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Our Commitment to You

This may be the first time you have been injured or the first time you have needed to contact an attorney. With over forty years of experience representing injured people, Ridge & Downes will answer your questions, provide you with exceptional legal advice and guide you through each step toward a successful resolution of your claim.

 

We have built our reputation by providing aggressive and compassionate representation to working people. We will work diligently to bring you and your family the best result possible.

 

Please call us and allow us to answer your questions and help your family in this difficult time.

Workers' Compensation

Protecting the rights of Illinois employees injured at work.

Personal Injury

Representing people injured from auto and truck accidents, negligence, and medical malpractice

FELA

Working to protect the rights of injured railroad workers and whistleblowers nationally.

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James M. Ridge was named "Man of the Year" by the IPFA and given the Blue and Gold Award by the FOP for his successful advocacy in hearings before the Illinois General Assembly to retain imperiled workers' compensation Benefits.

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Ridge & Downes is working to protect the rights of railroad workers injured on the job.

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Ridge & Downes is proud of the decades of experience in workers' compensation and personal injury law that we offer our clients.

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    Teamsters Local 371
    Aug 05, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Rock Island, 101 31st Ave, Rock Island, IL 61201, USA
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    IAM Lodge 2125
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    IAM Lodge 48
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    Teamsters Local 627
    Sep 03, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Peoria, 7101 N Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61614, USA
  • Wed, Sep 04
    IAM Lodge 48
    Sep 04, 2024, 7:00 PM
    Des Plaines-IAM Lodge 1487, 1487 Oakton St, Des Plaines, IL 60018, USA
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    Teamsters Local 179
    Sep 10, 2024, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
    Joliet, 1000 NE Frontage Rd, Joliet, IL 60431, USA
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    Kankakee Federation of Labor
    Sep 12, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Bradley, 231 E Broadway St, Bradley, IL 60915, USA
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    IAM Lodge 49
    Sep 16, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    IAM Lodge 49-VFW, 9415 S 52nd Ave, Oak Lawn, IL 60453, USA
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    Laborers' Local 231
    Oct 01, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Pekin, 2503 Broadway St, Pekin, IL 61554, USA
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    IAM Lodge 126
    Oct 02, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    IAM Lodge 126 - IUOE, 6200 Joliet Rd, Countryside, IL 60525, USA
  • Mon, Oct 07
    Teamsters Local 371
    Oct 07, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Rock Island, 101 31st Ave, Rock Island, IL 61201, USA
  • Mon, Oct 21
    IAM Lodge 49
    Oct 21, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    IAM Lodge 49-VFW, 9514 S 52nd Ave, Oak Lawn, IL 60453, USA
  • Mon, Nov 04
    Teamsters Local 371
    Nov 04, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Rock Island, 101 31st Ave, Rock Island, IL 61201, USA
  • Tue, Nov 05
    Teamsters Local 627 (1)
    Nov 05, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Peoria, 7101 N Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61614, USA
  • Tue, Nov 05
    Laborers' Local 231
    Nov 05, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Pekin, 2503 Broadway St, Pekin, IL 61554, USA
  • Wed, Nov 06
    IAM Lodge 48
    Nov 06, 2024, 7:00 PM
    Des Plaines-IAM Lodge 1487, 1487 Oakton St, Des Plaines, IL 60018, USA
  • Tue, Nov 12
    Teamsters Local 179
    Nov 12, 2024, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
    Joliet, 1000 NE Frontage Rd, Joliet, IL 60431, USA
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