How Much is My Workmans’ Comp Case Worth? Illinois Case Worth & Settlement Guide

There are multiple variables that go into the equation in determining how much your workers’ compensation case is worth under the Illinois Workers Compensation Act. These questions should help you get in the right mindset when evaluating your case: How much time were you off work? What kind of treatment(s) did you receive? Are you able to return…

Common Overlooked Workplace Injuries To Be On The Lookout For In 2020

When it comes to the workplace, you want to stay safe. Any workplace injury has the potential to cause immense pain and suffering and a loss of income. Unfortunately, work injuries are not uncommon in the United States. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), we know that there were approximately 2.8 million…

10 Ergonomic Tips To Avoid Injuries At Work

Most of us have to work, and we should not have to worry about getting injured on-the-job. However, workplace injuries are a major problem in this country. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there were approximately 2.8 million total non-fatal workplace injuries and illnesses during the latest reporting year across the US….

Illinois’ Right to Privacy in the Workplace Act

When you go to work, you should expect your privacy to be protected. However, understanding your right to privacy in the workplace can be complicated. In the U.S., the right to workplace privacy is largely left up to the state, leading to employee privacy protections that vary widely from place to place. As technology continues…

Work Injuries and Third Party Claims

Jay R. Luchsinger, a partner and personal injury attorney at Horwitz Horwitz & Associates answers a listener’s question on Free Legal Advice Friday’s: When can there be a third party claim in a construction case? Well, in a construction injury case under Illinois law, if you’re say working for subcontractor A you are not allowed…

Determining Value in Personal Injury Cases

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: Does using an attorney bring any value to my case? From Clifford Horwitz: You have to use an attorney. unless it’s a small claims case.

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

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.

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

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…

How much is my workers’ compensation case worth?

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.

What Should I Expect from My Attorney?

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.