When you begin working for a company, your employer is responsible for your safety. If something happens and you suffer an injury on the job, you have every right to proper workers’ compensation. At Benassi & Benassi, P.C., our team of Lawyers work with you to ensure your employers take care of you and you receive the repayment you deserve.
Injuries that occur on the job or due to the work an employee must do are under workers’ compensation law. Generally, “no fault” protection covers these laws, meaning if an accident was the fault of your own mistakes, the employers are not responsible.
Additionally, most employers require you to sign a waiver that claims they cannot be sued for actions of the company that cause accidental injuries. Workers’ compensation instead comes into play, covering the costs of any damages or injuries you incur due to the fault of your employers.
You can consider applying for workers’ compensation if you have suffered from one or more of the following injuries:
Your employers should be sensitive to the care you get and amount of time it may take to recover. The extent of your injury entitles you to different benefits:
As an employer, you are responsible for the care of your employees and must compensate them for any injuries they suffer. However, if you suspect fraud from an employee, you have the right to cease compensation. For example, encountered types of fraud include:
Don’t hesitate to report an injury you receive at work. Benassi & Benassi, P.C. can protect your rights and guarantee you receive the workers’ compensation you are entitled to. Our Attorneys have assisted multiple workers’ compensation cases in Peoria and across Illinois. Contact us at (309) 517-1363. Also, we are located at 300 N.E., Perry Ave., Peoria, IL 61603.