What Benefits Am I Entitled to Under Workers’ Compensation?

  What benefits am I entitled to under workers compensation? Answered by Chicago workers’ compensation attorney – Tyler D. Berberich The basic benefits that you are entitled to are: payment for your time off work at two-thirds of your average weekly wage; payment of your medical bills that are related to your work injury; and…

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.

My Employer Has Offered Me Light Duty, What Should I Do?

Mitchell W. Horwitz, a principal partner and head the workers compensation department at Horwitz Horwitz & Associates, and Marc A. Perper, a partner and Chicago work comp lawyer answer a listener’s question on Free Legal Advice Friday’s: My employer has offered me light duty, what should I do? From Mitchell Horwitz: If you are unable…

Should I allow my employer or their representative to speak to my doctor when I am not present at the time of the conversation?

Mitchell W. Horwitz, a principal partner and head of the workers’ compensation department at Horwitz Horwitz & Associates, and Marc A. Perper, a partner and Chicago work injury attorney at Horwitz Horwitz & Associates, answer a listener’s question on Free Legal Advice Friday’s: Should I allow my employee or my representative to speak to my…

Do I need to report my work injury?

Mitchell W. 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 report my injury at work to my employer? Yes, you should report it.

Should I Give a Recorded Statement to the Insurance Company?

Clifford W. Horwitz, a principal partner and lead trial attorney at Horwitz Horwitz & Associates, and Marc A. Perper answer similar questions pertaining to giving recorded statements to insurers. Cliff answers the first listener’s question on Free Legal Advice Friday’s: The insurance company for the person that caused my auto accident wants to record my…

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.