Chicago Workers’ Compensation Lawyers

Helping Injured Workers throughout Illinois Obtain Workers’ Compensation Benefits

The Chicago accident lawyers at Donald W. Fohrman & Associates, Ltd. focus on protecting the rights of accident and injury victims, including injured workers. If you were injured in a workplace accident, we can help you obtain worker’s compensation benefits and any applicable personal injury damages.

If you were injured in a work-related accident, contact our office at (800) 437-2571 to schedule a free consultation with one of our Chicago accident and injury attorneys. We offer 24/7 legal assistance to all of our clients.

Why You Should Choose Donald W. Fohrman & Associates for Your Workers’ Compensation Claim

When dealing with a workers’ compensation, you need a lawyer who understands the legal and practical complexities involved with the case. For more than three decades, accident and injury victims throughout Illinois have turned to David W. Fohrman & Associates for help with a workers’ compensation claim. The following are just some of the reasons why we are the lawyer you need:

  • You don’t pay unless you recover. We provide our workers’ compensation legal services on a contingency fee basis, which means that you pay us absolutely no fees or costs unless we get money for you.
  • Free, no obligation consultation. We offer all prospective clients a free initial consultation with an experienced accident attorney.
  • Unsurpassed legal experience. Our firm offers nearly 100 years of combined experience handling workers’ compensation claims, and we have successfully represented over 11,000 injury victims.
  • Proven track record of success. With a success rate of 98%, we have recovered over $125 million in workers’ compensation benefits.
  • Second opinion. If you do not believe your present attorney is aggressively representing you, we will tell you, in our opinion, whether or not your claim is being handled properly.
  • We will in the time and effort it takes to purse a workers’ compensation claim. We will take as much time as necessary to explain to you your rights so that you are able to make important decisions about your claim. We give every claim the skill and attention that it deserves.
  • We will protect your rights. Injured workers are protected from any retaliation for filing a workers’ compensation claim. We will ensure that your employment rights are protected, in addition to helping you obtain workers’ compensation benefits.





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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 accident and injury 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.