Kansas City, MO asked in Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation for Illinois

Q: computer chair flipped me out onto the floor causing severe back pain, besides wc is this personal injury or on company

Work as a lpn .. old worn chair, company threw out after my fall, keep asking me to return to work

3 Lawyer Answers
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
Answered

A: It looks like you already identified the workers’ comp element in this matter. I don’t practice in Illinois, but if you were injured and are exploring your rights outside of workers’ comp, consult with an Illinois personal injury/product liability attorney regarding third-party cause(s) of action that could be related to the chair or other sources.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
PREMIUM
Answered

A: You may have a claim agains the chair manufacturer--you need to consult a member of the Ill Trial Lawyers Assn who handles workers comp.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
PREMIUM
Answered

A: You may have a claim agains the chair manufacturer--you need to consult a member of the Ill Trial Lawyers Assn who handles product cases and also workers comp.

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