The city of Chicago, Illinois is undoubtedly one of the most important cities in the United States. Chicago’s economy is among the most diversified in the nation with almost 4 million employees and a GDP of $500 billion dollars. Despite boasting one of the most significant workforces in the world, workers here are not exempt from work accidents. Here are the latest workers’ compensation cases that Grupo MedLegal has represented from Chicago:
Work injury compensation: On December 10, a machine operator injured his back and sciatic nerve upon straining to lift a bale weighing 220 pounds. He reported his physical pain and was sent home to rest, but without receiving pay.
Compensation for physical problems due to repetitive work: After working for 5 years in a laundry business, an employee developed severe problems with her eyes, back, head, and fingers. She reported her pain, but was never sent to a doctor.
Compensation for work injury: On December 5, a welder injured his hip when he strained to lift some cabinets he was going to install.
Workers’ compensation for work injury: On October 23, a packer lost two fingers from her left hand, upon suffering an accident with a box cutting machine.
These cases were carefully represented by Grupo MedLegal in their offices in Chicago, Illinois, offering counsel, legal representation, and medical treatment for their physical problems. If you have had an accident at work, don’t hesitate to contact us.