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benassi & benassi, p.c.

Benassi & Benassi was founded in 1980 by A. Lou Benassi and Patricia C. Benassi.  Lou continues to head the firm, focusing on personal injury, workers compensation, and family law. Prior to her retirement, Patricia boldly championed civil rights and the rights of employees.

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Practice Areas

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Workers Compensation Law

When an employee is injured on the job, Illinois workers’ compensation law protects that employee through medical coverage and financial payments during the duration of their injury. Workers’ comp laws are intended to protect both the employee and the employer. The state requires employers to pay for workers’ comp insurance, and in return they get the benefit that they will not be sued by the injured employee. The employee gets the benefit of being covered in the case of an injury so that they will not have to pay the cost of medical care…

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Personal Injury

Personal injuries can have devastating physical, financial, and emotional effects on injured individuals and their families. At Benassi & Benassi, we are committed to providing clients throughout Central Illinois with skilled and experienced legal representation.

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Family Law

In an ideal situation, when two married people decide to separate, they would be able work out the terms of divorce, and each go on their way. Unfortunately, for most divorces the process is much more complicated. There may be serious disputes over children, assets, and property. Emotion can also be a major factor in disputed divorce cases, where anger, sadness and frustration can complicate even the simplest separations. Having an Illinois divorce lawyer on your side can simplify and speed up the divorce process, and ensure that your best interests are protected…

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Medical Negligence

According to Illinois law, medical malpractice occurs when a doctor, healthcare professional or healthcare institution breaches a standard of care when treating a patient, resulting in injury or death.

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Employment Contracts & Severance Agreements

Our law firm also provides assistance to employees on employment agreements and severance agreements. You can schedule an appointment for us to review your contract and offer you our advice. We also offer negotiation services.

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Nursing Home Negligence

Nursing home negligence is when the caretakers of a home are not properly caring for their residents, allowing them to suffer. There are several types of nursing home and hospital neglect you may witness.

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Workers Compensation Law

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Personal Injury

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Family Law

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Medical Negligence

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Employment Contracts & Severance Agreements

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Nursing Home Negligence