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Police Officer Injury Attorneys in Illinois

Trusted Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Relentlessly Fighting for Your Rights

Law enforcement is composed of some of the bravest and most valued members of society, as they dedicate their lives to public safety. These courageous men and women risk putting themselves in harm’s way and deserve the utmost protection following an injury or accident. At Sam C. Mitchell & Associates, we understand the nature of a police officer’s job is to face life-threatening situations and sustain painful injuries nearly every day. Our Illinois workers’ compensation attorneys have the resources to passionately advocate on behalf of our brothers and sisters in blue.

Police officers face countless hazards on the job, including but not limited to the following:

  • Physical or violent encounters
  • Car accidents, such as when in pursuit of a suspect
  • Exposure to dangerous materials and chemicals
  • Stress-related injuries, such as PTSD

As a police officer, you wake up every morning with no indication of how your work day will develop. There is no limit to how dangerous or frightening the situation may become, potentially exposing you to situations which result in broken bones, traumatic brain injury, burns, gunshot wounds, heart issues, spinal cord damage, traffic accidents, and more. Many officers never return from the line of duty, and their families are left to mourn their loved one in a fight for wrongful death benefits.

If you were injured while discharging your duties, you are entitled to file for workers’ compensation benefits. These benefits include coverage of costs related to your injury, loss of wages, medical expenses, etc. However, if a third party is responsible for your injury or accident, you may be eligible to file another lawsuit to recover compensation from the at-fault party.

Skilled Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Proudly Serving Law Enforcement Throughout Illinois

With the help of our highly-esteemed legal team at Sam C. Mitchell & Associates, rest assured your voice will be heard. Our workers’ compensation attorneys are incredibly honored to represent and support police officers who have been injured on the job. We will help you regain peace of mind while ensuring justice is served.

Contact our Illinois workers’ compensation attorneys today. Call (618) 505-1660.

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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