Differences Between Workers’ Compensation and Personal Injury Claims

When a person is injured there are two common avenues to seek monetary recovery – a personal injury lawsuit or a worker’s compensation claim. The two claims are very different, however. In fact, the worker’s compensation system was actually designed to prevent personal injury lawsuits and to handle work-related injuries outside of the court system.

The Chicago personal injury and worker’s compensation attorneys at Katz, Friedman have significant experience representing clients in both types of legal actions.

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