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WHAT IF YOU ARE HAVING PROBLEMS AFTER BEING RELEASED FROM A DOCTORS TREATMENT

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If your doctor releases you from medical treatment, but you’re still having problems, you can get a second opinion, under the Illinois workers’ Compensation Act. Please contact us if you have further questions.

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WHAT TO DO AFTER A SLIP-AND-FALL ACCIDENT

  Slip in Fall case, we’re asked many questions on what you should do first, you should document what caused you to slip and fall, simply take out your cell phone and take a picture of it, take a picture of the water, the substance, whatever it is, that… ’cause you to fall also report

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What is an Impairment Rating & How is it Calculated?

People who are injured in an accident usually file a claim with an insurance company or file a lawsuit in court to recover the damages they sustained as a result. Often, insurance companies, accident victims, and lawyers for both sides disagree about the extent of the injuries.

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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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