According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there were 2.8 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses among private industry employers. This number remained unchanged from the previous year and was the first year since 2012 that it did not decline. These injuries and illnesses come with a hefty price tag to the injured workers.
If you were recently injured on the job, your employer and their insurance company are likely hoping you will simply pay for your own injuries. The last thing they want to do is pay for your claim or pay what is fair for your claim as it impacts their bottom line. As such, many injured workers will hire well-versed Cicero work injury lawyers to help them get a fair payment for their injuries.
While injured workers are not required to be represented by a work injury attorney, it is usually beneficial to secure this type of representation. Being injured at work involves many complicated issues and comes with the risk of not receiving the benefits you deserve. It is in your best interest to hire an attorney to handle your claim. In general, injured workers who have legal representation get more for their claims than those who do not.
In addition to a workers’ compensation claim, you may also have a personal injury claim against a third party. Your lawyer can also represent you in this type of claim to maximize your potential compensation. Payments for workers’ compensation usually come much quicker and can be used to pay your medical bills or used towards your other immediate financial needs. In very specific cases, a personal injury claim for third-party liability could help ensure that you get full compensation for your injuries.
Cicero work injury lawyers can assist with any type of work injury. Work injuries are common in specific industries such as construction, or those that involve the use of heavy machinery. They can also occur in other areas such as grocery stores, schools, offices, and gyms. Common workplace injuries include:
Sustaining a workplace injury can be a traumatic experience that leads to a loss of income and ongoing medical bills. No matter where you work, you deserve compensation for your injuries. When you hire skilled Cicero work injury attorneys, you have someone on your side who will make it their goal to get you a fair settlement. Your attorney can manage your claim and all of its requirements while you focus on healing and getting back to normal.
Since opening in 2002, The Law Offices of Thomas A. Morrissey has earned millions of dollars in jury verdicts and settlements on behalf of injured clients just like you. Our commitment to integrity and hard work never wavers. Get your case started today with a free consultation. Contact us today to schedule yours.
Thomas A. Morrissey is an experienced personal injury lawyer, trusted to protect the rights of those who have suffered an injury in the Chicagoland area.
I've worked with Tom Morrissey for the last four years and have received nothing but exceptional service. He is probably one of the smartest people I know. He has been more than generous with his time. Tom has gone above and beyond for my family during a terrible time. I…
If you are looking for an attorney who will give you individual attention and is very knowledgeable on the law, I highly recommend Tom Morrissey. I know firsthand that he will work very hard to get a decent settlement for your injury because he loves to help people and enjoys…
Tom is an absolute professional. From the beginning, he had a calming presence and was able to answer all my questions. After being seriously injured at work, Tom was on my side, dealing with my employer, medical bills and everything related, so I could focus on recovering. After physical therapy,…
Tom worked very well with the opposing attorney and helped to develop a connection with the person who brought the suit against us.
Great lawyer. Very knowledgeable. I highly recommend him.
Referred by a lawyer friend, I found Mr. Morrissey to be highly personable, he put my fears at ease - that's important to me. He also was spot on in telling me how the case would go. Most importantly, he got me great results. He is trustworthy, intelligent and worldly.
Thomas Morrissey is a true professional. After being seriously injured at work, Thomas protected my interests and helped me get the care from a provider I preferred. Throughout my 5 month rehabilitation, I was able to focus on recovery, while Thomas dealt with all the red tape from my employer…
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Tom just completed my case which had extenuating circumstances. It has been almost two years since my accident in which I was struck by a vehicle. Tom was patient and thorough in pursuing my case and my husband and I were very satisfied with his services and result.
Tom helped me to get restitution in my case. He also went above and beyond in helping me with other legal matters that he didn't have to do. I wasn't sure at first as this was all new to me. Though Tom took his time and showed me how the…
Mr. Morrissey helped us get an outstanding settlement on our lawsuit regarding getting hurt on the job.
Over many years I have referred clients to Mr. Morrissey for representation in personal injury matters. He has always provided excellent representation to his clients and has achieved terrific results for them. He is professional, dependable and responsive.
Mr. Morrissey came highly recommended by a friend. When my family encountered the unfortunate situation in needing legal advice it was an uncertain time for all of us. Due to the diligent representation by Mr. Morrissey, we have received our workman compensation checks in a timely manner, therefore putting our…
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