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Independent Medical Exam

After a work accident, you may be asked to complete an independent medical exam. Get all the ins and outs you need before you take your exam.
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Categories: Insurance, Work Injuries

Meniscus Tears

Meniscus injuries, particularly in the knee, can be caused by anything from repetitive workplace motions to slipping in a parking lot to a car crash. Learn what you should do if you injure your knee.
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Wheels of Justice—Are they Round?

Workers’ Comp cases can move so slowly that the wheels of justice feel like square rocks. But with the right attorney, you may still be pleased by the results.
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MSA, Not MESS (Medicare Set Asides in Workers’ Compensation Cases)

For injured workers eligible for or receiving Medicare, a Medicare Set Aside (MSA) may be required as part of a workers’ comp settlement. Learn more about MSAs.
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Categories: Work Injuries

Crashing to a Conclusion: Navigating Hurdles on the Way to Settlement

Reaching a settlement in a workers’ comp or personal injury case sometimes requires resolving unanticipated issues. Here’s an example of how that can happen.
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Shouldering the Load (A Primer on Rotator Cuff Injuries)

Rotator cuff injuries can be medically complex. Here’s a primer on what they involve, with a specific work injury case discussed as an example.
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Crisis Management for Businesses During Covid-19 — American Bar Association Webinar

Covid-19 workers’ compensation and business interruption insurance are discussed in a recent ABA webinar about crisis management for businesses during Covid-19.
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Rebutting the Rebuttable Presumption: Covid-19 & Workers’ Compensation

Learn why a recent rule reversal by the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission makes coronavirus Covid-19 claims difficult to prove for infected workers.
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Insurance Scams in Personal Injury Cases (Why You Should Never Exaggerate Injuries)

If you might have a personal injury case, the worst thing you can do is exaggerate or falsify the extent of your injuries. Insurance scams will ruin your case.
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The Waiting is the Hardest Part

An Illinois workers' compensation trial could mean years of waiting for compensation you are due. Here's why.
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Categories: Work Injuries

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