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‘Through the course of employment’ not always so clear

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workers’ Compensation on Friday, April 19, 2013.

Workers’ compensation provides that an individual that incurs injury or illness through the course of their job can see financial coverage for their medical expenses and the time needed for recovery away from work. However, “through the course of employment” is not always easily defined.

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Illinois project manager entitled to workers’ comp after heart attack

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workers’ Compensation on Monday, December 24, 2012.

It is not unusual for workers’ compensation claims to be denied. In an ideal world, anyone injured through the course of their job would receive all of the coverage that they need to heal. However, we do not live in an ideal world and sometimes workers need to fight for their due benefits. Continue reading “Illinois project manager entitled to workers’ comp after heart attack”

A denied Illinois worker’s compensation claim can be disputed

On behalf of Jeffrey Frederick of Frederick & Hagle posted in Workers’ Compensation on Thursday, October 25, 2012.

Illinois workers injured on the job should be able to collect workers’ compensation benefit that will cover the medical expenses associated with the injury, and in some cases, vocational rehabilitation and maintenance benefits. Continue reading “A denied Illinois worker’s compensation claim can be disputed”

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