Workplace injuries are hard on the entire family. If your loved one, however, succumbs to the injuries he or she sustained in an accident on the job, it is a tragic situation that will continue to resonate in your lives. While nothing can bring your loved one back, obtaining just compensation via workers’ compensation can help you on the path forward. Obtaining the death benefits to which your family is entitled can be a very complicated journey – just when you are at your most vulnerable – but an experienced Illinois workers’ compensation attorney can help.
In Illinois, the following family members are eligible for death benefits through workers’ compensation:
Workers’ compensation death benefits cover the survivor’s financial damages (as they relate to lost support), including:
There are also extenuating circumstances that can affect death benefits, such as if a decedent’s spouse remarries, benefits may end.
While fatal accidents can happen on nearly any job, they are most common to the following types of industries:
The kinds of workplace accidents that are most often fatal include all of the following:
Danielle Pinkston at Pinkston Law Group, P.C. is a compassionate Joliet workers’ compensation attorney who recognizes the gravity of your workplace fatality claim and who dedicates her practice to helping clients like you obtain the compensation they need to help them on the path toward healing. To learn more about what we can do for you, please do not hesitate to contact our legal team today.
Whether you’re dealing with a workers’ compensation claim, a civil rights violation, or a personal injury case, you and your family’s best interests are our top priority. Ms. Danielle A. Pinkston of Pinkston Law Group utilizes her extensive legal knowledge to resolve your case, no matter how complex it may be. We share your goals and work closely with you, delivering the exceptional services you need.
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