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WHY IF HURT AT WORK YOU ARE NOT REQUIRED TO TREAT WITH A DOCTOR OF YOUR EMPLOYERS CHOOSING

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When you’ve been heard at work, you are not required to treat with the company’s doctor. Please reach out to us and we can help guide you to doctors who regularly treat patients under workers’ compensation.

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Steps to Take Once in an Accident in Illinois

Most people will be involved in a car accident at some point in their lives. The majority of these crashes are nothing more than minor fender benders, but some accidents are much more serious. Regardless of the type of crash you are in, there are several steps you must take to protect yourself, and any

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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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