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Chicago Workers’ Compensation Lawyers

Published by Joseph Shea

If you are injured at work, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. As it’s widely known, workers comp is a type of insurance that will help injured workers pay for medical treatment and rehabilitation costs.

In the case that you experience a workplace injury, immediately contact the Chicago workers’ compensation attorneys at Shea Law Group to help you navigate through your case.

Medical bills and lost wages can add up after a work-related injury. Our workers’ comp lawyers in Chicago have the experience necessary to take on your case and fight for you to get maximum benefits from your employer.

What is Workers’ Compensation?

Workers’ comp is insurance all business owners are expected to have to help protect their employees if they ever become injured on the job. It helps offset the costs of medical care, lost wages, and all other financial considerations during the employees’ lost time.

It is beneficial for both the employees and business owners as these costs can be exorbitant and could hurt a business if they are unprepared.

Workers’ compensation claims should be reported immediately to the employer after an injury has occurred. There are statutes of limitations and workers’ compensation laws involved in every state, and even if they are lengthy, it’s still beneficial to file ASAP. Waiting to report can cause suspicion, which can hurt your case.

After notifying your employer, you should immediately reach out to a law firm to help you handle the rest of the claim. Do not accept any offers from your employer or sign any documents without involving your lawyer.

Trust the Law Offices of Shea Law Group

Workers’ compensation is extremely different from other areas of law. Because of the delicacy involved with dealing with your employer, it’s best to allow professional attorneys to handle your claim.

Shea Law Group has been involved in thousands of workers’ compensation cases, so we understand how the system can work to your benefit. If you have been injured in an accident at work, give us a call ASAP so we can get started on your case.

Whether you were injured by a violent act by a coworker, a machine accident, or repetitive motions over the course of many years, we can help. Call us today.

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