Illinois Workers’ CompensationDate: Nov 30, 2018

If you work in Illinois and have been injured on the job, you’re eligible to receive workers’ compensation. Yet you may not know anything about the workers’ compensation program. What Is Workers’ Compensation? Workers' compensation is an insurance program that every employer in the state needs to carry. It provides their employees with benefits for injuries that take place in the workplace or illnesses that arise out of the job. Employers in every state are required to carry workers' compensation insurance, although states often differ in their approach to the program. For instance, some states don't require employers to have workers' comp insurance if they employ fewer than a minimum number of employees. Many other states have no such restrictions. In Illinois, anyone who employs even one person must provide workers' compensation insurance. All employees injured on the job, who have contracted an illness while on the job or have…

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Payment of Medical Bills After a Car AccidentDate: Nov 5, 2018

After a car accident in Illinois, you may be worried about all the bills you need to pay. Your medical expenses, especially, may be significant. It is essential to figure out who pays medical bills after a car accident because you may not be able to wait for a settlement. Even if the other driver is at fault, it can take some time for the settlement to come through. In addition, the at-fault driver may have low coverage limits that do not cover the cost of your medical care. Insurance companies may also fight the amount of the settlement, which can further delay you getting your insurance money. Medical providers and hospitals are under no obligation to wait until you have a settlement. In fact, your bills are usually due as soon as your medical treatment is completed. Your Options for Payment of Medical Bills After a Car Accident Fortunately,…

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