The Strong Law Blog

6 Jan, 2022

What If My Workers’ Comp Claim Is Denied?

Workers' Comp Appeal Process The appeals process for workers' comp cases is complex, so it is important you work with a lawyer who is experienced. There are strict deadlines for making the workers' comp appeal, and failure to abide by those deadlines could compromise the validity of your claim or cause your claim to be dismissed. ​At Strong Law Offices, we handle appeals on a regular basis and are familiar with the deadlines and documentation necessary, and how to prepare a strong case. Our lawyers frequently represent clients on all levels of appeals, including: Arbitrator appeal: An appeal that is an administrative action filed with the Commission for a hearing before an arbitrator to appeal an insurance carrier's wrongful denial...

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7 Jul, 2023

What Are the Most Dangerous Intersections in Bloomington?

The five most dangerous intersections in Bloomington, Illinois, are Empire Street and Veterans Parkway, Washington Street and Veterans Parkway, Clearwater and Veterans Parkway, Oakland Avenue and Veterans Parkway, and Morrissey Drive at Veterans Parkway. These intersections are all located in high-traffic areas. They also have heavy traffic volume, multiple lanes...

7 Jul, 2023

When to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer in Bloomington

Knowing when to hire a personal injury lawyer in Bloomington, Illinois, can make all the difference in winning an accident injury case and recovering the maximum compensation. As a result of car accidents, slips-and-falls, dog bites, exposure to hazardous conditions, and other incidents caused by the negligence of others, people...

7 Jul, 2023

Leading Causes of Car Accidents in Bloomington

The leading causes of car accidents in Bloomington, Illinois, are distracted driving, speeding, drunk driving, reckless driving, and fatigued driving. The most effective ways to avoid car accidents include paying attention to the road, adhering to speed limits and traffic laws, and avoiding drunk driving. Getting enough sleep before driving...

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7 Jul, 2023

Who Is Liable for Accidents Due to Poor Road Conditions in Peoria, IL?

The government agency tasked to construct or maintain a road may be liable for accidents caused by poor conditions on that road. In Peoria, Illinois, that agency is the Peoria County Highway Department. This agency has a duty to rectify poor road conditions. Accidents due to poor road conditions can...

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7 Jul, 2023

Taxi Accidents: When a Taxi Cab Costs More Than a Fare

Taxi accidents can result in passengers, pedestrians, and drivers in other vehicles suffering serious injuries. While using a taxicab to get around town in Chicago and Peoria is a convenient alternative to driving your own car, negligence by the taxi driver or another driver can leave you with severe injuries,...

A red car has slid on the icy road. Concept of Who Is Liable for a Car Accident Due to Weather Conditions
7 Jul, 2023

Who Is Liable for a Car Accident Due to Weather Conditions in Peoria

The actions of the drivers involved in a crash and the road conditions are crucial factors in determining the party that was negligent and at fault for a weather-related accident. When you’re involved in a car accident due to weather conditions in Peoria, you’ll need to establish liability to seek...

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23 Jun, 2023

Nec Baby Formula Lawsuit

You can file a lawsuit in Peoria, Illinois if your child develops complications after consuming baby formula made from cow-based milk. Filing an NEC baby formula lawsuit is the path hundreds of parents have used to seek justice. This lawsuit compels a manufacturer to compensate for the personal injuries caused...

Asian senior male falling on the ground. Concept of common slip and fall injuries
20 Jun, 2023

10 Common Slip and Fall Injuries in Bloomington

The most common slip-and-fall injuries in Bloomington, Illinois, include soft tissue damage, broken bones and fractures, traumatic brain injuries, and spinal cord injuries. Slip and fall accidents happen virtually anywhere, including public or private spaces. They occur due to bad weather, poor lighting, and negligence of the property owner, property...

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16 Jun, 2023

Who Can File a Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit?

You may be eligible to file a lawsuit if you or a loved one has suffered injuries from transvaginal mesh within the last few years. Transvaginal mesh implants were intended to be a solution to several women’s health issues. Unfortunately, thousands of women have suffered serious complications linked to the implants....

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13 Jun, 2023

How Much Does Workers’ Comp Pay for Lost Wages in Bloomington?

In Bloomington, there is no specified amount that a worker can receive as compensation for lost wages. The amount varies depending on the nature of work, the injury, work limitations, and income level. The workers’ comp insurer uses an employee's average weekly wage (AWW) to calculate the employee’s benefits. A...

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The Strong Law Blog Categories

Personal Injury

Be sure to read our personal injury blog articles to get the latest news and information about personal injury claims and lawsuits in Illinois.

Workers' Compensation

Check out our Illinois workers’ compensation blog articles for helpful resources, how-to guides, and insight from a top work injury attorney.

Medical Malpractice

Our medical malpractice blog articles provide invaluable information to victims who have been injured at the hands of healthcare professionals.

Motor Vehicle Accidents

If you were injured in an accident, our motor vehicle accident blog articles feature important resources and information that can help you recover.

As attorneys experienced in both Illinois workers' compensation and personal injury law, we can provide knowledgeable legal advice if you have been injured on the job, in a car accident, by a defective medical device or in another serious accident.
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