When an employee is injured on the job, he or she has a right to compensation during the time they are unable to work because of the injury as well as medical benefits. They also may be eligible for compensation due to negligence on the part of the employer.
By the same token, the employer has the right to defend itself against any claims of negligence, excessive medical costs and to ensure the injury claim is factual.
If you are that employer, you want somebody with experience on your case.
Stephen Kelly has nearly 25 years of experience as a trial lawyer, most of that in defense of companies in workers’ compensation cases, employment law and automobile negligence cases. He has been selected as a Leading Lawyer for Illinois in worker’s compensation defense law.
His experience includes:
Mr. Kelly obtained a zero verdict for Unity Point Hospital after the Petitioner sustained a work injury, but was unable to prove his complaints were related to that injury.