Being injured on the job can seem devastating.
You suddenly are faced with the possibility of being unable to return to your job, and, worse, being unable to support your family. Additionally, you may be faced with the additional pressure of mounting bills and confusion about your best options. You need to know that you have an attorney working aggressively for you who will obtain the best possible results in the shortest period of time.
The Illinois Workers' Compensation Act is written to protect all employees in the State who are injured or become disabled on the job. The Act provides benefits to the employee including:
Payment of lost time from work
Payment of medical expenses
In most situations, a lump sum settlement