Category: Workers’ Compensation

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

What is maximum medical improvment?
7 Feb, 2022

What is Maximum Medical Improvement?

Maximum Medical Improvement & Workers' Compensation At Strong Law Offices, we represent employees in workers' comp claims for workplace injuries and occupational diseases. We never represent insurance companies or large corporations. We dedicate all our resources to protecting the rights of injured people and collecting the workers' comp benefits employees...

How to report a work injury
1 Feb, 2022

How to report a work injury & how long you have

This requirement is necessary regardless of the severity of your injury and regardless of what part of the body that you have injured. It is important that you notify your employer of any type of injury as soon as you can so that if you need to obtain medical treatment...

Employer retaliation lawsuit
26 Jan, 2022

Employer Retaliation Lawsuit: The What & How

Employer Retaliation After Filing a Work Injury Claim? If an employer fires a worker because he or she filed a workers' comp claim, they have committed retaliatory discharge. What Is Retaliatory Discharge? In Illinois, it is illegal for an employer to take revenge on a worker for filing a workers' comp...

Paraquat Exposure Lawsuit
17 Jan, 2022

Why Hire a Paraquat Lawsuit Lawyer

Filing Paraquat Lawsuits Agricultural workers can file workers’ compensation claims with the help of a workers' comp attorney near them. If exposure to Paraquat is to blame for their injuries, they may also file Paraquat lawsuits against Syngenta to receive compensation. Numerous studies show Paraquat to increase the risk of...

Illinois AMA Impairment Ratings
12 Jan, 2022

Illinois AMA Impairment Ratings

Things To Know About American Medical Association (AMA) Impairment Ratings In June 2011, the Illinois Workers' Compensation Act was amended to state that courts may consider an impairment rating when determining a settlement in a workers' compensation claim. The use of this is considered controversial because an AMA impairment rating...

Temporary Total Disability Benefits in Illinois Workers' Compensation
7 Jan, 2022

Temporary Total Disability Benefits in Illinois Workers’ Compensation

What Are Workers' Comp Temporary Total Disability Benefits? TTD workers' compensation benefits cover two-thirds of an employee's average weekly wage during the time he or she cannot work due to an on-the-job injury. Employers must pay TTD benefits until injured workers improve. In some cases, employers choose to continue to...

Illinois Workers' Compensation Lump Sum Settlements
6 Jan, 2022

Illinois Workers’ Compensation Lump Sum Settlements

Should I Get a Lump Sum Settlement from Workers Comp? People who have sustained a permanent injury as the result of an on-the-job accident are entitled to a lump-sum settlement award. In a lump sum workers' comp settlement, you will receive the full amount of compensation at the time of...

What If My Workers Comp Claim Is Denied
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...

Benefits of Hiring a Workers’ Comp Lawyer
5 Jan, 2022

Benefits of Hiring a Workers’ Comp Lawyer

Reasons Why You Should Hire a Workers' Compensation Lawyer Denied Claims Can and Do Happen Even the simplest situation can end up being a complicated workers' compensation claim. According to PayScale, there are a few things that tend to be involved in claim denials more frequently than other things. These...

MMI in Workers' Comp
4 Jan, 2022

What Happens After MMI in Workers’ Comp?

MMI in Workers' Comp First off, it is important to make sure the doctor has formalized those restrictions in writing. After that, you have to decide what to do next. Under Illinois law, your entitlement to TTD, Temporary Total Disability benefits ends when you reach MMI (check the article on...

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