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Do you enjoy riding your electric scooter or moped on Michigan Avenue or Lake Shore Drive in Chicago? Electric scooters and mopeds are popular in the Windy City and the surrounding area. They are lightweight, small, quick, and easy to ride. If you are in an accident on an electric scooter, talk to Waukegan motorcycle accident lawyers at Robert T Edens, P.C. Illinois Electric Scooter And Moped Laws ...

Category: Motorcycle Accident Lawyer,

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If you were in an accident in Illinois, you can sue for your losses. It is important to act quickly in Illinois because there is only a limited time to file a claim. Learn about the Illinois statute of limitations for personal injury claims. Then talk to our personal injury lawyers in Woodstock for a free consultation. The Illinois Statute Of Limitations Is Two Years The statute of limitations in I...

Category: Personal Injury Lawyer,

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Getting reasonable medical care is one of the essential aspects when you are injured in a workplace accident. That is why your doctor’s opinion is important in your claim. If you have questions about a claim, a Grayslake workers’ compensation attorney can assist you. Why Is Your Treating Physician So Important? The treating doctor for your workers’ compensation case carries tremendous weight ...

Category: workers' compensation attorney,

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You might want to file a workers’ comp claim if you were hurt at work. Unfortunately, many employers will fight a legitimate Illinois Workers Comp claim because they think a claim could increase their premiums. They also may want to prevent other workers from filing claims. Antioch workers’ comp lawyer can help you. Companies Want To Reduce Insurance Premiums Employers must pay an insurance com...

Category: Workers' Comp Lawyer,

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Teachers are in danger in schools from violent students, active shooters, poor maintenance, and an administration prioritizing student comfort over their safety. These underpaid and sometimes unpaid professional educators have to deal with challenging parents, students, and other stressors that can lead to mental illness and physical injuries. If you are injured during any of these altercations or...

Category: workers' compensation attorney,

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While workers' comp can ensure your medical bills are paid, and you don't go in the red as you miss work during your recovery, your employer would want you to return when you are physically able to. The compensation will not be a substitute for your total time wages. You may sometimes need to return to work while on compensation. However, suppose your employer refuses to accommodate you at work by...

Category: Workers' Comp Lawyer,

ice fishing

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Ice fishing can turn dangerous in a matter of moments. As per the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, anyone who wants to fish on ice should take all precautions to prevent deadly or fatal accidents. It can save your life. Top X Ice Fishing Tips That Can Save Your Life Whether you are going ice fishing at the start or middle of winter, follow these safety tips to prevent a fatal incident: 1....

Category: Wrongful Death Lawyer,

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Bicycling is a great way to lose weight and remain healthy. But you can get seriously injured in bicycle accidents if you don’t take precautions. As per Illinois law, you may not get the compensation you deserve if you are partially responsible for the incident. Palatine bicycle accident lawyers can advise you further. Top 4 Ways to Prevent Serious Bicycle Accidents Here are some ways you can avo...

Category: Bicycle Accident Lawyer,

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If you sustained injuries at your workplace, you might be entitled to medical treatment, disability benefits, and other benefits per the Workers' Compensation Act. As per the Act, your employer and the insurance company have the right to choose the doctor who will treat your injury. They also have the right to define the treatments you will get. But the doctor's professional medical opinion will i...

Category: Personal Injury Lawyer,

car accident fatalities

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In 2020, a total of 38,800 deaths resulted from car accidents. This is the highest death count since 2007, and the numbers keep increasing. Drivers have a duty of care to ensure the safety of other drivers and passengers. Many fail to uphold it by ignoring traffic rules. If you are part of the statistic, i.e., you lost loved ones to irresponsible drivers, contact a Cook County Accident lawyer to g...

Category: Auto Accident Lawyer,

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All employers in Illinois must carry workers' compensation insurance whether they have half-time or full-time workers. They can get a policy from any insurance company or get permission if they want to self-insure. There are certain exceptions. If your employer refuses to carry it, you can and should sue with help from Lake County workers' compensation lawyers. What is an 'Employer' as per the Illin...

Category: Workers’ Compensation Lawyer,

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The Illinois Workers' Compensation Act (IWCA) underwent changes this year, collectively called HB-1208. The revisions simplify the language and streamline the Commission's hiring process. Top Changes Made to the IWCA Some of the revisions to the IWCA include the following: Narrower Qualifications for Commission Appointees As of April, only Illinois legal practitioners can be appointed to the Comm...

Category: workers' compensation attorney,

winter car preparation

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Your car will perform differently during the winter. Winter car accidents increase tenfold as temperatures drop and snow/ice buildup on the roads. Drivers have a duty of care to drive safely on these roads, so you should hire Woodstock car accident lawyers after an accident. How to Winterize a Car to Prevent Accidents To prevent your car from skidding, rolling over, sliding, or crashing into other ...

Category: Car Accident Lawyer,

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Winter injuries can be quite severe. Falls and other accidents during this season can lead to broken bones and traumatic brain injuries and prove fatal. A slip can pull a muscle or twist an ankle even if you remain on your feet. In any case, you will be out for the count for a few days or months. Top Winter Injuries and How to Avoid Them Your employer's job is to ensure you remain safe in your wor...

Category: Personal Injury Lawyer,

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There is NO waiting period for workers' compensation in Illinois. You get coverage from the moment you are employed as per the Illinois Workers' Compensation Act (IWCC). The only ones exempt from this are business partners, corporate officers, and those who are part of limited liability companies. Penalties for Not Carrying Workers' Compensation Insurance All employers in Illinois must carry worker...

Category: workers' compensation attorney,

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As per the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Program Act, medical marijuana is legally available in Illinois. The state passed a series of laws that allowed the spread and distribution of the substance, provided users were registered with the Illinois Department of Public Health. However, the Cannabis Act allows employers to ensure their workplaces are drug-free, conduct drug tests, and restri...

Category: Workers’ Compensation Lawyer,

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Workers in Waukegan and other localities in Illinois are entitled to workers’ comp benefits to cover injuries they sustain at work. For instance, if you are eligible for Temporary Total Disability (TTD) benefits, you get payments that are two-thirds of your average weekly wage. If payments are delayed, and you live from one paycheck to the next, the stress can worsen your condition. Unless they den...

Category: Workers' Comp Lawyer,

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From 2017 to 2018, there was a massive increase in electric scooter injuries and admissions. To reduce accidents, pollution, and traffic, Chicago introduced the eco-friendly mode of transport by launching a shared scooter program in 2019 and 2020, but it did little to curb the tide. While many were excited about it, the electric scooters were hazardous for riders, pedestrians, and other motorists. ...

Category: Scooter Accident Lawyer,

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If the insurance company denied your personal injury claim and you think they made a mistake or denied it unfairly, you can file an insurance dispute. Illinois insurance dispute lawyers will advise you to take immediate action to reverse the decision. First, take a look at the fine print of the insurance policy. It may contain information you missed, which caused the denial. You can find out why i...

Category: Insurance Dispute Lawyer,

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While workers' compensation coverage is essential for every business in Illinois, your employees can also take advantage of it. It is supposed to provide injured workers with a safety net in case they fall seriously ill or are injured so severely they cannot perform their job duties. Antioch workers' compensation lawyers will tell you that, like other types of insurance, it is susceptible to false cl...

Category: Compensation Lawyer,