Railroad Injury: Workers’ Compensation

Railroad Injury Compensation Employer Negligence If the injured worker can prove that his employer was negligent (that is, provided an unsafe place to work) then he can recover for pain and suffering and disability and can recover full compensation. Such a case is usually worth much more than a Workers Compensation case since Workers Compensation has…

Do I Need an Illinois Workers’ Compensation Lawyer?

Mark Weissburg, Partner at Horwitz Horwitz & Associates, Illinois Workers’ Compensation Attorney Brain Surgery…Rocket Science…Workers’ Compensation Law… One of the first things new clients tell me when I meet them is, “I’m not the type of person to hire an attorney.” Actually, someone with a legal case is precisely the type of person who should…

Construction Injuries: Among the Most Serious Injuries We Encounter

Construction Site Injuries Illinois Workers’ Compensation Claim Problems When injured on a construction site, the worker clearly has a Workers’ Compensation claim, but we sometimes find that the employer has no insurance. Under this scenario, Illinois law permits us to prosecute the company that hired the uninsured employer. This allows the Workers’ Compensation claim to…