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You cannot generally sue your employer for workplace injuries. The Workers’ Compensation Act prohibits employees from suing their employers in most cases. In exchange for giving up their right to file personal injury lawsuits, workers can claim benefits through the no-fault workers’ compensation system.

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A denial does not mean the end of the road for your workers’ comp claim. Illinois law provides avenues for appeal and assistance for workers whose claims have been wrongfully denied.

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Temporary disability benefits in Illinois exist for workers who can’t perform their regular work for a certain period because of a work-related injury. In contrast, permanent disability benefits are provided when a work-related injury causes a permanent inability to fulfill normal job duties. These benefits differ in purpose, duration, and payment calculations.

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As a patient who suffered injuries at the hands of a medical provider, you may be wondering, “Who can you sue for malpractice?” To identify the liable party or parties, your medical malpractice attorney will investigate your case to identify all factors that may have contributed to your injuries, and the medical professionals who played a role in causing them or allowing the factors to occur.

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Once your personal injury lawsuit reaches the discovery phase, you’ll need to know, “Just how long does the discovery process take?” The discovery process typically lasts anywhere from six months to a year. However, it can last even longer, depending on factors like the complexity of your case and the amount of evidence to be reviewed.

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Workers’ compensation disfigurement benefits are intended to provide financial relief to employees for scarring or permanent changes in their appearance resulting from injuries sustained while on the job. Determining the extent of disfigurement, as well as any impairment to bodily functions, is crucial for evaluating the eligibility of such benefits.

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When Illinois work-related injuries occur, most workers try to return to work as soon as possible to avoid a lapse in pay. However, if you return to work too soon, it can impact your physical health and your finances.

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Preventing warehouse injuries starts with the actions of the employer. Working in a warehouse comes with injury risks from falls, moving heavy materials, falling objects, heavy machinery, and exposure to toxic chemicals. Workplace safety should be a priority for workers.

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All medical procedures, especially surgical procedures, come with certain health and injury risks. However, those risks should never be caused by a medical professional’s negligence. When this happens, injured patients can file a medical malpractice lawsuit and recover compensation for their injuries by proving causation.

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You can sue for misdiagnosis of a broken bone if a medical provider failed to diagnose, and you suffered harm because of that failure. Medical providers often fail to diagnose broken bones even when patients present with obvious symptoms, such as unbearable pain, bruising, swelling, and trouble moving the limbs.

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