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Workers’ Comp for Nurses

Illinois Attorneys Help Manage Your Claim

In the average 10-hour shift, a nurse can complete a wide variety of tasks, each with their own challenges. Some job duties of the average nurse are even accompanied with an inherit danger and risk of injury. If you ever get hurt while working as a nurse, then your employer should provide you workers’ compensation benefits through their insurance policy. Yet, do not be surprised if your employer or their insurer push back and try to minimize your benefits.

Sam C. Mitchell & Associates in Illinois is here to help you successfully collect all your workers’ comp benefits as an injured nurse. We are proud to work with people just like you and in all walks of life when they need moral and legal support, just as we have been doing for 50 years. Thanks to our extensive legal experience, we are familiar with most major insurance companies, giving you an edge when it comes to negotiating with or litigating against them.

Call (618) 505-1660 to begin your workers’ comp case today.

What Sort of Injuries Might a Nurse Suffer?

Your workplace as a registered nurse or nurse practitioner is a busy one. If something goes wrong, then you may suffer a serious injury on-the-job that stops you from continuing work for a while.

Injuries and illnesses associated with the nursing occupation include:

  • Repetitive stress injuries, such as to the wrist or fingers
  • Mental and emotional stress, depression, or anxiety
  • Slip and fall injuries when carrying equipment or moving a patient
  • Injuries caused by violent or unruly patients
  • Occupational illnesses contracted by working with the ill
  • Viral infections or bloodborne diseases

As described under workers’ compensation policies and related laws, any injury you suffer due to your work or in the capacity of your work should be covered. Responsibility for an injury-causing workplace accident should also be nonconsequential for your claim. In other words, you can admit that you made a mistake that caused you to get hurt and your workers’ compensation claim to full benefits should still be valid.

Working Hard On Your Case So You Don’t Have To

After suffering an injury as a hardworking nurse, the last thing you should do is stress out about your workers’ compensation claim. Our team of nurse workers’ comp claim attorneys in Illinois will do all the legwork and legal lifting on your behalf. We are not satisfied with a case result unless you get every possible benefit, or a fair settlement amount for your damages!

Call (618) 505-1660 or contact us online to learn more about our legal services.

Why You Can Trust Us

The Right Firm Can Make the Difference
  • Free Initial Case Evaluations
  • You Pay Nothing Unless We Win
  • Over 3,700 Cases Handled
  • Committed to Integrity Above All Else
  • Over $200 Million Recovered for Our Clients
  • Over a Century of Combined Legal Experience

Case Results

Over $200 Million Recovered for Our Clients
  • Burn Victim $24,000,000

    House explosion involving a gas leak causing serious and permanent injuries to the occupants.

  • Auto Accident $9,000,000

    Auto accident involving permanent injury to a mother and her unborn child.

  • Auto Accident $2,500,000

    JURY TRIAL VERDICT - A box truck pulled out in front of our client’s vehicle, resulting in a T-bone crash. Our client sustained serious injuries to his neck and left shoulder.

  • Trucking Accident $2,500,000

    Trucking accident which results in permanent injury to the client.

  • Slip & Fall $1,050,000

    Woman slipped and fell over a parking block at a local restaurant in Nashville, IL. She was left with a broken hip and a long recovery.

  • Auto Accident $875,000

    Client was stopped at a red light in O'Fallon when another vehicle failed to stop rear-ending our client. He sustained injuries to his neck, low back and leg.

  • Auto Accident $750,000

    JURY TRIAL VERDICT - Jury verdict in favor of our client who was injured in an intersection crash in Herrin, IL. Before the trial, the defendant’s insurance company withdrew all settlement offers and offered our client $0. Justice was served with a trial verdict of $750,000.

  • Pedestrian Accident $650,000

    Client was struck on the head by a tree branch being cut by the defendant, leaving our client unconscious. He suffered a severe brain injury as a result.

  • Auto Accident $600,000

    A woman was violently rear-ended in Marion, IL and sustained injuries to both of her knees from striking the dashboard and an injury to her foot.

  • Auto Accident $375,000

    A woman sustained injuries to her neck, back, right hip, and left knee after being involved in a T-bone collision.

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Client Testimonials

Hear From People We've Helped
  • “The sincerity that he showed is what separates Mr. Dihle from others I have interacted with. I would certainly recommend him to anyone looking for a sharp, knowledgeable lawyer who gets the best for his client.”

    - Nathan
  • “Sam C. Mitchell & Associates handled my case fairly and professionally I was able to put the worry of the legalities and paperwork aside and focus on my rehabilitation after my accident.”

    - Sally
  • “My wife and I hired Mr. Dihle in an accident claim. He has proved very well versed in the law concerning the claim. He and his aid we're always pleasant and helpful in explaining what could and could not be done.”

    - Cathy
  • “Bill explained everything to me and kept me notified of how my case was preceding. Attorney Bill Alexander was very friendly and made my very comfortable.”

    - Keith
  • “They fight for their clients and their rights with passion. Their competitive nature gives them an advantage no one can compare to. On top of all of this, they give back.”

    - Iris
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