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Workers’ Compensation Attorney

Seeking an experienced workers’ compensation attorney in Illinois? Pignatelli & Associates P.C. is your go-to accessible representation to protect your rights and secure fair compensation.

Fighting for Workers’ Rights Since 1974

Multi-Awarded Workers’ Compensation Attorney in Illinois

Workplace accidents can have significant consequences for individuals and their families, requiring financial support to get back on their feet. Here at Pignatelli & Associates P.C., we make all the difference to ensure fair treatment and maximum compensation benefits for injured workers in Illinois. Our law firm is also a recipient of the 2018 NAOPIA Top Ten Attorney and Martindale-Hubbell 2018 Peer-Rated for High Professional Achievement awards which certify our success in all areas of personal injury practice.

With our 75+ years of experience, our legal team engages in principled negotiations with insurance companies and employers. In return, we promise to secure fair settlements that adequately compensate our clients for their injuries, medical expenses, lost wages, and other damages. Contact (779) 204-7795 today to schedule a consultation and discover how our legal professionals can help you get the compensation you need to move forward.

Work Compensation

Beyond Workers’ Compensation Resolution

Full-Scale Personal Injury Focus Areas

We specialize in a full-spectrum approach to personal injury law, offering comprehensive support across a range of practice areas. No matter what type of work-related injury challenge you’re facing, you can trust Pignatelli & Associates P.C. to provide the dedicated legal representation you need.

Slip and Fall

Slip and Fall

We investigate and gather evidence for the negligence that caused you injury.

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Slip and Fall

Slip and Fall

We investigate and gather evidence for the negligence that caused you injury.

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Machinery Accident

Machinery Accident

Secure compensation for crushed limbs or traumatic brain injuries.

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Machinery Accident

Machinery Accident

Our firm secures compensation for crushed limbs or traumatic brain injuries.

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Repetitive Stress Injury

Repetitive Stress Injury

Obtaining medical care and income refunds for workers in recurring pain from exertion.

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Repetitive Stress Injury

Repetitive Stress Injury

Obtaining medical care and income refunds for workers in recurring pain from exertion.

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Toxic Substance Exposure

Toxic Substance Exposure

Handle workplaces with hazardous chemical exposure that puts employees at risk. 

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Toxic Substance Exposure

Toxic Substance Exposure

Handle workplaces with hazardous chemical exposure that puts employees at risk. 

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Securing Your Workers’ Rights

Our Approach to Fair Workers’ Compensation Claims

Consultation

We'll explain your rights under Illinois workers’ compensation law and provide clear guidance on the next steps to take.

Consultation

We'll explain your rights under Illinois workers’ compensation law and provide clear guidance on the next steps to take.

Preparation

Our legal team gathers evidence, reviews medical records, and collaborates with experts to support your claim.

Preparation

Our legal team gathers evidence, reviews medical records, and collaborates with experts to support your claim.

Litigation

If negotiations falter, our experienced litigators represent injured workers in court, ensuring advocacy for your rights.

Litigation

If negotiations falter, our experienced litigators represent injured workers in court, ensuring advocacy for your rights.

Illinois’ Trusted Advocates

Why Choose Pignatelli & Associates P.C.?

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Unified Resolution Approach

Equitable Compensation Solutions for All Workplace Injuries

Regardless of your job title or industry, workplace injuries can have profound consequences on your life and livelihood. That’s why our team at Pignatelli & Associates P.C. is committed to providing specialized representation for both white and blue-collar workers. Our firm specializes in various areas of injuries such as slip and fall, repetitive stress, or occupational illness. This enabled us to acquire more than $90 million worth of injury claims and verdicts for all our clients.

We’ll work tirelessly to ensure that you receive the medical care, lost wages, and other benefits to which you are entitled under Illinois workers’ compensation law. With our experience and expertise, we strive to level the playing field and provide a voice for those who have been injured on the job.

Inclusive Legal Services

Illinois’ Highest-Rated Workers’ Compensation Lawyers

At Pignatelli & Associates P.C., we are committed to ensuring accessibility to our workers’ compensation services for all workers. We understand that navigating the workers’ compensation system can be daunting, especially for those who may lack resources or knowledge of their rights. Thus, we are driven by our vision to level the playing field for workers who may face barriers to legal representation. Here’s how we make our services accessible:

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We Don’t Settle for Less

Recoup 100% Of Your Entitled Injury Settlement

The claims process for workers’ compensation can be fraught with challenges. Corporate interests, insurers, and even employers may stand in the way of your rightful compensation.

Our workers’ compensation law firm understands the uphill battle injured workers face when seeking their rightful compensation. Thus, our team leverages our expertise in Illinois workers’ law to ensure you are entitled to full compensation for the costs of your medical treatment necessary for recovery from your injuries.

