Workers’ Compensation

Helping Injured Workers Get Workers’ Compensation Benefits

Workers’ compensation benefits are generally available to all injured employees, regardless of who is at fault in the accident. The Chicago worker’s compensation lawyers at Donald W. Fohrman & Associates, Ltd. focus on helping injured employees get the workers’ compensation and other money damages following a workplace accident. As dedicated accident and injury lawyers, we are well-versed in the various injuries that can occur in workplace accidents, and we are equipped to handle your legal claim accordingly.

Whatever your workplace injury, the Chicago workplace injury attorneys at Donald W. Fohrman & Associates are prepared to vigorously fight to get you maximum medical attention and financial compensation. Our focused experience with accident and injury law allows us to pursue your legal claims efficiently and effectively.

Contact our office at (800) 437-2571 to schedule a free consultation with one of our Chicago workplace accident attorneys.

Unsurpassed Workers’ Compensation Experience and Knowledge

Because Chicago worker’s compensation attorneys focus on representing injured employees in worker’s compensation claims, we have significant knowledge about the following:


The Chicago workers’ compensation lawyers at Donald W. Fohrman & Associates have particular experience representing airline employees and union employees. In fact, we are one of the leading airline industry law firms in Illinois and we have obtained more than $100,000,000 in worker’s compensation benefits on behalf of thousands of union workers. Because of our extensive experience with the unique issues impacting airline employees and union workers, we are able to guide these injured workers through the particular legal and practical problems they face after being injured in an on-the-job accident.

Worker’s Compensation Benefits

Under Illinois workers’ compensation laws, you may be entitled to the following benefits following a work-related accident, injury, or illness:

  • Medical costs covered 100% with no co-pays or deductibles no coinsurance or deductibles
  • Choice of doctors
  • Lost wage benefits equal to two-thirds (2/3′s) of your gross weekly wage (paid within 2 weeks of your accident)
  • Reimbursement for travel to medical appointments
  • Vocational training
  • Disfigurement compensation
  • Penalties if the insurance company fails to pay benefits
  • Lump sum settlement 

Free Consultation and 24/7 Legal Assistance

If you have suffered a workplace injury, contact our office at (800) 437-2571 to schedule a free consultation with one of our Chicago workplace accident attorneys.

Dear valued clients:

Our office is aware of the Covid 19 situation and is taking measures to keep our staff safe during these difficult times. For the immediate future, we will not be meeting in person with any of our clients. However, all of our clients can reach us by telephone, email at or by facsimile at 630-451-9477. Our office remains open and we will continue our work as usual. We feel this is best for everyone concerned.

If you have recently suffered an injury from a work related accident and would like to retain our services, the entire process can be done by telephone, electronic and/or regular mail. We have operators available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Please feel free to contact us anytime at 312-661-0450 and speak with one of our experienced and knowledgeable attorneys. Once this is has passed, we will gladly meet with you in person to answer any questions or address any concerns you may have.

Thank you for your patience and consideration. Be safe and stay healthy!


Donald Fohrman
Donald W. Fohrman & Associates, Ltd.