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Marion Workers’ Compensation Attorney

Howerton, Dorris, Stone & Lambert Helps Injured Employees Get Back on their Feet Injured worker

Following a workplace injury, obtaining the necessary funds for recovery is crucial. While most employers treat their employees fairly, some will go to great lengths to misrepresent the severity of the injury or the right of the injured person to receive benefits.

When a person is denied compensation, they are not only left to cover their own medical bills, but they must also deal with a lack of income. At Howerton, Dorris, Stone & Lambert, we believe you deserve better. Our Marion work injury attorneys have helped many clients fight for fair compensation following a workplace injury.

Injured at work in Marion? Call the team at Howerton, Dorris, Stone & Lambert for a free consultation to learn more about workers compensation laws in Illinois.

Workers Compensation Laws in Illinois

All businesses in the state of Illinois are required to pay for workers’ compensation insurance. There is also a state-owned fund that can be used to pay out benefits when employers fail to follow through. In order for a worker to claim benefits, there are a few things they must do first.

How long do I have to file a workers comp claim in Illinois?

  • File the claim within 45 days
  • Give details of the accident
  • Note the symptoms the injured person is experiencing
  • Be accurate in reporting

Our Team Helps you Understand Your Rights

The team at HDSL has provided clients with effective legal representation for nearly a century. By knowing what to expect in these proceedings, we can identify the small details that make a difference.

We have helped many clients to:

  • Get benefits paid as soon as possible
  • Obtain coverage for lost wages in addition to medical expenses
  • Stand strong against retaliation in the workplace
  • Reconcile workers’ comp benefits with other insurance coverage
  • Fully recover from an injury

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Call (618) 310-3411 now to learn more about the legal options you have available after a work injury in Marion and to schedule a free consultation.

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