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If the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission has ruled that you should receive benefits and you have not received any payments from your employer’s insurance company, you should contact a Chicago workers’ compensation attorney. While there is not a strict rule about how soon you should receive either your settlement or an arbitrator’s award, you are …

Illinois law holds that workers who suffer an injury “arising out of and in the course of” their employment may be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits. In many instances, a capable Illinois workers’ compensation attorney can help you get the benefits you’re owed without significant difficulty — but what if your employer refuses to pay …

If someone suffers a fatal injury at work, the law allows death benefits to be awarded to the person’s spouse, dependents, and children. Like any other workers’ comp claim, it is necessary that the injury occur in a situation “arising out of” the person’s employment. An experienced Illinois workers’ compensation lawyer can help you get …

Request a Consultation Suffering disfigurement as part of a work-related injury is a very real possibility, particularly in manufacturing and construction jobs. Since not all disfigurements will affect your ability to return to work, you may encounter difficulty when trying to get compensation to cover cosmetic surgery that can correct that disfigurement. Fortunately, a capable …

Request a Consultation If you have been injured at work, it is important to contact a Chicago workers’ compensation attorney as soon as possible. There are several deadlines to consider when seeking compensation for a work-related injury, and missing any of them can jeopardize your ability to receive benefits. Here is a look at some …

Request a Consultation Whether you have engaged the services of a Chicago personal injury lawyer or a workers’ compensation attorney, you deserve someone who is engaged with your case and your concerns. At Rubens Kress and Mulholland, we return all calls within 24 hours, so you can be assured that we’re fighting hard on your …

Request a Consultation Whether you’re seeking an Illinois workers’ compensation attorney or an Illinois personal injury attorney, you should be sure to select a firm that offers a free consultation. During a free consultation, you will speak with an attorney to have your basic questions answered, while the attorney will determine whether they can take …

Request a Consultation While a positive drug test could hurt your claim, you may still be able to get compensation if you have a strong case and the help of an experienced Illinois workers’ compensation attorney. How the Law has Changed Prior to the Workers’ Compensation Act in 2011, it was the employer’s burden of …

Whether it is better for you to settle your workers’ compensation case or go to trial will vary according to your circumstances, and an experienced Illinois workers’ comp lawyer can help you make the decision. It is important to note that your employer’s insurance company is not required to offer you a lump-sum settlement, and …

The facts of every case are different, and there are no guarantees, but an experienced Illinois workers’ compensation attorney can help you get money for your work-related injuries. It is impossible to estimate a settlement amount for any claim, but it is important to take note of a variety of factors that go into determining …


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