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

THE IMPORTANCE OF DOCUMENTATION

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After an accident, documentation is key if you have your cell phone with you, take pictures, take pictures of the vehicles involved in an automobile accident take pictures of the people involved, take pictures of where the cars are every piece of documentation that you can give us on the day the accident happens, will help us represent you better in the pursuit of your client..

How Does Workers’ Compensation Work?

How Does Workers’ Compensation Work?

People go to work every day to earn a living to support themselves and their family. No one ever expects to become injured while on the job but unfortunately, it happens all too often. Workplace injuries are very serious and can cause a person great pain, and prevent them from going to work to earn

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Types of Compensation You Can Receive After a Car Accident

Although some car accidents are minor, many collisions are life-changing events for all involved. In addition to car repairs, many accident victims will suffer painful bodily injuries which require immediate medical attention. They might also miss work, which can put additional strains on finances. puts a real strain on a motorist’s finances. In both Illinois

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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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