Common errors found on Illinois workers’ compensation claims

By mjdadmin
30 Sep, 2014
When Illinois employees are injured on the job, they have the right to full compensation for hours of work lost and the cost of medical treatment. According to the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission, more than 40,000 workers’ compensation claims were filed in the state in 2012. Unfortunately, many claims are delayed or rejected because of common errors. Learning about these errors can increase the likelihood of a successful claim.
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Seeking workers’ compensation in Illinois for repetitive injuries

By mjdadmin
25 Sep, 2014
When people think of work-related injuries, they often imagine catastrophic events such as crushing accidents, burns and broken bones. Damage suffered on the job can also be gradual and insidious. According to the Department of Labor, more than 60,000 workers in Illinois were disabled to some extent by repetitive injuries during 2013. Repetitive stress can […]
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Unfair Employment Practices: Starbucks facing another complaint

By mjdadmin
6 May, 2013
The Detroit regional office of the National Labor Relations Board filed a complaint against Starbucks Corp, alleging unfair labor practices stemming from an investigation into a charge made by Cole Dorsey, an employee of Starbucks
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Workers’ Compensation suit against Cassens Transport Company can proceed

By mjdadmin
6 May, 2013
The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated a lawsuit brought by Michigan workers against their Illinois based employer, Cassens Transport Company. The lawsuit alleges that the employer, the Workers' Compensation insurance company, Crawford & Company and physician Dr. Saul Margules, committed mail fraud, wire fraud and violated the federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act or RICO Act.
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Workers’ Compensation Laws Too Restrictive for Mine Workers

By mjdadmin
6 May, 2013
Officials announced Friday that a study was going to be conducted into why coal miners decline free x-rays to check for black lung disease. According to the National Institute for Occupation Safety and Health several states have low rates of participation by coal miners with fewer than one-third choosing to receive the free x-ray. Steve Earle with the […]
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