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What is the Line of Duty Compensation Act?

What is the Line of Duty Compensation Act?

The Illinois Line of Duty Compensation Act is an Illinois law which is designed to provide the payment of benefits to the beneficiaries of a deceased first responder who was killed in the line of duty. Section 3 of the Act provides for the payment of death benefits to...

What is the Line of Duty Compensation Act?

What is the Line of Duty Compensation Act?

The Illinois Line of Duty Compensation Act is an Illinois law which is designed to provide the payment of benefits to the beneficiaries of a deceased first responder who was killed in the line of duty. Section 3 of the Act provides for the payment of death benefits to...

What Does Light Duty Mean for my Work Comp Case?

What Does Light Duty Mean for my Work Comp Case?

Nobody ever plans on getting injured while performing their work duties, but unfortunately, work accidents happen daily and affect first responders in almost every department across the state. If your injury arose out of and in the course of your employment, and you...

How do I Report a Work Injury or Accident?

How do I Report a Work Injury or Accident?

When processing a workers’ compensation claim, both the employee and employer hold general responsibilities that must be followed in order to ensure that the claim proceeds appropriately.  Unfortunately, you often will not have time to speak with a work comp attorney...