What is Workers’ Compensation?
In Illinois, Workers’ Compensation is an exclusive remedy against the employer or employers. If an employee is injured on the job, dies on the job, or suffers a disease related to the job, the employee may be entitled to receive certain benefits and compensation.
What benefits are available?
- Receive medical care and treatment
- Payment of medical bills related to the work-accident
- A percentage of wages/salary while unable to work on a weekly or bi-weekly basis
- Prosthetic devices
- Vocational rehabilitation
- Lump sum payment or award – the employee or surviving family is usually entitled to monetary compensation in addition to the payment for medical bills and lost time payments.
How can MillerKing LLC help?
Our vast experience in Illinois workers’ compensation will provide that you or your family receives every possible protection and benefits under workers’ compensation laws. In addition, we investigate if a third-party is also responsible for the injuries, illness, or death. Although we cannot guarantee results in any type of case, our experienced Attorneys, support staff, and nurse consultants work together and in behalf of the client to receive all available benefits under Illinois law. Each case is handled with personalized detail, confidentiality, and assertive advocacy to achieve the best result and outcome. Our goal is to protect your rights, ensure timely and proper medical care and treatment is provided, and maximize any monetary award and compensation.
How are Attorneys’ Fees paid in Workers’ Compensation cases or claims?
MillerKing LLC handles every Workers’ Compensation case or claim on a contingency fee basis as set or regulated by Illinois law. This means that MillerKing LLC is only paid after a successful outcome or result. In addition, MillerKing LLC does advance the necessary case costs, such as payments to order and receive medical records, medical reports, and doctors’ depositions. Typically, the client is unable to pay for certain case costs because of the work injury, loss of wages, or financial hardship.