Workers in a variety of fields operate day in and day out in a dangerous environments. When negligence occurs, things go wrong, these workers can sustain severe injuries that leave them out of work for months, or worse yet, end their career.
The workplace injury attorneys at Ginzkey & Molchin work hard to investigate the incident and determine the cause and extent of your injuries. Working with an economic impact analyst, we determine the cost of your injuries in terms of lost wages, medical expenses, and diminished quality of life.
Most Common Workplace Injury Cases:
- Falling debris
- OSHA violations
- Forklift accidents
- Welding accidents
- Dangerous worksites
- Slip, trip and fall
- Collapsed scaffolding
- Nail gun or other machine / tool accidents
- Icy or hazardous stairs, parking lot, or retail aisle
- Crush injuries
How Long Do I Have to File a Workers’ Comp Claim?
In Illinois, injured workers are required to report their injury to their employers within 45 days of the accident. After this point the insurance company has grounds for arguing that the injury could have occurred after the incident, or the injury worsened as the result of lack of prior care.
In the case that the employer has been notified, the injured party has 3 years from the date of
injury to go through with a workers’ compensation claim.
Over 40 Years of Experience Helping Workplace Accident Victims
If your workplace injury was due to the negligence of a person or entity who is not your employer (such as a subcontractor, its employee or the owner of the premises), in addition to a workers’ compensation claim you may be entitled to recover damages from that third party. The
attorneys at Ginzkey & Molchin have a thorough understanding of the law and how it applies to your workplace injury claim. We will hold all negligent parties accountable for your injury in order to maximize your recovery.