Will County workers' compensation lawyerDealing with a work-related injury or illness is never easy, but it can become even more challenging when your workers’ compensation claim is declined. You do not have to give up if you are in this situation. You can take several steps to fight for the benefits you seek with an Illinois lawyer.

Find Out the Specific Reasons for Denial

The first step is to review the denial letter from the insurance company carefully. They are required to provide a clear explanation of why your claim was denied. Common reasons include:

  • Missed deadlines for reporting the injury or filing the claim
  • Insufficient medical evidence to support the injury or its work-related nature
  • Disputes over whether the injury occurred at work or was pre-existing

Once you understand the basis for the denial, you can start gathering evidence to counter their arguments.