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Lake County Work Related Illness Lawyer

Work Induced Sick Claims Attorney in Highland Park, Libertyville, and North Chicago

The Law Offices of Ross J. Peters, Ltd. is a premier employment law firm handling workers’ compensation matters for work-related illnesses. Attorney Ross J. Peters fights aggressively for justice and has successfully recovered millions of dollars on behalf of his clients.

Types of Work-related Illnesses

Dealing with a work-related illness can cause a great deal of emotional stress for you and your loved ones. You may be suffering in silence and afraid to report what is affecting you because you are concerned about losing your job or suffering from retaliation or discrimination after making a claim. Do not suffer anymore. Attorney Ross J. Peters is dedicated to stand by your side every step of the way to see you through the process. Some common work-related illnesses include, but are not limited to:

  • Respiratory problems
  • Chronic diseases
  • Heart conditions
  • Conditions from exposure to hazardous materials or chemicals
  • Vision loss / Hearing loss

An injury or illness must be work related in order to receive compensation.  This means that the illness or injury must be received in the course of employment.  The words “course of employment” relate to the time, place, and circumstances under which the injury or illness took place.  In general, there must be a causal connection between work and the injury or illness.

What Laws Help Employees Make Claims for Work-related Illnesses?

In Illinois, the Workers’ Compensation Act  has provisions for employees that are injured or develop diseases related to employment tasks and conditions. The Federal Employees’ Compensation Act (FECA) governs federal employee claims. There is a limited amount of time to make a claim and Mr. Peters can help you through the process.

Handling Work-related Illness Claims for Chicago Employees

Attorney Ross J. Peters is dedicated to helping you fight for compensation that rightly belongs to you. He cares about his clients and works hard to build a great working relationship. When you are facing challenging issues, it helps to know that you can count on a knowledgeable attorney who is also personable. Mr. Peters prides himself on having some of the most well-informed and prepared clients in the Chicago area. When you work with Mr. Peters, you will understand the claim process and the best approach for your particular situation.

Contact Attorney Ross J. Peters today to schedule an appointment concerning your work-related illness claim. No fees will be charged unless Mr. Peters recovers money for your claim. He serves clients throughout Lake County, Cook County, McHenry County, DuPage County, Will County, Boone County, and Winnebago County. Appointments are available at locations near you. Please call 312-595-9595, 847-625-1854 or 888-531-7400 today.

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