Workers' Compensation The Lawyers You Need & Deserve

Chicago Workers' Compensation Lawyers

Have you suffered an injury while on the job? Workplace injuries can leave you with large amounts of medical bills, significant wage loss and temporary or permanent disability. If your employer tries to limit, delay or deny your workers’ compensation benefits, it is important to consult with an experienced work injury attorney as soon as possible.

At Trapp & Geller, we handle Workers’ Compensation claims for clients in Chicago, throughout Cook County and across Illinois. We represent all injured workers, including construction workers, factory workers, iron and steel mill workers, restaurant workers, bus drivers, taxi drivers, nurses and nursing assistants, and anyone who was injured on the job and needs an experienced attorney to protect his or her rights.

Contact us today online or by telephone at (312) 900-8684 to discuss your case with an experienced Illinois Workers’ Compensation attorney.

Illinois Workers' Compensation Benefits

In Illinois, Workers’ Compensation benefits generally fit into the following categories:

  • Medical benefits: If your injury was work-related, your employer is responsible for paying your medical expenses, including hospital care, medication, physical therapy and other forms of treatment.
  • Temporary total disability (TTD): If your injury keeps you out of work for three or more days, your employer must provide you with two-thirds of your average weekly income for the previous year.
  • Permanent total disability (PTD): If your injury prevents you from ever returning to work, you may be eligible to receive benefits for life.
  • Death benefits: If a workplace injury results in death, the spouse and/or children of the deceased are entitled to receive death benefits in the amount of two-thirds of the deceased worker’s average weekly wage.

Many injured workers settle for far less than their claim is worth. Don’t let this happen to you.

Consult with one of our experienced Chicago Workers’ Compensation lawyers today.

Workers' Compensation and Third-Party Claims

If a negligent third party caused your accident, you may be able to pursue an injury claim in addition to a Workers’ Compensation claim. Third parties include contractors, subcontractors, equipment manufacturers and other parties who are not your employer or a fellow employee. Our lawyers can help you explore all avenues of compensation.

Contact Our Chicago Workers' Compensation Attorneys

If you have suffered a serious workplace injury, we are here to help you explore your legal options. We offer free initial consultations and bill on a contingent fee basis — you will not owe us a cent unless and until we get results for you.

Contact us today online or by telephone at (312) 900-8684 to discuss your case with a knowledgeable Cook County workers’ compensation attorney.

Why Choose Trapp & Geller?

We Win. We Guide. We Produce.
  • More than 25 Years of Experience

    Trapp & Geller has a passion for protecting the rights of the injured. We have the skill, experience, and knowledge to provide you with the highest legal advocacy. We will not rest until you get the compensation you deserve.

  • Customized Legal Strategies

    Each of our attorneys is in it to win your case as much of you are and take pride in getting the best possible result. With that, your dedicated attorney is always available and will even text you regarding your goals and case.

  • Responsive & Informative

    Our attorneys work with you one-on-one and make sure that, at every step of the process, you are fully aware of your case. We are fighting for your rights and always make sure that we are doing what is best for you.

  • Over $400 Million Recovered

    The attorneys at Trapp & Geller have the experience and knowledge to not only win, but to win BIG. When you entrust our team with your case, you can rest assured that we will fight for the maximum amount of compensation.

    Trapp & Geller is an excellent firm to work with.

    “They are extremely professional, treat your case with the utmost attention, and have nothing but your best interests in mind in helping you achieve the compensation you deserve.”

    - Cruz S.
    I couldn't be happier and am so glad I hired Trapp & Geller.

    “Jeremy helped me with a dog bit case for my 5-year-old son. He explained things to me clearly, answered all my questions, and told me when I had to act. All in, he was extremely professional and competent.”

    - Lucio G.
    My experience with Trapp & Geller was better than I expected.

    “They were always professional, prompt, and caring. The whole staff from my lawyer, paralegals, and reception were always so kind, quick, and courteous! I was very happy with my settlement, Thanks again Trapp & Geller for everything!”

    - Tanya F.
    Trapp & Geller is an excellent firm to work with.

    “They are extremely professional, treat your case with the utmost attention, and have nothing but your best interests in mind in helping you achieve the compensation you deserve.”

    - Travis W.
    Trapp & Geller helped me through a difficult time.

    “I worked with Jeremy Geller and he was an excellent listener, diligent worker, and made sure I was informed and comfortable throughout the entire process. I truly felt that I was in good hands.”

    - Lindsey E.

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