Attorneys Serving Illinois Workers Suffering Career-Ending Injuries
When a person suffers an injury that permanently prevents them from returning to their trade, it is considered a career-ending injury. At Anesi, Ozmon, Rodin, Novak & Kohen Ltd., we take great pride in the number of successful outcomes we have achieved for clients in this area. Our work has resulted in dozens of awards of lifetime weekly payments for clients suffering career-ending injuries, including union tradesmen. At a time when your future may seem uncertain, seek legal guidance from a law firm with a proven track record.
Chicago Workers’ Compensation Attorneys
Many clients of Anesi, Ozmon, Rodin, Novak & Kohen Ltd. enjoy lifetime medical coverage for their career-ending injuries, in addition to their weekly workers’ compensation benefits. Even if you are able to work at a different job, if your pay is less than what you were making prior to your injury, you are likely entitled to benefits.
Below are brief summaries of career-ending injury cases that we have handled for past clients:
- $1,750,000 settlement for an ironworker who suffered fractures to both wrists in a fall, a career-ending injury.
- $500,000 award for an ironworker who suffered a second career-ending injury in the same occupation, which involved defending in the Appellate Court against an employer’s appeal of the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission’s original decision in favor of our client.
- $300,000 settlement for union tuckpointer who suffered a career-ending injury.
- $272,000 settlement for union electrician who suffered a career-ending injury.
- Successfully argued a claim for wage differential payments based on journeyman’s pay scale vs. the apprentice pay rate, even though the injured worker was an apprentice at the time he suffered the career-ending injury, based on the fact that he had completed the classes and testing required for journeyman status.