On-the-Job Depression

On-the-Job Depression Lawyers

Recovering workers’ compensation benefits for a mental health condition can be difficult in Illinois. However, this does not mean you should not pursue your case if you have suffered a work-related mental health injury. Many times these mental conditions are a result of a physical event or injury. Generally the physical part is required in order to get compensation for a mental injury. However, there are exceptions, including when an event is severe and shocking enough.

Aurora Mental Health Attorneys

Seeking benefits for depression can be especially difficult. That is why having an experienced attorney is very important to your workers’ comp case. Trust a law firm that has more than five decades of Illinois workers’ compensation experience. At Woodruff Johnson & Evans Law Offices, our skilled attorneys and staff are very familiar with Illinois workers’ comp laws. If you have suffered depression due to an on-the-job physical injury or occupational disease, we can help you seek benefits for both your mental and physical injuries. Even if you have not suffered a physical injury, we can still use our best advocacy skills to apply any relevant law in your favor.

Depression and Workers’ Comp Benefits

While generally difficult to prove, depression can be compensated for under the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act. In the 2005 Illinois Appellate Court case, Rotberg v. Industrial Commission, depression was related to the plaintiff’s employment. In this case, it was found that a teacher suffered from anxiety and depression due to being falsely accused of battery and arrested, after breaking up a fight between students.

If you or a loved one is suffering from severe anxiety or depression due to a work-related event, it is time to seek the help of our skilled attorneys.

Workers’ Compensation Lawyers in Chicago, Illinois

For more information about compensation and on-the-job depression, please contact our offices today. We have offices in Aurora, Champaign and Chicago. Call us toll free at 866-891-9211 to schedule an appointment.

Chicago Office

10 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 2170
Chicago, IL 60603
Phone: 312-980-3424
Chicago Law Office

Aurora Office

4234 Meridian Parkway, Suite 134
Aurora, IL 60504
Phone: 630-585-2320
Aurora Law Office

Champaign Office

301 N. Neil Street, Suite 400
Champaign, IL, 61820
Phone: 217-305-6084
Champaign Law Office