WORKERS' COMPENSATION PROCESS
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If you sustained an injury at work, whether in an accident or through the repetitive use of a body part, you may be eligible to collect workers’ compensation benefits. Seek medical treatment to document any and all symptoms related to your injury and report then promptly report the incident to your employer. After making your employer aware of your injuries, you should consider contacting an experienced attorney who can help you through the workers’ compensation process.
Joe Dunn is experienced at handling workers’ comp claims for injured workers throughout Illinois. We can help ensure our clients receive all necessary benefits. Contact him today to speak with a skilled and knowledgeable lawyer.
It is illegal to terminate an employee for filing a workers’ compensation claim. If you were laid off, reassigned to a lesser-paying position or otherwise retaliated against for filing a legitimate claim for workers’ comp benefits, he can help.
The workers’ compensation process involves filing paperwork and a series of hearings and dispute resolution measures. Questions often arise, such as, “Do you want a lump some of money?” and “Do you qualify to receive lifetime benefits?” As a result, you need an experienced workers’ compensation attorney represent you throughout this process in order to ensure that your rights and interests are protected.
Joe Dunn offers comprehensive and knowledgeable legal advice regarding work-related injuries. During the course of the workers’ comp process, our lawyers can help protect your rights and help ensure you receive:
- Medical care from the doctor of your choice
- Temporary total disability
- Wage differential pay
- Training or job rehabilitation
- Necessary Social Security Disability benefits
Workers’ Compensation and Social Security Disability
If you are suffering from the aftereffects of a workplace injury, you may be entitled to receive Social Security Disability in addition to workers’ compensation benefits. Joe will assist clients in protecting their rights and collecting both forms of supplemental income.