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.

FALLS AND DEADLY FRACTURES IN NURSING HOMES

What Every Loved One Should Know About Falls When you make the painful choice to place a loved one in a nursing home, you have certain basic expectations. For one, you expect that they will be safe. It really is as simple as that. Granted, you don’t expect perfection, nor do you expect that staff

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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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