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        I was Injured on the Job as a Railroad Employee…

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        Question: I was injured on the job as a railroad employee. I had massive rotator cuff repair, the doctors have told me I am not going to return to my job. I am drawing railroad retirement disability, my employer terminated mine and my dependents medical insurance, saying that I have to pay $900.00 a month…

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        Repetitive Injury

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        Question: I am a railroad employee and I was injured. I have a repetitive stress injury to the wrist and hands. I want to have a simple sugury to correct this problem, yet the doctor I’m seeing keeps giving me different medication, pain relievers, which I don’t want to take. I am also not receiving…

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        Am I Covered By Workers’ Comp Out of State?

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        Question: I was injured while working in another state, where the benefits are poor? Is there any way I can be covered under Illinois Workers’ Compensation?

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        Can I get Re-Trained so I can Earn What I Used to Earn Before My Accident?

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        Question: I am no longer able to perform my normal job as a result of my injury at work.  I can’t earn what I used to earn because I can’t do my normal job.   Can I get re-trained so I can earn what I used to earn before my accident?  Can I get wage loss…

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        Ongoing Worker’s Comp Case Under the Longshoreman and Harbor Workers’ Act

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        Question: I have an ongoing workers comp case that falls under the Federal Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Act that’s going fine, but my question is regarding the company I was working for. I told them of my concerns about the way they had me doing the job.  The project manager said to do it this way…

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        Can Medicare Take a Portion of My Worker’s Comp Lump Sum Settlement?

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        Question: I am eligible for a lump sum settlement from a work-comp injury.  I am 63, and I am receiving Social Security retirement benefits.  My attorney told me that Medicare would take a portion of my settlement if the amount were over $250,000.  Is that correct?  The lawyer states that this amount will be set…

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        My Workers’ Comp Insurance Won’t Cover the Vehicle I Need

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        Question: I have a work comp case. I fell off a house at work and I’m now paralyzed from waist down; T-10 complete paralysis. I left my comp case open and am getting my wages and medical. I thought the work comp insurance was responsible for buying me a van. I turned in a few…

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        Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim in Illinois?

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        Each state has specific policies and procedures related to wrongful death claims, and it is important to understand how your state defines wrongful death, as well as how to go about filing a claim if you believe a family member or loved one’s death was due to the wrongful conduct or actions of another person…

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        How Long is My Case Going to Take?

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        When someone has suffered a serious personal injury, their lives and that of their entire family are affected. In addition to the difficulties often associated with recovery from the injury itself, normal work and family routines are often interrupted adding to the burden. You want and need answers as medical bills and lost wages mount.

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        How Much is My Case Worth?

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        How Much Is My Case Worth? During an initial consultation, we’re often asked, “How much is my case worth?” Each and every case is considered on its merit, first and foremost.

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