Here is some guidance for when to contact an Illinois Work Comp lawyer to help with your injury case.
No response from your human resources?
No response from your Workers’ Compensation insurance carrier?
Not getting paid?
Not getting the medical treatment you need?
Medical bills not being paid?
No settlement check?
The insurance company is sending you to its doctor?
Why mess around with the insurance company?
They have a number of lawyers on retainer to protect themselves.
It does not cost you any upfront money to hire a lawyer to protect your interests. You only pay after you recover money at the end of the case.
Questions about your work injury? Feel free to contact Illinois Work Comp Lawyer Dirk May at 309-827-4371.
The Illinois Workers’ Compensation law protects injured workers in several ways.
It provides for the payment of related medical treatment, off work pay, and at the end of the case pays a settlement to the injured worker.
If you are not receiving these benefits make sure to contact Illinois Work Comp Attorney Dirk May at a 309-827-4371 for a free consultation.
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Illinois law allows the insurance company to send you to see an independent medical examiner.
Do not be confused by the title of independent.
The insurance company selects the doctor for the purposes of their own case and pays the doctor.
This doctor does not treat you for your injuries.
This doctor may testify against you in court.
The doctor will ask you questions regarding your work accident, your injuries, and your medical treatment.
The doctor’s testimony may be used to stop your benefits and deny any further money and medical treatment to you.
You should contact an experienced Illinois Workers’ Compensation Attorney immediately if the insurance company is sending you to see their doctor.
It does not cost you any upfront money to hire a lawyer to protect you.
Illinois Work Comp Attorneys are only paid at the end of the case when you recover money.
Questions about your work injury case? Feel free to contact Illinois Workers’ Compensation Attorney Dirk May 309-827-4371.
One of the first things you should do after being injured on the job is complete and injury or accident report.
Describe how the injury happened and what body parts were injured.
Give a copy to your supervisor or human resources contact.
Make sure to keep a copy for yourself.
Take a copy with you to any doctors you may visit.
This simple step will save you a lot of time and increase the value of your settlement later on.
No insurance company or its attorney will be able to say you hurt yourself at home or off the work site if you complete the accident report right away and include this information.
Questions about your work injury? Feel free to contact Illinois Workers’ Compensation Attorney Dirk May at 309-827-4371.