Workers’ Compensation Law
McNamara, Phelan McSteen, LLC is located in Joliet, IL. If you become injured on the job, you are entitled to benefits for those injuries, regardless of fault or negligence. We provide a free consultation to discuss your rights under the Workers’ Compensation Act.
During your free consultation, the benefits available to you will be explained in detail. These include the right to reasonable and necessary medical care, temporary disability payments and compensation for total or partial disability to the body.
Your case will be filed immediately and is monitored so that if problems occur, we will appear before the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission as quickly as possible to see that your rights and benefits are preserved.
Our fees are set by statute at 20% of your recovery and no fee is paid until we collect on your case. We work hard to answer all your questions while your case is pending to help you though this difficult period and seek to expedite your return to the work force and maximize your ultimate recovery.
We represent injured workers in diverse industries, including:
- Municipal employees inured on the job (police officers, firefighters, janitors etc.)
McNamara Phelan McSteen have settled worker’s compensation law cases in Will County, Cook County, Grundy, Kendall and Kankakee including but not limited to: Bolingbrook, Burr Ridge, Channahon, Chicago, Coal City, Downers Grove, Elmhurst, Elwood, Frankfort, Glen Ellyn, Homer Glen, Joliet, Kankakee, Lombard, Minooka, Morris, Naperville, New Lenox, Oakbrook, Orland Park, Plainfield, Romeoville, Shorewood, Tinley Park, Villa Park, and Wheaton, IL.
Worker’s Comp. Law News
When injured while working in Illinois, you are entitled to the all the protections offered under the Workers’ Compensation Act. Section 12 of this Act allows the respondent (your employer) to send you for an examination by a non-treating doctor. A respondent will...read more
A temp agency employee sustained a crush injury when a 5,000 lb. counter-weight used on a crane fell on him. His injuries required approximately 18 months of treatment including surgery and physical therapy. He was eventually released with a 50 lb. lifting...read more
A New Lenox nurse who sustained a back injury when she slipped on a patient’s diaper resulted in a lumbar spine fusion procedure. After making a workers’ compensation claim, she was determined to be physically unable to return to her occupation of nursing. As a...read more
Joliet accountant settles shoulder injury for $150,000.00. Employer agrees to pay for his Bachelor’s Degree.
A Joliet accountant who injured his shoulder while at work was determined by the Illinois Industrial Commission to be unable to return to his previous occupation. Thanks to McNamara Phelan McSteen, the employer agreed to pay for his Bachelor’s Degree, which allowed...read more
Our client was a forklift driver who sustained a neck injury requiring surgery, including a cervical fusion procedure. Our client received a permanency award of $140,000.00, in addition to $33,000.00 to pay for any future...read more
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