Illinois Workers Compensation Settlement Loans
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Illinois Workers Compensation Settlement Loans are offered by Smart Legal Funding. Illinois Workers’ compensation is an employer benefit at your workplace. It is a common benefit paid by your employer. It provides a resolution for disputes between employees and employers relating to injuries and illnesses that have occurred at the workplace.
Smart Legal Funding provides lawsuit loans on workers compensation cases in Illinois. In order to get Illinois Workers Compensation Settlement Loans, a petition and proof of medical injuries are required. You will need to have an attorney. Inform him or her that you are looking for a lawsuit loan or a settlement loan on your workers compensation lawsuit.
The Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission is the State agency. This agency acts as an administrative court system for these workplace injury claims. This is an administrative court, the Commission is required to be impartial. This entity cannot give legal advice or act for either the employee or employer. Most employees who are hired, injured, or whose employment is localized in the State of Illinois are covered by the Worker Compensation system. Employees are covered from the moment they start working in their jobs. The Act provides that accidents that arise out of and in the course of employment are eligible to receive workers’ compensation benefits. This generally means that the agency and workers comp covers injuries that result in whole or in part from the employee’s work.
The Act provides the following benefits;
a) Medical care that is reasonably required to cure or relieve the employee of the effects of the injury.
b) Temporary total disability (TTD) benefits while the employee is off work, recovering from the injury.
c) For injuries that occur on or after February 1, 2006, temporary partial disability (TPD) benefits while the employee is recovering from the injury but working on light duty for less compensation.
d) Vocational rehabilitation/maintenance benefits are provided to an injured employee who is participating in an approved vocational rehabilitation program.
e) Permanent partial disability (PPD) benefits for an employee who sustains some permanent disability or disfigurement, but can work.
f) Permanent total disability (PTD) benefits for an employee who is rendered permanently unable to work.
g) Death benefits for surviving family members.
Read on more information regarding workers compensation. Illinois General Assembly provides important background information and state legislation.