1. Report your injury right away
This will start the benefits process and also satisfy the 45-day notice requirement in Illinois.
2. See a doctor
Your health and your injury are the most important. 100% of your medical expenses are covered by Workers’ Compensation Insurance (if the injury is related to your work). Getting treatment right away will help to establish your injury happened at work.
3. Hire an Attorney
This is very important. Call us today at Lusak and Cobb to receive a FREE case evaluation. 312-726-6788. Our experience with the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission has allowed us to develop personal relationships with decision makers that will give your case a head start.