I have 3 compression fractures in my spine from my last job.

I was recently let go from my job but my injuries occuried while I was employed. Do I have a case for my spine ?

Asked on June 9, 2009 under Personal Injury, Illinois

Answers:

MD, Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

It depends -- what type of job did you have and would be covered by workers' compensation? In other words, it wasn't assumption of the risk wherein you wouldn't be covered?
Contact the following immediately to preserve your rights:

1. Illinois Dept of Insurance -Workers Comp Division and scroll to the bottom of this link: http://www.idfpr.com/doi/general/worker_comp.asp

2. www.attorneypages.com and search for a workers' comp plaintiff's attorney.  Check his or her record at the Illinois State Bar.


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