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

FOUR THINGS TO DO AFTER BEING IN AN AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT

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One of the questions that were asked is, “What should I do after being involved in an automobile accident? One is to get the names of any witnesses that may Witte accident to get the name of the person that hit you three simply take out your cell phone and take photographs of the damage survey, the location of the vehicles before you move the vehicles and for always call the police and have a report made to document the accident. Documentation is key to pursuing your claim and will help you very much in the long run. If we can answer any further questions for you with the guard, handling an accident please feel free to call our law on.

What to Do if Your Insurance Company is Stalling on a Claim

Accidents are always stressful, but you have relief in knowing the insurance company will coverage the damages. Unfortunately, insurance is a big business and insurers are notorious for trying to reduce, deny, and delay claims. They are much more interested in retaining their profits than they are providing you with the compensation you deserve. If

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FALLS AND DEADLY FRACTURES IN NURSING HOMES

What Every Loved One Should Know About Falls When you make the painful choice to place a loved one in a nursing home, you have certain basic expectations. For one, you expect that they will be safe. It really is as simple as that. Granted, you don’t expect perfection, nor do you expect that staff

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WORK INJURIES IN ILLINOIS

  If you’re hard at work, in Illinois and you miss time from work because of that, work injury, you’re entitled to lost time benefits called temporary total disability benefits that equates to two-thirds of your wages. If you have more questions on it, feel free to call us the ten.

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WORKERS’ COMPENSATION UPDATE

If you have contracted COVID-19 as part of your work environment, please contact us and we can discuss if your condition falls under the Workers’ Compensation Act. If we can prove that you contracted your virus as part of your work environment, you would be entitled to compensation that would include payment of all medical expenses; lost time benefits while you recovery; and a settlement for any ongoing problems after you recover. 

 

Please note that in Illinois, first responders and essential employees are presumed to have contracted COVID-19 at work.  Missouri recognizes that same presumption but limits it to first responders.  Regardless, if believe that you contracted COVID-19 at work, please contact us immediately so that we can inform you of your rights under the Workers’ Compensation Act.

 

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