Your employer’s insurance may cover your work-related injury or illness. You could receive coverage for lost wages, medical care, and certain other losses.
The Kryder Law Group, LLC knows how to handle workers’ compensation cases. A Mount Prospect workers’ compensation lawyer from our firm can handle your claim or appeal.
According to the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission (IWCC), certain employees are entitled to workers’ compensation by law. Therefore, you may be legally entitled to compensation for your losses if you were hurt at work.
The IWCC explains that:
Additionally, you do not have to prove negligence to receive workers’ compensation benefits if your case qualifies. You should have coverage even if the accident was unavoidable.
You are generally entitled to workers’ compensation benefits if:
Certain circumstances may disqualify you from receiving workers’ compensation. Your employer could allege that:
A lawyer from our firm can defend you against such allegations. Without a proper defense, you could lose out on the benefits you deserve.
The type of benefits you may receive depend on:
You may receive coverage for the following types of losses:
For a work-related injury or illness, you may need:
Insurance may cover any medical cost related to your employment.
Your injury or illness may prevent you from working for some period of time. In Illinois, workers’ compensation generally covers two-thirds of your average gross weekly wage. If you do not understand what this means, then our team can explain.
We can also determine precisely how much compensation you deserve. We will make this determination after reviewing your case.
An injury or illness may change:
Your employer may have a reasonable duty to retain you. Workers’ compensation may cover the cost of your professional retraining.
You may be entitled to death benefits if your loved one passed away from a work-related illness or injury. We will review your specific circumstances to determine what these benefits may include.
You may be entitled to additional benefits. We can review your employer’s policy to determine your specific coverages.
Our firm will not just help with your workers’ compensation claim – we will handle the entire process. We will involve you only when it is absolutely necessary. Our team will serve you by handling the following duties:
Insurance companies are not on your side. Your own employer may contest your right to insurance coverage. We defend your rights from anyone working against your interests.
We can protect you by:
Your rights are one of our primary concerns.
We will determine exactly how much compensation you deserve. Our team may do this by:
The calculation of losses can be a complex process. We deal with this step of your claim so that you can focus on healing.
Some workplace injuries and work-related illnesses are not an employer’s fault. If a third party caused you harm, then you may receive compensation through a lawsuit.
The American Bar Association (ABA) notes the strong likelihood of settling a lawsuit. You may receive a settlement without having to go to trial. We can handle your lawsuit if your case calls for one.
The fee that our firm receives is contingent on us securing a positive outcome for you. This is why it is called a contingency fee.
Such a fee means that:
Contingency fees protect you from financial loss. They also align our financial incentive with yours – we do not receive compensation unless you receive compensation.
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Our team seeks satisfaction for every client. We afford each case personalized attention so our clients can have peace of mind when seeking compensation.
We have obtained several multi-million-dollar case results for our clients. A lawyer from our team will seek every cent of the coverage that you deserve. Our attorneys understand how to navigate the workers’ compensation claims process in Mount Prospect.
Call The Kryder Law Group, LLC today. Our Mount Prospect workers’ compensation lawyers will complete a free consultation and answer any questions that you have.