Jerome, Salmi & Kopis, LLC – Law Firm in Fairview Heights, IL



Car Accident at Work: Double the Claims?

If you are on the job and involved in a motor vehicle accident that was someone else’s fault, you could have two separate causes of …


What is an On-the-Job Injury?

As it relates to on-the-job injuries, the laws in Illinois and Missouri differ slightly. Nonetheless, both states only offer workers’ compensation to employees who are …


Can You Receive Workers’ Comp for PTSD in Illinois?

After soldiers started returning home from World War I, physicians noticed many were exhibiting psychological symptoms. Sometimes, these symptoms continued for months and, in some …


When Do You Have to Report a Work Injury in Missouri?

Following a workplace accident, employers are required to contact their insurance provider as quickly as possible. In Missouri, employees have a maximum of 30 days …


Damages in Workers’ Compensation Claims vs. Personal Injury Claims

When you are injured at work, your benefits are limited to a workers’ compensation claim as your employer is immune from any civil liability. However, …


Which Employers Are Required to Carry Workers’ Compensation in Missouri?

Missouri employers need to obtain workers’ compensation insurance and keep it active if they have five or more employees. There are a few exceptions: Farmworkers, …