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

THE COMMON MISCONCEPTION ABOUT NEEDING TO SETTLE AN INJURY CLAIM FAST

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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.

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THREE BASIC RIGHTS FOR A WORK INJURY

  If you have a work injury, you have three basic rights, the first one is to get your medical treatment, taken care of and paid for the second compensation for your time off work and third compensation for the permanent character of your work injury. If you’d like more information, please contact us.

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WHY YOU SHOULD KEEP A DIARY AFTER YOUR ACCIDENT

After you sustained an injury in an accident, I always advise my clients to keep a diary of exactly what happened with the Guard, to the accident, and the injuries that she sustained. Keeping a diary will help you later on recall things that you might forget as time goes on. We don’t remember. Details

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NANNY CAMS ALLOWED IN NURSING HOMES

We’ve all seen the horrific images portrayed on so-called “nanny cams,” where babysitters and in-home healthcare providers have been caught on camera physically abusing children and elderly people under their care. These shocking videos are often captured by parents or family members who suspect problems and decide to take matters into their own hands by

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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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