Assisting Surviving Family Members
Has a loved one’s workplace accident injury or illness become fatal? As a surviving family member or dependent, you are eligible for death benefits through the Illinois workers’ compensation system. At Galanti & Patti, P.C., our attorneys understand that this is a difficult time and we want to assist you.
Our lawyers will advise you about the death benefits to which you’re entitled and help you understand the claims process.
Benefits For Spouses And Children
During your free initial consultation, we can explain the death benefits function of Illinois workers’ compensation to you and fellow dependents and family members. We will arm you with the facts you need, including:
- How spouses and children are affected
- The different kinds of death benefits that are available
- Requirements that must be fulfilled before benefits can be received
- Separation of benefits
If you are having a difficult time coordinating receipt of these benefits with a deceased loved one’s former employer and its insurer, our experienced law firm can aggressively advocate for you, while showing utmost sensitivity to your emotions after the loss of a loved one.