Injured School Employee Rights and Benefits

Vickie Douglas
Injured School Employee Rights Benefits
Attorney Jay Johnson and Dr. Stacy Burroughs, former IEA Educational Support Professionals Director and attorney Leandro Alhambra.

Workers Compensation attorney Jay Johnson proudly presented on Injured School Employee Rights and Benefits at the 2019 Illinois Education Association (IEA) One Conference on October 4th in Oak Brook.

Over 1,200 delegates attended the 2019 IEA One Conference for Education Support Professionals (ESP), Higher Education, and IEA Retired members from school districts throughout the state of Illinois. Jay presented an interactive speech with a Q & A session on “The Injured School Employee: Rights and Benefits.”

The firm was delighted to have Dr. Stacy Burroughs as an honored guest at the conference to kick off the 2020 Burroughs Education Scholarship. This is the 3rd year Woodruff Johnson & Evans has sponsored the scholarship which is awarded to a college-bound child of a school employee.

For more than 20 years, the law firm of Woodruff Johnson & Evans has been proud to be one of the few firms recommended by the IEA to handle members’ workers’ compensation claims. Additionally, we often make presentations to school employees regarding their workers’ compensation rights. If you are interested in having us come out to speak at your next meeting (completely free of charge), please fill out our contact form or call toll free (866) 891-9211 to let us know and we’d be happy to do so.

Also, please remember that we offer free, confidential consultations if you’ve been injured at work and have questions or need information.  Please feel free to contact us if you’ve got questions you’d like to discuss.

Attorney Jon Walker and “Mother Jones” at the IEA ONE Conference
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I’ve had to know a few attorneys in my life and Jon was the best.

Unfortunately, I got badly injured at an athletic job. Run by a company that didn’t care about me. I needed an attorney and Woodruff, Johnson and Evans was recommended to me by a family member. That small gesture ended up being the best legal advice I ever received. Jon Walker defended me and made sure […]

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I wouldn’t have gotten the relief from my injury if Jay had not gotten involved.

I was referred to Woodruff, Johnson & Evans by a friend after a work related car accident. The workmen comp adjuster was giving me the run around. I was having terrible back pain but because it was work related my doctors could not provide me the treatment I need. Jay Johnson began investigating my case […]

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Jon Walker represented me in a Work Comp case. I really felt like I had an ally and someone who was going to protect me and my rights after I was injured at work. Jon was extremely attentive and available to me when I had questions or needed advice throughout the entire process. Also, Jon […]

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I am forever Grateful for this Firm!

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