At Vasilatos Injury Law in Chicago, we pride ourselves on giving each and every client the respect and attention they deserve. Our team of experienced attorneys works with individuals and families all over Illinois, predominantly in the Chicago Metro area and the surrounding counties. We know that successful representation is contingent on a full understanding of your past, present and future. We also know that the situations surrounding your case have long-term consequences that affect you now and in the future.
If you’ve had the unfortunate experience of a workplace injury, a workers’ compensation claim may have an effect on your career. If you’re the victim of a personal injury, your rising medical costs might impact your finances and your credit. We respect the importance of your concerns, and you can trust us to lead you toward the best legal choices for you and your family.
We’re Available Whenever You Need Us
As some of the most dependable Chicago workers’ compensation attorneys, we offer home, hospital, and phone consultations, along with flexible scheduling and services for both the Spanish- and Russian-speaking communities.
Our office is easily accessible via public transportation to serve the metro area, with the ability to answer all of your questions and provide the assistance you need.
Our Practice Areas
Our main practice areas are Workers’ Compensation, Personal Injury, and Social Security Disability. We are prepared to provide legal advice on a wide range of matters. If your case is not a good fit for any of our areas of practice, we will be happy to refer you to one of our trusted colleagues whom we work with on a daily basis.
Chicago Workers’ Compensation Lawyers
We understand that if you’ve suffered an injury in the workplace, your main concern is how you’re going to support both yourself and your family. The attorneys at Vasilatos Injury Law understand what you’re going through and have represented many clients who’ve been injured on the job.
We will work to help you receive the compensation you deserve.
Types of Workplace Injuries That are Compensable Under Workers’ Compensation in Chicago
There are many different types of injuries that workers can receive compensation for under Chicago workers’ comp, even if the employee is found to be at fault at the time of the injury. A majority of work-related injuries are compensable, including:
- Slips and falls
- Pinches and crushes from heavy machinery
- Electric shock
- Strain and injuries caused by heavy lifting, pushing, pulling, moving, or carrying
- Vehicle impact
- Chemical and fire burns
Chicago Personal Injury Attorneys
If you’ve been injured in any situation, you could face more than physical pain on a regular basis—you may also be concerned about what the future holds for you and your loved ones. If you’ve been injured in a motor vehicle accident, as a result of a faulty and unsafe product, slip and fall incident, or other instance of wrongdoing or negligence, contact us for more information.
Our personal injury attorneys in Chicago can represent clients in a variety of circumstances, including wrongful death lawsuits and cases involving victims of nursing home neglect and abuse.
Social Security Disability in Chicago
Getting where you are wasn’t likely easy, and any unforeseen physical or mental condition shouldn’t impact that. The Social Security Administration denies a majority of claims, which leaves far too many individuals with an uncertain future.
The Chicago social security disability attorneys at Vasilatos Injury Law understand the complexities of social security eligibility, and will fight with you to ensure you aren’t denied the benefits you need.
Lee J. Vasilatos is principal of Vasilatos Injury Law. He practices predominantly in the areas of workers’ compensation and personal injury. In addition, Mr. Vasilatos is a member of the Workers’ Compensation Law Association and a past member of the ISBA Workers’ Compensation Law Section Council.
Ellina Khotimlyansky is an associate with Vasilatos Injury Law. Her practice is focused on representing injured clients in many forums, including the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission, bench and jury trials in the Circuit Courts, and at arbitrations and mediations.