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

WHY YOU SHOULD NOT GIVE A RECORDED STATEMENT TO THE OTHER INSURANCE COMPANY

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Many times I’ve asked whether or not you should talk to the other insurance company when you’re involved in accident it’s best not to give a recorded statement. The other insurance company, you do not have to please contact our law firm first before you decide to handle a accident case, on your own.

NURSING HOMES IN O’FALLON, LEBANON & MASCOUTAH

QUICK LIST OF NURSING HOMES NEAR YOU If you’ve been trying to find a quality nursing home near you, then you may be a bit confused at where to find good information and all the choices. If you live in or around O’Fallon, IL, then here is a quick list of the potential long-term care facilities

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Do I Have to Report Workers’ Compensation on My Taxes?

Workers’ compensation provides much needed relief for workers who are hurt on the job, while also providing benefits to employers. However, after an employee starts receiving their benefits, they often wonder if they have to report them on their taxes. In most cases, the answer is no, but there are some exceptions. If you have

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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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