Do You Need a Workers Comp Attorney in Cook County, Illinois?

Categories: Illinois Workers’ Compensation Law. | December 19, 2023

Have you been involved in an accident at work that leaves you injured in Cook County? If you recently had a workplace injury, it is a good idea to seek legal representation. While studies have found that the vast majority of workers’ compensation claims are legitimate, insurance companies often deny claims that raise red flags. Insurance claims can be very complex and take a long time. You will need an expert team like Krol, Bongiorno & Given to ensure that you get the compensation you need to recover from your injuries and continue working.

We have put together a list of common mistakes we see injured workers make. These mistakes include:

– Letting the insurance company take control of your claim
– Failure to report the accident immediately
– Falsifying your injuries and symptoms
– Not filing an accurate injury report
– Trying to file on your own

Workers’ compensation is a complex area of law that recent legislation has made it more difficult for injured workers to obtain their benefits. In particular, many changes to the law regarding eligibility criteria have made the process more complicated. While workers’ compensation in Illinois can pay for your lost wages and medical expenses, keep in mind that the insurance companies would try to pay you as little as possible.

If you are injured on the job in Cook County, give our law firm, Krol, Bongiorno & Given a call today. We offer free consultations and advice on how to proceed with a claim. We have handled well over 30,000 claims for injured workers and have consistently generated some of the largest settlements and awards at the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission.To learn more about how we can help you, please call (312) 726-5567 for a consultation or contact us online.