I am a caregiver, the man who i care for physically abused me by hitting me in my face, arms and kicked me. The agency gave me workers compensation for the hospital check up. I lost my income during this time and still have aches and pains all over my body. Now I am emotionally and physically not able to work, but I have my rent due and other bills to pay, and I had to start working again.
This is a Workman's Comp question or personal injury. You are seeking money damages right?
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Contact a workers' compensation lawyer and also file a police report.
There are three types of benefits to which you're entitled under comp but not all of what you mention is compensable.
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You have a workers compensation claim that you can pursue and also potentially a personal injury claim. Talk to an attorney that does both in their office
Unlike auto cases, there are NO Illinois WC cases where you do not benefit from consulting an attorney, immediately.
As long as your doctor says you are NOT able to work, you are entitled to TTD (weekly pay through Workers' Compensation) so it is not possible for you to have needed money.
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