Your Illinois Workers’ Compensation Case matters
If you have been injured at work, you may find out that you could get workers’ comp from your employer. You have every right to ask for and get these benefits, as the money you receive can be used to help pay your mounting medical bills and supplement any income you have lost as a result of your inability to go to work. Failing to ask for workers’ comp could mean a difficult time for you and your family – financial loss can be a difficult time for anyone. However, sometimes employers will try to say no, saying that your injuries were your own fault or at least that for one reason or another, they aren’t responsible. If your employer has refused to pay you the benefits you deserve, call to talk to one of the lawyers with Walton Telken Foster. We will help you get what you deserve so you can start putting your life back together again.
Types of Workers’ Compensation Claims in Illinois
Workers’ compensation cases can be filed or appealed after an accident that causes an injury or when you have a doctor diagnose you with an occupational illness or disease. These are some of the most common types of occupational illnesses and disease:
- Silicosis (i.e., inhalation of dust and silica)
- Asbestosis (i.e., inhalation of asbestos)
- Skin disorders may occur when your skin has come in contact with allergens or irritants
- When exposed to loud noises constantly and consistently, you could suffer hearing loss
- Inhaling harmful chemical has the potential to cause respiratory problems
- Exposure to even a small amount of lead may cause lead poisoning
Call a East St. Louis Workers Comp Lawyer Today
If you are considering filing an initial claim or an appeal for workers’ compensation for your injury or illness, you have the option of hiring an attorney to represent you. Call us today at (844) 307-7349 to schedule a free consultation; you can tell the story of your case and the attorney will tell you about your rights and options. We can prepare and file paperwork for you so that all you have to worry about is healing and getting your life back on track. We will take cases on a contingency basis, which means that we don’t get paid until you get paid, so there is nothing to lose. At your free consultation, you will learn more about why so many individuals choose to hire attorneys to do the work for them in workers’ compensation cases.
Filing a lawsuit can feel daunting, intimidating, and overwhelming; when you hire a lawyer to represent you, it can free you up to focus on the more important things in life, like getting better and spending quality time with your loved ones. Our attorneys will conduct a thorough investigation, gather evidence, and file your claim as well as any hardship or emergency petitions which will give you the cash to be able to pay your medical bills sooner. We will negotiate and manage all of the legal paperwork including appeals for any denied claims and seek the maximum amount you’re due.