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

HOW LONG YOUR LEGAL CASE WILL TAKE

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A question that I’m frequently asked is, “How long will my case take? That depends on how long your medical treatment, takes. We wanna make sure that you get the best treatment possible, and once your treatment is completed, we can work on the legal aspects of your case..

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NURSING HOME SEXUAL ABUSE AND PHYSICAL ASSAULT

Understanding Intentional Elder Abuse Under federal and Illinois state regulations, it is not only a crime to intentionally harm a nursing home resident or hospital patient, but it can also lead to steep civil penalties from state inspectors. If a loved one is being abused or assaulted (physically or even emotionally) in a southern Illinois

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Understanding Illinois Workers’ Compensation Death Benefits

Workplace accidents happen every day in Illinois, and fortunately, most people are able to survive them. Sadly, some do not. When a workplace accident is fatal, loved ones are left grieving and worrying about how they will meet their financial obligations. Under the Workers’ Compensation Act, surviving loved ones can often receive death benefits that

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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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