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

WHY YOU SHOULD KEEP A DIARY AFTER YOUR ACCIDENT

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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 is clearly keeping a diary will help you do that and will help us in pursuing your client.

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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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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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WE ARE NOT JUST GOING TO TELL YOU WHAT YOU WANT TO HEAR

  Oftentimes after an accident, you may talk to an attorney that will tell you what you wanna hear that a law firm, we take a different approach. We will meet with you one-on-one, we will listen to your concerns, we will investigate the matter, and then we will sit down together to evaluate your

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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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