but the city identified him as a subcontractor.The lead contractor on the project is Williams Brothers Construction Inc. of Peoria Heights.Tyler Gilmour, project

Source: Worker injured at construction site for Jacksonville’s new water plant – News – The State Journal-Register – Springfield, IL

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Workers injured on the job are entitled to Workers’ Compensation benefits in Illinois. This includes payment for related medical bills, time off work pay, and payment for the injury itself.

Protect Your Work Injury Claim or Suffer the Consequences

After spending the day at Illinois Workers’ Compensation oral arguments I can give you some quick impressions.

The Commission and Arbitrators are more conservative and making it harder on injured workers.

They are picking on what you tell your doctor and when.

They are picking on when you wait to go to the doctor.

They are picking on when you fail to notify your boss of your injury.

Some fast take tips.

File an accident report and make a copy of it as soon as possible.

Go to the doctor right away and tell them it is a work injury and how it happened.

Complain of your pain immediately or suffer the consequences.

Make sure to tell them of all injuries and the related pain.

If you do not do this then expect to be denied and be ready for a long battle.

Following these tips will make life easier for you and protect your settlement.

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

Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar » Cullerton will call budget votes tomorrow

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Democrats claim they are reforming Workers’ Compensation laws. However, Republicans no show for meeting. Supposed to be some votes take place on Fourth of July.

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Everyone is different so why not make sure that your lawyer takes care of you in a way that is personal to your needs.

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Make sure to contact Dirk May and Williams and Swee at 309-827-4371 to get personalized legal services for your injury claim.

Man wanted in connection with traffic stop that left Springfield officer injured turns himself in – News – The State Journal-Register – Springfield, IL

A 24-year-old Springfield man faces charges of aggravated fleeing and attempt to elude, driving on a suspended license and reckless driving after turning

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The injured officer has two potential cases. A workers’ compensation claim for his injury and a negligence lawsuit against the driver. A problem may result if the driver has no automobile insurance coverage. It may be difficult to collect on any judgment with a person who does not have any insurance.