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Robert C. Nelson

Robert C. Nelson is a 1970 graduate of the University of Illinois and a 1973 graduate of the University of Illinois College of Law. Mr. Nelson limits his practice to representing injured persons. Since 1973, he has practiced in Belleville, Illinois, concentrating his practice in personal injury and workers’ compensation claims. He works closely with various unions, including the Laborers’ International Local 44, the United Paper Workers’ International Union Local 1215 and the Illinois Education Association.

Mr. Nelson has published many articles on workers’ compensation, and lectured at seminars for the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Illinois State Bar Association and the National Business Institute. His articles and presentations include "Computation of Average Weekly Wage” in the Workers’ Compensation Handbook, published by the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association; "Current Issues in Workers’ Compensation Law," and "Did You Know These Cases Could Be Compensable?" presented to the ITLA, and "Initial Considerations in Accepting a Claimant’s Case" presented to the Illinois State Bar Association.