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.
|Contusion, ulceration, and open wound complications||8% loss of foot (13.36 weeks)||17 IWCC 332 PDF||Baum, Ruffolo & Marzal LTD.|
|Foot infection, ulceration/abscess with multiple surgeries||20% loss of foot (33.4 weeks)||17 IWCC 175 PDF||Katz, Friedman, Eagle, Eisenstein, Johnson & Bareck|
|Peroneal tendon tear with surgical repair||15% loss of foot (25.05 weeks)||17 IWCC 94 PDF||Strong Law Offices|
|Posterior talus, calcaneal anterior process, and lateral calcaneal fractures, fusion surgery declined||25% loss of foot (41.75 weeks)||17 IWCC 342 PDF||Ridge & Downes|
|Posterior tibial tendon rupture, surgery declined||15% loss of foot (25.05 weeks)||17 IWCC 385 PDF||Tuggle, Schiro, Lichtenberger & Themer, P.C.|
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.
Foot injuries may be compensated with the one of the following types of permanent disability benefits:
- Scheduled Injury Benefits
- 167 weeks × percentage loss × weekly PPD rate
- Wage Differential Benefits
- Loss of earning capacity
- 2/3 of the difference in wages, weekly for period set by law
- Permanent Total Disability Benefits
- PTD rate, weekly for life
- 150 weeks × percentage loss × weekly PPD rate
- Leg below the knee