Wage Differential Lawyers
In many cases involving injured workers, the damages caused by their accident extend far beyond their medical expenses. For workers in more specialized fields, an injury to their hand, arm or leg could result in a total inability to continue with their chosen career and an accompanying reduction in earning capacity or lack of income.
If you have suffered a pay cut or are unable to return to your field due to an on-the-job injury, you can rely on our lawyers at Glass & Korein, LLC, to protect your rights. Call 618-216-5218 or toll free 888-504-7059 for a free consultation with our Belleville wage differential attorneys.
Madison and St. Clair County Wage Loss Benefit Lawyers
At Glass & Korein, LLC, we focus on helping injured workers from Central to Southern Illinois do what they cannot do for themselves. We strive to level the playing field for our clients and put workers’ compensation laws on their side as they seek a full recovery from their work-related injury. We have extensive experience with wage differential cases and will do everything in our power to make sure you get the full benefits you deserve.
Wage differential issues are more crucial in workers’ compensation than ever before due to changes in the law that took effect in September 2011. Previously, injured workers were entitled to benefits covering two-thirds of their wage differential, tax free, for the duration of their disability. For all injuries taking place after the amendment, they are entitled to two-thirds of the wage difference, but only until reaching 67 years of age or five years from the date that their award becomes final, whichever is later.
These changes to wage differential rules can have a tremendous impact on the quality of life for disabled workers, including those who are dealing with a permanent injury with lifting, bending, stooping, climbing, pushing or pulling restrictions.
Contact Our Belleville Wage Differential Attorneys
You stand to benefit from our experience handling wage differential cases for our disabled clients. Contact us today for a free call or meeting regarding any workers’ compensation matter. Weekend and evening appointments are available. We work for you on a contingency fee basis; you will not pay us unless and until we have collected what you’re entitled to under the Illinois laws written to protect you.