Being injured at work is a difficult and scary event that you should not handle without the experience and expertise of Kugia & Forte, P.C. Martin V. Kugia has been practicing before the Illinois Workers Compensation Commission for 19 years and knows how to protect your right to medical treatment, your right to lost wages, and your right to a settlement or award for any permanent injuries you may suffer. We know your monthly bills do not stop when you get hurt at work and we know how to effectively utilize the State of Illinois emergency hearing procedures to get you what you are entitled to as soon as possible. If your injury prevents you from returning to work, you may be entitled to vocational re-training or if necessary, disability payments for life. Recent changes to the law may affect your benefits. Let us fight for you.