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Pre-Existing Conditions

Insurance companies and company representatives often try to deny that they are accountable for the aggravation, exacerbation or acceleration of an employee's medical condition that existed prior to his or her being hired. For example, if you suffer from minor arthritis that would normally not affect your work, and your work conditions worsen that arthritis, your employer may owe you compensation.

East St. Louis Aggravated Condition Lawyers

If you are over the age of 20 and have been asked to take an X-ray, chances are you will show some degeneration in the bones or spine. This is a natural part of aging. Insurance companies may argue that natural degeneration is a pre-existing condition and that you do not have a compensable injury. Unfortunately, they do not have your best interests in mind. In Illinois, the work injury or activity merely needs to be a contributing factor to the current medical problem. If you have talked to a company representative who stated that your pre-existing back or neck condition would not be covered, talk to our attorneys at Glass & Korein, LLC, today. We will discuss your rights and fight for the compensation you deserve.

Illinois Pre-Existing Work-Related Aggravated Injury Attorneys

Frequently, these types of injuries occur in the:

  • Neck
  • Back
  • Shoulders
  • Knees
  • Ankles
  • Wrists

Back Injury or Other Work-Related Injury? Contact Our Belleville Lawyers.

Our attorneys invite you to contact us regarding any repetitive use injury. We may be reached at 618-216-5218 or at the addresses listed below.

Weekend and evening appointments are available. We serve our clients on a contingent fee basis; you won't pay us until we have done our job and collected money for you.

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