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        Settlement Value of My Workers’ Compensation Case

        150 150 Clifford Horwitz

        Question: What’s the settlement value of my workers compensation case based on?

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        Basic Workers’ Compensation Rights

        150 150 Clifford Horwitz

        Question: What are my three basic rights under the Illinois Workers Compensation Act?

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        Do I Need an Attorney for Workers Compensation in Illinois?

        150 150 Mark Weissburg

        Brain Surgery…Rocket Science…Workers’ Compensation Law… One of the first things new client’s tell me when I meet them is, “I’m not the type of person to hire an attorney.” Actually, someone with a legal case is precisely the type of person who should and does hire an attorney. If you need brain surgery, see a…

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        Pedestrian v. Railroad Police Vehicle. Where do I go from here?

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        Question: I was struck by a railroad police vehicle on their property while unloading suitcases from sidewalk to curb on 5/16/02. I filed a police report and do have a incident number. I have back pains but have not contacted a doctor or chiropractor as I just returned from Texas although i have been taking…

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        Fired After Injury on the Job

        150 150 Clifford Horwitz

        Question: I am currently receiving workman’s comp. My attorney advised me to check into filing a retaliatory discharge. I am having a very difficult time finding a lawyer for this type of case. I really don’t know where to look. I don’t have money to put down as a retainer, d/t the lack of finances…

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        How Long Do I Have After an Accident to File a Suit?

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        Question: How long do I have after an accident to file a suit? On July 29th 2004, while working as a conductor I was struck by a consist of three motors going in a reverse movement at Larime St. in Cicero, IL. My injuries are substantial; broken scapula, three broken ribs, broken left leg, five…

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        I Fell and Injured Myself at Work and Got RSD (Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy)

        150 150 Clifford Horwitz

        Question: I fell and injured myself at work and got RSD (Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy). I was on workers comp. for 10 months and then the company doctor said nothing was wrong with me and I can return back to work. My doctor never would and still has not released me to return to work. They…

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        Is There a Time Limit for Contacting the WC Insurance Company?

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        Question: What is the time limit to contact the insurance company that handled the workman’s comp. claim to secure your monetary settlement?

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        I was Assaulted on the Job by the Contractor. What are My Options?

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        Question: I am a tile setter, and I was assaulted by a general contractor and his son on a job site. As a result of the assault I have 2 chipped teeth and have been unable to work due to back pain. What are my options?

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        I was Cooking on a River Boat and had a Skin Problem Arise…

        150 150 Clifford Horwitz

        Question: I was cooking on a river boat and had an skin problem arise, so I filled out an accident form as I was instucted to do at orientation before going to work. Two days later I was asked by the office to go to another boat, so I went. On the way to the…

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