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...

What If My Workers Comp Claim Is Denied
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2 Jan, 2023

What To Know About a Chemical Burn Injury Claim

You might have grounds for a chemical burn injury claim if you suffered a chemical burn injury due to someone else’s negligent actions. Chemical burns can occur at work, school, salon, home, residential premises, commercial establishments, and anywhere else where hazardous chemical substances are handled. Most chemical burns result from...

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29 Dec, 2022

What Is the Difference Between Uninsured and Underinsured?

The difference between uninsured and underinsured is that uninsured coverage will pay you out if the at-fault driver does not carry liability insurance. Underinsured insurance pays the shortfall when the other driver is insured, but his or her liability limits are not sufficient to cover the medical bills for anyone...

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22 Dec, 2022

What Are the Exceptions to the Exclusive Remedy Rule in Illinois?

If you have suffered a workplace injury, you are generally barred from bringing a lawsuit against your employer for compensation. This is because employers provide workers’ compensation insurance for their employees’ benefit, in exchange for legal protection against personal injury claims being brought against them. However, if you have suffered...

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15 Dec, 2022

What Are Third-Party Insurance Claims?

Third-party insurance claims are claims that you file with another person’s insurance company. If you have been in an accident caused by another person and suffered damages, you would usually file a claim with the at-fault person to seek compensation. Illinois law requires that all drivers carry injury and property...

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29 Nov, 2022

How Much Should You Settle for After Getting Hit by a Car?

Various factors will affect how much to settle for after getting hit by a car. The average settlement for bodily injury after a car accident ranges between $100 and $21,000. Settlement amounts are influenced by several issues such as jurisdiction, type of injuries, fault, and other factors, as you will...

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29 Oct, 2022

How to Find the Right Product Liability Attorney in Bloomington

Finding the right product liability attorney in Bloomington involves ensuring the attorney thoroughly understands the product in question, has experience in product liability, possesses negotiation skills, and communicates effectively with you. Meet with at least three attorneys to get a feel for what they should offer and to understand what...

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28 Oct, 2022

How Much Does It Cost to Hire a Bloomington Slip and Fall Lawyer?

Concerned about the cost of an injury attorney, many are reluctant to hire a Bloomington slip and fall lawyer after an accident. Some lawyers bill by the hour, while others take cases on a contingency basis. In contingency fee arrangements, the attorney will retain a portion of your overall compensation...

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21 Oct, 2022

How Much Does it Cost to Hire a Workers’ Comp Attorney?

The cost to hire a workers’ comp attorney will depend on factors, such as the benefits recovered. If you have suffered an occupational injury and are struggling to recover benefits, you may consider options, including filing a lawsuit.  In most cases, it won’t cost you anything upfront to hire a...

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17 Oct, 2022

How to Sue for Anesthesia Errors

Suing for anesthesia errors involves filing the necessary legal documents and proving that anesthesiologist negligence led to your injury. Anesthesia errors frequently contribute to medical malpractice, accounting for many injuries and fatalities yearly. If you are a victim, you can sue for anesthesia errors and recover compensation for your losses. ...

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14 Oct, 2022

Can You Sue for Chronic Pain Syndrome After an Accident in Bloomington?

You may have a right to sue for chronic pain syndrome if you develop this condition as a result of accident-caused injuries. A frustrating scenario might arise when someone sustains injuries from an accident. It could take several weeks or even months to fully recover. You may need to adjust...

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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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