Work Injuries

Illinois Court of Appeal Discusses Dismissal of Civil Claim Involving Injured Worker

If you were hurt at work, there is a chance that you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. In some situations, you may also have a personal injury claim against the entity responsible for your damages. Knowing which route to pursue and the best way to protect your legal rights can be overwhelming. Many …

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Illinois Appellate Court Discusses Pre-Existing Injury Dispute and upholds Reauthorization of Surgery

Workers’ compensation claims can become incredibly complicated and overwhelming for the injured worker. At Therman Law Offices, our experienced Chicago workers’ compensation lawyers have guided people through the process to ensure that they receive the treatment that they should receive. A common issue that comes up in a workers’ compensation claim is whether the claimant …

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Illinois Appellate Court Affirms Dismissal of Civil Claim Against Temporary Employer Based on the Borrowed Employee Doctrine

The workers’ compensation system is designed to provide benefits for injured workers if the injury occurred in the course and scope of the worker’s employment. This can create legal issues regarding whether an employee should seek compensation from an employer through the claims process or in civil court. One area where issues tend to arise …

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Illinois Appellate Court Upholds Summary Judgment in Favor of Defendant in Work Injury Premises Liability Action

Workers’ compensation claims can be complex, especially when multiple employers are involved. As seasoned Chicago work injury lawyers, we are prepared to help you ensure that you receive the fair outcome that you deserve after suffering an injury on the job. Recently, the Illinois Appellate Court issued a decision involving an injured worker and multiple …

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Illinois Appellate Court Discusses Exclusivity of Workers’ Compensation System in Civil Claim for Damages for Work-Related Injury

Chicago is one of the largest and most diversified cities in the United States. This means that while there are plenty of opportunities for jobs, there are also countless ways that Illinois workers may find themselves injured and in need of workers’ compensation benefits. The seasoned Illinois work injury lawyers at Therman Law Offices have handled …

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Illinois Appellate Court Upholds Denial of Benefit Payments for Injured Nurse Based on Failure to Show a Connection to Employment Duties

If you were injured at work, the chances are you filed a workers’ compensation claim to receive benefit payments to supplement your lost wages and to offset your medical expenses. The Illinois workers’ compensation system is complex, and it can be difficult to understand whether you are receiving the appropriate amount of compensation. As Chicago workers’ …

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Illinois Appellate Court Dismisses Appeal Challenging Award of Attorneys’ Fees in Workers’ Compensation Claim

Whether in an Illinois workers’ compensation order or in a civil claim, the court has the power to award attorneys’ fees to different parties based on different procedural rules. Understanding when an award of attorneys’ fees is appropriate is essential to ensuring that you are treated fairly. A recent appellate opinion discusses this procedural rule. The case …

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Illinois Appellate Court Upholds Denial of Workers’ Compensation Benefits, Finding that the Injury Did Not Arise from Claimant’s Job Duties

Suffering an injury at work is one of the most stressful, inconvenient, and difficult experiences that you can face, even if the injury is relatively minor. One of the most vital aspects of ensuring that you receive the full amount of benefits that you deserve is to show that the injuries you suffered arose out …

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Illinois Appellate Court Affirms Arbitration Decision Denying Claimant’s Request for Workers’ Compensation Benefits for Non-Related Part-Time Wages

Workers’ compensation claims can be stressful and complicated, especially if you are attempting to navigate the process on your own. The following opinion demonstrates how an experienced and dedicated Illinois work injury lawyer can help you ensure that you receive the full amount of benefits you deserve from the beginning while avoiding unnecessary delays. A …

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Illinois Appellate Court Reverses Directed Verdict for Defendant in Asbestos Wrongful Death Lawsuit

As dedicated and seasoned Illinois work injury attorneys, we have seen numerous examples of how an employee can suffer serious injuries as a result of his or her occupation and job duties. One of the most widely discussed examples is situations in which the employee is exposed to asbestos and later develops mesothelioma, a dangerous …

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