Our Settlement and Valuation Guide to Permanent Disability Benefits can help you understand how much your Illinois workers’ compensation claim may be worth.
We encourage every injured worker to educate themselves about the Illinois workers’ compensation system and to consult with an Illinois attorney.
|Scar on lip from abrasion, not visible from 5 feet away||1 week||17 IWCC 130 PDF||Porro, Niermann & Petersen, LLC|
|Scarring on foot, ankle, calf, and shin (discolored, rough-hewn) with dryness, tightness, and sensitivity from 2nd and 3rd degree burns||100 weeks||17 IWCC 336 PDF||Cullen, Haskins, Nicholson & Menchetti|
Compare your case to the table of Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission decisions below that includes:
- Commission decision link
- Law firm representing the injured worker
Of course, many more factors go into the final valuation of every case that you can read about here.
Disfigurement benefits are only available if no other type of permanent disability benefit is available relating to that part of the body:
- 150 weeks × percentage loss × weekly PPD rate
- Limited to the hand, head, face, neck, arm, leg below the knee or the chest above
the axillary line