Common Questions About Workers’ Compensation in Illinoishttps://www.horwitzlaw.com/wp-content/themes/osmosis/images/empty/thumbnail.jpg 150 150 Clifford Horwitz Clifford Horwitz https://secure.gravatar.com/avatar/889d7f53aa656ffde8899fceb98167be?s=96&d=wp_user_avatar&r=g
What are the main benefits of workers’ compensation?
As outlined in the Workers’ Compensation Handbook, if you qualify for benefits, monetary rewards will become available to you in order to meet the demands of medical costs associated with your injury. You will also receive compensation for lost income.
Workers’ compensation may also provide the funds necessary to find a new career should your injury permanently prevent you from returning to work. These benefits are available to all employees in the state of Illinois, according to the Workers’ Compensation Commission, regardless of how many hours they work.
Under the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act, injured employees are entitled to three basic rights: