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

THE COMMON MISCONCEPTION ABOUT NEEDING TO SETTLE AN INJURY CLAIM FAST

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on pocket

 

Some people believe that after an accident that you have to settle a claim, right away, you actually have a period of time to do so depending upon the type of accident and the state that you’re in before you decide to settle a claim, please contact JAK law firm.

We can help you decide what is best for you as far as handling claims.

Catastrophic Injury Claims: Everything You Need to Know

Any type of accident can result in serious injuries. Catastrophic injuries, though, have long-lasting repercussions for accident victims. A catastrophic injury does not only change the life of the victim, sometimes forever, but it also changes the lives of their families. If you or someone you love has suffered this type of devastating injury due

READ MORE »
photo of a courtroom gavel and cash

WHAT ARE REASONABLE SETTLEMENTS FOR NURSING HOME ABUSE?

When it comes to nursing home abuse, families often struggle with two competing emotions. On one hand, there is a desire to see justice and hold wrongdoers accountable. On the other hand, there are the practical elements of a legal action that must be considered when attempting to negotiate a fair and reasonable financial settlement.

READ MORE »

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.

 

Read more on our blog.