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I was injured on the job and my disability payments have suddenly stopped without notice, what can I do?

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Tyler D. Berberich, an Illinois workers’ compensation attorney at Horwitz Horwitz & Associates answers a listener’s question on Free Legal Advice Friday’s:

I was injured on the job and my disability payments have suddenly stopped without notice, what can I do?

It depends on why your disability payments were stopped.

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I’m not happy with the insurance company’s offer to settle my case, what are the next steps?

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Thomas A. Kelliher, an associate and trial attorney at Horwitz Horwitz & Associates answers a listener’s question on Free Legal Advice Friday’s:

I’m not happy with the insurance company’s offer to settle my case, what are the next steps? Can the insurance adjuster limit the medical treatment I receive?

Those two questions are very similar because, unfortunately, before you get involved in litigation the insurance company has a lot of power.

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What type of medical benefits am I entitled to after I’m injured?

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Marc A. Perper, a principal partner and lead trial attorney at Horwitz Horwitz & Associates answers a listener’s question on Free Legal Advice Friday’s:

What type of medical benefits am I entitled to after I’m injured?

The Illinois Workers’ Compensation Law entitles you to emergency treatment, plus treatment from the first two medical providers of your choice.

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I was hit by a semi-truck, who’s responsible?

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Michael T. Wierzbicki, Jr., a partner and trial attorney at Horwitz Horwitz & Associates answers a listener’s question on Free Legal Advice Friday’s:

I was hit by a semi-truck, who’s responsible? Is it the employer or the employee?

So trucking across the country is governed by federal regulation and that applies to determine whether the employer, the employee , or who was responsible in a trucking accident.

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How much is my workers’ compensation case worth?

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Mark Weissburg, a partner and Chicago workers compensation lawyer at Horwitz Horwitz & Associates answers a listener’s question on Free Legal Advice Friday’s:

How much is my workers’ compensation case worth?

The value of a workers’ compensation case depends on a lot of variables.

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What Should I Expect from My Attorney?

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Jay R. Luchsinger, a partner and lead trial attorney at Horwitz Horwitz & Associates answers a listener’s question on Free Legal Advice Friday’s:

What should I expect from my attorney?

Well, you should expect someone who works for you.

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How Do I Know if the Insurance Company’s Offer is Fair?

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Wayne L. Newman, a partner and workers’ compensation attorney at Horwitz Horwitz & Associates answers a listener’s question on Free Legal Advice Friday’s:

The insurance company is offering to settle my case, but I’m not sure if their offer is fair? How do I know?

You don’t know, and that’s the problem.

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Should I sign the papers my insurance company asks me to sign after I am injured?

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Mitchell Horwitz, a principal partner and head of the workers’ compensation department at Horwitz Horwitz & Associates answers a listener’s question on Free Legal Advice Friday’s:

Should I sign the papers the insurance company asks me to sign after I am injured?

It is our recommendation that you should not sign any papers that an insurance gives you without consulting an attorney.

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What’s the first thing I should do when I get hurt?

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Clifford W. Horwitz, a principal partner and lead trial attorney at Horwitz Horwitz & Associates answers a listener’s question on Free Legal Advice Friday’s:

What’s the first thing I should do when I get hurt?

The first thing you should do is go to a doctor or the hospital. Immediately. Report it immediately AND be accurate in your reporting.

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Dashboard Cameras and Personal Injury Claims

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As the Illinois General Assembly explains, accident victims have the right to pursue compensation from the negligent drivers who caused their injuries. However, claimants must tie their injuries to the accident and demonstrate liability. This may require eyewitness testimonies, police reports, doctors’ records, photographs and other evidence, which your accident attorney can aid in gathering.

If the crash occurred in Illinois, contact Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates. An accident attorney in Chicago can handle the legalities of your case so you can focus on your recovery.

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