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        Work Injuries and Third Party Claims

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        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…

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        What Benefits Am I Entitled to Under Workers’ Compensation?

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        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 then…

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        Determining Value in Personal Injury Cases

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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: 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.

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

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        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…

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

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        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…

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        Do I need to report my work injury?

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        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.

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        Should I Give a Recorded Statement to the Insurance Company?

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        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…

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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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        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…

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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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