Monthly Archives November 2019
What Qualifies as a Permanent Partial Disability (PPD)?
Workers’ compensation insurance covers employees for all job-related injuries and occupational illnesses or diseases in Illinois. Permanent Partial Disability (PPD) benefits are usually paid after a worker has reached maximum medical improvement. In Illinois, the Arbitrator will consider five factors ...
Trucker injuries resulting from falling asleep at the wheel
Sleep disorders are a significant health problem for truck drivers. Truck drivers are often fatigued from extended work hours, strenuous work activities, and whole-body vibrations from driving a commercial motor vehicle. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), ...
When should I seek help from a workers comp lawyer?
We always recommend that you contact our office immediately after your accident. The sooner we are involved in your file, the better is for everyone involved. Even if you believe you have a “straightforward claim” or your company will “take ...