Illinois Usa, IL asked in Workers' Compensation for Illinois

Q: If you had a injury at work but don't need surgery do you still get a settlement?

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Timothy J. Deffet
Timothy J. Deffet
  • Workers' Compensation Lawyer
  • Chicago, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: It depends on whether you can prove the case or not but surgery is not necessary by itself to have a settlement. You never have to get ANY treatment you do not want to get. It is important to note that if you settle your case you usually close out your right to future medical though unless medical remains open. It is worth it to consult with an attorney who handles these. I do this work and many other attorneys in Illinois. They are always free consultations and the attorneys do not get dime one unless they get something for you.

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