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This depends on many factors such as type of injury, current treatment, and so on. It is best to call us at (312) 220-7000 to evaluate your case today.

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Generally, your employer is obligated to cover all necessary and reasonable medical expenses involved in treating your work-related injury. Though your employer is responsible for covering reasonable medical expenses, you are entitled to choose the doctor who treats you (though you are generally limited to two choices of doctors).

The injury does not need to be caused entirely from the course of your employment — you are also eligible for workers’ compensation if performing your job aggravates a pre-existing injury. You do not need to prove negligence on the part of your employer in order to receive compensation. It is also important to note that if you are injured by a third party while on the job, you may be eligible to collect compensation from that party in addition to pursuing a workers’ compensation claim.

Under most circumstances, your employer may be responsible for reimbursing you for two-thirds of your average weekly wage for time missed due to your work-related injury.

It is against Illinois law for an employer to harass you or terminate your employment because you have initiated a workers’ compensation claim. If you think you have been terminated due to your claim, you should contact an Illinois

There is not a correct way to provide an answer to this question. We’ve heard people say “it’s twice the medical bills right”? That’s because years ago lawyers settled cases by using the formula of two or three times medical bills.

That hasn’t been used in ages and there is no formula. Each case is settled and evaluated independently. There’s so many factors that go into evaluating claims to be able to offer a ballpark figure.

You are not legally required to have a lawyer to settle your case, but the chances of winning your case and getting what it’s worth are much higher with a lawyer on your side.