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Illinois Workers’ Compensation Lawyer
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At Kooi, we are licensed to practice in both Indiana and Illinois. While our primary practice is based in Indiana, we would be happy to meet with you at our Chicago location. Please call to arrange an appointment.
Under the direction of our legal team, you can:
- Learn everything you need to know about Illinois state laws pertaining to workers’ compensation
- File a workers’ compensation claim after an on-the-job injury
- Be represented in court at a workers’ compensation hearing
Answers to Your Questions About Workers’ Compensation in Illinois
What benefits are covered under the Workers’ Compensation Act in Illinois?
According to the rules set forth in the official state guidelines for workers’ compensation, employers are required to pay for all medical care needed to treat an employee who was injured or made ill on the job. Included in the employer’s costs will be coverage for first aid, emergency services, doctor visits, surgery, hospitalization, medication, prosthetics, and more.
Who will pay for my medical care after I am injured on the job?
Assuming your employer does not dispute your medical bill, he or she will be responsible for making direct payments to your medical provider. Typically, the employee will not be expected to cover your copayments or deductible.
How long can I receive temporary total disability (TTD) benefits?
TTD benefits are paid by the employer to the employee for as long as the employee is out of work. In some cases, TTD benefits will be stopped once the employee has reached maximum medical improvement.
What are temporary partial disability benefits (TPD)?
TPD benefits are typically received by injured employees who are in the process of healing but who have agreed to work on light duty, either part time or full time. TBD benefits are provided to employees who are making less than they otherwise would have made had they never been injured.
How Kooi Can Help You
If you were injured on the job in Illinois, you may be able to file a claim for workers’ compensation. The most effective way to ensure that your claim is filed accurately is to hire a Illinois workers’ compensation lawyer in Illinois to assist you through the process.
At Kooi, we extend our legal services to victims of work injuries in the state of Illinois who are looking for professional legal assistance. With well over three decades of experience, we are well-versed in matters of the law concerning workers’ compensation, and we are prepared to help with your claim.
Don’t wait to hire us. We offer a free, no-obligation consultation during which time you can discuss the details of your case with a qualified, proven Illinois workers’ compensation lawyer. Contact us today for more information.