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

THREE BASIC RIGHTS FOR A WORK INJURY

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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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HOW LONG YOUR LEGAL CASE WILL TAKE

  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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ILLINOIS WORKERS’ COPMENSATION SETTLEMENT GUIDE

After a work injury, it’s natural to wonder how much your workers’ compensation claim is worth prior to settling with the insurance company. In Illinois, there is a workers’ compensation settlement guide that is known as the Q-Dex. This book lists many different cases along with the settlement or trial results for each. In no

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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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