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DuPage County Workers' Compensation Attorney

Illinois Firefighter & Police Injuries Compensation Attorneys

Every occupation has its share of workplace hazards, but working in law enforcement is more hazardous than most. Police officers risk injury in many different ways on a daily basis. No matter how you are injured, if you are injured in the course of doing your job, you have the right to compensation. At the Illinois Law Offices of Francis J. Discipio, we have the knowledge and experience to ensure you receive the benefits you deserve swiftly and fully.

Police officers are in dangerous situations everyday as they strive to keep the peace, and injuries sustained in the course of duty are not uncommon. Chasing and apprehending suspects, assisting in emergency rescues, and engaging in violent confrontations are just some of the perilous duties police officers face. Police officers can also be the victims of repetitive stress injuries from years of physically demanding work. Additionally, post-traumatic stress diagnoses are not unusual in a profession that sees more than its share of traumatic events.

Illinois Workers' Compensation Laws for Police Officers

The law for workers' compensation benefits for law enforcement officers varies depending on where you live and work in Illinois. Chicago has its own rules for workers' compensation, but the surrounding municipalities (with 500,000 residents or less) treat police officer workers' compensation claims the same as other professions. Under the Illinois Workers' Compensation Act. Police officers may also have access to additional benefits under the law.victims

We understand the complexities of workers' compensation laws and how they apply to law enforcement officers. We also understand how devastating a serious injury can be. Our goal is to make sure you obtain the maximum compensation you are entitled to so that you can heal from your injuries and resume your life.

Contact Us

If you have been injured in the course of your job as a police officer, you need an attorney who is experienced in handling law enforcement workers' compensation cases. Our practice 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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