Bergin Law PC is a law firm representing employers in Workers’ Compensation and general liability matters in Illinois. Our civil practice includes representation of insureds in matters ranging from automobile accidents to slip and falls to major construction accidents. We represent clients before the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission and in civil matters before state and federal courts in northern Illinois.
Worker’s compensation is a system of laws and regulations that provide financial and medical benefits to employees who have suffered work-related injuries or illnesses. This system is designed to ensure that injured or ill workers are given the care and compensation they need to recover and return to work. In most cases, worker’s compensation benefits are available regardless of who was at fault for the injury or illness, and they typically cover medical expenses, rehab services, and lost wages or income. The specific benefits available and the process for filing claims may vary by state, but the overall aim of worker’s compensation is to protect workers and ensure they are fairly compensated for injuries or illnesses that result from their employment.
Civil litigation refers to the process of resolving legal disputes between two or more parties in which one party is seeking damages or specific performance from the other party. Civil litigation can cover a broad range of legal issues, including contract disputes, property disputes, personal injury claims, employment disputes, and more. The process of civil litigation usually involves a series of steps, including pleadings, discovery, pre-trial motions, settlement negotiations, and, if necessary, a trial. The goal of civil litigation is to resolve the dispute in a fair and just manner, with one party receiving a judgment or settlement that compensates them for their losses or grants them the relief they seek.