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DuPage County Workers' Compensation Attorney

Cook County Airlines Workers Injury Claim Attorney

If you are injured in a workplace accident or as the result of years of repetitive stress, you are entitled to workers' compensation benefits. The airline industry is fraught with hazards, and injuries among baggage handlers and other airline personnel are not uncommon. Such on-the-job injuries can make it difficult or impossible to do your job, and you need an experienced attorney to help make sure you are not held responsible for your medical bills and lost wages. At the Law Office of Francis J. Discipio, we are skilled in handling all types of workers' compensation claims. We will help you obtain fair compensation for your injuries so that your livelihood is not jeopardized.

Workers' Compensation for Airline Workers in Illinois

Airline workers can sustain a number of injuries in the course of performing their duties. Acute injuries can be sustained during flight turbulence, in accidents in airport terminals or while servicing aircraft, and from faulty equipment. Both acute and repetitive stress injuries to the neck, shoulder, and back are common among baggage handlers and flight attendants who assist passengers with their luggage. All of these injuries qualify for workers' compensation benefits.

Illinois workers' compensation benefits are generous when compared to most other states, but there are rules that govern who can file for these benefits. All workers of Illinois-based airlines typically qualify as do those who are injured in the state of Illinois regardless of where their airline is based. Our practice can help determine if you are eligible for benefits under the Illinois Workers' Compensation Act. We can also help you understand how workers' compensation benefits are impacted by your union provisions, a common circumstance in airline worker cases.

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If you are an airline employee and have been injured in the course of your job, it's important to an attorney who is experienced in handling airline worker cases. From our Oakbrook, Illinois office, our firm serves clients throughout the Chicagoland area, and we can help you get the full compensation you deserve. Contact us today for a free initial consultation.

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