An Illinois workers’ compensation attorney from Abels & Annes will be filing a claim on behalf of a woman that was injured on the job in Joliet, Illinois. The accident happened on July 14, 2010 as the claimant was employed as an independent living counselor for Trinity Services.
Our client, who is a 54-year-old Tinley Park resident, was doing a walk-through at a work location and lost her balance on some stairs. At that time she twisted her left foot and injured her left leg in the fall.
The worker was seen at Silver Cross Hospital in the emergency room. There, x-rays were taken, she was prescribed pain medication, her ankle was wrapped, and she was given crutches. She was also referred for an appointment with an orthopedic physician. Since the date of the accident she is been treating with a medical doctor.
The claimant also had to miss a significant amount of time from work due to her injuries. She was off work from the date of the accident until the beginning of September. During that time off she received temporary total disability pay through her employers workers’ compensation insurance carrier.
Chicago work comp lawyers at Abels & Annes signed up another Illinois work injury case this week for a man from Rolling Meadows who was hurt on June 24, 2010. At the time of the accident our client was pushing a large object and was struck in his mouth. He lost two teeth in the accident, and four additional teeth were knocked loose.
If you have been hurt on the job in Illinois, contact a Chicago work injury attorney at Abels & Annes for a free case evaluation. Call us at 312-924-7575 to speak directly to an attorney.