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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MEDICATION ERRORS AND MALPRACTICE AT ILLINOIS NURSING HOMES

HOW MEDICATION ERRORS HAPPEN It’s really no surprise that medication errors impact many nursing home residents in rural community facilities throughout downstate Illinois. Consider what one research study out of rural Pennsylvania discovered. The Statistics Are Terrifying First, the study found that the “average hospitalized patient will experience 1 medication error per day.” Next, the

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Missouri Workers’ Compensation Benefits Rates 2022

Accidents at work can have serious consequences. Afterwards, employees may incur high medical bills and they may not be able to return to work right away to pay for them. It is for this reason that so many injured workers file a workers’ compensation claim for benefits that can help them recoup their medical costs

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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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