When workers' compensation doctors in Illinois tell injured workers their injuries are not work-related, victims have a right to seek another opinion under the two-doctor rule. To keep costs down, it is common for physicians to tell patients their current medical problems don't stem from a work-related injury, especially when Preferred Provider Programs are involved.
When you are going through a Workers’ Compensation case, your weekly checks for Temporary Total Disability (TTD) and your medical treatment will be at the top of your mind. While some delays in getting TTD or getting your treatment are inevitable, some are completely avoidable.
Cuando atraviesa un caso de Compensación de Trabajadores, sus cheques semanales de Incapacidad Total Temporal (TTD) y su tratamiento médico serán lo más importante. Algunos retrasos en la obtención de TTD o su tratamiento son inevitables pero algunos son completamente evitables.
When an employee is injured by a co-worker, the victim is entitled to workers' compensation benefits as long as the negligent worker was acting within the scope of employment when the accident occurred.
La ley, que entra en vigencia el 1 de enero de 2020, prohíbe que el estado migratorio de alguien se use contra ellos de una manera que le impida testificar libremente y con seguridad en un tribunal civil.