With our expertise in Illinois workers’ compensation law and their unwavering commitment to client advocacy, we stand ready to level the playing field. Our team fights tirelessly to ensure that you receive not just a portion, but the entirety of the benefits you’re entitled to.

Expert Guidance, Maximum Results

How Our Workers’ Compensation Law Firm Can Help You?

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Filing a Claim

Filing a workers’ compensation claim requires meticulous paperwork. We'll assist in gathering

incident reports, medical records, witness statements, and employment records, ensuring thorough documentation to support your claim for a successful outcome.

Accident Reconstruction

Our skilled attorneys work closely with accident reconstruction experts to analyze the events leading

up to the injury thoroughly. This will help us uncover crucial evidence to support your claim and demonstrate the cause of your workplace accident.

Review Medical Records

Our team examines your medical records, scrutinizing details from initial diagnosis to treatment and

prognoses. We collaborate with healthcare professionals to gain insights into the nature, severity, and long-term effects of your injuries.

Pre-Trial Order and Trial

Our attorneys gather and organize all pertinent evidence, including medical records and witness

statements, to construct a solid case foundation. We challenge opposing arguments, cross-examine witnesses, and present persuasive legal arguments to the court to ensure your voice is heard.

Mediation and Arbitration

Our primary objective during mediation or arbitration is to secure fair compensation for your injuries and

losses. We’ll carefully evaluate proposed resolutions to ensure they adequately address the full scope of your damages, including medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering.

Your Settlement Rights

Securing Your Rightful Compensation for Recovery

Lost Wages

A workplace injury often results in time away from work, leading to lost wages and financial

strain. We will fight to recover compensation for your lost earnings, including wages missed during recovery periods and any future income impairment due to the injury. 

Pain and Suffering

Physical pain and suffering resulting from a workplace injury deserve recognition and 

compensation. We aim to document your pain and suffering to ensure you receive fair compensation that reflects the full extent of your physical and emotional suffering.

Medical Expenses

We’ll advocate for your right to quality and proper healthcare. Our team will ensure you receive

the necessary treatments, surgeries, therapies, and medications to facilitate your recovery. 

Permanent Disability

For injuries resulting in permanent disability, securing fair compensation settlement is 

crucial for long-term financial stability. Our attorneys assess the extent of your disability and pursue appropriate compensation to support you in adapting to your new circumstances. 

Emotional Distress

Our compassionate attorneys recognize the importance of addressing emotional distress

and will seek compensation for the psychological effects of your injury. We’ll advocate for your right to damages for pain, suffering, anxiety, and any other emotional hardships you’ve endured.

Rehabilitation Benefits

Rehabilitation Benefits

Rehabilitation is often necessary to regain functionality and independence after a workplace

injury. Pignatelli & Associates P.C. will fight for rehabilitation benefits, including physical therapy, vocational training, and assistive devices to ensure access to the resources needed to rebuild your life.

Looking For Personal Injury Lawyer Near You?

Seeking justice for your workplace-related injury? Reach out to our workers’ compensation attorneys in your area for legal assistance and support throughout your workplace accident lawsuit.

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Seeking compensation for a workplace injury is essential to ensure that you receive the support you need for your recovery. Compensation can cover an injured employee’s medical care, lost wages, rehabilitation benefits, and other expenses incurred due to the injury. It helps ease the financial burden associated with the injury, allowing you to focus on your recovery without worrying about the costs.

Compensation for lost wages will depend on the severity of the injury, the duration of time missed from work, and the individual’s pre-injury earning capacity. Pignatelli & Associates P.C. attorney will assess your case, gather relevant documentation, and consult with experts to determine the appropriate compensation amount. This may include calculating lost income, including any bonuses or benefits you would have received if not for the injury.

If your employer disputes the settlement agreement, it’s crucial to seek legal guidance promptly. Disputes can arise due to various reasons, such as disagreements over the cause or severity of the injury, or disputes regarding coverage under workers’ compensation laws. In such cases, our workers’ compensation attorney can advocate on your behalf to protect your rights and ensure you receive maximum compensation.

Yes, there is typically a time limit for filing a workers’ compensation lawsuit, known as the statute of limitations. In most cases in Illinois, injured workers have three years from the date of the injury to file a compensation claim. However, it’s crucial to note that this time frame can vary depending on the specifics of the case, including the nature of the injury and when it was discovered.

No, you won’t have to pay anything upfront for our legal representation. We operate on a contingency fee basis, meaning we only get paid if we win your case. This ensures that everyone, regardless of financial circumstances, can access quality legal representation.

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