Illinois Workers' Compensation Lawyers

Injuries can occur in all types of jobs and in every industry. While Illinois workers' compensation benefits provide protection to workers who are injured on the job, it can be difficult to get rightful benefits approved without the help of an experienced attorney. If you have been injured while working, a skilled attorney at Becker, Schroader & Chapman can help you pursue workers' compensation benefits for replacement income and medical expenses.

Our attorneys will take the time to thoroughly assess your case, and we will be accessible whenever you have questions or concerns. Call our Central and Southern Illinois law firm for a free initial consultation and results-driven representation in your workers' compensation case.

How Our Experience Can Benefit You

At Becker, Schroader & Chapman, in Granite City, Illinois, we have been representing clients in workers' compensation cases for three decades. Our Illinois workers' compensation attorneys serve employees throughout Illinois, having won cases for clients from Joliet down to Cairo, Illinois. View our verdicts and settlements for a listing of some cases we have successfully resolved.

With a collective history rooted in labor, our attorneys stand up for the rights of workers from all industries in personal injury and workers' compensation cases. Among our clients, we represent steelworkers, boilermakers, carpenters, laborers, correctional officers, office workers, health care workers, truck drivers, and longshoremen. We also represent employees of the state of Illinois and municipalities, along with several AFL-CIO unions and other labor organizations.

How We Seek To Maximize Your Benefits After A Work-Related Injury

Whatever type of injuries you may be facing — neck, back or spine injuries, or other severe injuries — we can help you determine what you are entitled to and what your case is worth. Depending on your injuries, you may be eligible for vocational rehabilitation benefits or Social Security Disability benefits. Because our practice focuses exclusively on personal injury and workers' compensation cases, we have the focused experience and knowledge to know when to investigate a work injury case further for additional sources of liability. In many cases, we are capable of identifying additional sources of compensation for injured clients.

Our firm handles all types of workers' compensation cases, including construction and industrial accidents, auto accidents, repetitive stress, and environmental conditions in the workplace. We also handle workers' compensation appeals.

We can help you with work injury cases, involving:

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Torn rotator cuff
  • Back injuries from lifting (herniated disk, sprain)
  • Hearing damage or loss
  • Bone fractures or head injuries from a fall off a ladder, roof, or platform
  • Illness related to toxic exposure (asbestos, benzene, mercury)
  • Injury from a defective product (including injuries from defective machinery or power tools)

Our Commitment To Clients Like You

Our lawyers have 100 years of combined experience, extensive knowledge about workers' compensation law, and familiarity with factories, refineries, barges, and correctional facilities.

Each of our Granite City work-related injury lawyers routinely gives seminars and presentations on workers' compensation issues to workers and union representatives.

As part of our commitment to workers, we are part of the Special Emergency Response Team for the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers Union, a multidisciplinary first response team for catastrophic injury and fatal workplace incidents.

If you have lost a loved one to a work-related illness or injury, we can help you pursue a wrongful death claim for funeral expenses and other compensation. We also will provide estate administration services at no charge.

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In all cases — workers' comp insurance benefit claims, third-party claims and other claims — our priority is getting results. We will not charge you unless we obtain benefits or compensation for you.

Call our law firm to discuss your case with an experienced, knowledgeable, and reputable workers' compensation attorney. Or, if you prefer, complete the online form.