Schaumburg, IL Construction Worker Attorneys
Workers' Compensation for Construction Workers in Cook and DuPage Counties
An on-the-job injury can easily derail your professional career, particularly if you work with your hands. Working in a skilled construction trade or general maintenance and repairs requires physicality that a serious injury can dramatically impede. Regardless of your profession, you are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits if you are injured while working. At the Illinois workers’ compensation law firm of Grauer & Kriegel, LLC, our attorneys are experienced in handling all types of workers’ compensation cases for all types of workers. We focus on obtaining maximum financial recovery for our clients in every case.
Benefits for Construction Workers
The purpose of workers’ compensation insurance is to provide financial compensation and support for workers who are injured in the course of doing their job. When your injuries prevent you from working, the financial strain can be incredibly stressful. You may be eligible for workers’ compensation disability payments. The type of disability benefits available to you depends on the severity of your injury and your medical prognosis. You may obtain:
- Temporary Total Disability – Available when you cannot work at all but are expected to be able to return to work some day.
- Temporary Partial Disability – Available when you cannot perform certain functions of your job temporarily as you recover.
- Permanent Total Disability – Available when you will never be able to return to your previous job (or a similar one) because of your injuries.
- Permanent Partial Disability – Available when your ability to do your job is permanently impaired but not completely.
If you are unable to return to your job because of your injuries and are forced to take a lesser-paying position, you may also qualify for a wage differential benefit. If it is possible for you to be trained to do a different trade or type of job, you may also be eligible for vocational rehabilitation benefits through your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance.
If you are a construction worker and have been injured on the job, contact us at 847-240-9010 to schedule a free consultation to discuss your worker's compensation benefits. One of our attorneys will explain your rights and work with you to maximize your financial recovery. Our office is located in Schaumburg, Illinois just west of Woodfield Mall. We represent clients throughout the suburbs including Cook County and DuPage County. There is no risk in pursuing the full workers’ compensation benefits you deserve as we only charge attorneys' fees after we secure your financial recovery.