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.


Other Injuries

InjuryAwardDecisionLaw Firm
Cervical and lumbar strains, myofascial pain, upper extremity radiculopathy 7% loss of person-as-a-whole (35 weeks)17 IWCC 56 PDFBowman & Corday
Concussion, soft tissues sprains/strains to neck, back, shoulder and hand3% loss of person-as-a-whole (15 weeks)17 IWCC 171 PDFDworkin & Maciariello
Contact dermatitis5% loss of person-as-a-whole (25 weeks)17 IWCC 324 PDFHanagan & McGovern PC
Contusions and sprains to neck, knees, and wrist, injury to lip and teeth, anxiety and depression20% loss of person-as-a-whole (100 weeks)17 IWCC 383 PDFMalman Law
Fibromyalgia and myofascial pain syndrome Wage differential benefits17 IWCC 108 PDF Block, Klukas, Manzella & Shell, P.C.
Heat exhaustion (possible heatstroke)3% loss of person-as-a-whole (15 weeks)17 IWCC 178 PDFNelson & Nelson
Inguinal hernia recurrence, surgical repair with mesh4% loss of person-as-a-whole (20 weeks)17 IWCC 100 PDFLaw Offices of Thomas W. Duda
Knee, shoulder, and low back pain2% loss of person-as-a-whole (10 weeks)17 IWCC 84 PDFRich, Rich & Cooksey, P.C.
Laceration to lower lip with sutures.05% loss of person-as-a-whole (2.5 weeks)17 IWCC 267 PDFMeyers & Flowers
Neck, shoulder, and back strains, chest contusion2% loss of person-as-a-whole (10 weeks)17 IWCC 68 PDFElfenbaum Evers & Amarilio, P.C.
Pelvic ring disruption, multiple fractures to pubic rami, acetabulum, iliac wing, and sacral ala, with surgical repair and external fixation30% loss of person-as-a-whole (150 weeks)17 IWCC 330 PDFGrauer & Kriegel, LLC
Post-traumatic nasal airway obstruction and deformity, surgeries17.5% loss of person-as-a-whole (87.5 weeks)17 IWCC 374 PDFArgionis & Associates
Pubic rami (pelvis) fracture 5% loss of person-as-a-whole (25 weeks)17 IWCC 305 PDFJames Ellis Gumbiner & Associates
Scalp contusion and laceration2% loss of person-as-a-whole (10 weeks)17 IWCC 62 PDFLaw Offices of Foley and Denny

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.

Other body 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.