Attorneys At Law

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Phone: (618) 465-4656

Fax: (618) 465-5705

Our firm concentrates in personal injury, workers' compensation, social security disability claims, and criminal defense.

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Practice Areas | WORKERS' COMPENSATION


We help injured workers and their families in central and southern Illinois. When you are hurt at work you are entitled to workers' compensation benefits. You have a right to these benefits regardless of fault. Work injuries are compensated under the Illinois Worker's Compensation Act.

For 35 years, we have represented thousands of workers who have been hurt on the job and helped them to obtain the compensation provided by law. Our firm fights tirelessly to force the insurance companies to pay the work comp benefits due for our clients. The insurance claims representatives are professionals who are trained to minimize the amounts paid to injured workers. When we are hired to be your attorney, we can act as your representative to make sure you obtain the benefits you deserve.

Workers' Compensation benefits include:
  - Payment of medical fees and expenses for treatment of the injury or workplace disease;
  - Temporary total disability payable while the worker is off the job and recovering from the injury;
  - Permanent partial or total disability benefits, depending on the extent of the injury;
  - Survivors' benefits for the family of a worker killed on the job.

Among the important steps needed when the work injury occurs are:
   * Prompt and clear notice to the employer as to how and when the injury occurred.
   * Prompt and clear medical attention from a qualified physician.
   * A clear statement to the medical provider of how the work injury or disease occurred. 
   * Prompt initiation of temporary total disability benefits if there is lost time from work.

It is illegal for an employer to fire an employee for turning in an accident or enforcing his or her rights under the Illinois Worker's Compensation law. Protect your rights. Contact us for a free initial consultation. Fees are paid only if we make a recovery for you. Also visit the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission website for more information.