A 43-year-old truck driver from Alabama was injured when he slipped and fell while making a delivery in Rochelle, Illinois. The insurance carrier paid him benefits under Alabama law. They paid for his shoulder surgery, but when he returned to the doctor several months later in need of a second surgery, they denied responsibility. Capron Avgerinos & Heinlen compelled the insurance carrier to pay for the second surgery, after which our client was able to return to his regular job as a truck driver. Because Alabama disability benefits were just a fraction of what an injured worker is entitled to receive under Illinois law, Capron Avgerinos & Heinlen obtained for him the differential between the two benefit rates. We also obtained a $55,000 lump-sum settlement to compensate him for the permanent disability associated with the shoulder injury — also several times more than what he would have received under Alabama law.