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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
    Mar 04, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Rock Island, 101 31st Ave, Rock Island, IL 61201, USA
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    IAM Lodge 48
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    IAM Lodge 1202
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    IAM Lodge 1202 , 412 Hankes Ave, Aurora, IL 60505, USA
  • Mon, Apr 01
    Teamsters Local 371
    Apr 01, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Rock Island, 101 31st Ave, Rock Island, IL 61201, USA
  • Mon, Apr 01
    IAM Lodge 2125
    Apr 01, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Hampton Inn & Suites, 2061 Shell Dr, Libertyville, IL 60048, USA
  • Tue, Apr 02
    Teamsters Local 627
    Apr 02, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Peoria, 7101 N Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61614, USA
  • Tue, Apr 02
    Laborers' Local 231
    Apr 02, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Pekin, 2503 Broadway St, Pekin, IL 61554, USA
  • Wed, Apr 03
    IAM Lodge 48
    Apr 03, 2024, 7:00 PM
    Des Plaines-IAM Lodge 1487, 1487 Oakton St, Des Plaines, IL 60018, USA
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    Kankakee Federation of Labor
    Apr 11, 2024, 1:00 PM – Apr 12, 2024, 3:00 PM
    Bradley, 231 E Broadway St, Bradley, IL 60915, USA
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    IAM Lodge 49
    Apr 15, 2024, 7:00 PM CDT
    IAM Lodge 49-VFW, 9415 S 52nd Ave, Oak Lawn, IL 60453, USA
  • Wed, May 01
    IAM Lodge 48
    May 01, 2024, 7:00 PM
    Des Plaines-IAM Lodge 1487, 1487 Oakton St, Des Plaines, IL 60018, USA
  • Mon, May 06
    Teamsters Local 371
    May 06, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Rock Island, 101 31st Ave, Rock Island, IL 61201, USA
  • Tue, May 14
    Teamsters Local 179
    May 14, 2024, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
    Joliet, 1000 NE Frontage Rd, Joliet, IL 60431, USA
  • Mon, Jun 03
    Teamsters Local 371
    Jun 03, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Rock Island, 101 31st Ave, Rock Island, IL 61201, USA
  • Tue, Jun 04
    Teamsters Local 627
    Jun 04, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Peoria, 7101 N Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61614, USA
  • Tue, Jun 04
    Laborers' Local 231
    Jun 04, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Pekin, 2503 Broadway St, Pekin, IL 61554, USA
  • Wed, Jun 05
    IAM Lodge 48
    Jun 05, 2024, 7:00 PM CDT
    Des Plaines-IAM Lodge 1487, 50 W Oakton St, Des Plaines, IL 60018, USA
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