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

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

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on pocket

 

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.

We look forward to hearing from you.

photo of a courtroom gavel and cash

WHAT ARE REASONABLE SETTLEMENTS FOR NURSING HOME ABUSE?

When it comes to nursing home abuse, families often struggle with two competing emotions. On one hand, there is a desire to see justice and hold wrongdoers accountable. On the other hand, there are the practical elements of a legal action that must be considered when attempting to negotiate a fair and reasonable financial settlement.

READ MORE »

Can You Collect Workers’ Compensation and Retirement?

As people get older, they often dream of the day they can retire and no longer spend day after day at work. When employees have been injured on the job and are receiving workers’ compensation benefits though, this can become tricky. Receiving workers’ compensation can affect certain retirement benefits, and in some cases may make

READ MORE »
Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Attorney

The majority of nursing homes in Illinois and Missouri provide their residents with the care and support they need. Unfortunately, elder abuse has become much more common in recent years, and it often occurs in nursing homes. Many people know this, which is why placing a loved one in a facility is such a difficult

READ MORE »

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.

 

Read more on our blog.

 

Scroll to Top