Employees go to work to make money for their families, but what happens when they get hurt on the job? Injuries that have long recovery times or end in permanent disability can really set a family back. Depending on the severity, you’re often dealing with some major financial detriments like missed work or medical expenses.
Fortunately, in Illinois, employers are required by law to provide workers’ compensation benefits for their employees. These benefits are to include compensation such as:
When an employee is injured in the workplace, filing a claim for workers’ compensation isn’t always a simple process. We often hear of employers strongly discouraging an employee from filing a claim over fears of their insurance rates increasing or safety audits being triggered by Occupational Safety and Health.
Another concern to take into account when filing your claim is the insurance company. These insurance companies will appoint an agent or representative to your claim. The agent’s primary goal is to pay out as little for your claim as possible. Remember that these insurance companies don’t necessarily have your best interests in mind.
The #1 piece of advice we can offer is — If you’ve been injured in the workplace or believe your injury is linked to your job duties, reach out to a lawyer to discuss your claim. (it’s free!)
An experienced workers’ comp attorney will work diligently to calculate the TOTAL cost of your injuries to ensure you’re getting what you’re entitled to and getting what you need to make a FULL recovery. Work with a disability benefits lawyer that is well versed in all areas of Workers Compensation in Belleville, including denied benefits, death claims, and medical treatment.
Trust our team to fight for justice for you or your loved ones — Schedule a free consultation today.
If you’ve been injured in a workplace accident, here’s EXACTLY how to file a claim:
Once you receive the status of your claim, if you are not satisfied with the results, call a lawyer (it’s free). They can guide you on your path to physical recovery and financial compensation.
The lawyer you hire for your workers’ compensation claim can have a HUGE impact on your family’s financial future. You need to find a lawyer that will provide aggressive representation for you. Look for a law firm that always starts your case with a free evaluation and is available 24/7 to meet any client’s unique needs. The best Workers’ Compensation lawyers will only charge for their services once you are successfully awarded compensation.
Choosing a lawyer to fight for your rights and help you get the deserved compensation is an important decision. The Law Office of Jason B Going is experienced and proven when it comes to workers’ compensation cases, and they will give you the best chance at a favorable outcome in your case.
If you have sustained injury or illness in the workplace, we can help get you the compensation you truly deserve. Contact us today for a free consultation.
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Through the years Jason has served as an advocate for numerous clients in matters before various Circuit Courts in Illinois and Missouri as well as before the Missouri Court of Appeals. He represents clients in various areas of law including personal injury, automobile accidents, workers' compensation, criminal defense, DUI/DWI defense, and traffic cases.. Jason is licensed in Illinois, Missouri, and Florida.