Location and Hours
505 East William Street
Decatur, IL, 62523
By Appointment Only
Douglas S. Lake, of Lake
Law Firm, can help you if you sustained injuries while on the job. The Illinois
Worker’s Compensation Act, 820 ILCS 305/1 et seq., has some very specific
provisions that govern what an employer can, and cannot, do if you are hurt on
the job. Doug Lake is an experienced Decatur, Illinois, Worker’s Compensation
you injured at work?
you report it properly?
you receive medical treatment?
your employer try to act like it is no big deal, or tell you to not report
the injury to the hospital?
your physician recommend surgery, but it is not yet approved?
you miss more than three (3) days of work because of your injuries?
you receive all of the temporary total disability benefits to which you
you receiving medical bills that should have been paid by your employer’s
worker’s compensation insurance carrier?
your employer’s insurance company sent a nurse case manager to your doctor’s
your employer’s insurance company send you out-of-town to see one of their
doctors? Were they rude to you?
your injuries prevented you from returning to your job?
you finished treating and your employer’s insurance company said your case
is over and has been “closed out”? Do you want to find out if that is
you waited too long to get an attorney to be on your side?
you have questions about your legal rights and legal options?
Call Doug Lake at 217.429.0400
Lake Law Firm can help.