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Chicago Lawyers Handling Total Disability Claims

If you have permanently lost your ability to earn a living at any type of employment due to a work injury, you are entitled to receive permanent total disability (PTD) benefits. Your employer must compensate you for your loss of income and other expenses resulting from your disability, including medical bills and the cost of providing a handicapped-accessible home and vehicle.

Illinois Workers’ Compensation Injury Attorneys

At Anesi, Ozmon, Rodin, Novak & Kohen Ltd., we have extensive experience helping people dealing with disabilities after devastating work accidents. We understand no amount of money can make up for the loss of your physical health.

Our goal is to obtain the maximum compensation to help you live comfortably for the rest of your life and to hold the negligent party accountable for your injury and resulting disability.

We have successfully obtained total disability and lifetime medical benefits for many of our injured clients, including:

  • A Local 111 ironworker injured during bridge repair in Moline, Illinois
  • A foreman pipefitter
  • A forest preserve worker
  • A physical therapist – the award was subsequently supplemented by an award of Social Security Disability benefits
  • A warehouse worker
  • A pipefitter foreman

Sometimes, it is difficult to know if an injury will result in total disability immediately. For example, a severe arm injury might first qualify for permanent partial disability (PPD). If the injury develops into reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD) syndrome, the person may then qualify for permanent total disability benefits.

The process of applying for these benefits, as well as for Social Security Disability benefits, can be time consuming and complicated. Speak to one of our highly experienced lawyers for assistance with every aspect of your workplace injury. With our help, you can avoid lengthy delays and wrongfully denied claims.

If you believe you could have a permanent total disability, contact our Chicago attorneys for a case analysis. Call 312-997-5784 or send us an email to arrange a free consultation.

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“I just want to let you know between Jennifer and Lisa, you two are awesome attorneys and I will recommend you both till the end! I love your service and positivity throughout the process! Thank you both for all you have done! I honestly felt so comfortable with your service from the start! I can’t thank you both enough! Honestly!”

Joseph H.

“I would just like to say to everyone at the firm, this is about Jeff Alter, I know that you all there have large and much more profitable cases than mine, the people that Jeff and his secretary had to deal with are simply scandals and that is being polite, but Jeff and his wonderful secretary fought for me and my family, I was off work over this for over a year. Medical bills . . . just a lot of uncertainty, fear and just being taken great advantage of, my settlement is only a few dollars, less than $4,000, this is in no way due to lack of working hard and vigorously for me [sic].”

Eddie F.

“They did a great job with helping me with my workman's comp case. I would recommend this law firm to anyone that’s in need of a lawyer.”

Jeremy M.