Workers’ Comp

Why Do I Need a Workers’ Compensation Lawyer?

If you’ve been injured at work, workers’ compensation benefits pay you for your necessary medical expenses and to replace a portion of your lost income. While hiring an attorney is not required to secure your benefits, our attorneys can work to ensure all phases of the process are completed correctly: Prepare the claim File the …

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Can I Be Fired While Out On Workers’ Compensation?

Yes, you can be fired for legitimate reasons while out with an injury collecting workers’ compensation; however, you cannot be fired just for filing the claim. You could be fired for things like insubordination or violation of company rules. But you have a right to file a workers’ comp claim for a work injury. The …

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Can I Sue the Other Driver if I was Driving for Work?

Yes, you are still eligible to pursue a claim against the at-fault driver who caused the crash, even if you were driving as part of your job duties. Under certain circumstances, you can also file a workers’ compensation claim for this type of accident, if the crash occurred while you were performing your job duties, …

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Can I File a Personal Injury Claim for a Work Injury?

In Illinois – and in most other states – you cannot generally file a personal injury claim for an injury suffered on the job. You can, however, file a workers’ compensation claim. Most employers in our state are required to carry workers’ comp insurance, which entitles you to certain benefits for qualifying work injuries. Fault …

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Employer Requirements Under the Workers’ Compensation Act

When you are injured as a result of your job duties, you turn to your workers’ compensation benefits for medical care and replacement of lost wages. To ensure you receive the maximum benefits you are due, please call Sklare Law Group for a free consultation. We’ll help you determine next steps and whether we can …

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What If I Am Injured and Unable to Perform My Old Job?

You have a few options if your work injury prevents you from performing your job duties. After a serious injury suffered on the job, it’s important to consult an experienced workers’ compensation lawyer in your area. At Sklare Law Group in Chicago, we have been handling these claims for many years. We understand all of …

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