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


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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.

Permanent Disability & Missouri Workers’ Compensation

Injured worker who sustains ongoing problems resulting from their work injury are entitled to a final settlement based upon the severity of the ongoing problems. If the injured worker is capable of returning to work in some capacity, even if is not back to the same line of work, they are entitled to permanent partial



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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