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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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    Jun 01, 7:00 PM CDT
    Des Plaines, 50 W Oakton St, Des Plaines, IL 60018, USA
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    Jun 07, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
    Peoria, 7101 N Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61614, USA
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    Sep 13, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
    Joliet, 1000 NE Frontage Rd, Joliet, IL 60431, USA
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    Sep 19, 7:00 PM CDT
    IAM Lodge 49, 9415 S 52nd Ave, Oak Lawn, IL 60453, USA
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    Oct 03, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Rock Island, 101 31st Ave, Rock Island, IL 61201, USA
  • Tue 04 Oct
    Oct 04, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
    Peoria, 7101 N Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61614, USA
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    Oct 05, 7:00 PM
    Des Plaines, 1487 Oakton St, Des Plaines, IL 60018, USA
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    Oct 17, 7:00 PM CDT
    IAM Lodge 49, 9514 S 52nd Ave, Oak Lawn, IL 60453, USA
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    Nov 02, 7:00 PM
    Des Plaines, 1487 Oakton St, Des Plaines, IL 60018, USA
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    Nov 07, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Rock Island, 101 31st Ave, Rock Island, IL 61201, USA
  • Mon 07 Nov
    Nov 07, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
    Peoria, 7101 N Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61614, USA
  • Mon 07 Nov
    Nov 07, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
    Peoria, 7101 N Allen Rd, Peoria, IL 61614, USA