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Choosing Your Workers' Compensation Attorney

While it's possible to handle a workers' comp claim by yourself, there are times when it's absolutely critical to hire an attorney. For instance, if your injuries are severe, there's a fight over your benefits, or if your boss comes after you for filing a claim, you'll want professional representation.
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The Law Office of David Hunt

Can I Apply for a New Job While on Workers' Comp?

I'd like to address a question that I've encountered numerous times in my legal practice here in Peoria, Illinois. It's a question that often stirs a lot of concern among individuals who have qualified for workers' compensation benefits and are contemplating a career switch: "Can I apply for a new job while on workers' comp?"
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Injuries That Qualify for Workers’ Compensation

Workers’ compensation is an insurance system mandated by 49 states, Illinois included. It is a no-fault system to provide benefits to employees who are injured on the job or who fall ill due to workplace conditions such as from toxic fumes or allergens.
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Help Children Avoid Dog Bites

It is hard to walk down the street and not find a house with a dog sitting at the fence or tied up in the yard. It is easy to think that all dogs will be friendly, especially to children, but that is not often the case.
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What To Do After An Auto Accident

No one leaves their house expecting or wanting to be involved in a car crash. However, accidents can and do happen. Therefore, it is important to be prepared and know what to do in the event that you or a loved one are involved in a motor vehicle collision.
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Personal Injury: 4 Injured in Multi-Vehicle Crash

Car accidents are unfortunately a common occurrence throughout Illinois. Many accidents are the result of negligent actions of a driver. Those who can walk away from a collision with no injuries are fortunate, but many suffer serious injuries that can impact a person’s way of life temporarily or permanently.
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Skateboarding and Traffic Accidents

Whether someone is operating a vehicle, riding a bicycle or walking near traffic, all road users face dangers. However, skateboarders are especially vulnerable in certain instances, and many skateboarders are seriously hurt when they are involved in traffic accidents.
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Workers’ Compensation: Man Dies in Grease Vat

Although it is considered a benefit to many, Illinois employees may find it difficult to file a claim for a work injury. Sadly, a man died on the job in another state, and his family may be eligible to file their own claim for death benefits.
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