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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Wrist, arm and pain by laptop desk of employee worker suffering from carpal tunnel. repetitive stress injuries
28 Jun, 2024

Which Repetitive Stress Injuries May Qualify for Workers’ Comp?

Most Common Types of Repetitive Stress Injuries Work-related repetitive stress injuries typically take the following forms: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is one of the most common office worker injuries. This condition causes pain, tingling, numbness, aching, and weakness in your wrist and hand. The carpal tunnel is a...

Man with hand in sling talking to insurance broker after workplace injury, how much do auto accident lawyers charge
28 Jun, 2024

How Much Do Auto Accident Lawyers Charge?

What Are the Different Fee Structures Attorneys Offer? Attorneys may offer their services under a variety of fee structures, including: Contingency Fee A contingency fee arrangement is the most common pricing structure among car accident lawyers. This structure allows you to receive legal services without paying any money upfront. The...

Fragments of a broken motorcycle on the pavement. hire a motorcycle accident lawyer
28 Jun, 2024

5 Reasons You Should Hire a Motorcycle Accident Lawyer in Bloomington, Illinois

Why Should You Hire a Motorcycle Accident Lawyer in Bloomington, Illinois? Motorcycle crashes are one of the most serious traffic accidents. These crashes often result in catastrophic injuries, permanent disabilities, and fatalities. In 2022, motorcycle accidents caused 2,395 injuries and 149 fatalities in Illinois. People involved in motorcycle accidents need...

Workers' comp lawyer sitting at table and giving paper sheet to worker with broken arm in the office.
28 Jun, 2024

What to Consider When Hiring a Workers’ Comp Lawyer in Bloomington, IL?

Factors to Consider When Hiring a Workers’ Comp Lawyer in Bloomington, IL Illinois hospital handled 509 amputations, 3,144 traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), and 891 poisoning-related workplace exposures in 2021. These injuries and illnesses are costly to treat and keep affected workers away from their jobs during recovery. You may qualify...

Male driver giving dollars woman car accident, traffic collision settlement. common types of car accident lawsuits
31 May, 2024

What Are the Common Types of Car Accident Lawsuits in Bloomington, IL?

Types of Car Accident Lawsuits Car accidents frequently occur in Illinois, and they involve many parties. According to a report from the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), 298,347 motor vehicle accidents occurred in 2022 alone, and they involved cars along with other vehicles, cyclists, and pedestrians. The following are some...

A truck and car collision on the road. What should you do after a truck accident
31 May, 2024

What Should You Do After a Truck Accident in Bloomington, IL?

Immediate Steps to Take After a Truck Accident Right after a truck accident, there are steps to take that can help you begin treatment for injuries and build a strong case against a truck driver or any other liable parties responsible. So, what should you do after a truck accident?...

A man holds a large settlement check that he has won in a trial in civil court proceedings after the other party agreed to settle the case. average settlement for a car accident
31 May, 2024

What Is the Average Settlement for a Car Accident in Bloomington, Illinois?

The average settlement for a car accident in Bloomington, IL, can range from thousands to millions of dollars, depending on the severity of the accident and the damages sustained, among other factors. All car accidents will involve varying elements that contribute to the total amount of compensation. Knowing more about...

Traffic jam blurred. coming and going rule
31 May, 2024

Illinois Workers’ Compensation: The Coming and Going Rule

What Is the Coming-and-Going Rule? This rule renders employees injured when traveling to or from work ineligible for workers’ compensation benefits. The argument is that travel itself does not fall within the scope of employment, and thus, your employer cannot bear liability for injuries sustained in such a scenario. Fortunately,...

Traffic accident Truck and Car crash accident on the beautiful nature road. why you need a truck accident lawyer
31 May, 2024

Why You Need a Truck Accident Lawyer

Are There Truck Accident Laws in Illinois? Illinois has truck accident laws that help lower risks and protect the rights of people who suffer injuries. These laws include: Statute of Limitations A statute of limitations is a law that establishes a timeline within which an accident victim can file a...

Damaged cars after a car accident crash involving a big rig semi truck with semi trailer at a city street crossroad intersection with traffic light and rescue services to help the injured. how to sue a trucking company
31 May, 2024

How to Sue a Trucking Company For Negligence

Understanding Trucking Company Liability Illinois reported 11,922 truck accidents in 2022. These accidents accounted for 4% of the 298,347 motor vehicle accidents in the state in the same year. Injuries resulting from truck accidents contributed to 3.1% of all injuries recorded. Fatalities caused by truck crashes were 31.4% higher in...

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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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