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.


Head Injuries

InjuryAwardDecisionLaw Firm
Closed head injury, concussion3% loss of person-as-a-whole (15 weeks)17 IWCC 344 PDFHorwitz, Horwitz & Associates
Post-concussion syndrome5% loss of person-as-a-whole (25 weeks)17 IWCC 339 PDFRich, Rich & Cooksey, P.C.
Post-concussion syndrome7.5% loss of person-as-a-whole (37.5 weeks)17 IWCC 44 PDFWilliams & Swee, Ltd.

Compare your case to the table of Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission decisions below that includes:

  • Injury
  • Award
  • 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.

Head injuries may be compensated with the one of the following types of permanent disability benefits:

This information is provided for educational purposes only.

This article does not provide legal advice and does not create an attorney-client relationship. If you need legal advice, please contact an attorney directly.