Job searches are very important in Illinois Workers’ Compensation cases.

If your work injury results in permanent restrictions and you cannot return to your old job, then a job search may be necessary.

The job search will show what jobs are available to you and what the job market will pay you.

This is a true test of how your limitations reduce your wages.

For instance, if you made $30 an hour before your injury, and $10 an hour after your injury then you are entitled to what is called a wage differential.

The only way to tell what you will make after your injury is to search for a job and get hired.

Questions about job searches, settlements and Workmans Compensation? Feel free to call Illinois Workers’ Compensation Lawyer Dirk May at 309-827-4371.